Episode 27: The 2017 Disney March Madness Tournament

March 26, 2017

Hello!

We have an exciting episode for everyone this week! Our very own Rob Wozniak took on the task to create a Disney-themed March Madness tournament bracket.  We have several different rides, resorts, lands, and restaurants fighting for the honor of 2017 WDW Happy Hour Champion!

Also, we talk some more about recent company happenings and news from the Pandora opening!

 

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Episode 26: The Definitive Disney Springs Bar Crawl

March 12, 2017

We are getting closer and closer to the opening of Pandora: The World of Avatar! We talk about some of the exciting previews of the rides, attractions, and dining options at the new Animal Kingdom expansion.

Also, we construct our ultimate Disney Springs bar crawl.  We summarize everything you need to know if you want to participate in your own bar crawl around some of the great new restaurants, bars, and lounges you can find in the freshly renovated Disney Springs.

 

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Episode 25: Designing Air Gondolas with Nikola Tesla

February 26, 2017

Rumor has it that Disney is working on a new gondola transportation system at Walt Disney World! Also, plans have been released for expansions to Coronado Springs and Carribean Beach Resorts!

More exciting news when the gang discusses the recently leaked menu for the 2017 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival. Also, Matt puts Katherine to sleep by talking about science/Disney magic.

 

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Episode 24: Best Disney Film Presence in the Parks

February 12, 2017

Pandora: The World of Avatar finally has an opening date for Disney's Animal Kingdom!  Also, new tours and nighttime spectaculars!

For our main topic, we discuss the best Disney film presences and representations that can be found in the parks.  Whether it's rides, general references and homages, or character meet-and-greets, we discuss our favorites.

 

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Episode 23: Disney Oscar Noms and our Festival of the Arts Review

January 30, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the rumors of DVC expansion coming to the Caribbean Beach Resort.  The 2017 Academy Award nominations were recently announced, and we discuss the Disney, Marvel, and LucasFilm properties nominated and their chance for winning.  OK, yes... We also talk entirely too much about Guy Fieri.  (It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it!)

Rob and Holly recently took a weekend trip to WDW and give a comprehensive review on the inaugural Epcot's International Festival of the Arts.

Cheers!

 

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Episode 22: Bi-Coastal Happy Hour

January 15, 2017

Greeting to listeners new and old, near and far!

Last week, Scott took a trip down to Walt Disney World to participate in the WDW Marathon Weekend.  He also got to indulge in some first-time restaurant experiences.  While Scott was in Florida, Matt and Katherine were on vacation in Southern California.  They dish on their first time staying at the Disneyland Hotel as well as the end of the most recent slates of holiday sights and attractions.

Also, let us give a huge shoutout to Skipper Kyle from the Tales from the Jungle Crews podcast.  Matt and Katherine got to be guests on the most recent episode, and had an awesome time.  We are ecstatic to have been dubbed "honorary skippers" and encourage you check out the most recent episode.  If you like what you hear, please go ahead and subscribe on your favorite podcast client!   (https://junglecrews.podbean.com/ - Matt and Katherine were featured on Season 6, Episode 5 "Skippers and Happy Hour")

Cheers and Kungaloosh!

  

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Episode 21: Spending Extra to “Plus” Your Vacation

January 1, 2017

Happy New Year! We know that 2016 hasn't had the greatest rep, but we here at WDW Happy Hour are ready to get your 2017 started on the right foot!

In this episode, we discuss the many ways you can add value to your Disney vacations. Walt Disney loved the term of "plussing" things as a way to take a project or event to the next level. We are going to tell you some ways to spend your hard-earned cash to "plus" your vacation!

We are so excited about the upcoming plans we have for 2017, and we thank all our fans for the continued support! Don't forget that if you are enjoying the podcast, tell your friends and family!

<3 The WDW Happy Hour Team

 

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Episode 20: 2016 Year in Review

December 18, 2016

In our last episode of 2016, we discuss our favorite Disney moments from this past year!

Our first episode of WDW Happy Hour debuted this past April, and the feedback and experiences we have had since then have been nothing short of amazing.  Thank you SO MUCH to all our listeners.  We hope you have a happy and safe holiday season.  We look forward to creating more great content for you in the new year.

Cheers!

 

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Episode 19: Underrated Disney

December 11, 2016

Hey everyone!

Now that you have had time to recover from those Thanksgiving food comas, it is time for an exciting new episode of WDW Happy Hour!

In this episode, we discuss some of our most underrated Disney items.  From movies to resorts to food items, we chat about some hidden gems and things that are worth a closer look.

(27:51) Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

(31:08) Frozen Sing-Along Celebration

(32:30) Disney's Art of Animation Resort

(36:43) Crew's Cup Lounge

(39:45) Tambu Lounge

(42:18) Belle Vue Lounge

(45:02) Kimonos

(48:00) The Hunchback of Notre Dame

(50:43) Meet the Robinsons

(53:07) Meeting Kylo Ren at Star Wars Launch Bay

(54:37) Single Riding

(56:36) Living with the Land and the Behind the Seeds Tour

(58:58) Monsters, Inc Laugh Floor

(1:00:54) The American Adventure at Epcot

(1:02:19) Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival

(1:04:02) Jungle Skipper Canteen Restaurant

(1:05:18) Cheeseburger Spring Rolls at Magic Kingdom

 

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Episode 18: Destination D Recap and More Holiday Fun

November 27, 2016

Last week saw the Destination D event at the Contemporary Resort hotel at Walt Disney World.  We are talking about all the exciting news including the upcoming Avatar expansion in Animal Kindgom, new magic bands, and big expansion plans on the horizon for EPCOT.

Also, Matt and Katherine talk about their recent trip to WDW to check out all the holiday events and activities.  Matt has quite a few complaints to issue regarding the new stage show at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.  We also talk about our experiences with Pizzerizzo and 'Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!'

Cheers!

 

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