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[28 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
Catch a Live Stream of the New Year’s Eve Fireworks from the Magic Kingdom on December 31

If you’re not going to be in the Magic Kingdom on New Year’s Eve this year you can still be part of the magic and enjoy the fireworks from the comfort of your couch!
The Disney Parks Blog will be live-streaming the Magic Kingdom’s December 31 fireworks show starting at 11:45 p.m.
The special performance of the Fantasy in the Sky fireworks includes songs from “Peter Pan,” “Pinocchio” and “Aladdin,” plus music from “it’s a small world” and the Haunted Mansion.
Just visit the Disney Parks Blog Monday night at 11:45 p.m. and …

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[27 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Behind-the-Scenes Look at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disney has provided fans with an all-new behind-the-scenes look at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, opening in 2019 at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
In a new video released on Christmas Day, guests can check out the Millennium Falcon on the new attraction Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run, and join the battle on Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in the summer of 2019 at Disneyland and in the fall of 2019 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort.
In addition to the two new attractions guests …

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[26 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
Additional Acts Announced for the Garden Rocks Concert Series

The 2019 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival kicks off March 6, and today we’ve got details on additional acts that have been added to the lineup for the Garden Rocks Concert Series.
The new acts announced this week include: Richard Marx, A Flock of Seagulls, Jon Secada, Journey former lead vocalist Steve Augeri, Air Supply, Rick Springfield, Starship starring Mickey Thomas, and Blood, Sweat and Tears.
The Garden Rocks Concert Series takes place nightly throughout the Festival at the America Gardens Theater in Epcot. Shows are performed at 5:30pm, 6:45pm, 8:00pm and …

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[24 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Disney California Adventure

If you’re headed to Disney California Adventure on New Year’s Eve you’ll find an abundance of special events and celebrations to ring in 2019.
In Hollywood Land guests will find DJs spinning tunes and a Countdown to Midnight event at the intersection of Hollywood and Sunset, complete with a countdown clock.
Entertainment and more in Paradise Gardens includes:

Live Music – Phat Cat Swinger performs live at the Palisades Stage in Paradise Gardens Park at 8 p.m., 9:05 p.m. and 10:45 p.m.
DJ Wendy – DJ Wendy Walker will be at the Palisades Stage, …

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[21 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
More Details Released for the NBA Experience Coming to Disney Springs in the Summer of 2019

The NBA Experience is slated to open in the summer of 2019 in Disney Springs and today we have more details about this new entertainment destination.
Guests at the NBA Experience will have a chance to experience “hands-on activities that highlight the action and excitement of professional basketball.”
Some of the experiences include: an NBA Draft photo experience, an NBA Combine challenge, executing the perfect slam dunk, access a team locker room, and much more.
Check out the full list of experiences here.
The NBA Experience will also be home to a new restaurant …

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[20 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Announces 2019 and 2020 Race Weekend Dates

If you’re making plans to participate in a runDisney event in 2019 or 2020, the dates and events have been posted!
The events with registration dates coming soon for 2019 and 2020 are:

runDisney Virtual Series: June 1 – August 30, 2019
Disneyland Paris Run Weekend: September 19-22, 2019
Wine and Dine Half Marathon: October 31 – November 3, 2019
2020 Walt Disney World Marathon: January 8-12, 2020
2020 Disney Princess Half Marathon: February 20-23, 2020
Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon: January 3 – March 31, 2020
Star Wars Rival Run Weekend: April 16-19, 2020

Details for the 2019 …

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[19 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White Now Open

The newest character meal at Walt Disney World – Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White – is now open at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.
The new character dinner includes a meet-and-greet with the Evil Queen and table-side visits from Snow White, Grumpy, and Dopey.
The menu includes dishes such as Hunter’s Pie, Winter Squash Bisque, Royal Prime Rib, Seafood Stew, Fairy Tale Gooseberry Pie, and more!
Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White is available for dinner from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. each evening. The out-of-pocket cost for adults (ages 10 …

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[18 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
New 4-Park Magic Tickets Announced for Disney World in 2019

Disney has announced a new 4-park Magic Ticket that will become available for purchase in early 2019 and will be valid through March 2019.
The 4-Park Magic Value Ticket will cost $340 plus tax (or $85 per day, and includes one day of admission to Magic Kingdom Park, one day of admission to Epcot, one day of admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and one day of admission to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
This is for a total of four park admissions over the course of four days.
The 4-Park Magic Value Ticket will be …

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[18 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
Play Disney Parks App Now Features a Fortune Telling Experience in Disneyland

Guests who use the Play Disney Parks app in Disneyland can now enjoy a new fortune telling experience on the app.
Using the app, guests can you can collect all-new fortunes and a series of stories as told by Esmeralda the Fortune Teller on Main Street, U.S.A., and Fortune Red in New Orleans Square at Disneyland park.
Each day a guest visits the park, they can collect a new fortune and a piece of the fortune teller’s story at both locations. There are three 10-part stories to collect at each location.
Digital achievements …

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[17 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
‘American Idol’ is Headed to Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa

For the first time in the show’s history, ABC’s American Idol is headed to Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Ko Olina!
Host Ryan Seacrest announced the news on his radio show last week, letting fans know that the show will be traveling to Hawaii to film its showcase rounds.
When the announcement was made, American Idol winner, Maddie Poppe, and runner up Caleb Lee Hutchinson, were enjoying their award trip at Aulani Resort – and they had a chance to celebrate the news with Mickey and friends.
The second season of ABC’s …