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Reservations Now Available Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Dining at Magic Kingdom Park

Summer may have just begun, but here at Walt Disney World Resort, they’re already preparing for my favorite season – autumn! Reservations open today for table-service dining at Be Our Guest Restaurant, Cinderella’s Royal Table and The Crystal Palace for times during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which takes place select nights beginning August 25 through November 1. Reservations for the frightfully fun HalloWishes Dessert Party are also now available. This ticketed event includes creepy confections and spooky sweets, non-alcoholic beverages, and reserved viewing for Happy HalloWishes Fireworks from Tomorrowland Terrace…
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Disneyland Paris Update: Johnny Depp Visits His New Audio-Animatronics Counterpart in Re-Imagined Attraction

Guess who made Un Visite Surprise (A Surprise Visit) to Disneyland Paris this past week? None other than Captain Jack Sparrow himself – Johnny Depp – to get a first look at the new Audio Animatronics figures being installed in the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at Disneyland Paris. Depp explored the new scenes and even struck a pose next to the pirate he knows so well, who is hiding in a barrel, still searching for new treasures. Captain Jack was added to the classic attraction at Disneyland Resort and…
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Get Ready for Exciting New D23 Expo Details Including Golden Girls, Hercules, John Stamos, and More!

From celebrating The Golden Girls and Hercules to panel discussions led by John Stamos and Whoopi Goldberg, we’ve got some thrilling new details about the ultimate Disney fan event, D23 Expo, which is coming to the Anaheim Convention Center on July 14-16! In addition to Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios events and Disney pirates displays, here’s more of what’s in store: The Golden Girls: A Celebration of Friendship, Laughter, and Cheesecake When: Friday July 14 at 2:30 p.m. It’s been 25 years since the last episode of…
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A Legend at Work: The Life and Bambi Art of Tyrus Wong

Disney Legend, Tyrus Wong—the artist whose work served as the blueprint for the artistic stylings ofc—passed away this past January. He was 106. Today, they’re honoring the life and legacy of this Disney legend by taking a look at the vibrant paintings of this illustrious artist, widely considered one of the most celebrated Chinese American artists of the 20th century. To fully appreciate Tyrus’ art, one must travel back to the beginning. Born in 1910 in a small village in the Guandong Province, Tyrus emigrated to America at age nine…
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Plan a Summer Beach Getaway to Disney’s Vero Beach Resort

Looking to ‘get away from it all’ and relax this summer? Then a beach retreat at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, a Disney Vacation Club Resort, is just the thing you’re looking for. This beach hideaway is located just two hours southeast of Walt Disney World Resort on Florida’s Atlantic Treasure Coast and celebrates the uniqueness and splendor of Old Florida. Everywhere you look, themes that pay tribute to the legacy of Old Florida — citrus, treasure and the environment — are brought to life in new ways at Disney’s Vero…
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Celebrate National Iced Tea Day With Fresh-Brewed Iced at Tea Traders Café by Joffrey’s at Disney Springs

June 10 is National Iced Tea Day, and there are few things more enjoyable on a hot Florida day than a cold cup of freshly-brewed iced tea. As you may know from my previous stories about Afternoon Tea at Disneyland Hotel and Walt Disney World Resort, I love tea. If you’re like me, and looking for a place to celebrate National Iced Tea Day with a fabulous fresh-brewed cup of iced tea—try Tea Traders Café by Joffrey’s at Disney Springs! With five flavors, including Classic Unsweetened, Green Blackberry Jasmine, Tropical…
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Escape to Aruba with Disney Cruise Line

Starting next week, for the very first time the Disney Fantasy will premiere longer itineraries – new 10- and 11-night cruises to the Southern Caribbean, sailing from Port Canaveral to incredible destinations such as Aruba, Curaçao, Barbados, Martinique, St. Kitts and Tortola. Two of these special cruises take place this summer, and a third will set sail next summer. Today I’ll give you a glimpse of Port Adventures in Aruba. The island is home to miles of beautiful white-sand beaches, sunny skies and stunning views. It is an independent country…
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7 Pieces of Life Advice From Gramma Tala

