The Holidays Return At Walt Disney World With New Offerings Starting This November

The holidays at Walt Disney World are celebrated BIG at the parks with returns of favorite holiday traditions and new offerings that the resort has to offer this year. Starting this November 8, the resort will be displaying holiday decorations, festive food, entertainment, and much more for guests visiting the resort!

Starting off at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be the return of “Sunset Season Greetings” that is a holiday map projection overlay with laser effects, “snow”, and showcasing beloved Disney characters; Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Olaf and much more by the Hollywood Tower of Terror.

The return of the fan favorite of “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” is back as well and also brand new for this year, will be the first holiday overlay for the most recent addition of the park for “Toy Story Land” for seasonal holiday fun and songs on “Alien Swirling Saucers” and much more.

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Artist Concept Only for “Sunset Season Greetings” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios with the inclusion of “Toy Story Land”. Source: (©Disney/Pixar)

Magic Kingdom’s traditional holiday event for “Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party” returns and it’s a ticketed event that will be running on selective nights in November and December.

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“Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party” returns a holiday tradition at Walt Disney World. Source: (©Disney)

International Festival of the Holidays” at Epcot will be celebrating World Showcase’s 11 countries starting on November 18. This also includes the traditional and favorite holiday performances with celebrity narrators of the “Candlelight Processional” that begins on November 22.

Brand new this year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom will celebrate the holiday fun and with the touch of nature and will include the Hindu traditional holiday that is celebrated in India called “Diwali” festival of lights. This will be part of the brand new “UP!: A Great Bird Adventure” show in the park.

“Diwali”, or Deepavali, a Sanskrit word meaning “rows of lighted lamps,” is a Hindu-originated festival celebrated in India and by the Indian diaspora. During the five-day celebration — also known as the “festival of lights” — clay lamps known as diyas are lit to signify the victory of good over evil.

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‘Diwali” festival of lights as one of India’s traditional holidays will be coming towards Disney’s Animal Kingdom this season. 

Lastly for Disney Springs, and guests can find holiday shopping, dining and entertainment offerings, and holiday magic all over the area of the entertainment complex of the resort.

To find out more for the holidays at Walt Disney World this year and by visiting, disneyworld.com/holidays for more information.

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Disney Announces Opening For Mickey And Minnie’s Runaway Railway and More Details For Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Just recently in which Disney held a post-media panel for what’s next for Disney Parks after the grand opening of Toy Story Land held today, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. First off and in which, Disney shared more details for the upcoming “Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway”. It’s been a while since we were last shared about details for the upcoming attraction that replaced “The Great Movie Ride” and today we got some of those new details.

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Artist Concept Only for one of the scenes for “Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway” opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Source: (©Disney) 

“The attraction will totally immerse guests in a cartoon world and will feature a new catchy theme song created especially for the attraction.” according to Disney

Guests will attend a premiere of a brand new cartoon short with Mickey and Minnie as they prepare for a picnic. The duo will head out, as they drive alongside a train and discover the person in charge driving the train is no other then Goofy! A magical moment will happen as you step inside the screen and on board the train, as conductor Goofy himself will give guests a whimsical and fun ride.

Disney is calling it as a “2 1/2 D” experience that was announced at D23 Expo last year in Anaheim, California and Walt Disney Imagineering are working with their fellow partners at Disney Television Animation. Guests can join Mickey and his friends like nothing before in making it an immersive and detail storytelling experience. “Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway” will be opening up some point in 2019.

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The next announcement that was made by Disney, was a brand new show coming also towards Disney’s Hollywood Studios from Pixar’s “Cars” franchise and will be entitled “Lighting McQueen’s Racing Academy”.

Imagineer Kathy Magnum who was at the media panel and has stated that,

 

“It will be “a show unlike anything we’ve got anywhere else,” and appearing with Lightning McQueen in the show will be Cruz Ramirez and Mater”

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Promo Artwork for “Lighting McQueen’s Racing Academy” opening up “Early 2019”. Source: (©Disney/Pixar)

The venue for this new show location will be located inside the Sunset Showcase near “Rock N’ Roller Coaster” and will be up against the champion himself, Lighting McQueen. Lighting’s friends of Mater and Cruz Ramirez will also be part of the show as well, and McQueen will be showcasing his racing skills that his fans have known years now from all across the world.

