Behind the Camera: EPCOT Prepares for Its Grand Opening in 1982

From Disney Parks Blog Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of a new series here on the Disney Parks Blog where Disney photographers share the stories behind some of their favorite pictures. I started my career as a Disney photographer in April of 1982, six months before the grand opening of EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort. … Continue reading Behind the Camera: EPCOT Prepares for Its Grand Opening in 1982

Disney Parks Donates Supplies to Hospitals and Medical Professionals

From Disney Parks Blog Since taking the unprecedented steps of closing our theme parks and stores and suspending our cruises, we have continued to focus on ways we can make a difference during this time. In response to requests from hospitals that are in need of additional protective garments and medical-related supplies, Disney Parks has donated … Continue reading Disney Parks Donates Supplies to Hospitals and Medical Professionals

Caring for Animals: Dr. Mark Penning Shares Appreciation for Dedicated Team

From Disney Parks Blog Hello, Disney Parks Blog readers! I wanted to share an update on our beloved wildlife. Although Walt Disney World Resort is temporarily closed, Disney’s Animal Care team is continuing to provide top-notch care to the thousands of animals who roam our savanna and seas. We are diligently following state and federal guidelines to … Continue reading Caring for Animals: Dr. Mark Penning Shares Appreciation for Dedicated Team

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Baby Porcupine

From Disney Parks Blog Although Walt Disney World Resort is temporarily closed, our animal care team is continuing to provide top-notch care to thousands of animals, including the newest addition to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, a baby prehensile-tailed porcupine. The baby, known as a porcupette, was born to mom, Peri, on Feb. 25. If you’ve seen the One Day at Disneydocumentary … Continue reading Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Baby Porcupine

VoicesFromHome: Dapper Dans Share Disney Magic, Take Requests

From Disney Parks Blog With their happy harmonizing, the Dapper Dans are an iconic part of the Main Street, U.S.A., experience at Disneyland Resort.  Today, in a first-of-its-kind performance, the famed Dapper Dans are using their #VoicesFromHome to share a touch of Disney magic with everyone at home. From Burbank, California to Houston Texas, the Disneyland Dapper Dans jumped … Continue reading VoicesFromHome: Dapper Dans Share Disney Magic, Take Requests

Baby News: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Zebra Foal

From Disney Parks Blog Although Walt Disney World Resort is temporarily closed, Disney’s Animal Care team is continuing to provide top-notch care to thousands of animals, including the newest addition to Disney’s Animal Kingdom that’s black and white and cute all over. A Hartmann’s Zebra foal was born early Saturday morning (Mar. 21) to first-time-mom, Heidi… and we’re pleased … Continue reading Baby News: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Zebra Foal

Episode 24 – The One Where They Are Quarantined

Hello, Mouseketeers. We come to you through your listening devices as we socially distance ourselves to stop the spread of COVID-19. But we are committed to bringing you quality entertainment that will help you get through this quarantine. On Episode 24 of the podcast we will cover: The historic closing of all Disney properties including … Continue reading Episode 24 – The One Where They Are Quarantined

Video: Learn More About Your Favorite Majestic Disney Animals

From Disney Parks Blog Yesterday, we brought you some amazing ways you and your family can learn from our talented Imagineers through their “Imagineering in a Box” lessons. Today, we wanted to share more family-friendly content that will have you enjoying the magic of Disney from the comfort of your home. Today’s content is brought to you … Continue reading Video: Learn More About Your Favorite Majestic Disney Animals