PHOTOS: New Tie-Dye Character Crop Hoodies and Shorts Pop Up at Disneyland Resort

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Tie-dye is trendy again! If you’re looking for some stylish loungewear, hop on over to Elias & Co at Disney California Adventure to check out these new crop hoodies and matching shorts. Mickey Mouse Tie-Dye Crop Hoodie – $49.99 The Mickey Mouse crop hoodie is black-and-white with the big cheese on the front. Mickey’s face … Read more

PHOTOS: New Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Loungefly Mini Backpack and Wallet Pull Into Disneyland Resort

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Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway won’t pull into the station at Disneyland until 2023, but you can prepare your outfit for the grand opening now. New to the Disney Parks Loungefly Collection, a new Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway mini backpack and matching wallet have arrived at Elias & Co at Disney California Adventure. You … Read more

UPDATE: Orange County Mayor Lifts Outdoor Mask Mandate As Theme Parks Increase Capacity, Reduce Distancing

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Orange County, Florida reached a COVID vaccination rate of 50% of all adults age 16 and over today. Following the phased plans, Mayor Jerry Demmings has lifted the mandate that required masks outdoors. Masks are still mandated indoors for everyone age 2 and older. Both Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort are in … Read more

PHOTOS: Every Row in Elevators Now Being Loaded at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror As Disney World Rolls Out Physical Distancing Reductions

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You might notice some changes today as you prepare to enter the Twilight Zone. The Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has reduced physical distancing measures. Disney announced a few days ago, after updates to CDC recommendations, that the physical distancing policies around Walt Disney World would be changing in some locations and even … Read more

PHOTOS: Donald and Daisy Duck Greet Guests From New Location at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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We stumbled upon a fun surprise when we entered Disney’s Hollywood Studios today. Donald and Daisy Duck were waving to guests from the balcony over the restrooms between The Darkroom and Oscar’s Super Service. We spotted this cute couple together, though maintaining physical distance. Donald was very excited to meet guests. The two Ducks interacted … Read more

PHOTOS: More Jurassic World and Camp Cretaceous Merchandise Has Hatched at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

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As Dr. Ian Malcolm would say, “Merchandise finds a way.” It seems like new Jurassic World gear is being cooked up in a lab daily over at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Let’s take a look at the newly hatched items we found in Jurassic Park. Tropical Jurassic World Multi-Purpose Headband – $14 This multi-purpose headband … Read more

PHOTOS: Disney Cruise Line Reveals 2-Story, Moana-Themed “Wish Tower Suite” on the Disney Wish

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Disney Cruise Line revealed more details today of its newest ship, the Disney Wish. The Wish doesn’t take her maiden voyage until next year, but booking opens soon for interested guests. After an in-depth look at another Disney Cruise Line first, the AquaMouse attraction, Disney gave details today about the unique penthouse suite. Meet the … Read more

PHOTOS: New Hydrangea Open Edition MagicBand Blooms at Walt Disney World

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Hydrangea is the latest solid-colored MagicBand to join the lineup this year, following Raspberry and Peach. With all the different shades available now, you might be able to coordinate a MagicBand to your outfit each day. The hydrangea band matches a Spirit Jersey, and Minnie Ear Headband released earlier this year. Hydrangea MagicBand – $14.99 … Read more

Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto Items Pulled From Stores “To Be Destroyed” As Cultural Sensitivity & Inclusion Changes Continue

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Another development in the ongoing cultural sensitivity changes at Jungle Cruise occurred this morning. Two t-shirts featuring a Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto logo, a popular tiki bar at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, were pulled from the shelves at BouTiki this morning. A men’s t-shirt, pictured on the left, featured the logo on the back. A … Read more

80% of Cast Members Recalled Have Returned to Jobs at Disney Parks According to CEO

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Alongside the news that capacity at Walt Disney World has already been increased from 35% and will be increased again “immediately,” CEO Bob Chapek brought up the return of Cast Members to the parks. In an interview with CNBC, Chapek said, “80% of the Cast Members, that we called back who unfortunately we had to … Read more

UPDATE: CEO Bob Chapek Specifically Hints at Summer for Changes to Walt Disney World Mask Policy

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Earlier today, in the Q2 earnings call for The Walt Disney Company, CEO Bob Chapek hinted at an impending reduction or elimination of the current face mask requirements. Today’s announcement by the CDC that fully vaccinated people can be maskless outdoors and in non-crowded indoor locations was “very big news for us,” Chapek said. This … Read more

Interest in Visiting Walt Disney World Close to Pre-Pandemic Numbers According to Bob Chapek

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During today’s 2nd quarter earnings call, Bob Chapek, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, was optimistic about the future of the theme parks. He said research had been conducted on the “intent to visit” Walt Disney World Resort, and results have been encouraging. The levels of those with intent to visit the Florida parks are … Read more

Walt Disney World Cast Member Saves 4-Year-Old Child, Earns Disney Heroes Award

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In a touching Instagram post, Walt Disney World President Jeff Vahle celebrated EPCOT Security Cast Member Joe Diaz. Diaz has been awarded the Disney Heroes Award, an honor only given to Cast Members who have saved a life or prevented serious injury. In December 2020, Diaz was on his way home from work when he … Read more

BREAKING: Disney CEO Bob Chapek Hints at Reduction (and Even Possible Removal) of Face Mask Policy at Walt Disney World

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During today’s quarter 2 earnings call for The Walt Disney Company, CEO Bob Chapek addressed the new guidance from the CDC and Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis concerning the use of face masks by fully vaccinated guests. …today’s guidance that we got from the CDC in terms of those that were vaccinated do not necessarily need … Read more

PHOTOS: Repainting Continues in Storybook Circus for the 50th Anniversary of the Magic Kingdom

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As we creep closer to October 1st, the 50th anniversary of the Magic Kingdom, refurbishment projects are ongoing across the park. Repainting continues around Storybook Circus at both Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak Station. Let’s take a look at the newest progress. The shield crest atop the center of the … Read more

Splitsville Luxury Lanes at Disney Springs Hiring, Hosting Job Fair May 13th

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Splitsville Luxury Lanes at Disney Springs is looking to grow its team. Interested parties are invited to attend a job fair at Splitsville on Thursday, May 13th, from 11am – 2pm. They will be providing applicants with donuts and coffee from Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew during the job fair. Splitsville is advertising competitive wages, … Read more