Category Archives: Attraction / Theme Park

Disney Duck Tales Play Set

Woo Hoo!, this new Duck Tales play set is coming soon to the Disney Store and Disney Parks. 

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Enchanted Tiki Room Funko Pop! Vinyl Twin Pack Coming Soon To Disney Parks

A new Pop Vinyl twin pack from Funko featuring Barker Bird and Pele from Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room.

The set will be released on June 23rd at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.  At Disneyland the Funko pair will be sold at Wonderground Gallery, Disneyana and Adventureland Bazaar. The Tiki Room duo will be sold at Walt Disney World at Disney Pin Traders, Caribbean Plaza and Bou Tiki.

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Sneak Peek At All-New Play Disney Parks App Coming To Disneyland & Walt Disney World Resorts

There’s an all-new mobile app coming to guests at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort this summer, now available for pre-order on the App Store and Google Play.

The Play Disney Parks app will allow guests to play with family and friends while waiting in line for some favorite attractions. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, from activities that interact with select attraction queues to games that bring favorite Disney stories to life in immersive new ways.

Guests can also earn and share digital collectibles when they receive themed achievements, earned for experiences both in the app and across the Disney parks. And with the Disney trivia feature, family and friends can band together to see if they have what it takes to become Disney trivia masters as they discover fun facts about their favorite theme parks.

While the popular My Disney Experience app at Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland App at Disneyland Resort will continue serving guests in their vacation planning before and during their visit, the all-new Play Disney Parks app will soon allow guests to discover even more ways to enhance their in-park experience. 

The app is expected to be released on June 30, 2018.

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Opening Season Just Announced For Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge At Disney Parks

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will open in summer 2019 at Disneyland Resort and in late fall 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort, when guests will land in the middle of the action as they live their own Star Wars stories.

Both east and west coast versions of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will allow guests to visit a remote trading port on the edge of wild space, where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life – and where guests will find themselves in the middle of the action. The lands will feature two major attractions that put guests in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance. Each attraction – and even the land itself – will offer guests the chance to immerse themselves in the Star Wars universe like never before.

One attraction will make you feel like you’re on a Star Destroyer inside a hangar bay. The second attraction will give guests the opportunity to fly the Millennium Falcon, piloting the ship, shooting blasters or preparing for hyperspace – all while completing a critical mission. But how you perform on the mission holds even bigger stakes: perform with skill and you may earn extra galactic credits, while bringing the ship back banged up could put you on the list of a bounty hunter. End up on Harkos’s list and you may face a problem if you show up at the local cantina!

Guests will also encounter many familiar faces inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, including BB-8, Chewbacca, members of the First Order and – among many others – Rex, the troublesome pilot you may remember from Star Tours, who takes on a new role in this land as the DJ at the cantina. At the cantina guests will be able to try unique concoctions like blue milk. Nearby, they’ll also be able to acquire trinkets and treasures from across the galaxy. You won’t be buying ordinary Star Wars merchandise or T-shirts at the gift shops, but rather special figures and vehicles (like an AT-AT) built by Batuu’s female Toydarians. The toys are inspired by designs from films like The Force Awakens, Rogue One and The Last Jedi.

A Star Wars-inspired resort will also debut as part of the new Disney 360 vacation concept. This new vacation experience will be a living adventure that allows guests to immerse themselves in an entirely new form of Disney storytelling.

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Disney Channel’s GO! Summer

Disney Channel is racing toward summer, and we’ve just been given a sneak peek at the fantastic and fan-centric programming and events the network has planned—including brand-new episodes and special on-air offerings, a fan event set for the Disneyland Resort on May 12 and the Disney Channel GO! Road Trip that will make its way around the U.S. in July and August.

Disney Channel GO! Fan Fest

The fun begins on Saturday, May 12, at the Disneyland Resort, where dozens of Disney Channel stars will be on hand for the Disney Channel GO! Fan Fest. The festivities begin at 11:15 a.m. PDT with a cavalcade down Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland park, then the action moves across the esplanade to Disney California Adventure, where fans can enjoy panel discussions and meet some of their favorite stars from 1–5 p.m. PDT. It promises to be a duck blur of an afternoon, highlighted by a live DuckTales script performance—or “table read”—by members of the series voice cast. The celebrity lineup for the event includes stars from the Andi Mack, Raven’s Home, Stuck in the Middle, Bizaardvark and BUNK’D, as well as the Disney Channel Original Movies ZOMBIES and Freaky Friday.

Disney Channel GO! Road Trip

Later in the summer, Disney Channel is taking the show on the road—and fans will help set the course! The Disney Channel GO! Road Trip will make its way around the U.S., giving fans the opportunity to make their own Disney Channel Wand ID, play games for prizes and more. Visit DisneyChannelRoadTrip.com from May 12 through June 12 to cast your vote for where you’d like the Disney Channel GO! Road Trip to visit.

