Disney Provides a New Roadmap for EPCOT’s Reimagining

After years of silence, Disney finally provided some insights on the future of EPCOT. Here’s what we just learned about the EPCOT reimagining. A Plan Gone Awry A few years ago, The Walt Disney Company revealed its grand ambitions for a modernized EPCOT. Park officials made this announcement at the D23 Expo 2019, and then […]

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Disney Unveils MagicBand+

Disney theme parks don’t often experience merchandising snafus, but we witnessed a huge, hilarious one last week. Yes, Disney has unveiled MagicBand+…a few days after some of them went on sale at various theme park stores. About MagicBand+ During a media day event this week, park officials revealed the next generation of MagicBands, the wearables […]

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The Disneyland Hotel Expansion Gets a Name & More Disney News

Today’s update represents more of a hodgepodge of significant stories that I haven’t covered yet. However, there’s one headliner here. Read on to learn the name of the 16th Disney Vacation Club resort! What’s in a Name? Okay, there’s not much to this conversation, but it’s still important. The Disneyland tower expansion has a confirmed […]

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Everyone’s Hugging at Disney, and New Coasters Are Coming!

After more than two cruel years of socially distant character interactions, normalcy has returned at Disney parks. Yup, you should probably plan your next trip, as the Disney you know and love has restored its status quo. About the Characters I track attraction wait times for a different Disney site. This past week included an […]

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Don’t Worry, The Sky Isn’t Falling

Okay, you may have heard the news this week/month that The Walt Disney Company is feuding with local Florida politicians. That’s a problem in that Walt Disney himself chose Florida for the political concessions the state and city governments made during the mid-1960s. Now, a vote just occurred that threatens the Reedy Creek Improvement District, […]

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Early Registration for Cosmic Rewind Comes and Goes

Disney has screwed up again, and this one will bum you out if you’re visiting the parks in May. So, through clenched teeth, I’ll explain what has happened. Cosmic Rewind Previews Sell Out Yesterday, a weird rumor circulated. It seemed so unlikely that even the most respected name in DVC news didn’t trust the story. […]

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Encanto Debuts While EPCOT Suffers a Rough Patch

EPCOT suffered a pair of misfortunes while Bruno appeared at Disneyland. We’ve got some fun updates to cover today. Less than Harmonious People don’t think of fireworks as, you know, small balls of fire. That’s precisely what they are, though. For this reason, Disney nighttime fireworks presentations sometimes turn a bit too exciting. Seven Dwarfs […]

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Disney and the CDC Roll Back Some Pandemic Policies

Disney and the CDC both just delivered good news to theme park and cruises fans. Behold the happiness! Cruises Are Safe Again! Two years ago, nothing encapsulated the terrifying danger of COVID-19 more than the Diamond Princess, a “modern-day plague ship.” The catastrophic events on that vessel caused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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The Flower & Garden Festival Has Returned.

After two years of oddities and modifications, the 2022 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival has opened…and this time, we’re getting the real deal! Recent History On March 4th, 2020, the Flower & Garden Festival debuted. At the time, we all expected another storied run for EPCOT’s oldest festival. Alas, the following week, a basketball […]

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Walt Disney World Updates Lightning Lane and Disney Genie+

Over the past few days, Disney has changed several integral aspects of its still-new Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane programs. Here’s what you need to know. The Changes Over the holidays, Disney removed four Lightning Lane attractions from its menu. The rides in question all switched to Disney Genie+. At the time, I stated that […]

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