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[31 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Spring with Special Merchandise Events at the Disneyland Resort

The Disneyland Resort is getting ready to celebrate the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival, which kicks off Friday, April 1.
And this year’s event will feature some commemorative merchandise including apparel, hats, glassware, dishes, and aprons. Passholders can also purchase a special T-shirt.
Artist Ann Shen will be at the WonderGround Gallery on April 2-3, April 23-24, and May 1 from 2-5 p.m. each day.
Later in the month best-selling author Ridley Pearson will be at Disneyland celebrating the release of his new book Kingdom Keepers: The Return, Book 2: Legacy …

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[31 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces April Merchandise Events

Spring is most definitely in the air at the Walt Disney World Resort and to celebrate there’s a brand new month of special merchandise events planned.
Guests visiting the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival will find merchandise at the artisan showcase pergolas including Boiled Books, Growmanji, Elemental Nursery, EyeCatchers, Haf2Paitn, Reinhard Herzog, Noah’s Ark Topiaries, and Swaying in the Breeze.
The Art in the Gardens on April 1-3 features Disney Design Group artists, Disney Fine Art Collectors Editions, David E. Doss, Larry Dotson, Fairy House Ladies, Reinhard Herzog, Greg McCullough, and William …

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[30 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Guests Can Now Use Personal Smartphones to Play Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure at Epcot

Guests at Epcot now have the option to use their own smartphone to play Phineas & Ferb: Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure.
In the past guests could only use a F.O.N.E. (Field Operative Notification Equipment) to play the game.
To play the game guests still need to visit a recruitment center – located at the Odyssey Bridge or near the International Gateway – to activate their phone or get a F.O.N.E.
The missions take place in Mexico, China, Germany, Japan, France, and the United Kingdom.
Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure is included in admission …

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[30 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Activewear Line from Her Universe Inspired by Marvel’s ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media have announced a new collaboration with Her Universe that includes a new line of women’s activewear inspired by Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.
The new line is set to launch at Kohl’s stores this month.
The collection features styles inspired by Black Widow, Iron Man, and Captain America and are tagged with “Be A Hero.” There are more than 30 pieces in this new collection including shirts, leggings, and more in sizes XS to 3X.
Marvel is expanding into women’s fashion and even has a new Instagram …

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[29 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
LEGO Minifigures Featuring Disney Characters Arriving at Disney Parks in May

A new collection of toys featuring popular Disney characters is making its debut at the Disney Parks this spring.
LEGO is set to introduce its first-ever Disney character collection of Minifigures.
The collection features 18 characters including Donald Duck, Ariel, Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, Daisy Duck, Captain Hook, Maleficent, Peter Pan, Stitch, Alice, Aladdin, Buzz Lightyear, Genie, Ursula, and the Cheshire Cat.
The Minifigures will be available at select merchandise locations including World of Disney and The LEGO Store at Disney Springs. They retail for $3.99 each.

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[29 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
D23 Expo Dates Announced for 2017

The dates for the 2017 D23 Expo have been announced!
Next year’s Expo will take placed July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The D23 Expo celebrates what’s new and what’s coming for the Disney theme parks, television, music, films, including Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel.
Tickets for D23 Expo 2017 go on sale at D23Expo.com starting July 14.
The D23 Expo 2017 will include the Disney Legends Ceremony, an all-new exhibit from Walt Disney Archives, D23 Expo’s costume contest, the Expo Emporium, and the D23 Expo Design Challenge.
Guests can obtain guaranteed seats for …

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[28 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Announce Fall Room Discount

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has announced special room rates for guests visiting in the early fall.
The room rate special is for guests who book rooms from August 22 through September 30, just in time for the start of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.
The 2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival kicks off September 14.
The discounted rates are $159 per night at the Walt Disney World Swan and $149 per night for the Walt Disney Dolphin.
Guests at the resort will also be able to take advantage …

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[28 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney PhotoPass Photographers Set to Capture Memories during runDisney Events

runDisney has announced it has joined forces with Disney PhotoPass photographers who will be capturing memories on the courses during runDisney events.
The first event to include the PhotoPass photographers is the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side on April 14-17.
The photographers will be on the race courses, at character and backdrop locations, and at the finish line.
All the photos taken by PhotoPass will be linked to a runner’s bib number so there’s no need to have a card or MagicBand scanned – this will keep runner’s running!
Race participants …

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[27 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Dates Announced for Halloween and Christmas Parties, D-Luxe Burger Opening Soon, and More

Happy Easter! We hope you’re having a wonderful day!
Speaking of the holidays..Disney announced the dates for their biggest holiday parties this week. It might only be March but we know the dates for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. Time to start planning!
A brand new gourmet burger restaurant is opening soon at Disney Springs. D-Luxe Burger – a Disney-owned and operated restaurant – will be serving up gourmet burgers and gelato shakes starting in May.
If you’re headed out west for the Disney California Adventure Food & …

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[26 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Includes Artist Showcases

If you’re headed to the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival next month you’ll have a chance to check out special artist showcases each weekend during the festival.
The artist showcases will take place at Off the Page in Hollywood Land from 2-5 p.m. each weekend and feature popular Disney-inspired artists.
The schedule is:
April 2-3: Britni Brault, Daniel Killen, and Jerrod Maruyama
April 9-10: Dave Avanzino
April 16-17: David Bird, Stephen Cargile, Mike and Patty Peraza, and Kurt Steinruck
April 30-May 1: Steve Adams, Jeremy Fulton, Brian Kesinger, Noah, Mark Page, and Javier Soto.
The …