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[23 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Mouse Ear Hats Coming to the Disney Parks

If you’re looking to upgrade your Mouse Ears this fall, a new slate of sparkly mouse ears are arriving at the Disney Parks very soon!
Even the super popular – and totally sold out right now – rose gold ears will be making a return in November.
The new interchangeable bow collection Mouse Ears debuted at the parks this past weekend. This new collection gives guests the ability to change the bows on their ears with 10 different designs.
Three new holiday-themed ear headbands are arriving just in time for the holiday season. …

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[20 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Ale and Compass Opening November 26 at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Ale and Compass Restaurant – the new table service restaurant at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort – is slated to open on November 26.
The new restaurant replaces the former Captain’s Grille, which closed earlier this year.
Guests will be able to enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Ale and Compass – and the restaurant is part of the Ale and Compass “theme” for the resort, which highlights New England-inspired comfort food.
Yacht Club is also home to The Market at Ale & Compass and the lobby lounge is being transformed too.
The menus for …

Disney Springs »

[20 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
NBA Experience Coming to Disney Springs in 2019

Disney has given guests a sneak preview of the NBA Experience that is coming to Disney Springs in 2109.
The design of the new building is inspired by modern NBA stadiums around the country and creates “an unmistakable and entertaining connection to the NBA in a way that only Disney can” according to Disney.
The NBA Experience will include interactive games and competitions, immersive experiences for fans, a retail store, and a restaurant.
The new building will be located on the West Side of Disney Springs, in the area that formerly housed Disney …

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[19 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club Member Holiday Dinners Announced

Disney Vacation Club members on both coasts can enjoy a special holiday dinner at Christmas Eve.
The holiday dinner at Walt Disney World is scheduled for December 24 at 3-5 p.m. in the Fantasia Ballroom at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The Disneyland celebration is also December 24 from 4-6 p.m. at the Sequoia Ballroom at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa.
The Fantasia Ballroom will be transformed into Olaf’s and Kristoff’s “Christmas Market.” The dinner menu will feature roasted ham, braised beef ribs, roasted potatoes, steamed vegetables, salad, desserts, and more.
The party will …

Disney Movies, Disney Parks »

[19 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Scene from ‘The Last Jedi’ Coming to Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

A scene from Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be added to Star Tours – The Adventures Continue at several Disney Parks.
The scene is a battle scene that happens on the planet of planet of Crait, which fans got a glimpse of earlier this year in a teaser trailer of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The new scene will debut at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios on November 17.
It comes to Disneyland Paris on November 22, and Tokyo Disneyland on December 15.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in theaters nationwide on …

Disney Parks, runDisney »

[18 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Places All Disneyland Races on Hiatus Beginning in 2018

runDisney has announced that all Disneyland races will be put on hiatus beginning in 2018 due to the ongoing construction affiliated with the park’s expansion.
The announcement was made on the runDisney blog: “After careful consideration and weighing all possibilities, we have made the very difficult decision to place all runDisney race weekends at Disneyland Resort on hiatus beginning in 2018. This includes the associated Coast to Coast Race Challenges.”
Any guests who had registered for any of the 2018 races will be contacted via email by runDisney and will receive a …

Disney Vacation Club, Other »

[18 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club Members to Receive Special Access and More at 2018 Pro Bowl

Disney Vacation Club members are set to receive VIP access and more at the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl, which takes place in Orlando on January 28, 2018.
Members can purchase discounted tickets for the Pro Bowl now by visiting the Pro Bowl ticket website and using promo code DISVACAY.
Pro Bowl Week will be celebrated at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Disney World beginning January 24, 2018.
Events at Pro Bowl Week include exclusive viewings of AFC and NFC practices, NFL FLAG championship games, USA Football National Conference games, an interactive …

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[17 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Food-Themed PhotoPass Magic Shots at the Magic Kingdom

Two new photo opportunities are available at the Magic Kingdom starring popular Disney Parks food items!
The new Magic Shot available in Tomorrowland, Main Street U.S.A., and Frontierland will feature the iconic Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Bar.
And in Adventureland you can add a giant Dole Whip to your Magic Shot.
These are the two newest Disney PhotoPass options – just make sure to ask your photographer for the options in those locations.
Guests can view their PhotoPass pictures on My Disney Experience and guests can share all their photos with Memory Maker. A …

Disney Hotels »

[17 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Ultimate Disney Christmas Vacation Package’ Announced

If you’re thinking about visiting Disney World this holiday season there’s a new vacation package just for the holiday season!
The “Ultimate Disney Christmas Package” is only for the dates December 21-27 and includes:

Tickets to Mickey’s Very Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom park on December 21
Exclusive nighttime access to Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park on December 22
An exclusive holiday Character experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on December 23
An exclusive Christmas Eve dinner celebration at Epcot on December 24
A special holiday gift delivered to your Disney …

Disney Springs, Disney Vacation Club »

[16 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Columbia Sportswear at Disney Springs Adds to Midweek Magic for DVC Members

The Columbia Sportswear shop at Disney Springs is adding Midweek Magic for Disney Vacation Club members.
At the store, DVC members can get 10 percent off their purchase and they will also receive a complimentary Columbia mesh ball cap. This “Midweek Magic” is good on Friday, October 20 and Friday, October 27 from 10 a.m. until 11:30 p.m.
Other Midweek Magic deals for DVC members include:

20 percent discount at Kipling, Vince Camuto, Sunglass Icon, Apex Sunglasses, Joffrey’s Tea Company
15 percent discount at Origins, Pop Gallery (for jewelry purchases) and Sugarboo & Co
10 …