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  • Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue Returns to Walt Disney World

    Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue Returns to Walt Disney World

    After an absence of over two years, the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue has finally returned to Fort Wilderness at Walt Disney World, and the Unofficial Guide was at Pioneer Hall on reopening day to bring you this look at the long-awaited revival of the fan-favorite dinner show.

  • Jaleo is one of the best restaurants in Disney Springs. Find out more about it and give it a try! BANNER

    Try Jaleo—One of the Best Restaurants at Disney Springs!

    Owned by celebrity chef José Andrés, Jaleo serves traditional and contemporary Spanish cuisine, including authentic paellas cooked over a wood fire in the multilevel restaurant. Jaleo’s entrance is an expansive, open space with tile mosaics and large-scale photo murals of iconic Spanish scenes on the walls. Warm lighting in the kitchen and dining areas bathe the restaurant, reflecting off metal

  • Finding Nemo The Big Blue...and Beyond! Now BANNER Open at Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Finding Nemo: The Big Blue…and Beyond! Now Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

    Disney’s Animal Kingdom recently revived its Theater In The Wild for the first time in over two years, and the Unofficial Guide was there on reopening day to bring you this look at the newly reimagined musical Finding Nemo: The Big Blue…and Beyond!

  • If Ever There Was a Love Letter to Disney Animation, Drawn to Life Is It!

    If Ever There Was a Love Letter to Disney Animation, Drawn to Life Is It!

    Cirque du Soleil’s new show, Drawn to Life, is a not-to-be missed performance when visiting Walt Disney World. Held at the Cirque du Soleil Theater at Disney Springs, it is the first synergy between Cirque du Soleil, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and Walt Disney Imagineering. Even though it is inspired by Disney’s animated movie, an original score was written for

  • Fantasmic! Viewing Tips from the 2023 Unofficial Guide to Disneyland

    Fantasmic! Viewing Tips from the 2023 Unofficial Guide to Disneyland

    After an absence of over two years, Disneyland’s fan-favorite nighttime spectacular Fantasmic! returned on May 28, just in time to celebrate its 30th anniversary. With the show’s long-awaited return have come large crowds of guests eager to see it, so today we’re bringing you our top tips for experiencing Fantasmic!, direct from the upcoming Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2023.