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Disney Cruise Line releases lineup of new itineraries and home ports for Fall 2019

Fri, 2018-05-18 11:20

Disney Cruise Line will return to favorite destinations and home ports on a variety of Fall 2019 itineraries, including adventures to Bermuda, Bahamas, Baja, Canada and the Caribbean. With cruises ranging from two-night getaways to week long vacations and beyond, this season of sailings offers countless opportunities for families to...

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Disneyland announces Halloween Time Fun for 2018

Fri, 2018-05-18 11:07

This fall expect a frightfully fun experience throughout the Disneyland resort as Halloween Time returns for more days than ever enchanting guests from September 7 through October 31, 2018. Tickets for the very popular Mickey’s Halloween Party will go on sale June 5 for Annual Passholders and June 12 for...

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Mandarin Language Beauty and the Beast musical set for World Premiere at Shanghai Disney Resort

Thu, 2018-05-17 11:49

A Mandarin language production of Disney’s classic Broadway musical Beauty and the Beast, is set to take the stage at Shanghai Disney Resort’s Walt Disney Grand Theatre in Disneytown on June 14. Previously the first ever Mandarin production of The Lion King was in the Walt Disney Grand Theatre. It...

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ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex crowns its first esports champions

Thu, 2018-05-17 11:30

We often say that ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is effectively a fifth gate for Walt Disney World. Every day it invites amateur athletes to live out a story they may not be able to experience anywhere else. The fact that professional athletes also visit lends credibility to Disney’s...

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Star Wars’ first live-action TV series to be set in years after Return of the Jedi

Thu, 2018-05-17 02:59

In March we learned that Jon Favreau would be the executive producer for the first live-action Star Wars TV series. Favreau is a respected director (The Jungle Book ‘live-action’), talented writer, and his face looks familiar to anyone watching the Iron Man movies. He’s also lent his voice to a...

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Star Wars Celebration 2019 will be held in Chicago

Thu, 2018-05-17 01:51

Pack up your light sabers, round up your fellow Jedi, and set a course for the next mega Star Wars fan event – Celebration 2019. While it may seem that the US Star Wars Celebration events only alternate between Anaheim and Orlando, this one will split the difference by landing...

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Disney to take Frozen musical on the road

Wed, 2018-05-16 11:26

Frozen, Disney’s latest Broadway musical has earned a handful of Tony nominations, and many sold out performances. Theater observers will not be surprised to learn Disney Theatrical will take the show on the road on a North American tour. The tour will launch in the fall of 2019, previewing in...

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Star Wars: Galactic Nights event reveals Galaxy’s Edge Panelists

Wed, 2018-05-16 04:19

Star Wars Galactic Nights is an infrequent celebration of all things Star Wars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Right now Disney seems to be holding them around either Star Wars movie release dates or major Star Wars conventions. The next one is May 27, just 2 days after “Solo: A Star...

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Watch Disneyland’s new Pixar fireworks spectacular via livestream tonight

Tue, 2018-05-15 11:55

There’s a new fireworks show at Disneyland and it features music and clips from your favorite Pixar films. “Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular” is the new type of firework show that Disney is perfecting combining fireworks choreographed to music and combined with digital projections on Sleeping Beauty Castle,...

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The Diamond Horseshoe rolls out new menu later this month

Tue, 2018-05-15 04:40

When crowds get big at the Magic Kingdom, the park opens an additional sit-down dining location in Frontierland’s The Diamond Horseshoe saloon. Originally a counter service location, the restaurant has been modified to support an all-you-care-to-eat family-style service. When this concept started, the menu was essentially a duplicate of the...

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Reservations open for two new character breakfasts at Disneyland Resort

Mon, 2018-05-14 11:34

Character breakfasts are a great way to start your day and capture a few memorable moments with your favorite Disney characters with your camera. If you’re planning a vacation to Disneyland, you’d better get quacking and dial-up a reservation for one of two new character breakfasts at the Disneyland Resort....

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The Magic Kingdom expands adult beverage menu to eight restaurants

Mon, 2018-05-14 05:32

Since opening in 1971, the Magic Kingdom was known for not selling alcohol to its guests. It had something to do with Walt Disney’s policy of not selling adult beverages at Disneyland (you had to go outside the berm to Holidayland or monorail it to the Disneyland hotel if you...

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Rumors place Kenobi film next after Han Solo’s Star Wars Story movie

Mon, 2018-05-14 04:50

Unless you’ve been under that virtual rock everyone talks about, you probably know that the next film to be released in the Star Wars galaxy is “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” After that is the as yet untitled ninth episode in the Star Wars saga that started way back in...

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Walt Disney World Future Resort Rumor Roundup

Mon, 2018-05-14 03:48

None of the new hotels Walt Disney World currently has under construction fit neatly into the Value, Moderate, or Deluxe resort categories. Instead, Disney is moving away from classifying an entire resort under one level rather offering various levels of rooms at each resort. The eventual goal is to get...

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Avengers: Infinity War now ranks fifth on all time global box office list

Sun, 2018-05-13 18:33

Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” has finally opened in China which propelled it up the box office all-time list to 5th biggest take ever. A $200 million opening in China, according to Disney that’s the 2nd biggest 3-day weekend opening ever in that country, has helped the film to a...

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ABC cancels a slew of shows, renews a few. Was your favorite show axed?

Sat, 2018-05-12 23:01

Yesterday was the ABC upfronts, where shows are pitched to advertisers, which means many of your favorite TV series cast and crew, not to mention the fans, learned whether their show would be renewed, cancelled, or if it was still in limbo. Here’s the status as we know it tonight:...

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Maleficent Dragon Parade Float at catches fire at Magic Kingdom

Fri, 2018-05-11 20:25

The Festival of Fantasy parade at the Magic Kingdom has a crowd pleasing moment when the steampunk themed Maleficent dragon parade float opens its mighty jaw and breathes fire during the parade. The first time I saw it I was impressed at the pyrotechnic effect. Sadly, the Maleficent float caught...

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Solo: A Star Wars Story includes bonus fun at El Capitan Theatre

Fri, 2018-05-11 11:55

The Disney owned El Capitan Theatre, situated right in the middle of Hollywood, CA, is the perfect movie palace environment to watch the epic space adventure “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Arrive early and enjoy exclusive opportunities at the El Capitan or show up for the opening night fan event...

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City of Orlando is America’s most-visited destination for 2017

Fri, 2018-05-11 01:49

The city of Orlando has steadily been welcoming more and more travelers through its gates every year since the great recession put a temporary pause on many family’s travel plans. Today Orlando tourism officials announced a historic milestone in the travel industry as Orlando became the first U.S. destination to...

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Avengers: Infinity War – the pregame watch list

Thu, 2018-05-10 10:57

Avengers: Infinity War is the culmination of 18 Marvel movies spanning 10 years, but does that mean you have to have watched all 18 previous movies to enjoy this one? If you’ve been holding off seeing Infinity War because you feel like you still need to watch a few MCU...

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