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[14 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Disney Cruise Line Honors, Flower and Garden Merchandise, and More

Happy Valentine’s Day! We hope you’re having a wonderful day and eating a lot of chocolate. It was another big week of Disney news so let’s jump right in!
Disney Cruise Line recently earned the top spot in 11 categories in the 6th Annual Global Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards. Disney Cruise Line ranked first for Best Overall Cruise Ship (Disney Dream), Best Cabins, Best Dining (Disney Fantasy), Best Emabarkation (Disney Fantasy), and more.
Same-day reservations are currently available at the Skipper Canteen in the Magic Kingdom. This limited-time same-day reservation option …

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[7 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Flower and Garden Festival Updates, Merchandise Events, and More

Happy Super Bowl Sunday and go teams! (We actually don’t care who wins…it’s all about the commercials for us!)
We had some exciting updates about this year’s Epcot Flower and Garden Festival including the announcement of two new Outdoor Kitchens and the lineup announcement for the Garden Rocks concert series.
Epcot is celebrating Black History Month with special author appearances including Terry McMillan and Chef G. Garvin.
D23 gold members can get a tour of the Walt Disney Birthplace and other spots in Chicago. The experience includes a visit to The Walt Disney …

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[21 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Expanded to 90 Days for 2016

The 23rd annual Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival starts March 2, 2016 and will run for 90 days.
The festival has previously run for 75 days each spring.
Next year’s festival will once again include the Outdoor Kitchens, new topiaries, interactive gardens, and the Garden Rocks concert series.
At the festival, Donald’s nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie will make their topiary debut with Donald and Daisy at Epcot’s entrance. Ranger Mickey will appear at the festival for the first time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service.
Other events for …

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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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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Art in The Garden Returns to Epcot Flower and Garden Festival March 27-29

This weekend marks the return of Art in The Garden at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival.
The annual artist showcase is planned for March 27-29 in select areas throughout World Showcase.
Artists David Doss and Greg McCullough will be meeting guests at the World Showcase Promenade from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day of the event. David is releasing his new artwork featuring everyone’s favorite summer-lovin’ snowman Olaf.
Greg will be showcasing his work featuring that silly old bear Winnie the Pooh.
Fan favorite artist Larry Dotson will be meeting guests …

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[10 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Wearable Gift Card Arrives for Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Disney has just released a new wearable gift card created exclusively for the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival.
The Flower and Garden Festival gift card features a fun floral motif created just for the Flower and Garden Festival.
This new mini Disney Gift Card can be worn around your wrist and has all the same functionalities as the full-size Disney Gift Card.
The mini gift cards are available for purchase at Epcot and at the Epcot-area resorts for a limited time during the Flower and Garden festival which runs through May 17. …

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[8 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – A Galactic Gathering, Attractions Updates Announced, and More Flower & Garden Merchandise

Spring is in full bloom at Epcot now that the 2015 Flower and Garden Festival officially opened on March 4! This year guests can enjoy millions of flowers, Frozen-theme topiaries, food and drink at the Outdoor Kitchens, and some really great festival merchandise!
Speaking of special events at Walt Disney World Resorts, the dates for this year’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party have been announced! Tickets go on sale in April so keep an eye on DisZine as we’ll report the sale dates as soon we …

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[19 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Menu Details Announced for Outdoor Kitchens at Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

With a little more than two weeks until the 2015 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival opens, we finally have some news about the menus for the Outdoor Kitchens.
This year marks the third year that the Outdoor Kitchens have been part of the Flower and Garden festival  and our friends at the Disney Food Blog have a list of the 11 Outdoor Kitchens they’re expecting.
The Outdoor Kitchens are: Fluer de Lys in France, Taste of Marrakesh in Morocco, Hanami in Japan, The Smokehouse Barbecue and Brews in American Adventure pavilion, …

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[15 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Flower and Garden Festival Merchandise, Speedway Closing, and ‘Star Wars’ at Sea

We’re getting closer and closer to the spring season at Walt Disney World Resort which means there’s just a couple more weeks until the 2015 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival on March 4! And recently Disney gave guests a sneak preview of some of the Festival merchandise for this year.
Speaking of new merchandise, the 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend starts Thursday, February 19 and we got a sneak peek of the new runDisney merchandise for that event too!
Fans of the Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Walt Disney World …

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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 …