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[12 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases New Retail MagicBands

Disney has released several more new retail MagicBands at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The latest design – I Am Mickey MagicBand – is a pre-customized band that pays homage to Mickey Mouse with a black MagicBand and yellow center icon. This MagicBand is available for $22.99 where MagicBands are sold.
Guests will also find a Limited Edition MagicBand featuring Aladdin and Jasmine. This teal band is perfect for Valentine’s Day and retails for $32.99. There are only 2,400 available.
On January 15 a new band inspired by Expedition Everest is hitting the …

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[12 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Reimagined World of Disney Stores Planned for Disney World and Disneyland

The World of Disney Stores at Disney Springs in Disney World and the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland are getting a serious makeover starting next month.
The stores will get an interior makeover and Disney says once that’s completed “guests will discover the products they love from Disney Parks in a dynamic and distinctly Disney retail environment.”
Both stores will remain open during the renovations and work will be completed in phases according to Disney.
Several shops at Disney Springs will feature merchandise from the World of Disney during the renovation, and likewise …

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[26 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
2018 Is Going to be a Big Year for Walt Disney World Resort

After we ring in the New Year this weekend, it’s time to gear up for a really big 2018 at the Walt Disney World  Resort.
Toy Story Land is opening in the summer of 2018 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Guests will get to enjoy two new attractions – Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers. And, a new quick service restaurant is also part of the new land.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018 and as part of the celebration a new show starring Dug and Russell from …

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[24 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pizza Ponte Now Open in Disney Springs

It’s the busiest week of the year at Disney World and hungry guests now have a new spot to grab a bite! Pizza Ponte opened this weekend in Disney Springs.
Our friends at the Disney Food Blog were there on opening day – Saturday – and have some great photos in their ‘first look’ post!
Pizza Ponte is part of the new group of restaurants opening soon that include The Edison, Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante, and Enzo’s Hideaway.
Guests dining at Pizza Ponte can enjoy pizza by the slice (square and Roman-style), sandwiches, …

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[22 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Select Disney World Restaurants Now Available on OpenTable

Disney World guests have been able to make reservations via OpenTable for certain Disney Springs restaurants for a while, and now other Disney World restaurants are also available on the app.
The restaurants now available for booking via OpenTable are: Flying Fish, Grand Floridian Cafe, Boatwright’s, The Wave, Artist’s Point, Sanaa, Olivia’s at Old Key West, Kona Cafe, and Jiko.
Guests using OpenTable do not need to add a credit card to hold the reservation, but OpenTable will revoke booking privileges if a guests fails to appear for a reservation.
Also, reservations cannot …

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[20 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Cirque du Soleil Show Coming to Disney World

La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil is ending on December 31 after nearly two decades of performances, but a new Cirque show is in the works for the Walt Disney World Resort.
The new, as-yet-untitled show “will pay homage to Disney’s rich history of animation” according to a statement from Disney.
Daniel Lamarre, President and CEO of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group said, “We are convinced that bringing Disney’s magic to life on stage will touch audiences and bring them back to their childhood.”
An opening date for the new Cirque du Soleil …

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[19 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Benefits Coming to Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels in 2018

Beginning in January 2018, guests at the Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels will be able to take advantage of several new benefits as hotel guests at the Disney World theme parks.
Guests will be able to take advantage of the Extra Magic Hours at the theme parks for all of 2018.
Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels guests will also be able to link their reservations to My Disney Experience as of January 10, 2018. In order to take advantage of this benefit guests must have booked a Walt Disney Travel Company package …

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[7 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Mickey Mouse Ray-Ban Sunglasses Return

If you’re looking for a holiday gift for the Mickey Mouse fan in your life, the Mickey Mouse Ray-Ban Sunglasses are once again available for purchase.
The glasses debuted last year and were very popular.
The  new sunglasses feature “polarized grey gradient lenses with that classic black and white Mickey Mouse pattern” on the side of the glasses.
Guests can find these popular – and pricey – sunglasses at The Sunglass Hut. Quantities are very limited. They retail for $243.
The Mickey Mouse Ray-Bans are available at: Sunglass Icon at Disney Springs, Island Supply …

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[29 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Weekend and Holiday Hours for the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

Disney Springs is celebrating the holiday season with extended weekend hours and holiday hours for the Christmas Tree Trail.
The Christmas Tree Trail features 25 trees this year, all with a Disney theme. Ten of the trees this year are new!
The new trees feature Disney characters including Peter Pan, Robin Hood, Sleeping
Beauty, Pinocchio, Snow White, Dumbo, Fantasia, and Lady and the Tramp.
Another tree showcases all the shops at Disney Springs, and one tree also features all the ornaments that can be purchased at the Disney’s Days of Christmas store.
The Christmas Tree …

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[23 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Ever After Jewelry Co. & Accessories Opens in Disney Springs

Just in time for the holiday shopping season a new jewelry store has opened in Disney Springs.
Ever After Jewelry Co. & Accessories is located in Town Center and is home to a lot of sparkly goodies plus other accessories.
Shoppers will find park exclusive jewelry, handbags, and more from brands including PANDORA Jewelry, Alex & Ani, Dooney & Bourke, and much more.
The store will be hosting special trunk shows, designer appearances, and product launches of limited edition merchandise.
Shoppers will find this new store next to UNOde50.
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