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[13 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Concept Artwork Released for Star Wars Land at Disneyland

Disneyland has released more concept artwork for the new Star Wars Land on the West Coast.
The new image was unveiled on the fence along Big Thunder Trail in Frontierland – an area that will eventually be an entry point to the new land.
The artist concept shows towering spires of rock along with architecture that looks like markets, landing zones, and other buildings. You can also see a glimpse of the Millennium Falcon peeking out of one of the cargo bays in the image.
Star Wars Land at Disneyland will be a …

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[28 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – New Tickets Prices, Star Wars Land Updates, and More

Happy weekend! It was another exciting week of Disney news so let’s dive right in and check out the biggest stories of the week!
The biggest news of the week is the announcement of the new seasonal/tiered ticket pricing at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. The new system will feature value, regular, and peak seasons with different prices for 1-day theme park tickets for each season.
Under the new system a 1-day ticket to the Magic Kingdom will cost $124.
Last Sunday night The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 …

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[22 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Star Wars-themed Lands at Disney Parks

Disney has announced more details for the Star Wars-themed lands that are coming to Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The details were announced during a segment of the Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 television special. Harrison Ford introduced the segment during the show.
Walt Disney Imagineering and Lucasfilm are collaborating to bring the Star Wars galaxy to life and fans had a chance to see artist renderings of what the lands will look like.
A new attraction will give guests the chance to board the Millennium Falcon and pilot the ship, “steering …

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[17 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – More Closings at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, New Acts in ‘La Nouba’, and More

Happy middle of the month! We’re getting through this together, right? It was another week full of Disney news so let’s dive right in.
We all knew it was coming – the inevitable announcement of closings at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The iconic Earffel Tower is coming down and it’s time to say goodbye to Lights! Motor! Action! and the Studio Catering Company.
As sad as all of that might be we have to look at the bigger picture – eventually we’ll be able to enjoy Toy Story Land and Star Wars Land. …

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[15 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
More Closures Announced at Disney’s Hollywood Studios as Expansion Projects Ramp Up

It’s time to say goodbye to another park icon at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The Earffel Tower – the park’s water tower topped with Mickey Mouse ears – is coming down to make way for Toy Story Land. While no removal date was given the 130-foot-tall structure has been part of the Studios’ landscape since the park opened.
There is no word on whether the iconic structure will be moved somewhere else or will join the Sorcerer’s Hat in the graveyard of former theme park icons.
The Lights, Motor, Action! Extreme Stunt Show is …

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[12 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Look for Disneyland’s Rivers of America Revealed

Disneyland’s Rivers of America is getting a facelift.
The expansion project at Disneyland for the new 14-acre Star Wars land is scheduled to begin very soon.
And as part of the expansion, Frontierland will get a new waterfront area along the north bank of the Rivers of America.
The new riverbank will feature an elevated trestle for the Disneyland Railroad while the Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island is surrounded by the river. Walt Disney Imagineering recently released artwork of the updated Rivers of America area.
During the expansion project guests will also have …

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[9 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Diamond Celebration Represented with Float in 2016 Rose Parade

The 2016 Rose Parade will feature a new float celebrating the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration.
The theme of the parade is Find Your Adventure, so it seems fitting that a float representing Disneyland will be part of the parade.
The Disneyland Resort float will honor adventures from the Happiest Place on Earth including a sparkling version of Sleeping Beauty Castle. Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will be welcoming guests from the castle.
The float will also honor the hit film Frozen featuring Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and Kristoff in addition to Elsa’s sparkling ice …

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[13 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Star Wars Land Update, a New Ferrytale Cruise, and the End for the Osborne Family Lights

It’s been another busy week in the world of Disney news so let’s jump right in!
Disney announced that this was indeed the final year for The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The annual holiday light display is leaving to make room for the new Toy Story Land and Star Wars Land.
To celebrate the last year for the light display guests can enjoy two new events – the Merry & Bright Dessert Party in November and December, and the Merry & Bright Dinner Party on January …

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[11 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
Construction to Begin on Star Wars Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland in 2016

Ever since Star Wars Land at both Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland was announced at last month’s D23 Expo fans have been wondering when construction would begin.
They can wonder no more.
The Walt Disney Company’s Chief Operating Officer Tom Staggs told investors that groundbreaking at both theme parks will begin in 2016.
The 14-acre Star Wars Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is not the only addition coming to the theme park. Fans will also be able to visit an 11-acre Toy Story Land. No start date has been announced for that construction …

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[23 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Star Wars Land Toy Story Land Announced, and Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party

It was another fun week of Disney news so let’s dive right in!
We’re still talking about the big news revealed at last weekend’s D23 Expo that Disney’s Hollywood Studios is getting not one, but TWO new lands! Star Wars Land and Toy Story Land will dramatically change the landscape at the theme park.
Disney Parks and Resorts also gave guests more details about Pandora – The World of AVATAR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Fans of Frozen also got a sneak peek of the new Frozen-themed area coming to Epcot’s Norway pavilion. Frozen …