PHOTOS: Disney’s Port Orleans Resort French Quarter & Riverside Decorate with Garlands, Wreaths, and Christmas Trees

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Before celebrating Mardi Gras, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort decorates for Christmas with garlands, trees, and more. French Quarter leans into the spirit of Mardi Gras with purple, gold, and green décor, while Riverside has more traditional Christmas decorations. Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter Garlands are wrapped around the lampposts of French Quarter. Wreaths also … Read more

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside Bridge Closing for Refurbishment on Select Days, Carriage Rides Rerouted


At Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside, the bridge connecting Ol’ Man Island and Magnolia Bend is closing periodically this month for refurbishment. Riverside Bridge Closure From July 27 through 28, the bridge will be closed at 8:00 a.m. each morning. It will reopen at 5:30 p.m. for pedestrians and evening carriage rides. Previously, the … Read more

PHOTOS: Tour a Guest Room with Space For a 5th Sleeper at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort

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Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort is a moderate resort option at Walt Disney World that many guests love for its southern charm. It is located along the Sassagoula River with boat access to both Disney Springs and its sister resort, Port Orleans French Quarter. Join us today as we take a tour of a 5th … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: Disney’s Hollywood Studios 12/15/22 (Christmas Decor at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort, New Anastasia Mug, ‘Willow’ Costume Displays, & More)


Good morning from a stormy Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Today a tornado watch has been issued for the Disney Parks. We were hoping the storms and rain would keep people away from the parks, but it’s very busy this morning. Today we’re planning on riding some rides and doing some shopping. We also plan on stopping … Read more

New Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Ball Cap and Corkcicle Bottle

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Fulton’s General Store at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside has a new ball cap and Corkcicle bottle inspired by the resort. Port Orleans – Riverside Ball Cap – $22.99 The cap is orange with a blue brim. A blue and white patch for the resort is on the front. Port Orleans – Riverside Corkcicle … Read more

New Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside Minnie Ear Headband by Loungefly Available

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Loungefly has released a new Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside Minnie ear headband. These flowery ears are available in Fulton’s General Store at the resort. Port Orleans Resort – Riverside Minnie Ear Headband – $39.99 The bow is made from canvas material, while the ears are pleather. The ears are light blue, with pink and white … Read more

Routine Refurbishment Beginning July 11 at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside


Routine refurbishment of roofs will begin at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside on July 11. During construction, guests may hear work around Alligator Bayou during the day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Work will not impact any guest amenities. The refurbishment is expected to be done by late September.

Walt Disney World Horse-Drawn Carriages are Now Available for Reservation on My Disney Experience

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Guests can experience the magic of Walt Disney World Resorts from horse-drawn carriages, which can now be conveniently reserved through My Disney Experience. The excursions are available at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground and Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside. The rides cost $55 and include seating for four adults or two adults and three children. … Read more

Menu Changes at Riverside Mill Food Court in Disney’s Port Orleans Resort

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Walt Disney World quietly updated the menu at Riverside Mill Food Court in Disney’s Port Orleans Resort to feature new dishes while removing many older options. Breakfast The following dishes have been removed from the breakfast menu: American Platter Continental Breakfast Chipotle Seitan Vegetable Saute Two new dishes have been added: Pancakes with Berry Compote … Read more

New Ornament, Corkcicle Bottle, Ball Cap, and Tervis Tumbler at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort

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Both sides of Disney’s Port Orleans Resort had new merchandise when we swung by for Mickey beignet ears. The ornament, hat, and Corkcicle bottle were in Jackson Square at French Quarter, while the Tervis tumbler was in Fulton’s at Riverside. Port Orleans French Quarter Ornament – $29.99 This ornament resembles the main building of Disney’s Port … Read more

New Disney’s Port Orleans Resort Tees, Mug, and Tommy Bahama Pullover Now Available at Walt Disney World

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On a recent trip to Disney’s Port Orleans Resort, we found lots of new tees, a Port Orleans — Riverside mug, and a Tommy Bahama pullover sweater. Port Orleans Riverside Tee – $19.99 This cheerful green tee features Mickey Mouse and Pluto fishing. The text reads “Fishing the Day Away” at the top and “Disney’s … Read more

Mardi Gras Parade 2022 Features Princess Tiana & 50th Anniversary-Themed Carts at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort

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Disney’s Port Orleans Resort held their annual Mardi Gras parade today, featuring decked-out golf carts and Princess Tiana herself. Cast Members led the parade with a Mardi Gras 2022 banner. They were followed by a smartly-dressed jazz band. Tiana rode in a horse-drawn carriage. Tiana was followed by a cart simply decorated for Mardi Gras … Read more

REVIEW: Boatwright’s Dining Hall Returns for Dinner at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside


Boatwright’s Dining Hall has reopened at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside and we were there for the re-opening dinner. Boatwright’s is only open for dinner, which is from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Drink Menu Complimentary Cornbread & Honey Butter The cornbread now comes in a loaf, which had a nice and slightly crispy exterior. … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Tour A ‘The Princess and The Frog’ Themed Room at Disney’s Port Orleans: Riverside Resort


Last week, Disney’s Port Orleans: Riverside resort reopened for the first time in 18 months. Now, we’re giving you a look at a refreshed room at the resort filled with touches from the Disney animated film “The Princess and The Frog.” This is a Standard Woods View room. You walk into this room adjacent to … Read more

PHOTOS: Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside Reopens at Walt Disney World


After being closed for 18 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside has reopened. Walt Disney World 50th anniversary banners greet guests driving into the resort. At the main entrance, Cast Members have rolled out a red carpet. Purple banners with balloons attached were on either side of the red carpet. … Read more

WDWNT Daily Recap (9/9/21): Disney No Longer Offering Tickets to Third-Party Cast Members, First ‘Disney Fab 50’ Statues Arrive, Ride Vehicles Collide at Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, and More


We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Thursday, September 9, 2021. Walt Disney World … Read more