Month: February 2016

Disneyland Resort Offers 16 Unforgettable Experiences To Brighten a Spring or Summer Visit in 2016

Spring and summer at the Disneyland Resort will be more thrilling than ever this year with new family vacation fun and spectacular entertainment. Guests continue to discover the excitement of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration and its nighttime spectaculars, plus new and enhanced Star Wars experiences. At Disney California Adventure Park, a new, live “Frozen” musical will premiere in late spring, based on the blockbuster Walt Disney Animation Studios film, and Cars Land will debut its newest attraction, Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters. Magic awaits guests of all ages in spring and summer 2016, including these 16 special experiences. At Disney...

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Reservations Extended for Club Villain at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Guests at Walt Disney World Resort now have even more opportunities to experience an evening of frightfully fun entertainment, decadent desserts, bewitching beverages and more during “Club Villain,” a specially ticketed event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Additional shows have been added now through March for this new dining event that began in January and runs select nights at Sunset Showcase. With Dr. Facilier as the host for the evening, Club Villain invites guests to mingle with Disney villains Maleficent, the Queen of Hearts, Cruella De Vil and the Evil Queen, dance the night away to wicked music from the house DJ and be dazzled by spectacular live performances. Guests also can enjoy themed cocktails, beer and wine, and non-alcoholic beverages from the Potions Bar, and savor New Orleans-inspired culinary delights such as Voodoo sticky “pig wings,” and spicy shrimp sautéed with Andouille sausage and veggies. Tickets are $129 per person, tax and gratuity included. Reservations are recommended and can be made at DisneyWorld.com/Dining or by calling (407) 939-3463. A separate ticket for admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios is required and not included in the price of the ticket for Club Villain. – See more at:...

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The Walt Disney Company to Webcast its Annual Meeting of Shareholders

The annual meeting of shareholders of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), including remarks by management regarding the Company, will be available live via audio webcast at www.disney.com/investors beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST / 11:00 a.m. EST on March 3, 2016. The presentation will be archived. Contacts: Lowell Singer Investor Relations (818) 560-6601 Zenia Mucha Corporate Communications (818)...

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James Pitaro Named Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media

James Pitaro, currently Co-Chair of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and President, Disney Interactive, has been named Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, it was announced today by Thomas O. Staggs, Chief Operating Officer, The Walt Disney Company. Mr. Pitaro assumes additional responsibilities following DCPI Co-Chair Leslie Ferraro’s departure from the Company to pursue marketing and consumer engagement projects, with Disney as her first client. Mr. Pitaro will continue to report directly to Mr. Staggs and Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger. “Jimmy’s strong and successful leadership makes him the natural choice to...

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Disneyland Resort and Make-A-Wish Invite Fans to “Share Your Ears” to Help Grant Wishes

To honor the 100,000th Disney wish granted globally, and in celebration of Disneyland Resort’s 60th Anniversary, Disneyland and Make-A-Wish® are inviting fans to Share Your Ears and share the power of a wish®. Disney and Make-A-Wish fans around the world can make a difference for children with life-threatening medical conditions by unlocking a donation with a simple photo. Disney Parks will donate $5 to Make-A-Wish, up to a total of $1 million, for each photo taken and shared of people wearing Mickey Mouse Ears – or any creative “ears” at all. Photos can be uploaded to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with...

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This Day In History

  • 1930 Wild Waves (starring Mickey & Minnie) released
  • 1952 Let’s Stick Together (starring Donald) released
  • 2000 The Lion King stage show opened in Toronto
  • 2000 The Walt Disney World Marching band disbanded
  • 2003 It Runs In The Family released

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