Tom Bricker Archive

May the Fourth Be With You!

May the Fourth be with you! Even as Walt Disney World and Disneyland are closed–and by extension, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge–we’re excited to celebrate the day that honors the Star Wars media franchise created by George Lucas–as it has been physically built in the parks by Imagineering. (Updated May 4, 2020.) We have over 100

When Will Disney World Reopen?

“When will Walt Disney World really reopen?” and “will the parks stay closed until [insert date/season]?” have become frequently asked questions. This is due to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Disney Springs, and the resort hotels all being indefinitely closed with no reopening date set. (Updated May 4, 2020.) With so much uncertainty

WDW Reopening Update: Orange County Defers to Disney & Florida Announces Phase 1

In this Walt Disney World reopening roundup, we’ll cover yesterday’s press conference by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, WDW cancelling more hotel reservations for May, Southwest Airline’s “request” for the parks to reopen, and a meeting by the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force during which they essentially deferred to Disney. Before beginning, we want to

Our Fort Wilderness Camping Experience

This look at our recent experience tent camping at Fort Wilderness concludes the series of “final” activities we did at Walt Disney World BC. We previously shared our last night in Magic Kingdom at the Moonlight Magic Party and our last great meal at Epcot’s nicest restaurant. Both were incredibly memorable experiences that we savored.

Love Bugs at Disney World

The parks might be closed, but lovebug season has nevertheless ‘officially’ returned to Walt Disney World and Central Florida. In this post, we’ll rant a bit about these insects, share info about them, and tips for avoiding love and other bugs during their peak months in Florida. (Updated April 27, 2020.) Like Pop Warner and