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Disney Announces Permanent Closure of Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Hotel

According to a statement from a Walt Disney World spokesperson, Disney will be closing the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser. “Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is one of our most creative projects ever and has been praised by our guests and recognized for setting a new bar for innovation and immersive entertainment. This premium, boutique experience gave… Read more »

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Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

MAY 2023 With Spring Break and Easter behind us and Memorial Day just on the horizon, summer is ramping up in Disney Parks. Disney World EPCOT International Flower & Garden Show EPCOT International Flower & Garden Show continues all this month and so does the Garden Rocks Concert Series which is accompanied by the Garden… Read more »

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Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

APRIL 2023 The 50th Anniversary Celebration in Disney World has come to an end but never fear, there’s still plenty happening in Disney Parks. Disney World Nighttime Entertainment Updates Starting April 3, “Happily Ever After” fireworks return to the Magic Kingdom, as well as the Happily Ever After Fireworks Dessert Parties. These are incredibly popular… Read more »

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Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

MARCH 2023 It’s a short list this month but it’s still going to be busy in Disney Parks. As we roll into March 2023 you can expect parks to be packed. This is the final month of the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Disney World, fan favorite festivals kick off on both coasts, and schools start… Read more »

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Review: Liberty Tree Tavern

The Setting Liberty Tree Tavern is one of the OG dining options in Disney World. It opened with the rest of the Magic Kingdom on October 1, 1971. So there’s a lot of history here, and yet there’s been very little change to the overall location or dining experience since it opened. Located right at… Read more »

Park Watch February 2023

Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

FEBRUARY 2023 I’m a few days late with this post but I’m just going to blame the groundhog for it. February is definitely not the low-crowd sweet spot it used to be, but the Disney Parks are still in something of a post-holiday lull. Here’s a look at some of what’s happening in Disney Parks… Read more »

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Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique News

An all new ‘Encanto’ Package is now available at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique in Disneyland and Walt Disney World. The Disney ‘Encanto’ Package” is available at both Fantasyland locations for $179.95 and includes: Makeovers at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique are very popular. Advance reservations are highly recommended. Setup an alert today and let us help you find… Read more »

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Roundup Rodeo BBQ Opening Date Announced

We finally know when Disney’s newest addition to the dining scene in Hollywood Studios will open – March 23. We’ve been waiting for this one since way back in the pre-pandemic days. When Disney first announced the restaurant plans, they included a projected opening date of 2020. But yeah… global pandemic. So like many other… Read more »

Magic Kingdom Fireworks

Fireworks Dessert Parties: Are They Worth It?

“Here’s the thing – you’re paying for the reserved viewing, not the food.” Magic Kingdom fireworks are my happy place. Literally. I’ve told my therapist multiple times. I am always the person in our group who is totally willing to camp out in the perfect viewing spot two hours before the show starts. So when… Read more »

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Review: Steakhouse 71

In July of 2021 we waved goodbye to The Wave in Disney’s Contemporary Resort. On October 1st that same year we were introduced to it’s replacement – Steakhouse 71. Located on the first floor of the Contemporary Resort, this restaurant has quickly become a guest favorite and many would say it’s the best budget steakhouse… Read more »

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Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

And just like that it’s a new year and a new month. While most of us are probably feeling some post-holiday exhaustion and taking it easy, there’s always something happening at Disney. Here’s a look at some of what’s happening in Disney Parks this month. Disney After Hours Disney After Hours Events are returning to… Read more »

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Review: California Grill 50th Anniversary Celebration Menu

Also known as that time I accidentally ordered a $137 cocktail and was too embarrassed to send it back. The Setting We’ve eaten here multiple times over the years and California Grill never disappoints. The menu changes with the seasons and the views are unbeatable. The restaurant is located on the top floor of the… Read more »