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Relish Scrumptious New Disney PhotoPass Magic Shots at Magic Kingdom Park

Are you looking for a way to satisfy your craving for imaginative photos at Magic Kingdom Park? Feast your eyes on Disney PhotoPass Service’s newest, most indulgent Magic Shots! These two sweet photo opportunities are sure to add an extra pinch of humor and fun to your vacation memories. You can (figuratively) gobble up the Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Bar Magic Shot in Tomorrowland, Frontierland or on Main Street, U.S.A. Not to your taste? You can take a photo that celebrates your love of Dole Whip® with a delightfully “cool”…
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Celebrate the Spooky Season with our New Haunted Mansion-Inspired Wallpaper

I’m not a big fan of things ghoulish but something about the Haunted Mansion mesmerizes me. It might be the cast members’ accents with their elongated vowels. Maybe it is the “stretching” room with its hilariously scary portraits. Or, my favorite, the dancing ghosts in the dining room. Our designer, Christine Lee, who recently visited her very first haunted house, agrees with me. When we asked her to create something special for Halloween she naturally wanted to feature the “999 happy haunts.” Take a close look at the gravestones to…
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Dreamy Shopping Experience Awaits at the Dream Boutique in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

From Belle to Moana, Minnie Mouse and more, now there’s something for every little dreamer at the Dream Boutique opening this weekend in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort. The Dream Boutique offers a wide variety of character apparel, stylish accessories, trendy headwear and other products created for Disney Parks. The location also carries role play costumes complete with matching accessories inspired by favorite Disney Princesses. A variety of plush and toys round out the product assortment found in this dreamy location. This newly reimagined space is a merchandise-only location….
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Come Out and Socialize at the Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party

If you’re attending Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park, why not end your night of frights at the Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party? Pastry Chef Stephen Sutton gives us an inside look at all of the delightfully frightful desserts available at this event! In addition to all-you-care-to-enjoy Halloween-themed sweet treats and specialty drinks, this dessert party offers prime views of Happy HalloWishes Fireworks. There are two viewing locations you can book: Plaza Garden Viewing and Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant. Plaza Garden Viewing is a reserved private viewing area where you…
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All in the Details: Copper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

This summer, Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge opened to guests and Disney Vacation Club Members. In case you haven’t yet had a chance to check it out in person, here’s a glimpse of some details you’ll find in this rustically elegant Walt Disney World Resort retreat. The resort’s design is inspired by the Pacific Northwest, offering modern ammentieis mixed with natural elements. Walt Disney’s love of trains was a foundation in choosing the elements to incorporate in the accommodations. By utilizing railroad relics and memorabilia in…
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Members to Gather for a ‘Liberty Feast’ this Thanksgiving

Booking begins Oct. 10 (and continues through Nov. 17 or until all spaces are full, whichever comes first) for this year’s Disney Vacation Club Thanksgiving Dinner at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. This year’s celebration, taking place on Nov. 23 from 3-5 p.m. in the resort’s Fantasia Ballroom, will include a Colonial-inspired “Liberty Feast,” non-alcoholic beverages (with alcoholic beverages available at a cash bar to those ages 21 or older with valid ID), live entertainment (including characters, with photos available at an on-site print studio) and a variety of themed activities (including…
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Meet the Super Heroes of Marvel Day at Sea: Spider-Man

As we count down the weeks until Marvel Day at Sea sets sail on select Disney Magic cruises, let’s get to know your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, known for his web-slinging, acrobatic talents. High school student Peter Parker gained his superhuman speed, strength and agility after being bitten by a radioactive spider. Adopting the name Spider-Man, his spider-sense provides an early warning detection system. His uncle taught him that with great power comes great responsibility and Spidey has vowed to use his powers to help people. During the action-packed Marvel Day…
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Make the Most Out of Your Walt Disney World Resort Visit With the ‘Park Hopper Plus Option’

