‘Dancing Lights’ Return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Tonight

Have you experienced the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights? This annual display of holiday cheer, which features millions of dazzling lights, will return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios tonight.From now until Jan. 7, 2012, the cityscape and building facades in the park’s Backlot area will be draped in multicolored lights that periodically “dance” to holiday tunes. In addition to the buildings, the area will also feature illuminated carousels, angels, Santa Claus and other figures. … [Read more...]

Disney Donates $500,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida


Minnie Mouse joined Disney VoluntEARS today to deliver bushels of green to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in the form of a $500,000 gift for the organization’s expansion. Disney also pledged 20,000 pounds of fresh produce during the next year as part of the commitment.As part of Disney’s efforts to support organizations and programs that make a positive impact on children in the local community, this gift will fund Second Harvest’s “Building Solutions to Hunger” capital … [Read more...]

Eleven Couples to Say ‘I Do’ at Disney World Resort on 11/11/11


When Melanie LaValley and Eric Gocinski met in 2008 as Cast Members while working at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, little did they know that one day they’d be meeting face-to-face again at Walt Disney World…but this time, at the altar for their fairy tale wedding.  The soon-to-be-wed pair, of Orlando, Fla., is among 11 couples from 11 different cities to say “I do” at Disney on 11/11/11—a date that has special meaning to LaValley and Gocinski.“Eric’s wish was for us to get married on 11/11/11 … [Read more...]

Michaels Presents 36th Annual Festival of the Masters at the Walt Disney World Resort


Michaels, North America's largest arts and crafts specialty retailer, is expanding its framework by signing on as the presenting sponsor of the 36th Festival of the Masters at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL., November 11 – 13, 2011.  In addition to acting as presenting sponsor for the 2011 Festival, Michaels will continue as the Festival's presenting sponsor through 2013.Founded in 1975, the Festival of the Masters is a vibrant open-air art festival that takes over the … [Read more...]

Sorcerers To Begin Invading Magic Kingdom


Disney’s legacy of innovation and creativity continues today as Cast Members have begun to test a new interactive experience called Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom.Featuring unprecedented interaction with animated characters, Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom transforms Adventureland into an immersive game enabling fans to cast spells. In this role-playing, trading card game, players try to defeat the Disney Villains who are working to take over the Magic Kingdom. Armed with magic spells in the … [Read more...]