Marketplace Co-Op Opens in Downtown Disney

The much anticipated Marketplace Co-Op opened its doors officially on Friday, June 6. The newest addition to the Marketplace side of Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney is now home to six unique boutique style shopping areas. Rather than having several large areas in a store like World of Disney, the …

Rock Your Disney Side Heroes and Villains 24 Hour Party Details

For the third year in a row, Disney Parks in the US are doing a 24-hour Disney day. Starting with Leap Day back in 2012, we all enjoyed “One More Disney Day” followed in 2013 by the Monstrous Summer Memorial Day 24 Hour Party. This year, we will all Rock Your …

7 Reasons to Love the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

A little over a week ago, I was treated to a sneak peek at the newest attraction in New Fantasyland, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. I wanted to take some time to really put my feelings about this new gem into words, and share my thoughts with you. This much …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Behind the Scenes Preview of the 2014 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

Today I had the honor of attending a small preview of the 21st annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Hard to believe this is the 21st year, but it is! The Flower and Garden Festival is officially old enough to drink, which is great, because this is the second …

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 …

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 …

Disney’s Golden Oak Summerhouse Tour: Markham’s Restaurant

Each time I’ve driven past the entrance signs for Golden Oak, Disney’s multi-million dollar residential home community, I’ve thought “I wish I could just drive around in there…”. Well that desire came true last weekend as a good friend invited us to experience lunch at the resident-exclusive restaurant at the …