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[26 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Pal-A-Round to Debut this Summer on Pixar Pier

Mickey’s Fun Wheel is being reimagined as the new Pixar Pal-A-Round and is set to open this summer at Disney California Adventure when Pixar Pier opens.
Pixar Pier will be home to four neighborhoods inspired by The Incredibles, Inside Out, Toy Story, and other Pixar Stories.
The Pal-A-Round will be the centerpiece of this fourth neighborhood.
The 24 gondolas for the attraction will feature different pairs of Pixar friends including Joy and Sadness from Inside Out, Lightning McQueen and Mater from Cars, and Miguel and Hector from Coco.
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[25 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Room-Only Discount Announced for Fall Dates at Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced a room-only discount for select dates this fall.
The room-only discount is available for most stays from August 2 through October 7 and must be booked by September 7.
Guests at Deluxe Villas can save either 15% or 25% off their room rates depending on the hotel they choose. Guests at Deluxe Hotels can save 15%, 20%, or 25% depending on the hotel.
Moderate Resort savings are either 10% or 25% depending on the hotel, and the Value Resort savings are 20%.
The offer excludes the following …

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[25 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Announces Second ‘Star Wars’ Disneyland After Dark Event

A second Disneyland After Dark Star Wars Nite event has been announced for May 9.
This second event will feature many of the same activities as the first Star Wars Nite including:

After-hours access to Disneyland park, with mix-in access beginning at 6 p.m.
Special entertainment, including a galactic dance party and character encounters
Themed décor and Star Wars-themed photo opportunities
Specialty food and beverage offerings
Commemorative lanyard, event credentials, and unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the event

New experiences include: a chance to purchase Solo: A Star Wars Story pins, another Star Wars-themed …

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[24 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
2018 Free Disney Dining Offer Now Available for Select Dates this Fall

The 2018 Free Disney Dining Plan offer has been announced for select dates this fall starting in mid-August.
Free Dining is offered for guests arriving on these dates:

August 20 – September 29, 2018
November 24 – November 27, 2018
December 7 – December 23, 2018

Guests in Canada can book free dining for dates beginning August 2.
All free dining offers must be booked by July 7.
Guests must book a minimum of 4 nights and/or a maximum of 14 nights for the offer. Guests at Deluxe Villas and Deluxe Resorts will receive a free Standard Disney Dining …

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[23 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Eat to the Beat Concert Series Lineup Announced for 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The full lineup for the Eat to the Beat Concert Series at the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival has been announced.
There are several new acts in the lineup this year – check out the lineup:

8/30-31 – Blue October – “Into the Ocean”
9/1-3 – Tiffany – “I Think We’re Alone Now”
9/4-5 – MercyMe – “I Can Only Imagine” NEW
9/6-7 – Glass Tiger – “Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone) NEW
9/8-9 – Tauren Wells – “Hills and Valleys” NEW
9/10-11 – Postmodern Jukebox
9/12-13 – TBD
9/14-16 – Baha Men – “Who Let The …

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[23 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Adventures by Disney Announces Special South Africa Adventure

As part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Adventures by Disney has announced a special South Africa trip for November 2018.
The adult-only excursion will be hosted by Joe Rohde, Portfolio Creative Executive for Walt Disney Imagineering, and Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment.
Guests on the trip can learn from Joe as he leads sketching sessions in South Africa.
And Mark – who is a native of South Africa – will share his expertise on South African natural history throughout the trip.
Locations to be …

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[20 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Dates for the Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend Announced

The third annual Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend is scheduled for September 20-23. This year’s race weekend will include villains from Star Wars and Marvel films.
The Disneyland Paris 5K will feature Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War.
The “Disney Evil Sidekicks” join the Disneyland Paris 10K, and the major Disney villains will be part of the Disneyland Paris-Val d’Europe Half Marathon.
This year there is a new 36K challenge that will “take participants on a magical three-day run through the Disneyland Paris 5K, Disneyland Paris 10K, and Disneyland Paris-Val d’Europe Half Marathon.”
Another challenge …

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[20 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Party for the Planet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend with an extended Party for the Planet that includes some special eats.
The celebration kicks off Sunday, April 22 – which is also Earth Day – and guests can check out specialty foods throughout the park.
All of these offerings will be available at the Animal Kingdom through May 5!
At the Animal Kingdom guests will find two “celebratory cupcakes.” The Tree of Life cupcake will be available at Creature Comforts and Flame Tree Barbecue, and an Earth Day cupcake will be available …

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[19 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Play Disney Parks App Coming this Summer

A brand new, interactive Play Disney Parks app is coming to Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland this summer.
The app – which will be available for iOS and Android – will allow guests to “play in the parks like never before,” according to Disney.
Guests will be able to use the app to access exclusive experiences at Disney World and Disneyland through activities that interact with the surrounding environment.
And, according to Disney’s description, the more you play the more you’ll discover via the app.
The Play Disney Parks app will be free …

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[19 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
More Merchandise Released for the 20th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend and even more commemorative merchandise has been released.
The park is celebrating its anniversary from April 22 through May 5 with an extended Party for the Planet, and guests can pick up special “I Was There” merchandise during the celebration.
The merchandise collection includes tees for kids and adults, a hat, a tote bag, and collectible pins.
Annual Passholders will find two exclusive shirts – a Party for the Planet T-shirt and a tank top.
Other new items include a new interactive banshee from …