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NEWS: Disney Wins Lawsuit Against Orange County Property Appraiser for Improperly Inflated Property Taxes

We previously shared that Disney was suing Orange County Property Appraiser, Rick Singh, arguing the 2019 property tax appraisals for Walt Disney World are too high. Well, we have learned the good news for Disney this morning as the years-long lawsuit has ended in Disney’s favor.    As shared by the Orlando Sentinel: Walt Disney World and the lodging industry lobby just won ...

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A Pirate Life for You! Disney Cruise Line Brings The Pirate Celebration Home

The Disney Cruise Line (DCL) has suspended departures due to COVID-19, leaving many DCL goers missing the big blue! Disney is however bringing a dose of the pirate life home. Check out the fun activities as shared by DisneyParksBlog below!   Ahoy, Mateys! Without a doubt, Pirate Night is one of the most popular events aboard a Disney cruise. This swashbuckling celebration is ...

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New Language for Walt Disney World Dining Reservations Clarifies Eligible Guests With Cancellations Between May 28 – Sept. 2

As we shared yesterday, as of today (June 30) eligible guests with prior cancellations would be able to book dining reservations. This morning however, we’ve learned Disney has reworked the wording, clarifying eligible guests include those with cancellations between May 28 – September 2.   Yesterday the website shared: “Eligible Guests with Dining Reservations Cancelled During the Closure: If you had an ...

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News: Walt Disney World “Experience” Reservations Available June 30 for Eligible Guests with Prior Cancellations

Earlier we shared an update made to the Walt Disney World website that announced Dining Reservations are available June 30th for eligible guests with prior cancellations. Disney has now updated their website to allow for “experience” reservations for eligible guests that had to cancelled during the park closures.    According to the Walt Disney World website: Eligible Guests with Experience Reservations Cancelled During ...

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Meet Phoenix, the Zebra Foal Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Ready for a dose of cuteness? We hope so, because Disney is serving up all sorts of cuteness with photos of a zebra foal named Phoenix! Phoenix calls Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge home, and we simply can’t wait to see her out on the savanna. Learn more about Phoenix and see her sweet photos as shared below by DisneyParksBlog.    ...

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News: Oga’s Cantina Is Removed From The List of Restaurants To Reopen at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

More updates on the Walt Disney World dining front! We’ve just shared that Dining Reservations are available tomorrow (June 30) for eligible guests with prior cancellations. We’ve also shared that Garden Grill will be the first modified character dining experience to reopen in the theme parks. Now, on a not so good front, we’ve learned Oga’s Cantina has been REMOVED from the list of ...

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EPCOT’s Garden Grill Restaurant To Offer Modified Character Dining Experience

GREAT news Disney fans! EPCOT’s Garden Grill Restaurant is the second Character Dining experience scheduled to reopen with as a modified character dining experience. While Topolino’s was the first to reopen, Garden Grill Restaurant is the first Character Dining available inside the parks. On the list of EPCOT restaurants currently scheduled to reopen July 15, Garden Grill is now listed ...

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News: Walt Disney World Dining Reservations Available June 30 for Eligible Guests with Prior Cancellations

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6/30 UPDATE: New Language for Walt Disney World Dining Reservations Clarifies Eligible Guests With Cancellations Between May 28 – Sept. 2. Click here. As Walt Disney World creeps closer and closer to the grand reopening on July 11 (Magic Kingdom & Animal Kingdom) and July 15 (EPCOT & Hollywood Studios), we’ve been waiting for news on when dining reservations will become available ...

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News: Cirque du Soleil Files for Bankruptcy Protection Due to COVID-19

We’ve been eagerly awaiting the reopening of Cirque du Soleil at Walt Disney World’s Disney Springs since it closed the show “La Nouba” on December 31, 2017. The new show, “Drawn to Life” presented by Cirque du Soleil® & Disney, has been highly anticipated. Closures due to COVID-19 have altered plans however. Credit: Cirque du Soleil/Disney   According to Las Vegas Review ...

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News: Walt Disney World Annual Passholder Preview Registration is FULL

In what seems like moments after the Walt Disney World Annual Passholder Preview Registration opened, it is already FULL.    The exclusive Passholder Preview was for July 9 or July 10 at Magic Kingdom or Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Capacity was limited and was a first-come, first-served basis.    We were able to get in on July 9 at Magic Kingdom. ...

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