08/11 - VIDEO: TriceraTop Spin POV at Disney's Animal Kingdom TriceraTop Spin is the only remaining attraction part of Chester & Hester's DinoRama in DinoLand U.S.A. at Disney's Animal Kingdom.
08/11 - Would You Rather: Kali River Rapids or Grizzly River Run? We are going bi-coastal for today's Would You Rather, comparing a classic rapid river ride from each coast to see which will come out on top.
08/11 - Walt Disney World Guest Captures Video of Lightning Bolt Strike at Hollywood Studios Guests visiting Walt Disney World captured some remarkable footage Monday night of lightning at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
08/11 - Julio Gosdinski, Co-owner of Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round, Passes Away Julio Gosdinski, beloved co-owner and operator of the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round, passed away on Friday, August 7th at age 49.
08/11 - 5 Little Touches to Improve Your Next Vacation Most of us have a few tips and tricks up our sleeves that help in making our vacation the best it can possibly be. One DIS contributor shares his favorites!
08/11 - Less Obvious Disney Bucket List Items This is what makes Disney great: there is something for everyone to pine for! Let's take a look at my Disney bucket list.
08/11 - First Look at New EPCOT Entrance Fountain Pylons Disney Imagineer Zach Ridley shares a first look at the EPCOT entrance fountain pylons that were installed overnight!
08/10 - VIDEO: Fantasyland Friends Cavalcade at Magic Kingdom The Fantasyland Friends Cavalcade is one of the sporadic character parades that happens at Magic Kingdom randomly throughout the day. Gaston, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Alice, Peter Pan, Mary Poppins, and Aladdin all make an appearance in the parade!
08/10 - Disney Removes Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge Announcement from D23 Expo Story Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge has now been removed from Disney's D23 Expo article, thus leading to the thought that the project has been cancelled.
08/10 - Adventures by Disney Suspends Most Departures through October 31st Adventures by Disney has announced that most departures through October 31st, 2020 have now been cancelled.
08/10 - Disney Cruise Line Discounts and Special Offers Released the Week of August 10, 2020 This week's update includes some interesting new discounts on the Disney Wonder sailing out of Galveston and New Orleans.
08/10 - She's How Old?: Why I Took My Daughter to Disney Before She Was Three Since I go to the Disney theme parks all the time, people often ask me, "What's the best age to start taking your child to Disney?"
08/10 - Monday Merch Meeting: Homeware, Kitchen, runDisney, Chess, Bedding, Jewelry & More! It's another Monday and another Merch Meeting here at the DIS, where we look at another week's worth of merchandise offerings from the Disney powers that be.
08/10 - Give Kids The World Mask Design Available! Purchase a Give Kids The World Mask and all proceeds will go to Give Kids The World!
08/10 - DVC Show: Would You Rather Boardwalk or Riviera In this episode, the panel discusses if they would rather stay at Disney's BoardWalk Resort OR Disney's Riviera Resort and also which they would prefer purchasing a contract for. Now it's your turn to vote!
08/09 - WDW Passholders Receive Further Info Regarding Refund Policy & Aug. 11 Deadline WDW annual passholders have received communication this morning via email and push notification with details regarding important dates and refund policy.
08/08 - Walt Disney World Theme Park Hours - August | September | October Stay up-to-date on the ever-changing theme park hours at the Walt Disney World Resort.
08/08 - Magic Kingdom's PeopleMover Now Listed as Currently Under Refurbishment The Walt Disney World website now shows the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover in Magic Kingdom as under refurbishment.
08/08 - Saturday Snacks: Recreating California Grill's Classic Chocolate Pudding Cake Anything with "chocolate," "pudding," or "cake" in the title is right up our alley! Plus, wouldn't it be great if we discovered a new go-to recipe?
08/08 - DVC Fan: DVC Resumes Right of First Refusal Buybacks On Friday, we learned from our sponsors at the DVC Store that Disney has resumed buybacks of resale contracts via ROFR.
08/07 - Walt Disney World Shortens Theme Park Hours Starting September 8 Walt Disney World has adjusted the hours for their theme parks starting September 8th, with World Showcase closing 2 hours early and other parks 1 hour early.
