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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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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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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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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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Windtraders Treats Guests to an Immersive Shopping Experience at Pandora – The World of Avatar

Nestled under a thatched roof and covered in Na’vi totems, Windtraders is a one-of-a-kind retail shop located in Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This merchandise destination contains more than 200 uniquely developed products that will immerse guests in their in-park experience like never before and connect them to this exotic new land. I recently caught up with Chris Edward, Area Manager for Merchandise Presentation at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, to get the inside scoop about this exciting new location. “[Windtraders] is located in an abandoned building…
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A Walk Through Culinary Story at Pandora—The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A picture is worth a thousand words, and Pandora — The World of Avatar is a new story that’s easiest to tell with photos from Disney’s talented team of photographers. From healthful create-your-own bowls and bao bun “pods” at Satu’li Canteen to a crisp, warm lumpia and frozen specialty beverages such as the Night Blossom at adjacent Pongu Pongu, the food and beverages are creative and fun. And the beautiful architecture in the restaurant takes you to a planet far away. Enjoy this gallery that tells the story in pictures….
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Pandora – The World of Avatar Marks A Historic Opening at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Today the highly anticipated land, Pandora – The World of Avatar, officially opens to guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The largest addition in the history of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Pandora – The World of Avatar transports guests to the moon of Pandora, where they can explore floating mountains and bioluminescent rainforests. They can also enjoy unforgettable experiences, like sailing down a mystical river to encounter a Na’vi shaman at Na’vi River Journey, or experiencing what it’s like to soar over Pandora on the back of a mountain banshee at Avatar…
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Disney Parks Blog Readers Share Their Most Thrilling Moments from Pandora

Earlier this month, 200 Disney Parks Blog readers got chosen for a first look at Pandora – The World of Avatar, the amazing new land that will debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in just a few days. The land – and the experiences in it – were inspired by filmmaker James Cameron’s AVATAR, and will allow guests to visit the Valley of Mo’ara, where they can wonder at the beauty of floating mountains. Deeper into their journey they can experience what it’s like riding on the back of a banshee,…
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