More Walt Disney World Resort Stories

Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Jun. 2, 2013

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

This week, A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas debuted in Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort. And we shared some first images from the new interactive adventure right here on the Disney Parks Blog.
A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas Launches at Magic Kingdom Park

The interactive quest, inspired by the popular “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise, allows you turn into one of Captain Jack’s pirate recruits where you can embark on one of five different pirate raids throughout Adventureland. Jennifer has the details in her original Pirate’s story.
Ernest S. Marsh, One of the Steam Engines on the Disneyland Railroad
And we continued our grand circle tour of the steam engines of the Disneyland Railroad with Engine No. 4 – the Ernest S. Marsh. Since the Disneyland Railroad was originally known as the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad, this engine was named for Ernest S. Marsh – who was the current president of Santa Fe Railroad at the time. Erin has more to share in her “Meet the Steam Engines” story.

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

Be Our Guest Restaurant Big Winner at National Restaurant Association Innovations Awards Ceremony – Pam tells us all about how Be Our Guest Restaurant took home a top honor at the National Restaurant Association Operator Innovations Awards.

First Look at D23 Expo 2013 Official Merchandise – Take a look at some of the official 2013 D23 merchandise coming to the D23 Expo Dream Store this August!

Watch Our 24-Hour Monstrous Summer ‘All-Nighter’ at Walt Disney World Resort in 90 Seconds – In case you missed it, catch a 90 second clip of the Monstrous Summer “All-Nighter” at Magic Kingdom Park.

Vintage Walt Disney World: Muppet*Vision 3D Rolls Out the Green Carpet at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Take a look back at Muppet*Vision 3D when it rolled out the green carpet at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Disneyland Resort Viewing Tips: ‘Magical’ Fireworks Spectacular – Erin shares some great tips on where to watch the “Magical” fireworks spectacular at Disneyland park.

Every Role a Starring Role – Disney PhotoPass Photographer at the Disneyland Resort – Disney PhotoPass Photographer Savina Hernandez shows us how she makes magical memories through photography.

Candy Magic in the Making at the Disneyland Resort – Check out the new treat inspired by Sorcerer Mickey, arriving at candy locations around the Disneyland Resort!