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Disney Parks Blog Fans Among First to See ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ During Special Advanced Screening at the Disneyland Resort

Last week, 400 Disney Parks Blog readers enjoyed a special advanced screening of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” at AMC Downtown Disney 12 at the Disneyland Resort. And before they began their swashbuckling adventure, they were surprised by Henry himself, Brenton Thwaites! Fans came dressed in their pirate best, complete with …

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Actress Zoe Saldana Visits Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

On the eve of Wednesday’s special dedication ceremony for Pandora – The World of Avatar, Actress Zoe Saldana dropped by Disney’s Animal Kingdom to help celebrate the new land. Saldana, who played the Na’vi character Neytiri in James Cameron’s Avatar film, and her husband, Marco Perego, were photographed at the magnificent floating mountains of Pandora …

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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap

This week, we continued our countdown to the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom with new stories and experiences especially for Disney Parks Blog readers. We hosted a special meet-up, shared menu items for Satu’li Canteen and featured a new interactive way to explore Pandora and support conservation efforts …

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Young Trainees Meet Marvel’s Mightiest at Marvel Super Hero Academy aboard the Disney Fantasy

Yesterday I gave you a first look at some the new spaces that debuted on the Disney Fantasy this week, including Star Wars: Command Post, Sweet on You and Tiffany & Co. Now, here’s a first look at the fun taking place in the all-new Marvel Super Hero Academy. For the first time on our …

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Disneyland Resort Cast Members Learn About the Making of ‘Moana’ from the Filmmakers

Attending unique, exclusive events is among the best things about working for Disney, and Disneyland Resort cast members did just that earlier this week as part of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. The Diversity Resource Group COMPASS (Community of Pacific Islanders, Asians and Allies) hosted a conversation for cast members with the directors of Walt Disney …

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Shanghai Disneyland Welcomes 10 Million Guests in Its First Eleven Months

We have some really exciting news out of Shanghai Disney Resort tonight. As part of its celebration of China’s National Tourism Day, the resort announced that Shanghai Disneyland recently welcomed its 10 millionth guest – and in just 11 months! That makes Shanghai Disneyland the most popular theme park opening ever in China. “We’re thrilled …

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Wildlife Wednesday: Canines, Kids and Keepers Conserve Cotton-Top Tamarins in Colombia

Move over, Captain Ron! There is a new pack of dogs helping reverse the decline of endangered species! With cotton-top tamarins increasingly threatened by the illegal pet trade, we came up with a fun way to get kids in Colombia more interested in choosing dogs, rather than monkeys, as pets. Keepers from Disney’s Animal Kingdom …

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Make a Batch of Cookies from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on May 15

The quintessential all-American treat, chocolate chip cookies get their very own holiday on May 15. So we asked the pastry chefs at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to share their recipe. Below you’ll find Chef Erich’s chocolate chip cookie recipe – a delicious and easy sweet you can make at home for memories of …

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