“Lighting McQueen’s Racing Academy” will be opening “early 2019” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World. For everything Disney Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

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Disney Welcomes Female Performers For The Green Army Patrol At Toy Story Land

Suit up solider!, the “green little army men” from the “Toy Story” franchise will be now officially roaming around in Andy’s backyard for Toy Story Land. Male and female soldiers will, co-ed with each other as the expansion at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World opens up this Saturday towards the public as this gives guests more freedom to interact with the troops, even with “Sarge” himself too.

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Co-ed male and female toy solider performers will be roaming around in Andy’s Backyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Source: (©Disney/Pixar)

Tom Vazzana, show director at Walt Disney World Resort added woman cause of how many brave woman serve in our Armed Forces all across the world and what they do for our country. He commented and said about the co-ed troops by saying:

“I don’t want them to ever walk away from something saying, ‘That was fun, but that could never be me,’ ” Vazzana said. “I don’t want barriers to why they could only watch and not do something if they wanted to.”

Guests will can play “Sarge Says” and also participate in an interactive boot camp, according to Disney. The Green Army Patrol will be in the same costumes as right from the “Toy Story” film franchise and what soldiers would normally do in the military.

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Disney Officially Announces Inside Out Themed Attraction For 2019 At Disney California Adventure

As a follow-up from the previous post in which was mentioned that “Jessie’s Critter Carousel” and an Inside Out themed attraction is coming towards Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure and to be opening up some point in 2019. Now, Disney has officially confirmed for what the new Inside Out attraction will be called and will be entitled; “Inside Out: Emotional Whirlwind”.

This attraction will be part of four neighborhoods inside of the Pixar Pier area which will be; Incredibles Park, Toy Story Boardwalk, Pixar Promenade and Inside Out Headquarters.

Here’s the details of what Disney is describing the emotions from Inside Out and what the attraction will be like:

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Artist Concept Only for “Inside Out: Emotional Whirlwind” opening up 2019 at Disney California Adventure. Source: (©Disney)

“Located on the western end of the pier, the lush and colorful Inside Out Headquarters will be the future home of Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind! Making its Pixar Pier debut in 2019, this whimsical family-friendly attraction inspired by “Inside Out” will be—not surprisingly—full of emotions. Check out the first look above!”

“Jessie’s Critter Carousel” is inspired from “Toy Story 2” from the “Woody’s Roundup” television show from Jessie’s wilderness friends for a reimagined attraction to be part of the boardwalk for Pixar Pier.

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Pixar Pier officially opens up tomorrow for June 23rd, 2018 and for new experiences like The Incredicoaster, Pixar Pal A-Round. New dining experiences for Lamplight Lounge that are themed food towards the animation studio of Pixar and much more.

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The Incredibles Paint The Night Parade Float Officially Debuts At Disney California Adventure

With the release of The Incredibles 2 after almost of a decade wait for 14 years later and smashing box office records with a $182+ opening weekend and which the Parr family and their fellow family friend of, Frozone has officially joined the highly popular nighttime parade spectacular for “Paint the Night” yesterday.

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Artist Concept Only for “The Incredibles” “Paint the Night” float at Disney California Adventure. Source:  Source: (©Disney•Pixar)

This particular parade float features hundreds of LED packaging lights, strobes, and tons of details from the beloved super hero family. The Parr family featuring; Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Violet, Dash, and the ultimate powered super-baby of Jack-Jack as well with Frozone as they save the day from the Underminer in a nighttime setting.

Each of the supers and showcases their powers in this stunning visually nighttime parade ranging from Frozone’s icy powers, Violet’s forcefield, and Dash running around at high velocity speeds, and Jack-Jack showing off his pyro powers.

“Paint the Night” first debuted in 2015 as part of Disneyland’s 60th Celebration and next moved next door towards Disney California Adventure in being swapped with “Pixar Play Parade” as part of “Pixar Fest” running now till September 3rd, 2018.

The Incredibles 2 is now playing in theaters as one the highest grossing sequel animation films of all time and check out the video down below for “The Incredibles” parade float down below and for everything Disney Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

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“Inside Out” And “Jessie’s Critter Carousel” Attractions For Pixar Pier To Be Opening In 2019

Media previews were being held yesterday for the permanent addition for Disney California Adventure for the replacement of “Paradise Pier” towards “Pixar Pier” as the revamped transformation will be all things Pixar from the highly popular animation studio.