08/07 - Executive Chef at EPCOT's France Pavilion to Retire After 38-Year Career As reported on ScottJosephOrlando.com, the Executive Chef of 38 years at EPCOT's France pavilion, Bruno Vrignon, announced his retirement on Friday.
08/07 - UPDATE: Court Reverses Walt Disney World Property Tax Win A Florida appellate court has reversed a June decision on Walt Disney World Resort property taxes and has ordered a new appraisal.
08/07 - DCL Fan: Kicking off the Holiday Season on a Very Merrytime Cruise DCL Fan contributor Brouke Reynolds describes how her family has taken a three-night Very Merrytime Bahamian cruise the weekend before Thanksgiving on the Disney Dream every year and what they love about it!
08/07 - VIDEO: An Afternoon at EPCOT | The Land, The Seas, & More Join us at EPCOT today as we explore The Seas pavilion, ride the attractions in The Land pavilion, explore the DVC Member lounge, and more!
08/07 - 15:30:45:60 - A Wait Time Discussion of Magic Kingdom Considering queue theming and the attractions themselves, which Magic Kingdom rides would you wait 15 minutes in line for? How about 30, 45, or 60 minutes?
08/07 - "Disneyland: The First 65 Years" - A Two-Day Auction Starting August 15, 2020 Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, CA is celebrating the 65th anniversary of Disneyland with a one-of-a-kind, two-day auction starting on August 15th.
08/07 - DVC Fan: 2021 DVC Member Cruise Booking Starts Saturday August 8th Booking for the 2021 Disney Vacation Club Member Cruise to the Western Caribbean begins this Saturday, August 8th, at 10:00 am, EST!
08/06 - DCL Fan: When Will the Disney Wonder Return to Alaska? With some Canadian experts prediction that the border won't open until sometime next year, will the Wonder be able to return to Vancouver to cruise Alaska in 2021?
08/06 - Woman Who Brought CBD Oil to Magic Kingdom Files Wrongful Arrest Lawsuit Against Disney A lawsuit has been filed by attorney Ben Crump on behalf of a North Carolina grandmother who was arrested at Magic Kingdom for having CBD oil in her possession.
08/06 - Would You Rather: Meet & Greet Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty? In today's Would You Rather, we are going to make you choose between to fairytale classic princesses to see who will come out on top.
08/06 - Florida Governor Ends Tri-State Travel Restrictions According to the Orlando Sentinel, Governor DeSantis has rescinded the travel restrictions previously placed on those visiting Florida from the Tri-State area.
08/06 - Ride Ideas For 6 Disney Films That Should Have Their Own Attractions I'm sure I'm not the only one who would like to see some of the Disney classics come to life in the form of an attraction. Let's dream together!
08/06 - VIDEO: Big Thunder Mountain is the Best Magic Kingdom Mountain When it comes to Magic Kingdom's mountains, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad beats out Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and Craig explains why in this video!
08/05 - California Adventure Shares Fun Facts About The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure The Disneyland Resort wanted to give fans a taste of the parks with a new "Ride & Learn" video featuring The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure.
08/05 - Disney Shares First Look at Tinker Bell Magnet Being Mailed to Annual Passholders Later this month, Walt Disney World Annual Passholders will be receiving a special surprise Tinker Bell magnet in their mailbox as a welcome back gift.
08/05 - DVC Fan: DVC Moonlight Magic Events Cancelled for Remainder of 2020 Disney Vacation Club announced today the cancellation of the remaining Moonlight Magic events scheduled for this calendar year.
08/05 - A Note to Those Who've Had to Cancel a Disney Vacation Having to cancel a vacation (or having one cancelled for you) for reasons beyond your control is hard. Let's meet for a virtual cup of coffee and chat.
08/05 - Walt Disney World Annual Passholders Can Get 30% Discount on shopDisney for a Limited Time Walt Disney World Annual Passholders can now receive a 30% discount on shopDisney.com and on the shopDisney app through August 14, 2020.
08/05 - DCL Fan: Cruise Industry Association Extends Suspension of Operations Through October 31 CLIA has extended the suspension of cruise line operations through October 31, 2020.
