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Star Wars Weekend's Galactic Gathering merchandise event planned
March 03, 2015
Attendees will receive exclusive access to purchase merchandise a day before it opens to the public. Cost to attend is $250 per person.

Updated events and schedules for Epcot Flower and Garden Festival
March 03, 2015
The Festival runs from March 4 - May 17, 2015.

How Disney saved my life after my child lost hers
March 03, 2015


New cancellation policy now in effect for Disney Cruise Line
March 03, 2015
This is effective March 3, 2015.

List of Walt Disney World smoking areas updated
March 02, 2015
The list of smoking areas in the parks, water parks and Downtown Disney has been updated.

Disney Cruise Line offers military discounts
March 02, 2015
Disney Cruise Line's Military discounts are available for all branches of active and retired members (or spouse) of the Military. It also is extended to certain divisions within the "Department of Defense": FBI, CIA, and Secret Service.

Florida residents can sail for as little as $125 per night
March 02, 2015
These Florida Resident discounts come and go quickly and must be booked by 3/8/2015.

Outdoor Kitchen menus for Epcot Flower and Garden Festival
March 01, 2015
Food and beverage kiosks are set up around World Showcase. These Outdoor Kitchens are themed to reflect each nation and offer a taste of the culture.

3 Things We’d Been Missing at the Magic Kingdom...Until Now
March 01, 2015
“You’re going again? Don’t you get bored? How can there be anything left to do?” Our answer is always no and yes. No, we’re not bored and yes, there are still things left to do.

Backstage Tales begins today at Animal Kingdom
March 01, 2015
Taking place at the Animal Kingdom, guests will head backstage to check out the park's Veterinary Hospital, housing for animals and the Animal Nutrition Center.

Egg-Stravaganza Easter egg hunt back for the second year
February 28, 2015
Search for special hidden Disney character "eggs" at Epcot. When you've completed your map, return it for a special surprise!

March merchandise events at Walt Disney World
February 28, 2015
Merchandise Events and Artist Appearances/Signings to be held around Walt Disney World in March.

Blog - Magic Kingdom February Construction Update
February 27, 2015


5 Things I Didn't Learn Until my 5th Disney Cruise
February 27, 2015
We’re by no means experts, but we thought we knew pretty much everything we would need to know. Turns out, we did learn a few new things!

Backstage Safari tour ends today; the new Backstage Tales tour will begin March 1
February 27, 2015
The new tour will be offered daily.

Universal follows Disney and raises ticket prices
February 26, 2015
An adult one-day ticket is now $102; a one-day child ticket is $97.

New menu items added at Raglan Road
February 25, 2015
These have been released just in time for St. Patrick's Day.

Dates announced for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
February 25, 2015
Tickets will go on sale in April.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party dates announced; tickets on sale in April
February 25, 2015
Dates are available in September-November.

Magic Kingdom resorts test direct bus to Typhoon Lagoon
February 25, 2015
As part of a test through March 28, Wilderness Lodge and the Contemporary will share a direct bus to Typhoon Lagoon. The Polynesian and the Grand Floridian will do the same.

Disney World's Pirates of the Caribbean to be closed for the summer
February 24, 2015
The ride will be closed from 5/11 - 9/25/2015.

Why taking kids would never ruin a Disney Vacation
February 24, 2015
In response to the article Why I Wouldn’t Ruin My Disney Vacation By Taking Kids.

Raglan Road's Mighty Festival: St Patrick's Week to be held March 13-17
February 24, 2015
Downtown Disney celebrates St. Patrick's Day with live music, classic Irish food and drinks, face painting and merchandise at Raglan Road's Shop.

WonderGround Gallery expands at Marketplace Co-Op
February 24, 2015
In early March, the WonderGround Gallery will expand into the area occupied by Beautifully Disney makeup.

New menu items available at Downtown Disney's Fantasy Fare food truck
February 24, 2015
The food trucks are all located in Exposition Park, between Bongo's Cuban Cafe and Starbucks.

ESPN's Mike and Mike show celebrates 15th anniversary with live broadcast
February 24, 2015
The live show will take place March 6, 2015 at the Waterside Stage, Downtown Disney Marketplace from 6:00-10:00am.

Kong is OFFICIALLY coming back to Orlando
February 24, 2015
This news was mentioned by CFO Michael Angelakis during the 2014 fourth quarter earnings call.

Easy ways to stay healthy at Disney
February 24, 2015


The Other Hawaii (Part 1): How to See the Best of the Islands from a Cruise Ship
February 24, 2015


Military rates offered by Disney Cruise Line
February 23, 2015
Members of the U.S. Military can sail for as little as $110 per night.

Florida residents can find discounted pricing on Disney Cruise Line
February 23, 2015
Prices as low as $125 per person, per night.

Blog - Have you ever wondered? A peek into the Disney details
February 23, 2015


Neil Patrick Harris to co-host World of Color: Celebrate!
February 23, 2015
Neil Patrick Harris and Mickey Mouse will host the new World of Color: Celebrate! when it opens May 22nd.

Disneyland Resort ticket prices increase
February 22, 2015
Disneyland ticket prices have increased as expected, but the elimination of most parking ad-ons was a surprise.

Walt Disney World ticket prices increased
February 22, 2015
As expected, a Magic Kingdom ticket is now $105 per day.

Seven Resorts In Seven Days Part 7: Disney's Old Key West Resort
February 22, 2015


Seven Resorts In Seven Days Part 6: Disney's Boardwalk Inn Resort
February 21, 2015


Universal's ban on bottled water is lifted
February 20, 2015
No details were discussed as to the original intention of the ban.

List of several new drinks planned for Epcot Flower & Garden Festival
February 20, 2015
This year's Festival will be held March 4-May 17, 2015.

Seven Resorts In Seven Days Part 5: Disney's Yacht Club Resort
February 20, 2015


Save up to 30% on a stay at Aulani - booking date extended!
February 19, 2015
Savings Include: 3-night stays: 10% off, 4-night stays: 20% off, or 5-or more night stays: 30% off

Blog - Federal Court Dismisses Lawsuit Alleging "Frozen" is "My Life Story"
February 19, 2015


Seven Resorts In Seven Days Part 4: Disney's Beach Club Resort
February 19, 2015


List of sample menu items from this year's upcoming Flower and Garden Festival
February 18, 2015
This year's Festival will be held March 4-May 17, 2015.

2015 Star Wars Weekends info and artwork released
February 18, 2015
More info still to come.