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‘Celebrate Gospel’ Returns to the Disneyland Resort February 13

posted on February 9th, 2016 by Kevin Rafferty, Jr., Communications Specialist, Disneyland Resort

This Saturday, February 13, guest choirs from throughout Southern California will gather at Disney California Adventure park to “Celebrate Gospel” in honor of Black History Month, and the spirit and history of gospel music.


Stop by Stage 17 in Hollywood Land from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. to hear the uplifting voices of the choirs listed below. Whether you haven’t experienced “Celebrate Gospel” before, or you are like me and it’s one of your favorite events of the year, the inspiring musical event is sure to raise your spirit!

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Lorenzo Johnson & Praizum (Los Angeles)
  • Harambee Prep Children’s Choir (Pasadena)
  • New Generation Choir (Santa Ana)
  • Covered Choir (Corona)
  • Ty Snow & Xtreme Purpose (Pasadena)
  • Divine Deliverance Mass Choir (Inglewood)

2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

  • Amazing Grace Conservatory (Los Angeles)
  • Voices of Praise Mass Choir (Temecula)
  • West Angeles Angelic Children’s Choir (Los Angeles)
  • Spiritual Truth (Yorba Linda)
  • Greater LA Cathedral Choir (Los Angeles)
  • LA Inner City Mass Choir (Los Angeles)
  • Destiny 24 (Compton)
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Download Our Dragon Maleficent Wallpaper

posted on February 9th, 2016 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager

Last week during our latest #DisneyParksLIVE stream at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, we asked our viewers to vote to unlock one of two new “Fantasmic!”-themed Disney Parks Blog wallpapers. The winners voted to unlock a Sorcerer Mickey design – but we couldn’t keep the other choice, Dragon Maleficent, under lock and key too long!


To download for your desktop or digital device, simply click on the image above to select the size you need.

Be sure to check out the terms of use about using the wallpaper before you download it.

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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know The Seas With Nemo & Friends at Epcot?

posted on February 9th, 2016 by Rose Monahan, Librarian, Walt Disney World Resort

Is “Finding Nemo” one of your favorite films? Then you must’ve experienced The Seas with Nemo & Friends at Epcot. How well do you know this attraction? Test your knowledge below.


The Seas with Nemo & Friends at Epcot

How large is the saltwater aquarium at The Seas with Nemo & Friends?
What is the name of the vehicle you board to find Nemo?
What was the original name of the pavilion that is now called The Seas with Nemo & Friends?
What year did The Seas with Nemo & Friends ride-through attraction open?
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All In The Details: Exploring Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar At Disney Springs

posted on February 9th, 2016 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager

Among all of the recent additions made to Disney Springs, I have to say that one of my personal favorites is Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar, a 1940s era float plane hangar turned bar that’s full of adventure, from the decor that surrounds you, to the creative menu of drinks and light plates that delights you.

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Moms Panel Monday: Interactive Queues at Disney Parks

posted on February 8th, 2016 by Leanne O'Regan, Director, Social Media, Disney Parks

Our Disney Parks Moms Panel know the many hidden gems around the Disney theme parks including the imaginative and magical details of the interactive queues for some of our attractions. Did you know Disney Parks is leading the theme park industry in creating engaging experiences to help pass the time while in line?

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Filed: Magic Kingdom, Vacation Planning, Walt Disney World Resort

Peyton Manning Celebrates Super Bowl Victory at the Disneyland Resort

posted on February 8th, 2016 by Erin Glover, Editorial Content Director, Disneyland Resort

How did Peyton Manning celebrate his team’s Super Bowl 50 victory today? He went to Disneyland! Following the Denver Broncos victory over the Carolina Panthers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., Peyton celebrated with fans today at the Happiest Place on Earth with a parade Monday down Main Street, U.S.A., at Disneyland park. Take a look!

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Style Happens Here – Lovely Apparel from Disney Parks

posted on February 8th, 2016 by Steven Miller, Merchandise Communications Manager

Today, I’m launching a new monthly series that was inspired by the many Unforgettable moments that happen at Disney Parks. Titled “Style Happens Here,” this series will highlight stylish Disney products including apparel or accessories that guests may find when visiting Disneyland or Walt Disney World Resorts. With Valentine’s Day only a few weeks away, my first article showcases “lovely” apparel found only at Disney Parks.

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Filed: Disney Springs, Disneyland Resort, Top Stories, Walt Disney World Resort

Disney Doodles: Roger & Anita Break Away From The Pack

posted on February 8th, 2016 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager

If there’s one thing they have in common, it’s dogs for lovebirds Roger and Anita. In this week’s Disney Doodle, they’ve broken away from the pack for some sightseeing, but can’t help but be drawn to the Fire Station on Main Street, U.S.A.

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Celebrating 15 Years of Magical Moments at Disney California Adventure Park

posted on February 8th, 2016 by Shannon Swanson, Public Relations Manager, Disneyland Resort

On this day 15 years ago, Disney California Adventure park opened its gates for the first time. To celebrate, I’ve highlighted some the most magical moments we captured on video.

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Romance for Your Valentine: Top 10 Date Ideas at Walt Disney World Resort

posted on February 8th, 2016 by Victoria Lim, Managing Editor, Walt Disney World Public Relations

Ahh…l’amour. Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, any day you want to dedicate to love, we are celebrating hearts, and cupid and romance. Here are 10 ideas to help you celebrate with us.

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Filed: Disney Dining, Disney Springs, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Epcot, Hotels & Resorts, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort