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This New Fireworks Show Will Reference Every Disney Animated Film

2023 is shaping up to be quite the year for Disney Parks and Resorts! With new attraction openings like TRON Lightcycle / Run in the Magic Kingdom and Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disneyland’s newly reimagined Toontown. This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the Walt Disney Company, and while Disney100 celebrations will take place at theme parks ...

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The Fantasmic! Tip That Disney Won’t Tell You


“Some imagination, huh?” It’s one of Disney’s most beloved shows, featuring characters like Mickey Mouse, Maleficent, Pocahontas, Tinker Bell, and more. And we’re sure we’re not the only ones who call this show a tearjerker! The popular Disney nighttime spectacular Fantasmic! returned with new sequences and characters after a long closure during the pandemic, returning May 28, 2022 to Disneyland Park ...

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Here’s Why You Should Go to Disney World Alone

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Going on a vacation to Walt Disney World Resort as a family can be one of the most magical experiences ever—the best time ever, in fact. And doing Disney together lets everyone in the group share in all the same magical moments in perfect harmony. But have you ever considered the very real possibility of perhaps one day taking a ...

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Disney100 Decorations Typo Creates Historical Error

When Disney Parks’ new decorations for the Disney100 Years of Wonder celebration debuted, many Guests responded positively to the purple and platinum designs, while others noticed a historical discrepancy with the opening years for one attraction. As the 100 Years of Wonder celebration kicks off at the Disneyland Resort in Southern California on January 27, the theme park’s design crew ...

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Disney Chairman Josh D’Amaro Updates Fans on Status of DisneylandForward

In a recent interview with Theme Park Insider, Disney Parks Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D’Amaro gave fans an update on the status of the Disneyland Resort’s “DisneylandForward” proposal to the city of Anaheim. DisneylandForward, a corporate proposal by Disney Parks & Resorts announced at the D23 Expo, is lobbying Anaheim to renegotiate previous approvals from the late 1990s and ...

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5 Similarities Between EPCOT’s Frozen Ever After and Marc Davis’ Enchanted Snow Palace

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Frozen lovers will recognize EPCOT’s Frozen Ever After attraction right away, but do you know the classic Disney history which inspired some of your favorite scenes? Back in the 1970s, Disney Legend Marc Davis devised a now-abandoned Fantasyland dark ride at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park. The Enchanted Snow Palace would have adapted Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen,” ...

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Disney Chairman Makes Positive Statement in Wake of Cast Member Union Wage Protests

In a recent exclusive from Theme Park Insider, Disney Parks Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D’Amaro spoke positively of Walt Disney World’s Housekeeping, Food & Beverage employees, whose Cast Member (CM) union protests are currently renegotiating contracts for a wage raise. The recently released interview addresses various hot topics regarding the Walt Disney Company’s theme park division as it celebrates ...

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Donald Duck Just Opened His Own Restaurant at This Disney Park

Isn’t it about time for Donald Duck to have a restaurant of his own? Disney fans already have the opportunity to dine at restaurants hosted by other favorite characters, like Chef Mickey’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World and Goofy’s Kitchen at the Disneyland Hotel. Donald Duck has had several themed experiences at Disney Parks over the years, ...

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Fans Address Disney Cast Member Wage Discrepancy in Josh D’Amaro Remarks

After Disney Parks Experiences and Products (DPEP) Chairman Josh D’Amaro commented on new operational changes for 2023, many fans noted a discrepancy between his remarks on the Walt Disney Company’s finances and its inability to accommodate the demands of recent Cast Member unions’ wage protests. In a recent interview, D’Amaro addressed Disney Genie, ticket prices at the Disneyland Resort, and ...

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