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[30 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Bourbon Trail at Disney Springs Starts May 1

Starting tomorrow, May 1, guests at Disney Springs can explore the new Bourbon Trail.
The Bourbon Trail is for guests ages 21 and older and is basically a “crawl” through Disney Springs featuring bourbon-inspired drinks paired with food. The Bourbon Trail will run through June 17.
A Bourbon Trail Passport will be available at the Disney Springs Welcome Center to guide guests through the experience.
Participating restaurants include the House of Blues, Splitsville Luxury Lanes, Bongos Cuban Cafe, YeSake, Planet Hollywood Observatory, STK Orlando, Enzo’s Hideaway, The Edison, Paradiso 37, The Ganachery, Raglan …

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[30 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Exclusive Star Wars Galactic Nights Merchandise

Star Wars Galactic Nights returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 27 this year and Disney is giving guests a first look at the party-exclusive merchandise.
In addition to the merchandise, there are also merchandise opportunities for guests including:

Ashley Eckstein – Ashley will appear at the Once Upon a Time gift shop with an assortment of her merchandise, and she will also sign her new book, “IT’S YOUR UNIVERSE”
Stop by Launch Bay Cargo to meet Tom Johnson, the General Manager of Skywalker Vineyards

Guests can also find limited-edition event merchandise and merchandise …

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[27 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live’ Starts June 9 at Epcot

Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! starts June 9 at Epcot’s America Theater Gardens as part of the Incredible Summer celebration at the Walt Disney World Resort.
This “musical journey through the cosmos” takes place five times a day at Epcot and features Star Lord and Gamora.
It’ll run from June 9 through August 19.
Admission to Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! is included in Epcot admission.
And be sure to check out all the other Incredible Summer events happening at the rest of the Disney World theme parks …

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[27 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Toy Story Land Now Open at Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland’s Toy Story Land is officially open!
The new  land is the first major expansion of the park which opened in 2016.
“We’re incredibly proud of the success of this one-of-a-kind, world-class destination, and we are thrilled to give our Chinese guests even more to explore and enjoy at the resort with the addition of a spectacular new land based on Pixar’s beloved Toy Story characters,” said Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, during the grand opening of the land.
Toy Story Land in Shanghai Disneyland includes Slinky …

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[26 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Salt & Straw Ice Cream Coming Soon to Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

A new ice cream shop – Salt & Straw – is slated to open later this year at Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District.
The family-run ice cream business from Portland, Oregon, serves up handmade ice cream that’s made “in small batches using the best local, organic and sustainable ingredients.”
Flavors might include Honey Lavender, Chocolate Gooey Brownie, Coffee & Bourbon, Almond Brittle with Salted Ganache, and even Black Olive Brittle & Goat Cheese.
The addition of Salt & Straw is part of the ongoing transformation of the Downtown Disney District, which will also include …

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[26 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Pal-A-Round to Debut this Summer on Pixar Pier

Mickey’s Fun Wheel is being reimagined as the new Pixar Pal-A-Round and is set to open this summer at Disney California Adventure when Pixar Pier opens.
Pixar Pier will be home to four neighborhoods inspired by The Incredibles, Inside Out, Toy Story, and other Pixar Stories.
The Pal-A-Round will be the centerpiece of this fourth neighborhood.
The 24 gondolas for the attraction will feature different pairs of Pixar friends including Joy and Sadness from Inside Out, Lightning McQueen and Mater from Cars, and Miguel and Hector from Coco.

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[25 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Room-Only Discount Announced for Fall Dates at Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced a room-only discount for select dates this fall.
The room-only discount is available for most stays from August 2 through October 7 and must be booked by September 7.
Guests at Deluxe Villas can save either 15% or 25% off their room rates depending on the hotel they choose. Guests at Deluxe Hotels can save 15%, 20%, or 25% depending on the hotel.
Moderate Resort savings are either 10% or 25% depending on the hotel, and the Value Resort savings are 20%.
The offer excludes the following …

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[25 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Announces Second ‘Star Wars’ Disneyland After Dark Event

A second Disneyland After Dark Star Wars Nite event has been announced for May 9.
This second event will feature many of the same activities as the first Star Wars Nite including:

After-hours access to Disneyland park, with mix-in access beginning at 6 p.m.
Special entertainment, including a galactic dance party and character encounters
Themed décor and Star Wars-themed photo opportunities
Specialty food and beverage offerings
Commemorative lanyard, event credentials, and unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the event

New experiences include: a chance to purchase Solo: A Star Wars Story pins, another Star Wars-themed …

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[24 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
2018 Free Disney Dining Offer Now Available for Select Dates this Fall

The 2018 Free Disney Dining Plan offer has been announced for select dates this fall starting in mid-August.
Free Dining is offered for guests arriving on these dates:

August 20 – September 29, 2018
November 24 – November 27, 2018
December 7 – December 23, 2018

Guests in Canada can book free dining for dates beginning August 2.
All free dining offers must be booked by July 7.
Guests must book a minimum of 4 nights and/or a maximum of 14 nights for the offer. Guests at Deluxe Villas and Deluxe Resorts will receive a free Standard Disney Dining …

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[23 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Eat to the Beat Concert Series Lineup Announced for 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The full lineup for the Eat to the Beat Concert Series at the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival has been announced.
There are several new acts in the lineup this year – check out the lineup:

8/30-31 – Blue October – “Into the Ocean”
9/1-3 – Tiffany – “I Think We’re Alone Now”
9/4-5 – MercyMe – “I Can Only Imagine” NEW
9/6-7 – Glass Tiger – “Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone) NEW
9/8-9 – Tauren Wells – “Hills and Valleys” NEW
9/10-11 – Postmodern Jukebox
9/12-13 – TBD
9/14-16 – Baha Men – “Who Let The …