CONCEPT ART: Disney Villains Roller Coaster, Log Flume Ride, Pizza Planet & More Were Planned for Disney California Adventure

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Blogger Cabel Sasser recently purchased a document from a Van Eaton Galleries auction titled “Paradise Pier Imagineering Project Scope” and shared his findings on his blog. The document, dated November 21, 2006, includes some Paradise Pier projects that never came to fruition — namely a Disney Villains ride. Paradise Pier Overhaul By 2006, Disney California … Read more

New Mickey & Minnie France Pavilion Infant Outfits With Matching Berets at EPCOT

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New France Pavilion infant outfits inspired by Mickey and Minnie are available at EPCOT, perfect for a day at the park or trick-or-treating on Halloween. This apparel is available in Souvenirs de France. Mickey France Pavilion Infant Outfit – $29.99 The Mickey onesie has a blue bottom and a white top with red and blue … Read more

Mickey Jack-o’-Lantern Earrings by BaubleBar at Walt Disney World

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A new pair of Mickey jack-o’-lantern earrings by BaubleBar is available at Walt Disney World. The earrings are available at Uptown Jewelers in Magic Kingdom, where other BaubleBar jewelry is available. BaubleBar is known for their luxury jewelry, and their Disney items often feature large depictions of classic characters. BaubleBar Mickey Jack-o’-Lantern Earrings – $32 … Read more

New Chucky Backpack & Mug, Exorcist Tee, Hellfire Club Walkman Bag, and More Halloween Horror Nights 32 Merchandise Arrive at Universal Orlando Resort

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We’ve spotted even more new Halloween Horror Nights 32 merchandise over the past few days as the event itself kicks off. In this roundup, we’ve got new items inspired by “Chucky,” “The Exorcist: Believer,” the Hellfire Club from “Stranger Things 4,” “The Last of Us,” and HHN in general. Most of this merch can be … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Chucky’s Twisted Playground Offers Unique Photo-Ops at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort

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Coinciding with Halloween Horror Nights 32, Chucky’s Twisted Playground opened this weekend at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. Described as a “photo illusion experience,” Chucky’s Twisted Playground features rooms full of unique Chucky-inspired photo-ops utilizing a few different illusion techniques. Chucky’s Twisted Playground This experience takes place in the Fun in the Sun Rec Center, … Read more

PHOTOS: Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Lobby Restored Temporarily as Railing Construction Concludes

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Construction materials, vehicles, and walls are gone from the lobby of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort as construction wraps up on the railings above. Grand Floridian Resort Lobby Furniture and decorations are back in the lobby for guests to enjoy. White scrims remain around some of the upstairs balconies, although work may be complete. Some scrims … Read more

BREAKING: Country Bear Jamboree and Most of Frontierland Closed Due to Possible Ruptured Sewage Line at Magic Kingdom

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Most of Frontierland in Magic Kingdom is currently closed (as of 4:40 p.m. ET on Sunday, September 3) for unannounced reasons, but possibly due to a ruptured sewage line. Frontierland Closed Cast Members (mostly custodial and management) were blocking the way into Frontierland from both ends. Guests could still access Big Thunder Mountain Railroad via … Read more

PHOTOS: Disney’s Beach Club Resort Lobby Refurbishment Complete with New Mickey & Friends Artwork

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After months of construction work, the refurbishment is now complete for the Disney’s Beach Club Resort lobby, and it has fully reopened — The Solarium remains closed. Initially, work was set to be completed in April 2023, though it was extended into fall. This summer, new soft goods were added, including carpeting. Beach Club Resort … Read more

PHOTOS: Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights 32 Pays Homage to The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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The Halloween Tribute Store at Universal Studios Florida for Halloween Horror Nights 32 has brought a moment from The Great Movie Ride back from the dead six years after the iconic Disney’s Hollywood Studios attraction closed. Halloween Horror Nights Pays Homage to The Great Movie Ride The Great Movie Ride was housed in the Chinese … Read more

‘Encanto’ Spirit Jersey, Bucket Hat, Bruno T-Shirt, and More at Walt Disney World

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New “Encanto” merchandise has arrived at Walt Disney World, in time for guests to plan their outfits for the upcoming Mirabel meet and greet. We found the “Encanto” Spirit Jersey, Bruno T-shirt, apron, bowl, and photo frame in World of Disney at Disney Springs. The matching “Encanto” bucket hat was in Curtain Call Collectibles at … Read more

More Roofing Added to Possible New Cast Building at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

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A new building is under construction at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, next to Pioneer Hall at the former site of Tri-Circle-D Ranch. It’s coming together quickly and more roofing has been installed since our last update. New Building at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort The building is likely for Cast Members. More paneling has … Read more

ESPN, ABC, and More Disney Channels Go Dark for Spectrum Subscribers as Companies Fail to Reach Agreement

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The Walt Disney Company and Spectrum’s parent company, Charter Communications, are fighting over a new contract. As the two fail to reach an agreement, Disney channels like ESPN and ABC are dark to Spectrum subscribers during Labor Day weekend and many won’t be able to watch the U.S. Open or college football. The dispute is … Read more

TRON Lightcycle Run Billboard Replaced With Storybook Circus Sign at Magic Kingdom

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TRON Lightcycle Run had its grand opening in April of this year, but according to a billboard on the Walt Disney World Railroad route, it was still “programming.” The TRON billboard has now been replaced with a Storybook Circus billboard, which guests see as they take a train out of the mini land and into … Read more

Gideon’s Bakehouse at Disney Springs Reopens

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Gideon’s Bakehouse at Disney Springs is back open today, Sunday, September 3, after closing for two days due to a broken air conditioning unit. Gideon’s Bakehouse Reopens Gideon’s Bakehouse is a popular quick-service cookie and coffee shop in The Landing section of Disney Springs. It’s usually open from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. with long … Read more

New Figment Shirt, Leggings, Socks, and Hoodie Available at EPCOT

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A new collection of Figment clothing has arrived at the Imagination! Pavilion in EPCOT. Now available is a new Figment shirt, leggings, socks, and a hoodie. Figment Shirt – $39.99 The lilac shirt has a twisted hem and an image of Figment on the chest. He’s floating next to a distressed yellow Spaceship Earth silhouette. … Read more

Tinker Bell Light-Up Fairy Garden Available at Walt Disney World

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A new terrarium-like Tinker Bell light-up fairy garden is available for purchase at Walt Disney World. We found the set at Fantasy Faire, the gift shop next to Mickey’s PhilharMagic in Magic Kingdom. Tinker Bell Light-Up Fairy Garden – $34.99 The fairy garden has a transparent plastic bell-shaped dome that sits on a grass-green base, … Read more