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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.

Friday News Round-up September 21st, 2018

Have you stayed in the know with all things Disney this week? Don't worry if you didn't have a chance, we're here with the Friday news round-up to bring you up to date!

Disney News Round-up For Friday, September 14th, 2018

It's been another busy week trying to keep up with following all things Disney. Here are a few bits of recent news we didn't want you to miss!

The Walt Disney Company tops Forbes' list of the World's Best Regarded Companies for 2018, moving up four spots from 2017, the first year that the rankings were compiled. Disney ranks No. 1, earning the highest marks among Forbes' 2018 Global 2000 companies.

Disney News Round-up: Ale & Compass Restaurant Now Open, Minnie Van Updates, and More

Happy day before Thanksgiving! If you're traveling today, here's to short lines at the airport and no traffic jams! If you're at home, we hope you're enjoying a great day. In today's round-up we're talking about the brand new Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, a new addition to the Minnie Van rotation, and more.

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: Holiday Eats at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Houston Astros Celebrate at the Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another installment of our Disney news round-up. Today we have details on holiday eats including new treats at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the World Series celebration at the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

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.

NEWS: Disney Dining Plan Updates Announced for 2018 and Alcoholic Drinks are Now Included

We have big news today! The 2018 Disney Dining Plan updates were announced this morning and for the first time ever the Dining Plan includes specialty beverages and alcoholic beverages (for guests 21 and older of course).

Mobile Order Coming to Satu’li Canteen and Other Restaurants at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

When Satu'li Canteen opens May 27 with the rest of Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom, guests will be able to use the new Mobile Order system on the My Disney Experience app. The new ordering system will then expand to other restaurants this summer.

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Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar at Disney Springs Offers An Award Winning Menu

Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar is one of the exciting new lounges that's recently opened up in Disney Springs. We love the idea of any new bar in Walt Disney World - but this one - this one doesn't only thrill the imagination, it just won a coveted VIBE Award for its remarkable menu program. Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar is inspired by the adventurous stories of Indiana Jones' pilot friend, Jock Lindsey.

Resources for Planning The Perfect Walt Disney World Vacation

Planning a successful Walt Disney World vacation is not exactly for the faint of heart. There are a lot of details that can make or break your dream trip. However with a friendly guide, and the right tools, planning success can achieve fabulous results. We field a lot of questions here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups and one of the most common is "How do you know all this!" So the team thought that we should open up our virtual office door and share with you a few of our go to resources for planning the perfect Disney dream trip.

Even More Fun For Foodies At The 2016 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

To the delight of faithful Disney foodies, the past several years at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival has seen the inclusion of Outdoor Kitchens. These kitchen kiosks are scattered around the World Showcase Promenade, and give the Disney Chefs a chance to share garden inspired flavors. For this year's show, not only are they adding two new Outdoor Kitchens, but there will be an edible flower garden by The Land pavilion will showcase petals with flavor.

Sip, Snack, and Stroll: Magic Kingdom Classics Challenge

Snack & Strolls are a popular way to eat - or drink - your way around the Parks of Walt Disney World. The most popular versions involve eating your way around the world at Epcot, or conquering the bars of the Seven Seas Lagoon on a monorail crawl. Our friends over at the Disney Food Blog even offer a wide variety of ideas for fun foodie themed "crawls" around Walt Disney World property in their annual Guide to Walt Disney World Dining eBook.

How To Add A Little Disney To Your Holiday At Home

Stuck at home this holiday season while all your friends have headed off to a Disney Park? Me too. None the less I intend to have a Christmas filled with Disney magic right here at home, read on and see how I plan to do it.

The Ganachery Opens December 15th At The Landing in Disney Springs

Christmas-time comes with such wonderful things, chocolate treats being just one of the many. Next week at The Landing in Disney Springs (on December 15th to be precise) a brand new specialty sweet shop will open its doors. Called "The Ganachery," this new high-end experience delving into the world of chocolate will be something to remember.

The Gumdrop Holiday Cocktail at Disney's Hollywood Studios

I'm not generally a fan of gumdrops, but when their spirit is invoked in cocktail form, sign me up for a taste test! Amongst the specialty cocktails currently being served up for the holidays at Disney's Hollywood Studios the Gumdrop just may be my favorite. A sweet and fruity concoction of Stoli Razberi Vodka, Chambord, pineapple juice, cranberry juices, and Sprite it's got all the makings of a super drinkable cocktail.

Make Your Thanksgiving Meal Magical With Tips From A Disney Chef

With the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow, the Disney chef's have been helping fans over on the Disney Parks Blog put a little magic into their Thanksgiving meals with tips and tricks to take your holiday staples and make them shine. Lenny DeGeorge, Executive Chef of Concept Development for Walt Disney World Resorts, came up with some fabulous Thanksgiving tips to help with your holiday meal.

5 Reasons To Love Tomorrowland

Since it first debuted Tomorrowland in Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom has always been fighting against time. It's the only land that is continually up against a constant clock, and Disney Imagineers are always working to keep its environments, attractions, and overall "theme" in the future. During some decades this has been easier to achieve than others. What we have currently is a sort of 1950's retro-future kitsch - yet somehow it works. Read on to find out (in no particular order) five reasons I love Tomorrowland.

Low Cost Wine Seminars at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

There are still a couple more amazing weeks to visit the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. This annual fan favorite event is full of amazing tastes and sips to excite your palette and enhance your vacation. Many people are familiar with the extravagant dinners and parties that sell tickets for more than $100 a head, but that's just not within every budget.