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Lightning Strike Near Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Rumored to Be Reason Rise of Resistance Attraction Is Down

The internet is buzzing with footage and news of a lightning strike that took place on Monday evening (August 10), striking close to Walt Disney World’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge land in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Today, the park’s most popular attraction, Star Wars: Rise of Resistance, has been closed. Rumors are circulating this is due to the lightning strike.    ...

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Disney Is Powering the Magic with Renewable Energy

What better way to power the magic Disney brings than with renewable energy?! So, how does Disney do this exactly? Check out the details below as shared by The Walt Disney Company.   Credit: TheWaltDisneyCompany As part of our long-term goal to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, Disney is making ongoing investments in renewable energy across our operations. We continue ...

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New Pylons Installed at EPCOT Main Entrance Fountain

Zach Riddley, Walt Disney World Site Portfolio Executive at Walt Disney Imagineering took to Instagram this morning to share three photos of the new pylons installed last night (August 10) at EPCOT!   Credit: Instagram @thezachriddley Zach shares, “I’m excited to share a first look at the pylons we installed last night as we continue to reimagine the EPCOT main entrance fountain, ...

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Adventures by Disney Extends Most Suspended Departures Through October 31, 2020

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We previously shared, Adventures by Disney cancelled trips through September 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 threat. They have now extended that time frame, suspending most departures through October 31, 2020.    According to Adventures by Disney: Adventures by Disney has been closely monitoring the latest information regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is in regular contact with local, state, national and international ...

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Disney Launches Adaptive Halloween Costumes For Fans with Wheelchairs or Other Accessibility Needs

We simply love this! Disney has announced on Twitter they have launched a new line of adaptive Halloween costumes, designed specifically for Disney fans with wheelchairs or other accessibility needs, and featuring beloved characters.   The line is now available at shopDisney and includes Cinderella, Buzz Lightyear and Incredibles costumes. They have stretch fabric that opens in back for easier dressing, longer lengths for wheelchair-friendly wear ...

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New Haunted Mansion, Hocus Pocus & Halloween Merchandise on shopDisney!

This is not a drill Disney merchandise collectors! shopDisney has released a slew of new items inspired by Haunted Mansion, Hocus Pocus, and Nightmare Before Christmas for this frightful Halloween season. Check out our top picks below!    The Haunted Mansion Dress for Women for $128.00. “You’ll be frighteningly fashionable when greeting foolish mortals in this Haunted Mansion dress. Inspired by the happy haunts ...

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Tomorrow Is The Last Day To Cancel Walt Disney World Annual Passes

Are you a Walt Disney World Annual Passholder trying to decide if now is the time to cancel your annual pass? Take note that tomorrow, August 11, is the last day to cancel.   A lot has changed at Walt Disney World as they are undergoing their phased reopening. Many perks of being an Annual Passholder are on hold with ...

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MerchPass Entries for Minnie Mouse: The Main Attraction King Arthur Carrousel Open Tomorrow!

All the King’s Horses! Tomorrow, August 11, MerchPass entries for Minnie Mouse: The Main Attraction Series 7: King Arthur Carrousel will open!   Inspired by the beloved Disneyland attraction King Arthur Carrousel, series 7 of 12 will be available online through MerchPass. Early access drawings can reserve your opportunity to buy some of our high-demand items. MerchPass entries for Minnie ...

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Sneak Peek of Minnie Mouse: The Main Attraction Collection – Series 8 & 9

The ever-so-popular Minnie Mouse: The Main Attraction collection on shopDisney has Disney shoppers buzzing with the hard to get merchandise. Now, shopDisney has shared a sneak peek of the next two series in the collection – Series 8: Dumbo and Series 9: Big Thunder Mountain.   When checking out the collection on shopDisney, Series 8: Dumbo now shows this photo: As if ...

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VIDEO: “The Rohdes, Less Traveled” – Inside the Design & Inspiration of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Joe Rohde, a veteran executive at Walt Disney Imagineering, the division of The Walt Disney Company that designs and builds Disney’s theme parks and resort hotels, was behind the inspiration and design of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Now, DisneyParksBlog is launching “The Rohdes, Less Traveled” series as shared below! Our family has been at home together since March, and life can get repetitive ...

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