Category Archives: Downtown Disney

Becoming A Disney Fan

Re-post By guest blogger Carrie Rings I am an Ohioan living in Florida. Thanks to a transfer from his job, my husband and I along with our two daughters aged 18 and 20, packed up all our belongings and relocated to the Sunshine State. The first two months were like we were on vacation. We rented a second-floor condo overlooking the water and we went to the beach and pool often. Nothing helped soothe my anxiety of Continue Reading

Spending Christmas at Walt Disney World ~ Good idea?

Christmas at Disney World… It’s the Christmas Season. For some, it’s your favorite time of year. What better time to incorporate your two favorites together, Disney and Christmas! Well, there may be better ways to approach this, a lot of pros and cons… let’s see. Disney is no doubt absolutely beautiful this time of year.  The Christmas decorations are amazing, the Characters are all Continue Reading

Raglan Road Brunch Review

When planning our trip to WDW, one of our ‘must-do’ restaurants for dinner is Raglan Road. The food, the environment, the entertainment. We are immediately transported to Ireland. Having only eaten there for dinner, we were excited to learn that they offer brunch on Saturday and Sunday, and quickly made a reservation for our upcoming trip. If you have ever walked by Raglan Road around dinner time, there is usua Continue Reading

Tuesdays With Corey – Pressed Penny Collecting

There are many things within the Disney universe that people collect. Some love to collect and trade the thousands of different kinds of pins that are offered. There are those who enjoy buying the one of a kind lithographs that can cost thousands of dollars. Don’t even get me started on the t-shirts, bags, hats and other soft goods that are offered. There are those who like to get the newest big fig or th Continue Reading

Raglan Road ~ Creme Brulee Tart Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day will be here in a few weeks, and a lot of people will celebrate the holiday at Raglan Road at Downtown Disney, WDW. For those of us who can’t be at Raglan Road, but would like to throw a little bit of Disney fun into your holiday, here’s a great recipe for you. It’s Creme Brulee, Irish style! Baileys Creme Brulee Tart Recipe Ingredients – Filling Butter for greasing 1 quantity Sweet Continue Reading

TMSM Explains: Walt Disney World Capacity Closure Phase Information

Whenever we get close to a holiday or known busy time at the parks we often get asked “How many people have to be in the park before they start capacity closings?”  Now, we know there are a lot of people willing to fling numbers out but we know that Disney doesn’t publicly release their capacity numbers. That’s right, there are NO officially confirmed and published capacity numbers for the parks, n Continue Reading

Force Friday Midnight Event at Disney Parks Now Open to All Guests on September 4, 2015

From Michelle Harker, Manager, Merchandise Marketing & Communications, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. We have an exciting update about the midnight Force Friday event at Disney Parks. Due to overwhelming guest demand, the Force Friday event on September 4, 2015 is now open to Star Wars fans of all ages – and will no longer be a ticketed event. Guests who attend this midnight release Continue Reading

Best of the Bunch: Our First Impressions of Disney Infinity 3.0

From the Disney Insider Whether you’re familiar with the Disney Infinity video game series or you’re brand new to them, the latest edition, dubbed Disney Infinity 3.0, will blow you away. You’ll notice from the second you put in the game disc just how different this experience is: everything looks amazing, with bold visuals and a robust soundtrack. These early moments characterize the game as a whole: it feel Continue Reading

Preview Disney Infinity 3.0 at Once Upon a Toy in Downtown Disney Marketplace on August 28-29

From our friend, Steven Miller, Merchandise Communications Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. I’m delighted to announce we are holding special preview days for the new Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition on August 28-29 at Once Upon a Toy in Downtown Disney Marketplace at Walt Disney World Resort. This all day event will give guests a first opportunity to see and play Disney Infinity 3.0 before its official Continue Reading

Back to School Shopping Ideas from Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort

From Steven Miller, Merchandise Communications Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. As summer is quickly fading into fall, it’s time for back to school shopping. I can’t believe my children will return to school in just a couple of weeks. I recently spent a morning at Downtown Disney in Walt Disney World Resort searching for back to school shopping ideas. Here is a quick look at some of the items I f Continue Reading

More Delicious Details for Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar, Opening This Fall at Downtown Disney

From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. With an aviation theme (Jock was Indy’s frequent pilot in the “Indiana Jones” films) and a primo waterfront location, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar will feature food and drinks inspired by Jock’s globe-trotting to all continents – everything from a Hovito Mojito to Dr. Elsa’s She-Deviled Eggs. Details follow. Guests will ge Continue Reading