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Welcome Home to Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is now welcoming home Disney Vacation Club Members, and serving as a warm home base retreat for Walt Disney World Resort guests. With 26 waterfront Cascade Cabins, as well as Deluxe Studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom Grand Villa accommodations, this Resort offers something for every type of family. See what Copper Creek Villas & Cabins guests and Disney Vacation Club Members have to say about this new Resort in this video! Which Copper Creek Villas & Cabins accommodation are you…
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National Watermelon Day is August 3 – Celebrate with this Perfect Summer Treat

The summer fun continues and, along with it, the summer foods are still a favorite at Disney Parks. Guests are all about the watermelon cotton candy at Disney California Adventure park. You can find it at carts throughout the park. It’s seasonal, so be sure to get yours soon. You might say the watermelon cotton candy is, well, one in a melon. ☺ And, speaking of which — we’re keeping it light at Walt Disney World Resort with this guest favorite Delicious Disney recipe for Watermelon Rind Salad. This dish…
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Bid on a Walt Disney World Resort Vacation to Visit Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park & Help Raise Money for the V Foundation during the ESPY Day Auction

ESPN Radio is putting on the 13th Annual ESPY Day Auction to benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research, and an unforgettable Walt Disney World Resort vacation to visit Pandora – The World of Avatar is up for auction. The V Foundation is dedicated to make a difference by helping to find a cure for cancer, and you can help make a difference with your support in this auction, which is going on now and will continue through Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Soar over to the ESPY Day Auction page…
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Five Fun Facts about Exploring Ecuador with Adventures by Disney

From fiery volcanoes to gigantic Galápagos tortoises, you can explore the natural beauty and splendor of South America on the Ecuador: Amazon and Galápagos Islands vacation, which takes you on a journey through the awe-inspiring Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest, to the city of Quito and the Galápagos Islands. With so many unique and diverse regions to explore, I’ve gathered just a few of my favorite highlights from this exciting trip. 1. You can experience 4 unique natural regions throughout Ecuador including the Andean mountain range, the Pacific Coast, the Amazon Rainforest…
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Best Tips, Tricks and Locations to Capture Stunning Photos of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

It’s National Camera Day – and to celebrate the occasion, two of Nikon USA’s best eagle-eyed professional photographers are exploring Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and offering tips to help you capture your own award-winning images in our new spectacular world. Regular Disney Parks Blog readers know that in Pandora – The World of Avatar, the land is an attraction to explore in itself with a lush and vibrant landscape that boasts interactive Pandoran flora, pouring waterfalls and flowing streams – both day and night!…
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#DisneyParksLIVE To Live Stream Fourth of July Fireworks July 4 at 8:55 p.m. ET

Each year, many families gather at Magic Kingdom Park to celebrate the Fourth of July by watching one of our grandest fireworks displays of the year – “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky.” Today, we’re happy to announce that we’ll be sharing this magnificent display with guests around the country (and around the world!), through our next #DisneyParksLIVE stream. Our live stream of the park’s special “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky” fireworks will be held July 4 at 8:55…
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Enter ‘The Chew’s’ Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win a Trip to the Delicious Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Want a chance to win a trip to Walt Disney World Resort during a very delicious time of year? The Emmy award-winning ABC hit show, “The Chew,” wants you to join the hosts at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival — a celebration you don’t want to miss. “The Chew” is giving you, and three of your guests, a chance to win a vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort. The Chew’s Magical Culinary Adventure Sweepstakes winner receives a vacation to Walt Disney World Resort to experience all four…
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Celebrating Independence Day at Disneyland Resort

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and Disneyland Resort is gearing up to celebrate Independence Day with days of fireworks, concerts and more! Here’s a look at some of the star-spangled highlights we’ve got planned for the coming week: “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky” – This special fireworks spectacular rockets into the air above Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland park on four different nights, July 1–4, at 9:30 p.m. Main Street Electrical Parade – Take in this American classic, complete with…
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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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