Imagineers Go Behind the Scenes at Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

What better way to celebrate today’s official reopening of Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room at Magic Kingdom Park than by taking a behind-the-scenes look at the attraction, courtesy of Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI).In the pictures below, Imagineers Eric Jacobson, Dave Hoffman, Eric Swapp and others offer a look at what’s new at this Adventureland attraction and also share their thoughts on what has kept it a guest favorite over the years.The attraction, which originally debuted at … [Read more...]

Reservations Open Today for Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Events

Ready, set, dial! If you’re hoping to snag tickets for a coveted event at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Tuesday is the opening day for reservations. To secure a spot at special culinary events and experiences, call (407) WDW-FEST (407-939-3378). Admission to Epcot is required for many of the events.Foodies will love the First Bites Opening Reception on Sept. 29, a sneak peek at the food, beverages and entertainment for the festival. Me? I’m looking forward to sugary … [Read more...]

All New! Enchanted Tiki Room Full Show


After months of closure and years of "Under New Management," Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room has reopened at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando in a classic version, featuring sing-along songs and familiar characters, without Iago and Zazu.Visit for much more from Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room!Related articlesTiki Room Reopening Slated for Aug. 15, 2011 ( Enchanted Tiki Room' Returns to Magic Kingdom August 2011 ( … [Read more...]

2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Special Festival Experiences


From educational experiences to sumptuous tastings to specialty shopping, Festival Guests enjoy a variety of culinary experiences at little to no extra cost.Most of these events, seminars and demonstrations can be found at the Festival Welcome Center at Epcot Theme Park, unless otherwise indicated.New Offerings Included in Festival Admission Cranberry Bog Display - NEW!: Before entering World Showcase, visit the Cranberry Bog Display, hosted by Ocean Spray® Craisins® dried … [Read more...]

Monorail Peach is Coming to Disney World

We are thrilled to announce that Walt Disney World Resort will bring an additional Monorail train into service. It’ll be identified by a new peach-colored stripe when it joins the fleet this fall. Over the next few weeks you may spot Disney testing the train on the Monorail beams before they bring it in to be painted.The new Peach Line will bring their numbers back up to 12, which is the first time since the accident with Austin Wuennenberg. Related articlesGrand Gathering Celebrations … [Read more...]