Walt Disney World Under Tornado Watch As Strong Storms Approach


Orange County, home to most of the Walt Disney World Resort, is under a tornado watch this morning along with a number of other Florida counties as a strong storm system is slated to move through the area. The tornado watch is in effect until 11:00 a.m., per the National Weather Service. The storms are … Read more

TRON Lightcycle Run Canopy Roof Installation, Offensive Names Removed From Rafts, 50th Vintage Map Harveys Bag and Crocs, & More: Magic Kingdom & Disney’s Hollywood Studios Photo Report 1/24/22

TRON Lightcycle Run canopy roof installation

Good morning from Magic Kingdom on what will surely be one of the coldest days of the year! We’re starting out the day at a chilly 35 degrees, but thankfully with plenty of Florida sunshine to warm things up later in the day. There’s also a lot going on inside the park to keep us … Read more

BREAKING: Walt Disney World Raising Prices on Nearly All Snacks, Food, Soft Drinks, and Alcoholic Beverages


In what has become a common occurrence, prices have once again been raised at the Walt Disney World Resort. Today’s changes are impacting practically every food and beverage outlet on property: the parks, resorts, and even Disney Springs. These increases come only two months after Disney’s CFO said they may reduce portion sizes in order … Read more

PHOTOS: New Grogu Spirit Jersey Arrives at Walt Disney World


While it’s been over a year since The Child’s name was revealed and season two of The Mandalorian premiered, that doesn’t mean the flood of Grogu merchandise won’t keep coming. In the past month we’ve seen items such a new headband and Christmas stocking. Now, Grogu is getting another Spirit Jersey, this time with his … Read more

PHOTOS: Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Cinderella Collector Doll Arrives at Walt Disney World


In honor of Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary, a new limited edition Cinderella collector doll has arrived at the resort, complete with a few festive flourishes. The doll comes in a a large box with EARidescent color effects all over. It features a large illustration of Cinderella Castle on the front, along with the 50th … Read more

BREAKING: Hong Kong Disneyland Closing For At Least Two Weeks Due to COVID-19


In what is being considered the start of a fifth wave of COVID-19 outbreaks in Hong Kong, the local government is taking steps to combat the spread of the virus—one of which is closing all theme parks, including Hong Kong Disneyland, effective January 7th, 2022. Local authorities are taking action as the number of cases, … Read more

PHOTOS: Santa Claus Comes to Town For Distanced Photos at Disney Very Merriest After Hours in Magic Kingdom

Santa Claus Sighting

Santa Claus has arrived at Magic Kingdom for Disney Very Merriest After Hours! Guests can “meet” Santa at the Liberty Square gazebo, beyond Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe. There’s a queue set up for busier times of the night. Guests can sit on a bench for physically-distanced photos with Kris Kringle. The gazebo is dressed up … Read more

REVIEW: Christmas Cookie Milk Shake Delights at Magic Kingdom

Christmas Cookie Milk Shake

With the holiday season arriving, we’re now getting an initial taste of Christmas treats at Magic Kingdom. Our first dessert of the 2021 season at the park is in the form of an updated milk shake, coming to us from the best outpost in Tomorrowland for frozen concoctions: Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies! Christmas Cookie Milk … Read more

First Night of ‘Disney Very Merriest After Hours’ Now Sold Out


Just a couple hours ahead of the start of the first Disney Very Merriest After Hours event, tickets are no longer available for sale on the Walt Disney World website. Tonight’s event joins several other nights which are also sold out online. The availability calendar now shows the entire first week as sold out, with … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Baby White Rhino Celebrates 2-Month Birthday and Naming Ceremony at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


While it may seem like only yesterday that a new baby white rhino was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, that’s because there was one born just 5 days ago. Back in September, however, another white rhino was born – and he’s now celebrating his 2-month birthday and has officially been named! Dr. Mark Penning, Vice … Read more

Universe of Energy Pavilion Renamed to “Wonders of Xandar” as First “Other-world Showcase” Pavilion


Earlier today, Disney announced that Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind would be opening in 2022 at EPCOT. We’ve now received some additional details about the pavilion that the attraction will be housed in. Disney has now shared that the pavilion, formerly known as the Universe of Energy Pavilion which was home to Ellen’s Energy … Read more

BREAKING: Disney Announces Interactive MagicBand+


Disney has just announced MagicBand+, a new version of MagicBand which will interact with guests by providing light and haptic feedback from within the park. The new MagicBand+ system will also be used for interacting with the Fab 50 golden statues. Disney has also said the bands will allow guests to experience nighttime fireworks spectaculars … Read more

VIDEO: Watch the Final Performance of “Epcot Forever” Nighttime Spectacular at EPCOT

Epcot Forever final performance collage

“Epcot Forever”, which debuted nearly two years ago on October 1st, 2019, has performed its final show this evening at EPCOT. While only actually showing for 10 of the last 24 months due to COVID-19 closures and entertainment reductions, the show was always intended to be a temporary bridge between “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” and … Read more

Matsuriza Taiko Drummers Returning to Japan Pavilion October 1st at EPCOT

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Matsuriza, the group of Taiko drummers who last performed in March of 2020 prior to the parks closing due to COVID-19, will be making their return to EPCOT on October 1st. According to the group, their schedule will have the following showtimes Thursday thru Monday, with no performances on Tuesdays or Wednesdays: 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, … Read more

PHOTOS: 50th Anniversary “Beacons of Magic” Lighting on All Four Walt Disney World Park Icons

Beacons of Magic collage

Only three days away from the start of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration“, Disney has shared a look at all four park icons as “Beacons of Magic”, the centerpieces of the 18-month event. In a new behind-the-scenes video promoting ABC’s TV special “The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World”, we’re … Read more

PHOTOS: Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground 50th Anniversary Limited Edition MagicBand and Merchandise Collection


Hot on the heels of the latest Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary merchandise collection release, the Vault Collection, we have found the first resort-specific line of 50th anniversary merchandise at Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Limited Edition MagicBand – $44.99 Like other 50th anniversary MagicBands, this one includes the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary slider. … Read more