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The DisWorld Podcast – Episode 14

In episode 14, Justin & Michelle talk about all of the latest news in and around Walt Disney World and Land as well as give you their top choices for live entertainment and shows at Disneyland Park.

The DisWorld Podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, and Soundcloud.

#FaveFive – Our Favorite Disney Happenings this Week

Welcome to our #FaveFive where we bring you our top 5 favorite Disney happenings this week.


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1.  Disney’s Hollywood Studios unveils a flurry of treats


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2.  Hurry! Hurry!  Hurry! And experience California Screamin before January 8, 2018.


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3.  Everyone’s invited to celebrate!


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4.  Set those DVR’s for the Disney Parks holiday specials.


5.  And grab some hot chocolate and a cozy blanket.

See you next week!

#ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round Up for the Week of November 3, 2017

This week,  three new Italian dining locations are  announced for Disney Springs,  Disneyland Resort shares all the details for Pixar Pier coming to Disney California Adventure in Summer 2018  including the Incredicoaster, and ABC and Disney Parks announce two holiday specials to air in November and December.  Let’s take a look!



Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments for November 2017

World Series Championship Celebration Coming to Walt Disney World this Saturday

Classic House of Magic Façade returns to Main Street U.S.A at Magic Kingdom

November’s bottomless milkshake at The Plaza in Magic Kingdom is Caramel Apple

Outdoor seating is now open at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café in Magic Kingdom

Diney PhotoPass service is offering a new ‘Coco’ animated magic shot at Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion

Choza de Margarita Opening Soon at Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion

Sneak Peek of Festive Treats Available During Flurry of Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The two Sumatran tiger cubs born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom have been named Jeda and Anala

The Pandora – World of Avatar interactive banshee toys are now available on shopDisney

Three New Italian Dining Locations Announced for Disney Springs

Doughnut-breaded chicken nuggets now available at D-Luxe Burger at Disney Springs




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Disneyland Resort Refurbishments for November 2017

Details Announced for the Holiday Season at Disneyland Resort including Cars Land Attractions Overlay

Disneyland Resort Holding Two Job Fairs and Online Hiring Event

New Incredicoaster Coming to Pixar Pier at Disneyland Resort in Summer 2018




Celebrate Mickey Mouse’s Birthday at the Disney Parks on November 18

Surprise Visits From Mickey Mouse To Delight His Biggest Fans Around The World

OtterBox Collaborates with Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort to Bring New Mobile Cases to Disney Parks

Disney Releases Freeform’s ’25 Days of Christmas’ Schedule

Raven-Symoné and Issac Ryan Brown to Host ‘Disney Parks Presents a Disney Channel Holiday Celebration’

ABC and Disney Parks Announce Two Holiday Specials to Air in November and December

Full Cast Announced for Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Lion King’

VIDEO: New ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer Released

VIDEO: Taika Waititi Talks About Directing Thor: Ragnarok

VIDEO: Latte Art – Dante from Coco


Rumor of the Week – Is The Edison at Disney Springs Opening in January 2018?


Details Announced for the Holiday Season at Disneyland Resort Including Cars Land Attractions Overlay

At the Disneyland Resort, the magic is endless at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Parks. From Nov. 10, 2017 through Jan. 7, 2018, guests will experience festive cheer as the entire resort transforms into a winter wonderland filled with seasonal attractions, joyful entertainment, jolly décor and themed treats that make every day feel like a holiday. This is the place where traditions are shared, memories are made and new experiences make the spirit of the season shine even brighter.

Guests will enjoy holiday favorites throughout the Disneyland Resort, along with the debut of new seasonal transformations in Cars Land as Mater and Luigi put a holiday spin on two popular attractions. Delicious eats and treats also come in holiday themes, from Mickey Santa caramel apples to spiced peanut brittle. Merry new merchandise includes fun items with the “ugly sweater” theme, along with home décor and festive holiday headwear. Another seasonal  favorite is meeting Disney characters who appear in their holiday best to share magical moments with guests.

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At Disney California Adventure Park

  • The residents of Radiator Springs decorate their establishments with festive fun along Route 66, while two Cars Land attractions put the magic in overdrive as they transform for the first time this holiday. Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters becomes Luigi’s Joy to the Whirl and Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree becomes Mater’s Jingle Jamboree. Mater and Luigi add even more cheer to the seasonal fun by singing new holiday tunes for the occasion.
  • The popular Festival of Holidays is back with the sights, sounds and tastes of diverse cultural festivities and plenty of Disney magic! This heartwarming holiday celebration is inspired by Christmas/Navidad, Hannukah, Diwali, Kwanza and Three Kings Day. Guests will experience:
    • The new Holiday Sunset Concerts: Fun dance parties featuring performing groups Phat Cat Swinger (Friday-Monday) and Mariachi Divas (Tuesday-Thursday) at Paradise Park
    • The soulful a capella group The Sound, which joins returning holiday performances by Mostly Kosher, Blue13 Dance Company and the Holiday Toy Drummers
    • The lively “Disney ¡Viva Navidad!,” with authentic music, dance, décor, crafts and special greetings by Disney characters, including Princess Elena of Avalor
    • The Festive Foods Marketplace, serving multicultural holiday fare at marketplace kiosks, including a range of flavors: beef corn tamale a la plancha with spicy rojo sauce, braised lamb cheeks with Mediterranean cauliflower, sweet potato pie and fruit and nut rugelach
    • Fun family activities, with holiday arts and crafts, face painting and cookie decorating
    • A festive celebration of Three Kings Day in the final days of Festival of Holidays, 4-7
  • The nighttime spectacular, “World of Color – Season of Light” celebrates the warm and heartfelt spirit of the holidays as it illuminates Paradise Bay with a sparkling winter fantasy that combines classic holiday songs with memorable moments from treasured Disney and Disney•Pixar animated films.
  • In anticipation of the new Disney•Pixar film “Coco,” guests will enjoy the Coco Sneak Peek experience at Bug’s Life theater from Nov. 5-Jan. 7, along with special décor.
  • “a bug’s land” transforms for the holidays, as Flik and his bug friends deck their land with oversized lights and ornaments.
  • At Santa’s Holiday Visit, at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail, guests will play festive Elf Games, enjoy cookie decorating and maybe have a chance to meet Santa Claus and his mischievous elves.
  • Carthay Circle along Buena Vista Street features a 1920s-inspired holiday theme to emulate Los Angeles as it appeared when Walt Disney first moved to California. A stunning, 50-foot Christmas tree features vintage-style ornaments and surrounding buildings are adorned in old-fashioned seasonal decorations.
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At Disneyland Park

  • Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle is a guest favorite with shimmering icicles and more than 50,000 twinkling LED lights. In the evening, the spectacular “Believe … in Holiday Magic” fireworks and its magical snowfall finale captivate guests and create unforgettable holiday memories.
  • The beloved “A Christmas Fantasy” Parade returns with daily performances. Some favorite Disney characters join Santa Claus to spread holiday cheer along with marching tin soldiers, gingerbread cookies, dazzling floats and lively holiday music. Santa also welcomes the young and young-at-heart for a visit at his special location in Critter County.
  • A 60-foot Christmas tree with nearly 1,800 ornaments welcomes guests on Main Street, U.S.A. This picturesque sight is a popular backdrop for family and friends to take holiday photos year after year.
  • The “it’s a small world” attraction shines brighter than ever as it transforms into “it’s a small world” Holiday to celebrate children around the world and the holiday traditions of their countries. The iconic music of “it’s a small world,” written by the legendary Sherman Brothers, is weaved in between the joyous caroling of holiday favorites “Jingle Bells” and “Deck the Halls.” As a special treat this holiday season, FastPass will be available for this attraction.
  • Haunted Mansion becomes Haunted Mansion Holiday, celebrating the collision between Christmas and Halloween with Jack Skellington and his friends from “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.”

The Downtown Disney shopping, dining and entertainment district and all three Hotels of the Disneyland Resort join in the holiday festivities with twinkling lights and ornaments, holiday displays, special entertainment and holiday dining with themed menus. Guests can follow the scent of gingerbread into the lobby of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa to find a big treat – a giant gingerbread replica of the hotel itself.

A very special “Holiday Time at Disneyland” tour is available for guests who wish to experience a close-up look at this festive transformation of the Disneyland Resort. This walking tour shares favorite Disneyland holiday traditions from around the world, along with reserved seating for “A Christmas Fantasy” Parade, delicious holiday treats, a collectible pin and more.

Raven-Symoné and Issac Ryan Brown to Host ‘Disney Parks Presents a Disney Channel Holiday Celebration’

Disney rings in the holidays by sharing the joy of music and the magic of Walt Disney World Resort in “Disney Parks Presents a Disney Channel Holiday Celebration,” available exclusively in the DisneyNOW app to viewers who sign in with a pay TV subscription, beginning FRIDAY, NOV. 24, and premiering FRIDAY, DEC. 1 (8:30-9:30 p.m. EST), on Disney Channel. Hosted by “Raven’s Home” stars Raven-Symoné and Issac Ryan Brown, the special will include performances by “Descendants 2” stars Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson, “Andi Mack” star Asher Angel, and stars of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie “Zombies” Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly. The show also features an exclusive tour of Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, opening in summer 2018, by “Descendants 2” star Booboo Stewart, and heartwarming moments spotlighting three families from across the country who are dedicated to philanthropic efforts within their communities.

Guiding audiences through Walt Disney World are Raven-Symoné and Issac Ryan Brown, who play mother and son on hit Disney Channel series “Raven’s Home.”  Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson, stars of the global hit Disney Channel Original Movie “Descendants 2,” will take the stage at Cinderella’s Castle to perform classic Christmas songs “White Christmas” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” respectively. Hollywood/Republic Records artist Carson will also perform a holiday rendition of chart-topping single from the “Descendants 2” soundtrack, “Chillin’ Like A Snowman.”

Additional performances and appearances include “Andi Mack” star Asher Angel, who will perform an original song, “Snow Globe Wonderland”; and Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly, stars of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie “Zombies,” will perform “Wonderful Christmas Time.” Hollywood Records artist and ABC’s “Boy Band” winner, In Real Life, will perform an original holiday song.

The DisneyNOW app offers Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD full episodes, short-form video, Disney Channel Original Movies (DCOM) and games. Viewers who sign in via their participating cable, satellite or digital programming distributor have access to all content and 24-hour live streams of each network. DisneyNOW is available on iOS, TVOS, Android/Kindle and Roku. Fire TV, Android TV and the Web will launch in 2018.