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Disney News Round-up: New Teaser Trailer for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5,’ DFB Launches new YouTube Channel, and More

Welcome to another edition of our Disney news round-up. Today we're talking about a new YouTube channel from our friends at the Disney Food Blog, the Muppets returning to Epcot, and much more. And of course, we're keeping all our friends and readers in Florida in our thoughts today as the state prepares for Hurricane Matthew.

Disney World Announces September Merchandise Events

September is right around the corner and that means another month of great merchandise events at the Walt Disney World Resort! Disney recently announced the September slate of events and Epcot and Disney Springs are where you'll find a lot of events next month.

Celebrate ‘Disney PhotoPass’ Day at the Walt Disney World Resort on August 19

Get ready to smile and say "cheese" on August 19 at the Walt Disney World Resort as Disney PhotoPass Photograpers and guests celebrate "Disney PhotoPass Day." This new event is a one-day celebration of the art and fun of photography.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Merchandise Events for August

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort in August, there is a new slate of special merchandise events planned. Most of the events are taking place at either Disney Springs or in World Showcase in Epcot.

Full List of Performers Announced for the 2016 Eat to the Beat Concert Series at the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The full list of artists for the 2016 Eat to the Beat concert series has been announced. The concerts take place nightly during the Epcot Food and Wine Festival at the America Gardens Theater in the American Adventure pavilion.

Disney News Round-Up: Frontera Cocina Now Open at Disney Springs, Disney Adds “No Fishing” Signs, and More

This week has been full of exciting Disney news, and some rather interesting Disney rumors. And as we head into the dog days of summer, things are still moving along at Disney Springs with the opening of another new eatery and the announcement of new stores. Let's dive in and see what you might have missed!

Partial List of Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced and Dining Package Reservations Available

It's that time of year again: time to start thinking about your holiday visit to Walt Disney World. And no holiday visit at Epcot is complete without a viewing of the popular Candlelight Processional at Epcot's America Theater Gardens.

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Epcot was one of Walt Disney's original visions. Originally standing for the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, it was actually intended to be much more of the basis for Walt Disney World than the Magic Kingdom. Eventually however his initial vision proved too grand to be carried out and it became the less expansive park that you see today.

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Egg-stravaganza Hunt At The 25th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Returning again to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, the highly popular Egg-stravaganza Hunt is an Egg Hunt eggs-traordinaire through the pavilions of World Showcase. Between March 16 and April 1 (or while supplies last), Guests visiting the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival can purchase special scavenger hunt maps that guide them on adventure through Epcot searching for some rather impressive eggs.

Top Walt Disney World Hotels When You Have Teens That Want To Roam

As your kids get older, it's natural for a family trip to Walt Disney World takes on a different air and feel. While Guests under the age of 14 are required to have supervision, teens over 14 can stretch their wings and explore the property a little further on their own. When my kids were that age, it was important to that we stayed at a resort on property that allowed them more than enough fairly nearby entertainment options when I let them go off on their own.

American Adventure Re-opens This Month With A New Look And Sound

The American Adventure Attraction is one of the shining stars of Epcot's World Showcase Promenade. The centerpiece building, known as "The People's Mansion," with its 110,000 brick facade made from Georgia red clay, anchors not only this themed land, but all of World Showcase. Standing before the impressive structure evokes thoughts of this nations birth, and the pride of our founding fathers. The attraction inside is currently closed, but will reopen later this month with a new look, sound, and even a few new faces.

11 of the Most Romantic Places at Walt Disney World

The world's Vacation Kingdom has become a hot spot of love birds looking to get away, while still having some wholesome fun. While we all know about enjoying Days in the Park, nights become enchanted, and we've got a list of 11 of the Most Romantic Places at Walt Disney World.

2018 Will Be An Incredible Summer At Walt Disney World

It will be an Incredible Summer this year at Walt Disney World, with immersive experiences taking Guests deep into the worlds of their favorite Disney films. Visitors can look forward to something special going on in all four Theme Parks and Disney Springs, with new shows, attractions, meet and greets, and an entirely new Land! It all kicks off staring Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27, 2018.

‘Garden Rocks’ Concert Series Line-up for the 2018 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

The 2018 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is just around the corner, and that means that not only will Epcot visitors be treated to the freshest of foods and beautiful gardens, but they will also get to enjoy the fabulous sounds of the 'Garden Rocks' Concert Series.

Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration at the 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

New! A brand new springtime scavenger hunt will debut this year at the 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Join Spike - Disney's favorite honey bee - on a trip through the gardens of Epcot from February 28-May 28. Spike has been busy pollinating his way around the festival and wants to give aspiring gardeners of all ages the chance to follow his pollination trail on Spike's Pollen Nation Exploration.

Disney News and Rumors This Week

After 90 years as a screen legend and fashion icon Minnie Mouse has finally received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The prestigious ceremony was attended by Minnie, Mickey, Disney CEO Bob Iger, and the host of ABC's American Idol Katy Perry, as well as a bevy of adoring fans. Happy 90th Minnie, you look just as beautiful as when you were first drawn. If you would like to celebrate Minnie Mouse, be sure to Rock The Dots during this special year.

Cocktails From El Artista Hambriento: Epcot International Festival Of The Arts

I was over at the Disney Food Blog reading The Best of the Fest: What to Eat at the 2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts! when I came across two beautiful cocktails that I knew I had to share. There is simplicity in the presentation, but at the same time they speak to the art of Mexico in a unique and poignant way.

The Best Quick Breakfasts In 2018 At Walt Disney World Parks

I'm a breakfast girl, so if I have the chance I'm heading to a table service restaurant for a relaxing morning before hitting the Parks. But - when I've got places to be (can you say FastPass?) then a fast bite at one of Walt Disney World's quick service restaurants in the Park is the way I go. Check out where you can find The Best Quick Breakfasts In 2018 At Walt Disney World Parks.