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[19 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Unveils Memory Maker, Giving Guests the Ability to Download Unlimited Digital Photos

Guests visiting the Walt Disney World Resort have another option when it comes to viewing and purchasing photos taken by Disney PhotoPass photographers.
Memory Maker is a 100 percent digital option, and allows guests to download unlimited digital photos of Disney PhotoPass pictures, without having to purchase the photos individually.
With Memory Maker guests receive digital copies of all the photos for one price ($149 if purchased at least three days before a Walt Disney World vacation, or $199 if purchased in the parks or resorts).
With the original PhotoPass option, guests receive …

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[18 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Central Florida Business Leaders Don Mickey Mouse Ears and Show Their Disney Side at “One Orlando” Leadership Summit

The Walt Disney World Resort recently hosted the three-day “One Orlando” Leadership Summit for business leaders in Central Florida.
The event was organized by the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, Visit Orlando, and the Central Florida Partnership to showcase best practices in the region.
Walt Disney World President George A. Kalogridis said the success story of Central Florida is due in part to the success of Walt Disney World. He also told attendees that Disney strives to “stay ahead of trends and integrate emerging technologies that can create ever more immersive experiences …

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[18 Dec 2013 | One Comment | ]
Seasonal Treats Available for Limited Time in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

Guests visiting the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort during the holidays can enjoy some special seasonal treats and special holiday menus.
From now until December 30 at Catal diners can enjoy three courses for $32. This offer includes a wedge salad, a 10-ounce prime rib with cheese mashed potatoes, and warm apple cobbler or chocolate ganache cake. On Christmas Day the menu will feature a special prixe fixe menu with three courses for $55. That menu includes crispy lobster arancini, braised lamb shank with winter squash risotto, and bourbon …

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[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
January Merchandise Events Announced for the Walt Disney World Resort

January is just around the corner and the Walt Disney World Resort has just announced a few special merchandise events for the first month of 2014.
Starting out the New Year is a meet-and-greet with Disney-inspired artist Larry Dotson on January 1-5. Larry will be appearing daily at the Main Street Cinema in the Magic Kingdom to celebrate his newest releases.
Also on January 1-5, fans can meet Disney-inspired artist Greg McCullough who will be appearing daily at The Art of Disney in Downtown Disney Marketplace.
Later in the month the Cutesters Series …

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[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Entertainment Announces New Line of Helmets Featuring Superheroes

Marvel Entertainment has announced the release of a new line of helmets featuring some of their top superheroes.
The news comes quick on the heels of the announcement of the company’s new line of Marvel Super Hero bikes and tricycles from Huffy.
The new line of helmets will feature cutting edge 3D designs that incorporate bold colors and stylized imagery of Marvel’s heroes including the Avengers and Spider-Man. The 3D features will use the hero’s icons, including Thor’s winged helmet and Captain America’s indestructible shield.
“At Marvel we are constantly looking to showcase …

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[16 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Junior’s New Series ‘Sheriff Callie’s Wild West’ Debuts January 20

There’s a new sheriff in town and she’s the star of the first Western for preschoolers.
Disney Junior’s new series Sheriff Callie’s Wild West is scheduled to debut on Monday, January 20 at 5 p.m. ET. Mandy Moore (Tangled) stars as the voice of Sheriff Callie.
The animated series uses Old West folklore to teach social skills and lessons to young kids ages 2-7. Last month the series was the first Disney/ABC Television series to premiere multiple episodes online and on mobile devices before its on-air debut. It is currently the number …

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[16 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Channel Announces Casting for ‘Descendants,’ a New Original Movie Focusing on the Children of Disney Villains

Have you ever wondered what kind of kids Jafar, Maleficent, or the Evil Queen might have raised? Wonder no more as the Disney Channel just announced a contemporary, live-action adventure-comedy that answers that question.
The original movie – slated for release in 2015 – is aptly title Descendants and it taps into Disney’s “heritage characters,” the kids of the most evil villains.
The movie is set in the present day in an “idyllic kingdom” ruled by Belle and Beast. Their teenaged son is poised to take the throne and his first royal …

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[15 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Limited Time Magic Celebrates ‘Mary Poppins’ at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland

It’s a “Jolly Holiday” this week at the Disney Parks as Limited Time Magic celebrates the release of Saving Mr. Banks and the release of the 50th anniversary edition of Mary Poppins on Blu-ray.
For a limited time guests will be able to get a poster celebrating Saving Mr. Banks and Mary Poppins. The posters are available at Disney California Adventure Park and in the United Kingdom Pavilion in Epcot.
Adding to the magical celebration, guests will also have a chance to meet Mary Poppins and Bert in Disney California Adventure. They’ll …

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[14 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the Magic of the Holiday on Christmas Morning with the ‘Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade’

The 30th annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade special is set to air on Christmas Day on ABC with hosts Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Cannon, and special correspondent Lara Spencer from ABC’s Good Morning America.
The parade was filmed at Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort earlier this month with Nick Cannon hosting from California, and Neil Patrick Harris hosting the parade in Florida.
The Disneyland-based performances include Mary J. Blige, Jordan Sparks and Jason Derulo, in addition to a special performance by Demi Lovato, the cast of Disney Channel’s Teen …

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[13 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Find Last Minute Disney-Inspired Gifts and Great Gift Guides at Mickey Fix

We’re getting into the final stretch of holiday shopping and for all of you procrastinators, it’s time to get those lists made, check them twice, and get those gifts.
If you’re still looking for some great almost-last-minutes Disney-inspired gifts, we have the perfect place to look – Mickey Fix!
As the home page says, Mickey Fix is the place to find all the Disney stuff you never knew you needed. And that’s the truth. You’ll find accessories, apparel, books, fine art, and more every single day.
One of the best things about Mickey …