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Monorail headband?

Sun, 2018-04-01 13:56
Does anyone know where to get the monorail headband? I saw it on a you tube video. It’s a headband with monorail on each side by your ears. Thanks for your help!
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Monorail headband?

Sun, 2018-04-01 13:56
Does anyone know where to get the monorail headband? I saw it on a you tube video. It’s a headband with monorail on each side by your ears. Thanks for your help!
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Positive Quote Of The Day April 2018

Sun, 2018-04-01 12:56
*If you fail never give up because F-A-I-L means "First attempt in learning"

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Specialty Drinks & Sweets are Blossoming at Morimoto Asia

Sun, 2018-04-01 00:02
Disney Springs has put the Sakura Festival event (now through April 15, 2018) at Morimoto Asia into their dining spotlight:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts
Taking place at Morimoto Asia through April 15, 2018, the Sakura Festival celebrates the arrival of spring with a special focus on cherry blossoms.

... you can certainly enjoy special drinks, appetizers and desserts, all available for a limited-time. On the menu: locally-brewed Crooked Can Sakura Kolsh, Cherry Blossom Martini, Blue Cherry Cocktail, Chilled Panacea Oysters, and a Sakura and Peach Bavarian Dessert.
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Yet Another Reason to Always Book with Magical Journeys

Sat, 2018-03-31 21:03
Shout out to Jenn at Magical Journeys and yet another reason to always book with them. :number1:

Had my trip already booked with Magical Journeys when I lucked out and got a PIN Code for my dates.

When Jenn contacted Disney to apply the code, the system wasn't showing the advertised discount. Undeterred by the glitch, Jenn persisted and worked with Guest Services who were able to manually apply the discount advertised for the PIN code.

As someone who typically works 60+ hours a week, it was invaluable to have an advocate handling these types of issues on my behalf.

Just another example on how booking with Magical Journeys can make your vacation planning stress-free and get the most bang for your buck.
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River Roost lounge - dumb question

Sat, 2018-03-31 00:02
I'm pretty sure I know the answer but can't find any direct confirmation of it! I'm ASSUMING since this is a lounge that my 19 year old will not be able to accompany us? I know your legal drinking age is higher than ours (21 as opposed to 18) but here some pubs allow kids 16 and older as long as they aren't drinking....I don't know if that might be the case there as well.
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Pink, Rose Gold, & Pastels Are the Palette for Spring Sweets at Disneyland Resort

Fri, 2018-03-30 21:54
Throughout March, the Disneyland resort has put a sweet spotlight on some signature Spring Sweets:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disneyland Resort

These caramel apples are what spring dreams are made of! Get yours from Pooh Corner in Critter Country

The new Rose Gold Macaron from Clarabelle's Hand Scooped Ice Cream is almost too gorgeous to devour... almost.

Jazz up your day with some Watermelon Chili-Lime Beignets from Mint Julep Bar.
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Nearly 20 Year Old Dining Spot to Transform as Part of Pixar Fest

Fri, 2018-03-30 20:03
Disneyland park has announced another feature of Pixar Fest:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts
... For the duration of the festival, Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port in Disneyland park will transform into Alien Pizza Planet – “A Better Place.” The Aliens have sourced the finest ingredients from across the universe to deliver fresh, hot pizzas that are out of this world. A specialty of their home planet Pepperonia is a special pepperoni pizza topped with green peppers and mushrooms. They’ll also be cooking up a hearty cheeseburger pizza with ketchup, yellow mustard and pizza sauce on a sesame seed crust and topped with cheese, caramelized onions, diced tomatoes, slider patties, a house-made burger sauce, and pickles. Pixar Fest runs for a limited time, from April 13 through Sept. 3, 2018. This is the first significant (albeit purportedly temporary) re-theming of the space since Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port opened in Tommorowland in May 1998 replacing the Mission to Mars attraction.

The continuing operation of the Red Rose Tavern in Fantasyland should set an example that if the re-theming is popular it may remain after the conclusion of the associated seasonal event.

Although not mentioned specifically for this location in the announcement, it was previously announced "Little Green Men Macaroon" and the "Green Pesto Pasta" would be served in Tommorowland during the festival making it likely these will be two more features of the menu.

