[17 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Hurricane Irma Impacts on Disney World, Holiday Events Announced, and More

Happy Sunday! We’re back with another recap of the week’s biggest Disney news stories!
Last Sunday Hurricane Irma meant the closure of the Walt Disney World Resort for two days. The theme parks reopened on September 12 with mostly minimal damage.
The Walt Disney Company announced a $2.5 million donation to the relief efforts following Hurricane Irma.
In non-hurricane news, J.J. Abrams was announced as the writer and director for Star Wars: Episode IX.
An extended sneak preview of Disney/Pixar’s Coco is coming to the Disney Parks in November.
The Magic Kingdom is hosting several …

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[20 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Sneak Peek of ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Coming to Disney California Adventure

Thor: Ragnarok opens in theaters on November 3, but guests at Disney California Adventure can catch a sneak peek of the film before that.
Beginning October 6, guests at Disney California Adventure can catch an extended preview of the new film in 3D with special in-theater effects at the Sunset Showcase Theater in Hollywood Land.
Props and costumes from the film will also be on display.
In Thor: Ragnarok, Thor finds himself imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his hammer and he needs to get back to Asgard to stop …

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[20 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Watch Live-Stream of Mickey’s Boo-To-You Parade Friday Night

If you aren’t able to make it to the Magic Kingdom this year for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party you can catch a live-stream of Mickey’s Boo-To-You Parade this week!
On Friday night – September 22 – the Disney Parks Blog will stream the parade from the Magic Kingdom starting at 9:30 p.m.
The parade is a highlight at MNSSHP and features Disney characters in their Halloween costumes, Disney Villains, characters from the Haunted Mansion, and the Headless Horseman!
Mickey’s Boo-To-You Parade can only be seen at MNSSHP – or during the live-stream on …

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[19 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts Dates Announced

Disney has announced the dates for the 2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts.
The Festival will kick off its second year on January 12 and will run seven days a week until February 19. Last year the Festival only ran Fridays through Mondays.
The Epcot Festival of the Arts is a celebration of culinary, visual, and performing arts.
The 2018 event will once again include Food Studios, entertainment, and more. The 2017 Festival included Disney on Broadway performances.
No official entertainment lineup has been announced yet for 2018.
You can check out the 2017 Food …

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[19 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reveals Merchandise for Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland

Mickey’s Halloween Party kicks off at Disneyland on September 30 and runs on select nights through October 31.
And recently, Disney gave guests a preview of the commemorative merchandise for the event.
The merchandise slate includes apparel for kids and adults and collectible pins with the party logo.
Annual Passholders can purchase a special logo T-shirt and a limited-edition pin featuring the Headless Horseman. This merchandise will be available at Disneyana on Main Street, U.S.A., or Tomorrowland Starcade.
There’s also a limited edition box of pins featuring Disney Villains along with a limited release …

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[18 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney PhotoPass Celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19

Tomorrow, September 19, is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and Disney PhotoPass is celebrating the holiday at Walt Disney World.
Guests can visit the PhotoPass photographer across from Pirates of the Caribbean in the Magic Kingdom for a Magic Shot photo between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
If you’re riding Pirates of the Caribbean (all year, not just on Talk Like a Pirate Day), you’ll have your image captured in true pirate style!
And anyone who trains at Captain Jack Sparrow’s Pirate Tutorial can also have a swashbuckling photo taken by the …

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[18 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Star Wars: Galactic Nights is returning for one night to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The special event featuring Star Wars characters, celebrity appearances, fireworks, and more is planned for December 16, the day after the opening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Guests attending Galactic Nights will have a chance to enjoy Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away, fireworks during Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular, a panel discussion about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, and more.
Other event include a DJ Dance Party, Darth Vader and Stormtroopers marching down Hollywood Boulevard, character encounters, and …