[1 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Review Celebrates 40th Anniversary at Walt Disney World

One of the longest running dinner shows in the country – Disney’s Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Review – turns 40 years old this month.
The show started out in June 1974 with a cast of college interns and after a summer of performances Walt Disney World decided to hire a permanent cast and the show opened on September 5, 1974.
“Hoop-Dee-Doo was upbeat, and guests came for the corny jokes, good food and lots of fun,” said Forrest Bahruth, show director, Disney Parks & Resorts Creative Entertainment and the original choreographer for the dinner …

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[1 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Applications for the Disney Parks Moms Panel Open September 2

It’s time to dust off those Mouse Ears – the Disney Parks Moms Panel search starts tomorrow, September 2.
The Disney Parks Moms Panel started in 2008 as the Walt Disney World Moms Panels.
Over the years the panel has expanded to include Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, runDisney, and other vacation experiences and the name was changed to reflect the expansion.
It’s not just a panel for moms though – current and past panelists have also included dads, grandparents, and aunts.
Thousands of Disney “experts” will apply for a small number of positions on …

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[31 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
September 2014 Merchandise Events Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has some great merchandise events planned for the month of September.
Artist Greg McCullough will be at the Art of Disney in the Downtown Disney Marketplace on September 3-7 and again on September 17-21.
The Disney Trade Celebration 2014 – Imagination Gala takes place September 7 at the World ShowPlace in Epcot. A limited number of tickets are still available for this Vinylamtion Showcase.
Popular artist Larry Dotson will be at the Art of Disney in the Downtown Disney Marketplace on September 8-11 and at the Art of …

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[30 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Anna and Elsa’s Frozen Fantasy’ Set to Debut in January 2015 at Tokyo Disneyland Park

The Frozen phenomenon shows no signs of stopping.
Disney recently announced that an all-new Frozen special event is debuting in January 2015 at the Tokyo Disneyland Park.
Anna and Elsa’s Frozen Fantasy is scheduled to run from January 13 through March 20, 2015. The special event is themed after Disney’s mega-hit animated film Frozen and will give fans a chance to see the “world of ice and snow created by Elsa’s magical power.”
During the run of the Frozen Fantasy special event the parks’ nighttime entertainment “Once Upon a Time” will feature new …

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[29 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Adventures by Disney Announces New Long Weekends Experience in Nashville

Adventures by Disney announced its newest Long Weekends experience and it’s sure to please country music fans.
The new four-day, three-night experience takes place in Nashville, Tennessee – the heart of country music. Guests on the experience will get behind-the-scenes tours of several famous Nashville landmarks.
The experience includes a live show at the Grand Ole Opry with a private dinner and a backstage tour. It also includes a guided tour through the halls of RCA/Stuido B and guests will even have a chance to sing one of the hit songs recorded …

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[29 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
September Merchandise Events Announced for Disneyland Resort

It’s hard to believe that September starts in just a few days, but there are some great merchandise events happening at Disneyland to get you through the month.
Artists Gabriela Ruis will be visiting the WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney District for whole month. Fans can meet Gabriela on September 6, 7, 13, 14, 27, and 28 from 2-5 p.m.
On September 12 artist Jerrod Maruyama is appearing at the WonderGround Gallery from 5-7 p.m. to debut his latest piece titled “Date Night.”
Miniaturist and sculptor Bob Olszewski will be signing his …

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[28 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tickets on Sale Now for 2014 Orlando Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort

Tickets for the 9th annual Orlando Classic college basketball tournament at the Walt Disney World Resort are now on sale.
The Orlando Classic is held on Thanksgiving weekend beginning Thursday, November 27 and continuing Friday, November 28 and Sunday, November 30. The tournament takes place at the HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The teams for this year’s classic include: Georgia Tech, Kansas, Marquette, Michigan State, Rhode Island, Rider, Santa Clara, and Tennessee.
The Orland Classic is a bracket-format tournament featuring 12 games in three days. Each team …