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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Feb. 13, 2011

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

Walt Disney World Parade Celebrates Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers

How can you go wrong starting a week with the Super Bowl MVP leading a ticker-tape parade at Magic Kingdom Park? Green Bay Packers’ star quarterback Aaron Rogers waved and smiled back at cheering fans lining Main Street, U.S.A. at Walt Disney World Resort Monday afternoon just hours after the big game. Blog author Darrell Fry shared some great images and even video of Aaron’s visit.

Also this week, love has been in the air at Disney Parks. There were several different posts from both parks, including a really unique look at some of the beautiful flowers and gardens that celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Disneyland Resort. Are you spending Valentine’s Day in the parks?

Now, here’s a look at some of the other posts we worked on during the week.

Super Bowl Champion Aaron Rodgers – ‘Going to Disney World!’ – After leading his team to victory in Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers shouted those now-famous words: “I’m going to Disney World!”

Where at Disney Parks Can You Find… – Do you know where to find Miss New York at Walt Disney World Resort?

Disney Youth Programs at Disney Parks – This week, we introduced blog readers to Disney Youth Programs, which offer youth groups performance, education, field-trip and celebration opportunities at Disney Parks.

A Decade of Fun at Disney California Adventure Park: Top Attractions, 552,000 Points, 236 Doors and More – Disney California Adventure park celebrated its tenth birthday this week!

Taking Flight With Dumbo Merchandise at Disney Parks – Take a look at new Dumbo merchandise now available at Disney Parks.

Pucker Up! Giant Lemons ‘Now Growing’ at Epcot – Do you know what’s growing inside the Land Pavilion at Epcot? The greenhouses that are home to the world’s hottest pepper are also home to nine-pound lemons.

The Florida Orange Bird Returns to Walt Disney World – Remember the Florida Orange Bird? Find out where you can find this classic character on special merchandise at Epcot.

Comments

  • Where can I meet tink and her friends 2/19/2010 thru 2/25/10?

  • Speaking of the Orange Bird!! Why not bring him back to Adventureland for the 40th! Speaking of Adventureland: Please give Jose at The Enchanted Tiki Room at MK Back his show!!!!! My family really wants to sing “Let’s All Sing Like The Birdies Sing!” Ill even volunteer to be a stand in for the Barker Bird if that would help! 🙂 Seriously, Jose and his flock are my favorite (and I am not joking either!) Disney characters…. Was true ever since I saw the show back in ’71/’72 at WDW! My parents said when I was told back then that we were going to go to WDW that I would yell “TIKI BIRDS!”, not Mickey, not Pirates, not any of that…. Even though I understand as an adult the Tech behind the show, in my Heart Jose is alive and is my friend.

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