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Walt Disney World Resort Starts Its Holiday Celebrations

Wreaths are hung, lights are strung and trees are trimmed with care as holiday celebrations have begun at three Walt Disney World Resort theme parks, with Disney Springs, EPCOT and Disney resort hotels joining the festive fun soon. Through Dec. 30, guests will discover enchanting décor, special merchandise, delectable treats and new entertainment experiences all …

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Splash Mountain to Be Reimagined with The Princess and the Frog

Disney Parks has today announced that Splash Mountain — at both Disneyland park in California and Magic Kingdom park in Florida — will soon be completely reimagined. The theme is inspired by an all-time favorite animated Disney film, The Princess and the Frog. The move comes after the outcry over the ride’s ties to the …

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Theme Park Closures: Updates on the Disney and Universal Parks

If you were hoping to be returning to the biggest United States theme parks anytime soon, we’ve got some bad news for you. In the last few days, some new updates on theme park closures have come in. The Walt Disney Company previously closed Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Walt Disney World …

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Star Wars Thrills: Galactic Starcruiser, TV Shows and More Updates!

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of February 7, 2020 in one location. This week, we’ve got updates on Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, the new Star Wars hotel coming in 2021 to Walt Disney World Resort, more on the new Cassian and Obi-Wan Kenobi TV shows coming …

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Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Opening at Disney World in 2021

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser will begin transporting you from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida to a galaxy far, far away beginning in 2021, Walt Disney Imagineering announced tonight. This is a new type of immersive vacation – a two-night, cruise-style itinerary where you’ll become the hero of your own adventure in an experience that …

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Theme Park Thrills: Updates on Disney Parks, Universal Studios and More

As we enter holiday vacation mode, VitalThrills.com is rounding up the latest in theme park news and highlights in our new feature, Theme Park Thrills. Find out about can’t-miss experiences in the parks this winter, the latest in VR worlds, and what’s in store for the future of attractions. Let’s unpack what’s going on coast …

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Rise of Skywalker Locations and Characters Coming to Star Tours

Disney Parks announced today Star Tours – The Adventures Continue will receive a major update that will add Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker locations and characters to the attraction. The ride will be updated at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, Tokyo Disneyland Park, and Disneyland Paris on December 20. Among the Rise of Skywalker locations being …

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Disney Parks Panel Live Blog from D23 Expo 2019

On Sunday, August 25 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time, the Sneak Peek! Disney Parks, Experiences and Products presentation will take place at D23 Expo. You can follow along with our live blog of the Disney Parks panel below to see all the announcements that are made from Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. The Disney Parks panel …

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Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, the New Epcot & Avengers Campus Revealed!

This weekend’s D23 Expo 2019 will showcase dozens of exclusive reveals and announcements for Disney parks and resorts across the globe. Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Bob Chapek shared the first updates from Anaheim tonight, including Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, the new Epcot, Avengers Campus, and more. Read on for more info and check out …

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Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Reveals D23 Expo Plans

D23 Expo 2019 will be a must for fans of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. An immersive pavilion will provide an insider’s look at new themed lands, attractions, shows, and more, in addition to a jam-packed schedule of entertaining presentations and a number of exclusive shopping opportunities for every Disney fan. Showcasing an array of …

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Rise of the Resistance Opening Dates for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disney Parks has announced the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opening dates for both Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at both the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. The ride will be opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando on December 5, 2019, which also marks Walt Disney’s birthday. The Rise of the Resistance opening at Disneyland …

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Promo for Walt Disney World Resort

Now that Disneyland Resort visitors are headed for a galaxy far, far away daily, Disney Parks is turning its attention to promoting the upcoming launch of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on August 29th. You can watch the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge promo in the player below! The theme park opened at Disneyland Resort …

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TRON Attraction Construction Update from Magic Kingdom

Disney Parks today brought online a new video which shows the progress being made on the TRON attraction coming to the Magic Kingdom Park for Walt Disney World Resort‘s 50th anniversary in 2021. The TRON attraction is based on TRON Lightcycle Power Run at Shanghai Disneyland. The ride will occupy an entirely new area next …

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Get Your First Look at New Nighttime Show Epcot Forever

After entertaining Epcot visitors for 20 years, nighttime show “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” will be ending on September 30, 2019. Then on October 1, 2019, the new show “Epcot Forever” will debut at the World Showcase Lagoon. The limited-time spectacle features fireworks, music, lighting, lasers and choreographed, special effects kites. “Epcot Forever” will take us …

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening Dates Announced

Disney Parks today announced the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opening dates for its Southern Californian and Florida theme parks. The Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opening at Disneyland Resort will take place ahead of schedule on May 31st and the land will open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on August 29th. On opening day for phase one, you’ll be …

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Disney World & Disneyland Announce 2019 Military Promotional Tickets

Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort have announced they are honoring active-duty and retired members of the U.S. military with special offers on theme park admissions and resort stays for most dates in 2019. Beginning tomorrow, January 1, 2019, multi-day Disney Military Promotional Tickets will be available for each location. At Walt Disney World Resort, …

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4-Park Magic Tickets Announced by Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort today announced a new 4-Park Magic Tickets offer for 2019. Starting Jan. 18, guests will be able to purchase a four-day, 4-Park Magic Value Ticket for $85 per day (plus tax) for a total price of $340 (plus tax). The 4-Park Magic Tickets include one day of admission to Magic …

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Ride Names and John Williams’ Score!

Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products Chairman Bob Chapek shared new updates about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at D23’s Destination D event at Walt Disney World Resort today. Videos were shown that revealed the two Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge ride names! The attractions will be part of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge on opening day at Disneyland …

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New Image from Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Revealed

Disney Parks has unveiled a new image from Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, a new attraction opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2019. The ride will replace The Great Movie Ride, which closed on August 13, 2017. The attraction will immerse guests in a cartoon world and will feature a new catchy theme song created especially for …

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