Celebrity Guests announced for Walt Disney World’s Star Wars Weekends 2012

James Grosch James Grosch | April 8, 2012

If you are a Star Wars fanatic visiting Disney World in May and June, these are the actors you’re looking for. Disney Parks Blog has announced which Star Wars celebrities will be appearing throughout May and June at Walt Disney World’s Star Wars weekends. Taking place each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from May 18 to Read More

A Sneak Peek at Walt Disney World’s Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar

James Grosch James Grosch | April 8, 2012

If you’ve visited the Italy Pavilion at Epcot recently, you’ve noticed that Tutto Italia has been boxed off behind construction walls. However, come early May, the popular eatery will reopen to Walt Disney World guests with a major addition: Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar. Disney Parks Blog revealed an artist’s rendering of the new layout of Read More

Disney CEO Bob Iger: Disney World’s Avatar Land might open by 2015

James Grosch James Grosch | March 19, 2012

At last week’s Walt Disney Company’s shareholder meeting, CEO Bob Iger revealed an interesting tid-bit about the future of Walt Disney World. Iger, shown above with Jim Cameron from last year’s WDW Avatar Land announcement, said that “in all likelihood, we’re not going to open up Avatar Land until some time in 2015.” Disney’s CEO Read More

Disney World’s Phineas & Ferb: Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure to replace Kim Possible at Epcot this summer

James Grosch James Grosch | March 13, 2012

Walt Disney World’s first interactive adventure attraction is getting a major facelift come this summer. In an interview with Travel Weekly, Disney Parks and Resort Chairman Tom Staggs confirmed that Epcot’s Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure will be rethemed around the popular Disney Channel series Phineas and Ferb. Today, Disney Parks Blog went into more Read More

Magic Kingdom’s Storybook Circus soft opens today at Walt Disney World.

James Grosch James Grosch | March 12, 2012

The construction walls are finally down, and Storybook Circus, the first section of Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland expansion, has entered a soft opening for all Walt Disney World guests to enjoy! Storybook Circus actually beat Disney’s projected “late March” launch window that we reported last month. This first phase of Storybook Circus includes one carousel Read More

Video preview of Magic Kingdom’s upcoming Be Our Guest Restaurant.

James Grosch James Grosch | March 8, 2012

Disney Parks Blog posted a great video today showing the Walt Disney Imagineers giving a first glimpse into the ballroom at Disney World’s upcoming Be Our Guest Restaurant. The video details the thought process and creation behind a massive mural of the night sky that is supposed to transport you into the world of Beauty Read More

Disney World’s Fastpass return window to be strictly enforced starting today.

James Grosch James Grosch | March 7, 2012

Walt Disney World’s Fastpass system is undergoing a significant policy change starting today. As John Frost from The Disney Blog reported last month, Disney World cast members will now be enforcing the return window printed on the Fastpass ticket. The hour long return period has been printed on the ticket since the system began back Read More

Free Disney World Dining Plan returns this fall!

James Grosch James Grosch | March 6, 2012

If you stay at a Disney World Resort hotel between August 25th through September 29th this fall, the meals for your vacation could be on Disney. If you book a non-discounted Disney World room and ticket package by May 18th, 2012, Disney will include the Disney Dining Plan for free. That means select meals and Read More

First impressions: Disney Parks Mobile Magic app for iPhone provides accurate wait times, may mercilessly destroy your battery.

James Grosch James Grosch | March 5, 2012

Late last month, Disney released the Disney Parks Mobile Magic app for all iPhones, after it had been released for Verizon Android devices last year. This free app provides Disney World guests with a GPS map of the park, up to the minute wait times for attractions, dining reservations, and even a character finder. Last Read More

The One More Disney Day Survival Guide

James Grosch James Grosch | February 28, 2012

As we all know, tomorrow is leap day, aka “One More Disney Day,” where Magic Kingdom at Disney World and Disneyland Park in Anaheim, CA will be open for 24 hours straight. That’s 24 straight hours of guests boarding Space Mountain, getting spooked in The Haunted Mansion, and humming the Small World theme song because Read More