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[31 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces November 2014 Merchandise Events

As the holiday season ramps up heading into November, the Walt Disney World Resort has a month full of special merchandise events for guests.
On November 1 and 2 guests can take part in a special launch of Disney Infinity 2.0 at Once Upon a Toy in the Downtown Disney Marketplace.
Fan favorite artist Larry Dotson will be at the Art of Disney in Epcot each day from November 3 through 6. And artist David E. Doss will appear each day at the Art of Disney in Downtown Disney, November 6-9.
On November …

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[27 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Holiday Dining Options at Walt Disney World for Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve

Guests with plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort during the holidays can enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast at several locations around property.
Akershus in Epcot’s Norway pavilion will feature special Thanksgiving menu on November 27 that includes turkey breast with all the sides in addition to Norwegian meatballs and pan-seared salmon. At Sanaa in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge the menu will include poppy seed lavash, naan, and apple-cranberry achar. Artist Point at the Wilderness Lodge will also have a special holiday menu.
Thanksgiving is on the menu at lunch and …

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[14 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
One Day Memory Maker Available During Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Walt Disney World Resort is currently testing a one-day Memory Maker during the Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.
Through the end of the month, guests attending the Magic Kingdom’s hard ticket event can purchase the Memory Maker entitlement. It will be added to the Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party ticket at a cost of $39.
During the party all of the Disney PhotoPass pictures will be added to the Memory Maker including photos that were taken earlier in the day – before the party started.
Guests who have already purchased their tickets for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary …

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[12 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Walt Disney World Marathon Medals, Retro Epcot Merchandise, and a New Haunted Mansion Store

This week’s Disney news had a lot of bling and new merchandise items, including a peek at the all-new Memento Mori store at the Magic Kingdom.
New Disney Merchandise
Fans of the Haunted Mansion have been queuing up all week at the new Memento Mori at the Magic Kingdom. This store is home to the new exclusive Haunted Mansion merchandise including home decor items, novelty items, collector’s pin.
Over at Epcot a new line of merchandise featuring the retro EPCOT Center logos has debuted. This new merchandise line includes T-shirt, baseball hats, a …

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Testing FastPass+ Only at Toy Story Midway Mania

If you are visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios this week and want to ride Toy Story Midway Mania, you better have a FastPass+.
The Walt Disney World resort is testing an experimental system where only guests who have a FastPass+ will be able to ride the very popular attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This test runs through Thursday, October 9 according to several reports.
In recent months Disney has also tried the same “FastPass+ only” system for the Anna and Elsa meet-and-greet at the Magic Kingdom.
If guests don’t have a FastPass+ reservation for Toy …

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[7 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Haunted Mansion-Themed Store, Memento Mori, Now Open at the Magic Kingdom

The Haunted Mansion-themed shop has officially opened at the Magic Kingdom.
Memento Mori – located in Liberty Square in the former location of the Yankee Trader – is said to be the former home of Madame Leota.
Fans will find an assortment of authentic Haunted Mansion merchandise that has been created just for the Disney Parks.
This new shop also has a few “rules” that guests need to know. Visitors at Memento Mori have a purchase limit of six items per style, per guest, per day for all products carried in the store.
If …

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[5 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – New runDisney Medal, Winter at Walt Disney World, and a ‘Frozen’ Premium Package

As we say good-bye today to Maelstrom in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion – the ride is closing for good to make way for a new Frozen attraction – we also have more Frozen news to report.
Let’s dig in to this week’s Disney news!
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Yes Maelstrom is gone for good and in its place will (eventually) be a Frozen-themed ride. Let’s hope when the new attraction opens in 2016 we can still go over the falls and land in the icy sea down below.
Speaking of Frozen, Anna and  Elsa …

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Announces October 2014 Merchandise Events

Fall is officially here and at Walt Disney World that means Halloween, the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, and some great merchandise events.
Speaking of the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, guests can pick up commemorative merchandise at the event.
Other merchandise events during the festival include artist appearances including: Paola Gutierrez on October 3 and 24; William Silvers on October 4 and 18; Rob Kaz at the Art of Disney on October 24-26; and Michelle St. Laurent at the Art of Disney on October 30.
Artist David E. Doss will be appearing …

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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 …