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Watch The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Live Online Tonight

This holiday season marks the end of the annual Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios. But, if you aren't able to make it to the Walt Disney World Resort to see the display for one last time you still have the chance to see the lights from the comfort of your own home!

New ‘Disney Vacations’ Magazine Launches on Flipboard

Disney has recently launched a new 'Disney Vacations' magazine on Flipboard. The daily magazine will feature stories and news from Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, and other Disney vacation destinations. Fans can sign up for Flipboard using Facebook or an email address.

Disney Parks Blog to Live Stream New Year’s Eve Fireworks from the Magic Kingdom

Even if you can't be in the Magic Kingdom on New Year's Eve to ring in 2015 with tens of thousands of other guests, you can still be part of the magic from the comfort of your living room. The Disney Parks Blog will be live streaming the New Year's Eve presentation of 'Fantasy in the Sky' fireworks.

Disney Parks Blog Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with a Poster Giveaway

The Disney Parks Blog recently celebrated its fifth anniversary and as part of the celebration offered readers a chance to win a prize.

The blog posts daily stories about the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, Disney Vacation Club, and more.

The Disney Parks Blog has also hosted quite a few Disney Parks Blog meet-ups in the last couple of years where fans had a chance to attend special events, private viewings, and other activities.

Walt Disney World Hosts First-Ever Disney Side Dog’s Day at the Magic Kingdom

Recently the Magic Kingdom hosted 101 dogs at the first-ever Disney Side Dog's Day.

This special event was held early in the morning on August 30 and had been announced a few days earlier on the Disney Parks Blog. Attendees were invited to the event based on their entries to the Disney Side Dog's Day contest.

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 Fans Show their Disney Side with Sidewalk Art

Earlier this year during the 24-hour Rock Your Disney Side event at Disneyland, sidewalk art was a big part of the celebration.

Disney Parks featured artist Noah showcased his Disney California Adventure-inspired sidewalk art and fans were encouraged to break out the chalk and start creating.

New Clowns, Pablo and Pablo, Bring More Laughs to Cirque du Soleil’s ‘La Nouba’

There's a new clown act in town and they're bringing big laughs to the audience at La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil.

Disney Parks Blog Offering Makeup Tutorials for the Beautifully Disney Line of Cosmetics

Earlier this year the Beautifully Disney line of cosmetics introduced its fifth collection, the Pop of Minnie collection.

Pop of Minnie channels 1960s Mod pop art and the line is all about adding color to classic looks. Even the packaging is pop art inspired.

This latest Beautifully Disney collection features eye shadow, nail polish, and lip gloss in addition to accessories such as an eyelash curler, brush set, and manicure set. Also debuting this spring are character and non-character long-wearing nail appliques.

Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members Reunite Guest with Lost Teddy Bear

If you're looking for a heartwarming story with a side of Disney Parks magic, this is it.

The Disney Parks Blog recently told the story of a girl named Brooklyn Andrews and her lost teddy bear.

Brooklyn is the owner of a teddy bear given to her by her dad when she was 3 years old. Her dad was a member of the United States National Guard and had purchased the bears as gifts for his kids before he deployed to Iraq. The bears even featured a recorded "I love you" message from Tony.

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Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress Celebrates 40 Years At The Magic Kingdom

This week marks the 40th Anniversary of the Magic Kingdom's Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade - VIDEO

The holidays are such a beautiful time of year down at the Walt Disney World Resort. I especially love the feeling at night when the Magic Kingdom is decked out in garlands and lights. There's nothing quite like enjoying your favorite hot beverage on a cool night while watching your favorite Disney characters joined by dancing gingerbread men and elves traveling right down the middle of Main Street U.S.A.

Check out the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights from Your Computer

Each year at the holidays Disney's Hollywood Studios lights up with the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights. And even if you can't make it to the park this holiday season you can still enjoy the light display from the comfort of your home.

Marketplace Co-Op Boutique Stores Now Open at Downtown Disney

We've been talking about the Marketplace Co-Op that's part of the Disney Springs expansion for quite awhile now, and I'm happy to announce that it's final open! Located right next to Tren-D, the Marketplace Co-Op will offer six different boutiques where guests can find a variety of unique, authentic and original merchandise developed to reflect the signature style of Disney Parks.

2014 Star Wars Weekend Celebrity Line Up

Only a couple of weeks away from the beginning of Star Wars Weekends, Disney has released the list of all your favorite actors and actresses and the dates that they will be participating in this years event. Before we look at the list, the two hosts this year are celebrities in their own right and deserve special consideration.

Limited Time Magic: Week 43

This week's special Limited Time Magic was another extremely exclusive tour with a limited time sign up through the Disney Parks Blog. Guests lucky enough to secure a spot will be treated to a horticultural tour of the gardens of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.

Limited Time Magic: Week 38

Are you looking for a little special Limited Time Magic this week? Why not take a Tour of Disney's Hollywood Studios with an Official Disney Ambassador!

This unique opportunity is available to a limited number of guests between September 16 to September 20, 2013.

Crossroads of the World at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood Studios was designed to celebrate the magic of a place where everyday dreams really could come true - Hollywood. At this homage to the wonders of movie making, it's only fitting that walking into the Park guests find themselves on a set that transports them back to the golden age of film in Los Angeles, California.

Mickey and Minnie Get A New Home at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Grown ups love the Disney Characters just as much as the kids do and a beautiful queue to wait for your chance at a picture has become the standard for Walt Disney world Character Meet-n-Greets. According to Disney's Shawn Slater over on the Disney Parks Blog, Mickey and Minnie are getting a new home this spring at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

MyMagic+ Set to Roll Out at Walt Disney World

Earlier this week Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Tom Staggs, offered fans a glimpse into the future. The details of the $1 billion NextGen program have been much speculated over the past few years, but it's about to begin a major roll out to the public and "push the boundaries of the [Walt Disney World] guest experience."