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Disney Cast Members Create Light Paintings

Two Disney cast members have been creating art in mid-air with their version of "light painting."

The cast members, Paul Chase and Matt Stewart, were initially inspired to attempt light painting after watching their kids play with flashlights on a family vacation.

So they decided to try their hand at a Disney version inside the Magic Kingdom.

Back in July the duo spent an evening at the theme park and while one "drew" in the air with colored LED pens, the other took long exposure photos of the art.

‘Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade’ Airs December 25 on ABC

The 30th annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade special is set to air on Christmas Day on ABC.

Neil Patrick Harris has hosting duties from the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, and will be joined by Nick Cannon from Disneyland Resort. ABC's Good Morning America co-anchor Lara Spencer joins the duo as the show's special correspondent.

Mickey Mouse Meets and Talks to Guest at Town Square Theater

Mickey Mouse is talking!

Guests visiting everyone's favorite big cheese at the Magic Kingdom's Town Square Theater are going to have a chance to hear Mickey Mouse talking - a first for the mouse.

While Mickey is taking pictures and signing autographs, he'll also be having brief chats with guests.

The Mickey Mouse meet-and-greet location at the Town Square Theater looks like a backstage rehearsal room, full of steamer trunks and magic show props.

Magic Band Accessories Debut at the Walt Disney World Resort

As the beta testing of the Magic Band continues at the Walt Disney World Resort, it's being reported that some stores on property are selling accessories for the Magic Bands.

The Magic Bands are lightweight, flexible wristbands that will be used by guests to enter the Walt Disney World parks, access FastPass+ attractions, and more. They are part of the MyMagic+ guest experience that Disney is slowing rolling out to guests.

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.

Disney Partners with Vera Bradley on a New Colletcion

Disney fashionistas have another reason to squeal in delight with the announcement yesterday on the Disney Parks Blog that Disney is partnering with Vera Bradley to release a collection of quilted cotton duffel bags, totes, cosmetic bags and more incorporating Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse into Bradley's familiar bright and colorful style.

Celebration Woman Holds Guinness World Record for Mickey Mouse Memorabilia

A Celebration, Florida, woman is the holder of the Guinness World Record for Mickey Mouse Memorabilia with over 4,000 items of the iconic mouse. And you thought you were a Disney fanatic!

Janet Esteves, 57, first nabbed the record in 2006; at that time, she had over 2,100 Mickey items. Now, her record-holding collection weighs in at 4,127 items - and Esteves believes she has at least 2,000 more items yet to be cataloged and counted.

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Mickey, Donald, and Goofy in 'The Turkey Catchers'

A look through our archives brought me to this Thanksgiving favorite!

It's another holiday, and another Disney animated short film. I went hunting for something to help celebrate Thanksgiving and discovered that in 1938 Walt Disney went through a lengthy pre-production on a cute piece entitled 'Pilgrim Mickey' that never got off of the ground and was canceled by the spring of 1939.

Magic Kingdom's Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe

Haul out the holly because it's the right time to start gathering together the magical trimmings that give your holiday home that Disney touch. It doesn't matter if you're shopping in the parks or sitting at home online, Disney has fabulous gear to spread some holiday cheer.

Rise and Shine for the Magic Kingdom Welcome Show and Rope Drop

When you're vacationing at the Walt Disney World Resort you can choose to sleep in, enjoy a leisurely breakfast, and arrive at your theme park for the day later in the morning. Or you can wake up at the crack of dawn, board an early bus to the Magic Kingdom and be there for the Welcome Show and rope drop.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at the Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Confectionery

The next time you're visiting the Magic Kingdom and you just have to buy something sweet to satisfy your sweet tooth, we suggest stopping by the Main Street Confectionery. It's our favorite spot to stop morning, noon, or night for some of the best goodies at the Magic Kingdom.

Do's and Don'ts of Meeting Disney Characters

Walt Disney World is a magical vacation destination where kids of every age can suspend belief and interact with their most childish fantasies. Character Meet and Greets offer Guests the opportunity to get up close with their favorite Disney Characters and live the dream. At every Park your find locations to interact with some of the favorites from Disney classic movies throughout the year. We've got some simple Do's and Don't for making the most of your Character interactions.

Breakfast Is Being Served Up Family Style At 'Ohana

'Ohana means family, and what better way to spend time with your family than 'Ohana's Best Friends Breakfast featuring Lilo and Stitch? This buffet breakfast served family style (meaning you sit back and relax while your server keeps bringing you food until you say stop) is located in Disney's Polynesian Village Resort and features characters Lilo, Stitch, Mickey and Pluto.

Valentines from The Disney Store

A cute collection of Valentine's Day treasures has hit the shelves of the DisneyStore.com. Featuring the modern new look of the distinctive new Mickey Mouse Short Series on the Disney Channel and Disney.com, bright colors and bold statements of love make these the perfect gifts.

Saturday Style: Disney Parks Holidays For Your Home

The holiday decorations may be in full swing down at Walt Disney World, but if you're like me, you've still got time to do some home decor shopping before you deck the halls. The cute new "Disney Parks Holidays for your Home" collection from the DisneyStore.com offers up a charming retro look to bring a little bit of Disney magic right to your heath.

Disney History: The Creation of Mickey Mouse

I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing, that it was all started by a mouse.
~ Walt Disney

No other character connects generations quite the way that Mickey Mouse does. On November 18, we will celebrate the 86th anniversary of the premier of Steamboat Willie, but the real story of the creation of this iconic figure probably isn't the one that you think you know.

Channel Your Inner Animator at The Magic of Disney Animation in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

If you have ever dreamed about working as a Disney animator there's an attraction at Disney's Hollywood Studios that should be added to your "must" list.

We're talking of course about The Magic of Disney's Animation. The attraction is located in the Animation Courtyard in a building that once housed Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida.