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Get Ready for Gametime at Newly Opened NBA Store at Disney Springs

Get Ready for Gametime at Newly Opened NBA Store at Disney Springs 1 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jeremy Schoolfield We’re almost ready for tipoff at NBA Experience, so it’s time to start dressing the part! This new, one-of-a-kind destination coming to Disney Springs officially debuts Aug. 12, and you can already find cool, exclusive merchandise at the NBA Store that’s now open inside NBA Experience. It’s the place for items that blend NBA authenticity with Di Continue Reading

Learn to Draw: Simba from ‘The Lion King’ 

Learn to Draw: Simba from ‘The Lion King’  2 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith Today, we’re inside Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney’s Animal Kingdom to continue our special series of “Learn to Draw” videos featuring your favorite Disney characters!  As a tribute to the 1994 animated classic, “The Lion King,” Disney Character Artist Brian James Fichtner joins us from The Animation Experience at Conservation Station with eas Continue Reading

Come Join the DescenDANCE Party This Summer at Disney Springs

Come Join the DescenDANCE Party This Summer at Disney Springs 3 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater Calling all “Descendants” fans and VKs (that’s Villain Kids for the uninitiated)! You’re invited to celebrate this summer’s release of “Descendants 3” at the Disney DescenDANCE Party, rocking the Marketplace Stage at Disney Springs for a limited time July 26 – August 11, 2019. At the Disney DescenDANCE Party, you can hit the dance floor to som Continue Reading

Celebrating the Star Wars Saga with Experiences Across Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Celebrating the Star Wars Saga with Experiences Across Disney’s Hollywood Studios 4 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater When Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens August 29 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, this incredible new land will transport you to the planet of Batuu, where you’ll be able to live your own adventure in and around Black Spire Outpost. And when you’re “off planet” exploring the rest of the park, you can enjoy a variety of other great Star Wars experiences Continue Reading

Celebrate the Release of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ with New Pandora Charms and Special Events

Celebrate the Release of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ with New Pandora Charms and Special Events 5 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Chelsea Auburn Disney’s “The Lion King” has always been one of my favorite Disney movies. From the catchy songs to the beloved characters, it’s a story that’s always held a special place in my heart. This Friday marks the release of the all-new movie and I’m so excited to celebrate with unique keepsakes and offerings from our friends at Pandora Jewelry. The la Continue Reading

Top Treats for Staying Cool this Summer 2019 at Disney Parks

Top Treats for Staying Cool this Summer 2019 at Disney Parks 6 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap We’re chilling out this summer with some deliciously refreshing cool treats at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. If you’re looking for a way to cool off between all of your exciting activities in the parks, then this is the list for you! Between going on fantastical adventures and taking in one of the many entertaining shows our parks and res Continue Reading

Just Announced! Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Plans for D23 Expo 2019

Just Announced! Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Plans for D23 Expo 2019 7 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith In just a little over a month, the Anaheim Convention Center will open its doors to fans of The Walt Disney Company at the D23 Expo from Aug. 23 through 25. We’re hard at work planning to bring all our fans another exciting weekend packed with panels, presentations, displays, shopping and surprises, and D23 just shared more about what we have in store.  Al Continue Reading

Disneyland Resort to Celebrate 64 Years of Magic, Innovation and Expansion on July 17 with a Tribute to Opening Day at Disneyland Park

Disneyland Resort to Celebrate 64 Years of Magic,  Innovation and Expansion on July 17 with a Tribute to Opening Day at Disneyland Park 8 Summer fun includes new and iconic experiences – from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and a limited-time run of Main Street Electrical Parade at Disneyland Park, to the new ‘Tale of the Lion King’ show at Disney California Adventure Park  ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 16, 2019) – Since the day Walt Disney boldly opened the gates to Disneyland Park – on July 17, 1955 – the concept of a Disney theme park has grown Continue Reading

Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party Returning to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party!

Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party Returning to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party! 9 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Sarah Domenech We are so excited to share with you that Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party is returning this year to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party! Reservations start today! The festive and joyous experience will take place from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. (beyond the party’s midnight end time!) at Tony’s Town Square Restaurant at Magic Kingdom Park. You a Continue Reading

BIG NEWS! Disney Skyliner Takes Flight on Sept 29, 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort

BIG NEWS! Disney Skyliner Takes Flight on Sept 29, 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort 10 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith The dawn of a new era in Disney transportation is right around the corner! On September 29, Disney Skyliner gondolas will take flight and officially begin transporting guests around Walt Disney World Resort. As many of you have seen, this state-of-the-art transportation system offers a new way to experience the resort with amazing views only available from t Continue Reading

Disney’s Riviera Resort Celebrates the Elegance of the European Riviera, with a Disney Twist

Disney’s Riviera Resort Celebrates the Elegance of the European Riviera, with a Disney Twist 11 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Yolanda Cade For centuries, the European Riviera has inspired visitors to relax, rejuvenate and play along the Mediterranean. At Disney’s Riviera Resort, projected to open December 2019, the history and charm that enchanted Walt and Lillian Disney, and so many others, will be yours to experience. In each meticulous detail and around every turn, you’ll see how Imaginee Continue Reading