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[11 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Hurricane Irma’s Impact on the Walt Disney World Resort

Sunday night, Hurricane Irma took a somewhat unexpected turn toward the Orlando area and the Walt Disney World Resort experienced heavy wind and rains overnight.
The Disney World theme parks, Disney Springs, and the ESPN Wide World of Sports all remain closed today, September 11.
However, they will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, Disney is in the process of assessing damage and the Orlando area – including Disney World guests – are under a curfew until 6 p.m. today.
Guests have been sharing photos of some light damage at …

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[8 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Breaking News: Disney World to Close Theme Parks and Disney Springs on Saturday Evening

The Walt Disney World Resort is closing its theme parks Saturday night and they will remain closed through Monday.
Disney announced that Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom will close at 7 p.m. Saturday night. The Magic Kingdom and Epcot will close at 9 p.m.
All four theme parks will remain closed through Monday.
Typhoon Lagoon will close Saturday at 5 p.m. and will remain closed through Monday – Blizzard Beach was closed today and will remain closed through Monday.
Disney Springs will close at 9 p.m. Saturday night and will also remain …

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[8 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Hyper-Reality Experience ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Coming to Disney Springs and Downtown Disney

The VOID’s new hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, is coming to Disney Springs at Disney World and Downtown Disney at Disneyland.
The experience will transport guests “to a galaxy far, far away” where they can interact with “friends, family and Star Wars characters through sight, sound, touch, smell, and motion.”
The VOID is an entertainment company that combines advance technology with the magic of illusions to create “immersive social experiences.”
There’s no official opening date yet for this new experience, but it is expected to open later this year close …

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[22 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Minnie Vehicle Service to Begin this Month at Walt Disney World Resort

Last week’s D23 Expo was full of exciting announcements about Walt Disney World Resort, including new transportation options that are coming to the resort.
One option – playful deemed Minnie Vans – is set to start transporting guests this month!
The Minnie Vehicle Service is a fleet of vehicles ready to whisk guests off to any destination at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The first guests who can use the service will be guests at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort and Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts. To hail a “Minnie Van” guests can use …

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[4 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Applications Open for 2018 Disney Dreamers Academy

Applications are now open for the 2018 class of the Disney Dreamers Academy at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Each year, 100 high school students from around the country are selected to participate in the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE.
The outside-the-classroom mentoring program takes place each March at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Students in the program will learn valuable skills including communication techniques, leadership, and networking strategies. The program also features guest speakers who give participants tips and insight on how to dream big.
Applicants must answer essay questions …

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[21 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Logo to be Featured on Orlando Magic Uniforms

Disney has announced that the Disney logo will be featured on the Orlando Magic’s uniforms starting next season.
The NBA is starting a trial period where teams can have sponsorship partners for their uniforms.
In 2010, Disney was one of the team’s Champion of the Community partners and views this expanded partnership as one more way “to solidify Central Florida’s presence as a global sports destination.”
Disney is adding a special seating and hospitality area at Amway Arena – home of the Orlando Magic. Fans can even purchase or renew their Walt Disney …

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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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[2 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Fantasyland Charm Gift Set Available at PANDORA Jewelry

Fans of Fantasyland and PANDORA jewelry are going to love the new three-charm collection available at the Disney Parks.
The three-piece charm gift set was inspired by classic Fantasyland attractions and includes an Alice’s Tea Cup charm in sterling silver with white and pink enamel, a Flying Dumbo charm in sterling silver, and a Classic Carousel charm in sterling silver with 14K gold top.
The set also includes a Fantasyland-themed lithograph.
The individual charms might be available separately at a later date but currently are only available as a three-piece set.
Guests at Disney …

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[24 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pirate-Themed PhotoPass Options Available at Disney Parks

This weekend marks the arrival in theaters of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and guests at the Disney Parks can be part of the swashbuckling fun!
PhotoPass photographers around Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort will be taking pirate-themed photos for guests.
Wherever you see a PhotoPass photographer be sure to stop and say “ahoy!” to get your own pirate-themed photos. You might even see a few characters in their buccaneer best!
And don’t forget, your PhotoPass photos can be added to Memory Maker! Make sure to purchase …

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[3 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Nail Designs from Jamberry Available at Walt Disney World Resort

If you’re looking for a way to add some Disney magic to your finger tips the next time you’re at Disney World, you should check out the new Disney designs by Jamberry.
Disney Nail Designs by Jamberry are available at select locations around Disney World.
If you aren’t familiar with Jamberry, they are adhesive enhancements for your nails that come in many fun designs.
The new Disney Nail Designs feature more than 50 Disney characters including Belle, Cinderella, and Pocahontas in addition to designs inspired by popular films including Frozen and The Lion …