From the monthly archives:

August 2012

In addition to the Free Dining Offer still available for this fall at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney has several other special offers also available that are sure to entice many to partake in a Disney vacation. These discounts range from room only specials, to military member specials to annual passholder discounts.

The following list is just a glimpse of those discounts currently available. For a more information or details, please contact Disney or your travel agent. Continue reading “Additional Disney Special Offers Sure To Entice” »


For those considering a trip to Walt Disney World Resort this fall, it may interest you to know that the Free Dining Special Offer is still currently available. The most recent version of this offer was announced earlier this summer, although Disney has used this particular discount options many times in the past.

Under the terms of the current special, you must book by September 29, 2012. Valid arrival nights for packages booked under the deal include September 30 through October 4, October 19 through November 1, November 9 through November 15, November 23 through  November 29 and December 10 through December 20. Continue reading “Free Dining Special Offer Still Available For This Fall At Walt Disney World Resort” »


All Things Mouse now has the complete September 2012 Disneyland Park Hours available for viewing. For those who have not tried it, September can be a great month to visit Disneyland and its sister park California Adventure as the summer crowd levels have all but disappeared.

As kids head back to school, Disneyland crowds tend to dissipate a great deal. The minor exception to this rule is the weekends. Since Disneyland is more of a locals park, the crowd levels on weekends can still be quite high.

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As of this morning, August 20, 2012, Disney World has begun accepting reservations for the new Be Our Guest Restaurant. The Beauty and the Beast themed restaurant is opening as part of the large Fantasyland expansion of the Magic Kingdom.

Reservations may be made for dining dates beginning on November 19, 2012 and beyond. Be Our Guest will offer quick-service dining for lunch and table service for dinner. It is the dinner seating that will likely require the reservations as it will undoubtedly be extremely popular. Continue reading “Reservations Now Available for Be Our Guest Restaurant at Magic Kingdom” »


All Things Mouse now has the March 2013 Operating Park Hours available for Walt Disney World Resort. Many have been waiting for these hours to be released as the month of March 2013 includes spring break vacations for many schools as well as the Easter holiday.

For the record, Easter 2013 is on March 31, 2013. Accordingly, the entire week leading up to the holiday has extended hours over and above the rest of the month.

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Guests visiting Disney’s California Adventure Park in recent days probably can’t help but notice that a change has come to the standard Mickey Ears hats. While the standard hats are still available, a new option has been unveiled by Disney which adds some light-up technology to the ears.

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Known as the Glow with the Show Ears, the new hats were unveiled by Disney during a special event held at Disney’s California Adventure Park late last month. Invited guests were able to get their hands on a pair of the ears and attend a showing of the extremely popular World of Color with reserved seating. Continue reading “Glow With the Show Ears Add Technology to Mickey Ears” »


Disneyland Hotel Review and Video

August 10, 2012

The Disneyland Hotel is one of three resort hotels owned by the Disney company in close proximity to the Disneyland Resort – the other two being the Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and the Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. Of the three, the Disneyland Hotel has the oldest history, although demolition over the years and recent renovations […]

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January 2013 Extra Magic Hours for Walt Disney World

August 6, 2012

When the January 2013 Disney World Park Operating Hours were first posted last month, we were unable to list any Extra Magic Hours. That is because Disney chose to not release them at the same time they released the general hours. Speculation at the time was that they were going to adjust the Extra Magic […]

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List of Currently Planned Refurbishment Schedules for Disney World

August 4, 2012

Guests who have been to Walt Disney World before know that it is in a constant stage of change and maintenance. Because of this, and because the parks are open 365 days a year, this sometimes requires that attractions and rides be closed to the public for extended periods of time. While Disney obviously attempts […]

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Book Now for Special Events at 2012 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

August 1, 2012

Guests planning on visiting the Walt Disney World Resort during the upcoming 2012 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival may want to consider booking themselves entrance into one of the special events offered at the festival. Booking for these events is now open to the public. The Food and Wine Festival is scheduled to run […]

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