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.
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.
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.
Freeform, Disney’s young adult television and streaming network, has announced that Academy Award-winning actress and “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg will host its upcoming holiday special “Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic.” Premiering DEC. 18 at 8:00 p.m. EST, with special co-hosts Disney Channel’s “Descendants” star and Hollywood Records/Republic Records recording artist Sofia Carson and “Dancing with the Stars” winner and Hollywood Records recording artist Jordan Fisher, the festive one-hour event will reveal how the holiday magic and spirit come to life as the Disneyland and Walt Disney World theme parks and resort hotels are transformed into winter wonderlands filled with seasonal attractions, joyful entertainment, festive décor and special treats that make every day feel like a holiday. The spirit of the season shines even brighter in these magical places where families share traditions and make memories together.
“As a longtime friend of Mickey, there’s no place I’d rather spend the holidays than at the Happiest Place on Earth,” said Whoopi Goldberg. “To see the incredible work that goes into turning the parks into a winter wonderland is truly magical, and I’m so happy to be a part of it.”
From the executive producers of the “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” series, Ann Lewis Roberts, Simon Lythgoe and Jenny Daly, viewers will meet the dedicated team of Disney cast members and Santa’s helpers, who meticulously plan, design, build and bring to life wondrous Christmas trees, life-size gingerbread houses and much more!
“Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic,” hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, will air during Freeform’s annual “25 Days of Christmas” programming event. Now in its 21st year of bringing holiday cheer to viewers, Freeform’s 25 continuous days of holiday-themed entertainment for the whole family runs from DEC. 1–25, and viewers can ring in the season with festive specials, classic holiday movies and returning favorites.