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[25 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Cruise Line Returns to New York City, Galveston, and California in 2017

Disney Cruise Line is returning to New York, California, and Texas in the fall of 2017.
The Disney Magic will be departing from New York City on sailings to the Canada coast and the Bahamas. A new seven-night sailing to Canada includes ports of call at Prince Edward Island, Bar Harbor, Maine, and Saint John, New Brunswick.
The Magic will also sail seven- and eight-night sailings to the Bahamas from New York City. These sailings include a stop at Port Canaveral with a day trip to Walt Disney World Resort. Guests on …

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[25 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic’ Starts May 28 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The limited-engagement show The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic opens this weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The show includes live music and performance, special effects, and production numbers inspired by “Indian cultural traditions.” The show also uses curtains of water illuminated with imagery from the live-action version of The Jungle Book including appearances by Mowglie, Bagheera, and more.
Guests will hear Indian-inspired arrangements of ‘Trust In Me,” “The Bare Necessities,” and “I Wan’na Be Like You” as the show takes guests on Mowgli’s journey through the jungles.
The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic …

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[24 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Springs Welcomes Another New Food Kiosk with the Opening of AristoCrepes

The new restaurant openings at Disney Springs just keep on coming and we can add AristoCrepes to the list of new eateries.
This kiosk was inspired by Disney’s animated classic The Aristocats and guests will find subtle nods to the film at the kiosk. And of course, the menu features crepes, a very French-inspired street food.
The menu at AristoCrepes features four savory crepes and four sweet crepes. The savory crepes are Beef, Vegetarian, Turkey, and Smoked Salmon. And the sweet crepes are S’mores, Banana, Key Lime Cheesecake, and Strawberry Romanoff.
Guests can …

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[24 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Floral & Gifts Announce New ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Experience Coming to the Disney Parks this Summer

Disney Floral and Gifts and Lucasfilm recently announced a new interactive experience for guests starting later this summer at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland.
The interactive adventure includes a role-playing mission and features exclusive gear and technology and the fun starts in your resort hotel room. The adventure will lead guests to the Star Tours attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The experience begins when guests discover an Empire recruitment banner on their hotel room door. The rebels have “infiltrated the room” and leave tech and gear to help guests on a …

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[23 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Echo Lake Eats Opens for the Summer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is home to three new, temporary food kiosks – Echo Lake Eats.
These counter service options opened last week at the theme park to provide guests with some additional food options during the busy summer months.
The construction at the park has resulted in the closure of the Studio Catering Co., and Toy Story Pizza Planet.
Echo Lake Eats is made up of three kiosks: Hollywood Waffles of Fame, Sliders to the Stars, and Bocados del Lago Nachos y Empanadas.
Hollywood Waffles of Fame is serving up made-to-order Shaved Turkey and …

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[23 May 2016 | 2 Comments | ]
Stephen Twining from Twinings of London Visiting Epcot’s United Kingdom Pavilion May 25-29

If you’re a fan of Twinings of London and you happen to be in Epcot on May 25-29, you might want to stop by the United Kingdom pavilion.
Stephen Twining from Twinings of London will be meeting with guests at the Tea Caddy from noon until 6 p.m. each day. He’ll even be signing tea boxes!
Stephen is a tenth generation member of the Twinings family and is the Director of Corporate Relations for the company. He last visited Epcot in 2013.
At the Tea Caddy guests will also find a variety of …

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[22 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular’ Premieres June 17 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The new Star Wars-themed fireworks show, Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular is set to debut on June 17 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This show is being called the “most elaborate fireworks” show in the history of Walt Disney World Resort.
Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular combines fireworks, pyrotechnics, special effects, and video projections on the Chinese Theater and other buildings.
The buildings will be transformed into the twin suns of Tatooine, a field of battle droids, and even the trench of Starkiller Base.
The show will feature music from the films and will be …

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[22 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Say ‘Good-bye’ to the Old Soarin’ Before Soarin’ Around the World Opens at Epcot

Out with the old and in with the new at Epcot. At least when it comes to Soarin’, the fan-favorite attraction that has been closed for the past couple of months.
If you’re missing the classic Soarin’ attraction you will have one more chance to see it again when it reopens at The Land on May 27 for one last flight.
The original Soarin’ will reopen next weekend before the new film, Soarin’ Around the World, has its debut at the Disney Parks. Guests can get a FastPass+ for Soarin’ starting May …

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[21 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Reservations Now Open for Tiffins and The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic Dining Package

Tiffins, the new signature dining restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, is set to open May 27 but guests can book reservations starting today!
Reservations for Tiffins can be made online, via the My Disney Experience app, or by calling 407-WDW-DINE. As Tiffins is a signature restaurant, guests on the Disney Dining Plan must use two table service credits.
The opening of Tiffins also means that the neighboring Nomad Lounge is also opening on May 27. No reservations are accepted for bars or lounges.
The menu at Tiffins includes Lobster-Popcorn Thai Curry Soup and …

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[21 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire Starts June 17 at the Magic Kingdom

Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire, the new stage show at the Magic Kingdom, debuts June 17.
The show stars Rapunzel and Tiana – a first for both princesses – and also features Mickey, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, and Goofy plus characters from Frozen, Tangled, and The Princess and the Frog.
Mickey’s Royal Friendship Fair “brings to life beloved Disney stories” and features original songs, musich, dancing, and new costumes.
In the show Mickey and his friends travel to distant lands to invite their friends to Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire.
Goofy travels to the Land of …