[2 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Outdoor Kitchens and More Coming to the 2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

The 2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival kicks off in less than one month on March 2 and Disney has recently announced two new Outdoor Kitchens joining the festival.
This year’s festival will run for a record 90 days until May 30 and will feature the first-ever Huey, Dewey, and Louie topiaries inspired by a 1943 Donald Duck comic book, ‘The Victory Garden.’ This display will be located at the front entrance to Epcot.
The Outdoor Kitchens return again this year with two new booths – La Isla Fresca and Cider House. …

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[5 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Accepting Applications for its Third Disney Accelerator Program

The Walt Disney Company has announced that it is once again accepting applications for the Disney Accelerator.
This is the third Disney Accelerator program.
The program is to accelerate the growth of startup companies and 10 companies will be selected for the three-month mentorship and investment program. The Disney Accelerator concludes with a Demo Day in October.
“The past two years of the Disney Accelerator have led to incredible innovation and success between The Walt Disney Company and our participating startups, helping to establish the Disney Accelerator as the premier media and entertainment …

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[5 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
D23 Gold Members Can Explore Chicago and Walt Disney’s Birthplace in Exclusive Tour

D23 Gold members and their families have a chance to explore Chicago, Illinois and visit sites of importance to the early life of Walt Disney.
The exclusive D23 Gold member experience is March 4, 2016 and begins following The Walt Disney Company 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
Members and their families will meet at the Chicago History Museum for a light breakfast and a presentation from Walt Disney Archives Director Becky Cline and members of The Walt Disney Birthplace restoration project.
The experience includes a visit to The Walt Disney Birthplace where members …

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[4 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Ticket Request Line Opens for the Invictus Games Orlando 2016

The Invictus Games Orlando 2016 is less than 100 days away and fans can now make requests for tickets.
The games will take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on May 8-12. The games bring together more than 500 competitors from 15 countries to compete in 10 sports including archery, cycling, indoor rowing, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball, and more.
The Invictus Games are the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members and were founded by Prince Harry in 2014 following his visit …

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[4 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Lineup Announced for the Garden Rocks Concert Series at the 2016 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

Disney has announced the lineup for the Garden Rocks concert series that takes place each weekend during the 2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival.
New acts join the lineup this year including Blood, Sweat, & Tears featuring Bo Bice, Georgia Satellites, and Darlene Love.
The lineup for this year is:

March 4-6: The Orchestra starring former members of ELO
March 11-13: Starship starring Mickey Thomas
March 18-20: Little River Band
March 25-27: Village People
April 1-3: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone
April 8-10: The Guess Who
April 15-17: NEW! Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice
April 22-24: NEW! Brian …

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[3 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Celebrating Black History Month with Two Author Signings

The American Adventure Pavilion at Epcot is hosting two author signings as part of the celebration of Black History Month.
Guests have the chance to meet author Terry McMillan and celebrity chef and author G. Garvin.
Terry McMillan is the author of Waiting to Exhale and other novels and short stories about African American women. Her eighth novel, ‘Who Asked You?’, was recently published.  Terry’s book signing takes place at The American Adventure Pavilion on Saturday, February 6, from 1-2 p.m. and again from 3-4 p.m.
Chef G. Garvin is the author of …

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[3 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
HARVEYS Debuts New Disneyland-Inspired Bags for the Diamond Celebration

Disneyland Resort is still celebrating its Diamond Anniversary and now there is a new line of handbags that has been added to the merchandise lineup.
HARVEYS has created a new crop of attraction poster totes based on iconic Disneyland attractions.
The new line joins previous seatbelt bags featuring Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Peter Pan, Haunted Mansion, and more.
The latest seatbelt bags honor Autopia, Alice in Wonderland, Jungle Cruise, Matterhorn Bobsleds, and Storybook Land Canal Boats.
The bags retail for $198 plus tax and are available at Disney Vault 28 in the Downtown Disney …