WDW News Today https://wdwnt.com The Worldwide Leader in Disney Parks News Sat, 24 Feb 2018 03:02:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 https://wdwnt.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/wdwnt-favicon-150x150.jpg WDW News Today https://wdwnt.com 32 32 A source for news, information, and fun centered around the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. A weekly podcast filled with trip planning information, attraction history, current events, listener interaction, entertaining discussions, and plenty of comedy. WDWNT LLC clean episodic WDWNT LLC wdwnewstoday@gmail.com wdwnewstoday@gmail.com (WDWNT LLC) Copyright 2007-2018 WDWNT LLC Brought to you by WDWNT, The Worldwide Leader in Disney Parks News WDW News Today http://wdwnt.com/wp-content/plugins/powerpress/rss_default.jpg https://wdwnt.com webmaster@wdwnt.com TV-PG Orlando, Florida Occasionally Support WDWNT on Patreon 47531334 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN – WDWNT Podcast Episode 381 “Pressing Issues” https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/download-listen-wdwnt-podcast-episode-381/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/download-listen-wdwnt-podcast-episode-381/#respond Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:35:16 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86740 Have you heard this week’s WDW News Today Podcast? If you haven’t, here’s what you can expect: Join Tom Corless for a variety show dedicated to the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. On this week’s show, we have another edition of “Pressing Issues” covering the biggest news stories since the last podcast. To […]

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PHOTOS: New Brickwork Unveiled on Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland Park https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/photos-new-brickwork-unveiled-main-street-u-s-disneyland-park/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/photos-new-brickwork-unveiled-main-street-u-s-disneyland-park/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 23:17:15 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86916 Today the Disney Parks Blog shared three photos of the new brickwork in Main Street, U.S.A in Disneyland Park. This is the first time that the horse-drawn streetcar track is replaced entirely, and for the occasion the brickwork is also being refurbished through the whole length of Main Street, U.S.A. The photo’s show us a […]

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VIDEO: Disney’s “A Wrinkle In Time” Advance Film Tickets Go On Sale Today; New TV Spot Available https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/video-disneys-wrinkle-time-advance-film-tickets-go-sale-today-new-tv-spot-available/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/video-disneys-wrinkle-time-advance-film-tickets-go-sale-today-new-tv-spot-available/#comments Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:31:20 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86790 Advance tickets for Disney’s upcoming “A Wrinkle in Time” go on sale today, and here is a new TV spot to celebrate! Please share with your readers and encourage them to purchase tickets now via Fandango and other ticketing websites. Disney is making it easier than ever to buy-out theaters for screenings of “A Wrinkle […]

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VIDEO: A New Ballad from The Broadway Version of Frozen https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/video-new-ballad-broadway-version-frozen/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/video-new-ballad-broadway-version-frozen/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:07:50 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86851 Disney decided a while ago to adapt the famous film Frozen for a Broadway show. These stage shows often feature more music than films, so the Oscar-winning writer couple Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez had to write new music. I can imagine this was a challenge, considering the success of the Frozen-soundtrack containing Let It […]

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RUMOR: Disneyland Annual Pass Program to be Revamped Due to Star Wars – Galaxy’s Edge https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/rumor-disneyland-resort-ap-program-revamp-prior-debut-star-wars-galaxys-edge/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/rumor-disneyland-resort-ap-program-revamp-prior-debut-star-wars-galaxys-edge/#comments Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:21:17 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86703 Recently, the Disneyland Resort has raised ticket prices, most notably raising Annual Pass prices by 18%. A spokesperson for the Disneyland Resort stated that changes to the Annual Passholder program would be coming by the end of the year. This has caused a lot of speculation in the Disney fan community. Now, we are getting […]

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SHOP: Save 30% on Disney Fan Tees with This Weekend’s TeePublic Flash Sale https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/shop-save-30-disney-fan-tees-todays-teepublic-valentines-day-flash-sale-2/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/shop-save-30-disney-fan-tees-todays-teepublic-valentines-day-flash-sale-2/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:03:10 +0000 https://wdwnt.com?p=86858&preview=true&preview_id=86858 You aren’t going to want to miss the flash sale over at Tee Public! It ends Sunday, so you are going to want to hurry if there is a tee you have been wanting to pick up! Plus if you are all looking to add to your Disney coffee cup collection they are all on […]

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PHOTO REPORT: Epcot 2/23/18 (Wonders of Life, Flower and Garden, New Norway Merchandise, New Sake Bar, ETC.) https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/photo-report-epcot-2-23-18-wonders-life-flower-garden-new-norway-merchandise-new-sake-bar-etc/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/photo-report-epcot-2-23-18-wonders-life-flower-garden-new-norway-merchandise-new-sake-bar-etc/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:32:25 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86353 Our latest photo report brings us to Epcot as the International Festival of the Arts comes to an end and the park prepares for the Flower and Garden Festival next week. Figment Welcomes You You’re Beary Welcome The Disney Vacation Club kiosk by Canada has added these carved bear statues. The idea is it will draw […]

