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[30 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
December Merchandise Events Planned at Disney Springs

It’s the holiday season at Walt Disney World which means it’s the perfect time to shop for everyone on your lists!
Disney Springs is hosting a slate of special merchandise events throughout December including artist meet-and-greets and more.
On December 2-3 fans can meet Disney Design Groups artists Maria Stuckey, Caley Hicks, Derek Lesinski, and Costa Alavezos at Disney’s Days of Christmas from 6-8 p.m.
Jasmine Beckett-Griffith will be at WonderGround Gallery on December 3 from 4-8 p.m.
On December 4-6 fans can see the newest designs from the Disney Parks collection by HerUniverse …

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[30 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Highway in the Sky Dine-Around Starts December 2 at Walt Disney World Resort

If you’ve ever dreamed about a progressive dinner at the Walt Disney World Resort Monorail hotels, it’s really happening starting December 2.
The all-new Highway in the Sky Dine-Around is a dining adventure at Disney’s Grand Floridian, Disney’s Polynesian Village, and Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
Guests at the Dine-Around receive priority boarding on the Monorail throughout the event which begins at The Wave…of American Flavors at the Contemporary. Here guests will enjoy a welcome cocktail before boarding the Monorail to travel to Disney’s Polynesian Resort for drinks and appetizers.
After the Polynesian, the next …

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[29 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Haunted Mansion Holiday at Disneyland Celebrates 15th Season

Haunted Mansion Holiday at Disneyland is celebrating its 15 season this year.
The popular overlay transforms the Haunted Mansion each year from September through Christmas, featuring characters from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
The film tells the story of Pumpkin King Jack Skellington who decides to bring Christmas to Halloweentown. Fans love Jack, Sally, the ghost dog Zero, and the villain Oogie Boogie.
At the Haunted Mansion guests have a chance to see all their favorites from the film as they join the 999 “happy haunts.” The seasonal overlay includes wreaths, toys, …

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[29 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
2017 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Kicks Off March 1

The 2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival kicks off March 1 for 90 days of flowers, food, and more.
The festival is celebrating its 24th anniversary in 2017 and will feature new topiaries, new Outdoor Kitchens, an extended Garden Rocks concert series schedule, and much more.
The two new Outdoor Kitchens will join the 13 returning booths including Urban Farm Eats. The booth will be serving sweet and savory dishes along with ideas for planting produce.
Topiaries for the 2017 festival include a new slate of princess topiaries with Snow White, Anna, and …

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[28 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘it’s a small world’ Holiday Now in 20th Season at Disneyland

Disneyland is celebrating the 20th anniversary of it’s a small world Holiday, the popular seasonal overlay on the iconic attraction.
For the 20th anniversary guests will find at least half a dozen hidden 20s in the attraction which features 50,000 lights on the façade and 350,000 mini lights on the trees, hedges, and topiaries.
In all, more than 400,000 lights decorate it’s a small world during the holiday season.
The clock at the front of the attraction is decked out in a Santa hat and after dark it reveals a projection show presented …

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[28 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Tokyo Disneyland Opens New Themed Area, Camp Woodchuck

Tokyo Disneyland recently opened a new themed area on the shores of the Rivers of America – Camp Woodchuck.
This area celebrates the wilderness with three members of the Junior Woodchucks of the World: Huey, Dewey, and Louie.
Camp Woodchuck is located in Westernland and guests have a chance to meet Donald Duck and Daisy Duck in a “unique, immersive environment.” The area is inspired by Disney comic books and short films.
While visiting with the characters guests can learn how to become Junior Woodchucks thanks to the hidden details and special touches.
A …

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[27 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Dates Announced for 2017 Food and Wine Festival, Updates on Wilderness Lodge, and More

Happy end-of-Thanksgiving weekend! We hope you had a great holiday. Now it’s time to dig in and check out the latest news you might have missed.
The dates for the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival have been announced. And, for the first time ever, the festival starts in August – on August 31 to be exact!
Speaking of festival, Disney also announced the new Epcot Festival of the Arts, which begins in January.
We learned this week that Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is adding a new restaurant, Geyser Point Bar & Grill. And …

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[26 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Dates Announced for 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival may have just ended on November 14 but we already have news about the 2017 Festival!
Disney recently announced the dates for the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival and they are August 31 through November 13!
That’s right. For the first time ever, Disney is starting the Festival in August and it’ll run for a record 75 days.
While we don’t have many other details it’s pretty safe to assume that we’ll be enjoying the Marketplace Booths, Eat to the Beat concerts, celebrity chefs, culinary …

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[25 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Holiday Magic Shots and Animated Magic Shots Available at Walt Disney World Resort

The holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort is a great time to get photos taken, and this year guests can take part in limited-timed Magic Shots and Animated Magic Shots.
PhotoPass photographers will be posted throughout the parks near Disney Character Experiences to capture Magic Shots.
These will be available at: Disney Springs on the Village Causeway, at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Christmas tree, on Sunset Boulevard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, under the Monorail beam between the Fountain of Nations in Epcot, and in front of Cinderella Castle in the Magic …

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[25 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Sake & Shine Event Coming to Disney Springs on December 3

Sake & Shine, a progressive dinner with Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and Chef Art Smith at their respective restaurants in Disney Springs, has been announced for December 3.
The meals feature a three-course Pan-Asian dinner at Morimoto Asia and dessert at Homecoming Florida Kitchen and Southern Shine.
The dinner at Morimoto Asia will feature sake and beer pairings and takes place at the second-story Forbidden Lounge balcony.
Following the dinner, guests will walk to Homecoming Florida Kitchen for the dessert course which includes build-your-own Florida strawberry shortcake plus slices of Chef Art Smith’s …