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[30 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced and Dining Packages Available

It’s time to start planning your holiday visit to the Walt Disney World Resort and today you can start booking a Candlelight Processional dining package.
The Candlelight Processional is the popular holiday program that features the retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator, a choir, and a full orchestra.
This year the Candlelight Processional will be performed three times each night from November 25 until December 30 at the America Gardens Theater in Epcot.
The narrators announced so far for this year are:

Steven Curtis Chapman – November 25-27
Neil Patrick Harris – …

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[30 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the Holidays at Sea with Disney Cruise Line

This fall and winter you can celebrate the holidays – Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas – on board select Disney Cruise Line ships.
Halloween on the High Seas takes place on most sailings on the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and Disney Magic in September and October.
The celebration includes Halloween-themed parties, entertainment, décor, and The Pumpkin Tree. Guests can enjoy Mickey’s Mouse-querade Party, A Nightmare Before Christmas – Sing and Scream movie experience, Haunted Stories of the Sea, Creepy Cabaret, and more.
The Disney Dream sails three- and four-night cruises to the Bahamas departing …

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[29 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Announces Merchandise Events for July

The Disneyland Resort has announced the merchandise events for July for both Disneyland and the Downtown Disney District.
Precious Moments doll designer Linda Rick will be at China Closet in Disneyland July 1-4 for the release of the patriotic-themed dolls.
On July 9, Disney Legend and Chief Archivist Emeritus of The Walt Disney Archives, Dave Smith will be at Disneyana for a special appearance and signing of his new book ‘Disney Facts Revealed: Answers to Fans’ Curious Questions. Fans can meet Dave from 9-11 a.m.
And on July 9-10 fans can stop by …

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[29 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces July Merchandise Events

If you’re making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort in July there is a full slate of special merchandise events you can check out!
Artist David E. Doss will be at the Art of Disney in Disney Springs on July 6-9 from 1-9 p.m. each day, and artist Sydney Hanson will be appearing at the WonderGround Gallery in Disney Springs on July 8-10. Times are 5-8 p.m. on July 8 and 9, and 12-3 p.m. on July 10.
Greg McCullough is scheduled at the Art of Disney from today, June …

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[28 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Haunted Mansion’ Children’s Book Part of New Series from Disney Publishing

There’s a new children’s book coming from Disney Publishing that is all about the Haunted Mansion.
The book is part of the ‘Disney Parks Presents’ series from Disney Publishing – and the series isn’t just books. The picture books also come with CDs and original artwork based on popular Disney Parks rides and attractions.
Basically fans can relive their favorite attractions at home thanks to this new series.
The Haunted Mansion is the first attraction to get the book treatment and it features a CD with 5-minue and 32-second musical tours of the …

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[28 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Dooney & Bourke Release Party at Marketplace Co-Op on July 23

Disney has announced a special Dooney & Bourke release party at the Marketplace Co-Op in Disney Springs on July 23.
Two new collections will be released at the event: one is inspired by it’s a small world and the other features Mickey and Minnie and is called “Lovebirds.”
The ‘it’s a small world’-inspired collection will include a shopper tote, pouchette, wallet, and wristlet. The Lovebirds collection features a shopper tote and letter carrier.
And for the first time ever Disney is releasing limited-edition Dooney & Bourke MagicBands. Each MagicBand has an edition size …

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[27 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Reservations Now Available for Holiday Parties at the Magic Kingdom

Reservations are now open for special holiday parties at the Magic Kingdom this fall.
First up is the HalloWishes Fireworks Dessert Premium Package which is available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom.
The party happens on select nights from September 2 through October 31 and the premium package includes reserved viewing of Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, a private fireworks dessert party at Tomorrowland Terrace, and the Happy HalloWishes fireworks.
Then starting on November 7 guests can enjoy the Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party that takes place during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas …

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[27 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Details and News

We’re getting closer to the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival (just 79 days!) and we have a lot of exciting news to share with you!
This year’s Festival will feature several new Marketplace Booths including The Chew Collective, Chocolate Studio, and the Wine & Dine Studio. After a hiatus the Island of the Caribbean is making a return to the Festival.
The Wine & Dine Studio will be located in the Next Eats section of Future World and guests will find a Pork Tenderloin with a Cannellini Bean Ragout and Zinfandel …

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[26 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Frozen Ever After Opens, Dining Plan Changes, and More

Happy last week of June! What a week it’s been!
After a couple of years of anticipation Frozen Ever After finally opened on June 21 in Epcot’s Norway pavilion, and on day one the queue was 300 minutes long (that’s 5 hours!). Guests were treated to free Mickey Ice Cream treats and water, and the ride itself is also getting rave reviews.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom has announced a new nighttime premium experience – Savor the Savanna Evening Safari Experience. It features a VIP nighttime safari visit and African-inspired tapas.
We’re inching closer and …

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[25 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’ Pressed Coins Available at Disneyland

A new collection of Star Wars-inspired pressed coins are now available at Disneyland
The new six coin collection is found only inside Star Trader in Tomorrowland and features Rey, Chewbacca, and the Resistance symbol for those who are fans of the Force.
If you’re a fan of the Dark Side you’ll find quarter-press coin machines featuring Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, and the First Order symbol.
All of the pressed coin machines are quarter machines and they’re only available at Disneyland. The machines will also soon feature a video that guides guests toward the …