By Robert Niles: Yesterday, we previewed the special events that theme parks in Southern California are offering this winter to keep fans coming back between now and the start of spring break. Today, let's head out to the east coast and look at what's happening this winter at Walt Disney World and the other major theme parks in the Orlando area. Show More Summary
In 1986 audiences were dazzled by Captain EO, Michael Jackson’s 3-D movie spectacular at Disney’s Epcot Center in Florida. Maybe it’s a bit simplistic, but Michael Jackson’s Rainbow loving Captain might be just what we need today toShow More Summary
Some princesses would wear dresses, some would be warriors — in the world of artist Sandra Winther, they’d all be gorgeous! Winther has been creating some incredible Disney-inspired digital art over the past few years, putting a more...Show More Summary
By Eric Freilich: If you?ve dreamed of joining the Rebellion against the Empire, then Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire by the VOID at Walt Disney World's Disney Springs (and Disneyland's Downtown Disney) can make your dream come true. Show More Summary
A Walt Disney World vacation is one of the most magical experiences you can have in life. Besides enjoying some epic rides, you get to see spectacular firework shows, meet your favorite characters, and just generally act like a kid again. Show More Summary
Between sequined mouse ears, cozy t-shirts, and even dainty jewelry, rose gold has really been the gift that keeps on giving when it comes to Disney merchandise. And it's not even close to finished, either - Disney World officially has...Show More Summary
Disney's Wreck-It Ralph was a surprisingly fun and heartfelt look at the world of video games from the inside. The sequel is going to expand on that idea by taking Ralph to another digital world, the internet itself.
Ever wondered the science behind how Intel puts on those incredible drone light shows? You know, like the ones at Coachella, the Super Bowl, at Walt Disney World, in honor of Wonder Woman, and most recently over the Fountains of Bellagio...Show More Summary
We’re one year closer to the official opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s upcoming Star Wars theme park land that opens at Walt Disney World and Disneyland in 2019. And while we’ve seen some concept art for the park and some of its attractions already, there’s still plenty of information yet to be revealed. Show More Summary
These days throwing kid birthday parties often costs hundreds of dollars even if you don't go overboard. However, did you know that as long as the trip starts while your little one is still two years old, you can celebrate a third birthday...Show More Summary
In this edition of Theme Park Bits: What’s it like to ride the monorail at Disney World with the door hanging wide open? Find out about the connection between Disney Springs and Prohibition-era rum-runners. See time-lapse satellite imagery of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge construction site. Show More Summary
Disney World is adding another way to get more FastPasses. Instead of just 3 FastPass reservations ahead of time, certain guests will be able to purchase additional advance FastPass reservations. Is it worth it? Is it fair? The post Certain Disney World Guests Will Now Be Able To Purchase Additional FastPass Reservations appeared first on Pizza In Motion.
Life would be a lot tougher for Disney villains in this world. Artist Ataraxicare on DeviantArt imagined Disney royalty as warriors ready for battle with anything from dragon to some odious gasbag man. Lot of variety in Disney villains! It’s a wide spectrum. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: If you've visited the Walt Disney World resort any time in the past decade, you've likely faced a monorail downtime. Disney's once-futuristic transportation system now seems anachronistic in a different way ? a throwback to an unreliable system now running in a more automated age. Show More Summary
Disney World is adding a handful of non-Disney hotels to the Disney FastPass system. Why do you care? Because you can redeem points for free stays at these hotels! The post Disney World Adding Non-Disney Hotels To Extra Magic Hours And 60-Day FastPass System appeared first on Pizza In Motion.
In 2013, a low-budget independent movie called Escape From Tomorrow made headlines as the first feature film to shoot at Walt Disney World without getting the proper approval from Disney beforehand. You can read Peter Sciretta’s full...Show More Summary
From the beach at Walt Disney World Resort's Wilderness Lodge, guests can look out over Bay Lake and spy something a bit mysterious. Discovery Island, now abandoned, was once a part of the resort and now lies empty despite its proximity to the park. Show More Summary
Walt Disney World Resort is testing a new program that will give higher level hotel guests the option to purchase additional FastPass reservations, which signals a huge change to Disney’s theme park system. Is this a good thing? Certainly...Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Did you hear anything different when you walked into Disney's Hollywood Studios this morning? Walt Disney World this morning started playing new background music [BGM] tracks in the park. The change marks the next step in the ongoing transformation of Disney World's (currently) least-attended theme park. Show More Summary
Disney isn’t “the happiest place on earth” without reason. Behind all of the magic, there are tens of thousands of employees making it all possible. (In Disney World alone, there are 62,000 workers, according to Today.) Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments