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Santa Stitch riding on a stolen sleigh at Disneyland Park in California.

Santa Stitch hijacks parade float – News Brief for Dec. 24

Père Noel and Father Christmas slap-fight witnessed All was not merry and bright at Epcot yesterday as two of Disney's Holiday Storytellers, Father Christmas from the United Kingdom pavilion and Père Noel from the France pavilion, were seen arguing loudly on the bridge between the two areas. Details of the argument were not readily available, but some guests report hearing the words "baguette," "chunnel" and "toad in the hole" amongst the yelling, as well as disparaging comments about the relative sizes of ... Read more
PARIS – December 31, 2013 – Disney Christmas Parade in Disneyland Paris.

Our favorite Disney Christmas traditions

Disney Parks and Resorts are magical all year round, but there's something special about the holiday season that brings out Mickey's very best! Here are some of our favorite Disney Christmas traditions: 8. There's only one Santa - Disney is known for keeping things real -- that's why you'll never hear them talk about Mickey or their other beloved characters as if someone is in costume playing a part. And they extend that same magic to the Jolly Old Elf himself, Santa Claus! ... Read more
The dragon in Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade. Photo from DepositPhotos.

Festival of Fantasy Dragon escapes; many suffer burns

Chaos and calamity visited the Magic Kingdom on Tuesday -- and no, those aren't the names of previously unknown dwarfs -- when the dragon in Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade escaped its handlers. Five guests and 12 cast members suffered minor burns, and one person was treated for "trampling," before control of the dragon was regained. A plus or a minus? Disney Parks and Resorts are always striving to enhance guest experiences, and to that end try to make every new attraction or ... Read more
Soarin' Over California at Disney's California Adventure.

Astonished researchers discover guest who doesn’t like Soarin’

It is one of the most popular attractions the Disney Company has ever installed in its parks, still generating lengthy standby waits in both Disney's California Adventure Park and Florida's Epcot. It is a inspiring, thrilling but gentle ride suitable for all ages, and universally beloved -- until this week, when astonished researchers located a guest who does not like Soarin'. A Disney original Soarin' was an opening-day attraction in California's second Disney theme park, California Adventure, which first welcomed guests in February of 2001. ... Read more
A bus from Disneyland Paris makes a surprise stop at Walt Disney World's Pop Century Resort.

Disneyland Paris bus makes stop at Pop Century Resort – News Brief for Dec. 17

After one week at Animal Kingdom Lodge, guest no longer awed by giraffes It only took seven short days for Kevin Stenderson, 25, to lose his fascination with the wildlife visible from his balcony at Disney's Animal Kingdom lodge. "The first morning, I was like, oh, wow, there are giraffes out there!" Stenderson says. "And that was cool, for like the next couple of days, too. But then I realized Disney wasn't ever going to let us see, like, a lion or ... Read more