All the Disney World Fireworks: Locations, Times, and Best Viewing Areas

Holiday Wishes Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World fireworks: Photo Courtesy of WDW News Walt Disney World fireworks shows are unlike any other theme park and for good reason. The Lake Buena Vista resort offers multiple shows nightly and has that magical way of putting proverbial stars in our eyes. Here’s the scoop on fireworks at Walt Disney World, locations, times, and the best places to view them in the parks. Magic Kingdom I’m still on the fence about the retirement of “Wishes” at Magic Kingdom. I mean, it was the first fireworks show that we…

Top Disney World FastPass+ Selections and Tips for Each Park

WDW for First timers FastPass+ first Walt Disney World Trip

Photo Courtesy of WDW News Fastpass+ selections can be a challenge to choose, especially if you’re unsure which ones are super popular. There’s plenty to choose from and tiers in most of the parks which may only help you narrow it down- or leave you scratching your head. Here’s our picks for top Disney World FastPass+ selections at each park for all family touring styles! Here’s the condensed version of how FastPass+ (FP+) works at WDW. You’re able to select up to three ahead of time for each day of your…

5 Minnie Mouse Disneybound Dresses that We’re Loving Right Now

Disney Bounding Minnie Mouse dresses

Sand and Snow…and everywhere in between! uses affiliate links. By clicking on the link and making a purchase, we’ll get a small commission – and it goes towards making more fun posts and blog support. Thank you! With a recent decision to attend Dapper Day at Walt Disney World this April, I went on the hunt to find cute (and affordable!) dresses to wear for the three day event at both Magic Kingdom and Epcot. What I happened upon was Amazon and so many fun, red and white polka dot…

11 Things NOT to Do at Walt Disney World

Donald Duck Statue at Magic Kingdom things not to pack for Walt Disney World

A first trip to Walt Disney World is certainly overwhelming even for those that have spent hours researching and narrowing down details. I know I was guilty of reading hundreds of articles about what to do, where to stay, and what to eat before my first visit. But, there are easy ways to keep your sanity and still have an amazing vacation. and while this post is filled with double negatives (to avoid you from having a negative vacation!), from your head to your toes, here’s things NOT to do at…

Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Walt Disney World

Raglan Road Dancers at Disney Springs for St. Patrick's Day

We love to say that any day at Walt Disney World is a holiday but if you’re lucky to visit when an actual holiday hits? The fun is amped up even more. And while we’ve visited WDW for a couple of the big holidays, there’s plenty of fun on St. Patrick’s Day in the parks and Disney Springs. Ready to get your Irish on? Here’s fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Walt Disney World. Disney Springs Whether you’re Irish, have Irish blood, or or Irish for a Day…

Only One Day at Walt Disney World? Which Park You Should Choose

One day at Walt Disney World

If you’ve been doing your research, you’ve probably read that it’s impossible to visit Walt Disney World in a day and see everything. Heck, it’s pretty much impossible to see everything in only one of its parks. Having written that, there are times when you only have a single day to spend at Walt Disney World. I totally get it. The tougher problem is picking a theme park to spend your day in. Need help narrowing it down? Here’s the story on each park, what there is to do and…

Why You Should Have Bought Disney Tickets Last Week

Disney Hollywood Studios

New word on the streets of Walt Disney World and Disneyland: ticket prices have increased again. The announcement was made yesterday and includes WDW and DL, as well as Preffered Parking options. While you may have heard buzz for the last week or two that Disney MAY up their ticket prices, that generally means that they will – and did. Here’s the scoop on new pricing for all parks including parking, single day tickets, and Annual Passes.  Single Day Park Tickets Single Day tickets have increased anywhere from $2 to…

Five Artsy Things to Know about Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Epcot International Festival of the Arts

If you squeal with delight over Walt Disney World‘s famous Epcot festivals (International Flower & Garden and International Food & Wine), warm up those vocal chords because there’s a new one in town: Epcot International Festival of the Arts. For its inaugural year, WDW is going all out with its magical blend of art, food, and fun. Here’s the top five things you need to know before you go. Kickoff and Details February 13th is the opening date for the art festival and will take place over six weekends through…

The Best Walt Disney World Quick Service Restaurants from the Experts!

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If there’s one thing Mr. Locke and I agree to disagree on is Walt Disney World dining so I wrangled in my favorite theme park experts to weigh in on their top picks in the parks to see which of us is right. I asked them for their favorite and best Walt Disney World quick service restaurants and, based on theming, ambiance, meals, and service, each gave me his or her top three picks. The consensus? Even though you’ll see quite a few counter service restaurants that kept getting picked over and…

How to Make the Most of the Holidays at Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom autumn

One of the million + reasons that my family loves Walt Disney World so much is the fact that it goes all out for winter holidays. And I mean ALL OUT. If there was pixie dust flying in the air over the parks everyday, during the autumn and winter holiday season it’s magnified by a thousand. Add in the fact that the weather is much more moderate and you’ve got the perfect mix for a spectacular holiday season. Need some easy tips and tricks on how to make the most of…