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Park Hopping: Genie+ No Longer Allowing Lightning Lane Selections Until 2 PM
Posted on August 13, 2022
The newest news for Genie+ brings some changes for those who plan on Park Hopping during their trip. Genie+ will no longer be allowing guests to make Lightning Lane selections at the park they will be hopping to until Park Hopping begins at 2:00 PM. In order for guests to be able to park hop, […]
What Characters Are Doing Traditional Meet And Greets – Summer Update
Posted on August 8, 2022
It has been four months since Disney brought back traditional character meet and greets, which means that it is time for an update! When Disney announced the news that characters would be able to once again hug guests and sign autographs, they stressed that not all characters would return at once. This phased approach has […]
4 Top Disney World Attractions Will Remain Part Of Genie+
Posted on August 4, 2022
If you’re a fan of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, Space Mountain, or Expedition Everest, then we have some great news for you! Disney announced today that all four of these attractions will remain part of Genie+, the company’s $15 service that allows guests to reserve a time slot and skip the […]
MagicBand+ Frequently Asked Questions: Answered!
Posted on July 26, 2022
With the upcoming addition of Disney’s MagicBand+, there are many new questions. Navigating new technology can sometimes difficult, and there are many common questions that need to be answered. The thing to keep in mind, is that the MagicBand+ can do everything a MagicBand does, but more. We have created a list of all the […]
MagicBand+ Coming To Walt Disney World July 27th
Posted on July 22, 2022
Disney has just announced that the new MagicBand+ will be coming to Walt Disney World on July 27, 2022! This is the newest type of wearable tech that Disney has introduced, and it is designed to bring a whole new element to guests’ experience in the parks. Once it premiers, the MagicBand+ will be able […]
My Disney Experience and Disneyland Apps to Get Car Locator Feature
Posted on July 11, 2022
If you’re anything like me, then you love visiting the Disney theme parks. Between the amazing attractions, delicious food, and overall magical atmosphere, it’s a place that is sure to whisk you away from your cares and transport you to a state of wonderment. That is… until you realize in your haste to conquer the […]
New And Returning Characters Coming Soon To Walt Disney World
Posted on June 26, 2022
Disney has released even more exciting news. New and returning characters are coming soon to Walt Disney World! Many traditional character meet and greets returned to the Disney parks on April 18th, 2022, but a few fan favorites did not return. This was due to the fact that Disney was bringing back characters in a […]
Fourth Of July Treats at Disney World And Disneyland: The Complete List
Posted on June 24, 2022
Fourth of July is one of Disney’s most celebrated Summer holidays, and it is just around the corner! We now have the complete list of Fourth of July treats that are coming to Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Let’s take a look at each of the delicious upcoming food items, and where you […]
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party And Other Holiday Experiences Returning For 2022 Season
Posted on June 24, 2022
Because Christmas is just 26 weeks away, Disney has revealed some major details about the upcoming festivities. To honor Halfway to the Holidays, Disney previewed their 2022 Christmas merchandise and announced that certain seasonal offerings will be available. Among these offerings is Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, which is coming back for the first time […]
Disney World’s Minnie Van Service Returning June 29th
Posted on June 21, 2022
Disney World’s Minnie Van Service is set to return on June 29th, 2022. Minnie Vans have been spotted recently around Disney World performing tests before the service’s return later this month. So, let’s take a look at what the service is, how it works, and what is offered for this unique mode of Disney transportation. […]
Disney Now Limiting Genie+ Sales To Same Day Purchases
Posted on June 8, 2022
Late last year Disney introduced their new Genie+ system, Lightning Lanes, and individual paid attractions, which has since replaced their previous FastPass+ option. Now, Disney announced back in May they will be changing their rules for purchasing Genie+ for Walt Disney World theme parks, but today is the day those changes will take effect. Starting […]
Finding Nemo: The Big Blue… and Beyond Opens June 13th
Posted on June 3, 2022
We are about to dive back into a “Big Blue World” and we cannot be more excited! The newly reimagined Finding Nemo show, Finding Nemo: The Big Blue… and Beyond! will be debuting in Disney’s Animal Kingdom on June 13th, 2022 in the Theater in the Wild. Although the show will be the newly reimagined […]
Where To Find Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Themed Snacks
Posted on May 25, 2022
Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary is an ongoing celebration! There are all sorts of themed snacks to try throughout the 18 month long celebration. Over 150 new foods and drinks have been created by chefs and mixologists for this monumental celebration. The Walt Disney World Resort has several locations where you can find The 50th […]
Is Character Dining Back To Normal At Disney World?
