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  • November 27, 2015: It's Black Friday. If your post-turkey plans don't have you running through the malls, take a few moments to read today's articles. You might just find the inspiration to visit the SoCal parks for some early Christmas charm. ×0
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Knotts Merry Farm Returns

November 27, 2015 at 3:14 am | No Comments

Howdy folks, I hope your Thanksgiving was a great one and that your shopping dreams come true this Black Friday. I was able to spend some quality time in a very special plans to me…


Yesterland: “it’s a small world” Holiday

November 26, 2015 at 9:20 pm | No Comments

It’s the 1997 holiday season at Yesterland. As you approach the familiar building, you hear a familiar tune—but not the tune you expect to hear. It’s “Jingle Bells!” So where is the maddeningly catchy “it’s…


What to Do When You Get Sick at Walt Disney World

November 26, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

As I write this, I’m sitting at home under the weather.  While is stinks to be sick anywhere, there’s something a little extra unmagical about being sick on vacation at the Most Magical Place on…


Dateline Disney World – The Holiday Season Arrives at Epcot

November 25, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a look at the Holidays coming to Epcot, which officially starts this weekend! Before you take a look, many of you will do some…


Disney News Round Up: Star Wars Takes Off At Disneyland

November 25, 2015 at 2:05 am | No Comments

This week, I am giving this little window to DustySage as here at MiceChat and our related projects, we are in need of some talented assistance. I’ll let Dusty explain: “Opportunity knocks: we have the…


A Good Knight for Fab Could Be Good News For YOU – Medieval Times

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

Reading Is rewarding – there’s a surprise here folks! We took a family trip to Medieval Times in Buena Park Friday night. My husband Noe (who provided the non-media photos here) had been to Medieval…

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Cobra’s Curse Construction at Busch Gardens Tampa

November 24, 2015 at 1:05 am | No Comments

We’re back with a Busch Gardens Tampa update! We’ll be sharing some photos of the construction progress of the new Cobra’s Curse roller coaster as well as final touches being put on the park in…


Star Wars Season of the Force fails to launch as Disneyland ramps up for holiday crowds

November 23, 2015 at 5:26 am | 2 Comments

Disneyland unveiled its new Star Wars Season of the Force celebration in last week and the new Tomorrowland offerings serve up a galaxy of disappointments. From underwhelming memorabilia displays in the new Star Wars Launch…


Mousetalgia Podcast 370: MouseCon; Disneyland Paris’ crisis response

November 23, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

This week, Mousetalgia takes you behind the scenes at MouseCon, the first annual Northern California Disney fan convention. We share some exclusive conversations with the special guests – Tommy Kirk on Walt Disney, Floyd Norman…


Disneyland Paris Reopened

November 22, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Max, from DLPwelcome, returns to fill us in on Disneyland Paris, which has reopened after a four day closure following the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris. Hello everyone! Disneyland Paris officially reopened this week after…


The Sweep Spot Episode 170 Many Stories to Tell by Retired Custodian

November 22, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

In this episode we welcome Harry back to our show. Harry started at Disneyland in 1962, and stayed for over 40 years. He has seen, and done a lot over the years working in Custodial…

Posted in The Sweep Spot


Universal Studios Hollywood Day of Giving

November 21, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

On Thursday, November 12th, Universal Studios Hollywood hosted its 11th annual Day of Giving.  Teaming up with charity Operation School Bell, Universal’s Discover a Star Foundation kept the tradition of generosity alive by donating education essentials to young…

Posted in Features


Yesterland: Sunshine Plaza – Sun Icon and Wave Fountain

November 19, 2015 at 5:03 pm | No Comments

Please don’t call it the Hubcap. Sure, it’s at the hub of this theme park, and it’s a bulging, round, decorative object, much like the bowl-like disks that hide the lug nuts on old automobile…


Fab News: Got To Get Small To Get Big

November 19, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Oh the places I’m am willing to go, or in this case not go, to bring you the latest Disney news. . . Marvel’s Ant-Man is Big on Entertainment We got an advance copy of…


Disney Cruise Line Premieres Tangled: The Musical

November 19, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Disney Cruise Line has lifted the curtain on “Tangled: The Musical,” its latest stage show, onboard the November 11 Disney Magic sailing from Miami, Florida. In fact, a live preview from the performance was aired on the Disney Parks…


Dateline Universal Orlando: Ch ch ch changes

November 18, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Resort. This week, we’re taking a look at the whole resort, with lots of projects happening and the holidays arriving. Let’s go!   That’s all we had time for…

Posted in Universal Orlando


Disney News Round Up: Who’s ready for Star Wars?

November 18, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to this week’s Disney News Round-Up! This week it is all about Star Wars Launch Bay, Marvel Heroes HQ, Hyperspace Mountain and the unfortunate food lineup at the Galactic Grill (Formerly Tomorrowland Terrace) For…


Fab News Season of the Force Ready to Launch

November 17, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

There’s a lot of celebrating going on, but I’m celebrating because today, November 17, is my husand Noe’s birthday. Happy birthday, honey! If I could give you anything, I’d ask Bob Iger to buy SEGA…


Holidays return at Disneyland as Tomorrowland welcomes Star Wars Season of the Force

November 16, 2015 at 3:28 am | No Comments

The holidays are here! From Main Street to Buena Vista Street, both parks are covered in Christmas lights and tinsel as favorite seasonal attractions including Jingle Cruise and ¡Viva Navidad! return for their annual run…


Mousetalgia Podcast 369: Prep and Landing Director Kevin Deters; Super Hero HQ

November 16, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Mousetalgia ushers in the Disney holiday season this week with a conversation with Emmy Award-winning writer and director Kevin Deters, who joins us to talk about his Prep and Landing television shows. Deters talks about…

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