More Walt Disney World Resort Stories

Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Aug. 15, 2010

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Experiences

This week, a glimpse of what’s to come at the reimagined Star Tours attraction at Disneyland park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios grabbed the attention of Star Wars fans and many Disney Parks Blog readers. A video that’ll appear in the queue area of the attraction next year debuted at the Star Wars Celebration V fan event in Orlando. We saw it and thought you’d enjoy the experience. Let us know what you think in the comments.

Now here’s the weekly list of other stories we posted on The Disney Parks Blog:

Express Your Inner Disney Princess – We announced our newest co-branded Dooney & Bourke collection created exclusively for Disney Parks. The new design, inspired by Dooney & Bourke’s Pop Novelty Collection, celebrates the ever-popular Disney Princesses.

Happy Anniversary to 999 Happy Haunts! – This month marks the 41st Anniversary of the grand opening of one of the most popular attractions at the Disneyland park, the Haunted Mansion.

Cast Members Making a Difference – Gene Duncan photographed two cast members at the Magic Kingdom creating smiles for guests.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge after Dark – Night Vision – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge savannas come alive with wildlife at night, and watching it with night vision goggles is a hit at the resort.

The Most Delicious Role! – Take a look at the most delicious role at the Disneyland Resort and find out how our pastry chefs create magic.

Update: Monthly Payments Program at Walt Disney World – Florida residents can now purchase and renew Florida resident annual passes at any Walt Disney World ticket window.


  • That is most awesome! Looking forward to it!!

  • This looks like lots of fun. Cant waut for it to reopen and try it.

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