Posted on May 8, 2022
Disney character meet and greets are officially back to normal as of April 18th, but many fans are still left with some questions. Since Disney announced that the meet and greets will be returning slowly instead of all at once, many wondered what that meant for character dining experiences. So now that hugs have returned, […]
Where You Can Find Your Favorite Characters At Disney World In 2022
Posted on April 25, 2022
Character meet and greets are back at Walt Disney World! Since the parks opened after closing for the COVID-19 pandemic, interacting with characters has been slowly returning. When the parks re-opened, characters were mostly only found in cavalcades throughout the day. This transitioned to socially distanced meet and greets up until last week when the […]
Disney’s Cultural Representative Program Returning In August
Posted on April 23, 2022
Disney has recently announced that the Cultural Representative Program will be returning in August of this year to Epcot! This program is beloved by Epcot fans and has unfortunately been on hold since 2020, but that is about to change. What is Disney’s Cultural Representative Program? Disney’s Cultural Representative Program allows people from various other […]
10 Things Disney Does To Be Environmentally Sustainable
Posted on April 22, 2022
Do you know what it means to be environmentally sustainable? The Oxford English Dictionary defines sustainability as “the degree to which a process or enterprise is able to be maintained or continued while avoiding the long-term depletion of natural resources.” Therefore; being environmentally sustainable is supporting health and wellbeing of global ecosystems by conserving natural […]
Add Your Memories To Disney PhotoPass Cinderella Castle Mural
Posted on April 21, 2022
Festivities for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary began in October of 2021. As part of the Most Magical Celebration on Earth, Disney World has been offering special treats, decor, and experiences throughout the parks. Because taking photos is so important to making memories on a Disney vacation, Disney’s PhotoPass Service has played a huge role […]
Disney’s Minnie Van Service Expected To Return This Summer
Posted on April 9, 2022
Soon guests of Walt Disney World Resort will once again be able to make their way around the property in a fun and fashionable way. Buckle up, mouseketeers, because Minnie Vans are returning this summer! The red and white polka dot vehicles are not only adorable to see driving around, they are perfect and safe […]
Celebrate Earth Day 2022 At Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Posted on April 4, 2022
If you haven’t already heard; Disney’s Animal Kingdom announced their Earth Day celebration for this upcoming Spring. You will want to join in on the fun, as Disney is not celebrating just one day, but the entire week from April 18-24th. During this week, Animal Kingdom will be bringing people together to honor our planet […]
Traditional Character Meet And Greets Finally Returning To Disney
Posted on March 31, 2022
The day we have all been waiting for is almost here, traditional character meet and greets are finally returning! The news was announced via the official Disney Park TikTok account using a short clip of Mickey beckoning guests closer and giving himself a hug. The official date is supposed to be announced March 31st. Based […]
Starlight Safari Tour Returning To Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge On Earth Day
Posted on March 20, 2022
Disney is seeing the return of more pre pandemic activities all the time, and now Guests can book another favorite. The Starlight Safari Tour is returning to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge on Earth Day! Disney released this news with the following announcement: The Starlight Safari Tours are an amazing experience allowing guests to see the […]
Disney Will Enforce A “No Show” Policy For Park Reservations
Posted on March 19, 2022
It is no secret that Disney parks have been requiring park reservations since reopening in 2020, and that system is not going anywhere anytime soon. However, many Walt Disney World Annual Passholders and Disneyland Magic Key holders know that a pass does not guarantee park reservations. In order to discourage guests from hoarding these coveted […]
Disney Vacation Club Moonlight Magic Returns in 2022
Posted on March 13, 2022
For the first time in over two years, Moonlight Magic is returning to Walt Disney World for Disney Vacation Club (DVC) members! This exclusive after-hours event is just one perk of being a DVC member and will take place at 3 Walt Disney World parks on select dates in 2022. From park closing until midnight, […]
runDisney Events For The 2022 Season
Posted on March 11, 2022
There is no doubt that we all love the rides and attractions whilst visiting Disney World, as well as bumping into some characters from our favorite movies and series. However, those are not the only things you can do if you are planning on visiting the Disney Resorts. If you are an avid runner and […]
Traditional Character Meet And Greets Are Returning Soon
Posted on March 10, 2022
Have you missed hugging your favorite Disney characters during the last two years? Well the wait is almost over!  Traditional character meet and greets are returning soon to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort! This news comes after Disneyland Paris has recently brought back their character meet and greets complete with hugs and autographs for […]
Disney Dreamers Academy Celebrates 15 Years
Posted on February 20, 2022
In 2007, Disney began an educational mentor program to encourage and inspire teenagers to do the one thing Walt Disney himself encouraged us all to do – dream! This year marks 15 years since the first-ever Disney Dreamers Academy, inviting 100 teens to an all-expense paid trip to Walt Disney World. This year, Disney Dreamers […]
Disney Parks No Longer To Require Face Masks For Vaccinated Guests
Posted on February 15, 2022
The news is official, Disney will no longer require face masks for vaccinated guests! Beginning February 17th, 2022 face masks will be optional in both indoor and outdoor locations. Guests will soon be able to smile bright for the many indoor character meet and greets that have recently returned, take unmasked selfies on their favorite […]
Walt Disney World’s 2022 Refurbishment Schedule
Posted on February 12, 2022
It’s no surprise that daily visits by thousands of people to Walt Disney World result in some normal wear-and-tear that even the magic of Disney cannot prevent. Couple the large crowds with Disney’s high standards of appearance, closures of attractions, entertainment, restaurants, and shops are inevitable from time to time.  In addition, we are seeing […]
Disney Adds A New Airport Transportation Option For Walt Disney World Resorts
Posted on February 9, 2022
When Disney’s Magical Express officially retired a common question for guests was, “How will we get to our resort from the airport?” Now we have our answer! Disney has added a new airport transportation option for Walt Disney World resorts. This new, private transportation option will provide guests with ground transport both to and from […]
Disney World App Adds Scannable QR Code To Link Friends And Family
Posted on February 8, 2022
Disney has been creating updates to make the My Disney Experience app more user friendly, and another one has just been revealed. Disney World has added a scannable QR code that can be used to link people to the “Friends and Family” section of the app. Previously, in order to add people to your “Friends […]
More Character Meet And Greets Return To Disney Parks (Donald Duck, Joy, Kevin & More!)
Posted on February 8, 2022
More character meet and greets have returned to the Disney parks! Some of the returning characters have not been seen in the Disney parks in almost two years, while others have made appearances elsewhere. Let’s look and see who to expect and where. So Much To See! Disney has been rolling out more character meet […]
Disney World Experiences That Have Not Yet Returned Since March 2020
Posted on February 3, 2022
We are edging in on the 2-year mark of Walt Disney World’s shutdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The abrupt closure of all Disney parks around the world disrupted long-planned dream vacations and halted the making of magical memories. Fortunately, the closure of Walt Disney World only lasted 117 days, but the pandemic’s health protocols […]
2022 Disney World Attraction Refurbishments (Video)
Posted on January 25, 2022
Disney has announced refurbishments coming to several of its attractions in Walt Disney World Resort in 2022. These refurbishments are part of the resort’s continuous efforts to improve the guest experience. While some attractions will be closing for a short time, others will be unavailable for months at a time. Guests can look forward to […]
Disney Weekday Magic Ticket Now Available For Florida Residents
Posted on January 14, 2022
Disney has announced this week that they are offering those wishing to visit Walt Disney World a Disney Weekday Magic Ticket, available only for Florida residents. The Disney Weekday Magic Ticket can be purchased as a 2-day, 3-day, and 4-day ticket by Florida residents for a discounted price. The pricing depends on how many days […]
How To Get Your New Digital DVC Membership Card: A Step-By-Step Guide
Posted on January 6, 2022
Attention all [former] card-carrying DVC members! Disney has made some changes that you need to know about. Now that the blue-cards are expired (as of 12/31/2021), you may be wondering how to access your benefits, like discounts and access to the DVC Lounges. Disney is not providing replacement physical cards, instead, they are moving to […]
Amazon Alexa Coming To Disney Resort Rooms
Posted on January 5, 2022
A new amenity is coming to Disney resort rooms in 2022! As a part of the 50th anniversary celebration, Disney is partnering with Amazon to bring “Hey Disney” to your resort room. What will be included in this optional feature and when will it be available? Let’s explore below. If you are familiar with using […]
Behind-The-Scenes Tours To Resume In Magic Kingdom And Animal Kingdom
Posted on January 4, 2022
If you’re looing to add something special to your already magical Walt Disney World vacation, we have good news for you.  Some behind-the-scenes-tours will resume beginning February 6, 2022! One returning tour is located in Magic Kingdom and the others now available for booking are available in Animal Kingdom. These tours are perfect for anyone […]
Disney World Offerings We Are Anticipating For 2022
Posted on December 27, 2021
2021 was an exciting year at Walt Disney World. The World’s Most Magical Celebration began in October for the resort’s 50th anniversary. Additionally, offerings that were not available due to the COVID-19 pandemic returned to the parks. With the new year around the corner, it’s time to look forward to what will be coming to […]
Mobile Checkout Coming To Disney Merchandise Locations
Posted on December 22, 2021
For guests who are not a fan of waiting in line to purchase their merchandise, we have good news. Mobile checkout is coming to Disney merchandise locations soon! The “scan and go” process is currently undergoing testing in certain stores, with more to be added as the mobile checkout is perfected. The mobile checkout option […]
New And Returning Entertainment In The Disney Parks In 2022
Posted on December 18, 2021
With the year coming to an end, we thought we’d take the opportunity to look forward by covering some new and returning entertainment that will be heading to the Disney parks in 2022. Guests can expect fan favorite parades to make a comeback, new and improved shows making their debut, and more night time spectaculars […]
Parking Trams Returning To Disney World This Month
Posted on December 15, 2021
One of the best announcements that Disney has made this holiday season is that parking trams are returning to Walt Disney World this month! The parking trams have been unavailable in the Disney parks for almost two years now, but Disney will be making them available one park at a time beginning this month and […]
Disney Vacation Club 2022 Annual Dues Approved
Posted on December 9, 2021
Disney Vacation Club owners owe yearly annual dues for their home resort as part of the terms of the timeshare ownership. Note that anyone renting Disney Vacation Club points is not subject to paying any portion of annual dues. Annual dues go towards costs such as housekeeping, property taxes, insurance, maintenance, and more. Historically, annual […]
Hours Extended For Disney Theme Parks During Holiday Week
Posted on November 20, 2021
The holidays are quickly approaching, as can be seen with the numerous decorations and merchandise that have taken over the Disney parks, transforming them into a holiday wonderland. In celebration, hours have been extended for Disney World theme parks during the Thanksgiving holiday week. Some parks will be opening earlier, while others will be staying […]
MagicBand+ To Debut At Disney World In 2022
Posted on November 18, 2021
Over the past few months, we’ve seen so many new things unveiled during the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration! And Disney isn’t showing any signs of slowing down! Staying true to Walt Disney’s statement, “We’ll always be introducing and testing and demonstrating new materials and new systems,” Walt Disney World is launching the next […]
