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[13 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
Día de los Muertos Returns to the Disneyland Resort this Fall

Guests visiting the Disneyland Resort this fall can once again experience the spirit of Día de los Muertos.
At Disney California Adventure the animated film Coco is at the heart of the Plaza de la Familia, a family-friendly experience in Paradise Gardens. Guests can share memories at the at the interactive Memory Wall, take a photo at the Mexican Árbol de la Vida (Tree of Life) photo location, and more.
Paradise Garden Grill will be serving up delicious Mexican food and a Mariachi band will be playing.
A Musical Celebration of Coco will …

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[11 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
Updates on the Construction of the TRON Attraction at the Magic Kingdom

The new TRON attraction at the Magic Kingdom in under construction and today we got an updated about what other attractions will be impacted by the project.
The attraction will be located in a new area next to Space Mountain.
Starting in December, the Walt Disney World Railroad will go on hiatus with the train parked at the Main Street U.S.A. station. Guests will have the chance to take some great photos at the station during this time.
The Tomorrowland Speedway will close for a time in 2019 so the track can be …

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[10 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Preview of Finisher Medals for the Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend Races

Disney has given guests a sneak peek at the finisher medals for the 2018 Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend races.
The medals all feature popular Disney Chefs, which is fitting since the race takes place during the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival.
The finisher medal for the half marathon features Chef Mickey (‘natch), the Disney Fall Fest 5K medal features Chef Tony from Lady and the Tramp, and the Wine and Dine 10K medal features Chef Louis and Sebastian from Disney’s The Little Mermaid.
The finisher medal for the Disney Two …

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[10 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
New PANDORA Charms Coming to the Disney Parks this Month

If you’re a fan of the Disney PANDORA collection, you’ll want to check out these new charms that are headed to the Disney Parks later this month.
The new charms include a Mickey Mouse “travel-inspired” charm, an Enchanted Tiki Room charm, and an adorable Orange Bird charm.
Guests can find these new PANDORA charms at various merchandise locations at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort (and on Disney Cruise Line!) starting August 15.
But, the Tiki Room charm and the Orange Bird charm will be available starting August 10 at The Dress …

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[9 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Halloween Food Merchandise Coming to the Disney Parks this Fall

There’s a new slate of spooky and creepy Halloween-themed merchandise coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World this fall.
Guests will find a new Happy Halloween 2018 Base Popcorn Bucket featuring Mickey and Minnie in their Halloween best along with Chip and Dale as cute little bats. This bucket will be available at Disneyland and the theme parks at Walt Disney World.
There is also a new base travel mug with a similar design. Guests at Disneyland will find the mug available as a non-refillable mug available across Disneyland Resort. But at …

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[9 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
The Great Irish Hooley Returns to Raglan Road for Labor Day Weekend

If you’re looking for a good time in Disney Springs over Labor Day Weekend this year you’ll want to check out the Great Irish Hooley at Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant.
This year’s Hooley is August 31 through September 3 and will featured Irish folk music, the Raglan Road Irish Dancers, face painting for the kids, and much more.
The headliners for this year’s Hooley are: JigJam, the Lisa Canny Band, and Billow Wood. Additional acts include Strings & Things, The Byrne Brothers, Reel Republic, TradGad, High Road, and Aaron O’Grady.
Guests …

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[8 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate PhotoPass Day at Disney World

PhotoPass Day is August 19 and Disney has shared a few ways guests can celebrate the photo-filled day at Walt Disney World.
Guests will have the chance to get their photos taken throughout the Walt Disney World Resort and here’s just a few of the spots.
Disney Springs:

Peter Pan Shadow Magic Shot between the LEGO® Store and World of Disney
Original Selfie Magic Shot outside of the Disney PhotoPass Studio
Special balloons virtual background at the Disney PhotoPass Studio

At Disney’s Animal Kingdom guests can meet Bolt at the Discovery Island Trails from 10 a.m. …

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[7 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
ABC Set to Celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday with a Television Special

Mickey Mouse is celebrating his 90th birthday in November, and ABC Television is celebrating with a brand new special, Mickey’s 90th Spectacular.
The show will be broadcast from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, and will include special performances and appearances by celebrities.
Mickey’s 90th Spectacular will air on Sunday, November 4 from 8-10 p.m. ET.
The show will be directed by Don Mischer with executive producers Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare.
Stay tuned for announcements regarding the special appearances and performances for this show that’s been 90 years in the making.
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[7 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Food Truck Arriving in Disney Springs This Month

A brand new food truck is arriving at Disney Springs this month!
The truck, 4R Cantina Barbacoa Food Truck, is from the Orlando-based 4R Restaurant Group, home of the 4 Rivers Smokehouses.
The 4R Cantina truck will be serving up a variety of dishes including: Nachos, Tacos, Quesadillas, plus a Taco Cone and Burrito Bowls!
If your sweet tooth needs satisfying you’ll want to check out the desserts at the 4R truck including Dulce De Leche Churro Balls and Dessert Nachos.
The new food truck will be located in the Disney Springs Marketplace, not the …

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[6 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
ShopDisney Hosting a Disney World Vacation Giveaway

If you haven’t made it to Toy Story Land yet, ShopDisney is giving you a chance to win a trip to the Walt Disney World Resort with their Play Big Sweepstakes.
The winner of the sweepstakes will receive five days and four nights at the Walt Disney World Resort, round trip coach airfare if they live more than 250 miles away from Disney World, hotel accommodations, 5-day Magic Your Way tickets with Park Hopper option, a $500 Disney Gift Card, and a VIP tour guide for a day.
Guests can enter the …