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[8 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Epcot’s 35th Anniversary, New Vacation Package, and More

Happy Sunday! Welcome to another edition of our weekly news round-up.
Last week, Epcot celebrated its 35th anniversary with a day filled with special activities, food, and more.
D23 announced its 2018 slate of events for members including a celebration of Animal Kingdom’s 20th anniversary in April 2018 and Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday next fall.
Baseline Tap House opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The new pub is located in the Grand Avenue area of the park.
The renovation of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels is complete. The hotels now boast updated …

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[2 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
D23 Announces 2018 Slate of Events for Members

D23, the Official Disney Fan Club, has announced its slate of special events for members in 2018.
In April 2018, D23 will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. D23 members will also have the chance to celebrate the opening of Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure.
The popular Sip and Stroll events and special holiday events will also return to the theme parks in 2018.
In November 2018, D23 will host Destination D: Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The …

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[15 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
D23 Expo Disney Parks and Resorts Panel Reveals New Projects for Walt Disney World Resort

The Disney Parks and Resorts Panel at the D23 Expo was full of exciting announcements about the Walt Disney World Resort including new attractions, new hotels, and even new transportation options.
First at Epcot, a brand new Ratatouille attraction is coming to the France Pavilion, expanding the pavilion’s size. The attraction will be similar to the 4D attraction at Disneyland Paris.
A new E-ticket attraction based on Guardians of the Galaxy is coming to Future World in Epcot. The new attraction will replace the Universe of Energy which will close on August …

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[6 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Jewelry and Handbag Collections Coming to D23 Expo

The 2017 D23 Expo starts next week and today we have more news about the merchandise at the Disney Dream Store.
Guests will find collection from Alex and Ani, Crislu, and Rebecca Hook, in addition to two new watches from Bulova.
The new Alex and Ani bangles are part of the “Through the Years” collection that celebrates milestones at the Disney Parks. Bracelets will celebrate Oswald The Lucky Rabbit’s anniversary in addition to Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Tours, and Space Mountain.
D23 Gold Members can purchase a Crislu key necklace featuring a …

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[5 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Throughout the Years’ Collection Coming to Disney Dream Store at D23 Expo

The Disney Dream Store at the D23 Expo will feature the new “Throughout the Years” merchandise collections.
The collection celebrate milestones at the Disney Parks including the 50th anniversary of Pirates of the Caribbean, the 40th anniversary of Space Mountain, Epcot’s 35th anniversary, and the 30th anniversary of Star Tours.
The collections were created in collaboration with the Walt Disney Archives. The designers were able to use archival images to incorporate into the merchandise designs.
The Pirates of the Caribbean poster was influenced by vintage drive-in movie posters from the 1960s, while the …

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[3 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Announces Events for D23 Expo

Fans attending next month’s D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center will have a chance to experience new events from Marvel.
The Marvel Studios Pavilion will feature “an array of props and costumes” from upcoming films including Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, and more.
Marvel Games will showcase a new console and mobile games including LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2, Marvel v. Capcom: Infinite, Marvel Heroes Omega, and more.
Marvel Studios will also be hosting several giveaways and events in the Marvel pavilion in Hall B. Fans can meet Marvel filmmakers, development teams, and …

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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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[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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[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 …

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[8 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Nine New Disney Legends to be Honored at D23 Expo in July

Nine new Disney Legends will be honored at this summer’s D23 Expo.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Disney Legends Award. The first Disney Legends Award was given to Fred MacMurray in 1987, and since then 276 Disney Legends have been honored with the award.
The award is the highest honor that is bestowed by The Walt Disney Company and past recipients include Steve Jobs, George Lucas, Susan Lucci, Johnny Depp, and more.
This year’s Disney Legends are: Carrie Fisher, Clyde “Gerry” Geronimi, Manuel Gonzales, Mark Hamill, Wayne Jackson, Stan Lee, …