From our Mailbox: We can’t believe it’s already time for Shanghai Disney Resort to celebrate its first holiday season! The festivities bring to life an authentically Disney holiday wonderland with unique flourishes guests can only find at our newest Disney resort. Guests will feel the holiday spirit walking down a transformed Mickey Avenue at Shanghai Disneyland decked out with special decorations, festive music and warm greetings from Mickey and his pals in their holiday attire.…"A Magical First Holiday Season at Shanghai Disney Resort"
From our Mailbox: A new NFL champion won’t be crowned for another two months, but a Super Bowl is about to get underway at Walt Disney World Resort. For the 20th straight year, the Pop Warner Super Bowl begins Saturday at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. And just like their NFL heroes, these young players battled through post-season competitions to achieve their “I’m going to Disney World!” moment by qualifying for the Pop Warner…"Pop Warner Super Bowl Gives Young Athletes Their ‘I’m Going To Disney World!’ Moment"
From our Mailbox: If you’d like to get a jump-start on your holiday shopping this year, I have gathered a few charming gift ideas from ALEX AND ANI created especially for Disney Parks. The Disney Parks online store is currently offering four unique gift sets created by ALEX AND ANI. The three-piece sets include a charm bangle and two beaded bangles, while the two-piece sets include a charm bangle and a metal beaded bangle. Designs…"Make the Holidays Extra Charming With ALEX AND ANI from Disney Parks"
From our Mailbox: When “Moana” sailed into theaters last week, Disney cruisers were among the first to experience this highly anticipated animated film that premiered on our ships the same day as on land. Congrats to the film’s incredibly talented cast and to Walt Disney Animation Studios on producing yet another blockbuster hit. The film delivered an estimated $81.1M over the five-day holiday weekend, making it the second largest Thanksgiving debut ever behind “Frozen.” Auli’i…"“Moana” Sails Into Theaters – On the High Seas, Too!"
From our Mailbox: This is the time of year when families and friends gather to give thanks and celebrate the true spirit of the holidays. Every child has a wish for the holiday season, and we wondered what a child’s wish would be for wildlife. As you might have guessed, the kids had some great answers – some were heartfelt, and some were possible only in their dreams, but we loved them all! Connecting kids…"Wildlife Wednesday: Children Share Their Wishes for Wildlife"
From our Mailbox: Celebrate the holidays at Disneyland Resort with several merchandise special events taking place in December 2016. Downtown Disney District December 2 – Ashley Eckstein returns to Disneyland Resort with the latest offerings from the Disney Parks collection by HerUniverse. Joining Ashley will be Ashley Taylor, the artist whose work is prominently featured on the Star Wars timeline skirt and coordinating Ewok cardigan. They will appear at WonderGround Gallery from 6–8 pm. December…"December 2016 Disneyland Resort Merchandise Events"
From our Mailbox: Our new show drone experience at Disney Springs, “Starbright Holidays – An Intel Collaboration” is setting the sky aglow this holiday season twice a night in the West Side of Disney Springs. The first aerial ballet of 300 Intel Shooting Star show drones choreographed to a specially orchestrated medley of classic holiday music with a Disney touch invites guests to wish upon a holiday star at Walt Disney World Resort. The inspiration…"VIDEO: The Making of Walt Disney World’s First Drones Show"
From our Mailbox: Pour yourself a cup of cheer at the new Holiday Tea at Steakhouse 55 at Disneyland Hotel! Classic Afternoon Tea receives a holiday overlay with White Chocolate Cranberry Scones, new tea sandwiches, and seasonal sweets like gingerbread cookies and holiday strawberries. New seasonal loose-leaf teas will also be available, including Mulled Spice Tea, Organic Pear Green Tea and a refreshing Peppermint Tea. Weekends December 2 through January 1. If you’re a Dole…"Disney Parks Best Bites: November 2016"
From our Mailbox: Our holiday cards are not complete without a photo with Santa. And this year, we took our photos with him very early at Disney Springs. A few days ago, we were de compras at Town Center and decided to take a break and go for some ice cream at Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop. Shopping with a toddler is not easy, so we didn’t know if our son was going to…"#DisneyFamilia: Conoce a Santa!"
From our Mailbox: Disney Springs is a fantastic place to shop for the holidays. If you are looking for special gifts this season, mark your calendars for these Disney merchandise events taking place in December 2016 in Disney Springs Marketplace. December 2-3 – Meet Disney Design Group artists Maria Stuckey, Caley Hicks, Derek Lesinski, and Costa Alavezos at Disney’s Days of Christmas. They will be meeting with guests and signing holiday products from 6:00 –…"Disney Merchandise Events at Disney Springs in December 2016"