Disney’s Grad Night is Cancelled after 2011

This article comes to us from Disney Parks Blog:For many years, we’ve been thrilled to host high school graduation celebrations at Walt Disney World known as Grad Nite. And I know many Disney Parks Blog readers (like myself) have been part of the tradition – it’s become a rite of passage for seniors. That’s why today we wanted to share an important update; we will no longer be hosting Disney Grad Nite at the Walt Disney World Resort after this year’s event. With more leisure guests … [Read more...]



Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Registration is Now Open!

Disney Wine& Dine Half Marathon WeekendSetpember 30- October 1, 2011Imagine running through the Disney Parks – at night!  You’ll race under the stars and enjoy world class Disney entertainment all along the way.  The highlight of your dream run?  A special Epcot® afterparty!Registration is now open for the Half Marathon, Relay, 5K, and Kids’ Races!  Register for your dream run today! Check out the latest news on the run full of drinking, eating and fun… RUN … [Read more...]



Awesome 101: The Fireworks at Magic Kingdom and Epcot

Cinderella Castle during the Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Spectacular

 One of the things that I think of with fondness when I think about Walt Disney World is the fireworks.  I have grown to have a deep appreciation for the fireworks at both Magic Kingdom and at Epcot.  I think the main reason for this was because for a long time I wouldn’t watch the fireworks.  When they were about to show, I would find a shop somewhere to go inside, and avoid the loud noises and bright flashes of light.  The reason for this is because, for some reason, my ears are … [Read more...]



To Stay On or Off Property – That is the Question

When you're planning your Walt Disney World vacation, one of the biggest questions is whether or not to stay on property.  There are advantages to both, and many regular visitors have strong opinions either way.I've stayed at and around the WDW Resort numerous times, and still find advantages and disadvantages either way, so hopefully I can help you find the right decision for your next trip!Some Facts about Staying on Property Include:Airport Transportation Included - The Magical … [Read more...]



Frogs Remind Guests to Turn Clocks Ahead this Weekend

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom guests will get a “leap” on the upcoming daylight saving time change with a variety of frog-focused activities reminding them to set the clocks ahead one hour on Sun., March 12.Frogs, toads and salamanders will take center stage on Wed., March 9 as part of Disney’s effort to raise awareness of the serious decline in amphibian populations. According to some estimates, as many as one-third of the known amphibian species may be threatened by extinction because of … [Read more...]