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Two Trendy Treats You Might Have Missed at Walt Disney World

Fri, 2018-03-30 16:03
Earlier this month, Walt Disney World highlighted two trendy treats at two out-of-the-way dining spots:

Quote: Originally Posted by Walt Disney World Resort

A Unicorn Cupcake, covered with sparkle and filled with confetti is sure to add magic to your day! This Strawberry Lemonade flavored creation can be found at Disney's All Star Music Resort!

Harambe Village offers a welcoming atmosphere to explore many sights, sounds, and hard-to-ignore scents! If you’re smelling something sweet, it might be this irresistible chocolate waffle found at Tamu Tamu Refreshments! Attached Images   
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Hop On Over to Walt Disney World for These Easter Sweets

Thu, 2018-03-29 23:24
Walt Disney World has announced a seasonal selection of cupcakes to celebrate Easter 2018:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts

... if you’re looking for some more tasty Easter treats, we’ve got a few special cupcakes that you’ll want to know about. At Epcot, you’ll find Easter cupcakes at Fountain View and Sunshine Seasons. Fountain View’s cupcake will be available on March 30–April 2. This chocolate cupcake has a marshmallow filling and is topped with buttercream icing. Sunshine Seasons’ cupcake features an adorable fondant bunny with buttercream, cookies and cream crumble, and jelly beans all on top of a vanilla cupcake, and will only be available on April 1.

Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort will feature a Marshmallow Chick Cupcake through April 8. This yellow cupcake is filled with marshmallow ganache and topped with marshmallow grass and a marshmallow chick!

At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, you’ll find another bunny-themed vanilla cupcake through April 2. This Springtime Cupcake comes with raspberry filling and is topped with buttercream frosting and white chocolate bunny ears. It will be served at The Trolley Car Café, Rosie’s All-American Café, Fairfax Fare, and ABC Commissary.

Creature Comforts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park will be serving up an Easter Cupcake on April 1. This vanilla cupcake is filled with key lime curd and is topped with coconut buttercream and cute little fondant eggs.
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Photo Pass/Memory Maker

Thu, 2018-03-29 20:45
I'm a little confused by the whole Photo Pass/Memory Maker thing. I THINK that Photo Pass is the actually photographer and pictures that you can purchase seperately, and that Memory Maker is something you can buy so you can download all the pictures without needing to pay for them seperately? Is that a good way of looking at it or am I confused?

The last time I was in the parks I had an annual pass, which included the Memory Maker. I know that when we got our pictures taken they showed up almost immediately on the MDE app and we could view them, email them, share them, etc. Is that BECAUSE we had Memory Maker and if we didn't have it would we not be able to see them? Or do they just show up when they scan your Magic Band, they link it to your MDE account and those pictures just get linked as part of Photo Pass. And if that's the case, that I can already view and save the pictures to my phone without Memory Maker, then what's the point of the product? We're planning on purchasing Memory Maker for our trip, but I'm just trying to figure out what we're actually buying.

Thanks so much!
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Rainforest Cafe or Planet Hollywood???

Thu, 2018-03-29 15:44
We are trying to decide between these two restaurants. What do you guys like better?? We have been to Rainforest before but its been a while. We have not been to Planet Hollywood and we do not have either of these restaurants at home.
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Olivia’s Cafe to Host DVC Wine Tasting Begining April 15, 2018

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:44
Walt Disney World has announced a DVC Wine Testing Event beginning April 2018:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts
Olivia Farnsworth, legendary founder of Olivia’s Café at Disney’s Old Key West Resort, is among the inspirations behind a weekly wine-tasting experience that’ll begin serving Disney Vacation Club Members at the restaurant on April 15 as part of Membership Magic.

... The new Disney Vacation Club wine-tasting experience at Disney’s Old Key West Resort, scheduled to accommodate as many as 20 Members (ages 21 or older) each Sunday (excluding holidays) from 3-4 p.m. at Olivia’s Cafe, will further explore the legend of Olivia Farnsworth and the resort that surrounds her namesake restaurant, all while Members enjoy a sampling of wines accompanied by bite-sized foods. The price of $30 a person includes tax and gratuity.

Call Member Services for more details or reservations.
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And the Next Trendy Minnie Mouse Ears Are .....

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:40
– millennial pink!

