Maleficent Joins the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade starting Spring 2014

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For a while now you have been seeing some sneak peeks here and there of the new parade coming to the Disney World. Here is your first peek at a mysterious new float coming this spring to the “Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade” at Magic Kingdom.This amazingly scary, yet beautiful Steam-punk inspired dragon pictured above represents none other than Maleficent from “Sleeping Beauty”.This impressive dragon measures 35 feet in length and hits 26 feet above the parade route. The Maleficent … [Read more...]


Magic Kingdom to test MyMagic+ Beginning January 14th

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As part of the test-and-adjust process for MyMagic+ and based on the success of the test occurring at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, a test of Disney FastPass+ service will begin at Magic Kingdom Park on January 14, 2014. This test will allow all Guests (including those not staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel) visiting Magic Kingdom Park the ability to make three FastPass+ selections for the current day at that theme park using FastPass+ kiosks. Disney’s FASTPASS Service (using paper FASTPASS … [Read more...]


Meet Captain America from ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ This Spring at Disneyland

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You probably know by now that “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is coming to theaters April 4. If you have ever wanted to meet the hero you may soon have the chance.Captain America has already been appearing at the Avengers Academy on the Disney Magic. Well soon guests at Disneyland will have the chance to meet Captain America live and in person. He will start making appearances at Disneyland this Spring.Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog for updates.Wishing you Faith, Trust, … [Read more...]


Construction has Begun For AvatarLand at Animal Kingdom

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Earlier this week some leaders from Disney Parks and Resorts and Lightstorm Entertainment were at Animal Kingdom for the groundbreaking of  the biggest expansion in Animal Kingdom's history. Don't you love the blue shovels?This area is being designed by Walt Disney Imagineering and James Cameron along with Lightstorm Entertainment. This will be a unique and different experience, unlike anything ever seen at a Disney park. Guests will experience the amazing and unique wonders of Pandora when … [Read more...]


Frozen’s Anna & Else Meet and Greet Extended at Disney World

Anna and Elsa Meet and Greet

If you are a fan of "Frozen" and have had not had a chance to take your little Disney Addict to meet Anna and Elsa, then you are in luck. The Frozen Meet and Greets have been extended.The meet and greet was supposed to end on January 4, but it has been extended until until January 31. There are rumors that it may be extended even past that date but nothing has been confirmed. Speaking of rumors did you hear a Frozen Ride might be replacing the Maelstrom?This meet and greet has been one of … [Read more...]


Is Frozen the Musical coming to Disneyland?

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The word on the street, Main Street U.S.A. that is, is that Disney's Frozen is being discussed as a possible replacement to Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular at the Hyperion Theater in Disney's California Adventure Park.This has gotten an artist's rendering completed on it, however the idea is still being worked around and for the moment, Disney has not announced anything regarding any shows being replaced.Here's a peek at the Artist's Rendering:Some of you may notice that the … [Read more...]


Testing Disney’s FastPass+ at Animal Kingdom Park

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As of December 18th, 2013, Disney has begun the testing of FastPass+ at Animal Kingdom Park.  Guests will be able to reserve access to some of the "must do" attractions, such as the Kilimanjaro Safari, Kali River Rapids, and Expedition Everest.Character meet and greets, as well as shows are also included.  If you have young children, using your FastPass+ for shows such as the Festival of the Lion King or Finding Nemo the Musical could be great for you!  Guests will be able to select up to … [Read more...]


Live Shows Make Disneyland Resort a Little Extra Magical

Mickey and the Magical Map

“Mickey and the Magical Map” is the newest addition to a long list of live entertainment in the theme parks of the Disneyland Resort. Resort guests enjoy a variety of live performances, and many youngsters get their first taste of live theater in Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure Park.  Even with all the spectacular rides and attractions in the parks, a Disneyland Resort guest could spend a full day and night simply enjoying the shows, large and small.Fantasy Faire, near … [Read more...]


New Year’s Eve Fun at DisneyQuest in Walt Disney World

Disney Quest New Years Eve Party

Why not start your new year with my favorite phrase, “I’m gonna wreck it!”. Wreck-It-Ralph and Vanellope will bring in 2014 along with Buzz Lightyear, Chip ‘n’ Dale and … you! If you buy a ticket to the DisneyQuest New Year’s Eve Party, that is!For guests seeking a family-friendly New Year’s Eve party, this is a perfect option. The fun kicks off at 8 p.m. on December 31, 2013, and lasts until 1 a.m. on New Year’s Day. In addition to five floors of virtual fun, guests can also enjoy dinner … [Read more...]


Breaking News: Doc McStuffins and Sofia the First Will Soon be at Hollywood Studios

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It’s hard to believe that Disney Junior Play ‘n Dine at Hollywood & Vine, the fun character dining experience at Hollywood Studios, is already in its eighth year!Starting January 26, 2014, two of Disney Junior’s biggest stars will be coming out to play, when Doc McStuffins and Sofia the First join the cast of Disney Junior Play n’ Dine at Hollywood & Vine. Kids will get the chance to meet Doc and Sofia and dance along with them during a fun, new musical number right there in the … [Read more...]