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[18 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – runDisney Races, Star Wars Weekends, and Eat to the Beat Concerts

Happy Star Wars Weekends! It’s been another busy week of news from Walt Disney World and beyond, so let’s jump right in!
Disney Food News
This year marks the fifth annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic and Disney has released more details and menus for the event. Our friends at the Disney Food Blog have all the delicious details, so be sure to check them out!
This weekend was the first Star Wars Weekend for 2014 (and there’s four more on the way!), and there are several delicious …

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[15 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases New Themed Gift Cards for 2014 Star Wars Weekends

This weekend is the beginning of the 2014 Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney has released a new gift card design to celebrate.
The gift cards all feature Star Wars themes including Stitch as the Emperor, Jedi Mickey battling Donald Duck as Darth Maul, X-Wing Pilot Mickey with R2-D2 in mouse ears, and Minnie Mouse as Princess Leia.
The Star Wars inspired gift cards will be available at Darth’s Mall in Disney’s Hollywood Studios during the Star Wars Weekends.
This year’s Star Wars Weekends are: May 16-18, May 23-25, May …

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[11 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Halloween, Christmas, and the Seven Dwarfs

It’s been another busy week in the World of Disney news, with free dining opening up to the general public and a couple of big holiday events announcing ticket sales were open.
News from around Walt Disney World
Big news on the special event front this week as tickets went on sale for both Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party! These hard-ticket special events are very popular with guests in the fall and early winter, so if you’re headed to Disney this fall and want to attend the …

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[9 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Parties of Six or More can Take Advantage of Walt Disney World Ticket Offer this Summer

Disney has announced a new ticket offer for families or groups of six or more.
Parties of six or more guests who purchase a minimum four-day Magic Your Way ticket by June 14 will receive an additional day for free for every member of their party.
This offer comes just in time for summer vacation plans and also coincides with special events at Walt Disney World including Star Wars Weekends (May 16 through June 15), the opening of the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and the new Harambe Nights event at Disney’s …

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[29 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Feel the Force’ Premium Package Announced for ‘Star Wars’ Weekends

If the scheduled appearance of Mark Hamill and the new Star Wars Weekends character meals weren’t enough to make this year’s event amazing, there’s a new VIP package added to the weekends.
The ‘Feel the Force Premium Package’ was announced last week and our friends at the Disney Food Blog have all the details!
This new VIP package is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during Star Wars Weekends, and it gives guests the chance to view the afternoon celebrity motorcade and the evening fireworks from a premium location.
In addition to the …

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[27 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Marathons, Sundaes, and Star Wars Weekends

Today we’re starting a new weekly feature here on DisZine called “This Week in Disney News” where we’ll feature some of the top stories from some of our favorite sites.
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The week started with the opening of registrations for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon. The marathon weekend is proving to be very popular with runners as the Walt Disney World Half Marathon, 10K, Family Fun Run 5K, and the Dopey Challenge are all sold out! The full marathon is currently at 70 percent capacity while Goofy’s Race and a …

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[25 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Full Celebrity Lineup Announced for 2014 Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

With just a few weeks until the start of this year’s Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the full celebrity lineup has been announced.
In addition to Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) and Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian), the celebrities scheduled to attend include actors from the Star Wars films, the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and the Disney XD animated series Star Wars Rebels.
This year’s official host is James Arnold Taylor (voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi on Star Wars: The Clone Wars). Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano …

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[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Options Available for D-Tech Me Experience at 2014 Star Wars Weekends

A popular fan experience at the Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is getting some exciting new options.
The D-Tech Me experience will be located inside Darth’s Mall during this year’s event. The D-Tech Me is a 10-minute experience that uses the world’s highest resolution, single shot 3D face scanner. The image captured by the scanner is used to create a figurine with the guest’s face.
This year’s D-Tech Me will feature the Carbon-Freeze Me and Stormtrooper, in addition to two new figures – Alderaan Princess and X-Wing Pilot.
The X-Wing Pilot, …

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[2 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Summer 2014 at Walt Disney World Resort Includes Star Wars Weekends and Rock Your Disney Side Celebration

The Walt Disney World Resort is kicking off the summer season on May 23 with a 24-hour ‘Rock Your Disney Side’ celebration. And that’s just the beginning of the summer fun.
The Rock Your Disney Side celebration takes place Memorial Day weekend at the Magic Kingdom and begins at 6 a.m. on May 23 and runs until 6 a.m. on May 24. The celebration will feature a variety of good-vs.-evil stories with character meet-and-greets, special merchandise, and special food and beverage items.
The 24-hour celebration is also planned for Disney California Adventure …

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[24 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mark Hamill Set to Appear for the First Time at 2014 Star Wars Weekends

Luke Skywalker is making plans to attend Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
For the first time since the event started, Mark Hamill – a.k.a. Luke Skywalker – is scheduled to attend the event as a celebrity guest.
Hamill will be at Star Wars Weekends on Weekend IV (June 6-8), and fans will have a chance to see him in the daily “Legends of the Force” motorcade. He will also be part of a featured talk show during the weekend.
More details about Hamill’s appearances are set to be released before Star …