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Space 220 Restaurant Officially Open

Many Guests have been waiting for the opening of Space 220 Restaurant at EPCOT and that wait is officially over. Here’s the information from Patina Restaurant Group: “LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Sept. 20, 2021) – Aspiring astronauts, gastronomes, and space enthusiasts can suit up and prepare for liftoff because Patina Restaurant Group’s highly anticipated Space 220 Restaurant in EPCOT® at Walt Disney World® Resort is ...

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A Hero Comes Home

Although this may not necessarily be theme Park related, stories like this are worth sharing. Gil Mercado just completed a second tour of duty in Afghanistan and had a welcome home at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club. You can see the video here.  Cappy Surette shared on Disney Parks Blog:   “Welcoming home those brave military personnel who have been serving ...

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Disney Celebrates Long Time Cast Members

President Walt Disney World Resort Jeff Vahle shares his story on how he got to where he is today. Here is what he said on Disney Parks Blog:   In my first role at Walt Disney World, my office was above what is now Tony’s Town Square Restaurant, in Magic Kingdom. During breaks, my leader and I would walk on Main ...

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More Decorations at Magic Kingdom for the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World

If you walk around the four theme parks at Walt Disney World you will see new decorations all around. Yesterday, I took photos of the new Fab 50 Character Collection sculptures and another 50th Anniversary decor. In Adventureland, you can see Orange Bird and Abu. If you’re looking for Pinocchio, Cogsworth, Cheshire Cat, and Mad Hatter, you can find them in Fantasyland. If you’re looking ...

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Meet Duffy’s New Friend LinaBell

Many Guests loved Duffy when he was at Walt Disney World. He was the adorable, lovable toy to Mickey Mouse. There was a fun photo opportunity at EPCOT and many were sad when he packed up and moved away. Duffy currently lives in Shanghai, and he has a new little friend. Disney Parks Blog would like to introduce you to LinaBell. Here’s what Charlie Watanabe shared: “We are ...

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Cast Members Plan Protests Against Vaccine Mandate

Disney announced that all Cast Members are be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 22nd, 2021. This has not settled well for some, and a protest has been scheduled to occur today, September 17th, 2021. According to Fox News:   “On Friday, Walt Disney World cast members plan to march against the company’s recent COVID-19 vaccine mandate. ...

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Community Leaders Enjoy Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure

We are officially two weeks away from the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World on October 1st, 2021. This is such an exciting time not only for Guests visiting the Parks but those who have put so much work into making it all possible. Today Jeff Vahle shared on Instagram photos with Community leaders getting to see the addition to the France ...

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Spaceship Earth Comes to Life

There are lots of new additions coming to EPCOT for the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World. With the new firework show Harmonious and the new attraction, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure the new Spaceship Earth Beacon of Magic lights can sometimes be put on the back burner. Zach Riddley shared a photo that shows it should not be forgotten. Here’s what he said on ...

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