[26 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Closures at Caribbean Beach Resort, DCL 2018 Sailings, and More

What a week it’s been! We’re closing out February with major news from Caribbean Beach Resort, menus for the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival, and summer 2018 sailings on Disney Cruise Line.
We found out this week that the restaurants – and pool bar! – at Caribbean Beach Resort are closing for refurbishment on May 1. The Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters, and Banana Cabana Pool Bar will be affected.
Guests will have alternative options for dining in Centertown, three island markets, and a new quick service in Trinidad.
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[1 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Force Friday II Announced for September 1

Disney and Lucasfilm recently announced the date for Star Wars Force Friday II – the global fan event that celebrates the launch of the new products inspired by Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The date is September 1 – that’s when toys, collectibles, books, apparel, and more will go on sale as of 12:01 a.m.
The first Force Friday event in 2015 was a global event, uniting fans across five continents during a global unboxing event.
During the 2015 Force Friday event, merchandise inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens was revealed in …

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Cruise Line Continues to Celebrate ‘Frozen’ Fun this Summer

If you’re sailing on the Disney Cruise Line this summer be prepared for some Frozen fun.
The “winter-in-summer” celebration is happening on board the Disney Wonder and Disney Magic all summer long, from May through July.
Kids can enjoy Frozen Adventures on the Disney Wonder with surprise visits from Anna and Elsa, and on all four Disney Cruise Line ships guests can get their photos taken with Anna, Elsa, and Olaf year-round.
Frozen-inspired food and drinks are part of the experience including adult beverages in the nightclubs and food inspired by Norway and …

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
More Details about Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you happened to watch the Academy Awards on Sunday night – and didn’t grab a snack during the commercial breaks – you might have seen a new ad for Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The ad featured a voice-over and appearance by Avatar director James Cameron.
The television spot also gave guests a bit of insight into the new attraction, Avatar Flight of Passage, where guests will have a chance to see what it is like to soar through the air on a Banshee.
Pandora – The …

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[27 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Zootopia’ Wins Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit film Zootopia won the Academy Award for best Animated Feature at the 89th Oscars.
The film was nominated in the category alongside Moana.
Other nominations for Disney included best Original Song, ‘How Far I’ll Go,’ from Moana, best Short Film (animated) for Piper, and three visual effects nominations for Doctor Strange, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and The Jungle Book.
Piper won the Oscar for best Short Film (animated) and The Jungle Book won for best Visual Effects.
ESPN won its first Oscar in the Documentary Feature category …

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[27 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Doc McStuffins Meeting Guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney Junior favorite Doc McStuffins is meeting guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Doc has set up a meet-and-greet outside the vet clinic at Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
Guests can meet Doc here or at Disney’s Hollywood Studios where she’s been meeting fans for a few years.
The Disney Junior show Doc McStuffins tells the story of six-year-old Doc, who wants to be a doctor just like her mom. She runs a clinic for stuffed animals and toys.
The show was recently renewed for a fifth season and has been honored with a Peabody Award. Fans …

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[25 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Menus Announced for Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

The Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival kicks off March 10 and runs through April 16, and Disney has released the official booth menus!
This year’s festival will feature 14 food booths including Nuts About Cheese, Uncork California, I Heart Artichokes, Garlic Kissed, California Craft Brews, Olive Us, Bacon Twist, Lemon Grove, Seafood Sustained, The Onion Lair, Off the Cob, Sweet and Sourdough, LA Style, and the Paradise Garden Grill Beer Garden.
Our friends at the Disney Food Blog have a full list of menus with photos so you can plan …