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Avengers: Endgame Tickets Now on Sale—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

It’s almost time to join the Avengers for “whatever it takes,” and their colleagues at S.H.I.E.L.D. return to ABC this summer… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Avengers: Endgame: The Wait is Almost Over…

While it’s true that we don’t know much about what Marvel Studios’…

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Dumbo the Flying Elephant

See Where Dumbo Soars at Disney Parks Around the World

By Nicole Nalty

Our favorite flying elephant is soaring onto the big screen on March 29 in a live action reimagining of the 1941 animated classic. Before Dumbo makes his triumphant flight into theaters, we’re celebrating something almost as iconic as the film itself—the Disney theme park attraction, Dumbo the Flying Elephant.

Making its debut in Disneyland…

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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Everything You Need to Know About Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

By Zach Johnson

Adventures abound in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, coming this summer to Disneyland Resort and this fall to Walt Disney World Resort. Encompassing 14 acres in each park, the immersive lands build off decades of collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering and Lucasfilm Ltd. Droids and humans alike will be transported to the planet Batuu, located…

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Bo Peep is Back in Toy Story 4 and Black Panther Returns—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

See a beloved character in action once again, and find out where you can see a Best Picture nominee for free… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Fan Fave Bo Peep Will Re-Team with Woody and Pals in Toy Story 4

We’ve got some sheep-rific news to share, especially for fans of the Toy…

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Halloween food round-up 2018

Every Spooky Snack and Ghoulish Delight at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts

By Jocelyn Buhlman

The spooky season is approaching and Disney fans have begun to plan some bewitching days at their favorite Disney parks. There are so many essential parts of a perfect Halloween haunt at Disney parks—from dressing as your favorite Disney character to riding the special spooktacular rides—and none are more essential than tasting the treats and…

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Peter Pan

Fly Around Disney Parks with Peter Pan

By Megan Deppe

Faith, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust was all it took for audiences to fall in love with the boy from Never Land who didn’t want to grow up. Peter Pan has been one of Disney’s most beloved characters for years, both on screen and in Disney parks. Here are some of the many ways that Peter and his faithful companion, Tinker Bell, spread…

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Disney Year in Review

Every Epic Disney Thing that Happened in 2017

By D23 Team

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back at some of the most magical Disney memories from this past year. We experienced brand-new immersive attractions at Disney parks around the world, and we were thrilled by blockbuster feature debuts at multiplexes close to home. The last 12 months were marked by milestone anniversaries, and a…

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Walt Disney Imagineering inspirations

6 Imagineers Share the Disney Experiences that Led Them to Their Dream Jobs

By Nicole Nalty

Walt Disney Imagineering celebrates its 65th anniversary this year, and with it, 65 years of unbelievable experiences, unparalleled storytelling, and unforgettable memories for Disney fans across the globe. To celebrate the occasion, we asked a few of the men and women behind the magic to share which Disney experiences inspired them to pursue a…

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Roy and Mickey at Walt Disney World

Roy and Mickey at Walt Disney World

After the world lost Walt Disney in 1966, his older brother and business partner Roy O. Disney made it his mission to bring to fruition Walt’s final dream, the “Florida Project.” Five years later, Roy and Mickey Mouse dedicated Walt Disney World® Resort on October 25, 1971 with the words: “WALT DISNEY WORLD is a tribute to the philosophy and life of Walter…

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Wayne Jackson

Wayne Jackson

Wayne Jackson began his career as an Imagineer in October 1965, and in the decades that followed he would put his technical skill and know-how to great use in the development and installation of Disney attractions around the world.

Wayne was the first employee of MAPO—Walt Disney Imagineering’s manufacturing and production arm. Originally trained in aircraft…

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