This week we discuss the possible opening dates of Galaxies Edge, Cast Member Pixar Fest favorites, a nighttime favorite returns, Pirates of the Caribbean in-depth, and more!

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News this Week:

Disney is gearing up for the opening of Galaxies Edge next summer. Although an official opening date has not been announced yet, they have updated the annual passholder blockout calendars. If you are a Deluxe AP holder, unfortunately you will not be able to use your AP to get into Disneyland during July 2019. However you will still be able to visit DCA during this time. – https://micechat.com/201702-disneyland-resort-update-summer-is-for-rusting/

The Disney Parks Blog interviewed cast members to find out their favorites from Pixar Fest. Food picks included the Coco churro, cheeseburger pizza, root beer float served in Woody’s boot, and the Monster mint shake. The Up balloons and Christmas ornaments featuring Pixar characters with their best friends made the list for merchandise picks. For things to do around the resort, Cast members picked the Pixar Shorts film festival and the Together Forever nighttime spectacular. One cast member’s pick was actually the Pixar themed admission tickets! – https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2018/08/disneyland-resort-cast-member-picks-pixar-fest-favorites/

Together Forever a Pixar Nighttime Spectacular is ending on September 3rd with the end of Pixar Fest, so Remember… Dreams Come True will return with weekend performances starting on September 7th. The Pixar Play Parade will perform once daily Monday through Thursday, and twice daily Friday-Sunday. Fantasmic will move to the standard off season schedule of weekends only. – https://disneyland.disney.go.com/calendars/five-day/2018-09-03/ or https://www.mouseplanet.com/12163/Disneyland_Resort_Update_for_August_612_2018

Everyone’s favorite imaginary friend, Bing Bong, has been taking many different shapes since his candy shop opened last month. When the the store first opened, a white curtain showcased a crayon sketch of Bing Bong with his actual nose sticking out! A little while later, his nose was tucked back behind the curtain, and now the curtain is gone and an image wrapped wall is in its place. The wall shows an image of Bing Bong and Joy riding in his rocket wagon with the words “Your imaginary friend is flying in soon.” – https://micechat.com/201702-disneyland-resort-update-summer-is-for-rusting/

Disney Junior’s newest start, Vampirina, will be coming to the resort this fall just in time for Halloween. Starting on September 7th, you can meet Vampirina in Disney’s California Adventure. She will also be making some special appearances during Mickey’s Halloween Party during the Frightfully Fun parade. – https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2018/08/disney-junior-star-vampirina-is-coming-to-disneyland-resort-for-halloween-time/

Calling all Coco fans, a colorful new set of ears appeared at the parks this past week. The new Dia de los Muertos ears are beautiful! They feature a bright and colorful pattern with flowers attached to the headband. The bow is very unique and is designed to have a papel picado feel. – https://style.disney.com/fashion/2018/08/02/dia-de-los-muertos-coco-ears/

Something that isn’t specifically Disneyland, but is of note is Mickey’s 90th Spectacular that will air on Sunday, November 4 from 8-10pm Eastern on ABC. The two hour program will have performances, tributes and rare shorts never before seen by the public. – https://d23.com/mickey-mouse-stunning-spectacular-abc/

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