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[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases Images of the Inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Medals

runDisney has released the design of the inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon medals.
The race weekend takes place November 14-16 at the Disneyland Resort and includes the Avengers Super Heroes 5K, runDisney Kids Races, and the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon.
The medals for this new race weekend celebrate the heroes of Marvel and the team aspect of the Avengers.
Runners who finish the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon will receive a medal that commemorates the “Inaugural Mission” and features a spinning Avengers logo with the signature “A” on one side and …

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[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the Winter Holidays on the High Seas with Disney Cruise Line

It might be back-to-school time on the calendar but it’s never too early to start thinking about a holiday cruise on the Disney Cruise Line.
Starting in late November guests can enjoy the Very Merrytime Cruises on the Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, or Disney Fantasy. The celebrations include traditional “turkey day” meals, Christmas feasts, snow flurries, and New Year’s Eve celebrations.
The Very Merrytime Cruises include: King Triton’s Tree Lighting Ceremony in the atrium lobby on the first night at sea; family holiday activities; youth holiday crafts; holiday storytellers who share tales …

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[18 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases Food and Merchandise Sneak Peek for Villains Unleashed Event

The villains are being unleashed at Disney’s Hollywood Studios this Saturday, August 23, and Disney has released a sneak peek of the food and merchandise for the hard ticket event.
Guests attending Villains Unleashed will have a chance to purchase merchandise with the event’s logo that features super baddie Hades. The logo merchandise includes women’s and men’s T-shirts, a limited release pin, and a water bottle.
The event merchandise will be sold at the Studio Prop Shop located near the Studio Backlot Tour.
The Villains Unleashed event will also include special food and …

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[18 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Celebrating Grandparents Day with Special Room Rate

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is offering families a special rate for a connecting guest room in honor of Grandparents Day.
Grandparents and their families can receive a connecting guest room for $109 per night – which is up to a 50 percent saving off standard room rates – when they book one room at the standard price.
This offer is good for stays in September (Grandparents Day is September 7).
The Swan and Dolphin offers guests 17 restaurants and lounges, five pools, two health clubs, tennis courts, and complimentary …

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[17 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
PANDORA Jewelry Headed to Disney Parks this Fall

Beginning this fall guests at Disney Parks around the world will have a chance to purchase Disney-themed PANDORA jewelry.
The Disney collection will be launched in select retail locations at the theme parks, at Disney Vacation Club properties, and on the Disney Cruise Line.
The Disney PANDORA collection will feature sterling silver and 14K gold charms that were created with Disney Consumer Products and Disney Theme Park Merchandise. The charms were inspired by Disney characters and the collection includes 25 different styles and 16 additional styles that are only available at Disney …

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[15 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Donating $1 Million to Central Florida Nonprofits

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced plans to give more than $1 million to Central Florida nonprofits to recognize the efforts of the Disney VoluntEARS.
The donations are made through the company’s EARS to You grants in honor of the 308,000 hours of community service that were donated by VoluntEARS in 2013. So far this year Disney has given more than 1,500 EARS to You grants to nonprofit organizations.
“By opening their hearts and devoting their time to local community groups, Disney VoluntEARS make Central Florida an even better place to …

Disney Parks »

[14 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Beautifully Disney Tangled Web Collection Debuts at Disney Parks

The newest collection from Beautifully Disney debuted at the Disney Parks recently.
The ‘Tangled Web’ collection pays homage to the Disney villains with a flair for the dark side and features lip glosses, eye shadow palettes, and more.
The lip gloss collection includes names such as De-Vil-icious, Heartless, Eternally Yours, and Mistress of Darkness. There’s also a mini lipstick set featuring Diablo, Vengeance, Bitter Much?, and Sinister.
The collection also features a two-in-one brush set for applying blush, foundation, lipstick, and more.
And because villains are always on the move, the Tangled Web collection …

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[13 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Limited Edition ‘Frozen’ MagicBand Available at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

As part of the ongoing Frozen Summer Fun celebration at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, guests can purchase a new limited-edition retail MagicBand.
This special edition MagicBand features Olaf, everyone’s favorite summer-loving snowman. The Olaf MagicBand is available at Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post which is located between Toy Story Midway Mania and the Studio Backlot Tour.
The MagicBand features an image of Olaf and is presented in special packaging. The Olaf version has an edition size of 5,000 and retails for $29.95 plus tax. (And spoiler alert: Olaf reportedly sings “In summer!” when guests …

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[12 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tickets for 2015 D23 Expo on Sale August 14

Tickets for next year’s D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center go on sale at 10 a.m. PT on Thursday, August 14.
The D23 Expo celebrates Disney entertainment including The Walt Disney Studios (which includes Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm), Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Disney Consumer Products, Disney media networks, and Disney Interactive.
The last D23 Expo took place in 2013 and more than 65,000 fans gathered at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The 2015 D23 Expo will feature the Disney Legends Awards, Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, celebrity appearances, panels, presentations, sneak …

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[11 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
KaBOOM! Play Together Tour Powered by Disney Parks Traveling to Six Cities Across America

The KaBOOM! Play Together Tour powered by Disney Parks kicks off August 16 in Anaheim. The tour will travel to six cities around America.
The Play Together Tour is a free event and it features an obstacle course designed by Disney Imagineers. Families can design their team flags and participate in games and team building stations while solving puzzles and playing together.
“We are thrilled to work with Disney once again and provide another creative way in which families can spend meaningful and playful bonding time together,” said KaBOOM! CEO and Founder …