Monstrous ‘Eye Scream’ Sundaes return for Limited Time Magic at Disneyland and Disney World Resorts

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These cool sweet treats are worth a trip to the Disneyland Resort or Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort for “Limited Time Magic” fun between July 29 and August 4.The Disneyland Resort sundae just makes us smile with two scoops of mint chip ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream, sprinkles, candy eye and horns in a crisp waffle cup. You’ll find the delightful treat at Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor in Disneyland park and Clarabelle’s Hand-Scooped Ice Cream at Disney California … [Read more...]

Fight breaks out during Disney Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament

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Osceola County Police say the fight that broke out during a youth soccer game at the Disney Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament, parents described the scene as an all out riot.As the final game between an Orlando and a Miami U16 team at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World ended, parents of the local 15- and 16-year-old players said the goalkeeper of the Orlando team was ganged up on and pummeled by several Miami players.The 16-year-old goalkeeper's mother said he … [Read more...]

Food Allergy Information Kiosk to Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


As someone with food intolerances, I was extremely thrilled to hear the news that a new food allergy information kiosk will be opening at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on August 4, 2013. Called the “Garden Kiosk,” this will serve as an information center where guests can speak with Disney Cast Members who will help guests with food allergies and intolerances make safe dining decisions. The kiosk will be located in a former snack kiosk location just outside the Adventurers Outpost meet and greet on … [Read more...]

Enter Cinderella’s Fantasy Sweepstakes to Win a Walt Disney World Resort Vacation


How would you like to win a five-night/six-day Walt Disney World Resort vacation?Now you have a chance, thanks to our friends at Disney Family Movies, who just launched the Cinderella Fantasy Sweepstakes. You can enter now for your chance to win a Walt Disney World Fairytale Fantasy Vacation that includes five nights/six days at the Walt Disney World Resort, one night in the Cinderella Castle Suite, a Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique makeover, a Pirate’s League makeover, breakfast at Cinderella’s … [Read more...]

Disney Extends Military Salute Discount for 2013-2014


The time many military families like mine have been waiting for has come!  Disney has extended their fabulous Military Salute offer for 2013-2014!  I am over the moon excited about this, as I'm sure other military families are!  So, what are the details of this year's offer, you ask?  There are have been some slight price increases, however Disney continues to provide a great deal to military families!Disney World Armed Forces Salute tickets will be:Four Day Park Hopper Tickets for … [Read more...]

Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives Presented by D23


D23 Presents Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, an exhibition which has nearly 300 artifacts from nine decades of Disney history, opens at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago on October 16, 2013 (the actual 90th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company) and continues through February 17, 2014.Presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives showcases the creative accomplishments and innovations of one of Chicago’s native sons, Walt Disney, and … [Read more...]

Scoop on Disney Fastpasses


Disney offers a FastPass system to any guest who has a park ticket.  And, on the horizon, is Disney's new FastPass+ system, where you can reserve several attractions before you even leave home!  But, using these for the optimal touring time can be challenging and confusing-especially if you are a first time visitor.  However, they can also add more magic to your vacation and less waiting time in line.  Less wait means more magic, right?  So, I want to share with you some FAQs regarding … [Read more...]

“Lights, Camera, Action” at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort

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It is “Lights, Camera, Action” at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort, which is awash in innovative ESPN and HP technology, giving athletes, coaches and fans the sense they have reached the big time.Since early 2010, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex has utilized the cutting-edge telecast expertise of ESPN – 56 high-definition cameras (42 robotic, 10 handheld and four studio) and 40 high-definition video screens, including 3 jumbo screens, that capture and display … [Read more...]

Magicbands Boost Sales for Disney World


Magicbands tested at Disney World Resort succeeded in boosting spending by guests, parks division Chairman Thomas Staggs said.The bands serve as admission tickets, hotel room keys and credit cards. They were tested by 1,000 people at Walt Disney World in Florida, Staggs said in an interview at Allen & Co.’s annual conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Guests spent more on average in part because they had fun with the technology, he said.Disney plans additional testing of the technology, … [Read more...]

Relax, Meditate, and Smell the Roses at Walt Disney World


You can take a safari ride on the wild side across an African savanna, battle space aliens with a laser gun, “hang glide” over Yosemite National Park and narrowly escape Darth Vader’s wrath — all during action-packed visits to Walt Disney World theme parks. And if you need a place to stop and recharge in the midst of all that high-energy fun, Disney offers a dozen quiet oases where you can chill out, regroup and even meditate if the spirit moves you.After the high adventure of a Kilimanjaro … [Read more...]