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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 […]
Dumbo Play Area Now Open In Magic Kingdom
Posted on June 7, 2021
One ride queue has just gotten a lot more fun! The Dumbo play area has reopened at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. Play areas are have remained closed since Disney World’s reopening in July 2020. This is due to them being a high touch area and would not be regulated for previous social distancing […]
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 […]
After Hours “Boo Bash” Coming To Magic Kingdom, Tickets On Sale 6/15
Posted on June 2, 2021
To celebrate being halfway to Halloween, Disney announced that an After Hours “Boo Bash” will be coming to Magic Kingdom this Fall. This will be a unique event in the parks this year that guests cannot wait to participate in. Event Information “Disney After Hours Boo Bash” will occur on select dates beginning on August […]
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 […]
Disney Celebrates Halfway To Halloween With Spooktacular Announcements!
Posted on May 8, 2021
Have you heard? It’s Halfway to Halloween! That’s right, we’re coming over that first part of the year hump and we can see fall in the not so far distance. And of course, to celebrate this momentous day, Disney has shared plans for fun, exciting and delicious events that we can all start preparing for. There […]
PeopleMover On Track To Open May 1st
Posted on April 21, 2021
The PeopleMover, which has been closed since March of 2020, is now on track to open on May 1st, 2021. The refurbishment for this attraction has been delayed multiple times within the last couple of months, but we may finally be close to a reopening date soon enough. You may be wondering when is the […]
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 […]
Moana And Mulan Can Now Be Found At Magic Kingdom
Posted on April 14, 2021
Disney Princess fans rejoice, Moana and Mulan are back in Magic Kingdom! Since Disney reopened, finding your favorite Disney characters at Disney World. Although there are still many locations to give a socially distanced greeting to some favorites, along with the cavalcades, it is exciting to see more characters being added in the parks. Where […]
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 […]
New Facial Recognition Technology At Walt Disney World
Posted on March 27, 2021
Those who love technology and convenience will love the new facial recognition technology at Walt Disney World. The facial recognition test is now active at Magic Kingdom and available for guests to try out. Although this technology sounds very space aged, it is very simple to use. Guests will simply need to look for the […]
Main Street Confectionary Closed For Refurbishment
Posted on March 15, 2021
Beginning March 29, Main Street Confectionary will be closed for refurbishment. Main Street Confectionary is one of the most popular sweet treat shops in Disney and is a must do for many guests visiting Magic Kingdom. Inside of the Main Street Confectionary guests will find classic Disney treats such as Mickey rice crispy treats, Mickey […]
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.” […]
Disney To Update Iconic Jungle Cruise Attraction
Posted on February 2, 2021
Since 1955 the Jungle Cruise attraction has brought laughs to millions of Disney guests from all over the world. Recently the Walt Disney Company has decided that it is time to revamp the storytelling of this classic ride. Imagineers are calling this change an expansion of what we already know and love inside Disney Resorts […]
“it’s a small world” Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Enjoy a boat ride around the world to the classic and iconic “it’s a small world” song. With hundreds of children, each representing a different country, this ride is one to remember.  “it’s a small world” Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Fantasyland Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages […]
Astro Orbiter Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Board your own space shuttle as you sale above all of Tomorrowland. Amongst the planets and stars guests will feel as if they’ve been transported into space. Astro Orbiter Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Tomorrowland Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All ages Thrill Type Slow Rides, Spinning Hours 8:00 […]
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
One of the famous three “mountain” rides in Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (fondly known as “Big Thunder”) is one of the most adventurous rides in the park. With its exhilarating turns and drops, the ride draws guests to it over and over again. Its haunting story, beautiful theming, and gorgeous views make […]
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
It’s time to help your favorite Space Ranger, the famous Buzz Lightyear! Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin is an interactive attraction for those of all ages. On this ride, you will get to help defeat Buzz’s nemesis Emperor Zurg by using laser cannons on your ride to gain points as you compete alongside friends and […]
Country Bear Jamboree Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Come on down and enjoy a musical revue that will have everyone singing along! The Country Bear Jamboree, located in Frontierland, is a 16-minute show with over 18 singing animatronic bear friends. In addition, you can expect a musical full of comedy that people of all ages will enjoy. Country Bear Jamboree Details Walt Disney […]
