Six Disneyland Cast Members Treated for Smoke Inhalation After Maleficent Dragon Fire

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Six Disneyland Cast Members were treated for smoke inhalation following the Maleficent dragon fire during “Fantasmic!” on Saturday night. Anaheim Fire and Rescue told The Washington Post that they treated at least six employees for smoke inhalation but that nobody was seriously harmed. Disney stated on Sunday that they are investigating the cause of the … Read more

Walt Disney World Suspending Fire Effects of Maleficent Dragon Float in Festival of Fantasy, No Changes to Fantasmic!

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Following yesterday’s Maleficent dragon catching on fire during “Fantasmic!” at Disneyland, Walt Disney World is temporarily suspending the fire effects of the Maleficent dragon float in the Festival of Fantasy Parade at Magic Kingdom. Disney said in a statement that they are “temporarily suspending fire effects similar to those used at Disneyland park’s Fantasmic at … Read more

UPDATE: Disneyland States Cause of Maleficent Dragon Fire is Under Investigation, Fire Effects Suspended

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Disneyland Resort released a statement regarding the Maleficent dragon catching fire during “Fantasmic!” last night. Read it below. Disneyland Resort Statement Regarding Maleficent Dragon Fire During the final showing of Fantasmic at Disneyland park on Saturday evening, the dragon prop caught fire. Anaheim Fire & Rescue quickly responded, and the fire was extinguished. All cast … Read more

Maleficent Dragon Destroyed, Crews Working on Fantasmic! Set Following Fire at Disneyland

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Disneyland guests have shared photos and videos this morning of the “Fantasmic!” set following yesterday’s incident when the Maleficent dragon caught fire. Spectrum News 13’s Alex Farnworth shared a video on Twitter of crews working on the “Fantasmic!” set on Sunday morning. Scrim had been wrapped around some areas, but there was no significant damage … Read more

BREAKING: Maleficent Dragon Catches Fire During “Fantasmic!” at Disneyland

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Parts of Adventureland were evacuated Saturday night as Maleficent, in dragon form, caught fire during a performance of “Fantasmic!” in Disneyland. Our onsite reporter caught footage of the dragon, still burning, as the show came to a premature end for safety. The fire fell from the dragon’s mouth onto Tom Sawyer Island below. The cause … Read more

New Disney Visa Card Designs Include 100 Years of Wonder

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New Disney Visa Card designs have debuted, including one honoring 100 Years of Wonder, the 100th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company. New Disney Visa Card Designs Disney 100 Years of Wonder The 100th anniversary card is a blue-ish silver, with “100” across the front. Mickey and Minnie, pictured in black and white, peek out … Read more

PHOTOS: New Fantasmic! Entrance Billboard at Hollywood Studios Pays Homage to Walt Disney’s ‘Fantasia’

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Just days before “Fantasmic!” returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, new art promoting the nighttime spectacular can be seen on Sunset Boulevard. The art can be found on the LED billboard just outside The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, which is used prominently in Sunset Seasons Greetings. It depicts Sorcerer Mickey in battle with Maleficent in … Read more

New Ursula Mug, Hades Tee, Maleficent Candle, and More Villains Merchandise at Disneyland Resort

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More new Disney Villains merchandise has arrived at Disneyland Resort for the Halloween season. Ursula Mug – $14.99 This stoneware mug is black and reads “A Lovely Mess” under an image of Ursula’s hair. The interior is light purple. The other side has a silhouette of Ursula’s full body, with her seashell necklace in white … Read more

VIDEO: Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular Full Show at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

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If you won’t be able to join Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party or missed out on Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular show, not to worry! We have the full show featuring the Sanderson Sisters running amuck outside Cinderella Castle on All Hallows Eve. The show is narrated by Thakery Binx, overlooking the 3 sisters and other Disney … Read more

Light-Up Maleficent Headband Arrives in Disneyland Resort

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Light-up Disney Villains headbands have been glowing around Disneyland Resort, and we just spotted a new design showing off Maleficent’s horns at Pioneer Mercantile in Disneyland Park. Light-Up Maleficent Headband — $30 These Maleficent horns light up the shadows with five glowing stripes on each side and different light-up patterns. They also change color from … Read more

Make it Pink and Blue With New Princess Aurora Dress at Disney Springs

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The new Princess Aurora themed dress inspired by the iconic “Make it pink! Make it blue!” scene from “Sleeping Beauty” has arrived at Walt Disney World Resort. Princess Aurora Dress – $128 The dress is covered in light blue designs of Sleeping Beauty Castle, her tiara, hearts, and roses. Three pink buttons create a ruched … Read more

Controversial Grand Floridian Resort Remodel, CDC To End COVID-19 Testing for International Visitors, Victoria & Albert’s Reopening, & More: Daily Recap (6/10/22)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Friday, June 10, 2022. Walt Disney World Magic … Read more

Maleficent Dragon’s Horn Breaks During Festival of Fantasy Parade at Magic Kingdom

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One of the horns on the Maleficent dragon float broke during today’s noon performance of the Festival of Fantasy Parade at Magic Kingdom. We saw Maleficent functioning fine in Frontierland, but she must have malfunctioned en route. When we caught up with her on Main Street, U.S.A., her left horn had fallen over and she … Read more

New Snow White, Evil Queen, and Maleficent Wishables Keychains Debut at Walt Disney World

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Whether you’re a fan of devious villains or heroic princesses, a trio of new Wishables keychains at Walt Disney World might just leave you feeling animated! Each feature characters from classic Disney animated films. All three of these keychains previously debuted at the Disneyland Resort last month, but they’ve finally made their way east. Let’s … Read more

PHOTOS: New CRISLU Maleficent Earrings, Ursula and Evil Queen Necklaces Available at Walt Disney World


CRISLU has been a frequent partner with Disney in recent years to produce premium jewelry products, and the tradition continues with these new accessories we spotted at Uptown Jewelers. Beloved baddies Ursula, Maleficent, and the Evil Queen form the ghastly new lineup, just in time for Halloween! CRISLU Ursula Sterling Platinum Necklace – $125 Faceted … Read more

REVIEW: New Maleficent Cupcake Is Ferociously Delicious at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Celebrate the spooky season with this new cupcake inspired by Maleficent from “Sleeping Beauty” in her dragon form. It’s available at Restaurantosaurus in DinoLand U.S.A. at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Maleficent Cupcake — $5.99 Purple Velvet Cupcake with Dragon Blood Orange Curd, Vanilla Frosting, Crisp Pearls, White Chocolate Flames, and Maleficent Medallion This is a beautifully … Read more