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Waterside Park and section of The Landing opens at Disney Springs

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - A new section of The Landing, one of the districts of the new Disney Springs is now open to guests. The new area provides a new walkway between Portobello and Raglan Road, through to the area by Paradiso 37. The newly revealed buildings give us a first look at the kind of detail we can expect throughout Disney Springs.

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic 2014 delights on first night, serves up big flavors in 2-night WDW event

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - Every year Walt Disney World presents the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival – but if you only attend that, you are missing out. The Epcot Food and Wine Festival doesn’t have an “all you can eat and drink” option around World Showcase. But the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic fills that gap nicely. For two nights, the causeway between the Swan and the Dolphin hotels on Walt Disney World property are set up with more than 40 food and wine stations where you can eat and drink as much as your stomach can handle for a single ticket price.

Sleeping Beauty Castle Spire Inspired by the Viollet-le-Duc Spire at Notre Dame de Paris

Posted By Charlie on Disneyland - There were big questions to be answered when Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle was being designed. One was what to call it. It really didn’t have a name. The Fantasyland Castle was as good as it got for awhile. Another big question was: What is Disneyland?

Food for Thought with Chef Rick Bayless

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - While I love spending time strolling the Promenade around World Showcase and taking in all of the fantastic food and drink, there’s so much more to the Festival than the International Marketplace Booths. Each year, I also enjoy attending a sampling of the Low Cost Demonstrations and Seminars as well as Festival Special Events. And one of the biggest highlights is enjoying time with chefs whom we’ve admired in an up close and personal way!

Halloween treats from Disneyland: Mickey’s Halloween Party character cavalcade, Frozen float, and a fireworks surprise

Posted By Charlie on Disneyland - As Disneyland wraps up its Halloween Time celebration today, we’re offering a glimpse at some of the highlights of Mickey’s Halloween Party to make your spooky day a little more fun. The videos below offer some of the best moments of Disneyland’s Halloween celebration including the Halloween Screams fireworks show featuring fun projections on It’s a Small World, the enhanced character cavalcade with Frozen float featuring Anna, Elsa, and Olaf, and a walk through Disney’s closest thing to a scare zone, a spooky area near Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

New Main Street USA Bypass Facade Unveiled at Disneyland Park

Posted By Charlie on Disneyland - Over at Disneyland Park today, the new Main Street USA bypass facade which is themed to look like a Stable, was unveiled today. Below you can see a collection of photos taken by our own Tom Corless who is at Disneyland. No word yet on when the bypass will open, but we'll keep you posted.

Disney Springs Parking Structure Opening Date Revealed, Surface Lots to Close

Posted By Charlie on Walt Disney World - The first parking garage at Disney Springs is essentially complete, and will open for cast Member previews beginning on November 2nd, ahead of the early 2015 date Disney started to publicize a few months back when the project seemed behind schedule. The structure will first open to the public on November 20th.