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    The Unofficial Guide to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

    Liliane Opsomer, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids, recently attended Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. Here is her very merry tale.  Upon entering the park, you’ll find that the towering Christmas tree, a festive decorated Main Street U.S.A., and the windows of the Emporium shop set the tone. Everything is decorated to the max and there is

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    Enter the Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2020 Giveaway

    This winter, plan your next cruise vacation with The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2020! We are celebrating the release of the 2020 edition with a GIVEAWAY. Enter for your chance to win a copy of the book and an Olaf Beach towel. But first read on and find out what’s new in the 2020 edition. Whether you’re planning a family trip,

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    Animal Kingdom Decks the Halls in Pandora and DinoLand with New 2019 Holiday Decor

    The original three theme parks at Walt Disney World have long been known for their annual holiday celebrations, from the Magic Kingdom’s massive Christmas tree and Epcot’s international storytellers to the dazzling lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This year, Disney’s Animal Kingdom has also gone wild for the season with brand-new 2019 holiday decorations in Pandora, DinoLand U.S.A., and elsewhere

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    Disney Announces Ride Access Information for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

    Bright Suns! If you plan on experiencing Disney’s latest attraction, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, make sure to use the virtual queue. Access procedures for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance was announced today, literally on opening day, and could change in coming days. Check back regularly, as we will update all of our information as it becomes available. As

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    Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Now Open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

    Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, a next-generation, super-headliner attraction opened today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, completing the 14-acre Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge expansion. A mobile Resistance gun turret tucked into a scrubland forest marks the entrance to the most epic indoor dark ride in Disney theme park history. Rise of the Resistance is an innovative attempt to integrate at least