Lightning McQueen Joins the Cast at Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show

I’m happy to announce that Lightning McQueen, star of “Cars” and “Cars 2,” will make his debut appearance at the Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios later this summer.Look for his cameo when the stunt show director sets up a highlight reel dedicated to “one of the greatest race cars of all time.” But just as the crew leaves to set up for the next stunt demonstration, the highlight video feed is interrupted with a distress call from Mater, Lightning’s … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tip: Dining without Reservations


If you look around the Disney community, you'll hear a lot about dining reservations and dining planning.  For most guests, the rich variety and quality of food options available on property are an important part of their vacation, and dedicated planners take advantage of the 180 day reservation window to try to secure their restaurant of choice.But what if you aren't one of those planners?  What if your plans change?  What if you can't get the Le Cellier reservation you wanted?  Is there … [Read more...]

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort new Royal Guest Rooms Now Available for Booking

Two new ways for guests of Walt Disney World Resort hotels to live like their favorite Disney characters are now on sale. Building on the success of Pirate Rooms at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, new “Disney Story Rooms” are now available for guests booking vacations in 2012 – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and the Royal Guest Rooms at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside.Opening in early Spring 2012, the Royal Guest Rooms at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside allow princes … [Read more...]

Disney World ESSENCE Music Festival July 1-3

Attention Disney fans in the New Orleans area: cast members will bring a touch of the Walt Disney World Resort to town July 1-3 in honor of the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival.Disney will be onsite at this annual event, which features African-American music, cultural celebrations and empowerment seminars, at a Let the Memories Begin booth from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Visits to the booth are complimentary and family-friendly entertainment will be available, including a Disney dance party, Disney … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tip – How to Get the Best Seat

Many popular Disney World attractions are shows, such as Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, Mickey's Philharmagic, Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage, the American Adventure, and more! However, what most guests are thinking about when the theater doors open is how to get the best seat, especially when you have kids!While many theaters at Walt Disney World have seating that offers great views no matter where you're at, the best views for many shows are in the center, near the front.  From … [Read more...]