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[25 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Dates Announced for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

It might only be March but Disney has announced the dates for this year’s Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party!
The party is held on select nights beginning November 7 through December 22 at the Magic Kingdom.
This year’s dates are: November 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 27, 29; and December 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, and 22.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party includes Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, Holiday Wishes, and Cinderella Castle decked out in twinkling lights, cookies and hot cocoa, and snow …

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[25 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club Hosting a Screening of ‘Finding Nemo’ on May 21

D23: The Official Disney Fan club is hosting a special screening of Finding Nemo on Saturday, May 21 at the AMC Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort.
This event is open to Gold Members and their families and the price is $25 per person plus a $5 processing fee. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, April 6 at 10 a.m. PT.
The event starts at 10 a.m. at the AMC Disney Springs 24.
Prior to the film guests will learn about the creation of Finding Nemo – The Musical during a presentation …

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[24 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Dates Announced for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom

Disney has announced the dates for the 2016 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom.
This year the party is scheduled for 29 days beginning September 2 and running on select nights through October 31.
The dates for this year are: September 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 29, 30; and October 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31.
The party includes trick-or-treating in the Magic Kingdom, Mickey’s Boo-to-You Parade, the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular, and Happy HalloWishes …

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[24 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney TAG Boutique Opens in the Marketplace Co-Op at Disney Springs

The Marketplace Co-Op at Disney Springs is home to a new boutique specializing in travel gear.
Disney TAG (Travel-Accessories-Gear) recently joined the Co-Op and it’s the spot for guests to check out Disney-themed travel essentials.
The boutique’s travel-theme is showcased in the décor which includes travel posters, “retro-looking flight attendants” and more.
You’ll find a Hidden Mickey in the display window (in the clouds), and the Departures and Arrivals board near the register features Disney-inspired destinations.
There is also a photo opp location in the boutique – the airplane seats located just outside the …

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[23 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
D-Luxe Burger Opening in May at Disney Springs

Disney Springs will soon be home to a new gourmet burger restaurant.
D-Luxe Burger, a Disney-owned and operated gourmet burger (and shakes!) restaurant is slated to open in May in the Town Center at Disney Springs.
The menu at D-Luxe Burger will feature traditional burgers and gourmet burgers. Some of the selections are a Classic Cheeseburger, a Barbecue Classic Burger, the El Diablo Burger featuring a chorizo-blend patty, and a Southern Classic Burger with pimento cheese and a fried green tomato.
Other burgers include a chicken patty burger called the Cluck Burger and …

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[23 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Registration Opens March 29 for Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Registration for the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend races opens March 29 at 12 p.m.ET.
This year’s races include the half marathon, a new 10K race, and a brand-new challenge – Lumiere’s Two Course Challenge which includes the 10K and half marathon for 19.3 miles.
Other events include Mickey’s Holiday 5K, runDisney Kids’ Races, and the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo.
The post-race party after the half marathon takes place Sunday, November 6 from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.  Runners will have a …

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[22 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
New After Hours Experience Announced for Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom is hosting a brand-new after hours experience on select nights in April and May.
The Disney After Hours is scheduled for April 28 and May 5 from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m., and on April 14, 21, and May 8, 12, and 19 from 11 p.m.  until 2 a.m.
This after hours event will give guests a chance to enjoy select Magic Kingdom attractions including Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Peter Pan’s Flight, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and more.
Also included in the event are character meet-and-greets, ice cream novelties, and …

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[22 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Donates $2 Million to Make-A-Wish After #ShareYourEars Campaign Success

After the success of the #ShareYourEars campaign, Disney Parks announced that it increased its original $1 million donation to Make-A-Wish to $2 million.
For the #ShareYourEars campaign fans were encouraged to share images of themselves wearing Mickey ears and use the hashtag for the campaign when the photos were shared on social media.
For each #ShareYourEars hashtag, a donation from the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts was unlocked until the total reached $1 million.
In response to the success of the campaign, Bob Chapek, chairman of the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts said, …

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[21 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Two New Original Series Coming to Disney XD in 2017 and 2018

Disney XD has ordered two new original series for the network – one will premiere in 2017, the other in 2018.
The new shows – Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer and Country Club – are both animated shows.
Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer is from Emmy Award winner Aaron Springer (SpongeBob SquarePants), while Country Club is from comic book creators Chris and Shane Houghton.
Country Club is about Cricket Green, a “mischievous and optimistic country boy” who moves to the big city and ends up on epic journeys with his out-of-place famly.
Billy Dilley’s …

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[21 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Menus for Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival kicks off April 1 and runs through May 1, and Disney has released the booth menus.
The festival celebrates springtime California flavors. This year’s booths are: LAstyle, The Vineyard, Wine Country, ¡Viva Fresca!, Gold Rush, The Brewhouse, The Farm, and The Bay.
Featured menu items include Chilled Ahi Poke with Avacado Crème and Wakame Salad topped with sesame tuile (LAstyle), wine flights at The Vineyard, Blackberry Tart with rosemary vanilla crème fraiche and a Cabernet wine glaze (Wine Country), Apple Bacon Whoopie Pie with …