[29 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Providing Free Insect Repellent to Guests

The Walt Disney World Resort is providing guests with free insect repellent as a preventative measure in the fight against Zika, the mosquito-borne illness.
The theme parks and Disney Springs will have several types of mosquito repellent and the resort hotel rooms will have aerosol bug spray for guests.
Disney is also adding signs informing guests how to protect themselves against Zika.
These preventative measures come on the heels of reports of Zika in Miami and Pinellas County.
In a move that might or might not be related to Zika prevention, Disney has also …

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[29 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Orlando Magical Dining Month Starts Today and Features New Disney Springs Restaurants

Orlando Magical Dining Month starts today, August 29, and runs through Sunday, October 2.
This is the 11th year for Visit Orlando’s event and this week is considered the “preview week.”
During Orlando Magical Dining Month diners have five weeks to enjoy special savings at more than 90 restaurants in the Orlando area including several Disney Resort areas restaurants.
Magical Dining Month offers a prix fixe menu at Orlando-area restaurants for $33 per person and $1 from each meal goes to support local charities. This year the event benefits The Russell Home for …

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[27 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Clawhauser’ Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Card to Debut at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

There’s a new Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom game card debuting at this year’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.
The new Clawhauser card features the loveable cheetah from Zootopia.
Clawhauser was chosen for this year’s event-exclusive card because he loves sweets – specifically doughnuts – and he loves to share those sweets.
Merlin the Magician created a spell, Clawhauser’s Tricky Treat, that when cast makes dozens of magical doughnuts appear.
The special-event Clawhauser card will be distributed separately and in addition to the regular Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom card packs. Guests can pick up …

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[26 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Announces September Merchandise Events

The Disneyland Resort has announced a new slate of special merchandise events for the month of September.
WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney District is hosting an ‘Art Attack’ with artists Joey Chou, Miss Mindy, and David Lozeau on September 2 from 7-10 p.m.
Fans will find David Lozeau as the Artist in Residence at WonderGround Gallery. He’ll be appearing on September 3-4, 9-11, 16-18, and 23 from 6-10 p.m.
An artist showcase and signing event is planned September 10-11 from 2-5 p.m. each for Steam Crow (Daniel and Dawna Davis) at the …

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[26 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Watch Live Stream of Main Street Electrical Parade on August 28

If you aren’t going to make it to the Magic Kingdom before October 9 – the last day for the Main Street Electrical Parade, don’t be too sad!
You can catch a live-stream of the parade on Sunday, August 28 on the Disney Parks Blog.
A few weeks ago Disney announced that the iconic Main Street Electrical Parade was headed back to Disneyland after a final show on October 9.
The parade will be at Disneyland for a ‘limited time encore.’
The live-stream of the Main Street Electrical Parade starts at 8:55 p.m. at …

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[25 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces September Merchandise Events

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced the special merchandise events for the month of September.
Artist David Doss is returning to the Art of Disney in Disney Springs on September 7-11 from 1-9 p.m. each day. Greg McCullough is scheduled to be at the Art of Disney in Disney Springs from September 14-18 and again from September 28-October 2.
Doss will also be at the Art of Disney in Epcot on September 1-5 from 1-8 p.m. each day.
Representatives from Precious Moments will be at Marketplace Fun Finds in Disney Springs throughout …

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[25 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Raglan Road Celebrates 5th Anniversary of the Great Irish Hooley on September 2-5

This year marks the 5th anniversary of Raglan Road’s Great Irish Hooley and the celebration starts September 2.
The Great Irish Hooley features craft beers, cocktails, authentic Irish food, and a brand-new ‘Rhythms of Raglan’ show.
This new show is a 90-minute “live spectacle of music and dance, produced in Ireland and directed by David Hayes of Riverdance. The show was choreographed in part by Michael Donnellan, who is best known for his work in Lord of the Dance.
The Great Irish Hooley kicks off at 12 p.m. on Friday, September 2 and …