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THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF COLOR SCRIPTS

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As its name implies, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort not only immerses guests into the settings of some of Disney and Pixar’s most popular animated films, but it also spotlights the artistry that goes into creating them.

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MULAN BRINGS HONOR TO DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

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This past weekend marked the celebration of the Lunar New Year, and, while it’s celebrated by many different Asian countries, those in the West so associate the occasion with the region’s largest nation that many refer to it as “Chinese New Year.”

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BUZZ LIGHTYEAR ROCKS AND SOCKS A ROBOT IN TOMORROWLAND

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The laser gun gameplay of “Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin” may give this Magic Kingdom attraction a video game quality, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of references to more classic playthings in this “Toy Story” spin-off.

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FINALLY THEY’RE OPENING UP THE GATES AT DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

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In “Frozen,” Anna was thrilled when Coronation Day arrived because it meant the gates of Arendelle would be opened to visitors “for the first time in forever.” However, the princess could be found welcoming guests just outside another set of open gates during the summer of 2015.

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START A NEW CELEBRATION WITH A “KINDERMOON” PACKAGE

Our Clients can save with this special offer targeted to families with preschool-aged children.

Contact Travel Agents, Scott and Becky Donahue, of Wish Upon a Star With Us to plan and book your vacation.

We’ve all heard of honeymoons and babymoons. But now we’d like to introduce you to the “Kindermoon”—a family getaway to Walt Disney World® Resort during that precious time right before our Client’s little one becomes a “big kid” and goes off to kindergarten.

With this offer, our Clients can enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard room at a Disney’s All-Star Resort and 2-day Magic Your Way base tickets for as low as $987*. Sample package price is valid for a family of 3 for stays most Sunday through Thursday nights from February 26 through March 9, and from April 23 through May 25, 2017.

Plus, our Clients will receive 2 FastPass+ vouchers** if they book this package in addition to the standard FastPass+ selection allotment. The FastPass+ vouchers can only be used at the following preschool-friendly attractions (valid park admission required):

  • 1 voucher valid at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® for Disney Junior – Live on Stage!
  • 1 voucher valid at Magic Kingdom® Park for your choice of one of the following attractions: Dumbo the Flying Elephant®, Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid, Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor® or Mickey’s PhilharMagic®

While anyone can book this package it is targeted to Preschool families.  The FastPass+ vouchers will be inserted into a Preschool-themed envelope and delivered with the luggage tags and MagicBands.  Each FastPass+ voucher is valid for up to five Guests.  If there are more than five Guests on the reservation, they will receive an extra set of FastPass+ vouchers.  The FastPass+ vouchers are only included with this package.

*Price based on 2 adults and 1 child (ages 3-9) in a standard room. The number of packages available at this rate is limited. Savings based on the non-discounted price of the same package. Tickets are valid for one Theme Park per day and must be used within 14 days of first use. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion.

**The FastPass+ vouchers are provided in addition to the FastPass+ entitlements that are included with theme park admission. The vouchers can be redeemed at the entrance to the experience. Advance planning is not required for the vouchers. One (1) FastPass+ voucher valid at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Disney Junior-Live on Stage!. One (1) FastPass+ voucher valid at Magic Kingdom Park for your choice of one of the following experiences: Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid, Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor or Mickey’s PhilharMagic. Each FastPass+ voucher is valid for up to five (5) guests at any one FastPass+ experience. FastPass+ vouchers expire on 6/17/17.

MICKEY MOUSE’S ADVENTURES IN POP ART

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From Hidden Mickeys to more overt decoration, there are plenty of representations of the mouse that started it all scattered around Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

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TIMOTHY Q. MOUSE HELPS DUMBO BELIEVE AND SOAR

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Earlier this year, Walt Disney’s “Dumbo” marked the 75th anniversary of its release, and what better way to celebrate than wrapping up 2016 with a spin on Magic Kingdom’s “Dumbo the Flying Elephant” attraction?

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STAR WARS REBELS INFILTRATES THE LAUNCH BAY

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The latest entry in the “Star Wars” saga, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” shines a light on the pre-Luke Skywalker era of the Rebel Alliance for the first time on the big screen, but Disney XD viewers have been following the Rebellion’s early days for years on the small screen thanks to Lucasfilm Animation’s “Star Wars Rebels.”

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ONE MOANA’S DREAM

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Located near the entrance of Pixar Place, “Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream” is an fascinating multimedia exhibit that celebrates the life and legacy of Walt Disney.

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MICKEY AND MINNIE’S GRAND ENTRANCE AT THE ROYAL FRIENDSHIP FAIRE

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When “Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire” premiered on Magic Kingdom’s “Castle Forecourt Stage” this past summer, it featured several notable differences compared to its predecessor, the long-running “Dream Along with Mickey.”

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