Photos – Jack Skellington & Sally Meet and Greet Area during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Take a look at photos of the Jack Skellington & Sally Meet and Greet Area during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom.

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Marvel Super Heroes & Villains Battle in Action-Packed Stunt Spectacular During Marvel Day at Sea

Marvel Day at Sea, premieres this week on the Disney Magic this week, and today we’re excited to share glimpse at the day’s epic finale. For the first time ever, Marvel Super Heroes and Villains will face-off in an incredibly exciting battle at sea!

During an action-packed deck show spectacular like guests have never seen before, incredible stunts, special effects and pyrotechnics put them right in the middle of the thrilling Marvel Universe along with more than a dozen of their favorite Marvel Super Heroes. Let’s set the scene …

Tony Stark is throwing an exclusive gala on the high seas aboard the Disney Magic. The occasion: unveiling the latest Stark Industries technology.

The flashy celebration is in full swing and the party is abuzz as Super Heroes like Captain America, Black Widow and Hawkeye make their grand entrances to join Tony Stark, who is dressed for the occasion in his Iron Man suit. Of course, powerful new technology is a beacon for evil and plans quickly go awry.

The villainous Loki and some sinister cohorts invade the ship, and as a special guest at the gala, guests are in the middle of the ensuing action. In a whirlwind of excitement, they’ll witness heroic entrances by Thor, Black Panther, Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. Even Star Lord, Gamora and Groot will join this ultimate confrontation of Super Heroes and Villains.

Now that’s some super-charged celebration! Whether guests are lifetime Marvel fans, a brand-new fans or just love the idea of being in the middle of a sensational stunt spectacular, they need to be at this party.

Marvel Day at Sea premieres on select 7- and 8-night Disney Cruise Line sailings from New York this fall, and returns on select 5-night Western Caribbean cruises from Miami in early 2018. Stay tuned as we share more details on this unforgettable day at sea

DREAMY SHOPPING EXPERIENCE AWAITS AT THE DREAM BOUTIQUE IN DOWNTOWN DISNEY DISTRICT AT DISNEYLAND RESORT

From Belle to Moana, Minnie Mouse and more, now there’s something for every little dreamer at the Dream Boutique now open in the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland® Resort.

The Dream Boutique offers a wide variety of character apparel, stylish accessories, trendy headwear and other products created for Disney Parks. The location also carries role play costumes complete with matching accessories inspired by favorite Disney Princesses. A variety of plush and toys round out the product assortment found in this dreamy location. This newly reimagined space is a merchandise-only location.

Guests ages 3-12 seeking royal transformations into elegant princesses or shining knights, should visit the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique located inside Disneyland Park. Reservations at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique can be made up to 60 days in advance and are highly recommended. To book an appointment with a Fairy Godmother-in-training, please call (714) 781-STYLE or (714) 781-7895.

Video: Immersive Entertainment Experience Coming to Disney Springs – The VOID Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

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Celebrate ‘Star Wars” The: The Last Jedi’ at Star Wars: Galactic Nights on December 16

Star Wars: Galactic Nights will return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios® on Dec. 16, 2017 – and it will be the perfect way for Star Wars fans to celebrate the opening of the new film, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The film, which opens in theaters Dec. 15, 2017 just shared a thrilling new trailer last night. Check it out below!

In case you aren’t familiar, Star Wars: Galactic Nights is an out-of-this-world event that celebrates the entire Star Wars saga.

Among many thrills in store, Guests will be treated Hollywood-style to a red carpet arrival, iconic attractions with little to no wait time, amazing fireworks and projections, and experts sharing details about the Star Wars expansion coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Throughout the event (entertainment subject to change):

  • The Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular, fireworks and Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away stage show will both be enhanced with special elements from the entire saga. In between, a DJ will keep things spinning at Center Stage for a Star Wars dance party.
  • The Epic Theater plays host to a special one-night-only panel discussion about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, sharing some of the excitement coming to the 14-acre Star Wars-inspired expansion opening in 2019 at Disneyland® Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Park-wide, Guests can step into immersive and iconic scenes from their favorite Star Wars films in a series of incredibly detailed photo locations, including two new backdrops inspired by Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
  • Star Wars: Galactic Nights features encounters with Star Wars characters like Ewoks, AWR Troopers and roaming droids; Jedi Knights teaching younglings in Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple; rocketing to the stars aboard Star Tours – The Adventures Continue; and stunning projection effects on park icons such as the Chinese Theatre. At Star Wars Launch Bay, home base for Star Wars fandom in the park, you never know what denizens from the light or dark side of The Force will appear.
  • Don’t miss Darth Vader and a battalion of Imperial Stormtroopers march menacingly down Hollywood Boulevard.
  • Even more specialty Star Wars-themed food and beverage and merchandise will be available.
  • Select park attractions will be open to all Guests. At embarkation points to Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, Guests may come face-to-face with Stormtroopers on the lookout for a Rebel spy.
  • Guests can come dressed in their finest Star Wars attire. Arriving park Guests will walk a red carpet that runs the length of Hollywood Boulevard. The street itself will be dressed in all the trappings of a Tinseltown premiere.

