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Crowds at the Hub in front of Magic Kingdom's Cinderella Castle.

Man, unable to merge, finally exits after 8 hours of circling the Hub

Thanksgiving week brought record-setting crowds to the Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. Despite the crowds, guests and their families in attendance still had a great time -- with one notable exception, a man who was not able to exit from the Hub in front of Cinderella Castle. Record breaking attendance causes massive crowd With an improving economy, more people than ever are visiting Walt Disney World for the holiday season. While this has a positive effect on ... Read more
Baby Groot narrates Epcot's Candlelight Processional

Guests healed, abandon their ECVs after Candlelight Processional

Some are calling this the Christmas miracle of the season! Eighty-seven guests attending last night's 6:45 p.m. performance the Candlelight Processional at Epcot on December 7th were apparently fully healed, abandoning their ECVs (Electric Conveyance Vehicles). Candlelight Processional - a Christmas Tradition For nearly 60 years Disney parks have told the biblical story of the birth of Jesus during the much-loved Candlelight Processional, which is performed on select nights at both Disneyland Park and Epcot. Each performance has a celebrity narrator that reads ... Read more
Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular entrance, by Theme Park Tourist (Disney's Hollywood Studios) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Condorman live action stunt show to replace Indiana Jones

A huge announcement has just come down the wire from the Walt Disney Corporation, and Uncle Walt's Insider has the exclusive on this story. One of the beloved live shows at Disney's Hollywood Studios will be going through some major changes, and it involves bringing back a beloved Disney film, the critically-acclaimed Condorman! Great movies with a shared history In 1981, Walt Disney Productions released the movie Condorman. Disney did not believe that much marketing was needed, as kids of all ages could ... Read more
Selfie stick at Magic Kingdom. Depositphotos_29630245_modified

Disney replacing PhotoPass photographers with fixed selfie sticks

More and more people are leaving their digital cameras at home and relying on their cell phones to capture those magical memories. And why not? The camera in the latest smart phone is probably better than your aging digital camera. From weddings, child birth, and pictures with Mickey, iPhone-shaped video and photographs have become part of our daily lives. And now, the latest announcement from Disney Parks and Resorts shows that they understand this trend, as they plan to remove many ... Read more
Original photo: Walt Disney Grand Floridian Resort Lobby by Michael Gray, via Flicker, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 (CC BY-SA 2.0); modified.

Disney’s new dog-friendly hotel policy also includes horses

The Walt Disney Company startled its fans earlier this month when it announced that guests at select Walt Disney World resorts would be able to keep dogs in resort hotel rooms, beginning on October 15th. Uncle Walt's Insider has learned that the policy is actually broader than announced, and also includes many other animals, up to and including horses. Even when the policy was thought to only include dogs, it received mixed reactions, with guests arguing on both sides of the issue. Uncle ... Read more