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Star Wars Launch Bay And Much More Coming Soon!

In addition to the big announcement about a total Star Wars Expansion at Disney's Hollywood Studios, there was some more exciting galactic news about what will be coming up in the next year to further incorporate the Star Wars Universe into the bi-coastal Disney Parks. Walt Disney World will get a number of these Star War enhancements for guests to enjoy while waiting for the new land to open.

Enjoy Outdoor Recreation Options at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're looking for outdoor fun at the Walt Disney World Resort there is more to do beyond walking the theme parks and swimming at your resort hotel's pool. Guests can enjoy fishing, tennis, golf, horseback riding, water sports, and even surfing!

Celebrate Halloween on the High Seas with Disney Cruise Line

We all know Halloween is a special time at the Disney Parks with Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Halloween Time, but now the celebration heads to the seas on Disney Cruise Line spooky and fun holiday events.

Celebrate Animal Kingdom’s 15th Anniversary on Earth Day, April 22

Disney's Animal Kingdom - the largest animal theme park in the world - opened to the public on Earth Day, April 22, 1998. This year marks the park's 15th anniversary and there's a "wild" celebration planned.

Three-Day Discover Disney Ticket for Florida Residents Only $119

Are you a Florida Resident? If so, you be sure to check out Disney's latest deal - the new three-day Discover Disney Ticket for just $119, plus tax.

What? Three days isn't enough? Okay then, how about this? Disney will let you add a fourth day for just $10 more.

Disney Cruise Line 2014 Itineraries Begin in Florida

Disney Cruise Line has announced it's sailing dates and itineraries for the 2014 season! The white sand beaches and beautiful blue waters of Castaway Cay will take center stage during the first half of the year as all four Disney ships sailing from Florida ports. The Disney Magic will return to Port Canaveral, Fla., joining the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, while the Disney Wonder makes it's home in Miami.

D23 Planning Celebration of Epcot's 30th Anniversary

Epcot is going to turn the big three-oh this year, and D23 is gearing up to celebrate the milestone this fall. The official Disney fan club will host a variety of activities revolving around Epcot's 30th anniversary September 30, 2012.

Epcot to Celebrate World Oceans Day Friday

Guests can head over to The Seas with Nemo and Friends at Epcot on Friday, June 8, to participate in Disney's observation of World Oceans Day.

Highland Games Tournament Coming To Epcot This Summer

"Brave - The Highland Tournament Games" are coming to the Rose Walk in Epcot this summer. Starting June 1, Epcot will be hosting a series of kid friendly games based on its newest flick "Brave."

A number of activities will be available for kid participation, including a Mini Caber Toss, a Cake Toss, a Haggis Flip and archery. There also will be a kids' playground.

The real reason this story is mentioned on this Walt Disney World for Grownups site is the Rose Walk, where the games are planned to be held, will also be a site for enhanced wireless access.

2011 Walt Disney World Foodie Fest Coming in October

What's better than noshing your way through Walt Disney World? Hanging out with others who are of the same mind frame. Scheduled for October, this year's WDW Foodie Fest has some neat activities planned to coincide with Epcot's International Food and Wine Fest.

The Foodie Fest with kick off with its "Main Event" on Sunday, October 2 at Ariel's at Disney's Beach Club Resort. This event is set to run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes a scavenger hunt throughout Epcot's World Showcase. Those who don't want to go on the hunt can still enjoy games and food at Ariel's.

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Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Did you know that Disney's Animal Kingdom is an active participant in Species Survival Plans for dozens of endangered animals? The role of promoting species conservation is something they take seriously, and hand in hand with other zoological facilities, wildlife organizations and government agencies Disney works hard towards rehabilitation and reintroduction of endangered and threatened species. Climb Aboard the Wildlife Express Train to Rafiki's Planet Watch on your next visit to Disney's Animal Kingdom for a closer look.

The History of Disney's Castaway Cay

When sailing out of Port Canaveral, Castaway Cay (pronounced "Key') is a port of call that always has Disney Cruise Line Guests clamoring for more time on shore. It's white sand beaches and swaying palms offer an enticing day of swimming, snorkeling, and island activities.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 13

Spring is blooming all over, at least it is if you're at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida during Spring Fling! This weeklong Easter celebration is a Limited Time Magic event that only runs from March 25 through March 31, 2013 so hop on over and enjoy some of the exciting seasonal experiences and activities Disney has instore for you!

Mouse Vault: A Vinylmation Resource App

If you've been to the Disney Parks in the past several years, you've probably seen displays of Mickey-shaped plastic figurines decorated to look like other other characters, rides, or seemingly random colorful designs. Those little plastic Mickeys are called Vinylmations. They can be bought or traded at Disney parks and Disney stores in several countries.

Walt Disney World's Bay Lake

Across the Water Bridge from the Seven Seas Lagoon and behind Disney's Contemporary Resort is the beautiful Bay Lake. A natural body of water with two small islands Bay Lake is about one mile across and 35 feet deep. When Walt Disney and his staff were searching for property in Florida to but Walt Disney World, Bay Lake was one of the reasons that they chose the spot they did. Walt believed that it was an attractive feature that would add amenities and value to his guests.

Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney

It's almost time again for the art world to descend upon Downtown Disney and show off their vision and creativity. The Festival of the Masters presented by Michaels is happening Nov. 9 through 11, 2012. This vibrant, open-air art festival held each fall features more than 200 award-winning artists from across the country. The world-renowned show is a highly anticipated annual event for guests, artists, collectors and art lovers alike.

Disney Cruise Line's Castaway Ray’s Stingray Adventure

Disney Cruise Line guests clamor for all the time they can get relaxing and enjoying the Caribbean air on DCL's private island, Castaway Cay. When not soaking up the sun or enjoying a meal of delicious BBQ, one of the most popular activities with island guests is the exciting opportunity to swim and interact with Southern Stingrays in a private lagoon.

Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to the 2012 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book

For everyone that's headed down to the 2012 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, I have one "must" piece of advice for you. Head on over to the Disney Food Blog Store right now and download the Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to the 2012 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book. It's over 160 pages of need to know information from the reigning expert on all things food at the Walt Disney World Resort, AJ Wolfe

It's the Walt Disney World Marathon's 20th Anniversary

Coming in 2013 the Walt Disney World Marathon will be celebrating it's 20th Anniversary Race during a fun filled weekend of activities for all ages. Race weekend (January 10th-13th, 2013) hosts fun events for families to enjoy that stress the importance of physical fitness for every age.

The Quiet Cove Onboard the Disney Dream

Some of the most wonderful places on board the Disney Dream are spots that have been designated as "Adults Only". One such area is the peaceful lido deck retreat named "Quiet Cove". Open from 6:00am to midnight daily this private section of deck 11 offers a space for adults to kick back.