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Animal Kingdom Cast Members Get New Costumes

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In recent months, you may have noticed that cast members at Disney’s Animal Kingdom have adopted new costumes highlighting threatened and endangered species that Disney is working to support in the wild. These cast member costumes feature a mosaic design with three different motifs: one spotlights flying animals, such as cranes and butterflies; another has … Continue reading "Animal Kingdom Cast Members Get New Costumes"
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium scares up Halloween fun with mini camps and Winter the dolphin costume contest

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Fearwater Marine A-Scare-ium — um, Clearwater Marine Aquarium — home of Winter the dolphin, is gearing up for its holiday camps, beginning with its Sea Monster Mash on Oct. 29. Kids ages 5 years and older can learn about vampire squid, goblin sharks, ghost shrimp and other deep sea creatures, visit the goo-station and make … Continue reading "Clearwater Marine Aquarium scares up Halloween fun with mini camps and Winter the dolphin costume contest"
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Planning ahead can mean big savings on Disney costumes

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This weekend, parents everywhere have Halloween costumes on their minds. I know I certainly do. And now that one of my children has outgrown dressing up, I find myself feeling a little nostalgic for the days when my now 13-year-old son and 11-year-old daughter wanted to look like Disney Channel stars, Disney Princesses, Disney pirates … Continue reading "Planning ahead can mean big savings on Disney costumes"
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Last-minute Halloween ideas for Disney costumes, pumpkins & treats

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Has Halloween snuck up on you? Never fear, Disney Family website has plenty of spooky and sweet ideas for last-minute costumes, carving pumpkins, treats and crafts. Here are a few of my favorites from this year’s crop of ideas. Pumpkin Carving Frozen’s Olaf Create your own jack-o’-lantern inspired by the lovable snowman from Disney’s Frozen. … Continue reading "Last-minute Halloween ideas for Disney costumes, pumpkins & treats"
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Quiz – Costumes and their Attractions – Answers

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Jack Spence is on a leave of absence until 2014. This is a reprint of a blog he wrote several years ago. This blog originally ran in July, 2010 and was accurate at the time of publication. Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. I hope you did well. Once again, please don’t send me … Continue reading "Quiz – Costumes and their Attractions – Answers"
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First look: Disney Halloween costumes

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Last weekend, my daughter and I spent some time at Mouse Gear at Epcot oohing and aahing over all the fancy costumes. She's about to turn 9 and she still loves all the Disney Princess gowns, which I'm certain is because we're annual passholders at Walt Disney World and she sees the princesses often. In any case, at Disney World, customers can find beautiful costumes year-round for Merida, Tiana, Aurora, Cinderella, Jasmine, Snow White, Belle, Ariel and Rapunzel for about $65 each.
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D23 Expo Announces Inaugural Costume Contest

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This year, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club celebrates that excitement and enthusiasm with the first À La Mode Costume Contest, which will take place Friday, August 9 at 2:30 p.m. in Stage 23. À La Mode, named after The Incredibles' couture genius Edna Mode, is the first competition of its kind to showcase fans' creativity through costumes inspired by all things Disney, including Motion Pictures (Animation, Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm); Parks & Resorts; Consumer Products; Media Networks (including Disney Channel, ABC, and ESPN); and Interactive.
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First look: 2012 Halloween costumes and merchandise at Disney World

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Parents everywhere just finished shopping for clothes and supplies associated with a new school year, and already the store shelves are starting to show signs of the next retail opportunity — um, holiday — Halloween. Is it too soon to start planning Halloween costumes and parties? Maybe for some parents, but if you’re someone who … Continue reading "First look: 2012 Halloween costumes and merchandise at Disney World"
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Weaving Costumes into the Storytelling Fabric of New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park

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Some of the first areas of our New Fantasyland expansion at Magic Kingdom Park will be opening by late March, featuring a re-imagined version of The Barnstormer and a relocated Dumbo the Flying Elephant attraction. When they debut, cast members working in these areas will be wearing new costumes inspired by the “Big Top” setting … Continue reading "Weaving Costumes into the Storytelling Fabric of New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park"
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