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[10 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’ Experiences Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in December

The Star Wars Launch Bay is opening December 1 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This new Star Wars experience will take guests into the Star Wars films including the new film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens thanks to special exhibits, sneak peeks, and more.
Fans will also have a chance to purchase special merchandise and meet Chewbacca and Darth Vader.
Once Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens guests riding Star Tours – The Adventure Continues will have a chance to experience the new adventure inspired by the new film. Guests will be guaranteed the …

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[19 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’: Force For Change Coming to ‘Star Wars’ Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

This year Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will includes Star Wars: Force For Change.
Each weekend during the event guests will have a chance to purchase T-shirts for adults (men and women’s size) and kids that feature a Stormtrooper from the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Twenty-five percent of the retail price of the tees will be donated to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF Kid Power. This program uses the world’s first “Wearable-For-Good” wristband to help youth get active.
The Force For Change T-shirts will be …

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[17 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Food & Wine Festival News, D23 Exhibit, and Disney Springs Update

As we near the end of the first Star Wars Weekend for this year, we hope everyone had a great time celebrating all things Star Wars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
It’s been another busy week of Disney news so let’s dig in!
This week saw a big announcement about the 2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival! For the first time ever the Festival will feature food allergy-friendly culinary demos thanks to Disney and Mylan, the company that produces the EpiPen® Auto-Injectors.
Keep watching DisZine and the Disney Food Blog for more information about …

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[10 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – ‘Frozen’ Summer Fun, The Rebel Hangar, and ‘Inside Out’

To start this week’s news recap we’d like to wish all of the moms out there a very Happy Mother’s Day! And now let’s look back at the week that was in Disney news.
We’re just a few days away from the start of this year’s Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the most exciting news last week was the addition of a new pop-up dining spot The Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience.
Advance Dining Reservations are strongly recommended for this dining adventure.
In other news from Disney’s Hollywood …

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[7 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Reservations Now Available for The Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience During Star Wars Weekends

Star Wars Weekends start next Friday, May 15, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and there’s an all-new dining experience coming this year.
The Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience was just announced by Disney and reservations are open now!
This area was “once a known hangout of Rebel pilots, aliens, and smugglers” and guests will have a chance to dine on a variety of food and beverages including: Fruit and Cheese Sabers, Ensalada Naboo, a Slider Sampler with “The Sith” and “The Jedi,” Thermal Detonators (spicy pork wings), Chips and Sith, Dark …

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[30 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces May 2015 Merchandise Events

The first day of May is tomorrow and the Walt Disney World Resort has announced the special merchandise events for the month.
Two popular artists are at Walt Disney World Resort at the beginning of the month – Greg McCullogh is at the Art of Disney in Epcot from now through May 3 and Larry Dotson is at the Art of Disney in Downtown Disney from now until May 3.
Both artists will be returning later in the month too. Greg will be at the Art of Disney in Downtown Disney from …

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[12 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – ‘Star Wars’ Weekends News, Special Event Tickets, and More

It’s been another busy week full of Disney magic and a lot of announcements about special events.
If you’re planning a visit to the Magic Kingdom this fall you’ll want to check out the dates and ticket prices for both Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
Tickets went on sale earlier in the week and certain dates (Halloween night for instance) are known to sell out quickly.
Another special event was in the new last week – reservations are now open for the ‘Feel the Force’ Premium Packages for …

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[9 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Reservations Now Open for ‘Feel the Force’ Premium Packages During ‘Star Wars’ Weekends 2015

Guests looking to add some extra Star Wars magic to their Star Wars Weekends can now make reservations for two different ‘Feel the Force’ packages.
The packages include reserved viewing for the Star Wars Celebrity Motorcade, access to the Celebrity Talk Show, and reserved viewing for the nighttime fireworks plus a dessert party.
The Feel the Force Premium Package includes: reserved viewing for the Legends of the Force: Star Wars Celebrity Motorcade plus a snack and beverages; access to one of the Celebrity Talk Shows on that day; and the Symphony in …

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[6 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Celebrities Announced for 2015 ‘Star Wars’ Weekends

The 2015 Star Wars Weekends are just a little more than a month away and Disney has just announced the celebrities for this year’s event.
Celebrities for this year include Ian McDiarmid (Senator/Emperor Palpatine), Warwick Davis, Ray Park, Ashley Eckstein, Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Frank Oz (Yoda).
The schedule is:
Weekend I (May 15-17)

Ian McDiarmid: Senator/Emperor Palpatine (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Attack of the Clones; Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)
Amy Allen: Aayla Secura (Star Wars: Attack of …

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[5 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, New Merchandise Events, and ‘Tangled’ Heads to Disney Cruise Line

Happy Easter to our fans! It’s been another busy week at the Walt Disney World Resort (and beyond) so let’s dive right in to this week’s news as we nosh on a chocolate bunny (ears first, of course).
The week started off with some huge news out of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort! The much-anticipated Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto is currently in “soft opening” and guests were lining up for hours last weekend just to get inside and order a Shrunken Zombie Head.
The Walt Disney World Resort has a full slate of …