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Monday, February 19, 2018

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Orlando Parkhopper – Grinchmas arrives and Red Oven Pizza Bakery Opens

We are back with a big update from Universal Orlando Resort. Grinchmas has popped up at Islands of Adventure and a brand new restaurant has opened in CityWalk, plus we have a resort-wide photo...

Viva Navidad brings cultural holiday fun as Winter Dreams light up the night at...

Disney California Adventure has ramped up its offerings for the holidays this year with a dazzling new holiday version of its hugely popular "World of Color" water-and-light show. In addition to the new...

9 Theme Park News Nuggets and Wakefield Report Episode 54

Hello Nuggeteers and MiceChatters! Another week in the books, and another week of great theme park news stories. The haunt season has come to a close and the smaller, regional theme parks have moved...

Hoopla Review and Fruitcake Follies

It was a crisp hazy morning in Anaheim when the MiceChat Holiday Hoopla kicked off at the ESPN Zone yesterday. What's a Hoopla, you may ask? Well, it's a festive breakfast celebrating Disney legends...

SeaWorld – New Nighttime Shows, New Rides and a Sea of Surprises

We have a special SeaWorld article for you today featuring an interview with the Corporate Vice President of Entertainment for SeaWorld Parks, Dennis Wirzman. He'll give us a glimpse of what's in store for...

The Making of Harry Potter: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Ian Parkinson made a trip to The Making of Harry Potter: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and shares these great photos. As a fan of both the books and the movies, I never get...

Winter Dreams hits World of Color and Holidays at the Disneyland Resort.

What a HUGE week it has been for the Disneyland Resort.  The holidays kicked off on Tuesday November 12th and the action has been non-stop since.  In fact, last night, the world premier of...

Bright Nights for Osborne Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios

Today, we’ll be taking a look at the Osborne Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios! We have over 40 photos as well as some video to share with you. So let's see what's twinkling at...

Window to the Magic #394.5 – Author Sam Gennawey Interview

Paul and author Sam Gennawey sit down at Steakhouse 55 to discuss Sam's new book, The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream, which is now available at all...

Review: The Disneyland Story

The reality is that nobody has ever written such a book about Disneyland before Sam Gennawey. There have been other excellent books about the park, but they’ve all been picture books that have not...

How Long to Stay at Disney World

After “Where to stay?”, “How long to stay at Disney World?” is one of the most popular questions I receive from guests and friends planning a trip to Orlando.  While there is no magical...

Introduction to The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream

As many of you know by now, Sam Gennawey has released his new book, The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream.  Today we share the introduction of this book...

Season Pass Podcast: Brian Morrow of SeaWorld and Busch Gardens

TSPP Interviews Brian Morrow, the Creative Director of SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, in this episode of the Podcast.  Brian looks back to the beginning of his career, from an intern at Six Flags, to food safety,...

DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.22 – Disney Fantasy Secret Tour

Today's Wheel of Years has stopped at 2013, so here we go. MiceChat and Fairy Godmother Travel hosted a recent Caribbean Cruise on Disney Cruise Lines fabulous cruise ship, Fantasy. By far the most...

MiceAge Disneyland Update: Down The Rabbit Hole

The Disneyland Resort made it through another busy Halloween season that kicked off with the new Disability Access Service, and they’re barely taking a breath before jumping into the even busier Christmas season ahead....

Universal Orlando ParkHopper – Mardi Gras Preview, Diagon Alley Details and Red Oven

Christmas has come early for MiceChat readers, we have an exclusive preview of the Mardi Gras floats for Universal Orlando's spring 2014 parade, along with updates from all around the resort. Grab your beads...

The holidays arrive at Disneyland with new offerings and returning favorites

Welcome back to Dateline Disneyland and happy Veteran's Day! The holidays at Disneyland are now in full swing with the weekend acting as a soft-launch of Christmastime at the Resort, which is officially...

Richard Williams: Master of Animation

THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES presents RICHARD WILLIAMS By Scarlett Stahl Famed animator and three time Oscar winner, Richard Williams gave a crash course in Animation on the evening of October 4, 2013 at the...

Disney’s Aulani Resort Celebrates Two Years

Disney's Aulani, the company's Hawaiian resort, recently celebrated its second anniversary. Weekend Update reader igrules shared this report from her recent visit. ~~Rick Just after its two year anniversary, I finally made it to Aulani,...

SeaWorld San Diego Getting Ready to Chill

Ahoy land lubbers!  It's time to dive back into SeaWorld San Diego and see what is happening. The park will be turning 50 years old this spring and there are preparations being made including...