Category Archives: Walt Disney World

Sara’s Snippets – February 26, 2015 – 2015 Halloween and Christmas Party Dates Announced

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans!  Halloween and Christmas are coming early this year! Walt Disney World has announced the dates for the 2015 Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party. These events take place in the … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 25, 2015 – Pirates of the Caribbean Closing for Extended Rehab

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! The rumors appear to be true… Pirates of the Caribbean will be closing for an extensive refurbishment on May 11, 2015. The attraction is expected to reopen on September 25, 2015.  Liberty Tree Tavern will also … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 19, 2015 – Happy (Lunar) New Year

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! In Korea, China, and Vietnam, this week marks the start of a New Year. This is a huge celebration in Hong Kong Disneyland but is also celebrated state-side at the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World resort!  … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 18, 2015 – Richard Petty Driving Experience to Close

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! The Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Exotic Car Driving Experience at the Walt Disney World® Resort will be closing in late June 2015. The closures will make way for new unspecified transportation improvements. (Oooooo… let … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 4, 2015 – Be Our Guest Changes

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! Disney has been testing a FastPass+ system for lunch at Be Our Guest restaurant over the last few months. That test will be ending on February 24, 2015. Advanced reservations will be available for lunch and … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – January 22, 2015 – Garden Rocks Concert Series

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! The 2015 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will be held March 4 – May 17, 2015. This annual event includes gorgeous gardens, whimsical topiary displays, gardening demonstrations, and HGTV star appearances. This year, the Garden … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – January 21, 2015 – 2015 Food and Wine Festival Dates Announced

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is a highlight for many Walt Disney World visitors. This year the Festival will be held from September 25 – November 16, 2015. The Festival includes kiosks around Epcot's … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – January 8, 2015 – Polynesian Bungalows Update

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! Disney's Polynesian Village has been undergoing widespread construction over the last year but progress is being made! The newly remodeled lobby was unveiled earlier this month, and now they have announced an opening date for Phase … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – January 7, 2015 – Farewell to Sorcerer Mickey’s Hat

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans and Happy New Year! I have had mixed emotions regarding the 122-foot Sorcerer Mickey's Hat since its installation in 2001, in what was then Disney's MGM Studios. I love the sculpture itself with its whimsical ears … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – December 24, 2014 – ‘Princess Package’ Added to Select Walt Disney World Salons

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! With Cinderella's Royal Table closing for refurbishment in early January, Citrico's will begin offering a Princess character meal at breakfast and lunch. So where can a young guest go to get her Princess makeover before her … Continue reading

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