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[31 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces New Interchangable Bow Collection

If you’re a fan of Mickey ears, listen up! There’s a brand new interchangeable bow collection for the Mouse ears!
This new collection debuted at the D23 Expo this summer and it has made its way to the Walt Disney World Resort.
The starter Mouse Ear headband comes with a black and white polka dot bow that can be swapped out with other bows depending on your style and season.
The bows can also be centered to worn on the right or left, giving wearers more options to personalize the style.
There are currently …

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[31 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Full Roster of Marvel Characters Announced for Marvel Day at Sea

Marvel Super Heroes are set to sail on the Disney Cruise Line this fall and again next year as part of the Marvel Day at Sea event.
Characters set to appear include Black Widow, Hawkeye, Black Panther, Loki, Iron Man, Star-Lord, Gamora, Groot, Spider-Man, Captain America, Thor, and Doctor Strange.
This will be the first Disney Cruise Line appearance for Black Panther, Loki, Iron Man, Star-Lord, Gamora, and Groot.
Guests sailing during the Marvel Day at Sea can sign up for meet-and-greets with most of the Super Heroes, and kids can train with …

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[30 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Ride Vehicle for Slinky Dog Dash Arrives at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Today is National Slinky Day – yes, really – and Disney celebrated by revealing the new ride vehicles for the Slinky Dog Dash at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This family-friendly coaster is located in Toy Story Land and is slated to open next summer!
In the new land guests will shrink to the size of toys and will find themselves in Andy’s backyard, which will be home to Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers.
The ride vehicles for Slinky Dog Dash will take guests on a “dipping, dodging, and dashing” ride around the …

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[30 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
World Showcase to Feature Musical Acts During Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival starts tomorrow – August 31 – and guests can enjoy food, drink, and even special entertainment throughout World Showcase.
A new band – Suroît – will take the stage in the Canada Pavilion from August 31 through October 1, performing a mix of Cajun, Celtic, bluegrass and rock music.
Bodh’aktan will perform their mix of Quebecois, folk, and polka in the Canada Pavilion from October 2-22.
Margret Almer & The Bavarian Band will be performing in the Germany Pavilion throughout the Festival and into the holiday …

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[29 Aug 2017 | One Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Commits $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

The Walt Disney Company and its ABC affiliate KTRK-Tv have pledged $1 million each to Hurricane Harvey Relief via the American Red Cross.
Harvey struck the Texas Gulf Coast last Friday evening as a category 4 hurricane and has subsequently dumped nearly 50 inches of rain on the Houston area since Saturday. The entire region is covered with flood waters.
On Thursday, August 31, Disney|ABC Television Group will hold a ‘Day of Giving’ to benefit those impacted by Harvey.
There will be a call-to-action to donate to the American Red Cross that will …

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[29 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Coffee Art Available at Joffrey’s Tea Traders Cafe in Disney Springs

If you’re a coffee fan we have some exciting news! You can now get coffee art “printed” on your drink at Joffrey’s Tea Traders Cafe in Disney Springs.
Thanks to a new state-of-the-art machine – Joffrey’s Ripple Maker – this coffee art is created with edible toner made from coffee dust.
The ‘art’ can be printed on top of any flat beverage whether it’s hot, cold, or frozen. [Just skip the whip!]
The Ripple Maker machine takes about 20 seconds to “print” the coffee dust art and Tea Traders Cafe is the only …

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[28 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Gives Sneak Peek at Disneyland Half Marathon Finisher Medals

The 2017 Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland kicks off this week – August 31 – and runs through the weekend and runDisney has given runners a preview of the finisher medals.
The Spider-Man 5K finisher medals features everyone’s favorite web slinger, while the Kids Races finisher medal features Groot and Rocket from the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Racers who finish the Thor 10K  will earn a cool finisher medal that features a spinner paying homage to Thor and Loki.
The half marathon medal is a nod to Black Widow.
And those brave …

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[28 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Shows Off Dog-Themed Merchandise and a New Disney Dooney & Bourke Design

Over the weekend dog lovers everywhere celebrated National Dog Day, and Disney got in on the fun with a showcase of their dog-themed merchandise.
The line of merchandise – Disney Tails – was expanded this year and includes leashes, headbands, collars, harnesses, and pet bowls. And, guests will find items for smaller pets too!
And of course, guests will also find merchandise featuring Mickey Mouse’s favorite dog Pluto including apparel, hats, coffee mugs, and much more.
Fans of the Disney Dooney & Bourke handbags will be able to show off their love of …

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[27 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Disneyland Half Marathon Merchandise, My Disney Experience App Updates, and More

Happy Sunday and welcome to another weekly recap of the biggest Disney news from the past week.
More celebrity narrators were announced for this year’s Candlelight Processional!
The Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend kicks off August 31 and runDisney recently shared a preview of the commemorative merchandise for the race weekend.
Disney Vacation Club members on both coasts can celebrate Halloween with a special members-only party at either Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa or Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
Today is the last day for guests to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Bambi with special PhotoPass …

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[26 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
More Celebrity Narrators Announced for This Year’s Candlelight Processional

We have exciting news about this year’s Candlelight Processional at Epcot – several more celebrity narrators have been announced.
Actors Matt Bomer (White Collar) and Warrick Davis (Wicket the Ewok in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi) have been announced as new narrators this year.
Returning this year are Chandra Wilson (Grey’s Anatomy) and Disney Legend Whoopi Goldberg.
The list of narrators for this year are:

November 24- 26 – To Be Announced
November 27-28 – Matt Bomer
November 29 – 30 – To Be Announced
December 1-3 – Whoopi Goldberg
December 4-5 – Pat Sajak
December 6-11 – …