A crew member aboard a Disney cruise ship anchored near Cape Canaveral was rescued on Wednesday by the Coast Guard. According to WESH, Coast Guard officials said a 43-year old man on the Disney Fantasy had a heart attack Wednesday morning. A Coast Guard vessel brought the man into Port Canaveral and an ambulance took... Continue Reading →
Disney is providing avid readers and inside look at a new installment from the "Twisted Tale" book series. Debuting April 7 and written by Elizabeth Lim, So This Is Love explores the story of Cinderella as if she was unable to prove she was the missing princess from the ball. While everyone is cooped-up inside during the... Continue Reading →
A cocktail server at Disney Springs is now being back by music icon Taylor Swift. According to WFTV, Samantha Jacobson says the star is financially reaching out to her after Jacobson took to social media to discuss her woes. “My initial reaction was that it was fake. I thought it was a scammer, someone pretending... Continue Reading →
The biggest song from "Frozen 2" now has its own music video. Disney has released "Show Yourself", the hit song performed by Elsa. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrZxwPwmgrw "Frozen 2" is now streaming on Disney+ as an early release due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Closures for Walt Disney World and Disneyland will seemingly last longer than expected. Disney Parks sent out an update, saying cast members will be paid through April 18, 2020. The initial park closure was announced through the end of March. https://twitter.com/disneyparksnews/status/1243622852990865408?s=21 Disney says the company is closely following the government’s guidelines Disneyland‘s last day of... Continue Reading →
You won't have to leave your couch to experience the quest Ian and Barley took in Pixar's "Onward". The animated original feature, which released in theaters March 6th, is coming to digital download and Disney+ early. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Disney is launching the movie early on streaming and download platforms. "Onward" will be... Continue Reading →
Walt Disney World is taking further action to protect the public during the coronavirus outbreak. Following new guidance from the CDC, which recommended eliminating gatherings of 5-+ people for 8 weeks, Walt Disney World will be suspending operations at Disney Springs on March 17 and at hotels March 20. Some non-Disney owned stores will continue... Continue Reading →
They say death comes in threes--- and apparently that saying holds true for entertainment acts. Epcot is losing three World Showcase performances: Matsuriza, British Revolution and Sergio the Master Juggler. Sergio thanked his fans on his Facebook page, and offered a heart-wrenching message: https://www.facebook.com/ClownSergio/posts/2960135604047340 Sergio has performed at Epcot for 15 years.
Epcot is losing a handful of World Showcase performers when the parks reopen following the coronavirus outbreak. British Revolution will no longer be part of the park's offerings. The rock band who played in the United Kingdom Pavilion posted about their departure on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BritRev/posts/2765168476851661 "British Revolution and it's members would like to thank Walt... Continue Reading →
John Coulter is the artist behind March's Disney Parks Designer Collection ears. The green ears feature Mickey & Minnie and floral features. Here's the official description: Disney artist John Coulter brings his distinctive illustrative style to this beautiful ''Main Street Mouse'' ear headband. A decorative 3D floral arrangement blossoms between a dapper Mickey and an... Continue Reading →
Frozen fans rejoice. "Frozen 2" is now streaming on Disney+.... three months early. In a press release, The Walt Disney Company said it's important to bring some fun and excitement during this challenging period (referring to the coronavirus outbreak). Much of America is staying home due to school closures and mass event cancellations, so why... Continue Reading →
Tokyo Disney Resort is taking further action due to the spread of the coronavirus. The park, which announced an original closure earlier this month, is now extending the suspension through early April. Here's a statement from the park's website: As a precautionary measure in line with prevention efforts taking place across Japan and in response... Continue Reading →
Matsuriza, the Japanese drummers who called Epcot home for more than two decades, are ending their run. They took to social media to let their fans know: https://www.facebook.com/Atsumi202/posts/10159575173923625 The post ends with the group hoping one day Disney will decide to bring them pack to the park. Matsuriza's final performance in Sunday night (March 15th)... Continue Reading →
The reach of impacts prompted by the coronavirus is going behind the scenes at Disney Parks and Resorts. Auditions for the company are now being either canceled or postponed due to the global health pandemic. Here's a screenshot, showing closures across the country. You can keep tabs on all auditions around the globe at Disney... Continue Reading →
The coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, has already had unprecedented impacts on Disney Parks and resorts... and now things are being taken a step further. While the major theme parks will be closed through the end of the month (and possibly longer), the company is suspending the Walt Disney World College Program and forcing... Continue Reading →
In an unprecedented move, The Walt Disney Company is moving forward with a full park closure due to concerns over the coronavirus. After this afternoon’s announcement of Disneyland’s closure, Disney has come out and said it will close its remaining parks: Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris. Closures go in effect from March 16 through... Continue Reading →
Hours after Governor Gavin Newsom exempted Disneyland from its announcement about closing public events due to the coronavirus, Disneyland announces their closure. https://twitter.com/disneyparksnews/status/1238199876824879104?s=21 Disneyland and Disney Californian Adventure Park will close Saturday through the end of the month. Hotels will close Monday, March 16th. Guests who had trips booked are eligible for refunds by calling... Continue Reading →
