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July Merchandise Events Announced for the Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort recently announced the merchandise events for July including a release of new Precious Moments dolls, artist showcases, and a jewelry trunk show.

Magic Band Accessories Debut at the Walt Disney World Resort

As the beta testing of the Magic Band continues at the Walt Disney World Resort, it's being reported that some stores on property are selling accessories for the Magic Bands.

The Magic Bands are lightweight, flexible wristbands that will be used by guests to enter the Walt Disney World parks, access FastPass+ attractions, and more. They are part of the MyMagic+ guest experience that Disney is slowing rolling out to guests.

The Rumors Are Strong with This One – Is Star Wars Land Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios?

While it's just a rumor right now, there's a lot of chatter on the Internet that Star Wars Land is coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios in the next five years.

Several sites have been reporting that Disney is moving forward with plans to build both Cars Land and Star Wars Land at DHS. There is no official word from Disney yet, and we want to stress that these are merely rumors at this point, but what juicy rumors they are!

Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members Receive Disney Legacy Awards

On any given day when you're a guest at the Walt Disney World Resort - whether you're at the theme parks, resorts, water parks, or restaurants - you have a chance to interact with Disney Cast Members, the people who work to make your Disney vacation extra magical.

Recently, more than 350 Cast Members of the Walt Disney World Resort were named as recipients of the 2013 Disney Legacy Award.

Enter the Monstrous Summer Sweepstakes to Win a Vacation to Walt Disney World or Disneyland

There's a new contest happening as part of the Monstrous Summer at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Called the Disney Parks Monstrous Summer Sweepstakes, you can enter to win a 5-day, 4-night vacation for four.

Details Announced for runDisney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World

Princesses, it's time to find your tiara. runDisney has recently announced details and prices for the 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World.

Race events include the Princess Half Marathon, the Royal Family 5K, the Enchanted 10K, the Glass Slipper Challenge, kids races, a pasta party, breakfast, and the Fit for a Princess Expo.

Celebrate Father’s Day with a Golf Getaway at the Swan and Dolphin Hotel

If you aren't sure what to get Dad for Father's Day this year, think about treating him to a golf getaway at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel.

A golf getaway includes an overnight stay at the Swan or Dolphin, a round of golf for two people, and transportation to and from the course. Rates for this Father's Day Golf Getaway start at $321 per room. Hotel guests will also receive preferred tee times at the Walt Disney World courses.

Unofficial Gay Day Merchandise Sold at Magic Kingdom During Annual Event

Despite its neutral stance on the annual Gay Days, Walt Disney World is selling merchandise that unofficially celebrates the event.

The items include designs incorporating rainbows, which is a symbol of the gay-pride movement. Products include red tank tops with a rainbow-colored Mickey Mouse head, a rainbow mug, a rainbow wallet, and Mickey Mouse Vinylmations in rainbow colors. These items were displayed with other rainbow items that are found year-round in the parks including pins and antenna toppers.

Tourists Take Joy Ride on Stolen Golf Cart at Disney’s Boardwalk

In an example of what not to do while at Walt Disney World, two tourists stole a Disney Cast Member's golf cart and went for a joy ride through the Boardwalk entertainment area.

The two men - Micheal Kulesza from Massachusetts and Donald Rossi from New York - were charged with grand theft after their arrest by the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Both men were holding beers at the time of their arrest.

Disney Parks and H2O Plus Expand on Alliance Relationship

We all know and love (and take home) the H2O Plus products found in the rooms at Disney resorts. Now as part of a new deal with Disney, H2O Plus products will be available at Aulani in Hawaii and internationally at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Disneyland Resort Paris.

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Touring Tips for Disney's Animal Kingdom

We've updated our previous tips for Disney's Animal Kingdom bringing you more expert advice on this Park than ever. By far is one of the most unique theme parks that Disney offers, Disney's Animal Kingdom themed entirely around animal conservation, it showcases the love and dedication that Walt Disney himself had to conservation of our natural world.

Tried & True Advice For Starting To Plan Your First Walt Disney World Vacation

While many experienced Disney veterans can throw a trip together on short notice, getting the most bang for your buck takes forethought and planning. When is the best time to go? Where will you stay? How many Park days will you have? And where will you eat? If there are three basic things you need to know to start planning a Walt Disney World vacation, these are them.

The Magic Kingdom's Royal Majesty Makers

It's the little things that bring the Magic Kingdom to life, and Disney's penchant for adding streetmosphere performances has a way taking the great big magical theme and bringing down to a personal level. In Fantasyland, Guests are entertained with several daily shows by the festive and jovial Royal Majesty Makers.

15 Things You Should Do at Walt Disney World in 2015

It's the New Year, so that means everyone is making (and breaking) resolutions. As a Disney fan it seems only fitting that we make some Disney-themed resolutions too. And so we have come up with 15 things that Disney fans should do at the Walt Disney World Resort in 2015. We've included food, rides, experiences, and more to our list of things we can't wait to do this year.

A Brief Look At Walt Disney World's Reedy Creek Improvement District

If you've ridden on a Walt Disney World bus and found yourself staring out the window to pass the time, it's no doubt that you've noticed the brightly colored public services buildings - one of which is labeled in bold, red LCD letters "RCFD". You probably guessed from the yellow trucks with flashing lights that the "FD" stands for Fire Department. But would you have guessed that "RC" stands for Reedy Creek?

Haunted Mansion Merchandise Arriving at Disney Parks, Plus a New Store Planned for Magic Kingdom

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Disneyland's Haunted Mansion attraction and to celebrate Disney is releasing a new line of merchandise on both coasts.

The new collection features more than 100 spooky items including apparel, home goods, accessories, and more.

Show Your Disney Side with Fun Car Accessories

From seasonal antenna toppers to entire "stick families" in Mickey Mouse ears, there are many options when it comes to adding a Disney touch to your car. We've compiled a list of some of our favorite car accessories.

The Harmony Barber Shop on Main Street U.S.A.

Sit back in the old time barber's chair and get ready for a good old-fashioned haircut at Harmony Barber Shop on Main Street, U.S.A. in Magic Kingdom. Many Disney fans know that the Harmony Barber shop on Main Street USA is a great place to take your kids for their "first haircut," what fewer know is that there are plenty of services available for adults as well. If you're looking for a new, unique Walt Disney World experience, why not add a trip to the Harmony Barber Shop to your list?

5 Reasons To Love Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

There are so many reasons to love Walt Disney World's Flagship Resort Hotel it's difficult to narrow our choices down to just five! This Victorian styled beauty sitting on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon dominates the landscape with sparkling white elegance and a charming red roof reminiscent of the Hotel del Coronado. Disney says this is the creme de la creme of its resort hotels and who are we to disagree?

Fun Ways to Beat the Rain at Walt Disney World

No one wants to hear it, but it is very possible that it will rain during your Walt Disney World Vacation.

Florida might be the Sunshine State, but it can also be rather rainy at certain times of the year especially during the summer months. But don't let a little bit of rain dampen your magical visit.

There are still so many things you can do at Disney, even if it's a little wet outside.