Aug 14

See Which Walt Disney World Theme Park Keenen Ivory Wayans Visited

Keenen Ivory Wayans at Walt Disney World

(August 17, 2014): Actor, director & comedian Keenen Ivory Wayans poses with Mickey Mouse August 17, 2014 at Epcot. Wayans, who created the Emmy Award-winning show “In Living Color,” just completed a season as a judge on the NBC competition show “Last Comic Standing.”

Jul 14

Dates and Prices for the 2014 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in the Magic Kingdom

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Not-so-spooky ghosts and goblins return this fall with three extra nights of fun during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, delighting fun-seekers of all ages in the Magic Kingdom. On select nights September 1st through October 31st, the Magic Kingdom will host this special hard ticket event from 7 p.m. – midnight.  Highlights include Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade; Happy HalloWishes Fireworks Spectacular; Disney characters dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes; and candy galore with treat trails throughout the Magic Kingdom.  Plus partygoers can enjoy favorite attractions including the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.

2014 Dates

September 1, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, and 28
October 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24, 26, 28, 30, and 31


Advance Purchase

September 1, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, and 28 {Ages 10+: $62.00+tax and Ages 3-9: $57.00+tax}

October 2, 3, 5, 9, 13, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, and 28 {Ages 10+: $67.00+tax and Ages 3-9: $62.00+tax}

Annual Passholder and DVC Discounts

September 1, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, and 28 {Ages 10+: $58.00+tax and Ages 3-9: $53.00+tax}

October 2, 5, 9, 13, 16, 19, and 21 {Ages 10+: $64.00+tax and Ages 3-9: $59.00+tax}

“Day of” Pricing

September – Ages 10+: $68.00+tax and Ages 3-9: $63.00+tax
October – Ages 10+: $71.00+tax and Ages 3-9: $66.00+tax 
October 31st (Halloween Night) – Ages 10+: $77.00+tax and Ages 3-9: $72.00+tax

Visit Disneyworld.com/Halloween to order tickets or call 407-W-DISNEY.

For my review of last year’s party check out this post: 2013 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Review in Pictures

Jul 14

Katy Perry Spotted in Walt Disney World Over 4th of July Weekend

katy perry 4th of july at walt disney world 2014

Singer Katy Perry poses July 4, 2014 with Minnie Mouse and Mickey Mouse at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.  Perry, who sang the hit song “Firework,” visited Walt Disney World Resort on the U.S. Independence Day during a break in her global “Prismatic” concert tour.

Apr 14

Three NEW Disney Dooney & Bourke Mickey and Minnie Sweethearts Bags

disney dooney and bourke mickey minnie sweethearts heart bags

A cast member in MouseGear at Epcot in Walt Disney World told me that these new bags had been flying off store shelves.  Take a look at the newest Disney “Sweethearts” pattern released by Dooney & Bourke.

Letter Carrier – $175

disney dooney and bourke mickey minnie sweethearts letter carrier bag

Mini Barrel – $130

disney dooney and bourke mickey minnie sweethearts heart bag barrell

Shopper – $235

disney dooney and bourke mickey minnie sweethearts heart bag shopper

The cast member I spoke with at MouseGear said that these would not be available online.

To see more Disney Dooney patterns visit my Disney Dooney & Bourke section.

Mar 14

New Disney Vera Bradley Pattern “Perfect Petals” to Be Released at Special May 2014 Event

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Disney and Vera Bradley are celebrating their newest Spring pattern with a special event May 4th in Epcot.

This newest pattern released will be called Perfect Petals and will be available in seven styles with two new designs: campus backpack and tablet hipster.

disney vera bradley perfect petals handbag

The bags will be released at a special Brunch Event held in the World Showplace Pavilion inside Epcot‘s World Showcase.  Tickets are $125 and are currently on sale.

This event will include:

  • First opportunity to purchase the newest silhouettes from the Perfect Petals collection
  • Entry into the event store which will offer select styles from the Midnight with Mickey and Where’s Mickey collections
  • Commemorative Gift
  • Brunch
  • Q&A session with Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, co-founder of Vera Bradley.

Brunch Menu:

Banana Muffins, Multigrain Croissants and Guava Cheese Danish
French Rolls
Honey Greek Yogurt Sauce
Seasonal Fresh Fruit and Berries
Orange Juice
Roasted Artichoke, Sun-dried Tomato Quiche
Seared Free Range Chicken Breast with Lobster Cream Sauce
Oven Browned Potatoes with Nueske’s Bacon and Leeks
Grilled Asparagus
White and Milk Chocolate Mickey Mousse Dome
Citrus and Whipped Cream
Coffees and Teas

disney vera bradley perfect petals pursesIf any bags remain following the event, the new “Mickey’s Perfect Petals” items will be released when Cherry Tree Lane opens in the Marketplace Co-Op at Downtown Disney (no opening date has been announced yet). There are no immediate plans to carry this color at Disneyland Resort or on the Disney Parks online store.