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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Main Street Electrical Parade

7 Attractions to Celebrate Your American Spirit at Disney Parks

By Jocelyn Buhlman If you’re a Disney fan, there’s no better way to celebrate any season than with a trip to your favorite Disney park. You can dress up in your spooky best for Halloween, enjoy holiday cheer in the winter, but what about for the Fourth of July? If you can’t imagine yourself celebrating …

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Disney aliens

Celebrate 15 Years of Stitch with Our Favorite Adorable Aliens

By Jocelyn Buhlman Stitch has been making mischief across the galaxy for 15 years now, and, boy, does time fly when you’re having an intergalactic good time! When it comes to cute, cosmic chaos-causers in the Disney family, there’s a whole galaxy full of aliens that we love, from intergalactic crooners and flying fuzzy friends …

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Disneyland doughnuts

5 Ways to Celebrate National Doughnut Day at Disney Parks and Resorts

By Jocelyn Buhlman Today’s the day we celebrate a treat guaranteed to sweeten up your morning (or afternoon… or evening…)—the doughnut! If you’re spending today at a Disney Park and want to celebrate this essential holiday, or if you just want to turn your summer days at Disney Parks into summer glaze at Disney Parks, …

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haunted Mansion

8 Disney Myths Every Disney Fan Needs to Know

By Jocelyn Buhlman Did Walt design the Animation building to secretly be a hospital? And WHO is that mustachioed singing bust inside the Haunted Mansion? D23 investigated the most famous Disney myths and has the surprising truths every Disney fanatic should know. MYTH: Walt Disney personally said, “If you can dream it, you can do …

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