Commemorative Merchandise Celebrates Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend 2017 at Walt Disney World

From our Mailbox: Guests will join Disney Princesses for a “dream come true” weekend of majestic runs when the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals returns to Walt Disney World Resort from February 23-26, 2017. Today, I have a first look commemorative merchandise created especially for this annual runDisney event. Runners participating in the Disney Princess Half Marathon will find apparel including short and long-sleeved shirts, jackets, tank tops, and…

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Actress Nicole Kidman Meets Mickey Mouse at Walt Disney World Resort

From our Mailbox: Academy Award winning actress, Nicole Kidman, took her family on a Walt Disney World Resort vacation this week. While it was the first visit for Nicole’s family, she reminisced about her last visit to the resort over 20 years ago! Nicole was excited to introduce her girls to magic of Disney. First stop…meeting Mickey Mouse, of course! Special thank you to Chloe Rice for the cute photo.

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#DisneyKids: Last Chance To Enter To Win a Dream Vacation to Walt Disney World Resort

From our Mailbox: Is your preschooler dreaming of a trip to Walt Disney World Resort? We all know that a child’s first visit to a Disney theme park is magical. It’s pure wonder and awe. That’s why Disney Junior wants to send your family on an unforgettable vacation to Walt Disney World Resort! From first safaris and first waterpark splashes to Star Wars adventures or seeing their favorite Disney Junior pals come to life, Disney…

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QUIZ: ‘Rivers of Light’ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From our Mailbox: The newest show to debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, “Rivers of Light,” just celebrated its debut to Walt Disney World Resort guests this past weekend, bringing to life an awe-inspiring nighttime show on Discovery River. If you’ve seen the show or have been following the updates about “Rivers of Light” here on the Disney Parks Blog, be sure to take our quiz to see how much you know about this new show!…

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Celebration at the Top – Sip, Savor, Sparkle Debuts February 26 at California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

From our Mailbox: Imagine being able to delight in the sparkle of the Magic Kingdom fireworks spectacular from an intimate and private observation deck. Celebration at the Top, a new dining event coming to California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, can be perfectly summed up in three words: savor, sip, sparkle. Celebration at the Top guests can check in at California Grill an hour before fireworks. After being whisked up to the California Grill, which…

"Celebration at the Top – Sip, Savor, Sparkle Debuts February 26 at California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort"

All in the Details: How Pandora – The World of Avatar Will Continue the Values of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From our Mailbox: Pandora -­ The World of Avatar, which is set to open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in summer 2017, will transport guests to a visually stunning world complete with floating mountains, bioluminescent plants and all kinds of immersive adventure. Our friends at Walt Disney Imagineering just shared the first in a series of videos with us in which Portfolio Creative Executive Joe Rohde (who played a major part in the original development for…

"All in the Details: How Pandora – The World of Avatar Will Continue the Values of Disney’s Animal Kingdom"

‘Beauty and the Beast’-Inspired Red Rose Taverne Opens February 24 at Disneyland Park

From our Mailbox: Last week, Erin Glover shared exciting details about the limited-time experiences inspired by “Beauty and the Beast” coming to Disneyland park. Over the next few days, guests will see Village Haus Restaurant magically transforming into Red Rose Taverne, a lively tavern with décor inspired by the beloved film, in preparation for its official opening February 24. Today, I’m excited to share the menu—trust me it’s delicious! Don’t believe me? Ask the dishes!…

"‘Beauty and the Beast’-Inspired Red Rose Taverne Opens February 24 at Disneyland Park"

2017 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Theme Revealed

From our Mailbox: To Infinity, and Beyond! The 2017 runDisney Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend will be celebrating a few of Pixar’s most beloved films – and we couldn’t be more excited! Runners channel their beloved Pixar characters in almost every runDisney event, and we’ve noticed! The themes for our event weekend August 31 – September 3, 2017, will be: Adventure is out there at this year’s Kids Races featuring “Up!” Mr. & Mrs. Incredible are…

"2017 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Theme Revealed"

Disney Cruise Line Offers Families a Chance to See the World and Explore New Destinations in 2018

From our Mailbox: Ahoy, Disney Cruise Line fans! Today, we unveiled where our ships will be sailing in the summer of 2018. Disney Cruise Line will take a grand tour of Europe with visits to the Mediterranean, northern Europe, Norway and Iceland. Plus, explorations continue with sailings to Alaska, the Caribbean and the Bahamas. Here’s a closer look at the adventures in store… First-time visits to Fashionable Milan, Italy We will visit Milan, Italy –…

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Beloved Actress Geena Davis Visits Walt Disney World Resort

From our Mailbox: Actress, producer, and writer Geena Davis, takes her family on a surprise winter vacation to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Geena, the mother of two tween boys, spent a majority of her time on the big thrill ride attractions including Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Magic Kingdom Park. A big change of pace from the Disney classics like “it’s a small world” when they were little. Geena was able to…

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