Annual Passholder Appreciation Days Returning with Exclusive Menu Offerings Across Universal Orlando Resort Starting August 10

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Universal Orlando Resort has shared that they are ready to throw some gratitude back to their Annual Passholders this summer, in the return of the resort’s annual UOAP Appreciation Days! This commemorative event will run at the resort from August 10 through September 30 this year, bringing Passholder-exclusive freebies, offers and more. Most excitingly, a … Read more

Orange County Officials Advise Face Mask Requirements Could Last Through Spring 2021 or Until COVID-19 Vaccine is Available

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Although controversial at first, face masks have been a mandatory requirement for all guests at Walt Disney World since the resort began its phased reopening back in June. Since the initial requirement was announced, many updates to the policy have been made as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, with tighter restrictions now in place. Now, according … Read more

SHOP: New “Star Wars” runDisney Spirit Jerseys Race on to shopDisney

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With just a few days to go until registration opens for the 2021 “Star Wars” Half Marathon Weekend, runDisney has just released a new collection of three themed Spirit Jerseys to shopDisney, each the perfect item to commemorate the occasion. Whether you are running for the Rebellion or the Empire, there’s a jersey here for … Read more

PHOTOS: Disneyland Resort Surveying Downtown Disney District Guests on Health and Safety Measures and Their Likelihood to Visit the Theme Parks

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Although the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort reopened to guests early July, we have yet to hear an official reopening date for the Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks. However, we recently received a survey from Disney asking for our opinions about our experience visiting the Downtown Disney District and how likely we … Read more

PHOTOS: New “Toy Story 4” Youth T-Shirts and PIXAR Luxo Ball Beach Towel Bounce into Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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What kid doesn’t love Toy Story? Whilst running around Andy’s back yard (a.k.a. Toy Story Land) in Disney’s Hollywood Studios this week, we found an adorable new collection of youth t-shirts, all featuring characters from Toy Story 4. Alongside the shirts was also a fun new PIXAR Luxo Ball beach towel, so keep scrolling to … Read more

WDWNT Weekly Recap: Tropical Storm Preparations, Unexpected Attraction Downtime, Temperature Screenings in Restaurants, and More

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Every week is a busy week when it comes to Disney news. To help you keep up with all the updates coming out of Walt Disney World and other Disney resorts, here’s WDWNT’s weekly recap of the Disney news from July 27 – August 2, 2020. Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Check out this week’s … Read more

UPNT Weekly Recap: The Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store, Huge Company Revenue Losses, Layoffs, and More

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Every week is a busy week when it comes to Universal Parks news. To help you keep up with all the updates coming out of Universal Orlando Resort and other Universal resorts around the world, here’s our Universal Parks News Today weekly recap from July 27- August 2, 2020. Universal Orlando Resort Check out this … Read more

PHOTOS: New Jungle Cruise Merchandise from Disneyland Resort Celebrates the Attraction’s 65th Anniversary

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An all-new collection of merchandise inspired by Jungle Cruise has just set sail in the Downtown Disney District. Along with the Disneyland Resort, the “World Famous” attraction celebrated it’s 65th anniversary this year, so let’s wave goodbye to the people at the dock and see what new items we can spot. Adult “Jungle Cruise” 65 … Read more

PHOTOS: New 2020 Light-Up Christmas Ornament Sparkles at Walt Disney World

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We may only just be at the peak of summer right now, but is anybody else starting to think about the holidays yet? Well, a sprinkling of festive cheer has already started to spread merriment throughout Walt Disney World, as earlier this week a sweet collection of Christmas merchandise – including greetings cards, a pillow, … Read more

PHOTOS: Island Mercantile Reopens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom with One Entrance, Social Distancing, and Other Health and Safety Measures

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Greetings from Disney’s Animal Kingdom! We’re over in Discovery Island, where the popular Island Mercantile store is set to reopen today at 1 pm. This is the first time the store will be open since the Walt Disney World theme parks closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Island Mercantile is a particularly large store, with … Read more

Universal Orlando Resort Offering New Florida Resident Ticket Deal, Promoting “Buy a Day, Visit Through December”

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Universal Orlando Resort has just shared that they have a brand-new ticket deal offer for Florida residents, and this looks like one you won’t want to miss. For guests purchasing a 2-Park, 1-Day Park-to-Park ticket between now and September 30, admission will also be included all the way through December 24 for free. So that’s … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Full Debut Performance of “Disney Society Orchestra and Friends” Show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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A brand-new show made an unexpected debut today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the Theater of the Stars on Sunset Boulevard. Grab your opera glasses, and let’s watch the brand-new Disney Society Orchestra and Friends show! Outside the theater, the Beauty and the Beast themed banners remain. The show features a 6-piece orchestra playing movie … Read more

August 2020 Pin Trading Releases Revealed for Disneyland Paris

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It’s been a while since we last shared monthly trading pin releases from Disneyland Paris! Now that the resort’s parks have been reopened for almost a month, Disneyland Paris has resumed their monthly announcements of the brand-new pins which will go on sale at the resort throughout the next four weeks. Here are the newest … Read more

PHOTOS: New “Nightmare Before Christmas” Plushies Creep into Walt Disney World

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It’s almost Halloween, it’s almost Halloween, plush arrive in the dead of night We have entered into that time of year at Walt Disney World, where the first sightings of Halloween merchandise begin to crop up in the parks and on shopDisney. Usually, the Magic Kingdom would be preparing for the start of Mickey’s Not … Read more

PHOTOS: New “The Happiest Stay on Earth” Disneyland Hotel Merchandise Checks into Disneyland Resort

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Although the Disneyland Hotel is currently still closed to guests, a new line of merchandise celebrating “The Happiest Stay on Earth” has just checked in to the Downtown Disney District. After all, the Disneyland Resort has just celebrated its monumental 65th anniversary, and what better way to commemorate than with a souvenir for the resort’s … Read more

PHOTOS: New Christmas Pillow, Throw Blanket, Ornaments, and More are All Ready for the Holidays at Walt Disney World

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Some may think that Disney releasing new holiday merchandise at this time of the year is something to do with the “Christmas in July” celebrations. It might be because half-holiday has in the past been celebrated in Walt Disney World before. Others, however, will immediately recognize that in the Magic Kingdom’s Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe … Read more