Seven Downtown Disney Resort Hotels Offering ‘End of Summer Value Rates’

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There is still time to make plans to experience the special events being conducted at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida this summer and fall, such as Frozen Summer Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, Night of Joy at Magic Kingdom® Park, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom® Park, and the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival. A great way to experience these events, and to check out the many exciting additions and enhancements to the Downtown Disney® area as it … [Read more...]


Hollywood Studios Testing Assigned Seating for Fantasmic!

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Hiya ladies and gents. Yes, it is "I" Anonymouse! I know you only read this blog for my articles. I get it! I only read this blog for my articles too. Today, I have some Hollywood Studios gossip for you. We all know and love Fantasmic, if you have never seen it you must go see it right away!I have been told by a few of my peeps that Hollywood Studios will be testing out assigned seating for the show. I know it reminds you of school again right? The testing phase is said to begin July 21st … [Read more...]


Colortopia coming to INNOVENTIONS this fall

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 The GLIDDEN paint brand is rolling out a new colorful world in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot, part of the Walt Disney World Resort. The paint brand known for a rich tradition of innovation and color inspiration has collaborated with Walt Disney Imagineers to create a highly interactive color experience called “Colortopia”. Opening to park visitors in fall 2015, construction is currently underway to bring the Colortopia experience to life for children and adults of all ages.“Pairing the … [Read more...]


Preorder the 2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Guide

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The Epcot Food & Wine Festival has 46 days of special events, over 30 tasting booths, celebrity chefs, and a ton of fun events to attend! How do you fit it all in without breaking the bank?Pre-order the DFB Guide to the 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and start your planning NOW – as an added bonus you’ll also receive a FREE instant download of the DFB Guide to the 2014 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival!The DFB has the very best tips, information, and advice … [Read more...]


Marine Murdered in Chattanooga was Honored at Disney World

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Lance Cpl. Skip Wells, 21, of Marietta, GA., was the youngest victim to have his life taken in the senseless attack on the Chattanooga recruitment center recently. He was a Marine Forces Reserve member.Cathy, his mom posted photos recently to Facebook of her and her son at Walt Disney World. She said these 2 photos were taken last week at Disney World when Wells was honored as a service member of the day. Cathy said that her son died doing what he loved for the love of his country and his … [Read more...]


Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2015 Details – Food Booths, Eat to the Beat and More!

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The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is celebrating it’s 20th year, returns to the Disney World Resort Sept. 25-Nov. 16, 2015 with more than 30 global marketplaces.For the first time ever, the festival is stretching into the park’s Future World with four new food and beverage marketplaces.Along the walkway toward Future World West, you can enjoy the new Artistry of Wine & Cheese festival area, which will feature the Cheese Studio (offering a cheese sampler served on an … [Read more...]


A New Super WalMart is Coming to Disney World

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Walmart Stores are asking for a zoning change from Osceola County in order to build a new Super Walmart south of Disney World. This store will be only a few miles south of Disney World, making it the closest Walmart to Disney World property.It will be located at a property that is over 24 acres and is located at North Old Lake Wilson Road close to U.S. Highway 192. The Board of County Commissioners is supposed to give their final consent for the approval of the zoning change to Commercial … [Read more...]


Simple Ways to Save Money at Walt Disney World

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A magical vacation to Walt Disney World can be more affordable than you think. There are ways to save some money during the planning process and even while you are in the most magical place on Earth. One of the most important aspects of planning your trip is flexibility.Prices at the Walt Disney World Resort vary throughout the year, and if you are flexible with your travel dates and even resort choices, you can save a significant amount of money. For example: a standard room at the All Star … [Read more...]


Child Drowns in The Art of Animation Pool at Walt Disney World

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Sadly, a child drowned in The Art of Animation pool today according to the Orange County Sheriffs Office. The child was found around 8:00 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the hospital.  According to reports the child was an out-of-town visitor and got separated from his parents, they searched for the child, who was eventually found under the water.We have conflicting information on the age of the child. The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that the child was 7 years old, and WESH is reporting he … [Read more...]


Security Employees Sue Disney for Discrimination

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Disney is no stranger to lawsuits. In 2 separate lawsuits filed, 6 past and present security employees are suing Disney World citing different forms of discrimination. There have been quite a few complaints over the last few years from others employed in that position as well.Disney World employs has more than 1,000 security employees.These suits have been filed in Orange County between 2011 to 2014. They claim they were targeted and harassed because of their race, religion, or where … [Read more...]