Entries from Disney and Florida Attractions News Blog tagged with 'walt disney world'

New dishes and themed areas headline 2017 Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

Additions for 2017 include seminar by master sommelier and Bubbles Lounge Lake Buena Vista, Fla. – Oct.12, 2017 –The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will celebrate its eighth year October 27 – 28, the...

Disney Hotels Become Pet Friendly at Select Resorts

EDITOR'S NOTE: For more details on this program, please visit our new Pet-Friendly Hotel Rooms page HERE. The Disney Parks Blog today announced the beginning this Sunday, Oct. 15, for the first time ever, the Walt Disney World Resort will...

Ferrytale Fireworks Cruise Returns in December

Hoist anchor and prepare to set sail on Seven Seas Lagoon with the return of Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise! Beginning Dec. 1, you’re invited to partake in this unique dessert party featuring unforgettable views of the Magic...

Celebrate Epcot's 35th!

Celebrate Epcot’s 35th October 1 With Exclusive Merchandise, Special Fireworks Finale & More Here are a few highlights of what’s planned for this year’s anniversary celebration. Commemorative Guide Map – Be sure to pick up a commemorative Epcot Guidemap...

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Merchandise

Looking for Epcot Food and Wine Merchandise? The Disney Store online has many items for purchase. Here's some you may be interested in..... Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2017 T-Shirt for Adults Epcot International Food & Wine Festival...

Disney After Hours Dates for 2018

Dates have been announced for the 2018 Disney After Hours ticketed events in the Magic Kingdom. Disney After Hours is an event night limited to a small number of guests, allowing attendees to maximize their time in the park...

NEW Sunset Seasons Greetings - Disney's Hollywood Studios

Have a flurry of holiday fun in an enchanted winter wonderland—filled with new Disney twists and characters—on Sunset Boulevard. Get wrapped up in the season as snow falls, Sunset Boulevard twinkles and favorite faces come to life. Taking place...

Walt Disney Presents Opens September 8th

Imagineers Put Final Touches On The Toy Story Land Model For Walt Disney Presents Walt Disney Presents will officially open on September 8th! In addition to historic sketches, photos and storyboards, guests can also view ride vehicle maquettes, a...

Slinky Dog Dash Ride Vehicle Arrives at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Family-Style Coaster Part of All-New Toy Story Land Opening Summer 2018 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2017) – Fittingly on National Slinky® Day today, Walt Disney World Resort revealed the first attraction vehicle for Slinky® Dog Dash, a brand-new...

New and Returning Musical Acts for Epcot Food and Wine Festival

World Showcase to Feature New and Returning Musical Acts During the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Epcot has an exciting lineup of live entertainment planned for the Food and Wine Festival. In addition to the “Eat to the...

Force Friday II Coming to Disney Parks

New Star Wars-themed merchandise and more will be released at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts on September 1, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. (Midnight) as part of Force Friday II, a worldwide launch of new products inspired by Star...

Walt Disney World Magic Bands On Sale

The Disney Store has a number of Disney Parks Magic Bands on sale! Click on the Magic Band to see more! Figment, Tiana, Olaf, Star Wars Characters - Check it out! FIGMENT 30% OFF Journey into the world of pure...

Sumatran Tiger Cubs Born Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates Birth of Critically Endangered Sumatran Tiger Cubs Sohni, a Sumatran tiger at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, recently gave birth to a pair of tiger cubs, the first in the park’s history. Sohni and her cubs are...

Country Bear Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Card to Be Released at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party returns to Magic Kingdom Park Friday, August 25, and this year, Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom fans can pick up an event-exclusive game card inspired by The Country Bear Jamboree attraction. According to Imagineer Jonathan...

NEW PhotoPass Opportunities Celebrate 75 Years of Bambi

Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of ‘Bambi’ with Disney PhotoPass Aug. 25-27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Walt Disney’s “Bambi” recently celebrated its 75th anniversary, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the perfect place to celebrate this milestone with special Disney PhotoPass opportunities...

Morimoto Asia and Moet present Bubbles and Brunch

This casual, cocktail-style event will take place in Morimoto Asia's Forbidden Lounge on Sunday August 27, at noon. The menu, created by Executive Chef Yuhi Fujinaga, will include modern Pan-Asian inspired brunch dishes paired with a variety of vintage...

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and Toy Story Land Models on Display Soon at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

With Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and Toy Story Land currently under construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the park is truly in the middle of an exciting transformation. Disney's Hollywood Studios to soon have models of what's coming!!!! The One...

Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID Announce New Hyper-Reality Experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

New VOID Experience Centers Coming to Downtown Disney and Disney Springs This Holiday Season BURBANK, Calif. – August 3, 2017 – Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID today announced the new Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire hyper-reality experience. This...

BaseLine Tap House Coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios

New BaseLine Tap House Part of New Grand Avenue Area at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Debuting this fall, the new Grand Avenue area at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is being re-imagined by Walt Disney Imagineers to capture the spirit of present-day Downtown...

Big Changes Coming to Disney's Yacht Club Dining

The Market at Ale & Compass is the first step in a major re-imagining of dining at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, including a re-imagined lobby lounge and new concept for the former Captain’s Grille. The airy, new market offers...

Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe Closing

According to the Orlando Business Journal, Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe on the West Side of Disney Springs will be closing in early August. The company's lease with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is ending so the restaurant plans to...

Walt Disney World is offering up to a $500 New Hire Incentive Bonus

Walt Disney World Resort is offering up to a $500 New Hire Incentive Bonus for Bus Drivers, Lifeguards, Culinary and Housekeeping Positions, both full- and part-time opportunities, hired before June 30, 2017 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 7, 2017...

FREE Disney Parks Planning Videos Online

Stream your FREE Disney Parks Planning Videos online! You can select Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida or Disneyland in California The planning videos include: A complete tour of the 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, Disney Springs and over...

Viva Gelato Celebrates 2017 Graduates

Vivoli il Gelato, located in Disney Springs will be celebrating 2017 graduates during the month of June with a special sundae dedicated just for them. The "Cap & Gown" Sundae, peanut butter gelato, pistachio gelato and chocolate hazelnut gelato...

Disney Quick-Service Dine Gift Card Available with Some Walt Disney Travel Company Packages

For a limited time, guests who book a Walt Disney Travel Company package at select hotels with a minimum 3-day ticket are eligible to purchase discounted prepaid dining gift cards to be used at quick-service restaurant locations at Walt...

Pandora - The World of Avatar Creates 1,500 jobs for Central Florida

Growth at Walt Disney World Resort Sparks Job Creation Pandora - The World of Avatar Creates 1,500 jobs for Central Florida LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 24, 2017 -- When Pandora – The World of Avatar opens May 27,...

FREE DINING Returns to Walt Disney World!

Free Dining Offer - Fall 2017 Walt Disney World® Resort - Most nights 8/21/17 - 12/23/17 Here's a delicious way to make your vacation dreams come true! Book a non-discounted Walt Disney World® Magic Your Way package and get...

35th Night of Joy Entertainment Announcement

Amy Grant, Steven Curtis Chapman, MercyMe, Kirk Franklin to Play 35th Disney Night of Joy at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Sept. 8, 9 The hits just keep on coming – as they say – with this year’s...

NEW My Disney Experience App Upgrades

My Disney Experience Launches Major App Upgrade Today Walt Disney World launches a newly redesigned My Disney Experience app for all mobile users! The enhanced My Disney Experience app features a look and feel to make planning and enjoying...

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Announces 2017 Dates and Menu

photo by: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Mar. 28, 2017 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will return for its eighth year Friday, October 27, and Saturday,...

Fast Pass+ Reservations for Pandora Now Online

IMPORTANT: You will not be able to book a FastPass+ for both Pandora attractions on the same day. Great news for those of you anxiously counting the days until the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar at...

Pandora --Early Previews for AP and DVC

Today, March 24th, Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members are receiving email invites to previews for Pandora beginning on May 13th. Two hour windows are available for booking. Since this is an early access event, not all areas...

Music of Pixar Live Debuts May 26th

The Music of Pixar Live! Will Debut at Disney’s Hollywood Studios This Summer This summer, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will present “The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters.” This limited-time concert event will showcase memorable music from Pixar...

Florida Residents Family Pack Tickets to La Nouba

Florida Residents: Enjoy Family Pack Tickets to La Nouba by Cirque™ Du Soleil® for as Low as $129 Florida Residents: Bring your family to see the mesmerizing new acts in this one-of-a-kind show! For a limited time, you can...

