Disney News
Author: Mark Plante | Published: January 12, 2021

Did Disney just push loyal fans to the breaking point? Could this be the final straw that deters loyal fans from visiting the Disney World Resort in Orlando? Disney announced yesterday that they would no longer be offering the Magical Express in 2022 for those visitors that stay at one of the Disney World Resorts.  […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: January 1, 2021

Prices have been the biggest complaint about a Disney World vacation in recent memory.  We have all seen the complaints when yearly (sometimes twice a year) Disney will raise prices on Park Tickets, Hotels, Food, etc.  But in most of those cases, Disney was still providing a full entertainment package for the prices.  There was […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: December 30, 2020

Disney has released a statement that the Blizzard Beach Water Park will resume operations on March 7, 2021.  Blizzard Beach has been closed since the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic and its opening is a welcome sign that the parks may be starting to focus on returning to semi-normal operating conditions. Disney has released the […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: December 2, 2020

Disney has extended hours for all four theme parks for the month of December as well as extending closing times for New Year’s Eve: Magic Kingdom December 6, 11-13, 18-19 Now 8am to 9pm, was 9am to 9pm December 7-10, 14-17 Now 8am to 8pm was 9am to 8pm December 31 Now 8am to 11pm […]

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Hong Kong Disneyland Closes for thrid time due to covid-19

For a third time Hong Kong Disneyland has closed due to rising Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong. With 76 new cases on Monday and 115 cases on Sunday.  The Hong Kong government is calling this their 4th wave and are implementing preventive measures throughout the country, which include closing down the theme park. Although the […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: November 20, 2020

As Disney slowly reopens parks during this pandemic another park feature has been announced to return.  Park Hopping has been suspended since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but Disney has announced that it will return on January 1, 2021.  Although it will be a little different at this point. With the Park Hopper Option […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: October 1, 2020

Disney has announced that it will be laying off 26,000+ employees due to the shutdown and effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Of the 26,000 layoffs, 66% will be part-time employees.  Disney Parks and Experiences currently employs more than 100,000 US employees and is currently reeling from a 91% profit loss during the first three months […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: September 15, 2020

A little while ago we posted a list of, what we thought, were the top 5 Disney Vloggers on YouTube, Click Here to view that post.  To this day, that is our one singular most popular post (Thank You!!!). Overwhelmingly, most comments chose Tim Tracker as their most popular. Well, let’s take a look at […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: September 14, 2020

Cancelled!!! Disney has announced that Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party has been cancelled for the 2020 Holiday season due to the Covid-19 outbreak.  Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party started at the Magic Kingdom in 1983 and this will be the first year that the Special Ticketed Event will not be held. There Will Still be […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: August 31, 2020

On Sunday, August 30, Guests of Disney’s Hollywood Studios reported that the My Disney Experience App unexpectedly “opened” before 9:30am although the app was not allowing anyone to join the queue. At 10am, when guest should have been able to sign in and join a queue, the app was still not allowing anyone to join. […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: July 7, 2020

Some crowds were gathered as they wait for the opportunity to enter the gates of Magic Kingdom for the first time since March.  Disney is opening the gates to the Magic Kingdom today to welcome home Annual Passholders for a preview of what it will be like to visit the”House of Mouse” for the foreseeable […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: June 25, 2020

According to a post on the WESH news channel on Thursday, June 25 Disney Blog released the following quote: “In a statement posted to the Disney Parks Blog on Thursday, the company said, “the retheming of Splash Mountain is of particular importance today. The new concept is inclusive – one that all of our guests […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: June 9, 2020

Another postponement due to the Covid-19 pandemic is that Disney Cruise Line has suspended all Disney Magic trips through October 2, 2020. Below is the release from Disney Cruise Lines:   All of us at Disney Cruise Line hope you are staying well. While COVID-19 continues to impact all our lives, we are inspired daily by the […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: June 8, 2020

Each day we are receiving new information from Disney that is making us cringe. If you’ve been following this Blog, you know that we originally had a vacation planned for April, 2020 that Covid-19 totally obliterated.  Those plans were to celebrate the 20th Wedding Anniversary of my wife and I.  It was to also celebrate […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: May 27, 2020

It is the announcement that we have been waiting to hear since March 13th… The Disney World Theme Parks are reopening. Disney World announced today and released plans to Orange County’s economic recovery task force regarding the reopening of all four Disney Theme Parks. In this presentation, Disney announced that Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom […]

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Disney World officials have announced a press conference scheduled for 10am on Wednesday, May 27th to announce plans that have been submitted to Florida Government and Health officials on their plans to reopen Disney World. Follow DisneyDawgs for a recap of the press conference and what the specific plans for the parks will be.

Author: Mark Plante | Published: May 25, 2020

Universal Orlando has announced an opening date! Now the waiting game for those of us that have Disney vacations scheduled for this Summer begins.  We originally had scheduled our vacation for April, but Covid-19 took care of that.  Beginning of May it was looking as though Disney would be reopening the parks in Orlando sometime […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: April 28, 2020

Well, it has been quite a year so far. Obviously our Disney trip that was scheduled for April 14 through April 21st was cancelled due to the worldwide pandemic that we are currently in the middle of right now. My family was quite disappointed due to the fact that this would have most-likely been our […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: March 13, 2020

For the first time in the history of the parks, both Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disneyland in California and the Disney Cruise Line will be temporarily suspending operations this weekend. Due to the Coronavirus, both parks and the cruise line will suspend public operations on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Disney Springs and ALL […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: February 28, 2020

DisneyDawgs now has a VLOG!  Check out our first vlog and let us know what you think.  

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