Past, Present and Future Galactic Stars Shine at Star Wars Weekends 2014

Written by at April 23, 2014

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Here’s a little trivia: did you know former “Cheers” star and the Disney•Pixar “lucky charm” John Ratzenberger once appeared on the silver screen in the Star Wars saga? Before he frequented the watering hole where everybody knew his name, he braved the frigid planet Hoth in a minor role in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back. Next stop for Ratzenberger (or, as he may be known to Star Wars fans: Major Bren Derlin) will be Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends

The Gourmet Apple for May at the Disneyland Resort is a Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cup Dream

Written by at April 23, 2014

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I’m on the official countdown to May! If you’re wondering why, wonder no more. I just found out that the next gourmet apple set to debut at the Disneyland Resort has been covered in peanut butter and chocolate. I’m pretty sure life as I know it is complete. See for yourself!

Discover the Mystery of Loch Ness with Adventures by Disney

Written by at April 23, 2014

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Nestled in the Scottish Highlands is a grand lake with plenty of lore waiting to be unlocked. Serving as the backdrop for the Disney-Pixar film BRAVE, Scotland boasts lush landscapes with ancient stone castles and a proud heritage

Caption This: Donald & Goofy, Best Friends at Magic Kingdom Park

Written by at April 23, 2014

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This week’s “Caption This” photo is a shot of Donald Duck and Goofy that was snapped during our 100 Years of Magic Celebration several years ago. It sure looks like they are the best of friends, doesn’t it

VIDEO – “After The Fair: The Legacy of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair” preview debuts for upcoming documentary film

Written by at April 23, 2014

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Disney has an important history with the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. It’s where several iconic attractions debuted including “it’s a small world,” Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, and the Carousel of Progress. Its influence has continued over the past 5 decades, from theme parks to movies like “Iron Man 2.” But the World’s Fair

Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, is a Great Place to be Green

Written by at April 22, 2014

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Malama means to care for, to protect and to maintain. April is Earth Month, and Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa in Hawaii, has many ways to practice malama. Last week, Aulani was recognized for those efforts by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA)

Spring Blooms Bright at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort

Written by at April 22, 2014

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When you think of spring at Walt Disney World, The Epcot Flower and Garden Festival is likely the first thing that comes to mind. I agree, but lately, as I’ve been walking around Downtown Disney, I can’t help but notice that we’ve got a lot of colorful blooms sprouting up here, too

Dateline Disney: May/June 2014

Written by at April 22, 2014

In This Edition: Disney’s Hollywood Studios: The Force Returns For “Star Wars” Weekends Epcot: Sounds Like Summer Concert Series; New After-Dark Experiences Delight Guests Magic Kingdom: Guests invited to ‘Rock Your Disney Side’ with 24-hour kickoff on Memorial Day Weekend Disney Water Parks: Cool Down and Splash around at Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach Downtown

Download Our Exclusive Carousel of Progress Wallpaper

Written by at April 22, 2014

Download Our Exclusive Carousel of Progress Wallpaper

As Jennifer shared earlier this morning, we’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the opening of the 1964 New York World’s Fair. And one of the attractions designed for the Fair that made its way into Disney Parks is a reader favorite – the Carousel of Progress

Exclusive “Star Wars” products unveiled for Disney Store including talking figures, plush, die-cast and more

Written by at April 22, 2014

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In front of a small group of select media, Disney this morning unveiled the first-ever exclusive “Star Wars” products coming soon to Disney Store. In a presentation at Disney Store headquarters, toy designers ran through upcoming products developed together with Lucasfilm to begin to debut in the mall stores on May the 4th. (Check back