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Cheers to Me! It’s Dinnertime at Magic Kingdom Park

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center


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Lots of guests visit one of our amazing restaurants at dinnertime when visiting a Disney Park, but there are lots of quick options to enjoy too. I decided to head over to Gaston’s Tavern for dinner.
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If there is one thing I like even more than a good turkey leg, it’s the pork shank. It’s seriously delicious. And I wasn’t leaving there without the help of a Lafou’s Brew to wash it down. (I told you I was all-in today!)

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You might think I was done eating for the day, but you’d be wrong. The pièce de résistance for my Coolest Summer Ever food marathon is diving into the Kitchen Sink sundae from the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor.

I wasn’t playing when I said ice cream was my favorite food. There is always room for ice cream. Always.

Thanks for reading along all day as I toured my taste buds around Magic Kingdom Park. I hope you enjoyed it as much as my stomach did.

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Lunching Across the Disneyland Resort

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator


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We received so many votes in our Disneyland Resort lunch poll, we couldn’t just choose one place to eat. We divided and conquered!

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Tyler with the Barbecue Pulled Pork and Slaw Cone From Cozy Cone Motel Michelle and Shawn with the Supernova Pizza Special and Mark V Dessert Waffle From Red Rockett’s Pizza Port

Erin chose the Pulled Pork Hot Dog from Hungry Bear Restaurant, while Tyler picked up Barbecue pulled pork and slaw cone from Cozy Cone Motel in Cars Land. Michelle and Shawn grabbed a quick bite at Red Rockett’s Pizza Port getting the Supernova Pizza Special and Mark V Dessert Waffle. And me? I couldn’t resist Mac and cheese pizza from Boardwalk Pasta & Pizza.

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No lunch is complete without dessert, so we all met up to enjoy the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Cupcakes! Guests are loving these tasty treats, each deliciously themed to the land you’ll find them in.

What are you eating today? Let us know in the comments below.

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‘Frozen’ Fun is in Store Tonight at Magic Kingdom Park

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Shawn Slater, Communications Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Creative Entertainment


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The Coolest Summer Ever live stream has concluded.

We’re almost halfway through our “Coolest Summer Ever” kickoff event at Magic Kingdom Park, and there’s still a ton of cool stuff yet to come!

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Just before each of tonight’s performances of the Main Street Electrical Parade (scheduled for 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.), your “Frozen” friends will be making special appearances along the parade route. Look for Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf gliding by on a beautiful, ice crystal castle float. And if seeing them makes you want to belt out a chorus of “Let It Go” or “Love Is an Open Door,” you’re in luck! We’re holding sing-along screenings of “Frozen” at the Rockettower Plaza Stage in Tomorrowland from midnight to 4 a.m.

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Don’t forget about “Wishes” fireworks at 9 p.m. or “Celebrate the Magic,” transforming Cinderella Castle at 8:45 p.m. and 10:45 p.m., and starting at 2 a.m. you can dance the night away with your Disney pals at dance parties in Frontierland and the Central Plaza. It’s going to be a great night!

You can watch all the fun on our live stream by clicking here.

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Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Brings ‘Sweet’ Surprises

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Michelle Harker, Manager, Merchandise Marketing & Communications, Disneyland Resort


Is there anything sweeter than the kick-off to the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration? In my case, yes! There are dazzling and delectable new confections debuting in the candy kitchens at the Disneyland Resort, and I have all the details!

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PHOTOS: Step Inside Our Disney Parks Blog ‘Tomorrowland’ Breakfast & Screening

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager


Earlier today, the Disney Parks Blog team kicked off our 24-hours of fun here at the Walt Disney World Resort by hosting a special “Tomorrowland”-themed event for 500 of our readers.

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‘Paint the Night’ Parade and ‘Disneyland Forever’ Fireworks Premiere at Disneyland Park

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Erin Glover, Social Media Director, Disneyland Resort


The all-new “Paint the Night” parade and “Disneyland Forever” fireworks open for Disneyland park guests tonight, and last night they premiered in special performances for invited fans and media. Both all-new for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, they bring never-before-seen immersive technologies that light up the night and surround guests with stunning color and surprising special effects.

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PHOTOS: ‘Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade’ at Magic Kingdom Park

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Shawn Slater, Communications Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Creative Entertainment


Are you ready for one of the coolest parades ever seen at Magic Kingdom Park? It’s nearly time for all the beauty and majesty of the “Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade,” starting at 3 p.m. What are you most looking forward to seeing? From the joyous musical score and the spectacularly colorful costumes to those impressive floats and a fire-breathing dragon, the entire procession is a sight to behold!

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Fueling Up for 24 Hours at the Disneyland Resort

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator


It’s a beautiful morning at Disneyland Resort! I’m fueling up for 24 hours of Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration fun with 32 oz. of coffee in my souvenir travel mug and a Chocolate Mocha Funnel Cake from Stage Door Cafe. The mug is only available today—so if you like it, be sure to pick one up!

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It’s Snacktime: Finding Favorite Treats at Walt Disney World

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center


There are just so many snack options when visiting a Disney Park that the tough part is figuring out just what to snack on. Here are a few of my favorites that are helping me keep my stamina while the Coolest Summer Ever keeps moving on here in Florida.

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The Disney Gallery Unveils New Exhibit for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration

posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Michelle Harker, Manager, Merchandise Marketing & Communications, Disneyland Resort


May 22 is finally here, and the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration is underway! While there’s so much to see and do, one place I couldn’t resist visiting on one of my shopping adventures was The Disney Gallery located in the lobby of The Disneyland Story presenting Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. A new exhibit was unveiled just this morning — Drawing Disneyland: The Early Years – Imagineers Who Helped Bring Walt’s Dream To Life.

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