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Today Marks a Crucial Event in Beatles and Disney Parks History

Forty-eight years ago history was made when the worldwide phenomenon, English rock band the Beatles, met its demise… but did you know it happened at the Walt Disney World Resort? Rising to fame during the 1960s out of a small garage band in Liverpool, England, the Beatles skyrocketed to national acclaim both in the UK and the United States. In ...

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5 Elaborately Themed Disney Parks Retail and Dining Locations

If you’ve visited Disney Parks’ retail or dining locations, you’ll know that each Disney Park prides itself on creating a totally immersive themed entertainment experience down to the buildings in which Guests purchase Mickey ear hats or chicken tenders. In addition to attractions that transport Guests back in time, into cinematic universes, or even other worlds, the merchandise shops and ...

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PHOTOS: 5 Extinct Walt Disney World Characters We Miss

Since Walt Disney World opened six decades ago, its rotation of walkaround costumed characters has adapted to the changing times and Guest experience needs, although there are certainly beloved extinct characters many fans would love to see return! Here are five unique Walt Disney World Resort characters you will no longer see at most Disney Parks. Orange Bird (approx. 1971-the ...

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How To Experience All The Movie-Based Walt Disney World Attractions In Chronological Order

When we visit the Disney Parks, we all have our preferred order for checking out our favorite Disney attractions, whether those are rides, shows, or restaurants. Do we rope-drop Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and then rush over to Space Mountain before slowing down with “it’s a small world”? Or perhaps start with a character breakfast and then mosey over to ...

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How To Understand The Disney Fireworks Shows

The classic Disney “kiss good night” doesn’t come in any more classic a version than an epic fireworks show to cap off a fun (and probably exhausting) day spent with your family and friends in the Parks. What really separates the pyrotechnics of a Disney fireworks spectacular, though, especially from consumer fireworks, is the ability of those high-in-the-sky explosives to ...

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Every Night Used to Be New Year’s Eve on This Extinct Disney ‘Island’

According to the lyrics of Frank Loesser’s classic song “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?”, the “jackpot question” we’re all asking ourselves this season is just what we’re planning to do on New Year’s Eve. Some of us will be snuggled at home waiting for the world-famous ball to drop in New York City’s Times Square, while others might ...

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What Will Happen Once Mickey Mouse Enters the Public Domain?

What does it mean when something becomes public domain? Simply put, for something to be in the public domain basically means that it belongs to the public as a whole and is no longer subject to copyright. It applies to creative work after the intellectual property rights have expired or have been waived, giving the public the right to use ...

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A History of ‘Tangled’ at the Disney Parks

If you love Disney’s Tangled (2010), you’ve likely seen incorporations of characters like Princess Rapunzel, Pascal, Maximus, and Flynn Rider across Disney Parks worldwide. In November, the film celebrated over a decade of success, and in that time, all the ways they’ve come to call Disney Parks their home away from the kingdom of Corona! In anticipation of the new ...

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Walt Disney Imagineering Receives New Nametags for 70th Anniversary

In honor of the themed entertainment creative division’s 70 years in operation, current employees at Walt Disney Imagineering received exclusive new nametags. RELATED: PHOTOS: Check Out These Behind the Scenes Photos Commemorating Walt Disney Imagineering’s 70th Anniversary First started as Walt Elias Disney (or W.E.D.) Enterprises in 1953, Walt Disney created a collective of animators, set designers, and engineering to help ...

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Will Disneyland Receive its Own TRON Lightcycle Run Coaster?

With the first US version of Disney Parks’ highly anticipated TRON Lightcycle / Run coaster opening at Walt Disney World Resort this spring, will its success prompt additional expansion at Disneyland on the West Coast? In 2016, Disney’s first version of a semi-exposed steel rollercoaster inspired by its films, TRON (1982) and TRON: Legacy (2010), opened at the Shanghai Disney ...

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