special events Archive

Epcot New Year’s Eve Report

We had the chance to ring in the New Year at Walt Disney World, and spent the evening at Epcot. In this report, we’ll share our thoughts and photos from the experience, and some helpful planning advice for anyone else debating between Magic Kingdom and Epcot for New Year’s Eve. Prior to this, it had

December 2019 at Disney World

Here’s what to expect in December 2019 at Walt Disney World in terms of weather, crowds, special events, and more. Basically, December is all about Christmas…and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Let’s start with Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Walt Disney World has not released an official opening date for Star Wars land, but

Tips for Thanksgiving at Disney World

Many of readers who are visiting Walt Disney World for Thanksgiving 2018 have asked about dining options for the holiday, among other things. In this post, we thought we’d answer that frequently asked question, along with tips regarding Thanksgiving week crowds at Walt Disney World, what entertainment and merchandise is available for the holiday, and

Disney Pirates Summer Review & Info

Disney Pirates Summer is a special event themed to the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise. The marquee entertainment of the swashbuckling festivities is Pirates Summer Battle “Get Wet”, with special dining and merchandise also available. This post features some of my photos and thoughts on Pirates Summer at Tokyo DisneySea, along with tips for those