And wherever you’re planning to be this summer, Disney Channel is bringing a lineup chock full of new programming beginning at 9 a.m. EDT/PDT weekdays and at 8 a.m. EDT/PDT on weekend. Look for all-new episodes of DuckTales, Andi Mack and Stuck in the Middle; season premieres of Raven’s Home, Tangled: The Series, Bizaardvark and BUNK’D; series premieres of Big Hero 6 The Series, Big City Greens and Bug Juice: My Adventures at Camp; the debut of the Disney Channel Original Movie Freaky Friday; and the 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards, You can also view new short-form programming all summer long in the DisneyNOW app, on the Disney Channel YouTube and at disney.com.

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Play Disney Parks App Coming To Disneyland & Walt Disney World Resort This Summer

Guests can soon explore Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort in a whole new way using the all-new Play Disney Parks app! Coming this summer on iOS and Android, guests can play in the parks like never before using this soon-to-launch mobile app to access exclusive experiences at both locations through activities that interact with the surrounding environment. The app will be free to download.

With the touch of a button, wait time turns into play time with family and friends at certain locations. And the more you explore in Disney parks, the more there is to discover on the app. This is just the latest way we are making a visit to our parks even more fun and memorable in new and innovative ways.

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Funko Dorbz Ride Disney: Pirates – Pirate Ship Available At Disney Parks On April 13, 2018

Pirates of the Caribbean fans get excited! The latest Disney Theme Parks Funko exclusive is Jolly Roger with pirate ship featured as a Dorbz Ridez! 

Available exclusively at these locations on Friday, April 13th 2018! 

Disneyland Resort

-WonderGround Gallery in Downtown Disney
-Pieces of Eight in New Orleans Square
-Emporium on Main Street

Walt Disney World Resort

-Pin Traders in Disney Springs
-Pirates Bazaar in Magic Kingdom

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LIFE Inside The Disney Parks

LIFE Inside The Disney Parks features over 100 pages of pictures and articles devoted to the Happiest Place On Earth.

Walt Disney spent his life dreaming impossible dreams, and achieved the most impossible dream of all – the amusement park to end all amusement parks: Disneyland! 

Read about the California popular attraction and all of the other Disney parks in this new magazine available now at newsstands for $13.99.

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Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary Celebration Roars To Life On May 11-12 At Universal Studios Hollywood

On Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12, the Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary Celebration will roar to life at Universal Studios Hollywood, and guests are invited to be a part of this exclusive event in honor of the blockbuster action-adventure that brought dinosaurs out of extinction a quarter century ago.

This first-ever themed Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary Celebration, created in partnership with Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, is a separately ticketed event.  Space is limited and tickets, which can be purchased here, will sell out.

The multi-faceted immersive Celebration will feature a private screening of the epic Jurassic Park at Universal CityWalk’s all-new, state-of-the-art Universal Cinema.  The exciting showcase will also re-release the film’s original trailer.

The remainder of the event, which includes exclusive after-hours access, will take place within Universal Studios Hollywood, adjacent to the theme park’s thrilling “Jurassic Park—The Ride.”

Guests will receive a special commemorative lanyard and unlimited access to all things Jurassic, from the acclaimed theme park ride, to original props, including the Gyrosphere as seen in the record-breaking Jurassic World, original dinosaur maquettes, costume displays and an interactive expo area.  Live entertainment, themed food and merchandise will also be available to complement the event.

Unique to the Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary Celebration event, guests will be invited to dress up as their favorite character from the franchise. Please visit www.universalstudioshollywood.com/JP25 for costume guidelines requirements.

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Stranger Things Comes To Life At Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights

For the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore are partnering with Netflix to bring “Stranger Things” to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” events.  Fans of the series will get the chance to brave the Upside Down and confront the supernatural as each park debuts all-new mazes inspired by season one of the critically-acclaimed series.  

The parallel universe, referred to as the Upside Down that terrorized the small town of Hawkins, Indiana in Netflix’s mega-hit “Stranger Things,” will bring the chittering, predatory Demogorgon to “Halloween Horror Nights” to stalk unwitting guests as they encounter iconic scenes, characters and environments from the mesmerizing series.

Working collaboratively with Netflix, along with the creators and executive producer of the blockbuster series—Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer and Shawn Levy, the mazes at Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore will be authentic representations of “Stranger Things,” designed to transport guests into artfully recreated scenes and storylines. From the menacing Hawkins National Laboratory, under the U.S. Department of Energy, to the Byers home adorned with an erratic display of flashing Christmas lights and the eerie Upside Down woods oozing a shower of floating orb-like spores, the chilling new mazes will offer surprising twists and unexpected turns around every corner.

Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights” is the ultimate Halloween event. For more than 25 years, guests from around the world have visited “Halloween Horror Nights” to become victims inside their own horror film. Multiple movie-quality mazes based on iconic horror television shows, films and original stories come to life season after season. And, the streets of each park’s event are transformed into highly-themed scare zones where menacing scare-actors lunge from every darkened corner.

Halloween Horror Nights begins Friday, September 14 in Hollywood and Orlando and on Friday, September 28 in Singapore. Additional details about the events will be revealed soon. Select tickets and vacation packages for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights are on sale now. For more information about “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort or Universal Studios Singapore, visit www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.

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