Disney’s “Zootopia”, “Piper”, “Jungle Book” all win Oscars at 89th Academy Awards

Written by at February 27, 2017

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Disney’s winning streak continues: “Zootopia” took home the award for Best Animated Feature during tonight’s 89th Academy Awards ceremony. Directors Byron Howard and Rich Moore were on hand alongside producer Clark Spencer to accept the award at the Oscars, which aired live this evening on ABC. “Zootopia” previously won for Best Animated Motion Picture at this […

VIDEO: Watch Auli’i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda perform “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana” during the Oscars

Written by at February 27, 2017

Tonight during the live Academy Awards telecast on ABC, “Moana” star Auli’i Cravalho and songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda performed the song “How Far I’ll Go”, which is nominated for Best Original Song. Miranda rapped a new intro to the song, which was then performed wonderfully by Cravalho, who portrayed the title character Moana in Disney’s latest animated […

Doc McStuffins Makes Her Debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park

Written by at February 26, 2017

As I mentioned earlier this month on the Disney Parks Blog, the doctor is officially in. Doc McStuffins that is. Youngsters can now see their favorite toy doctor just outside the vet clinic at Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

BB-8 Begins Meet-and-Greets Spring 2017

Written by at February 26, 2017

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The loyal droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, BB-8, will begin regular meet-and-greet appearances at Star Wars Launch Bay sometime in Spring

Atlanta Braves Set for 20th Year of Spring Training at Disney

Written by at February 26, 2017

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This year, the Atlanta Braves will celebrate 20 years of Spring Training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Fans can see the Braves take on the Toronto Blue Jays on February 25 in the first of their 18 home games. Other notable matchups include the Boston Red Sox (March 3), New York Yankees (March 9) and Mets (March 10, 25 and 29). Fans are welcome to attend workouts (adult admission is $18, while child admission is $13) at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Be sure to bring a marker, as you could have the opportunity to get autographs from your favorite Braves players during practices. There are still tickets available to Braves Spring Training games, which can be purchased through Ticketmaster outlets and at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Box Office. For more information about the Braves schedule, tickets and more, visit www.espnwwos.com/braves

This Week in Disney Parks Photos: Celebs Visit Disney Parks

Written by at February 25, 2017

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This week on the Disney Parks Blog we showcased just a few of the recent celebrities who visited Disney Parks in February

Win a Walt Disney World vacation in the new “Be Our Guest to Endless Magic” sweepstakes

Written by at February 25, 2017

Win a Walt Disney World vacation in the new “Be Our Guest to Endless Magic” sweepstakes

In the mood for a trip to Walt Disney World in Florida, but don’t quite have the cash right now to put one together? Disney has just the thing: the new “Be Our Guest to Endless Magic” sweepstakes! From now through March 31st, you can put your name into the hat to win a five […

Disneyland debuts “Beauty and the Beast” themed Red Rose Taverne restaurant

Written by at February 24, 2017

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As announced a mere ten days ago by Disneyland, the Village Haus restaurant in Fantasyland has already been transformed into a “Beauty and the Beast”-theme eatery called the Red Rose Taverne, complete with a new menu (including the ever-popular Grey Stuff) plus entirely redesigned decor that replaces the usual “Pinocchio”-inspired atmosphere with Belle, Gaston, Cogsworth, […

Disney Parks Blog Time Capsule: February 2014

Written by at February 24, 2017

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In this edition of our Disney Parks Blog Time Capsule, we look back on some of the stories we shared with you three years ago this month!

Disneyland Race Weekend Themes Announced

Written by at February 24, 2017

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The 2017 runDisney Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend announced that its themes this year will celebrate some of Pixar’s most beloved films. The themes for the event weekend (August 31 – September 3, 2017) will be:

Kids races: Up!
Disneyland 5K: The Incredibles
Disneyland 10K: Monsters University
Disneyland Half: Toy Story
Disneyland Double Dare: Pixar Animation Studios