The Disney Dress Shop Now Open at Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort

The Disney Dress Shop is now officially open in its new location at Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort! The delightful apparel and accessories collection created especially for Disney Parks has been a fan-favorite of DisneylandResort Guests since the pop-up shop opened last year in Downtown Disney. The new location next to Marceline’s Confectionary will continue to offer the whimsical collection, but in a larger environment. You will …

All-New Play Disney Parks App Coming to Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort This Summer

You can soon explore Disneyland® Resort and Walt Disney World® Resort in a whole new way using the all-new Play Disney Parks app! Coming this summer on iOS and Android, you can play in the parks like never before using this soon-to-launch mobile app to access exclusive experiences at both locations through activities that interact with the surrounding environment. The app will be free to download. …

A Taste of Wine Bar George at Disney Springs

Wine Bar George is one of the most highly anticipated additions to the vibrant food and beverage scene at Disney Springs®. This 200-seat wine bar, scheduled to open soon, is centrally located at The Landing. The space is reminiscent of a winemaker’s home, complete with terrace seating that has sweeping views of Disney Springs and the waterfront stage. Wine Bar George will offer more …

‘Gods of the Vikings’ Exhibit at Epcot

The Stave Church Gallery in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot® will showcase a brand-new exhibit called “Gods of the Vikings.” Celebrating the legendary Norse gods and goddesses that inspired the ancient Vikings of Scandinavia in their daily lives, you can stop in to learn more about the popular Viking gods Thor, Odin, Freyja, and Loki through displays of authentic Viking artifacts. Historically, …

‘UP! A Great Bird Adventure’ Now Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The new “UP! A Great Bird Adventure” show is now open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. The 25-minute show features Senior Wilderness Explorer Russell and his furry friend Dug, from the Disney•Pixar animated film “UP,” as they discover bird species from around the world. Led by senior Wilderness Explorer Anika, “UP! A Great Bird Adventure” features a close-up look at various bird …

Pixar Play Zone Now Open at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Pixar Play Zone is now open at Disney’s Contemporary Resort! Here, kids ages 4–12 are now able to star in an adventure-packed evening, including interactive fun, arcade games and dinner. The pilot program will take place nightly, from 6-10:30 p.m. and will transport young Guests to a world full of excitement and adventure with their favorite characters from Disney•Pixar films …

Sheila E, 98 Degrees, MercyMe, Tauren Wells Bring Magic to 2018 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Today, we’re excited to give you an update on the “Eat to the Beat” concert series for this year’s Epcot® International Food and Wine Festival, taking place this fall at Walt Disney World® Resort. New to this year’s concert series will be percussionist extraordinaire and singer Sheila E and ‘80s Canadian rockers Glass Tiger. 98 Degrees – featuring brothers and “Dancing With the Stars” …

Pixar Pier Sneak Peek Now Open at Blue Sky Cellar at Disney California Adventure

The Blue Sky Cellar at Disney California Adventure® park is now open to Guests with a behind-the-scenes peek at Pixar Pier, opening this summer, during Pixar Fest! The space features early concept art, sketches, videos and models of the new land set to open along the southern shore of Paradise Bay. When Pixar Pier opens this summer, you will find four whimsical neighborhoods inspired by …

Woody Arrives in Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World Resort

Toy Story Land is nearing completion at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® at Walt Disney World® Resort – and recently, our Imagineers celebrated a new milestone as they welcomed the “rootinest, tootinest cowboy around” – Woody, that is – to his permanent place in the land. Standing nearly 20 feet tall, Woody will appear as a part of the new Toy Story Land marquee, which sits just in …

Salt & Straw Coming Soon to Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort

The newest ice cream scoop shop from Salt & Straw co-founders and cousins Tyler and Kim Malek will open at Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort later this year. The family-run ice cream company is known for its taste-provoking, imaginative ice cream creations, which uniquely capture the spirit of classic Americana. Every ice cream flavor is handmade in small batches using the best …

New Incredicoaster Trains at Disney California Adventure Park

The much-anticipated Incredicoaster is set to make its high-speed debut this summer when Pixar Pier opens at Disney California Adventure® Park. Disney Imagineers have been putting the final details on the new trains, which will take you on a thrilling race alongside “The Incredibles.” The Incredicoaster will glide around Pixar Pier on steel tracks that cover a distance of almost 1-1/8 miles—the …

Pixar Pal-A-Round to Debut at Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure Park

When Pixar Pier opens this summer, the colorful worlds of Pixar will get a new home at Disney California Adventure® Park, offering an exciting mix of entertainment, themed food and beverage, merchandise and attractions. You will find yourself immersed in four whimsical neighborhoods inspired by beloved Pixar stories—including “The Incredibles,” “Inside Out” and “Toy Story.” As we’ve shared previously, the fourth neighborhood …

