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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”

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Walt Disney World Parks Reopen on September 12 With Updated Hours

Although clean-up is ongoing in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, today Walt Disney World has announced that they will be reopening all four theme parks and Disney Springs on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 with updated hours. Both waterparks will be reopening at a later date that is yet to be announced. Magic Kingdom Park will… Continue reading Walt Disney World Parks Reopen on September 12 With Updated Hours

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WDW Resort Closings due to Hurricane Irma

For only the fifth time in the resort's history, Walt Disney World Resort theme parks have closed due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Irma. The historic two-day closings began on Saturday night at 7:00 for Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom and 9:00 for Magic Kingdom and Epcot. Closings were not limited to theme parks… Continue reading WDW Resort Closings due to Hurricane Irma

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Baseline Tap House Opening in New “Grand Avenue” Area at Hollywood Studios

If you're anything like us here at Word Of Mouse, visits to Disney's Hollywood Studios typically do not include a whole lot of time spent eating. Although there are some popular table service restaurants, such as 50s Prime Time Cafe, Mama Melrose's Ristorante (try the flatbread!), and The Hollywood Brown Derby, there are very few… Continue reading Baseline Tap House Opening in New “Grand Avenue” Area at Hollywood Studios

D23 Expo, News

D23 2017: The Top Questions We Hope Are Answered

Ahead of the 2017 Disney D23 Expo, many rumors swirled around the internet about what will be revealed. Yesterday began with the unveiling of an amazing Star Wars Land model that shows the amazing detail planned for this new land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We also learned more about Toy Story 4, Frozen 2, and… Continue reading D23 2017: The Top Questions We Hope Are Answered

Magic Kingdom, News

Disney World 4th of July Fireworks Live Stream

Disney World will live stream its 4th of July fireworks, "Disney's Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky," from Magic Kingdom tonight at 8:55. Head on over to the Disney Parks Blog (look for their most recent post) to watch the show if you can't be there in person. Fireworks will begin at 9:00. Enjoy!

Disney Springs, News

Farewell to DisneyQuest

Walt Disney was a man who believed in innovating and always moving forward, so it should come as no surprise that changes are always being made around the Walt Disney World Resort. Today, a big and emotional change is happening as we say farewell to DisneyQuest. DisneyQuest opened on June 19, 1998 as a part… Continue reading Farewell to DisneyQuest

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BREAKING: Memory Maker Price Increase

  Beginning today, June 7, the price of the very popular Memory Maker is increasing by $20. Memory Maker allows Walt Disney World guests to purchase all of the photos taken during their vacation. Purchasing memory maker on property will now cost $199 (up from $179) while buying it at least three days prior to your… Continue reading BREAKING: Memory Maker Price Increase

Disney Springs, News

Preferred Parking at Disney Springs 

Preferred parking has been in place at Walt Disney World parks for several months, but beginning on June 1, 2017 preferred parking is an option for guests visiting Disney Springs as well. Preferred parking is available in two different lots, the Lemon lot (located near the World of Disney store on the Marketplace side) and the… Continue reading Preferred Parking at Disney Springs