Disneyland is one of several properties exempt from California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order against large gatherings to counter the spread of COVID-19. We first reported on the Governor’s announcement early this morning. https://twitter.com/pixiedustnews/status/1238027388900052993?s=21 Newsom said California public health officials issued an updated policy saying “non-essential” gatherings such as sporting events, concerts and conferences should be... Continue Reading →
California Gavin Newsom sending out a late night announcement across his state. As concern continues to grow over the coronavirus, state health officials are now saying that gatherings with 250 people or more should be rescheduled or canceled The announcement defines a gathering as any event or convening that brings together people in a single... Continue Reading →
President Donald Trump dropping a bombshell announcement by suspended travel from the U.S. to Europe due to concerns over the coronavirus. https://twitter.com/whitehouse/status/1237906622577401856?s=21 This means no one will be able to make their way to Disneyland Paris. The announcement made from the Oval Office declared the ban would take effect Friday (March 14) at midnight. This... Continue Reading →
Disneyland Resort is opening a whole new world of superheroes this summer. Avengers Campus will be the central hub for all things Marvel at Disney California Adventure Park. In addition to rides, food and merch, there will also be characters swarming the campus— including the Disney Parks debut of Ant-Man and the Wasp. Guests will... Continue Reading →
The power of music is taking over Pixar. Now that “Onward” is in theaters (and topping the box office), “Soul” is becoming the primary focus of the studio. Disney has released a new poster for the film to celebrate 100 days until its premiere. A new trailer is set to debut March 12th. It will... Continue Reading →
Guests are going to be able to feel what it’s like to be a super hero when Avengers Campus opens. Disney just announced the official name of the Spider-Man attraction that’s been in the works since the Marvel expansion at Disney California Adventure Park was announced. It will be called WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure.... Continue Reading →
Disney has just revealed the name of the Spider-Man attraction coming to DCA when Avengers Campus opens—- and it will star Tom Holland. WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure will focus on the technology Tony Stark has provided Spider-Man to become a top super hero. WEB will house the new WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure, the... Continue Reading →
Marvel characters are set to bring Avengers Campus to life when the gates to the comic book world open July 18th. In addition to fan favorites like Spider-Man and Captain America, Ant-Man and the Wasp will be meeting and greeting with guests. Disney provides a first look of the two characters, set to make their... Continue Reading →
The first ever Marvel Expansion at a Disney Park is set to open July 18th. Disney announced they date this morning. Avengers Campus will allow guests to step into the storylines of some of the world’s most famous comics. In phase one of the expansion, guests will be able to meet Ant-Man and the Wasp... Continue Reading →
There are new developments surrounding the live-action “Peter Pan” film that is currently in the works. According to Variety, Ever Anderson will play Wendy while Alexander Molony will play Peter Pan in the film titled “Peter Pan & Wendy” “Pete’s Dragon” director David Lowery is set to direct. Toby Halbrooks is working the script and... Continue Reading →
Disney Springs is rolling out a theme park food game changer. The Ghirardelli shop near World of Disney is serving up a Thin Mint Churro for a limited time. https://twitter.com/DisneySprings/status/1236657682339282944 The dessert is rolled in milk chocolate powder and drizzled with mint icing and Ghirardelli chocolate fudge.
Pixar’s “Onward” debuted at #1 this weekend at the box office-- but still pulled in somewhat disappointing numbers. The original animated feature centered around a whimsical world pulled in $40 million domestically. Globally, it racked up $68M. Directed by Dan Scanlon and starring Chris Pratt & Tom Holland, “Onward” received mostly positive reviews. It scored... Continue Reading →
Elsa's big hit in Frozen 2 was undoubtedly "Into the Unknown" and now it's getting a new twist. Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora is unleashing her full vocal power on "Into the Unknown." Disney has released the gentle, softer cover and you can listen to it below: https://youtu.be/6xA7b3DcNZo Aurora thanked Disney on her Instagram page for releasing the cover.... Continue Reading →
Max Goof is learning how to hang ten. The son of Goofy has made his grand debut at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa. Guests can meet Max throughout the week as he pops up at different locations and even takes part in children’s activities. The character lineup at Aulani is now: Mickey, Minnie, Donald,... Continue Reading →
A new food truck will soon be rolling into Disney Springs. Hot Diggity Dogs will open in March and will serve-up gourmet hot dogs and house-made chips. No official date has been decided for opening.
All aboard the Disney Parks Designer Ears campaign. The newest set of designer ears celebrates Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway. The back of the ear hat features the saying “Nothing Can Stop Us Now” from the attraction’s loveable theme song and displays a picturesque car ride inside the hat itself. Here are the locations you... Continue Reading →
Animal Kingdom Lodgers commence! Disney is sharing photos of two baby animals recently born at Animal Kingdom Lodge. The animal care team welcomes a Hartmann’s mountain zebra and a sitatunga (antelope) calf. Be sure to keep an eye out for them on the savanna.