New Adventures by Disney Japan Vacation Will Offer Enrichment and Cultural Immersion

Earlier this year we announced that in 2019 Adventures by Disney® will offer first-ever vacations to Japan! Here’s a look at some of the amazing, culturally rich experiences you will be able to enjoy on this trip next year. On this adventure, you will travel to Kyoto, famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines …

Super Heroes Now Assembling at Disney California Adventure Park

Beginning today,  favorite heroes are now convening throughout Hollywood Land in Disney California Adventure® Park for the ultimate heroic encounter! For a limited time, Super Heroes have teamed up to meet with their newest “recruits” and save the universe. Black Panther and Black Widow: The king of Wakanda and his Royal Guards, the Dora Milaje will be joined by Agent Natasha Romanoff, also …

Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats Now Open at Disney California Adventure Park

Just in time for summer – there’s a ‘cool’ new spot now open at Disney California Adventure® Park. One of the first locations to open along Pixar Pier, you will find Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats! Inspired by the lovable and not-at-all-abominable monster from the Disney•Pixar film “Monsters, Inc.,” this will be a go-to spot for yummy frozen treats! Here you will enjoy …

New Digital Key Feature Coming Soon to My Disney Experience App

At Walt Disney World® Resort, Disney is always looking for ways to wow  Guests with new technology that enhances their experience. The My Disney Experience app is a perfect example, with recently introduced features like mobile order and online check-in that are providing you with additional choices to make your vacation even more enjoyable and convenient including an exciting app feature: a digital key. Coming …

Alien Pizza Planet Landing Soon at Disneyland Park

Everyone’s favorite Aliens from Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story” will be invading Disneyland® Resort for Pixar Fest, and we are eternally grateful! For the duration of the festival, Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port in Disneyland Park will transform into Alien Pizza Planet – “A Better Place.” The Aliens have sourced the finest ingredients from across the universe to deliver fresh, hot pizzas that are out of this world. A specialty of …

Slinky Dog Dash at Toy Story Land

Earlier this morning, “Good Morning America” offered viewers a sneak peek inside Toy Story Land, the new land inspired by the “Toy Story” films that’s set to open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® on June 30, 2018 – including a new look at Slinky Dog Dash! One of the land’s highly anticipated attractions, Slinky Dog Dash is a family coaster themed as if Andy built …

Marvel Day at Sea by Agent Angela

Marvel Day At Sea by Agent Angela On the Disney Magic we had the opportunity to experience Marvel Day at Sea during one of the fantastic Canadian itineraries in 2017.  Marvel Day at sea offers a chance, as Disney Cruiseline explains to “Take a stand with some of Marvel’s mightiest heroes and villains for an epic day filled with one …

Magical Caramel Apples by Liliane Opsomer

Magical Caramel Apples by Liliane Opsomer Have you ever been tempted by any of the delicious themed caramel apples at Main Street Confectionery, the Big Top Treats, the Candy Cauldron at Disney Springs, Karamell-Küche at Epcot, or Beverly Sunset at Disney’s Hollywood Studios? I confess that I have. At Walt Disney World there is an apple for every occasion, every …

How to Have Fun at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party by Liliane Opsomer

How to Have Fun at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party by Liliane Opsomer Every year Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party draws thousands of enthusiastic guests to Disney’s Magic Kingdom. There’s so much to do! There is simply so much to do and see that one cannot do it all. Be prepared, arrive early, and make choices as to what is …

Taking the Kids to Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival by Liliane Opsomer

Taking the Kids to Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival by Liliane Opsomer First Things First The 2018 International Food and Wine Festival runs August 30th through November 12th. The event is included with your admission ticket to Epcot and features seminars, cooking demonstrations, free Eat to the Beat Concerts, and, of course, food booths. All of the food served is in small …

Frozen Fever by Liliane Opsomer

Frozen Fever at Walt Disney World by Liliane Opsomer There is no denying it, Frozen fever is upon us; with a movie sequel in the works, the Frozen gals are here to stay. The Arendelle Queen and her sister, Princess Anna, have taken the Magic Kingdom by storm. Families with young princesses of their own are going on a pilgrimage of all things Frozen. Here …

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays by Liliane Opsomer

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays by Liliane Opsomer The International Festival of the Holidays Starts the Epcot Yuletide Season is a joyous celebration of the holidays. My favorite park to visit during the holidays has always been Epcot, and last year, the park was even more special. 2017 welcomed the International Festival of the Holidays. A total of 15 kiosks will …

