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[25 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Garden Rocks Concert Series, ‘Frozen’ on the High Seas, and New Peter Pan Queue

Can you believe it’s almost the end of January? That means we’re getting closer to spring which means we’re getting closer to the start of the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival!
This year’s Flower and Garden Festival will feature an all-new Garden Rocks Concert Series! The concerts include artists that have played the festival before in addition to new bands and a couple bands familiar to guests at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival! The concerts kick off with the Gin Blossoms on March 6.
Speaking of festivals, the dates were …

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[21 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Interactive Queue Set to Debut at Peter Pan’s Flight in the Magic Kingdom

Peter Pan’s Flight – the very popular and always crowded attraction in the Magic Kingdom – is getting an all-new interactive queue.
The entire standby queue has recently gone through a makeover and now includes artwork featuring the Darling family in addition to a recreation of the family’s home, right down to the children’s nursery.
This new queue will also include some high-tech, interactive features like a 3D Tinker Bell and an interactive shadow wall.
Guests walking through the queue will find their shadows projected on this wall and will have a chance …

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[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Pin Collections Arriving at Disney Parks Throughout 2015

Disney pin collectors will have several new collections to choose from this year at both Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World resort.
One of the new Disney pin collections is the ‘Best Friends’ collection and each pin will be two separate pins that can be shared between best friends. Another new collection headed to the parks this year is the ‘Wonderfully Wicked’ collection that features iconic Disney villains.
At the Walt Disney World Resort guests can find the ‘Shields of Fantasy’ collection where each pin opens to reveal a Fantasyland-inspired character.
The …

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[13 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Carousel of Progress Celebrates 40th Anniversary this Week at the Magic Kingdom

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Carousel of Progress at the Magic Kingdom.
The attraction is a fan favorite and features that earworm of a theme song, “There’s a Great, Big Beautiful Tomorrow.”
The Carousel of Progress was originally sponsored by General Electric when the ride opened in 1975 at the Magic Kingdom and featured the theme song “The Best Time of Your Life.” This was a change from the attraction’s original theme song.
After a refurbishment in 1993, “There’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow” returned to the attraction. Also returned …

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[7 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
DVC Member Sales Begin January 12 for Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Disney Vacation Club members can purchase interest in Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows starting January 12. General sales for the new DVC property begins February 9.
Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows includes the Bora Bora Bungalows and the connecting Deluxe Studios.
“We’re looking forward to welcoming families to this enchanting new resort, located just a quick monorail ride from Magic Kingdom Park,” said Ken Potrock, senior vice president and general manager of Disney Vacation Club. “At Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, both the young and young at heart will enjoy a truly …

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[31 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Magic Kingdom’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks to be Broadcast Live

If you’re ringing in the New Year from the comfort of your living room (in your pajamas, of course), you can still celebrate the Disney way.
The Disney Parks Blog is live streaming the New Year’s Eve presentation of the Magic Kingdom’s ‘Fantasy in the Sky’ fireworks on December 31.
The fireworks display starts at 11:40 p.m. ET, and if you plan on tuning in to watch you should visit the Disney Parks Blog at 11:35 p.m. ET on New Year’s Eve.
So bust out those party hats and enjoy a great fireworks …

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[24 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces January 2015 Merchandise Events

While you might not want to think about shopping anymore right now, give it a few weeks because the Walt Disney World Resort just announced some great merchandise events for January.
Popular artist Larry Dotson is kicking off the New Year with special appearances January 1-4 at the Main Street Cinema in the Magic Kingdom and again on January 8-11 at the Art of Disney in Downtown Disney.
Precious Moments Doll representatives are showcasing this season’s dolls from now through January 5 at Once Upon a Toy in the Downtown Disney Marketplace.
Fans …

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[21 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Tusker House Character Meal, New Disney Springs Restauarant, and Disney’s Christmas Parade

As we head into the last few days of holiday shopping we’re recapping the biggest Disney news from the past seven days! So take a break from wrapping gifts and dig in.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and this year the Disney Parks are celebrating with the Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration on December 25!
This all-new holiday parade event will feature performance and parades from the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Park, and Aulani. You can catch this year’s holiday special at 10 a.m. …

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[16 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Attraction-Themed Merchandise Arrives in Disney Parks

If you’re still looking for that perfect holiday gift for the ultimate Disney Parks fan on your list, you might be in luck.
There is a whole new line of attraction-themed merchandise that recently debuted at the Disney Parks and it features apparel, home goods, home décor items, and more.
The new ‘it’s a small world’ collection features a new logo with vibrant colors celebrating the iconic ride. The merchandise includes kids’ and adult T-shirts, a coffee mug, a tote bag, a Disney pin trading starter kit, and more.
Guests can find the …

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[8 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Special Add-Ons Available for Citricos Breakfast and Brunch with the Disney Princesses

We recently reported that while Cinderella’s Royal Table at the Magic Kingdom is closed for refurbishment in early 2015 guests could still dine with royalty at Citricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian.
Cinderella’s Dining at Citricos – Breakfast and  Brunch with the Disney Princesses is available for reservations from January 8 through March 3.
Guests will be welcomed by Cinderella and then have a chance to meet other Disney Princesses during the meal.
Disney recently announced that guests can also purchase “add-ons” for their little princesses who are dining at Citricos.
One of the add-ons …