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UPS Shipping Station Opens at Disney Springs

Shannen Ace

A new UPS “Guest Shipping Station” has opened at Disney Springs so guests can mail their Walt Disney World merchandise home. Disney Springs Guest Shipping Station The station is located near Once Upon A Toy in the Marketplace of Disney Springs. A sign in the walkway points to the station. Right now, there’s no signage …
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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Ticket Pricing Per Date Released & More: Daily Recap (5/15/24)

Brit Tuttle

Tickets go on sale for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, Disney shares a look at the new Disney Springs drone show, and Magic Key holders can now see their no-show dates on the Disneyland app and website — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Daily Recap for 5/14/24 Walt …
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Natasha Lyonne Joins Marvel’s ‘The Fantastic Four’ Cast

Shannen Ace

Marvel has cast Natasha Lyonne in an unknown role in “The Fantastic Four,” Deadline reports. Natasha Lyonne in ‘The Fantastic Four’ Lyonne joins Pedro Pascal (Reed Richards, a.k.a. Mr. Fantastic), Vanessa Kirby (Sue Storm, a.k.a. the Invisible Woman), Joseph Quinn (Johnny Storm, a.k.a. the Human Torch), Ebon Moss-Bachrach (Ben Grimm, a.k.a. the Thing), Julia Garner …
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‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ Sequel Series Title and Cast Revealed

Shannen Ace

Selena Gomez announced the title of the “Wizards of Waverly Place” sequel series at Disney Upfront this week and revealed images from the set. ‘Wizards Beyond Waverly Place’ The title is “Wizards Beyond Waverly Place.” Gomez and David Henrie, who both starred in the original, serve as executive producers. They reprise their roles as Alex …
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PHOTOS: Jungle Cruise Dock Boards Completely Replaced at Magic Kingdom

Shannen Ace

The refurbishment of the Jungle Cruise dock at Magic Kingdom is now complete, with the old boards replaced with boards made of composite materials. Jungle Cruise Dock Refurbishment The refurbishment began in January, with different sections of the queue closing for work. Construction walls and scrim are all gone now. Most recently, they blocked off …
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PHOTOS: Most CommuniCore Hall Lights Illuminated at Night in EPCOT

Shannen Ace

The lights of CommuniCore Hall were illuminated during the evening of Monday, May 13 at EPCOT. Disney has been testing lights on and off for the past few months, including dancing lights that will sync with Spaceship Earth shows, but this is the most fully lit we’ve seen the building. CommuniCore Hall Lights The lights …
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Abigail Disney Shares Support for Disneyland Resort Performers Union

Shannen Ace

The Magic United Instagram page shared a video of support from social activist and granddaughter of Roy O. Disney, Abigail Disney. Abigail Disney Supports Disneyland Resort Performers Union The video shows Disney sharing supporting words for the members of the performers union, and highlighting how they are the highlight of vacations to Disneyland Resort. “The …
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Projector Removed For Dante Topiary Projection Mapping at EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

Shannen Ace

The projector for the first-ever projection-mapped topiary has been removed from EPCOT. Dante Topiary Projector Removed Disney revealed soon after the start of the 2024 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival that the new Dante topiary would be illuminated with projection mapping at night. The projector sat across from the Dante and Miguel topiaries near …
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PHOTOS: Restrooms Get Repainted, Loses KidZone Theming at Universal Studios Florida

Annie Wilson

There are a lot of changes happening around Universal Studios Florida to prepare for the opening of DreamWorks Land. Among the major changes to the area, a few minor updates have happened lately, including the restrooms getting repainted. KidZone Restrooms Painted The restroom located between the exit of the E.T. Adventure and SpongeBob StorePants has …
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Detailed Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Art Added to Online Walt Disney World Map

Shannen Ace

The virtual map of Magic Kingdom on the Walt Disney World website and My Disney Experience app has been updated to include a detailed artistic rendering of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure on Magic Kingdom Map When the attraction was added to the map in June 2023, the Tiana’s Bayou Adventure logo was just …
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Disneyland Magic Key Holder No-Shows Now Displayed on Park Pass Reservations Page

Shannen Ace

The Disneyland Resort website and app have been updated to show how many no-shows a Magic Key holder has incurred. Magic Key No-Shows Update When trying to make a park pass reservation, Magic Key holders will see how many no-shows they and their friends have. In the screenshot above, you can see one Inspire Key …
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FIRST LOOK Inside DreamWorks Land at Universal Studios Florida

Shannen Ace

Universal Orlando Resort and USA Today shared a first look inside DreamWorks Land, which opens next month at Universal Studios Florida. DreamWorks Land The video is hosted by Universal Creative Director Dean. One of the venues he shows off is Shrek’s Swamp Meet, where guests will meet Shrek, Princess Fiona, and Donkey. The meet-and-greet space …
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New Figment Bus Wrap Debuts at Walt Disney World

Shannen Ace

A new Figment bus wrap has debuted with a new bus at Walt Disney World Resort. The bus is among 90 new vehicles replacing older buses in the Walt Disney World fleet. Figment Bus Another Figment bus wrap traversed Walt Disney World Resort in 2019. This new one features a design matching the 2019 sensational …
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PHOTOS, VIDEO: First Look at ‘Dreams That Soar’ Disney Springs Drone Show

Shannen Ace

Disney shared a first look at “Disney Dreams That Soar,” the new drone show coming to Disney Springs on May 24. ‘Disney Dreams That Soar’ Drone Show The Disney Live Entertainment team recently performed the first set of creative rehearsals for the show at an off-site property. Show Director Tony Giordano said, “We are presenting …
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Cast Member Preview Announced for ‘Dreams That Soar’ Drone Show at Disney Springs

Shannen Ace

Cast Members will be the first to see the new “Disney Dreams That Soar” drone show at Disney Springs with a preview before the show’s debut. ‘Dreams That Soar’ Cast Member Preview Cast Members will be able to view “Disney Dreams That Soar” in the morning on May 22, 2024. The show will debut on …
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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Ticket Pricing Per Date Released

Shannen Ace

Tickets are now on sale for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2024 at Magic Kingdom, which means the exact pricing per date is available. Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pricing Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party dates were announced earlier this month and we learned that the low end of the price range increased by $10 to $119. The …
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Tornado Watch in Place for Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort

Shannen Ace

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado watch on Wednesday morning for Central Florida, including Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Tornado Watch The tornado watch began in early morning and is valid until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. There is a possibility of tornadoes, hail, and wind gusts up …
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Cirque du Soleil Offering Limited-Time 25% Off ‘Drawn to Life’ Tickets this Summer

Shannen Ace

Save up to 25% on tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s “Drawn to Life” at Disney Springs with their “Leap Into Summer Offer” currently available. ‘Drawn to Life’ Summer Offer Guests can purchase discounted tickets from May 13 through May 28 for performances through July 7, 2024. They are valid for seat categories 1 through 4. …
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Gideon’s Bakehouse Responds to Claims of Poor Working Conditions & More: Daily Recap (5/14/24)

Brit Tuttle

Gideon’s Bakehouse responds to claims about Disney Springs workplace, Walt Disney World confirms Annual Passholder preview dates for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, and virtual queue and lightning lane confirmed for the new Magic Kingdom attraction — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Tuesday, May 14, 2024. Daily Recap for 5/14/2024 Walt Disney World …
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Nicolas Cage Starring in Live-Action Spider-Man Noir Series

Shannen Ace

Nicolas Cage will return as Spider-Man Noir in his own live-action series as part of Sony’s Spider-Man Universe, Variety reports. Spider-Man Noir Series Starring Nicolas Cage Development of the series, called “Noir,” has been public knowledge for a few months but Cage was not yet attached. It will debut domestically on MGM+’s linear channel and …
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Summer 2024 Disney Twenty-Three Features Inside Look at ‘Inside Out 2,’ ‘Deadpool & Wolverine,’ Fantasy Springs

Shannen Ace

The summer 2024 issue of “Disney twenty-three” will feature a behind-the-scenes look at “Inside Out 2,” “Deadpool & Wolverine,” “Star Wars: The Acolyte,” Fantasy Springs, and more. Disney twenty-three Summer 2024 The cover features Anxiety and Joy from “Inside Out 2,” which will be released on June 14. The issue’s announcement says, Hear from the …
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New Disney Eats Ice Cream and Stitch Milkshake Collections at Walt Disney World

Shannen Ace

The new series of Disney Eats and Stitch Attacks Snacks collections have arrived at Walt Disney World. Ice cream inspires the May merchandise, with Stitch and Angel depicted enjoying milkshakes and the Disney Eats items featuring Mickey ice cream sandwiches. Stitch Attacks Snacks Milkshake Collection Stitch Plush – $34.99 The Stitch plush is holding a …
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PHOTOS: Thumper and Eeyore Meet Guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Toni Ferrigno

Thumper and Eeyore made an appearance to meet guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom this week. Thumper and Eeyore Meet and Greet The two characters made a surprise appearance outside of the Conservation Station in Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Animal Kingdom on May 13, 2024. Thumper from the animated film, “Bambi,” and Eeyore from “Winnie the …
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Universal Studios Hollywood Announces Summer 2024 Pass Member Park Takeover

Shannen Ace

Universal Studios Hollywood announced a Pass Member Park Takeover this summer, and a Pass Member special drink and Coca-Cola offer. Pass Member Park Takeover The Pass Member Park Takeover will be on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Mark your calendars for June 5, 2024 for your exclusive after-hours Pass Member Park …
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Release Windows Shared for Marvel Studios’ ‘Daredevil: Born Again’ & ‘Ironheart’

Brit Tuttle

During the Disney Upfront presentation to advertisers on Tuesday, May 14, Marvel Studios confirmed the release windows for two upcoming series, “Daredevil: Born Again” and “Ironheart.” ‘Daredevil: Born Again’ and ‘Ironheart’ Get Release Windows Audiences can look forward to seeing Charlie Cox as Daredevil when the series debuts on Disney+ in March 2025. Cox, along …
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Marvel Studios’ ‘Agatha All Along’ Series Sets Disney+ Premiere Date

Brit Tuttle

Marvel Studios’ “WandaVision” spinoff series, “Agatha All Along,” has finally set its Disney+ premiere date. ‘Agatha All Along’ Premiere Shared during the Disney Upfront presentation to advertisers on Tuesday, May 14, the series will make its debut on the streaming service with two new episodes on September 18, 2024. Episodes will be available to stream …
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VIDEO: New MagicBand+ Effect Added to Tower of Terror Pre-Show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Shannen Ace

Disney has added a new MagicBand+ effect to the library pre-show of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Tower of Terror MagicBand+ Effect Before guests board the Tower of Terror, they watch a pre-show on an old TV in the hotel’s library. The pre-show features the opening sequence of “The Twilight …
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2024 Disney Pride Collection Arrives at Disneyland Resort

Shannen Ace

The 2024 Disney Pride Collection has arrived at Disneyland Resort. This collection features the rainbow pride flag, honoring the LGBTQIA+ community for Pride Month (June). We found the new collection in the Emporium at Disneyland. The Disney Pride Collection was created by members and allies of the LGBTQIA+ community. The Walt Disney Company proudly works …
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‘Inside Out’ Joy Meet and Greet at EPCOT Permanently Closed

Shannen Ace

The Joy meet and greet in the Imagination! Pavilion of EPCOT has permanently closed for the character to move to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Joy Meet and Greet Joy has met in front of this Imagination Land backdrop inside the Imagination! Pavilion for a few years. She appeared outside when there were social distancing requirements. When …
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Gideon’s Bakehouse Responds to Claims of Poor Working Conditions

Shannen Ace

Gideon’s Bakehouse has responded to claims of a dirty, dangerous, and toxic workplace at the Disney Springs store. Gideon’s Bakehouse Response Gideon’s posted the following to their Instagram story: Hi. I’m getting a lot of calls to answer the anonymous poster’s claims of workplace mistreatment. We will respond, but I am not anonymous and have …
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Date & Details Announced for D23 Gold Preview of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom

Shannen Ace

D23 announced details of the Gold Member preview of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom. D23 Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Preview The event will be on Saturday, June 22, 2024. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, May 16 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET. Tickets will be $67 and available on the D23 …
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The Gate is Opened in New Halloween Horror Nights 33 Teaser

Shannen Ace

Universal Orlando Resort released a new Halloween Horror Nights 33 teaser on social media this Tuesday. The teaser follows up on the image of a utilitarian door reading “Do Not Enter.” Halloween Horror Nights 33 Teaser The video begins with a look at the entrance of Universal Studios Florida at night. A custodian is cleaning …
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Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Crews Prepare to Install Queue Signs at Magic Kingdom

Shannen Ace

Crew members are preparing to install wait time and Lightning Lane signs at the Tiana’s Bayou Adventure entrance in Magic Kingdom. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Construction The entrance to Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is located under the Frontierland train station. Crew members have been working on the marquee during our past few visits. It features horizontal wood …
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UOAP Previews Announced for DreamWorks Land at Universal Studios Florida

Shannen Ace

Universal Orlando Annual Passholders will get to preview DreamWorks Land at Universal Studios Florida before it opens to all guests next month. On May 21, Passholders will be able to sign up for previews between May 24 and May 27. Passholders will be able to RSVP for themselves and up to eight other Passholders. More …
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UPDATE: Magic Kingdom Park Pass Reservations No Longer Available for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Annual Passholder Previews

Shannen Ace

Magic Kingdom pass reservations are all gone for Annual Passholder previews of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. Annual Passholders with a park pass can preview Tiana’s Bayou Adventure using a virtual queue on June 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, and 20. All six dates are now unavailable, according to the Annual Pass park pass availability calendar. The …
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Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Cast Member Previews Announced

Shannen Ace

Walt Disney World Cast Members will be able to preview Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom before it opens to guests on June 28. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Cast Previews Magic Kingdom Cast Members will be able to preview the attraction beginning on June 2. More previews will be from June 3 through 7 and 23 …
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Park Passes Going Quickly for Annual Passholder Previews of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom

Shannen Ace

UPDATE: As of 10:30 a.m. ET, park passes are no longer available for any Passholder preview dates. Magic Kingdom park passes are quickly disappearing for the dates of Annual Passholder previews of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. Annual Passholder previews will be on June 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, and 20. Passholder must have a park pass …
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BREAKING: Disney Vacation Club Preview Dates Announced for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom

Shannen Ace

Disney has announced the preview dates for Disney Vacation Club members to ride Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom before it opens to the public on June 28. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure DVC Previews DVC members will be able to preview the attraction between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 12, and from …
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Comcast Announces Peacock, Netflix, and Apple TV+ Bundle

Shannen Ace

NBCUniversal parent company Comcast will launch a discounted bundle of the streamers Peacock, Netflix, and Apple TV+ later this month. Peacock, Netflix, and Apple TV+ Bundle The bundle is called StreamSaver. It will be available to all Comcast broadband, TV, and mobile customers. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts announced StreamSaver on Tuesday at MoffettNathanson’s 2024 Media, …
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BREAKING: Annual Passholder Preview Dates Announced for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure

Katie Francis

Disney has confirmed the dates for Annual Passholder previews of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at the Magic Kingdom. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Passholder Previews Passholders will be able to preview the attraction on June 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, and 20. Virtual Queue and park pass reservations will be required. Park Reservations & Virtual Queue RequiredA virtual queue will …