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[19 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Tickets On Sale for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom

Tickets are now on sale for two popular holiday parties at the Magic Kingdom – Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party kicks off August 17 this year! The dates are: August 17, 24, 28, 31; September 3, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30; and October 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31.
The party includes the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular” stage show, Mickey’s “Boo-to-You” Halloween Parade, and “Happy …

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[15 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Incredible Summer Kicks Off May 25 at Walt Disney World Resort

Mark your calendars – the Incredible Summer kicks off May 25 at the Walt Disney World Resort.
At the Magic Kingdom guests can meet Disney/Pixar Super Heroes at the Tomorrowland Expo from May 25 through September 3. Characters include Mr. Incredible, Frozone, and for the first time ever – Edna Mode.
The Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! Concert Series kicks off June 9 at Epcot. The show, starring Star Lord and Gamora, will feature music from Star-Lord’s Awesome Mixtapes (the movie soundtracks).
At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, UP! A Great Bird …

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[12 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Dates Announced for the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The dates for the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival have been announced!
This year’s Festival will take place from August 30 until November 12, bringing the Festival to 75 days once again.
Once again the Festival will feature food booths serving up dishes and drinks from around the world.
Guests can also enjoy low-cost and free seminars and demonstrations, special events, and of course the Eat to the Beat concerts.
For the most up-to-date information on the Food and Wine Festival be sure to visit the Disney Food Blog’s 2018 Epcot Food and …

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[11 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Grand Launch of the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2018 E-book

The Disney Food Blog has announced the publication of the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2018 e-book.
This fully-updated, full-color e-book features more than 650 pages of information on all things related to food and dining at Walt Disney World.
Inside the guide you’ll find:

A 5-Step Strategy for Disney Dining Planning
An in-depth analysis of the Disney Dining Plan
A comprehensive and in-depth look at EVERY Disney World restaurant, kiosk, bar, and lounge
Four free, downloadable worksheets for planning your trip
Seven sample one-day dining itineraries
A comprehensive index of bars and lounges WITH reviews
And …

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[14 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Acquires 21st Century Fox

The Walt Disney Company has acquired 21st Century Fox including Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios for approximately $52.4 billion in stock.
The deal does not include Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News, Fox Business, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network, which will be spun off to Fox shareholders.
Several entertainment properties including X-Men, The Simpsons, FX Networks, and National Geographic will now be part of Disney’s portfolio.
According to a press release from Disney: “Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of 21st Century Fox will receive 0.2745 Disney shares for …

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[20 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Epcot International Festival of the Holidays Has Started

The 2017 Epcot Festival of the Holidays kicked off November 19 and runs through December 30.
The Festival includes more than a dozen Holiday Kitchens serving up holiday eats and drinks from around the World, the Candlelight Processional (which starts November 24), holiday storytellers around World Showcase, and more.
Guests can eat their way through World Showcase much like at the Food and Wine Festival earlier this fall.
Our friends at the Disney Food Blog checked out ALL the food on opening day and created an “Eat THIS” list to help you plan …

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[28 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Epcot’s 35th Anniversary on October 1

Epcot’s 35th anniversary is Sunday, October 1, and the theme park is ready to celebrate!
Guests visiting Epcot on Sunday can pick up a commemorative guide map at the main entrance, International Gateway, and at Guest Relations.
An anniversary celebration will take place at 10:01 a.m. at the Fountain View stage with performances from Mariachi Cobre and Voices of Liberty.
Commemorative merchandise including the “I Was There” collection and logo merchandise that isn’t part of that collection will be available for purchase. The “I Was There” collection is only available at a special …

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[7 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Cancels Night of Joy and Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party this Weekend

Hurricane Irma is on track to hit Florida this weekend, and although the path still remains uncertain Disney has announced event cancellations for this weekend.
The Saturday evening session of the Night of Joy concerts has been cancelled and Sunday night’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom has also been cancelled.
Guests with tickets for Saturday’s Night of Joy concerts can attend Friday’s concerts instead and may exchange their tickets at the ESPN Wide World of Sports ticket office beginning at 4 p.m. Friday.
Guests with tickets for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween …

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[2 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Sneak Preview of Merchandise for Epcot’s 35th Anniversary

This fall Epcot will be celebrating its 35th anniversary and guests will find a slate of new commemorative merchandise at the park.
The collection features a retro look and uses takes “its cues from artwork, logos, signage, and in-park graphics found in the early 1980s,” according to Disney.
The team behind the collection made sure to incorporate the colors from Epcot’s opening year products – purple, pink, red, orange, and gold. The colors are featured in muted tones to enhance the vintage look and feel.
Items in the collection include apparel, bags, keychains, …

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[28 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Legend and Imagineer Marty Sklar Dies at Age 83

Legendary Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar died Thursday, July 27, at age 83.
Sklar has a 54-year career with the Walt Disney Company, working closely with Walt Disney himself early in his career. He was named a Disney Legend in 2001 and will be remembered for his contributions to the Disney theme parks around the world.
Born on February 6, 1934, Marty Sklar was a student at UCLA when he was recruited to create The Disneyland News for Disneyland.
In 1956, Marty joined Disney full-time and would work “as Walt’s right-hand man” and eventually …