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Geyser Point Bar & Grill now open at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge at Walt Disney World Resort

The first part of a massive expansion coming to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge at Walt Disney World is now open.  The Geyser Point Bar & Grill officially opened its doors today and features a full service bar and a quick service restaurant featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner. A variety of small plate options can be purchased […]

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Walt Disney World releases food menu for 2017 Flower & Garden Festival

With winter winding down, if there is even such thing in Florida, Walt Disney World is gearing up for the 2017 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. The event kicks off on March 1 and runs through May 29. As years past, the event will feature a variety of outdoor kitchens throughout the event, including […]

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New fireworks show coming to Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World

Wishes Nighttime Spectacular will be ending on May 11 at the Magic Kingdom. It will be replaced with “Happily Ever After” beginning on May 12. Disney describes the show as “a new nighttime spectacular that captures the heart, humor and emotions of Disney films through awe-inspiring fireworks, state-of-the-art projections and brilliant lasers.” The show will […]

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Rivers of Light opening date and dining packages released

Originally announced back in 2013, Rivers of Light seems to finally have an official starting date, February 17, 2017.  The first show, according to DisneyWorld.com, will begin at 7:15 PM.  The show will then have performances on Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, and then will be switching to a nightly show beginning April 8.  From […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Disney’s Rivers of Light nighttime show preview at Animal Kingdom

In a surprise move, Walt Disney World put on a private showing of Rivers of Light this evening for their Social Media Moms. The new nighttime show calls Animal Kingdom home and was initially announced  in 2014. Since then, the show was delayed multiple times. There were previews for Cast Members in late November, however tonight’s […]

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4 ways Harry Potter influenced Avatar Land

There’s been so much hype for this summer’s Pandora: The World of Avatar – most of it from Disney’s Imagineers and Avatar’s filmmakers themselves – that it seems almost impossible for it to live up to even half of the built-up expectations. Then again, the very same scenario greeted Universal’s The Wizarding World of Harry […]

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Magical Dining Month at Orlando Theme Parks

We’re right in the middle of Orlando’s Magical Dining Month and if you’re visiting the Orlando area before October 3, you should consider indulging. What is Magical Dining Month? It’s a program that runs through October 2 in which select restaurants offer three course dinners for $33 per person. One dollar from each meal benefits […]

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Complimentary Mosquito Repellent Available at Universal, Disney, and SeaWorld

Universal Orlando, Disney World, and SeaWorld Entertainment will begin providing complimentary mosquito repellent beginning Sunday, August 28, 2016. This is a direct response to the Zika virus that has been locally transmitted via mosquitos in Miami Beach and Pinellas County. Miami is roughly 204 miles away from Orlando; Pinellas County is roughly 73 miles away. […]

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8 Unique Photos of an Empty Animal Kingdom at Night

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is one of my favorite theme parks to visit in the world. Not necessarily for the amount of thrilling attractions that this park has offer (if you know anything about this park, you’ll get that), but for the immersive experience that this entire park provides to you as a guest. My only issue […]

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Top 5 bars at the Walt Disney World Resort

Nothing feels better than escaping the brutal Florida sun. Getting a delicious drink once you’re inside the air conditioning? Priceless. Today we’ve got for you our top five bars around the Walt Disney World Resort. With this list you’re sure to find a great location to beat the heat without worrying about having to buy park admission. […]

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Frozen Ever After: you deserve better

I love bad attractions. Usually they’re the combined effort of a bunch of incredibly talented people trying something new and failing in a spectacular fashion. For as terrible as the Journey Into Your Imagination attraction was (and terrible is definitely an understatement) it all came from a unique idea of trying to quantify something completely unquantifiable: […]

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Town Center breathes new life into Disney Springs

This week, Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney) opened their newest district of their rebranded shopping and dining destination. The Town Center focuses on upscale shopping with a design aesthetic than can only be described as classic Florida. In a word, it’s stunning. In more words, you’ll have to check out the rest of the article. What’s […]

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Disney awakens with six massive announcements

