REVIEW: ‘Inside Out 2’ Is An Emotional Upgrade From the Original

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Warning: This article contains spoilers. Get emotional (in a good way) over “Inside Out 2” as we return to the mind of Riley (Kensington Tallman), now 13, as she navigates her emotions and the complexities of growing up. Joy (Amy Poehler), Sadness (Phyllis Smith), Anger (Lewis Black), Fear (Tony Hale), and Disgust (Liza Lapira) are … Read more

Walt Disney World Confirms Return of 4th of July Fireworks and More

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Walt Disney World has announced its slate of 4th of July offerings, including extended park hours, fireworks, and more. Magic Kingdom Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky will return to Magic Kingdom on July 3 and 4 at 9:20 p.m. A DJ will be there to celebrate in the evening, … Read more

Disney Cruise Line Itineraries Released for Fall 2025 – Spring 2026

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Disney Cruise Line has released the fall 2025 – spring 2026 itineraries. Read the official release below. Today, Disney Cruise Line released TWO seasons of thrilling itineraries, spanning sailings from fall 2025 to spring 2026.   Four beautiful ships, the Disney Fantasy, Disney Wish, Disney Treasure and Disney Dream, will regularly sail to one or both … Read more

Test Track Refurbishment Materials Already Staged in Guest View & More: Daily Recap (6/16/24)

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Test Track refurbishment construction materials were already staged in guest view on the attraction’s last day of operations, a former Turtle Talk With Crush Cast Member went viral, and “Inside Out 2” enjoyed a successful opening weekend at the box office — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Sunday, June 16, 2024. … Read more

Disney Vacation Club Teases Summer Member Event

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Disney Vacation Club took to Instagram to tease an upcoming summer member event. The account shared two images. The first sketch-style illustration shows Mickey walking up a hill with the sun peeking in the background. A sign reads, “coming this summer.” The second image features Minnie and Mickey in front of the DVC crest. This … Read more

Big Thunder Mountain Reportedly Closing for Major Refurbishment & More: Daily Recap (6/15/24)

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is reportedly closing for a major refurbishment as part of the Magic Kingdom expansion, a Disney World food and beverage union has filed a list of demands, and Rex from “Toy Story” is coming to Shanghai Disney Resort — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Saturday, June 15, … Read more

New EPCOT Park Entrance Sign Installed

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A new EPCOT park entrance sign has been installed to match the updated logo style. New EPCOT Park Entrance Sign The new park entrance sign sits back on the sod, away from the path. It’s located at the bus stop entrance and has an arrow directing guests to follow the correct path to the park … Read more

Disney Vacation Club Lounge Replacing Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade at Magic Kingdom & More: Daily Recap (6/13/24)

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Disney has confirmed that a DVC lounge is replacing the Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade at Magic Kingdom, a new Matterhorn tiki mug is coming to Disneyland, and a new “Change Your Ticket” feature was added to the Disneyland app — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Thursday, June 13, 2024. Walt Disney World … Read more

Showtimes Released for ¡Celebración Encanto! at CommuniCore Plaza in EPCOT

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June 10 marks the opening of CommuniCore Hall and Plaza at EPCOT, including a new limited-time show: ¡Celebración Encanto! Featuring trivia, sing-alongs, and appearances from Mirabel and Bruno, the show is performed on the new stage in the plaza. ¡Celebración Encanto! Showtimes At this time, showtimes are only available on the display in the park. … Read more

EPCOT Map Updated to Include CommuniCore Hall & Plaza

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The digital EPCOT map has been updated to include CommuniCore Hall and Plaza, which are now open. The paper guidemaps inside the park were not updated at this time. However, the digital map on My Disney Experience shows the new areas. CommuniCore Hall, also home to the new Mickey & Friends meet and greet, is … Read more

Magic Kingdom Thief Stole Guest’s Backpack & More: Daily Recap (6/9/24)

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A thief stole a guest’s backpack and threw their driver’s license in a toilet, a new World Showcase Passport is available featuring Figment, and we got a preview of the new CommuniCore Hall at EPCOT — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Sunday, June 9, 2024. Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom EPCOT … Read more

Magic Kingdom Thief Stole Guest’s Backpack, Threw Driver’s License in the Toilet, and Ordered Uber Eats

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At the Most Magical Place on Earth, a thief stole a woman’s belongings, threw her driver’s license in the toilet and then tried to ring up UberEats on her credit card, according to a new sheriff’s report. The Magic Kingdom theft happened March 14,  but it took the Orange County Sheriff’s Office several months to … Read more

Haunted Mansion Library Bust Changing Faces With Projector at Magic Kingdom & More: Daily Recap (6/8/24)

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One of the busts in the library of the Haunted Mansion has been changed, Captain Barbossa was roaming Advenureland as a reported test for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, and we checked out a Serenity Bay cabana at Disney Lookout Cay — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Saturday, June 8, 2024. Walt … Read more

First Look at Disney Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point During Previews & More: Daily Recap (6/7/24)

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We got a first look at Disney Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point as it opened for previews, new “Inside Out 2” treats are coming to the Disney Parks, and more walls are down around CommuniCore Hall as it prepares to open to guests next week — all this and more in today’s daily recap for … Read more

Disney Cruise Line Offering 50% Off Deposits & More: Daily Recap (6/6/24)

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Disney Cruise Line is offering 50% off deposits at booking for a limited time, the previously exclusive Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Legacy Lightsaber hilt is now available online, and the Disney Parks Blog debuted a new look — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Thursday, June 6, 2024. Walt Disney World Magic … Read more

First Video Footage Inside Critter Co-op Shop for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure

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Disney has shared a first video from inside the Critter Co-op gift shop for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. Critter Co-op Video Photos were released with the merchandise collection reveal but this is the first video footage from inside the store. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Disney Parks (@disneyparks) Critter Co-op, which replaces … Read more