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Foodie Guide to ‘The Lion King’ Offerings at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Foodie Guide to ‘The Lion King’ Offerings at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 1 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap Is your stomach roaring for some tasty grub? Well I’ve got some deliciously exciting news for you! There is a whole pride of eats and treats coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park this summer with offerings that celebrate some of your favorite characters and moments from Disney’s beloved tale, “The Lion King.” All of the items listed below begin on M Continue Reading

Two of three new Disney Cruise Line ships to call Port Canaveral home in new agreement

Two of three new Disney Cruise Line ships to call Port Canaveral home in new agreement 2 We saw this article from the Orlando Sentinel and wanted to share it in case you missed the news about the new Disney Cruise Ships. Disney Cruise Line has a new 20-year agreement at Port Canaveral that will increase the number of sailings and bring two of Disney’s three new ships to the port when they debut. The Port Canaveral Board of Commissioners today unanimously approved the termination of the existing Continue Reading

Mobile Order Service Coming Soon to Select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Mobile Order Service Coming Soon to Select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels 4 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Avery Maehrer Imagine getting a jump start to your day or returning from the parks and conveniently ordering, paying for and picking up fresh meals and snacks when you are ready – right from your fingertips. Over the coming months, you’ll be able to do just that as we expand the popular mobile order food service to additional restaurants at Disney Resort hotels, i Continue Reading

Going our way? Celebrating 50 Years of the Haunted Mansion ‘Retirement Unliving’ at Disneyland Park

Going our way? Celebrating 50 Years of the Haunted Mansion ‘Retirement Unliving’ at Disneyland Park 5 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Michelle Harker You never know what strange things will materialize when happy haunts are involved. It’s been a couple of years now (though it feels like 50) since I’ve had the chance to write, or in this case “ghost” write for the Disney Parks Blog, and I’ve very much missed so many of you kind souls … One of our most beloved Disneyland Resort attractions, Ha Continue Reading

The Magic of the Holidays Meets the Magic of Nature in a Whole New Way This Year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Magic of the Holidays Meets the Magic of Nature in a Whole New Way This Year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 6 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater Everyone will be feeling extra merry and bright at Disney’s Animal Kingdom this holiday season, with festive new entertainment and holiday décor in every land! It all begins when you cross the bridge to Discovery Island, finding yourself in the midst of a celebration of winter, hand-crafted by the eclectic community of artists who make the island their hom Continue Reading

Celebrate Pride Month with the New Rainbow Disney Collection

Celebrate Pride Month with the New Rainbow Disney Collection 8 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith This summer, show your love and celebrate Pride month with the Rainbow Disney Collection! The collection includes more than fifty vibrant products, all inspired by the incredible diversity of Disney fans around the world. In celebration of Pride month, purchase any item from the Rainbow Disney Collection from now through June 30, 2019, and Disney will donate Continue Reading

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes Celebrates Grand Opening with Vanessa Hudgens in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes Celebrates Grand Opening with Vanessa Hudgens in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort 10 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Valerie Lee This past weekend, Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes celebrated its official grand opening in the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort with special guests actress-singer Vanessa Hudgens, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Goofy. This exciting moment marks Black Tap’s first location in California! Have you tried Black Tap’s amazing burgers, a Continue Reading

Know Before You Go: Opening Day Merchandise for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Resort

Know Before You Go: Opening Day Merchandise for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Resort 11 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Michael Ramirez Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens next week at the Disneyland Resort and we know there are many of you who want to get those special mementos to commemorate the occasion. Remember, guests who want to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge from May 31 to June 23 will need valid theme park admission and a no-cost reservation to visit the land. There is no standby l Continue Reading

All That’s Included: Your Guide to the Entertainment on a Disney Cruise

All That’s Included: Your Guide to the Entertainment on a Disney Cruise 12 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Melanie Curtsinger What’s one of the best things about a Disney cruise? All of the incredible entertainment that’s included! From the time you step onboard to when you wave goodbye, your cruise includes everything you could hope for in a family vacation…including top-notch entertainment. With Broadway-style musicals, interactive deck shows, fireworks at sea and much Continue Reading

Building Batuu: Explore Black Spire Outpost with Your Star Wars: Datapad through the Play Disney Parks App

Building Batuu: Explore Black Spire Outpost with Your Star Wars: Datapad through the Play Disney Parks App 13 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Scott Trowbridge When visiting Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, travelers will be able to interact with the land in a way unlike anything they’ve seen before in a Disney park, and will be able to play on their Star Wars: Datapad for a landwide interactive experience through the Play Disney Parks mobile app. Through the app, visitors will be able to turn their mobile device i Continue Reading

FIRST LOOK: New Disney Cast Costumes Revealed for Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

FIRST LOOK: New Disney Cast Costumes Revealed for Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort 14 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith As we approach July’s opening of Gran Destino Tower as part of the exciting reimagining of Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, we thought Disney Parks Blog readers would like a first peek at some of the stunning new Disney cast costumes created to complement the Resort’s reimagined design. The new costumes were just revealed at a special cast memb Continue Reading