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September 19, 2014
First Look at PANDORA
Jewelry Coming Exclusively to Disney Parks This Fall
released a few images of the much anticipated PANDORA and Disney
collaboration coming to Disney Parks this fall. In all, there will
be 16 exclusive designs for Disney Parks, which will be available at
select retail locations throughout the Parks.
19th Annual Epcot
International Food & Wine Festival Opens Today
It's time again to sample regional food,
desserts, beer and wine at 25 marketplaces from around the globe. The Epcot
International Food & Wine Festival opens today and runs through November
10th. INTERCOT brought you a sneak peek last night via social media, and
will continue to post updates throughout the Festival, so be sure to follow
On Ride Video and Photos
Debut Today on Magic Kingdom's Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Attraction
Guests with a linked Memory Maker account
and an active Magic Band will now have on board video and pictures from
their Seven Dwarfs Mine Train experience loaded automatically onto My Disney
Experience. This is the second WDW attraction to offer this feature after
Hollywood Studios Tower of Terror.
Dooney & Bourke Food & Wine
Festival Bags Coming Exclusively to Epcot
Chef Mickey makes his Disney Dooney &
Bourke debut on this new line of bags coming to Epcot September 29. The
colorful pattern will be available in four styles, and can only be purchased
at the Festival Center, located at the old Wonders of Life Pavilion.
runDisney Announces "Goofy
Giveback," Opens More Spots for 2015 WDW Marathon Weekend
runDisney has just announced the "Goofy
Giveback," opening up a limited amount of spots for the Goofy Challenge,
Marathon and Half Marathon, taking place during the 2015 WDW Marathon
Weekend. This offer is only good for 39 days - or until each race fills to
Frozen Attraction Officially Announced - Will Replace Maelstrom Ride
in Epcot's Norway
of speculation officially ended today as the Walt Disney Company
officially announced the replacement of the existing Maelstrom
attraction in Norway with a new ride based on the wildly popular
movie "Frozen". The new attraction will take our guests to
Arendelle and immerse them in many of their favorite moments and
music from the film. The pavilion will also include a royal greeting
location where Anna and Elsa can meet guests.
join the staff of INTERCOT in remembering all those who perished 13 years
ago today in the horrific attack on our country and all of those, who have
throughout this great nations history, given their lives so that we all may
remain free. We will NEVER FORGET.
This is our Patriot Day -
September 4, 2014
2015 Disney Parks Mom's
Panel Applications Due Tomorrow
Tomorrow is the last day for
prospective panelists to submit their application for the 2015
Disney Parks Mom's Panel. The informational panel was created in
2008 as the Walt Disney World Mom's Panel, and now represents all
types of Disney vacations, including Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line
Announced for Disney's Hollywood Studios
Disney’s Hollywood Studios has
announced the replacement for the L.A. Prop Cinema Storage retail
location. The Trolley Car Café will open in February 2015 and will
exclusively serve Starbucks brand beverages and La Boulange brand
Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 67: Blow It Up For Me Again James!
back to school time as we remember the life, legacy and Disney
connection of Robin Williams. We also talk with
RetroDisneyWorld founder Todd McCartney about what he's doing to
save our memories. We also find out Canada is kind of a big
deal and Melanie's obsession with blow up movie screens during our
Take It or Leave It segment. Then we talk forsaken Epcot - what's
needed to turn things around. Download, Stream, Tune-in and
tell a friend!
New Entertainment Coming
To Epcot, Means Farewell to Many Established Acts
this fall, Epcot be refreshing the atmosphere entertainment around
World Showcase with the addition of new acts and enhancements to
some existing performances. In the near future, you can look forward
to enjoying a traditional Berber music and dance troupe in Morocco,
a corps of dynamic flag-waving performers in Italy, a thrilling
lumberjack-inspired show in Canada, a Celtic folk music ensemble at
the United Kingdom, and more. Unfortunately this means bidding
farewell to existing acts - Mo’Rockin’, Off Kilter, Spirit of
America Fife & Drum Corps and World Showcase Players.
'Move It, Shake It, Dance
& Play It' Street Party Coming to Magic Kingdom
A new street party is coming
to the Kingdom! This fall, guests of the Magic Kingdom can move it,
shake it, dance and then play it, in this update of the popular
afternoon street party. And for the first time, Stitch and Phineas &
Ferb will join in the fun!
Held outdoors covering much of
Downtown Disney, the Festival this year has been cancelled due to
the construction within Downtown Disney as it transforms to Disney
Springs. No information was given regarding the future of the
Festival, which normally takes place in November.
Disney Vacation Club members
are invited to be welcomed “home” for the holidays with festive
entertainment and complimentary refreshments while mingling with
fellow DVC Members. Enjoy character meet and greets, children’s
holiday craft area, a DJ dance party and limited-edition merchandise
while supplies last. Taking place at World Showplace Pavilion at
Epcot, up to six guests may attend the event per member I.D., and no
RSVP is required.
Announced for 'Villains Unleashed' Event
The character line-up for the August 23rd 'Villains Unleashed'
after-hours event at Disney's Hollywood Studios has been announced.
Beware the power of evil as over 45 villains will be roaming the
park for one night, and one night only!
announced to be closing in January, 2015, the American Idol
Experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios will instead have it's last
performance in two short weeks. The final day of operation will be
August 30. Dream Tickets awarded will still be valid as long as the
television series holds auditions.
Hollywood Studio's AFI Showcase
and Showcase Shop to Close August 17
Located in the Backlot area of
Disney's Hollywood Studios, the American Film Institute Showcase,
and the adjoining Showcase Shop, will have it's final day of
operation on August 17. At this point, no replacement for the space
has been announced.
