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The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Go on Sale This Week

Earlier this week, Disney Vacation Club's Senior Vice President and General Manager, Ken Potrock shared some exciting news on the DVC Facebook page. This Thursday, May 23, the 12th DVC Resort, The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, go on sale exclusively to DVC members.

Profits Are Up for The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company reported its second quarter earnings for the fiscal year 2013, and it was good news for the House of the Mouse. The company reported an overall profit of $1.5 billion, which is up 32 percent from the same period last year.

Disney Parks Bingo Cards Add More Fun to Your Disney Vacation

We all know how much fun it is to visit the four theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort, but what if there was a way to add just a little more fun to your visit? Well, now there is with Disney Theme Parks Bingo.

Merida Set to Become Disney’s 11th Official Princess

On May 11, Merida - the strong-willed red headed princess from Disney/Pixar's Brave " will officially be welcomed into the Disney Princess royal court.

The royal coronation ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at Cinderella's Castle at the Magic Kingdom. Other royal guests, including Disney's current princesses are expected to attend the ceremony. Guests at the Magic Kingdom will also be able to witness the coronation.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 16

It's Disney Fairies Week at the Walt Disney World Resort, where guests can celebrate the pixie dusted heart in all of us from April 15 to April 21, 2013.

Debuting Soon at the Magic Kingdom – A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas

Ahoy matey! All you landlubbers best be brushing up on your pirate skills! You'll need them when A Pirate's Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas opens this Summer at the Magic Kingdom.

This new interactive game takes guests on a quest to save Adventureland, all while locating the Treasures of the Seven Seas and fighting off enemies.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 10

Spring is in the air and the citizens of Main Street, U.S.A. are simply bursting with excitement! To lighten up the mood from chilly winter days and help usher in all things bright and beautiful, they'll arrive in town on a horse-drawn trolly adorned with colorful bouquets of flowers and ribbons, dressed to the nines in bright pastels. These happy folks are ready to sing and dance their way into your hearts!

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 7 True Love

Love is in the air at Walt Disney World Resort as fairytale princesses find true love with their princes, and "happily ever after" becomes reality. It all happens during this Limited Time Magic True Love Week February 11-17, 2013 at Walt Disney World Resort. The week long event celebrates the love of friends and family, and invites couples to rekindle the flame through a tapestry of romantic vignettes to share.

Two New Interactive Games Launching This Spring at Walt Disney World

Get ready for a swashbuckling good time at the Magic Kingdom, because according to the Disney Parks Blog Pirates are taking over Adventureland this spring with a new interactive entertainment adventure.

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Celebrate America With A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky On Video

Happy Independence Day to all of our friends and readers in the United States. Walt Disney World can be a patriotic place all year round but on the Fourth of July it sparkles just a little bit brighter with that red white and blue spirit. At the heart of the celebration the Magic Kingdom's Fireworks are designed to be at their most beautiful and impressive to those standing in the hub in front of Cinderella Castle.

DFB Mini-Guide to Animal Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios Snacks

One of the most useful tools I took along with me on a recent trip to Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom was the Disney Food Blog's Mini-Guide to Magic Kingdom Snacks. With the ebook's pdf file loaded on my iPhone, the kids and I always knew where to head for the most delicious and cost effective snacks available. All the information I could ask for and then some was right at my fingertips, and that's a good thing because we used this reference a lot. I only wished I had one to use on our day at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Limited Time Magic: Independence Week Fun at Walt Disney World Resort

On Monday we talked a bit about ways to celebrate the 4th of July at Walt Disney World without having to manage the intense crowds at the Parks. Today, we're diving into the thick of it so that you can know where to head inside the Disney Parks to get your red, white and blue on for an entire week during a special events!

Grab A Bite To Eat At The Liberty Square Market

If you're looking for a quick spot to get a bit to eat at the Magic Kingdom, the Liberty Square Market may be the place for you! This breezy open-air marketplace consists of several carts and coolers that serve up some delicious food incredibly fast. Located under and around the portico next to the Hall of Presidents the market offers outdoor seating for guests to take a break and grab a bite.

The Liberty Tree

13 Lanterns, each unique in its design, hang from the sturdy wide spreading branches of a stately oak in the middle of Liberty Square. They represent the 13 original colonies to form the United States of America. At the base of its trunk you'll find a bronze plaque:

Non-Park Ideas for the Fourth of July at Walt Disney World

The weeks around the Fourth of July Celebration are some of the busiest of the year at Walt Disney World. Crowd levels usually rise to a 10 out of 10, and at the Magic Kingdom the gate will frequently reach capacity. When a park reaches capacity guests are no longer able to enter, and even having a coveted dining reservation won't get you in. If you plan on spending your Fourth of July Holiday at the Magic Kingdom, be sure to get there early and stay throughout the duration.

Top 10 Spots for a Beer with Dad at Disney

Father's Day is Sunday and to celebrate our Disney loving Dads I thought I would come up with a list of the top 10 places to share a beer with Dad at Walt Disney World. There's no shortage of spots to grab a brew, but these all have something just a little more special about them. They all have that magical spark that can make any day a celebration. So without further ado, and in no particular order... away we go!

Meaty, Savory Snacks at the Magic Kingdom

The other day my dear husband too a look at my "must eat" list for the Magic Kingdom and made note that it was full of sweet ice cream, cookies, and pastries. I have no problem with this, but he thought that if we were going to be snacking our way through the Park that it might be a good idea to add a little protein to the day. So in honor of my husband, and all the rest of the carnivores out there, here's a list just a couple meaty delights you can find that have a little more style than the typical theme park hot dog.

Live A Pirates Life at Walt Disney World Resort

If your family is a pirate loving crew then the Walt Disney World Resort may be just the place for a summer break. With multiple attractions spread across the property you can be living an imaginative pirate's life whether your favorite is Captain Jack or Captain Hook. We've scoured the land and come up with tips to guide you to the treasures.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 23

Join the Citizens of Main Street U.S.A. in a new Summer Trolley Show at the Magic Kingdom. Starting today, June 2nd guests can take a magical ride down memory lane as the Citizens celebrate the arrival of summer in style!