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Jan 01, 2021, 11:30 ET 21 Ways to Kick Off 2021 with Magic at Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney World Resort is ready to help guests make the new year magical. From new and classic attractions to culinary experiences to character...


Dec 14, 2020, 14:55 ET Inaugural Disney Dreamers Academy Virtual Program Series Culminates with Festive Commencement Celebration

A stirring production, tributes from beloved celebrities and powerful musical performances marked the December 12 commencement ceremony for the first ...


Nov 06, 2020, 15:28 ET Unwrap Holiday Traditions at Walt Disney World Resort in 2020

Wreaths are hung, lights are strung and trees are trimmed with care as holiday celebrations begin today at three Walt Disney World Resort theme...


Oct 25, 2020, 19:28 ET BIG NEWS: Endangered White Rhino Born at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park just welcomed a baby white rhinoceros to the family, boosting efforts to save the magnificent and endangered...


Sep 08, 2020, 14:00 ET Walt Disney World Resort Reimagines Holiday Traditions in 2020

A reimagined holiday celebration will begin Nov. 6, 2020, at Walt Disney World Resort, with the four theme parks, Disney Springs and Disney resort...


Jul 08, 2020, 15:00 ET Magic Is Here as Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks Prepare to Welcome Guests Again

Walt Disney World Resort theme parks are preparing for a phased reopening – with significant reduction in capacity – beginning July 11, 2020, with...


Mar 03, 2020, 22:48 ET Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Opens March 4 at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida

Those true originals, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, hosted a spectacular gala premiere Tuesday night in honor of their new attraction, Mickey &...


Feb 02, 2020, 23:30 ET Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes 'Going to Disney World!' Monday Following Kansas City Chiefs' Thrilling Super Bowl LIV Victory

With cheers and confetti still filling the air following the Kansas City Chiefs' long-awaited victory Sunday in Super Bowl LIV, the game's Most...


Jan 31, 2020, 09:11 ET Disney Parks Creating Magical Moment During Super Bowl LIV MVP Ceremony As Part Of Iconic Disney Super Bowl Tradition

This year's Super Bowl MVP ceremony is getting some extra magic, as Disney Parks and Make-A-Wish will make a super-sized announcement following the...


Jan 16, 2020, 17:34 ET They're Going to Disney World!

Today, Walt Disney World Resort revealed the 100 extraordinary high school students from across the nation who will participate in the 2020 Disney...


Dec 30, 2019, 13:00 ET Florida Residents Can Experience the Magic of Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks in 2020 with the Special Discover Disney Ticket, Starting Jan. 2

Walt Disney World Resort is ringing in the new year with a sensational collection of experiences, with spectacular new attractions plus returning...


Dec 16, 2019, 10:00 ET Disney's Riviera Resort Welcomes Guests With the Sights, Sounds and Flavors of Europe

Disney Vacation Club announced the grand opening of the all-new Disney's Riviera Resort on December 16, 2019, at Walt Disney World Resort during a...


Dec 10, 2019, 14:00 ET Drawn to Life: New Cirque du Soleil production to open at Disney Springs in 2020

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products are thrilled to announce Drawn to Life, the highly anticipated, new...


Dec 05, 2019, 10:06 ET Walt Disney World Cast Members Get the Red-Carpet Treatment at Magic Kingdom Park with Annual Service Celebration

Walt Disney World Resort celebrated and honored thousands of cast members this week at the annual Service Celebration at Magic Kingdom Park with an...


Dec 04, 2019, 21:26 ET Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Makes Galactic Debut at Walt Disney World Resort

This is the Disney attraction you're looking for. Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance makes its public debut Dec. 5, 2019, inside Star Wars: Galaxy's...


Nov 19, 2019, 10:30 ET Experience the Excitement of a Visit to Walt Disney World Resort with Newest 4-Park Magic Ticket

There's so much to look forward to at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, with the holiday season in full swing and a year of new experiences on the ...


Nov 16, 2019, 14:45 ET Walt Disney World Resort Brings the Adventure of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to Air Travelers at Orlando International Airport

The Force is strong today throughout Orlando International Airport with the debut of new décor that helps travelers feel as if they've stepped into...


Aug 28, 2019, 12:30 ET Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Makes Thrilling Debut at Walt Disney World Resort

This will be a day long remembered at Disney's Hollywood Studios, as the park took its first step into a larger world with the grand opening of Star...


Mar 25, 2019, 21:44 ET NBA Experience Tips Off August 12 At Walt Disney World Resort

NBA Experience, the brand-new destination coming to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort, officially opens Aug. 12, 2019. This announcement was ...


Jan 22, 2019, 13:03 ET All-New Disney's Riviera Resort Now Accepting Guest Reservations

Disney's Riviera Resort is now accepting guest reservations for stays beginning in December 2019. This all-new resort coming to Walt Disney World...


Jan 11, 2019, 17:09 ET Professional Athlete Tim Tebow and Fiancée Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Celebrate at Walt Disney World Resort Following Their Engagement

Professional athlete and sports analyst Tim Tebow and fiancée Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters celebrated their recent engagement with a visit to Magic Kingdom...


Dec 19, 2018, 10:52 ET New Details and Activities Revealed for NBA Experience at Disney Springs

For the first time, Walt Disney World Resort is giving guests and basketball fans a glimpse of the exciting action coming to the new NBA Experience...


Dec 18, 2018, 10:33 ET In the new year, experience new excitement at Walt Disney World Resort with special 4-Park Magic Tickets

As the calendar turns to 2019 and thoughts turn to new year's resolutions, now, more than ever is the time for spending time with family, making...


Oct 18, 2018, 14:10 ET Disney Announces Plans to Build Nature-Inspired Mixed-Use Resort on Bay Lake

A new nature-inspired, mixed-use Disney resort will welcome families in 2022 along the picturesque shoreline of Bay Lake. Located between Disney's...


Sep 06, 2018, 21:19 ET Cast Members Approve Disney Offer to Raise Starting Pay to One of the Highest Entry-Level Wages in the U.S. Service Industry

With unanimous support from union leaders, Cast Members at Walt Disney World Resort today overwhelmingly ratified a five-year contract that sets them ...