Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park to be Closed on Thanksgiving Due to Low Temperatures

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2023 — which is American Thanksgiving — due to low temperatures. Blizzard Beach Closing Due to Cold Weather The park will be closed for the entire day. According to Weather.com, Orlando is forecasted to have a high of 71° and a low of 59°, … Read more

Whispering Canyon Cafe to Serve Special Holiday Menu for Thanksgiving, Christmas 2023

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If you’re looking to get together with friends and family to celebrate the season over a special meal, Whispering Canyon Cafe at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has you covered. Whispering Canyon Cafe Offering Thanksgiving and Christmas Feasts Details for the Thanksgiving and Christmas meals at the Wilderness Lodge restaurant this year include the following: A Thanksgiving … Read more

PHOTOS: The New Bluey Balloon, Plus Returning Grogu and Disney Wish Float Prepare to Return for 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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As millions prepare to watch the 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade tomorrow, three new and returning Disney features have been spotted along the streets of New York City that are sure to be a hit with fans. The WDW News Today team got a preview of the anticipated Bluey giant character balloon, which will debut … Read more

Blizzard Beach Reopening with Some ‘Frozen’ Theming, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special’ Trailer Debuts, Every Thanksgiving Treat Coming to Walt Disney World, and More: Daily Recap (10/25/22)

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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 Tuesday, October 25, 2022. Walt Disney World Walt … Read more

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Casting Notice Reveals Characters for Disney Parks Float

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A casting notice on the Disney Auditions website has revealed that Disney Parks will be returning to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Several characters are listed in the posting, so we can expect a jam-packed float this year. Last year, Jordan Fisher performed on a Disney Wish-inspired float. A Grogu balloon was also in the … Read more

VIDEO: Goofy Delivers Pies to Mickey and Minnie at Walt Disney World for Thanksgiving


Walt Disney World has released a new live-action short film for Thanksgiving. It features Chef Goofy making his way around the parks to deliver pies to his pals. Watch the short above or by clicking here. The short ends with Goofy arriving at Liberty Tree Tavern in Magic Kingdom, where Mickey and Minnie are enjoying … Read more

Walt Disney World Suspends Ticket Sales for Thanksgiving

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After pausing sales of most Annual Passes, Walt Disney World has suspended all ticket sales through Friday, November 26. Yesterday, tickets were made unavailable for November 23 (today) and Friday, November 26. They are now unavailable for the 24 and 25 (Thanksgiving) as well. Tickets are unavailable for select days in late December as well … Read more

Jordan Fisher to Perform Original Disney Cruise Line Song on Float in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade


As we already reported, Disney Cruise Line will have a ship-shaped “Magic Meets the Sea” float inspired by the Disney Wish in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Disney Channel and Broadway star, Jordan Fisher, will be performing a new Disney Cruise Line original song titled “Together We Set Sail.” Captain Minnie Mouse and other … Read more

WDWNT Daily Recap (10/4/21): Galactic Starcruiser Bookings Open for Some Guests Tomorrow, Mickey & Minnie Arrive at Animal Kingdom on 50th Anniversary Flotilla, Union President Confirms Walt Disney World Cast Members Won’t Strike 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 Monday, October 4, 2021. Walt Disney World … Read more

Steakhouse 71 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort to Serve Limited Menus on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day 2021


Steakhouse 71, the newest restaurant to open at Walt Disney World, has announced it will be open on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day — but with limited menus. The Walt Disney World website notes that “selections” from the breakfast and dinner menus will be available, and the lunch menu will not be available at all on … Read more

WDWNT Daily Recap (11/22/20): Three World Showcase Shopping Locations Reopen at EPCOT, ‘Ohana Bread Pudding Comes Back in a New Location, and WDWNT’s 65-Hour Broadcast to Benefit The Cast Member Pantry


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 Sunday, November 22, 2020. Walt Disney World Walt … Read more

Walt Disney World Dining Locations Serving Thanksgiving Meals This Year


Whether you’re an Orlando local or just visiting, you might not feel up to cooking a whole Thanksgiving meal this year. Thankfully, Walt Disney World has you covered with several dining locations serving turkey dinners on Thanksgiving day. In years past, a holiday surcharge was added at buffets. With no buffets currently operating, no holiday … Read more

REVIEW: Stunning New Pumpkin Caramel Thanksgiving Cupcake Now Available at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge


Most of Walt Disney World may be gearing up to celebrate Christmas, but the U.S.A. still has Thanksgiving later this month. Roaring Fork at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has a small way to celebrate this American holiday with a new thanksgiving cupcake. Thanksgiving Cupcake – $5.99 Pumpkin-spiced Vanilla Cupcake with Caramel Filling and White Chocolate Icing … Read more

PHOTOS: New Limited Edition “it’s a small world” Holiday, Park Cruisers, Thanksgiving 2020, Nightmare Before Christmas, and More Pins Arrive at Disneyland Resort


Disneyland Resort has tons of new pins for the holidays, including some themed for “it’s a small world” and The Nightmare Before Christmas. “it’s a small world” Holiday Pin – LE 3000 – $17.99 “Mele Kalikimaka” Stitch Pin – LE 4000 – $17.99 Santa Jack with Tree Pin – LE 5000 – $17.99 Each The … Read more

Walt Disney World Park Reservations 77% Booked for Q1 2021, Thanksgiving Close to Capacity


During today’s Fiscal Full Year and Q4 2020 Earnings Results webcast, Disney CFO Christine McCarthy has indicated that Disney Park Pass reservations for Walt Disney World are currently 77% booked for Q1 2021, or the current holiday season through December. Thanksgiving was noted as being “close to capacity”—do note that during this webcast it was also revealed … Read more

See Walt Disney Productions in the Early ’70s With The 1973 Annual Report – Part Two

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With Disney Parks around the world closed for the foreseeable future, WDWNT is dipping into our archives of vintage materials for a look back into Disney history! We’re heading back in time to see Walt Disney Productions in the early 1970’s with the second part of the 1973 Annual Report, featuring Disneyland, film and television productions, … Read more