This week at Walt Disney World’s Awaken Summer event, the company made several massive announcements about their slate of projects opening this year and beyond. Here are the six you absolutely cannot miss. 1. Disney’s Animal Kingdom awakens at night Starting this Memorial Day weekend, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will debut their new nighttime offerings to […]

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How Disney is trying to change the theme park industry

It seems as if the theme park industry is undergoing some kind of quiet, not-quite-behind-the-scenes revolution in how the park operators charge the public and, thereby, increase their profit margin – call it the surcharge war, attempting to make consumers pay more for services they either already receive or will get slightly more of. Unsurprisingly, […]

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Must try eats at Epcot’s 2016 Flower and Garden Festival

What better way to enjoy the warm air and sunshine of the spring season than by taking a tour around the world showcase at Epcot’s 23rd Annual International Flower and Garden Festival? Running from March 2nd thru May 30th, Epcot is taken over by displays of character themed topiaries, a magical butterfly garden, rock shows, […]

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New Star Wars shows storm onto the scene at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Sunday, Disney quietly opened two new Star Wars shows at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  The first, Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away is a look at some of the franchise’s most iconic moments, with some special appearances from some even more iconic characters. If you’ve ever wanted to get some great pictures of some of […]

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Disney puts the D in Diva with Club Villain

It should go without saying that Club Villain is a popular new idea at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Currently residing at the Sunset showcase right by the entrance to Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, this entertainment experience was originally only supposed to last until the end of February, was then extended until the end of […]

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9 epic locations to view Disney fireworks

Follow Trevor on OrlandoBrothas. Can you remember the first time that you ever witnessed one of Walt Disney World’s magical fireworks displays in person? Did you not cry when you first heard the soundtrack to ‘Wishes’ while watching each and every firework explode into the night sky? Maybe that second question is only a yes […]

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Enhanced security screening at Universal, Disney, and SeaWorld

All US Universal, Disney, and SeaWorld parks have added additional security measures for the holiday season, in what appears to be a coordinated decision. The security changes include randomly selected secondary screening at all three major Orlando properties. Disney has contracted crowd management and security company CSC to operate metal detectors at all bag check areas. The […]

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Disney’s Season of the Force: Worth it or a waste?

Right from day one, when Disney first announced the new Season of the Force event back in August, there was something off between how Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts would be celebrating the event. Whereas Disneyland Park always had the rock-solid date of November 16 for the commencement of the activities, Hollywood Studios received […]

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Ten things discovered during a weekend at Disney World

Over Columbus Day weekend, my family and I visited Walt Disney World. We went to the Magic Kingdom (MK) on Saturday and Disney’s Hollywood Studios (DHS) Sunday. I wanted to pass along ten things I discovered during our adventures this weekend. Columbus Day weekend is now a popular holiday to visit Orlando’s theme parks. Although […]

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Star Wars Land coming to Disney World and Disneyland

After three years of continual teases, delays, and general confusion amongst the theme park faithful, Disney this afternoon finally revealed the first details on Star Wars Land at its biennial D23 expo. These first tidbits admittedly amount to more of a tease, since they were unveiled during the live-action film panel, but we should expect […]

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Character Experiences at Disney & Universal: present and future

Guests visiting Walt Disney World often return home with stories recounting a magical meeting with Mickey or Cinderella, sometimes even stating that this character interaction was the highlight of the trip for their son or daughter. But at what cost? When “Frozen fever” first swept through the parks in 2014, guests were waiting sometimes upwards […]

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Remembering Disney World’s best attraction (part 2)

This is a two-part article. To view the first part, click here. Horizons, which bowed on October 1, 1983 – one year to the day after Epcot itself opened – quickly established itself as the park’s premiere attraction. In 1994, after General Electric opted not to renew its ten-year sponsorship contract, the ride was closed, […]

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Remembering Disney World’s best attraction (part 1)

Horizons, which bowed on October 1, 1983 — one year to the day after Epcot itself opened — quickly established itself as the park’s premiere attraction. In 1994, after General Electric opted not to renew its ten-year sponsorship contract, the ride was closed, only to be reopened sporadically over the course of the next several […]

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