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[28 Jan 2014 | One Comment | ]
New 2014 Hidden Mickey Pins Arriving Soon at the Disney Parks

Disney pin collectors have something new to look forward to – the Hidden Mickey pins are arriving soon at Disney Parks.
These Hidden Mickey pins will soon be appearing on cast members’ lanyards and are used for pin trading with guests. The pins are distributed to cast members by the Disney pin team.
Hidden Mickey pins feature a small Mickey Mouse icon that is hidden in the artwork and collectors will find the words “Hidden Mickey pin” on the backs of the pins.
These special pins first appeared at Walt Disney World in …

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[5 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Interactive Launches Online Animated Series ‘it’s a small world: the animated series’

Disney Interactive has launched a new online series it’s a small world: the animated series inspired by the Disney Parks attraction.
The series is sponsored by Rosetta Stone and features eight episodes that introduce families to unique words and customs from around the world.
This animated series features original music from Richard Sherman, the legendary songwriter behind the attraction’s theme song. The animation is inspired by Disney artist Mary Blair’s original designs from the attraction.
On each episode viewers join a group of children from different countries as they explore new lands in …

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[14 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘World of Color – Winter Dreams’ Debuts at Disneyland Resort for the Holiday Season

The holidays just got a little merrier at the Disneyland Resort with this week’s debut of ‘World of Color – Winter Dreams’ hosted by Olaf the snowman from Disney’s upcoming animated film Frozen.
The new show combines new animation with classic winter scenes from Disney and Disney/Pixar films including Bambi, Fantasia, and Toy Story. ‘World of Color – Winter Dreams’ also features new music and special effects for the stage of water used in the show.
The new World of Color show isn’t the only way guests can celebrate the holiday season …

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[28 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken Set to Perform Together at the D23: Expo

Disney Legends Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken – two of the world’s most celebrated songwriters and composers – will take the stage at this year’s D23 Expo 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook.
Sherman and Menken have composed music and songs for more than three dozen Disney feature films and more than two dozen Disney Park attractions, in addition to half a dozen Disney musicals on Broadway.
Sherman, along with his brother Robert B. Sherman, is responsible for some of the …

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[27 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Man Wins Settlement Against Disney After Ride Breaks Down

A court has awarded a disabled man $8,000 after he was stranded for 30 minutes on “It’s a Small World” at Disneyland, according to the man’s attorney.
Jose Martinez was awarded the sum for “pain and suffering” as well as “violation of disability law.”
Disney disagreed with the ruling, and said, according to spokesperson Suzi Brown, that the park provided the necessary assistance to Mr. Martinez, and regretted that the court did not support their position. She also offered that the violation had been addressed.
Mr. Martinez’s attorney stated that his client suffers …

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[3 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Update: Disneyland’s Princess Fantasy Faire Closing August 12

Earlier this week, we told you about a new show coming to Disneyland’s Fantasyland, as well as the relocation of the Princess Fantasy Faire. Now, the Faire has an official closing date: August 12, 2012.
The Princess Fantasy Faire will be closing in order to prepare for the arrival of Fantasyland’s new live entertainment experience, which will open sometime in 2013. The Disney Princesses will still be available for meet-and-greets, and can be found on the path leading to “it’s a small world” from August 13 until the opening of the …

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[9 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Paris Works on ‘Ratatouille’ Ride

In April, we informed you of a planned multi-year park expansion for Disneyland Paris, including the opening of a new attraction. Now, it looks like we know what that new attraction will be – a ride based on the popular film Ratatouille.
While not many details are known about the ride at this point, sources say the attraction’s tentative title is Ratatouille: Kitchen Calamity and may even have a restaurant attached. Additionally, the ride is expected to be a “dark ride,” where riders are taken through a fully enclosed space like …

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[13 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Rubber Duck Derby Races Through Disneyland

The fourth-annual Rubber Duck Derby was held at Disneyland Wednesday morning. The Derby is an employee fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Tamarah Robb, a guest-services manager in charge of organizing the event, says:
A couple of years ago, the Fantasyland management team thought that it would be fun for the cast members and (it) would be a good fundraiser.
500 rubber ducks were purchased for the race, which took place in the canal surrounding Disneyland’s It’s A Small World attraction. The boats were removed from the canal, and the 15-minute race was …

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[29 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Merida from Disney/Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Coming to Disney Parks

Disney/Pixar’s Brave opens in theaters June 22, but the theater won’t be the only place fans will be able to see Merida, the main character from the film. Soon, she will be coming to Disney parks in a new meet-and-greet experience.
At the Magic Kingdom, Merida will be in Fairytale Garden with three cubs from the film. The setting will be inspired by her home, set in the Scottish Highlands, and children will be able to participate in fun activities like archery lessons while waiting for their chance to meet Merida. …

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[28 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Alyson Hannigan and Daughter Celebrate their Birthday at Disneyland

The How I Met Your Mother actress Alyson Hannigan, who shares a birthday with her daughter Satyana, celebrated by taking a family trip to Disneyland. Her husband, Alexis Denisof, was also on hand to celebrate with his two favorite girls.
They definitely seemed to be enjoying “The Happiest Place on Earth,” and had a blast checking out the attractions at the theme park, including “It’s A Small Word” and Toontown.
Hannigan, who is expecting her second child, also tweeted her thanks to her fans for all of the birthday wishes she received, …