Dumbo the Flying Elephant Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Fly above Storybook Circus on Dumbo the Flying Elephant. This fanciful attraction will bring levels of enjoyment to new heights for all. Dumbo the Flying Elephant Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Fantasyland Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages Thrill Type Slow rides, Spinning Hours Regular park hours Wait […]
Haunted Mansion Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
At Magic Kingdom, guests can board their own “Doom Buggy” and tour the mysterious building in Liberty Square called the Haunted Mansion. The eerie voice of the Ghost Host guides guests through the home of 999 “happy haunts” to view the many supernatural and creepy aspects of the estate. The enigma and overall frightening atmosphere […]
Jungle Cruise Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Board this boat for the laugh of a lifetime as you sail across rivers in Asia, Africa, and South America with your comedic skipper. Enjoy the views of the water and wildlife on this gentle tour. Jungle Cruise Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Adventureland Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests […]
Mad Tea Party Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Join in on Alice’s wonderful Wonderland adventure at the Mad Tea Party. This attraction features spinning teacups and delightful music. Dizzy heads await those who embark on this fun-filled madness.  Mad Tea Party Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Fantasyland Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages Thrill Type Spinning […]
Peter Pan’s Flight Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Board a magical pirate ship and sail above London and into Neverland. Enjoy the view from up high in the dark starlit sky as you see Peter Pan and all his friends as they encounter adventures galore. Peter Pan’s Flight Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Fantasyland Height Restrictions Any Height […]
Pirates of the Caribbean Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
At Magic Kingdom, guests can discover if the pirate’s life is for them when they ride the swashbuckling attraction: Pirates of the Carribean. Guests can board their own pirate ships and join a band of 17th century pirates on their mischievous adventures through the Carribean. Pirates of the Carribean was an opening day attraction at […]
Prince Charming Regal Carousel Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Ride with beautiful horses around and up and down, while watching the story of Cinderella go by. This attraction has earned its name by being charming and regal. Prince Charming Regal Carousel Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Fantasyland Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages Thrill Type Slow rides, […]
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train | Disney’s Magic Kindom Attractions
When guests board Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, they are embarking on a thrilling roller coaster. In this adventure ride they will dive deep into the mine shaft of a mountain while on a rustic train, encounter beautiful jewels, and follow the Seven Dwarfs and Snow White on their adventure. Guests can also find an incredible […]
Space Mountain Overview| Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
One of the most iconic rides at Disney World, Space Mountain is a thrilling, space-themed indoor roller coaster that is perfect for adventure seekers. Guests looking for an exciting and exhilarating experience should be sure to add Space Mountain to their list of rides to visit when at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, or any of the […]
Splash Mountain Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
The third of Magic Kingdom’s trio of “mountain” rides, Splash Mountain is always a fun ride for those who love large drops and those who are brave enough to risk the possibility of getting soaked. One of the most famous and beloved rides at Disney World, Splash Mountain is a thrill ride you won’t want […]
Swiss Family Treehouse Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Explore a tropical treehouse by taking a journey up in the skies of Adventureland. The Swiss Family Treehouse is an immersive walk-through attraction where you can see the famous book come to life. This multi-level treehouse is a nice break in the hustle and bustle of the Magic Kingdom.  Swiss Family Treehouse Details Walt Disney […]
The Hall of Presidents | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Walt Disney dreamed that his parks would be “a world of Americans, past and present, seen through the eyes of imagination”. The Hall of Presidents at Magic Kingdom displays the past and present America that Walt hoped for. This opening day attraction provides a brief history of the United States by honoring the American Presidency. […]
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin Overview| Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
If you go to Adventureland at the Magic Kingdom you’re sure to pass by some flying carpets in the sky. This land is the home of The Magic Carpets of Aladdin. Right in the center of Adventureland you’ll find yourself immersed in the Agrabah Bazaar, which is from the classic Disney film, Aladdin.Take a ride […]
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
On this ride guests will join Winnie the Pooh and all his friends on a journey through Hundred Acre Woods in a giant Hunny Pot. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh gives guests the illusion of being inside of the book the classic Disney movie was based on. This immersive attraction will thrill all […]
Under The Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Go on a journey with Ariel and friends. From under the sea, without getting wet of course, to her time on the land with legs, guests will encounter a grand musical adventure. Under The Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Fantasyland Height Restrictions Any […]
Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Attractions
Come and sing along in an enchanted tropical hideaway. At the Enchanted Tiki Room you will see a show with singing tiki birds that’s so fun that even the Tiki Gods and flowers will be joining in. This attraction is a Disney classic cherished by Walt Disney himself. Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room opened in […]
Aloha Isle Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Enjoy the flavors of the Hawaiian Islands with the iconic Dole Whip. Guests can choose from the classic pineapple flavor, or venture out into one of the other flavors or floats that are offered at this fun dining location. Aloha Isle Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Adventureland Dining Experience Quick […]
Be Our Guest Restaurant Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Enjoy a delectable three course meal fit for royalty. With three incredible dining areas, designed after the Beast’s Castle, guests will be transported into the enchanted world of Beauty and the Beast. Be Our Guest Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park: Magic Kingdom Location in Park: Fantasyland Dining Experience: Unique / Themed Dining Hours: 12:00 […]
Cinderella’s Royal Table Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Enjoy a dining experience that will feel like a fairytale come true. This unique signature dining comes with a three-course meal in the comfort of Cinderella’s very own castle. You can expect to have a feast fit for royalty here, whether you choose to dine for lunch or dinner.  Cinderella’s Royal Table Details Walt Disney […]
Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Enter into a new world of flavor. Delicious food for everyone can be enjoyed in a galactic themed restaurant with spectacular views. Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe Details Walt Disney World Park: Magic Kingdom Location in Park: Tomorrowland Dining Experience: Quick Service Hours: 10:30 AM to 9:00 PM Price Range: $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine: […]
Gaston’s Tavern Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Gaston’s Tavern, “the manliest of manly places,” serves delicious sweets like cinnamon rolls and The Grey Stuff Cake. If you’re looking for a few quick and yummy snacks that the whole family will enjoy then Gaston’s Tavern is the place to go. Gaston’s Tavern Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Fantasyland […]
Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Welcome aboard for an exotic adventure for your taste palate! Entering the Jungle Navigation Co, Skipper Canteen will bring you into an immersive experience that’s an extension of the famous Jungle Cruise attraction. Once you take a seat, you can choose from an a la carte meal or a three-course meal hosted by a skipper […]
Liberty Tree Tavern Overview| Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Disney offers a wide range of dining options at its parks and resorts, making choosing where to eat during your Disney Vacation a challenge at times. DVC Shop is providing our readers with a brief overview of the many restaurants and dining locations throughout the Disney World Resort, showcasing the dining location’s theming, highlights and […]
Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
This old west saloon houses some of the tastiest grub you can find, and that’s no tall tale! Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Frontierland Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM Price Range $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine Mexican […]
Pinocchio Village Haus Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Partake in pizza and other Italian favorites in this little cottage inspired by Disney’s Pinocchio.  Pinocchio Village Haus Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Fantasyland Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 10:30 AM to 8:00 PM Price Range $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine American Mobile Order Yes Reservations No Allergy-Friendly Yes […]
Plaza Restaurant Overview| Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
A fantastic dining option for your party is the Plaza Restaurant in Magic Kingdom. This is the perfect restaurant for anyone looking for casual dining with a turn of the century charm. The Plaza serves American cuisine for lunch and dinner, however the dessert is the real cherry on top. Plaza Restaurant Details Walt Disney […]
Sleepy Hollow Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Located on the left side of Cinderella Castle, you can find this sweet spot to fill your appetite as well as find new seasonal treats. Sleepy Hollow is an excellent place to grab a bite, from park open to close, with perfect food options for all times of the day. It’s a location you won’t […]
The Friar’s Nook Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
This gem of cheesy tater tot deliciousness is hidden away in its own little “nook”. The Friar’s Nook Details Walt Disney World Park Magic Kingdom Location in Park Fantasyland Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Price Range $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine American Mobile Order Yes Reservations No Allergy-Friendly Yes […]
Tony’s Town Square Restaurant Overview | Disney’s Magic Kingdom Dining
Enjoy delicious Italian and American cuisine in the same place that Lady and the Tramp shared their first kiss and fell in love.  Tony’s Town Square Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park: Magic Kingdom Location in Park: Main Street U.S.A Dining Experience: Casual Hours: 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM Price Range: $15 – $34.99 Type […]