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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Oct. 16, 2016

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

This week, Disney Parks Blog readers were among the first to learn about the new “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” holiday spectacular coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios November 14.

New Holiday Nighttime Spectacular ‘Jingle Bell, Jingle Bam!’ Announced For Disney’s Hollywood Studios

This new show comes to life on, above and around the Chinese Theater with state-of-the-art projections, special effects, fireworks and a seasonal musical score. As Victoria shared, it’s led by elves Wayne and Lanny, the duo from ABC/Walt Disney Animation Studios’ animated special “Prep & Landing.” Visit our original story to learn more about the show.

Meet Princess Elena of Avalor at Magic Kingdom Park Beginning November 24

And we also shared that beginning November 24, Princess Elena of Avalor – the first Disney Princess inspired by diverse Latin cultures – will begin to greet guests alongside other royal friends at Princess Fairytale Hall at Magic Kingdom Park.

At Princess Fairytale Hall, guests can choose between a meeting with Elena and Cinderella or a visit with Rapunzel and Tiana. FastPass+ reservations for dates that include Elena appearances are available this weekend. Visit Jennifer’s story for more details.

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