Tom Bricker Archive

How Crowded Will Disney World Be After Reopening?

“How bad will crowds be when Walt Disney World’s parks reopen?” and “which months will be busiest when WDW reopens?” are two common reader questions right now. Many readers are understandably anxious about crowds when rebooking vacations, and we’ll attempt to answer here based on history and our expectations. This is an ongoing series, coming

Many New Disney World Construction Permits

The last few days have seen a veritable furor of filing for Walt Disney World construction permits and notices of commencement. In this post, we’ll comb through these documents submitted by Imagineering to the Orange County, Florida Comptroller and offer some commentary. For starters, you might recall our recent update that All Construction Has Stopped at

Spaceship Earth Closure & Reimagining

Walt Disney World has announced that Spaceship Earth will soon be closing for its multi-year refurbishment and reimagining, as Epcot continues its massive transformation. This comes after months of rumors and the official announcement of the project at last year’s D23 Expo. (Updated April 4, 2020.) In this post, we’ll cover what we know thus

Disney Donates Medical Supplies & Food

During the current closures of Walt Disney World, Disneyland, plus the international theme parks and Disney Cruise Line, the Walt Disney Company has focused on finding new ways to help make a difference in the world. Many hospitals are already over-capacity and under-supplied, which puts their hospital staff at risk. Those on the frontlines are

Top 10 TV Shows Set at Disney World

Synergy between ABC’s television shows and Walt Disney World is a tale as old as time. For over 25 years, sitcoms have done Disney theme park episodes that got kids hyped up and showed families everything new. This top 10 list will showcase the best of these WDW-ABC crossover episodes, and cover how they were