Epcot, History, Planning, Tips, Walt Disney World

5 Best Selling Disney Books

If you are planning a Disney World vacation or want to learn more about Walt Disney, there is no shortage of quality books available to satisfy your curiosity. Here are five best sellers that we recommend to increase your Disney knowledge!   The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2018, by Bob Sehlinger and Len… Continue reading 5 Best Selling Disney Books

History, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World

Today in Disney History: Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Opens at WDW

On October 7, 1998, Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin opened at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. In this attraction, you enter the world of Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story. By aiming your laser at targets throughout the ride, you are helping Buzz battle the Evil Emperor Zurg for control of the universe.   What's the… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Opens at WDW

News

Disney CEO Bob Iger set to step down in July 2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger has confirmed that he will step down in July, 2019. Iger spoke this week at Vanity Fair's New Establishment conference and said, "This time I mean it. It's time." The Disney boss had previously planned to leave the company in 2016, and then again in 2018, but those plans were pushed… Continue reading Disney CEO Bob Iger set to step down in July 2019

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Soccer star Alex Morgan kicked out of Walt Disney World for “Trespassing”

According to TMZ and media reports, Team USA soccer star Alex Morgan was told to leave Walt Disney World following an incident at an Epcot bar on Sunday. Alex was part of a group that included MLS players Giles Barnes and Danny Toia. Alex also plays for NWSL pro team Orlando Pride, while Barnes and Toia… Continue reading Soccer star Alex Morgan kicked out of Walt Disney World for “Trespassing”

History, Walt Disney World

Today in Disney History: Liberty Square Riverboat Opened at Walt Disney World 

On October 2, 1971, the Liberty Square Riverboat attraction shuttled its first riders along the Rivers of America waterway inside the Magic Kingdom.  Based on the Mark Twain Riverboat attraction at Disneyland, you can find the Florida version of this three-tiered paddlewheel steamship between Liberty Square and Frontierland. Your journey along the river will take… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Liberty Square Riverboat Opened at Walt Disney World 

DIY, Holiday

DIY Disney Halloween Couples Costumes

It's amazing what you can pull together with some thrift store finds, scissors, and hot glue! Here are our six favorite costumes (three pairs) and how you can create them, DIY style.

Epcot, History, Walt Disney World

5 Amazing Facts About Spaceship Earth

In honor of #SpaceshipEarthSunday, here are five amazing facts about "the big golf ball" at Epcot. 1: It's the World's Largest Free Standing Sphere The icon of Epcot, Spaceship Earth stands at 180 feet or 18 stories tall. It is one of the most recognizable park structures in the world. It's not the tallest Disney… Continue reading 5 Amazing Facts About Spaceship Earth

History, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World

Today in Disney History: Big Thunder Mountain Opened at Walt Disney World

It's "The Wildest Ride in the Wilderness!" On September 23, 1980, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opened at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom park. The concept for this ride, which was originally part of the planned Western River Expedition, was created in the early 1970s. Construction was held in favor of Pirates of the Caribbean and… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Big Thunder Mountain Opened at Walt Disney World

Holiday, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World

Disney World’s “Boo-To-You” Halloween Parade Live Stream

Disney Parks Blog will live stream it's popular parade from Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party this Friday, September 22. "Mickey's Boo-To-You Halloween Parade" is a cavalcade of popular Disney characters  floating through Magic Kingdom dressed in their Halloween best. You can even get a close encounter with The Haunted Mansion's Three Hitchhiking Ghosts. Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween… Continue reading Disney World’s “Boo-To-You” Halloween Parade Live Stream