New venue coming to ESPN Wide World of Sports

According to documents submitted to the state of Florida Disney filed with South Florida Water Management District to build a 286,000 square foot sports venue at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.  Disney would not give out any details.ESPN was opened in 1997, there are a number of facilities there now for sports, a HP Field House and the Jostens Center. The Jostens center is 70,000 square feet, the new venue would be on 286,000 square feet with the building's footprints being 180,000 … [Read more...]

Celebrate Your Team’s Conference Football Championship at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

The winners of this year’s big football game between Carolina and Denver will celebrate their victory in style – and now their fans can, too. The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is once again rewarding fans with the “I’m off to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel!” deal for residents of each team’s state.  Residents of North Carolina, South Carolina and Colorado will receive a free night at the Epcot Resort-area hotel when booking two nights at the standard price before … [Read more...]

More Changes Coming to Disney’s Boardwalk Area

Disney has announced more closures along the Boardwalk area next month.  The planned closure and renovation of the beloved Flying Fish Café  is set to start on February 1st, and Seashore Sweets, the ESPN Retail store and the Yard Arcade will now be closing along with it.You have only a few days left to grab some of the delicious treats sold at Seashore Sweets before it closes on Feb. 1st! They sell candy, ice cream, cookies and more, all amidst a backdrop of Miss America memorabilia.The … [Read more...]

Watch a Live Streaming of ‘Fantasmic!’ February 2, 2016

On February 2, 2016 at 6:50 pm EST, the Disney Parks Blog will be live streaming Fantasmic! at Disney's Hollywood Studios!Fantasmic! is a 30 minute show full of Disney magic, water effects, pyrotechnics, and fireworks! The show takes you into Mickey's imagination, where you will see special moments from some of the favorite Disney films, until the Disney villains show up to spoil it all. Watch as over 50 Disney characters and performers work to bring this exciting show to life. See … [Read more...]

Garden Grove is one of the best Character Breakfasts at Walt Disney World

While visiting Walt Disney World last week we dropped by the Swan & Dolphin Resort to have breakfast at the Garden Grove. The Garden Grove is one of my secret spots smack dab in the middle of all the theme parks. It's a quick boat ride from either Epcot or Hollywood Studios. It is a great place to eat breakfast with many fresh and unique choices, fun characters, and home of my favorite the yogurt bar.Here is a little info about the Garden Grove if you have no idea what or where it … [Read more...]

Beginning Feb. 8th the Nine Dragons Restaurant at Epcot Celebrates ‘Year of the Monkey’

To celebrate the Chinese, "Year of the Monkey" the restaurant is offering some very yummy menu items as well as a new pri fixe lunch menu. The lunch special will consist of 3 courses for a very low price of $17.98. You will start your meal with spring rolls or pot stickers. Then you have your choice of three entrees: Happily Family, with sliced chicken breast, beef and shrimp stir fry; Moo Goo Gai Pan with stir-fried chicken breast, mushrooms and snow peas; and General Tso’s Chicken Buns … [Read more...]

Great Wolf Lodge Buys 50 Acres Near Walt Disney World

Back in November Great Wolf contemplated building its first resort in Orlando. GWR Orlando Property Owner, an affiliate of Great Wolf, just purchased 50 acres in Orlando near Walt Disney World. Preliminary plans called for an 800-unit hotel, just across Interstate 4 from Disney Springs. The property purchased is adjacent to the 1,037-unit Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas and just north of the Marriott Sabal Palms resort and golf course, and Marriott World Center.Great Wolf Lodge is a … [Read more...]

Harrison Ford Reveals Star Wars-Themed Lands Coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts on “The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60”

Acclaimed actor Harrison Ford, who portrays Han Solo in the “Star Wars” film franchise, gives viewers an exclusive preview of Star Wars-themed lands being developed at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts. New details of the ambitious plans to bring Star Wars to life at both resorts will be revealed during “The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60,” with Master of Ceremonies Derek Hough, airing SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.The Los Angeles … [Read more...]

Disney is mailing out new DVC Member Cards

Disney is mailing out all new Disney Vacation Club Member Cards for 2016. We just got ours in the mail along with this information booklet.In 2016 Disney Vacation Club is celebrating their 25th Anniversary! This year Disney will be sharing new Member only events, special offers, an easier vacation planning experience, and so much more!Here are some of the events you won't want to miss out on:Disney Vacation Club 25 and Beyond Bash at the Magic Kingdom Park on Feb 25th, 2016 and … [Read more...]

Enter for a chance to win a free Disney Parks Vacation!

Love Star Wars? Want a chance to win a FREE vacation to either Walt Disney World in Orlando or Disneyland in Anaheim? Now is your chance, enter here!You can discover the all-new and enhanced Star Wars attractions and entertainment at Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park! The blockbuster Star Wars movies transport viewers to a galaxy far, far away—and you can visit that galaxy at Walt Disney World ResortGrand Prize includes:3 nights at Disneyland Resort or 4 nights at … [Read more...]