2017 Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick's Festival Runs March 16-19

2017 Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival Runs March 16-19 at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant in Disney Springs. Award-winning new acts include Young Dubliners and The Byrne Brothers LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Celtic rock’s hardest-working band...

Disney Parks Planning DVD is HERE! Order Today!

Time to get your Disney Parks Planning DVD for Walt Disney World and Disneyland! Your FREE planning videos will include: A complete tour of the 4 Theme parks, 2 Water Parks and over 20 Resort hotels at the Walt Disney...

Expansions Coming to Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach Resorts

New 15-story tower, dining options and event space in development LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (February 16, 2017) — Walt Disney World Resort continues to invest in the guest experience of its resort hotels and will soon be offering enhanced...

Wok and Wines Pairing Dinner Morimoto Asia and Wine Bar George

MORIMOTO ASIA & WINE BAR GEORGE PARTNER FOR “WOK AND WINES” PAIRING DINNER Exclusive and intimate event featuring cuisine from Morimoto Asia paired with wines from the soon-to-open Wine Bar George The team at Morimoto Asia would like to...

International Zebra Day - January 31st

Three types of Zebras make their home at Walt Disney World. On the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail in Animal Kingdom you will find Grevy's zebra (photo above). You can identify this endangered species by its wide, round ears and...

Disney 'Dine on the Go' Debuts January 12

From January 12 until February 22, guests visiting Magic Kingdom for the day can purchase Disney Dine-on-the-Go, which includes the following: -- one lunch quick-service entree and one non-alcoholic beverage, good until 4 p.m. -- one dinner quick-service entree...

"Delicious Disney, A Chef Series" Continues in 2017 at Walt Disney World Resort

Imagine an intimate evening filled with delicious cuisine prepared just for you by an award-winning culinarian from Walt Disney World Resort. This year, the Walt Disney World Resort chefs launched a new dinner series to showcase the stellar talents...

$12 million transformation of Dolphin Resort lobby

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort’s Dolphin lobby will undergo a $12 million re-design as the final stage of the largest makeover in the resort’s history. When finished in the fall of...

Morimoto Asia Rings in the Holidays

Ready to ring in the holidays? Visit Morimoto Asia for new and inovative holiday cocktails! Winter Wonderland, Fuji Apple Holiday Cider and more. (Click on the photo for a detailed image.) How about an Asian Whisky Flight? (Click on the...

New PhotoPass Studio at Disney Springs

A brand-new Disney PhotoPass Studio just debuted in the Marketplace at Disney Springs, and is the perfect place to snap a family portrait. At the Studio, guests can choose from the original standard background or new virtual backgrounds that...

Spaceship Earth to Become Star Wars Death Star

Spaceship Earth at Epcot to become Giant Star Wars Death Star during Special After-Hours Event In celebration for the upcoming release of Rogue One – A Star Wars Story, Walt Disney World is hosting a special (now sold out)...

2017 Food and Wine Festival Dates Announced

Dates Announced for the 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Mark your calendar: August 31 through November 13 will be a record 75 days of global culinary creations, celebrity chefs, premium events, Eat to the Beat concerts, and...

New Amenities Coming to Disney's Wildnerness Lodge

Those who’ve visited Disney’s Wilderness Lodge recently may have noticed that the Disney Vacation Club accommodations formerly known as The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge have assumed a new name – Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. This...

Tiana’s Riverboat Party Ice Cream Social & Parade Viewing Begins Nov 29

Tiana’s Riverboat Party Ice Cream Social & Parade Viewing Launches At Magic Kingdom Park Nov. 29 Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen are throwing an afternoon bash in Magic Kingdom Park. “Tiana’s Riverboat Party Ice Cream Social & Parade Viewing”...

La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil Special Performances Sunday November 20

Two Special Performances - Sunday November 20th Only! This Sunday, La Nouba will perform two shows deviating from its regular schedule of Tuesday - Saturday. Enjoy a special matinee performance at 3pm. La Nouba will also have a performance...

Disney Springs Offers New Holiday Experience

This holiday season, the idea of “wishing upon a star” will take on an even more magical meaning in the skies of Disney Springs. Here’s your first look:...

Wine Bar George Opening 2017 in Disney Springs

WINE BAR GEORGE SET TO OPEN AT DISNEY SPRINGS IN FALL 2017 George Miliotes, Master Sommelier, Returns to Walt Disney World Resort with New Wine Bar LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 10, 2016 – Master Sommelier George Miliotes will...

2017-2018 Ambassadors Selected to Represent Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – When it comes to making magic at Walt Disney World Resort, every role Disney Cast Members play is a starring role. But there’s one that stands out among the rest, represents more than 74,000...

New Benefits Coming to Walt Disney World Passholders During Resort's 45th Anniversary Year

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Wrapped in exciting fall events, the merriest of holiday happenings and a 2017 filled with spectacular openings, Walt Disney World Resort is marking its 45th anniversary — and unwrapping three special offers for passholders....

New Experiences WDW Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for its seventh year with largest-ever event New experiences include Sunday Bubbles Brunch, seminars and all-new immersive area inspired by San Francisco’s Chinatown Lake Buena Vista, Fla. –...

Fall Finale Announced for Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire

As colors change along Main Street, U.S.A. with the onset of fall at Magic Kingdom Park, “Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire” is also preparing to mark the season with enhancements to the show’s grand finale. Beginning September 2, the finale...

Celebrate Disney PhotoPass Day August 19th

On Friday, August 19, PhotoPass teams at both the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort will celebrate the art and fun of photography at Disney Parks through the first-ever #DisneyPhotoPassDay, a one-day celebration that will feature exciting offerings...

Four Summer Sand Sculpting Tips from a Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Sandtastic Weekends Professional

Four tips for novices to create sand sculptures like the pros this summer Professional sand sculptor participating in the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort’s Sandtastic Weekends shares his top tips Building a sand castle on the beach...

Main Street Electrical Parade Ends Run at Walt Disney World On October 9

Heads to Disneyland Resort for a Limited Time The Main Street Electrical Parade, Magic Kingdom Park’s long-running nighttime parade, will officially end its historic run at Walt Disney World Resort on October 9 and then head to Disneyland Resort...

Free Disney Parks Vacation Planning DVD

Are you planning a trip to Walt Disney World or Disneyland? Perhaps you are wishing you were planning a trip and want to feel a little of the magic! A free Disney DVD is available to you now. The...

Typhoon Lagoon Miss Adventure Falls Ride to debut 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE: This attraction was called "Miss Fortune Falls" in the original announcement. The name changed to "Miss Adventure Falls" soon afterward. Family-friendly raft attraction to be among longest in duration at any Disney water park LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla....

Coca Cola Store Orlando Invites Guests to Shop Refreshed at Disney Springs

Coca Cola Store Orlando opened July 2 at Disney Springs, allowing guests to experience the world’s most iconic beverage brand at a new immersive retail destination. Just as Disney Springs is a one-of-a-kind Disney experience delivering great dining, shopping...

Disney Springs Summer Celebration!

Disney Springs is having a Summer Celebration! This summer there is even more live entertainment, special décor, sales at many retailers, and fun warm weather-inspired enhancements, this Grand Opening season is the perfect time to discover Disney Springs. Check...

Statement from The President of Walt Disney World

George A. Kalogridis offered the below statement regarding the tragic accident that occurred yesterday at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa: “There are no words to convey the profound sorrow we feel for the family and their unimaginable loss. We...

Kid's Sushi Class at Wolfgang Puck's June 25th

Mark your calendars for a Kids Sushi Making Class! Have your little ones join us for an interactive and engaging cooking class on Saturday, June 25 from 12 PM - 2 PM at Wolfgang Puck Cafe. This interactive and...

Reservations Now Open for New Magic Kingdom Dining Package

Tony's Town Square Restaurant Offers New Dining Package There’s a new way to enjoy the Main Street Electrical Parade at Magic Kingdom Park! You can now make reservations to take a mid-day break and enjoy a three-course lunch at...

STK Orlando Opens in Disney Springs

STK joins the exciting new dining, shopping and entertainment district at Walt Disney World Resort Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (May 25, 2016) - The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. ("The ONE Group") is pleased to announce that STK Orlando officially...

