Disney Celebrates 60 Years of Innovation at the D23 Expo 2015

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The Walt Disney Parks and Resorts show floor pavilion will give D23 EXPO 2015 guests a look into the anticipated Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as a preview of the Avatar project coming to Walt Disney World Resort’s Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Plus, in addition to the previously announced Hall D23 presentation on Saturday, August 15, guests will have the opportunity to hear from executives, Imagineers, designers, Disney Legends and others directly involved with various projects for Walt Disney … [Read more...]


The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights will be Back This Year

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We had our doubts that The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Hollywood Studios would be back, but rejoice, because it will be back! You can enjoy their beauty for almost 2 whole months!This beautiful lights display will not cost you extra. It is included with your paid admission. That is rare! I have been lucky enough to see these every year for a few years now and I highly recommend seeing this display at least once. The amount of lights and the synchronization to music is … [Read more...]


United World Soccer Open in a New Location at Disney Springs

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United World Soccer is no re-open on the West Side of Disney Springs. This store has been moved around a few times, but now they have hopefully found a new permanent home. They have been open at Downtown Disney since May 2014 The first pop-up store was right between D-Street and Candy Cauldron. That location closed in March 2015. Now it is located in the old Hoypoloi store between Sunglass Icon and Sosa Cigars.You will love this store if you are a soccer fan. You will find a ton of … [Read more...]


You Can Now Opt Out of More MagicBands for Resort Stays

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Many people have been saying for quite sometime now that you should be able to opt out of getting more MagicBands for every resort stay. Well Disney always listens to their guests! It seems as though they have made this a reality. For now you can only do this on the site and not the app, but I am sure that is coming.If you change your mind you can go back in and change your preference, if you do it in enough time before your arrival date.There are a few pre-requisites to this … [Read more...]


Marvel Unveils New Products Inspired by Small but Mighty “Marvel’s Ant-Man”

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Disney Consumer Products and Marvel bring Super Hero adventures to larger than life proportions with the launch of the new product collection inspired by Marvel’s Ant-Man, in theaters July 17, 2015. The cross-category product lineup ranges from costumes, construction sets, action figures and more coming from best-in-class licensees Hasbro, LEGO, Funko, Hot Wheels, Her Universe, New Era, Rubie’s and Uncle Milton. From the clever Ant-Man ant farm to high-flying thrills with character cars and … [Read more...]


Fall 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort is Filled with Treats, Greets, and Festivities

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Autumn is a spectacular (and innocently spooky) time at Walt Disney World Resort, marked by festivals, special events and nonstop excitement leading up to the holidays. On land and sea, Disney guests will find unrivaled excitement for festive family fun!Here’s a look at the exciting autumnal happenings at Walt Disney World Resort and beyond: A Spooktacular Celebration at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party This fall, the Magic Kingdom will be transformed into a home for happy haunts at … [Read more...]


Fall 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort is Filled with Festive Treats, Ghoulish Greets, and Fall Festivities

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Autumn is a spectacular (and innocently spooky) time at Walt Disney World Resort, marked by festivals, special events and nonstop excitement leading up to the holidays. On land and sea, Disney guests will find unrivaled excitement for festive family fun!Here’s a look at the exciting autumnal happenings at Walt Disney World Resort and beyond: A Spooktacular Celebration at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party This fall, the Magic Kingdom will be transformed into a home for happy haunts at … [Read more...]


The Big Three Orlando SeaWorld Parks Named Top 10 Winners

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All 3 SeaWorld parks in Orlando have won a 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice award for amusement parks in the U.S.A. The 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ awards are based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for amusement parks worldwide over a 12-month period. Discovery Cove won 2nd place, Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark won 4th and SeaWorld Orlando was ranked 10th.Each park connects guests with the sea in a different way, yet all three blend up-close animal encounters with … [Read more...]


Former Disney Cruise Line Employee Sentenced to 6 years in prison

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Ahmad Sofyan is a 37 year old former Disney Cruise Line employee was sentenced to 6 years in prison Thursday after entering a guilty plea in court.He admitted to charges that he molested a 13-year-old girl aboard the Disney Dream where he worked as a cabin steward while they were docked in Port Canaveral last year. He plead guilty to lewd and lascivious molestation and false imprisonment. The state wanted 10 years, but he took a plea deal and ended up only getting 6 years.The victim's … [Read more...]


Disneyland Celebrates 60th Anniversary – Announces Million Dollar Program Benefitting Local Nonprofits

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Sixty years ago today, Walt Disney dedicated his dream project: Disneyland – a land beyond the boundaries of the motion pictures with which he’d made his reputation, a park where families and guests of all ages could be immersed in worlds of fantasy and adventure.As part of its Diamond Celebration, the Disneyland Resort honored 60 years of that dream by announcing “Million Dollar Dazzle” at a ceremony at Sleeping Beauty Castle. Each month during the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, … [Read more...]