From our Mailbox: Disney Cruise Line guests can enjoy the return of the popular Star Wars Day at Sea on the Disney Fantasy. Each special sailing features a full day of dark side and light side fun, including official appearances of Star Wars characters, Jedi training for kids, a deck party and fireworks, and unique food and beverage offerings. Today I have a look at the commemorative merchandise guests may find during these special 15…"Celebrate Star Wars Day at Sea 2017 on Disney Cruise Line With Commemorative Products"
From our Mailbox: I’m a firm believer that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and luckily delicious new quick-service breakfast offerings will be making their debut at Magic Kingdom Park in the coming weeks. Batter up! Casey’s Corner will be serving muffins, bagels and a croissant donut. Those searching for a more savory, brunch-like option will enjoy corn dog nuggets and the hash brown dog. Also on Main Street U.S.A., Plaza Ice…"New Breakfast Offerings Coming to Magic Kingdom Park"
From our Mailbox: Spring has definitely sprung at Walt Disney World Resort with the newest spring event, Epcot International Festival of the Arts, in full swing. This new festival celebrates artists of all types including food, arts and entertainment, but it isn’t the only new spring adventure that awaits. The Disney Parks Moms Panelists have some helpful tips for you when deciding which spring activities to experience this season. Another fan favorite festival, Epcot International…"Moms Panel Monday: Spring has Sprung at Walt Disney World Resort"
From our Mailbox: This week’s Disney Doodle focuses on Alice from the 1951 film “Alice In Wonderland” questions what Alice would do, should she have time to visit one of our Walt Disney World Resort Hotels. In the film, the occupants of a lovely Wonderland flower garden mistake Alice for a flower herself. They also foreshadow that a flower similar to Alice, although red and with thorns on her head, has been this way, hinting…"Disney Doodle: Alice Chats With Flowers at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort"
From our Mailbox: Pebble Beach’s Adam Roach claims Star Wars half marathon title; Washington DC’s Jennifer Brill is the female winner; More than 35,000 runners take part in the race weekend including 17,000 Californians ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2017) – Adam Roach of Pebble Beach, Calif., conquered the galaxy in the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Light Side at Disneyland Resort on Sunday. Roach, 32, who placed second in last year’s half marathon, beat…"The Power of the Force: California Native Celebrates Victory at Star Wars Half Marathon – The Light Side"
From our Mailbox: This week we shared a bevy of photos from Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. At each event, runners showed off their Disney spirit with costumes and other specially made outfits. Some even appeared in couple or group costumes! Check out the images above. For more, don’t forget to visit Aubrey Hang’s original post."This Week in Disney Parks Photos: runDisney Style!"
From our Mailbox: Disney Parks Blog readers know that one of the perks of being a Disney cast member is participating in unique experiences. Recently, the Diversity Resource Group PRIDE (People Respecting Individual Diversities in Everyone) hosted a panel discussion with Dustin Lance Black, the creator and executive producer of the ABC Television miniseries “When We Rise,” which chronicles the real-life struggles, setbacks and triumphs of the men and women who pioneered the LGBT U.S.…"Disneyland Resort Cast Members Chat with Academy Award Winner® and Social Activist Dustin Lance Black About ‘When We Rise,’ Premiering February 27 on ABC"
From our Mailbox: We eat first with our eyes, and the new Epcot International Festival of the Arts takes that idea to new heights in Food Studios along World Showcase Promenade, where Epcot chefs are having fun with food every weekend (Friday through Monday) through Feb. 20. As you stroll around the lagoon, eight Food Studios with dozens of dishes and beverages showcase an artful approach to eating – from seared red snapper with braised…"Beauty, Whimsy of Food Showcased at Epcot International Festival of the Arts – and Here’s a Recipe to Try at Home"
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (January 13, 2017) – Little did Ohio students from Wadsworth High School know, as they finished up an exciting Disney Performing Arts workshop Friday at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort Performance Hall at Walt Disney World Resort, that the next inspiring words they would hear would come from five-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town (Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Philip Sweet, and Jimi Westbrook). In a surprise visit that…"CMA Award Winner Little Big Town Helps Kick Off 2017 Music In Our Schools Tour at Walt Disney World Resort"
From our Mailbox: Who’s ready for a whole new reason to head to Epcot this weekend? We’ve got one: the first-ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts, a showcase of visual, culinary and performing arts from around the world, officially kicks off today at the park. Epcot International Festival of the Arts will be held Fridays through Mondays starting Jan. 13 – Feb. 20, 2017. The event will feature new art each week, showcasing celebrated…"Epcot International Festival of the Arts Begins Today"