1923 Main Street: The Disney Travel Podcast

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon will be glowing on Saturday night's this summer with the return of H2O Glow Nights. This story, plus Easter events, Earth Week at Animal Kingdom and more upcoming happenings at Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts.

Show Notes

Disney H2O Glow After Hours Returns this Summer to Typhoon Lagoon

A new H20 Glow After Hours is coming to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. The fun-filled after-hours event returns on Memorial Day Weekend.

Guests of Disney Resort hotels, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels as well as Shades of Green can purchase tickets to H2O Glow right now, with tickets going on sale to the general public on April 1. There is limited capacity, so if you're interested in going, don't delay.
The after-hours party features vibrant décor, high-energy DJ dance parties, exclusive glow-themed menu offerings and more. Attendees receive a glowing wristband and tasty snacks like popcorn and select ice-cream treats to enjoy throughout the evening.

Disney H20 Glow After Hours takes place between 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. every Saturday night from May 28 to August 27, giving Guests three glowing hours in the water park after gates close. Guests with tickets for the exclusive party can even enter Typhoon Lagoon as early as 6 p.m.

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Eggstravaganza at Disneyland Resort

Celebrate the springtime Easter tradition of Eggstravaganza — a special “egg” hunt throughout the Disneyland Resort from March 31 to April 17, 2022.

To take part you buy a game board and stickers for $9.99* (plus tax) at select shops throughout Disneyland Resort. There are three different game boards, depending on where you want to play: one each at Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park and at Downtown Disney District.

Explore for special hidden “eggs” painted as Disney characters, then check off your discoveries by placing the corresponding sticker on the themed Eggstravaganza game board.

Whether they choose to hunt for eggs or not, you can return their game board to collect your rewards – one of six collectible eggs! 
Redemption locations include Plaza Point at Disneyland Park, Elias & Co. at Disney California Adventure park, and Disney’s Pin Traders and World of Disney at Downtown Disney District, while supplies last.
 
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New Merchandise Location, Treasures of Xandar, Coming to Wonders of Xandar pavilion at EPCOT

New details have been released about the EPCOT's first other-world pavilion, the Wonders of Xandar pavilion, part of the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy addition. 

Treasures of Xandar will be a merchandise shop operated by “The Broker,” a proud Xandarian who is bringing his locally-famous shop to EPCOT. This out-of-this-galaxy shop will feature treasures acquired during travels across the galaxy, as well as items that pay tribute to the planet Xandar and the Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Discover the Magic of Our Planet During Earth Week Celebration at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park

From April 18-24 you can connect with the magic of nature through family-friendly experiences and special offerings at Animal Kingdom Park.
 
Learn more about animal species the Disney Conservation Fund is working to protect. Try your hand at drawing as Disney artists at The Animation Experience guide you step by step to bring your favorite Disney characters to life using real animals for inspiration. Each animal represents some of the amazing stories of conservation work Disney is doing around the world.
 
There is also a limited-time Wilderness Explorer activity that rewards Guests with an Earth Day Nature badge.
 
On Discovery Island, watch for a special Disney Character Cruise on Discovery River. And throughout the park, Disney PhotoPass magic will have new frames featuring Wall-E and Eve from “Wall-E.” A limited-edition Earth Day 2022 trading pin is also available along with other specialty merchandise and custom food and drinks.
 
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New Bookable Experiences at the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort

New limited-time offerings bring a taste of the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival to two Disneyland hotels with new seminars, tastings and more.

Education and Tasting Seminars - April 19
Learn from industry experts during an educational tasting seminar at the Grand Californian Craftsman Bar.

Winemaker Reception – April 6
Enjoy an exclusive Winemaker Reception at the Rose Court Garden at the Disneyland Hotel, with tastings of acclaimed wines from Silver Oak and Twomey.

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Upcoming Refurbishments at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa and Disney's Vero Beach Resort

The high Rock Springs Pool and On the Rocks Pool Bar at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa will be unavailable from January through late March 2023 while the pool undergoes refurbishment. 

The lobby at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort will undergo a refurbishment from mid-April through late May 2022. During this time, the lobby will remain operational and Cast Members will be present to help direct Guests to the check-in location.

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What is 1923 Main Street: The Disney Travel Podcast?

1923 Main Street® is a Disney travel podcast hosted by the father daughter team of Mike Belobradic and Amelia Belobradic. This is your source for the latest Disney travel news and what it all means for you.

Join Mike and Amelia for fun-filled informative discussions as they share the latest Disney travel news every week. Get the latest news for travel to Disney destinations, including Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disney Vacation Club properties (including Disney Aulani in Hawaii and Disney's Vero Beach Resort in Florida), Disneyland Paris and more.

In each episode, Mike and Amelia discuss the very latest Disney travel news from resort hotels, to Disney dining, VIP experiences, special events, theme parks and more. Mike has over 50 years of Disney travel experience, while Amelia brings a younger perspective to the table with 11+ years of Disney travel at the age of 13.

1923 Main Street: The Disney Travel Podcast was nominated for Best Podcast Awards in the 2021 People's Choice Podcast Awards and the 2021 Canadian Podcast Awards.