Star Wars Day at Sea on Disney Cruise Line

Great news for Star Wars fans and Disney Cruise Line.  Whether you’re a Jedi-in-training or the Jedi Master of the family, you’re in for an out-of-galaxy experience when you sail on the Disney Fantasy in early 2016!

Occurring one day during each of eight Disney Fantasy sailings, Star Wars Day at Sea will transport Guests to a galaxy far, far away — in the Western Caribbean. Departing from Port Canaveral, the seven-night Western Caribbean itinerary includes Cozumel, Mexico; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands and Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay.Darth Vader Disney Cruise Line Fantasy

Star Wars Day at Sea will transport you to a galaxy far, far away – in the Western Caribbean. The event will feature a full day of Star Wars celebrations, including:

  • A deck party and meet-and-greets with favorite characters: Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Boba Fett, Stormtroopers and other characters from across the Star Wars galaxy.
  • Exclusive at-sea screenings of the Star Wars films and the new Disney XD animated series, Star Wars Rebels.
  • A shipboard version of the Jedi Training Academy
  • Star Wars trivia games, covering fun facts from the film and television sagas.
  • For Younglings, Star Wars-themed arts and crafts, games and activities will be offered throughout the day in Oceaneer Club and Oceaneer Lab youth clubs.
  • In the evening, adults entering the night club will feel like they stepped into the Mos Eisley cantina scene. Characters and cantina music set the mood as Star Wars-themed specialty cocktails are served.

Star Wars Day at Sea will be on Disney Fantasy cruises sailing on Jan. 9, 23; Feb. 6, 20; March 5, 19; April 2 and 16, 2016.

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Plans for Disneyland Diamond Anniversary Announced

Disney has announced plans for the park’s 60th anniversary celebration.  As part of the celebration Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland Park and Carthay Circle Theater in California Adventure will each get their own diamond medallion featuring the world famous “D”

Sleeping Beauty & Carthay Circle

Also announced is “Disneyland Forever” a new high-tech fireworks show, featuring special effects throughout the park including Main Street USA, It’s s Small World, the Matterhorn and along the Rivers of America using Fantasmic fountains and more. It makes it’s debut on May 22, 2015.

Disneyland Forever Fireworks

Hong Kong Disneyland’s parade “Paint the Night” is coming to Disneyland for the 60th Anniversary.  It features more than 1.5 million LED light and will include some minor changes including the addition of Anna and Elsa.

Paint the Night Parade

Lastly a new edition of “World of Color”  which will now be called “World of Color – Celebrate! The Wonder World of Walt Disney” will be part of the Diamond Anniversary Celebration.  It features Mickey Mouse taking guests on a journey through decades of animated  moments.

World of Color

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2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Dates Announced

Epcot-Food-And-Wine-Festival-Logo 2014Disney has announced the 2015 dates for the very popular Epcot Food & Wine Festival. The dates are September 25 – November 16, 2015.

The event will again run for seven weeks, but this year it will not start as early as it did last year, it will run one week further into November.  The nice thing about this is most of the entire Food and WineWalt Disney World Resort will be decorated for the holidays.  You will be able to visit and experience the Food & Wine Festival, Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios as well as Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom all on the same visit.

It’s never too early to start planning your next visit to Walt Disney World.

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Sorcerer Hat at Hollywood Studios Officially being Removed

It’s official, the Mickey’s Sorcerer Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is closing forever on Wednesday January 7, 2015.  Sorcerer's Hat Disney's Hollywood Studios

The last day the store underneath it is January 6th, all merchandise will be relocated to Sunset Ranch on Sunset Boulevard.

The removal of the hat coincides with the refurbishment of The Great Movie Ride and redesign of the central hub.

This is your last week to photograph the parks icon, which has been in place since September 28, 2001.

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Spring Discounts Released

Spring room discounts are now available.  You can save up to 30% at select resorts at Walt Disney World Resort.  Travel dates are March 2nd through June 15th 2015.  Book early to save the most!Disney World Spring Offer 2015

Details are as follows:

Book between December 29, 2014 – February 16, 2015

Value Resorts 15%-20%  Moderate Resorts 20%-25%  Deluxe Resorts 30%-35%

Receive 1 more day ticket FREE when you upgrade to a room and ticket package with a minimum 4-day ticket.

Space is extremely limited and the offer excludes campsites, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – Little Mermaid Standard Rooms and 3-bedroom villas.

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Star Wars Weekends 2015 dates announced

Disney has announced the dates for this year’s much anticipated Star Wars Weekends.  With the 2015 release of Episode VII The Force Awakens set for December 2015,  you can expect Disney to release info on the film.Star Wars Weekends

The dates for the five events at Hollywood Studios are:

Weekend I:   May 15-17, 2015
Weekend II:  May 22-24, 2015
Weekend III: May 29-31, 2015
Weekend IV: June 5-7, 2015
Weekend V:  June 12-14, 2015

More details to follow as they become available.

With the dates being official, now is the time to start planning your trip.

Back by popular demand, Star Wars Weekends Dining Packages and booking begins today December 3rd.  Dinner at Hollywood & Vine or breakfast at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater are available every weekend starting May 4th through June 14, 2015.  The character meals will be available daily not just the weekends.

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The Great Movie Ride to get major update

The rumors are true, Disney is set to announce a partnership with Turner Classic Movies that will take place in early 2015. The removal of the Sorcerer’s Hat is related to the partnership with Turner.Great Movie Ride TCM

Turner Classic Movies will help Disney make changes to the attraction and in return TCM will receive “Presented by” credits at the attraction, plus many vintage Disney movies, cartoons, documentaries and episodes of TV series like “Disneyland” and “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color.”

Among the changes will be a video featuring Robert Osborne, a host from TCM.

Disney is expected to make the official announcement on Wednesday.

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Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour Set to Close Permanently

Hollywood Studios rumors confirmed today.  Disney informed Cast Members working the Backlot Tour Sign Backlot Tour that the attraction will close permanently. The last day guests can ride the attraction is September 27th, 2014.  Disney has yet to officially announce the closure to guests but but many Cast Members have confirmed the news today.  The opening day attraction closes in just 8 days after 25 years.

No official word on what will occupy the space but the latest rumor is a PIXAR Place expansion to include a third track to Toy Story Mania which would add 50% more capacity to the attraction.  Other attractions that may be coming to Hollywood Studios are attractions currently in Toy Story Playland at Disneyland Paris and Toy Story Land in Hong Kong Disneyland.  The rest of the space is rumored to be for a Cars attraction.

It’s been a busy week in Walt Disney World with long time attractions ending their run soon.  First Maelstrom in Epcot and now the Backlot Tour.

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It’s Official! Frozen Attraction coming to Epcot

Some exciting news to report today.  Disney has officially what rumors have been floating around for weeks.  A Frozen attraction is coming to Epcot’s Norway Pavilion, which means October 5, 2014 is the last day guests can ride the Maelstrom.

During construction the pavilion will remain open and the new attraction is expected to open early 2016.  The new attraction will take guests to  Arendelle with scenes from the popular film.  Also opening will be  a royal greeting location with Anna and Elsa.Frozen Castel

Frozen is coming to the Magic Kingdom as well this holiday season.  Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf will join the holiday procession for Mickey’s Once Upon a Christimastime Parade on select nights during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

Each evening beginning Nov. 5, 2014, Anna and Elsa will appear in a new show on the Castle Forecourt Stage at the heart of Magic Kingdom Park, as Queen Elsa uses her incredible powers to transform Cinderella Castle into a glimmering ice palace for the holidays.

But wait there’s more!  Over at Hollywood Studios some of the Frozen Summer Fun have been extended.  “For the First Time in Forever:  A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration” is extended indefinitely and will be presented up to 10 times a day and in now eligible for FastPass+.Frozen Live

Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post and Frozen Funland will be moving on Sept. 28, 2014 from Soundstage One to a new space, in Streets of America near the exit of the Studio Backlot Tour. The new Wandering Oaken’s, expected to operate through the holiday season, will feature a larger-than-ever play area with real snow, plenty of “Frozen” merchandise, character cupcakes, and other treats.

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Villains Unleashed Guide Map

Here it is, hot off the presses, the guide map for the much anticipated  Villains Unleashed today from 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

With more than 50 of your favorite Disney villains appearing tonight this is sure to be an amazing event.  First timers from the hit movie Guardians of the Galaxy: Gamora and Star Lord as well as Constantine from Muppets Most Wanted.

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Who are you most excited to see?  Many of our Mickey World Travel agents are in attendance so check back for some great photos.

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