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Brand NEW Photo Gallery Kidani Village Over 200+ ImagesBrand NEW Photo Gallery Kidani Village Over 200+ Images
December 10, 2016
We have totally updated our Kidani Village photo gallery with over 200 new images of the Disney Vacation Club resort.

 

Disney After Hours Ticketed Event Returns in JanuaryDisney After Hours Ticketed Event Returns in January
December 09, 2016
Disney After Hours, a hard-ticket event that allows guests to enjoy Magic Kingdom attractions and character greetings after regular park hours, will return on January 20 and 27, February 2, 9 and 16, and March 2 and 9, 2017. (Disney After Hours does NOT replace Extra Magic Hours. The after-hours events are held on other dates.) Tickets for Disney After Hours are $119 per person -- that's ages 3 and up. (Children under 3 do not require a ticket.) Tickets are available now by calling 407-827-7185 or by visiting disneyworld.com.

 

Christmas Sunday Gospel Brunch Moves to Dec 24Christmas Sunday Gospel Brunch Moves to Dec 24
December 09, 2016
Because Christmas falls on a Sunday this year, House of Blues Orlando will move its special Gospel Brunch to Saturday, December 24, that week. This experience showcases local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs. Before and during the show treat yourself to an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet featuring breakfast favorites plus carving stations, Southern specialties and special desserts. Price for the Gospel Brunch, at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., is $41 per person. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, providing arts and music support to underserved youth. To book, visit http://www.houseofblues.com/orlando/concert-events.

 

Imagineers Signing Books at DisneylandImagineers Signing Books at Disneyland
December 08, 2016
On December 17, meet Imagineers Vanessa Hunt, Ray Cadd and Christopher Dylan Merritt along with artists Stephen Cargile, Nina Rae Vaughn and Chuck Ballew to help celebrate the recent release of Disney Editions deluxe hardcover book, "Maps of the Disney Parks: Charting 60 Years from California to Shanghai." The group will appear at Disneyana on Main Street, U.S.A., from 9-11 a.m., and at World of Disney in Downtown Disney District from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

 

Atlantic Dance Hall Featuring Themed Music Nights in DecemberAtlantic Dance Hall Featuring Themed Music Nights in December
December 06, 2016
Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney's BoardWalk is featuring themed music nights during the month of December. Themed nights include Take Ya Back Tuesdays ('90s), Way Back Wednesdays ('00s) and Thump Thursdays (EDM, House, Club mixes), with nightly drink specials. Atlantic Dance Hall is open from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., no cover charge, must be 21 and older.

 

Tickets Available for Pop Warner TournamentTickets Available for Pop Warner Tournament
December 06, 2016
The 20th annual Pop Warner Super Bowl began Saturday at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The week-long tournament features 64 football teams and more than 400 cheerleading squads from around the nation going head-to-head to be crowned national champions in various divisions. Through December 10, you can stop by the sports complex and get a sneak peek at the NFL talent of tomorrow. Daily admission is $12.50 (ages 3-9) or $17.50 (ages 10 and older), or you can purchase a length-of-admission pass for $37.50 or $52.50.

 

Main Street Electrical Parade Returns January 20Main Street Electrical Parade Returns January 20
December 06, 2016
The Main Street Electrical Parade, one of the most popular of all Disney parades, returns to Disneyland Park Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, with all the lights, sounds, music and fun that have made it a beloved icon. With nightly performances through Sunday, June 18, guests will have a limited time to enjoy the parade's encore performance.

 

Disneyland Resort UpdatesDisneyland Resort Updates
December 06, 2016
Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Saturday, December 3, 2016 .

A look at the Star Wars Construction site this crisp morning (it was about 50 degrees out).

 

2017 New Land of Fantasy and a New Year Full of Magical Additions at Walt Disney World2017 New Land of Fantasy and a New Year Full of Magical Additions at Walt Disney World
December 06, 2016
The unveiling of a magical, mythical world of floating mountains, bioluminescent rainforests and soaring Banshees anchors an exciting 2017 at Walt Disney World Resort - a year filled with new water park fun, a new festival for Epcot, more openings at Disney Springs, an awe-inspiring nighttime experience at Disney's Animal Kingdom and much more.

