Tag: Downtown Disney

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 | 22 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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The Heat is on – Tips for Staying Cool in the Theme Parks

The Heat is on – Tips for Staying Cool in the Theme Parks

| June 14, 2013 | Reply

Nature’s clockwork is right on schedule.  The summer months are upon us and that means it’s almost surface of the sun hot at the Orlando theme parks.  Notice I said “almost”.  After all we are more than 92 million miles from the sun.  But, it doesn’t seem like it during the summer months in Orlando.  [...]

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A Rainbow of Colorful Merchandise at Walt Disney World

A Rainbow of Colorful Merchandise at Walt Disney World

| June 1, 2013 | 2 Replies

Walt Disney World has always been colorful. Everything from the shows to the shops to the eateries are decked out in bright hues that appeal to the eyes of both young and old. As the weather gets warmer and summer officially begins, this is becoming even more prominent in the parks. Over the past few [...]

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Monsters University Merchandise Scares Up Fun at Disney Parks

Monsters University Merchandise Scares Up Fun at Disney Parks

| May 29, 2013 | 1 Reply

Looking to scare up some fun this summer? Mike Wazowski, a monster who takes his scaring seriously, and James P. Sullivan (otherwise known as “Sulley”), a natural scarer and jokester, team up once again to bring laughs to the big screen in Disney-Pixar’s Monsters University next month. The film, a prequel to the highly successful [...]

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Help! A Walt Disney World Vet’s First Time at Disneyland – Part 5

Help! A Walt Disney World Vet’s First Time at Disneyland – Part 5

| May 19, 2013 | 9 Replies

Last blog before the trip!  We leave in just a couple days for our first-ever trip to Disneyland!  We’re really getting excited, but we still had a few questions we needed answered by the podcast team.  Read on to hear what we talked about on this segment of the DIS Unplugged Disneyland edition.

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Summer Dooney & Bourke Release Update

Summer Dooney & Bourke Release Update

| May 16, 2013 | 2 Replies

Earlier in the month, I let all of my fellow “Dooney-lovers” know that two new prints were set for release this summer. The black and white Comics Collection and vibrant Mickey Text Collection have received mixed reviews, but with that being said, I have a few more tidbits to share with you about their release. [...]

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May the Fourth Be with You: Intergalactic Star Wars Shopping

May the Fourth Be with You: Intergalactic Star Wars Shopping

| May 4, 2013 | 2 Replies

As a part of Disney Parks’ Limited Time Magic celebration, Star Wars fans are flocking to Disney’s Hollywood Studios today for May the Fourth Be with You, a fan-proclaimed “Star Wars Day” celebrating the films, culture, and outer space phenomenon that brought Jedis, Chewbacca, and others into our world. In true Disney fashion, specialty merchandise [...]

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