Category Archives: Walt Disney World

2018 Disney On Broadway Line-Up Announced for Epcot International Festival of the Arts

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts will return in January 2018 for its second year.  The event will take place January 12 – February 19, 2018, and new this year, the festival will expand to seven days of the week instead of just on the weekends. During this event, guests can celebrate art, food, and entertainment, including the popular Disney On Broadway series.  Disney has shared a first look at the lineup of Broadway artists set to take the America Gardens Theatre stage this year.

  • January 12-15 and 19-22: Kara Lindsay (NEW!) and Kevin Massey, who will perform songs from “Tarzan,” “Aladdin,” “Newsies” and “Frozen.”
  • January 26-29 and February 2-5: Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White, who will perform songs from “Tarzan,” “The Lion King,” “Aida,” “Aladdin,” and “The Little Mermaid.”
  • February 9-12 and 16-19: Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland, who will perform songs from “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Tarzan,” “Mary Poppins,” “Newsies” and “Frozen.”

All Disney on Broadway shows are included in theme park admission and will take place Fridays through Mondays at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m.

One of the best ways to experience Disney on Broadway is through a dining package. Guests can book a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner, and later enjoy priority seating at the show.

For more information on the Festival, click over to www.disneyworld.com/ArtfulEpcot or call 407-WDW-DINE or 407-939-3463.

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Closed Wednesday, December 13 Due to Low Temps

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon will be closed Wednesday, December 13 due to low temperatures in the area.  The water park is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park remains closed for its annual refurbishment.

For a complete list of current and upcoming refurbishments/closings at Walt Disney World Resort, please visit our refurbishment page.

Casey’s Corner Hot Dog of the Month for December is…

Oh Boy!  Casey’s Corner at Magic Kingdom has revealed their hot dog of the month for December.  The Hot Diggity Holiday Dog is topped with pulled pork and cranberry cole slaw, served with your choice of French fries or apple slices for $12.49, plus tax.

Casey’s Corner is located on Main Street U.S.A. and serves hot dogs, corn dog nuggets, French fries, cotton candy and Cracker Jack.

You can view the complete menu here.

New Show Featuring Russell and Dug from ‘Up’ Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom this Spring

Today Disney announced a brand new show featuring Russell and Dug from Disney•Pixar’s “Up” will be coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in spring 2018.

According to Disney, this new experience will offer guests the chance to see Senior Wilderness Explorer Russell and his furry friend Dug as they discover species of birds from around the world in their newest adventure at the Caravan Theater in Anandapur village. There will be “UP” close encounters each day with amazing winged creatures!

Disney also confirmed Flights of Wonder will be ending with its final showing on December 31, 2017.

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon to Remain Closed through December 11 Due to Low Temps

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon will remain closed through Monday, December 11 due to low temperatures in the area.  The water park is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park remains closed for its annual refurbishment.

For a complete list of current and upcoming refurbishments/closings at Walt Disney World Resort, please visit our refurbishment page.