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[11 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: DVC Sales at Polynesian Village, Sorcerer’s Hat Coming Down, and New Ticket Offers

As we run headlong into the month of January, more than 85,000 runners were participating in the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon weekend. Congrats to all the participants!
Speaking of the Marathon Weekend, runDisney announced earlier in the week that New Balance was releasing a new series of running shoes at the marathon’s Expo. The shoes were inspired by Steamboat Willie and featured a black and white design.
January 7 was the day that the construction walls went up around the Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The hat has been the …

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[4 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Goodbye to the Sorcerer’s Hat, Hello to More 2015 Merchandise, and a New Sweepstakes

Happy New Year!
Despite the fact that is was technically a holiday week, it’s been another busy week of news coming from the House of the Mouse.
Disney kicked off 2015 with a brand-new sweepstakes – the Flip Side Sweepstakes – and they’re picking one winner every day this month! The daily prize is a 5-day/4-night vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort and it includes an overnight stay in the Cinderella Castle suite!
Out in Disneyland they’re ringing in the New Year with the Three Kinds Day celebration which runs through January …

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[3 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Removal of Iconic Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Begin January 7

Now it’s time to say goodbye.
The iconic Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be dismantled starting next week.
Disney announced last October that the hat would be removed, and the official date was confirmed on January 2.
The 122-foot-tall hat sits in front of The Great Movie Ride – which is housed in a replica of Grauman’s Chinese Theater and is undergoing a refurbishment of its own thanks to Turner Classic Movies.
The Sorcerer’s Hat has been the symbol of Disney’s Hollywood Studios since 2001, and has as many fans as it …

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[26 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – A New Disney Animated Film in 2016, Disney’s Swan and Dolphin Rehab, and the Sorcerer’s Hat is Leaving the Studios

It’s been another week full of news at the Disney Parks and we’re here to recap the biggest stories for you.
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The biggest news around the World this week happened on Friday when Disney officially announced that the iconic Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios would be removed in early 2015.
There is no word if anything will replace the hat – or if it will find a new home in another location at the Studios. We can just add it to the growing list of attractions and other things …

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[25 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Hollywood Studios Removing Mickey’s Sorcerer’s Hat

The giant Sorcerer’s Hat that has greeted guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios since 2001 will soon be taken down.
Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios have either loved the hat or hated it over the past 13 years. Some say much-maligned giant blue hat took away from the section of the park dedicated to the 1930s and 1940s in Hollywood.
The hat also blocked the view of the Chinese Theater as guests walked down Hollywood Boulevard.
There have been rumors of the hat’s demise swirling in recent weeks after the big blue Sorcerer’s Hat …

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[30 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Hollywood Studios Celebrates 25th Anniversary on May 1 with Special Events

Tomorrow, May 1, marks the 25th anniversary of Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney has several special events planned to mark this silver anniversary.
The 25th anniversary celebration begins at 10 a.m. Thursday as Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse take the stage with Disney’s Hollywood Studios Vice President Dan Cockerell. They’ll be honoring some of the 25-year cast members in a short ceremony.
At 7 p.m. a special motorcade – Stars of the Studios – will make its way down Hollywood Boulevard and will feature famous characters from around the park. Mickey and …