08/05 - Give Kids The World Mask Design Available! Purchase a Give Kids The World Mask and all proceeds will go to Give Kids The World!
08/05 - Disney Dining at Home: Blue Bayou It's time to light those candles and enjoy your Blue Bayou experience...in the comfort of your very own home!
08/05 - Disney Parks Moms Panel Officially Changes Name to planDisney Beginning today, the new official name of the Disney Parks Moms Panel will change to simply planDisney.
08/04 - The Walt Disney Company 3rd Quarter Earnings Report Shows Revenue Down 42% The Walt Disney Company released their earnings report for the 3rd fiscal quarter of 2020, showing revenue down 42% and income down 72% over last year.
08/04 - Would You Rather: T-Rex Cafe or Rainforest Cafe? Today we're asking you to pick between your favorite dining animatronics to see which of these two dining experiences will come out on top.
08/04 - DCL Fan: CDC Clears Wonder and Dream Crew to Use Commercial Transportation The Centers for Disease Control has cleared the Disney Wonder and Disney Dream to send crew members home via commercial transportation.
08/04 - Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day with this Recipe from the Grand Floridian Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day with this AMAZING recipe from the Pastry Chefs at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa!
08/04 - Building a Disney Bucket List Even if you don't realize it, I bet most Disney fans have a Bucket List. Let's go over a few experiences that are on my list. What's on yours?
08/04 - DVC Fan: Touring the "New" DVC Member Lounge at EPCOT Join us as we check out the changes to the DVC Member Lounge in EPCOT and explore what new social distancing measures have been implemented!
08/03 - VIDEO: Frozen Promenade Around World Showcase at Epcot Anna and Elsa may not be at their Royal Sommerhus meeting guests for the time being, but that doesn't mean you can't still spot your favorite sisters from Frozen!
08/03 - We Know Disney's 3rd Quarter Earnings Call Will Be Ugly; What About Their Recovery Plans? Tuesday is when The Walt Disney Company's quarterly earnings call takes place and we know the numbers will be bleak, but how will Disney recover?
08/03 - Let's Take a Look Around EPCOT's Reimagined Entrance Area When EPCOT reopened to the public on July 15th, both sides of the newly reimagined entrance area opened as well. Let's take a look around the new area!
08/03 - Splash Mountain Ride Vehicle Sinks Causing Delay in Opening Guests at Magic Kingdom who rode the Splash Mountain attraction on Sunday were shocked as their log boat started taking on water rather quickly.
08/03 - Moving to Orlando: Living in Clermont- The Choice of Champions There are many reasons why this community is perfect for us, but there are many reasons why it may just be what you're looking for, too.
08/03 - Monday Merch Meeting: Halloween, Costumes, PJs, NBA, DCL, Aulani & More Welcome to another week of Disney products here at the Monday Merch Meeting! Buckle up; there are a lot of new items on the agenda!
08/03 - DVC Show: How to Spot a Deal When Buying Resale In this episode of The DVC Show, the panel discusses how to spot a deal when looking at Disney Vacation Club resale contracts!
08/02 - Discounts on Very Merrytime Cruises are Now Available; 125% Future Cruise Credit if DCL Cancels While we don't yet know the status of this year's Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World, those who are looking for a different way to celebrate the holiday season can save big on Disney Cruise Line's 2020 Very Merrytime sailings.
08/01 - 5 Things Walt Disney World Veterans Should Know About Disneyland In this article, DIS contributor Heather Jones discusses 5 things Walt Disney World veterans should know about Disneyland!
08/01 - VIDEO: Top 3 Trending Discussion Threads | DIS Boards | 08/01/20 These are the top 3 trending threads on DISBoards.com for the week of 07/26/20 - 08/01/20.
08/01 - Saturday Snacks: Let's Bake Ghirardelli's Chocolate Chip Cookies! We're jumping in and whipping up another recipe with "Ghirardelli' in the name. It goes without saying that I have high hopes for this weekend's recipe. Yum!
07/31 - VIDEO: Star Wars Characters Social Distancing at Walt Disney World While the main way to see characters at Walt Disney World right now is character cavalcades that roll (or float) through the parks, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge has a different approach.
