Home » Archive

Articles Archive for September 2017

Disney Hotels, Disney Parks »

[30 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Reservations Open Now for New Year’s Eve at Mickey’s Backyard BBQ

If you’re looking for a family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration at Disney World, you can now make reservations for Mickey’s New Year’s Eve BBQ at Fort Wilderness.
This special event takes place at Mickey’s Backyard BBQ and will include Chip and Dale plus Mickey and Minnie.
Guests will enjoy the all-you-can-eat BBQ in the outside pavilion (a true Florida New Year’s Eve party!) with some special holiday foods. The holiday items include Lobster Mac and Cheese, Bacon Jam Burger Sliders, and more.
Entertainment will include a DJ and bluegrass musicians, a special viewing …

Disney Hotels, Disney Vacation Club »

[29 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club ‘Liberty Feast’ Thanksgiving Dinner Planned at Contemporary Resort

Disney Vacation Club members can make reservations beginning October 10 for the DVC member Thanksgiving dinner at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
The Liberty Feast takes place November 23 from 3-5 p.m. in the Fantasia Ballroom at the Contemporary.
The meal includes a “Colonial-inspired feast,” live entertainment, characters, non-alcoholic beverages (guests 21 and older can purchase alcoholic beverages), and special activities for kids.
The price for the meal is $70.60 plus tax and gratuity for adults and $39.95 plus tax and gratuity for kids ages 3-9.
Reservations open October 10 and will remain open until November …

Disney Movies, Disney Parks »

[29 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Snow White Dooney & Bourke Collection Coming to the Disney Parks

In honor of the 80th anniversary of the animated classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Disney is releasing a new ‘Dream Big, Princess’ handbag collection from Dooney & Bourke.
The collection will be released September 30 at Uptown Jewelers on Main Street U.S.A. in the Magic Kingdom.
The new handbags feature Snow White’s signature colors – red, blue, and yellow – along with a stained glass window design.
The new collection includes a Tote with a design that will be the same on every bag, and Satchel and Crossbody bags that will …

Disney Hotels »

[28 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Chef Mickey’s Temporarily Relocating in Late November

Chef Mickey’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is temporarily relocating to the Contemporary Convention Center in late November.
The relocation will last through December and is due to “routine maintenance.”
If you have an Advance Dining Reservation for Chef Mickey’s during this time no changes have been made to the reservations.
And, guests can still make reservations for the popular character buffet during the relocation period. Reservations can be made online or by calling 407-WDW-DINE.
Disney has not announced an official date other than “late December” for the end of the maintenance at the restaurant.

Disney Parks, Headline »

[28 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Epcot’s 35th Anniversary on October 1

Epcot’s 35th anniversary is Sunday, October 1, and the theme park is ready to celebrate!
Guests visiting Epcot on Sunday can pick up a commemorative guide map at the main entrance, International Gateway, and at Guest Relations.
An anniversary celebration will take place at 10:01 a.m. at the Fountain View stage with performances from Mariachi Cobre and Voices of Liberty.
Commemorative merchandise including the “I Was There” collection and logo merchandise that isn’t part of that collection will be available for purchase. The “I Was There” collection is only available at a special …

Disney Media »

[27 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Junior Series “Vampirina” Debuts October 1

Disney Junior’s newest animated series, Vampirina, debuts October 1 with two back-to-back episodes simulcast on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.
The show stars Lauren Graham, James Van Der Beek and Isabella Crovetti as the Hauntley family. They’re a family of friendly vampires who recently moved from their home in Transylvania.
The episodes follow Vampirina (Vee) as she “aces the joys and trials of being the new kid in town including making friends and attending a new school in the human world.”
The voice cast also includes: Mitchell Whitfield (My Cousin Vinny) as playful ghost, …

Disney Parks »

[26 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Special PhotoPass Opportunities During Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort

Halloween Time is in full swing at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure and guests at Disney California Adventure can check out the special Disney PhotoPass photo opps!
On Buena Vista Street there’s an Oogie Boogie Magic Shot available with the PhotoPass photographers.
Another Magic Shot is available near the Headless Horseman statue.
And in Cars Land the PhotoPass photographers are ready to capture all your Halloween Time fun.
Guests who have added a Disney MaxPass to their ticket can download, save, and share all of their PhotoPass photos.
Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort runs …

Other »

[25 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Orlando’s Magical Dining Month Extended Until October 12

Orlando’s Magical Dining Month has been extended for 11 days and will now run through October 12.
More than 90 of the participating restaurants have agreed to extend the program, including several at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Magical Dining Month gives diners the chance to enjoy a $35 prix fixe menu at participating Orlando-area restaurants and $1 from each meal supports Freedom Ride and BASE Camp Children’s Cancer Foundation.
At the Walt Disney World Resort guests can dine at Morimoto Asia, STK Orlando, and Paddlefish at Disney Spring.
STK Orlando is participating through …

Disney Parks »

[25 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
New ‘I Was There’ Merchandise Collection Launched for Epcot’s 35th Anniversary

Epcot is celebrating its 35th anniversary on October 1 and Disney has announced a special collection of commemorative merchandise for the big day.
The new “I Was There” collection includes apparel, pins, and more.
Several items in the collection feature Figment, the loveable purple dragon that has been at Epcot for a long time.
He’s featured on T-shirts for kids and adults, plus a hat and a limited-edition pin. There’s also an ornament in the collection.
Annual Passholders will also find a tee just for them.
All of the “I Was There” items will be …

Disney Parks, runDisney »

[22 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Medals Revealed for 2018 Walt Disney World Marathon

The 2018 Walt Disney World Marathon is the 25th anniversary of the runDisney event and Disney has revealed the finisher medals for the race weekend.
The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend includes six races and three challenges for 2018.
The Disney World 5K finisher medal features Mickey Mouse and Pluto while the 10K medal features Minnie Mouse and the lanyard features her signature polka dots.
The half marathon finisher medal is yellow and red and includes Mickey Mouse and the race’s host, Donald Duck.
The 2018 Marathon finisher medal is silver – for the …