RunDisney Announces Details For Inaugural Springtime Surprise Weekend
Posted on November 15, 2021
RunDisney has announced a new race weekend  for 2022, the Springtime Surprise Weekend! This is the 3rd and final racing weekend for 2021-2022. Springtime Surprise Weekend runs March 30-April 4, a wonderful time to visit central Florida for its optimal weather and positioned perfectly dates on the calendar-between college spring break crowds and school-aged spring […]
Disney’s Updates Ride Breakdown Protocol
Posted on November 9, 2021
Disney has been making a lot of changes recently, and one major change slipped by without much notice. That is, until you experience it. Disney has recently made updates to their ride breakdown protocol that could affect the timeline of your day. When dealing with a place that has so many attractions, it is known […]
Disney Genie, Genie+, Lightning Lanes, And Individual Paid Attractions Explained
Posted on November 8, 2021
The FastPass/FastPass+ replacement at Walt Disney World recently debuted and will be coming soon to Disneyland! Here’s your primer on this new system. Disney Genie Disney Genie is an absolutely free new digital service that aims to help you maximize your time in the theme parks. Genie is integrated right into your My Disney Experience […]
6 Things To Do On A Solo Visit To The Disney Parks
Posted on November 1, 2021
Walt Disney World is often thought of as an ideal location for a family vacation. Because there are so many different things to do, family members of any age can have fun on their trip to Disney. For those who go to Disney World frequently or live nearby, it can also be very enjoyable to […]
Disney Genie Launch Date And Lightning Lane Details Announced
Posted on October 8, 2021
A launch date and price details for Disney’s newest service, Disney Genie, were announced this week. This addition to the My Disney Experience App has been designed to create your best Disney day by easing the planning process of a trip to Walt Disney World. This will be achieved with personalized suggestions and itineraries. Guests […]
International Travelers Will Be Able To Visit Disney In November
Posted on October 8, 2021
Those Disney lovers who are living abroad have received some excellent news. Due to changes in travel restrictions to the United States, international travelers will be able to visit Disney parks once again in November! Vaccinations and Testing Required Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the United States had restricted international travel. Although US citizens were […]
Mobile Ordering Now Available At Candy Kitchens In Disney Parks
Posted on September 13, 2021
Mobile ordering has been a popular addition to dining in the Disney parks, and even more locations are being added to this service. Guests will now be able to utilize mobile ordering to purchase their favorite confections at various candy kitchens throughout Disney property. Although this newest update to mobile ordering is currently only available […]
New Changes To Disney’s Park Pass Reservation System
Posted on September 13, 2021
There have been a multitude of new and exciting changes to the Disney parks recently, including new changes to Disney’s park pass reservation system. The park pass reservation system was put into place when Walt Disney World reopened in July 2020 in an attempt to control capacity. All tickets also require a reservation to the […]
New Disney World Annual Passes Will Go On Sale September 8th
Posted on August 30, 2021
The day we have all been waiting for has finally arrived, new Disney World Annual Passes will go on sale September 8th! Disney teased the news about Annual Pass sales when the Magic Key Program was announced for Disneyland Resort , but we had little to go off of at the time. Now we have all […]
Buffets Have Officially Returned To Disney World
Posted on August 25, 2021
The Walt Disney World Resort has announced reopening dates for three of its popular buffet-style dining locations. As we continue to monitor Disney’s phased reopening plans, their most recent update is sure to please hungry Disney guests! These guest-favorite buffets are officially returning: Boma – Flavors of Africa at the Animal Kingdom Resort, Biergarten Restaurant […]
Disney Genie App: Everything We Know So Far Livestream + Q&A
Posted on August 24, 2021
The latest digital service set to aid guests in both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort is the Disney Genie app. Various features in this new app will assist guests in making the most out of their Disney vacation via complementary and paid services. However, you may find yourself wondering, what exactly is the […]
Biometric Finger Scans Return To Disney World
Posted on August 24, 2021
We’ve watched the Disney Parks slowly and steadily return to pre-Covid norms with the return of character experiences, more dining locations reopening and special events making their way back. Usually the return of these experiences and attractions are welcomed by park visitors. This week, however, marked the return of something that I doubt many park […]
First-Ever Disney World Princess Week Starts Today
Posted on August 23, 2021
The Walt Disney Company is hosting the first-ever World Princess Week! The royal festivities starts today, August 23 and runs through Sunday, August 29. As part of the year-long Ultimate Princess Celebration, World Princess Week will offer fans new products, digital content, a Disney Princess Hotline, unique offerings at the Disney Parks and Resorts, a […]
Animal Kingdom’s Boneyard Playground Has Officially Reopened
Posted on August 20, 2021
One of the best kid friendly attractions is back at the Walt Disney World parks. Animal Kingdom’s Boneyard Playground has officially reopened! According to Disney, the Boneyard Playground is currently open from 9:00 AM to park close. The Boneyard Playground has traditionally been one of the highlights for younger children in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It […]
