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Lilo's Playhouse Offering New Service at the Polynesian Resort

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Starting from Sunday, July 2, Lilo’s Playhouse (located at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort) will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., daily. A variety of activities will be available for Guests and their families, including video games, movies, arts and crafts, and much more. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. daily, Lilo’s Playhouse will transition to a child drop-off location where the center will offer different children’s activity programs for a fee. Continue reading this post to learn more.

Pleasure Island Drinks Available at Disney Springs from June 29

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Beginning June 29, Dockside Margaritas will be celebrating Throwback Thursday! Guests can enjoy 11 different cocktails and non-alcoholic beverage favorites from Pleasure Island throughout the summer, available daily until Sept. 28. To sweeten the deal on Thursdays, drinks will be offered at special "throwback" prices. Each week, four different beverages will be highlighted on the menu. To see if your favorite is making a comeback, follow @DisneySprings on Twitter for the weekly lineup!

Kraken Unleashed Officially Opens at SeaWorld Orlando (VIDEO)

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On June 16, one of SeaWorld Orlando's best roller coasters reopened with a new addition that is going to delight many thrill seekers. The newly-renamed Kraken Unleashed now features virtual reality headsets to further immerse park Guests into the mysterious world of the Kraken, a squid-like creature that inhabits the deepest part of the ocean. As you'll see in the video below, the images seen while wearing the headset match the twists and turns of this amazing attraction.

Road Adjustments to Impact Select Disney Guests on July 3-4

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On Monday, July 3, and Tuesday, July 4, both lanes of Seven Seas Drive will be one-way, westbound only from 5–9 p.m. All traffic, including buses, going to Disney's Polynesian Village Resort will be directed to stay right of the cones, while Guests heading to Floridian Way (both northbound and southbound) should stay left of the cones. Disney Security will be stationed at the Seven Seas Drive crosswalk to assist Guests. Note that roads may be more congested during these times.

"Eat to the Beat" Concert Series Returns to Epcot This Fall

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A record 32 musical acts will rev up the Eat to the Beat concert series during the 22nd Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Aug. 31-Nov. 13. Eleven new-to-the-festival bands, including Kenny G., Squeeze and 10,000 Maniacs, join 21fan-favorite musical acts for a diverse lineup of pop hit makers to rock America Gardens Theatre stage throughout the festival’s 75-day run. Other new acts to appear are: The Hooters, Baha Men, Lauren Alaina, Mark Wills, American Authors, and more.

Minor Updates from the Universal Orlando Resort (June 2017)

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The Universal Orlando Resort is an ever-changing destination that never stops adding more offerings that Guests can enjoy during their visit. In addition to the new Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon attraction and the brand-new Volcano Bay water park, Guests visiting this amazing destination might notice a number of new (minor) offerings while visiting Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Below you will find a list including a few of the recent updates.

Walt Disney World Resort Uses Food Waste to Create Electricity

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Did you know that food waste is creating electricity for Walt Disney World's theme parks and resorts? Located on Walt Disney World property near Disney's Animal Kingdom, "Harvest Power" uses award-winning Waste Recycling Technology to turn organic waste from the 50 million visitors that come to Central Florida each year into clean, renewable energy! From soup to coffee grounds, Harvest Power uses anaerobic digesters to power lights found on property and create natural bulk fertilizers.