#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round-up for December 3-7, 2018

This week, a partial line-up was announced for the Garden Rocks Concert Series at Epcot, Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival dates are announced and we have new trailers for Captain Marvel and Avengers Endgame.  Take a look!

 

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2019 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival ‘Garden Rocks’ Concerts Announced

NEW Christmas Cookie Cupcake at Sprinkles at Disney Springs

Where to Find 2018 Christmas Religious Services at Walt Disney World Resort

 

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Lunar New Year Festival Returns to Disneyland Resort January 25

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Returns to Disneyland Resort March 1 – April 23, 2018

 

OTHER NEWS

Disney Donates US $3 Million to Make-A-Wish

Check Out the New ‘Captain Marvel’ Poster

New Trailer Debuts for Marvel Studios’ ‘Captain Marvel’

‘Shrek The Halls’ Airs December 19 on ABC

VIDEO: #DisneyParksLIVE: Candlelight Processional With Neil Patrick Harris

VIDEO: An Inside Look at New Disney Parks Technology

VIDEO: NEW ‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer

VIDEO: ‘Avengers Endgame’ Trailer


REMINDER: Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Closed Today Due to Low Temps

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon will be closed Wednesday, December 5 and Thursday December 6 due to low temperatures forecasted for the area.  The water park is expected to reopen on Friday, December 7, 2018.

Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park remains closed through January 5, 2019 for its annual refurbishment.

For a complete list of current and upcoming refurbishments/closings at Walt Disney World Resort, please visit our refurbishment page.

VIDEO: #DisneyParksLIVE: Candlelight Processional With Neil Patrick Harris

New Trailer Debuts for Marvel Studios’ ‘Captain Marvel’

A new trailer for Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel debuted last night on ESPN’s Monday Night Football during halftime of the NFL game between the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.

Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom.

The film stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Rune Temte, Algenis Perez Soto, Mckenna Grace, with Annette Bening, with Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.

Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel is produced by Kevin Feige and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Patricia Whitcher and Stan Lee are the executive producers. The story is by Nicole Perlman and Joe Shrapnel & Anna Waterhouse, and the screenplay is by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck and Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Jac Schaeffer.

Captain Marvel opens in U.S. theaters on March 8, 2019.


REMINDER: #DisneyParksLIVE to Stream ‘Candlelight Processional’ Tonight

DisneyParksLIVE will live stream the Candlelight Processional with host actor Neil Patrick Harris from Epcot on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

In case you aren’t familiar, Candlelight Processional takes place at Epcot November 22 – December 30 and presents the traditional story of Christmas with a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a mass choir.

You can catch all the action starting at 8:05 pm ET with a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to bring this beautiful show to life. The processional will start at 8:15 pm To watch the live stream, go to Disney Parks Blog.  The live stream will be at the top of the site.

You can also watch the Disney Parks Blog Facebook page or @DisneyParks on Twitter.

As always, you can follow along on Twitter, by using the hashtag #DisneyParksLIVE.

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