PHOTOS: Disney’s Riviera Resort and Skyliner Station – Construction Update 9/4/19

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We’re getting closer and closer to the December opening of Disney’s Riviera Resort, the new Disney Vacation Club location in Walt Disney World. Let’s see how things have progressed since our last update. Disney Skyliner – Riviera Resort Station Let’s start with the Riviera Resort’s Skyliner station, as it will be (technically) the first thing … Read more

PHOTOS: Construction Continues on Epcot Entrance Enhancements (New Concrete Poured, Lamp Post Placement, and More!)

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Big changes are happening at the front of Epcot. Inside the park, as well out just outside the gates, work is underway to improve the overall entrance experience for guests. Let’s see what’s changed since our last update. Currently, no matter from which direction you enter the park, you’re confronted with construction fences. You’ll notice … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: Epcot 8/30/19 (Food & Wine Begins, Construction Updates, and a Touching Tribute to Buzzy!)

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It’s finally that special time of year at Epcot: that’s right, it’s the Food and Wine Festival! Let’s see what they have in store for us. Food and Wine If you’re an Annual Passholder, make sure you go and grab your AP magnet! It’s Minnie Mouse until the 15th of October, when they switch it … Read more

VIDEO: Initial Preparations Begin at Epcot Ahead of Hurricane Dorian


Hurricane Dorian is headed for Florida, and Disney has already begun preparations all over property to secure everything ahead of the storm. Will the parks stay open? What happens at all of the construction sites? Can Spaceship Earth survive a Category 4 storm? Our video below explains just a few ways they get ready for a … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: Animal Kingdom 8/29/19 (No Crowds for Extra, Extra Magic Hours, Limited Time Characters, Annual Passholder Perks and More!)

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Good morning from Disney’s Animal Kingdom! While everyone else was up at the crack of dawn for the Grand Opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Hollywood Studios, I decided to go somewhere quieter. Let’s see what the park had in store for us. Extra Magic Hours started at 7:00 AM this morning. It’s a … Read more

PHOTOS: The Odyssey Receives Bright New Pink and Blue Sections as Pavilion Repainting Continues at Epcot

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When we first noticed the repainting project on The Odyssey building at Epcot, we assumed they were going for a more neutral scheme. Well, today we got the first glimpse of a bright, colorful new future for the building. This is the first wall to receive any color so far. A bright blue section of … Read more

PHOTOS: Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Skyliner Station Construction Update – 8/27/19 (New Kiosk, Bus Stop, and Other Details)

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We’ve been keeping tabs on the Caribbean Beach station for Disney’s Skyliner for some time now. As the largest of the stations, we’ve been extra curious to see how the final product ends up. Let’s see how it’s progressing as we get closer to the Grand Opening of the Skyliner next month. After the construction … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: Epcot 8/27/19 (More Work in Future World, Food and Wine Preparations, and a Characterpalooza!)

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Let’s take a lap around Epcot, shall we? It’s only a couple of miles… Future World These mysterious construction walls are up just behind Spaceship Earth. It’s probably just concrete or utility work. We’ll see what happens. When one is at Epcot, one must go to Club Cool. This is a steadfast rule I’ve lived … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: Hollywood Studios 8/27/19 (Refurbishments Are Wrapping Up, Fun With The Citizens of Hollywood, Galaxy’s Edge Prep, and More!)

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Good morning from Hollywood! Let’s see what’s happening in the land of movie magic. Outside the Park The Disney Skyliner looks about ready to open. It’s scheduled to be up and running by the end of September. I noticed today that they have neon lighting on the spires of the station, which is a great … Read more

PHOTOS: Resort Airline Check-In Area Currently Under Refurbishment at Disney’s Pop Century Resort

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If you’re staying as a resort guest at Disney’s Pop Century in the near future, and you plan on using Disney’s Resort Airline Check-in service, you may want to be aware of some ongoing refurbishments. On the right-hand side of the lobby, you’ll see that the hallway that is normally home to the Resort Airline … Read more

PHOTOS: Construction Continues on Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure in the France Pavilion at Epcot

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Come with me to the France pavilion at Epcot and we’ll take a look at how construction is going on Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure. There are a few notable changes since the last time we were here. Most notably is the work happening on and around the facade for the attraction. The scaffolding has been up … Read more

PHOTOS: Disney du Jour Dance Party Moves to New Stage for 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

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The Disney du Jour Dance Party, a kid-friendly music experience, premiered at Epcot last year during the 2018 Food and Wine Festival. The event took place on the stage attached to the Fountain of Nations, just behind Spaceship Earth. When it was announced that the dance party was returning this year, we weren’t quite sure … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: Epcot 8/25/19 (Construction Walls Go Up, Food and Wine Walls Come Down, ETC.)

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Walls go up, walls come down. Such is the new circle of life for Epcot. With a whole host of changes on the horizon for the park, it’s something we’re going to have to get used to. Let’s see what’s happening today. They’re doing some concrete work right behind Spaceship Earth. Probably just minor utility … Read more

PHOTOS: International Gateway and Skyliner Station Construction Update 8/25/19 (New Security Area Foundation, Skyliner Archway) at Epcot

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Construction has been underway at Epcot’s International Gateway for some time now, as part of a larger project across property to improve all the park entrances. Along with the Epcot Disney Skyliner station right next door, this area feels like it’s been behind walls forever. Luckily, it looks like they’re making good progress since our … Read more

PHOTOS: Gallery of Arts and History Closed for Refurbishment at the Morocco Pavilion in Epcot

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The “Gallery of Arts and History” in the Morocco pavilion at Epcot is currently closed for refurbishment. The gallery houses artifacts and motifs of Moroccan culture. The exhibit is scheduled to be closed from August 19th through September 29th. Until recently, the gallery housed an exhibit titled “Moroccan Style: The Art of Personal Adornment”. That … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: Hollywood Studios 8/22/19 (Tower of Terror Anniversary Pin, Construction Updates, and Galaxy’s Edge is Almost Here!)

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Good morning from Disney’s Hollywood Studios! We’re t-minus one week from the Grand Opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: East Coast Edition. Let’s see what’s going on in the rest of the park while we wait patiently for our tickets to Batuu. Welcome to Hollywood Chip and Dale have been meeting outside Sid Cahuenga’s at … Read more