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Goofy's Candy Co. Treats

Goofy’s Candy Co. has a few new treats back by popular demand! Gourmet Cotton Candy and Boozy Frozen Glaciers!

If you stopped by the Christmas Tree Trail in Disney Springs last year, you probably saw the fun cotton candy offerings. Cast members were dishing out fresh cotton candy in holiday flavors like Candy Cane, Eggnog, and Gingerbread Man. These were such a hit that Disney has decided to keep this treat around all year long!

Starting now, you can still order the same holiday flavors as before with a few additions as well. New flavors include Sweet Mesquite, Root Beer, Sour Apple, Strawberry Banana, and Key Lime. I am not so sure about Sweet Mesquite Cotton Candy, but count me in for the Strawberry Banana!

Here’s how to order:

  • Head on over to Goofy’s Cando Co. and make your way to the cotton candy station in the back corner.
  • Order your favorite flavor and watch the cast members spin your cotton candy right in front of you.
  • Smash your face into your delicious and delightful cloud of candy!

If cotton candy isn’t your style, try the Goofy’s Glaciers instead! These slushies are perfect on a hot day. There are seven colors to choose from like “Goofy Glacier Apple,” “Orange You Happy Orange” and “Powerade® Mountain Blast”. Mixing and matching is encouraged!

Interested in an adult beverage? Guests who are 21 and older can add vodka, rum, or tequila to their Goofy’s Glacier for an additional cost too!

Which of these Goof’y’s Cando Co. treats are you putting on your must-eat list?

Source: Disney. 

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D23 has just opened up more tickets for Mickey Mouse’s Disco Night during the San Diego Comic Con!

Here is the info from the D23 website:

Due to popular demand, we have added more tickets! Additional tickets will go on sale Thursday, July 11, at 10:00am PST here

On Friday, July 19, Mickey Mouse’s Disco Night is coming to San Diego, and D23 Gold and Gold Family Members are being offered some very special perks!

It’s the 40th anniversary of the multi-platinum Mickey Mouse Disco album, which means it’s time to turn back the clock and party like it’s 1979!

Take a break from San Diego Comic-Con and get ready to boogie at the House of Blues San Diego with an electrifying DJ set by the legendary Questlove. The 4-time Grammy® Award-winning musician, drummer, producer, culinarily entrepreneur, and best-selling author will bring funk, soul, hip hop and disco classics to the dance floor.

This unforgettable evening will include very special guests, delicious appetizers, and plenty of throwback moments to capture. Costumes are encouraged, so bring out that polyester, as no platform shoes are too high and no jumpsuit is too sparkly for this funky night of fun. And that’s not all! At Mickey Mouse’s Disco Night, D23 Gold & Gold Family Members will receive early access to an extra special photo opportunity, one (1) complimentary drink ticket and an exclusive giveaway, so be sure to bring your D23 Gold membership card!



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Disney Announces Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Will Open at Walt Disney World First, Then at Disneyland. The announcement shares the opening dates for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at both U.S. based parks, but will first be available at Walt Disney World’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

According to Disney, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will open on Dec. 5 at Walt Disney World Resort in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This comes as a surprise since Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge first opened at Disneyland Resort this summer and Walt Disney World Resort will be opening their stargates on August 29th.

The new land will open without one of it’s main attractions, much like Disneyland did, but will see the new attraction open December 5, 2019.

In a statement regarding the attraction Disney said, “When it opens, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will blur the lines between fantasy and reality and will put guests in the middle of a climactic battle between the First Order and the Resistance. Guests will be recruited to join Rey and General Organa at a secret base. Along the way, they will be captured by a First Order Star Destroyer. With the help of some heroes of the Resistance, they break out and must escape the Star Destroyer, protect the secret base, and stay one step ahead of Kylo Ren.

As soon as work is completed at Walt Disney World, Imagineers will head back to California to complete their mission at Disneyland Resort where Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will open on Friday, Jan. 17. ”

There you have it folks! Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will open on December 5, 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida , and January 17, 2020 at Disneyland Resort in California.

Be sure to check back here at Chip and Company for all things Disney Parks!

Photo Credit: Disney/Lucasfilm

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Funko has conjured up a wickedly adorable new Movie Moment POP, featuring Hocus Pocus. The Sanderson Sisters Funko Pop! is ready to put a spell on all of us! These cauldron cuties are available for pre-order now from Spirit Halloween.