Walt Disney World To Begin Selling Annual Passes By October 1st
Posted on August 3, 2021
There is a lot of buzz around the announcement of Disneyland’s new Magic Key Program, but there was something hidden in plain sight on the Disney website that is equally exciting! Walt Disney World will begin selling Annual Passes once again in time for the 50th Anniversary celebration! At the end of the release for […]
Disney Requiring Masks Indoors Beginning July 30th
Posted on July 30, 2021
It has just been announced that Disney will be requiring masks indoors beginning July 30th. This recent update to the Disney mask policy comes after the Center for Disease Control has updated their guidelines, as well the recommendation from Orange County’s Mayor Jerry Demings. The Disney website states that all guests ages 2 and up, […]
Showtimes For Character Cavalcades Added To My Disney Experience App
Posted on July 24, 2021
Showtimes for Character Cavalcades have been added to the My Disney Experience App! Character Cavalcades were added to Disney World upon its reopening, taking the place of parades and traditional character meet and greets. Previously Disney kept the times for these cavalcades a secret to prevent gathering crowds, but now Disney has released the times […]
New Changes For Child Swap (Rider Switch) At Disney World
Posted on July 10, 2021
Child Swap is one of the best benefits that Disney offers to families in its theme parks, and it is definitely not going anywhere. However, there are some new changes in regards to Child Swap, also known as Rider Switch, at Disney World theme parks that will be taking affect soon that could affect how […]
Will “Disney Premier Access” Replace FastPass In Walt Disney World?
Posted on July 9, 2021
As of this morning Disney confirmed that Disneyland Paris would be switching to Disney Premier Access instead of bringing back FastPasses. This begs the question, will Disney Premier Access replace FastPass in Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort? Signs are pointing to yes. What Is Disney Premier Access? Disney Premier Access is a paid service […]
Which Disney Dining Locations Are Reopening In July?
Posted on July 4, 2021
When the Disney parks reopened, not all dining locations opened along with it. This begs the question, which Disney dining locations are reopening in the month of July? Here is a comprehensive list of what dining locations are expected to open soon at both Disney parks, as well as the Disney resorts. Disney is returning […]
Disney Dining Plan’s Eventual Return to Walt Disney World Confirmed
Posted on July 1, 2021
Walt Disney World has confirmed the eventual return of the very popular Disney Dining Plan. Although they have not specified what exact date Dining Plans will become available once more, fans of can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that Disney does intend to bring it back at one point. The Disney Dining Plan was […]
Disney Updates Policy Regarding Cast Members Taking Guest Photos: Video
Posted on June 27, 2021
More changes are happening at Walt Disney World everyday, and this is the latest. Disney has updated their policy regarding Cast Members taking guests’ photos! Since Walt Disney World reopened, guests have been able to utilize PhotoPass photographers to take their pictures at designated locations in the parks. However, other Cast Members were not allowed […]
Nighttime Spectaculars And Other Entertainment To Debut October 1st
Posted on June 24, 2021
More updates have been released for the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary celebration, including nighttime spectaculars and other entertainment that will debut on October 1. The 50th celebration will be an event felt in every park, bringing new and exciting things to three of the parks that guests simply have to see. This is what […]
Single Rider Lines Have Begun To Reopen At Walt Disney World
Posted on June 21, 2021
Single rider lines have begun to reopen at Walt Disney World on select rides! This change will lead to increased ride capacity, and most likely lower wait times. This news comes after the announcement that Disney has ended mandatory physical distancing, and had begun loading attractions in every row. Millennium Falcon – Smuggler’s Run Currently […]
Fireworks Returning To Disney Parks Starting July 1st
Posted on June 15, 2021
This upcoming month will start off with a bang, as fireworks will be returning to Disney Parks on July 1. This date will mark the beginning of the nightly shows again in Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disneyland, and Disney California Adventure theme parks. Guests will also have an absolutely huge show at each park for the […]
Disney World Ends Physical Distancing For Dining Outdoors
Posted on June 6, 2021
Physical distancing at all times, including while outdoors, was a measure set in place when Walt Disney World reopened in July 2020. However, now that Covid numbers are declining and vaccine rates are climbing, Disney has put an end to physical distancing for guests dining outdoors. Previously in Walt Disney World dining locations some tables […]
Everything We Know (So Far) About Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary
Posted on May 30, 2021
Walt Disney World debuted a commercial for the resort’s upcoming 50th anniversary this week. The new advertisement shows the physical form of Disney’s magic and pixie dust known as the “Beacon of Magic”. The stream of fairy dust illuminates each park icon and then soars around families as the “magic calls” them to Disney for […]
Attractions That Are Closed in Disney Parks Right Now
Posted on May 29, 2021
