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[12 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Booking Open for New Year’s Eve Events at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

It’s time to make your reservations for New Year’s Eve at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Yes, really!
This year guests can choose from three different celebrations at the Contemporary, so there’s something for everyone.
The Disney Countdown to Midnight is for guests aged 18 and older and features music, dancing, and a champagne toast at midnight (for those 21 and older). The price is $250 per person. Additional information can be found here.
The Pixar Party: A New Year’s Eve Celebration is perfect for families. This party takes place in the Ballroom of the …

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[30 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Highway in the Sky Dine-Around Starts December 2 at Walt Disney World Resort

If you’ve ever dreamed about a progressive dinner at the Walt Disney World Resort Monorail hotels, it’s really happening starting December 2.
The all-new Highway in the Sky Dine-Around is a dining adventure at Disney’s Grand Floridian, Disney’s Polynesian Village, and Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
Guests at the Dine-Around receive priority boarding on the Monorail throughout the event which begins at The Wave…of American Flavors at the Contemporary. Here guests will enjoy a welcome cocktail before boarding the Monorail to travel to Disney’s Polynesian Resort for drinks and appetizers.
After the Polynesian, the next …

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[29 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reveals Merchandise for D23’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures

This year’s D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures is still a couple months away but Disney just released a preview of the merchandise for the event.
The event will feature James Cameron, Jon Landau, Bob Chapek, Joe Rohde, Marty Skalr, Jared Bush, and Tony Baxter in addition to a Walt Disney Archives exhibit celebrating Walt’s personal adventure.
And, Mickey’s of Glendale will have exclusive merchandise, pins, and collectibles at their pop-up store.
The merchandise for the event includes an all-new pin collection, Jingle Cruise 12 Days of Christmas Mystery Collection; a Jingle Cruise 4th …

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[17 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Two New Holiday Events for Groups at the Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort is hosting two new holiday events for teams, organizations, or families.
The Winter Wonderland Escape package is available at Disney’s Contemporary Resort while the Holiday Memories event is available at Disney’s Coronado Springs resort.
Both events are geared toward family gatherings, corporate, or social groups.
The new packages are available December 2-29 and include themeing, specially designed menus, and more.
The Winter Wonderland Escape package includes a “winter wonderland” themed ballroom and is available for groups of 20 to 200 guests. The lunch and dinner menus feature Herb Panko …

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[20 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Metal Detectors Installed at Theme Parks, Skipper Canteen Opens, and More

It’s been another busy week of news at the Walt Disney World Resort! Let’s dive right in to see what made headlines last week.
Perhaps the biggest news story all week was the seemingly-overnight installation of metal detectors at all four of the Disney World theme parks. Guests will be selected at random to go through the metal detectors.
Disney World has also announced it is discontinuing the sale of toy guns and the parks are implementing a ban on costumes for all guests over the age of 14.
In happier news the …

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[2 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the Holidays with Walt Disney World Resort Gingerbread Displays

It’s that time of year again – time for the Walt Disney World Resort gingerbread displays to wow guests at several resort hotels.
Disney’s Contemporary Resort has an all-new gingerbread display this year which is inspired by Frozen. The display is an ice castle that features Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven in addition to sugar snowflakes, gingerbread shingles, and chocolate trees.
At Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa guests can check out the life-size gingerbread house that stands 16 feet high and features 40 window panes. The chefs use the same …

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[16 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Flower & Garden Festival, EpiPen at Disney Parks, and Gingerbread Displays

As the holiday celebrations are in full swing at the Disney Parks, some of us are already thinking about spring! The dates for the 2015 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival were released this week!
The Festival runs March 4 through May 17 and will include more than 100 topiaries including one inspired by Frozen. The Outdoor Kitchens are also returning to the Festival in 2015 giving guests delicious bites and sips.
This weekend was the inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon at Disneyland and in January the park will host the …

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[25 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Get a Sneak Peek at the Destination D: Attraction Rewind Merchandise

D23’s Destination D: Attraction Rewind is still a few months away, but fans can get a sneak peek of some of merchandise that will be available at the event.
Mickey’s of Glendale – the Walt Disney Imagineering Store – will have a pop up location at the Destination D event, selling merchandise exclusively to the D23 members in attendance.
The pop up store opens November 21 and will stay open through November 23.
Some of the items on sale at Mickey’s of Glendale include Destination D: Attraction Rewind themed merchandise and a collection …

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[19 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
President Obama is Going to Disney World

In plans that were revealed Tuesday, the White House has announced that President Barack Obama will be paying a visit to Walt Disney World later today.  The president is expected to reveal policies that will give U.S. tourism a boost.
Central to the president’s message will be the push for visa reform, especially for countries like Brazil and China.  The process for obtaining visas to visit the U.S. from both countries is arduous, and require in-person interviews and several days’ wait to gain permission to travel here.
Air Force One will be …

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[15 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Announces ‘Room for One More’ Haunted Mansion Merchandise Event on September 30

Love visiting The Haunted Mansion at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom? Fans of the attraction should be sure to check out the “Room for One More” merchandise event that Disney will be holding this fall. The event, which will be held on Friday, September 30 from 9:00 AM-9:00 PM, will offer exclusive merchandise and events related to the beloved attraction.
Inside Disney’s Contemporary Resort, the spooky and macabre setting of the Haunted Mansion will be recreated with “ghoulish delight,” as eventgoers are invited to dine in a “mist enshrouded banquet room …