Marketplace Co-Op To Open June 6 at Downtown Disney

For quite some time now, construction walls, demolition and change has been the norm at Downtown Disney. We are finally about to see some of the fruits of those labors as Marketplace Co-op is set to open on June 6. That date is not confirmed and is of course based …

Cherry Tree Lane To Offer One-Stop Shopping for Disney Fashion Accessories

One of the many things Disney fans have been wishing for over the past few years is unique merchandise locations. Specialty and location-specific merchandise, or themed shops are all a plus. With fond memories of EPCOT Center’s Centorium and other shopping locations which were almost attractions unto themselves; two announced locations in the …

Walt Disney World’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Preview

Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it’s off to the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train we go! The long-anticipated final jewel (pun intended) in the New Fantasyland crown is about to be complete. Local, national and international media and travel professionals will be descending on the Walt Disney World Resort in just a …

First Look: Disney Animation’s Next Short – “Feast”

The tradition of opening an animated feature film with a short, adopted from the Pixar films, is continuing with the next full-length animated film – Big Hero 6, opening on November 7, 2014. The newest short will be called “Feast” and comes to us from first-time director Patrick Osborne, who …

Muppetational New Scavenger Hunt at Epcot for Muppets Most Wanted

Over the weekend, I saw a friend on instagram post a photo of a new Muppets Most Wanted-themed scavenger hunt taking place around Epcot’s World Showcase. I grabbed the family and headed over to check it out, because if there’s one thing I love, it’s scavenger hunts, and the Muppets. …

Festival of Fantasy Parade in Words and Pictures

As was all the buzz this week, a brand new daytime parade debuted over at the Magic Kingdom. Kicking off on Sunday, March 9, the Festival of Fantasy Parade has been well-received with praise and adoration. I lined up Sunday to see for myself and share some photos and video …

Sneak Peek at the New Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade

Today, Disney invited select media to view a few of the parade floats and costumes for their all-new Festival of Fantasy Parade, to debut this Spring at the Magic Kingdom. They later released video, photos and this press release below to share. I can’t wait to see this parade in …

Central Florida Theme Park News – March 3, 2014

I decided I’d try something new here in addition to opinion and review posts: a news update with all of the things that have happened in the past week or so, to have everything all in one place. So if you missed anything in Central Florida & Theme Park and …

Behind the Gates at Disney’s Golden Oak: Private Resident Clubhouse

Continuing in the Golden Oak series, today we take a tour of the rest of the Summerhouse private resident clubhouse. Well, most of it. I’m saving the best for last. With Tyler’s lounge and Markham’s restaurant taking up most of the right side of Summerhouse, the left side contains the …