Theme Parks

Half marathon canceled

The half marathon scheduled at Disney world’s Magic Kingdom for this morning January 6, was canceled for impending bad weather and lightning. All those they had registered for the half marathon Will be giving refunds in the form of Disney gift cards, or registration in another Disney running event within the next 24 months.


Disney is Testing Single Day Quick Serve Dining Plans

Starting on January 12, 2017 through February 22, 2017 Guests of the Magic Kingdom will have the opportunity to purchase a one day Quick Serve Dining Plan.  At the time of this post, no prices have been announced. Guests will be able to purchase certificates to be used as follows: One lunch quick service meal […]


Blizzard Beach Closing

Due to the cold temperatures and bad weather forecasted for January 7th-9th, Blizzard Beach will be closed during Marathon Weekend.


New 4-Day Discounted “4 Park Magic Ticket” Introduced; Available For a Limited Time

Walt Disney World has announced a new type of “discount” ticket which will only be valid through May 26, 2017. The new 4 Park Magic Ticket is only $70 per day for a limited time and gives guests one admission to each of the four theme parks on four separate days starting today, Nov. 15, […]


Disney’s Magic Kingdom hopes a new Muppets-themed show helps turn sluggish theme park attendance around.

Magic Kingdom opens its most significant new attraction in more than two years. The Muppets Present … Great Moments in American History


Pandora Ride Descriptions Offered in New Birnbaum’s Walt Disney World Guide

With all of the excitement surrounding Star Wars Land and other projects, it can be easy to forget that Disney is slated to unveil a huge theme park project next year when Pandora — the World of Avatar opens in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Although we’ve been treated to some concept art and loglines for attractions in […]


They tried it: Disney World’s Big Thunder coaster rolls out kidney stones

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Does your insurance cover amusement park visits? Maybe it should. For years, David Wartinger’s patients told him stories of passing kidneys shortly after riding roller coasters . “Most urologists wouldn’t be surprised by this,” said Wartinger, a professor emeritus within Michigan State University’s Department of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties. Jarring motions and vibrations often jostle stones stuck on the outer […]


“Lights, Motors, Action!” Now Being Demolished at Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Land

Over the weekend, work began on removing the viewing area for the former “Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in preperation for the new Toy Story and Star Wars themed land being added to the park.


Big Thunder Mountain

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is an indoor/outdoor mine train roller coaster located in Frontierland at several Disneyland-style Disney Parks worldwide. The ride exists at Disneyland Park (California) and the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World as Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and at Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Park (Paris) as Big Thunder Mountain. Big Thunder Mountain […]


PizzeRizzo opening this fall in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Muppets fans will understand – Rizzo The Rat is one of the few rats you’d be fine seeing at a pizza joint. His new restaurant, PizzeRizzo, will open this fall in Muppets Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, according to a Disney Parks Blog post. It’ll be in the former Toy Story Pizza Planet site. Diners […]


Muppets Are Coming

The Muppets Are Coming to Walt Disney World

Thu, July 28, 2016 The Muppets Are Coming to Walt Disney World Resort This Fall in an All-New Show Beginning this fall, the Muppets will be visiting Magic Kingdom Park, where they’ll take part in an all-new live show, “The Muppets Present… Great Moments in American History.” Sam Eagle, the fiercely patriotic American eagle who […]


Finding ‘Frozen’ at Walt Disney World this summer

The Frozen Ever After ride that opened in Epcot last month was an instant hit, but it’s not the only place that Walt Disney World guests can get a dose of Elsa, Anna, and their friends. The ride and the Royal Summerhaus next door, where the sisters greet their fans in a charmingly themed cottage, […]