07/31 - Would You Rather - DCL Edition: Disney Dreams or Beauty and the Beast Stage Spectacular? In this week's edition of the DCL Edition of our Would You Rather series, we are turning our attention to the stage shows of the high seas to find out which you prefer. Head to the article and vote in our poll!
07/31 - VIDEO: Returning to Disney's Magic Kingdom | Atmosphere, Rides & Dinner at Jungle Skipper Join Fiasco at Magic Kingdom for the first time since the parks reopened at Walt Disney World! As well we will wrap up today's vlog with a dinner at Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen!
07/31 - UPDATE: Hurricane Isaias Expected to Bring Heavy Rain to Central Florida Friday Evening Keep an eye on this story as it will be updated several times daily throughout the day and over the weekend.
07/31 - Disney's Animal Kingdom Welcomes Colorful Baby Mandrill A baby mandrill, seen above with mother Scarlett, was born July 25, 2020, at Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World.
07/31 - DCL Fan: Five People You Don't Want to be on Disney Cruise Line Yes, my friends, the series that started its sarcastic existence over on the DIS, based on the more peculiar characters from the parks, has now ventured over to the sailing seas of Disney Cruise Line.
07/31 - How Disney Beats All Others in Customer Service It's no secret that the Walt Disney Company offers some of the best customer service in the world and in this article, we dive into some of the reasons why.
07/31 - Disney Rumor Round Up July 2020 Welcome to the July 2020 edition of Disney Rumor Round Up!
07/30 - VIDEO: Mickey and Friends Cavalcade at Magic Kingdom The Mickey and Friends Cavalcade is one of the sporadic character parades that happens at Magic Kingdom randomly throughout the day.
07/30 - Would You Rather: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train or Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid? Welcome back to Would You Rather where today we are letting you save one of two Magic Kingdom attractions from refurbishment on your next hypothetical vacation.
07/30 - DCL Fan: Happy 22nd Birthday Disney Magic: My Favorite Memories It's the 22nd birthday of the Disney Magic, so here are some favorite memories from our sailings aboard that classic ship.
07/30 - Disney and Pixar Announce 'Luca' - New Film Set to Splash Into Theaters in Summer 2021 Disney and Pixar's next movie - Luca - will introduce a boy named Luca as he experiences an unforgettable summer in a seaside town on the Italian Riviera.
07/30 - Walt Disney World Swan Hotel Reopens; FL Residents & Passholders Can Save Up to 30% The Walt Disney World Swan Resort has reopened to guests and Annual Passholders and Florida Residents can receive up to a 30 percent discount!
07/30 - DVC Fan: Grand Floridian Magic Kingdom Walking Path Nears Completion The long-awaited walking path that will connect Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to the Magic Kingdom is inching its way closer toward completion. Come take a closer look with us!
07/30 - Beating the Heat at Magic Kingdom Drinking water and taking breaks are great, but you want to experience the park! So what attractions should you do? Here are a few "Beat the Heat" must-dos.
07/29 - Tripadvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards Names Magic Kingdom Top Amusement Park In Tripadvisor's 2020 Travelers' Choice Awards, the Magic Kingdom was named the top amusement park in the world, knocking off Universal's Islands of Adventure.
07/29 - VIDEO: Social Distancing Jungle Cruise POV | Magic Kingdom Jungle Cruise added social distancing measures when it reopened at Magic Kingdom including a blocker between the Jungle Cruise skipper and guests as well as clear plexiglass dividers between different parties on each boat.
07/29 - DCL Fan: Potential Cruisers Can Weigh in With the CDC on How Future Cruises Should Look In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, you now have a chance to tell the CDC what would make you feel safe enough to take a cruise.
07/29 - Disney Confessional: The Craziest Things I've Seen at Disney Let's share a giggle while I confess to you 3 times when I've fallen victim to my judgment-laden curiosity in the parks.
07/29 - DVC Fan: Fall 2021 Disney Cruise Line Booking Now Open for DVC Members Disney Vacation Club Members are now eligible to book new Fall 2021 Disney Cruise Line reservations!