Name Changes at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Enrich Storytelling

Disney Vacation Club is pleased to announce an enhanced name for The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge that deepens the Resort’s roots in Disney storytelling. Since welcoming its first Members home in 2000, this rustically elegant Disney Vacation Club...

Flying Fish Announces New Chef and Cocktail Lounge

Flying Fish has announced its new chef, Tim Majoras! If his name sounds familiar, Chef Tim previously worked at the Flying Fish Cafe. Opening is set for late summer for Flying Fish restaurant at Disney’s Boardwalk – yes, “Cafe”...

Town Center Phase One Opens at Disney Springs

More than 40 new tenants will roll out their welcome mats this summer and open for business LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (May 15, 2016) – Eager with anticipation, guests flocked to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort this...

Paddlefish Opens Fall 2016 at Disney Springs

The steamboat at Disney Springs, formerly known as Fulton’s Crab House, gets a bow-to-stern transformation and offers a whole new seafood-centric dining experience, opening in Fall 2016 for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Paddlefish will serve fresh seafood, steaks...

WDW Announces Free Dining for Late Summer and Fall

Walt Disney World announced today that a free dining plan MAY BE available when you purchase a non-discounted 5-night/6-day package that includes a room at a select Disney resort hotel and a ticket with the Park Hopper Option. The...

Soarin' Around the World Takes Off June 17

Imagine a wind-through-your-hair flight above The Great Wall of China, a bird’s-eye view of the Sydney Harbor in Australia, gliding around the Matterhorn in Switzerland … These are among more than a dozen breathtaking ways you’ll be able to...

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8, 2016 and Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort shares its Top Five Ways to Celebrate Mom 1. Reserve the “Queen and Princess” Magical Moment package, which is perfect for a...

Ice Cream Will Return to Disney's Boardwalk!

A re-imagined take on the turn-of-the-century ice cream parlor is set to open this spring at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn & Villas. Ample Hills Creamery, a Brooklyn-based company known for their creative approach to all things ice cream, will open...

Rivers of Light and Nighttime Disney's Animal Kingdom Experiences Delayed!

Disney has just announced that Disney's Animal Kingdom Rivers of Light and all other nighttime experiences that were going to debut on April 22, 2016, have been delayed. The new show and other elements may not be ready until...

Disney Vacation Club Membership Changes

Ken Potrock, Disney Vacation Club Senior Vice President, has announced: " Now, effective April 4, 2016, Members who do not purchase their ownership interest directly from Disney Vacation Club will not have access to other Membership Extras, such as exclusive...

Disney Springs Water Tower Raised

The new water tower at Disney Springs was recently installed. The water tower will serve as the new marquee for Disney Springs and welcome guests as part of the property’s entrance gateway....

New Seasonal Pricing on Disney 1-Day Tickets

The Disney Parks Blog Announces: Seasonal pricing for a 1-Day ticket and price increases for multi-day tickets go into effect at Disney Parks on Sunday, Feb. 28 As you may have read in the news, the demand for Disney Parks...

University of Virginia Student Gets Kick Out of Disney Princess Half Marathon Victory

Former soccer player Shannon Crawford from Bronxville, NY notches first half marathon title More than 24,000 mostly-women runners participate in 13.1-mile race through Walt Disney World Resort LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - (Feb. 21, 2016) - If soccer had...

Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire Castle Show Debuts this Summer

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Joining the lineup of unparalleled Walt Disney World Resort entertainment, “Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire” will immerse guests in a royal musical celebration set to debut this summer on the Cinderella Castle stage at Magic...

2016 Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival Runs March 11-17, 2016

2016 Raglan Road Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival Runs March 11-17, 2016 at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant in Disney Springs LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Never call Ireland’s most famous holiday “St. Patty’s,” and avoid green beer if...

New Lion Guard Adventure at Animal Kingdom Limited Time

Fans of "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar" will be able to play The Lion Guard Adventure at Disney's Animal Kingdom beginning February 7th. This interactive experience will allow young guests to explore the park in search of...

Painted Dogs and Hyenas Join the Kilimanjaro Safari

Information and photos from the Disney Parks Blog article by Dr. Jackie Ogden As promised at the D23 Expo in August, two new species have joined the Kilimanjaro Safari ride in Animal Kingdom: Hyenas and Painted Dogs. Both share...

A Feast of Disney Tastes Featured on Thanksgiving Day

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Walt Disney World Resort guests can indulge in a fresh take on an American tradition by enjoying their Thanksgiving feast Nov. 26, 2015 with a bounty of Disney tastes. With more than 30 different...

Star Wars-Themed Lands Coming to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts

Today at the D23 EXPO 2015, The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced to an audience of more than 7,500 fans that Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and Disney’s Hollywood...

Kid-Size Package for Preschool Families available for select 2015 dates

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Disney makes little dreams come true in big ways with the Fall Kid-Size Package ideal for preschool families. The vacation package provides special savings to experience all the fun of stories, characters and attractions...

A Sensational Star-Spangled Celebration Set for Walt Disney World Resort Guests July 3-4

Dazzling Fireworks and Fanfare Festivities celebrate Independence Day at Walt Disney World Resort LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Guests can rock their patriotic Disney Side at Walt Disney World Resort on July 3 and 4 to celebrate Independence Day....

20 Years of Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival - Details

Milestone Celebration Queues Up New Tastings and Events LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - A global culinary journey celebrating 20 delicious years of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will tantalize taste buds from Sept. 25-Nov. 16, at Walt...

Blast Off to Star Wars Weekends with Special Offer at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. -- The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is offering guests the chance to enjoy the month-long Star Wars Weekends celebration at Disney's Hollywood Studios with special rates starting at $185, May 15-June 15....

Sand Castle in the Snow 24-Hour Event at WDW

Sand Castle in the Snow Announces 24-Hour Event To Kick Off 'Coolest Summer Ever' at Walt Disney World Resort Olaf's 'Frozen' Summer Dream Comes True BOSTON, Mass. and LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 11, 2015) - Walt Disney World...

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Offers Springtime Savings

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. - Feb. 27, 2015 - Flowers are in bloom and activities abound at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel, where springtime savings offer guests up to 40 percent off for stays between March...

Walt Disney World Raises Ticket Prices

After several weeks of rumors, it has become official that the US Disney Parks have raised prices as of February 22, 2015. For Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida, it will now cost $105 plus tax to spend one...

Disney Visa Stay, Play, Dine Offer for 2014 and 2015

Disney Visa Stay, Play, Dine And Save Up To $600* Walt Disney World® Resort - Most nights 12/14/14 -12/20/14 & 1/5/15- 3/7/15 Are you a Disney Visa cardholder? Save $600* (based on a family of four) on a 5-night, 6-day...

New Frozen Holiday Premium Package

With Frozen Summer Fun over, Disney's Hollywood Studios has announced a new Frozen Holiday Premium package. The premium package is available November 7-19, November 21-December 9 and December 11 - January 4, 2015. For $89 per adult plus tax...

Frozen Attraction to Replace Maelstrom Plus More!

Tom Staggs, Chairman, Disney Parks and Resorts has announced a Frozen Attraction will be coming to Epcot and replace the current Maelstrom. Plus MORE! According to Staggs: "The new attraction, which replaces Maelstrom, will take our guests to Arendelle and...

Special Pricing for Military Personnel

Disney has announced new special pricing on theme park tickets and accommodations for active duty U.S. military personnel at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. At Walt Disney World Resort: From August 25, 2014, through September 30, 2015,...

Disney VISA Cardholders - Free Walt Disney World Resort Dining Offer!

Are you a Disney VISA cardholder? Here's a delicious way to make your vacation dreams come true! Book a non-discounted 6-night/7-day Magic Your Way room and ticket package for Walt Disney World and get a Disney dining plan FREE. Book...

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Salutes World Autism Awareness Day by Lighting Hotel Blue

Hotel continues to spread message of autism awareness throughout April with a specialty blue cocktail served in Todd English's bluezoo; Proceeds from drink the will be donated to Orlando's Princeton House Charter School serving children with autism The Walt...

Disney Parks Invites Guests to 'Rock Your Disney Side' With 24-Hour Kickoff to Summer on Both Coasts

ANAHEIM, Calif. and LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 28, 2014) - 140 Disney characters gathered at Walt Disney World Resort today creating the Ultimate Tweet to announce the latest Disney Parks bi-coastal, all-night extravaganza; and guests are invited to...

