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[16 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate ‘PhotoPass Day’ on August 19 at Walt Disney World and Disneyland

August 19 has been deemed ‘PhotoPass Day’ at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
This one-day celebration of PhotoPass will include special character experiences at the Magic Kingdom and Epcot. Pinocchio, Gideon, and Foulfellow will be meeting fans and taking photos in Storybook Circus from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Characters at Epcot on PhotoPass Day include Mushu and Mulan in the China pavilion, Snow White and Dopey in Germany, and the Queen of Hearts with Alice in the United Kingdom.
A PhotoPass Challenge is planned for the theme parks and …

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[15 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Unboxes the Merchandise for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2016

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party starts in just a few weeks at the Magic Kingdom and Disney has given guests a sneak peek at the new merchandise.
This year’s merchandise includes event logo tees for men, kids, and a women’s cut tee. There is also a special T-shirt for Annual Passholders.
Other commemorative merchandise includes a limited release pin, a limited edition pin, and a pin set featuring character faces with spider webs.
The Sanderson Sisters are back this year for the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular and there is special merchandise including tees, pins, …

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[14 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Main Street Electric Parade Leaving, Elena of Avalor Debuts, and More!

Happy Sunday and welcome to our weekly recap of the biggest Disney news!
This week ended with the sad news that the iconic and very popular Main Street Electric Parade is leaving the Magic Kingdom on October 9. The parade is going to Disneyland for a limited time encore. There is no word yet on what, if anything, will replace the MSEP.
In happier news, Disney’s newest Princess – Elena of Avalor – made her official debut at the Magic Kingdom this week. The park is celebrating Elena’s arrival with a daily …

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[13 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Elena of Avalor Debuts at the Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom welcomed a new princess this week as Elena of Avalor made her official debut on August 12.
The newest Disney Princess also has her own live show, ‘The Royal Welcome of Princess Elena,’ that will be performed several times a day for a limited time at the Magic Kingdom.
Elena’s debut at the park follows the debut of the new Disney Channel animated series Elena of Avalor. The show tells the story of Elena, a teenage princess who must rule her country of Avalor as princess until she is …

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[12 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Annual Passholders Offered a Discount on Park Hopper Tickets

Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholders can get a discount on park tickets from now until September 30.
In an e-newsletter sent to Passholders, Disney is offering a 1-day Park Hopper ticket for $79.
These tickets normally cost between $155 and $160 for adults and $149-154 for kids ages 3-9.
Passholders can bring up to six guests but Passholders must be present with a valid pass to purchase the tickets. These discount tickets must also be used on the same day they are purchased. Tickets must be purchased at a theme park ticket …

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[11 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Main Street Electric Parade Leaving the Magic Kingdom on October 9

The iconic Main Street Electric Parade ends its run at the Magic Kingdom on October 9.
The popular nighttime parade is being sent to Disneyland for a “limited-time encore engagement.” Disneyland’s Paint the Night Parade – part of the Diamond Celebration – ends September 5.
This is leading to some serious online speculation that maybe just MAYBE the Magic Kingdom will get Paint the Night in exchange for the Main Street Electric Parade. It has been 20 years since Disneyland has seen the Main Street Electric Parade.
If you’re headed to the Magic …

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[28 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Muppets Are Coming to the Magic Kingdom this Fall with a New Live Show

Starting this fall, a new live show starring The Muppets is coming to the Magic Kingdom.
The show, ‘The Muppets Present…Great Moments in American History,’ will take place outside The Hall of Presidents.
Starring in the live show are Sam Eagle, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, The Great Gonzo, and James Jefferson – the town crier of Liberty Square. The show will present “historical tales in hilarious fashon.”
Events covered in the show include the midnight ride of Paul Revere, the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and more. The Muppets …

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[19 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Guests a Sneak Peek at Merchandise for Magic Kingdom’s 45th Anniversary

The Magic Kingdom is celebrating its 45th anniversary this fall and Disney is giving guests a sneak peek at some of the commemorative merchandise.
The 45th anniversary merchandise includes a variety of apparel items for adults including shirts, tees, lounge pants, and more.
There’s also a new Dooney & Bourke collection for the 45th anniversary that features a pattern that pairs Mickey mouse with attraction icons and other characters. These bags will also feature a 45th anniversary hangtag.
Other souvenirs include a 1,000 piece puzzle, a light-up ear hat ornament, an antenna toppers, …

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[14 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
Early Morning Magic Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Starting August 1

Disney Early Morning Magic is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios starting August 1.
The special event launched earlier this year at the Magic Kingdom gives guests a chance to experience the Studios early and enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast.
Early Morning Magic at the Studios will include Star Tours – The Adventure Continues, Toy Story Mania, Pixar Place character greetings, in addition to other character meets including Mickey and Minnie.
The breakfast is available at ABC Commissary from 8-10 a.m. on Early Morning Magic days. Guests can enter the park at 7:45 a.m. on …

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[11 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
Check Out Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire at the Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom debuted a new live show earlier this summer – Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire.
The show, performed several times each day, is a 23-minute musical celebration starring Mickey Mouse and many of his friends.
Fifteen characters from different Disney stories come together to celebrate friendship.
Characters in the show include Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Rapunzel, Flynn Rider, and Frozen characters Olaf, Anna, and Elsa.
This is first time Rapunzel and Tiana have starred in a live show.
Guests can catch the show daily at Cinderella Castle …