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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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[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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[30 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pandora – The World of Avatar Opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Pandora – The World of Avatar officially opened at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on May 27.
The new land was the largest addition to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in the park’s history.
When guests visit Pandora they are transported to a land with floating mountains, bioluminescent plants, and the native Na’vi.
Pandora is home to two new attraction – Avatar Flight of Passage and the Na’vi River Journey. On opening day the wait times for both attractions were more than three hours each.
Guests can dine at the Satu’li Canteen, grab a cold drink at Pongu …

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[28 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Pandora News, Guardians of the Galaxy Attraction News, and More

It’s official! Pandora – The World of Avatar opened May 27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. We have some news about the new land and much more in today’s weekly recap.
Disney hosted the official dedication for Pandora – The World of Avatar on May 24 with CEO Bob Iger and Avatar director James Cameron in attendance.
Guests visiting Pandora can check out the merchandise location Windtraders for an immersive experience – and to get matched with their very own banshee. And speaking of merchandise, guests will find three Pandora-themed MagicBands.
There are also …

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[18 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Additional Bands Announced for Eat to the Beat Concert Series

We’re still several months away from the start of the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival but more information is trickling in every week.
Today we have a few more bands to list for the Eat to the Beat concert series.
The lineup for the concert series so far is:

Delta Rae: August 31 – September 1
Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas: September 9-10
Shane Hennessey: September 14-16
.38 Special (rumored so far): September 28-29
Mark Willis: September 30 – October 1
Christoper Cross (rumored so far): October 4-5
Taylor Dayne: October 12-13
Jeffery Osborne: October 14-15

The Eat to the Beat …

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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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[24 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
FastPass+ Opens for Attractions in Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Today’s the day! You can now make FastPass+ reservations for the two new attractions in Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The new land opens May 27 and will feature two new attractions: Avatar Flight of Passage and Na’vi River Journey.
Avatar Flight of Passage will allow guests to “fly” on a banshee over Pandora, and the family-friendly Na’Vi River Journey takes guests on a journey down a mystical river in a bioluminescent rainforest.
Guests staying at Walt Disney World Resort hotels can make their FastPass+ reservations 60 days …

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[2 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Reservations Open for Premium Events at Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

The Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival kicks off March 10 and guests can now make reservations for premium events at the Festival.
This year the Festival runs daily through April 16.
The premium events include the debut of the ‘In the Kitchen with…” series with celebrity chefs Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, Cat Cora, G. Garvin, Graham Elliot and Jet Tila. This event is $99 per person.
You can learn how to make desserts with celebrity chefs including Duff Goldman and more at the Sweet Sundays event. The price for this even …

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[23 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Title Announced for ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’

The title for the next installment in the Star Wars saga has been announced.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the name of Star Wars: Episode VIII.
There isn’t much detail about the film yet, but we believe Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher (in her final role as General Leia Organa), Daisy Ridley, Adam Drivers, and John Boyega – are all reprising their roles from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi was written and directed by Rian Johnson. The film was produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive …

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[29 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Bookings Available Now for Special Events at Epcot International Festival of the Arts

If you’re making plans to attend the first Epcot Festival of the Arts beginning in January, bookings for several select experiences are now open.
Guests can sign up for interactive workshops including a Gesture Drawing Class led by former Disney animator Todd Bright or a Story Telling Drawing class also from Mr. Bright.
Other workshops include watercolor painting, mixed media art, calligraphy, and floral arrangements. These Interactive Workshops are $39 plus tax and are offered Friday through Monday during the Festival.
Reservations are also available for a meal and a performance – guests …