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[30 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Free Dining Announced, D23 Expo News, and More

Happy last day of April! It’s been a busy week of Disney news so let’s dive right in.
We started the week with the highly anticipated announcement of the 2017 Disney World Free Dining Offer.
The free dining offer gives guests at most Walt Disney World Resort a FREE Disney Dining Plan with a minimum 3-night stay at at WDW hotel and a minimum 2-day Park Hopper or Park Hopper Plus ticket.
The 2017 D23 Expo is July 14-16 this year and we found out additional details about the lineup of presentations at …

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[29 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reveals Sneak Peek of Merchandise from Pandora – The World of Avatar

We’re one month away from the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney is giving guests a sneak peek at some of the merchandise from the new land.
The new merchandise is meant to complement the world of Pandora, with its floating mountains, bioluminescent plants, and more.
Guests will find several designs on the merchandises at Windtraders, the main merchandise location in Pandora. Images on the merchandise were inspired by the Na’vi River Journey attraction and the Valley of Mo’ra.
Merchandise items include apparel, home decor, …

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[29 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
D23 Announces Lineup of Presentations for D23 Expo 2017

The lineup of presentations for the D23 Expo 2017 has been announced!
Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger is set to kick off the Expo on Friday, July 14, and later in the day fans will get a preview of the latest films coming from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar.
On July 15 The Walt Disney Studios will present a preview of the slate of live-action films from Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm. And on July 16 Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek will give a preview of what is coming …

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[27 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT to Feature Six Scenarios and Mix of Songs

Disney California Adventure’s new attraction, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout, will feature six rescue scenarios and some awesome music!
The attraction’s six random scenarios were created by Disney Imagineers and synchronizes the attraction’s “ascend-and-drop” with songs from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
Some of the songs from the ride’s “mix tape” include: Hit Me With Your Best Shot (Pat Benatar), Give Up The Funk (Parliament), Born To Be Wild (Steppenwolf), I Want You Back (Jackson 5), Free Ride (The Edgar Winters Group), and Burning Love (Elvis).
The songs will accompany different …

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[26 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
UNIQLO at Disney Springs Featuring new ‘Minnie Mouse Loves Dots’ Collection

If you’re a fan of fashion, polka dots, and Minnie Mouse you need to stop by UNIQLO in Disney Springs and check out a new collection.
The Minnie Mouse Loves Dots collection was created by Olympia Le-Tan in partnership with Disney.
The collection is inspired by Minnie Mouse’s dots and “classic vintage dress motif.”
The collection features styles for women and girls including graphic T-shirts, accessories, and more. And, if you’re looking for a bargain some of the items are priced at less than $10.
You can see the collection here online – think …

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[26 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Episode IX Gets Release Date

The Force is strong with this story – the official release date for Star Wars: Episode IX has been announced.
The final installment in the new Star Wars trilogy (starting with Episode VII) will be released in theaters on May 24, 2019.
Yes, we still have to wait two years to see how the trilogy ends.
Episode IX will be directed by Colin Trevorrow.
In other movie news, Disney also announced that the next chapter of the Indiana Jones saga will be released on July 1o, 2020.
The fifth movie will be directed by Steven …

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[25 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Descendants 2’ Premieres July 21 on Five Television Networks in Disney/ABC Television Group

The premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants 2 will be shown simultaneously on five networks within the Disney/ABC Television Group on July 21.
The movie will premiere on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, and Lifetime.
The film is the sequel to 2015’s Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants, which was the fifth most watched movie in cable television history.
The stars of the film – Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, and Booboo Stewart, are making an appearance at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards on April 30. They’ll be showing …

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[25 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Day at Sea Returning to Disney Cruise Line in 2018

The popular Star Wars Day at Sea is returning in 2018 on the Disney Fantasy.
This year’s Star Wars Day at Sea has ended for the season but guests can start planning for their 2018 adventures now.
In 2018 the Disney Fantasy will host 15 special cruises from January through April.
During Star Wars Day at Sea guests can hang out with characters from the Star Wars universe, enjoy specialty themed food, find special themed merchandise, and much more.
The special day at sea also includes viewing parties for Star Wars films, guest speakers, …

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[24 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
A New Perk Announced at Disney Springs for Disney Vacation Club Members

Beginning in May, Disney Vacation Club members can shop early at select shops in Disney Springs.
Each Wednesday a different Disney Springs shop will open early, between 9 and 10 a.m., for DVC members and their guests.
The shop will also have a special offer for members during the early shopping hours and during the rest of that particular day.
The first shop for this special DVC perk is Kate Spade which will open at 9 a.m. on May 3 for DVC members and their guests. Shoppers can get a 15 percent member …

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[24 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Free Dining Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

Today’s THE day! Free Dining has been announced for dates in August, September, November, and December this year!
The free dining offer gives guests at most Walt Disney World Resort a FREE Disney Dining Plan with a minimum 3-night stay at at WDW hotel and a minimum 2-day Park Hopper or Park Hopper Plus ticket.
Guests staying at Deluxe Villas or Deluxe Resorts will receive the standard Disney Dining Plan for free (and can upgrade to the Deluxe Dining Plan by paying the difference per night).
Guests staying at Moderate or Value Resorts …