New Imagineering Video Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

As the grand opening of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in the Magic Kingdom nears (no we don't have an exact date, only spring), Disney Imagineers have released a new "on-board" video and more photographs of the details of the...

Special Family Ticket Offer

Disney announced today a new Magic Your Way Ticket Deal - designed for families! Beginning February 25, 2014, parties of six or more who purchase a minimum 4-day Magic Your Way ticket will get a 5th day for FREE....

Disney Vacation Club Annual Pass Discounts

The Disney Vacation Club has new discounts for three types of Annual Passports beginning February 6, 2014: WDW Premium Annual Pass, Disneyland Annual Pass, and the bi-coastal Disney Premier Passport!! Walt Disney World Premium Annual Pass Theme Park ticket...

Spring Offer Save Up to 30% on Select Rooms at Walt Disney World Resort

Spring is a great time to visit the Walt Disney World Resort. This year, the return of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, Atlanta Braves Spring Training games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the return...

New $999 Walt Disney World Vacation Package Offer

Purchase a 3-night, 2-day Magic Your Way Room and Ticket Package PLUS Quick Service Dining at a select Disney Value Resort hotel (in a standard room, excluding Disney's Art of Animation Resort) for a family of three (two adults plus...

Frozen Coming to the Disney Parks this Fall

The Disney Parks Blog has announced that Frozen (arriving in theatres November 27, 2013) will have a presence at Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort. Anna and her sister Elsa, will appear in the Norway pavillion at Epcot for...

New Special Offers for Disney VISA Card Holders

Disney VISA card holders can save up to 35% when staying at a select Walt Disney World® Resort hotel with one of these new offers. NOTE: These offers are currently just for Disney VISA cardholders. They will be available to...

Disney Parks Salute U.S. Military with Special Tickets, Room Rates

Disney has announced special pricing on theme park tickets and accommodations for active duty U.S. military personnel, retirees and their families. At Walt Disney World Resort : From August 12, 2013, through September 24, 2014, active and retired U.S. military...

Honor Dad This Father's Day at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

Give dad a gift that the entire family can enjoy -- a golf getaway in the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - May 30, 2013 - Families looking to celebrate Dad this Father's...

Free Dining Offer - September 2013 Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World® Resort - Most nights 9/2/13 - 9/25/13 Here's a delicious way to make your vacation dreams come true! Book a non-discounted Walt Disney World® Magic Your Way package and get a select Dining Plan - Free*! Book...

Free Dining for Disney VISA Cardholders: September 2-25, 2013

Are you a Disney VISA cardholder? Here's a delicious way to make your vacation dreams come true! Book a non-discounted Walt Disney World® Magic Your Way package and get a select Dining Plan - Free! Book a value resort -...

Festival of Fantasy Parade Coming to Magic Kingdom in 2014

Walt Disney World President George Kalogridis announced Friday, April 26, that a new daytime parade, the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, will debut in the Magic Kingdom in spring 2014. (This will replace the current Celebrate the Magic daytime...

Summer Soars at Walt Disney World Resort

Shows, Attractions, Events and More Add Up to Monstrous Fun LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - How big is summer 2013 at Walt Disney World Resort? So big that only one word describes the attractions, shows, events and more awaiting summer...

Celebrate Mothers Day at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

CELEBRATE MOTHER'S DAY AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL Hotel will offer free mimosas for moms at a special Mother's Day brunch at the character-dining restaurant Garden Grove LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - March 29, 2013 -...

Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco Went to Disney World!

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2013) - Fresh from his team's 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco made good on his "I'm Going to Disney World" proclamation by...

Walt Disney World Resort Turns Up the Romance During "True Love" Week All Part of Limited Time Magic

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. -- Love is in the air at Walt Disney World Resort as fairytale princesses find true love with their princes, and "happily ever after" becomes reality. It all happens during True Love Week February 11-17,...

Bastos Reclaims Crown at 20th Annual Walt Disney World Marathon

Perennial champion wages another fierce battle with countryman and two-time champ Fredison Costa down the stretch; Victory is Bastos' eighth at Disney; Virginia's Renee High repeats as women's champion; Record 65,000-plus participate in weekend's events LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Jan....

Tune in to the Magic on Christmas Morning! The 29th Annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade Airs December 25 on the ABC Television Network

Lady Antebellum Headlines Star-Studded Special with Backstreet Boys, Colbie Caillat, Brad Paisley, Yolanda Adams, Classic Holiday Characters & Favorite Disney Friends Anaheim, Calif. and Lake Buena Vista, Fla.,: Dec. 3, 2012 - Music, magic and merriment come together when...

Irish Artist Graham Knuttel Debuts ‘Flock of Sheep’ Sculptures

Irish Artist Graham Knuttel Debuts 'Flock of Sheep' Sculptures At Festival of the Masters in Downtown Disney Nov. 9-11 Knuttel to Create Original Work on Raglan Road Irish Pub Patio to Benefit SPCA LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Famed...

Disney Parks Announces "Limited Time Magic" for 2013

The Disney Parks Blog announced this morning: We have 52 weeks of magical surprises planned for you at Disney Parks in 2013. Regular Blog readers already know that next year is a momentous year - with New Fantasyland, the largest...

Ring in a Happy New Year at Walt Disney World

Ring in a Happy New Year with Special Dining, Dance Parties and Fireworks Galore at Walt Disney World Resort LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - New Year's Eve is one of the biggest fireworks evenings of the year at Walt...

Walt Disney World Names 2013-14 Ambassadors

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 12, 2012 - Continuing a 47-year tradition created by Walt Disney himself, Walt Disney World Resort has selected two Cast Members to serve in the revered and sought-after role of Ambassadors. In a ceremony...

Special Events/Merchandise for Epcot's 30th Anniversary

October 1 marks Epcot's 30th anniversary, and Walt Disney World has announced several special events to mark the occasion. Throughout the day on October 1, you can attend Epcot history presentations in World Showplace courtesy of D23: The Official...

Apply for the 6th Annual Walt Disney World Moms Panel!

Disney Parks is seeking Sports Team Moms and bilingual panelists to join the 2013 panel LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Sept. 10, 2012) - Have a passion for planning unforgettable Disney vacations? Know how to organize the ultimate team sports events...

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel to "Elect" a Candidate for a "Presidential" Vacation

One lucky contest winner will be awarded a stay in the hotel's luxurious presidential suite LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - As the nation prepares for the next race to the White House, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel...

Maurice's Cottage in Fantasyland

Each week more details and photographs are released by Disney Parks Blog for the new Fantasyland expansion at Walt Disney World Here is a look at Maurice's Cottage and some of the detail going into the exterior. This home has...

Watching the Olympics While at Disney World

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games start in London on Friday, July 27. Starting that day, and through Sunday, August 12 when the Olympics end, you'll find many televisions around Walt Disney World Resort tuned to the telecasts: -- Animal...

Prince Eric's Castle in Fantasyland Expansion

Today we get a great look at Prince Eric's Castle which shapes the exterior of Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid attraction. Walt Disney Imagineering uses "forced perspective" to "trick" the eye into believing the towers are...

WDW Encore Cast Performing Arts - July15-22, 2012

Finding Wonderland July 15-22, 2012 Have you ever felt that something was not quite right? Or maybe as though you had lost something? Or that there is a place where you are meant to be? In "Finding Wonderland" we...

President Obama and Mitt Romney to Address NALEO Conference at Disney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 20, 2012 - Serving as the site for the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) 29th Annual Conference, Disney's Contemporary Resort and Convention Center will be a hub of political activity...

Cars Wing Offers High-Octane Fun at Disney's New Family Suites Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (June 18, 2012) - Lightning McQueen, Mater, Flo and other characters from the popular Pixar film "Cars" race into Radiator Springs just in time for the summer vacation season today as Disney's Art of Animation...

Sneak Peak at Prince Eric's Castle -Fantasyland Expansion

Prince Eric's Castle will house what will certainly be a very popular addition to the Fantasyland Expansion, Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid. While the ride itself is almost identical to the version in Disney California Adventure,...

Walt Disney World Ticket Price Increase June 3, 2012

source: Disney Parks Blog 6/1/12 Ticket prices at Walt Disney World Resort will increase on June 3. AllEars.Net's preferred ticket vendor MapleLeafTickets.com will honor the pre-increase prices into next week. Theme Park Ticket Options(*) Days On Ticket Base Ticket Optional...