Capt. Cook's Re-Opens at Disney's
Polynesian Resort Village
an extensive renovation, Capt. Cook's has re-opened with new decor,
flooring, lighting, and seating. Missing are the touch screen
ordering stations, and the ever popular Dole Whips. Dole Whips will
be available at the Pineapple Lanai kiosk, which will open at the
resort later this year.
has released Annual Passholder rates for the dates September
28-December 23. At this time, availability is extremely limited, so
don't wait to contact INTERCOT sponsor
for more information and booking.
Makes Debut at Disney's Hollywood Studios
The Twilight Zone Tower of
Terror at Disney's Hollywood Studios now offers on-ride video.
Guests with an active Memory Maker package and Magic Band will
automatically receive the on-ride video of their experience within
24 hours via their My Disney Experience account.
Spectacle of Dancing Lights 2014 Dates Announced
Disney has announced that the
Osborne Lights will take place
again this year at Disney's Hollywood Studios, lighting up and
delighting guests from November 7-January 4. The Spectacular takes
place nightly, beginning at dusk.
Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 66: Crabby John Has Spoken
this episode, Mel Just got back from Disney and opening day at
Universal's Diagon Alley and has plenty to share. Newcomer
Cindy talks about her stay at Cabana Bay Beach Resort. We also
talk Tervis Tumblers, getting a FastPass for a standby wait, the
Richard Petty Cars Experience, new Haunted Mansion shop, pin
collecting and a whole lot more. Oh, and John gets crabby, so
Disney World has announced the final entertainment offerings for the
annual 'Night of Joy' after hours, hard ticket event.
Taking place September 5-6 this year at the Magic Kingdom, popular
Christian rock acts such a Casting Crowns, Mandisa, MercyMe and Phil
Perry, will perform for guests.
Now Extended! Frozen
Summer Fun LIVE! at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Summer Fun LIVE!" at Disney's Hollywood Studios® is now extended
through Sept. 28, 2014. From welcoming Anna and Elsa during a royal
procession and ice skating at Oaken's "Frozen" Funland to joining in
a special "Frozen" sing-along celebration, you can enjoy a flurry of
"Frozen" fun for the whole family!
Plus, on select
nights, a "Frozen" fireworks display, featuring cool Character
appearances and an explosive soundtrack, caps off the evening! The
"Frozen" Fireworks Spectacular may be viewed on the following
nights: July 5-Aug. 22; Aug. 24-Sept. 1; Sept. 5-7; Sept. 12-14;
Sept. 19-21; and Sept. 26-28, 2014.
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July 19, 2014
Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 65: Live From the Tri-State Area
is in full swing but somehow, we're feeling Frozen. But the
real news on this episode is Harry Potter and his pals at Universal.
From there, we discuss Frozen, both in the parks and at Pointe
Orlando, our car trips, preferences in hotel and along the way,
offend most states and a few countries. There's also a couple
great INTERCOT Consulting(TM) moments and we introduce the new song
from Shane Gamble heading
to radio in August - "Beautiful
Work" which John worked on as an executive video producer.
It's off topic, it's crazy and it's a lot of fun... the latest
episode of the INTERCOT Insider Podcast is ready to roll!
Candlelight Processional Packages On Sale Now!
Processional Dining Packages, available on select days, start at $35
for lunch and $50 for dinner for adults, include a delicious meal at
an Epcot restaurant and a guaranteed seat for one of the Candlelight
Processional performances. Note: Availability is limited. Guests can
call 407-WDW-DINE (407-939-3463) or book online at
our hearts, in our minds and in our actions, we work daily to uphold the
principles on which this great nation was founded. Liberty: for no one can
constrain or remove our belief in our government by the people, for the
people and of the people. Freedom: freedom from fear, freedom from strife
and freedom to continue to build a nation in which democracy, debate and
truth will always reign. On this, our 238th Independence Day, the staff of INTERCOT wishes The United States of America a Happy Birthday, and we salute
each and every American who fights to uphold those ideals which we hold so
June 27, 2014
Frozen Experiences Coming
This Summer to Disney's Hollywood Studios
summer the world of Disney’s instant classic “Frozen,” takes center stage at
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, coming to life like never before in a full
range of all-new, immersive experiences through the park.
From July 5-Sept 1, 2014, park guests can enjoy “Frozen Summer Fun – Live at
Disney’s Hollywood Studios” daily. And, most activities are included in
regular theme park admission.
Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 64: Fonz Solo
is a crabby, crabby man - we'll just get that out of the way. In this
episode, we talk International Bitterness Units, Mel's last trip, Magic
Bands, Gaston, Beer Adventures in Epcot, Mickey's Sink Pants and the Eat to
the Beat concert series - so you know there will be singing. Grab a cold
beverage and chill with us on this very special episode of the INTERCOT
Insider Live Disney Podcast!
Unleashed" Event Coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios August 23
night, and one night only, over 50 Disney Villains will invade Disney's
Hollywood Studios, and you can be there for all the Villainy fun! Unique
shows, special food and merchandise offerings, and a brand new fireworks
spectacular will be featured. Tickets for the August 23rd event are on sale
now for DVC members and Annual Passholders, and sales open to the public on
World Resort Celebrates the Official Opening of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
Disney World Resort is celebrating the completion of New Fantasyland with
the official opening today of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. Phil Holmes, vice
president of Magic Kingdom Park, welcomed park guests and community leaders
to officially open the new attraction.
As the crowning jewel of New Fantasyland – the largest expansion in the
history of Magic Kingdom – the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is a rocking,
rollicking family-style coaster that immerses guests in the lovable world of
Sleepy, Doc, Grumpy, Bashful, Sneezy, Happy and Dopey. Inspired by the
classic Disney-animated film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” the
attraction sends riders on a playful musical adventure into the mine “where
a million diamonds shine.”
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