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Summer 2019 Savings at Walt Disney World® Resort

Soak Up the Sun & Savings at the Walt Disney World® Resort

New family memories are waiting to be made at “The Most Magical Place on Earth” in 2019! You’ll enjoy a magical mix of new and unforgettable experiences – from “playing big” in the new Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® to celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Lion King inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and soaking up a variety of new, limited-time experiences at Magic Kingdom® park, your upcoming trip is a dream come true for kids ‘n’ grown-ups alike!

 

Contact your Magic Maker® Travel Professional today for pricing and availability! Book early for best availability and pricing!

The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Length of stay requirements may apply. Savings based on the non-discounted price for the same room. Additional per-adult charges may apply if more than two adults per room at Disney Value, Moderate and Deluxe Resorts and Studios at Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts. Advance reservations required. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Offer excludes the following room types: 3-bedroom villas, Cabins at Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, the Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows.

Oogie Boogie Bash – A Disney Halloween Party Announced for Disney California Adventure® Park

Disneyland® Resort in Southern California has announced details for Halloween Time taking place Sep. 6 through Oct. 31, 2019.

During Halloween Time, the entire Disneyland® Resort area is decorated for the most be-witching time of the year. Several attractions are slated to receive their always popular holiday overlays, including The Haunted Mansion, Guardians of the Galaxy, Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters, and Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree. Halloween Screams nighttime spectacular will return nightly to Disneyland® Park, with fireworks added to the show on select nights. In Disney California Adventure® Park, Plaza de la Familia will return to Paradise Gardens Park to celebrate the spirit of Día de los Muertos.  And throughout the resorts, you’ll find creepy keepsakes and witch-worthy snacks to celebrate the season.

New for 2019 to the Halloween Time at Disneyland® Resort offerings is Oogie Boogie Bash – A Disney Halloween Party. This special-ticketed event allows guests young and old to don a costume and trick-or-treat in Anaheim’s ultimate neighborhood, the Disney California Adventure® Park! You’ll even see the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow make his spooky ride through the park each night of the party! Highlights of the new Oogie Boogie Bash – A Disney Halloween Party include:

  • A new World of Color show called “Villainous!”
  • Redwood Creek Challenge Trail transformation by Disney villains
  • Immersive Treat Trails
  • A new DescenDance dance party inspired by Disney Channel’s “Descendants”
  • The guest-favorite “Frightfully Fun Parade”
  • A new Mickey’s Trick and Treat show that’s perfect for young guests
  • Character encounters of beloved Disney characters ­and villains, too.

Oogie Boogie Bash – A Disney Halloween Party will be held on the following dates from 6p-11p:

  • Tue. Sep. 17 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Thu. Sep. 19 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Sun. Sep. 22 (entry beginning at 2p)
  • Tue. Sep. 24 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Thu. Sep. 26 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Sun. Sep. 29 (entry beginning at 2p)
  • Tue. Oct. 1 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Thu. Oct. 3 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Sun. Oct. 6 (entry beginning at 2p)
  • Tue. Oct. 8 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Thu. Oct. 10 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Sun. Oct. 13 (entry beginning at 2p)
  • Tue. Oct. 15 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Thu. Oct. 17 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Sun. Oct. 20 (entry beginning at 2p)
  • Tue. Oct. 22 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Thu. Oct. 24 (entry beginning at 3p)
  • Sun. Oct. 27 (entry beginning at 2p)
  • Tue. Oct. 29 (entry beginning at 2p)
  • Thu. Oct. 31 (entry beginning at 2p)

Tickets are on sale with pricing start at $110 per person and vary depending on party dates with some discounts available for Annual Passholders on select dates. Due to popularity, some of the parties do sell out, so contact your Magic Maker® now for more details on this spooktacular event!

2019 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Tickets Available

Magic Kingdom® Park has announced dates for this year’s Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party! While full details of the specially-ticketed party have not been released, we do know that “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade,” “A Frozen Holiday Wish,” and “Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration” are scheduled to return!

2019 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Event Dates

  • Nov. – 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22 and 24
  • Dec. – 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20 and 22

Pricing varies by date, but start at $99 in advance or $109 at the gate, if available, plus tax.

Contact your Magic Maker® today to secure your tickets as some dates will sell out!

All entertainment subject to change

Upcoming Walt Disney World® Resort runDisney Event Presale

Year after year, runDisney continues to be the premier destination race series that delivers magical moments to last a lifetime. First time runners and experienced endurance athletes alike enjoy spectacular runs through Disney theme parks on some of the most magical courses on Earth!

With 4 themed weekends that take place at Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida (races at the Disneyland® Resort in California have been temporarily suspended), there’s a race experience that’s perfect for each member of your family! Marathon or half marathon races headline each runDisney weekend, but other offerings include 10Ks, 5Ks, Kids Races and a runDisney Health & Fitness Expo. And of course, each race has it’s own bling! The more races you complete, the more coveted finisher medals you’ll earn! There are also challenge medal that are awarded to runners who complete more than one race during a race weekend!

Don’t miss out on the fun! And now for a limited time, you can book your stay and secure your Race Registration (bib) for three upcoming events before they go on sale to the general public!

2020 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Presale
Walt Disney World® Resort ~ Jan. 8-12, 2020

2020 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Presale
Walt Disney World® Resort ~ Feb. 20-23, 2020

2020 Star Wars™ Rival Run Weekend Presale
Walt Disney World® Resort ~ Apr. 16-19, 2020

 

Select from one of these two great offers:

Contact your Magic Maker® today! Availability is limited!

