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Reminder: Disney parks worldwide are closed for the Fourth of July

Just a friendly reminder from Uncle Walt's Insider: Disney theme parks around the globe are closed today. Remember, they shut down for every major U.S. holiday, and quite a few of the minor ones. It's always good to check with Uncle Walt's before you leave to see if they're open. We would never steer you wrong! Please stop reading now. Thank you! [Note to Uncle Walt's staff: We're still on for park hopping at Walt Disney World today. Meet up in front of ... Read more
UWI is closed for the holiday

Uncle Walt’s Insider is closed for Boxing Day

Yes, Boxing Day. Walt made us work on Christmas ("We work while others play!"), and then gave us Boxing Day "off." But he's making us help him move into his new condo instead. (Because it involves boxes, maybe? Not sure that's what this day is about.) Uncle Walt's will return soon with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and tell everyone you ... Read more
Remember, it all started with a mouse. Photo by Olivier Bruchez [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Marty’s trip report: Disneyland, August 2020

Come along with Marty as he visits Walt's original Magic Kingdom! UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- I'm so excited! Our boss is normally pretty tight on money, but after we grumbled about his visiting Walt Disney World recently, he's opening up the purse strings! He said that if I can get myself from Svalbard to Anaheim, he'll pay for any available Disneyland admission pass, up to five days!! Also, I get to write in the first person! Days 1 & 2 It's a grueling ... Read more
The elusive Disney social distancing sticker. Photo by Jukeboxprint.com, modified.

Disneyland delays reopening due to shortage of social distancing stickers

"Without these stickers strategically placed on the ground, how will guests know when they are at least 6 feet apart!?!?" ANAHEIM, CA -- Disney will delay the re-opening of Disneyland -- but only due to the lack of social distancing stickers. Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) stated, "We were all set to re-open Disneyland. We have stockpiled enough hand sanitizer to flood a small town (in addition to the walk-through vats), there are hand washing stations setup every 15 ... Read more
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Uncle Walt’s STILL closed for Official Birthday of HM King Tupou VI

Sorry, we got carried away a bit yesterday celebrating the birthday of the King of Tonga. But hey, it's not our fault -- there were fireworks, picnics, concerts, and all sorts of other festivities going on all around us. Who knew there were that many Tongans living here? Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow (really) with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and ... Read more