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Disney World Holiday Treats: Hotel Edition!

WDW Christmas Food Resorts

In just about two weeks, the holiday season will begin at Walt Disney World Resort. Carols will be sung, holly will hang from the windows, and there will be enough food to fill everyone’s bellies. Each of Disney World’s four main Parks — Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom — will have a ton of eats and sweets ...

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‘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

Universal

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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