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All-New Holiday Nighttime Spectacular Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

14 Oct

An all-new nighttime spectacular, “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!,” premieres at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Nov. 14, sending beloved Disney animated characters on a spirited yuletide adventure to get Santa back to the North Pole in time for Christmas Eve.

The façade of the Chinese Theater comes alive with the merriment, music and sparkle of the Walt Disney World Resort 2016 holiday season. On, above and around the theater are state-of-the-art projections, special effects, fireworks and even snow. Adding to the immersive experience is a new musical score featuring familiar holiday tunes with an original twist. It’s a holiday show that couldn’t be more merry and bright.

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! at Disney's Hollywood Studios

The 2016 holidays season brings a all-new nighttime spectacular to Disney’s Hollywood Studios with “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!.” The facade of the Chinese Theater comes alive with state-of-the-art projections, and guests will experience special effects, fireworks and even snow on, above and around the theater. “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” will run Nov. 14 to Dec. 31, 2016. (David Roark, photographer)

 

It’s also a cranberry-red situation for elves Wayne and Lanny from ABC/Walt Disney Animation Studios’ animated special “Prep & Landing,” as the duo leads a top-notch team on a search-and-rescue mission for Santa.

Snowy fun and holiday cheer set to the twinkling tunes of the season bring together holiday moments from Disney films including “Mickey’s Christmas Carol,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Pluto’s Christmas Tree,” “Bambi,” – even a journey into Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” – all building to a festive finale that’s “So tinsel!”

A special message from Santa Claus will cap off this unforgettable spectacular for the whole family.

“Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” will run from Nov. 14 to Dec. 31, adding a sparkling finale to any holiday visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

The 32nd Annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade

8 Dec

ANAHEIM, Calif. and LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., (Dec. 8, 2015) — This Christmas, Disney Parks celebrates not only the joy of the holiday season, but the unforgettable family moments it has helped guests create over the past sixty years. “Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration” airs Friday, Dec. 25, 2015 (10:00 am.-12:00 p.m ET; airtimes vary; check local listings) on the ABC Television Network.

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Robin Roberts Returns to Host the “Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration”

Now in its 32nd year, the unforgettable Christmas special welcomes back Robin Roberts of ABC’s “Good Morning America” (GMA) as lead host. Reporting from the Walt Disney World Resort’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, Roberts is accompanied by Jesse Palmer, who joins the event for the first time as a correspondent. New to the GMA team as a special contributor, Palmer shares key parade updates in the midst of the action on Main Street, U.S.A. Janel Parrish, star of the ABC Family hit show “Pretty Little Liars” – which will debut under the new network name, Freeform for its winter premiere on Jan. 12, 2016 – serves as music correspondent alongside Stitch from Cinderella Castle.

The holidays have long been cherished for their ability to bring family and friends together from near and far to create heartfelt memories to last a lifetime. In the spirit of “Unforgettable Happens Here,” throughout the celebration Disney Parks will tell the inspiring real-life stories of three families whose personal connection to Disney Parks will make their Christmas dreams come true. It all culminates with an unforgettable Christmas Day surprise that is sure to warm the hearts of television audiences across the country, providing the perfect toast to the most festive time of the year.

For a dose of nostalgia, viewers are also treated to magical memories from the Disney Christmas shows of yesteryear, along with beloved Disney Park moments shared by actors and actresses from both classic and current Disney films.

Featuring floats and characters from movie favorites including “Toy Story,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Inside Out,” and the wildly-popular “Frozen,” along with the all-new “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and upcoming “Finding Dory” movie, slated for release next summer, this year’s Disney Christmas Parade is expected to be the most spectacular of all. Viewers can also look forward to watching other Disney parade stars take the spotlight, such as beloved Disney princesses, characters from Disney Junior, a special performance from the stars of the Disney Channel Original Movie, “Descendants,” and of course, the iconic Disney Toy Soldiers and Santa Claus.

(Nov. 10, 2015) The cast of Disney Channel Original Movie 'Descendants' (On float: Cameron Boyce who plays Carlos (top left), Booboo Stewart who plays Jay (top right), Sofia Carson who plays Evie (bottom left) and Dove Cameron who plays Mal (bottom right)) perform Nov. 10, 2015 during the taping of the ‘Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration’ TV special in Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The 32nd annual holiday telecast airs nationwide Dec. 25 on ABC-TV. (Mariah Wild, photographer)

(Nov. 10, 2015) The cast of Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Descendants’ (On float: Cameron Boyce who plays Carlos (top left), Booboo Stewart who plays Jay (top right), Sofia Carson who plays Evie (bottom left) and Dove Cameron who plays Mal (bottom right)) perform Nov. 10, 2015 during the taping of the ‘Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration’ TV special in Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The 32nd annual holiday telecast airs nationwide Dec. 25 on ABC-TV. (Mariah Wild, photographer)

The 32nd annual Christmas celebration airs nationwide on December 25 at 10 a.m. EST and 9 a.m. CST, MST and PST on ABC-TV. The show will also air in Canada on CBC Network and across the globe on the American Forces Network.

For more information, visit Disney.com/DisneyParksChristmas to learn about the special telecast, including local broadcast times and a full list of parade talent. Guests can also join in fun online by using the hashtag #DisneyParade.

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In Summer

21 Jun

summer

“A drink in my hand, my snow up against the burning sand, probably getting gorgeously tanned in summer!”

Happy Summer, everyone!

Bees’ll buzz
Kids’ll blow dandelion fuzz
And I’ll be doing whatever snow does
In summer

A drink in my hand
My snow up against the burning sand
Prob’ly getting gorgeously tanned
In summer

I’ll finally see a summer breeze
Blow away a winter storm
And find out what happens to solid water
When it gets warm

And I can’t wait to see
What my buddies all think of me!
Just imagine how much cooler I’ll be
In summer!

Da da… Da doo
A bah bah ba baba boo

The hot and the cold are both so intense
Put ’em together, it just makes sense!

Rat dadat dadat dadat dadadadadoo

Winter’s a good time to stay in and cuddle
But put me in summer and I’ll be a —
Happy snowman!

When life gets rough I like to hold on to my dream
Of relaxing in the summer sun just lettin’ off steam!

Oh the sky will be blue
And you guys’ll be there too
When I finally do what frozen things do
In summer!

Happy Mother’s Day

11 May

Happy Mother’s Day, Moms!

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Thinking of all the moms out there as all well as those of you who may be missing your mom (even more) today. ❤

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For more magical Disney-inspired Mother’s Day cards, check out Disney Mother’s Day Cards Sure to Warm Your Heart on Oh My Disney!

 

Happy Valentine’s Day!

14 Feb

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!

Happy Valentine's Day from Walt Disney World!

Happy Valentine’s Day from Walt Disney World!

Stop by the official Walt Disney World Facebook page to share some special #DisneySide Valentines like the one below.

#DisneySide Valentine

Everyone has a Disney Side. Have you found your romantic Disney Side lately? From work to school, from carpools to meal times, there doesn’t ever seem to be enough time in the day, much less in a week. It’s so easy to lose touch in the hustle and bustle of everyday life and when the kids come first, it’s hard to find time to keep that special “spark” alive. Share your romantic #DisneySide this Valentine’s Day. 

Have a magical day and give extra hugs to all!

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