Walt Disney World Water Parks Plan Opening March 2021 and Refund Announcement for Some Passholders

By |2020-09-17T14:34:01-07:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Walt Disney World has updated their website and sent an email to certain Annual Passholders about plans for the water parks.  Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach are currently closed, but in the announcements, there is [...]

Florida Task Force Releases Guidelines for Theme Parks and Hotels to Reopen

By |2020-04-28T19:00:56-07:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Just over a month ago, the Walt Disney Resort closed to all guests. This meant that theme parks closed its gates and just a few days later, the hotels shut down officially. In the time [...]

What to Do When the Parks Are Closed – Easing the Disney Trip Withdrawals UPDATED

By |2020-03-13T09:19:46-07:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disneyland Resort, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Parks withdrawals can be tough.  Back in the day, before I was local to the parks, I would venture to Disneyland only a few days out of the year.  In between visits I had to [...]

Marvel Studios Box Office – #2 of Top 5 Disney Stories of the Decade

By |2019-12-29T10:50:08-08:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Entertainment, Guides, Marvel, Op Ed/Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the countdown of the top stories of Disney in this decade, it gets harder to funnel down to what was the biggest.  So, I'll admit there is some condensing in these last two stories [...]

Overwhelmed with Disney+? Here are Some “Viewing Path” Suggestions to Get You Started

By |2019-11-14T21:30:04-08:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Disney+ Viewing Paths Disney+ is here!  Huzzah!!  But, if you were like me you were so excited that you viewed all there was to offer and instantly froze at the sheer magnitude of what could [...]

Tips and Tricks For Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge To Make the Most of Your Reservation

By |2019-06-26T20:49:19-07:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: DAPs Tips, Disneyland Resort, Guides, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

So you've got your reservation for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.  But, you're not sure how to maximize your time and are a little concerned.  After two trips to Batuu, here are some tips and tricks [...]

Disney Park Music Playlists on Apple Music to Celebrate Upcoming Play App

By |2018-06-27T09:54:35-07:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Disney, Disneyland Resort, Entertainment, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Disney Parks has a Play app that will make wait times more entertaining for guests. But what do you do when you’re outside of the lines and want that Disney magic? In addition to the [...]

Top Ten Lands in Disney Parks – Part Two

By |2019-08-05T17:04:44-07:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: *, DAPs Magic Rankings, Guides|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wjt_VjyfP5g&feature=youtu.be Disneyland established not only the first theme park but the way that many theme parks would be laid out in the future.  “Lands” serve as the themed areas where attractions, shows, restaurants, and shops are [...]

Disney Parks Get Upgraded – 2017 Top 5 Disney Stories – Number 1

By |2017-12-31T07:58:17-08:00December 31st, 2017|Categories: DAPs Magic Rankings, Guides|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxWAropRoPk For once the top story is not a Star Wars story, but a Disney parks story.  D23 Expo had a huge parks presentation on the future of parks, cruises, and more around the world. [...]

Line-Up of Experiences Coming to Disney Parks and Resorts Announced At D23 Expo

By |2017-07-16T09:02:15-07:00July 15th, 2017|Categories: Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/kv_0T-E5jk0 ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 15, 2017) – Today at D23 Expo 2017, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced an extraordinary line-up of brand new attractions and experiences coming to its parks and resorts around the [...]

D23 Expo – Archives, Show Floor, and Zorro – A Day One Experience

By |2017-07-15T06:09:54-07:00July 15th, 2017|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The D23 Expo is always a huge experience for all who go.  This year was no exception.  Here's some of the things I got to do on the first day... 60th Anniversary of Zorro One [...]

Inside Disneyland: The View from the East Coast, Part 1

By |2017-06-12T15:50:28-07:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As a member of the DAPs Magic team, I am always hearing the latest news and all the goings-on around Disneyland. However, being a native Floridian residing in Orlando, most of the Disneyland talk is often quite [...]