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts

... A millennial pink {Minnie Mouse Ear} headband will first debut exclusively at World of Disney in Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort {April 1, 2018} .

Additional locations at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts will carry the sequined headband starting in mid-April. Attached Images  
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Several downtown Disney businesses being demolished for new hotel.

Thu, 2018-03-29 00:15
Locally, it has been reported in the news that Disneyland will be demolishing several downtown Disney businesses to make room for a new yet to be named hotel.

Employee's of the following businesses were notified on Tuesday that their business was scheduled to be demolished:

AMC 12 Theater
Rainforest Cafe
Earl of Sandwich
Alamo Rent-a-car
and Disney's DVC and Walt Disney Travel locations.

Pretty much, everything west of the Lego store and Disneyland drive is being demolished up to the Disneyland Hotel property line.

There are rumors that some of these locations might re-open inside the new Hotel. No word as to which shops at this time. Earl of Sandwich would by my top pick to make sure it comes back!

It is expected all businesses will be closed by June 30th. Though, some are likely to close earlier.

Disneyland currently has 3 hotels on site. The Disneyland Hotel, The Grand Californian and Paradise Pier. With the growing attendance and expected attendance with the new Star Wars land, its a no-brainer to add another hotel.

It is rumored the new hotel will have a monorail stop and include a new restaurant / lounge that will have a prime viewing area for the Disneyland fireworks.

Disney owned ESPN zone employee's are being offered cash bonuses starting at $500 to stay until the last day of operations. These employee's are also being offered severance packages and help finding jobs at other locations at the resort.
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Wed, 2018-03-28 18:15
Has anyone eaten at the Paddlefish? We were thinking of booking it for our anniversary and wondered if it was good.
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Best Cupcakes at Disney World???

Wed, 2018-03-28 14:44
So my favorite quick service restaurant at HS Starring Rolls closed and has not been reopened or replaced from what I know. We have not been in almost 2 years. We loved the cupcake there. Where is your favorite place to get good cupcakes in any of the Disney parks or resorts???
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MK rope drop?

Wed, 2018-03-28 14:44
Do they allow you to go through Adventureland after rope drop? In the past they would funnel everyone through Fantasyland. Can you go around the castle to the left via Sleppy Hollow? Or does everyone go right?
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New Exhibit for Epcot's American Adventure Pavilion in Summer 2018

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:30
Epcot has announced a new Exhibit for American Heritage Gallery the to open in Summer 2018:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts
... coming this summer to the American Heritage Gallery at The American Adventure is a brand new exhibition called “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art”.

“Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” is made possible through the collaboration of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C.

Among the featured artists with works on display are fashion designer Loren Aragon (Acoma Pueblo), noted doll maker Glenda McKay (Ingalik-Athabascan), and Juanita Growing Thunder (Assiniboine Sioux) from the Growing Thunder family of Montana.

As with other exhibitions that have graced the American Heritage Gallery, this new exhibition will feature interactive elements, where some of the artists will share the creative process and inspirations behind their works in their own words.
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Magic Kingdom Puts a Spotlight on New Spring and April Eats

Wed, 2018-03-28 00:24
Magic Kingdom park has put a spotlight on its new Spring and April edible offerings:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts

Perfect for the season, we’ve got a brand-new Flower Crown Cupcake available at Main Street Bakery. This beautiful vanilla cupcake is filled with raspberry buttercream and topped with a buttercream flower crown and hard candy Minnie Ears.

Just across the street at Casey’s Corner, you’ll find a brand-new refreshing beverage – a Mint Julip Lemonade Slushy! This non-alcoholic lemonade slushy comes with mojito-flavored syrup, and a garnish of cherry, mint and lemon wedge. And we can’t forget about the popular Hot Dog of the Month. For April’s Hot Dog of the Month, you’ll find the Cuban Hot Diggity Dog, topped with Mojo pork, relish, swiss, and mustard. These special “of the month” toppings can even be added to an order of fries!

At Plaza Ice Cream Parlor, April’s flavor will be Cookie Dough – yummy! But the ice cream doesn’t stop there – a Brownie Sundae and an Apple Blossom Sundae have also been added to the menu! Right next door at The Plaza Restaurant, for April, the Milkshake of the Month will be a Caramel Turtle Milkshake with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, caramel sauce, and walnuts.
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