Articles Archive for November 2015
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The changes just keep coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Earlier today we told you about the new signature dining restaurant opening at the park in 2016 and now we have more details about the new Rivers of Light show that is also slated to start in the spring of 2016.
The show takes place on Discovery River located between Discovery Island and Expedition Everest. In the Rivers of Light show two mystical hosts arrive at the river bearing gifts and the set out in lantern vessels to summon the animal spirits through …
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Big changes are coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom for 2016 and beyond including an all-new signature dining experience.
Tiffins is a new signature dining restaurant that will celebrate the art of traveling and its lunch and dinner menus will reflect the countries that inspired the Animal Kingdom. Disney has not yet released details about the menu items.
The restaurant will also feature waterfront views and will feature indoor and outdoor seating.
“Tiffin” is an Indian English word for a meal taken during the midday and is a container used for carrying food during …
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Disney Junior’s newest primetime movie, The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar, airs November 22, and cast members from Disney’s Animal, Science and Environment team played a key role in the film’s development.
The cast members spent time with the team from Disney Junior to assist and advise animators on the characteristics, behaviors, and habitats of the animals that are part of the movie. The team, led by Dr. Jill Mellen, reviewed scripts and made suggestions about the animals portrayed in the film.
The film tells the story of Kion, the second-born …
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Now that we’ve all stuffed ourselves with turkey and all the trimming it’s time to deck the halls for the holidays!
The Home For Your Holidays collection has returned to the Disney Parks and it includes ornaments, pillows, home goods, and everything you need to turn your home into a magical winter wonderland.
Guests can find items from the collection at Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe in Liberty Square at the Magic Kingdom including a tree skirt, holiday cards, and even a decorative apron.
A new item in the collection this year is a …
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Guests traveling by foot to Disney Springs from any of the resorts located on Hotel Plaza Boulevard can now use the brand-new pedestrian bridge.
The first pedestrian bridge to Disney Springs opened earlier this fall near Team Disney. The second bridge is located closer to Hotel Plaza Boulevard. The crosswalks at the street level are now closed.
The opening of the pedestrian walkway was marked with confetti streamers, music, and the cutting of the ribbon with golden scissors.
The new pedestrian bridges are just some of the work being completed at Disney Springs. …
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Rapunzel and Flynn Rider have hit the high seas.
Tangled: The Musical recently debuted on Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic. It’s the first time the hit animated film has been adapted for the stage.
The new musical tells the same story from the film and features Rapunzel, Flynn Rider, Mother Gothel, and even Maximus the horse.
Three new songs were created for the stage show by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater. Songs from the film including ‘When Will My Life Begin,’ ‘Mother Knows Best,’ ‘I’ve Got a Dream,’ and ‘I See the Light’ …
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Santa Claus has come to town.
Jolly Old St. Nick has arrived at Disney Springs and he’s meeting guests, figuring out who has made his nice list this year.
Disney Springs is decked out for the holidays with Christmas trees and festive music so what better time to visit and tell Santa what’s on your list this year.
Santa is located across from the Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop – so you can grab a sweet treat while waiting for your turn in the queue.
Guests should check in at the podium to …
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It’s been another busy week in the world of Disney news! We found out more details about Season of the Force at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and we got news that Captain EO is closing forever in December! Let’s get started!
Starting December 1 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney Visa cardholders will have access to an exclusive Imperial Meet-and-Greet location! The Star Wars Launch Bay is scheduled to open on December 1 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the exclusive meet-and-greet spot will be open from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily.
After being …
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The 23rd annual Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival starts March 2, 2016 and will run for 90 days.
The festival has previously run for 75 days each spring.
Next year’s festival will once again include the Outdoor Kitchens, new topiaries, interactive gardens, and the Garden Rocks concert series.
At the festival, Donald’s nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie will make their topiary debut with Donald and Daisy at Epcot’s entrance. Ranger Mickey will appear at the festival for the first time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service.
Other events for …