Big Help for Hunger Relief Gets Underway

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 30, 2012 - Disney executives were among a group of community leaders who helped Second Harvest Food Bank break ground on a new $15 million facility that will provide hunger relief for thousands of...

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Opens, Putting Hundreds More Cast Members to Work in Central Florida

Central Florida Leaders Gather for Historic Moment at Walt Disney World Resort LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. May 31, 2012 - Disney's Art of Animation Resort opened its doors for the first time today as hundreds of Cast Members welcomed...

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Opens, Immerses Guests in the Middle of the Story With Enchanting Tales

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. May 31, 2012 - The big blue world of Nemo and friends comes to life just in time for the summer vacation season as Disney's Art of Animation Resort opens its doors today with "Finding...

Epcot's Test Track to Get Major Redesign

The Disney Parks Blog has announced details and concept art relating to the redesign of Epcot's Test Track. The revamped attraction will allow you to design your own custom concept vehicle, and then put it through its paces on...

New Fantasyland Openings Announced!

Meg Crofton, President of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations for U.S. and France, announced general opening timeframes today, April 27, for several attractions in the Magic Kingdom's New Fantasyland project. -- The second half of the Dumbo the...

Magical Events, Exciting New Attractions and Interactive Experiences Add Up to a Memory-Making Summer for Guests at Walt Disney World Resort

Magical Events, Exciting New Attractions and Interactive Experiences Add Up to a Memory-Making Summer for Guests at Walt Disney World Resort Summer Soars with New Fantasyland Experiences, Enchanting Tales at Disney's Newest Resort, Nonstop Interactive Fun and a trip to...

Art of Animation Resort - New Sneak Peek Video

The countdown continues to the opening of Disney's Art of Animation Resort. This latest YouTube video by Disney shows the inside of the lobby area. The walls are covered with concept art of many popular characters before they hit the...

Starbucks Coming to Disney Parks

Starbucks drinks and food items are coming to all of the theme parks at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. In June, the first of six planned Starbucks locations is scheduled to open at Disney California Adventure park. And...

Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland - Time Lapse Video

For reference, the area on the left will be Enchanted Tales With Belle, Beast Castle (which will contain the Be Our Guest Restaurant), and Gaston's Tavern. The buildings and rockwork on the right side will house the Under the Sea...

Tandoor Ovens, Mongolian Grill, and Real Gelato at Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer, recently spoke with Michelle Clegg, food & beverage operations manager for the soon-to-open Landscape of Flavors food court at the new Disney's Art of Animation Resort. They're still tweaking the menu, but all sorts...

Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’-Themed Monorail to Debut This Spring at Walt Disney World Resort

Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager, reported on the Disney Parks Blog that the Avengers are coming to Walt Disney World this spring! In Marvel's "The Avengers," super heroes team up to pull the world back from the brink of disaster...

Art of Animation Resort Opening Update

Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks, has announced new opening dates for teh Art of Animation Resort on the Disney Parks Blog. The teams creating Disney's Art of Animation Resort tell us that the wings dedicated to popular films...

Take a Look at the Suites Coming to Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Animators may be the masterminds behind the theming of Disney's Art of Animation Resort, but Imagineers who designed the resort are making their own "suite" magic. There's enough space in the resort's family suites for the entire family to chill...

Leap Day Sale at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

LEAP INTO SUMMER WITH EXCLUSIVE LEAP DAY SALE AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL Guests can celebrate the uncommon calendar date with an uncommon deal, offering a savings of more than 50 percent on a two-night...

A Marquee Milestone at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World Resort

Last week, Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) put the finishing touches on the new resort's marquee. Measuring in at 46 feet, six inches, the resort's sign now holds the record as the largest freestanding marquee at Walt Disney World Resort. (Incidentally,...

American Federation of Musicians, Local 389, Ratifies New Labor Agreement with Walt Disney World Resort

New 6-year agreement covers more than 400 musicians performing across Walt Disney World Resort LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 13, 2012 - Members of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), Local 389, have voted to approve a new labor...

Kilimanjaro Safari Changes at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Beginning this spring, Kilimanjaro Safaris in Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park will undergo some wild changes, aimed at giving guests the opportunity to see more of their favorite animals, specifically zebras, during the 20-minute open-air ride. Though zebras have...

Finding Fixtures in the Ink & Paint Shop at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

From the Disney Parks Blog When Disney's Art of Animation Resort opens this coming May, guests will find a colorful new merchandise location called the Ink & Paint Shop. For the past several months, Lyndsey Vincent, a recent intern on...

Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels to Reward A+ Teachers in 4th Annual Contest

Students can nominate favorite teacher for chance for both to win Disney vacation ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 8, 2012 -- The Downtown Disney® Resort Area Hotels has partnered with Walt Disney World® to once again honor outstanding K-12 teachers with its...

Eli Manning is Coming to Disney World!

Eli Manning is planning to come to Walt Disney World Resort! Eli stared into a TV camera and shouted those famous words - "I'm going to Disney World!" It was the 45th time a superstar athlete or celebrity has screamed...

Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World

From the Disney Parks Blog "Better-for-you" options at five mini shops serving breakfast, lunch and dinner is the overarching theme of the new Landscape of Flavors food court still being tweaked for Disney's Art of Animation Resort, opening in May....

President Obama at Walt Disney World: “America is Open for Business”

The eyes of the nation were focused on Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort on Thursday as President Barack Obama unveiled a comprehensive set of initiatives to attract more international visitors and make the United States the...

Brazil’s Costa Establishes New Streak at Dramatic Walt Disney World Marathon

Fredison Costa Wins Second Consecutive Walt Disney World Marathon Brazilian runner wins second straight Disney Marathon after fierce battle with perennial winner Adriano Bastos; Virginia Beach's Renee High easily wins women's title; field of more than 16,500 pushes weekend total...

New Year's Eve Fireworks at Walt Disney World

Continuing a grand Disney tradition from past years, New Year's Eve is one of the biggest fireworks evenings of the year at Walt Disney World Resort, a place where fireworks are both spectacular and an every-night event. Magic Kingdom...

Disney's Animal Kingdom Party for the Planet

At Disney's Animal Kingdom, Guests will "Party for the Planet" during a week-long, park-wide Earth Day celebration, with the first and last days--April 13 and April 22-featuring even more fun activities. Guests will learn what they can do to make...

Justin Bieber, Jennifer Hudson, Cee Lo Green Film Christmas Day Parade at Walt Disney World

Singer Justin Bieber was in Walt Disney World today, December 3, 2011, to perform a medley of songs from his new holiday album while taping a segment for the "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade" TV special at the Magic...

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Reveals New Details on Jobs, Opening Dates and Icons

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 10, 2011 - The first wing of the new Disney's Art of Animation Resort will open to Guests on May 31, 2012, as construction on the 25th resort hotel at Walt Disney World continues...

Millions of Smiles Later, Walt Disney World Marks its 40th Anniversary, Primed for an Exciting Future

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Oct. 1, 2011) - Anchored by the Mouse "who started it all," Walt Disney World Resort marked its 40th anniversary Saturday with a gala procession fronted by characters parading up Main Street, U.S.A. to a...

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates 40 Years of World-Class Theme Parks and Resorts

Magic Kingdom Opening Launched Disney Empire in Central Florida Once upon a time, a fairy tale castle rose on the edge of a Florida town where citrus grew, egrets waded and cattle roamed. In the shadow of the blue-spired castle...

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates 40 Years of World-Class Theme Parks and Resorts

Magic Kingdom Opening Launched Disney Empire in Central Florida Once upon a time, a fairy tale castle rose on the edge of a Florida town where citrus grew, egrets waded and cattle roamed. In the shadow of the blue-spired castle...

Walt Disney World Resort Links with Arnold Palmer Golf Management to Tee Up Even More Magic for Disney Golfers Plans include Arnold Palmer golf course design enhancements

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 24, 2011 - Walt Disney World Resort and Arnold Palmer Golf Management have signed a 20-year strategic alliance to create even more magic for Disney golfers. Beginning Sept. 25, Arnold Palmer Golf Management will operate,...

2012 Disney World Half Marathon

2012 is the 15th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Half Marathon event. To celebrate, a special medal has been designed. "In honor of the race ConDUCKtor himself, Mr. Donald Duck, we proudly introduce the 2012 Walt Disney World Half...

Tiki Room Reopening Slated for Aug. 15, 2011

Original Hosts Ready to Squawk up a Storm Again, Giving Guests Even More to Chirp (and 'Tweet') About LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The Sunshine Pavilion, featuring a show variously known as "Tropical Serenade" and "The Enchanted Tiki Birds,"...

