In this issue we take a peek at what’s in store for Walt Disney World in 2019 – from when to visit to the anticipated opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to the latest foodie trends.

Plus we have tips on applying for the Disney College Program, a look at Soarin’ Around the World, and info on hidden-secret scavengers hunts for the whole family.


Carl and Dave take an in-depth look at predictions for the best time to visit in 2019. Photo by Brett Svenson.

When to Visit in 2019?

Every year we have a WDW Magazine tradition around this time: Carl Trent (our publisher and the Disney Dad from and Dave Shute (from get together to predict the best and worst times to visit WDW in the upcoming year.

2019 is certainly going to be an interesting year for crowd patterns – lots of new openings, lots of construction, and changes in event patterns are all considered in their predictions.  Weather and holidays play a role too!

Read on to see when YOU should plan your 2019 visit to the most magical place on earth.

Soarin’ Around the World is one of the most popular attractions at WDW. Photo by Brett Svenson.

Soarin’ Around the World

Since 2005, Soarin’ has been a major draw for guests to visit the Land pavilion at EPCOT.  A surprisingly sophisticated ride system and sensational on-ride experience make this an ultra-light flight simulator unlike any other.

In 2016, a revamp from California landscapes to international icons transformed the attraction to Soarin’ Around the World.  Read about how scenes from Disney movies subtly appear on this attraction, and why it’s become a beloved EPCOT mainstay.

This month we celebrate Mickey Ear merch! Photo courtesy of

Ears to You

To celebrate Mickey’s 90th birthday this month, our Merch of the Month column is dedicated to even kind of mouse ear souvenir you can dream up in your imaginaaaaaaaation!!!!!!!

And more…

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