While the unprecedented public health emergency means life cannot go on as usual, including daily operation of our favorite Disney theme parks, some things we can draw some comfort from do continue. One of those is the raising and lowering ceremonies for the Flag of… Read More »New video: Magic Kingdom security raises the United States Flag in an empty park
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The national health emergency continues and there is major uncertainty as to when it might end. Disneyland and Walt Disney World are closed with no official reopening date announced despite them taking reservations for June 1 or later. When they do open for guests again,… Read More »What happens to construction at Walt Disney World and Disneyland?
Yesterday, we learned that Walt Disney World would stay closed until further notice amid the unprecedented global health emergency. A new update to their main website indicates that Disney World now plans to remain closed until at least June 1, 2020 although they reserve the… Read More »Walt Disney World no longer accepting reservations before June 1
When Walt Disney World temporarily shuttered its parks and resorts a week ago, the announced two-week closure to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus seemed like a very long time for the gates to be closed. But it’s a different world today than even just… Read More »When will Walt Disney World reopen and how will things be different?
One of the parks we managed to visit shortly before Walt Disney World closed its parks and hotels amid the Coronavirus crisis, was EPCOT. We wanted to get one last look at its major construction projects, enjoy the flowers of the Flower and Garden festival,… Read More »France Pavilion Expansion Update from EPCOT
Cirque du Soleil has just announced that it will temporarily suspend the previews of its upcoming ‘Drawn to Life’ show at Disney Springs. The preview shows were scheduled to begin on March 20, 2020. The closure follows Walt Disney World shuttering its parks, Disney Springs… Read More »Cirque du Soleil announces Drawn to Life at Disney Springs will suspend preview shows
With Disneyland and Walt Disney World closing its parks, shopping and dining districts, and soon the hotels, the company has begun to make good on the promise of donating surplus food to those in need in the communities they’re a part of. Disney has released… Read More »Disneyland and Walt Disney World begin program of sharing surplus food with local food banks
Like Disneyland Resort, the Walt Disney Resort has a long history of supporting local nonprofits. One of these relationships is with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. With the parks closing due to Coronavirus concerns, Disney has announced it will donate its excess… Read More »Walt Disney World donating excess food to local food bank during temporary Coronavirus closure