Have you ever spent a day a water park at Walt Disney World Resort? Now, thanks to the Park Hopper Plus Option ticket add-on, planning a visit to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon or Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park is easier than ever. In case you’re new to Disney water parks, they truly do offer something for every member of the family. Both Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Disney’s Blizzard Beach feature beautiful white-sand beaches, pools, lazy rivers and a selection of slides that range from family-friendly to unforgettably adventurous. The water parks…
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Halloween Festivities at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

If you’re heading to Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, next month, we have an exciting lineup of special entertainment and activities for guests to celebrate Halloween at our Hawaiian resort. Here are a few not-to-miss experiences in October: October 24-25 ‘Ohana Pumpkin Carving Contest: Families are invited to choose their pumpkin and carve their unique creations. Sculpted “monster-pieces” will be placed on display in the Pau Hana Community Hall for resort guests to view and cast their votes. Winners and prizes will be awarded during ‘Ohana Movie Night on…
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Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day with Disney PhotoPass Service

International Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19, and if you’ll be visiting Walt Disney World Resort, scuttlebutt says Disney PhotoPass Service has the perfect way for you to capture your inner buccaneer! On September 19, you can visit the PhotoPass photographer across from the Pirates of the Caribbean clock tower from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Magic Kingdom park (weather permitting) to take the Pirates of the Caribbean-themed Magic Shot above. Not sailing to Walt Disney World Resort on September 19? Throughout the year, PhotoPass offers so…
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Everything You Need to Know About Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park

Planning a visit to Walt Disney World Resort for the holidays? Then you can’t miss Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park, which celebrates the season with festive decor, glittering holiday lights, special photo opportunities, holiday entertainment you have to see to believe, snow on Main Street, U.S.A., and so much more. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, which requires a special ticket to attend, will be held on the following nights: November 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26 and 28; and December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8,…
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‘Cars’ Characters in Car-stume for Haul-O-Ween During Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort is expanding into Disney California Adventure park, bringing the first-ever Haul-O-Ween in Cars Land. The residents of Radiator Springs are getting into the spirit, decorating each of their establishments and even donning their own car-stumes! Lightning McQueen is already a super hero to race fans, and his car-stume reflects that. Here he is next to the scare-car which makes its Haul-O-Ween debut this year. Mater may not have a trunk, but that won’t stop him from trunk-or-treating in his vampire costume. Come see these…
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Walt Disney Company Commits $2.5 Million To Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts

Just moments ago, The Walt Disney Company announced a commitment of $2.5 million to aid those impacted by Hurricane Irma. The funds will help the response and recovery efforts of the American Red Cross, UNICEF, Save the Children, and other nonprofits. “As millions of people now face the daunting challenge of putting their lives and communities back together in the wake of these historic hurricanes, they need our help,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company. “We’re donating $2.5 million to support relief…
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The Language of Aloha at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa: Kaiaulu

Kaiaulu means a trade-wind breeze. In my last post, I wrote about the ukuna o ka la, or rays of the sun. Now, when things are heating up in the sun in Hawaiʻi, we all cherish the breezes and rain to help us keep cool. Did you know that we have hundreds of words in Hawaiian for wind and rain? That’s because each name changes depending on the location. When you first walk into Makaʻala, our lobby area at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, you’ll enjoy the trade-wind breeze…
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Hurricane Irma – Important Updates at Walt Disney World Resort

During the next several days, Disney Parks Blog readers can find the latest Hurricane Irma-related updates on closures, cancelations and more at the Walt Disney World Resort on our special DisneyWorld.com/hurricane-irma-info page. You can also learn about any adjustments made to Disney Cruise Line itineraries and check advisories for Disney Vacation Club members by following the links below: Walt Disney World – Hurricane Irma Update Disney Cruise Line Advisories and Itinerary Updates Disney Vacation Club – Hurricane Irma Information Also, find answers to frequently asked storm questions on our hurricane…
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