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[15 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Jingle Cruise Sets Sail, ‘Star Wars’ News, and More

We’re halfway through November and the holiday season is in full swing at the Walt Disney World Resort!
Once again this year the Jungle Cruise has been transformed into the Jingle Cruise!
Just like last year, the Jingle Cruise has been decorated by the Skippers who are homesick for the holidays. They’ve added holiday decorations to the queue, boathouse, and the boats.
Speaking of the holidays, if you’re headed to the Magic Kingdom for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party you’ll want to check out the exclusive party-themed merchandise!
Kids can get into the holiday …

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[14 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Twenty Eight & Main Boutique Opens at Marketplace Co-Op in Disney Springs

The Marketplace Co-Op in Disney Springs is home to a new boutique – Twenty Eight & Main.
This men’s apparel shop has been in the works for several months and was created “especially for distinguished gentlemen” who happen to also love Walt Disney World Resort.
Twenty Eight & Main features a variety of apparel items and accessories including headware, leather bags, briefcases, and more. The shop carries the official Twenty Eight & Main collection in addition to clothes from Levi Strauss & Co. and Pendleton.
Several of the items at the shop will …

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[13 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Adds Holiday Minnie Mouse Transformations

Guests ages 3-12 can experience a special holiday Minnie Mouse transformation at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique this holiday season.
The new holiday-themed makeover is available now through January 3, 2016 (or while supplies last) and is available at both the Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort.
The holiday package includes choice of hair styling, shimmering makeup, face gems, nail polish, a princess sash, a cinch pack, a Holiday Minnie Mouse costume, and a holly headband.
The transformations are only available for kids ages 3-12.
At the Walt Disney World Resort this package …

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[13 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Special Merchandise Debuts for runDisney Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend

This weekend runners will be participating in the runDisney Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland and runDisney has released a sneak peek at some of the merchandise.
The race merchandise includes character and “phrase themed” T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, and jackets.
There is a special line of merchandise specifically for the Inaugural Infinity Gauntlet Challenge including a special race-specific pin. There is also merchandise specific to the Avengers Super Heroes 5K and the Inaugural Captain America 10K.
Other merchandise items include magnets, runner’s headware, and more.
Fans of Disney’s Dooney & Bourke …

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[12 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Special Merchandise Released for this Year’s Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

If you’re making plans to attend a Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party this year you’ll want to check out the special party-specific merchandise.
This year’s merchandise includes a limited-edition retail MagicBand. The MagicBand is priced at $29.95 and there is an edition size of just 4,000 so act fast!
The party merchandise also includes T-shirts for kids and adults, a holiday ornament, and much more.
At the D-Tech on Demand location in Tomorrowland’s Light & Power Co. guests can create party-themed phone cases for iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 6/6+ as …

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[12 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces November Merchandise Events

If you’re headed to the Walt Disney World Resort this month you’ll want to check out some of the special merchandise events planned at the parks and resorts.
Artist Larry Dotson will be at the Art of Disney in Epcot from November 12-16, and artist Jeff Granito will be signing his artwork at the WonderGround Gallery in the Marketplace Co-Op in Disney Springs from November 13-14.
Fans of ACME artist Guy Vasilovic can meet him on November 13-15 from 2-5 p.m. each day at Watto’s Grotto at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Guy will …

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[11 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Releases Holiday-Themed Decades Collection Merchandise

As the Diamond Celebration continues at Disneyland Resort, guests can add some holiday cheer to their Decades collection merchandise.
The new holiday-themed Decades collection merchandise debuts November 12 at the Disneyland Resort and will celebrate 60 years of holidays at the Disneyland.
The merchandise in the Holiday Decades collection includes an adult fleece, mugs with “D” handles, a set of kitchen towels, a deluxe print, an ornament, a pin, and an oval platter.
The oval platter features artwork inspired by holiday attractions, icons, and Disney characters from the Disneyland Resort.
This new collection of …

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[11 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Code.org Unveils a Star Wars-Themed Computer Science Tutorial as Part of Hour of Code Campaign

As part of the kick-off for the third-annual Hour of Code campaign, Code.org has recently unveiled a Star Wars-themed computer science tutorial for students.
The tutorial features Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Rey, and BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The Hour of Code campaign is part of the Computer Science Education Week which takes place December 7-13.
Using the computer science tutorial from Code.org, students will learn to write code to create fun challenges and games with Star Wars characters. The games can be played on smartphones and shared with friends …

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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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[10 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Artist Renderings Released for Pandora: The World of AVATAR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will soon be home to an all-new land, Pandora – The World of AVATAR and Disney has released another artist rendering for the land.
The latest artwork is for the family-friendly attraction Na’vi River Journey and it features the bioluminescent trees and plants that are familiar to anyone who has seen the film AVATAR.
Pandora – The World of AVATAR will feature the Na’Vi River Journey attraction in addition to the E-ticket “banshee flight simulator” that is reportedly similar to Soarin’ at Epcot but with more thrills. The area …