Sunday, August 17, 2014

Pandora Jewelry is coming to Disney Parks

Fun update:
PANDORA Jewelry is coming to Disney Parks!

The new collection of hand finished sterling silver and 14K gold charms was created in collaboration with Disney Consumer Products and Disney Theme Park Merchandise, and will feature inspirations from some of Disney’s most beloved characters. The collection will include 25 different styles, with an additional 16 styles found only at Disney Parks.

PANDORA will also be the sponsor of the Wishes Nighttime Spectacular at Magic Kingdom Park and beginning in 2015, PANDORA Jewelry will become a presenting sponsor of the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend held annually at the Disneyland Resort.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Tower of Terror Video!

Fun update:



New to Walt Disney World:
Beginning Aug. 12, 2014, Guests with both a MagicBand and a linked Memory Maker entitlement who ride The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® will find a video memento of their 13-story drop automatically associated to their My Disney Experience account.

The Attraction video will be available only to Guests who have purchased Memory Maker and have linked their Memory Maker entitlement and MagicBand to their My Disney Experience account.

Guests with a linked Memory Maker entitlement also will be able to view and download the videos of their linked Family & Friends and Managed Guests that also have MagicBands.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios



It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!!

Well, not really, but the dates have been officially announced for the Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios!

The lights will be in place November 7,2014 thru January 4,2015.

The display of over 5 million+ lights is simply incredible.
If you haven't had the chance to see it, it's a great excuse for a trip this Winter!

 

Friday, August 8, 2014

"Frozen Summer Fun LIVE!" at Disney's Hollywood Studios® is now extended through Sept. 28, 2014

"Frozen Summer Fun LIVE!" at Disney's Hollywood Studios® is now extended through Sept. 28, 2014. This exciting event brings the popular Disney film "Frozen" to life with a full-range of immersive experiences.



From welcoming Anna and Elsa during a royal procession and ice skating at Oaken's "Frozen" Funland to joining in a special "Frozen" sing-along celebration, you can enjoy a flurry of "Frozen" fun for the whole family! 

Plus, on select nights, a "Frozen" fireworks display, featuring cool Character appearances and an explosive soundtrack, caps off the evening! The "Frozen" Fireworks Spectacular may be viewed on the following nights: July 5-Aug. 22; Aug. 24-Sept. 1; Sept. 5-7; Sept. 12-14; Sept. 19-21; and Sept. 26-28, 2014.

And, while "Frozen Summer Fun LIVE!" Premium Packages have already sold out from July 5-Aug. 22 and Aug. 24-Sept. 1, 2014, you can still enjoy Premium Packages on the following weekends: Sept. 5-7; Sept. 12-14; Sept. 19-21; and Sept. 26-28, 2014.

The “Frozen Summer Fun LIVE!" Premium Package includes reserved viewing and refreshments during Anna and Elsa's Royal Welcome, reserved seating for "For the First Time in Forever: A 'Frozen' Sing-Along Celebration," and reserved viewing and dessert party during "Frozen" Fireworks Spectacular.

"Frozen Summer Fun LIVE!" Premium Packages cost $69.00 for adults and $39.00 for children (3-9) (tax and gratuity included).

Reserve a “Frozen” Summer Fun Premium Package today! Give us a call!!

 Online reservations are not available for this event. Advance reservations are highly recommended.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

How to make your FastPass+ selections

Here's a step-by-step tutorial to help make the FastPass+ selection go a  little smoother for you!

1. Login to your www.MyDisneyExperience.com account

2. Hover over "My Disney Experience" and click on "My Reservations" to be sure that your reservation has been linked and you indeed are ready to proceed.

Note: sometimes this screen takes a minute to load your reservation details.

Then, after viewing your reservation details, and confirming that you are 60 days (or less) from your arrival date, you are ready to begin making your FastPass+ selections.





Now....let's begin!

Hover over My Disney Experience, then click on FastPass+


Then, click on New FastPass+



Then, choose "Select All"

(if you want to choose individual FastPass+ selections for your family members, you can do that, but for ease of use, in this tutorial, we will work with "Select All")
 

Choose your Park and Date:

On this page, you will select the date you are working on, and the Park you will be in that day.

It will default to Magic Kingdom.


Choose your FastPass+ Selections:



Now...the fun begins.

 
You will choose your FastPass+ selections here.

You may choose up to 3 per day.

You do NOT have to choose 3.
You may choose only 1 or 2 if you would like.
But no more than 3.

And only one park per day.

Once you have chosen 3, select the "next" button.

Choose your Time:

 
This page gives you options.
You will want to chose the "best option" that works for you.

Keeping this in mind:
After this page, you can updated the time of the FastPass+
So, don't be discouraged if the "Choose your Time" page doesn't give you the most desirable time options.

Congratulations! Your FastPass+ selections for today have been confirmed.

 
Change the Time:
On this same page (the Congratulations page)  you can click the "Modify" button just below the name of the attraction.

 Then, click the dropdown box, with the time options and choose the time that works best for you.






Then, be sure to click UPDATE when you are finished!
 

And then! There ya go!


You are ready to move to the next day!!!

