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From the Disney Parks Blog Today, we’re thrilled to share plans for a new role-playing adventure coming to Walt Disney World called Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom. This is going to be fun – and it’s all happening inside the park. Merlin the magician will recruit guests to become apprentice[…]

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Coming to Walt Disney World

Come on let’s all be honest, who wouldn’t want to live on Disney property? Somewhere within that magical 43 square miles of central Florida real estate (save the little Bonnet creek bit)?? We all know about Celebration and that now Disney owns no part of that development but there is[…]

Golden Oak is the Golden Ticket!

Courtesy of DestinationD.info My job took me on a flight over Disney the other day so I snapped some aerial pictures of the Art of Animation Resort. It’s coming along nicely. You can see the painting on the courtyards for Cars, Nemo and Little Mermaid. Take a look:

Art of Animation Resort: Construction Update

Posted by Adam   As of the 26th July, guests visiting Walt Disney World during the festive period will be able to book one of Epcot’s table service locations to guarantee entry to the Processional without having to join those long lines. The list of places to eat and there[…]

Candlelight Processional Dinner Packages Available

Come and visit the newly expanded 3,635-sq.-ft. Orlando Harley-Davidson store at Downtown Disney West Side designed to create a unique interactive Harley environment featuring the sights, sounds and excitement of riding for all ages. The area was previously occupied by LittleMissMatched and Mickey’s Grove. You’ll be greeted by a 40′[…]

Newly Expanded Orlando Harley-Davidson Store Opens at Downtown Disney West Side

For nearly two weeks in July, athletes from across the country are called to RISE to the next level of competition at the ESPN RISE Games at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex! The ESPN Rise Games are a weeklong, multi-sport event that expands on ESPN’s 21-year history of covering[…]

ESPN RISE Games

Walt Disney World have announced that ticket prices are on the rise again ! Usually August 1st signals price increases but they have only waited 10 months since the last increase, starting tomorrow June 12th the one day ticket goes from $82 to $85 before tax. Five-day ticket goes from[…]

Disney ups the costs again…

On Saturday, June 24th, certain restaurants at Downtown Disney will proffer up a 3-part Youngsters Cooking Class, showcasing fun and cooking abilities. The restaurants taking part are Wolfgang Puck Café, Portobello Restaurant and Fulton’s Crab House, each offering up  full demonstrations, from noon to 3 p.m. The foods included on[…]

Disney offer kids cooking classes

From the Disney Parks Blog “Beauty and the Beast” was released in theaters in 1991, and to say that I was obsessed with this movie is putting it mildly. I was 12 years old when it debuted and I must’ve seen the film at least 10 times that summer. In[…]

A Sneak Peek at the Enchanted Tales With Belle

From the Disney Parks Blog We have exciting news to announce! We can confirm that the new “American Idol,” Scotty McCreery, is scheduled to be honored at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in a gala motorcade on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. While details are still coming in, we’ve learned that[…]

Disney to Honor American Idol Winner

Source – disneybrit.com Friday  saw the grand opening in the brand new Star Tours attraction at Disney Hollywood Studios. Although there were guest previews last week today is the fist officila day in which people were able to take photos and video. Nick, our roving reporter headed out to try[…]

Star Tours

Source – DisneyBrit The grand prize winners, Dean from Wisconsin, his son, Brent, who lives in Florida, and their two D23 friends from California, Frank and Dave, won a special preview cruise aboard the Disney Fantasy.  Congratulations to The People Movers! Dean from Wisconsin, his son, Brent, who lives in[…]

D23s Great Disney Scavenger Hunt Winners!

Star Wars Weekends 2011 will be a Tour de “Force” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, celebrating the grand opening of the new Star Tours attraction as the Walt Disney World Resort theme park welcomes Jedi, Sith, Ewoks, Wookiees, galactic bounty hunters and stormtroopers for the park’s annual celebration of all-things-Star Wars.[…]

Star Wars Weekends 2011

“A Conversation with Marty Sklar.” May 13th   FTPLA  (Future Theme Park Leaders Association) will be hosting Marty Sklar at the University of Central Florida-Rosen College’s Darden Auditorium. The event will begin at 4:00pm on Friday May 13, 2011 and will have an admission charge of $15 for students and[…]

A Conversation with Marty Sklar.

To commemorate of the 25th anniversary of Pixar, the “Presenting Pixar” Speaker Session will be presented in World Showplace at Epcot® on May 14 – 15. These talks will give you an entertaining inside look at Pixar Animation Studios. Speakers will take the stage at the following times: Noon –[…]

Speaker Sessions at Pixar Weekend

THE LARGEST AMOUNT OF DISNEY MEMORABILIA TO EVER REACH THE MARKET PLACE* *THE MOST HISTORIC WALT DISNEY LETTER IN PRIVATE HANDS GOES TO AUCTION MAY 14th IN BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA* Profiles in History, run by Joe Maddalena, is set to hold a multi-million dollar Hollywood memorabilia auction with over 1,600[…]

The Letter that Created Mickey Mouse

From Disneybrit.com It seems that there is more than one place in Walt Disney World that will be celebrating Pixar’s big birthday, but this time the event is free! On the 14th-15th May (the same weekend as the Epcot event), Downtown Disney will be hosting its Car Weekend with a[…]

Disney Car Weekend to Get a Touch of Pixar

By Adam from DisneyBrit Nick has been out and about again with his camera. This time, we take a tour of the new look Lego Store in Downtown Disney’s Marketplace The store is still located in the same place but has increased its square footage As well as increasing its[…]

New look Lego Store

Posted by Adam courtesy of  Disneybrit Are you a big royalist? Maybe you want to watch the wedding with a group of others and not be sat in your hotel room. Well, there is a solution if you’re willing to get up early that is! The Walt Disney World Dolphin[…]

A Royal Affair at the Dolphin

Courtesy of www.DisneyBrit.com – All Disney News. (Adam Goodger) Easter is one of Walt Disney World’s busiest times. Throughout the resort, there are phased closures for each of the parks as guests make their way for a day of fun. Phased closing works in the following ways: Phase 1 Guests[…]

Real-time Information for Disney Park Guests

The Beast’s castle is rising above the skyline in Fantasyland, seems strange to think of Magic Kingdom having two castles but I guess that reaffirms it as the best Disney resort in the world ! (unless they paint it pink!!!)     .

The Beasts castle

For home cooks and culinary afficionados, Portobello restaurant located in Downtown Disney® at Walt Disney World Resort, brings you a Sicilian cooking demonstration not to be missed. Friday, May 13, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, Chef Tony Mantuano will be hosting a Sicilian Cooking Class for 30 lucky registrants. Walk[…]

Portobello restaurant Sicilian cooking demonstration

Disney World April 17-23 From April 17 – 23 Disney World is enticing guests to eat lunch at off-hours by giving them 25% off their bill (excluding alcohol) with the purchase of any entree at select theme park quick-service locations before 11:30 a.m. or between 3p and 4:30p. In order[…]

Disney Dining Discounts

Courtesy of www.disneybrit.com   We have been talking about it for some time and all Disney fans have been waiting with baited breath for it to arrive and finally it is here!!!! The new finale scene for the Haunted Mansion and it is amazing. Take a look at the video[…]

Haunted Mansion Update

  Walt Disney World has announced on wednesday that after this year Grad Nite will be no more.   Grad Nite had opened Magic Kingdom to High School seniors after hours in the past but Disney has stated that they can no long fit Grad Nites into the schedule as[…]

Grad Nites are ending