Category Archives: Walt Disney World

New Nighttime Spectacular ‘Epcot Forever’ Celebrates the Past, Present and Future of the Beloved Walt Disney World Resort Theme Park

New Nighttime Spectacular ‘Epcot Forever’ Celebrates the Past, Present and Future of the Beloved Walt Disney World Resort Theme Park 1 From the Walt Disney World News and written by: Jeremy LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Oct. 1, 2019) – Across the canvas of a darkened sky, the new “Epcot Forever” nighttime spectacular debuting today at Walt Disney World Resort celebrates the past, present and future of Epcot. The new show is a showcase of soaring fireworks, inspiring music, lasers and colorful glowing kites flying above and around the park’s Wor Continue Reading

7-Year-Old Jermaine Bell Visits Walt Disney World Resort

7-Year-Old Jermaine Bell Visits Walt Disney World Resort 2 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker You’ve probably heard of Jermaine Bell, the generous 7-year-old who donated his savings – which he’d planned to spend during a trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom – to those affected by Hurricane Dorian. Millions were moved by the story of this child’s generous spirit, and just a few days later, Mickey Mouse made a surprise appearance at Jer Continue Reading

Saying Goodbye to Illuminations: Reflections of Earth at Epcot ~ My thoughts

Saying Goodbye to Illuminations: Reflections of Earth at Epcot ~ My thoughts 3 One thing that us Disney fans know for certain is that Disney is always changing. Always evolving.  That’s the way Walt Disney wanted it.  The only “problem” if you will with that is, Disney does everything so well that we miss things when they’re gone.  Disney fans have a hard time with change at times, I know I do.  When “Wishes” ended at Magic Kingdom, I was a crying mess Continue Reading

Top 5 Things To Do At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Top 5 Things To Do At Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge 6 Happy Sunday Ohana! I hope that your week was a good one.  Mine was pretty good because it started off last Sunday spending time in one of my favorite new hangouts, Batuu!  I love this new area of Hollywood Studios, and I think when they open up the second attraction more people will feel this way as well, it’s exciting! However, there are a lot of fun things to do in this galaxy far far away….So here are my Continue Reading

New Disney Skyliner Transportation System Opens Sept. 29 at Walt Disney World Resort

New Disney Skyliner Transportation System Opens Sept. 29 at Walt Disney World Resort 12 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jeremy Schoolfield Magic will soon be in the air at Walt Disney World Resort when the new Disney Skyliner transportation system opens to guests this Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Disney executives were joined by several other cast members this morning at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort for a special dedication moment for the complimentary new transportation system. Today’s Continue Reading

The New Heidi Klum Designer Mouse Ears are Here!

The New Heidi Klum Designer Mouse Ears are Here! 13 The designer mouse ears that have been released throughout this year have been amazing and truly unique.  This next pair, however, is unlike anything we have seen thus far! Take a look! Behold the new Minnie Mouse Ear Tiara headband by Heidi Klum! This limited release headband features Swarovski Crystals, sequins and gorgeous attention to detail! You can find it on Shop Disney online or at various Disney Parks. A Continue Reading

Farewell Illuminations Spirit Jersey Available Now Only at Epcot

Farewell Illuminations Spirit Jersey Available Now Only at Epcot 15 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker As you know from Shawn’s previous blog post, this weekend we will be bidding a fond farewell to “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” at Epcot. Looking for ways to take home a piece of the spectacle? Fans of the firework show will be able to purchase a Farewell IllumiNations spirit jersey at Mouse Gear, World Traveler, and the kiosk outside Po Continue Reading

First ‘View’ of New Disney Skyliner Merchandise Available September 27

First ‘View’ of New Disney Skyliner Merchandise Available September 27 18 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker We’re just a few days away from the official September 29 opening of the Disney Skyliner, a magical (and inventive!) gondola system that will offer guests transportation between Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Epcot and select Disney World resort hotels. Today, we’re happy to share the first look at the first Disney Skyliner merchand Continue Reading

Disney Parks, Experiences & Products Chairman Bob Chapek Gives Walt Disney World Cast a Sneak Peek of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Disney Parks, Experiences & Products Chairman Bob Chapek Gives Walt Disney World Cast a Sneak Peek of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway 40 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Recently, cast members from Disney’s Hollywood Studios were treated to a surprise sneak peek of the progress underway at the Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway attraction – by none other than Disney Parks, Experiences & Products Chairman Bob Chapek himself! The attraction, which will open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in spring 2020, Continue Reading

SNEAK PEEK: New Disney + Vera Bradley Collection Set to Debut on September 26 at Disney Springs and shopDisney

SNEAK PEEK: New Disney + Vera Bradley Collection Set to Debut on September 26 at Disney Springs and shopDisney 41 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Kelsey Noland Today I’m thrilled to share a sneak peek of the new Disney + Vera Bradley collection set to debut on Thursday, September 26. It’s called Mickey’s Whimsical Paisley and features a motif of large-scale paisley elements intertwined with full-body images of Mickey Mouse, Disney’s iconic theme park castle, Mickey-shaped balloons, and tossed confetti. (How Continue Reading

Walt Disney World Resort replaces George Kalogridis with new president Josh D’Amaro

Walt Disney World Resort replaces George Kalogridis with new president Josh D’Amaro 42 From the Orlando Sentinel… Josh D’Amaro will replace George Kalogridis as president of Walt Disney World Resort in November, the company revealed Wednesday. D’Amaro has been president of Disneyland Resort since March 2018, including for the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. He said in a news release Walt Disney World Resort is undergoing “one of its most significant transformations in it Continue Reading
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