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Pinocchio Village Haus in Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom to Begin Table Service Dinner Buffet https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/pinocchio-village-haus-fantasyland-magic-kingdom-begin-table-service-dinner-buffet/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/pinocchio-village-haus-fantasyland-magic-kingdom-begin-table-service-dinner-buffet/#comments Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:00:43 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86094 In one of the stranger occurrences in dining of the last few years, the Pinocchio Village Haus counter service restaurant at the Magic Kingdom is set to start a buffet-style dinner service soon. Similar to the Be Our Guest Restaurant, the establishment will be a counter service dining experience during the day and a table service […]

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VIDEO: Watch The Intro & New Theme Song for Disney’s “Muppet Babies” https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/video-watch-new-intro-disneys-muppet-babies/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/video-watch-new-intro-disneys-muppet-babies/#comments Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:35:57 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86798 Check out the new opening and familiar theme song for the upcoming reboot of Disney’s Muppet Babies and below, you can see a video of what went into making this song and the excitement of releasing something familiar with a modern take on the beloved Muppet Babies series. The MUPPET BABIES are here to make […]

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New Additions to Extra Magic Time in Disneyland Paris https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/new-additions-extra-magic-time-disneyland-paris/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/new-additions-extra-magic-time-disneyland-paris/#comments Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:47:45 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86829 As an equivalent to the Extra Magic Hours in Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris has Extra Magic Time. The Parks will open at 10 AM, but Disney hotel guests and Annual Passholders (Magic Plus and Infinity) can enter the park at 08:30AM to enjoy a couple rides and meet some characters in a less crowded environment. […]

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“See Ya’ Real Late” with Tom Corless Returns Tonight with Cornac, Match Game, and More Fun for W.I.G.S. Members https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/see-ya-real-late-tom-corless-returns-tonight-cornac-match-game-fun-w-g-s-members-2/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/see-ya-real-late-tom-corless-returns-tonight-cornac-match-game-fun-w-g-s-members-2/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:38:56 +0000 https://wdwnt.com?p=86840&preview=true&preview_id=86840 Tonight, “See Ya’ Real Late” with Tom Corless airs as an exclusive program for members of the WDWNT Inner Globe Society on Patreon. For seven (yeah, seven) years, this “fake late night talk show” has been combining guest interviews and WDWNT’s unique comedy styling and characters in a LIVE, unpredictable, highly offensive, and interactive program. […]

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BREAKING: Disneyland Adding Tiki Room & Jungle Cruise Themed Restaurant in Adventureland https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/breaking-disneyland-adding-tiki-room-jungle-cruise-themed-restaurant-adventureland/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/breaking-disneyland-adding-tiki-room-jungle-cruise-themed-restaurant-adventureland/#comments Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:13:10 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86824 There will soon be a new area of Adventureland to explore at Disneyland park. The former Aladdin’s Oasis will soon be transformed to The Tropical Hideaway! This new experience will soon appear along the tropical shores nestled between the Jungle Cruise and “Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room.” This one-of-a-kind destination will be a popular rest […]

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BREAKING: Wonders of Life Pavilion at Epcot No Longer Festival Center, New Attractions Coming? https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/breaking-wonders-life-pavilion-epcot-no-longer-festival-center-new-attractions-coming/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/breaking-wonders-life-pavilion-epcot-no-longer-festival-center-new-attractions-coming/#comments Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:54:54 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86770 With the recent roof refurbishment of the pavilion, we assumed that the former Wonders of Life was getting ready for another run as the Festival Center for the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival beginning next week. Apparently something bigger is planned for this space as Disney announced today that it will no longer be […]

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PHOTO REPORT: Downtown Disney 2/22/18 (World of Disney, Splitsville, New Disney Home Store, ETC.) https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/photo-report-downtown-disney-2-22-18-world-disney-splitsville-new-disney-home-store-etc/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/photo-report-downtown-disney-2-22-18-world-disney-splitsville-new-disney-home-store-etc/#comments Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:01:39 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86209 Even Downtown Disney is not immune to the construction war zone that is Disneyland Resort currently, as you’ll see in our latest photo report: Welcome The tram loading area is still under construction. For the first time in forever on a weekend, the tram loading zone did not seem crowded. Could everyone have gotten the […]

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Construction Set to Begin on Planet Hollywood Counter Service Restaurant at Disney Springs https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/construction-set-begin-planet-hollywood-counter-service-restaurant-disney-springs/ https://wdwnt.com/2018/02/construction-set-begin-planet-hollywood-counter-service-restaurant-disney-springs/#comments Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:56:33 +0000 https://wdwnt.com/?p=86785 Announced some time ago, work is set to commence on the Planet Hollywood counter service restaurant at Disney Springs. The new establishment will be located somewhere within the existing building of the Planet Hollywood Observatory at Disney Springs. No opening date has been announced as of yet.

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