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[25 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort to Feature Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark

If you’re planning on celebrating Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort you can add #SaveGroot to your plans thanks to Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark.
After nightfall at Disney California Adventure Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT is transformed into Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark.
The fun starts as soon as you board Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT. After the Guardians escape from The Collector they realize that they’ve left Groot behind.
Rocket tries to distract the monsters while you work to #SaveGroot.
An all-new song …

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[25 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Special PhotoPass Photos at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

The first Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for 2017 is today, August 25, and guests can take advantage of special PhotoPass opportunities at the Magic Kingdom.
PhotoPass Photographers will be situated throughout the park to capture party photos with Magic Shots, Animated Magic Shots, and more.
At the entrance of the park guests will find a Headless Horseman Magic Shot, and there are two Animated Magic Shots available on Main Street U.S.A.
Another Magic Shot is available near the Haunted Mansion.
Throughout the party guests will also find props around the park for fun photo …

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[24 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Force Friday II Merchandise Events Coming to Disney Parks

Next Friday, September 1, the Force Friday II merchandise event is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
On that day brand new Star Wars merchandise will arrive at the theme parks on both coasts at 12:01 a.m.
Guests who want to attend the Force Friday event at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World can register for the event starting August 31 at 6 p.m. at the World of Disney Store.
Guests for that event will be given numbered wristband on a first-come, first-serve basis. Those guests are invited to …

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[24 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
My Disney Experience App Now Tracks Disney Dining Plan Credits

There was an update to the My Disney Experience app this week and one of the new features allows guests to track Disney Dining Plan credits with the app!
The updated app will now show you how many meals and snack entitlements you have left in addition to how many refillable drink mugs you are entitled to and how many have been redeemed.
Since guests can already use the app to make or change Advance Dining Reservations and to order food via Mobile Order, the ability to track dining plan credits makes …

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[23 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Construction Milestone for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Celebrated in Disneyland

Disneyland celebrated a construction milestone this week when crews topped off the highest point of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
The tallest peak of the new land – 130 feet in the air – was put in place as the crews on the ground celebrated.
Disneyland Resort cast members had a chance to add their signatures to the steel beams before they were placed at the top. Every Disneyland cast member was invited to take part in the signing.
And soon, more cast members will be working to bring the new land’s attractions to …

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[23 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Exclusive ‘Country Bear Jamboree’ Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Card Available at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

If you’re making plans to attend Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party this fall you’ll want to pick up the party-exclusive Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom card.
This card – available only to party guests – features bears from the iconic attraction The Country Bear Jamboree.
The Bear were chosen for this year’s card because they’re perfect to represent the party atmosphere of the Halloween event.
This party-exclusive card will be distributed separately from the regular Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom cards that guests can pick up at the Firehouse on Main Street U.S.A.
Party guests …

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[22 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of ‘Bambi’ with Special PhotoPass Opportunities

Disney’s animated classic Bambi is celebrating its 75th anniversary and guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom can celebrate too with special Disney PhotoPass opportunities August 25-27.
On those dates guests at the Animal Kingdom can meet Thumper and Miss Bunny from 10:20 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
Guests can also have Magic Shot photos taken in several locations including: Discovery Island, Asia, Africa and Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
PhotoPass photographers in these locations can add a butterfly to your photo (just like when Bambi interacted with a butterfly in the film).
Other photo …

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[22 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club Halloween Celebrations Announced

Disney Vacation Club members can celebrate Halloween at special events in Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort.
On October 31, DVC members can enjoy a Halloween party at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and  Spa in Disneyland.
The party takes place from 3-5 p.m. in the Sequoia Ballroom and includes a DJ dance party, carnival games, and Halloween-themed food and drinks. The price is $25 per person and reservations will be available starting August 31.
DVC members can celebrate on October 31 at the Contemporary at the Walt Disney World Resort during …

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[21 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Catch a Live-Stream of Rivers of Light on August 22

If you haven’t had a chance to see Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – or if you’ve seen and can’t wait to see it again – you’re in luck!
The Disney Parks Blog is set to live-stream the nighttime show on Tuesday, August 22 beginning at 8:40 p.m.
Rivers of Light debuted earlier this year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the show celebrates nature and animals with a combination of floats, lanterns. fountains, and a musical score.
You can catch tomorrow night’s performance of the show on the Disney Parks Blog. …

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[21 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Merchandise Inspired by Pixar Films and Characters

The Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend kicks off August 31 at the Disneyland Resort and this year’s commemorative merchandise is inspired by Pixar films and characters.
Characters featured on the merchandise include those from Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., and The Incredibles.
The commemorative merchandise includes the popular ‘I Did It’ T-shirts, pins, car magnets, Tervis drinkware, and a Pixar-themed runDisney medal holders. Other items include apparel, hats, and more.
The Disneyland Half Marathon merchandise will feature Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and Jesse from Toy Story and the products include shirts, a zip jacket, car magnet, …