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A Survival Guide for “Jersey Week” at Walt Disney World

Have you ever heard the term “Jersey Week” in reference to the Walt Disney World Resort?  If you’re not familiar with what it is, you might think it’s something official on the Disney calendar (it’s not). Or, that it has to do with wearing a sports jersey or spirit jersey (it doesn’t).  No, we’re talking about “Jersey” as in the ...

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A Who’s Who of 9 of the Haunted Mansion’s 999 Happy Haunts

Haunted Mansion

There’s nothing dead about Disney’s Haunted Mansion attraction, even though it happens to be home to 999 happy haunts. This attraction was one of the original classics that first premiered in Disneyland Park, which was later recreated for Walt Disney World Resort, and alternate versions have since been established at other Disney Parks across the globe. If that isn’t testament ...

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Disney Guests Get Access to New Augmented Reality Lenses Within Walt Disney World

Disney Harmonious at EPCOT

If you’re planning on visiting Walt Disney World in the near future, and if you particularly enjoy photography or social media, then you’re in for a treat–because the Disney PhotoPass Service and Snap are “continuing their collaboration with new augmented reality photo moments”! Apparently the culmination of this endeavor is a series of unique augmented reality lenses that will combine ...

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Just the Basics: A Cheat Sheet of Essential Disney Lingo

Are you making plans for an upcoming Disney vacation? Whether you’re heading to Walt Disney World Resort during the 50th Anniversary Celebrations or sometime later on (or even considering a future trip to Disneyland or aboard a Disney Cruise), there are certain terms and phrases you may want to familiarize yourself with beforehand. Some of the vocabulary exclusive to Disney ...

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Meet the Piano Player Who Has Performed on Main Street U.S.A. for 50 Years!

Lots of live entertainment has been returning to the Walt Disney World Resort recently (and we love to see it!) One live performance that recently started back up is the ragtime piano player outside of one our favorite restaurants, Casey’s Corner on Main Street U.S.A. in the Magic Kingdom. The ragtime piano player has been a staple on Main Street ...

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Why Doesn’t The Lion King Have a Bigger Presence at Disney Parks?

Which Lion King Character Are You?

It’s no mystery that Disney Parks are populated by the world of film, with the usual contenders being the likes of Star Wars, Toy Story and the more traditional Disney fairytales and characters. But what does often leave us scratching our heads is why certain properties don’t have a big presence. It’s not unreasonable to suggest that there are a ...

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Disney Brings “Sunset Seasons Greetings” Back to Hollywood Studios For The Holidays

Are you a frequent Disney Guest who loves experiencing holiday celebrations at Walt Disney World? If so, you’re in luck! Disney announced on the Disney Parks Blog that “Sunset Seasons Greetings” is coming back to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, “where each evening holiday magic transforms the famous Hollywood Tower Hotel into a Muppets gingerbread masterpiece, a ‘Toy Story”’ toy hotel, a ...

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9 Things Kids Love More Than Rides at Walt Disney World Resort

You’ve arrived with your family for your magical Disney vacation. You know each ride’s height requirement, you’ve noted everyone’s “must-do’s”, and have reserved all the most in-demand dining. You got cooling fans for everyone, since you’ll surely be spending long days in the theme parks. And then, it happens. Just a few hours into a park day, they want to ...

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UPDATE: Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade to Remain Open!

What an unexpected roller coaster it has been checking on the status of the Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade on Disney’s official website! Previously we reported that the Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade in the Magic Kingdom had recently open and had become free of charge. The arcade had been closed since the parks closed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in March ...

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New Watercraft, Tradewinds, Sets Sail at Walt Disney World!

Disney Tradewinds

A new motor cruiser boat was recently launched for Guests visiting the Magic Kingdom. The new watercraft, called Tradewinds, will be helping Guests arrive at the Magic Kingdom by bringing them across Bay Lake and Seven Seas Lagoon, and Disney transportation Cast Members even had a part in naming the new boat! The new motor cruiser joins the fleet right ...

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