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Oct 01, 2016, 10:47 ET New Benefits Coming to Walt Disney World Passholders During Resort's 45th Anniversary Year

 Wrapped in exciting fall events, the merriest of holiday happenings and a 2017 filled with spectacular openings, Walt Disney World Resort is...


Sep 27, 2016, 13:10 ET Clock Ticking for America's High School Students to Participate in 10th Annual Disney Dreamers Academy

Time is running out for high school students nationwide to be a part of the 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine -...


Aug 15, 2016, 10:09 ET Two New Holiday Event Packages Are Now Available at Walt Disney World Resort

 Available just in time for the 2016 holiday season, groups can now enjoy two new event offerings at Walt Disney World Resort including the...


Aug 11, 2016, 14:54 ET Walt Disney World Resort le da la bienvenida a una nueva Princesa

 Walt Disney World Resort será el lugar donde las familias podrán ver a la nueva Princesa de Disney – la primera inspirada en...


Aug 11, 2016, 14:09 ET Walt Disney World Resort Welcomes a New Princess

 Walt Disney World Resort will be the place where families can see Disney's newest princess – the first inspired by diverse Latin...


Jun 01, 2016, 15:01 ET Applications Now Open for the Tenth Annual Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE

 High school students nationwide can now apply to be among 100 students selected to participate in the 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve...


Mar 02, 2016, 16:45 ET Experiencias de Películas Taquilleras Debutarán Este Verano en los Cuatro Parques Temáticos de Walt Disney World Resort

 Una insuperable alineación de atracciones de éxitos taquilleros debutará en Walt Disney World Resort este verano comenzando el...


Feb 19, 2016, 18:29 ET Star Wars se apodera del cielo este verano con un nuevo y exitoso espectáculo nocturno en Walt Disney World Resort

 Continuando con la extraordinaria popularidad de Star Wars: El Despertar de la Fuerza, Walt Disney World Resort revela nuevo entretenimiento...


Feb 19, 2016, 18:24 ET Star Wars Takes to the Skies This Summer in New Blockbuster Nighttime Spectacular at Walt Disney World Resort

 Following the extraordinary popularity of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Walt Disney World Resort is unveiling even more Star Wars-themed...


Feb 19, 2016, 11:10 ET Star Wars Takes to the Skies This Summer in New Blockbuster Nighttime Spectacular at Walt Disney World Resort

 Following the extraordinary popularity of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Walt Disney World Resort is unveiling even more Star Wars-themed...


Feb 02, 2016, 12:00 ET High School Students Nationwide Chosen for 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

 Approximately 100 students from across America will soon pack their bags for a fabulous, fun-filled and educational trip to Walt Disney World...


Sep 30, 2015, 09:03 ET Downtown Disney Officially Becomes Disney Springs with Enticing New Dining and Exciting Retail Experiences

 Walt Disney World Resort today officially changed the name of Downtown Disney to Disney Springs, an important milestone in the ongoing...


Feb 03, 2014, 17:47 ET Malcolm Smith of the Seattle Seahawks Celebrates Super Bowl XLVIII Win with Victory Parade at Walt Disney World Resort

 The victory atmosphere moved south from New Jersey to Walt Disney World Resort Monday where Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith...


Jun 14, 2013, 11:00 ET Disney Parks Celebrate a Star-Spangled July Fourth -- All Week Long! Fireworks, Patriotic Parades and More Anchor Independence Week

Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort guests won't have to wait until the Fourth of July to celebrate America's birthday. They can choose...


Mar 14, 2013, 11:24 ET Disney Anuncia un Nuevo Concepto: Disney Springs

Walt Disney World Resort anunció la transformación de Downtown Disney a un nuevo concepto, Disney Springs. La transformación, que se...


Mar 14, 2013, 10:00 ET Disney Unveils Vision for Disney Springs

 Walt Disney World Resort today announced the multi-year transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs, a unique destination that will...


Feb 04, 2013, 00:19 ET Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco "Going to Disney World" to Celebrate Super Bowl XLVII Victory

 In this city rich in traditions, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco on Sunday shouted five words ingrained in the traditions of American...


Dec 06, 2012, 10:32 ET Gran Celebración por la Apertura de New Fantasyland, la Expansión Más Grande en la Historia de Magic Kingdom en Walt Disney World Resort

La estrella de "Érase una vez" debutó un "fueron felices para siempre" en la gran apertura el jueves de New Fantasyland, la...


Dec 06, 2012, 10:22 ET Grand Celebration Opens New Fantasyland, Largest Expansion Ever at Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom

 The star of "Once Upon a Time" kicked off the "happily ever after" at the grand opening Thursday of New Fantasyland, the largest expansion in...


Jan 27, 2012, 09:36 ET Disney-Style Salute Planned for Fifth-Year Anniversary as 100 Students are Selected for Disney's Dreamers Academy

   Walt Disney World Resort today announced the list of 100 high school students from across the U.S. who have been selected to...


Dec 06, 2011, 19:20 ET Construction Begins on Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

 Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts kicked off construction of its luxury resort at Walt Disney World Resort today, in a groundbreaking...


Aug 24, 2011, 10:30 ET Walt Disney World Resort Links with Arnold Palmer Golf Management to Tee Up Even More Magic for Disney Golfers

Walt Disney World Resort and Arnold Palmer Golf Management have signed a 20-year strategic alliance to create even more magic for Disney golfers....


Aug 24, 2011, 09:00 ET Early Buyers Prepare to Move in to Golden Oak Homes; Three Furnished Showcase Homes Open for Tours

For most people, a visit to Walt Disney World is reason to celebrate.  But that wasn't quite enough for two families from Oklahoma and West...


Jun 30, 2011, 08:10 ET Nominations Open for the 2012 Disney's Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine

Plans are underway for the 2012 Disney's Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine. Parents, teachers, mentors and youth can nominate...


May 30, 2011, 11:09 ET Scotty McCreery Celebrates 'American Idol' Win at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

To celebrate his May 25 win on the popular "American Idol" television show, country music singer Scotty McCreery today was honored in a celebratory...