Tag: Downtown Disney

Vera Bradley’s Disney Collection Hits Stores at Walt Disney World

Vera Bradley’s Disney Collection Hits Stores at Walt Disney World

| September 20, 2013 | 4 Replies

This weekend brings with it a special merchandising milestone at Walt Disney World: the official debut of Vera Bradley’s Disney collection. The line of bags which includes backpacks, hipsters, duffels, and more is the first collaboration between the two companies and has been highly anticipated by thousands around the globe. In fact, when we first [...]

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Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

| August 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

With so many activities available to guests, Walt Disney World is without a doubt one of the most comprehensive vacation destinations in the world.  In a lot of ways it’s what drives us to visit so often.  In our quest to try everything the resort has to offer, we sometimes go to the path less [...]

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Wrap-up of a WDW Vet’s First Trip to Disneyland – Part 4

Wrap-up of a WDW Vet’s First Trip to Disneyland – Part 4

| August 23, 2013 | 2 Replies

This summer, we took our first trip to Disneyland and I’ve been documenting our adventure!  You can read the first half of our trip report here. The rest of the trip wasn’t as scheduled as the first two days, so I’m just going to jump around and hit some of our highlights.  Because the parks [...]

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Summer Never Ends: Neon Merchandise at Disney Parks

Summer Never Ends: Neon Merchandise at Disney Parks

| August 22, 2013 | 5 Replies

Even though the air is getting cooler and school buses are once again driving down the streets, summertime is still in full swing at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. As a part of the Monstrous Summer campaign, Sulley and Mike Wazowski, two quirky characters from Monsters University, are brightening up the days at the parks. [...]

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Bringing the Island Home: Enchanted Tiki Room Merchandise from Disney Parks

Bringing the Island Home: Enchanted Tiki Room Merchandise from Disney Parks

| August 18, 2013 | 1 Reply

This summer marked the 50th anniversary of the world’s first Audio-Animatronic show: Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, an attraction that lets birds and flowers sing together in a tropical paradise in Disneyland park. Using pure Disney Imagineering magic and a bit of pixie dust, guests find themselves transported from Adventureland to the Seven Seas and are [...]

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Wrap-up of a WDW Vet’s First Trip to Disneyland – Part 3

Wrap-up of a WDW Vet’s First Trip to Disneyland – Part 3

| August 16, 2013 | 1 Reply

The PhotoPass pictures have finally arrived – it’s time for the final two blogs!  My family (my husband David and I, plus Jacob – 7, Jonah – 5, and Lydia – 2) recently got back from our first trip to Disneyland and Southern California! We’re Walt Disney World experts, but relied on the Disneyland podcast [...]

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Disney Infinity Launches at Walt Disney World This Weekend

Disney Infinity Launches at Walt Disney World This Weekend

| August 15, 2013 | 3 Replies

Have you ever wanted to create your own adventure starring your favorite Disney characters? Do you think about what it would be like if Captain Jack Sparrow met Mike and Sulley? Wouldn’t it be neat to decide “what you would like to do today” with Phineas and Ferb? Well, with Disney Infinity, a new gaming [...]

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Disney’s Planes: The Story, Merchandise, & Controversy

Disney’s Planes: The Story, Merchandise, & Controversy

| August 9, 2013 | 4 Replies

Today, August 9th, marks the premier of Disney’s next animated film, Planes. Soaring high above the world of Cars, the film brings to life new characters and an adventure in beating the odds. With that comes new promos, merchandise, and even a bit of controversy. Join me as we take a look at all things [...]

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A Closer Look: Kameleon Jewelry Line at Walt Disney World

A Closer Look: Kameleon Jewelry Line at Walt Disney World

| July 16, 2013 | 10 Replies

I’m always looking for new and unique merchandise when visiting Walt Disney World. Instead of the standard Mickey hat or t-shirt, it’s fun to find something special to commemorate a trip. Luckily for us, Disney Merchandise Group has been reinventing what types of items are for sale in its shops around the World lately. Less [...]

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Disney’s MagicBand Accessories…Revealed!

Disney’s MagicBand Accessories…Revealed!

| June 20, 2013 | 21 Replies

The next round of official testing for Disney’s MagicBands began today and continues through next week. Select guests staying at the Contemporary Resort and Animal Kingdom Lodge were notified before leaving home that they were chosen to participate in what is reported to be the most extensive test to date. Those of us watching from [...]

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