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Sep 14

See Where You Can Find These Disney Inspired Desserts at Walt Disney World

Disney Halloween Desserts

Guests can scare up some fun at a devilish new dessert party, the Villains’ Sinister Soiree: A Wicked Takeover of Cinderella Castle during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom. Set within the majestic halls of Cinderella’s Royal Table, this special ticketed event allows guests to meet Disney villains while they indulge in decadent desserts and specialty non-alcoholic beverages. Guests also will receive preferred viewing for the 8:15 p.m. performance of Mickey’s “Boo-too-You” Halloween Parade, as well as preferred viewing for the Happy HalloWishes Fireworks Spectacular. For more information and reservations, guests may call 407-939-5262.


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Sep 14

Disney Invited 101 Dogs Inside the Magic Kingdom This Weekend

Snow White Dog in Magic Kingdom

Poodles, Yorkies, Beagles -101 dogs in all -joined their owners and pranced through Magic Kingdom as part of a Disney Side Dog’s Day at Magic Kingdom on Saturday before park hours at Walt Disney World Resort.

The tail-wagging morning featured a doggie dance party, a walk in the park through Cinderella Castle, a costume contest, doggie treats and more.

Cruella Dog in Magic Kingdom

While Disney has a special allegiance to dogs, the event was private. Dog owners participated in a special “Show Your Disney Side” online photo contest, showing their pets dressed whimsically as Disney pirates and princesses, heroes and villains.

Pooches walked the green carpet and joined in a dog jam dance party with beloved Disney dogs like Pluto and Bolt.

Pluto Dog Magic Kingdom

The production was part of Animal Planet’s AMERICA’S CUTEST: DISNEY SIDE HOWL-O-WEEN special scheduled to premiere October 18th. The hour-long special hosted by actor and pet lover John O’Hurley (Seinfeld, Family Feud) will feature humorous video clips celebrating the Disney Side of pets and their owners.


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Aug 14

Villains’ Sinister Soiree to Take Place During Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Villains’ Sinister Soiree

Lady Tremaine and her villainous friends invite guests to a devilish new dessert party, the Villains’ Sinister Soiree: A Wicked Takeover of Cinderella Castle during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom. Set within the majestic halls of Cinderella’s Royal Table, this special ticketed event allows guests to meet a menagerie of malevolent special guests while they indulge in decadent desserts and specialty non-alcoholic beverages. Guests also will receive preferred viewing for the 8:15 p.m. performance of Mickey’s “Boo-too-You” Halloween Parade, as well as preferred viewing for the Happy HalloWishes Fireworks Spectacular.

Cost is $99 ages 3 and older, plus tax (gratuity included). Admission to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is required – this is a separate ticketed event not included in Magic Kingdom admission. Tickets for the soiree are limited and reservations are recommended. Call 407-939-5262. Online reservations are not available.


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Aug 14

Jamie Lynn Spears and Family Spotted in Walt Disney World

Jamie Lynn Spears and Family at the Magic Kingdom

Actress and country music artist Jamie Lynn Spears poses August 14th, 2014 with her husband, Jamie Watson, her six-year-old daughter Maddie and Minnie Mouse in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom. Spears, the sister of pop superstar Britney Spears and former star of “Zoey 101″ on Nickelodeon, lives in Nashville, Tennessee and is currently on tour to support her first country music single.

She was in Orlando to perform at the K92FM “All Star Jam” at the Hard Rock Orlando on Friday, August 15th.

Here are her custom T’s she had made before she left home.

Jamie Lynn Spears and Family at the Magic Kingdom And her minnie-me after a trip to the BBB.

Jamie Lynn Spears and Family at the Magic Kingdom


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Aug 14

20 Things Every Disney Fan Should Know About the Festival of Fantasy Parade in the Magic Kingdom

20 Things Every Disney Fan Should Know About the Festival of Fantasy Parade

The Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade continues a long tradition of classic parades in the Magic Kingdom dating back to opening day more than 40 years ago. Some fun facts:

  • Parade features a cast of more than 100
  • Disney characters from more than a dozen classic stories are represented among nine parade floats
  • 40 additional characters are presented in animated or sculptural form
  • Performers appear on stilts, swings and pendulums, bringing a kinetic energy to the procession
  • The Princess Garden lead float stretches more than 50 feet long
  • The Jolly Roger atop the Peter Pan float flies 28 feet above the parade route
  • Mickey’s Airship finale float is the tallest float topping out at 32 feet
  • The trio of finale floats span more than 90 feet along the parade route
  • Elaborate costumes were crafted by 10 different costume houses, in eight cities, in two countries — including Creative Costuming facilities in both Florida and California.
  • Some 27 separate custom designed fabrics were designed by costume designer Mirena Rada in collaboration with Creative Costuming Graphic Artist Paul Jordan.
  • Counting interfacings and trims, it takes 28 separate fabrics to make up one Swing Thug #1 Costume (Tangled unit).  His vest requires vinyl to be cut into 75 separate diamond shapes and then stitched onto cool max fabric.
  • Some pieces, including the Seashell Girl (The Little Mermaid unit) headpiece, were digitally sculpted and then grown to size with a 3D printer.
  • It takes 30 yards of fabric to make one Seashell Girl costume which includes 12 different colors of Nitex Mesh.
  • The coral pieces for the Coral Twins (The Little Mermaid unit) were custom designed.  They are being hand poured in three separate colors by the artisans of the Creative Costuming Craft Team and baked and finished for 16 hours each in an oven.
  • The socks worn by the Lost Boys (Peter Pan unit) are custom designs that were knitted to order in Hong Kong.
  • Minnie Mouse’s Dress and Hat (finale unit) uses 95 gold lame dots that are cut out, “blinged out,” and then sewn on.
  • The Bubble Girl (finale unit) headpiece is made from three separate clown wigs that are blended together by the Creative Costuming Millinery Team.
  • Cha Cha Girl (finale unit) – Her wig was designed with 148 yards of horsehair in four colors, that is then rolled, pressed and curled by hand.
  • The Steampunk-inspired Maleficent Dragon stretches 53 feet from snout to tail and reaches 26 feet in the air.
  • Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Creative Entertainment team members partnered with Tony Award-winning designer Michael Curry on the development of the Maleficent Dragon.