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[19 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney Unveils Merchandise for #RockTheDots Celebration

The second annual #RockTheDots celebration is this weekend, through January 22 at Disney Springs and Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District.
Celebrating Minnie Mouse and National Polka Dot Day, the #RockTheDots celebration features merchandise, dance parties, and food and merchandise discounts (the latter just for guests who are rocking polka dots).
Guests on both coasts can find specialty merchandise created just for #RockTheDots including apparel, ornaments, and drinkware.
There is also new PANDORA Jewelry and a new collection of polka dot Disney Dooney & Bourke handbags.
Other items include sparkly sequined Minnie Mouse ear headbands, and …

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[12 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Reimagined World of Disney Stores Planned for Disney World and Disneyland

The World of Disney Stores at Disney Springs in Disney World and the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland are getting a serious makeover starting next month.
The stores will get an interior makeover and Disney says once that’s completed “guests will discover the products they love from Disney Parks in a dynamic and distinctly Disney retail environment.”
Both stores will remain open during the renovations and work will be completed in phases according to Disney.
Several shops at Disney Springs will feature merchandise from the World of Disney during the renovation, and likewise …

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[22 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Select Disney World Restaurants Now Available on OpenTable

Disney World guests have been able to make reservations via OpenTable for certain Disney Springs restaurants for a while, and now other Disney World restaurants are also available on the app.
The restaurants now available for booking via OpenTable are: Flying Fish, Grand Floridian Cafe, Boatwright’s, The Wave, Artist’s Point, Sanaa, Olivia’s at Old Key West, Kona Cafe, and Jiko.
Guests using OpenTable do not need to add a credit card to hold the reservation, but OpenTable will revoke booking privileges if a guests fails to appear for a reservation.
Also, reservations cannot …

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[30 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Holiday-Themed Disney Gift Card Available

There’s a new slate of holiday-themed Disney Gift Cards available at the Disney Parks this holiday season.
The Disney Gift Card Holiday Pin Series features four collectible Disney Trading pins of Mickey, Minnie, Donald, or Daisy as gingerbread cookies.
These Disney Gift cards must be activated for $100 and can then be reloaded for any amount.
A Gingerbread House holiday pin gift card can be purchased for as little as $15 at most merchandise locations throughout Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
There are also two gift card designs featuring Mickey or Minnie …

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[3 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Otterbox Becomes “Official Protective Case” for Disney Parks

OtterBox has announced that it is the official phone case for the Disney Parks and a new slate of Disney-themed Otterbox phone cases will soon be available at D-Tech locations.
The OtterBox cases will soon arrive at Walt Disney World and Disneyland and eventually the brand’s in-park presence will be expanded.
In a press release, Jim Parks, the CEO of Otterbox said: “The collaboration between OtterBox and Disney allows us to combine the trusted protection of OtterBox with the magic of Disney Parks. Not only can we help protect guests’ precious memories …

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[1 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Celebrating Mickey’s Birthday on November 18

Disney Parks around the world are gearing up to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s birthday on November 18.
At Disney World the celebration will including Happy Birthday, Mickey! buttons, merchandise, and a Sorcerer Mickey birthday cake. Guests can also sing and dance to “Happy Birthday” during the Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!, Cosmic Dance Party in Tomorrowland.
Birthday photo props will be available at all four theme parks and guests who collect their photos in the parks will get a commemorative folder.
At Disneyland the celebration will feature a celebration cavalcade for …

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[13 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the New Merchandise Inspired by Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’

The Disney Parks are celebrating all things Halloween and that means there is some great merchandise at the shops including a slate of super cool merchandise inspired by Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
At Disney World and Disneyland guests will find a variety of merchandise featuring characters from the film.
Items include apparel for kids and adults like a glow-in-the-dark tee for boys, a zip up hoodie, and Jack and Sally shirts for couples.
Other items include the wreath that Jack delivers to Santa in the film, coffee mugs (including one inspired …

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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 …