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Midnattssol Bakeri  Opens in EpcotMidnattssol Bakeri Opens in Epcot
March 16, 2018
Temporary kiosk in Epcot's Norway, while Kringla Bakeri og Kafe is closed for rehab.


BOOK NOW: Pixar-Themed Kids' Experience at ContemporaryBOOK NOW: Pixar-Themed Kids' Experience at Contemporary
March 16, 2018
Booking is now open for a new, immersive Pixar character experience that's part of a pilot program that starts April 13, 2018, at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Each night, kids, ages 4-12, will be transported to a world full of excitement and adventure with their favorite characters from Disney-Pixar films.


Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Around the WorldCelebrate St. Patrick's Day Around the World
March 16, 2018
The saying is that "everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day," so celebrate this fun-filled holiday this weekend, March 16-18 around Walt Disney World. Raglan Road Irish Pub at Disney Springs will be a hub of St. Paddy's Day activities.

        Related Links:
         -- Raglan Road's Mighty St. Patrick's Festival!
         -- The Maguires Featured Live Entertainment at Raglan Road


"Incredible Summer" at Walt Disney World Starts May 25!"Incredible Summer" at Walt Disney World Starts May 25!
March 15, 2018
Walt Disney World kicks off its Incredible Summer over Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, with new entertainment in all four theme parks, Disney's Animal Kingdom 20th anniversary celebration, a new Typhoon Lagoon nighttime party and the June 30 opening of Toy Story Land.


H2O Glow Nights at Typhoon Lagoon June 21-Aug. 11!H2O Glow Nights at Typhoon Lagoon June 21-Aug. 11!
March 14, 2018
On select summer nights starting June 21, 2018, the special lighting effects of Disney H2O Glow Nights will transform Typhoon Lagoon water park like never before as Buzz, Woody and Jessie throw a Beach Party inspired by their friend, "Partysaurus" Rex. Join the fun, dance on the beach, play party games, and meet up with Buzz, Woody and Jessie, plus, all attractions are open for guest enjoyment. Disney H20 Glow Nights will take place only at Typhoon Lagoon on Thursdays and Saturdays from June 21-August 11, from 8-11 p.m. Disney H2O Glow Nights are a separate ticketed event and the party is not included in daytime admission. Tickets will go sale March 19 and cost $55 for adults and $50 for children ages 3-9 (plus tax). For more information and to purchase tickets, call (407) 939-1872.


Walt Disney World Resort Parking Fees AnnouncedWalt Disney World Resort Parking Fees Announced
March 14, 2018
Walt Disney World has issued new policies for parking on the property. Effective March 21, 2018 new fees apply for standard parking for resort guests.


2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival to Run Aug. 30 - Nov. 12!2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival to Run Aug. 30 - Nov. 12!
March 12, 2018
The dates for the 2018 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival have been announced. The event will run for 75 days, from Aug. 30 to Nov. 12. No other details are available as yet.


Temporary Kiosk Open During Kringla Bakeri RenovationsTemporary Kiosk Open During Kringla Bakeri Renovations
March 12, 2018
While the Norway Pavilion's Kringl Bakeri is closed for renovations, a new temporary kiosk called Midnattssol will be serving some of the bakery's more popular menu items. The kiosk was not open this past weekend, but is expected to start operations soon.


Sneak Peek of Pixar Fest Food OfferingsSneak Peek of Pixar Fest Food Offerings
March 12, 2018
An advance look at some of the special food offerings that will be available during Pixar Fest in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.


Concept Art for New Pixar Pier Attractions and RestaurantsConcept Art for New Pixar Pier Attractions and Restaurants
March 12, 2018
Newly released concept art for Pixar Pier, including Jessie's Critter Carousel, Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats, Poultry Palace, Senor Buzz Churros and Angry Dogs.


Aladdin's Oasis Transforming to Tropical HideawayAladdin's Oasis Transforming to Tropical Hideaway
March 12, 2018
The former Aladdin's Oasis will soon be transformed to The Tropical Hideaway in Disneyland's Adventureland. This new experience will be located between the Jungle Cruise and "Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room."


New Details Released for Food and Wine ClassicNew Details Released for Food and Wine Classic
March 11, 2018
The 2018 Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic, which will take place October 25-26, has released new details, including information on a new experience called Pig and Poke, inspired by the foods of Hawai'i.


