May 2014 monthly round up

April showers bring May flowers, right? I can’t wait for that! May at Disney brings the end of Flower and Garden festival, and introduces Star Wars weekends! We also expect to see the opening of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.  And even if you won’t be in the theme parks, there’s still some Disney to look forward to – Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie, will premiere at the end of this month.

Disney in your Day news

disney running gear guide

The biggest thing that has been happening here on the blog is our Runner’s Gear Guide and giveaways!  I’ve been able to feature some great Disney running related products, as well as give away a number of them.  Plus, there are many more to come this month as well.  In the next month or two I’m also hoping to bring back the Disney restaurant tournament, with what I feel may be the hardest category yet – Resort Restaurants.  Finally, I got to see Aladdin on Broadway a few weeks ago and I will be sharing my thoughts on that quite soon!

Disney News

MyMagic+ Takes the Guest Experience to a New Level with MagicBands

  • This summer on Saturday evenings Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be hosting “Harambe Nights,” an exciting private event that includes food and entertainment.  It sounds awesome and I wish I could be there!
  • The FastPass+ System is changing.  Now, after you use your three fastpasses for the day, you can get more.  Park hopping will also be available.
  • Disney Infinity 2.0 will be coming this fall!  And with it, a whole bunch of Marvel figures and levels.
  • A new Disney Channel movie called “Descendants,” about the children of Disney villains, will be coming in 2015.  It’s just been announced that Kristin Chenoweth will be playing Maleficent!

Other Disney Blogs


Sparkly Ever After shares the hilarious “Cell Phone Crashing at Disneyland” videos.  If you haven’t seen them before, I highly recommend you check them out for a good laugh!

If you’re curious about the Expedition Everest 5k, Andrea over at Once Upon a Run shares her experience with the race in years past.  I would love to try it someday!

Apparently, according to the Bwana Blog, the menu over at Sanaa has been revamped.  The changes sound okay to me – as long as they still have the bread service and butter chicken, I’m happy!

If you weren’t able to be at Disney for Easter, check out the pictures of the amazing Easter eggs at the Grand Floridian that Behind the Mouse shared.



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