Articles Archive for October 2014
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As the holiday season ramps up heading into November, the Walt Disney World Resort has a month full of special merchandise events for guests.
On November 1 and 2 guests can take part in a special launch of Disney Infinity 2.0 at Once Upon a Toy in the Downtown Disney Marketplace.
Fan favorite artist Larry Dotson will be at the Art of Disney in Epcot each day from November 3 through 6. And artist David E. Doss will appear each day at the Art of Disney in Downtown Disney, November 6-9.
On November …
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Earlier this week fans of Marvel Studios were given a sneak peek at the films that will make up ‘Phase 3’ of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed the films during a special event at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.
Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man are the first two films in this next cinematic phase. They are scheduled to arrive in theaters on May 1, 2015 and July 17, 2015 respectively.
The films announced take the Marvel Cinematic Universe through 2019 and include new films featuring Captain …
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Disney is hosting a special Disney Infinity 2.0 event at Once Upon a Toy in Downtown Disney on November 1 and 2.
During the “purchase opportunity” event guests purchase the Infinity 2.0 Starter Pack featuring Merida from Disney/Pixar’s Brave and Stitch. Guests can will receive one complimentary figure with the purchase of the 2.0 Starter Pack.
Other figures being released include Maleficent, Donald Duck, Aladdin, and Tinker Bell in addition to Hiro and Baymax from Big Hero 6. Guests will also have a chance to get a sneak peek at a new …
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Disney Cruise Line recently announced its itineraries for 2016 and two new ports of call were added to the list – Tortola, British Virgin Islands and Martinique.
The cruise line also returns to the port of San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2016.
The first new itinerary is a seven night cruise from Port Canaveral, Florida to the Eastern Caribbean and includes stops in Tortola, St. Thomas, and Disney’s private Bahamian island, Castaway Cay. The departure dates on the Disney Fantasy are: January 2, 16, 30; February 13 and 27; March 12 and …
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Two new restaurants have been announced for Disney Springs.
The first, Morimoto Asia, is from celebrity (and Iron) Chef Masaharu Morimoto and the Patina Restaurant Group.
This restaurant is Chef Morimoto’s first Pan-Asian dining location and it will be located at The Landing, which is the heart of Disney Springs.
Morimoto Asia will feature flavors from around Asia and will have exhibition kitchens featuring street-food stalls, dim sum, and Peking duck.
“We are delighted to work with Morimoto to create this one of a kind restaurant, which will be a spectacular dining destination at …
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Just in time for the theatrical release of Big Hero 6, merchandise inspired by the film is headed to Disney Parks.
Select merchandise items were created specifically for the Disney Parks including a six pin set, apparel, and even some new phone cases.
Guests will have a chance to pick up a limited release MagicBand at select merchandise locations inside Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the Magic Kingdom.
To purchase the limited edition band, guests must present a valid theme park admission, a Memory Maker card, or an active MagicBand.
At the D-Tech on Demand …
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An all-new Sofia the First primetime special is coming to Disney Channel in November.
The special, Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy, features a special appearance by Rapunzel (voiced by Mandy Moore).
In the special episode, Amber discovers Sofia’s amulet is magical and takes it without permission. She accidentally summons an evil princess named Ivy who is set on taking over Enchancia.
In addition to Mandy Moore, film and television actress Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect) stars as Princess Ivy, John Michael Higgins (Pitch Perfect) stars as the self-appointed leader of a …
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It’s hard to believe that November 1 is just a few days away but the Disneyland Resort has some great merchandise events to help you get into the almost-holiday-shopping season!
The month kicks off with artist Jackie Huang setting up shop in the WonderGround Gallery for the entire month! Jackie will also be making more appearances on November 29 and 30 from 2-5 p.m.
Jerrod Maruyama is celebrating the release of ‘A Hipster’s Life For Me’ from the Happiest Hipster on Earth collection with an artist signing from 11 a.m. until 1 …
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Disney Cruise Line has once again been recognized as a top cruise line by a travel magazine.
The cruise line was named the No. 1 “Large Ship Line” by Condé Nast Traveler in the 2014 Readers Choice Awards.
The winners were based on more than 1 million votes from 77,000 readers of the publication.
“The cast and crew at Disney Cruise Line are always immensely proud of awards like these that come directly from readers and our guests,” said Karl Holz, president of Disney Cruise Line. “It’s an honor to be recognized once …
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Guests with plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort during the holidays can enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast at several locations around property.
Akershus in Epcot’s Norway pavilion will feature special Thanksgiving menu on November 27 that includes turkey breast with all the sides in addition to Norwegian meatballs and pan-seared salmon. At Sanaa in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge the menu will include poppy seed lavash, naan, and apple-cranberry achar. Artist Point at the Wilderness Lodge will also have a special holiday menu.
Thanksgiving is on the menu at lunch and …