Tickets for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Available Now

Tickets for two of my favorite annual events at Magic Kingdom Park, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, go on sale today.Here are the details: Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party DatesSeptember 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, and 30 October 2, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30, and 31 November 1Times 7 p.m.-12 a.m.PricingAge Advance sales for Sept. 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, and 30 Same-day sales (if available) for … [Read more...]

Celebrity Guests Announced for Star Wars Weekends 2011

Star Wars Weekends 2011 will be a Tour de “Force” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, celebrating the grand opening of the new Star Tours attraction as the Walt Disney World Resort theme park welcomes Jedi, Sith, Ewoks, Wookiees, galactic bounty hunters and stormtroopers for the park’s annual celebration of all-things-Star Wars.The fun takes place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 20-June 12, 2011.Once again, Jedi Mickey and Princess Leia Minnie will be joined by some of the … [Read more...]

Dwight Howard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

NBA basketball superstar Dwight Howard, All-Star center for the Orlando Magic, stopped by Disney’s Hollywood Studios today and had the chance to visit everyone’s favorite Wookiee, Chewbacca. Dwight, who just captured his third consecutive “NBA Defensive Player of the Year” award (he’s the first player in NBA history to win the award three straight years) and finished second in the NBA MVP vote this season, was all smiles as he visited with one of the very few film stars who can say they stand … [Read more...]

Blackbeard Comes Aboard at Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park May 20

On February 11, actor Ian McShane appeared on a soundstage in Los Angeles for a very special “head shot” – one that will soon be featured in the Pirates of the Caribbean attractions at Disneyland park and Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort.Captain Blackbeard will make his appearance on the ghostly waterfall in the grotto scenes of the park attractions beginning May 20, coinciding with the release of the new film, “Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides,” in which McShane … [Read more...]

‘American Idol Experience’ Guests Receive Surprise Visit from Matt Giraud, Season 8 Finalist

Guests to last night’s finale of “The American Idol Experience” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios had a nice surprise, as “American Idol” Season 8 Top 5 Finalist Matt Giraud stopped in to check out the attraction. The Kalamazoo, Mich., native is on vacation here this week.Before he visited the attraction, he had a chance to take this picture with Daisy Duck. Daisy, who is accustomed to Donald’s famous sailor hat, seemed to also like Matt’s signature fedora.Inside “The American Idol … [Read more...]