More Walt Disney World Resort Stories

Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Jun. 26, 2011

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

Celebrity Narrators Announced for the 2011 Candlelight Processional

This week, we shared a first look at how the line-up of celebrity narrators is coming together for this year’s Candlelight Processional at Epcot. And what a list it is. Mira Sorvino is scheduled to kick things off in November followed by Michael W. Smith. Check out the rest of the line-up in Jennifer’s original post.

And how about this? More than 10,000 photographs were captured and sequenced to create a unique look at some of the awesome sights while sailing to Alaska with Disney Cruise Line. It’s a week of great images in less than two minutes.

We also shared a look at how we’ll be celebrating July 4th at Disneyland Resort. Check back on the Disney Parks Blog tomorrow to find out what’s happening at the Walt Disney World Resort.

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

Reservations Open Aug. 16 for Special Events for Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – Don’t miss the opportunity to secure a spot for your favorite special events at year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival when reservations open August 16.

SHAG’s 40th Anniversary Collection Debuts at Walt Disney World – The wait for SHAG’s 40th Anniversary collection is finally over! We share a special look at SHAG’s retro collection of Walt Disney World-inspired collectibles, home goods and apparel.

Vroom! Indy 500 Winner Races to Walt Disney World – Watch as IndyCar racer Dan Wheldon celebrates his 33rd birthday as grand marshal in a parade at Magic Kingdom Park.

Disneyland Grad Nite – New Twists on a 50-Year Tradition Coming in 2012 and 2013 – Take a look at the new twists and enhancements coming to the Disneyland Resort Grad Nite in 2012 and 2013.

A ‘Cars 2’ Sneak Peek from the ‘Cars’ Franchise Guardian – “Cars” Franchise Guardian Jay Ward gives Disney Parks Blog readers an exclusive look at “Cars 2” during Car Masters Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort.

Yummy Ideas for ‘Mickey’s Soundsational Parade’ at Disneyland Park – Have a favorite snack at Disneyland park? We share some of our top picks and ask you to share yours.


  • We have friends on that cruise! 🙂 were super excited for our trip in Novemeber on the Dream!!!!!!

  • I saw that cruise ship leave Vancouver while I was there for a conference a few weeks ago!! Very cool. I was jealous I wasn’t on it! 🙂

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