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[31 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces April Merchandise Events

Spring is most definitely in the air at the Walt Disney World Resort and to celebrate there’s a brand new month of special merchandise events planned.
Guests visiting the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival will find merchandise at the artisan showcase pergolas including Boiled Books, Growmanji, Elemental Nursery, EyeCatchers, Haf2Paitn, Reinhard Herzog, Noah’s Ark Topiaries, and Swaying in the Breeze.
The Art in the Gardens on April 1-3 features Disney Design Group artists, Disney Fine Art Collectors Editions, David E. Doss, Larry Dotson, Fairy House Ladies, Reinhard Herzog, Greg McCullough, and William …

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[6 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Rivers of Light, New Disney Cruise Line Ships, and More

What a week it’s been! There was so much exciting Disney news it was hard to keep up – but we did our best! Let’s dive right in!
After much speculation and anticipation, it was announced that Rivers of Light – the new nighttime show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – will officially open on Earth Day, April 22!
Disney Cruise Line announced that two new ships will be joining the fleet in 2021 and 2023! There are no names announced yet for the new ships but we’ll keep you posted!
Zootopia opened in …

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[21 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrating Earth Day with the Party for the Planet

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating Earth Day 2015 with the Party for the Planet on April 22.
The party includes two special research stations – one at Rafiki’s Planet Watch and the other at the main entrance to the Animal Kingdom.
These research stations will give guests a chance to experience behind-the-scenes footage from Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom in addition to exploring how technology is used in conservation efforts.
Other Party for the Planet offerings include interactive activities, limited-time merchandise for Earth Day, and a chance to meet animal and education experts from Disney’s …

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[10 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Celebrates Earth Day

The Earth Day celebration at the Walt Disney World Resort kicks off April 17 and runs through April 22 at Epcot.
At Epcot the 2015 Flower and Garden Festival is still in full bloom and three of the specialty gardens were created to help kids and families connect with nature.
Those gardens are the Nature Rocks Garden presented by The Nature Conservancy, the Backyard Habitat presented by the National Wildlife Federation, and the Purple Martins presented by Audubon Florida.
From April 17-19 specialists from Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be on hand at the …

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[9 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Fun for Kids of All Ages

The 2015 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival kicks off March 4 and while the festival is full of fun stuff for the adults, kids will love it too.
Kids can learn about different flowers and plants while checking out the Frozen-themed topiaries.
This year’s festival will feature an interactive Pinterest pin scavenger hunt where kids (and their parents) can follow the map on their parent’s Pinterest page and find character topiaries throughout Epcot.
This year’s festival includes 10 new gardens plus a butterfly garden and Butterflies on the Go where kids can …

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[15 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Party for the Planet Planned for April 22 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is once again hosting a Party for the Planet on Earth Day – April 22 this year.
Guests visiting the park on Earth Day will have a chance to discover how to make their backyards wildlife friendly and learn how to connect with and conserve wildlife and nature.
At the front of the Animal Kingdom guest can stop by a display that features wildlife friendly backyard habitats and they can pick up a Party for the Planet postcard.
At Rafiki’s Planet Watch families can play a game to learn how …

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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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[23 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Announces 2014’s Special Events from Disney’s Animal Programs Team

If you’re planning on visiting the Walt Disney World Resort this year the Animal Programs team has some very special events planned throughout the year.
These events take place at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and The Seas with Nemo & Friends in Epcot and give guests an opportunity to connect with nature, talk to experts in the field, and learn more about some amazing animals.
Some of the events at the Animal Kingdom include ‘Spring Forward for Amphibians Day’ on March 4, Party for the Planet on April 22 in celebration of Earth …

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[19 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Party for the Planet on Earth Day at the Animal Kingdom

As the Animal Kingdom prepares to celebrate its 15th anniversary on Monday – which also happens to be Earth Day – more details about the Party for the Planet have been announced.
This is one day when getting to the park early is really vital – be sure to arrive at the Animal Kingdom at 8:30 a.m. (even though the park opens at 9 a.m.) so you can be part of the 15th anniversary opening ceremony at the Tree of Life at 8:40 a.m. And when you arrive at the park, …

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[19 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Wings of Life’ from Disneynature Debuts

In conjunction with Earth Month and the celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Disneynature has released its newest film Wings of Life on Blu-ray, Digital, and On Demand.
The film gives viewers a close up look at the life of butterflies, hummingbirds, and bats and the valuable contributions they make to plant life through pollination. Academy Award winner Meryl Streep narrates the film which is directed by Louie Schwartzberg.
Disneynature has made a donation to the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) – both in celebration of the film and to protect …