Walt Disney World Tips and Tricks – Lanyards

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 When doing the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, purchase a lanyard to wear. Just attach a clear pouch, if it doesn't come with one you can get a pack of them at any office supply store for a few dollars. This way you can put your drivers license on one side (to show them when purchasing alcohol) and a form of payment on the other. I've found that it's easy to pay with your Keys to the Kingdom (if you are staying on property) or to purchase one of the special edition … [Read more...]


Register to Attend a Pixar Speaker Session at Epcot May 14-15

Just a heads up to all you Pixar fans who plan to attend Pixar’s 25th Anniversary Weekend May 13-15 at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival: Registration is now open for the “Presenting Pixar” speaker sessions, featuring special guests who will give you an inside look at Pixar Animation Studios.Speakers will take the stage May 14-15 at the following times:Noon – Jay Ward: “Cars 101 – Inspiration for all of the CARacters you know and love” 2 p.m. – Jonas Rivera: “Pixar: … [Read more...]


Don’t Miss Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend

Attention all “Cars” fans – I’ve got a great announcement for you. The Disney Parks Blog just got word that the gang from Radiator Springs will head this way next month for a brand new event – Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend – which will take place May 13-15.Four-time Piston Cup Champion, Lightning McQueen, Mater and British super-spy, Finn McMissile will hit the road to celebrate the release of Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 2.” At Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend, families can hang out with … [Read more...]


Up Close with Indiana Jones at Tables in Wonderland on April 30

The Tables in Wonderland team just keeps coming up with fun ideas for dinner. This time it’s a “Cairo Dinner Show” at the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – and everyone gets to be on stage! Diners will watch the first scene of the live-action show from the first two rows, then the set will open to reveal a beautifully set dining room right on the stage. And while guests dine, the director yells “Action!” and the adventures continue all around the … [Read more...]


Specialty Rooms Will Give Guests The Royal Treatment

Hi everyone. I’m thrilled to start off the day by breaking another exciting announcement here on the Disney Parks Blog about two new Specialty Room offerings coming to the Walt Disney World Resort – health and wellness suites and Royal Guest Rooms.Beginning this fall, guests looking for some rest and relaxation can indulge in new health and wellness suites, which will debut at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. These suites will feature bamboo flooring, 100-percent cotton linens, non-allergenic … [Read more...]