Walt Disney World News

10/20/2017 02:05 PM
Unwrap a World of Disney Memories This Holiday Season – Or Any Occasion – With New Gift of Disney Vacations
Celebrate the Season of Giving by Sharing the Magic BURBANK, Calif. — Ready to put a little pixie dust in your gift-giving this holiday season or any time of year? Give the gift of Disney! Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Disney has made it easier than ever to give magical Disney vacations, […]

10/19/2017 10:40 PM
First Look at The NBA Experience Coming to Disney Springs in Summer 2019
Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (October 19, 2017) – Walt Disney World Resort unveiled the first look at the new NBA Experience coming to Disney Springs in 2019. The renderings show a futuristic-looking building and can be found here and here. Inspired by the modern architecture of new NBA arenas around the country, the building designs […]

10/13/2017 04:31 PM
New Pilot Program at Select Walt Disney World Hotels Welcomes Guests and Their Dogs Starting Oct. 15
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (October 13, 2017) – Calling all labs and boxers, pugs and terriers, poodles and beagles. The welcome mutt is out! Beginning Sunday, Oct. 15, Walt Disney World Resort will welcome guests – and their canine companions – to four resort hotels, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney Port Orleans Resort – Riverside, […]

10/12/2017 04:04 PM
Last Chance for High School Students to Apply for 2018 Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort
Applications for the once-in-a-lifetime inspirational program are open through Oct. 31 at www.DisneyDreamersAcademy.com LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – October 12, 2017 – High School students participating in the 2018 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence will experience a once-in-a-lifetime career-inspiring weekend – but there’s only a few weeks left for students to apply at […]

10/11/2017 07:13 PM
Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID Announce Tickets Are Now On Sale for Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience
First-Look and Opening Dates Revealed BURBANK, Calif. – October 11, 2017 – Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, debuting at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando on December 16 and Downtown Disney at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on January 5. Tickets […]

10/01/2017 04:21 PM
Epcot at 35: Reflecting on a Storied Past, Poised for a Promising Future of Creativity and Innovation
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. – Oct. 1, 2017 – Epcot marked its 35th anniversary Sunday doing what it does best: looking to the future. Against the backdrop of its iconic Spaceship Earth, Disney’s theme park that celebrates human achievement hosted ceremonies that reflected on 35 years of creativity and innovation. More important, the ceremonies shined a spotlight […]

09/29/2017 04:51 PM
“Walt Disney Presents” Gallery at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Showcases New Lands and Attractions
Models and interactive displays debuted September 8 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Guests to Disney’s Hollywood Studios can now get an insider’s look at the new Toy Story Land that opens at the theme park next summer.  The sneak peek is part of the new Walt Disney Presents gallery that opened September 8. The gallery […]

09/29/2017 04:26 PM
BaseLine Tap House Debuts in the New Grand Avenue Area at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — BaseLine Tap House, a lively corner pub specializing in California beers and wines, debuts as part of the new Grand Avenue area at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Capturing the spirit of present-day Downtown Los Angeles, Grand Avenue is home to vintage office buildings and warehouses that represent the city’s vibrant districts […]

09/28/2017 10:22 PM
Young Stars of the Avatar Sequels Get Inspiration During Visit to Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World Resort
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The next generation cast of the upcoming Avatar sequels was immersed into the breathtaking world of Pandora during a recent visit to Walt Disney World Resort. The visit was organized by AVATAR filmmaker James Cameron and film producer Jon Landau to acquaint the seven young actors with the world their […]

09/19/2017 03:00 PM
Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returns by Popular Demand to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Dec. 16
Returning Special Event Will Feature Out-Of-This-World Entertainment, Character Encounters and Fun Galore LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Star Wars fans across the galaxy, get ready for a special Disney party you won’t want to miss. Following a sold-out event last April, Star Wars: Galactic Nights is returning Dec. 16 to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This gala […]