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[24 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Free Dining Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

Today’s THE day! Free Dining has been announced for dates in August, September, November, and December this year!
The free dining offer gives guests at most Walt Disney World Resort a FREE Disney Dining Plan with a minimum 3-night stay at at WDW hotel and a minimum 2-day Park Hopper or Park Hopper Plus ticket.
Guests staying at Deluxe Villas or Deluxe Resorts will receive the standard Disney Dining Plan for free (and can upgrade to the Deluxe Dining Plan by paying the difference per night).
Guests staying at Moderate or Value Resorts …

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[23 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Summer of Heroes, D23 Fanniversary, and More

Happy Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side Sunday! If you’re running today … good luck! And if you’re not, it’s time to check out the latest in Disney news.
D23 announced its 2017 ‘Fanniversary’ event. The celebration is planned for Sunday, October 1 (the actual anniversary of Epcot) and it kicks off a month-long celebration for Epcot’s 35th anniversary.
The Summer of Heroes kicks off May 27 at  Disney California Adventure. This special summertime event includes the grand opening of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT, aGuardians of the …

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[22 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Summer of Heroes Starts May 27 at Disney California Adventure

The Summer of Heroes kicks off May 27 at Disney California Adventure and includes the grand opening of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT.
The special summer event also includes a Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Dance Off!  with Star Lord, Gamora, and more.
Guests at the park will also have a chance to meet Groot, Captain America, and Spider-Man during the Summer of Heroes.
The Summer of Heroes will also include several new adventures such as the Avengers Training Initiative with Black Widow and Hawkeye; Heroic Encounter with Black Widow; and …

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[21 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Sneak Peek of Specialty Drinks from Pandora – The World of Avatar

Pandora – The World of Avatar opens May 27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and fans are getting a peek at some of the specialty beverages that will be available in the new land.
The Satu’li Canteen is the new quick service spot in Pandora and guests will find a non-alcoholic Pandoran Sunrise (tropical juices blended with Powerade Melon); Banshee wine by the glass including Banshee Chardonnay and Banshee Pinot Noir; and a Dreamwalker Sangria featuring a splash of Blue Curacao.
The menu will also include Hawkes’ Grog Ale and Mo’ara High Country …

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[21 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
D23 Announces Fanniversary Celebration

D23 has announced the 2017 Fanniversary Celebration – and this year fans are celebrating the 35th anniversary of Ecpot.
The celebration is planned for Sunday, October 1 (the actual anniversary of Epcot) and it kicks off a month-long celebration for Epcot’s 35th anniversary.
The event takes place at World Showplace and includes three presentations that celebrate Epcot.
Attendees will also receive a boxed lunch during the presentation and a one-of-a-kind gift created for the Fanniversary celebration.
Tickets for the D23 Fanniversary are $135 per person plus a $5 processing fee. The event is only …

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[20 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise Revealed for runDisney’s Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

This weekend is the runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side and Disney has released information on the slate of special merchandise.
Some fan favorites from last year’s inaugural race have returned including car magnets and pins that look like miniature finisher medals.
New merchandise includes an event shirt features a sliver chrome treatment on the lettering and graphics. Some of the merchandise for this year’s event also feature characters including Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, and Kylo Ren.
Runners will find items for all events including the half marathon, 10K, 5K, and …

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[20 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Party for the Plant this Weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

This weekend Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating the Party for the Planet, April 21 through April 23.
Guests visiting the park this weekend can pick up a Party for the Planet times guide to help them plan their day.  Guests can also choose one of 10 animal cut-outs to use while taking photos throughout the park.
There will be an activity along the Maharaja Jungle Trek focused on snow leopards, and guests can get a free activity packet based on the new Disneynature film Born in China.
PhotoPass photographers will be creating special …

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[20 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Tokyo Disney Planning Special Events and More

If you’re making plans to visit Tokyo Disney soon, there are several exciting events and other additions happening this year.
On July 11, the Disney Pirates Summer kicks off at Tokyo DisneySea. This event is inspired by the Pirates of the Caribbean films and including a new show – Pirates Summer Battle ‘Get Wet!’ – at Mediterranean Harbor, in addition to merchandise, food, and a Pirates Cantina Fiesta.
Duffy’s new friend StellaLou debuted last month and this summer she’s starring in the ‘Steps to Shine’ show at the American Waterfront.
At Tokyo Disneyland …

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[19 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Summer is Full of New Experiences and Attractions at the Disney Parks

Summer at the Disney Parks is quickly approaching and guests can look forward to new experiences on both coasts!
At the Walt Disney World Resort, Pandora – The World of Avatar is opening May 27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and at Disneyland Resort the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! also opens on May 27!
Pandora – The World of Avatar will transport guests to the world of Pandora from the film Avatar.
The land will feature floating mountains, bioluminescent plants, and two new attractions: Avatar Flight of Passage and the …

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[18 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Pirate-Themed Exhibit Announced for D23 Expo 2017

A new pirate-themed exhibit has been announced for the 2017 D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The exhibit, ‘Walt Disney Archives Presents – A Pirate’s Life for me: Disney’s Rascals, Scoundrels, and Really Bad Eggs,’ is a 12,000 square foot exhibit that celebrates some of Disney’s most popular pirates.
The exhibit will feature artwork, attraction vehicles, Audio-Animatronics® figures, and more.
Some of the items in the exhibit include: concept art from Peter Pan, artwork from Treasure Island, Pirates of the Caribbean Audio-Animatronics® figures from the Disneyland attraction, a pirate ship from Peter …