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Disney Cruise Line begins holiday season Saturday

Disney Cruise Line celebrates the holidays on Castaway Cay with Christmas decorations, snow flurries, carolers and kids' activities. (Disney Cruise Line) Disney Cruise Line kicks off its holiday season Nov. 19 with the first of three Thanksgiving voyages. All three ships will offer traditional Turkey Day activities with feasts and football games broadcast live on [...]

Santa Claus is coming to Walt Disney World

Santa waves to guests at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom. (Kristin Ford/Orlando Sentinel) Kids, get your lists ready! Beginning today, Santa Claus is adding locations to his stops at Walt Disney World. Santa’s Chalet at the Downtown Disney Marketplace opens today and will operate from 5 to 10 p.m. through Thanksgiving. [...]

Like Disney, Copperfield enjoys telling stories with his magic

Harper (Jennifer Stone), left, and Alex (Selena Gomez) see magician David Copperfield levitate on the set of Wizards of Waverly Place. Copperfield guest stars as himself in the episode "Harperella," which airs at 8 p.m. Friday on Disney Channel. (Eric McCandless/Disney Channel) Although it might not be apparent at first, magician David Copperfield has a [...]

3 N.B.T. finalists compete for spots at Radio Disney concert

Hollywood Ending has moved forward into the third round of Radio Disney's N.B.T. (Next Big Thing) musical showcase. (Radio Disney) Radio Disney has eliminated another artist in its “N.B.T.” (Next Big Thing) musical showcase and announced the finalists now competing in the third round. Shealeigh, Hollywood Ending and Zack Montana are vying for the opportunity [...]

11 Disney World brides think 11-11-11 is most magical wedding date

Eric Gocinski and Melanie LaValley arrive at Franck's Bridal Studio in July for their first day of planning a Disney wedding. (Courtesy Melanie LaValley) On Friday, if you catch a glimpse of a bride outside Disney’s Wedding Pavilion and then you see a bride by the Boardwalk Inn and later at Disney’s Polynesian Resort, your [...]

Families can make, take new crafts at Disney World’s Festival of the Masters

Festival of the Masters takes place Friday through Sunday at Disney World's Downtown Disney. (The Walt Disney Co.) The Festival of the Masters — a long-running outdoor art festival at Disney World’s Downtown Disney — has picked up a new sponsor and with that partnership comes lots of fun art opportunities for families. Michaels Stores [...]

Disney announces first National Princess Week

Julie Andrews and Anne Hathaway star in "The Princess Diaries." (The Walt Disney Co.) How can The Walt Disney Co. top an elaborate coronation ceremony at Kensington Palace for its newest member of the Disney Princess franchise? For starters, it declares the week beginning April 22 to be the inaugural National Princess Week. Actress, singer [...]

Disney World to give passholders free 2012 calendars

November's art is this Disney print. (The Walt Disney Co.) Walt Disney World is giving its passholders a gift during the holiday season. Beginning Dec. 2, each passholder can pick up a complimentary calendar at Disney Outfitters in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The 2012 calendar features 12 Disney art prints and lists passholder dates, according to [...]

New Disney characters join Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Phineas and Ferb made their first appearance in the theme parks in the 2009 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade at Disneyland. (The Walt Disney Co.) Walt Disney World is kicking off its Christmas season tonight, and there are a few surprises in store for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, the first of which is Tuesday. [...]

Disney Store puts brakes on Ridemakerz custom toy cars

Ridemakerz still can be found at Downtown Disney Marketplace inside Team Mickey Athletic Club. (Walt Disney World) Disney Store has discontinued the CARS Ridemakerz stations in all Imagination Park-model locations, except its flagship store in Times Square, a store employee said. The Florida Mall store in Orlando quietly closed its custom car-building feature Monday. Several [...]