[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Grand Launch of ‘DFB Guide to the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival’ E-book

If you have plans to attend the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, there’s a resource you won’t want to leave home without.
The Disney Food Blog just announced the launch of the DFB Guide to the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival e-book.
The PDF e-book has more than 220 pages of full-color photos, menus, and information on all the seminars, culinary demos, special events, and more for this year’s festival.
The guide also includes an updated FAQ section, tips on how to enjoy the Food and Wine Festival on a budget, …

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[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Cookbook to Feature All Three Epcot Festivals

The 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival cookbook is going to feature more than just Food and Wine recipes.
For the first time, the annual cookbook will feature recipes for items from all three festivals that take place throughout the year at Epcot – the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival, the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, and Holidays Around the World.
The Epcot Flower and Garden Festival starting featuring food booths a couple of years ago, and Holidays Around the World also just recently added food as one of the festival’s major …

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[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
August 2014 Merchandise Events Announced for the Walt Disney World Resort

August at the Walt Disney World Resort is a month full of special merchandise events.
The month kicks off with an appearance by artist Greg McCullough at the Art of Disney in the Downtown Disney Marketplace from July 30 until August 3. Greg will be back on property from August 20-24 at the Art of Disney.
On August 7, Bobs Gannaway, the director and co-writer of Planes: Fire & Rescue, will be at Once Upon a Toy in Downtown Disney from 3-4 p.m. Bobs will be signing some of the new Planes: …

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[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Next ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Film Finally Gets a Release Date

After several delays it appears that Captain Jack Sparrow is returning to the big screen.
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 – which had a working title of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales at one point – is now slated for release in July 2017, nearly two years later than originally scheduled.
The film has suffered several delays and other issues, including Jerry Bruckheimer’s departure from Disney last fall.
The original issue with the film’s delay was reportedly script issues. It was also reported last year that Johnny Depp’s filming …

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[26 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases More Updates on the Disney Springs Transformation

As the transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs continues, Disney has released more information on what changes are being made.
Part of the ongoing construction includes the roadways and parking areas at Downtown Disney.
Lake Buena Vista Drive will be expanded from seven lanes to 10 lanes, and two multilevel parking garages are currently being built. The first garage is scheduled to open by the end of this year providing 4,000 parking spots for guests visiting Disney Springs/Downtown Disney.
Two pedestrian bridges are also being constructed – these will lead guests into …

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[25 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Get a Sneak Peek at the Destination D: Attraction Rewind Merchandise

D23’s Destination D: Attraction Rewind is still a few months away, but fans can get a sneak peek of some of merchandise that will be available at the event.
Mickey’s of Glendale – the Walt Disney Imagineering Store – will have a pop up location at the Destination D event, selling merchandise exclusively to the D23 members in attendance.
The pop up store opens November 21 and will stay open through November 23.
Some of the items on sale at Mickey’s of Glendale include Destination D: Attraction Rewind themed merchandise and a collection …

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[25 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
PBS Announces ‘Walt Disney’ Premiering on ‘American Experience’ in 2015

PBS recently announced that a new four-hour, two-night film Walt Disney will be premiering on American Experience in the fall of 2015.
The announcement was made at the Television Critics Association conference on July 22.
American Experience celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013 and brings to life the characters and stories that shaped America’s past and present. The American Experience documentaries have won 30 Emmy Awards, four DuPont-Columbia Awards, and 16 George Foster Peabody Awards.
Walt Disney is being directed and produced by Sarah Colt (Henry Ford, RFK) and written by Mark Zwonitzer …