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2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival News Round-Up

The 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival kicks off August 31 this year and runs for a record 75 days! We have some of the latest news in today's round-up including the return of ABC's The CHEW to the festival, and Eat to the Beat concert news.

Catch a Live-Stream of Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky

Tomorrow we'll all be celebrating the Fourth of July with cookouts, fireworks, and family fun! And if you want to watch the Magic Kingdom's fireworks display but you're not at the Magic Kingdom, you're in luck!

2017 Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced Plus Bookings Open for Dining Packages

The preliminary list of celebrity narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional has been announced and bookings are now open for the Candlelight Processional Dining Packages available at participating Epcot and Epcot-area restaurants.

Disney World Theme Parks Ranked in TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards

Several of the theme parks and water parks at the Walt Disney World Resort were ranked in the top 10 lists of the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure also made the list.

Catch a Live-Stream of 'The Music of Pixar Live' Tonight

If you haven't had a chance to see the newest show at Disney's Hollywood Studios - The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters - tonight is your chance! The Disney Parks Blog will be live-streaming the show.

Disney News Round-Up: Hall of Presidents Update, Happily Ever After Merchandise, and More

Happy Tuesday! We have another round of news and rumors in the round-up today including an update about the Magic Kingdom's Hall of Presidents, a rumor about a dark ride coming to Epcot's France Pavilion, and much more.

Disney News Round-Up: Epcot Rumors about New Attractions, Parking Changes, and More

Happy Friday! Today we're talking about Epcot rumors including the possibility of parking changes, new attractions, and maybe even new pavilions in World Showcase. There is no official word regarding any of these changes, but we're betting we'll hear more at next month's D23 Expo.

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Walt Disney World

If you're making plans to celebrate July 4 at The Walt Disney World Resort we have details on where to go and what to do. The theme parks and resort hotels are celebrating the Fourth of July with special fireworks displays, live performances, and even a cookout.

Disney News Round-Up: New Disney Dooney & Bourke Designs, Talking Skull Returns to Pirates of the Caribbean, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another round-up of Disney news. Today we're talking about the new Disney Dooney & Bourke collections coming to the Disney Parks this summer, the return of the talking skull on Pirates of the Caribbean, and much more.

Disney News Round-Up: Learn to Speak Na’vi, New Photo Capture at Pirates of the Caribbean, and More

Happy Monday! We're back with another Disney news round-up. Today we have news about Pandora - The World of Avatar, a new attraction photo at Pirates of the Caribbean in the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

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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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.

Limited Time Extra, Extra Magic Hours Announced For Select Fall Dates

Everybody's talking about the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios. This highly anticipated land is expected to bring in guests from around the world just to get a peek. That's why for a limited-time Walt Disney World Resort will be extending an extra special benefit to guests staying at its resort hotels - Extra, Extra Magic Hours.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary And Beyond

On May 1st the press got a special look inside the changes that continue to revive Disney's Hollywood Studios for its 30th Anniversary. It's been a long rocky journey for Disney's third gate; but the future is now and this Park is set up for success to become more popular than ever. We've got plenty of information to share and we can't wait to tell you all the news. Happy Anniversary, Disney's Hollywood Studios!

Split Stays Pro And Con At Walt Disney World Resorts

Back in October my oldest daughter and I made a last-minute trip to Walt Disney World. Most DVC members know how hard it is to get a Deluxe Studio room reservation during October, but we didn't let that stop us even for a last minute reservation. With a burst of youthful enthusiasm we decided to do something we had never done before - a split stay. What a split stay we had, staying 3 nights at Walt Disney World in 3 different fabulous resort rooms. We soon discovered that there are both pros and cons to a split stay, but the real question is, would we do it again?

7 Great Ways To Celebrate Earth Day at Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney Company prides itself on being a leader in corporate social responsibility, and we as guests often see the changes being made to help reduce Disney Parks & Resorts impact on the planet. In 2019 Walt Disney World celebrated Earth Day with a brand new 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility that generates enough energy to operate two of the Disney Parks.

Walt Disney World News Round-up for April 18th, 2019

Hop on down to Walt Disney World where you'll find an explosion of springtime wonder and Easter activities for the whole family!

Goodbye IllumiNations, Hello Epcot Forever

"IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth" will have its last show on September 30, 2019. The nighttime extravaganza has been a staple of Epcot entertainment since it opened in 1999. Over its 20 year run fans have become devoted to its spectacle, making it a popular way to end out your night at the Theme Park. The urge of guests to find the perfect spot to watch has inspired dessert parties, private viewing spaces, and even changes in the design of World Showcase restaurants.

Walt Disney World New Round-up For April 4th, 2019

April is Earth Month, and Disney is calling attention to its approach on the environmental efforts of Disney Parks. One such display includes a larger-than-life sculpture of penguins, between The Land and The Seas with Nemo & Friends, that is made entirely out of recycled marine debris.