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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 …

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[31 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Yankee Trader at the Magic Kingdom to be Converted Into a Haunted Mansion Store

This fall, fans of the Magic Kingdom’s Haunted Mansion will have a chance to shop ‘til they drop at a new themed store.
The as-of-now unnamed shop will be selling Haunted Mansion-themed merchandise – including items from the Haunted Mansion authentic program celebrating the attraction’s 45th anniversary. The store will be taking over the current Yankee Trader location in Liberty Square.
The Yankee Trader closed on July 27.
Speaking of Haunted Mansion merchandise, as part of the anniversary celebration of the Disneyland attraction, the theme park is getting ready to debut the Art …

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[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
August 2014 Merchandise Events Announced for the Walt Disney World Resort

August at the Walt Disney World Resort is a month full of special merchandise events.
The month kicks off with an appearance by artist Greg McCullough at the Art of Disney in the Downtown Disney Marketplace from July 30 until August 3. Greg will be back on property from August 20-24 at the Art of Disney.
On August 7, Bobs Gannaway, the director and co-writer of Planes: Fire & Rescue, will be at Once Upon a Toy in Downtown Disney from 3-4 p.m. Bobs will be signing some of the new Planes: …

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[6 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Frozen Takes Over Disney’s Hollywood Studios, VIP Tours at the Magic Kingdom, and IllumiNations

We hope you’re all enjoying this long Fourth of July weekend! The news out of Walt Disney World this past week was dominated by all things Frozen, so let’s dig in!
Frozen Takes Center Stage at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
The royal sister of Arendelle made their first official visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on July 5 as part of the Frozen Summer Fun LIVE! event. The event includes a royal parade every morning and fireworks each night.
Guests can also ice skate at Oaken’s Frozen Funland located in Soundstage One. For $10 per …

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[5 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Two New VIP Tours Available at Walt Disney World Resort

Guests looking for a VIP experience at Walt Disney World now have two more choices.
The Ultimate Day of Thrills: A VIP Tour Experience is perfect for the thrill seeking guests. The tour lasts six-to-seven-hour tour includes attractions at the Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom in addition to lunch at a table service location.
Attractions on the Ultimate Day of Thrills Tour include Toy Story Midway Mania, Expedition Everest, and the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.
The other tour is geared toward families with young kids.
The Ultimate Day for Young …

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[23 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Fourth of July Celebrations Planned at Walt Disney World

Summer is in full swing and that means the Fourth of July is just around the corner.
Guests visiting the Walt Disney World Resort on July 3 and 4 will have a chance to celebrate during a special tribute to our stars and stripes.
The two-day patriotic party includes a 14-minute, 360-degree fireworks spectacular, ‘Disney’s Celebrate America’ at the Magic Kingdom on July 3 and 4 at 9 p.m. each night.
Epcot is celebrating July 4 at the American Adventure where some Disney characters will be dressed in their patriotic attire. The Spirit …

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[16 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Lineups Announced for Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort September 5-6

This year’s Night of Joy is taking place at the Magic Kingdom on September 5 and 6.
The 2014 event is the 32nd year for Disney’s Night of Joy, an event that brings the best in Contemporary Christian music to Walt Disney World for two nights.
The lineup for this year includes: Friday, September 5 – Hillsong United, Chris Tomlin, Matthew West, for KING & COUNTRY, Mandisa, Building 429, Matt Maher, The Neverclaim; and Saturday, September 6 – Skillet, Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Israel Houghton & New Breed, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Rhett …