Purple MagicBands, Orange-Scented Gift Cards at the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival, and ‘Zootopia’ is Box Office Gold

If you're planning on visiting the Walt Disney World Resort there's a brand new MagicBand color available and it's a very popular color that has been in high demand. Read on to find out more about the new color and other news.

Scented gift cards available at Epcot Flower & Garden FestivalScented gift cards available at Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

It has finally happened! You can now choose a purple MagicBand when you're personalizing your MagicBands in My Disney Experience. Previously only available as a retail option, purple joins blue, red, yellow, orange, green, gray, and pink. Let's say it again: purple MagicBands!

PhotoPass is coming to runDisney events! The first runDisney event that will feature PhotoPass is the Star Wars Half Marathon: The Dark Side on April 14-17. Check out the details for the runDisney PhotoPass here.

The 2016 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is in full bloom. Check out this time-lapse video of the installation of the entrance topiary display.

Zootopia is a hit! The Walt Disney Animation Studios' film earned $73.7 million in its opening weekend, making it the biggest Disney animated film debut (not including Pixar films). Yes, it even beat Frozen's opening weekend!

Tickets for the Invictus Games are on sale now! The Games take place May 8-12 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Learn more about tickets and events here.

Last week was the annual shareholders meeting for The Walt Disney Company. You can read about the highlights here.

And finally, if you're headed to the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival you can now purchase orange-scented gift cards!

What do you think about the new purple MagicBands? Let us know in the comments.

Wanda wrote on Thu, 03/10/2016 - 13:55:

Wanda's picture

Hola! Iwant to know the dates of mickeys verry merry xmas for 2016. Thanks and continue with your interesting info. My english is poor, excuse me. Have a nice day!

Kristen K. wrote on Thu, 03/10/2016 - 14:13:

Kristen K.'s picture

Hola Wanda! Disney por lo general anuncia las fechas de ese partido a principios de mayo .

- Disney usually announces the dates for that party in early May.

:-) Hang in there!

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. If you have a Gravatar account associated with the e-mail address you provide, it will be used to display your avatar.

More information about formatting options