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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap May 15, 2010

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

This week’s announcement of plans for Disney’s Art of Animation Resort presented some of you with an eventual decision to make — which themed wing to stay in? The resort (expected to open by the end of 2012) will be designed around four themes: The Lion King, Cars, Finding Nemo and The Little Mermaid. And don’t they all sound interesting? Decisions, decisions. On the other hand, when it comes to a favorite time to visit Walt Disney World, many of you have already decided:

If Star Wars Weekends is your favorite time to visit then check out the first link in our list of the week’s other most popular posts.

How to Move a Star Wars X-wing Starfighter at Disney’s Hollywood StudiosStar Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios begins on May 21.

First Look: Cars Land Welcomes the First Test Vehicle for Radiator Springs Racers — Disney Parks Blog readers got a special sneak peek at the new test vehicles arriving at Radiator Springs Racers at Disney’s California Adventure park.

New Construction Photos of the Disney Dream Bow — Soon this section will be lowered into place in the building dock where construction continues, on track for the January 26, 2011, Maiden Voyage.

Local Artists Bring Downtown Disney to Life After Dark: Alturas — We took a look at Alturas, one of the acts that make Downtown Disney come to life after dark. Who is your favorite?

Interactive Image: Sun Sets over Spaceship Earth — Check out this new interactive image of the sun setting on Spaceship Earth.

Your Wish Has Been Granted: Genie’s Run Extended at Hyperion Theater — By popular demand, “Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular” is remaining at Disney’s California Adventure park!


  • I will go to Disney on August!!!
    Countdown to my dreams come true!!!
    See you!!!

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