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[31 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Mobile Order Now Available with Disney Dining Plan

Guests on the Disney Dining Plan can now use Mobile Order to pre-order and pre-pay for quick service meals at the Walt Disney World theme parks.
The My Disney Experience app was updated this afternoon and the update included giving guests the ability to use their Disney Dining Plan credits when ordering via Mobile Order.
Guests on the Standard Dining Plan, Quick Service Dining Plan, and Deluxe Dining Plan are all able to use the system.
Mobile Order is currently accepted at 23 quick service restaurants at the Disney World theme parks and …

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[30 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate ‘Peter Pan’s’ 65th Anniversary with Special Photo Ops at the Magic Kingdom

If you’re visiting the Magic Kingdom February 4-10 you can celebrate the 65th anniversary of Peter Pan with special PhotoPass photos and more!
Captain Hook and Mr. Smee will be available for photos February 4-10 in Fantasyland from 9 a.m. until 6:15 p.m. each day.
A PhotoPass photographer next to the Captain Hook and Mr. Smee meet and greet will be offering a special Peter Pan’s shadow Magic Shot.
And a PhotoPass photographer located on the bridge next to Sleepy Hollow Refreshments will have some pixie dusted Magic Shots.
Near the Partner’s Statue by …

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[29 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Galactic Nights Returning for One Night in May

The popular Star Wars Galactic Nights event is returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 27.
The event is schedule for 7 p.m. until midnight and includes character encounters, entertainment, and much more.
Guests at this spring’s Star Wars Galactic Nights can enjoy Star Wars Galactic Destinations on the Hollywood Tower Hotel, new elements in Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular fireworks and the Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away stage show along with special photo opportunities throughout the park.
The event will also include exclusive food and beverage offerings, character encounters, and …

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[29 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Animal Kingdom’s Party for the Planet to Include Food This Year

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 20th anniversary this April, and as part of the celebration the annual Party for the Planet is going to be bigger and better than ever.
The Party for the Planet is April 22 and the day starts with a special 15-minute welcome celebration at the Tree of Life.
The party will also feature special character interaction and PhotoPass opportunities, 20th anniversary merchandise, a special Wilderness Explorer’s badge, and specialty foods (a first for the event).
Guests can also a new dining experience called Tiffins Talks at the …

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[27 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Egg-Stravaganza and a New Scavenger Hunt at the 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

The 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival kicks off February 28 this year and guests will have a chance to enjoy some special fun activities.
The popular Egg-Stravaganza is returning to the Festival again this year from March 16 through April 1.
Guests can find hidden Diseny-themed “eggs” throughout the park and record their discoveries on a map, and the maps can be returned for a prize. The maps and stickers will be available for $5.99 plus tax.
A new scavenger hunt, Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration, is coming to the Festival this year …

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[26 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Adventures by Disney Launches New Southern California Short Escape

Adventures by Disney has launched a new Disneyland/Southern California Short Escape vacation.
This all-new vacation includes private tours of The Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Imagineering, and more.
Guests will also get a VIP tour at Disneyland, an exclusive visit to Walt’s Disneyland apartment, and a look at costumes and more at the Disney Archives.
This vacation can be booked as a stand-alone vacation or in conjunction with a Disney Cruise Line sailing from San Diego.
The vacation can be booked for dates in the spring and fall of this year.
Pre- and post-cruise trips …

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[25 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Ballast Point Brewing Opening a New Brewery and Restaurant in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District is getting its first-ever on-site brewery later this year when Ballast Point Brewing opens a new restaurant and brewery.
Ballast Point is a San Diego-based brewer and the Downtown Disney District location is the first location in Orange County.
The menu will feature Southern California cuisine including salads, small plates, flatbreads, and entrees featuring local, sustainable and seasonal ingredients. The dishes will be created to be paired with the beers and will also feature beer in the recipes.
The location will also include Disneyland’s first on-site brewery and guests …

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[25 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Day at Sea and Star Wars Day at Sea Returning to Disney Cruise Line in 2019

The popular Marvel Day at Sea and Star Wars Day at Sea are returning to the Disney Cruise Line in 2019.
The Star Wars Day at Sea happens January through March 2019 on 9 seven-night Disney Fantasy sailings.
The cruise feature a full day of Star Wars-themed fun including character encounters, a deck party, specialty food and beverage offerings, and special merchandise.
Star Wars Day at Sea 2019 on the Disney Fantasy is scheduled for January 5, 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23; and March 2.
Marvel Day at Sea returns to …

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[24 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Pro Bowl Week at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

It’s Pro Bowl Week at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Leading up to the game, fans can enjoy several special events including youth and high school football competitions, interactive fan experiences, and more.
Additional activities this week include NFL Flag Championships and Play Football High School Day; Pro Bowl Skills Showdown; free access to AFC and NFC Team Practices; NFL Pro Bowl Experience, a free, football-themed fan festival; and NFL PLAY 60 events.
The NFL Pro Bowl Experience will be open to fans Wednesday, January …

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[24 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Splitsville Opening at Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District on January 29

Splitsville Luxury Lanes is opening January 29 at Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District.
The bowling and dining destination will feature a menu that includes some standard bowling alley fare like burgers, and some not-so-standard items including sushi.
The menu will also feature “Macho Nachos;” Poke Bowls that can be customized with tuna, salmon, or tofu; a sweet and spicy chicken bowl; and more.
Classic items like burgers, pizza, and fries are also on the menu all with an “artisanal twist.”
And of course there’s also bowling, lots of bowling at Splitsville Luxury Lanes.