2014 Star Wars Weekends – All You Need to Know

James James | May 14, 2014

Did you sense a disturbance in the Force? No need to be worried, it’s probably just built up anticipation for Star Wars Weekends, which starts this weekend and runs through June 15, 2014. Hollywood Studios will be teeming with Star Wars characters, Star Wars fans, Star Wars celebrities, Star Wars shows, Star Wars parades, Star Read More

Epcot unveils an All Star lineup for 2014 Eat to the Beat

James James | May 12, 2014

Somebody once told me Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival is host to a concert series known as Eat to the Beat. Because I ain’t the sharpest tool in the shed, I had to check to see if Disney would keep doing these concerts at the America Gardens Theatre. Well, I was looking kind of Read More

Say Aloha to the new Polynesian Resort

James James | May 8, 2014

Changes are coming to the Disney’s Polynesian Resort. The tropical themed hotel located on the Seven Seas Lagoon will soon receive a facelift that includes a throwback to Disney World’s opening, a completely new look to the lobby, and a fan favorite from Disneyland. First, the Polynesian has a new name that isn’t so new. Read More

Free Dining Returns to Walt Disney World Vacation Packages for 2014

James James | May 7, 2014

Disney World’s ever-popular Free Dining promotion has returned for 2014. When you book a non-discounted Disney World Vacation Package that start in certain weeks from August to December, a Disney Dining Plan will be included at no additional charge. Read on for the dates and details for 2014 Free Dining at WDW, how to take Read More

Harambe Nights – A Special Hard-Ticketed Event – Comes to Animal Kingdom this June

James James | May 4, 2014

Animal Kingdom is a fantastic theme park, but many Disney World guests can be frustrated by how early it closes. Most days, Animal Kingdom closes around 6, but sometimes as early as 5 pm. If you’ve ever wanted to be in Animal Kingdom after dark, your opportunity has arrived in the form of a special, Read More

Dwarf Dwendesday: Three video previews of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train to dwhet your appetite.

James James | April 23, 2014

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Walt Disney World’s newest ride, is debuting soon. How soon? Disney hasn’t given out an official date just yet, but speculation seems to indicate that it could be as soon as the beginning of May, which is next week. However, if you’re like me and just can’t wait that long, Read More

Epcot Let It Go, So Princess Anna and Queen Elsa are now at Magic Kingdom

James James | April 21, 2014

Frozen, Disney’s mega-hit in the movie theaters, has proven to also be a mega-hit in the parks. Anna, Elsa, and Olaf are featured prominently in the new Festival of Fantasy parade at Magic Kingdom, Let It Go is one of the highlights of the “Celebrate the Magic” projection show on Cinderella Castle, and Frozen shirts Read More

Epcot Flower and Garden Impressions: An Ode to Spring

Meredith Meredith | April 18, 2014

After spending the winter mired in a polar vortex, I began looking forward to my annual trip to Disney World during the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival even more. The weeks of bundling up under blanket after blanket somehow made the idea of being surrounded by beautiful flowers under the warm Orlando sun even more Read More

Deal Alert: The more you stay, the more you save this Summer at Walt Disney World

Guide2WDW Staff Guide2WDW Staff | April 15, 2014

Ah, summer vacation. School is out, the sun is shining, and fun and relaxation is the first thing on your agenda. If you’re planning on visiting Walt Disney World, summer just got a little sweeter. For most nights between June 15 and August 28, 2014, guests can save up to 30% on a Walt Disney Read More

Treat Yourself to a Nightcap after IllumiNations at Epcot After Hours Wind Down

James James | April 12, 2014

This is a situation I’ve found myself in a couple of times: After claiming the perfect spot for IllumiNations and enjoying Epcot’s spectacular fireworks, I realize that I’m a bit peckish and could go for a bite to eat. However, as I search, I realize that the park is closed and so are Epcot’s best Read More