One family’s experiences at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

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Even in Orlando, guests and residents alike can dream of a white Christmas. But the closest we may come to that impossible feat in the Sunshine State is at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World, where it "snows" on Main Street, U.S.A., and guests enjoy hot cocoa on select dates in November and December. My family and I have attended the party for more than a decade, witnessing the changes through the years. As my children have gotten older - they're 13 and 15 now - our touring strategy has changed a bit, too.
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How to maximize your time at 2017 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

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Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party only lasts for five hours - from 7 p.m. to midnight - so you'll need a strategy in order to do most everything that's important to your group. It's unlikely that one family can do everything during that time. But your party ticket allows you to enter the Magic Kingdom at 4 p.m., even though most party activities do not start until 7 p.m. You can use those three hours to really maximize your party time by experiencing other holiday entertainment, riding attractions, getting in line for rare characters and more.
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Disney’s ‘Zootopia,’ large collection of bonus features to be released June 7

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Fans of Disney’s Zootopia don’t have much longer to wait until they can enjoy the animated movie at home. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit will be available on June 7 on Digital HD, Blu-ray, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand platforms, and most versions come with a slew of bonus features. My family and I … Continue reading "Disney’s ‘Zootopia,’ large collection of bonus features to be released June 7"
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“Zootopia” at the El Capitan Theatre

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People looking for the complete “Zootopia” viewing experience can head towards Disney’s El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood for some charming extras. As usual, House Organist Rob Richards starts off every show with a rousing Disney medley. After the trailers, a Wild Animal Encounter show takes place, in which audiences are given a glimpse of some … Continue reading "“Zootopia” at the El Capitan Theatre"
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Disney movie review: ‘Zootopia’

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With far too many movies these days, the trailers showcase the films' best moments. After you're enticed into the theater, though, the movie usually cannot live up to the hype. Not so with Walt Disney Animation Studios' 55th animated feature, "Zootopia." If you've seen the hilarious "Zootopia" trailer that features Judy Hopps, Nick Wilde and the slow-moving sloth employee at the DMV, you've seen just a slice of the comedy in store for you.
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