Park access and activities will be exclusive to Star Wars: Galactic Nights ticket holders. Event hours on Dec. 16 are 7 p.m.-midnight. Tickets are priced at $129 adults, $124 ages 3-9.

Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise Returns

Beginning Dec. 1, 2017, guests are invited to enjoy a unique dessert party featuring unforgettable views of the Magic Kingdom® Park fireworks as Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise returns to Walt Disney World® Resort. The event will begin one hour and 15 minutes prior to each evening’s fireworks at Magic Kingdom Park, meeting at the Transportation and Ticket Center Tour Garden.

Once guests board the iconic General Joe Potter ferryboat, they’ll set their sights on the horizon and celebrate their senses with decadent sweets and tasty specialty beverages for all ages, followed by one-of-a-kind views of the world-famous fireworks blooming over Magic Kingdom Park. On select nights that coincide with Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party during the month of December, the cruise will feature the beautiful holiday fireworks spectacular and special seasonal desserts such as holiday cookies and peppermint cheesecake, as well as hot cocoa with a variety of toppings.

In addition to desserts and drinks, this event also offers fun activities such as a Glow-in-the-Dark Scavenger Hunt, where guests can search for Hidden Mickeys throughout the Ferryboat. And when the fireworks begin, they’ll receive a pair of “Mickey Vision” viewing lenses, through which they might just be able to see one of their favorite characters appear in each burst of light!

Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Party takes place on Fridays and Sundays through Jan. 28, 2018. Book by calling 407-WDW-DINE.

Tickets Are Now On Sale for Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience

Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, debuting at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando on December 16 and Downtown Disney at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on January 5.

Tickets for Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire can be purchased now at www.thevoid.com.

FIRST OF ITS KIND HYPER-REALITY EXPERIENCE: Total immersion in the Star Wars universe. 
Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire will transport guests deep into the beloved Star Wars universe allowing them to walk freely and untethered throughout the multi-sensory experience with friends and family. In groups of four, teams will go undercover as Stormtroopers to capture Imperial intelligence vital to the budding rebellion’s survival.

“We are so excited about this magical collaboration between three boundary-pushing companies in the burgeoning out-of-home VR entertainment sector,” says Curtis Hickman, co-founder and chief creative officer at The VOID. “We can’t wait to share the experience of hyper-reality with everyone.”

Guests can experience the excitement of hyper-reality today with this first look at Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire.                                                            

“People have longed for a chance to step into the Star Wars universe and this incredible new hyper-reality experience will allow them to do just that in a totally unique way,” notes Vicki Dobbs Beck, executive in charge, ILMxLAB. “It’s a group experience that evokes the senses in bold new ways.

Cliff Plumer, CEO of The VOID, will show the Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire trailer at the Disney Accelerator Demo Day 2017. Watch today’s live stream from The Walt Disney Company Studio lot in Burbank, California at ABCNews.com and on the ABC News YouTube page.

Video – Southwest Airlines Unveils Disney∙Pixar “Coco”-Themed Boeing 737-700 Aircraft

Southwest Airlines celebrates Disney∙Pixar’s all-new, big-screen adventure “Coco” in high-flying style this fall with a comprehensive program that includesa Boeing 737-700 aircraft emblazoned with the vibrant “Coco” logo and artwork inspired by the film. The aircraft will fly among the carrier’s nearly 100 destinations throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America,and Caribbean through the end of 2017.

“Walt Disney Presents” Gallery at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Showcases New Lands and Attractions

Guests to Disney’s Hollywood Studios can now get an insider’s look at the new Toy Story Land that opens at the theme park next summer.  The sneak peek is part of the new Walt Disney Presents gallery that opened September 8. The gallery is home to a never-before-seen model of the new land, concept renderings and maquettes of attraction vehicles and icons.

