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[12 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Frozen’ Attraction to Replace Maelstrom in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion

Elsa and Anna’s takeover of Walt Disney World is official.
Disney Parks announced today that construction is underway for a new Frozen attraction in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot.
The attraction will replace fan favorite Maelstrom – which incidentally celebrated its 25th anniversary last year.
The new Frozen attraction will take guests to Arendelle and will showcase moments and music from the hit animated film.
The Norway Pavilion will also be home to a new meet-and-greet location where guests can meet Anna and Elsa.
During this year’s holiday season the characters from Frozen will also …

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[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Pins and Accessories Arriving at Disney Parks this Month

This summer Disney Pin collectors were treated to more than 250 new pins and accessories and there are more new items arriving this month.
A new pin set inspired by Disney/Pixar’s Up is set to arrive in the Disney Parks soon. The set features four new pins with Carl and Elli and look like photographs of the couple.
There is also a new Tangled pin set featuring Rapunzel, Flynn Rider, and other characters from the film. The Tangled collection includes open edition individual pins and two-pin sets.
Pins collectors and fans can find …

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[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces More Details About the Magic Kingdom’s Haunted Mansion Merchandise Location

An all-new Haunted Mansion-themed merchandise location is opening this fall at the Magic Kingdom.
The shop will be located in the former location of the Yankee Trader in Liberty Square which closed its doors on July 27.
The new as-yet-unnamed store will carry a spooky assortment of more than 100 Haunted Mansion inspired items. Guests should feel as if they’re visiting an estate sale featuring items that actually came from Master Gracy’s mansion.
Merchandise items includes dishes, bookends, other household items, a cake topper inspired by the wedding cake on the attraction, and …

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[3 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Merchandise Available at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

The Halloween season is in full swing at the Magic Kingdom and Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is happening on select nights through October.
To celebrate all things Halloween, Disney released several special commemorative items for the event including a limited-edition graphic MagicBand.
The Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party limited-edition MagicBand comes in a decorative box and features the event’s logs. The edition has a size of 5,000 pieces and the MagicBands retail for $29.95.
In order for the MagicBand to be linked guests purchasing must present a valid theme park admission, Memory Maker card, …

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[2 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Starbucks Headed to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in February 2015

The third in-park Starbucks location has been announced at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is the next theme park to house a Starbucks location and it’s scheduled to open in February 2015.
The Starbucks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be called the Trolley Car Cafe and will be located along Hollywood Boulevard. The most likely location is in the former home of the L.A. Prop Cinema Storage which closed for refurbishment a few months ago.
As with the other Disney Starbucks location, the new Trolley Car Cafe will serve Starbucks …

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[2 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Jungle Cruise to be Transformed into Jingle Cruise for the Holiday Season

For the second year, the Jungle Cruise at the Magic Kingdom will be transformed into a festive holiday cruise thanks to some decorations and new jokes.
Beginning November 7 the Jungle Cruise becomes the “Jingle Cruise.” The holiday makeover includes festive holiday décor in the queue and the boathouse.
The Jungle Cruise boats will also be temporarily renamed with holiday-themed names, and the Skippers will be telling seasonal jokes.
Last year the story behind the original Jingle Cruise makeover at Walt Disney World was that the Skippers grew homesick for the holidays and …

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[25 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It! Street Party to be Updated Beginning This Fall at the Magic Kingdom

Disney is updating a fan favorite parade at the Magic Kingdom.
The Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It! Street Party is getting a new name – Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! – in addition to new music, characters, and a new chance for guests to be part of the show.
The parade, which has been at the Magic Kingdom since 2009, will now feature Stitch and Phineas & Ferb in additional to the parade’s emcee, stilt walkers, and other Disney characters.
Move It! Shake It! will still begin on Main …

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[25 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
More Villains and Not-So-Spooky Fun Added to the 2014 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom

This year’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom has  more villainous fun in store for guests.
The Villains Mix & Mingle – Live on Stage will be performed several times each night at the Castle Forecourt Stage and guests will also be able to meet some of their favorite villains at locations around the Magic Kingdom.
Jafar will be holding court in Adventureland, while the Queen of Hearts will be in Fantasyland near the Mad Tea Party, and Lotso will be meeting fans in Tomorrowland near Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger …

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[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Lineup Announced for 2014 Night of Joy at the Walt Disney World Resort

The 2014 Night of Joy musical event takes place September 5 and 6 at the Magic Kingdom and Disney has released the lineup of musical acts.
The musical lineup for this year is:
Friday, September 5
Castle Forecourt Stage

7:40 p.m. – Matthew West
9:20 p.m. – Chris Tomlin
11:30 p.m. – Hillsong United

Galaxy Stage

7:30 p.m. – Building 429
8:50 p.m. – Building 429
10:25 p.m. – Mandisa
12:10 a.m. – for KING & COUNTRY

Rockettower Plaza Stage

8:05 p.m. – Matt Maher
9:40 p.m. – The Neverclaim

Saturday, September 6
Castle Forecourt Stage

7:40 p.m. – MercyMe
9:30 p.m. – Gospel Music Association Winner Phil …

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[17 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
PANDORA Jewelry Headed to Disney Parks this Fall

Beginning this fall guests at Disney Parks around the world will have a chance to purchase Disney-themed PANDORA jewelry.
The Disney collection will be launched in select retail locations at the theme parks, at Disney Vacation Club properties, and on the Disney Cruise Line.
The Disney PANDORA collection will feature sterling silver and 14K gold charms that were created with Disney Consumer Products and Disney Theme Park Merchandise. The charms were inspired by Disney characters and the collection includes 25 different styles and 16 additional styles that are only available at Disney …