Refurbishments are a necessary part of keeping the attractions at the Disney Parks updated and running smoothly. However, it is always good to know what attractions are closed in each park before paying them a visit. Here is a complete list of which Disney attractions are closed due to Covid restrictions, closed to undergo refurbishment […]
Chapek Confirms, Disney Park Pass Reservation System Here To Stay
Posted on May 27, 2021
This week, Disney’s CEO Bob Chapek spoke at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media, and Communications Conference. Chapek confirmed that Disney’s Park Pass reservation system and virtual queues will remain in full force at the Florida theme parks. Park Pass reservations were created as a way to limit park capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even […]
Disney World To No Longer Require Masks Outdoors Starting May 15th
Posted on May 14, 2021
It’s breaking news across the internet that Disney just announced they will no longer require face coverings for most outdoor areas in its Walt Disney World theme parks, Disney Springs, and other select areas of the Walt Disney World Resort starting tomorrow, May 15th, 2021. This news is the newest in a string of announcements […]
Disney CEO: Disney World Park Capacity Will Be Increasing
Posted on May 14, 2021
It has recently been announced that Walt Disney World park capacity will be increasing based on the newest safety information released from the CDC. Near the end of 2020, Disney raised the park capacity to 35%. This was the last announcement Disney made in regards to park capacity until this week.  Bob Chapek, Disney’s CEO, […]
Disney World To Reduce Physical Distance Requirements In Select Locations
Posted on May 12, 2021
For the first time since the parks’ reopening, Walt Disney World will reduce the 6 feet physical distancing requirements in select locations. Disney has recently updated their “Returning to a World of Magic” webpage that lists all of their rules and regulations regarding their health and safety guidelines.  Disney’s website now states: Disney will continue […]
AdventHealth Expanding Services To Walt Disney World Guests
Posted on May 10, 2021
Disney has announced that AdventHealth will be expanding their healthcare services to Walt Disney World guests. AdventHealth World of Wellness will be of service to guests of the Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts by providing ER and Urgent Care facilities. These facilities will be located at the Flamingo Crossings Town Center.  For those […]
Disney World To End Temperature Screenings This Month
Posted on May 8, 2021
Disney has announced that, in accordance with CDC guidelines, they will end temperature screening this month for both their employees and guests visiting the Walt Disney World parks.  This statement on the matter was released by Disney on Wednesday May 5. Temperature screenings have been just one part of Disney’s health and safety protocols that […]
It’s Tough to be a Bug! Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Posted on April 29, 2021
Enter the base of The Tree of Life and don some “bug eyes” to become one with the insects to learn how they navigate the world and survive.  It’s Tough to be a Bug! Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Discovery Island Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages […]
Disney World Bringing Back Cast Members For Rumored Capacity Increase
Posted on April 18, 2021
Disney has brought more Cast Members back to work. Although the parks are not operating at full capacity, and not all attractions or dining locations are currently open, a large number of Cast Members have returned sporting their special “Earning My Ears” badges.  These Cast Members were previously furloughed when the Florida theme parks were […]
Disney World Increases Park Hours For Summer
Posted on April 18, 2021
Disney World has increased park hours for summer time! Disney has updated their park hours on the calendar from now all the way up until June 2021. This summer hour expansion is exciting news for those planning their trips to the park this year and may indicate some exciting changes to come. The updated list […]
Baby Mandrill Born, Newest Addition At Animal Kingdom
Posted on April 17, 2021
A new addition has joined the safari as Disney announces that a baby mandrill was born at Animal Kingdom. The new mandrill is a girl and was born weighing a little over a pound on April 10. Disney released this statement in regards to the baby primate: Guests who are visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom will […]
Mears Transportation To Replace Magical Express In 2022
Posted on April 10, 2021
Mears Transportation has committed to replace the Magical Express in 2022. The new service, being called “Mears Connect”, will offer transportation and other amenities to future guests of the Florida theme parks.  Disney’s Magical Express provides guests with complimentary transportation from the Orlando airport to Disney Vacation Club resorts and theme parks. When it was […]
Disney Updates Mask Policy To Allow Maskless Photos
Posted on April 9, 2021
Disney has updated their mask policy to allow for photos! Those who have visited the parks this last year know that masks have been required at all times, unless sitting to eat or drink.  This recently updated mask policy will now allow guests to remove their masks for pictures, as long as they are remaining […]
Earth Day Celebrations Are Coming To Animal Kingdom
Posted on March 29, 2021
Earth Day celebrations are coming to Animal Kingdom for an entire week in April. Earth Day is on April 22 and Disney will be pulling out all the stops to celebrate. On April 18 festivities will begin and continue on until April 24. There will be something for everyone to enjoy from Earth Day themed […]
Park Hopper Plus Tickets Return: Water Parks & Golf Courses!
