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Disney Parks ‘Quick Hits’ – January 7th, 2010

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

We posted first word on the @Disneyparks Twitter account but if you missed it, The Walt Disney World Resort is officially on Facebook and posting updates. Here’s our “Quick Hits” list of other items you may want to be aware of:

Mobile Magic Update — We updated the Mobile Magic list with several new touch-screen devices.

Typhoon Lagoon is reopening — Typhoon Lagoon will reopen on January 10. Blizzard Beach will close on the same day for its annual refurbishment and reopen on March 21.

Disney Grand Californian “room key” pin — This open edition pin featuring Chip and Dale on a room key for Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel was released this week.

First look: The Muppets Vinylmation collection — This collection will be released late winter 2010 at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.

Moms Panel: Characters at the Cape May Cafe breakfast buffet — Kay answered the question, “What characters are at the Cape May buffet at Disney’s Beach Club Resort?”

“Chinese New Year 2010 – Mickey Mouse” Disney pin — This unique “Chinese New Year 2010” pin is now available at The Walt Disney World Resort.

Moms Panel offers tips on how to make your next visit extra special — Karen gives some ideas, including contacting the Disney Dream Makers.

Voyage of The Little Mermaid opened this week in 1992 — The attraction in Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park is a 15-minute show that recreates the popular Disney animated film “The Little Mermaid” using puppets, live performers, special effects and movie clips.

“Disney/Pixar UP & Away Family Fun Run 5K” pin is released at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex — This new pin commemorates the race and features Carl Fredrickson and Russell from Disney-Pixar’s Up.


  • Whatever is going to happen to Odyssey Restaurant in Epcot? Such a shame to see it deserted when it was such a great place!!

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