 

 

 

 
 

 

 




Friday, August 1, 2014

Five Things You Can’t Miss During Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland Park

posted on The Disney Parks Blog July 30th, 2014 by Erin Glover, Social Media Director, Disneyland Resort

It may be July, but the time has come to get ready once again for Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland park! Tickets are on sale to the general public here, and there’s so much to look forward to. Here are my top five can’t-miss favorites at Mickey’s Halloween Party.
Mickey's Costume Party Cavalcade at Mickey's Halloween Party in Disneyland Park
  1. Mickey’s Costume Party Cavalcade – this is an exclusive, for Mickey’s Halloween Party guests only.
  2. Disney Villains make special appearances at Mickey’s Halloween Party in a series of must-see moments in Town Square on Main Street, U.S.A.
  3. Mickey’s Halloween Party in Disneyland Park

  4. Trick-or-treat stations throughout Disneyland park, stocked with candy and healthy goodies.
  5. Halloween Screams, fireworks spectacular – another exclusive just for party guests.
  6. Monsters U Dance Party at Tomorrowland Terrace, featuring Mike & Sulley and the Monster Scare-Off.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Disney Parks Salutes U.S. Military with Special Ticket, Room Rates

posted on July 21st, 2014 by Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks via Disney Parks Blog

JULY 4TH CELEBRATED AT WALT DISNEY WORLD IN FLORIDA
Today, we’re announcing new special pricing on theme park tickets and accommodations for active duty U.S. military personnel at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Here’s a look at the details:
At Walt Disney World Resort – from August 25, 2014, through September 30, 2015, active and retired U.S. military personnel (including active and retired members of the United States Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists) or their spouses can purchase:
  • Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper Option for $177 each, plus tax
  • Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Water Park Fun and More Option for $177 each, plus tax
  • Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper and Water Park Fun and More Options for $207 each, plus tax.
Walt Disney World Resort tickets may be used September 28, 2014, through October 3, 2015, except that the tickets may not be used December 22, 2014 – January 2, 2015 and March 29 – April 9, 2015.
For information on Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets for admission to Walt Disney World Resort, or to make room reservations at Walt Disney World Resort, military personnel may call 407-939-7830 or participating U.S. military base ticket offices.
At the Disneyland Resort – from August 25, 2014, through October 1, 2015, active and retired U.S. military personnel (including active and retired members of the United States Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists) or their spouses can purchase:
  • Disney Military Promotional 3-Day Park Hopper Tickets for $132 each
Disneyland tickets may be used September 28, 2014, through October 3, 2015, except that the tickets may not be used December 25, 2014 – January 4, 2015 and March 29 – April 9, 2015.
Active and retired U.S. military personnel can purchase Disney Military Promotional Tickets for themselves and up to five additional family members or friends. No more than six Disney Military Promotional Tickets may be purchased by any eligible member of the U.S. military (or spouse) pursuant to this offer. All tickets and options are non-transferable and must be used by October 3, 2015.
Active and retired U.S. military personnel can also take advantage of specially priced rooms at select Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort hotels.* This offer is valid for stays most nights from September 28, 2014, through October 3, 2015, except for:
  • November 27 – November 29, 2014
  • December 24 – December 31, 2014
  • March 30 – April 4, 2015
For information regarding Disney 3-Day Military Promotional Tickets for admission to the Disneyland Resort, or to make room reservations at the Disneyland Resort, military personnel may call 714-520-7088 or participating U.S. military base ticket offices. Information is also available at disneymilitaryoffers.com.
Here are some other details you should know about:
  • Disney Military Promotional Tickets may be purchased at participating U.S. military sales outlets ONLY by Eligible Service Members (defined below) or their spouses (but not both), for use by themselves and other family members and friends, as provided herein. These Tickets may not be otherwise transferred, distributed or resold.
  • “Eligible Service Members” are active or retired members of the U.S. military, including the National Guard, Reservists and the U.S. Coast Guard.
  • The actual prices charged at the individual U.S. military base ticket offices for Disney Military Promotional Tickets may be less than the prices set forth above.
  • Participating military sales outlets must require that Eligible Service Members (or their spouses) present valid military identification to purchase Disney Military Promotional Tickets.
  • Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets for admission to the Walt Disney World Resort are not valid until activated by the Eligible Service Members (or their spouses) at Walt Disney World theme park ticket windows. Tickets and options expire and may not be used after October 3, 2015. Valid military identification will be required for purchase and use.
  • Disney 3-Day Military Promotional Tickets for admission to the Disneyland Resort expire and may not be used after October 3, 2015. Valid military identification will be required for purchase and use.
  • No more than six (6) Disney Military Promotional Tickets may be purchased and (if applicable) activated by any Eligible Service Member or spouse (regardless of the place of purchase and whether purchased by that person or that person’s spouse). In addition, one of the six (6) Tickets purchased must be used by the Eligible Service Member or his/her spouse.
  • Each Disney Military Promotional Ticket must be used by the same person on any and all days.
*The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Minimum length of stay requirements may apply. Valid Military ID will be required upon check-in, and military member (or spouse) must stay in the room. No group rates or other discounts apply. Advance reservations required. Additional per-adult charges apply at the Walt Disney World Resort if there are more than two adults per room. Other restrictions apply.

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