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Huge News! Bobby Moynihan Is Joining The Muppets’ Show at The Hollywood Bowl

Breaking news out of the Muppet world today! Variety has revealed that Bobby Moynihan, very funny person and voice of Louie on Disney XD’s DuckTales, has been announced as a very special guest star and host for “The Muppets Take The Bowl.” Bobby will join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and all your favorite Muppets on September 8, 9, and 10 at the Hollywood Bowl for three nights of sensational, inspirational, Muppetational fun! “I am so wildly excited to host ‘The Muppets Take the Bowl’ at the…
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Disney Parks Bento Magic – Humphrey the Bear

With school back in session, it’s the perfect time to share our latest Disney-inspired bento box tutorial. Today, Disney Parks Blog reader and fan Mike Kravanis is at the Copper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge creating a special Humphrey the Bear bento box. To create Humphrey, dark brown rice and soy sauce-soaked tan rice are first added to the bento box. Details of his face are then made from a nori seaweed sheet and white American cheese. Black olives are also added to create a perfect bear…
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Fall Festivals, Parties, Concerts & More Return to the Walt Disney World Resort Aug. 25

Nothing beats a fall visit to Walt Disney World Resort. In just a few weeks, the season will return early, giving guests more time than ever to experience favorite festivals, parties and more. Here’s what’s on tap this fall at Walt Disney World Resort. Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Parties Begin Aug. 25 – This guest-favorite fall event will return to Magic Kingdom Park on select nights, beginning Aug. 25. This hard-ticket event features Halloween decor, special entertainment, Disney characters in costumes, trick-or-treating (for all ages!), Disney attractions, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, and…
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‘Spelltacular’ Merchandise Coming to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2017 at Magic Kingdom Park

Halloween fun awaits when Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party returns to Magic Kingdom Park for select nights from August 25 to November 1, 2017. Guests attending this after-hours event can collect frightfully delightful sweets – all while the park hosts eerie entertainment and Disney characters that go bump in the night. One way to commemorate a visit to the happiest haunting on Earth is with unique products created especially for this event. I caught up with the Disney Parks Merchandise team to discover what merchandise treats are in store for this…
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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Films Stars Talk Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! at Disney California Adventure Park

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! is a hit with Disney California Adventure park guests, and they are not alone! In the video below, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” writer and director James Gunn is joined by stars from the hit “Guardians of the Galaxy” films, who all share their excitement for this new attraction. Experience Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! now at Disney California Adventure park! This post, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Films Stars Talk Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! at Disney California…
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‘American Idol’ Bus Tour Visits Disney Springs for Open Auditions

The groundbreaking series, “American Idol,” will debut on its new home at ABC in 2018. And, there’s more exciting news! For the first time, the ‘Idol’ bus will kick off open auditions at the Walt Disney World Resort. If you think you could be the next “American Idol”, head over to Disney Springs on August 17 to audition with “American Idol” Producers. (Celebrity Judges will not be on site.) Early arrival is encouraged. And, for you early birds, parking will be available as early as 4 a.m. – but not…
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Travel Around the World with the runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Medals

Pack your bags and grab your suitcase as we travel around our world for the start of the Walt Disney World Resort race season! The 2017 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend presented by MISFIT medals have arrived, taking inspiration and elements from the upcoming Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and featuring fun travel-themed designs like a luggage tag, plane ticket and passport. Starting off the weekend events, we are serving up a new recipe for the 5K – the Disney Fall Feast 5K! Runners will earn this…
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Disney PhotoPass Tells Your Super Hero Origin Story During Summer of Heroes at Disney California Adventure Park

This summer the best place on Terra to enjoy heroic encounters is at Disney California Adventure park. During the Summer of Heroes, you’re placed in the center of the action in Hollywood Land, where some of the greatest heroes from across the cosmos have gathered. You’ll not only have the opportunity to meet your favorite heroes during this epic event – you can also unleash YOUR inner hero. Every Super Hero has an origin story, so Disney PhotoPass Service is here to tell yours! Whether you’re breaking out of a…
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Enjoy Special Character Experiences and Photo Opportunities During Disney PhotoPass Day

August 19 marks World Photo Day, and we’re excited to celebrate the occasion with the return of Disney PhotoPass Day at Walt Disney World Resort! During this event, Disney PhotoPass Service will offer a number of exclusive photo opportunities that will let you take home even more picture-perfect memories of your visit. You can also celebrate Disney Princesses during Disney PhotoPass Day! In honor of Disney’s “Dream Big, Princess” campaign, you’ll find photo opportunities focused on some of your favorite Disney Princesses. Check out all of the special opportunities that…
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Recipe: Peanut Butter Blondie Bars from Sweet on You Aboard the Disney Fantasy

The new Sweet on You aboard the Disney Fantasy is serving up incredibly tasty treats, including hand-crafted ice cream and gelato, plus an entire case of desserts that are as pretty to look at as they are delicious to eat. The recipe I’m sharing with you today is one of my favorites and a great one to make with the kids. After the brownies cool, bring the family together for a decorating party and get creative with all of your toppings. Then be sure to stop by Sweet on You…
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Celebrate 35 Years of Epcot at the 22nd International Food & Wine Festival

It’s August – and that means we’re now just weeks away from unveiling a record number of amazing food and wine Marketplaces (35) to celebrate 35 years of Epcot at the 22nd Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. This year’s event is bigger and better than ever and we have an early peek at what’s to come with Epcot chef Gregg Hannon. As many of you know, the 22nd Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is expanding for a longer-than-ever 75-day run (Aug. 31-Nov. 13, 2017). The event will be…
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The VOID’s New Hyper-Reality Experience Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire coming to Downtown Disney, Disney Springs

We have exciting news today for Star Wars fans! The VOID’s new, groundbreaking hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire is coming to Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort and Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort. Beginning this holiday season, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire will transport you to a galaxy far, far away where you’ll be able to engage with friends, family and Star Wars characters through sight, sound, touch, smell, and motion. It’ll even allow environmental effects to be felt using Haptic feedback – melding…
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Three new ways to spend the day at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Part of the magic of Disney Vacation Club Membership is the refreshingly slower pace that comes with securing decades of future vacations. Unaffected by the “must see it all now” frenzy that taxes many vacationers, Members are more likely to carve out entire days to simply enjoy the amenities of each resort. So with Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge now open for guests, I’m pleased to highlight a trio of new ways to spend the day at the lodge (when you aren’t taking a water taxi…
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Watch #DisneyParksLIVE Stream of ‘Fantasmic!’ from Disneyland Park, August 9 at 8:55 p.m. PT

#DisneyParksLIVE returns to Disneyland park on Wednesday, Aug. 9, with a live stream of “Fantasmic!” – which is continuing its 25-year tradition of bringing Mickey Mouse’s imagination to life on the Rivers of America! There is so much to see this summer at Disneyland park, and the return of “Fantasmic!” cannot be missed. The iconic Disneyland park nighttime spectacular guests have loved for years is back with its original fanfare and theme song and now features new mist screens that combine with innovative, state-of-the-art projection technology for brighter and more…
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#DisneyFamilia: Navidad All Year Long!

We just wrapped Christmas in July, but did you know that you can celebrate the holidays any day of the year at Walt Disney World Resort? Well, you can! Especially when it comes to holiday shopping! We have several stores around the resort where you and your familia can find ornaments, stockings, décor and even clothing, all themed to the holidays. My favorite is It’s a Wonderful Shop at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Here you can find art, collectibles and all sorts of gifts with a festive theme and a hint…
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