Category Archives: ESPN

What’s Happening at ESPN Wide World of Sports? #ESPNatDisney

Have you ever been to the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World? If not, you’re truly missing out on a great experience.  Earlier this week, I was luckily invited to come out and visit the ESPN complex and take a tour, to see all that they have to offer there.  I also got to see the opening ceremonies for the Disney Cup International, a week long soccer tournament which features young playe Continue Reading

New Dishes on Menu at ESPN Club at Disney’s BoardWalk at Walt Disney World Resort

From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Regulars know you arrive early on game day at the ESPN Club on Disney’s BoardWalk – and they also have their favorites on the menu. Recently, under the helm of Chef Anthony Gregorek, the menu has undergone a major makeover featuring several new dishes, giving the new menu a gastropub feel—bar favorites with an upscale twist. Continue Reading

Football Season Returns to ESPN Zone at Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

From Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Whether you’re cheering on your favorite college or professional team, ESPN Zone at Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort is the perfect place to catch the game. With a lengthy menu of game-time favorites like gourmet burgers and an impressive craft beer list, there’s something for eve Continue Reading

‘Beautiful Game’ Returning to Walt Disney World Resort

From Darrell Fry, Sports Media Director, Walt Disney World and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. On the heels of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, soccer continues to grow in popularity, particularly in the United States. And Walt Disney World Resort guests can see it played at its highest level January 9th-21st when the Florida Cup returns to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in January for the second straight year. Continue Reading

Prince Harry’s Invictus Games Coming to Walt Disney World Resort in 2016

From Darrell Fry, Sports Media Director, Walt Disney World and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. We have a truly royal announcement to share today. Prince Harry is bringing his Invictus Games to Walt Disney World Resort next year. See video here. The event celebrates our wounded servicemen and women from around the world competing in a variety of sports events at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, May 8-12, 2016. Continue Reading

Marvel & ESPN Films Introduce a New Short Film Series

Starting Friday, July 10, Marvel Entertainment and ESPN Films are premiering “1 of 1 – Origins,” the short film series that gives viewers a unique look at some of the world’s most successful athletes by mixing the award-winning non-fiction style of ESPN Films with original Marvel art, design and creative animation. All eight films will have a television premiere and will also be released on the ESPN 30 for Continue Reading

Walt Disney World Resort Hosts Special Olympics Flame of Hope

From Andrea Finger, Director of Communications and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Guests visiting May 28th got a special treat as several volunteer torchbearers carried the Special OlympicsFlame of Hope through the theme park for the first-ever Unified Relay Across America. Hundreds of Disney cast members and guests cheered as the volunteers made their way from Epcot to Disney’s BoardWalk Inn where where the Continue Reading

#DisneySide Sports Style: Disney Memorial Day Soccer Shootout at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

From Aubrey Hang, Sports Marketing Community Manager, runDisney and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. With the Disney Memorial Day Soccer Shootout presented by Danimals coming up at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex athletes have the opportunity to show their #DisneySide during competition. This Minnie Mouse hair bow is a great look for on the field and celebrating off as well! One of the best things about playin Continue Reading

ESPN’s ‘Baseball Tonight’ Comes to Walt Disney World Resort

From Darrell Fry, Sports Media Director, Walt Disney World and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Baseball spring training is already in full swing at Walt Disney World Resort and now it’s about to get even better. ESPN’s popular “Baseball Tonight” show, which airs nationally on ESPN and ESPN2, will broadcast live from ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex all week starting March 23. Guests are welcome to joi Continue Reading

#DisneySide Sports Style: Disney Track & Field Showcase at Walt Disney World Resort

From Aubrey Hang, Sports Marketing Community Manager, runDisney and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Disney Track & Field Showcase, an elite high school competition held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, is just around the corner. Here are a few ways to show your #DisneySide during the event! Girls will want to keep their hair pulled back while competing, so why not use a Mickey Mouse hair tie to show yo Continue Reading

Disney and Orlando City Team Up to Make Soccer Magic at Walt Disney World Resort

From Darrell Fry, Sports Media Director, Walt Disney World and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. With Orlando City Soccer Club only days away from its Major League Soccer debut this weekend, Walt Disney World Resort is getting in on the fun. We are thrilled to announce today that Walt Disney World Resort is now a founding sponsor of Orlando City, further strengthening our ties to the area’s newest pro sports fr Continue Reading