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Disney Parks Prepare to be ‘Frozen’ Later This Fall

Guests visiting the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland in November might notice a slight chill in the air as the parks prepare to be Frozen.

In celebration of Disney's newest animated film, parks on both coasts will have new character meet-and-greets and some other special events that are tied to the film.

13 Reflections of Evil Trading Event at Walt Disney World

Mirror, mirror on the wall... Who is the most evil Villain of all?

Materialize at Epcot during this delightfully sinister event beginning on Friday, September 13th, 2013 and running through Sunday, September 15th, 2013. The "13 Reflections of Evil Trading Event" will include merchandise inspired by our favorite Disney Villains such as Vinylmation, Art & Collectibles, and so much more.

And the 2013-2014 Walt Disney World Ambassadors Are . . .

Two people were recently announced as the Walt Disney World Ambassadors for 2013 - 2014 in true Disney fashion - in a ceremony complete with confetti and fanfare.

Cast members Tye Arnold and Rich Tamayo were revealed as Disney's picks for WDW Ambassadors during the recent ceremony at America Gardens Theater in Epcot. The pair were selected after a two-month search for cast members who would "exemplify the talent and excellence of Walt Disney World Resort and demonstrate an understanding of the company's heritage and, above all, Disney passion."

More Details on Saturday's Celebration of 40th Anniversary

Here are a few more bits of info that have surfaced about the big day coming this Saturday, October 1. Disney is planning a morning parade and a nightcap of special fireworks to help celebrate the Magic Kingdom's 40 years of being the happiest place on earth.

Food & Wine Fest Tickets on Sale August 16

Those of you out there who love Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival might want to mark your calendars. August 16 at 7 a.m. is the date and time tickets for this year's special events and programs will go on sale.

Here are a few of the activities planned for this year's fest that will be available for booking on the 16th:

  • First Bites Opening Reception: 6:30- 9 p.m. Sept. 29
  • "3D" Disney's Dessert Discovery: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, and Nov. 4, 11

Celebrate the Cotton-Top Tamarin This August at Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom will be celebrating the cotton-top tamarin during all of August. Turns out, the adorable one-pound monkey has its own Columbian national holiday on August 15, so the AK is turning it into a month-long celebration.

Rafiki's Planet Watch will be the site of activities planned around the monkey. All ages will be able to participate in learning more about the tamarin's behavior and biology as well as how scientists study the tamarin and efforts to save this endangered species. In addition, guests can pick up moves to the cotton-top tamarin dance!

Details Emerge Regarding Food & Wine Fest

The International Food & Wine Festival at Epcot is a guest-favorite, and this year it's back with a few new flavors. This year's theme for the ever-popular fest is "Passport to a World of Flavors."

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2020 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Planning News

Spring is just around the corner and that means it is almost time for one of the most beautiful events of the year, the 2020 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. This annual event combines the beauty of world gardens with all the delicious food that come out of them creating a festival that celebrates all the best things about plants!

Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival Returns March 13th thru March 17th, 2020

Spring is full of festival fun at Disney Springs, and coming up in March everybody is Irish at Raglan Road's five-day Mighty St. Patrick's Festival! This fabulous annual event held at Raglan Road March 13-17 bringing even more Irish music and dancing to the stages of the Pub complex. Only the best is being served up for this festive time and guests will enjoy Irish food, craft beers and cocktails, music, face painting and much much more.

Get Ready For The Epcot Festival Of The Arts

UPDATED 12/12/19: Epcot International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World Resort will kick-off its annual global celebration of visual, culinary and performing arts Jan. 17 and continue for 39 days through Feb. 24, 2020.

#DisneyParksLIVE to Stream Debut Of Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks

Even if you can't catch 'Minnie's Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks' at the Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party this year, you can still be part of the magic from the comfort of your living room. The Disney Parks Blog will be live streaming the debut straight from the Magic Kingdom on November 8, 2019.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday October 25, 2019

Let's take a look at what's going on down in the Walt Disney World Resort A fun progressive dining experience at Disney's Animal Kingdom Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night will be returning to Disney's Animal Kingdom this December!

Five Free Things To Do At Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival

While costs at Walt Disney World continue to raise, it's always nice to know where you can find the freebies during your trip. For guests visiting the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival as few special events are still included in the price of admission. Here are our five favorite free things to do at Food & Wine.

2020 Flower and Garden Festival Dates Announced

Grab your calendars and look forward to springtime travel, because the 27th Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival will be happening March 4 through June 1, 2020. 90 days of everything blooming and bright will return with specially Themed Gardens, How To Garden Seminars, Outdoor Kitchens, the Garden Rocks Concert Series, and the famous Disney topiaries.

A New Route For The 2020 Walt Disney World Marathon

Disney has a few fun changes in store for the runners of the 2020 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events, presented by Cigna. More than 100,000 runners and spectators are expected to participate during the annual five-day event happening January 8th through 12th, 2020.

Epcot's 2019 Candlelight Processional Narrators

UPDATED The list is complete! Disney fans that have made Walt Disney World for the holidays a family tradition return year after year to see Epcot's Candlelight Processional. Each night from November 29 - December 30, 2019 a revolving cast of celebrity narrators will offer guests a glorious retelling of the biblical Christmas story. This classic tale of the Jesus' birth is accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a magnificent mass choir.

Adventure Awaits New Year’s Eve At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Walt Disney World Resort is a popular place to spend the New Year's Eve with parties and events going on across the property. This year guests will be able to ring in the new with festivities at Disney's Animal Kingdom. The park's New Year's Eve celebration will cap off an cheerful season of all-new holiday experiences that celebrate the wonder of nature.