Posted on March 9, 2021
Blizzard Beach has reopened, and with the water park’s reopening comes the news that the Park Hopper Plus ticket has returned. Guests may have noticed that, although standard Park Hopper tickets returned back in January 2021, the Park Hopper Plus tickets were not previously available for purchase. Park Hopper Plus tickets are the same as […]
Disney World Theme Parks Reach Capacity For Next Week
Posted on March 8, 2021
If you are currently checking for Park Pass reservations, you may have noticed that the Disney World theme parks have reached capacity for next week. Most likely due to Spring Break and an increase in vacation travel, there are no park reservations for any of the four parks available from March 15 to March 18.  […]
Hours At Disney World Are Extended For The First Week Of March
Posted on February 22, 2021
Everyone could use some extra time inside the most magical place on Earth, and it has just been confirmed that hours at Disney World are extended for the first week of March. All four of Disney’s Florida theme parks; Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios; will be open for an extra hour […]
Disney World Gets Ready To Celebrate 50th Anniversary With “EARidescence”
Posted on February 20, 2021
Disney World has just announced their new theme for its upcoming 50th Anniversary celebration. Starting on October 1, 2021, the Disney World Resort will begin “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” with extra shimmer and sparkle throughout all four theme parks. To describe the new, special event decorations and experiences, Disney has coined the term “EARidescence.” […]
“Raya And The Last Dragon” Experiences Coming to Animal Kingdom
Posted on February 18, 2021
For those who are excited for Disney’s newest upcoming movie release, “Raya and the Last Dragon” experiences are also coming to Animal Kingdom. Disney is anticipating a large success with this upcoming feature film, and those who have seen the incredible trailer for “Raya and the Last Dragon” will see why.  In this newest film, […]
“Festival Of The Lion King” Returning to Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Posted on January 27, 2021
Disney has announced the thrilling news that Festival of the Lion King will be returning to Animal Kingdom. The show, held in the Harambe Theater, is expected to be returning in the summertime, although no official date has been released from Disney at this time. This show was a perfect choice for Disney to choose […]
Avatar Flight of Passage Overview + Video Review | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
As you enter the land of Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park you become immediately immersed in the environment. Surrounded by giant flowers, rocks, and a beautiful landscape, you will feel like you are visiting Pandora and at any minute could encounter an ikran or banshee.  Based on the 2009 James Cameron film, Avatar Flight […]
DINOSAUR Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
DINOSAUR is a dark thrill ride attraction that takes you through the primeval times in search of an Iguanodon. You can expect many surprises on your trip through the prehistoric forest as you face many dinosaurs. Some of these dinos are friendly and some are not.  DINOSAUR Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom […]
Expedition Everest Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Explore the mystery and see the legendary Yeti yourself on this journey. Expedition Everest is a high-speed train roller coaster that takes you forwards and backward into new heights. If you’re looking for a thrill of a ride, this is the right adventure for you. Expedition Everest Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location […]
Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Come face-to-face with animals that are native to Africa, like Gorillas, Meerkats, and Okapi, on the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail Details Walt Disney World Resort Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Africa Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages Thrill Type Walkthrough Hours 8:15 AM […]
It’s Tough to be a Bug! Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Enter the base of The Tree of Life and don some “bug eyes” to become one with the insects to learn how they navigate the world and survive.  It’s Tough to be a Bug! Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Discovery Island Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages […]
Kali River Rapids Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Set deep in the Asian jungle are the Kali River Rapids. Experience bone-chilling water and jaw dropping drops. If you want a wet, water ride to help cool you off in the Florida heat then this is the ride for you! Kali River Rapids Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in Park Located […]
Kilimanjaro Safaris Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Board a bus for the wildest adventure of a lifetime. On a trek around the Harambe Wildlife Reserve guests will see what life is like for animals on different terrain and ecosystems, all while learning all about the many species that live there. Kilimanjaro Safaris Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in […]
Maharajah Jungle Trek Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Explore a Mystical Forest filled with Asian tigers, gibbons, a Komodo dragon, 50 species of birds, and many more animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Maharajah Jungle Trek Details Walt Disney World Resort Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Asia Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages Thrill Type Walkthrough Hours 9:00 AM to […]
Na’vi River Journey Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Journey into the majestic World of Avatar on a boat. This ride will take you deep into the bioluminescent rainforest to see the unique plant and animal life that Pandora has to offer. Na’vi River Journey Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in Park Pandora – The World Of Avatar Height Restrictions Any […]
TriceraTop Spin Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Twirl and spin with fun little triceratops dinosaurs in the sky. This carnival-like ride gives guests a view from above of all of DinoLand. TriceraTop Spin Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in Park DinoLand U.S.A. Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages Thrill Type Slow rides, Spinning Hours Regular park hours […]