Disney Springs by Liliane Opsomer

Disney Springs by Liliane Opsomer Disney Springs, formerly known as Downtown Disney, is a shopping, dining, and entertainment complex along the banks of Village Lake that underwent a major overhaul and has become a destination on its own.  And while The LEGO store, Ghiradelli’s, Raglan Road Irish Pub, and The Earl of Sandwich were not put on the chopping block, much …

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World in 2018 by Liliane Opsomer

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World in 2018 by Liliane Opsomer If you love Disney, 2018 is a great year to visit. Here are the top five reasons why. 1. The Rides In May 2017, Pandora: The World of Avatar, inspired by James Cameron’s movie Avatar, opened to much fanfare at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It is Disney’s biggest expansion since the addition of …

Kids Love the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival by Liliane Opsomer

Kids Love the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival by Liliane Opsomer Here’s how to make this an exciting day for you and your children. Topiaries—A Conversation Starter The nearly 100 topiaries found throughout the park are perfect for talking about the movies in which they are seen. Some can be combined with a fun ride or a meet-and-greet. Frozen fans …

Top 5 Walt Disney World Resorts at Christmas Time by Liliane Opsomer

Top 5 Walt Disney World Resorts at Christmas Time by Liliane Opsomer Tastes differ, so the most important thing to remember is that Disney goes all out decorating its parks and resorts for the Christmas season. No matter what hotel you book, you will discover unique, themed décor. Here are my five favorite hotels during this most wonderful time of …

New Art Exhibition Comes To Epcot American Adventure Gallery This Summer

One of the hallmarks of the Epcot® World Showcase pavilions is their ongoing mission to bring authentic cultural experiences, From live entertainment, to our cultural representative Cast Members, to film experiences showcasing majestic vistas of the countries, Disney strives to give guests a glimpse of the people, culture and history of the country through art, dining and architecture. For some countries, that includes …

“Return To Sleepy Hollow” At Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

We’re excited to share that “Return to Sleepy Hollow” offering is coming back this fall at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Like last season, “Return to Sleepy Hollow” includes a group viewing of the 1949 Disney animated classic film “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” inside the resort’s historic Tri-Circle-D Ranch stables. And during event nights, you willl be able to …

Pixar Characters Will Greet Guests In Toy Story Land

 You will have the chance to encounter some of your favorite characters from the Disney•Pixar “Toy Story” films, including Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl, at Toy Story Land – opening June 30 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. Woody, Buzz and Jessie will be greeting guests throughout Toy Story Land on a daily basis. And each character (along with …

Avengers And Other Super Heroes To Assemble In New Themed Areas At Disneyland Resort

Highly anticipated new experiences at Disneyland® Resort will soon invite you to become part of a bigger universe filled with epic heroes and adventures, and today we’re sharing a sneak peek! Developed in partnership with Marvel Studios and Marvel Themed Entertainment, these experiences will champion the next generation of Super Heroes. At Disneyland Resort, a new Super Hero-themed land will begin recruiting Guests in 2020, …

Spyglass Grill Now Open At Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Spyglass Grill is now officially open at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort! This new walk-up quick service location offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, and featured on the menu are popular American foods infused with classic Caribbean flavors. Here’s a look at some of the delicious new menu items they’ve cooked up! For breakfast, you will find some unique items like the Cream …

Incredible Summer Lights Up Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon With Disney H20 Glow Nights

Earlier this month, we shared the exciting details of Incredible Summer – a host of new offerings that will bring beloved Disney stories to life at all four Walt Disney World® Resort theme parks this summer. Today, we’re happy to share that Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon will also join in on the fun with new Disney H2O Glow Nights! As part of Incredible Summer, “Toy Story” pals will throw glow …

First Look At The New Rapunzel’s Royal Table On The Disney Magic

Rapunzel’s Royal Table is now open on the Disney Magic, transporting you to the kingdom of Corona for an evening of music and fun! As the first table service restaurant themed to “Tangled” that features characters and live entertainment, Rapunzel’s Royal Table is a dining experience unlike any other. When you enter the restaurant, it’s as if you’re stepping inside a …

Transformation Around Every Corner At Pixar Pier With Jessie’s Critter Carousel And More

In addition to the newly reimagined Incredicoaster and all-new Lamplight Lounge, your You will discover new experiences – both big and small – throughout the newly reimagined Pixar Pier. In 2019, Jessie the yodeling cowgirl will invite you for a rootin’ tootin’ spin on Jessie’s Critter Carousel. Inspired by Jessie’s wilderness friends in the “Woody’s Roundup” television show from “Toy Story 2,” this …

The 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Brings 75 Days Of Fall Fun Aug. 30- Nov. 12

 The Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival returns to Walt Disney World® Resort this fall with 75 days of entertainment, events, wonderful food and tasty beverages. The festival’s 23rd year runs from August 30 to November 12, 2018. This year’s festival will continue its tradition of fine dining events, appearances by favorite Disney culinarians and top celebrity chefs, and a slate of concerts from favorite bands …

Fun At Disney’s Water Parks This Spring

Things are starting to heat up here at Walt Disney World® Resort and there’s no better way to kickstart your spring break than by paying a visit to Disney’s Water Parks. Whether you are looking for thrills, relaxation, unique treats or even to learn a new skill, Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon have got you covered. So while you help you plan their spring getaway …

First Look At Disney Cruise Line’s Next Ships

Our Disney Cruise Line fleet has the most beautiful ships at sea, and the three newest vessels setting sail in 2021, 2022 and 2023 will be no exception. This first, early rendering depicts the magnificent exterior of the next Disney ships, which will elevate family cruise vacations to a whole new level. The rendering was revealed today by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob …

Adventures By Disney River Cruise 2019 Early Booking Offer

Don’t Forget … you can book early and save up to $500 per person on select 2019 Adventures by Disney river cruises* when they book Jan. 23-March 23, 2018 for travel June 17-Oct. 14, 2019. This promotion offers $500 off per person on select 2019 Danube river cruises and $400 off per person on select 2019 Seine and Rhine river cruises.

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival At Disneyland Resort

 The popular Disney California Adventure® Food & Wine Festival is now open and runs through April 12, 2018 with more than a dozen Festival Marketplaces featuring California-inspired tastes and sips, in addition to live music, entertainment and special activities throughout the park. The festival’s signature events are can’t-miss experiences that open your senses to delicious California cuisine in new ways and include new …

Adventures By Disney Launches New Short Escape

 In 2019, Adventures by Disney® will offer a 4-Day, 3-Night Short Escape in Rome, Italy. Highlights include a visit to Rome’s most iconic locations, including an after-hours tour of the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel, as well as a hands-on mosaics class. Additional 3-Night Short Escapes are also available in Copenhagen and Barcelona. And space is still available in 2018 for our …

DIsney Cruise Line Summer 2019 Itineraries

 In summer 2019, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries to seven new ports in Europe, including a first-ever round-trip cruise from Rome and first-time visits to destinations in Sweden, France, Spain, Denmark and Northern Ireland. Disney Cruise Line will take Guests on a grand tour of Europe with visits to the Mediterranean in early summer and northern Europe in late summer. Plus, …

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Walt Disney World by Liliane Opsomer

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Walt Disney World by Liliane Opsomer Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and there are many ways to have a romantic time at Walt Disney World. You can even do so without visiting the parks. Here’s how! Start your day with the exclusive Valentine’s Day “Part of Your World” massage package. For the price of $340 (plus tax) for …

Mobile Order Now Available For Walt Disney World Resort Guests Using Disney Dining Plans

Since launching last spring, Mobile Order in the My Disney Experience mobile app has been a popular service. Currently offered at 23 locations throughout the theme parks and Disney Springs®, this convenient service allows you to order meals and snacks on demand, pay in advance and skip the line at select quick-service food and beverage locations. With a My Disney Experience update launching later today, if …

New Honey Bee Scavenger Hunt Added To Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

The popular Egg-stravaganza scavenger hunt is coming back to the Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival. Today we’re sharing first details on this springtime egg-sperience as well as an ALL-NEW Spike the Honey Bee scavenger hunt. From March 16-April 1, 2018 those visiting the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival can participate in our Egg-stravaganza scavenger hunt – hunting high and low in World Showcase for “eggs” …

Disney Cruise Line Returns In 2019 With Marvel And Star Wars Day At Sea

In 2019, epic adventures at sea return to Disney Cruise Line with special engagements of two popular itineraries – Star WarsDay at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea. Spanning two Disney cruise ships, sailing across the Caribbean and Bahamas, these cruises bring Disney and fan-favorite fun to families and Guests of all ages. Star Wars Day at Sea From January to early March, 2019, …

New Specimens Join The Collection At Guardians Of The Galaxy

Taneleer Tivan is expanding his collection of rare items from across the galaxy with three new acquisitions. These Vyloos, native to the planet Berhert, may look familiar to Terrans who have seen the film, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” When you visit The Collector’s Fortress at Disney California Adventure® Park, they’ll find these little birds to be very responsive, friendly and …

