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Monday, January 22, 2018

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Contains posts about Southern California parks.

Disneyland Photo Update – Drop into the Season

Disneyland Resort has fallen into the leaf pile of Autumn as Mickey's Halloween Party launches and Tower of Terror drops a few key details. There's quite a bit to show you this week. Be...

SeaWorld San Diego Seven Seas Craft Beer and Food Festival 2017

Spring is here and so are the theme park food festivals. DCA’s Food and Wine, Knott’s Boysenberry Festival, and opening last weekend SeaWorld San Diego’s Seven Seas Craft Beer and Food Festival. I had...

Knotts Scary Farm Exclusive Preview of the Gunslinger’s Grave

The idea of a western-themed maze for Halloween Haunt is a no-brainer for the theme park that built its reputation on a western ghost town aesthetic.  In fact, up-and-coming maze designer, Gus Kreuger, explains,...

SeaWorld San Antonio Halloween Spooktacular and Cursed

It's October, which means Halloween for many theme parks, including SeaWorld. At SeaWorld Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio, they hold an awesome family friendly Halloween event called SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular. SeaWorld San Antonio...

Knotts Merry Farm Delivers Authentic Christmas Cheer

Southern Californians are lucky folks, especially at the holidays. We may not have snow, but we sure do have a lot of choices for where to find some amazing holiday cheer. Disneyland has the...

DCA Update – What Holiday?

The Disneyland Update yesterday centered on the collision of two holidays, Halloween and Christmas. At DCA it's really the lack of Halloween that is most significant. DCA just doesn't bother with Halloween decorations and...

A Yesterland-Style Adventure in Walt’s Park

This week, Paul, joined by Calvin & Clay, visit a theme park owned by a man named Walt, and we ride a mine train, see a show featuring the peppers ghost effect & then...

Season Pass Podcast: Q & A with the Designers of NoLimits 2!

This week the NoLimits 2 coaster simulator team is back on the Season Pass Podcast. Tom Zeliff (3-D Modeler) and Kevin “Crayola” Stone (Graphic Designer) discuss the functions and future of NoLimits 2...

Knotts Berry Farm: One Last Ride on the Calico Mine Train

A few weeks ago a very special event was held at Knott's Berry Farm.  You see, the famous Calico Mine Ride was scheduled close on January 5th, 2014 for the most extensive refurbishment in...

SeaWorld San Diego: Putting It Together

Change is coming to SeaWorld San Diego, so we're back with another update. We’ve got a lot to cover this week, including major developments on the new entrance, the new temporary entrance, Cirque 2013,...

From the Haunted Mansion to Knott’s Scary Farm: 11 Haunt Podcasts from Halloween 2014

For the past six years the Season Pass Podcast has been bringing Halloween and Haunt audio to thousands of listeners.  As for 2014, our coverage can only be explained as Gigantic!  Enormous!  Incredibly Packed!!  We went BIG for Halloween...

LEGOLAND California’s New NINJAGO World and Ride

Matt is a long time MiceChatter and father of two adorable theme park loving kids. His daughter Laura reviewed LEGOLAND California's newest attraction for us today as well HERE. Here's Matt's version of the...

Knotts Berry Farm Loses Windseeker, Gains Santa and the Billies

Welcome to Knotts Berry Farm! Which at this time of year is a MERRY Farm loaded with yule-tide cheer.  We've got all the details on the Christmas time festivities and what will be coming...

SeaWorld Aquatica San Diego Opens

On Saturday, June 1st, Aquatica San Diego opened its doors to guests. The park was previously a Knott's Soak City and required six months of extensive renovation to make the conversion. MiceChat was on...

DCA & Disneyland Resort Area Photo Update: A Holiday Transition

Welcome back to Disneyland Photo Update. This is our second half of this week's article. The Disneyland half had so much, we thought we should give everyone a break.  You can check out our Disneyland...

Full Throttle track appears at Magic Mountain, new Dining Plan, More

Over the past few weeks, construction of Six Flags Magic Mountain's newest coaster has kicked into high gear. Land clearing and digging is well underway as footers are being poured. There is some track...

Reopening Date for the Historic Calico Mine Ride Announced by Knotts

Knott's has just announced Saturday June 14th as the reopening of the completely refurbished Calico Mine Train and revitalized Camp Snoopy.  This is great news and will mark the return of two iconic and...

SeaWorld San Diego is Spooktacular

It's been a while since our last visit, but we're back at SeaWorld San Diego with a "Spooktacular" update of the park and their popular Halloween event. Plus, we'll take a look at what's...

Disneyland Photo Update: Wifi Coming Soon

Did you have a hoppy Easter? It was an amazing day at Disneyland. The weather was perfect, and with many APs and the SoCal 3 day ticket deal folks blocked out, the crowds were...

Ghost Town Alive! An In-Depth Look at Knott’s Berry Farm’s Newest Interactive Offering

As someone who got really in-depth with Disneyland's Legends of Frontierland a couple of summers ago,  it's hard not to compare the two experiences. It's clear that while both Wild West experiences were setting out...