About the Author

Leah Sikes

Leah Sikes is a graphic designer and contributing writer for WDW Magazine and Dad's Guide to WDW. When she's lucky enough to visit the Happiest Place on Earth, you catch her hanging out with the 999 Happy Haunts. She also loves running in the parks (when it's allowed at the marathons).

TRON Coaster Sees Progress – First Support Columns Installed!

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TRON Coaster

Disney reached another milestone on the TRON coaster coming to the Magic Kingdom – the first steel support columns have been installed! These supports will serve as the framework for the roller coaster attraction in Tomorrowland. Progress continues to move forward as Imagineers, cast members, and project teams work hard on the coaster. As a … Read More

Havana Nights at The Edison in Disney Springs

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Havana Nights

Now through October 16th, The Edison in Disney Springs is hosting Latin-inspired “Havana Nights” every other Wednesday evening. Once 7:30 hits, guests at The Edison can sway and twirl to a live band and a DJ playing vibrant Latin music, including Latin renditions of genres ranging from instrumental to pop. This event is free to … Read More

New Information Released About Space-Themed Restaurant in EPCOT

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The brand new space-themed restaurant is set for launch later this year in Future World East at Walt Disney World’s EPCOT! As a part of EPCOT’s multi-year transformation, Disney announced that a new table-service restaurant would open between Mission: Space and Test Track. The dining experience will take you out of this world! The Patina … Read More

Designer Mouse Ears Coming to Disney Parks!

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Special, limited-release designer mouse ears and hats will soon be hitting the shelves at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Beginning May 24, guests to the resorts can purchase never before seen Minnie Mouse headbands and Mickey Mouse hats, exclusively designed by notable celebrities, designers and artists. The collection will also be available for purchase through … Read More

Disney Honors VoluntEARS of The Year

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VoluntEARS

Disney honored their top VoluntEARS at a recent ceremony where each winner was awarded $2,500 to donate to the non-profit of their choosing. Each year, Disney selects a VoluntEAR of the Year, a VoluntEARS Team of the Year, and a VoluntEAR Family of the Year. The ceremony was held at Disney’s Yacht Club on May … Read More