News & Rumors Archive

Grand Floridian Resort Reimagining News

Construction continues at Grand Floridian Resort, with more work to building exteriors and (presumably) interiors. In this post, we’ll share photos and thoughts on the impact to guests with stays here between now and 2023. We’ll also address the reimagining of rooms, restaurants, lobby, and more. (Updated December 16, 2022.) Right now, the official announcement

2023 Fantasmic Dining Packages at Disney World: Pricing, Restaurants & Recommendations

Fantasmic dining packages are now available for 2023 at Walt Disney World for breakfast, lunch & dinner, offering guaranteed seating in a reserved seating area for the nighttime spectacular at Hollywood Studios. Here’s a full rundown of the different participating restaurants and meal pricing, plus our commentary on whether the Fantasmic dining packages are worth

2023 Disney World Refurbishment Calendar

This Walt Disney World ride refurbishment calendar lists the closure schedule for 2023 at Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios & Animal Kingdom. Attractions close for routine maintenance, safety upgrades, improvements, and reimaginings. (Updated December 13, 2022.) While no one wants attraction downtime during their trip to Walt Disney World, refurbishments are necessary to keep the

Discount Pre-Arrival MagicBands & MagicBand+ at Disney World (Christmas 2022)

Discounted MagicBand designs are available for pre-arrival Walt Disney World hotel guests and Annual Passholders. This buying guide covers the upgrade purchase process, inventory shortages, Magic Band+ styles, and new options. (Updated December 13, 2022.) To upgrade your Magic Band, use the My Disney Experience app or, which allows you to choose from a