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Incredible Hulk Coaster nighttime testing under way
Jul 30 - Universal Orlando team member previews for the Incredible Hulk Coaster at Islands of Adventure should be happening very soon. An official opening date announcement will soon follow as the ride... (more)
Stormtroopers create Disney Magic for guest
Jul 29 - Walt Disney World recently created a special ‘Disney’ moment for a young visitor to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Nicholas and his family were visiting the Launch Bay at the park dressed as his favourite... (more)
Orlando Eye partnership with Coca-Cola
Jul 28 - After celebrating its first birthday this past May, Orlando’s 400-foot observation wheel, on International Drive, is bubbling with happiness over its new name: Coca-Cola Orlando Eye. This partnership... (more)
New food options at Walt Disney World
Jul 27 - New menu items will debut at Fairfax Fare in the Sunset Ranch area of Disney’s Hollywood Studios on August 2nd, including a delicious selection of baked potatoes including the Fairfax One Pound Baked Potato... (more)
Online Reservations for Homecoming Kitchen
Jul 26 - Chef Art Smith's Homecoming restaurant opened recently at Disney Springs and receiving great reviews. Guests wanting to make Advanced Dining Reservations through the Disney website... (more)
AbracadaBAR soft opens at Disney’s BoardWalk
Jul 25 - No opening date has yet been set for the new AbracadaBAR at Disney’s BoardWalk but it is now soft opening for guests to come in and try the menu. AbracadaBar is currently open to the public daily at 4:00 pm... (more)
Guardians of the Galaxy coming to Disney World?
Jul 24 - After months of rumours Disney has confirmed the Tower of Terror attraction at Disneyland California will be closing early next year and re-open as Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!... (more)
Diamond Horseshoe extends Saloon Feast
Jul 23 - Walt Disney World had previously announced a new summer dining offering for guests at Magic Kingdom. The Diamond Horseshoe Saloon has been offering a Saloon Feast which consisted... (more)
Ed Sheeran & more arrive at Tussauds Orlando
Jul 22 - The Music Tour Traveling Set has arrived at Madame Tussauds Orlando. The Music Tour Traveling Set waxwork celebrity figures visitors can meet are Lorde, Ross Lynch, Ed Sheeran, and Sam Smith... (more)
SeaWorld Orlando's Summer Soak Party
Jul 21 - Beginning tomorrow, beat the heat like never before at SeaWorld Orlando’s all new Summer Soak Party. Families can take a break from the sun and splash and dance the day away under playful sprinklers... (more)
AbracadaBar cocktail bar at Disney’s BoardWalk
Jul 20 - Here’s a first look inside AbracadaBar, a new cocktail lounge that will soon open for business at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort. The story behind the lounge is that it was a former stomping ground for the famous... (more)
Magic Kingdom 45th Anniversary merchandise
Jul 19 - The 45th Anniversary of Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World will be on October 1st, here’s a look at specially designed merchandise celebrating this milestone anniversary. The assortment contains... (more)
Polite Pig to open 2017 at Disney Springs
Jul 18 - The Polite Pig will bring a new twist on favorite local flavors to Disney Springs when it opens in spring 2017. A sister restaurant to The Ravenous Pig of Winter Park, FL, The Polite Pig will feature a variety of... (more)
UNIQLO grand opening at Disney Springs
Jul 17 - UNIQLO at Disney Springs opened its doors Friday, July 15th with a celebratory taiko drumroll during the ribbon cutting ceremony. UNIQLO is among the eclectic and contemporary mix of retail shops .... (more)
Universal's Sapphire Falls Resort opens
Jul 16 - The first guests to stay at Universal Orlando Resorts newest hotel, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, were greeted by cheering team members, a steel drum band, stilt walkers and a colorful burst of streamers.... (more)
Celebrate Halloween at ‘Club Villain’ at DHS
Jul 15 - On Friday and Saturday nights from September 2nd to October 29th (and also on October 31), Sunset Showcase at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will host “Club Villain,” a special ticketed event filled.... (more)
Fantasyland-Themed Tsum Tsum at WDW
Jul 14 - Fantasyland-themed Disney Tsum Tsum are coming to select merchandise locations at Walt Disney World on July 22nd. These three-inch stackable plush were inspired by characters and.... (more)
Skull Island: Reign Of Kong is officially open
Jul 13 - Today, excited guests gathered in Universal’s Islands of Adventure to help mark the official opening of Universal Orlando Resort’s newest mega attraction, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, which brings the next.... (more)
Florida-inspired food at Disney Springs
Jul 12 - Another new restaurant opens at Disney Springs today. The Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar restaurant is located in the Town Center area of Disney Springs. Chef Art Smith has tried... (more)
Universal launches new Photo Package
Jul 11 - Universal Orlando Resort is refreshing the look and name of their photo program, “Universal’s Photo Connect”. The new option available for guests to purchase is “My Universal Photos”, locations and... (more)
New mobile charging kiosks at DisneyWorld
Jul 10 - Walt Disney World guests can now purchase portable charging batteries at new FuelRod kiosks at the theme parks, Disney Springs and the ESPN Wide World of Sports. FuelRod kiosks dispense portable... (more)
New treats available at Walt Disney World
Jul 9 - For the summer season a few new treats are now available around Walt Disney World: To celebrate the opening of Soarin’ Around the World at Epcot, Sunshine Seasons at The Land Pavilion developed a tasty... (more)
New ALEX AND ANI bangles at Disney Springs
Jul 8 - Last month, ALEX AND ANI introduced new “Words Are Powerful” color infusion bangles inspired by Disney sayings. On July 18th, more new pieces will be released. An inspiration to all, Elsa is a reminder to let it go... (more)
Live Stream of Magic Kingdom Stage Show
Jul 7 - Walt Disney World will be streaming live from Magic Kingdom on July 11th. They will be showing live the brand new stage show, “Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire. This new stage show brings beloved... (more)
Magic Kingdom is the original Disney World park, opened in 1971.
Epcot is an amazing park inspired by Walt Disney's original vision.
Disney's Hollywood Studios reflects the silver screen's golden age.
Exotic animals and amazing theming in Animal Kingdom.
Typhoon Lagoon water park has thrilling slides & a giant wave pool.
Snow in the summer at Blizzard Beach water park in Walt Disney World.