Visitors to the gallery will also discover a model of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – another new land that will open in 2019 – and concept art of the new Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway attraction also under development.  Guests will get an idea of all the fun and exciting adventures being conjured up as part of a multi-year expansion of Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Walt Disney Presents – renamed and reimagined from the former One Man’s Dream attraction – offers a self-guided stroll through Disney history. From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms, guests are transported into the life and legacy of the man who started it all – Walt Disney.

From sketches, photos and storyboards to models, costumes, artwork, props and more, Walt Disney Presents is a Disney history book open wide. On display in this multimedia, interactive space is the original Audio Animatronic Abraham Lincoln from the 1964 New York World’s Fair. Walt’s second grade desk is among dozens of other one-of-a-kind finds on view. A film presentation celebrates his amazing life story.

Walt Disney Presents explores Walt’s boyhood life in small-town America, the founding of his first cartoon studio and his many contributions to the film industry.

Guests see firsthand how his ideas began to grow beyond the silver screen, as he explored the world of three-dimensional entertainment, culminating in the creation of the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts. That legacy inspires his namesake company to stay true to his vision of innovation and excellence in the fields of animation, film and television, theme parks, resorts and much more. The new lands and coming attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and theme parks around the globe continue Walt’s legacy.

Walt Disney Presents will also host character greetings as well as special sneak previews of upcoming Disney films.  For more information about the new Walt Disney Presents gallery and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, visit DisneyWorld.com.

Southwest Unveils “Coco”-Themed Boeing 737-700 Aircraft, Celebrating Disney•Pixar’s All-New Adventure

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) celebrates Disney∙Pixar’s all-new, big-screen adventure “Coco” in high-flying style this fall with a comprehensive program that includes a Boeing 737-700 aircraft emblazoned with the vibrant “Coco” logo and artwork inspired by the film. The aircraft will fly among the carrier’s nearly 100 destinations throughout the United StatesMexicoCentral America, and Caribbean through the end of 2017.  As the largest domestic carrier in the U.S. serving more than 115 million passengers yearly*, Southwest Airlines connects People every day to what is important in their lives.  With Disney∙Pixar’s “Coco,” Southwest connects its Customers to an all-new story that’s both exciting and inspiring. The film opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017.
*Based on latest U.S. Dept of Transportation data of O&D passengers.

 

“Southwest specializes in bringing unique and meaningful moments to our Customers,” said Southwest Airlines Vice President Controller and California Executive Leah Koontz at the aircraft unveiling event in Oakland. “Disney∙Pixar’s ‘Coco’ centers on the universal themes of Heart and family, core values we celebrate every day with our Employees and Customers.”

“‘Coco’ is about a boy with big dreams and a strong connection to his family,” says Director Lee Unkrich. “These themes really lend themselves to teaming up with a company like Southwest. And after working for nearly six years to bring this story to life, we were all so excited to see ‘Coco’ on the side of an airplane.”

Customers are encouraged to spot the “Coco” plane and share their photos using #CocoAndSouthwest.  Southwest is also giving families the opportunity to enter for a chance to send their family on an adventure of a lifetime by entering the Southwest Family Flyaway sweepstakes between October 1-25, 2017, to win roundtrip air travel for four to Los Angeles; four tickets to the Disney∙Pixar “Coco” U.S. premiere and party on November 8, 2017; a two-night stay at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood; and a $1,000 VISA® gift card for travel expenses.  To view the full rules and to enter, visit familyflyaway.com.

Additionally, Southwest is sharing the adventures of “Coco” with Customers onboard flights beginning Nov. 1, with the launch of the Disney∙Pixar “Coco” OnDemand Channel, featuring complimentary movie clips and trailers to get everyone excited about “Coco” in 3D this Thanksgiving. Be sure to tune-in ahead of the film’s Nov. 22 theatrical debut.

Later this fall, the music of “Coco” will come to life onboard the “Coco” aircraft with a Live at 35® inflight concert performance by Anthony Gonzalez, who voices Miguel in the movie. Customers will experience the sounds and culture up-close and in-the-moment as Anthony sings a song from the upcoming film accompanied by a guitarist.

SWEEPSTAKES RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.  Void where prohibited.  Open to legal residents of 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia age 19 or older at time of entry.  Limit one entry per person.  All fields must be completed.  Approximate retail value of prize: $3,788.00.  For complete details and Official Rules, visit familyflyaway.com.  By entering, information collected will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy at Southwest.com/privacy. Sponsor:  Southwest Airlines Co., 2702 Love Field Drive, Dallas, TX  75235.  Enter by October 25, 2017 at 11:59p.m. CDT.