One additional detail that was left out for Pixar Pier’s attractions in which not all of the attractions will be opening up tomorrow and will be opening up some point in 2019. Those attractions will be “Jessie’s Critter Carousel” and a Inside Out themed attraction as well. As pointed out from an official press release towards The Happiest Blog On Earth for the Inside Out attraction and details were stating that:

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“Jessie Critter Carousel” and the Inside Out attraction to be subject to be opening up some point in 2019 at Disney California Adventure. Source: (©Disney•Pixar)

“Just past Pixar Promenade is Inside Out Headquarters. Inspired by Joy, Sadness and the emotions of Disney•Pixar’s “Inside Out,” this neighborhood will feature another new family-friendly attraction, opening in 2019”

The Pixar Promenade will be a featured neighborhood inside of Pixar Pier that features the “Pixar Pal-Around” which was the former “Mickey’s Fun Wheel” that has been re themed and re painted towards the expansion of the park. As the iconic face of Mickey Mouse himself on the Ferris wheel and will be featuring each of the 24-gondolas from beloved Pixar characters such as; “WALL-E”, Miguel from “Coco,” Lightning McQueen from “Cars” and Joy and Sadness from Inside Out.”

Arcade boardwalk games have now been changed towards Pixar themes, including La Luna Star Catcher as a fish gaming from the Pixar short film, Heimlich’s Candy Corn Toss from “A Bug’s Life,” WALL-E Space Race from “WALL-E” and Bullseye Stallion Stampede, which is a horse racing game from the “Toy Story” franchise.

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Food options also include “The Angry Dogs” stand that sell hot dogs and chips that is themed towards the emotion character of Anger from Inside Out.

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Pixar Pier officially opens up tomorrow (June 23rd, 2018) for the grand opening for the public at Disney California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort. Be sure to check out Brandon from The Happiest Blog on Earth from all news and updates from The Walt Disney Company!

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Toy Story Land Digital Map Now Available On My Disney Experience App And Online

This year is the reign of Pixar at the Disney Parks & Resorts and with the opening of Toy Story Land opening up next weekend on June 30, 2018 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and if you were able to update your “My Disney Experience” app or visiting DisneyWorld.com and you may have noticed a change that Toy Story Land is now officially added digitally towards Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Toy Story Land is now available to see on the “My Disney Experience” app or Disney World’s official site digitally. Source: (©Disney)

You can right now get a “toy’s-eye-view” of Woody and rest of the gang including Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, and Andy’s other toys in his own backyard he has set up and created. Experience a family friendly roller coaster built by Andy himself from his Mega Coaster Play Kit, take a spin on the Alien Swirling Saucers and walk through a new entrance for the highly popular carnival and shooter game for “Toy Story Mania!”.

Grab a bite to eat at “Woody’s Box Lunch” and Woody and his friends from the beloved “Toy Story” franchise! Andy will welcome guests to his backyard on June 30, 2018 at Walt Disney World.

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party At Walt Disney World Announces Brand New Offerings This Season

As the Summer season has just started at the Walt Disney World Resort and fans of the resort are enjoying the limited run for an “Incredible Summer” for the year but, long life fans know this is the time of year and when the Fall season is approaching. One of the fan favorite holiday party events for “Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party” in which Disney guests are allowed to dress up and meet their favorite characters, enjoy food offerings, trick r’ treat, and of course the Magic Kingdom’s signature attractions.

However though, for this Halloween season and in which Disney announced some brand new offerings for the park this year. Here’s some of those details and what “foolish mortals” can expect this year.

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Pirates of the Caribbean will be one of the new offerings for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary at the Magic Kingdom. Source: (©Disney)

  • The Mad Tea Party will take you for a colorful ride as new lighting and effects give a new spin on the night. Depending on the color of your costume, you too could transform under the new dancing lights.
  • On Pirates of the Caribbean, new pirates invade experience, interacting with sailing guests who will join the search for “Gunpowder Pete.”
  • On Space Mountain, explorers will hurtle through deep space as a new soundtrack and special effects transform the adventure. (Speculation could be Walt Disney World getting Ghost Galaxy for its first time from Disneyland?)
  • Storybook Circus welcomes the Storybook Circus Disney Junior Jam, a dance party featuring some of your favorite Disney Junior Characters, including Doc McStuffins!

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The “Boo To You!” parade as a staple tradition for the Magic Kingdom of the fan favorite The Ballroom Dancers from The Haunted Mansion. Source: (©Disney)

As staple tradition for the Halloween party and guests can catch the Headless Horseman with the “Boo To You!” parade with Mickey House, Peter Pan, the Ballroom Dancers from The Haunted Mansion. Cinderella’s Castle will be all themed and lit-up for a special nighttime spectacular with fireworks and to add more on top of that, party if you were in the 90s with the Sanderson Sisters for ““Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular” castle stage show.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary will be taking place on selected nights August 17–October 31, 2018 at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World and tickets are on sale right for purchase by visiting the link here. For everything Disney Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

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The Oriental Land Company And Disney Announces A Massive Overhaul Expansion For Tokyo DisneySea

Huge news coming out from Tokyo, Japan today between The Oriental Land Company who are the owners and operators of the Tokyo Disney Resort and The Walt Disney Company will be expanding very large for Tokyo DisneySea.

