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[28 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
New ‘No Smoking’ Policy Announced Plus Updates to Stroller Sizes and More at the Disney Parks

There’s a new “no smoking” policy at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, in addition to new policies for strollers, ice in coolers, and more.
Starting May 1, the theme parks at Disney World and Disneyland will be smoke free.
The new smoke free zones also include the ESPN Wide World of Sports, Disney World water parks, and Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District.
Designated smoking areas will be available outside the entrances of the new smoke-free areas, and at Disney Springs.
Also beginning May 1, there is a new size policy for strollers in the theme …

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[20 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
Registration is Now Open for the Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend Events

The Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and several of the race weekend events have new enhancements.
All participants in the Disney Fall Feast 5K will now receive a participant “tech” shirt – just like the runners in the other events.
And for the first time, the 5K will be held in Epcot!
The exclusive post-race party will now have an earlier start time at 5 p.m. and special 10 year anniversary fun will start at 10 p.m.
Participants of the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon …

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[20 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
New Film “Awesome Planet” Coming to Epcot’s The Land Pavilion

A new film, Awesome Planet, has been announced for The Land Pavilion in Epcot.
The film “showcases the spectacular beauty, diversity and dynamic story of our earth.”
This new addition at The Land is part of the on going expansion at the park that includes updates to the film in Canada and the new Beauty and the Beast sing along that will rotate with Impressions de France in the France Pavilion.
Awesome Planet will feature “spectacular nature photography, immersive in-theater effects, and space sequences” created by Industrial Light & Magic.
No opening date has …

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[18 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
Epcot’s France Pavilion to Welcome An Authentic Crêperie

A new restaurant – an authentic crêperie is planned for Epcot’s France Pavilion as part of the pavilion’s enrichment.
The new crêperie will be built in a location near Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure and will feature the cuisine of celebrity chef Jérôme Bocuse.
The new restaurant will feature table service dining along with a quick service option for guests who want savory and sweet crepes.
The new restaurant – along with Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure and the new Beauty and the Beast sing along – are slated to open for the 50th anniversary of Walt …

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[15 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
New Signature Skillets On the Menu at Whispering Canyon Cafe at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Whispering Canyon Cafe at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has added new skillet choices to the menu for lunch and dinner – and new breakfast skillets will arrive later this month.
The new lunch Signature Skillet features maple-chipotle BBQ slow-smoked pork ribs, barbecued pulled pork, and citrus-herb chicken.
At dinner guests can enjoy the Traditional Dinner Skillet with oak-smoked mustard BBQ beef brisket, maple-chipotle BBQ pork ribs, slow-smoked pulled pork, and citrus-herb chicken or the “Pig” Dinner Skillet with braised pork belly, maple-chipotle BBQ pork ribs, slow-smoked pulled pork, and mustard BBQ “piggy wings.”
There …

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[15 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
Jaleo Opening This Weekend at Disney Springs

Jaleo, the new table service restaurant from Chef José Andrés, is opening this weekend in Disney Springs.
The restaurant will open for dinner on Sunday, March 17.
The Disney Springs location will be the fifth Jaelo in the United States and the first in Florida.
The menu will feature tapas, savory paellas, sangrias, and a selection of Spanish wines and sherries.
Jaleo will also serve a selection of embutidos – cured ibérico ham, pork chorizo, and spreadable cured sausage; in addition to Gazpacho estilo Algeciras; Brussels sprouts salad with apricots, apple, and serrano ham; …

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[7 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
NEWS! Opening Dates Announced for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios

We have big news to share! The opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios have been announced!
Galaxy’s Edge will open May 31 at Disneyland and August 29 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The Rise of the Resistance attraction will open at a later date in Disneyland.
Disney has also announced that guests visiting Disneyland between May 31 and June 23 will have to make a reservation for access to Galaxy’s Edge, but guests of Disneyland Resort Hotels during these dates will receive a designated reservation to access …

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[7 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
New Dining Events Announced for Disney World and Disneyland

Several new dining events have been announced for Disney World and Disneyland.
Guests at Disneyland will soon be able to enjoy the Mickey’s Soundsational Parade Dining Package at the Plaza Inn.
The dining package includes a midday meal at the Plaza Inn plus a voucher for reserved viewing for the parade.
Meal choices include: Pork Chop with traditional BBQ sauce, Penne Pasta topped with marinara sauce and Parmesan cheese, or Apple Salad with green apples, blue cheese, chopped walnuts, and dried cranberries tossed in a sweet apple vinaigrette for adults; and Chicken Tenders …

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[7 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
Artists Announced for March at the WonderGround Gallery in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

If you’re stopping by the WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland this month, there’s a new slate of artists to meet and discover their work.
The Featured Artisan of the Month is Brittney Lee, visual development artist at the Walt Disney Animation Studios, who is known for her work on Frozen and Zootpia.
Fans can meet her again later this month on March 23 and 24 from 2-5 p.m.
The Artist in Residence is Aggie Cheung, a designer, illustrator and crafter. Fans can meet her on March 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, …