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[28 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
More New Details Announced for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

More details were announced for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at last weekend’s panel discussion at the Star Wars: Galactic Nights event.
The land will be set on the planet Batuu in the Black Spire Outpost – the largest settlement on the planet and an “infamous stop for traders, adventurers, and smugglers traveling around the Outer Rim and Wild Space,” according to Disney.
Guests visiting Black Spire Outpost will find two full-size AT-ATs towering over the area, in addition to life size ships.
In addition to the previously announced Millennium Falcon attraction, the Black …

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[23 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Openings Announced

The opening seasons have been announced for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at both Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
Galaxy’s Edge is slated to open in the summer of 2019 at Disneyland and then in late fall 2019 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
No actual dates have been announced.
Check out the promotional video for the new land here.
To get the most up-to-date information on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge be sure to visit the Disney Food Blog’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge page.
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[23 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Construction Milestone for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Celebrated in Disneyland

Disneyland celebrated a construction milestone this week when crews topped off the highest point of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
The tallest peak of the new land – 130 feet in the air – was put in place as the crews on the ground celebrated.
Disneyland Resort cast members had a chance to add their signatures to the steel beams before they were placed at the top. Every Disneyland cast member was invited to take part in the signing.
And soon, more cast members will be working to bring the new land’s attractions to …

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[14 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Unveil Model of Star Wars Land at D23 Expo

The 2017 D23 Expo starts today, but the Disney Parks have already unveiled the model for the Star Wars lands that are under construction at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The new totally immersive land will transport guests to a remote trading port on a never-before-seen planet.
The lands will feature two new attractions – one where guests take control of the Millennium Falcon and another where guests find themselves in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.
Check out more photos and a video here.
The Star Wars-themed …

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[18 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Holiday Dessert Party Bookings, New Epcot Dessert Party, and More

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Wishing you a relaxing day of fun with family.
It’s been a busy week of news in the world of Disney, so let’s check out the biggest stories.
Bookings opened for the holiday dessert parties at the Magic Kingdom! Guests can now make reservations for the Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party and the Holiday Wishes Dessert Party.
In honor of Cars Land – and the release of Cars 3 – Disney California Adventure is hosting artists showcases at Ramone’s House of Body Art. The second …

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[23 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Summer of Heroes, D23 Fanniversary, and More

Happy Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side Sunday! If you’re running today … good luck! And if you’re not, it’s time to check out the latest in Disney news.
D23 announced its 2017 ‘Fanniversary’ event. The celebration is planned for Sunday, October 1 (the actual anniversary of Epcot) and it kicks off a month-long celebration for Epcot’s 35th anniversary.
The Summer of Heroes kicks off May 27 at  Disney California Adventure. This special summertime event includes the grand opening of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT, aGuardians of the …

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[19 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Star Wars Land Updates, Disneyland’s Pirates Celebrate 50 Years, and More

Happy last Sunday of winter! It was another busy week full of Disney news, so let’s dive in and see what’s happening!
Disney gave guests an update on the Star Wars Land construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland, including a photo of AT-AT’s under construction!
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations were happening all around Disney World, including the Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival at Raglan Road in Disney Springs.
Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean celebrated its 50th anniversary this weekend with specialty food items and more!
March Magic returns for 2017 and guests can purchase …

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[17 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Shares Update on Progress of ‘Star Wars’ Lands

Disney Parks has recently shared an update on the progress of the Star Wars-themed lands at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland.
Each 14-acre construction site sounds like a hotbed of activity with new attractions being built.
One new attraction will give guests the chance to pilot the Millennium Falcon on a secret mission, while the other attraction puts guests in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.
Disney also released a photo of life-size AT-ATs being built!
Check out this quick preview video:

The Star Wars-themed lands are slated to …

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[8 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Themed Lands Opening in 2019 in the Disney Parks

Yesterday we told you that Pandora: The World of Avatar is opening in May of this year and now we have news that the new Star Wars-themed lands in Disneyland and Disney World will open in 2019.
The announcement of the opening year (no actual date was given) was made at Tuesday’s earnings call for The Walt Disney Company.
On both coasts the Star Wars-themed land will take guests to a new planet described as “a remote trading port and one of the last stops before wild space.”
The new land will feature …

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[17 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Epcot Food and Wine Festival News, Club Villain Returns, and More

Whew! What a week of Disney news! Did you see all the exciting news about this year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival? Let’s dive in and see what you might have missed.
At the start of the week we found out a lot about the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival including (almost) all of the marketplace booth menus, the lineup for the Eat to the Beat concerts, and details on the low-cost seminars and demos!
Disney also announced the return of Club Villain at Disney’s Hollywood Studios this fall and the …