Echo Lake at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Refurbishment Begins September 6

Beginning September 6,  Echo Lake at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will undergo refurbishment through the end of October.  During this time, there might be changes to the area’s landscape and the lake will be drained and repainted.  Additionally, Gertie’s Ice Cream and Min and Bill’s Dockside Diner will also be repainted; however both will operate as normal.

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

Actress Alyssa Milano Visits Walt Disney World Resort

Actress Alyssa Milano and her son Milo recently visited Walt Disney World Resort to kick off the Halloween season.

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During her visit, Alyssa stopped by the Magic Kingdom to meet Mickey Mouse dressed in his seasonal attire.

#FaveFive – Our Favorite Disney Happenings this Week

Welcome to our #FaveFive where we bring you our top 5 favorite Disney happenings this week.


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  1.  Slinky Dog has arrived!



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2.  Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort will be even more Bootiful this year



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3.  BB-8 has a dark side?




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4.  We ❤ this idea!




5.  Can you hear a difference?

See you next week!

#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round Up for the Week of September 1, 2017

This week, the Slinky Dog Dash ride vehicle arrives at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Halloween Time expands to Cars Land and Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure park, and fans were introduced to BB-9E from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  Let’s take a look!


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Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments for September 2017

Changes Coming to World Showcase Musical Acts During the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

La Cava del Tequila at Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion Now Serves a Universe of Energy Margarita

First Look: Slinky Dog Dash Ride Vehicle Arrives at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Walt Disney Presents to Open September 8 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Closing for Two Weeks in September

Disney Introduces New Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour at Animal Kingdom

Ear Hat Embroidery will be Available at Discovery Trading Compnay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom beginning September 4

Disney’s Night of Joy Entertainment Schedule Announced

Chef Mickey’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Relocation Moved to Later this Year

Take A Look at the New Roaring Fork at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground Offering ‘Return to Sleepy Hollow’ Event



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Disneyland Resort Refurbishments for September 2017

Actress Tina Fey Visits Disneyland Resort

David Hasselhoff Visits Disney California Adventure Park at Disneyland Resort

Medals Revealed for 2017 Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort

Halloween Time Expands to Cars Land and Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure




Disney Announces ‘Day of Giving’ and Commits $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

Shanghai Disney Resort Named 2017 China Best Employer

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort Celebrates its 12th Anniversary

Disney Introduces New  Interchangeable Bow Collection

Meet BB-9E from Star Wars: The Last Jedi

‘American Idol’ Cancels Texas Auditions

Bobby Moynihan to Join The Muppets’ Show at Hollywood Bowl

Vampirina will Debut on Disney Junior October 1

Cars 3 will be released on Blu-ray/DVD and digital on November 7, 2017

VIDEO: Slinky Dog Dash Ride Vehicle Arrives at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

VIDEO: ‘Lion King’ Creators Surprise Guests at ‘Festival of the Lion King’

VIDEO: Meet Dante from Disney/Pixar’s Upcoming Film ‘Coco’

VIDEO: Check Out Kermit the Frog’s New Voice


Rumor of the Week – Is Disney’s Hollywood Studios about to get a name change?

Walt Disney Presents to Open September 8 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Earlier this month, Disney shared that the One Man’s Dream attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios would soon be transforming into Walt Disney Presents which would offer guests a look at Disney’s past, present, and future.

Today Disney announced Walt Disney Presents will officially open on September 8, 2017.  Guests can look forward to historic sketches, photos, storyboards, and also view ride vehicle maquettes, a portion of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge model, concept art for Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway attraction, and an all-new Toy Story Land model.

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