Doc McStuffins

New Doc McStuffins TV Special—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Doc McStuffins TV Special Coming December 4 to Disney Junior Are you ready to learn once more with the ever-adorable Doc McStuffins? The popular Disney Junior series is returning with a brand-new TV special, premiering Friday, December 4 (7:30 p.m. EST/PST), on Disney Junior; called “The Doc is In,” the special features …

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Disney Parks

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Storytelling and Innovators Receive Themed Entertainment Industry’s Highest Honors

By Beth Deitchman The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has just honored two of our new favorite attractions—Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance and Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway—with Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement. These are among the most highly regarded awards within the themed entertainment industry. In honoring Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, which …

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The Special Tribute to Disney Legends who Served in Uniform at Magic Kingdom

By: Cappy Surette Senior Manager, Executive Communications, Walt Disney World Resort, and Co-Chair, SALUTE Veteran Business Employee Resource Group (Florida-site) The Walt Disney Company has a long and proud tradition of supporting military personnel, their families, and Veterans that dates all the way back to our founders, Walt and Roy O. Disney, who both served the …

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monorail facts

A Highway in the Sky: 8 Cool Facts About the Disney Monorail

By Max Lark Everyone knows that Walt Disney was a pioneering cartoonist, filmmaker, and family entertainment icon. Less well known is the fact that he was a visionary futurist with an abiding interest in transportation. Disney Editions’ The Disney Monorail: Imagineering a Highway in the Sky, a stunning, lavishly illustrated book out on September 15, …

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parks pin set

D23-EXCLUSIVE Pin Set Celebrates 65 Years of the Disney Theme Park

By the D23 Team This item is SOLD OUT. Be sure to check out our limited-edition pin set for D23 Fantastic Worlds. Celebrate 65 years of Disney theme parks and relive some of your favorite memories with this pin set inspired by six of our favorite park icons, created exclusively for D23 by Disney artist …

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food and bev revolution

Digging in to Disney Theme Parks’ Food & Beverage Revolution

By Zach Johnson One bite of the grilled pork tenderloin at California Grill in 1995 was all it took. As Karen McClintock, Food & Beverage Content Relations Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, dug into the savory dish—served with goat cheese polenta, mushrooms, kalettes, bacon, dried cherries, zinfandel glaze—she realized the Disney dining experience was …

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parks posters pt 3

Go on an Adventure with These Disney Parks Attraction Posters

By Jocelyn Buhlman Pirates! Ghosts! Hippos that wiggle their ears and blow bubbles! No matter what perils and thrills appear on our adventures, we can’t help but return to experience the fun all over again. At Disney Parks around the world, you can find adventure in all sorts of places—from jungle rivers and ancient temples …

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disney dining

Eating Our Way Through 65 Years of Disney Theme Parks

By Jim Frye The savory aroma of a smoked turkey leg at Disney’s Hollywood Studios; the sweet taste of churros at Disneyland; the tangy deliciousness of a DOLE Whip at Magic Kingdom; or the cool, refreshing pleasure of a Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar on a warm summer afternoon. The ever-evolving, always-enticing food stands and …

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saving mr. banks

Making Movie Magic in Disney Parks

By Zach Johnson Set foot in any Disney theme park and you’ll find attractions and experiences inspired by the most beloved characters and stories in cinematic history… and in some cases, those very films may have actually been made inside a Disney theme park! Over the years, the parks have appeared in a number of …

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JUST ANNOUNCED: D23 Celebrates 65 Years of The Disney Theme Park

By the D23 Team It was 65 years ago that Disneyland first welcomed guests to enjoy a new kind of experience: the theme park. And to mark the occasion, Disney twenty-three has created a one-of-a-kind, stand-alone issue, filled with rich stories and stunning photography that look at the development and evolution of the Disney theme …

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parks posters pt. 1

Explore the World of Tomorrow with These Disney Parks Attraction Posters

By Jocelyn Buhlman Disney theme parks around the world challenge guests to imagine a great, big, beautiful tomorrow through attractions themed to grand ideas of the future. In honor of our celebration of 65 years of the Disney Theme Park, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite attraction posters from Disney parks around the world …

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magic happens parade

Every Way to Have the Ultimate Disney Parks Day at Home

By Beth Deitchman Do you want to have a truly magical day without leaving the comfort of your home? Thanks to our friends at Disney Parks, it’s possible to plan a day-long adventure that takes you from sunrise over a stunning castle to that final “kiss goodnight.” And along the way, you’ll enjoy thrills from …

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Every Way to Bring Disney Magic to Your Video Calls

By Beth Deitchman Are you feeling a little bit like Rapunzel right about now? Do you wish you could travel to an exotic locale? Well, how about Zootopia, or Monstropolis, or Hoth? Thanks to a wide array of backgrounds from Disney Channel, Walt Disney Animation Studios, National Geographic, and more, you can add excitement—not to …

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Mulan and Zombies 2

New Mulan Trailer and a ZOMBIES 2 AWOO Challenge—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter See Mulan in action, and prepare to channel your inner werewolf this weekend… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! Let’s Reflect On This Brand-New Mulan Trailer and Character Posters We’ve been waiting with bated breath, and now it’s almost here—Disney’s live-action adventure Mulan will …

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Epcot Planet

Everything New You Must Do at Epcot

By Jocelyn Buhlman January 17, 2020, is a red-letter day at Epcot: three new films and a festival all open, providing even more excitement for your itineraries during your next trip to Walt Disney World. We’ve rounded up everything you need to know about these new experiences—so, mark your calendar, check our list, and get …

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Must-See Disney Experiences Coming in 2020

By D23 Team For Disney, 2019 was one of the most exciting and momentous years in the Company’s history—from record-breaking box-office returns and huge theme park expansions, to the acquisition of 20th Century Fox and the launch of the game-changing Disney+. What a year! And 2020 is looking to be just as exciting. We can’t …

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Belle of the Ball Bronze Collection Coming to Disney Parks Around the World

By Zach Johnson On December 8, Disney Parks Color Collection will be adding a brand-new hue! The Disney Parks Belle of the Ball Bronze Collection will be the latest color collection available at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort. It will be available online at …

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Exciting Details About New Magic Coming to Walt Disney World

There’s breaking news out of Walt Disney World Resort—which is the place you’re going to want to be in the coming months. Today Disney Parks, Experience and Products Chairman Bob Chapek shared exciting updates about Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, and more magical experiences in development across the resort. Hot dog! …

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Take a Look at the Gingerbread Sweet Spots at Disney Parks and Resorts!

By Savannah Salazar Holiday spirit—and the smell of gingerbread—is in the air! From the Disney Cruise Lines to the Disney resorts in Florida, California and Hawai’i, there are plenty of sweet sights and treats to look out for. And, as it snow happens, we have a sweet peek at the merriest gingerbread displays around the …

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Thanksgiving tips

12 Thanksgiving Meal Secrets from the Disney Parks Pros

By Beth Deitchman Will you be attempting to pull off some culinary magic this Turkey Day? If so, we’ve got some inspiration from the chefs of the Walt Disney World Resort who cast savory spells every day as they create delicious meals for guests. Twice monthly, Disney chefs and their teams also prepare fresh meals …

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Cars Land Fun Facts to Rev Up Your Haul-O-Ween Spirits!

By Savannah Salazar This Haul-O-Ween, prepare to be “spoked” because Mater, Lightning McQueen, and the residents of Cars Land have turned Radiators Spring into Radiator Screams! As you cruise through the land, you can spot a variety of frightfully fun additions and décor for Halloween time at Disneyland Resort, so we rounded up some magical …

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