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Hurricane Irma and Your Walt Disney World Resort Vacation

Hurricane Irma is currently churning its way through the Atlantic and was upgraded to a category 5 storm this morning. And, while the track of Hurricane Irma is still uncertain, the forecast cone for the category 5 hurricane covers all of Central and Southern Florida, including the Orlando area.

Disney News Round-Up: Preferred Parking at Disney Springs, Disney Attendance Down in 2016, and More

Happy Tuesday! Today's news round-up includes a few stories about Disney Springs and some news about a dip in attendance numbers at the Walt Disney World Resort in 2016. Read on to find out more!

Night of Joy 2017 Ticket Information Announced

The 2017 Night of Joy takes place this fall on September 8-9 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Disney has recently announced additional ticket information for guests including new ticketing options that feature a theme park ticket.

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.

Full Lineup Announced for 2016 Night of Joy at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The 2016 Night of Joy is scheduled for September 9-10 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. In addition to two nights of Contemporary Christian Music, this year's event will also feature other special activities at the Wide World of Sports Complex.

ESPN Wide World of Sports Building State-of-the-Art Cheerleading and Dance Competition Complex

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex announced earlier this year that a new state-of-the-art indoor venue was planned. This new facility is being built specifically for cheerleading and dance competitions.

Walt Disney World News Round-up: Holiday Dessert Party Reservations, Soarin’ Around the World, and More!

Happy weekend and welcome to our Saturday news round-up! We have a lot of news to report including an new holiday-season dessert party and the launch of the all-new Soarin' Around the World at Epcot. Let's check out what's been going on!

Alligator Drags Two-Year-Old Boy into Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

A two-year-old Nebraska boy was dragged into the Seven Seas Lagoon by an alligator Monday night at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. As of 12:30 p.m. ET today officials were calling the search a "recovery" mission.

Disney News Round-Up: Food Kiosks Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney Dollars Discontinued, and More

Welcome to Monday! We're checking out some of the news that's been happening around the Walt Disney World Resort including the addition of new kiosks around Echo Lake at the Studios, the end of Disney Dollars, and so much more. Let's dive in to the news round-up.

Disney’s Blizzard Beach Hosting ‘Frozen’ Games Starting May 27

This summer Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park is hosting the inaugural Frozen Games with hosts Olaf and Kristoff. The games begin May 27 and run every day until August 21.

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Go Directly To Your Room With MyDisneyExperience

Skip waiting in line to check-in at your Walt Disney World Resort hotel and head straight to your room! It's easy to do when you use the MyDisneyExperience app. Less time waiting in line at the hotel, means more fun for the whole family!

Deck Your Disney Hotel Room With Holiday Decor From Disney Floral & Gifts

Winter break is an extremely popular time for a Walt Disney world vacation, but being away from home during holidays can sometimes feel a little cold. Especially when the holidays have traditions attached that aren't very portable, like Christmas Trees. But when you travel with Disney you don't have to worry about missing a thing because year after year Disney's Enchanted Florist work overtime to deck the halls like nowhere else.

Magic Is In The Details On Main Street U.S.A.

Walking beneath the Main Street Railroad Station at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, guests find that they have been transported back to a fantasy home town. Main Street U.S.A. is the first land visitors encounter at the Magic Kingdom, and its nostalgic details will have you yearning for a time that never was and yet always will be.

Halloween Treats Sweep Into The Magic Kingdom

Seasonal goodies are a treasured tradition at Walt Disney World, and the spooky goodies inspired by a hauntingly good time have arrived. Foodie fans will be pleased with the growing selection of both sweet and savory delicacies. The list below will let you know what will be around daily, and what you can expect as an exclusive snack for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party guests.

5 More Things To Do On Your Departure Day At Disney

People are always asking me what to do on days at Walt Disney World that they don't really have the time to get in a Park visit. We've explored some of the many options offered in our previous post What To Do On Arrival & Departure Days At Walt Disney World, but it really just scratches the surface. Here are 5 more things to do on your departure day at Disney.

Walt Disney World’s Free Dining Offer Is Back For 2018

Walt Disney World's Free Dining Offer is back for 2018! The popular vacation incentive is being offered to guests looking to book select dates in August, September, November, and December 2018.

Top 5 Ways to Cure Your Disney Vacation Hangover

We've all been there. Maybe it happens as soon as you board the not-so-Magical Express to the airport, or maybe it happens as you exit Walt Disney World property and see that very sad sign where Mickey says "See You Real Soon." Reality sets in and you realize that you're suffering from the Disney Vacation Hangover, also known as the post-Disney vacation blues.

Trattoria al Forno Opens at Disney’s Boardwalk

The newest restaurant at the Walt Disney World Resort is officially open. Trattoria al Forno, located at Disney's BoardWalk Inn, started serving guests on December 18 and is open for breakfast and dinner seatings.

Price of Walt Disney World Theme Park Tickets Increased for Second Time in Less Than a Year

For the second time in less than a year, the Walt Disney World Resort has raised the price of admission for all four theme parks.

A one-day ticket for the Magic Kingdom will now cost $99 for guests age 10 and older. This $4 increase makes the Magic Kingdom the most expensive Disney Park.

Celebrate the New Year with Fine Dining and Fireworks at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're ringing in 2014 at the Walt Disney World Resort, there are many magical and delicious ways to celebrate.

The Magic Kingdom will be presenting Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season at 9 p.m. on December 30 and 31, and there will be a special presentation of Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks at 11:50 p.m. on both nights.

If you're spending New Year's Eve at the Magic Kingdom, there's a special ticket fireworks dinner and dessert party at the Tomorrowland Terrace.