Articles Archive for August 2015
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Disneyland Half Marathon participants will have a chance to hear from the voice of Princess Jasmine, Linda Larkin, at the Speaker Series.
The Speaker Series takes place during the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at every runDisney event and includes speakers who are relevant to the race weekend.
This year’s Disneyland Half Marathon is the 10th anniversary race.
Linda voiced Princess Jasmine in Walt Disney’s Aladdin as well as in The Return of Jafar, Aladdin and the King of Thieves, the Aladdin animated television series, and on Sofia the First. She was also …
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Guests using the My Disney Experience app while visiting the Walt Disney World Resort can now view their Disney PhotoPass pictures on the app.
The newest update to the My Disney Experience app added the PhotoPass options including.
In addition to viewing all the PhotoPass and attraction photos guests will also have the option to purchase Memory Maker via My Disney Experience.
Memory Maker gives guests access to all the PhotoPass and attraction photos and allows guests to share digital versions of the phots.
The app can also now be used to find Disney …
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This week there was a great disturbance in the Force when it was announced that the Walt Disney World Resort was getting a Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend in 2016. It was as if a million voices cried out in joy when they heard about runDisney’s Star Wars Half Marathon – Dark Side.
This all-new race happens in April 2016 and the Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon will know be known as the Light Side of the Force.
In other Star Wars news, there’s a global unboxing event happening September 3 leading …
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Disney has recently released a sneak preview of the new Disneyland Half Marathon merchandise.
The Disneyland Half Marathon is September 3-6 at the Disneyland Resort and this year’s merchandise slate includes tees, jackets, accessories, and more.
Both men and women will be able to purchase half marathon T-shirts with the “I Did It” message on the front and the course map on the back.
There is a Dumbo Double Dare collection with themed merchandise including men’s and women’s tees featuring the “Fly to the Finish” logo plus tank tops, jackets, and car magnets.
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Fans of Disney Infinity can stop by Once Upon a Toy in the Downtown Disney Marketplace for special preview days August 28-30.
The all-day event will give guests the chance to see the new Disney Infinity 3.0 and play the game before its official release on August 30.
New figures for Infinity 3.0 include Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, characters from Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out, and Sam Flynn and Quorra from TRON: Legacy.
Guests can also meet senior producer Ryan Rothengerger who has worked with Disney Infinity from the beginning. He’s the Game Director who …
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The story of The Lion King continues in The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar, an all-new primetime movie premiering in November on Disney Channel.
The movie tells the story of Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala as he assumes his role as leader of the Lion Guard – a team of animals who protect the Pride Lands.
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar is a precursor to The Lion Guard television series which will deubt on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in 2016.
Voice talent for The Lion Guard: …
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If you’re making plans for the 20th Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and those plans include catching one of the Eat to the Beat concerts, you can now book a FastPass+ reservation for the concert of your choice.
Selecting a FastPass+ for the concert date you want is simple – you can reserve the FastPass+ using the My Disney Experience app or website.
The Eat to the Beat concerts are a Tier 1 experience – and this group also includes Soarin’ and IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. You can only choose one …
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The world’s first-ever global unboxing event happens Thursday, September 3 and will feature talent from Maker Studios giving fans a first look at toys inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The unboxing event will happen over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries and kicks off in Sydney, Australia.
The event continues through Asia, Europe, Canada, North America, and South America. The new toy line will debut to “global fanfare” and leads up to retailers opening their doors at midnight on “Force Friday.”
“Star Wars toys have always played an important role …
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Disney Parks has recently released an all-new shopping app that makes getting your favorite Walt Disney World Resort merchandise even easier when you’re nowhere near the theme parks.
The Shop Disney Parks App gives guests the ability to shop thousands of Disney Parks products from the comfort of their home or while they’re at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The app includes a delivery option that allows guests in the parks to ship directly to their home – no need to lug bags of souvenirs home on the plane!
If you’re in the …
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Summer is almost officially over and the kids are headed back to school but Disneyland Resort has some great merchandise events to ease you into September.
On September 2 fans can meet Disney Legend and Imagineering Ambassador Marty Sklar at Disneyana in Disneyland. Marty will on hand for a special appearance for his new book One Little Spark!: Mickey’s Ten Commandments and The Road to Imagineering. The event is from 10 a.m. until noon.
During Labor Day Weekend artist Gabriela Ruiz (Serpenthes) will be at the WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney …