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[17 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Star Wars Galactic Nights

If you’re making plans to attend the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge panel during the Star Wars Galactic Nights event on May 27, we have more details.
The Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge panel will be hosted by actor David Collins and will give attendees a chance to see new photos of the land’s progress, including construction updates and learn details about the planet Batuu.
Panelists include: Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering; Eric Baker, Creative Director, Walt Disney Imagineering; Jon Georges, Executive Producer, Walt Disney Imagineering; and Margaret Kerrison, Managing Story …

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[15 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Disney Resort’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Starts June 14

Shanghai Disney’s Mandarin production of Beauty and the Beast is set to begin June 14 Walt Disney Grand Theatre in Disneytown.
The production features more than 80 performers and crew members from China and some international performers.
Many of the performers include cast members from the resort’s previous show – The Lion King. Cast members include: YaoRong Guo as Belle, DouEr Sun as Beast, Yang Liu as Gaston, Meng Xu as Mrs. Potts, HaiFei Mao as Lumiere, Pai Peng as Cogsworth, Zhi Zhang as LeFou, XueLiang Ma as Maurice, ShaoYu Li as …

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[9 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney Channel GO! Fan Fest Planned for May 12 at Disneyland

Fans can meet their favorite Disney Channel stars at the Disney Channel GO! Fan Fest on May 12 at the Disneyland Resort.
The full-day event includes fun events for the whole family and is a chance for Disney Channel to kick off its summer programming lineup.
Disney Channel stars will be part of a cavalcade down Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland park starting at 11:15 a.m.
Moderated panel discussions are planned throughout the day at Stage 17 in Hollywood Land at Disney California Adventure. Panels include:

1 p.m. – “BUNK’D” and “Bizaardvark”
2 p.m. – …

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[7 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Update on New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Attraction at Epcot

Work is progressing on the new Guardians of the Galaxy attraction coming to Epcot.
The attraction is set to be one of the world’s largest indoor coasters and to make room for it a new building is being built next to the former home of the Universe of Energy.
Disney reported that last week 960 trucks’ worth of concrete was poured as part of the construction project.
The new attraction will have “an epic storyline being developed by Walt Disney Imagineering in close collaboration with the original filmmakers.”
The Guardians of the Galaxy attraction …

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[7 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’-themed runDisney Event Coming to Disney World in 2019

A new Star Wars-themed runDisney weekend is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort in 2019.
The new Star Wars Rival Run Weekend presented by OtterBox is scheduled for April 4-7, 2019.
The race weekend will include 5K, 10K, half marathon, and the runDisney Kids Races along with the Star Wars Rival Run Challenge (10K and half marathon), and the runDisney Kessel Run Challenge (the Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort and running the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon at home).
The race will feature rivalries from across …

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[30 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Exclusive Star Wars Galactic Nights Merchandise

Star Wars Galactic Nights returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 27 this year and Disney is giving guests a first look at the party-exclusive merchandise.
In addition to the merchandise, there are also merchandise opportunities for guests including:

Ashley Eckstein – Ashley will appear at the Once Upon a Time gift shop with an assortment of her merchandise, and she will also sign her new book, “IT’S YOUR UNIVERSE”
Stop by Launch Bay Cargo to meet Tom Johnson, the General Manager of Skywalker Vineyards

Guests can also find limited-edition event merchandise and merchandise …

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[27 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live’ Starts June 9 at Epcot

Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! starts June 9 at Epcot’s America Theater Gardens as part of the Incredible Summer celebration at the Walt Disney World Resort.
This “musical journey through the cosmos” takes place five times a day at Epcot and features Star Lord and Gamora.
It’ll run from June 9 through August 19.
Admission to Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! is included in Epcot admission.
And be sure to check out all the other Incredible Summer events happening at the rest of the Disney World theme parks …

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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 | ]
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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[18 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Merchandise for the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

If you’re running the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side this weekend at Disney World, there’s a new slate of commemorative merchandise.
Merchandise includes short and long sleeved shirts, tank tops, jackets and accessories – for all races including the half marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kids’ Races.
There’s also a slate of merchandise for runners participating in the Star Wars First Order Challenge – which includes the 10K and half marathon for 19.3 miles.
Additional items include Star Wars lifestyle apparel, commemorative Stormtrooper and BB-8 figurines, and specialty shoe ornaments.
The Star …