Tag Archives: Hollywood Studios

Groundhog Day Attractions

With it being Groundhog Day today, I thought it would be fun to look at some Groundhog Day attractions at Walt Disney World.  This post will one attraction in each park that you want to ride over and over again and one attraction in each park where you only ride it once but it feels like you rode it over and over.

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Minnie’s Holiday Dine and Jingle Bell Jingle BAM

I returned from Walt Disney World on Sunday and one of the highlights of the trip was my evening at Hollywood Studios.  Hollywood Studios is undergoing a massive transformation with addition of Star Wars Land and the expansion Pixar Place.  Even with this transformation, there are still enough attractions and events to keep people in the parks all day.

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Big Disney News Announcements – Week of Feb. 19

This week was full of big news announcements.  Just about every day, there was another big announcement coming out of Disney headquarters.  Today, we were going to take a look at those announcements and see what those announcements will mean for Walt Disney World in the coming months and years.

Monday: Frozen Ever After Delayed to Summer 2016

Tuesday: New Stage Show Announced for Magic Kingdom

Wednesday: New Character Experiences to Hollywood Studios

Thursday: EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Dates Announced

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Walt Disney World at 50

Believe it or not, Walt Disney World will be turning 50 years old in just over five years.  I hold the opinion that a lot of the changes to the parks and resorts are anticipation of this anniversary.  Disney likes to have big event around the major anniversaries of the resort.  The 25th anniversary was a big celebration.  The 5th and 10th anniversaries were smaller but big events.  The 40th anniversary was the first event in the “age of social media.”  I was in attendance along with lots and lots of others.  It was a one-day event and the Magic Kingdom was very crowded especially at night.  Now, I feel that the 50th anniversary is going to be a large, year-long resort-wide celebration much like the 60th anniversary celebration currently going on a Disneyland.

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