Sad news to share as Richard Bates, the longtime head of government relations for Disney, died on December 31 at the age of 70. Bob Chapek (Chief Executive Officer of Disney) and Bob Iger (Disney’s Executive Chairmain) have released a joint statement as shared below. Credit: Deadline.com As shared by Variety: “Richard Bates, the longtime head of government relations ...Read More ?
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Gideon’s Bakehouse is taking Disney Springs by storm! This new trending spot is beyond popular which is reflected in the crowd volume around the bakehouse. To alleviate long lines, Gideon’s does have a virtual queue which means you can shop and dine elsewhere while you wait for your turn to enjoy the cookies. BUT – you can expect the queue ...Read More ?
Let us fill your screen with a dose of deliciousness! If you’re in the Disney Springs area now through February 28, 2021, you’ll want to make a stop by Vivoli il Gelato for their one-of-a-kind Hot Chocolate Affagato. And yes, this sweet treat is as delicious as it looks! Credit: Disney Springs Tiwtter As shared via Disney Springs Twitter: “The ...Read More ?
The beautiful Cirque du Soleil’s building at Disney Springs has sat empty for way too long! Disney confirmed today (January 1) the highly anticipated new show called “Drawn to Life” is still on track to debut in 2021. We did notice however that tickets are no longer available for purchase. So, here’s the history… the “La Nouba” show closed ...Read More ?
Happy New Year, Disney fans! If you’re looking for a mouthwatering treat to get your January going, you’ll want to check out the newest trending spot at Disney Springs… Gideon’s Bakehouse! They’ve just announced they will be offering a limited release Coffee Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie for January. Check out the yummy details below. As shared via Gideon’s Bakehouse ...Read More ?
With 2020 almost behind us, Disney decided to share a super cute video of the animals at Walt Disney World saying goodbye to 2020, and hello 2021! Check out the video and details as shared below by the animal care team and DisneyParksBlog. So, without further ado, here’s a look at how we’re closing out the year and gearing ...Read More ?
Goodbye 2020… Hello 2021! Planning your 2021 visit to Walt Disney World this January? Good news! A recent update to the Disney website shows Disney extended park hours for all four of their theme parks. As you plan your vacation to the most magic place on earth, here are the current posted park hours for January, February and March. Magic ...Read More ?
Sad news to wrap up 2020, as celebrated voice artist, Tom Kane, has suffered a stroke leaving him largely unable to speak. As shared via Tom Kane’s Facebook page on December 30: “ “Hi everyone! This is Tom’s daughter, Sam. Our family wanted to share why my dad has been MIA. About two months ago he had a left ...Read More ?
Since Disney’s Port Orleans Resort is one of the resorts to remain closed during Walt Disney World’s phased reopening, many Disney Cast Members have been let go from their positions. One iconic Disney “character” was Port Orleans entertainer, Yehaa Bob Jackson. As we previously shared, after 23 years with Walt Disney World, Bob was let go. But… this doesn’t mean ...Read More ?
If you’re currently visiting the Walt Disney World area, chances are you’re experiencing large crowd levels with Christmas and the New Year always drawing Disney fans home. Even during this pandemic, Disney has seen a surge in guests. It looks like New Year’s Eve is going to be a busy one in the parks, likely reaching the 35% capacity Disney ...Read More ?