Kakigori Cart in Japan Pavilion at Epcot Expands with Savory, Sweet Bites

from the Disney Parks Blog... On a hot afternoon, nothing is better than a shaved ice, or kakigori, from the little cart in front of the Japan pavilion at Epcot. A brain freeze is inevitable as we slurp the...

Disney Parks Ticket Prices to Increase

The Disney Parks Blog posted today: ".... that ticket prices are increasing at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. The new prices go into effect on June 12, but today we're sharing an early look at pricing details as...

Enchanted Tales with Belle - A Peak Behind the New Fantasyland Walls

Information and Photos from the Disney Parks Blog by Jennifer Fickley-Baker "Beauty and the Beast" was released in theaters in 1991, and to say that I was obsessed with this movie is putting it mildly. I was 12 years old...

Walt Disney World Resort Gears Up for Summer Hiring

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- April 29, 2011 - Walt Disney World Resort is gearing up for summer hiring by filling jobs for full-time, part-time and seasonal roles beginning April 30 with a week-long, online job fair. Through the...

Royal Wedding Viewing Party at Disney's Wedding Pavilion

A ROYAL CELEBRATION: Hundreds gathered at Disney's Wedding Pavilion at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on April 29, 2011, to celebrate the marriage of Kate Middleton and Prince William during a special Royal Wedding viewing...

Disney Parks Extends Special Offers for Military Families

originally posted on Disney Parks Blog Disney Parks has a long-standing history of honoring military personnel and their families and is pleased to announce that the special theme park tickets and room offers for active military and spouses, retired...

‘Star Tours – The Adventures Continue’ Brings Star Wars™ Thrills in 3-D to Disney's Hollywood Studios Theme Park

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The power of the Force and the magic of Disney have combined to create "Star Tours - The Adventures Continue," a new 3-D attraction set to open at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park on...

Gathering and ‘Tweet up’ of Princess Proportions on Tap on ‘Royal Wedding Day’ at Walt Disney World Resort

[UPDATE (4/20/2011): The response to the "Tweet Up" mentioned below was so astounding -- the 250 RSVPs for which the event was originally planned poured in during a period of about two hours -- that Fairy Tale Weddings event organizers...

D23’s Great Disney Scavenger Hunt Announces Spectacular New Fantasy Prize!

Winning Team Gets Free Trip on Disney Cruise Line's Majestic New Ship BURBANK, Calif. - April 7, 2011 - On May 12 and 13, when hundreds of teams compete across the Walt Disney World Resort's four theme parks in...

The Florida Project at Walt Disney World

Registration begins today for Disney Trade Celebration 2011 - The Florida Project Epcot® - World ShowPlace September 9 - 10, 2011 - 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. September 11, 2011 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Public Day) -------------------------------------------------- We...

Save 25 Percent with Voucher When You Dine Off Hours at Disney Parks

originally posted on the Disney Parks Blog Back by very popular demand, a voucher for 25 percent off dining with the purchase of any entree at select quick-service restaurants - this time, from April 17-23 at both Walt Disney World...

LIGHTHOUSE KEY RESORT & SPA ANNOUNCES SPRING 2011 ORLANDO VACATION DEAL

Guests Staying Three Nights Will Receive a Fourth Night Free Kissimmee, Fla., March 23, 2011 - Lighthouse Key Resort & Spa is pleased to announce special savings for travelers planning a Spring 2011 Orlando vacation. Vacationers reserving Lighthouse Key's Orlando...

Manatees Receive Expert Care at The Seas with Nemo & Friends

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 21, 2011 - Jasper and Vail may sound like two western United States vacation spots, but they're actually the names of two manatees at Walt Disney World Resort. Both male manatees were brought to...

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings Celebrates Platinum Milestone of ‘Happily-Ever-Afters’ at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- To mark the 20th anniversary of Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons, Disney has announced special wedding packages plus a unique campaign showcasing the happily-ever-after stories of real life couples who have tied the...

Disney's First Magic of Healthy Living - The Weekend: Disney Channel Stars and 50 Young 'Healthy Living Champions' Explore a World of Flavor and Fun at Walt Disney World Resort

Inaugural Event Features a "TRY-athlon," Inspiring Kids to "TRY" New Ways of Leading a Healthier Lifestyle LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty young essay contest winners, their families, Disney Channel Stars and Disney characters celebrate and...

Nominations Being Accepted for 2011 Disney Dreamers and Doers

Since 1984, Walt Disney World Resort has collaborated with local school districts to identify and recognize young people who demonstrate excellence in their schools and communities. The Disney Dreamers and Doers Program is one way for schools in Orange,...

2011 Disney’s Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - An unprecedented 110 "Dreamers" from across the country came together at The Hall of Presidents at Magic Kingdom Park as Walt Disney World Resort rolled out the red carpet for the 4th annual Disney's...

HP Field House Creates Hands-On Experience for America’s Youth Athletes at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney

HP becomes official imaging, printing and PC partner for complex; HP technology implemented throughout the field house and beyond; initiative further enhances sports experience for youth athletes LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 3, 2011 - Walt Disney World and HP...

Disney's Princess Half-Marathon Caps Weekend of events that draws event-record 22,000 participants to Walt Disney World Resort

Jacksonville runner wins annual runDisney event LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - (Feb. 27, 2011) - Holding off challengers virtually the entire race Sunday, Jennifer Hanley-Pinto of Jacksonville, Fla. survived long enough to cross the finish line first to win Disney's...

Disney’s Innovative Technology for Visually Impaired Guests Earns National Award

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., February 22, 2011 - Walt Disney Parks and Resorts first-of-its-kind technology developed for visitors with disabilities has received another national accolade. The Assistive Handheld Technology Device for visually and hearing impaired guests earned the American Foundation...

Magic Kingdom Guests Will Be Able To Determine a Time To Meet with Mickey Mouse Beginning Later This Spring

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Magic Kingdom officials have a hunch a really "hot ticket" in their realm this summer is going to be something other than a ride, a snack or a show. Rather, it's a first-ever opportunity...

Baby Gorilla Reaches Milestone

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 18, 2011 -- At Disney's Animal Kingdom, a very rare gorilla named Lilly is about to reach a monumental milestone - her first birthday. And while birthdays in the animal world are not typically...

Schedule Announced for D23's Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th at the Walt Disney World Resort

This year Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating its milestone 40th anniversary, and D23 is saluting this magnificent occasion with a magical two-day event that will illuminate the rich history and storied legacy of Walt Disney's "Project Florida" for fans...

Walt Disney World Resort Offers Romantic Playground for Lovebirds on Valentine's Day and Every Day

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The storybook setting and amorous ambiance of Walt Disney World Resort has lovebirds flocking to the Vacation Kingdom for a romantic getaway. Moonlit strolls, luxurious spas and intimate dining make it feel like Valentine's Day...

Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th Tickets on Sale February 24

Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th Tickets on Sale February 24 at 10 a.m. PST; 1 p.m. EST The Event Offers Members of Disney's Official Fan Club an Exclusive Look at Walt Disney World and Features Disney Legends, Imagineers,...

14,000 Birds of a Feather Flock Together at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 1, 2011 -- While Donald Duck may be the most famous bird at Walt Disney World Resort, he's not the only one. He's apparently got a lot of company. On a recent day in January,...

Magical Festivities Salute Chilean Miners as Walt Disney World Resort Honors the Freed Heroes and their Families

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2011) - Magical new memories were embraced today by the rescued Chilean miners as they paraded down Main Street, U.S.A. in grand fanfare at Walt Disney World Resort toward the close of a Disney-sponsored...

Disney Executives Reflect on the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 14, 2011 - As the nation celebrates the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Dr. King's message of opportunity and inclusion resonates as strongly as ever today. Dr. King is an inspiration to many, including Disney...

Disney Junior – Live on Stage! Set for Spring Debut at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 5, 2011 - As Disney Channel prepares to launch a new multiplatform brand, Disney Junior, in February, both Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's California Adventure are set to debut the new "Disney Junior - Live...

Join Jane Goodall for an Exclusive VIP Weekend at Walt Disney World

While many people dream of going to Africa to live like renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall, most of us just don't have the time to pack up and fly around the world, particularly those of us with children. The...

Superstar Couple!