There are so many inspiring moments in Moana, many of which are centered around one of our favorite characters, Gramma Tala. Gramma Tala encourages Moana to follow her own path, and also inspires us all to be true to ourselves. She’s basically everything we want to be when we grow up. Here’s some life advice from Gramma Tala that we absolutely love: Legends can be true. The very beginning of Moana opens with Gramma Tala retelling the story of how the heart of Te Fiti was stolen. She says that…
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Meet ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Super Heroes on Marvel Day at Sea with Disney Cruise Line

Anyone else been listening nonstop to Star-Lord’s Awesome Mixtape after seeing “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2?” I must say, it’s worthy of the name! Today we’re revealing that Star-Lord, Gamora and Groot will be joining the fun during this day-long celebration aboard the Disney Magic. Meeting this group of spacefaring misfits is just one of the many reasons I’m so excited about our Marvel Day at Sea cruises kicking off this fall. What’s more, I’m thrilled to unveil an adult-exclusive Marvel Day at Sea experience inspired by the Guardian’s…
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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Moana

By now you’ve most likely seen and been inspired by Disney’s Moana. You’ve probably listened to and have sung along to “How Far I’ll Go” on repeat, cried happy tears at all the emotional and beautiful moments in the film, and have become smitten with the cuteness of Pua and Heihei. Well, if you love this film like we do, keep reading because we know the way to some fun facts that will put wind in your sails! And with Moana available on Digital HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Disney Movies…
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Adventures by Disney and Turner Classic Movies Team Up to Offer a Special Italian Movie Vacation

Are you a classic movie buff? Have you ever dreamed of living la dolce vita in Italy? This summer, Adventures by Disney is offering a special departure of its Italy vacation, visiting Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Venice, that highlights many of your favorite classic films shot in this remarkable country. Built in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies (TCM), this unique adult-exclusive 8-day, 7-night trip will run Aug. 11-18, 2017. Join fellow movie lovers for a unique and unforgettable journey through one of the most cinematic locations on earth. Here you’ll…
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Recipe: Tuna Poke with Avocado Mousse at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

Chefs at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, in Hawai‘i are always creating delicious island-inspired dishes. Always a menu favorite, poke, which means “cut piece” or “small piece” in Hawaiian, is the perfect seafood starter to share. To bring a bit of the Hawaiian Islands into your kitchen, check out the fun video and full recipe below for Tuna Poke with Avocado Mousse! Tuna Poke with Avocado Mousse Serves 6 as an appetizer TUNA POKE 1 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger 2 tablespoons sesame oil 2 tablespoons…
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Seven Ways To Have Fun In Pandora – The World of Avatar (Aside From Attractions)

Pandora – The World of Avatar is now open to guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The land itself serves as an amazing attraction for guests to explore and interact with, and the area’s two experiences – the thrilling Avatar Flight of Passage and the family friendly Na’vi River Journey – are already wowing guests. But did you know there are actually many other ways you can have fun throughout Pandora – The World of Avatar? Here are seven must-do suggestions on how you can have the most immersive experience possible…
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Summer is Here at Disney Parks

Summer has finally arrived! Whether you want to unleash your inner Super Hero, explore new worlds or enjoy spectacular entertainment, we have something for everyone at all of our Disney parks. Here’s a look at what we’ve got in store for a truly blockbuster summer. Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! is now open at Disney California Adventure park, kicking off our Summer of Heroes with daring missions, heroic encounters, and even a dance-off to Star-Lord’s old-school rock ‘n’ roll mixtape. Starting June 14, you can also suit up…
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Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! Grand Opening Celebration at Disney California Adventure Park

Tomorrow, the rocking new attraction, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! officially opens for guests at Disney California Adventure park. Last night, stars and filmmakers from the “Guardians of the Galaxy” films joined us for an epic grand opening celebration! This new adventure blasts you straight into the “Guardians of the Galaxy” story for the first time ever, alongside characters from the blockbuster films and comics. As you help Rocket bust his pals out of the Collector’s Fortress, you will experience randomized ride experiences complete with all-new visual and…
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