Walt Disney World – talkDisney.com https://www.talkdisney.com Disney News and Information For Fans, By Fans Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:04:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i1.wp.com/www.talkdisney.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/590f14fa-b683-4306-ad4c-703ddd591563.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Walt Disney World – talkDisney.com https://www.talkdisney.com 32 32 99400257 Disney, Loungefly team up to make backpacks based off your favorite rides https://www.talkdisney.com/merchandise/disney-loungefly-team-up-to-make-backpacks-based-off-your-favorite-rides/ Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:04:00 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10420 For all you hardcore Disney Park aficionados out there: Here is the latest way to flaunt your affection for Mickey and friends. Say hello to these fashionable backpacks, the latest collaboration between Disney Parks and Loungefly. They’re all based off rides and and iconic characters from Walt Disney — including this backpack inspired by the […]

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Only Disney Could Sell Out a Halloween Event in Mid-August https://www.talkdisney.com/holidays/only-disney-could-sell-out-a-halloween-event-in-mid-august/ Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:51:51 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10410 The old adage about a good salesman selling ice or a refrigerator to an eskimo is getting an updated and less culturally insensitive update. Disney turned heads over the weekend by selling out a Halloween event in mid-August. Disney World’s Magic Kingdom hosted the first of its Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party dates on Friday, and […]

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2 Magic Kingdom rides temporarily closing for Tron construction https://www.talkdisney.com/wdw/2-magic-kingdom-rides-temporarily-closing-for-tron-construction/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:20:36 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10402 Two Magic Kingdom rides will temporarily close as Disney works to complete its new Tron attraction in time for its 50th anniversary in 2021. The Walt Disney World Railroad will temporarily take up residence at the Main Street Station starting in December 2018, pausing its grand-circle tours of Magic Kingdom Park. During this time, guests […]

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Disney World’s New Sparkling Blue Wine Is Oh So Pretty https://www.talkdisney.com/dining/disney-worlds-new-sparkling-blue-wine-is-oh-so-pretty/ Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:28:37 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10387 Another day, another new Disney treat that’s more photogenic than I’ll ever be. Earlier this month, Walt Disney World debuted an iridescent blue sparkling wine (wow, what a mouthful!), and it’s quite the lovely sight to behold. Sold at Amorette’s Patisserie in Disney Springs, the bubbly beverage has a striking blue color and it’s topped […]

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New dining options abound as Disney Springs in Orlando continues to transform https://www.talkdisney.com/dining/new-dining-options-abound-as-disney-springs-in-orlando-continues-to-transform/ Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:20:13 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10382 On an afternoon in late June, visitors huddled under umbrellas in a downpour to discuss what and where for late lunch or early dinner at Disney Springs’ newest restaurants. Three on the west side of the sprawling shopping and entertainment complex have traditional Italian flavor. There’s also a wine bar, a steam punk American cafe […]

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Up or Down? The Haunted Mansion Stretching Room https://www.talkdisney.com/video/up-or-down-the-haunted-mansion-stretching-room/ Sun, 29 Jul 2018 19:43:56 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10279 When you step into the famous octagonal room, your first stop at the Haunted Mansion, the disembodied ghost-host asks: “Is this room actually stretching? Or is it just your imagination?” Well it’s not your imagination. It is stretching, but in which direction? The answer to that question actually depends on which Haunted Mansion you’re visiting. […]

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Disney World splurges that are worth it https://www.talkdisney.com/featured/disney-world-splurges-that-are-worth-it/ Fri, 27 Jul 2018 19:26:49 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=8579 Walt Disney World is expensive. No two ways about it. Thirty years ago, when I was a kid, you could get into the Magic Kingdom for just $18. Now, tickets cost $99 and up. But if you want to take the plunge, you might find that a few splurges are worth it. If you can […]

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Guy Fieri Is Opening Up a Restaurant at Disney World https://www.talkdisney.com/dining/guy-fieri-is-opening-up-a-restaurant-at-disney-world/ Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:11:18 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10368 The happiest place on earth will soon offer a detour into Flavortown. On Wednesday, Walt Disney World announced plans to open Chicken Guy!, a fast-casual restaurant from Food Network star Guy Fieri, at Disney Springs in Orlando. It will serve as the original flagship location of what will eventually be a restaurant chain that serves […]

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Disney ditching plastic straws by mid-2019 https://www.talkdisney.com/dining/disney-ditching-plastic-straws-by-mid-2019/ Thu, 26 Jul 2018 23:54:59 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10355 Officials with the Walt Disney Company said on Thursday that it will eliminate single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all its locations around the world. The elimination will amount to a reduction of more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually, Disney officials said in a blog post. “Eliminating plastic straws and […]

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5 Reasons to Take a Disney VIP Tour (and 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t) https://www.talkdisney.com/lists/5-reasons-to-take-a-disney-vip-tour-and-3-reasons-why-you-shouldnt/ Thu, 26 Jul 2018 19:25:35 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=8583 Disney World private VIP tours can accommodate up to 10 guests. The tour can be custom designed to focus on the rides and the parks that you want to experience. Private Disney VIP tours cost anywhere from $400-600 per hour, depending on the season, and have a minimum commitment of seven continuous hours. This does […]

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