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Walt Disney World Adds New Orange Bird Merchandise

The Disney Parks Blog has shared a look at some of the newest merchandise at Walt Disney World that features the popular Orange Bird! Mouse Gears at Epcot is the spot to pick up this Orange Bird plush, while the Citrus Swirl hat can be found at multiple locations in the parks. Over at Disney […]

Book Review: “Travels with Walt Disney” – Follows A Globe-trotting Walt Disney Through Pictures

TRAVELS WITH WALT DISNEY A Photographic Voyage Around the World By Jeff Kurtti 152 pp. Disney Editions. $29.99 On Sale: April 3, 2018 One of the things that made Walt Disney a creative genius was his sense of adventure, wonder, and curiosity. Whether it was growing up in Marceline, Missouri, traveling through South America, or […]

Sacred Attractions of Disney Theme Parks

Disney is changing. Attractions are coming and going for the next big thing. Even those rides we believed would never, ever leave — like Great Movie Ride — are vanishing. If every other ride were to disappear or be vastly remodeled (a la Maelstrom into Frozen Ever After), which rides are so good, so pure, so uphold the […]

Epcot to Host the Army’s Jazz Ambassadors on March 1st

Epcot will play host to the Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band on March 1st, when they’ll play three concerts at the American Gardens Theatre. The performances will be held at 5:30pm, 6:45pm, and 8:00pm, and are included with park admission. The 19-member Jazz Ambassadors are known as “America’s Big Band.” The […]

Salt or No Salt? It’s National Margarita Day!

Today is National Margarita Day, so the Disney Parks Blog has shared some ways to celebrate the occasion at both Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort! The first stop is the Mexico Pavilion at Epcot where there a couple options…as there should be. Inside the pyramid, head to La Cava del Tequila! The lounge […]

Union Representing Walt Disney World Workers Claim Disney is Withholding $1,000 Bonus

Officials and members from Unite Here Central Florida, the unions representing 38,000 Walt Disney World cast members, held a press conference today announcing that the Service Trades Council Union (STCU) has filed an unfair labor practices lawsuit against Disney. The unions have been in negotiations with Disney since last July, with the most recent offer […]

Walt Disney World Confirms Height Requirements for New Toy Story Land Attractions

Walt Disney World has confirmed the height requirements for the two new attractions coming to Toy Story Land in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Slinky Dog Dash will have a height requirement of 38 inches, which is the same as Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in the Magic Kingdom. Alien Swirling Saucers will have a height requirement of […]

Know Before you go at Walt Disney World this Year

  Holiday parties, culinary events, marathons, and more – Walt Disney World has mastered the ability to keep a full schedule and fill the parks throughout the year. No longer can you expect empty theme parks in January and September. Disney has planned some amazing opportunities throughout the year, and guests are responding favorably by […]

Walt Disney World Confirms New Option to Add More FastPass Selections

Walt Disney World has confirmed the recent rumor regarding a new ticket add-on that will allow some guests to purchase additional FastPass+ selections. The new pilot program will be tested beginning January 12, 2018. Guests staying at select Walt Disney World hotels that are eligible for Signature Services and have purchased a 3-day or longer […]

Epcot Announces Acts for 2018 Garden Rocks Concert Series

Walt Disney World has released the schedule of musical acts for the Garden Rocks concert series at the 2018 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. The concerts are held four nights a week during the Festival at Epcot‘s American Gardens Theatre. The lineup for the event’s 25th year features several new acts, plus some that […]