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A look inside Toothsome Chocolate Emporium
Aug 24 - Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen at Universal Orlando CityWalk only opened a few days ago but is already getting great reviews. The restaurant isn’t yet officially open... (more)
Service dog meets dinosaur at Universal
Aug 23 - Visitors to Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure have been enjoying getting up close to a 9 foot tall Velociraptor. At the Velociraptor Encounter guests can get a great interactive photo... (more)
Toothsome Chocolate Emporium open
Aug 22 - The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk is still having the last few finishing touches added but today they opened for a preview. The preview is open only to... (more)
What’s happening at Walt Disney World this fall
Aug 21 - Fall is a really great time to experience some of the recently opened attractions at Walt Disney World. Earlier this summer, Magic Kingdom Park welcomed “Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire” stage show... (more)
PhotoPass now available on Frozen Ever After
Aug 20 - Disney PhotoPass Service is now available on the Frozen Ever After attraction with an on-ride photo capture opportunity. To preview, purchase and download this attraction photo, guests must be wearing... (more)
Celebration Of Harry Potter at Universal
Aug 19 - Harry Potter fans will once again unite at the fourth annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter,” hosted by Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. This special weekend event will take place January 27 – 29... (more)
New Dining,Tasting & Chef Experiences at Epcot
Aug 18 - Top celebrity chefs, brand new Disney resort cooking and dining experiences and irresistible Eat to the Beat dining packages will add fresh twists to the 21st Epcot International Food & Wine Festival... (more)
A look inside new Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
Aug 17 - This summer, the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at Disney Springs Marketplace moved to a new location near Once Upon a Toy. Here’s a tour inside which gives a glimpse of the incredible details... (more)
Flat Stan Lee rides The Incredible Hulk coaster
Aug 16 - The new look Incredible Hulk Coaster at Islands of Adventure officially re-opened last week after nearly a year long closure. Someone very excited to see the ride open again was Stan Lee who recently... (more)
Star Wars Days coming to LEGOLAND Florida
Aug 15 - The Force is strong with LEGOLAND Florida Resort as the anticipation builds for LEGO Star Wars Days presented by LEGO Club (Sept 10th & 11th). During this exclusive, one-weekend-only event... (more)
Two Innoventions attractions to close
Aug 14 - Due to sponsorship agreements ending next month, two attractions at Epcot’s Innoventions will be closing soon. The Sum of all Thrills and StormStruck will be closing on September 14th... (more)
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Merchandise
Aug 13 - Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party returns to Walt Disney World Resort for 29 nights of spook-tastic fun starting September 2nd. Merchandise created for this event will be released during... (more)
Universal Orlando debuts Virtual Reality Horror
Aug 12 - Universal Orlando Resort is unveiling a cutting-edge – and terrifying – interactive experience that will blend custom virtual reality technology with real-life characters and environments to create a whole... (more)
Main St Electrical Parade leaving Magic Kingdom
Aug 11 - Disney has confirmed the Main Street Electrical Parade will soon be leaving Magic Kingdom and heading to Disneyland. At this time it isn’t known what will be replacing the nighttime parade... (more)
Quick guide to Epcot's Food & Wine Festival
Aug 10 - Visitors to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, held Sept 14th to Nov 14th, should start at the Festival Center, where you can grab a guidemap and learn more about all there is to see... (more)
Cheeky dolphin steals iPad at SeaWorld Orlando
Aug 9 - Visitors to SeaWorld Orlando can get up close to see and feed the dolphins at Dolphin Cove but beware, the dolphins are not as innocent as they look. Recently one visitor learnt this the hard way when one of... (more)
Dopey slips & falls during Fantasmic Show
Aug 8 - During last night's Fantasmic show, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, what could have been a very nasty accident was narrowly avoided. The finale of the show involves a steam boat which has... (more)
LEGOLAND Florida re-opens Imagination Zone
Aug 7 - The theme park’s Imagination Zone venue, a popular indoor space filled with hands-on LEGO building activities in a variety of themes, has debuted several all-new areas where kids can unleash the power... (more)
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza open at Disney Springs
Aug 6 - Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is the newest fast-casual restaurant in Town Center at Disney Springs. It features scratch-made dough and artisanal toppings – and two blazing hot ovens that turn out thin-crisp... (more)
New Character Experience at WDW
Aug 5 - Walt Disney World Resort guests can now enjoy a special Disney Character Experience, courtesy of Memory Maker. In addition to receiving all Disney PhotoPass vacation photos with Memory Maker... (more)
Watch live: Princess Elena at Magic Kingdom
Aug 4 - Princess Elena of Avalor is ready to make her debut at Walt Disney World Resort, and Disney will live stream the first performance of the limited time show “The Royal Welcome of Princess Elena of Avalor”... (more)
Disney Springs: Planet Hollywood re-opening
Aug 3 - Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs is currently undergoing a complete transformation into a four-story stargazing observatory with a new name, Planet Hollywood Observatory . New features include... (more)
Toothsome Chocolate Factory opening soon
Aug 2 - Construction walls around the Toothsome Chocolate Factory & Savory Feast Emporium at Universal CityWalk have now been removed. There is no opening date yet but the outside looks completed so... (more)
Watch the Olympics at Universal CityWalk
Aug 1 - NBC Sports Grill & Brew at Universal CityWalk will be broadcasting this year’s Summer Olympic Games, live, on its 100-foot outdoor HD stadium screen. All the excitement of the events kick off at 5 p.m. nightly... (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.