Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 67: Blow It Up For Me Again James!
It's 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.
Character Line-Up Announced for
'Villains Unleashed' Event
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
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
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
After 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.
Disney 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
Magical Journeys 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
On 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 there's
Walt 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.
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
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.
Disney World® Resort, Disneyland® Resort and Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
vacation packages are now available to book. These packages are valid for
arrivals beginning Jan. 1, 2015. Please note that the end date of your
vacation cannot be more than 499 days in the future.
Magical Journeys today for more information and to book your vacation!
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