Category Archives: Characters
The big buzz around Disney parks is the upcoming 24 hour event to be held May 24th (how appropriate) . This event titled, the Monstrous Summer All Nighter is similar to the “One More Disney Day” Event held leap day of 2012. Were you there? I was. But, today I have a HUGE confession; a confession of monstrous proportions. I attended the “One More Disney Day 24 Hour Event” and I did not make it 24 hours. I failed miserably! I made the freshman mistakes and I’m not proud of them. But, don’t worry, I’ve learned from my grotesque past attempt and I think I’m ready to repeat the course (unfortunately I won’t be able to test out these theories during the upcoming 24 hour event…maybe next time).
Today I’m here to serve as your tutor. I’m sharing what NOT to do to make it 24 hours in the parks! Fingers, paws, and claws crossed, when we finish you’ll be able to add the twenty four hour challenge to your transcript! Let’s get started with this syllabus for success…and yes there will be a midterm exam.
What NOT to do…
Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse have a new home base at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Adventurers Outpost opens today on Discovery Island, and it’s the exploration headquarters for everyone’s favorite globetrotting duo, where they get together with friends old and new.Step inside Adventurers Outpost, and you’ll find mementos from Mickey and Minnie’s expeditions around the world, including stunning photographs from their trips to destinations as varied as the mountains of Nepal and the savannas of Africa.
In celebration of mothers and daughters everywhere, Disney today proudly welcomed Merida from Disney∙Pixar’s Academy Award® winning film, “Brave,” into the Disney Princess royal court. With her mother Queen Elinor proudly by her side, the ceremony took place at the Magic Kingdom in front of Cinderella’s Castle at Walt Disney World® Resort in conjunction with Mother’s Day festivities. Gymnastics Gold Medalist and All-Around champion, Gabby Douglas, hosted the celebration accompanied by her mother, and shared her personal story of strength, perseverance and courage – the true meaning of being a Disney princess.
Watched by hundreds of park guests, Merida’s procession through the Magic Kingdom to Cinderella’s Castle was led by a troop of Scottish dancers and an authentic pipe and drum band. In true Merida fashion, she forged her own path, foregoing the traditional horse-and-carriage arrival and instead wowing the audience as she rode in on her trusty horse Angus. She was welcomed on stage by the entire Disney Princess court, and was crowned by her mother Queen Elinor in a touching moment of love and respect that highlighted the unbreakable bond between mother and daughter. Over the last few years, the Disney Princess royal court has expanded to welcome new princess characters whose stories, personalities and inner qualities serve as role models inspiring girls around the world.
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You can almost feel a chill in the air (brrr!) as the date to register for this year’s 13 Reflections of Evil trading event draws near. Whether you are a nefarious evil-doer, a sorcerer of courage, or an imaginative purple dragon, you are sure to enjoy the spellbinding thrills, chills and all-around frightful fun during the 13 Reflections of Evil trading event taking place September 13-15, 2013 in World ShowPlace at Epcot.
A couple weeks ago Disney gave you a sneak peek at some of the pins and Vinylmation debuting at this year’s event. What else can you expect to find? Event logo tees, a baseball hat, D-Tech phone cases, individual pins, jumbo pins, pin sets, original and limited edition artwork, sculptures, Vinylmation (even a few custom pieces), as well as a “lucky” ear hat.
Of course, They couldn’t go on without showing you Disney Design Group Artist Michael Sullivan’s favorite…the storybook pin set.
When you travel to Walt Disney World do you travel to Epcot with a toddler? I’ve had many Disney first time guests ask me if Epcot is a waste of time with a toddler. My answer is always no! We took our youngest son to Epcot when he was 22 months old and again at 32 months old. He loved Epcot! We didn’t spend as much time strolling around the World Showcase as we usually do, but it gave us a great time for him to nap in the stroller.
Here are my top attractions and things to do with a toddler at Epcot, based on my son’s experiences: