A Model Day at Epcot — Exclusive Disney Parks Tilt-Shift Video

Great article and video from Disney Park Blog:It’s ready…our next tilt-shift video is finished — and this time there are fireworks. As you know, our first video was launched to celebrate Magic Kingdom Park’s birthday. Now, just in time for Walt Disney’s birthday on Dec. 5, we’re sharing this never-before-seen “miniature scale” look at Epcot:Our celebration begins at Spaceship Earth at Epcot and then covers the park. Your favorite World Showcase areas are featured … [Read more...]

Disney Candy Canes Returning to Disneyland

The 35-year tradition of making fresh candy canes is set to return Friday December 4th to Disneyland.Disneyland guests often line up for the chance to buy a limited number of the newly made sweets. Others crowd around the windows to watch teams of candy makers stretch the liquid-like sugar into hook shapes.The canes are in such high demand that Disneyland workers plan to hand out tickets on a first-come, first-served basis so guests can return at fixed times to buy a maximum of two canes … [Read more...]

Marvel Sets Date for Disney Vote


Marvel Entertainment Inc. said its shareholders would vote Dec. 31 on whether to approve its $4 billion acquisition by Walt Disney Co.Under the deal, first announced Aug. 31, Disney will pay Marvel shareholders $30 cash and 0.7 shares of Disney stock for every share of Marvel stock.The acquisition would give Disney access to New York-based Marvel’s stable of popular comic book characters, which include Spider-Man, the X-Men and Iron Man, once licenses with other companies expire. … [Read more...]

Main Street, U.S.A. Holiday Fun Facts


Some Fun Facts from the Disney Park Blog!Did you know that a team of 10 cast members create holiday décor all year round at the Disneyland Resort? There are a ton of decorations around the parks, all three hotels and the Downtown Disney District, but here are some specific fun facts about the decorations on Main Street, U.S.A:7,410 total feet of ribbon is used to make 812 bows. That’s 1.4 miles of ribbon! 2,365 ornaments on the Christmas tree on Main Street, U.S.A. 79,000 … [Read more...]

Where to find Santa at Disney World


Here are some places you’re likely to find Santa on Disney property, though if he’s called back to the North Pole, his schedule could change:** Magic Kingdom: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (intermittently) daily in Town Square next to City Hall. The Jolly Old Elf also makes an appearance in Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party on select nights.** Epcot: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., 4:10 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. and 6:50 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. daily at The … [Read more...]