It was a summer afternoon in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The heat index had me wondering why on earth we visited this park on that specific day. It was a very hot 105 degrees. It would have been 100 degrees, but because it was the Animal Kingdom, add an extra 5 degrees on to the heat [...]
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May 1st 2014, marked the 25th anniversary of Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Walt Disney World’s third theme park opened on May 1st 1989 as Disney•MGM Studios, and in 2008 was renamed to its current Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Take a look below at some of the special events Disney hosted to celebrate the anniversary of Disney’s Hollywood [...]
I love being in the theme parks at Walt Disney World when it is quiet. I got the chance on opening night to experience Epcot’s After Hours Wind Down. There is something magical about being in the parks when you don’t have to share it with thousands of people.
We all know when we walk into a Disney theme park that our 5 senses are about to get a workout. We’ll soon be in sensory overload once we’ve made our way past the entrance, through the main walkway, and around the park. Whether we enjoy a pineapple Dole Whip and arouse our sense of [...]
The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps everyone working in the performing arts and entertainment industry, from performers to those behind the scenes, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, April 28, 2014 in New York City. This year they will be honoring Disney Theatrical Productions.
Over the past several months, Disney has slowly been releasing sneak peeks of its upcoming Magic Kingdom attraction, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (more here and here). However, today is the first time we’ve seen the advanced new animatronic characters that will be part of the interior of the ride. In a short video released at [...]
I went over yesterday to view the beautiful Third Annual Easter Egg Display at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Walt Disney World. The display is located in the Main Lobby near the front entrance and the eggs will be on display through April 22, 2014.
After months of Facebook chatter, a group of parents and guardians have filed a lawsuit alleging Disney’s Disability Access Service (DAS) discriminates against individuals who have some degree of cognitive impairments. The lawsuit was filed in California on April 3, 2014. The complaint is 176 pages and includes over 640 paragraphs alleging that Disneyland and Walt [...]
On March 15th, Epcot introduced the “IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party.” For one hour prior to the start of IllumiNations, you get a selection of desserts from around World Showcase along with a limited selection of champagnes and sparkling wines, as well as coffee, tea and soft drinks. The cost for this event is $49 for [...]
Post by Jeff Alves My wife Val & I just moved to Florida and we had our favorite sister-in-law (Tracy) visiting to help with our interior decorating choices. Tracy enjoys gardening so we thought it would be nice to repay her by booking a special tour for the three of us. The Epcot International Flower [...]