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[14 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Full List of Narrators Announced for Candlelight Processional

The holiday season at Disney World is almost here! And we have exciting news – the full list of Candlelight Processional narrators has been announced.
The complete list is:

Laurie Hernandez: November 24 to 26
Matt Bomer: November 27 to 28
Ana Gasteyer: November 29 to 30
Whoopi Goldberg: December 1 to 3
Pat Sajak: December 4 to 5
Jodi Benson: December 6 to 8
Kurt Russell: December 9 to 11
Warwick Davis: December 12 to 14
Trace Adkins: December 15 to 17
Neil Patrick Harris: December 18 to 21
CCH Pounder: December 22 to 24
Jaci Velazquez: December 25 to 27
Chandra Wilson: December 28 to 30

The Candlelight Processional …

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[2 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Epcot Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Epcot celebrated its 35th anniversary on Sunday, October 1 with special events, performances, specialty food items, merchandise, and more.
The celebration kicked off with a special ceremony at the Fountain of Nations where George A. Kalogridis, president of Walt Disney World Resort, spoke.
Voices of Liberty and the Mariachi Cobre were also part of the ceremony – both of the groups have been part of Epcot since it opened on October 1, 1982.
Several new projects for Epcot were announced earlier this year at the D23 Expo including a new Guardians of the …

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[28 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Epcot’s 35th Anniversary on October 1

Epcot’s 35th anniversary is Sunday, October 1, and the theme park is ready to celebrate!
Guests visiting Epcot on Sunday can pick up a commemorative guide map at the main entrance, International Gateway, and at Guest Relations.
An anniversary celebration will take place at 10:01 a.m. at the Fountain View stage with performances from Mariachi Cobre and Voices of Liberty.
Commemorative merchandise including the “I Was There” collection and logo merchandise that isn’t part of that collection will be available for purchase. The “I Was There” collection is only available at a special …

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[19 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts Dates Announced

Disney has announced the dates for the 2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts.
The Festival will kick off its second year on January 12 and will run seven days a week until February 19. Last year the Festival only ran Fridays through Mondays.
The Epcot Festival of the Arts is a celebration of culinary, visual, and performing arts.
The 2018 event will once again include Food Studios, entertainment, and more. The 2017 Festival included Disney on Broadway performances.
No official entertainment lineup has been announced yet for 2018.
You can check out the 2017 Food …

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[15 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney World Resort Announces New and Returning Holiday Experiences for 2017

The holiday season at Walt Disney World kicks off in early November and Disney has started to announce what experiences and events guests can expect.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is adding some new holiday events to its lineup including Sunset Seasons Greetings with a new projection show, enhanced holiday décor around Echo Lake, the return of Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! and the accompanying dessert party, Minnie’s Holiday Dine at Hollywood & Vine, and Santa Claus at the Once Upon a Time Shop.
Epcot is celebrating the season with the Epcot Festival of the …

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[10 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Disney World Closes Ahead of Hurricane Irma, New Holiday Events Announced, and More

Welcome to another edition of our weekly news recap. Today we’re sending our thoughts to all our friends and readers in the path of Hurricane Irma.
The Walt Disney World Resort is closed today and tomorrow due to Hurricane Irma. The hotels remain open but all theme parks, water parks, Disney Spring, and the ESPN Wide World of Sports are closed until at least Tuesday.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is celebrating the holiday season this fall with a new event – Sunset Seasons Greetings.
Epcot’s Holidays Around the World has been renamed the Epcot …

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[8 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Epcot International Festival of Holidays Begins November 19

The holiday season kicks off November 19 at Epcot with the newly renamed Epcot International Festival of Holidays.
The holiday event will run through December 30 and will feature many of the popular events from the Holidays Around the World including storytellers, the Candlelight Processional, and more.
The Festival of Holidays will also feature Holiday Kitchens – which debuted last year at the Holidays Around the World.
The Holiday Kitchens are booths, similar to what you’ll find at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. This year there are reports that the Festival of …

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[1 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Gift Card Designs Debut at the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival opened yesterday and if you’re making plans to attend you’ll want to check out the new Disney Gift Card designs for the Festival.
There are three mini gift card featuring Remy putting the finishing touches on the Festival The designs of the cards feature food art inspired by England, France, and Italy.
These mini cards come with a wristband for easy access when you want to pay for food, merchandise, and more.
The gift cards can be activated with as little as $15 and can be …

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[14 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Details Announced for Tasting Sampler at 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival is coming VERY soon and today we have some information on a fun way to experience the Festival – the Tasting Sampler.
The Tasting Sampler was offered in 2016 at two price points, but this year’s Sampler has just one price: $65 per person.
Guests who purchase the Tasting Sampler will receive 8 entitlements to food or beverages from the more than 35 Marketplace Booths at the Festival and a limited-release Food and Wine Festival pin.
The Tasting Sampler can be purchased throughout the Festival starting …

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[8 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Gives Preview of Wine & Dine Half Marathon Finisher Medals

runDisney has released a preview of the new finisher medals for this year’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend races.
The finisher medals feature travel-themed designs including luggage tags, plane tickets, and passports. The designs were inspired by the Epcot Food & Wine Festival.
The 5K for the race weekend is the Disney Fall Feast 5K and the finisher medal celebrates the harvest season.
The Disney Wine & Dine 10K finisher medal features a decorative luggage tag, while runners who finish the half marathon will earn a finisher medal that resembles a plane …