Magical Manners during Character Dining


You might have noticed a mini theme here on Chip & Co. on the subject of manners.  Taking time to remember that you aren't the only guest really does make for the most magical of vacations!  Manners, etiquette, courtesy...whatever you call all matters!  Toady we are taking a lighthearted look at what you need to know in order to dine with characters (that is with manners)!   Hopefully you have never had to sit through character dining  with ill-mannered park guests!I love character … [Read more...]

New Phineas and Ferb Adventure Comes to Downtown Disney!


 Phineas & Ferb fans are going to be excited to know that in addition to the character meet and greets at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Agent P's World Showcase Adventure at Epcot, there is going to be a whole new adventure beginning September 1st at Downtown Disney. "Phineas and Ferb & YOU: A Brand New Reality" will energize guests of all ages as they have the chance to interact with the characters in a complimentary augmented reality experience.Guests will be able to play … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Arrive at Rope Drop

Some of you may be asking yourself, "Rope drop? What's that?" Well, Rope Drop is term used to refer to the official opening of a Disney park; and many Disney regulars strongly encourage Disney guests to be at the gate at this time of day for this event.But why? Is it really worth getting up that early and battling the packed turnstiles? With Disney's free FastPass system, is it really necessary?I believe that the answer is yes! Here are my Top 5 reasons why!5. Peak Season Crowds - … [Read more...]

Disney Character Spots – What A Great Idea!

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When I was young, my dad spent large amounts of time planning our Walt Disney World trips, and a huge part of that was finding out where characters would be and then planning our days around that (and this was back before the internet, so it was no small task!). Nowadays, Disney has made it easy to find your favorite characters, with their character spots – one in the Magic Kingdom, and another in Epcot, where the same characters appear daily for autographs, hugs, and photos with their many … [Read more...]

Canoe Racers Keep Disney Tradition Alive


Olympians or not, more than 800 Cast Members on 75 teams paddled their hearts out in the recent Canoe Races of the World event–commonly referred to as C.R.O.W–in Magic Kingdom.Surrounding Tom Sawyer’s Island on the Rivers of America, the racers started near Country Bears Jamboree, passing by Big Thunder Mountain and Haunted Mansion,  rounding the corner near Liberty Square’s Riverboat to the finish line.The annual two-week event began at Walt Disney World in 1973 after the tradition was … [Read more...]