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New Frozen Merchandise at Disney Parks

New Frozen Merchandise at Disney Parks

| March 20, 2014 | 13 Replies

Just in time for this week’s DVD and Blu-Ray release of Disney’s Academy Award-winning film, Frozen, new merchandise is popping up on the shelves at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. After selling out their stock back in the late fall, stores are expanding what’s available for adult and kid fans. I recently took a [...]

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Top 10 Reasons Why March 18th Is The Best Day Ever For Disney Fans

Top 10 Reasons Why March 18th Is The Best Day Ever For Disney Fans

and | March 18, 2014 | 12 Replies

When two of the best Disney movies in recent history are released, it’s bound to be a great day for Disney fans all over the world! 1. The long-awaited Disney movies Frozen and Saving Mr. Banks both come out on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download today! 2. Which means you can now record your own [...]

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60 Years of Disneyland – Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin

60 Years of Disneyland – Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin

| March 17, 2014 | Reply

Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin opened in Disneyland’s Toontown on January 26, 1994,  a year after the area opened, and the Tokyo Disneyland version opened on April 15, 1996. Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin was the first dark ride built at Disneyland in over a decade  and the first Disney attraction where the rider can [...]

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Disneyland’s Mechanical Kingdom Exhibit Opens

Disneyland’s Mechanical Kingdom Exhibit Opens

| March 11, 2014 | 1 Reply

The Disneyland Gallery recently opened its latest exhibit, “Mechanical Kingdoms,” to the delight of many steampunk fans, including yours truly.  Steampunk is a style that incorporates steam-powered machinery with a futuristic Victorian setting.  Think of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, and you will have an idea of steampunk. Some of the Disneyland podcast team visited [...]

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Disney’s Festival of Fantasy Parade debuts at the Magic Kingdom!

Disney’s Festival of Fantasy Parade debuts at the Magic Kingdom!

| March 9, 2014 | 7 Replies

Wow!  What can I say about this parade? It knocked my socks off! I wasn’t sure what to expect since the last few “new” parades were just recycled floats from the previous parade. Walt Disney World knocked it out of the park with this new parade!   The new 3:00 parade at the Magic Kingdom [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Residence Inn Anaheim Resort

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Residence Inn Anaheim Resort

| March 7, 2014 | 1 Reply

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time I take a look at the Residence Inn (Anaheim Resort) located at 11931 Harbor Boulevard.  There’s another Residence Inn (Anaheim Maingate) at 1700 South Clementine [...]

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A Shopping Oasis: Merchandise at Disney’s Flower & Garden Festival

A Shopping Oasis: Merchandise at Disney’s Flower & Garden Festival

| March 6, 2014 | 2 Replies

Yesterday marked the first day of Walt Disney World’s International Flower & Garden Festival at Epcot. From March 5-May 18, guests visiting the park will be surrounded by an abundance of fresh blooms, impressive topiaries, and delicate butterflies. In addition, as done for the first time last year, numerous kiosks featuring spring-inspired flavors of treats [...]

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2014 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival opens in Epcot

2014 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival opens in Epcot

| March 6, 2014 | 7 Replies

The 2014 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival opened today March 5, 2014.  It runs through May 18, 2014. I love this time of year at Epcot. If not my all time favorite event, then it is tied with the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.

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Haunted Mansion Merchandise Materializes in Disney Parks

Haunted Mansion Merchandise Materializes in Disney Parks

| March 3, 2014 | 7 Replies

When hinges creak in doorless chambers and strange and frightening sounds echo through the halls, whenever candlelights flicker where the air is deathly still, that is the time when ghosts are present, practicing their terror with ghoulish delight. Listen up, goblins and ghoulies! Just in time for the 45th anniversary of Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion attraction this summer, Disney [...]

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A Brit’s Perspective – Changing of the Seasons at the Orlando theme parks

A Brit’s Perspective – Changing of the Seasons at the Orlando theme parks

| March 1, 2014 | 2 Replies

Whether its your first time or fiftieth time planning a trip to Orlando deciding upon the time of year can radically change your experience at the parks. Spring, summer, autumn and winter each bring unique events, weather, crowd levels and offers. In this blog post we will take a look at the different seasons and [...]

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