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Location for the massive Tokyo DisneySea expansion opening in 2022. Source: (©Theme Park Insider)

The expansion will be a 250 billion yen ($2.27 billion USD) project for park and subject to open up some point in 2022. The expansion will be located over a surfacing parking area right behind Tokyo Disneyland and will be a brand new DisneySea “port” or an “eighth port” that will include highly themed and immersive lands from Disney’s animated film library and be including; “Frozen,” “Tangled” and “Peter Pan”. This will also include a brand new deluxe hotel with a one-of-a-kind luxury wing that will be connected towards the port.

The Oriental Land Company has said that and “agreed a 30-year extension to its license with Disney, taking it to 2076” according towards Variety.

As one of Disney’s most highly themed and immersive environment parks internationally for Tokyo DisneySea and is inspired by the myths and legends of the sea and is known to guests for its seven themed ports: Mediterranean Harbor, American Waterfront, Port Discovery, Lost River Delta, Arabian Coast, Mermaid Lagoon and Mysterious Island.

The newest port will be themed towards” magical springs and the genre for Disney fantasy” and will include four new attractions. Here’s the breakdown of what Japanese locals and international guests can expected when visiting Japan.

Tangled:

 

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Artist Concept Only for the “Tangled” area for Tokyo DisneySea. Source: (©Disney)

This area will invite guests “into the charming forest where Rapunzel’s tower awaits. Guests can board gondolas for a romantic tour of Rapunzel’s “best day ever” as she journeys with Flynn to the lantern festival for an unforgettable finale. Also on the menu is a restaurant inspired by the hideout of the humorous band of thugs in the movie.’

 

Frozen:

 

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Artist Concept Only for the “Frozen” area for Tokyo DisneySea. Source: (©Disney)

Step inside the kingdom of Arendelle “after the events in “Frozen,” once the kingdom has opened its gates to visitors. A heartwarming new attraction will take guests by boat to experience the story of Elsa and Anna while enjoying iconic songs from the hit film, and a new restaurant will be located inside Arendelle Castle.”

 

Peter Pan:

 

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Artist Concept Only for the “Peter Pan” area for Tokyo DisneySea. Source: (©Disney)

After the clock hits midnight in London, England on Big Ben and “Neverland will come to life for guests, including Captain Hook’s pirate ship and Skull Rock. The area will feature two new attractions and a restaurant inspired by the Lost Boys hideout. In the first attraction, guests will fly over the jungles of Neverland with Peter Pan to rescue Wendy’s younger brother, John, in a battle with Captain Hook. The second attraction will immerse guests in the world of Pixie Hollow where Tinker Bell and her fairy friends live.”

 

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Artist Concept Only for the brand new deluxe hotel that will connect towards the new port at Tokyo DisneySea. Source: (©Disney)

 

As one of Tokyo Disney Resort’s newest hotel additions and will be “themed to Disney fantasy, the hotel will rise above and around the magical springs of the new themed port, featuring 475 deluxe and luxury guest rooms, two restaurants and a merchandise shop.” Next door at Tokyo Disneyland with now the resort currently expanding with a brand new “Beauty and The Beast” and Big Hero 6‘s expansions that will be opening up some point in 2020, just in time for the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.

Tokyo Disney Resort is celebrating its 35th Anniversary “Happiest Celebration!” going on currently and more details will be released for the developments of the resort at later given time.

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Disney Officially Release Cast Member Costumes For Toy Story Land

Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World will be newest addition towards the resort and you step inside and being shrunk down, “toy-sized” and feeling immersed like you’re in Andy’s backyard of the play kit of toys he has set up.

For the cast members that will first hand welcome guests towards first hand in which Toy Story Land will open up on June 30th, 2018 and today we got our first hand look for the cast member costumes and what they will look like.

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It’s possible that we can see different costumes for the “Slinky Dog-Dash” roller coaster and “Alien Swirling Saucers” as these costumes are just the general ones for the expansion at the park. The colors are red, black, and yellow with navy pants or shorts.

Toy Story Land will welcome friends in need on June 30th, 2018 and for everything Disney Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

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