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[25 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces runDisney’s Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

The Dark Side is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort in an all-new runDisney event.
The Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side was just announced as the newest race to join the runDisney lineup.
The inaugural event blasts off April 14-17, 2016 and includes a 5K, 10K, half marathon, kids races, and the Star Wars Dark Side Challenge.
The Dark Side Challenge requires the completion of the 10K and the half marathon at Walt Disney World. Runners who complete the Dark Side Challenge will earn a Death Star-themed medal.
Runners who …

Disney Cruise Line »

[25 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Halloween on the High Seas Planned for Disney Cruise Line Sailings this Fall

Guests sailing on Disney Cruise Line this fall will have a chance to celebrate Halloween during the Halloween on the High Seas event.
This year’s Halloween on the High Seas takes place on most Disney Cruise Line sailings in September and October. The holiday event features parties, entertainment, holiday décor including The Pumpkin Tree, and unique menu items.
Guests can take part in Mickey’s Mouse-querade Party with games, dancing, candy, Disney characters in Halloween costumes, and more.
The interactive movie experience A Nightmare Before Christmas – Sing and Scream is followed by a …

Disney Parks »

[24 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland Planned for 17 Nights Starting September 25

Disneyland’s Halloween Time celebration is getting a Diamond Celebration makeover this year with 60th anniversary décor and entertainment.
The Halloween Time celebration kicks off September 11 and runs through November 1 with 17 nights of Mickey’s Halloween Party starting September 25.
This hard-ticket Halloween party will include the Diamond Celebration’s Paint the Night parade for the first time plus a new superhero-themed dance party at the Tomorrowland Terrace. The party also includes the Halloween Screams fireworks.
The fireworks are hosted by Jack Skellington and are presented exclusively for guests at Mickey’s Halloween Party. …

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[24 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Lineup for Night of Joy at the Magic Kingdom

The annual Night of Joy event at the Walt Disney World Resort is just a few weeks away and Disney has announced the lineup of performers.
The event kicks off Friday, September 11 and runs through Saturday, September 12 at the Magic Kingdom. This after-hours events features performances by some of the top contemporary Christian rock, pop, and gospel artists.
The lineup is:
September 11:
Castle Forecourt Stage

7:40 p.m. – Jeremy Camp
9:45 p.m. – MercyMe
11:55 p.m. – TobyMac

Galaxy Stage

7:30 p.m. – Francesca Battistelli
8:50 p.m. – Francesca Battistelli
10:25 p.m. – Colton Dixon
12:05 a.m. – Big …

Disney Movies, Disney Parks »

[23 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Star Wars Land Toy Story Land Announced, and Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party

It was another fun week of Disney news so let’s dive right in!
We’re still talking about the big news revealed at last weekend’s D23 Expo that Disney’s Hollywood Studios is getting not one, but TWO new lands! Star Wars Land and Toy Story Land will dramatically change the landscape at the theme park.
Disney Parks and Resorts also gave guests more details about Pandora – The World of AVATAR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Fans of Frozen also got a sneak peek of the new Frozen-themed area coming to Epcot’s Norway pavilion. Frozen …

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[22 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Announces Room Deal for Grandparents Day

If you’re making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort for Grandparents Day (September 13), the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has a great new room deal.
Grandparents and their families can book a connecting room for $109 per night when booking one room at the standard price during the month of September. This rate is up to a 50 percent savings off standard room rates.
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is home to 17 restaurants and lounges, five pools, two health clubs, and features complimentary …

Disney Movies, Disney Parks »

[21 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Remy’s Ratatouille Hide and Squeak at the 2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

This year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will feature a special scavenger hunt for the whole family – Remy’s Ratatouille Hide and Squeak.
The scavenger hunt sends guests on a journey through World Showcase to help Remy find the ingredients for his most famous dish – Ratatouille.
Guests will need to purchase a map with stickers for $9.95 plus tax in order to play the game. The maps will be available at Disney Traders, Festival Center, Pin Central, Port of Entry, and World Traveler (located in the International Gateway).
During the scavenger …

Disney Media, Disney Parks »

[21 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Details Announced for ‘Frozen’ Attraction in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion

As construction continues in the former Maelstrom attraction, transforming it into Frozen Ever After, Disney has released more details about the changes coming to the Norway pavilion in Epcot.
The pavilion’s main attraction – Frozen Ever After – will take guests on a journey through Arendelle with Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Sven, and Kristoff. The ride will use the same track as Maelstrom and will showcase the ‘Winter in Summer’ celebration.
The Norway pavilion will also be home to the Royal Summerhus, a cabin where guests can meet Anna and Elsa. (There’s no …

Disney Movies »

[20 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Attraction Poster Calendar Returning to Select Merchandise Locations

The popular Disney Parks Attraction Poster calendar is arriving in stores at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
The 2016 oversize calendar features posters from Disney Parks around the world including Disneyland, Walt Disney World Resort, Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland Paris, and Hong Kong Disneyland.
The posters can be displayed in an 8×12 frame thanks to perforations above and below the posters that make for easy removal once the month is done.
This poster calendar was first introduced in 2013 – that version was inspired by Poster Art of the Disney …

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[20 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Reservations Now Open for New Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party During Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

If you’re making plans to attend Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party this year there’s a new dessert package that’s been announced by Disney.
The Happy HalloWishes Dessert Premium Package can be added on select dates. Guests buying the package will be able to watch the Boo-To-You Halloween Parade from a special area on Main Street U.S.A.
The dessert party follows the parade and will happen at the Tomorrowland Terrace where guests can also watch the Happy HalloWishes fireworks show.
Food at the dessert party will include chocolate-dipped strawberries, ice cream, ghost meringues, candy corn …