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[20 Jun 2019 | No Comment | ]
Disney Increases Overnight Parking Fees at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

The overnight parking fees at the Walt Disney World Resort Hotels are going to cost you just a bit more thanks to a minor price increase.
The new rates are effective as of June 18 for reservations made on or after June 18. Reservations made prior to that date will pay the original overnight fee.
The overnight parking fees are:
For reservations made before June 18, 2019 for arrivals in 2019 or 2020:

Disney Value Resorts: $13 per night
Disney Moderate Resorts: $19 per night
Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts: $24 per night

For reservations made …

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[16 May 2019 | No Comment | ]
Name and Opening Season Announced for New Restaurant in Epcot’s Japan Pavilion

The new Signature dining location in Epcot’s Japan Pavilion has a name and an opening season.
The restaurant – Takumi-Tei – is scheduled to open this summer!
The restaurant’s name means “house of the artisan,” and according to Disney “the design celebrates the relationship between Japanese craftsmanship and the natural world, while the food is inspired by the wonderful collaboration between nature and takumi, the artisan.”
The menu will feature wagyu beef and guests can enjoy a multi-course tasting menu with a traditional tea service.
Takumi-Tei will be operated by Mitsukoshi USA – the …

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[16 May 2019 | No Comment | ]
Eat to the Beat Concert Series Lineup for 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival kicks off August 29 this year and there’s a full lineup for the Eat to the Beat concert series!
This year’s concerts take place Sundays through Thursdays 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:00 PM, and Fridays and Saturdays 6:30 PM, 7:45 PM and 9:00 PM.
The concerts run until November 19 – which is a few days before the Festival ends.
This year’s lineup is:
 

Jukebox
September 25 through 26 – Blue October
September 27 through 29 – Mark Wills
September 30 through October 2 – Sugar Ray
October 3 through …

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[3 May 2019 | No Comment | ]
New Logo Announced for Disney’s Hollywood Studios as Part of the 30th Anniversary Celebration

Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrated its 30th Anniversary on May 1 with a special parade of characters, specialty treats, and the debut of a new logo for the park.
The new logo features BB-8, Mickey Mouse, and Woody — three icons that represent the transformation of the park that includes Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Toy Story Land, and the new attraction Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway.
Other news revealed during the 30th Anniversary celebration included the announcement of a new table service restaurant in Toy Story Land – Roundup Rodeo BBQ.
The 30th Anniversary …

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[3 May 2019 | No Comment | ]
Reservations for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Completely Booked

If you’re  making plans to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland between May 31 and June 23 you need a reservation to get into the new land.
Yesterday those reservations opened to the general public and were subsequently completely booked within a few hours.
So what’ a Star Wars fan to do?
Well there’s still ONE way to get that reservation for Galaxy’s Edge – book a hotel room at one of the Disneyland Resort Hotels for those dates of May 31 through June 23. (Rooms are totally booked for May 30).
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[1 May 2019 | No Comment | ]
New Restaurant Announced for Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A new BBQ restaurant – Roundup Rodeo – has been announced for Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This new table service location will be an immersive experience for guests who will be surrounded by “all of the rodeo festivities in-action as well as western town and train station play sets” according to the description from Disney.
The family-friendly dining experience will also feature toys, games, and playsets from Andy’s toy collection.
No menu details have been announced other than that the restaurant will be a BBQ eatery.
No opening date or other …