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Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy Topiaries to Debut at the 21st Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

It isn't easy being green, but Kermit is going to give it a try at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival next year when he debuts as a topiary alongside his long-time love Miss Piggy. The dynamic duo will appear in the World Showcase topiary display.

The 21st annual Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival takes place from March 5 until May 18, and will feature nearly 100 topiaries.

Marketplaces at This Year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Are Bigger and Better

When visiting the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival this year, you might notice something different about the locations when you're buying those tasty treats.

Gone are the generic booths from years past. The new locations - called marketplaces, not kiosks - are mini kitchen outlets where chefs can create culinary magic every day. David Buckley, the art director for the festival, is behind much of the redesign.

Disney’s Newest Technology Aims to Control the Air Around Us

Disney's Imagineers are once again working to make the impossible seem possible.

According to a recent story on engadget.com, Disney Research is working on ways to add haptic feedback to thin air.

‘Monsters University’ Inspires Fashion Created by Student Designers

Disney Consumer Products has partnered with the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles to create a sportswear collection based on characters from Disney/Pixar's Monsters University.

The college offers students more than a dozen programs including Fashion Design, Toy Design, and Fine Arts. The partnership with Disney Consumer Products was a chance for students to have one-of-a-kind creative experience bringing designs based on Mike, Sulley, and Art to life.

New Disney Dooney & Bourke Designs Arriving Later This Summer

Fans of the Disney Dooney & Bourke purses better start saving their money now - a new design was announced at the Monstrous Summer press event last month.

The new design - a black background with "Mickey" and "Minnie" in bold, vibrant colors with Mickey and Minnie head silhouettes - is set to debut later this summer at the Disney Parks. There's no word yet on how many bag designs are in the new collection.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 5

This week's Limited Time Magic may not be going on in Walt Disney World, but it's something that we can all have fun participating in! The Disney Design Group wants fans to help select the artwork design to be used in 2014!

HGTV Personalities Lineup Announced For Food & Wine Fest

Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival will get a dose of home and garden expertise this year as HGTV stars get set to share their knowledge. Recently, Disney Parks Blog announced this fall's lineup of celebs that will appear in seminars every Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout the fest.

Here's the lineup:

  • Sept. 30-Oct. 2: Vern Yip, "HGTV Design Star" and "HGTV Urban Oasis"
  • Oct. 7-9: Monica Pedersen, "Designed to Sell"
  • Oct. 14-16: Erin Loechner, "Design Happens"
  • Oct. 21-23: Taniya Nayak, "Designed to Sell"

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Brighten Up Your Winter Closet With The Twice Upon A Year Sale at the Disney Store!

Who said all of your holiday shopping was done? It's time for the Twice Upon A Year sale at DisneyStore.com! This semi-annual sale has all the best prices of things that Santa may have forgotten to leave under your tree. Check out a few of our favorites - all at a discounts up to 50% to keep you happy for the last of the holidays.

Disney Gifts for Her Holiday 2016

You've still got time to do a little Christmas shopping online for the Disney lovers in your life. Today we're showcasing five of our favorite gifts for the ladies from the DisneyStore.com, so hop on over and check off that gift list.

20+ Epcot Fun Facts

Walt Disney World's Epcot Theme Park sprawls across an enormous 305 acres, the expanse makes it three times larger than the Resort's first gate, the Magic Kingdom. Since it opened on Oct. 1, 1982 - Epcot has been welcoming guests to explore a world of new ideas and technology amongst a with a kaleidoscope of nations so that we may celebrate the cultural heritage and achievements of the inhabitants of earth. Read on to discover some Fun Facts about Epcot!

10 Great Mickey Mouse Watches For Disney Fans

Every Disney fan, at some point in their life has had, or wanted, a Mickey Mouse watch. It's almost a right of passage to wear the main mouse on your wrist with you every day. From in your face charm bracelet designs, to more subtle pieces with a hidden mouse, these watches will delight the Disney fans on your holiday gift list. Lets get right to it!

A Disney Girl’s Gift Guide of Totes & Bags

The season on holiday shopping is upon us, and like our friends over at MickeyFix.com, we're showing off some of favorite Disney gifts to delight the fans in your life. Today we're showing off some of the best in Designer Disney luggage, totes, handbags, and wallets just waiting to find a home beneath your holiday tree.

Pizzafari: A Quick Service Spot for Lunch or Dinner at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If there is one thing Pizzafari at Disney's Animal Kingdom is known for it has to be the gorgeous decor. You thought I'd say pizza, right? Nope. This spot serves your standard Walt Disney World theme park pizza, but the design of the restaurant's murals and overall themeing is what keeps us coming back for more.

Rides That Never Were: Walt Disney World - Western River Expedition

As Walt Disney World park guests pass hurriedly through Frontierland to join the queue lines for Splash Mountain and Big Thunder, many will be blissfully unaware of the history attached to this corner of the park. A conceived but unrealized attraction, Disney's Western River Expedition & Thunder Mesa have now become something of a legend amongst Disney Imagineers and officiandos.

Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 15

Disney's Limited Time Magic continues into it's fifteenth week of unique fun! From April 8th through April 14th, 2013 you can go vintage at the Disney Truck Shop. For one week only, the Disney Truck Shop will be parked along the Downtown Disney Westside route, offering you the chance to pick up a limited release vintage-style tee.

20th Annual Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

No matter what your thermometer says outside (mine reads a whole 11 degrees today) Spring is just around the corner. That means it's time to get moving on plans for your trip to the 2013 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival! This year marks the 20th anniversary of the event, and you can be sure that Disney will be celebrating in grand style.

Test Track Presented by Chevrolet

Epcot's all a buzz for the re-opening of the brand new Test Track Presented by Chevrolet. The pavilion opened originally with the park, in 1982, as GM's 'World of Motion' and then was redesigned as the thrilling 'GM Test Track' in 1998. Today, after months of closure (renovations began back in April) this Future World staple is back with a fresh coat of paint and a brand new sponsor.