After last year’s wildly popular Funko POP Sanderson sisters, Funko has created this exciting Movie Moment POP. This POP sets the scene of the Sanderson Sisters casting a foul and terrible spell! I wonder what they could be bubbling up?

As the Sanderson sisters gaze into their cauldron with a bubbling green potion and a firing flame beneath, you’ll feel as if you’re part of the movie. This officially licensed Funko Pop! Movie Moment is perfect for witches who can’t get enough of Hocus Pocus! This is an officially licensed collectible, and is available exclusively at Spirit Halloween. The vinyl figure is 5.5” H x 8.5” W and comes in a box that beautifully displays the characters!

You can also take your favorite Sanderson Sister with you on the go! Spirit Halloween also has Funko POP Hocus Pocus pen toppers. You can bring your favorite Sanderson sister where ever you go, and always represent Hocus Pocus. These are also available for pre-order at Spirit Halloween, each character is sold separately, and they retail for $5.99 a piece.

The Sanderson Sisters Funko Pop Movie Moment, and Pen Topper pre-orders will be available to ship on or before September 4th, 2019. Will you be casting a spell with this enchanting new collectible inspired by Hocus Pocus?

Image Source: Spirit Halloween

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Great News! Rafiki’s Planet Watch, the Affection Section and the Wildlife Express has now officially reopened!

The newly reopened area now includes a celebration of all things The Lion King including an all-new Animation Experience!

In the Animation Experience at Conservation Station, you have the chance to create a personalized piece of Disney art through an instructor-led animation class.

In celebration of The Lion King, Guests will learn how to draw Simba, Zazu, Pumbaa and Timon, as well as furried and feathered friends from other classic Disney films.

Disney FastPass+ Service is available and there is also a standby line.

Each 25-minute Animation Experience class will offer something different, so be sure to keep coming back for more!

Our finished product. Great job Julie!

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Disneyland Paris reveals the menus for the Le Rendez-Vous Gourmand, a culinary celebration that is returning to Walt Disney Studios Park on July 10th to October 13th  2019. This will be the third year where guests can celebrate the finest food and drink from France and all across Europe.

What’s happening:

  • Menus revealed for Le Rendez-vous Gourmand.
  • Treat your taste buds as you eat European specialities in the magical Walt Disney Studios Park!
  • Traditional French cuisine will also be on offer including tartiflette of Savoie and tasty crêpes of Bretagne. Plus traditional Belgian fries, Spanish paella, Italian Tiramisu and more are on the menu!

Chalets France: National Nibbles

Sample delicious French specialities, including the exotic tastes from the French Antilles in the Caribbean.

NEW! Le Bar À Vin

Charcuterie and cheese are a central part of French cuisine, guests are invited to try an assortment of nibbles alongside organic wine or organic champagne.

NEW! Éclair & Gourmandise

France is renowned for making the finest pastries and this chalet is where you’ll find a selection of its famous éclairs, from pistachio to chocolate.

Chalet Alsace

Germanic influences give this region a unique flavour, with foods that can be accompanied by local wine. Savour a mouth-watering plate of Choucroute, the Alsatian recipe for happiness.

Chalet Bretagne

Surrounded by the sea, this region abounds in cuisine featuring sumptuous salted butter. But that’s not all as its cider makers will tell you, no visit is complete without a sweet or savoury crêpe.



Chalet Savoie

Discover traditional Alpine recipes passed down through generations. These delicious dishes feature Savoyard cheeses and sophisticated charcuterie.


Chalet French Antilles

Treat yourself to some tropical tastes from the French West Indies, where everything is fresh and accompanied by a side of sunshine.

Chalets Europe: Continental Cravings

New for Le Rendez-Vous Gourmande 2019. Satisfy your cravings with a selection of Europe’s finest food and drink, from Belgian fries to Italian pizza and Spanish paella.


NEW! Chalet Greece

Sample the simple yet flavoursome delights of Greece – from a comforting moussaka to a refreshing Greek salad.

Chalet Belgium

Belgium may be small, but it’s big on flavour, and you can enjoy its fries, fricadelle and waffles.


Chalet Italy

Tuck into traditional, wholesome dishes from a country where every dinner is an occasion best shared with friends and family. Salute! Finish your delicious slice of pizza off with the legendary Tiramisù!

Chalet Spain

Fill up with the many distinctive flavours of Spain, from hearty family favourites like seafood and chorizo paella to the divine crema catalana.

