Why Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Won’t Be as Crowded as You Think It Will Be


From Attractions Magazine:

“Looking at those comparisons, we come to this: A new Star Wars-themed land that is nearly as large as Hogsmeade, Diagon Alley and Pandora – The World of Avatar put together!”

Even with the size of the land itself, I still want to ride the attractions without four hours in line for each one.

Just being in the land isn’t enough for us. Enjoy those benches!

Fight in Epcot. Alcohol?


From Twitter:

“Hell yeah two grown men just got into a fight at Epcot directly in front of dozens of kids waiting to meet sombrero donald duck. that’s the magic of disney baby”

Does the alcohol make a difference, or does this happen anyway?

Walt Disney World Shakes up Ticket Prices Again


From Orlando Business Journal:

“The theme park giant apparently has bumped up the cost of admission to the park for a single day by as much as 23 percent to $159, depending on when you visit.”

I remember talking about dynamic pricing over the past several years. We knew it was coming.

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‘Walt’s Frozen Head,’ Filmed Secretly on Disney Property, Premieres Online March 14


From Orlando Weekly:

“Finally, everyone has a chance to see the underground future cult classic The Further Adventures of Walt’s Frozen Head. University of Central Florida film school grad Benjamin Lancaster spent four years making the feature, which plays off the urban legend that Walt Disney had himself cryogenically preserved…

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will open at Disneyland and Walt Disney World this year


Opening in phases? Not so much…


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5 Walt Disney World Upcharge Experiences that are Actually Worth the Money


I have to agree with these based on personal experience.

Behind the Seeds is great, more than worth the cost.

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Guests Inside Galaxy’s Edge Will Have Persistent Interaction with Star Wars Elements


From wftv.com:

“Every cast member will be in character, the food and beverage and language will be in story. The merchandise inside the shops won’t be in boxes that say Disney on them. Everything is very, very immersive.”

Definitely looking forward to this. Except for the crowds…

Immersive can only take me so far when the park is shoulder-to-shoulder and I’m constantly dodging scooters and strollers.

Man Points Gun at Disney Guests in Fight for Disabled Parking Space at Animal Kingdom


From the Orlando Sentinel:

“An elderly man allegedly pointed a handgun at a Lake Mary couple during a dispute over a parking space for the disabled at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, according to Orange County sheriff’s records.”

Never a dull moment at Walt Disney World.

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Jurors Award $24K to Woman After Walt Disney World Cast Member Ran Over Her Foot With a Food Cart


What? 11 Million Dollars? That seems reasonable…

I know what I’m doing on my next vacation.

From WDW News Today:

“Jurors on Thursday awarded Wilson $59,840 of her $11 million request. A subsequent verdict that declared Wilson, not the cast member, was largely responsible for the accident means that award will be reduced to about $24,000.”

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Vinepair: A Snob’s Guide to Finding Good Drinks in Disney World


Vinepair publishes “A Snob’s Guide to Finding Good Drinks in Disney World“: