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[13 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Preview of Food and Merchandise Coming to Pixar Fest

The first ever Pixar Fest kicks off April 13 at Disneyland Resort and runs through September 3. Recently Disney gave guests a preview of some of the specialty food and merch coming to the festival.
Restaurants at both Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure will be serving up food and drinks inspired by Pixar characters.
Dishes include Fried-ricksen Bologna Sandwich at Carnation Café; “Up” Merit Badge Éclair at the Jolly Holiday Bakery Café; Boot Beer Root Beer Float served in a Souvenir Woody’s Boot at the Golden Horseshoe; Mike Wazowski Bread at …

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[12 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Pixar-Themed Childcare Experience Coming to Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Contemporary Resort will soon be home to a new Pixar-themed childcare experience starting April 13.
This pilot program is for kids ages 4-12 and will feature characters from Toy Story and The Incredibles.
The program includes Space Ranger Training where kids can learn to “battle” enemies of the Space Command; Woody’s Wild West Roundup where they’ll learn the “ropes” of the Wild West; a Piston Cup Challenge where kids can build a race car and then race them; and an Incredibles Dance Party with Mr. and Mrs. Incredbile.
Additional games along with …

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[23 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
Lamplight Lounge Coming to Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure

When Pixar Pier opens at Disney California Adventure on June 23 a new lounge is joining the re-themed land – Lamplight Lounge.
The Lamplight Lounge will be located in the former home of Cove Bar, and the menu will feature the fan favorite dish, Lobster Nachos.
The menu at Lamplight Lounge will feature California casual gastro-pub cuisine and signature cocktails.
Guests will have a view of the waterfront, including great views of World of Color each night.
Lamplight Lounge will also include “artistic marks” from the creative minds at Pixar including sketches on napkins, …

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[5 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Play Parade at Disney California Adventure Adds New Elements

When the Pixar Play Parade returns to Disney California Adventure in the spring of 2018, three new elements will be part of the parade.
The parade – part of the limited-timed Pixar Fest – will start with the appearance of Luxo,  the Pixar lamp and the rolling ball that appears in many Pixar films.
Characters from Up will also join the parade including Dug, Wilderness Explorer Russel riding Kevin the bird, and Carl. They’re joined by snipe chicks and Carl’s house floating above.
Inside Out is also coming to the parade. Joy and …

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[27 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Fest Starts at Disneyland Resort on April 13, 2018

A brand-new festival celebrating friendship is coming to the Disneyland Resort in April 2018.
Pixar Fest is a limited-time celebration of “friendship and beyond” and will include the debut of an all-new fireworks display, the return of two favorite parades, plus “new décor, atmosphere entertainment, themed food and beverage and new merchandise items.”
The fireworks spectacular – Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular – debuts April 13 and celebrates the theme of friendship.
According to Disney, the story comes to life through projections Sleeping Beauty Castle, the water screens of the Rivers …

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[21 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Merchandise Inspired by Pixar Films and Characters

The Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend kicks off August 31 at the Disneyland Resort and this year’s commemorative merchandise is inspired by Pixar films and characters.
Characters featured on the merchandise include those from Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., and The Incredibles.
The commemorative merchandise includes the popular ‘I Did It’ T-shirts, pins, car magnets, Tervis drinkware, and a Pixar-themed runDisney medal holders. Other items include apparel, hats, and more.
The Disneyland Half Marathon merchandise will feature Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and Jesse from Toy Story and the products include shirts, a zip jacket, car magnet, …

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[25 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Sneak Peek at the Disneyland Half Marathon Finisher Medals

The 2017 Disneyland Half Marathon is coming soon and this week Disney has given guests a sneak peek at the Pixar-themed finisher medals.
The half marathon finisher medal is Toy Story-themed and features Buzz, Woody, and Jessie on the medal.
Finishers of the Disneyland 10K will earn a Monsters, Inc.-themed medal featuring Sully and Mike.
The Disneyland 5K is themed after The Incredibles and the medal features Mr. Incredible and his family members – perfect bling for a fun family race!
The race weekend also includes the 5th annual Disneyland Double Dare and the …

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[28 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Catch a Live Stream of ‘The Music of Pixar Live’ on June 29

If you haven’t had a chance to see the new live show, The Music of Pixar Live: A Symphony of Characters, you can catch a live stream of the show on Thursday, June 29.
The limited-time show debuted earlier this spring at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and features a live orchestra playing music from Disney/Pixar films.
A cast of Disney/Pixar characters join the show too including Mike and Sully, Woody and Jessie, The Incredibles, Buzz Lightyear, and more.
Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios have three chances each night to see the live show.
And now, …

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[30 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘The Music of Pixar Live! – A Symphony of Characters’ Debuts at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Music of Pixar Live! – A Symphony of Characters debuted May 26 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This all-new musical show celebrates the music, animation, and characters of Pixar films. A live orchestra performs musical selections form Toy Story, Up, Finding Nemo, Finding Dory, The Incredibles, and Cars.
The show also features video segments with the film’s composers, showing how a Pixar film is scored.
Guests are greeted by Green Army Men at the start of the show, and Pixar characters appear during the show including Mike and Sulley; Woody, Jessie, and Buzz; …

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[7 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Recognized in 11 Categories at Annie Awards, Wins 12 Awards

It was a big night for Disney at the annual Annie Awards this past weekend.
Disney animated films were recognized in 11 categories at the annual awards that “recognize animation’s biggest and brightest stars,” winning 12 awards.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia won six awards including Best Animated Feature.
Pixar Animation Studios’ Piper won Best Animated Short Subject, and Moana was honored for animated effects and voice acting.
Zootopia also won for character design, directing, storyboarding, voice acting (Jason Bateman), and writing in an animated feature.
Marvel’s Doctor Strange was awarded for Outstanding Achievement, Animated …