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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

D23 Expo, Epcot, History, Walt Disney World

Today in Disney History: Ellen’s Energy Adventure Opened at Epcot in 1996

On the east side of Epcot's Future World you'll find the Universe of Energy Pavilion. From September 15, 1996 until August 13, 2017, the pavilion housed Ellen's Energy Adventure - a light-hearted tour through the history of energy production. (The original ride ran from October 1, 1982 until September 2, 1996.) Up to 80 guests… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Ellen’s Energy Adventure Opened at Epcot in 1996

History, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World

Things We Take For Granted at Walt Disney World

We visited our local amusement park a few weeks ago, and when we ordered a fountain drink, we watched the vendors struggle to find enough ice to fill our cup. This got us thinking, that would never happen at Disney. What else do we take for granted at Walt Disney World? Cleanliness Walt Disney picking… Continue reading Things We Take For Granted at Walt Disney World

Hollywood Studios, News, Quick Service, Walt Disney World

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

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 

Tips

5 Tips for Staying Cool On Your Summer Disney World Vacation

We've often heard people ask how hot it really is in the summer at Walt Disney World. Answer - it's very hot - all day. Imagine waking up at your resort, taking a shower, feeling nice and clean, then stepping outside to head to the parks. The heat and humidity hits you in the face.… Continue reading 5 Tips for Staying Cool On Your Summer Disney World Vacation

Magic Kingdom, News

From Wishes to Happily Ever After – Walt Disney World Replacing its Nighttime Show at Magic Kingdom

On May 11, 2017, Disney's nighttime fireworks show at Magic Kingdom, Wishes, will have its final show. Happily Ever After, the new show, will debut May 12. Reactions from Disney fans range from devastated to hopeful. Over the past 14 years, Wishes has been a favorite of visitors to Walt Disney World. The story of… Continue reading From Wishes to Happily Ever After – Walt Disney World Replacing its Nighttime Show at Magic Kingdom

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Word of Mouse

Welcome to Word of Mouse! If you found this blog, you must be a Disney fan, and we are too! Though neither of started out that way growing up. In this post we want to share who we are, how we developed our passion for all things Disney, and what to expect from Word of Mouse. Who… Continue reading Word of Mouse