‘It’s A Small World’ Mall To Get Dolled Up At Disneyland Park

Once “it’s a small world” returns to its classic version, transitioning from “it’s a small world” Holiday, you  may notice work continuing in the promenade in front of the attraction. The location of the queue will be moved – along with other enhancements, including a new parade route entrance and stroller area – allowing you to travel through “it’s a small …

Adventures By Disney With DCL Launch New Disneyland Resort And Southern California Adventure

In 2019, Adventures by Disney® will offer a new 4-day, 3-night Disneyland® Resort and Southern California Short Escape land tour that can be booked as a stand-alone vacation, or in conjunction with Disney Cruise Line sailings departing from the port of San Diego. This guided group vacation allows you to revel in a behind-the-scenes look at places where Disney magic is made, including rare …

Adventure By Disney Introduces New Seine River Cruise In 2019

In 2019, Adventures by Disney® we will set sail on a record breaking 21 river cruise departures on three European rivers – the Danube, Rhine, and, new for this year, the Seine River in France. The new 10-day, 9-night Seine river cruise vacation combines two days exploring Paris on land, followed by eight days of cruising to picturesque French destinations such as …

The Edison Is Now Open At Disney Springs

The Edison, a lavish, “Industrial Gothic”- themed restaurant and entertainment venue, opened at Disney Springs® at the Walt Disney World® Resort earlier this month. The Edison features multiple themed areas for you to explore, such as the Lab performance space, The Ember Parlour, Telegraph Lounge, The Patent Office, The Tesla Lounge, The Radio Room, and the Waterfront Patio. Open for lunch and dinner, The Edison …

Can’t-Miss Experiences At The Epcot International Festival Of The Arts

Back by popular demand, the Epcot® International  Festival of the Arts starts on Jan. 12, 2018 and runs all the way to Feb. 19, 2018. This year’s fest is seven days per week with the Disney on Broadway series running Fridays through Mondays. Here are some of the highlights you can enjoy! 5. Workshops/Seminars – A plethora of different offerings spotlight this year’s …

What’s Coming To Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge At Walt Disney World Resort

1. It Opens Next Year! – Opening date is currently set at 2019. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the Disneyland® Resort will debut first and the land at the Walt Disney World® Resort will debut second. 2. It’s Set On The Planet Batuu – At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, you will visit Batuu, a remote outpost on the galaxy’s edge was once a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade …

Photopass Is Available At Select Dining Locations

No matter your tastes, there are so many ways to enjoy dining while visiting Walt Disney World® Resort. Whether you’re are feasting while inside Cinderella Castle, experiencing a spirited luau, joining favorite Disney characters, or relishing any of the other fabulous dining options, the atmosphere (and of course the food!) are so superb, it’s easy for dining experiences to become some of …

Update From Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

We’re excited to share a few of the details of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge that were revealed at the recent Star Wars: Galactic Nights panel, which included members of the Walt Disney Imagineering team working on this project. Check out this article for a look at their progress. The group talked about authenticity – how they are building a real place in the Star Wars universe …

Disney Cruise Line And Adventures By Disney River Cruising Earn Top Awards From Critics

 We’re thrilled to share that the editors of Cruise Critic have selected Disney Cruise Line and Adventures by Disney® for three top honors in their 10th annual Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards. Disney Cruise Line earned the top spots in the Best Entertainment and Best for Families categories while Adventures by Disney earned Best for Families in the River Cruising category. According to one Cruise Critic editor, “With …

New Details Revealed For Terralinia Crafted Italian, Coming To Disney Springs In Early 2018

 Earlier this year, the Levy Restaurant group debuted Paddlefish, a seafood-centric signature restaurant located in the heart of Disney Springs®. Soon, they will unveil their newest venue: Terralina Crafted Italian, expected to transport you to “la dolce vita,” (the sweet life) essence of the spectacular Lake District of Northern Italy. Featuring an open rotunda that welcomes you with a rustic stone fireplace, …

Add 2018 Adventures By Disney New York City Long Weekend To Select Disney Magic Sailings

You can enhance their Disney Cruise Line vacation with a pre-cruise Adventures by Disney® New York City guided tour. They can experience a one-of-a-kind adventure into America’s melting pot of culture and cuisine. There is so much to see and do – from touring Harlem and attending a Disney Broadway musical to visiting the studios of Good Morning America and more! You may add the Adventures by …

New Hotel-Wide Magic Unveiled At Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

This week, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at the Disneyland® Resort celebrated the completion of the hotel-wide renovation. You can now enjoy completely redesigned Guest rooms plus a refreshed lobby, pool area and concierge-level lounge! To commemorate the occasion, an emblematic orange tree was presented to the hotel’s Cast. The orange tree motif can be found throughout the hotel’s new design! As part of …