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[27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Pedestrian Bridge to Open Soon at Downtown Disney

If you have ever visited Downtown Disney you know how difficult it can be to cross Buena Vista Drive – but now there’s a new pedestrian bridge to ease your travels.
The new pedestrian walkway towers over Buena Vista Drive and is located near Team Disney and will give guests easier and safer access to the still-being-renovated Downtown Disney.
The bride was developed by Reedy Creek Improvement District, Walt Disney Imagineering, and Disney Springs Project team and is expected to be opened later this spring.
A second pedestrian walkway will be installed near …

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[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Ticket Price Increase, Flower and Garden News, and Lots of New Merchandise!

It’s March! And this can only mean one thing – the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival starts this week!
This year’s festival includes all-new Frozen topiaries, new menu items at the Outdoor Kitchens, and for the first time ever, free cooking demos from Disney chefs!
These demos are scheduled to take place every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during the Flower and Garden Festival.
If you’re planning on attending the Flower and Garden Festival this year – or if you’re buying theme parks tickets just to visit the parks – you’re going to …

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[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
WonderGround Gallery Expanding at Marketplace Co-Op

The WonderGround Gallery is set to expand at Downtown Disney’s Marketplace Co-Op.
When the Marketplace Co-Op opened there was a small fixture area near the front of the store where items from WonderGround Gallery were for sale. The new location for the Gallery will be in the former home of Beautifully Disney.
The Marketplace Co-Op was designed to showcase new and unique Disney merchandise, so the move is part of the plan for the store.
To celebrate the new location of the WonderGround Gallery the Marketplace Co-Op is hosting a grand opening event …

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[31 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces Merchandise Events for February 2015

We’ve almost made it to February! And a new month means a new schedule of special merchandise events at the Walt Disney World Resort.
From February 5-23 guests can meet representatives from Precious Moments at Once Upon a Toy in the Downtown Disney Marketplace and celebrate the release of the Valentine’s Day collection. Doll creator Linda Rick will be at Once Upon a Toy on February 20-22.
Popular artist Greg McCullough will make a special appearance at the Art of Disney in Epcot from February 9-15. And Larry Dotson will be on …

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[23 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Tsum Tsum Designs and Collectible Pins Coming to Disney Parks

Fans of the Tsum Tsum plush toys at the Disney Parks have something to be excited about.
A new 101 Dalmatians mini Tsum Tsum plush collection is arriving at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort in February. The collection is currently only available at Disney Stores and online.
Disney pin collectors will be able to purchase a new collectible pin pack that features Tsum Tsum – it arrives in stores later this year. Each pin pack will contain five pins – randomly selected, of course.
The pins include Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, …

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[21 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Splitsville Luxury Lanes in Downtown Disney Showcasing Live Bands Every Saturday Night

Splitsville Luxury Lanes in Downtown Disney recently introduce a new entertainment option for guests on Saturday nights – a live band.
Each Saturday night guests can enjoy dinner, drinks, bowling, and music thanks to bands including The Jimmy James Band, Blonde Ambition, and others. The bands perform from 9 p.m. until 12:30 a.m.
Splitsville has also introduced some new menu items including crispy wings, a sushi tuna rice bowl, a Foghorn burger, steak alfredo, and a California cruch roll. The drink menu now includes a Cinnamon Toast Colada and Sangrita.
In addition to …

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[15 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Trattoria al Forno Taking Over Superstar Catering Food Truck in Disney’s First Food Truck Takeover

Guests who want to sample dishes from Disney’s newest Italian restaurant, Trattoria al Forno, can do just that during Disney’s first-ever Food Truck Takeover on January 16-18.
Trattoria al Forno is “taking over” the Superstar Catering food truck located in Exposition Park at Downtown Disney. The Superstar Catering truck normally features dishes from Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
When Trattoria al Forno takes over the menu will include an oversized beef and spinach meatball served in a bread bowl, lasagna, and tiramisu. Guests can also order a glass of Songo d’Italia Chianti from Tuscany …

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[24 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces January 2015 Merchandise Events

While you might not want to think about shopping anymore right now, give it a few weeks because the Walt Disney World Resort just announced some great merchandise events for January.
Popular artist Larry Dotson is kicking off the New Year with special appearances January 1-4 at the Main Street Cinema in the Magic Kingdom and again on January 8-11 at the Art of Disney in Downtown Disney.
Precious Moments Doll representatives are showcasing this season’s dolls from now through January 5 at Once Upon a Toy in the Downtown Disney Marketplace.
Fans …

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[19 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
STK Orlando Headed to Disney Springs

Another new eatery has been announced for Disney Springs. STK Orlando will reportedly open in 2015 at The Landing area.
STK Orlando is described as a modern steakhouse with the ambiance of a sleek lounge. The restaurant is operated by The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc.
The Disney Springs location will be one of the largest STK locations in the world at 14,000 square feet.
“We are thrilled to join the Disney Springs family with the launch of STK Orlando,” said Jonathan Segal, CEO of The ONE Group.
STK Orlando will join Morimoto Asia and …

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[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the Holidays at the Downtown Disney Marketplace

The Festival of the Seasons is in full swing at the Downtown Disney Marketplace at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Downtown Disney is decked out in all-new holiday décor and guests can also enjoy holiday-themed events in the Marketplace.
Santa Claus is meeting guests through Christmas Eve, and then Santa Goofy will be meeting guests from Christmas Day through December 29. To make the wait time easier, guests can stop by the Santa Chalet for a buzzer that will notify them when it’s their turn to meet Santa.
PhotoPass photographers will also be …