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[30 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the Fourth of July at Disneyland with Fireworks and Parades

The Disneyland Resort has an all-American lineup of parades, fireworks, and more to help guests celebrate the Fourth of July.
Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky fireworks spectacular is happening July 1-4 at Disneyland park. The fireworks begin each night at 9:25 p.m.
On July 4 the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band from Miramar, California will be performing throughout the day. At 3:30 p.m. they’ll be on the parade route just ahead of the Frozen pre-parade before Mickey’s Soundsational Parade.
At 5:30 p.m. the band will help retire …

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[30 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Special Merchandise Events Announced for Walt Disney World in July

Walt Disney World is hosting several special merchandise events throughout the month of July.
Through July 3 fans can meet artist David E. Doss at the Art of Disney in Downtown Disney. David will return to Walt Disney World from July 24 through 27. Meanwhile, the latest Precious Moments dolls from designer Linda Rick will be on display at Once Upon a Toy through July 7.
Linda will be making a special appearance each day from July 3-6 and she’ll be returning to Disney World on July 17-28.
Artist Larry Dotson is appearing …

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[29 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – ‘Frozen’ comes to DHS, Summer Rocks, and Epcot Snacks

It’s summer at Walt Disney World, which means somewhere Olaf is one very happy snowman.
Speaking of everyone’s favorite summer-loving talking snowman, Olaf and his Frozen friends are making a stop at Disney’s Hollywood Studios this summer, and that’s just one of the big news stories we covered last week.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – The Place to be this Summer
Perhaps the biggest news of the week – if you’re a fan of all things Frozen – is that Anna and Elsa are headed to the Studios for a special Frozen Summer Fun …

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[28 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Olaf-Themed Merchandise Debuts This Summer at Disney Parks

Olaf, everyone’s favorite summer-loving, warm-hug-giving snowman, is getting his own line of Disney Parks merchandise just in time for summer.
The new merchandise includes a beach towel featuring Olaf on the beach, T-shirts for girls including Olaf and his Frozen friends, a tumbler, and an open edition pin coming in August. A pin trading starter set that includes an Olaf pin will also debut in August.
Next month guests can pick up an Olaf antenna topper and a three-dimensional magnet. And later this summer a funny Olaf-themed bag will be available.
A new …

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[27 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
July 2014 Merchandise Events Announced for Disneyland Resort

Summer is now in full swing at the Disney Parks, and guests at Disneyland can take part in several special merchandise events in July.
The weekend of July 12 is especially busy at Disneyland with four different events planned.
There is a special artist showcase with Walt Disney Imagineers Stephen Cargile, Larry Nikolia, and Mark Page in addition to former Imagineers Maggie Parr and George Scribner from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Disneyana in Disneyland Park.
From 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on July 12, artists Jasmine Becket-Griffith and Noah are appearing …

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[27 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Hollywood Studios Get ‘Frozen’ This Summer Beginning July 5

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is going to be Frozen beginning July 5.
All summer long guests at the Studios will have a chance to experience immersive Frozen experiences inspired by the hit film.
Frozen Summer Fun includes a daily royal welcome with Anna and Elsa every morning at 11 a.m. The sister will arrive in Hollywood in a horse-drawn sleigh as part of their “goodwill tour” of neighboring kingdoms.
The sisters will be joined by Kristoff in addition to skaters, skiiers, ice cutters and more. Anna and Elsa will not be participating in a …

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[26 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Cast Member Named 2014 Disney VoluntEAR of the Year

A Walt Disney World cast member has been named the 2014 Disney VoluntEAR of the Year.
Kristen Lehrer, a resource manager at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, was chosen for the coveted award by Disney cast members. She received a surprise celebration, a trophy, a handshake from Mickey Mouse, and a $2,500 contribution to the charity of her choice.
“Kristin’s compassion and spirit of volunteerism is an inspiration to Cast Members throughout Central Florida,” said Nancy Gidusko, director of corporate citizenship for Walt Disney World Resort. “We’re proud to celebrate her contributions with one …

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[26 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Artists Behind Vinylmation Series Park Starz 3 to Meet Fans on June 27 at D-Street in Downtown Disney

The newest Vinylmation series – Park Starz 3 – was recently released and now fans and collectors have a chance to meet the artists behind the series.
On Friday, June 27, three Disney Design Group artists – Thomas Scott, Casey Jones, and Caley Hicks – will be meeting fans at D-Street in Downtown Disney from 5-6 p.m. The artists will be signing Vinylmations and talking with fans.
The new Park Starz 3 series features classic Disney characters from shows, parades, and attractions at the Disney Parks. The characters include Dreamfinder, a Space …

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[25 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Food Blog Announces Launch of ‘The DFB Guide to Epcot Snacks’ e-Book 2014 Edition

The Disney Food Blog has announced the grand launch of The DFB Guide to Epcot Snacks e-book, 2014 edition!
The DFB Guide to Epcot Snacks e-book is meant to supplement the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-book. The Epcot Snack guide features more than 290 pages of information, advice, and photos to help you get the most out of your snacking experience at Epcot.
The e-books includes full-color photos of more than 250 snacks at Epcot, current pricing and Disney Dining Plan snack credit status for the items, insider tips, …

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[25 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Raglan Road Hosting 3rd Annual ‘Great Irish Hooley’ During Labor Day Weekend 2014

Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant is hosting the third annual Great Irish Hooley on August 29 through September 1 in Downtown Disney.
A ‘hooley’ is Irish slang for a party or celebration and this event features Irish food, live music, dance workshops, and interactive fun for the whole family.
The Labor Day weekend festival gives guests a chance to celebrate at Orlando’s only boutique Irish festival complete with authentic Irish food and drinks.
The entertainment lineup for this year includes Scythian, Drops of Green, The Raglan Rebels, The Brayzen Heads, and The …