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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Southern California Parks

Contains posts about Southern California parks.

Disneyland Toy Story Midway Mania FASTPASS Now Open

Toy Story Midway Mania has has added FASTPASS. The new machines are located just across from the attraction next to the Paradise Pier Lagoon. Waits immediately soared to up to 90 minutes with an average ...

Have a Berry Good Time at Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott's Berry Farm has launched its popular Boysenberry Festival and it's berry good this year. The flowers are in bloom, the food is a dark purple color, and there's a renewed nostalgia down on...

Knott’s Berry Farm Photo Update – Boomerang and Boysenberries

Welcome back to the Farm! Knott's popular Boysenberry Festival starts this weekend - April 1st through 23rd. There's a lot going on right now. New attractions are being built, an old one will soon...

Knott’s Showdown in Ghost Town is VR Fun

Saturday is a big day for Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. April 1st is the start of not only their popular Boysenberry Festival (we'll have an article all about that tomorrow) but...

Knott’s Berry Farm Photo Update – Shop, Drop and Roll

window.astip_client = "ca-tipjar-pub-4354334762233280" Time for us to return to the SoCal park built by another famous Walt. Knott's is preparing for their annual Boysenberry Festival which will run for most of April. Meanwhile,...

Knott’s Glows Pink Through March 5th

You may have noticed Knott's Supreme Scream and some other famous park attractions glowing a different hue this week. In support of the Susan G. Komen foundation's efforts to find a cure for breast...

Knott’s Berry Farm Photo Update – Pretty In Pink

The red and green of the holiday decor is coming down at a leisurely pace, and the park is looking pretty in pink before it starts turning purple with the return of the smash...

Yesterland: Disney Sneaks into Knott’s Berry Farm

A little bit of Disney has snuck into Knott’s Berry Farm. It has nothing to do with Disney character collectables at Virginia’s Gift Shop. The skull and crossbones on Mission San Luis Rey, one of...

Yesterland: California Missions, Real and Knott’s

Knott’s calls its missions “scale models.” But is that really what they are? They are works of art—a collaboration between two artists working almost 60 years apart. Let’s look at how these artists represented the...

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...

Yesterland: The Missions Return to Knott’s Berry Farm

As the 20th century came to a close, Knott’s Berry Farm was reinventing itself as a thrill ride park. Its original focus on California heritage took a backseat. Slowly, over many years, the dioramas...

SeaWorld San Diego – A Look at the Christmas Celebration!

SeaWorld San Diego kicked off its incredibly popular and enchanting Christmas Celebration on Nov. 19 and we're here to give you a look at what to expect! Plus, we'll take a look at progress...

Disneyland Resort Photo Update: Ringing In The Season

Welcome to your Cyber Monday Disneyland Photo Update. With Thanksgiving behind us, the holiday season is now in full swing. I'd like to take you with me on a journey through the resort as we...

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...

Disneyland Photo Update: It’s Halloween-lo-ween Everybody!

As we light up the Jack-o'lanterns for tonight's festivities, we'd like to welcome you to MiceChat's weekly Disneyland news and photo update. Let's dive one last time into spookiest season of them all with...

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...

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...

Disneyland Photo Update: As Halloween Approaches Christmas is Already on the Way

The spooky season is packing the parks at the Disneyland Resort and the past week has seen some very busy days, especially in the hours leading up to Mickey's Halloween Party. This update will...

5 Tips for Your Visit to Knott’s Scary Farm

This article comes to you from Steve Rosolio, a theme park designer with Super78 Studios. He recently visited Knott's Scary Farm and wanted to share some tips and tricks with you. We'd like to...

New Terrors Unleashed At Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt

UPDATE and EDITOR'S NOTE: Since we first published this article, Knott's has closed their Fear VR attraction due to pressure from an ultra-conservative religious group on the grounds that it is offensive to those...