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‘Cars 3’ Inspired Food & Beverage Items Now in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure Park

Several ‘Cars 3’ inspired food and beverage offerings are now available in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure Park.  Let’s take a look at some of these tasty treats!

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At Flo’s V8 Café, you’ll find the Ka-chow! Spicy Breakfast Burrito, a red flour tortilla filled with scrambled eggs with chorizo, savory potatoes, Tomatillo salsa and sour cream.

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Available “Parked” (wet) or “On the Road” (dry).

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There’s also a Cool Dinoco Blue Shake, a blue raspberry shake topped with glittering yellow sprinkles and sugar crystals.

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Across the street at Cozy Cone Motel, choose your ‘racing stripe’ with a Racer Churro. For a limited time, the churros at Cozy Cone Motel will be covered in red, blue or yellow colored sugar—with the cinnamon-sugar taste you know and love.

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A few cones over, you’ll find the Champion’s Corn Cup — a perfect snack on the go, the corn is topped with lime, Cotija cheese, mayonnaise and spicy Tajin.

Hurry! These offerings will only be available until September 10.

 


Disney Performing Arts Hosting 3 World-Class Drum Corps This Weekend at Disney Springs

This Sunday, July 9, head to Disney Springs to catch Disney Performing Arts hosting a day of Drum Corps International marching performances.

Three world-class drum corps are performing throughout the day at Disney Springs, including The Cavaliers (Rosemont, IL) at 11:00 a.m., Carolina Crown (Fort Mill, SC) at 1:00 p.m., and The Cadets (Allentown, PA) at 3:00 p.m.

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All performers will march through Disney Springs starting on the West Side near Cirque du Soleil La Nouba and finishing at the Marketplace near Once Upon a Toy.

Disney invites you to watch the performances at these locations:

  • Between Splitsville Luxury Lanes and Disney Springs AMC Theatres 24
  • Near Planet Hollywood Observatory
  • Between ZARA and Anthropologie
  • Near The Daily Poutine
  • Between Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop and World of Disney

Drum Corps International, Marching Music’s Major League, will make its return to Orlando and Camping World Stadium on Saturday, July 8, for “DCI Orlando – presented by Lone Star Percussion” competition. This competition is made up of an elite lineup of marching music ensembles to entertain audiences of all ages. If you’re interested in catching the performances on Saturday evening, visit the Drum Corps International website, to purchase tickets or learn more about the drum corps.


Applications Now Open for Disney Dreamers Academy Class of 2018 at Walt Disney World Resort

High school students nationwide can now apply at DisneyDreamersAcademy.com to be among 100 selected to participate in the 2018 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE, the innovative, outside-the-classroom, mentoring program that takes place in March at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

For over a decade, Disney Dreamers Academy has helped to inspire young minds from across the country by fueling their dreams and showing them a world of possibilities as they prepare for the future. Each year, students participate in hands-on, immersive career workshops, ranging from animation to zoology. Each participant learns important skills, such as communication techniques, leadership qualities and networking strategies, and are inspired by celebrity speakers and special guests who share their stories and provide insight on how to achieve success and DREAM BIG.

The program has produced many success stories, inspiring students to become authors, nurses, pilots, doctors, journalists and engineers following the three-day all-expenses-paid experience at Walt Disney World Resort where the theme parks become vibrant ‘classrooms’ leading to career discoveries and fun memories to cherish for a lifetime.

“After 10 years and over 1,000 Disney Dreamer alumni, we’re excited to begin the next decade of Disney Dreamers Academy,” said Tracey D. Powell, Walt Disney World vice president of commercial management resorts and Disney Dreamers Academy executive champion. “We are excited about the many success stories, as this program continues to cultivate and inspire the minds of young high school students from across the nation to follow their dreams and accomplish their goals. By applying for Disney Dreamers Academy, future leaders of this country are taking a step toward an experience that can change their lives.”

Program applicants must answer essay questions about their personal journeys and dreams for the future. Students are selected based on a combination of attributes, including strong character, positive attitude and determination to achieve their dreams. Selected applicants, along with a parent or guardian, will receive an all-expense-paid trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

Applications are open to U.S. high school students, ages 13 to 19, through Oct. 31, 2017. A distinguished panel of leaders will evaluate the applications, and selected participants will be announced in early 2018.

For more information regarding applications, interested applicants can visit DisneyDreamersAcademy.com, or learn more about the program on Facebook.com/DisneyDreamersAcademy or Twitter.com/DreamersAcademy.


Changes Coming to Disney Springs Preferred Parking

Beginning July 8, the Grapefruit parking lot at Disney Springs will no longer be a preferred parking lot.  The Mango lot will be taking its place.

Lemon will remain a preferred parking lot .

Preferred parking is currently $10 while complimentary parking is offered in the parking garages and other surface lots.


NEW Happy Hours at House of Blues in Disney Springs for Month of July

House of Blues at Disney Springs is expanding their Happy Hour for the month of July.  Beginning July 3 – July 31, enjoy select drinks at special prices from 11:30am – 5pm every day!

Happy hour is available in the following locations:
House of Blues Restaurant & Bar 11:30pm – 5pm (through July 31)
The Courtyard Bar 4pm – 5pm
The Smokehouse 3pm – 5pm – Beer and wine only; 4pm – 5pm mixed drinks, beer and wine

Enjoy-

  • select domestic beer $3.75
  • select imported beer $4.50
  • house wine $4.50
  • well drinks $4.50

 

You can check out the full menu below: