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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 […]
Rope Drop Returns To Epcot
Posted on June 14, 2021
Getting to the Disney Parks early enough for rope drop has always been a must do for park goers. It has taken almost a year, but the rope drop experience has finally returned to Epcot, and guests are loving it. When Walt Disney World reopened in July 2020, guests were having to wait outside of […]
Food & Wine Festival 2021 at EPCOT Announces New Food Booths
Posted on June 9, 2021
One of the most popular Epcot festivals is almost here, and to top it off, the 2021 Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival has just announced their Global Marketplace food booths. This festival will be running for its longest stretch yet, beginning on July 15, 2021 until November 20, 2021, totaling 129 days […]
Space 220 Restaurant at Epcot Now Hiring Staff, Are They Ready For Blast Off?
Posted on June 8, 2021
The long awaited Space 220 Restaurant is now hiring staff! This restaurant will be opening in Epcot, next to Mission: SPACE. It has had bumps along the way to its reopening, including multiple delays, but these new job postings may indicate a new opening date will be released soon. Space 220 Positions For Hire Space […]
Canada Far And Wide Closing Indefinitely In Epcot
Posted on June 8, 2021
When looking at The Walt Disney World calendar guests can see that Canada Far and Wide will be closing indefinitely in Epcot. It is expected to close its doors on June 27, 2021 and is listed as being closed through the beginning of August, which is as far as Disney’s calendar allows you to look […]
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’s Skyliner Closing In January For Refurbishments
Posted on May 22, 2021
Disney World’s unique transportation offering, Disney Skyliner, will experience a multi-day closure in January 2022 due to refurbishment. The gondola system’s passage to EPCOT will not be available to guests from Sunday January 23rd to Thursday January 28th, 2022. This means the line between EPCOT International Gateway, Disney’s Riviera Resort, and Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort […]
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 […]
Mickey and Friends To Begin Greeting Guests At The Gate In EPCOT
Posted on May 5, 2021
Character Meet and Greets at Disney are dear to all guests, and now they are making their way a little closer. Mickey and Friends will begin greeting guests at the entrance in Epcot beginning May 5.  Guests will still not be able to go up and give the characters hugs and get autographs, but Mickey […]
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 […]
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 […]
EPCOT’s International Food & Wine Festival Will Begin On July 15
Posted on April 4, 2021
Disney Foodies are in delight, the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival will begin on July 15th, giving Disney just 10 days to switch over from the Flower & Garden Festival that ends on July 5th. Some classic favorites from this festival will be back in the World Showcase, as well as some new items […]
Epcot Begins Testing Harmonious
Posted on March 17, 2021
Those who have been watching the construction on the World Showcase Lagoon will be excited to hear that Epcot has begun testing Harmonious.  The Harmonious show in Epcot is slated to be one of the most extravagant nighttime spectaculars that Disney has ever created. When completed the barge will feature innovative technology including LED light […]
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Opening Date Has Been Announced
Posted on March 13, 2021
The Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure opening date has been announced by Disney! Bob Chapek, Disney’s CEO, has revealed that this long awaited ride will open on October 1, 2021.  As many may already know, October 1, 2021 is the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World. This new addition appears to be just one of the ways […]
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.  […]
Morocco Pavilion Has Added A New Snack And Beverage Location
Posted on February 26, 2021
As if guests needed another reason to visit Disney’s Epcot, it has just been announced that the Morocco Pavilion has added a new snack and beverage location. This snack cart has just recently opened inside of the covered market. The current menu has a good size variety of traditional Moroccan snacks and drinks, but this […]
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 […]
EPCOT Monorail Not Scheduled To Reopen Due To Physical Distancing Concerns
Posted on February 21, 2021
Although Disney has been testing the EPCOT monorails recently, it has recently been announced that the EPCOT Monorail is not reopening due to physical distancing concerns. These space issues mainly come from the resort monorail stations, where there is simply not enough area at this time to open with the current social distancing guidelines. Previously […]
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.” […]
EPCOT’s Space 220 Gets New Opening Date + Experience Photos
Posted on November 24, 2020
Space 220 has been in the works for EPCOT quite some time now. Way back in the summer of 2017 they announced this extraordinary dining experience was on its way to being added to the Mission: SPACE Pavillion, but guests are still waiting. Originally Disney gave an opening date of Winter 2019. Unfortunately this space-themed […]
Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Attractions
Sit back, relax, and sing-along with this silly and fun retelling of Beauty and the Beast.  Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along Details Walt Disney World Park EPCOT Location in Park World Showcase: France Pavilion Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All ages Thrill Type Short Film Hours Normal park hours Wait Times Low FastPass+ No […]
Frozen Ever After Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Attractions
Join Anna and Elsa and their friends Kristoff, Sven, and of course; Olaf as you journey through Arendelle. Once guests board this Norwegian boat, they will be transported into all the magic that is Frozen.  Frozen Ever After Details Walt Disney World Park Epcot Location in Park World Showcase Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests […]
Gran Fiesta Tour Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Attractions
Donald Duck has disappeared! Guests will join forces with Panchito and José Carioca, the other two parts of the Three Caballeros, in an attempt to find Donald Duck. Although this is an easy ride, be prepared to witness some wacky hijinks. Gran Fiesta Tour Details Walt Disney World Park Epcot Location in Park World Showcase […]
Journey Into Imagination With Figment Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Attractions
Enter into the Imagination Institute for a silly and fun adventure. Everyone’s favorite purple dragon, Figment will lead guests on a tour that is beyond imagination.  Journey Into Imagination Details Walt Disney World Park Epcot Location in Park Future World Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages Thrill Type Slow rides, Dark Hours Regular […]
Kidcot Fun Stops Overview + Video Review | Disney’s EPCOT Attractions
Discover a variety of cultures with fun activities and experiences while collecting activity cards. Kidcot Fun Stops Details Walt Disney World Park EPCOT Location in Park World Showcase Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All ages Thrill Type Activity Hours 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM Wait Times Low FastPass+ No Accessibility Information May Remain in […]
Living with the Land Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Attractions
Travel through The Land Pavilion on a covered boat to learn about all the different ecosystems of our world. See greenhouses and farming habitats filled with a variety of food crops from around the world. Living with the Land Details Walt Disney World Park Epcot Location in Park Future World  Height Restrictions Any Height Age […]
Soarin’ Around The World Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Attractions
Don’t you wish you could travel across the world, visit multiple countries, and still have time to go back to your resort for dinner? Unfortunately due to the laws of time and physics this is not possible, unless you visit Soarin’ Around the World at EPCOT. Soarin’ is an immersive flight “simulation” ride that takes […]
Spaceship Earth Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Attractions
Walt Disney had big dreams about “a city of tomorrow” that would use innovation to provide communal transportation, a controlled environment, and an always improving infrastructure. He called his utopian metropolis “EPCOT”; elements of his vision live on at its theme park namesake. At EPCOT, guests can experience Walt’s passion for progress on the ride […]
The Seas with Nemo & Friends Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Attractions
Enter the deep ocean blue with all the characters from Disney-Pixar’s Finding Nemo as they search for a missing Nemo once again. There will be many adventures on this journey into the sea, but don’t worry, you won’t actually get wet. The Seas with Nemo & Friends Details Walt Disney World Park EPCOT Location in […]
Coral Reef Restaurant Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Dining
Enjoy a delicious dining experience with views beyond belief near the coral reef.  Coral Reef Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park: EPCOT Location in Park: Future World Dining Experience: Unique/Themed Dining Hours: 11:30 AM to 8:30 PM Price Range: $15.00 – $34.99 Type of Cuisine: American, Seafood Mobile Order: No Reservations: Yes Allergy-Friendly: Yes Dining […]
Garden Grill Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Dining
The Garden Grill is right at the center of The Land at EPCOT. This restaurant will come to life and take you on a ride as you enjoy wonderful American cuisine that is farm fresh. Throughout your journey eating a family style buffet meal you will be greeted by Chip ‘n’ Dale and even some […]
Kabuki Cafe Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Dining
Enjoy a wide range of traditional Japanese foods from Savory sushi to a sweet shaved ice. Even the traditional beverages at this location will transport guests across the ocean with their variety of sake, Japanese soda and more. Kabuki Cafe Details Walt Disney World Park EPCOT Location in Park World Showcase – Japan Pavilion Dining […]
L’Artisan des Glaces Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Dining
Indulge with some of the most decadent desserts that France has to offer in this artisanal ice cream shop. Boasting a large variety of flavors and treat options, this is the perfect stop for anyone with a sweet tooth. L’Artisan des Glaces Details Walt Disney World Park EPCOT Location in Park World Showcase – France […]
La Cantina de San Angel Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Dining
Enjoy traditional Mexican food in the World Showcase with views of the lagoon. There is something that any Mexican food lover will enjoy here. La Cantina de San Angel Details Walt Disney World Park: EPCOT Location in Park: World Showcase – Mexico Pavilion Dining Experience: Quick Service  Hours: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM Price Range: […]
Regal Eagle Smokehouse Craft Drafts & Barbecue Overview | Disney’s EPCOT Dining
Another great dining location for you and yours is Regal Eagle Smokehouse Craft Drafts & Barbecue. This restaurant pays homage to the many backyard grills and barbecues that America is known for. The Regal Eagle pitmasters use different techniques from classic barbecue regions to smoke selections over oak wood. If you’re looking for a classic […]