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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hocus Pocus Show at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World is getting a new show, a Hocus Pocus themed villains show. The Halloween celebration, which takes place at Magic Kingdom on select nights from September 15th to November 1st, also includes a parade and fireworks.

Disney World Building Solar Farm

There is going to be a solar farm at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Do you want to know the really cool thing? The panels will be in the shape of a Mickey Mouse head! Duke Energy will be building the solar power facility. It will be located near Epcot Center Drive and World Drive (thus by the Epcot theme park). The facility will be on 20 acres and consist of 48,000 solar panels. The plant should be running by the end of 2015. Look for construction beginning in the middle of the summer.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Disneyland Diamond Celebration Truffles

As part of the Diamond Celebration, three restaurants at the Disneyland Resort are offering boxes of four truffles available for purchase.

Blue Bayou Restaurant's truffles include: creme brule, bananas foster, king cake, and mint julep.

Carthay Circle Restaurant's truffles include: Carthay Manhattan, Brown Derby (fresh grapefruit, honey, and bourbon), B52 coffee, and hazelnut tiramisu.

Steakhouse 55's truffles include: Cosmopolitan, kahlua, 24-layer chocolate cake, and primitivo (blackberry, raspberry, plums, cherry, and raisin).

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Indiana-Themed Lounge Coming to Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney (Disney Springs) is getting yet another eaterie. This one is for all you Indiana Jones fans out there. Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar is a lounge set to open in Downtown Disney this Fall. This aviation-themed establishment will be located in between Boathouse and Paradiso 37. If you know Indiana Jones, you likely know that Jock Lindsey is the name of his pilot with a pet snake named Reggie.

Disneyland 60th Anniversary TV Special

ABC will be airing a TV special in February for Disneyland's 60th Anniversary. Stay tuned!

Monday, May 25, 2015

Tink Movie Will Star Reese Witherspoon

 Who do you picture playing Tinker Bell? You know her from Legally Blonde and Sweet Home Alabama. It's Reese Witherspoon! The movie, Tink, will tell Tinker Bell's untold story.

New Dining Option at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom

Harambe Market is now open in the Africa section of Disney World's Animal Kingdom theme park. Located behind Mombasa Marketplace, the market offers four different menus including cold drinks, draft beer, South African wines, red sangria, Karubi ribs,  corn dogs, grilled chicken skewer, ground beef kabob flatbread, vegetables, and African milk tart dessert. The milk tart dessert (coconut custard in a chocolate shell dusted with sugar and drizzled with dark chocolate ganache) sounds especially delicious.