News & Updates

News & Updates Walt Disney World

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will open early! Opening date is now August 29th! You can explore the land, dine, shop, and ride Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run. Later on this year a second ride, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will open.

There’s Extra Magic Hours, and now there’s Extra, Extra Magic Hours, just in time for Galaxy’s Edge.

Starting soon, guests of Walt Disney World resorts can choose to upgrade the (free) standard solid color Magic Band to a fancy one with characters and designs at a discount.

Disney After Hours will have a villain theme this summer. A new stage show featuring Meg and Hades from Hercules, villain-inspired additions at Pirates of the Caribbean and Space Mountain, Maleficent the dragon parade float looking spooky at night, and various exclusive food and merch will be available. Is this Mickey’s Not So Scary So Halloween Party lite? (Extra cost)

Captain Hook’s Pirate Crew – an experience for kids ages 4-12 – is now open at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. (Extra Cost)

Everyone loves an Epcot food festival. If you plan to go to one this year, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will run fromĀ  August 29th – November 23rd. But if Christmas is more your thing, the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays returns November 29th – December 30th.

A Bo Peep meet & greet is coming soon to Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

Join Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and Jessie for a beach party during Disney H2O Glow Nights at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park this summer. (Extra Cost)

The NBA Experience will open at Disney Springs on August 12th.

News and Updates Disneyland

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will open on May 31st! Between May 31st and June 23rd you will need to make a reservation to enter. Those staying on property will automatically receive a designated reservation time.

A Bo Peep meet & greet is coming soon to Pixar Pier at Disney’s California Adventure!

A new Pixar Pals parking structure with over 5,000 spaces will open by the end of July.

Rinse Bath & Body Co. will open soon at Downtown Disney.

Tale of the Lion King, an outdoor musical production, will begin performances at Disney California Adventure in June.

News & Updates Universal Orlando

The new roller coaster Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure will open on June 13, 2019.

Today Cafe, a new restaurant modeled after NBC’s Today Show, will open near the inside entrance to Universal Studios soon.

A new restaurant, Bigfire, will open at CityWalk this summer.

Stranger Things is headed back to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights this fall. This time the haunted attractions will be based on seasons 2 and 3. We got to visit the original Stranger Things house last year and we LOVED it!

The holiday season at Universal Orlando kicks off on November 16 and goes through January 5th. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program,
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