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[31 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Themes Announced for the 2019 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend

The themes for the 2019 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend have been announced.
The individual race themes are:

Star Wars Rival Run 5K | Finn and Captain Phasma
Star Wars Rival Run 10K | Han Solo and Boba Fett
Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon | Rey and Kylo Ren
Star Wars Rival Run Challenge | Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader
runDisney Kids Races | BB-8 and BB-9E

The runDisney Kessel Run Challenge can be completed with the Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon and the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon.
The virtual half marathon theme with be …

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[31 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels Announce Holiday Rate Sale

If you’re making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort this holiday season, the Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels are having a room rate sale.
The holiday sale is good for stays from November 1, 2018 through January 15, 2019.
The rates are:

B Resort & Spa – rates from $159 per room, per night
Best Western Lake Buena Vista – rates from $108 per room, per night
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando — rates from $149 per suite, per night
Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace – rates from $139 per room, per night
Hilton Orlando …

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[30 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Merchandise for the 2018 Wine and Dine Half Marathon

The 2018 runDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon is this weekend, November 1-4, at the Walt Disney World Resort, and Disney is giving guests a preview of the race merchandise.
Merchandise for this year includes logo performance apparel and “I Did It!” apparel – all featuring “romantic, Tuscan” artwork and popular characters.
Additional items include: hat and assorted headbands, limited release Disney pins, TERVIS glassware, car magnets and more. And, there’s also a special ear hat designed for the runDisney Kids Races.
The Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend merchandise will be available …

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[30 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
World of Disney Reopens at Disney Springs

The World of Disney in Disney Springs has reopened after a lengthy refurbishment!
Areas of the store had been open during the refurb of World of Disney, but on October 27, guests had a chance to step inside the store and see all of the updated areas.
The new and improved World of Disney even has its own Disney Springs backstory now – and as the story goes it used to be a marketplace, but animators took it over and turned it into a place to create.
Then, once the actual animation studio …

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[29 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Holiday Party Announced for Tony’s Town Square in the Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom is home to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and this year guests can enjoy another party during that party – Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party!
This new experience starts at 9:30 p.m. (during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party) at Tony’s Town Square restaurant and guests are welcome to “pop in and out” throughout the night.
Guests at the party can enjoy savory hors d’oeuvres including a selection of artisanal meats and cheeses, as well as Tony’s famous meatballs, mini hand-tossed pizzas, boursin-stuffed artichoke and more. Sweet treats will …

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[29 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Menus Announced for the 2018 Epcot Festival of the Holidays

The 2018 Epcot Festival of the Holidays kicks off November 18 at Epcot, and we have details on the menus for the Holiday Kitchens.
This year’s Festival will feature 12 official Holiday Kitchens plus additional food locations!
New for 2018 is L’Chaim!, and Taste Track continues its role as a food booth serving up variations of croissant donuts.
L’Chaim will be serving will serve traditional Jewish dishes such as Pastrami on Rye, Chicken and Matzo Ball Soup, Egg Cream, and more.
Returning favorites include Feast of the Three Kings, American Holiday Table, the France …

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[25 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the New Costumes for Mickey’s 90th Anniversary Celebration

Mickey Mouse is getting ready to celebrate his 90th anniversary/birthday next month, and he and his gal pal Minnie Mouse are getting some new outfits to wear as part of the celebration.
Mickey and Minnie will be sporting their new look at Disney World, Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, Shanghai Disney Resort, and on the Disney Cruise Line.
Mickey’s white suit will feature a “shower of colorful confetti”, while Minnie Mouse will “don a puff-sleeve dress adorned with pompons and a buoyant bubble skirt.”
“The looks that Mickey and Minnie will be wearing to …

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[25 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney Shares Update on the Disney Skyliner System

Work continues to progress on the new Disney Skyliner transportation system at the Walt Disney World Resort, and recently Disney shared an update with guests.
The Skyliner will connect two theme parks – Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios – and four hotels, Pop Century, Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach Resort, and the Disney Riviera Hotel.
The stations for the Skyliner will be designed to fit into the area where they are located at the hotels and theme parks.
And, more than six miles of cable will be installed to carry the gondolas between …

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[25 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Exclusive Sorcerer’s of the Magic Kingdom Card at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

If you’re planning to attend this year’s Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party this holiday season you’ll want to check out the party-exclusive Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom card.
The card is inspired by Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, and according to Disney’s backstory, “was whipped up by Merlin the Magician after he became enchanted with a quartet of caroling birds down in the tropics.”
Guests can visit the Firehouse on Main Street U.S.A. to pick up their party-exclusive card and to start playing Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom with additional decks of …

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[25 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Entrance for Autos to Open at Hollywood Studios Next Month

A brand new entrance for cars is opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on November 8.
The change in entrances is part of the on-going construction and work happening at the theme park.
Guests driving to the Studios will now use the new entrance and exit located off of Osceola Parkway. The current main entrance off World Drive and Osceola Parkway will be for Cast Members only.
The satellite entrance on Buena Vista Drive will be dedicated to buses.
Roadway signs will be updated throughout Disney World notifying drivers of the changes in routes to …