With the latest news about the Disney Parks closures, Disney fans are looking for new forms of entertainment. How can we bring a little (more!) Disney into our hearts and homes? Start with this list of the best Disney podcasts for 2020.
The Best Disney Podcasts To Listen To In 2020
I love these kinds of lists- and I kinda hate them too.
“The Best” is so subjective, you know?
And with something as vast as determining the best Disney podcast, well, I’m pretty sure I left someone off.
I also didn’t narrow this list down with any real criteria other than the fact that they amused Jane, Theresa and myself.
Which obviously makes this the definitive Best Disney Podcasts list. Ahem.
In other words: we like them and we hope you’ll like them.
If you know about another great Disney focus podcast that should be added to the list, you know what they say: there’s always room for 1 more!
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I listen to podcasts all day when I’m working, cleaning, driving, running, and when I’m grocery shopping.
And Disney podcasts are obviously my favorites!
The 20 Disney Podcasts You Want To Listen To In 2020
This list is a mishmash of Disney podcasts. There’s pure fun, there’s serious planning, there are some shows heavy in Disney history, and some that are focused on games and trivia.
You’re bound to find more than a few that you’ll want to listen to on a weekly basis.
1. The No-Guilt Disney Podcast (duh)
We like a little variety in our Disney and feel like you probably do too.
So the No-Guilt Disney Podcast is the best Disney Podcast in our not-so-humble opinions.
Want to fight us on that? Cool- tune into one of our Unpopular Disney Opinions Episodes and we can probably have it out.
You can find our episodes on all the major podcast players as well as archived here under the No-Guilt Disney Podcast tab.
If you only have time for one Disney podcast in your life: this is the one you want. You’re welcome.
2. Disney Deciphered
Leslie and Joe really know their Disney.
From international parks to Aulani to their home parks of Walt Disney World (Joe) and Disneyland (Leslie), these travel junkies love to find all the best hacks for touring Disney.
Find them at DisneyDeciphered.com
3. Podcast: The Ride
I love this Disneyland based podcast for all the deep dives and commitment to themes. You can find them here.
4. The Dis Quiz
They land on the list of best Disney podcasts because I love games! And I love how this podcast about Disney makes us think. Check out their Marvel Quote Challenge episode!
5. WDW Happy Hour
This one is like hanging out with your best Disney friends. And you know if you have Disney people in your life, you love them a whole lot! Find them on Facebook.
6. The Theme Park Podcast
It’s perfectly named (I mean, hello!) and it covers not only Disney but all the theme parks out there. Professional, informative, and fun. Take a listen to them here.
7. Hyperion Adventures Podcast
Gotta love these folks- found them on social media and adore listening to their Disney coverage. You can find them on Apple here.
8. Disneyland With Kids
If you’re going to Disneyland in 2020- with kids- this is the show for you! They cover it all and with four hosts with kids of varying ages, you know they can help you plan. Find them on DisneylandWithKids.info
9. Magic On a Dollar Podcast
David Dollar is a host you’ll have a hard time keeping up with if you ever tour the parks with him.
Trust me: I’ve tried!
He talks almost as fast as he walks- so hang on for a wild ride through the Disney Parks news with Magic on a Dollar.
10. D23 Inside Disney
This is the first of the truly mega podcasts, that truthfully, don’t need any more listeners.
HEY- you know its true!
But if you want the best, you gotta go with the information straight from the official Disney mouths. And the hosts from D23 Inside Disney are the official Disney Insiders.
11. WDW Prep to Go
Shannon’s blog and podcast are- chef’s kiss!
If you need planning assistance and love to find well-researched information, oh, and love a good trip report!- this is the podcast for you. WDWPrepschool.com is where you’ll find this one.
12. WDW Radio
I don’t think you can have a best of the Disney Podcasts list without Lou Mongello’s podcast on it. Pretty sure it’s a Dis-nerd rule or something. This one is your one-stop shop for all Disney news. Find them here.
13. Be Our Guest Podcast
Another of the long-lived and super popular shows about all things Disney. You’ll want to give them a listen if you are planning any trip in the near future.
Well. Pretending you’re planning a trip since no one is getting to go anywhere in March of 2020. WhompWhomp. Find them on social media at Twitter @BeOurGuestMike.
14. The Best and Worst of Walt Disney World
I mean, I gotta love this show.
Short and to the point, the hosts cover the best and worst of … everything! At Disney World. It’s a fun, easy listen. Catch their show here.
This one covers some history, some news, some recent events… a little bit of all the Disneyland magic.
16. Disney Chat With Pixie Dust Fan
Love ‘talking’ with Francine each week as she brings a little Disney magic into our everyday lives. You’ll want to take a listen to this Disney loving woman and all her interesting interviews right here.
17. Disney Cruise Line Blog
If you are cruising, you need to be listening to this podcast. Tons of excellent researched information that you can really use to plan your next voyage. Find their episodes here.
18. Defunctland Podcast
For the Disney history lovers at heart: this show is the one you’re looking for. Tons of interviews about former attractions, storylines, and more. Take a listen to them here.
19. RetroWDW Podcast
If Disney of the 90s was your jam, this podcast is going to speak your Epcot-Horizons-era love language. You can find them on RetroWDW (this one was suggested by Theresa, natch!)
20. WEDway Radio
10 years- TEN!- of Imagineers and Disney history. Gotta love every single thing about this one if you are a big Disney fan. Take a listen to Nate here.
Patty Holliday has been running Disney since 2011. She knows just about every tip, trick, and hack there is to cover the runDisney Magical Miles at Disney World and Disneyland. She knows every mile isn’t *always* magical- but with training, tips, and a little bit of pixie dust, they can be a lot of fun! You can also find her at noguilttravel.com and noguiltfangirl.com