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – What We Know About Batuu

Back in August of 2015, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced that a brand-new, 14-acre Star Wars-themed land was coming to Disneyland® Park in Southern California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios® in Florida. Since then, anticipation has reached galactic proportions as construction and details of the largest single-themed land expansion at both parks has progressed.

Let’s take a look at what we know so far about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. We’ll keep the page updated as more details emerge.

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Artist Rendering. Actual construction may vary. © Disney/Lucasfilm

Disney Cruise Line Returns to Popular Home Ports in Summer 2020

In the summer of 2020, Disney Cruise Line will return to the popular home ports of Vancouver, Barcelona, Civitavecchia, Dover, and Copenhagen in addition to their permanent home in Port Canaveral! Whether you’re wanting to set sail in the Caribbean, be awestruck by the beauty and nature of Alaska, or explore charming cities of Europe, these amazing Disney Cruise Line itineraries have you covered.

 

Click below to see what’s in store for summer 2020:

Disney Wonder sailing in Alaska

Alaskan Adventures from Vancouver

Alaskan Adventures

In late May through Early September 2020, the Disney Wonder will return to Alaska for the summer season. Seven-night itineraries depart from Vancouver, Canada, with visits to Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point and Dawes Glacier. Set sail for stunning scenery and fun and adventure both in port and on the ship.

Disney Magic sailing in Europe

European Explorations

from Barcelona, Civitavecchia, Dover, and Copenhagen

Disney Cruise Line returns to Europe in summer 2020 for the Disney Magic’s grand tour of Europe! With 15 different itineraries varying from 5- to 12-nights, the Disney Magic will pay visits to the Mediterranean and Greek Isles, the Baltic, British Isles and Norwegian fjords. New ports of call throughout the 2020 season include Messina, Italy; Gdynia, Poland; Nordfjordeid, Norway; Plymouth, England; and Zeebrugge, Belgium.

Sailings from Port Canaveral, Florida

from Port Canaveral, Florida

And as always, the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy will continue to sail from Port Canaveral, Florida on the popular Bahamian, Eastern Caribbean, and Western Caribbean itineraries – all making a stop at Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island oasis in the Bahamas!

Bookings for summer 2020 open to the general public on Mar. 7, 2019 with advance booking opportunities for Disney Cruise Line Castaway Club Members according to the following schedule:

  • Mar. 4, 2019: Platinum Castaway Club Members
  • Mar. 5, 2019: Gold Castaway Club Members
  • Mar. 6, 2019: Silver Castaway Club Members, Disney Vacation Club Members, and Adventures by Disney® Insiders

Contact your Magic Maker® Travel Professional today for more details!

2019 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Tickets Available

Many of us are still experiencing Winter weather, but Magic Kingdom® Park is already busy planning for this year’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Parties. While specific details of the specially-ticketed party has not been released, you can expect to enjoy devilish décor, delightful treats, and enchanting special entertainment.

2019 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Event Dates:

  • Aug. – 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
  • Sep. – 2, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29
  • Oct. – 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 29, 31
  • Nov. – 1

Pricing varies by date, but start at $79 in advance or $89 at the gate, if available, plus tax.

Contact your Magic Maker® travel professional today to secure your tickets as some dates will sell out!

Note: Disney Parks have revised their costuming guidelines for special events in their theme parks. While costumed attire may be worn, guests ages 14 and older are strongly discouraged from wearing layered costumes or costume props that surround the entire body as they may be subject to additional security screening. Additionally, costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.

Upcoming runDisney Event and Registration Dates

If you aren’t familiar with runDisney races, they are family-friendly running events that are held at the Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts. Ranging from 5K to marathons and even kids runs, the races are a creative way to bring new runners to the sport by utilizing the popularity of Disney Parks. It’s a perfect match! So perfect, in fact, that runDisney has become one of the largest race organizers in the United States – both in terms of the number of races and runners. Each year more than 200,000 runners participate in a runDisney event!

NOTE: Due to construction, all runDisney race weekends at the Disneyland® Resort have been placed on hiatus beginning in 2018 – including the associated Coast to Coast Race Challenges.

Below is a listing of the upcoming runDisney events. Planning for registration is just as important as planning for the event itself as some races sell out within hours!

Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend
Jan. 9 – 13, 2019 │ Walt Disney World® Resort
Registration currently open – limited availability

Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend
Feb. 21 – 24, 2019 │ Walt Disney World® Resort
Registration currently open – limited availability

Star Wars™ Rival Run Weekend
Apr. 4 – 7, 2019 │ Walt Disney World® Resort
Registration currently open – limited availability

Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend
Oct. 31 – Nov. 3, 2019 │ Walt Disney World® Resort
Registration opens Mar. 19, 2019 at 10am Eastern

Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend
Jan. 8 – 12, 2020 │ Walt Disney World® Resort
Registration opens Apr. 16, 2019 at 10am Eastern

Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend
Feb. 20 – 23, 2020 │ Walt Disney World® Resort
Registration opens Jun. 4, 2019 at 10am Eastern

Star Wars™ Rival Run Weekend
Apr. 16 – 19, 2020 │ Walt Disney World® Resort
Registration opens Jul. 16, 2019 at 10am Eastern

Contact your Magic Maker® travel professional for additional information!

19 Reasons to Visit a Disney destination in 2019

The one constant at Disney destinations is change! In the early days of Disneyland® Park, Walt was famously quoted talking about the future of the park:

“Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.”

Walt Disney

2019 will be no different for Disney destinations –  adding new and limited-time shows, parties, experiences, resorts, restaurants and lands across their properties! We’re excited about what’s to come in 2019 and wanted to share some of our favorites.

In no particular order, here’s our 19 Reasons to visit Disney destinations in 2019!

Contact your Magic Maker® Travel Professional TODAY to add some Magic to your 2019!

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