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[31 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise Events Announced for April at the Walt Disney World Resort

Spring is most certainly in the air at the Walt Disney World Resort and April is blooming with merchandise events.
The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is going strong and fans can still pick up commemorative merchandise at kiosks around the park. Also, through April 6 Fairy Houses are being built by artists on the promenade around World Showcase.
Also at Epcot during the Flower & Garden Festival, representatives from Rinse Bath and Body Co. will be presenting a product showcase through May 18. The products are all made by hand …

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[17 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Mighty Family Fun Zone in Downtown Disney

It isn’t easy being green – except for today, St. Patrick’s Day.
And as part of the Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival in Downtown Disney at the Walt Disney World Resort, families can get in on the fun in the Mighty Family Fun Zone presented by Muppets Most Wanted.
This family fun area is inspired by the upcoming film Muppets Most Wanted and gives guests of all ages a chance to learn how to draw a Muppets character, get their groove on a DJ Dance Party, collect Muppets trading cards, and pose for …

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[6 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Centerpiece Announced as One of the Stores for the Marketplace Co-Op in Downtown Disney

Last fall Disney announced a new retail location at Downtown Disney Marketplace called the Marketplace Co-Op that would be showcasing new and innovative Disney retail concepts.
When it opens, the Marketplace Co-Op will be the home of six retail locations including: Beautifully Disney, Cherry Tree Lane, D-Tech on Demand, The Trophy Room, Centerpiece, and Zoey and Pickles.
Disney Centerpiece – a home goods shop – will be selling home products that are inspired by Disney attractions and attraction posters.
One of the collections at Centerpiece includes items inspired by Adventureland and Walt Disney’s …

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[27 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
March 2014 Merchandise Events Planned for the Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has a great lineup of merchandise events planned for March, but the biggest event is the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.
The festival starts March 5 and runs through May 18 and features topiaries, gardens, Outdoor Kitchens, and more. And of course there is the festival-specific merchandise including topiary-inspired garden artwork, a special edition Duffy the Disney Bear, and “revealed/concealed” Vinylmation.
Several Disney artists are scheduled to appear at the festival for special appearances and signings. There is also a special Art in the Garden …

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[26 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Authentic St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Planned for Downtown Disney in March

Downtown Disney is planning an authentic St. Patrick’s Day celebration full of music, entertainment, and food on March 7-17.
The celebration is going to feature nearly 10 top Irish bands and professional dancers on three stages on select days during the festival. Nightly performances are scheduled March 7-14 from 5 p.m. until 1 a.m., and from 12 p.m. until 1 a.m. from March 15-17.
Musical performers during the festival include The Willis Clan, U2 tribute band Elevation, Goitse, Three Dollar Band, We Banjo 3, The Ragland Rebels, The Brazen Heads, and the …

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[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Valentine’s Day is a Magical Holiday at the Walt Disney World Resort

While Walt Disney World is a magical place on any given day, for couples on Valentine’s Day it can be extra magical.
Between the four theme parks, 26 resorts, and other locations such as Downtown Disney, there are so many choices for celebrating the most romantic day of the year.
The new Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian and Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort feature “couples rooms” where guests can indulge in specialized spa treatments. If adventure is what you crave, couples can book a parasailing flight over Bay Lake, …

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[5 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
February Merchandise Events Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

February might have the distinction of being the shortest month, but there’s no shortage of great merchandise events at the Walt Disney World resort this month.
This weekend representatives from Rinse Bath and Body Co will be at Port of Entry in Epcot from February 7-9, showcasing the latest in skin care and scented soaps.
February 8 is the launch day of the Pop of Minnie collection from Beautifully Disney at Tren-D in the Downtown Disney Marketplace. Guests can get a “Minnie” makeover from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Over at the Animal …

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[20 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Cirque du Soleil’s ‘La Nouba’ Celebrates 15th Anniversary with a Special Appearance from Mickey and Minnie

Cirque du Soleil’s La Nouba is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month, and for the first time in the show’s history, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse appeared on the Cirque stage.
Prior to the Wednesday evening performance Mickey and Minnie took the stage to congratulate the artists and crew on their upcoming anniversary.
La Nouba opened on December 23, 1998, and there have been more than 7,000 shows performed for more than 9 million guests. The 65-member cast features dancers, tumblers, trapeze performers, clowns, a juggler, actors, cyclists, musicians, and more. And …

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[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
January Merchandise Events Announced for the Walt Disney World Resort

January is just around the corner and the Walt Disney World Resort has just announced a few special merchandise events for the first month of 2014.
Starting out the New Year is a meet-and-greet with Disney-inspired artist Larry Dotson on January 1-5. Larry will be appearing daily at the Main Street Cinema in the Magic Kingdom to celebrate his newest releases.
Also on January 1-5, fans can meet Disney-inspired artist Greg McCullough who will be appearing daily at The Art of Disney in Downtown Disney Marketplace.
Later in the month the Cutesters Series …

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[12 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Ring in the New Year with Fine Dining and Fireworks at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you’re spending New Year’s Eve at the Walt Disney World Resort there’s no shortage of ways to ring in 2014.
Guests visiting the Magic Kingdom on December 30 and 31 will be wowed by Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season at 9 p.m. each night. There will be a special presentation of Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks at 11:50 p.m. each night. And on New Year’s Eve there’s a special ticketed fireworks dinner and dessert party at the Tomorrowland Terrace.
New Year’s Eve at Epcot means a lot of …