More Walt Disney World Resort Stories

Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Jun. 12, 2011

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

If you’re like me, the more you see and hear about our Fantasyland expansion at Magic Kingdom Park, the better it sounds. This week, we shared another treat from the Walt Disney World Resort – a peek behind the wall.

Artist Rendering of Maurice's Cottage as Part of the Fantasyland Expansion at Magic Kingdom Park Construction on Maurice's Cottage as Part of the Fantasyland Expansion at Magic Kingdom Park

Soon, you’ll have the chance to take a trip through the world of “Beauty and the Beast” at Enchanted Tales with Belle storybook adventure. Jennifer has more in her original post.

Flynn's Arcade at Disney California Adventure Park

And great news, this week we announced that ElecTRONica will continue to power up at Disney California Adventure park through Spring 2012. If you haven’t experienced it yet, there’s much to do. You can experience the stunning performance of Laserman, dance to electronic mixes spun by live DJs, enjoy unique food and beverages, play classic 80s arcade games at Flynn’s Arcade and immerse yourself in the world of “TRON: Legacy.”

Here’s a look at some of the other stories we worked on this week.

Remembering Wally Boag at the Disneyland Resort, and a Tribute From Steve Martin – Steve Martin shares some of his favorite Wally Boag memories in a special tribute to the Disney Legend and “Clown Prince of Disneyland.”

Disneyland Resort Remembers Disney Legend Betty Taylor – We celebrate the life of Disney Legend Betty Taylor and take a look back at her role as leading lady in Disneyland’s Golden Horseshoe Revue.

Darth Vader Spends a Day in Disneyland Park – What does a Sith lord like Darth Vader do during a day in a Disney park? Take a look at this video to find out.

¡Feliz Cumpleaños, el Pato Donald! – Coinciding with his debut in the Walt Disney animated short, “The Wise Little Hen,” our favorite feathered friend and one of the greatest Disney stars of all time celebrates his birthday.

Moms Panel: If I Had Two Hours at Walt Disney World to Make a Lifelong Memory I Would… – Walt Disney World Moms Panelist Teronya “Tron” Holmes shares her idea of a perfect Disney Parks memory and we ask you to share yours.

Celebrating One Year of ‘World of Color’ at Disney California Adventure Park – As “World of Color” celebrates its one-year anniversary at Disney California Adventure park, we take a special look back at how it all began.


  • Love the side-by-side of Maurice’s cottage! How cool would it be to see these photos as a progression series at the end!?!

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