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[20 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Beauty and the Beast’ Breaks Several Box Office Records in Opening Weekend

Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast earned $170 million on its opening weekend, with a global box office of $350 million.
The film broke several box office records during its incredible opening weekend.
Beauty and the Beast is now the top domestic opening of all time for a PG-rated film. The previous record holder was Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory.
Beauty and the Beast was also the top opening of all time for a PG-rated film at the international box office.
The film is now the no. 7 launch of all time for any movie, beating …

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[20 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Adventures By Disney Offering ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Themed River Cruise

Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast was released last Friday and has wow audiences all weekend with the ‘tale as old as time.’
And now, Adventures by Disney is offering a Beauty and the Beast-themed river cruise for the 2018 sailing season.
On the sailings, guests will be treated to a Beauty and the Beast-themed dinner in addition to “other unique culinary experiences” inspired by the film.
Screenings of the live-action and animated films will be shown during the sailings also.
Guests will also have a chance to visit Riquewihr, a French village that …

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[19 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Star Wars Land Updates, Disneyland’s Pirates Celebrate 50 Years, and More

Happy last Sunday of winter! It was another busy week full of Disney news, so let’s dive in and see what’s happening!
Disney gave guests an update on the Star Wars Land construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland, including a photo of AT-AT’s under construction!
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations were happening all around Disney World, including the Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival at Raglan Road in Disney Springs.
Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean celebrated its 50th anniversary this weekend with specialty food items and more!
March Magic returns for 2017 and guests can purchase …

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[18 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Junior Dance Party Coming to Disney California Advenutre this Summer

An all-new Disney Junior Dance Party is coming to Disney California Adventure this summer.
The dance party is a live show inspired by popular Disney Junior shows including Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Doc McStuffins, Sofia the First, and The Lion Guard.
The show features live appearances from characters from the shows, music, and more. Guests will also have a chance to be directly involved in the interactive show.
The Disney Junior Dance Party debuts in Hollywood Land at Disney California Adventure on May 26.
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[17 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Shares Update on Progress of ‘Star Wars’ Lands

Disney Parks has recently shared an update on the progress of the Star Wars-themed lands at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland.
Each 14-acre construction site sounds like a hotbed of activity with new attractions being built.
One new attraction will give guests the chance to pilot the Millennium Falcon on a secret mission, while the other attraction puts guests in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.
Disney also released a photo of life-size AT-ATs being built!
Check out this quick preview video:

The Star Wars-themed lands are slated to …

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[17 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Dress Shop is Coming to Disney World at End of March

A new clothing store – The Dress Shop on Cherry Tree Lane – is slated to open at the Marketplace Co-Op in Disney Springs at the end of this month.
The store was created by Disney Parks Merchandise and will feature a collection of dresses that are inspired by Disney Parks attractions, icons, and characters.
Outfits at The Dress Shop feature nods to it’s a small world, Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, The Haunted Mansion, and even Orange Bird.
Other dresses were inspired by Disney characters including Minnie Mouse (of course!), Snow White, and …

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[16 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Specialty Food and Fun Merchandise at Walt Disney World

If you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Disney World, there’s a great selection of specialty foods, drinks, and merchandise.
You’ll find Corned Beef Poutine at The Daily Poutine in Disney Springs, seasonal chocolates at The Ganachery (also in Disney Springs), green waffle cones and an Irish chocolate cupcake with Bailey’s Irish Cream frosting at Sprinkles, St. Patrick’s Day gourmet apples, and Sham-Rock-Aritas at Dockside Margaritas.
Casey’s Corner in the Magic Kingdom is serving up a specialty hot dog topped with corned beef and sauerkraut, the Main Street Bakery has a St. Patrick’s …

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[16 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival Starts Today at Raglan Road in Disney Springs

It’s time to wear your green and celebrate all things Irish at this year’s Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival at Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant in Disney Springs!
The annual celebration starts today, March 16 and runs through March 19 so you can celebrate all weekend.
Guests at Raglan Road will have a chance to enjoy traditional Irish food, beer (including an exclusive beer from Orange Blossom Brewing Company), and great entertainment. The specialty beer is called Paddy’s (Not Patty’s) Pilsner and it’s brewed with Orange Blossom Honey.
The entertainment for this year’s …

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[15 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pirates of the Caribbean Celebrates 50 Years this Weekend at Disneyland

This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland and the celebration starts March 16.
Guests will have a chance to nosh on pirate-themed food at French Market Restaurant, Mint Julep Bar, Harbour Galley, Royal Street Verandah, Café Orleans, and the Blue Bayou Restaurant.
Specialty food items include gold-dusted churros, a Buccaneer Pulled Pork Sandwich, Lost Treasure Beignets, Jolly Roger Punch, and Calypso’s Caribbean Chicken Stew.
On March 17 and March 18 guests can enjoy pirate-themed entertainment in New Orleans Square Bootstrappers and Lucky the Pirate, limited edition merchandise, …

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[15 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
March Magic Returns for 2017

It’s that time of year again – time to vote for your favorite team inspired by Disney Parks attraction during the annual March Magic!
Voting takes place March 14 through April 3 on the official Walt Disney World Facebook page.
Fans will find returning favorites including the Future World Phoenicians and the Hollywood Tower Hotel Bellhops along with new additions including the Electrical Water Pageant Sea Serpents and the Carousel of Progress Rovers.
You can download the bracket to keep track of your favorite teams throughout the contest.
And fans can show their team …