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Disney News Round-up: D23 2018 Events Announced, Minnie Van Service Expands, and More

We're back with another news round-up and we're talking about the expansion of the Minnie Vans at the Deluxe hotels, a new slate of D23 member events for 2018, military discounts for 2018, and much more!

Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for One Night in December

Star Wars fan, get ready! Star Wars: Galactic Nights is returning to Disney's Hollywood Studios for one night, December 16. The gala event features a red carpet arrival for guests, fireworks, a panel discussion about the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, and more.

Watch a Live-Stream of 'Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade' Friday Night

Mickey's Boo-To-You Halloween Parade is one of the highlights at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. And, if you're wishing you had plans to attend a party this year but you're stuck at home instead you can catch a live-stream of the parade Friday night!

Dates Announced for 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Arts

The dates for the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Arts have been announced. The Festival, which debuted this year, will kick off January 12, 2018 and run through February 19. And for the first time the Festival will run seven days a week!

Disney News Round-Up: Costume Guidelines from Disney, Typhoon Lagoon Reopens, and More

Welcome to another edition of our Disney news round-up! Today we have details on the costume guidelines for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, news on the reopening of Typhoon Lagoon after Hurricane Irma, and much more!

Disney Springs is Ready to Celebrate the Holidays with Special Experiences, Christmas Trees, and More

Yes, it is still September, but the theme parks, resorts, and even Disney Springs are gearing up for the holiday season. If you're looking for great holiday shopping, dining, and more you'll want to check out all Disney Springs has to offer this fall.

The Epcot International Festival of Holidays Begins November 19

We've been reporting on the upcoming holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort and today we have news about the renamed holiday festival at Epcot and what guests can expect when the festivities begin in November.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Details

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party kicks off the holiday season at the Magic Kingdom starting November 9. This very popular holiday hard ticket event is more than just cookies, hot cocoa, and snow flurries on Main Street U.S.A. Check out what else you'll find at the party.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Celebrate the Holidays with New Experiences and More

Disney's Hollywood Studios is ready to celebrate the holiday season with new and returning experiences and events including a new holiday experience on Sunset Boulevard and the return of the Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! holiday show.

Disney After Hours Dates Set for the Magic Kingdom for 2018

Disney After Hours is returning to the Magic Kingdom in early 2018! The dates for this nighttime event were announced today by Disney and are currently only for select nights in January, February, and March 2018.

When it comes to Disney World, trip planning is huge undertaking. In fact, many a first visit to Disney World is marred by a lack of planning. While it might be tempting to think that it's "just a theme park," and that you can show up and have a blast by winging it, the size and complexity of the resort is daunting even for experts. These articles will help you make the most of your Disney trip, and might even introduce you to some activities and attractions you haven't heard about!

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9 Things I Did For Free On My Walt Disney World Vacation

My last trip to Walt Disney World was a unique one for me, because I made the trip almost entirely on a budget of $400. Such a limited budget meant that I had to avoid the Disney Parks, but that doesn't mean I didn't pack my days in the vacation kingdom with loads of fun. If you're currently planning a low budget Disney trip, you may be interested in 9 things I did for free on my Walt Disney World vacation.

Splash The Day Away At Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Lava Pool

The Resort Hotels of Walt Disney World are known for not only having world-class accommodation, but great food, and a plethora of fun recreational activities. My family loves to spend time by the pool, and if you are looking to stay at a resort with the perfect place to splash the day away, here's why you should give Disney's Polynesian Village Resort pools a try.

Pandora - The World Of Avatar Day vs. Night

Disney fans put a lot of time and effort into their planning, to make sure that they can fit in as much as possible on their vacation. When it comes to timing, there are always questions of when to hit which area of the Park for the best effect. This disputed point is front and center no where more than at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Pandora - The World of Avatar. This new land is full of exciting things to see and do, with two prime attractions, creative entertainment, and intriguing foods.

Get Ready for H2O Glow Nights In 2019

Splash into a fantastic Summer as Disney kicks off season-long party nights at Typhoon Lagoon Water Park! Yes - H2O Glow nights are back and you can join in the fun on select nights all Summer long. During Disney H2O Glow Nights, the park transforms into an electric celebration including a blacklight DJ dance party, shorter wait times for popular waterslides, and an array of fun Toy Story-themed experiences at this after hours event. The event is inspired by the popular disco Toy Story Toon, "Partysaurus Rex."

Six Reasons Disney Vacation Club Might Not Be For You

Billed as Disney's "Best Kept Secret," frequent Disney guests know that the Disney Vacation Club (DVC) is anything but. You just can't go to Walt Disney World without passing a booth (or twenty) that is advertising the Disney Vacation Club.

5 Things I Love About Toy Story Land

Toy Story Land opened at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World on June 30, 2018 and ever since fans have been flocking to play with the whole toy Box Gang. Three fun rides, character meet and greets, clever entertainment, and a great quick service restaurant have made this new land a fast favorite for many Disney fans. I recently visited the toys in Andy's Backyard, so that I could share with you 5 Things I Love About Toy Story Land.

In-room Breakfasts From Your Suitcase

Disney travelers are always looking for ways to save money, and one of the most common answers is to pack breakfast groceries and snacks from home for eating breakfast in your hotel room. I've got a few great ideas of tasty packable foods that will fill you up, and help you get your day started on the right foot. Whether you are limited to a cooler and coffee maker, or you have a kitchenette with a microwave in your room, you can pack a meal that will save you both time and money.

Keys To A Last Minute Booking Using DVC Points

The longer you're a member of the Disney Vacation Club, the more it seems like a normal thing to plan and book your vacations a year in advance. After all - the member booking window for their home resorts opens at 11 months out. Members become conditioned to the fact that if they want their preferred room, especially during certain times of the year, they have got to jump in quick. But what if you don't want to plan that far in advance? Are there even rooms DVC rooms available at two months out? What if you are sitting on some extra points and you just want to get away?

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday May 10th, 2019

Have yo heard the news? We've got a round-up of the latest happenings down at Walt Disney World Resort. Let's kick this off.

10 Terrific Themed Ideas To Celebrate Mom At Walt Disney World

"Moms" come in all shapes and sizes, so chances are the mother figure in your life has her own unique flair. Even amongst Disney Moms (a common group we here at WDWFG know well) preferences can vary. Do you know what makes your Disney Mom's eyes sparkle? If you'll be celebrating your Mom at Walt Disney World, we've got 10 Terrific Themed Ideas To Celebrate Mom At Walt Disney World.