Justin Bieber, The Muppets and More at Walt Disney World Resort Taping of ‘Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade’ TV Special for ABC

Last Friday and Saturday, the Magic Kingdom Park wished upon more than a few stars, as some of the top names in entertainment taped performance segments for the “Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade” that will air December 25 on ABC-TV in the U.S., in Canada on the CBC network and in 177 countries around the globe on the American Forces Network (AFN).Worldwide singing sensation Justin Bieber had plenty of fans “Beliebing” in magic, as he performed a medley of tunes from his new, smash-hit … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday, Walt Disney!


Walt Disney once said, “I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” But I like to think that it was really started by a man who had one of the best imaginations on the planet, Walt Disney. To me, he was a person who loved experimentation, storytelling and new technology – qualities that you can still see in all of the Disney Parks today.Happy Birthday Walt! Related articlesWalt and the Promise of Progress City (chipandco.com) Wayne Brady, … [Read more...]

2011 American Music Award-Winners Casting Crowns Headline 30th Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort

I have some very exciting news to share. 2012 will be the 30th year of Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort and this year’s lineup is super stellar!Casting Crowns – who just won the 2011 American Music Award® for Contemporary Inspirational Artist of the Year (its second such honor) – will headline the lineup for the 30th-year history of Disney’s Night of Joy Sept. 7 and Sept. 8, 2012, along with Christian music greats MercyMe, Chris Tomlin, Third Day, Kutless and needtobreathe. Filling … [Read more...]

New Fantasmic Dining Experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Forget sit-down dining when you’re in a hurry to play – the new “A Taste of Hollywood To Go – A Fantasmic! Dining Experience” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios lets you enjoy an affordable picnic plus reserved seating for the fab Fantasmic!, the park’s nightly extravaganza that takes guests inside the dreams of Mickey Mouse – into a world where his magic creates dancing waters, shooting comets, animated fountains, swirling stars, balls of fire and other amazing wonders.Reserved viewing is first … [Read more...]

Capturing Disney in Pictures: 3rd Day of Christmas at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Gingerbread House at the Grand Floridian

  Every photo has a story.With theme park crowds at some of their highest levels during the Christmas Season, you may need a break from the long lines.  Hop a monorail and head over to the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa for some holiday shopping in a fabulous resort themed in the style of America's palace hotels.  As you walk into the lobby from the monorail platform, you'll feel as if you have entered an archetectural era of days gone by.  Inspired by the Brown Palace … [Read more...]