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Disney News Round-up For Friday, October 19th, 2018

Welcome to another Friday news round-up! This week we've got some great announcements that may make your next Walt Disney World vacation even more magical. To begin with the new daily ticket pricing is now in effect.

The Holiday Shop Opens On shopDisney

The Holiday Shop at shopDisney is now full of Christmas cheer! I know, I know, it's not even Halloween yet; but a few of these items went super fast during the 2017 season so you may want to act fast. It's almost time to deck the halls, here are a few cute ways to get started,

Disney Holiday News Round-up: Contemporary Gingerbread Display, Menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, and More!

The holidays are in full swing at Disney World and today's news round-up is full of holiday-themed news including details on the menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, gingerbread displays news, and much more! Let's dig in.

Disney News Round-Up: Disney Parks’ Holiday Special, MagicBand 2, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're rounding up some of the big Disney news stories today including information on the new MagicBand 2 rolling out at the Walt Disney World Resort and when you can catch the Christmas Day Disney Parks' holiday special. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-Up: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Merchandise, Disney Parks Holiday News, and More

And just like that Halloween is over and it's all about Christmas and the holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort! The jack-o-lanterns have been replaced with garland and toy soldiers, and the first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is November 7. Let's check out today's holiday-themed news round-up.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Celebrate Christmas with New Holiday Spectacular and Santa Meet-and-Greet

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights might be gone, but Disney's Hollywood Studios is ready to celebrate this holiday season with a new "holiday spectacular" and a new Santa meet-and-greet!

Tiered Pricing for Tickets for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Tickets are on sale today for the 2016 Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, with a twist. The ticket prices are tiered based on what day you want to attend the party with pricing going up the closer you get to the holidays.

Dates Announced for 2016 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Parties

The calendar might say Easter and spring break, but it's never too early to start planning your winter holiday vacation to Walt Disney World. And just in time for your planning sessions Disney has announced the dates for the 2016 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom.

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Hosting Christmas Day Religious Services

If you have plans to spend Christmas Day at the Walt Disney World Resort and you're looking to celebrate with a religious service there are two options at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Guests can attend a Catholic Mass or a Protestant service on Christmas Day.

The Walt Disney World Resort Announces Grant to Help Homeless Families in Central Florida

Christmas came early to a Central Florida fund set up to aid the homeless. The Walt Disney World Resort recently announced a $500,000 grant for the Homeless Impact Fund which was established by the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness.

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Stocking stuffer ideas for the Disney fan

Whoops! Someone forgot the stocking stuffers! There's still time to order some great little Disney treats for your Dis-fan friends and family.

Christmas Hidden Mickeys

We're big fans of finding Hidden Mickeys around here! For those who haven't heard of them, Hidden Mickeys are defined as:

a partial or complete impression of Mickey Mouse placed by the Imagineers and artists to blend into the designs of Disney attractions, hotels, restaurants, and other areas.

Holiday decorations at Epcot and Magic Kingdom

What a treat! It's a photo tour of Christmas decorations at Epcot and Magic Kingdom!

Animal Kingdom Character Trees: Part 2

Today we're showing off the beautiful world of The Lion King's Africa and Finding Nemo's Australia -- in Christmas tree form!

Animal Kingdom Character Trees: Part 1

For many years now, Disney's Animal Kingdom has created a winter wonderland in Camp Minnie Mickey. This year is no exception, as 14 creative Christmas trees have been decorated to represent beloved Disney characters.

In this series, we'll show off the trees and their intricate decorations! Today, we'll take a look at the Chip and Dale tree and the Pluto tree.

Chip and Dale Tree
The Chip and Dale tree is full of Chip and Dale's favorite things -- acorns, popcorn, and little replicas of their house all decorated for Christmas!

Avoiding Crowds at Walt Disney World

While crowds are becoming more and more unpredictable, there are still some good rules to help you avoid crowds. We also bring you some tips on how to handle them once you encounter them.