Author Archives: Becky Burkett

Main Street Electrical Parade Returns to Disney World, But Only for a One-Night Engagement

main street electrical parade

In October, the beloved Main Street Electrical Parade returned to the Walt Disney World Resort, but since its return was so short-lived–only one night–most Guests probably missed it, and if you’re crazy over the beloved electrical lights parade that once meandered down Main Street at Magic Kingdom like we are, you’re going to want to see this! Oh, the Main ...

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A New Animatronic Pandoran Banshee Comes to Life, But Not at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

banshee from james cameron's "Avatar"

A brand-new animatronic banshee has come to life, but Guests won’t find this Avatar animal at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. James Cameron’s Avatar was a ground-breaking work in cinematography and screenwriting. The Titanic director has a long list of credits to his name, but Avatar stands out among them all. The epic sci-fi fantasy film brought a whole new vocabulary to fans, who ...

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Neil Patrick Harris and Family Once Again Set the Standard for Halloween Costumes

neil patrick harris and family

Neil Patrick Harris and his family have won Halloween this year with their over-the-top and adorable costumes, and this isn’t the first time. The famous and beloved actor and his family have a long-standing tradition of dressing up for Halloween–but not  just dressing up. (Hey, anyone can go as Captain Jack Sparrow!) The actor and his family–partner David Burtka and ...

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Dangerous Storm System Causes Disney to Close Yet Again

hong kong disneyland entrance

Disney Parks is experiencing another closure in response to an angry ocean during this hurricane season.   In late September, Disney Parks, along with Universal Studios, Orlando International Airport, and other theme park resorts and tourist spots in Florida, announced plans to close in preparation for Hurricane Ian’s landfall. The massive Category 4 hurricane, which featured wind speeds of only ...

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Restricted Airspace Breached at Walt Disney World Resort

aerial view of magic kingdom

The restricted airspace over the Walt Disney World Resort was breached last week while Guests were in attendance at the parks. Disney World’s no-fly zone was first put into place in 2003, and not in response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, as many believe. That special status is why Guests at the parks can look up in the ...

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