Chalet Vegan Kitchen

Sample famous vegan dishes from all over the world, such as Indian dal, Lebanese falafels and a super healthy Buddha bowl.

Chalet Bistrot de l’été

Relax at chalet Bistrot de l’été with a tipple from our carefully curated collection of European draught and bottled beer.

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pepperoni spring rolls adventureland Magic kingdomPepperoni Pizza Spring Rolls have finally made it to Florida.  After being featured in Disneyland’s Food and Wine Festival, fans in Walt Disney World finally have their chance to enjoy this savory snack.  The rolls come in pairs and have previously featured cheeseburger and Cuban flavors.  They are located in Adventureland on a cart between Jungle Cruise and the Tiki Room.

Melted cheese and pepperoni on the inside are contained by a flaky outer shell.  The marinara sauce on the side is the perfect blend for your tastebuds. These are definitely worth a try if you are headed to the Magic Kingdom.  Honestly, this was a tasty and filling snack.  The rolls are sold 2 for $7.50.

Julie de la Fe


Find us park hopping to the beat of our Lion King popcorn bucket

Photo Source: Julie de la Fe

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Thursday, 11 July 2019 02:45

Missing: Entrance to Tomorrowland Sign

tomorrowland sign missing

This part of the Magic Kingdom looks so weird without the entrance to Tomorrowland sign.  In the past couple days, the large sign marking the beginning of  Tomorrowland was taken down.  Where did it go?  Did it just need a little refurbish or do you think it will return entirely different?  It sounds like the sign needed an update.  We cannot wait to see what Disney comes up with but for now, the void will remain.

Julie de la Fe

Find us park hopping to the beat of our Lion King popcorn bucket drum


Photo Source: Julie de la Fe


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The sensational Plumeria Minnie Mouse Ears from Aulani are now available at Walt Disney World! These gorgeous ears were once an Aulani exclusive. They made their appearance late last year at Tropical Hideaway in Disneyland, and we have been eagerly awaiting their debut at the Walt Disney World Resort.

We’ve also seen the tropical print Aulani ears on shopDisney, but it is very exciting that you can now find them in WDW. The headband is draped in black sequins, with Plumeria flowers, and have hidden Mickeys! That’s right, each Plumeria blossom has a grouping of tiny yellow beads that create a hidden Mickey inside. You can pick up these beauties in Adventureland, for $30.00. They were flying on the shelves at Adventureland, but they may be at the Polynesian as well.

Are you excited that the Plumeria Minnie Mouse Ears are finally available at Walt Disney World?

Special thanks to our friend Julie for the beautiful pictures!

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Disney Cruise Line is the 'World's Best' According to Travel + Leisure
We might be biased, who are we kidding we are totally biased when it comes to Disney, so naturally we weren’t surprised to hear the Disney Cruise Line is the ‘World’s Best’ cruise line according to Travel + Leisure readers. Thousands of readers participated in an annual survey to pick their favorite destinations, hotels, resorts, spas, airlines, tour operators, rental-car agencies, cruise lines and more!

The Disney Cruise Line has a uniqueness all of its own! Aboard the beautiful ships, guests can view magical fireworks while at sea, all-day family fun, the beaches of Castaway Cay. All of these opportunities are just a few reasons why the readers of Travel + Leisure voted the Disney Cruise Line as the ‘World’s Best’ ocean cruise line carrying 2,200 passengers or more for the publication’s annual World’s Best Awards.

Service was among the list of criteria readers used to rate the qualifying cruise lines. Of course, many thanks to the amazing cast members aboard the Disney Cruise Line that go above and beyond daily to make the most magical experience for each and every guest. In fact, according to the Disney Parks Blog, the Disney Cruise Line has been recognized with hundreds of distinguished awards from the travel industry since first setting sail in 1998.
One reader stated, “The best part of the cruise was the service that we received. The waiters knew exactly what my kids liked after the first night. They were attentive to detail, kind, and entertaining.”

The Disney Cruise Line is not slowing down. The line will be building three new ships, as well as, developing a new private island. In addition, next year the cruise line will be adding New Orleans as a home-port! The Disney Cruise Line will also be returning to the Hawaiian Islands, Puerto Rico, and Greece. Bring on the cruises! Were you surprised to hear that the Disney Cruise Line is the  ‘World’s Best’?

Source: Disney Parks Blog

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