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Thank you!

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 24, 2013 12:35 PM

Happy Friday Buzz readers! Before kicking-off the weekend and the beginning of summer, we first would like to honor and remember the many men and women who served our country to protect and defend our freedoms this Memorial Day weekend. Our thoughts are especially with the many members of the military family, we thank you for sharing your heroes with us.

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Summer Fun Prize Pack Winner Announcement

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 23, 2013 5:50 PM

Congratulations to Buzz reader Quinn for being the lucky winner of the Summer Fun Prize Pack!!

A special thank you to all readers who participated! We have some really cool prizes to giveaway in June so be sure to stay tuned and keep reading the Buzz for more chances to win!

Just a hint for next month's giveaways: 

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Buzz Give-Away: Summer Fun Prize Pack

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 22, 2013 4:00 PM

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Hello Buzz readers! To kick-off the summer season, we're hosting a give-away to win a summer fun prize pack! One (1) lucky winner will win a Disney logo beach bag, a Mickey Mouse beach towel, a 16-piece Mickey Mouse flatware set, four (4) Mickey Mouse tumbler cups, and four (4) matching Mickey Mouse plates!

To enter, post your first name and email address in the comments section below (email address will not be displayed with the comment). This is our way of contacting you. Entries received will not be published to the public during the duration of the sweepstakes. For complete rules, click here. We will then announce the winners right here on The Buzz tomorrow afternoon, so stay tuned! Good luck!

Check out our other summer items in our Summer Fun Shop at DisneyStore.com!



 

Disney Store Grand Opening in Miami, Florida

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 21, 2013 4:35 PM

On Saturday May 18, we celebrated the grand opening of the newly designed Disney Store at Bayside Marketplace in Miami, FL. Bayside Marketplace is the first newly-designed Disney Store in Florida and one of many newly-designed locations to open across North America in 2013, offering interactive and magical experiences for Disney fans of all ages. The first 500 guests recieved free gifts and Toy Story's Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Jessie were also in attendance to celebrate the grand opening!

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To see more photos from our Miami opening, check them out at our official Facebook page here!

Ellen DeGeneres Sends Rosie and Sophia Grace to Meet The Disney Princess Characters at Walt Disney World

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 20, 2013 5:25 PM

On Saturday, May 11, Ellen DeGeneres of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" sent kid correspondents, Rosie and Sophia Grace to Walt Disney World for a weekend full of fun and memories. Rosie and Sophia Grace also had the magical opportunity to meet with a variety of Disney Princess characters and perform at Merida's Royal Celebration. The girls even had a special lesson on how to shoot a bow and arrow with Merida herself! Check out the segment below!

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Be sure to find your favorite Brave toys, like Merida's Archey Set, at DisneyStore.com!

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Friday Five

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 17, 2013 1:35 PM

Happy Friday Buzz readers! We wish you all a magical weekend!

1. DISNEY CELEBRATES THE PRINCESS IN EVERY YOUNG LATINA WITH LAUNCH OF DISNEY ROYAL BALL QUINCEÑERA DRESS COLLECTION 

Disney Consumer Products unveiled the Disney Royal Ball collection earlier this week, the first ever line of Quinceañera gowns inspired by the inner qualities, personalities and stories of the Disney Princess characters designed and created in collaboration with special occasions fashion industry leader, Ashdon Inc. The new gowns combine classical styling with elements of fantasy and magic to bring an air of royalty and fairy tale to young women celebrating their Quinceañera. The debut line features 21 gowns — two styles for each Disney Princess and a special new gown, "la Corona de la Princesa," that will be added to the line each year.

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Learn more about the Disney Royal Ball Quinceañera Collection here and find images of the dresses here!

 

2. SLUMBER PARTY SALE AT DISNEYSTORE.COM

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Online exclusive sale for this weekend only! Save on soft sleepwear favorites for your princess, including the one featured above. Find Minnie, Tinker Bell, and even Izzy from Jake and the Never Land Pirates, among your favorite princess nighshirts on sale for just $10!

Shop and save with the Slumber Party Sale here!

 

 

 

 

3. ARTIST SERIES ONE COLLECTION 

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Looks like Tink could really use the weekend! Find this Tinker Bell Tee and more exclusive designs from our Artist Series One collection here

 

 

 

 

4. SHOP MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

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Meet the latest monsters to join Mike and Sulley on the lastest Disney Pixar film! Playtime is just ''fur'' fun with our Monsters University figurine set featuring 10 monstrous members of the campus community.

Shop more Monsters University products here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. NEW VIDEO: DISNEY'S PLANES TAKES FLIGHT

From above the world of Cars, Disney's latest animation film Planes takes off in theatres in Disney Digital 3D August 9, 2013!

 

 

 


 

Last Day to Enter Winnie the Pooh Storyteller of the Year Contest!

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 15, 2013 11:47 AM

The Winnie the Pooh Storyteller of the Year Contest ends TONIGHT, May 15! Enter for your chance to win a trip to Los Angeles! Be sure to check out the video entries and vote! 

