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Disney Sale Sees Expensive Merchandise Being Sold for Peanuts

Annual Passholder Merchandise Event

For many Walt Disney World Resort guests, one of the best ways to remember their trip is by buying some fun merchandise. And there is no shortage of great merchandise at Disney. Not only do the four theme parks — Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios — have a ton of great shops, but guests can also ...

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Fans Are Losing It Over Disney’s Newest Short Film

Once Upon a Studio Reactions

For 100 years, the magic makers at The Walt Disney Company have been creating some of the most memorable characters in existence. They have taken classic literary characters — like Peter Pan, Princess Aurora, Ariel, and Belle — to life in new ways. They have also created some of the most beloved characters of all time, including Mickey Mouse, Donald ...

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‘The Santa Clauses’ Season 2 Gets Premiere Date!

Santa Clauses Season 2

In 1994, Home Improvement star Tim Allen donned a red suit and made his way to the North Pole in Disney’s The Santa Clause. The Santa Clause tells the story of Scott Calvin, a selfish toy executive who becomes Santa Claus when he accidentally scares the other Santa off of his roof. The movie was a hit and quickly became a part of almost ...

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Recently Reopened Disney Park Area Undergoing Closures to Address Reported Hazards

Disneyland Toontown closure

There has been a lot of discussion lately surrounding the quality of Disney’s latest construction projects at its theme parks. While Imagineers continue to think of some amazingly themed areas and experiences, there are starting to be signs that the company isn’t exactly sparing any expense on its projects. In fact, a recently reimagined area of a Disney park once ...

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Guests Get Majorly Different Experience on Expedition Everest

Disney Animal Kingdom Yeti

The Expedition Everest Yeti is infamous for its “disco” moves and ill-fated animatronic. The Himalayan roller coaster at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is full of amazing Imagineering and cultural details, from its artifact-filled queue area to its Mount Everest facade. The ride has inspired many Disney Park traditions, including the famous hair-tie toss, but on a recent visit to the Walt ...

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Iger Made His Big Announcement, But Some Analysts Wonder How Disney Can Maintain This ‘Unsustainable’ Spending

Iger's announcement leaves Wall Street wonder where he's getting the money

Earlier this week, Disney CEO Bob Iger made a major announcement about the future of Disney Parks. Flanked by the Chairman of Parks, Experiences, and Products, Josh D’Amaro, Iger told a group of Wall Street investors that the Walt Disney Company plans to invest $60 billion into its parks over the next decade. The sheer size of the investment blew ...

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The 10 BEST Disney Bear Reactions

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If you missed the news that a bear was roaming Walt Disney World this week, where have you been? On September 18, Frontierland, Liberty Square, and parts of Adventureland were closed and nearly a dozen attractions at Walt Disney World Resort’s Magic Kingdom Park were off-limits to guests as Cast Members and Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officials raced ...

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Disney Guests Damage TRON – And It’s Embarrassing

tron lightcycle run magic kingdom mickey facepalm

Is Disney quality slacking? TRON Lightcycle / Run is Walt Disney World’s newest attraction, a roller coaster with a unique vehicle design that has Magic Kingdom guests race through the “Grid” in a futuristic setting. With Universal set to open its new Epic Universe theme park soon, however, Disney has some competition, and it’s not looking great when Disney’s newest ...

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