Here's a roundup at what the new year has in store:

 

New Star Wars Experiences Coming, Including Changes to Star Tours and Launch of 7-Hour Guided TourNew Star Wars Experiences Coming, Including Changes to Star Tours and Launch of 7-Hour Guided Tour
December 05, 2016
A galaxy of new Star Wars experiences is coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios beginning mid-December. The announcement -- made today at Walt Disney World Resort -- noted that some of the coming-soon additions are inspired by "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" that opens in theaters worldwide on Dec. 16. Guests, including fans of the epic space saga, will find new entertainment, special displays inside Star Wars Launch Bay, a first-ever themed tour and more at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

 

PhotoPass Studio Debuts at Disney SpringsPhotoPass Studio Debuts at Disney Springs
December 03, 2016
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 place you front and center at some of your favorite Disney scenes. A Disney PhotoPass Photographer will be onhand to find the perfect virtual background for your portrait.

 

Spaceship Earth to Become Star Wars Death Star Special December 5th Live BroadcastSpaceship Earth to Become Star Wars Death Star Special December 5th Live Broadcast
December 03, 2016
In celebration for the upcoming release of Rogue One - A Star Wars Story, Walt Disney World is hosting a special (now sold out) event during which Spaceship Earth will magically transform into the iconic super-weapon the Death Star.

 

PHOTOS: Caribbean Beach Resort Updated Aruba Village RoomPHOTOS: Caribbean Beach Resort Updated Aruba Village Room
December 03, 2016
View a gallery of new photos taken in a standard room in the Aruba village of the Caribbean Beach Resort.

 

VIDEO: Grand Floridian Deluxe Studio VillaVIDEO: Grand Floridian Deluxe Studio Villa
December 02, 2016
Take a video tour of a deluxe studio villa at the Disney Vacation Club's Villas at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa.

 

Disneyland Carries on Toys for Tots TraditionDisneyland Carries on Toys for Tots Tradition
November 30, 2016
Over the last decade, Disneyland Resort guests and cast members have donated more than 100,000 toys to U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots program. You can make a donation to this year's toy-gathering effort at collection bins located throughout the Downtown Disney District and inside the lobbies of Disneyland Resort hotels, through December 10. On December 3 and 10, members of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, Anaheim Fire and Rescue and Disney VoluntEARS will help collect your toys at the Downtown Disney District main stage from 12-5 p.m. Side note: Walt Disney personally supervised the creation of the Toys for Tots logo, which will appear on the collection bins.

 

Rivers of Light Preview Held for Cast MembersRivers of Light Preview Held for Cast Members
November 30, 2016
Rivers of Light, the long-anticipated nighttime show coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom, held a preview for cast members several nights ago. No official start date for the show has been announced as yet.

 

SeaWorld Orlando's 2016 Christmas Celebration Sparkles with Rudolph and More!SeaWorld Orlando's 2016 Christmas Celebration Sparkles with Rudolph and More!
November 30, 2016
SeaWorld Orlando kicked off its Christmas Celebration this past weekend with new characters Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends, new features added to its Sea of Trees light show and the return of Clyde and Seamore's Countdown to Christmas show. SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration takes place Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through December 11 and then runs daily December 16 through 31.

 

Holiday Themed Magic Shots Available Through PhotoPassHoliday Themed Magic Shots Available Through PhotoPass
November 29, 2016
Disney PhotoPass is offering a number of special Magic Shots and Animated Magic Shots throughout the holiday season. You can get a special shot with Sven, the reindeer from "Frozen," when you visit the PhotoPass photographer at Disney's Hollywood Studios' Christmas tree. Over near Tailors to the Stars on Hollywood Boulevard, you can get an Animated Magic Shot starring members of the Prep and Landing unit. A shot with the Trolls from "Frozen" is available at the entrance and in front of the Christmas tree at Disney's Animal Kingdom, while Olaf the snowman can be included in an Animated Magic Shot taken at Epcot near the Fountain of Nations and Showcase Plaza topiaries. Don't forget to ask a Disney PhotoPass photographer about available Magic Shots when you use the service around Walt Disney World.

 

2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Details Released2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Details Released
November 29, 2016
The 24th Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, which runs March 1 through May 29, 2017, will welcome spring with two new Outdoor Kitchens, several new topiaries and additional entertainment.

 

Board the Monorail for Special "Highway in the Sky Dine-Around" ExperienceBoard the Monorail for Special "Highway in the Sky Dine-Around" Experience
November 29, 2016
The new Highway in the Sky Dine-Around will give guests priority boarding on the monorail for a progressive dining journey around the circuit between Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort and Disney's Contemporary Resort. Highway in the Sky Dine-Around is offered Tuesday, Friday and Sunday beginning December 2. Reservations open November 29. (No dine-around between Dec. 18 and Jan. 3). Cost is $150 plus tax and gratuity. Valet parking is included. For reservations, 407-WDW-DINE.