This Week’s Disney News

“New Fantasyland” Coming Soon to Tokyo Disneyland—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter
Tokyo Disneyland to Debut Enchanting “New Fantasyland” in Spring 2020
If you’ve been following News Briefs (and in general) for a while, you know we’ve been happily anticipating some incredible new additions coming to Tokyo Disneyland… and with this week’s big announcement, we now have an opening day to circle on our calendar!…

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Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returns and Songs from Coco—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The popular Disney’s Hollywood Studios event is back this December, and Coco offers a sneak peek at its soundtrack… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

One of this year’s coolest events at the Walt Disney World Resort…

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Haunted Mansion Holiday Oogie Boogie gingerbread house

Meet the Newest Resident of Haunted Mansion Holiday’s Gingerbread House

By Courtney Potter

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort is here! Pumpkins line Main Street, U.S.A., ghosts have taken over Space Mountain, and Jack Skellington is back to host happy haunts in Haunted Mansion Holiday.

As you know, Haunted Mansion Holiday marries the classic Disneyland attraction with fan-favorite characters from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare…

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort Kicks Off on November 10

By Beth Deitchman

If you’re feeling some post-Labor Day blues or the summer heat is getting you down, the Disney Parks Blog just made the morning much merrier! Our friends from Disney Parks and Resorts have announced that Holidays at the Disneyland Resort returns November 10 and continues through January 7!

Fan-favorite festivities are coming back to…

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates Tell Tales in New Teaser Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Teaser Trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Debuts!

It may not be sailing onto our local movie screens ‘til next summer, but we can’t help but be excited for the fifth chapter in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise: Dead Men Tell No Tales. And thankfully, the filmmakers have graciously decided to help…

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Haunted Mansion Holiday

5 Things to Look for in Haunted Mansion Holiday

By Nicole Nalty

Celebrating its 15th spooky season, Haunted Mansion Holiday has returned to Disneyland for Halloween Time—you can celebrate all things ghoul from now through October 31—and the holiday season (beginning November 10). While we always eagerly await the arrival of the Pumpkin King, we’re particularly excited to see the new Disney details that have…

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The Doc Is In… The White House—Plus More in News Briefs

The First Lady Meets the First Toy Doctor on Doc McStuffins

Forget “Mr. Smith”—this time, Doc goes to Washington! Yes, everyone’s favorite toy doctor brings a few of her patients to Washington, D.C., to meet guest star First Lady Michelle Obama in a very special episode of Disney Junior’s acclaimed animated series Doc McStuffins! Premiering on Child Health…

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Disneyland’s Pet Cemetery

The original pet cemetery at Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion began in the 1980s with just a few grave statues tucked away on a small patch of lawn on the side of the queue, out of sight for most guests.
After a few years, Disney Imagineers realized there were more ghost stories to tell from Mansion‘s animal inhabitants. And in 1993, the gravesite was expanded into the…

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