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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Feb. 2, 2014

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Experiences

This week we shared updates on a few new interactive offerings that are now available at Disney Parks.

“Frozen – A Sing Along” arrived at AMC Theatre locations at both the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort on Friday. This version of the film encourages guests to sing along to the film’s tunes, including the Academy Award-nominated song, “Let It Go.” Be sure to check out Greg’s original post for more details, as well as his interview with the film’s composers.

'Frozen - A Sing Along'

Over at the Disneyland Resort, Disney Parks Blog author Erin Glover tested out Fun Wheel Challenge, a new game that guests can play at Disney California Adventure using their personal mobile device. For more on how to play, see the video below.

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

runDisney Launches “I Run Disney” – Everyone Has a Story – Everyone has a reason to runDisney. Watch as Peter Chuchro tells his story. What’s yours?

A Unique Point of View: Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Park – This week was the 55th anniversary of the Disney animated classic, “Sleeping Beauty.” See these special pictures to honor the occasion!

‘Discover Together’ Symposium at Disneyland Resort Offers Nonprofits Nationwide the Building Blocks to Strengthen Relationships that Help Kids Thrive – This event brought together nearly 60 nonprofits to explore new ways to strengthen communities through research and volunteer work.

‘Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade’ Floats Arrive at Magic Kingdom Park – Watch as the floats for this Spring parade arrive under cover of darkness.

Wildlife Wednesdays: Guests Join 4th Annual Walt Disney World Resort Holiday Bird Count—Record Number of Birds Counted – New species counted this year included the black-bellied whistling duck, common goldeneye, ruddy duck, American pipit, field sparrow, grasshopper sparrow and the beautiful painted bunting.

Disney Infinity Players Recreate Favorite Disney Parks Experiences for Toy Box Thursday – Check out these downloadable Disney Infinity Toy Boxes, inspired by Disney Parks attractions!

VIDEO: Toe-Tapping Fun at the Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree Character Roundup – Visit with some of your favorite Disney characters, learn rope tricks and dance to live piano music at this Disneyland park event.

A Mom’s Take: Choosing the Right European Itinerary for Your Family with Disney Cruise Line – View the newest video of our “Mom’s Take” series, and learn about or Mediterranean cruises.

Pro Bowl Players Get in the Aloha Spirit at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa – Last week, Aulani welcomed NFL players who competed in the Pro Bowl game!


  • Greetings Thomas,

    I love these weekly recaps and look forward to them every Sunday morning. They are always ‘good’ news.

    Thank you,
    Kindest regards,

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