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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 …

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces More Updates for Disney Springs Transformation

The transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs continues.
Disney recently announced the installation of the “Springs Bottling Co.” marquee on the building that will house Morimoto Asia. The sign is part of the Disney Springs backstory of being a turn-of-the-century waterfront town.
The interior of Chef Morimoto’s restaurant will also pay tribute to the history of Disney Springs.
The Waterview Stage – located next to the spot for The BOATHOUSE – just started offering nightly entertainment.
Later this month the Food Trucks at Exposition Park will open at Downtown Disney West Side. This …

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[10 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Downtown Disney Marketplace Gets Decked Out in New Holiday Décor

This holiday season the Downtown Disney Marketplace is getting all new holiday décor that features a handcrafted look.
The Downtown Disney décor is meant to evoke a feeling of a handcrafted Christmas and the ornaments will feature elements including spools, buttons, burlap, and yard.
The Festival of the Seasons kicks off at Downtown Disney on November 14 and runs through December 30 and the event features holiday carolers, costumed stilt walkers, street performers, and a holiday DJ dance party. Guests also have a chance to meet Santa Claus and have their photo …

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[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
PANDORA Jewelry Trunk Show November 7 and 8 at the Marketplace Co-Op in Downtown Disney

Cherry Tree Lane inside the Marketplace Co-Op in Downtown Disney is the location for a two-day PANDORA Jewelry trunk show.
The showcase is November 7 and 8 from 10-11:30 a.m. and guests will have a chance to see the new Disney Collection by PANDORA.
Sixteen Disney PANDORA items that are exclusive to the Disney Parks will be offered during the trunk show, including a bracelet engraved with the castle logo.
An additional 25 charms from the Disney collection that can be found in PANDORA stores around the country will also be showcased at …