Disney Parks Best Bites: December 2016

From our Mailbox: Ladies and gentlemen boys and girls, if you’re looking for the best way to enjoy our spectacular pageant of nighttime magic and imagination in thousands of sparkling lights and electrosynthomagnetic musical sounds, be sure to check out the Main Street Electrical Parade Dining Packages! Enjoy a 3-course meal at Blue Bayou Restaurant or opt for a convenient On-The-Go dining package at Aladdin’s Oasis. These packages include reserved viewing for the Main Street…

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Disney Dining 2016: A Year of Debuts, Expansions, New Ideas

From our Mailbox: As 2016 comes to close, here’s a look back at a very busy year for the culinary teams at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort: The biggest news was the proliferation of new places to eat at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort, from grab-and-go food trucks and kiosks to restaurants by award-winning chefs. Fast-casual spots included Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza and D-Luxe Burger. Three James Beard Foundation winners joined the line-up:…

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Disney Parks Blog Unboxed – New Products Coming to Disney Parks in 2017


From our Mailbox: With the New Year just around the corner, I visited California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort to get an early start on celebrating 2017. Before I could enjoy a delicious meal, I was surprised by the Disney Delivery Guy. He gave me several boxes filled with new products created by Disney Parks Merchandise. The products shown in the video will be released in select merchandise locations at Disney Parks during 2017. Look…

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Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando Receives ‘Playful’ Donation from Disney Vacation Club VoluntEARS

From our Mailbox: Playtime just got a lot more fun for our furry friends at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando thanks to our Disney Vacation Club cast members! Over the holidays, a group of cast members came together for a Disney VoluntEARS event to hand make enrichment toys for the shelter’s animals. The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando is a non-profit animal welfare agency that runs two pet adoption shelters and low-cost veterinary clinics.…

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Five Reasons to Celebrate Return of Main Street Electrical Parade During After-Hours Premiere Event at Disneyland Park on Jan. 19

From our Mailbox: The Main Street Electrical Parade returns to the place it began for a limited engagement beginning Jan. 20, and you can be among the very first in decades to see this iconic parade light up Disneyland park during a special after-hours premiere event on Jan. 19! There are many reasons to attend this exciting event – and here just five of them! Exclusive access to Disneyland park – Tickets for this event…

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Budapest Shines Brightly on an Adventures by Disney Danube River Cruise

From our Mailbox: I’m back from an amazing experience sailing on the first-ever Adventures by Disney Holiday Danube River Cruise (no, those aren’t tears in my eyes). All I can say is – wow! This was an ultimate travel fantasy fulfilled. While the entire trip was nothing short of perfect, there was one experience that (literally) shone the brightest: Sailing through Budapest, Hungary all lit up at night. Budapest has been on my “must visit”…

"Budapest Shines Brightly on an Adventures by Disney Danube River Cruise"

Celebrate 20 Years of runDisney Walt Disney World Half Marathon with Donald Duck and Daisy Duck-Inspired Looks

From our Mailbox: We’re less than a week away from the 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna! This year, we’re honoring the 20th Anniversary of the Half Marathon distance by creating these Disney style looks inspired by the celebratory host Donald Duck and his sophisticated girlfriend, Daisy! Runners participating in this race will receive a 20th Anniversary Half Marathon participant T-shirt and finisher medal to commemorate their accomplishment. Our Donald Duck look…

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NFL Stars Announced for Pro Bowl Week at Walt Disney World Resort

From our Mailbox: Pro Bowl Week is only about a month away from arriving at Walt Disney World Resort and now we know many of the NFL superstars who will be coming to Orlando for the big game. Among the Pro Bowl players recently announced are New England quarterback Tom Brady, Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Dallas rookie sensations Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott. They will be…

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Disney Parks After Dark: Let the Fireworks Begin!

From our Mailbox: New Year’s Eve is just a few more days away, which means fireworks spectaculars at Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Tonight’s “After Dark” image was snapped of one, the “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular,” which will light up the night at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for guests ringing in 2017. For a full listing of what’s on for New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World Resort, click here.

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Disneyland Resort was Beyond Magical with Burkely Duffield from Freeform’s ‘Beyond’ and Katherine McNamara from ‘Shadowhunters’

From our Mailbox: Recently, Burkely Duffield from Freeform’s all-new series Beyond and Katherine McNamara from Shadowhunters visited the Disneyland Resort! A little rain couldn’t dampen the fun they had around both parks! In the midst of the holiday season, the pair had so much fun at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks. Burkely and Kat found classic Mickey Mouse ears to wear around the park. Thrill seekers at heart, they visited Hyperspace Mountain in Tomorrowland.…

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