Creature Comforts Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Start your day or take a coffee break at Disney’s Animal Kingdom by going to Creature Comforts where you can get Starbucks beverages. Creature Comfort Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Discovery Island Dining Experience Quick Service/Bakery Hours 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM Price Range $14.99 per adult  Type of […]
Dawa Bar Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Enjoy African beer, wine, and specialty cocktails in the heart of Harambe village. Dawa Bar Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Africa Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM Price Range $14.99 per adult  Type of Cuisine American Mobile Order No Reservations No Allergy-Friendly Yes Overview Dawa […]
Dino-Bite Snacks Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Treats so cold you’d think you found your way back in time to the Ice Age! Classic ice cream sundaes and cookie desserts will be the perfect addition to your time in DinoLand U.S.A. Dino-Bite Snacks Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park DinoLand U.S.A. Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 10:30 […]
Drinkwallah Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
A convenient stop on your journey through Animal Kingdom for snacks and refreshments. Drinkwallah Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Asia Dining Experience Quick Service/Fast Casual Hours 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Price Range $14.99 per adult  Type of Cuisine American Mobile Order No Reservations No Allergy-Friendly Yes Overview Drinkwallah […]
Flame Tree Barbecue Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Flame Tree Barbecue is a fantastic dining option for people who want an assortment of smokehouse meats and chicken dinners. Flame Tree serves barbecue for lunch and dinner, it has a fantastic view located in Animal Kingdom and has delicious meals and sides. Flame Tree Barbecue Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in […]
Harambe Market Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
If you’re savoring a bite of the wild side, join the local villagers of Harambe and dine at the Harambe Marketplace. Harambe Market Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Africa Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Price Range $14.99 per adult  Type of Cuisine African, American […]
Isle of Java Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Enjoy a refreshing drink or sweet treat from Isle of Java, located in the heart of Animal Kingdom. Isle of Java Details Walt Disney World Park: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park: Discovery Island Dining Experience: Quick Service Hours: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Price Range: $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine: American Mobile Order: […]
Nomad Lounge Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Located next to Tiffin’s Restaurant is the awe inspiring Nomad Lounge. Full of wanderlust and representations from a variety of cultures, this restaurant will leave you feeling transported to new places. Nomad Lounge Details Walt Disney World Park: Animal Kingdom Location in Park: Discovery Island Dining Experience: Lounge / Themed Dining Hours: 11:00 AM – […]
Pongu Pongu Overview + Video Review | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
This Na’vi beverage location serves visitors drinks that have out of this world flavors. Pongu Pongu Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in Park Pandora: World of Avatar Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Price Range $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine American Mobile Order No Reservations No Allergy-Friendly […]
Rainforest Cafe Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Eat a delicious meal while immersed in the Rainforest at the Rainforest Cafe at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Rainforest Cafe Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Main Entrance Dining Experience Sit Down, Themed Hours 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Price Range $35 to $59.99 per adult  Type of Cuisine  American […]
Restaurantosaurus Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Enjoy classic American dining in a prehistoric setting. Everyone from adults to kids will love this Dino themed restaurant. Restaurantosaurus Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park DinoLand U.S.A. Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM Price Range $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine American Mobile Order Yes […]
Satu’li Canteen Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Enjoy delicious and fresh food inside of Pandora – The World of Avatar. This dining location will transport guests to another world and bring the culture of the Na’vi to life. Tiffins Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park: Animal Kingdom Location in Park: Pandora – The World of Avatar Dining Experience: Fast Casual Hours: 10:00 […]
Tamu Tamu Refreshments Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Enjoy a refreshing treat or tasty snack at Tamu Tamu Refreshments at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Tamu Tamu Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Africa Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Price Range $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine African, American Mobil Order No Reservations No Allergy-Friendly […]
Tiffins Restaurant Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Tiffin’s Restaurant is a fine dining experience that takes you around the world with their flavors. Inspired by a variety of different countries and their native dishes, Tiffin’s is the perfect option for a more upscale lunch or dinner inside of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Tiffins Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park: Animal Kingdom Location in […]
Tusker House Restaurant Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Enjoy an African-inspired meal with favorite characters such as Donald and Daisy Duck! Tusker House Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Africa Dining Experience Character Dining, Family Style, Themed Hours 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Price Range $35 to $59.99 per adult  Type of Cuisine African, American Mobil Order […]
Yak & Yeti Restaurant Overview + Video Dining Review | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Inspired by the Nepalese style, this is a traveler’s haven. Filled not only with remarkable artifacts and decor, but delectable food as well.  Yak & Yeti Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Asia Dining Experience Unique/Themed Dining Hours 10:30 AM to 6:35 PM Price Range $15 to $34.99 Type […]