Category: Disney World

Marketplace Co-Op Gets It Right: Merchandise for Ultimate Disney Fans

Marketplace Co-Op Gets It Right: Merchandise for Ultimate Disney Fans

| June 7, 2014 | 8 Replies

Tea cup-shaped salt & pepper shakers?  Tiki Room throw pillows? Orange Bird figurines? Haunted Mansion dessert plates? Dole Whip trinket boxes? The new Marketplace Co-Op at Downtown Disney in Florida has all of that and more! This innovative retail shop has something for ultimate Disney fans looking to bring a bit of the parks back [...]

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Festival of the Lion King reopens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Festival of the Lion King reopens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

| June 1, 2014 | 9 Replies

Today was an exciting day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  The Festival of the Lion King has reopened in a new building in the Harambe area. The show building is located behind the Tusker House restaurant.

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I Can Go The Distance: Why I chose the Walt Disney World Marathon for My First Marathon

I Can Go The Distance: Why I chose the Walt Disney World Marathon for My First Marathon

| May 25, 2014 | 6 Replies

I’ve always wanted to run a marathon.  This is partly because I’ve always respected the challenges of the marathon and the physical strength and mental rigor of the marathon runner.  To me, the marathon has always been one of those life’s challenges, a bucket list item, if you will, similar to climbing Mt. Everest or [...]

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Rock your Disney Side: 24 Hours at the Magic Kingdom

Rock your Disney Side: 24 Hours at the Magic Kingdom

| May 23, 2014 | 9 Replies

Warning: This is a Disney fan post!  My love of all things Disney will be obvious in this blog.  Today is the Rock your Disney Side 24 Hour event at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. This annual event takes place in Disneyland, California Adventure and Walt Disney World. I got up bright and [...]

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A Brit’s Perspective – Finding the Disney Magic back home

A Brit’s Perspective – Finding the Disney Magic back home

| May 22, 2014 | 3 Replies

Returning back to normal life after a vacation to Walt Disney World is never fun. Everyday life can be a bit of a bore after experiencing days of sunshine, glorious food and thrilling experiences at theme parks. You start to come down with a case of post holiday blues and hanker after another holiday. Yet, [...]

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Star Wars Merchandise That’s Out of This World!

Star Wars Merchandise That’s Out of This World!

| May 20, 2014 | 5 Replies

Star Wars Weekends are just beginning! What are you the most excited to see? The parade? Characters? Special guests? If you’re anything like me, you have something else on your mind: merchandise! This event is offering some fantastic new items (and a few creepy ones) to fans. Let’s head over to Darth’s Mall, which is [...]

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New Technology at Star Wars Weekends “Augments” Reality

New Technology at Star Wars Weekends “Augments” Reality

| May 19, 2014 | 1 Reply

Even though science fiction isn’t my preferred genre, Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is probably one of the most unique events at Walt Disney World. To think that fans from all over the world congregate each spring to share their love of the films and participate in celebratory activities is pretty epic. Special [...]

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Top 5 things to experience at Disney’s Star Wars Weekends

Top 5 things to experience at Disney’s Star Wars Weekends

| May 16, 2014 | 3 Replies

If you are a Star Wars fan, this is a great time to visit Walt Disney World. Today started the first Star Wars Weekend at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for 2014. The dates for this year are May 16-18, 23-25, 30-June 1, 6-8, and 13-15, 2014. The theme this year is “Join The Rebellion.”

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A Theme Park Pet Peeve

A Theme Park Pet Peeve

| May 15, 2014 | 37 Replies

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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Disney’s Hollywood Studios 25th Anniversary

Disney’s Hollywood Studios 25th Anniversary

| May 1, 2014 | 1 Reply

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 [...]

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