Disney testing new entertainment options in Pleasure Island

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This article comes to us from Attractions Magazine:Disney has been testing some new entertainment options at Downtown Disney for the past few weeks. It seems the Celebrate Tonight show in Pleasure Island which featured DJs and stilt walkers is no longer running. There are some new entertainment options in the area.During a trip to Pleasure Island last night, many different acts were taking turns entertaining the crowds as Disney managers looked on. Acts were set up in the spot where … [Read more...]



Five Arrested in Disney World and Universal Ticket Scam

An Orlando police officer has been charged with selling discounted employee passes to Walt Disney World on craigslist.com, court documents revealed.Officer Wendell Robey was charged along with his wife and three other individuals with grand theft for allegedly selling tickets to the amusement park as well as Universal Orlando, The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel said.Robey moonlighted at the Universal theme park and obtained employee passes marked "Not for Sale" that he sold to buyers who … [Read more...]



Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap July 5th

As we’ve shared, there’s a nice choice of fireworks shows to see this Fourth of July at the Walt Disney World Resort. And at Disneyland Resort, you won’t want to miss our salute to America’s Independence Day: “Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky.” To get you started this week, we posted video featuring some of our fireworks shows – past and present. Here it is if you missed it:And now, take a look at a few other stories that grabbed your attention this … [Read more...]



Toy Story 3 Box Office Totals Approach $400 Million

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The Toy Story 3 box office totals will pass $400 million this weekend. These amazing Toy Story 3 box office totals prove Pixar really make the right decision to bring out a third film in the franchise. Through July 1st, the domestic box office for Toy Story 3 had passed $258 million, and the foreign box office totals had passed $114 million. That is a combined $372 million that should only grow as the Fourth of July weekend sees the theaters flooded with even more viewers. It likely … [Read more...]



Star Tours 2.0 will be ever-changing journey at Disneyland and Disney World

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Imagine a theme park ride that is never the same experience twice.Riders aboard the new Star Tours attraction coming to Disneyland in Anaheim and Disney’s Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Fla., in 2011 will have the power to change the storyline throughout the simulator ride, resulting in a different beginning, middle and end for every journey.Star Tours 2.0, taking place between the “Star Wars” prequels and the original trilogy, will update the 1980s simulator ride with … [Read more...]