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Disney News Round-up For Friday, October 19th, 2018

Welcome to another Friday news round-up! This week we've got some great announcements that may make your next Walt Disney World vacation even more magical. To begin with the new daily ticket pricing is now in effect.

The Holiday Shop Opens On shopDisney

The Holiday Shop at shopDisney is now full of Christmas cheer! I know, I know, it's not even Halloween yet; but a few of these items went super fast during the 2017 season so you may want to act fast. It's almost time to deck the halls, here are a few cute ways to get started,

Disney Holiday News Round-up: Contemporary Gingerbread Display, Menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, and More!

The holidays are in full swing at Disney World and today's news round-up is full of holiday-themed news including details on the menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, gingerbread displays news, and much more! Let's dig in.

Disney News Round-Up: Disney Parks’ Holiday Special, MagicBand 2, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're rounding up some of the big Disney news stories today including information on the new MagicBand 2 rolling out at the Walt Disney World Resort and when you can catch the Christmas Day Disney Parks' holiday special. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-Up: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Merchandise, Disney Parks Holiday News, and More

And just like that Halloween is over and it's all about Christmas and the holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort! The jack-o-lanterns have been replaced with garland and toy soldiers, and the first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is November 7. Let's check out today's holiday-themed news round-up.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Celebrate Christmas with New Holiday Spectacular and Santa Meet-and-Greet

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights might be gone, but Disney's Hollywood Studios is ready to celebrate this holiday season with a new "holiday spectacular" and a new Santa meet-and-greet!

Tiered Pricing for Tickets for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Tickets are on sale today for the 2016 Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, with a twist. The ticket prices are tiered based on what day you want to attend the party with pricing going up the closer you get to the holidays.

Dates Announced for 2016 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Parties

The calendar might say Easter and spring break, but it's never too early to start planning your winter holiday vacation to Walt Disney World. And just in time for your planning sessions Disney has announced the dates for the 2016 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom.

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Hosting Christmas Day Religious Services

If you have plans to spend Christmas Day at the Walt Disney World Resort and you're looking to celebrate with a religious service there are two options at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Guests can attend a Catholic Mass or a Protestant service on Christmas Day.

The Walt Disney World Resort Announces Grant to Help Homeless Families in Central Florida

Christmas came early to a Central Florida fund set up to aid the homeless. The Walt Disney World Resort recently announced a $500,000 grant for the Homeless Impact Fund which was established by the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness.

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Holiday Decorations for Resort Rooms at Walt Disney World

Christmas season at Walt Disney World is a magical time full of whimsy and decorations reaching to every corner of the world. A recent trend, especially amongst DVCers, has been for travelers to decorate their hotel rooms with holiday finery to make it feel a little more like home.

Disney Cards for the Holiday Season

Creating custom Holiday Cards is a fantastic way to share your love for Disney with the people who are important to you. Though most people assume that pictures on Christmas Cards have to be of your kids, I'm here to say that Disney themes offer fantastic alternatives and spread the magic during this wonderful time of year.

Walt Disney World's Best Holiday Resort [Facebook Fans]

'Tis the season for Holiday Fun! We polled our Facebook Fans to Find out what they think are the best Disney Resorts to stay at during the Winter Holidays. Our run away winner was Disney's Wilderness Lodge! Grand Floridian and Pop Century had honorable mentions but the resort deemed best to spend your Disney Winter Vacation at is the one with a North woods mountain flair.

Disney Florist Helps Give the Gift of a Memory

The story of Disney Event Group begins with Walt Disney's desire for guests to be able to step into the fantasy and become a part of the story. Situated today in a chic modern office that oozes creativity from every corner, the Disney Event Group is home to five magical departments that can help you to create your own special story. I recently had the honor of a backstage tour with Disney's Enchanted Florist, Jean Volante, who took me behind the scenes to learn more about how she and her team of dream makers help guests give the gift of a memory.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party vs. Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Both Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party are popular events at Disney but often I'm asked which one is better. To be honest I don't think there is one right answer to this question but I do think that individually one can be better for you!

What are your special Disney World souvenir traditions? [facebook poll]

Over on our Facebook fan page, we recently asked, "Do you buy souvenirs in Disney World? If so, what do you buy? Any special traditions?" Here's what our fans had to say!

What time of year should you visit Disney World?

The time of year that you choose to visit Walt Disney World is a very personal decision, based on your preference (or tolerance! ha!) for weather, crowds and events at WDW.

Sunday Round-Up for January 9, 2011

For our second Round-Up of the new year I thought we'd start with some great posts about the other Disney parks around the world. Reading a blog post about them may be as close as I ever get to going so let's take a look at some offerings.

Theme Park Tourist has a review of the Toy Story Playland in Disneyland Paris. Lots of video and pictures make me feel all French-y!

Epcot's Lucky Owl

Japan's Mitsukoshi department store in Epcot's World Showcase is one of our favorite places to wander, and every once in a while I find something I can't help but show you here on WDWFG. Today -- it's the lucky owls.