Articles tagged with: pirates of the caribbean
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There’s a new VIP tour at the Magic Kingdom giving guests the chance to experience VIP treatment and some of the most popular attractions at the theme park.
The Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour is a 4-hour tour led by Disney VIP Tour Guides. While on the tour guests have the chance to experience up to 10 attractions including Pirates of the Caribbean, Jungle Cruise, it’s a small world, Peter Pan’s Flight, and more.
The tour also includes a meet-and-greet with Mickey Mouse.
The Ultimate Disney Classics VIP tour is available on Tuesdays, …
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Guests playing the Pirate’s Adventure – Treasures of the Seven Seas game at the Magic Kingdom have a new incentive for finishing the game.
The Pirate’s Adventure game now has Collector Cards as a reward. Once players complete a pirate raid they can return to Pirate Headquarters and claim their reward.
In the Pirate’s Adventure game guests are turned into recruits for Captain Jack and then embark on one of five different raids in Adventureland.
Guests must collect valuable treasures and fend off enemies including Captain Barbosa and the Royal Navy.
There are currently …
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There’s a new children’s book coming from Disney Publishing that is all about the Haunted Mansion.
The book is part of the ‘Disney Parks Presents’ series from Disney Publishing – and the series isn’t just books. The picture books also come with CDs and original artwork based on popular Disney Parks rides and attractions.
Basically fans can relive their favorite attractions at home thanks to this new series.
The Haunted Mansion is the first attraction to get the book treatment and it features a CD with 5-minue and 32-second musical tours of the …
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If you’re making plans to visit the MagicBand on Demand stations at Walt Disney World Resort there are a few new designs from which to choose.
New designs include Beauty and the Beast, Duffy the Disney Bear, and ShellieMay. Guests visiting Disney Springs will find two designs by Jerrod Maruyama.
Haunted Mansion fans will want to check out the four new designs inspired by the attraction, and there are also several new designs inspired by attractions in the Magic Kingdom including classics such as Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride.
And if pirates are your …
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A brand new Vinylmation series has arrived at the Disney Parks.
The Movieland Series 1 is a limited-release mystery series featuring right figures – seven “known designs” and one “mystery chaser” figure.
The Vinylamtion in this series are presented in a box that is inspired by vintage movie ads.
The Movieland Series 1 includes characters from The Rocketeer, Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, the Shaggy Dog, V.I.N.Cent from The Black Hole, and the robot diver from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
Two other figures are Tron and Condorman.
It’s been a whirlwind of big Disney news this week so let’s dive right in!
Disney announced the official kickoff for summer is happening May 22 on both coasts! The Magic Kingdom is hosting a 24-hour event during Memorial Day weekend to start the “Coolest Summer Ever.”
The ‘Coolest Summer Ever’ will include Frozen Summer Fun LIVE at Disney’s Hollywood Studios from June 17 through September 7, Star Wars Weekends from May 15 through June 14, plus the opening of several new restaurants and shops at Downtown Disney.
Disneyland and Disney California Adventure …
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The very popular Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at the Magic Kingdom is closing in May for a lengthy refurbishment.
The ride will be closed from May 11 until September 25 so that it can undergo what Disney is calling a “routine refurbishment.”
There have been reports lately of issues with the ride’s animatronic characters and with boats taking on water during the ride.
Last year a guest was seriously injured and lost his fingertips on the ride and a young boy also suffered a hand injury in a separate incident.
Despite these instances …
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If you have ever wondered what you’d look like as Maleficent, there’s an app for that.
Disney has introduced the Show Your Disney Side app that allows users to transform themselves into popular Disney characters including an X-Wing Pilot from Star Tours – The Adventure Continues, a pirate from Pirates of the Caribbean, Anna from Frozen, and even Maleficent.
Guests who use the new app at Disneyland Resort or Walt Disney World Resort can use the app to unlock special Haunted Mansion characters.
The app uses facial mapping technology to transform users into …
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We recently told you about the new 2015 dated merchandise that has debuted at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. And now we have more merchandise news to share.
As the renovations and construction continues at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, a new tiki figure will be available for guests this year. The mini-figure was inspired by the tiki that guests will find inside the newly-renovated Great Ceremonial House.
Dooney & Bourke fans will be happy to see new handbags arrive in 2015 including a line featuring black and white bicycle …
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Captain Jack Sparrow is headed to Shanghai Disneyland.
At the March 18 annual meeting of shareholders for The Walt Disney Company, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced plans for the first-ever Pirates-themed land at a Disney Park and a Pirates of the Caribbean attraction for the Shanghai Disney Resort.
“Pirates of the Caribbean is one of the most iconic attractions in our parks, and we really couldn’t imagine Shanghai Disneyland without Pirates,” Iger said. “We wanted to create a one-of-a-kind experience that would appeal to our Chinese guests while remaining true …