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Shop our Winnie the Pooh store and find more information about the contest here!


Brave's Merida Officially Becomes Disney's 11th Princess with Royal Celebration

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 13, 2013 11:14 AM

Celebrating her inner strength, bravery, determination, passion and confidence, Merida from Disney Pixar's Brave was officially crowned Disney's 11th Princess last Saturday, May 11 at Walt Disney World.

The royal celebration was hosted by Gymnastics Gold Medalist, Gabby Douglas, who was joined on stage by her mother, Natalie Hawkins. 

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Sophia Grace and Rosie of the "The Ellen Show" were also in attendance and warmed up the crowd with an original rap. 

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Merida’s mother Queen Elinor made a theme park appearance and crowned her daughter a princess, just in time for Mother’s Day.

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As the first Pixar Princess, Merida was finally joined for the first time by all ten of her fellow royals, Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Jasmine, Belle, Mulan, Pocahontas, Tiana, and Rapunzel. 

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Click here for more photos from Merida's Royal Celebration and be sure to find your favorite  Brave apparel, toys, and accessories here at DisneyStore.com!

Friday Five

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 10, 2013 3:10 PM

We've made it to yet another Friday Buzz readers! Before you check out the Friday Five below, we here at the Buzz wish all our mothers a heartwarming Happy Mother's Day! Have a magical weekend everyone!


1. MOTHER'S DAY IS THIS SUNDAY, MAY 12

Still looking to find that extra special something for your mom, wife, aunt, sister, daughter, grandmother?? The perfect gift is in our Mickey and Minnie Style Shop! Find an assortment of apparel, accessories, and home and decor that she is bound to adore!

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2. POOH STORYTELLER OF THE YEAR CONTEST CLOSING SOON!

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Disney's Winnie the Pooh Storyteller of the Year contest closes next Wednesday, May 15th. We already have some great video entries and we would love to see yours! You will also find our Winnie the Pooh shop when you click here for more details about the contest. Good luck!

 

3. DISNEY STORE TO OPEN IN MIAMI, FL

 Since launching its new design in 2010, Disney Store has been transforming its stores into magical retail experiences to the delight of guests around the world. If you happen to be in Miami next Saturday, May 18th, be sure to stop by the Bayside Marketplace for the grand opening of our new Miami location!

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A meet and greet with Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Jessie will also take place in the shopping center’s Marina Stage, with an opportunity for guests to take photos with the characters.


4. SHOP SUNNY SAVINGS!

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Are you ready for summer?!? From head to toes, eveything you need to celebrate those warm summer days with your kids are up to 30% off in our Swim Shop! With prices as low as $2.99, you will be lounging by the water everyday!

 

5. NEW LONE RANGER TV SPOT

Excited for Disney's Lone Ranger? Check out the latest TV spot! In theaters July 3rd.

 

 

The Friday Five

By Official Disney Store Blogger, May 03, 2013 3:25 PM

It's Friday Buzz Readers! Here's 5 things you need to know!

 

1. SHOP OUR MARVEL-OUS SALE

In celebration of the theatrical release of Iron Man 3, we're offering FREE SHIPPING on your order with any Marvel purchase now through Sunday! Use code: MARVEL

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Suit up with our Iron Man Shop here and be sure to check out Iron Man 3 now playing in theatres!

 

2. DISNEY VoluntEARS CELEBRATE 30 YEARS OF STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES

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The idea behind Disney VoluntEARS is simple: provide opportunities for employees to contribute their time and talents to help strengthen communities around the world. Over the past 30 years, Disney VoluntEARS have given more 7.5 million hours of volunteer service in more than 40 countries around the world. Projects include everything from comforting kids during their hospital stays to participating in beach clean ups and building community playgrounds. Stay tuned to the Buzz this month to see how VoluntEARS are making a difference!

See how you can get involved in your community and learn more about Disney VoluntEARS here!

 

3.  BONUS SALE

Use the code: "BONUS" and enjoy 40% off hundreds of items this weekend! Click here to find HUGE savings! 

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4. THE RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS TO AIR ON DISNEY CHANNEL TOMORROW, SATURDAY MAY 4

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Tune into Disney Channel at 2pm PT/5pm ET TOMORROW, Saturday May 4, to watch the Radio Disney Music Awards! Disney Channel's Debby Ryan and other bright young stars also stopped by the Minnie Mouse-themed gifting lounge to browse the newest selection of Minnie Mouse inspired fashions, accessories, beauty products and electronics, click here to see who else was there!

 

5. SEE THE ALL-NEW MONSTERS UNIVERSITY TRAILER & TAKE THE M.A.T.

Watch the brand new trailer from Disney•Pixar’s Monsters University and then take the M.A.T. Do you have what it takes to enroll? Click here for admission!


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(And shop the official Monsters University student store at DisneyStore.com!)

Hey, kids. Only grown-ups can buy stuff at DisneyStore.com