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[26 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Happily Ever After’ Merchandise at the Magic Kingdom

Happily Ever After debuted earlier this spring at the Magic Kingdom and guests can now find merchandise inspired by the new nighttime fireworks spectacular.
The new slate of commemorative merchandise incorporates elements from the show poster that was created by Brett Owens, Senior Graphic Designer with Disney Parks Live Entertainment.
Guests can see the show’s poster under the train station as they enter the Magic Kingdom.
The poster features characters that are key to Happily Ever After in addition to Cinderella Castle.
Guests who want a copy of the poster for their home will …

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[26 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
New PhotoPass Captures at Disney World Warterparks

If you’re making plans to visit one of the Disney World waterparks this summer, make sure you check out the new PhotoPass captures!
At Disney’s Blizzard Beach guests can get their picture taken with Olaf and Kristoff as part of the Frozen Summer Games.
The Frozen Summer Games run through August 13.
Over at Typhoon Lagoon guests can get their photos snapped with Lilo and Stitch.
And, if you’re taking the plunge on Miss Adventure Falls at Typhoon Lagoon, you can have your memories captured by a PhotoPass photographer too!
Be sure to add Memory …

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[23 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Summertime at the Disneyland Resort Hotels

If you’re making plans to visit Disneyland this summer, you’ll want to check out these specials for hotel guests.
Starting July 1, guests can enjoy afternoon pool parties at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, Disneyland Hotel, and Paradise Pier Hotel. The parties will feature music, dancing, and games.
Poolside cabanas are available to rent at Disneyland Hotel and Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. Rentals are available for the full day or a half day.
Don’t forget about character dining when you’re visiting Disneyland! You can enjoy the limited-time Disney Dinnertime Magic …

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[22 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Hong Kong Disneyland Celebrating Marvel Super Hero Summer

Hong Kong Disneyland is celebrating the Marvel Super Hero Summer all season long.
Guests at the park can pick up their S.H.I.E.L.D. credentials at a select locations prior to embarking on missions, and they can also meet several Marvel Super Heroes.
At Captain America – A Hero’s Welcome guests can meet Captain America, and over at the Spider-Man Heroic Encounter they can meet Spider-Man.
Iron Man will be meeting guests at the Stark Expo.
At Mission: Dimensions of Danger, guests will meet Doctor Strange and help him recover the Portal Nexus artifact before Hydra …

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[22 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Eat to the Beat Lineup Announced for 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

It’s that time of year again – time to get ready for the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!
We now know the full lineup of this year’s Eat to the Beat concert series performers and there are 111 new acts and several returning fan favorites.
The lineup for this year’s Eat to the Beat concert series is:

August 31 – September 1 – Delta Rae
September 2-3 – The Hooters NEW
September 4-5 – Baha Men NEW
September 6-7 – Fuel
September 8-10 – STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas
September 11-12 – Lauren Alaina NEW
September 13-15 – Plain …

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[21 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the Fourth of July with Fireworks, Characters, Entertainment, and More

The Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating the Fourth of July with special fireworks, entertainment, and more.
The Magic Kingdom is lighting up the night on July 3 and 4 with ‘Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky.’ The nighttime fireworks show takes place at 9 p.m. both nights.
At Epcot, IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth will celebrate with a patriotic laser light finale on July 4. Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios can check out the Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular nighttime show and at Animal Kingdom, Rivers of …

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[20 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
2018 Disney Dining Plan to Include Alcohol and Specialty Beverages

Booking opened today for 2018 Walt Disney World travel packages, including the 2018 Disney Dining Plan. And there’s a major change to the Dining Plan for next year – alcohol is now included.
That’s right. Guests – 21 and over of course – can now order an alcoholic beverage including beer, wine, and specialty cocktails as part of their meal (where alcohol is served).
And if you’re under age 21 you can still order a non-alcoholic specialty beverage (like a milkshake) as part of your meal.
Let’s repeat that news: In 2018, guests …

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[20 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Sneak Peek at Medals for Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon

Disney recently gave guests a sneak peek at the finisher medals for this year’s Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon.
The finisher medal for the half marathon pays tribute to the 25th anniversary of Disneyland Paris and features Mickey Mouse, running past Sleeping Beauty Castle.
The inaugural 10K race finisher medal features Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather flying around Sleeping Beauty Castle.
The Kids Races medal features Mickey Mouse, while the 5K medal features Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast.
This year’s Disneyland Paris Half Marathon will also include a new challenge – the Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo …

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[19 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Designs Coming for Disney Parks Dooney & Bourke Handbags

The Dooney & Bourke Disney Parks collection is updating a popular design and releasing several new handbag collections.
The “Disney Sketch” collection was introduced about eight years ago and has been updated with a new look and a new name – “A Walk in the Park.”
The new design was “drawn in a coloring book style” according to Paola Gutierrez, Senior Graphic Design with Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Creative Group. The design features Mickey mouse, Donald Duck, and other park icons.
The ‘A Walk in the Park’ design will be available …

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[19 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Gone Mad Party Returns to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

The Alice in Wonderland-themed ‘Gone Mad Party’ is returning to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa!
The party takes place on Wednesday nights near the Gasparilla Island Grill at the resort.
As of press time the party is planned for the remaining Wednesdays in June – so if you’re visiting after this month be sure to check with the hotel for additional dates.
The Gone Mad Party is free for everyone – you don’t need to be a guest of the hotel to attend.
Guests attending the party can watch the Happily Ever After …