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Uncle Walt’s Insider is closed for National French Toast Day

Enjoy your day celebrating National French Toast Day!* Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. *If you're in the U.S., that is. If you're in France, we suppose you're celebrating Journée Nationale du Pain Perdu Américain. Just kidding, folks. Happy Thanksgiving! Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and tell everyone you know (plus a few strangers) how wonderful (and humble) we are! Read more
Hollywood Studios guests wander right into the park. Photo by Brian Hubbard [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr.

Holiday blunder: all Cast Members given Thanksgiving day off

Guests were able to freely wander in and out of the theme parks all day. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- With the exception of Christmas Day, holidays are popular times to be at Walt Disney World. [Note: for planning advice, see our helpful 2019 WDW Crowd Calendar!] Cast Members at Disney (and employees at other, second-rate theme parks) sign on knowing that they won't be able to take time off when most people do. That's why Cast Members have familiar catch phrases like "We ... Read more
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