Monday, December 1, 2014

Thanksgiving Day on the Disney Magic

Disney Cruise Line offers a variety of special holiday cruises that provide unique character meet and greet opportunities. We celebrated Thanksgiving onboard the Disney Magic. On Thanksgiving Day, Mickey and Minnie Mouse appeared throughout the day for meet and greet in special pilgrim outfits. Disney Cruise Line specializes in holiday outfits including Halloween, Christmas, Independence Day, New Years Eve, and of course, Thanksgiving. Here are the special outfits from Thanksgiving:

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Easter around the Walt Disney World Resort

Donald and Daisy Duck at Disney's Boardwalk Resort.

Mickey Mouse at Port Orleans French Quarter

Goofy at Port Orleans Riverside

Donald Duck at Port Orleans Riverside

Mickey Mouse and Pluto at Disney's Yatch and Beach Club

Minnie Mouse at All Star Sports Resort

Pluto at All Star Music Resort

Goofy at All Star Movies Resort

Halloween on the High Seas-Disney Magic

Halloween on the High Seas-October 2014

We set sail on the Disney Magic to celebrate the Halloween season with our favorite Disney pals. Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, Pluto, Chip and Dale all donned their Halloween costumes and greeted guests onboard the Disney Magic. Special Halloween decorations adorned the ships lobby and common areas while guests participated in Halloween activities throughout the ship. 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Halloween Around the Walt Disney World Resorts

Halloween is a great time to visit Walt Disney World if you love characters. For one night only, the Walt Disney World resorts play host to a cast of Disney characters in their finest Halloween costumes. Each resort features your favorite Disney characters in specially themed costumes to fit the decor of each resort. The Disney Resort Activity Staff also hosts trick or treating and special Halloween games at each resort.

Fort Wilderness hosts a special Halloween themed Mickey's Backyard Barbeque where the characters also appear in Halloween costume. 

Below are some of the characters we had the pleasure of meeting this Halloween along with their locations.

Pop Century Resort:

Minnie Mouse Disney Character Hunt Pop Century

Mickey Mouse Pop Century Halloween Disney Character Hunt

All Star Movies:

Mickey Mouse Disney Character Hunt Halloween All Star Sports Resort
Director Mickey Mouse rotated with Movie Star Minnie Mouse
(photo from Halloween 2012)
Port Orleans French Quarter:

Mickey Mouse Halloween Disney Character Hunt Port Orleans French Quarter

Jester Goofy Halloween Disney Character Hunt Disney World French Quarter

Animal Kingdom Lodge:

Pluto Animal Kingdom Halloween Disney Character Hunt

Mickey Mouse Safari Animal Kingdom Disney Character Hunt

All Star Sports:

Pluto Halloween All Star Sports Disney character Hunt

Goofy Halloween Disney Character Hunt All Star Sports

Old Key West:

Donald Duck Halloween Disney Character Hunt Old Key West

Goofy Halloween Disney Character Hunt Old Key West

Elvis Stitch Halloween Disney character hunt Polynesian Resort

Wilderness Lodge:

Goofy Cowboy Halloween Disney character Hunt Wilderness Lodge

Fort Wilderness:

Chip Dale Halloween Disney Character Hunt Fort Wilderness Campfire
Chip and Dale Campfire Sing-a-long
Mickey's Backyard Barbeque:
Pluto Halloween Disney Character Hunt Mickey's Backyard Barbeque Fort Wilderness

Mickey Minnie Halloween Disney character Hunt Mickey's Backyard Barbeque

Chip Dale Disney character hunt Mickey's Backyard BBQ Halloween

Donald Duck Goofy Disney Character Hunt Fort Wilderness Mickey's Backyard Barbeque

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Villains Unleashed-New Hard Ticket Event August 23rd

Hollywood Studios announced they will be hosting a special event similar to last year's Limited Time Magic event, Unleash the Villains. This new event, Villains Unleashed, is a one night only event boasting appearances of over 50 Disney Villains plus special shows, dance parties, and merchandise. 

Disney reservation agents have a list of characters that are scheduled to appear. Of course, entertainment is always subject to change and three of the characters are listed as "to be determined". Below is the list that was provided. No delineation was made between meet and greet, show, dance party, or Fantasmic appearances. 

UPDATE: The official Disney Parks Blog released a sneak peek of the guest list confirming many of the names that were given to us from Disney Reservation Agents. Here is a link to the article Villains Unleashed Guest List Preview

UPDATE 7/23/14: The official Disney Parks Blog released another update on the Villains Unleashed Event. Two names were added. Lilo and Stitch villains Captain Gantu and Dr Hamsterviel!! Here is a link to the article Villains Unleashed Update July 23

Captain Gantu-Recently Added 
Dr Hamsterviel-Recently Added
Lady Tremaine
Big Bad Wolf
Captain Hook
Mr Smee
Maleficent (Live Action)-Recently Added
Darth Vader
Darth Maul
Boba Fett
Asajj Ventress
Emperor Palpatine
Greedo-Recently Added
Zam Wessel
Jango Fett
Tusken Raider
Shan Yu
Bowler Hat Guy
Sheriff of Nottingham
Queen of Hearts
Evil Queen
Snow Witch (Hag)
Oogie Boogie
Governor Radcliffe
Dr Facilier
Brer Fox
Brer Bear
Prince John
Aurra Sing
Imperial Guard

*Cheshire Cat