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Happy Fourth of July from Disney Parks

Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap

posted on July 5th, 2015 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager


This week our look inside Fourth of July Celebrations at the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort included brand-new fireworks photos, a new Disney Parks Blog wallpaper, and much more. If you’re still in need of a “Fourth”-fix, be sure to check out the posts below.

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Celebrate the Official 60th Anniversary of Disneyland by Showing Your 1955 Disney Side – Are you planning to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Disneyland on July 17? If so, get your best duds ready and come dressed in your finest suits and circle skirts … we’re inviting you to show your 1955 Disney Side!

Behind the Scenes of Peter Pan’s Flight at Disneyland Park with Walt Disney Imagineering – Peter Pan’s Flight is open once again for Disneyland park guests after a recent refurbishment which added new magic and effects throughout the classic attraction.

Disneyland Resort Seeking Influential High School Students in Orange County, Calif., to be Recognized as First Class of Disneyland Resort Dreamers & Doers This Fall – Are you or someone you know a high school student doing good in the Orange County, Calif., community?

July 2015 Merchandise Events at the Disneyland Resort – The Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration continues to dazzle! Here are events taking place this July that you don’t want to miss!

Tinker Bell Flies for 30 Years at Magic Kingdom Park – This Fourth of July week marked a milestone event in the park’s entertainment history – the 30th anniversary of Tinker Bell’s pre-fireworks flight.

Disney Days of Past: Fourth of July – In July 1992, Donald and Mickey joined in the fireworks fun for an All-American Salute.

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Happy Fourth of July from the Walt Disney World Resort

posted on July 4th, 2015 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager


Happy Fourth of July!

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Are you visiting one of a Walt Disney World Resort theme parks this weekend? Which nighttime spectacular do you hope to see? Tell us in the “Comments” section below.

Don’t forget, you can join us tonight at 8:55 p.m. on the Disney Parks Blog for our first-ever live streaming of the Fourth of July fireworks from Magic Kingdom Park. Check out Bob’s original blog post with all the details!

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Light-Painting Video Marks Fourth of July Magic at Walt Disney World Resort

posted on July 3rd, 2015 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager


Last year, Thomas Smith shared an amazing series of light-painting images that our friends in Disney’s Yellow Shoes Department, Matt Stewart and Paul Chase, created using just light pens and a camera. This year, the guys are back with more Fourth of July fun – this time taking their skills to the next level by creating this light-painting video that stars Mickey Mouse.

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A lot of amazing work went into creating this – including Matt freehanding designs like the flag and fireworks in mid-air, and Paul snapping more than 200 photos.

Think this is cool? Check out some of their past light-painting contributions in the list below.

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#DisneyKids: Creating Independence Day Memories at Walt Disney World Resort

posted on July 3rd, 2015 by Jamie Langdon, Social Media Manager


Independence Day is a wonderful holiday for families to spend time together and celebrate our nation’s birthday. Fireworks are almost synonymous with July 4, and if you’re planning to bring your kids to the parks for the holiday, you can see some amazing fireworks displays in addition to lots of other patriotic entertainment that will have your little ones saying, “oooh ahhh!”

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Video Rewind: Celebrating America at the Disneyland Resort

posted on July 3rd, 2015 by Erin Glover, Social Media Director, Disneyland Resort


The Fourth of July is just a day away! From our daily flag retreat ceremony to special Independence Day entertainment, the Disneyland Resort has a variety of traditions that salute America’s heritage.

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Download Our Fourth of July Desktop/Digital Wallpaper

posted on July 3rd, 2015 by Simone Miranda, Creative & Translation Services Manager, Walt Disney World Resort


In honor of our country’s Independence Day one of our designers, Leo Cardoso, created a fun new wall paper. Leo was inspired by the nostalgia of classic Disney. In this design he features two things as patriotic as apple pie – our pal Mickey Mouse and the American flag.

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#CoolestSummer Ever: AmeriCool!

posted on July 3rd, 2015 by Greg Ehrbar, Writer/Author, Disney's Yellow Shoes Creative Group


To lots of folks, the Fourth of July is one of the coolest times of the year. There are fireworks, icy cold drinks, fun foods and, of course the spirit of America – a spirit that can take on many forms, from ingenuity and tradition to good old-fashioned belly laughs.

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POLL: Which Patriotic Parks Experience Is Your Favorite?

posted on July 3rd, 2015 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager


Happy Fourth of July! At Walt Disney World Resort, we have plenty of ways to get a good ol’ fix of Americana.

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New Gift Packages Bring ‘Frozen’ to Your Disney Resorts Room

posted on July 3rd, 2015 by Jean Volante, Manager of Dream Making, Disney Floral & Gifts/DEG


If your loved ones are like me, I bet they can’t get enough of Frozen. To experience the summer that Olaf dreams about, look no further: the enchanted florist, Disney Floral and Gifts, brings the magic of Arendelle right to your Disney Resorts room.

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Disney Parks After Dark: Seeing ‘Wishes’ at Magic Kingdom Park

posted on July 2nd, 2015 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager


In just a few days, Walt Disney World will be alight with fireworks in celebration of the Fourth of July.

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