Sometime in 2017, Disneyland will finally roll-out a digital FastPass service. It’s not what we were expecting, though, which was a modified rollout of FastPass+ (we’ve been detailing the progress of this, which has been testing for over a year now, in our Disneyland Trip Planning Guide). Instead, Disneyland is introducing MaxPass: a paid digital service allowing
News & Rumors Archive
In case you missed the news earlier this week, Walt Disney World announced that beginning January 9, 2017, guests will be allowed to enter the Main Street, U.S.A. area of the park before the park’s scheduled opening time. At Magic Kingdom park opening, a new welcome show will officially open the park for the day on
A variation of Free Dining is being offered for Summer 2017 at Walt Disney World, including dates May through August. It’s not the normal Free Disney Dining Plan promotion (which we still expect to be released in the spring–potentially with some dates overlapping this promo) that has developed a loyal following for fall dates. Instead, this promotion
Disney just confirmed that Hong Kong Disneyland is slated to receive a massive, multi-year expansion between now and 2023, which will include the replacement of Sleeping Beauty Castle, plus a Frozen land and Marvel land and is projected to cost $1.4 billion. Most of what follows in this section is mostly mindless copy and paste
Walt Disney World just released new concept art for its Avatar-land (see below) and also indicated that the whole land would open in Summer 2017. In this post, we share some thoughts on opening, plus new details on Pandora, including a video of the next-gen Audio Animatronics that will be featured on the boat ride!
November 19, 2016 UPDATE: No. That’s the answer to the post title’s question. Disney Parks & Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek announced at D23’s Destination D event this morning that, while “Marvelous” things are coming to Walt Disney World, Tower of Terror will remain Twilight Zone-themed at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This announcement was met by an
Last week, Disney received approval from the FAA to use drones in its airspace. Today, Disney Springs posted a cryptic video (see below) of what appears to be drones forming a floating Christmas tree. Whatever they are, Walt Disney World has indicated they will appear in a holiday night show over the water for the
Christmas is here at Walt Disney World and Disneyland! Well…at least in the gift shops. In this post, we take a look at holiday merchandise that is available in the parks. While the actual holiday seasons at Walt Disney World and Disneyland don’t kick off for another week-plus, Disney certainly is not going to stop you if you
The popular nighttime spectacular Once Upon a Time is coming to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom starting November 4, 2016. Disney announced today that Celebrate the Magic would end its run on November 3, with Once Upon a Time starting the following day. Once Upon a Time will likewise utilize projection mapping and other effects (likely
In our Ultimate Guide to Christmas 2016 at Walt Disney World, we’ve bee questioning what Disney’s Hollywood Studios would do for Christmas as an Osborne Lights replacement for several months. Lately, the rumblings had been nothing, and that instead the park would focus on enhanced Star Wars offerings to coincide with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.