Disney News Stories
Holding off challengers virtually the entire race Sunday, Jennifer Hanley-Pinto of Jacksonville, Fla. survived long enough to cross the finish line first to win Disney’s 2011 Princess Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort. Click below for video highlights and interviews from the event.
Bambi and Friends Featured in Patterson J. Kincaid Limited Edition Disney Collection - (DL) (2/25/2011)
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Willow Tank in White, Single knit jersey, 100% combed ring spun cotton
LaughingPlace Newsdesk -- Patterson J. Kincaid, a Jaya Apparel Group brand will launch a new special limited edition collection -- Disney by: Patterson J Kincaid, which offers trendsetters fashion with a bit of nostalgia.
The Disney by: Patterson J. Kincaid collection combines the vintage comfort the brand is known for with some of Disney's most beloved visuals -- the initial collection will feature images from the classic story, Bambi with images from Fantasia planned for the future installment.
Images featured in the collection were sourced from Disney's archives and feature design sketches and concept imagery rather than finished film stills.
Disneyland's Stan Freese Named Orange County Music Awards Achievement Lifetime Honoree - (DL) (2/25/2011)
Each year OC Music Awards presents two outstanding achievement honors for Orange Country Impact and Lifetime Achievement. The Orange County Impact Award honors a renowned local band or artist for their impact on the Orange County music scene. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes those individuals who have had a significant presence in the local scene, working to further local music whether they are a musician or music industry professional. The 2011 10th anniversary OC Music Awards is pleased to announce Stan Freese as Lifetime Achievement honoree.
Disney’s Innovative Technology for Visually Impaired Guests Earns National Award - (DL) (2/25/2011)
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts first-of-its-kind technology developed for visitors with disabilities has received another national accolade. The Assistive Handheld Technology Device for visually and hearing impaired guests earned the American Foundation for the Blind’s prestigious Access Award.
Meet Winnie The Pooh Filmmakers - (DL) (2/25/2011)
Newly released movie poster for Disney's Winnie the Pooh Coming July 15, 2011
Brief bios and images from Disney's upcoming animated feature Winnie the Pooh.
Fun Facts Bloom Across 305 Acres of 18th Annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival - (DL) (2/24/2011)
Thirty million blooms, half a million plants, dozens of Disney character topiaries and 1,000 butterflies add up to a wonderful world of theme park color at the 18th annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, March 2-May 15 at Walt Disney World Resort. Click below for several fun facts.
FastPass to Meet Mickey Coming This Spring at the Magic Kingdom - (DL) (2/22/2011)
Magic Kingdom officials have a hunch a really "hot ticket" in their realm this summer is going to be something other than a ride, a snack or a show. Rather, it's a first-ever opportunity to nail down a time to meet with Mickey Mouse.
Raytheon Hosts CyberPatriot Competitors at Epcot's Sum of all Thrills Tonight - (DL) (2/18/2011)
Raytheon Company is hosting 72 high school students at its Sum of all Thrills experience at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort. These students are in Orlando to participate in the Air Force Association's (AFA) CyberPatriot All Service Junior ROTC and Civil Air Patrol Division semifinal competition Friday, Feb. 18. As part of Raytheon's commitment to foster students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), participating CyberPatriot students, teachers and coaches have been invited to visit the company's Sum of all Thrills experience at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.
Former Gators Coach Meyer, NFL Stars Ochocinco and Tomlinson Headline ESPN The Weekend at Disney March 4-6 - (DL) (2/17/2011)
Marquee stars from the NFL, MLB, NBA and NCAA, plus well-known ESPN on-air personalities, are headed back to Walt Disney World Resort for the eighth annual Dick's Sporting Goods presents ESPN The Weekend -- a sports-themed weekend March 4-6 where fans have a one-of-a-kind opportunity see and hear many of their favorite athletes and ESPN personalities.
HGTV Stars Meet 'Toy Story 3' Heroes at 18th Epcot Flower & Garden Festival March 2-May 15 - (DL) (2/17/2011)
A constellation of HGTV design stars lights up the 18th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 2 through May 15, while “Toy Story 3” heroes Woody and Buzz take Disney topiary magic “to infinity and beyond!”
Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th Tickets on Sale February 24 at 10 a.m. PST; 1 p.m. EST - (DL) (2/14/2011)
Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is marking this milestone May 14 and May 15 with their highly anticipated member event Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th, another unforgettable experience available exclusively to D23 Members. The event will take D23 Members on a journey from the moment when the first parcels of land in Central Florida were purchased in 1964 through the opening of EPCOT Center in 1982 and beyond.
Disney Fantasy Moves a Step Closer to Reality During Keel Laying Ceremony - (DL) (2/14/2011)
On February 11, Disney Cruise Line celebrated the keel laying of the Disney Fantasy at the Meyer Werft shipyard. This is the second of two newly-designed ships that take the family cruise experience to all new heights. Sister ship to the Disney Fantasy, Disney Dream, entered service on Jan. 26, 2011.