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[31 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces January 2016 Merchandise Events

The New Year is almost here and that also means a brand new month of special merchandise events at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The WonderGround Gallery in the Marketplace Co-Op in Disney Springs is hosting artist Bryan Fyffe on January 1 and 2 from 5-8 p.m. and on January 3 from 12-3 p.m.
Fan favorite artist Larry Dotson will be at Epcot’s Art of Disney from January 1-3 and January 7-10. Greg McCullough will be at the Art of Disney in Disney Springs from January 13-17 and 27-31 from 1-8 p.m. …

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[31 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Trading Pins Coming to Disney Parks in 2016

Disney pin collectors and traders will like this news – there are several new and open edition pins coming to the Disney Parks in 2016.
The new pin-of-the-month collection is called ‘Disney Love Letters’ and each month the limited-edition pin features Disney characters expressing love. This collection will be shared between Disneyland and Walt Disney World and each pin has an edition size of 3,000.
The Walt Disney World Resort will be home to the new Magical Montage 2016 collection. This collection features limited edition pins with characters next to an icon …

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[30 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Announces January 2016 Merchandise Events

It’s almost 2016 (can you believe it?!?) and the Disneyland Resort has just announced its special merchandise events for January.
The WonderGround Gallery is hosting a special artist showcase with Happy Pantry from 1-4 p.m. on January 9 and 10.
The weekend of January 15-17 is busy at Disneyland. The WonderGround Gallery is welcoming artist Joe Corroney for a special appearance and signing of his Star Wars artwork from 5-7 p.m. each day. Artist Ann Shen will be showcasing her works on January 16-17 at WonderGround Gallery from 1-4 p.m. each day.
On …

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[30 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
Minnie’s Silver Screen Dine at Hollywood & Vine Starts January 4

Minnie’s Seasonal Dine at Hollywood & Vine in Disney’s Hollywood Studios kicks off the New Year with a nod to the movies.
The new seasonal dine starting January 4 is Minnie’s Silver Screen Dine at Hollywood & Vine and it starts just in time for the awards season out in the Hollywood!
Guests at Minnie’s Silver Screen Dine will walk the red carpet and be ready for their close-up with Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, and Goofy. Minnie and friends will be dressed in their most glamorous outfits too.
The …

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[29 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Welcomes Iowa and Stanford Players Prior to Rose Bowl

With the 2016 Rose Bowl Game just a few days away players from Iowa and Stanford made a stop at the Disneyland Resort on December 26.
Both teams appeared with their coaches Kirk Ferentz (Iowa) and David Shaw (Stanford) in a ceremony with Disneyland Resort President Michael Colglazier and Mickey Mouse.
After the ceremony at Disney California Adventure’s Paradise Pier the teams had a chance to visit attractions at Disney California Adventure include Radiator Springs Racers and California Screamin’.
The 2016 Rose Bowl Game will be played on New Year’s Day in Pasadena. …

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[29 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Home with a Viewing of the ‘Fantasy in the Sky’ Fireworks

If you’re celebrating New Year’s Eve from the comfort of your own home but you’re longing to be at Walt Disney World, we have a solution.
Watch the Fantasy in the Sky fireworks live on the Disney Parks Blog starting at 11:50 p.m. on December 31!
To watch the fireworks just log in to the Disney Parks blog at about 11:45 p.m. and the live feed will show up as a new blog post.
Of course if you’re lucky enough to be celebrating at the Walt Disney World Resort don’t forget about these …

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[28 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Earns $1 Billion at Global Box Office in Just 12 Days

Star Wars: The Force Awakens just keeps breaking box office records.
The latest record set by the film – earning $1 billion at the global box office in a mere 12 days. That breaks the previous record held by Jurassic World which earned $1 billion in 17 days last summer.
As of December 27, the film earned $544.6 million at the domestic box office and $1.09 billion worldwide.
The film earned $500 million at the domestic box office in just 10 days. It also had the biggest Christmas Day box office of all …

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[28 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Year’s Eve Celebrations Planned at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you’re making plans to ring in the New Year at the Walt Disney World Resort you have a few celebratory options.
Epcot is hosting nighttime party that includes a DJ and a light show at the Future World Fountain Stage. Guests can also dance under flame effects with a smoke-billowing dragon in the China pavilion, enjoy “Europop” in Italy, a Latin band and DJ at the America Gardens Stage, and a “silent DJ” party in Japan.
There will be two showings of IllumiNations on New Year’s Eve – one at 6 …

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[27 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Breaks Box Office Records, New Film Festival at Epcot, and More

We hope you had a very Merry Christmas! It was a rather slow week in Disney news, but there were a few standout items. So without further ado, let’s just right in!
Star Wars: The Force Awakens opened a little more than a week ago and started shattering box office records right from the start! Just in its opening weekend, The Force Awakens earned an all-time industry high of $248 million at the domestic box office and $281 million internationally for an all-time global record box office debut of $529 million.
Speaking …

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[26 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’-Themed Disney Gift Cards Available

Two new Star Wars-themed Disney Gift Cards are now available.
One of the Disney Gift Cards features the Dark Side and the Light with BB-8, Rey, Finn, and Poe from the Resistance and Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, and the Stormtroopers from the First Order.
The other gift card features Kylo Ren and the First Order Stormtroopers as they prepare to destroy the Resistance.
Both Star Wars Disney Gift Cards are available at the Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort. Guests will also find them online at DisneyGiftCard.com.
These Star Wars-themed gift cards …