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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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[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, …

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[6 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
Tickets for D23 Expo 2017 on Sale July 14

If you’re making plans to attend the D23 Expo 2017, tickets go on sale next week!
Tickets for the bi-annual Expo go on sale Thursday, July 14, at 10 a.m. PT. The Expo takes place July 14-16, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center and is the largest Disney fan event in the world.
D23 Expo 2017 will celebrate the past, present, and future of Disney with panels, events, celebrity appearances, presentations, and much more. It was during the 2015 D23 Expo that fans learned about the addition of Star Wars Land at …

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[16 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Star Wars Land Coming to Disney World and Disneyland, Jungle Cruise Restaurant Announced, and More

What a week for Disney fans! As I type, the D23 Expo is still happening so there’s sure to be more exciting news to report. But let’s talk about what we know so far!
First – and perhaps most importantly – Disney officially announced that a Star Wars-themed land is coming to both Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland! The lands will be 14 acres each and will feature two new attractions (including a chance to be at the controls of the Millennium Falcon!) along with a Star Wars Cantina and more!
In …

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[15 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Jungle Cruise-themed Restaurant Coming to Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom

There has been some exciting news coming out of this weekend’s D23 Expo including the official announcement that the Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen is coming to the Magic Kingdom.
In recent months we’ve heard rumors about a Jungle Cruise-themed restaurant coming to the former Adventureland Veranda, and now it’s official.
This restaurant will feature several different dining rooms including a crew mess hall, a once hidden secret meeting room of the ‘Society of Explorers and Adventurers (yes, the same group that used to meet at Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar in …

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[12 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Sneak Peek of D23 Expo Merchandise from the Disney Dream Store

In just a couple days the 2015 D23 Expo kicks off in Anaheim and fans will have a chance to shop for some great new merchandise at the Disney Dream Store.
The merchandise includes a Walt’s Kingdom tee, a mug, toothpick holders, a car magnet pack, and button and lanyard set, and a Harvey’s bag – all of which feature designs inspired by old Disneyland park tickets.
Fans of D-Tech products can get their hands on new D23 Expo-themed phone cases and other cases that celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Mickey …

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[10 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Books and Merchandise to Debut at Disney Dream Store at D23 Expo

The 2015 D23 Expo starts August 14 and fans will be lining up at the Disney Dream Store on the Expo floor to get a peek at the 170 items debuting at the Expo.
Some of the original, one-of-a-kind items including framed art, sculptures, limited edition giclees, and deluxe prints by Disney-inspired artists. Items from the new Storybook Collection by Disney Publishing will also be available at the Disney Dream Store.
The Custom Name Disneyland Ticket Books are being introduced this year and guests can create their own Ticket Book featuring their …

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[2 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Epcot Food & Wine Festival Merchandise, D23 News, and August Events at Walt Disney World Resort

Can you believe it’s already August? Summer has flown by this year but that just means we’re getting closer to the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival!
Disney gave fans a sneak peek of some of the merchandise for this year’s 20th anniversary of the Food and Wine Festival and it all looks incredible. From new Dooney & Bourke handbags to dishes, drinkware, clothing and more there’s something for everyone.
Speaking of merchandise, a new month means a new slate of special merchandise events at the Walt Disney World Resort. This …

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[28 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Store to Release New Merchandise at D23 Expo 2015

Disney Store is set to release several new collections and limited editions at the D23 Expo next month.
The Disney Store will be located within the Disney Consumer Products Pavilion at the D23 Expo and will cover more than 3,000 square feet of space. Shoppers will have a chance to purchase special products not yet available to the general public and meet the artists and designers for some of the new collections.
Each day a D23 attendee will have a chance to “unlock imagination” at 9 a.m. with certain Disney characters.
The Disney …