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[25 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Win an Overnight Stay in Cinderella Castle with Disney’s Coolest Summer Ever Disney Side Contest

If you’ve ever wanted to stay overnight in Cinderella Castle, now’s your chance.
Disney has recently announced the Coolest Summer Ever Disney Side contest and several grand prize winners will receive a five-day, four-night Walt Disney World Resort vacation with flights, hotel accommodations, a one-night stay in Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom, and a special Frozen VIP experience.
To enter you need to create the most original and creative Walt Disney World Resort-inspired summer wear or treat and share it via Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #DisneySummerContest
Disney is picking one …

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[24 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Disneyland Diamond Celebration, Disney Cruise Line News, and Chef Mickey’s Brunch

What a week it’s been! The week ended with a bi-coastal 24-hour party kicking off summer and the Disneyland Diamond Celebration on May 22.
With the official start of the 60th anniversary of Disneyland, the Happiest Place on Earth was transformed with sparkling diamonds and special merchandise!
And if a 24-hour party wasn’t big enough, the Disneyland Diamond Celebration will also feature the Disneyland Diamond Days sweepstakes. Guests will win daily prizes at Disneyland and you can even enter to win a Disneyland vacation!
Disneyland wasn’t the only park with exciting news this …

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[23 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Enchanted Storybook Castle at Shanghai Disney Resort Topped Out with Golden Spire

Construction at the Shanghai Disney Resort reached a milestone this week as the golden spire was placed on top of the tallest tower on Enchanted Storybook Castle.
The Walt Disney Company chairman and CEO Bob Iger and chief operating officer Tom Staggs were on hand to witness the installation of the spire.
Enchanted Storybook Castle is the centerpiece of Shanghai Disney and it’s the tallest building at the resort. It’s also the largest and most complex Disney castle ever built featuring a winding staircase that leads guests on a ‘Once Upon a …

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[22 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Officially Begins

The 60th anniversary celebration at Disneyland Resort has officially started.
The Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration will feature an all-new nighttime parade, street-to-sky fireworks, and an all-new World of Color.
The Paint the Night parade at Disneyland park will feature innovative floats, new costumes, and special effects including more than 1.5 million LED lights on the parade floats.
The ‘Disneyland Forever’ fireworks will feature immersive projections and pyrotechnics that will transform Disneyland park.
The fireworks are using the largest projection mapping system ever used in a Disney park.
Guests at Disney California Adventure Park can view …

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[22 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Diamond Days Sweepstakes Starts Today, May 22

Today’s the day! It’s the official start of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration and the start of the Disneyland Diamond Days sweepstakes.
The sweepstakes will be awarding daily prizes to some Disneyland guests including tours of the parks with dining and VIP viewing of the nighttime shows, and more. The daily prize winners must be present at Disneyland Resort at the time of entry and at the time of prize selection.
The Disneyland Diamond Days also have chances for weekly prizes including diamonds that have been custom engraved just for Disneyland. One- …

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[21 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Magic Kingdom’s 24-Hour Party Serving Up Fun and Festive Food

Tomorrow is the day – the 24-hour party at the Magic Kingdom starts at 6 a.m. sharp and the park is serving up an array of food for guests.
Since the party starts at 6 a.m. guests will need to find breakfast in the morning and the regular haunts like Main Street Bakery, Sleepy Hollow, and Gaston’s Tavern will be serving their standard fare.
Special 24-hour party-themed cupcakes will be available all day and night at both Gaston’s Tavern and the Main Street Bakery. The cupcakes aren’t technically “new” but they do …

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[21 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Diamond Celebration Merchandise Arrives this Week

The Disneyland Diamond Celebration officially kicks off on May 22 during the 24-hour party and some of the celebration-specific merchandise is headed to store shelves this week.
The Diamond Celebration merchandise can be found starting May 20 at the Disney Showcase and Emporium in Disneyland park, Elias & Co. in Disney California Adventure, and the World of Disney Store in the Downtown Disney District.
The special 60th anniversary PANDORA charms are available at La Mascarade d’Orleans, New Century Jewelry, Elias & Co., and World of Disney. And the special Alex and Ani …

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[20 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Tips for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration 24-Hour Party

We’re just a couple days away from the 24-hour party at Disneyland to officially kick of the Diamond Anniversary Celebration and it’s a good idea to head to the party with a plan.
Guests arriving at Disneyland for the 24-hour party can park in the Pumbba lot starting at 10 p.m. on May 21 for early arrivals. On May 22 parking will be available in the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure starting at 4 a.m. and the Toy Story Lot at 5 a.m.
If you’re planning on queuing up overnight, you can …

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[20 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Chef Mickey’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort to Begin Brunch Service on May 31

Chef Mickey’s, the popular character meal restaurant inside Disney’s Contemporary Resort, will start serving brunch on Sunday, May 31.
Guests can begin making reservations for the brunch service on May 22.
For years Chef Mickey’s has been home to one of the most popular character meal breakfasts and dinners. Guests can enjoy a buffet meal and visits from the Fab Five – Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, and Pluto.
The brunch menu will include breakfast items along with soups, assorted salads, barbecue ribs, and baked salmon. Mickey waffles will still be on the menu …

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[19 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Cruise Line Announces Return to New York City and Galveston in 2016

Disney Cruise Line has announced that it is returning to New York City and Galveston, Texas for a limited time in 2016.
The bookings for the new itineraries open to the public on May 20.
The Disney Magic will sail from New York City on October 7, 2016 on an eight-night Bahamian cruise with stops at Castaway Cay, Nassau, and Port Canaveral, Florida.
The Magic will also sail from NYC on seven-night cruises on October 15, 22, and 29. Those sailings stop at Castaway Cay and Port Canaveral.
All of these NYC sailings will …