Disney Parks Now on Google Street ViewDisney Parks Now on Google Street View
March 11, 2018
Maps from several of the Disney Parks are now available on Google Street View. The series of 360-degree panoramas feature a number of major Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort locations:
Disneyland park; Disney California Adventure park; Downtown Disney Districtl Magic Kingdom Park, Walt Disney World Resort; Disney Springs dining and retail locations; Disney's Hollywood Studios; Disney's Animal Kingdom, including Pandora - The World of Avatar; Epcot; ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex; Typhoon Lagoon Water Park; Blizzard Beach Water Park.
This Disney Parks imagery is also being featured on Google's Street View gallery page. You can find the Disney Parks on Google Street View by going to


Kilimanjaro Safari Home to New Baby HippoKilimanjaro Safari Home to New Baby Hippo
March 09, 2018
The baby Nile hippopotamus born at Disney's Animal Kingdom on January 13 has been revealed to be a male. (His gender was unknown when the birth was originally announced last month.) Augustus, who weighed in at 168 pounds, is the first hippo born at the park in 13 years. He can be seen on the Kilimanjaro Safari savanna, staying close to his mother, Tuma.


Victoria and Albert's Receives Multiple AwardsVictoria and Albert's Receives Multiple Awards
March 08, 2018
For the 18th consecutive year, Victoria and Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa has received the AAA Five Diamond Award and, for the first time ever, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award. There are only 68 Five Diamond restaurants in North America, and only 64 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurants out of more than 1,600 restaurants across the globe. Victoria and Albert's is the sole restaurant in the state of Florida to receive both the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star awards. The esteemed restaurant features three unique dining experiences: the main dining room with the choice of a 7-course menu or 10-course Chef's Tasting Menu; the intimate Queen Victoria's Room with a 10-course Chef's Tasting menu, tableside presentation and optional wine pairings; and the highly sought-after 8-seat Chef's Table located in the restaurant's kitchen. Victoria and Albert's wine cellar has more than 700 wines from more than 35 regions. Executive Chef Scott Hunnel, Chef de Cuisine Aimee Rivera, Master Pastry Chef Erich Herbitschek, and Maitre d'Hotel Israel Perez head the Victoria and Albert's team. For reservations, call 407-WDW-DVNA (407-939-3862) or go online to book the Dining Room or Queen Victoria's Room up to 180 days in advance. For more information, visit


First Look: Disney's Next ShipsFirst Look: Disney's Next Ships
March 08, 2018
Disney Cruise Line provides a rendering of the new ships that will begin to sail in 2021.


Egg-stravaganza Returns to Disneyland Resort March 16-April 1, 2018Egg-stravaganza Returns to Disneyland Resort March 16-April 1, 2018
March 07, 2018
This popular egg-themed scavenger hunt has become a springtime tradition at Disneyland park, Disney California Adventure park and Downtown Disney District.

From March 16 through April 1, guests can participate by picking up a map and stickers for $5.99 (plus tax), searching for special hidden "eggs" themed to Disney and Pixar characters, and recording their discoveries by placing the corresponding sticker on the map.

Whether complete or not, return the map to a redemption location for a prize. Redemption locations include Elias and Co., Disney Showcase, and World of Disney Store.


First Impressions: DCA's Food and Wine FestivalFirst Impressions: DCA's Food and Wine Festival
March 07, 2018
AllEars Blogger Laura Gilbreath shares her experiences at the first day of the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival.


Overview of DCA Food and Wine FestivalOverview of DCA Food and Wine Festival
March 07, 2018
Overview of the events and activities taking place during the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival, which runs from March 2 - April 12, 2018.


New Otterbox Cases Feature Castle ArtworkNew Otterbox Cases Feature Castle Artwork
March 06, 2018
New OtterBox mobile cases featuring colorful Disney castle artwork are available exclusively at Disney Parks. Each case is scratch-resistant and has a raised, beveled edge to help protect your phone's touch screen during daily use. The new castle cases, which are available for iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus will soon be joined by cases designed for the iPhone X. These new Disney Parks exclusive cases are joining a group of other OtterBox mobile cases already available at Disney Parks, including Star Wars designs and Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse designs for the OtterBox Symmetry Series for iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus. You can find these OtterBox cases at Disneyland Resort's Emporium, Star Trader (Star Wars product only), Off the Page, World of Disney, Trolley Treats; and at Walt Disney World's World of Disney, Emporium, Mouse Gear, Space Mountain Shop, Discovery Trading Company, Marketplace Co-op, Celebrity 5and10, and Garden Gate Gifts (updated from creature cart).