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[31 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Medals Released for the Princess Half Marathon and the Tinker Bell Half Marathon

Runners participating in the Princess Half Marathon or the Tinker Bell Half Marathon can look forward to earning some shiny, new bling at the finish line.
runDisney just released the new designs for the medals for the Princess Half Marathon, the Enchanted 10K, the Glass Slipper Challenge, and the Tinker Bell Half Marathon, and the new Tinker Bell 10K.
The medals for the Princess Half Marathon races feature designs inspired by Cinderella, including her pumpkin carriage, her tiara, and of course the glass slipper. Both new Tinker Bell medals feature everyone’s favorite …

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[31 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]
Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ to Appear on Food and Oral Health Products as Part of New Marketing Campaign

The Avengers are headed to a kitchen and bathroom near you.
Marvel Entertainment LLC has announced that it is introducing The Avengers brand into food and oral health aid categories in an effort to expand the reach of the superheroes into the consumables arena.
Marvel is working with companies including Nabisco, Perdue, Crunch Pak, Langers Juice, DenTek, and Listerine to bring new products to store shelves throughout the next year and beyond. The idea is to present The Avengers as a year-round brand.
One of the new products in The Avengers line are …

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[30 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Holiday Magic is Coming to the Walt Disney World Resort with Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and Other Special Events

As we near the end of October and wrap up all things Halloween, it’s time to start thinking about the holidays and the Walt Disney World Resort has some holiday magic planned for guests.
Disney foodies have until November 11 to visit the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. The line up for the Eat to the Beat concerts through the end of the festival include the Spin Doctors on November 1, Christopher Cross on November 2 and 3, Hanson on November 4-5, Dennis DeYoung on November 6-8, and Big Bad …

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[30 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ with New Merchandise at the Disney Parks

Just in time for Halloween, Disney Parks is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the stop-motion classic Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas with some spooky new merchandise.
From now until next Monday, November 4, fans of Jack Skellington and his crew of silly and spooky friends can find an exclusive 20th Anniversary T-shirt at the Disney Parks online store. Fans can also purchase a D-Tech on Demand case for their iPhone 5/5S featuring the 20th Anniversary artwork. Film fans looking to order these items can do so here. Orders will take …

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[29 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
November Merchandise Events Announced for the Walt Disney World Resort

Get that holiday shopping list prepared because the November merchandise events for the Walt Disney World Resort have been announced.
The month starts with a showcase of ‘Food & Wine’ inspired artwork from artist Rob Kaz’s Disney Fine Art collection. The showcase takes place during the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival from November 1 through the 3 from 1 to 10 p.m. each day at the Art of Disney in Epcot.
On November 2 guests can pick up their copy of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2013 Cookbook Taste …

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[29 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District Becoming a Festive Winter Village for the Holidays

The holiday season is almost here and the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort will soon be transformed into a winter wonderland.
The Downtown Disney Winter Village will appear on November 14 around the ESPN Zone and the AMC Theaters, adding a little extra holiday magic to the District.
The village will include holiday cottages, shopping chalets full of perfectly magical holiday gifts, and a 30-foot Christmas tree. The tree is the centerpiece of Olaf’s Frozen Ice Rink inspired by Walt Disney Picture’s Frozen.
At Olaf’s Frozen Ice Rink guests can lace …

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[28 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Give the Keynote Address at Disney’s Veterans Institute Workshop

First Lady Michelle Obama is set to give the keynote address at next month’s Veterans Institute workshop at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The Veterans Institute workshop is a free program offered by Disney to inspire companies to employ servicemen and women who are transitioning to the private sector.
Mrs. Obama launched Joining Forces in 2011 with Dr. Jill Biden. Joining Forces is an initiative dedicated to connecting servicemen and women, veterans, and military spouses with resources they need to find jobs at home. Through their work with the initiative Mrs. Obama …

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[28 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Highlights from the First D23 Expo Japan Include Sneak Peek of Shanghai Disneyland’s Castle and More

Earlier this month more than 23,000 Disney fans gathered at the Tokyo Disney Resort for the first D23 Expo Japan.
The expo was opened by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger who highlighted some of the company’s upcoming projects. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs gave expo attendees a sneak peek of what’s coming for Disney Parks around the world including a glimpse of the castle for Shanghai Disneyland and the Iron Man attraction headed to Hong Kong Disneyland.
Staggs also revealed the concept art for the Avatar-inspired land that …

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[27 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Halloween Week Limited Time Magic Events Include Performances by the Cadaver Dans

It’s Halloween Week at the Disney Parks and they’re scaring up some Limited Time Magic spooky tricks and treats for guests.
At the Walt Disney World Resort, guests will find some hauntingly fun surprises at The Happy Haunted Horseshoe including performances by the Cadaver Dans.
Every day between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. during Halloween Week, Miss Betty Blue will call on the Cadaver Dans, Dearly Departed Stan the piano player, and magician Abner Cadaver. These spooky performers will delight guests with their not-so-scary harmonies and magic tricks.
Guests will also be able …

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[26 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Festival of the Masters Showcases Unique Works of Art in Downtown Disney | ]
Festival of the Masters Showcases Unique Works of Art in Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney will soon be transformed into a showcase of art, photography, sculpture, and more at the 38th annual Festival of the Masters presented by Michaels.
The open-air festival features more than 300 artists who will be showcasing their works in photography, painting, sculpture, chalk, and glass. The exhibits include more than 130 award-winning artists and 20 up-and-coming Emerging Masters, the Disney Artist Village, and live performance artists.
The Disney Artist Village returns to the festival with one of the biggest displays of Disney art for purchase, and will include meet and …