Editor’s Note:
  • May 28, 2015: The Parks On Your Wrist – MiceChat's Mouseaddict in-park iPhone app is now available for the new Apple Watch.  If you haven't downloaded the app yet, what are you waiting for, it's amazing and free:  http://mouseaddict.com ×0
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Fab News: Universal’s New Volcano Bay “Theme” Park

May 29, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Aloha! I know I usually only serve up the news on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but I’ve got some big theme park news for you that just can’t wait. Volcano Bay Universal has just announced their…

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Busch Gardens Tampa Announces Cobra’s Curse

May 29, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Busch Gardens Tampa is putting a new spin on family thrills. This week, the park announced their newest coaster, Cobra’s Curse, which will be a new take on the spinning coaster genre. Once riders reach…

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Alpine Gardens

May 28, 2015 at 7:44 pm | No Comments

Welcome to Alpine Gardens, a quiet corner of Yesterland. According to your park guide booklet, the name of the souvenir stand here is Souvenir Stand, offering “a large selection of Disneyland mementos.”   Read the…

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Fab News – More Sanderson Sisters and Star Wars

May 28, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Wow! It’s been a really busy week! And a short one, too. Don’t worry, it’s almost over. Here’s some news to help get you through to the weekend: Holidays with the Sanderson Sisters Yesterday, Walt…

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Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Merlot – Alfresco Tasting Terrace at Disney California Adventure

May 28, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

On a wonderfully quiet Tuesday at the Disneyland Resort, a good friend and I decided to enjoy our day off from work and venture into the parks. Being not only a weekday, but also the…

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Harambe Market Opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and 24 Hours at the Magic Kingdom

May 27, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a quick look at the 24 hour day at the Magic Kingdom and also the opening of the new Harambe Market at Disney’s Animal…

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This Isn’t What it Looks Like. Honest!

May 27, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Disneyland Resort  A Celebration of New Magic and Fond Memories Despite having a small Diamond Celebration sticker on its cover, Disneyland Resort A Celebration of New Magic and Fond Memories has nothing to do with…

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Disney News Round Up – 24 Hours is Forever

May 27, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

It’s Round Up time again folks. And my how things have changed in one short week. Three new spectaculars have opened at the Dineyland Resort. And Disney isn’t the only one with new attractions; Six…

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Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration dazzles with new decor, entertainment, and attraction enhancements

May 26, 2015 at 5:40 am | No Comments

Today we finish up our two-part update on Disneyland‘s big 60th Anniversary celebration kick-off by taking a look at the new daytime entertainment, attraction enhancements and special 60th anniversary decorations in both parks. From fierce…

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Fab News – Everything Disney is Bigger in China

May 26, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Is everybody recovered from last weekend’s mayhem? Good! Today’s news column has little to do with that. But it does have to do with some big Disney news, and we know you love that or…

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Terri Hardin 60 YEARS OF MAGIC – Castle Plaque Project

May 25, 2015 at 9:13 pm | No Comments

Amazing artist, Terri Hardin-Jackson, is creating a new work of art just for you. The piece is inspired by 60 years of Disneyland and celebrates each decade of your favorite park.  Terri is making the…

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Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration kicks off with a bumpy 24-hour party

May 25, 2015 at 7:28 am | No Comments

Disneyland launched its big 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration over the weekend with a big 24-hour party that included the public debuts of three new nighttime shows. The popularity of the 24 hour party combined with…

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A Pretty Fab (No, Really) 24 Hours

May 25, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

The Fabulous Disney Babe returns from her first 24 hour Disneyland party with a trip report and some personal opinions. Take a look and let us know your own experience. It was my first time…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 344: RegalCon, Disneyland dining, Club 33

May 25, 2015 at 1:32 am | No Comments

Mousetalgia visits Storybrooke this week as Jeff goes to RegalCon, a convention for fans of ABC’s “Once Upon a Time.” We compare this convention with other Disney fan cons, discuss the seminars and offerings, and…

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Revving Up at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

May 24, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

MiceChat reader, Tre, recently visited Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi and shared this amazing account of the ambitious park in the Middle East. I just recently visited the United Arab Emirates for the International Association…

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Sailing Into San Francisco’s Past

May 24, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Sailing Into San Francisco’s Past By Marc Ricketts For years the best free thing to do in San Francisco was the Hyde Street Pier with its collection of historic ships. Times change, of course, and…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #138 – Universal’s International Program at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

May 24, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

On this episode we are joined by Zoe Waycott, who took part in Universal Orlando’s International Program. While she was working at Universal Orlando Resort, she spent her time working in many roles at the…

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Disney Cruise Line Returns to Favorite Home Ports in 2016

May 23, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Disney Cruise Line plans to return to the home ports of New York, Miami and Galveston with select sailings to the Bahamas and the Caribbean in 2016. These cruises aboard the Disney Magic and Disney…

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Twisted Colossus Opens This Weekend At Six Flags Magic Mountain

May 22, 2015 at 7:26 am | No Comments

Something twisted this way comes.  If you have been following our coverage over the past few months, you know that Twisted Colossus is a reinvention of the classic, original Colossus, once the worlds tallest fastest,…

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Your Guide to Disneyland Diamond Celebration Merchandise

May 22, 2015 at 3:54 am | No Comments

A Disney celebration wouldn’t be complete without merchandise — and with hundreds of items available, Disneyland has made sure you’ll commemorate your Diamond Celebration visit with a souvenir or two. Today we take a look…