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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap

posted on May 29th, 2011 by Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks


The Seven Dwarfs and Their Diamond Mine at Downtown Disney Marketplace

Impressive, huh? The latest LEGO creations at the Downtown Disney Marketplace at the Walt Disney World Resort are finished and certainly worth checking out. We shared a peek of the new creative sculptures, including my favorite “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” earlier this week. You can see more photos in Jennifer’s original post.

And as our countdown continues to the official kick-off of “Disney Soundsational Summer!” at the Disneyland Resort, we gave a quick look at what’s new this summer. Let us know what you’re looking forward to as we kick off Disney Soundsational Summer.

Now, here’s a look at some of the other stories we worked on this week.

Disney Fantasy Atrium Lobby Will Dazzle Guests with Art Nouveau Style and Sophistication – We give readers a look at the Disney Fantasy’s Art Nouveau-inspired lobby and reveal a passenger you might recognize.

Favorite Disneyland Resort Lunch Spots – What are some of your favorite dining locations around the Disneyland Resort? With so many delicious options, it’s hard to choose just one!

Getting in the Photo at Disneyland Resort – Disneyland Resort photographer Paul Hiffmeyer wants to know: Was this a “duckspiracy?”

‘Eat to the Beat’ 2011 Concert Series Lineup at Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – We got our hands on the lineup of performers for the “Eat to the Beat” Concert Series at the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.

Behind the Scenes at Paradise Pier with Walt Disney Imagineering – Walt Disney Imagineer Larry Nikolai takes you “behind the wall” to see the work being done on Goofy’s Sky School and the new Paradise Pier dining locations.

The New ‘Mickey’s Soundsational Parade’ Officially Starts Today at Disneyland Park – What better way to kick off the summer than with a drum line, whimsical floats and an array of musicians and your favorite Disney characters?

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Laureen from CA on May 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Where can I purchase a Disney Dooney & Burke handbag in the Disneyland Park?

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Friend on May 30th, 2011 at 6:49 pm

I hope when they do the new Snow White Mine Train Attraction for Walt Disney World that they do some research on what mines were like in Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs day and not like Big Thunders 1880 period.

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stefanie on June 2nd, 2011 at 8:46 pm

Laureen, we stopped in on May 24. The dooney bags are locatated in the downtown disney giant disney store…There are a few selections, and they are encased in glass…so cute, too!

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