D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th at the Walt Disney World Resort

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This year Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating its milestone 40th anniversary, and D23 is saluting this magnificent occasion with a magical two-day event that will illuminate the rich history and storied legacy of Walt Disney's "Project Florida" for fans of all backgrounds — from the casual guest to the most ardent armchair experts.Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th will transport D23 Members on a journey from the moment the first parcels of land in Central Florida were purchased … [Read more...]



GIJoeCon 2011 invades Walt Disney World

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You’ve heard about it, you’ve read about it, and now you can experience it!In 2011, fans from all over the world will return to Walt Disney World for another magical celebration of G.I. Joe! Don’t miss this fantastic family fun event! Whether you collect 3 3/4”, 12”, vintage or modern figures, you owe it to yourself to attend this special weekend. Join us for the International G.I. Joe Collectors’ Convention at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort March 31- April 3!Here is what you’ll … [Read more...]



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

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 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...]