There’s a new snack for Mickey fans to sink their teeth into. Mickey & Minnie’s Blueberry Pie can be found at a number of stops around Hollywood Studios. It celebrates the opening of the park’s newest attraction: Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway. The Disney Parks Blog posted about the new treat on their Instagram story.... Continue Reading →
The coronavirus has become a global health scare, prompting closures are Disney parks in Asia and now forcing the U.S. parks to re-evaluate their producers. With multiple coronavirus (or COVID-19) cases in Florida and California, Disney reps tell PEOPLE there are ‘stringent’ sanitation precautionary procedures in the wake of the outbreak. “We have very stringent... Continue Reading →
Disney has cancelled its European launch event in the U.K. for Disney Plus due to attendance concerns amid the coronavirus. The Disney Plus launch events were scheduled to take place over two days on Thursday and Friday, ahead of the launch of the service on March 24. Disney said it will instead organize a Disney... Continue Reading →
Disney is giving a behind the scenes look at the special characters and storylines of “Drawn to Life”, which will debut at Disney Springs this spring. The show put together through a collaboration of Cirque du Soleil and Disney brings the story of the love between a father and a daughter— and shows emotion through... Continue Reading →
Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway is pulling out all the stops when it comes to merchandise. The Hollywood Studios attraction is turning into the newest set of Disney Parks Wishables. Conductor Goofy, who's seen on the ride, will be the Wishable guests are able to buy separately. Inside the blind back will be a train,... Continue Reading →
Two patients along the I-4 corridor have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to state officials. The novel virus has already shut down Disney Parks across Asia and now the first Florida cases have been confirmed about 90 minutes away from Walt Disney World. Governor Ron DeSantis has declared a public health emergency in Florida.... Continue Reading →
Terralina Crafted Italian at Disney Springs is helping you find out if there's a future chef in your family. The eatery is hosting its first-ever pizza making class March 14th. The event is both parent and kid-friendly and costs $30 per person. Here's the class description: Put on your chef hat, kids! Learn how to... Continue Reading →
The Muppets are old, but their style is new. The Jim Henson franchise just got a ton of new apparel at Disney Parks. The line, which we found at Disney Style at Disney Springs, features jean jackets, Loungefly backpacks, socks, hats, long-sleeve shirts & more. You can also find these Muppet merchandise items at other... Continue Reading →
Balloons have been a theme park staple since the dawn of time— so it only makes sense to incorporate them into your theme park attire. A balloon-themed spirit jersey has now hit Disney parks. The white spirit jersey features colored balloons and magenta font across the back. They are also being sold at Disneyland.
Starbucks is expected to add an out-of-this-world element to a popular collection. The coffee chain is preparing to introduce a new line of “Been There” mugs featuring Star Wars. The Hoth design is expected to hit Disney Parks in May. There’s no word on if other planets will get their own mugs.
Vivoli il Gelato is rolling out a new type of cannoli for a limited time. The Disney Springs eatery is now serving up a Mint Chocolate Chip cannoli. According to Disney Springs, it will only be served for a limited time.
AristoCrepes at Disney Springs is serving up bubble waffles in a way like we’ve never seen before. Guests dining at AristoCrepes can now get a souvenir Mickey Earhart dish. On Twitter, Disney Springs says the dish is now available.
Splash Mountain is refurbished every year to keep the water attraction in tip-top shape. Cast members celebrated the reopening of the attraction on February 28th with a special photo-op, cake and more before the park opened. Splash Mountain also undergoes an annual refurbishment at Disneyland.
Disney is always rolling out new trends— and the newest one is stampeding into the park. Unicorn ears have arrived on the west coast. We found them at the emporium. The ears are also expected to make their way to Walt Disney World.
Fears of the coronavirus outbreak have prompted closures at Hong Kong Disneyland, Shanghai Disney Resort and now Tokyo Disneyland. Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea will be closed starting from February 28 through to March 15. The move also comes after Japanes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for all schools in Japan to close to stop... Continue Reading →
A new form of magic is making its way down Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Resort. Magic Happens is a new parade featuring Mickey and the gang, floats from Moana, Sword in the Stone, Frozen 2 and more. Disney has released a fan reaction video from the soft opening of the parade. https://youtu.be/7rtFTmo8wHA Disney also... Continue Reading →
Downtown Disney at Disneyland is shutting down due to the coronavirus outbreak. Disney says it's following recommendations from government and health officials to limit large gatherings. https://twitter.com/DisneyParksNews/status/1239404433525493760 The tenative reopening for Downtown Disneyland is in April. All Disney parks, hotels and Disney Springs are also closing.
Walt Disney World College Program Participants had their lives flipped upside down over the weekend when they were told they have to move out of Disney housing. News of the suspension of the Disney College Program for the Spring 2020 semester quickly circulated-- seemingly leaving teens and young adults with nowhere to go. All students... Continue Reading →