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What’s new at the 2017 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

Tue, 2017-08-01 11:42

Believe it or not, the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival starts at the end of this month. Beginning August 31 you’ll be able to enjoy a whole new world of tastes and sips around the World Showcase lagoon and now stretching even further into Future World that ever before....

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We get a sneak peek of Adventures by Disney Yuletide Fantasy Tour

Tue, 2017-08-01 03:29

We recently enjoyed an early preview of an exciting new offering coming from Adventures by Disney to Walt Disney World – Disney’s Yuletide Fantasy. On this tour you’ll take a backstage tour as the elves and cast members make final preparations to transform the resorts and theme parks into a...

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Disney’s Minnie Van service arranges it’s own Lyft partnership

Tue, 2017-08-01 02:25

We’ve been covering the arrival of a new form of transportation to Walt Disney World for a few weeks now. We’d always understood that Disney wanted the service to replace Uber and Lyft, but it turns out that they’re actually in cahoots with one of them. Yes, Minnie Van is...

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Jack’s coming back – Nightmare Before Christmas Sequel coming in comic book

Tue, 2017-08-01 01:39

Fans of Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas have been waiting decades to hear these important words – Jack’s coming back. Tokyopop comics has been approved to continue the stop-motion classic in comic book form. “Nightmare before Christmas: Zero’s Journey” will follow the mis-adventures of Jack Skellington’s dog Zero as he...

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​Frozen The Musical – Sneak Peek Video

Mon, 2017-07-31 15:53

The team behind Frozen The Musical has come together to share the creative story of bringing the phenomenal box office hit to the stage as a musical. In addition to hearing from producer Thomas Schumacher, writer Jennifer Lee, and composer and lyricist duo Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, we get...

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Mission: Space at EPCOT relaunches August 13th

Mon, 2017-07-31 11:56

While Ellen’s Energy Adventure will close forever on August 13th, just a few steps away Mission: Space will start a new adventure with the first new training video since the attraction launched in 2003. Both sides of the attraction have had some TLC applied. The more intense Orange Mission has...

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TRON double feature at El Capitan Theatre

Mon, 2017-07-31 11:43

One of the things I miss the most about Los Angeles is the ability to attend some of the events held for Disney fans. The legendary El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood is a frequent host of many of those events and one coming up next week looks to be a...

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New Rivers of America, Railroad route revealed at Disneyland

Mon, 2017-07-31 11:22

It’s a big weekend at Disneyland, two of the park’s original attractions – the Disneyland Railroad and Rivers of America – returned to Disneyland after a long hiatus to help the park prepare for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. John Lasseter, who, among his many roles is principal creative advisor for...

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Disney’s Frozen musical moves into performance space in Denver

Fri, 2017-07-28 11:58

Disney Theatrical is currently assembling a Broadway bound production of a new full-length stage musical production of Disney animation’s hit feature ‘Frozen.’ As with most Broadway musicals, they work shop the show away from New York so any rough edges can be worked out, songs written, actors replaced, etc outside...

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How to use the new mobile check-in feature at your Walt Disney World resort

Fri, 2017-07-28 11:42

Disney World is now making it easier than ever to check in and get your vacation started right away. The My Disney Experience app now allows you to check-in ahead of time and head straight to your room when its ready. With only a few clicks, you can check into...

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Imagineering Legend Marty Sklar dead at age 83

Fri, 2017-07-28 03:49

Marty Sklar was a staff writer at the UCLA’s Daily Bruin newspaper when he heard about Disneyland. One month before the park opened, Sklar got a position writing The Disneyland News, sold in the park to guests, before joining the park’s publicity team and eventually finding his way to WED...

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Disney research let’s you interact with virtual characters via augmented reality

Fri, 2017-07-28 01:59

One of the amazing research teams at Disney Research division of Walt Disney Imagineering has come up with a way to allow the animated world to interact with the real world in real tie on the screen. They call their first official proof of concept the Magic Bench. It features...

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Walt Disney World 2017 Holiday Merchandise Preview

Fri, 2017-07-28 01:03

We were recently invited to a special sneak peek of the new merchandise lines Disney will be introducing this season. The winter holidays are some of the most popular times to schedule a Walt Disney World vacation, with many families returning nearly every year for special time together. That puts...

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The Lion King Sing-along Night at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

Thu, 2017-07-27 12:08

The Walt Disney Studios and Fandango digital movie ticket network have teamed up with the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles to host an exclusive screening of The Lion King Sing-Along at the famed outdoor venue on Saturday, August 5. The evening will kick off with a special musical performance by...

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Disney Cruise Line’s Castaway Cay Voted Tops by Cruise Critic

Thu, 2017-07-27 11:55

When the Disney Cruise Line passes through the Islands of the Bahamas the passengers have something to look forward to, a stop on the private island of Castaway Cay. Gorgeous white-sand beaches, play areas, and Serenity Bay, an adult-exclusive beach. If you’re the more active type, you can join the...

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New pub coming to Grand Avenue at Hollywood Studios

Thu, 2017-07-27 11:35

The Streets of America section of Disney’s Hollywood Studios was lost to the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge expansion. But one area was left standing and now we’re learning the reason. Disney has decided to turn the area, called Grand Avenue, into a re-imagined take on present-day Downtown Los Angeles. The...

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Star Wars and Black Panther’s Lupita Nyong’o wins SDCC

Wed, 2017-07-26 23:38

Although we didn’t realize it at the time Star Wars and Black Panther’s Lupita Nyong’o actually won San Diego Comic-Con. The actor, producer, and (as we discovered) disco dancer, turned SDCC into her own personal dance club. If only we’d know what to watch for at the time. Celebrities attending...

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Disney’s new Riviera Resort to join Disney Vacation Club options

Wed, 2017-07-26 11:55

Construction for Disney’s next big Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resort is already underway. The Riviera resort will be new construction located in parts of what was the Caribbean Beach Resort, located behind EPCOT’s World Showcase. One of the highlights of the hotel will be a new rooftop restaurant that will...

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Up close look at Disney’s new Minnie Van car service

Wed, 2017-07-26 11:14

We got an up close look at the new Minnie Van at Walt Disney World Yesterday. The private-car transportation system is currently in testing with plans to roll it out to a wider audience at the resort next month. When the system is operational, you will order your car via...

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Celebrity Spotting: David Tennant in Disneyland’s Toontown

Wed, 2017-07-26 02:44

Keep your eyes open for a blue Police box, actor David Tennant was spotted at Disneyland hanging out by the Bank of Toontown with Duckburg’s most famous trillionaire, Scrooge McDuck. Tennant was fresh off a visit to San Diego Comic-Con where he won over fans of Ducktales with his impromptu...

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