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[15 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
March Magic Returns for 2017

It’s that time of year again – time to vote for your favorite team inspired by Disney Parks attraction during the annual March Magic!
Voting takes place March 14 through April 3 on the official Walt Disney World Facebook page.
Fans will find returning favorites including the Future World Phoenicians and the Hollywood Tower Hotel Bellhops along with new additions including the Electrical Water Pageant Sea Serpents and the Carousel of Progress Rovers.
You can download the bracket to keep track of your favorite teams throughout the contest.
And fans can show their team …

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[6 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Miss Adventure Falls Opens March 12 at Typhoon Lagoon

The new family-friendly attraction at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon – Miss Adventure Falls – is slated to open March 12.
The new attraction tells the story of Captain Mary Oceaneer, a “treasure-hunting heroine” who, along with her pet parrot, was stranded at Typhoon Lagoon during a storm.
Guests on Miss Adventure Falls will be transported in their raft to the top of the slide – a first at a Florida water attraction.
They’ll pass Mary’s shipwreck and see her parrot before being sent on a white water adventure full of twists, turns, and dips.
Along …

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[8 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Georgia and New England Residents Get Room Deal at Swan and Dolphin

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin just announced it’s annual “I’m Off to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort” deal for residents of the Super Bowl teams states.
Residents of Georgia and New England (specifically Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Connecticut) can get a free night at the resort for stays through January 2018.
Guests must book at least two nights in order to receive a free night at the Swan and Dolphin.
And New England residents get an added bonus – a free room upgrade because …

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[19 Jan 2017 | One Comment | ]
New Characters in Flight Balloon Debuts at Disney Springs

Characters in Flight, the anchored balloon at Disney Springs, has been updated.
Gone are the characters that graced the old balloon and in their place is a design that “complements the recently transformed property” of Disney Springs.
The new design was reportedly inspired by the springs at Disney Springs and the element of water. The colors of the balloon are shades of blue with a scrolling pattern.
Characters in Flight takes guests 400 feet up in the sky while remaining anchored to the ground. The price is $20 per person for guests ages …

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[18 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Schedule of Events Announced for Pro Bowl Week at the Walt Disney World Resort

The 2017 Pro Bowl game will be played in Orlando on January 29, but the week leading up to the game is filled with activities for fans.
Some of the activities including the NFL Flag Championship, Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, access to the team practices, a football themed fan festival, and more.
The 2017 NFL Pro Bowl Experience is open to fans from Wednesday, January 25 through Thursday, January 26 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and then January 27-28 from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the ESPN Wide World of …

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[16 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Gift Card Designs Feature Walt Disney World Resort Park Icons

If you’re picking up a Disney Gift Card at the Walt Disney World Resort this year, there are several news designs from which to choose.
The new designs features icons from the Disney theme parks (and you’ll find Disneyland icons on the West Coast). The Walt Disney World gift card features Sorcerer Mickey and icons from the four theme parks.
There is a special-edition, wearable gift card for the Epcot International Festival of the Arts too! This card is available at the Festival Center located in the Odyssey Center.
The Festival of the …

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[4 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Hidden Mickey Disney Pins Arriving at Disney Parks Very Soon

Disney Pin collectors listen up! A new collection of Hidden Mickey Disney pins is coming soon to the Disney Parks.
These pins will be available to trade from cast members at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. There’s no official date yet, but look for the pins in “early” 2017.
One collection – Smiling Disney Villains – will be available on both coasts, while unique pins will be found at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
The Walt Disney World pins are inspired by Disney attraction icons plus Disney dogs, characters from The Lion …

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[24 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Alex and Ani Bracelets for 2017

Several new bangles are being released as part of the 2017 Alex and Ani line at the Disney Parks.
The first collection – part of the Words are Powerful Color Infusion line – includes three bangles voted on by readers of the Disney Parks Blog.
These new bracelets feature Merida (Be Forever Brave), Pocahontas (Make Your Own Path), and Jasmine (Unlock the Magic).
The Words are Powerful line will debut in the spring.
Other new 2017 bracelets include designs features Spaceship Earth, Cinderella Castle, Sleeping Beauty Castle, and more. These new designs will arrive …

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[16 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration’ Airs December 25

The annual Disney Christmas television special is set to air Sunday, December 25 on ABC. The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration is hosted this year by Julianne and Derek Hough.
This is the 33rd year for the Christmas morning special and this year’s show features a Christmas parade in Disneyland with Good Morning America’s Jesse Palmer.
The special also includes performances by Alessia Cara, Mariah Carey, Sofia Carson, Kelly Clarkson, Gavin DeGraw, Jordan Fisher, OneRepublic, and Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks.
The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration airs at 10 a.m. on December …

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[15 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Honored for Guest Experiences

This year has been a good year for the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts – in all they’ve received more than 150 awards from the travel industry.
Disney received a total of 15 awards in the Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards including awards for the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland, Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, Aulain, and more.
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) and the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) recognized Walt Disney Parks and Resorts this year for experiences at Shanghai Disneyland and Disneyland Paris.
Shanghai Disneyland’s …