Author Archives: Krysten Swensen

‘National Treasure’ Series Has Cast Its Lead

National Treasure

In March, Disney announced that it would be creating a Disney+ streaming series based on the popular 2004 film National Treasure and its 2007 sequel, National Treasure: Book of Secrets. The show will be produced by the film’s original producer Jerry Bruckheimer (Pirates of the Caribbean) and will reportedly follow the same concept as the films, but will feature a younger ...

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Grad Nites Are Returning to Disney!

Grad Nite

Every year, high school seniors look forward to traveling to The Happiest Place on Earth to celebrate their final days as high schoolers. Grad Nites take place throughout May and June at Disney California Adventure Park and includes fun events like dance parties, while also keeping a number of rides open for the students to experience. Unfortunately, the theme parks ...

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As Disney Struggles, Universal Theme Parks Thrive

In 2020, theme parks around the world were hit with a devastating blow when they were forced to shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the closure, Walt Disney World still managed to top all others, with 7 million people visiting Magic Kingdom Park alone before the closures. However, the theme park giant has been struggling lately, with many ...

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Food Offerings Revealed For Disney Merriest Nites!

Coco Merriest Nites

On November 11, Disneyland will kick off its first-ever Christmas party called Disney Merriest Nites — which will run for five select nights between November and December. Merriest Nites will take place at Disneyland Park and will feature six Christmas parties in one — ranging from celebrating with Lilo and Stitch in Adventureland to Tiana and friends in New Orleans ...

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Could Disney World Make Big Changes to Its Mask Policy?

Back in July, Orange County, Florida Mayor Jerry Demings declared a state of emergency for the county — where Disney World is located — due to a dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths. While Demings was not able to set a county-wide mask mandate due to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis passing an executive order banning such actions, Demings did ...

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EPCOT Candlelight Processional Dining Packages: SOLD OUT

Candlelight Processional

Beginning November 26, EPCOT will once again celebrate the holiday season with its very popular Candlelight Processional. The annual event was canceled in 2020 due to Walt Disney World still following a number of strict health and safety procedures put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Guests were thrilled to hear that the event would be coming back this ...

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OpEd: Disney Is Bringing Back the Wrong Parade

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, Disneyland proudly presents Our spectacular festival pageant Of nighttime magic and imagination In thousands of sparkling lights And electro-syntho-magnetic musical sounds, The Main Street Electrical Parade! Beginning in 1972 and lasting for more than 25 years, the Main Street Electrical Parade lit up the streets of Disneyland almost every night. It is Disneyland’s most ...

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BREAKING: Disney World Releases Christmas Foodie Guide!

Disney World Christmas Foodie Guide

In just a few short weeks, the holiday season will begin at Walt Disney World Resort and Christmas magic will be in the air! Beautifully decorated trees will be found at all Parks and Disney Resort hotels, festive Christmas music will be playing that will absolutely get stuck in your head, and delicious food and drinks will be available to ...

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