Hosts Banks Lee and Elisa Goldman bring you this week’s theme park and attraction news from the ESPN Wide World of Sports. On this week’s episode:
By Patrick Santos and Gavin Hatch In this special episode of Unlocking the Magic, we continue our journey through Fantasyland as we see all of what ‘New Fantasyland’ has to offer.
Carole King composed and wrote so many songs we love and know. “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical” is full of those songs and more. You’ll hear tunes like “So far away”, “Some Kind of Wonderful”, Locomotion”, “One Fine Day”, “You’ve got a Friend” and of course “Beautiful”, as well as so many more!
“Captain America: Civil War” is a must see if you’re a fan of superhero movies, great action and an interesting story. Even though his name is in the title, and Hulk and Thor aren’t in the movie, this is more of an Avengers movie than Captain America. But no worries if you’re a big Cap fan. He’s certainly featured throughout.
If hanging out at Blizzard Beach with Frozen’s friendly snowman this summer wasn’t enough, guests can now meet and greet Olaf at the new Celebrity Spotlight in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, which is also offering a new Mickey and Minnie Mouse encounter starting this week.
If you feel like Orlando is getting more crowded with tourists every time you visit, it isn’t just your imagination. According to the official tourism organization Visit Orlando, the Central Florida destination hit a new all-time record in 2015 of 66.1 million visitors, growing 5.5 percent from 2014 and solidifying Orlando’s position as the most […]
Summertime at a water park might not be the safest spot for a snowman, but that isn’t stopping Olaf from teaming up with Kristoff to host the inaugural Frozen Games at Disney’s Blizzard Beach, running from May 27 through August 21 at the Walt Disney World resort.
It’s time for a BOGO fiesta, because Legoland Florida is celebrating Cinco de Mayo this year with an exclusive buy one/get one free offer on its annual passes.
In Summer of 2015, Universal Orlando’s official blog confirmed the temporary closure of The Incredible Hulk Coaster on Marvel Super Hero Island at Islands of Adventure for a renovation from Sept. 8, 2015 to an undisclosed date in Summer 2016. We knew this was a considerable amount of time for the refurbishment to be merely a new coat of paint, and indeed we’ve seen the extent of this process since the ride’s closure.
By Gavin Hatch This week we look around Disney Springs as some of the walls around Town Center have come down and we can see the spring water.
If you happen to love Mickey Mouse and multi-million dollar homes in equal measure, Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort has just announced plans for the high-end real estate development’s newest phase, the Kingswell neighborhood.
Muppet fans may want to make their way to Tampa before the month is out, because Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is hosting exclusive Sesame Street Safari of Fun weekends during May 14 through 22, 2016.
I-Drive 360 is spinning in circles this week to celebrate the first birthday of its anchor attraction, the Orlando Eye, on May 4, 2016.
This week, the Daycation Family takes a trip to WonderWorks for their FIRST EVER visit.
The expansion of Disney Springs is getting even sweeter, because Sprinkles Bakery is opening a new outlet featuring one of its unusual Cupcake ATMs at the Walt Disney World dining and entertainment complex on May 15, 2016.
Epcot’s most popular attraction is about return after a huge update, and Walt Disney World has unveiled some new details about Soarin’ Around the World ahead of its June 17 opening in Florida.
Happy couples look for a magical place to tie the knot at Walt Disney World now have an enchanting new option, as Disney is now offering Magic Kingdom weddings in the East Plaza Gardens during park operating hours.
By Patrick Santos and Gavin Hatch This week we fly over London, set sail on the happiest cruise that ever sailed, go into the hundred acre wood, and experience much more in this first part of Unlocking The Magic: Fantasyland.
By Banks Lee A look back at the week of Tweeted photos from @Attractions Twitter feed
Thrill ride fans will be unleashed in Louisville this weekend as Kentucky Kingdom premieres Storm Chaser, a unique steel roller coaster from Rocky Mountain Construction.
Goodbye Wet ’n Wild: This is the last year for Wet ’n Wild Orlando. We chronicle its history.
Q&A: Dolphin Trainer: A SeaWorld animal trainer talks about her life with animals.
Skipper Ben's Top 10: Places to Live It Up: There are a lot of ways to spend a lot of money at the theme parks. Here are the most fun.
New Acts at Cirque Du Solell: See what’s new at Disney Springs’ La Nouba.
Skipper Canteen Review, Omni Orlando Resort, news, rumors and much more!
- The Rumor Queue: The rumored future of Universal Orlando’s Marvel Super Hero Island posted on May 3, 2016
- Review of Disney’s After Hours at Magic Kingdom event posted on April 15, 2016
- Updated Toy Story Land concept art unveiled at Disney’s Hollywood Studios posted on April 4, 2016
- Star Wars land construction begins at Disneyland and Hollywood Studios posted on April 14, 2016
- New FastPass+ options coming to My Disney Experience posted on April 9, 2016
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