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Walt Disney World To Live Stream Disney’s Animal Kingdom Anniversary Celebration April 22 

Disney's Animal Kingdom Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Celebration Starting April 22

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will mark its 20th anniversary celebration on Earth Day, April 22, and Walt Disney World will live stream the festivities starting at 10:15am.

The park will mark its 20th anniversary with a ‘Party For the Planet’ that will stretch from April 22-May 5. During that time, Rafiki’s Planet Watch will take center stage for the celebration, which will offer backstage experiences that allow guests to learn about animal nutrition, visit the veterinary hospital, or hear how Disney promotes global wildlife conservation.

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Something New is Coming to Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom April 22

Starting April 22, guests will be able to witness a Pandora Conservation Initiative (PCI) pilot using a Pandora Utility Suit to study the wildlife, collect plant samples, and survive Pandora’s terrain at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Walt Disney World has announced something new will be coming to the popular Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and we have all the details.

Starting April 22, a Pandora Conservation Initiative (PCI) pilot using a Pandora Utility Suit will interact with guests, share details about the land’s otherworldly landscape, and highlight the importance of preserving nature.

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Celebration Starting April 22

Disney's Animal Kingdom Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Celebration Starting April 22

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will mark its 20th anniversary on Earth Day, April 22, with more wild adventures than ever before during an expanded Party for the Planet celebration April 22-May 5.

Over the two-week Party for the Planet celebration, guests can attend conservation talks by animal-care experts and participate in enhanced interactions with some of the more than 2,000 animals that make their home at the Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited park.

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A First Look at the Menu for Woody’s Lunch Box in Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Walt Disney World Releases First Look at Woody's Lunch Box in Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios

In the new Toy Story Land that opens June 30th at Disney’s Hollywood StudiosWoody’s Lunch Box will serve up classic on-the-go items with a creative twist, and we’ve had a look at the menu.

In Andy’s imagination, even toys have to grab a bite to eat now and then, so he took a vintage Woody-themed lunch box and propped it open with a giant thermos to create a picnic for his green army men.

While Andy’s away, Woody’s Lunch Box will serve up tasty meals and old-fashioned soda floats. Guests will even spot green army men in a nearby lookout tower, standing watch for Andy’s return.

Food items on the menu include:

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Walt Disney World to Start Charging Resort Guests Overnight Parking Fees

Walt Disney World has announced that overnight guests staying at Walt Disney World resorts soon will pay nightly fees for parking their cars.

Walt Disney World has announced that overnight guests staying at Walt Disney World resorts soon will pay nightly fees for parking their cars.

The new policy goes into affect for guests who book reservations on or after March 21.

The fee will vary dependent on which level of accommodation is booked:

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2018 Atlanta Braves Spring Training Comes to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Spring brings the Atlanta Braves back to Orlando for Spring Training, and the action starts February 26 at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World.

Spring brings the Atlanta Braves back to Orlando for Spring Training, and the action starts February 26 at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World.

From matchups with the 2017 World Series Champions, Houston Astros, to other fan favorites such as the New York Yankees, this year’s schedule is packed with games you won’t want to miss.

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Walt Disney World Announces Toy Story Land to Open June 30, 2018

Walt Disney World Announces Toy Story Land to Open June 30, 2018

We’ve been waiting for an exact date, and Friday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” parent company Walt Disney World announced the official opening date of Toy Story Land will be June 30, 2018.

Inspired by Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story films, guests who enter Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will feel like they have shrunk to the size of a toy as Woody, Jessie, Buzz, Slinky Dog, the Aliens, Green Army Men and other fun-loving Toy Story characters come to life in the larger-than-life outdoor setting of Andy’s backyard.

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Breaking: Walt Disney World Raises Ticket, Pass, and Parking Prices Effective Feb 11, 2018

Walt Disney World - Fireworks during the day at Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World announced it is raising the prices of daily tickets, as well as annual passes and parking fees, effective Sunday, February 11, 2018.

The cost increase on one-day one-park tickets will vary according to season and park, going up as much as $7 a ticket.

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Culinary Arts Menus Revealed for 2018 Epcot International Festival of Arts

Returning to Walt Disney World for a second year, the Epcot International Festival of the Arts will celebrate performing, visual and culinary arts from January 12 - February 19, 2018.

The 2nd annual Epcot International Festival of Arts celebrates all types of art, including culinary, and we have the menus for this year’s festival.

Not only are the dishes delicious, but they’re designed to be visually pleasing, as well.

Here are the kiosks and their menus [menu items marked with (GF) are gluten/wheat-friendly and those with (V) are vegetarian]:

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UCF Knights Celebrated with Parade at Magic Kingdom

UCF Knights Celebrated with Parade at Magic Kingdom Park - photos courtesy Walt Disney World

Sunday, January 7, the Magic Kingdom was filled with crowds of black and gold as the undefeated UCF Knights football team was honored with a parade down Main Street U.S.A.

The parade also included UCF cheerleaders and The Marching Knights, the university’s official band.

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Walt Disney World To Live Stream Magic Kingdom’s Fantasy In The Sky Fireworks Dec 31, 2017

Walt Disney World To Live Stream Magic Kingdom's Fantasy In The Sky Fireworks Dec 31

To close out 2017, Walt Disney World will be live streaming its “Fantasy In the Sky” fireworks from the Magic Kingdom on December 31.

If you can’t be there in person, this is the next best way to ring in the new year with Disney.

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Walt Disney World Gives Update on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Walt Disney World Gives Update on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

During the Dec 16 special event, Star Wars: Galactic Nights, Walt Disney World revealed more details on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge which will open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2019.

Walt Disney Imagineers Scott Trowbridge, Robin Reardon and Chris Beatty, along with Doug Chiang from Lucasfilm told a packed audience they were working hard to get the details right.

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Garden Rocks Concerts Announced for the 2018 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

Jack Blades of Night Ranger - photo by M.Snow

The full Garden Rocks concerts line-up has just been announced by Walt Disney World for the 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.

The annual festival runs from February. 28 through May 28, and every weekend will feature free concerts by music legends from the 1960s through 1990s.

Of the 17 acts booked, seven are new to Garden Rocks, and three of those new to Epcot festivals: Foghat, Lonestar, and Don Felder former of The Eagles.

Get your calendars ready, here is the the full listing of shows you can catch during the Garden Rocks Concerts series:

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New Cirque du Soleil Show to Replace La Nouba at Disney Springs

New Cirque du Soleil Show to Replace La Nouba at Disney Springs

Earlier this year it was announced Cirque du Soleil‘s “La Nouba” would close at Disney Springs at the end of this year, and it’s been revealed what will be replacing it.

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts will re-team for an entirely new show developed just for Walt Disney World.

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