Category Archives: Featured

Imagineer for a Day ~ My Suggestions

How often have you found yourself walking through a Disney Park or doing anything that involves Disney and thought to yourself that you could do that better. Or have you ever had an awesome idea and thought that would work as an attraction? I do it all the time. I see the announcements as they roll out and some I get really excited about and some not so much. I often find myself being all like, “ that’s the dum Continue Reading

11 Things You Didn’t Know About The Nightmare Before Christmas

From the Disney Insider The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of the best movies around, and if you disagree, you get a lump of coal for all your wintery holidays to come. Beyond possessing a delightfully whimsical story and impossibly catchy tunes, the film was a downright animation marvel—and as a result, the following trivia is so fascinating, it’s scary. 1. The Nightmare Before Christmas is based on a poem Continue Reading

Check Out These Renderings of the New 15-Story Tower Rising at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jeremy Schoolfield Last year, we announced a massive expansion of Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort set to debut next summer at Walt Disney World Resort. Today, we’re excited to share more details about the reimagining of this popular resort hotel, including some new renderings that show off how beautiful it’s going to look when completed. The centerpiece of this exp Continue Reading

Disney World Raises Prices on Annual Passes

From the Orlando Sentinel and reported by Dewayne Bevil Walt Disney World raised the price of most of its annual passes on Tuesday, an increase of more than 10 percent on one of its plans. As of Tuesday, Disney’s silver annual pass costs $479, a 9.1 percent increase. Its weekday select annual pass, which restricts visitors to a Monday-through-Friday access, went up 10.4 percent, from $289 to $319. The Florida R Continue Reading

The All-New ‘Disney Junior Dance Party!’ Show Opens December 22 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater Beginning December 22, families with little ones visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios will have more reason than ever to get on their feet and start dancing! The all-new “Disney Junior Dance Party!” live show will rock the park with high-energy songs, dazzling special effects, new friends and beloved characters including Mickey Mouse himself. In the show Continue Reading

Disney Parks in Silhouette: A Simply Magical Kingdom

Congrats to our friend Keith! ~M From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Today we’re kicking off a new biweekly series here on the Disney Parks Blog that features the imaginative artwork of Keith Lapinig, which combines intricate cut silhouettes of Disney characters with Disney Parks photography. The goal? To use beloved Disney characters to bring our parks’ attractions to life in a w Continue Reading

New Online Planning Tools, Date-Based Tickets Available Today at Walt Disney World Resort

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith As we previously announced, on Oct. 16, Walt Disney World Resort will launch a new online vacation-planning destination and begin offering date-based tickets and pricing. Like before, tickets may be purchased on DisneyWorld.com, in the My Disney Experience app, over the phone, upon arrival at any of our four parks or through authorized travel professionals an Continue Reading

You can meet a real life Dolphin at EPCOT?

By Michael Mozena In 1966 Walt Disney imagined EPCOT to be the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. When it opened in 1982 as EPCOT Center it was a true testament to what marvels the future could hold. As time went on the park continued to evolve. In 1986 with the addition of the Living Seas, guests could take a futuristic journey through the story of how Earth went from volcanic planet to a world of ocea Continue Reading

Pizza on the Go at Epcot at Pizza al Taglio!

If you’re walking around World Showcase at Epcot, and want to grab a quick bite to eat, stop at the Italy pavilion! Right next to Via Napoli, is the walk up pizza window, Pizza al Taglio. This area had been closed for some time, but it’s back open and super convenient for those who want to eat and run. Yesterday, we stopped by Pizza al Taglio and I wanted to share some photos with you! The food offe Continue Reading

Run Amuck with Photos from the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular at Magic Kingdom Park

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jacob Talarman If you’re like me, the candy I collect during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party disappears quickly once I get home from Magic Kingdom Park. This is one reason why I love the photos taken by Disney PhotoPass photographers during the event – they’re a perfect, lasting souvenir! In addition to the party-exclusive Magic Shots and Animated Magic Shot Continue Reading

Salt & Straw Now Open in the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Valerie Lee Salt & Straw is now open in the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort! This scoop shop is the first in Orange County for Salt & Straw, a Portland-based, family-run ice cream company known for its “taste-provoking” flavors. Co-founders and cousins Kim and Tyler Malek created Salt & Straw as a one-of-a-kind experience, encouraging gu Continue Reading