"Twilight" star Ashley Greene (left) poses Dec. 29, 2010 with actor/singer Joe Jonas of the pop-rock trio "Jonas Brothers," in front of Space Mountain at the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Magic Kingdom is one of...

Holiday Surprise: Hero's Welcome Awaits Chilean Miners, Rescuers and Their Families at Walt Disney World Resort

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A New Year will mean new memories for the Chilean miners whose saga transfixed the world, as they are treated to a hero's welcome and family vacations of a lifetime at Walt Disney...

Disney Shares Details On New Hotel Jobs For Central Floridians

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 16, 2010 - Plans for Disney's Art of Animation Resort mean new construction jobs for Central Floridians now and new permanent resort hotel jobs when the property opens in 2012. Already in the land...

A Year of 'Disney Dream Vacations' Will Take Guests Over the Horizon, Under the Sea and Beyond the Solar System

2011 Features New Adventures in Egypt, Hawaii, Alaska and More LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - 2011 will be a year of "Disney dream vacations," both figuratively and literally. Guests will be making memories over the horizon in Egypt, Hawaii and...

Fantasyland Expansion Update

As work continues on the previously announced expansion of Fantasyland, the last day of operation for Mickey's Toontown Fair will be February 11, 2011. After that date, the following changes will take effect: · Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and the...

Star-Studded Entertainment Lineup and Magical Parade Floats Make the Season Bright During the 27th Annual ‘Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade’ Telecast on ABC-TV

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. and Anaheim, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2010) - Disney Parks has pulled out all the (silver) bells and whistles for the 2010 "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade" TV special - including performances from five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist...

D23 2011 Special Events Schedule

The Official Disney Fan Club Announces New Experiences and Surprises to Entertain and Delight its Growing Membership BURBANK, Calif. - December 2, 2010 - D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is pleased to announce the coming year's slate of special...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!: Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!: Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas pose with their children, Dylan (left), age 10, and Carys (right), age 7, on Nov. 24, 2010, along with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in front of the Epcot theme park Christmas...

The Walt Disney World Moms Panel and Celebrity Guests Star in New Vacation Planning Videos

Panelists and Celebrity Moms Provide Behind-the-Scenes Look At Park Attractions and Share Favorite Travel Tips LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (November 16, 2010) /PRNewswire/ - Need suggestions on how to plan an unforgettable family getaway? Look no further than the Walt...

Disney, Gowalla Deliver the Magic of Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, In a New Way

Gowalla's Unique Product Features Inspire Visitors To Experience Disney Parks Like Never Before GLENDALE, Calif.(Nov. 18, 2010) - In its first foray into location services, Disney Parks has teamed up with Gowalla - the social network that inspires people to...

Enjoy a D-Lightful Yuletide Season With Disney Institute Holiday Tours

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holidays just around the corner, Disney Institute is offering guests of the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., the opportunity to go behind the scenes of...

Grad Nite with Pauly D

Paul Delvecchio (left), aka "DJ Pauly D" from the hit MTV series "Jersey Shore," takes a ride aboard the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster Oct. 22, 2010 in the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Delvecchio, riding...

Alamo Rent A Car and Disney Renew Alliance

Theme park and resort guests benefit from exclusive promotions and quick, convenient car rentals ORLANDO, Fla., October 14, 2010 - Alamo Rent A Car and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts have renewed a multi-year alliance, extending Alamo's designation as the...

Dreams Come True for Two Walt Disney World Cast Members Selected for 2011-2012 Ambassador Team

Prestigious Honor Reflects 45-Year Disney Tradition LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 15, 2010 - Before an audience of their peers, family and friends, the next chapter in a true-life Cinderella story unfolded this morning at Magic Kingdom Park as two...

Shopping Has Its Rewards at First-Ever Benefit Sale for United Way and Other Local Nonprofits

ORLANDO, Fla., October 7, 2010 - Just in time for the holiday season, United Way (UW) is announcing The Benefit Sale, hosted and sponsored by Walt Disney World Resort. Supporting the efforts of UW and other local nonprofit agencies,...

D23 Announces The Ultimate Disney Trivia Tournament as Part of the Upcoming D23 Expo, Bringing Additional Excitement to the 2011 Disney Fan Event

Two Walt Disney World Events Also Announced to Celebrate the Resort's 40th Anniversary and the Second Exciting Year of Disney's Official Fan Club Burbank, Calif., September 27, 2010 - This weekend D23: The Official Disney Fan Club announced The Ultimate...

Openings Grand at Sea and on Land: Disney Unwraps Magical, Memory-Making Attractions, Cruises, Resorts, Tours

NEW YORK - Nothing like a little Disney magic to make memories that last a lifetime. Just in time for "Let the Memories Begin," Disney is embarking on exciting, all-new experiences for guests that will take them over the horizon,...

Disney Parks Vacationers Can Post Disney Memories, Possibly Appear in Disney Ads and More

You've made Disney vacation memories and captured them in photos or video. Now you intend to share them with the world by posting them online. Disney Parks has created a place where you can share those memories and view the...

Disney Guests Become Stars of Castle Show and TV Ads As Walt Disney World and Disneyland ‘Let the Memories Begin’

( Walt Disney Parks & Resorts chairman Tom Staggs, TV personality Tom Bergeron and Broadway star Montego Glover join Mickey Mouse Sept. 23, 2010 in New York City for the announcement of Disney Parks' "Let the Memories Begin" campaign...

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Scheduled to Open in 2012

Disney has released a new artist rendering showing Disney's Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World with a few faces you should certainly recognize. The image is part of a new web page just launched on the WaltDisneyWorld.com...

Curtain Call! By Popular Demand, ‘Main Street Electrical Parade’ Extended Indefinitely at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (July 29, 2010) - With its glittery galaxy of 23 illuminated floats, 80 performers, and trademark synthesizer music sweetened with Disney theme songs, Disney's "Main Street Electrical Parade" has been leaving Magic Kingdom guests aglow all...

New Pizzeria "Via Napoli" Set to Open August 5th at Walt Disney World

NEW YORK: July 20, 2010 - Patina Restaurant Group will open a new casual pizzeria August 5th, called Via Napoli, adjacent to Tutto Italia Ristorante, its restaurant in the Italy pavilion in Epcot® World Showcase at Walt Disney World® Resort...

Walt Disney World Guests Can Find Summer Savings With Special Vacation Packages, Room Offers

Summer 2010 is a great time to visit Walt Disney World Resort with tons of special entertainment offerings. From June 6 through Aug. 14, "Summer Nightastic!" lights up the entertainment experience at the Vacation Kingdom with a megawatt parade, a...

Captain EO Returning to Walt Disney World

The Captain returns! Captain EO is coming back to Walt Disney World July 2, 2010. The film features Michael Jackson as "Captain EO" and a crew of Disney-created space characters. During their journey, the group uses the power of...

'Hoppy' Easter in the Magic Kingdom

'HOPPY' EASTER IN THE MAGIC KINGDOM Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny ride in grand style down Main Street U.S.A. in the Magic Kingdom April 4, 2010. The floppy-eared bunnies are among the highlights of Easter holiday activities at the...

Growth is Underway at Epcot: Two New Restaurants, Two New Stores Set to Open in 2010

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 30, 2010 - Just in time for the 15th Annual Epcot Food & Wine Festival, Walt Disney World guests will be able to experience the newest enhancements to the World Showcase at Epcot - a...

New TRON Monorail Debuts at Walt Disney World

Disney's 3D sci-fi adventure film "TRON: Legacy" doesn't debut in theaters until December, but starting March 19, 2010, guests at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida can see a bit of the TRON universe zipping high above their heads. Renderings...

Main Street Electrical Parade Lights the Night again as Disney World Launches 'Summer Nightastic' June 6

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Disney's "Main Street Electrical Parade" will light up the streets of Magic Kingdom, headlining a season of after-dark excitement coming to Walt Disney World Resort in summer 2010. Beginning June 6 and continuing through August...

The Ultimate Park-Hopper

03.10.10 - Disney Parks fans rejoice! On Wednesday at The Walt Disney Company's Annual Meeting, a new Annual Passport valid for admission to both Disneyland and Walt Disney World theme parks was introduced - Disney Premier Passport! The Disney...

‘Give a Day, Get a Disney Day’ Reaches Goal – 1 Million People Inspired to Volunteer in 2010 through the Disney Parks Program

"Give a Day, Get a Disney Day" - a first-of-its-kind program of Disney Parks - reached its goal of inspiring 1 million people in 2010 to give back to their communities through volunteer service in the United States, Puerto Rico...

