More Walt Disney World Resort Stories

Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Jun. 24, 2012

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Experiences

Part of the Queue for Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid, Coming Soon to New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park

If you’re a fan of Disney history, this was a great week to check out our exclusive “All in the Details” series. Walt Disney Imagineering gave us an up-close look at the queue that’ll lead guests into the Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid attraction at New Fantasyland. Learn how Imagineers are using detail to set the tone and tell a story in Jenn’s original post.

And did you see this? Erin shared a first look at the brand-new “Glow With the Show” Ears that are spreading light and color all over Disney California Adventure park. Find out how to grab your own during your next visit in our original post.

Here are some of the other stories we worked on this week:

Ka-Chow! Lightning McQueen & Friends Bring Radiator Springs to Life at the ‘Cars’ Wing at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – Check out amazing photos of the guest rooms, “Cars” courtyard, and Cozy Cone Pool at this newly opened wing of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.

Disney Interactive Announces November 18 Release Date for ‘Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two’ at E3 – “Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two” will star Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, and the game will be available on Wii, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Plus “Disney Epic Mickey: Power Of Illusion” is coming to Nintendo 3DS!

Ghosts, New Carnival-Style Show Coming this Halloween at Tokyo Disneyland, DisneySeaTokyo Disneyland is bringing back “Halloween Street,” a themed parade with spooky ghosts and amazing floats. Meanwhile, Tokyo DisneySea will be hosting a Venetian carnival-style show called “A Halloween Daydream.”

‘Doubled’ Dumbo the Flying Elephant Lifts off for a Test Flight – This week marked another milestone in the progress of New Fantasyland. The second half of Dumbo the Flying Elephant will officially open in July.

What’s Your Favorite New Taste at Disney California Adventure Park?Pam Brandon offers a tour of some of the many delectable new dining options available at Disney California Adventure park, from dill pickle popcorn to halibut ceviche.

Mad T Party is Brewing Up Fun Every Night this Summer at Disney California Adventure Park – Watch sensational video from the dance party that will be shaking up Disney California Adventure park all summer long.