Dirk Wallen’s 10/27/13 WDW Photo Report
WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and the All-Star Resorts last week and has a number of newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip, so let’s take a look: They are still testing Downtown Disney busses from Animal Kingdom daily In preparation for the new queue for Festival […]
VIDEO: New Concept Art & a Pre-Vis Virtual Ride on Banshee Attraction for AVATAR
If the AVATAR news for Disney’s Animal Kingdom from over the weekend wasn’t enough, Disney released a video from the D23 Expo in Japan featuring James Cameron and Joe Rhode talking about the project that shows some new concept art and a first look at some of the scenes from the Banshee attraction: If you […]
BREAKING: Details of AVATAR Land Announced, New Nighttime Show & Attraction Revealed!
Very late this evening, Disney decided to reveal to the world the details of the AVATAR project for Animal Kingdom, including the announcement of a new nighttime spectacular and a nighttime version of Kilimanjaro Safaris for Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park! Scheduled to open in 2017, guests will enter the world of Pandora and experience […]
The Food Truck Craze Is Coming to Downtown Disney
Calling all Walt Disney World Foodies! Food trucks are all the rage these days, and now they are coming to Downtown Disney. These trucks will be rolling in later this Autumn. Chef James Kleinschmidt and Downtown Disney Area Manager for Food & Beverage, Matt Fisher, have been working together with the Walt Disney World Food […]
REVIEW: Garden Kiosk Opens at Animal Kingdom to Assist Guests with Allergies
With up to 15 million Americans having food allergies, Walt Disney World has responded with several options for guests traveling to the resorts. The newest resource for guests with dietary restrictions is the Garden Kiosk, which recently opened at the Animal Kingdom Park. On a recent trip to Walt Disney World, I decided to stop […]
VIDEO: New “Bamboo” Character Debuts at Animal Kingdom, AVATAR Testing?
If you like DeVine at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you might be interested to know about a new “living” plant character you can now see at the park… The character is basically a stilt-walker covered with leaves. Rather than being a new permanent character at the park, we suspect this was a test for the AVATAR […]
Festival of the Lion King Moves and AVATAR Land Construction Begin 2014
Disney today officially confirmed that Festival of the Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park will be moving to that new theater in Africa we recently posted about and stated that the new theater will open sometime in 2014. This announcement confirms that AVATAR Land construction that was supposed to break ground in 2013 […]
Dirk Wallen’s 7/10-12/13 WDW Photo Report
WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot last week and has a number of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Work continues on the Villas at the Grand Floridian as we approach the opening in October Things are still a bit of a mess right […]
Tom Corless’ 6/27-7/1/13 WDW Photo Report
I managed to visit Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Animal Kingdom Lodge, the Grand Floridian, and the Magic Kingdom over the last week and took plenty of newsworthy photos to share, so let’s take a look at what’s new at the Walt Disney World Resort: A new purchase-with-purchase bag is available FastPass+ entrance at the […]
WDWNT: The Magazine – A WDW Celebrations Event: Flora, Fauna, and Fantasy!
A WDW Celebrations Event: Flora, Fauna, and Fantasy! by Patty Granger On April 19th, 2013, WDWCelebrations held their eighth Disney fan event. The event, Flora, Fauna, and Fantasy included a visit to New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom®, a stroll through the blooms of the Epcot® International Flower and Garden Festival, and ended with a […]