Saints’ Drew Brees ‘Going to Disney World’ To Celebrate Victory, MVP Performance in Super Bowl XLIV

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - So how is New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrating his heroic play in Super Bowl XLIV? In the frenzied moments just after his team claimed the National Football League championship Sunday night in...

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Endangered White Rhino to Growing Herd

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 25, 2010 -- Disney's Animal Kingdom welcomed a healthy white rhino to the family last week with the addition of a female calf born Sunday, Jan. 17. Kendi, an 11-year-old white rhino, gave birth to...

New Dining Room at Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - True Disney foodies know you haven't arrived until you've dined at the crème de la crème of restaurants - Victoria & Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. But now the top-rated dining room...

YEAR TO VOLUNTEAR: Muppets highlight new "VoluntEars Cavalcade" at Disneyland and Walt Disney World

MUPPET-MANIA: Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and Sweetums take part in the new "Disney's Honorary VoluntEars Cavalcade" at both Disneyland park in California and Magic Kingdom park in Florida. The cavalcade celebrates volunteerism and also features special floats and...

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Results

Bastos Prevails in Dramatic Walt Disney World Marathon Brazilian overcomes chilly weather and strong competition to claim sixth straight Disney victory and seventh overall; Mizutani claims back-to-back women's titles; field of nearly 24,000 runners pushes record marathon weekend total to...

Inaugural Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend in 2010

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Disney's Endurance series is adding a mouth-watering half marathon to its list of already popular race weekends. The inaugural Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend is set to take place Oct. 1-2, 2010, culminating...

Walt Disney World Resort Announces a Free Disney Gift Card Offer with Select Vacation Packages

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - To start the new year off right, guests can take advantage of a new Walt Disney World Resort package offer including a Disney Gift Card worth up to $750- free. When guests purchase a 5-night/6-day...

Travel Channel and Samantha Brown Casting Call

TRAVEL CHANNEL CASTING - SAMANTHA BROWN'S 10th ANNIVERSARY SHOW AT DISNEY WORLD! Currently casting a special for Travel Channel with Samantha Brown! We are looking for the following: A) fun, out-going, energetic Disney World family that lives in the Orlando,...

Christmas by the Numbers at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Miles of garland, ribbon, twinkling lights and glitter transform Walt Disney World Resort into a winter wonderland during the holiday season. Here's a sample of what guests will experience throughout the Vacation Kingdom: 737 decorated...

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Jay Rasulo Unveils New Attractions and Experiences at First D23 Expo

Re-Imagined "Star Tours" Coming to California and Florida in 2011 and Major Fantasyland Expansion at Walt Disney World Scheduled for 2013 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Jay Rasulo detailed plans for future lands, attractions and adventures that will be...

Disney's newest Princess Tiana theme park character makes first public appearance

(AUG. 6, 2009): Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose (left), who provides the voice of Disney's newest princess, Tiana, in the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures animated feature film "The Princess and the Frog," poses with the new Princess Tiana...

Barack Obama Joins Disney’s Hall of Presidents in Major Makeover Showcasing New Storyline, Music and Technology

Barack Obama Joins Disney's Hall of Presidents in Major Makeover Showcasing New Storyline, Music and Technology Magic Kingdom Attraction Reopens July 4 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - A remarkably lifelike Audio-Animatronics figure of President Barack Obama enters the spotlight...

Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort Presidents Celebrate NBA Finals with Friendly Wager

ANAHEIM, Calif./LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (June 3, 2009) - Walt Disney World President Meg Crofton and Disneyland President Ed Grier are squaring off - all in fun - as their local teams, the Orlando Magic and the Los Angeles Lakers,...

Walt Disney World Resort Says "Shine On" Central Florida with $700,000 in Grants and 15 Shining Star Awards

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 15, 2009 - Making a clear connection between itself and the recent "shine on" sightings in Central Florida, Walt Disney World Resort is sending prize patrols across the region to surprise, reward and recognize...

Actor John Stamos Finishes Filming ER...

... and guess what he's going to do next?!...

Disney Bowl-A-Thon Strikes Support for Economic Education in Local Schools

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 16, 2009 - Showing power in numbers, approximately 5,800 Walt Disney World VoluntEARS teamed up this past weekend to extend their reach into local classrooms via the Disney Bowl-A-Thon. The two-day fundraising event, held...

The Great Piggy Bank Adventure Exhibit to Open this Spring at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot

T. Rowe Price to Collaborate with Walt Disney World Co. to Promote Financial Empowerment and Education for Families BALTIMORE, March 16 -- T. Rowe Price, the global investment management organization, today announced that it has signed a sponsorship agreement to...

Disney Releases Rehabilitated Manatee

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2009 -- Marine mammal experts from Walt Disney World Resort returned a manatee to its natural habitat today in the warm waters of the St. John's River at Blue Springs State Park near...

Super Bowl Hero Santonio Holmes Celebrates With Victory Parade at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - "Steeler Nation" shifted the victory celebration east from Tampa to Walt Disney World Resort Monday as thousands of black-and-gold-clad, Terrible Towel-twirling fans of the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers lined Main Street, U.S.A. They...

How Are Santonio Holmes and Ben Roethlisberger Celebrating Their Super Bowl Heroics? They're Going to Disney World Monday (Feb. 2) for Victory Parade

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - So how are Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger celebrating their heroic play in Super Bowl XLIII? In the frenzied moments just after their team claimed the National Football League...

Walt Disney World Resort Offers Romantic Playground for Lovebirds on Valentine's Day and Every Day

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The storybook setting and amorous ambiance of Walt Disney World Resort has lovebirds flocking to the Vacation Kingdom for a romantic getaway. Moonlit strolls, luxurious spas and intimate dining make it feel like Valentine's Day...

Disney Parks Celebrate U.S. Military With Free, Multi-day Admission to Theme Parks in 2009

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. / ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2009) - As Disney Parks ask "What Will You Celebrate?"� and invite guests to turn their personal milestones into magical family vacations in 2009, America's military personnel will have one more...

Happy New Year, Happy Birthday!

Using an oversized park ticket created for the occasion, Seattle, Wash. resident Andrew DaCosta entered the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Jan. 1, 2009. DaCosta was honored as the first person in the nation to receive free...

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Teams Up with Verizon to Bring Mobile Magic to U.S. Parks

Companies Align to Bring Unprecedented New Experiences to Guests at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort"and Right on Their Verizon Wireless Phones November 12, 2008 - Marking a first in both the travel and mobile industries, Walt Disney Parks and...

Walt Disney World Vacation Package Savings in 2009!

An Affordable Special Offer Lets Guests Buy 4 Nights and Get 3 Nights Free LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The new year will bring new ways for guests to celebrate their special occasions with family and friends at Walt Disney...

Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art, On-Site Health and Wellness Center

Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art, On-Site Health and Wellness Center Provides Additional Resources to Help Walt Disney World Cast Members Lead Healthier Lives Center for Living Well is "one-stop shop" for primary medical care for as many as 40,000 benefits-eligible Cast...

Disney Parks Announce 'What Will You Celebrate?'

LET THE CELEBRATION BEGIN: In a New York City ballroom on Sept. 18, 2008, Disney Parks and Resorts chairman Jay Rasulo (pictured) announced that Disney Parks will welcome guests in 2009 with free theme park admission on their birthday....

Al Roker to Emcee, Charlie Trotter to Whip up Magic at Bocuse d’Or USA ‘Culinary Olympics' at Walt Disney World Resort

Contest to Culminate Sept. 27 in Star-Studded Gala Featuring World's Top Chefs LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - When the gold-standard Bocuse d'Or USA culinary cook-off unfolds Sept. 26 and 27 at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort, TV personality Al...

Calling All Walt Disney World Vacation ‘Know-It-Alls’: The Mouse Searching for 16 Parents for 2009 Moms Panel

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Sept. 1, 2008) - Disney Parks today announced its search for a group of park-savvy parents to be named the 2009 Walt Disney World Moms Panel, following in the footsteps of the first-ever online Walt Disney...

Extreme Makeover: Pirate Edition - Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

Land lubbers and scallywags alike will be able to live like Captain Jack Sparrow in a pirate-themed room specially created for Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort. More than 350 rooms at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort are getting an "Extreme Makeover: Pirate...

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