07/28 - Disney Celebrates Daytime Emmy Wins and Primetime Emmy Nominations The Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced today and the Daytime Emmy Awards were handed out this weekend, with both featuring several Disney mentions.
07/28 - National Hurricane Center Designates Projected Tropical Cyclone Nine and Its Forecasted Path The National Hurricane Center announced that potential Tropical Cyclone Nine is forecast to become Tropical Storm Isaias as it heads toward the U.S. this week.
07/28 - Would You Rather: Be Our Guest or Cinderella's Royal Table? We love ourselves some character dining, and for this Would You Rather, we wanted to know what our DISers prefer between two fan favorites.
07/28 - A Return to DVC, Disney World, and Universal: What Does it Look and Feel Like? We came back. One of the questions on people's mind is: How does it feel? I am here to tell you what it was like from one lens over five days.
07/28 - VIDEO: A Physician's Thoughts After Spending 16 Nights at Universal & Disney In this video, Ryno talks about a popular thread on DISboards.com. Poster DurangoJim spent 16 nights at Universal and Disney and wants to let people know about their family's experience.
07/28 - DVC Fan: What I Appreciate About DVC Resorts DVC Fan contributor Amy Krieger shares the many things she has come to appreciate about being a Disney Vacation Club Member and staying at the resorts!
07/27 - Making Lemonade from Lemons: Face Masks, Your Beautiful Smile, & Your Disney Vacation Photos With face masks being required at so many public locations, making sure to wear your smile is still important, too - especially in photos.
07/27 - Temperature Screenings Now Required at Disney World Table Service Locations WDW has updated their website to indicate that, in order to dine at a table service location, guests will need to submit to a temperature screening.
07/27 - Moving to Orlando: Finding a Job in Orlando One of the most common questions we get is about finding employment in Orlando. Before you start looking for a job, though, it's important to keep some facts in mind.
07/27 - DVC Show: Disneyland Hotel DVC Tower Plans In this episode, the panel discusses the Disneyland Hotel DVC Tower that has now been approved by the City of Anaheim planning commission as of 07/20/20!
07/27 - Monday Merch Meeting: Nike, DVC, Loungefly, Pins, Restocks and More! This week's look at Disney merchandise features new pins, Loungefly backpacks, DVC spirit jerseys, Nike shirts for guys, and much more.
07/27 - Walt Disney World Announces Adjusted Opening Dates for Select Resort Hotels As the Walt Disney World Resort continues their phased approach to reopening, they have decided to adjust the reopening dates for some of their Resort hotels.
07/26 - VIDEO: Ryno's First Time Back at a Walt Disney World Theme Park | Disney's Hollywood Studios In this video, Ryno tells you about his first day back at Disney's Hollywood Studios after Walt Disney World's reopening.
07/26 - My Wish List: Van Eaton Auction - Disneyland: The First 65 Years Here's a wish list of items from Van Eaton Galleries' latest auction, Disneyland: The First 65 Years.
07/26 - DVC Fan: DVC Sunrise - Copper Creek Villas & Cabins We headed out early this morning to catch the sunrise over Bay Lake from Disney's Copper Creek Villas & Cabins. Hope you enjoy!
07/26 - VIDEO: The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Random Loop | Walt Disney World Sit back, relax, and enjoy a loop of The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights! This amazing holiday tradition lit up Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World from 1995 through January 6, 2016 when the lights turned off permanently.
07/25 - VIDEO: Hanging Out at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort We were fortunate enough to stay at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort for a few nights in July, so we wanted to share a brief look at our time there including a room and hotel tour, some food thrown in, and plenty of fun.
07/25 - DVC Fan: Should I Fly for My Next DVC Trip? Is it safe to fly to Walt Disney World? DVC Fan contributor Paul Krieger shares his recent experience flying from Pittsburgh to Orlando!
07/25 - Saturday Snacks: Let's Make Disney Cruise Line's Island Navigator Smoothie! Happy Saturday! What could be better to bring a little summer sunshine into your kitchen this weekend than a tropical drink?
07/24 - Disney Cruise Line Shares Full Video of Tangled: The Musical Disney Cruise Line is sharing some of the excitement that can be found onboard with this special presentation of Tangled: The Musical.
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