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Yesterland: Little Patch of Heaven at Big Thunder Ranch

Okay, this place doesn’t look like the ranch from Home on the Range, at least not in the way that Cars Land at California Adventure looks like Radiator Springs from Cars. Essentially, Little Patch of Heaven is a relaunched petting zoo from the prior decade, with signage based on the movie. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Little Patch of Heaven When...

Disney News Roundup: Let’s Get Ready To Roll

Welcome to the MiceChat News Round-up! This coming weekend, the world-famous Gumball Rally will roll into the Disneyland resort. This unique event is one of the highlights of the year, don't miss out! We still have room for thee more teams to join us for this fun-filled experience. This week's Roundup has Columns, News and of course great Photos from all...

Marvel Land News Extra: Guardians Of The Galaxy: Mission Breakout! No Previews, Just Upcharge

While The Guardians Of The Galaxy: Mission Breakout is nearing completion at Disney California Adventure, we are getting word that instead of the customary Annual Passholder previews, the night before the public opening the park is hosting a Premiere Party for a $150 additional charge. Mission Breakout Premiere Party Disneyland announced today the details for The Guardians Of The Galaxy: Mission...

Dateline Disney World – Refurbishment Kingdom

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're heading to the Magic Kingdom to take in the sights and see what is happening in the park. Let's go! amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "micechat-20"; amzn_assoc_search_bar_position = "bottom"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "search"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_title = "Shop Related Products"; amzn_assoc_default_search_phrase = "Disney Haunted Mansion ...

DCA Photo Update – Dropping In and Dropping Out

Things are about to drop into a new dimension at Disney California Adventure. Walls around Guardians of the Galaxy are set to come down any minute now. Summer of Heroes begins installation next week. Pixar Play Parade returns in 10 days. And by the end of the month, Guardians will open to guests. REVISIONIST HISTORY AT THE FF&P There's a lot...

D23.com Gives Us a Peek at OUAT’s Musical Episode

D23.com has the scoop on next Sunday's fabulous musical ep of Once Upon a Time, composed by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, who also gave us the spectacular Twice Charmed on the Disney Magic. Show creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis share all the good stuff with you as they gear up for this what-took-you-so-long musical event. Click here to go...

It’s Double the Fun with Pirates and Pandora in This Month’s D23 Magazine!

On May 27, Walt Disney World guests will begin to experience the wonders of Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom. But D23 Gold Members are lucky - they'll begin to experience the beauty and majesty of this entire new land earlier than most when the summer issue of D23 Magazine hits doorsteps in mid-May The gigantic...

Disneyland Photo Update: The Real Jack Sparrow

A new lounge for Tomorrowland, more of the River revealed, and the real Captain Jack Sparrow makes an appearance at Disneyland. Lots to see today . . . and don't forget that the Gumball Rally rolls into Disneyland next weekend! MiceChat's Gumball Rally returns to the Disneyland Resort on May 6th this year. Compete in teams of 2 to 4...

Superman Lands at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Look, up on the stage! It's a bird. No! It's a plane. No! It's...it's...Superman, the new face character at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Los Angeles, California. On Saturday, April 29th, 2017, Six Flags Magic Mountain held a festive media event to introduce, for the first time ever, the Superman face character to their meet-and-greet lineup. The event was held...

Mousetalgia Podcast 445: Marvel’s Brian Crosby, Creative Director, Themed Entertainment

With Marvel's first major Disneyland attraction about to open, Team Mousetalgia has a marvelous show in store for you this week. First, Funko's first Disney Treasures subscription box "Pirate's Cove" has arrived, and we review the vinyl collectibles inside. Is the subscription worth maintaining? We'll give you our two doubloons! Next, Disney Legend Lea Salonga performed in San Francisco,...

So, You Think You Know Disneyland . . .

We have something special for you today, the Introduction to the Third Edition of The Disneyland Encyclopedia. PLUS, you'll find four of the entries from the book (with photos from the book in glamorous black and white). Our thanks to author Chris Strodder for access to so much of his newly revised book. Read on folks. . . “There are...

The Sweep Spot #207 Disneyland 1957 with Jim Korkis

In this episode we welcome back Disney Historian, and author Jim Korkis. We take a look at the year 1957 in Disneyland, and talk about what was new, what was gone and what may be coming, plus many great stories. We'll also take a look at the latest in Disneyland Resort current events. Plus, get our book Cleaning the Kingdom,...

Star Wars Land News: Year One

A year ago this week, Star Wars Land News posted it’s first stand-alone article dedicated to documenting the progress of Star Wars Land Construction and the cultural influence of Star Wars at Disneyland. So this seemed like a good time to take a look how far it’s all come. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Changes Coming In Tomorrowland   First,...

Yesterland: Mailboxes at Disneyland

These days, Disneyland guests use smartphones to text photos and greetings to their friends and families back home. But for most of Disneyland’s existence, guests mailed postcards from the park’s mailboxes. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Mailboxes at Disneyland When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Relive BB-8’s Adventures with Star Wars: Puzzle Droids Mobile Game

Star Wars: Puzzle Droids, the first mobile Star Wars casual puzzle game, is now available for download on the Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore. The brand new match-3 adventure invites players to tap into the holographic memory banks of BB-8 for an epic Star Wars adventure. The journey will feature familiar scenes and previously untold moments through...

Knott’s Berry Farm Photo Update- Spring Turns To Summer

Welcome back to the Farm! We are taking a look at this happy little park just as spring break ends and they prepare for Summer. One thing is for sure, the Boysenberry Festival was a huge hit this year and the park was packed every weekend throughout April. And just to keep things interesting, a new flat ride has...

D23 Expo Announces Major Presentations For The Big Stage

Disney's D23 has announced the big events coming to the D23 Expo's "Hall D23" this summer. Don't be confused by their use of "D23" on everything. "Hall D23" is a 6,800 seat theater used for the mega presentations of the Expo. Make note of the things that are important to you and stake out your strategy so you don't...

Dateline Disney World – Star Wars Land going vertical at Hollywood Studios

You can almost hear the Imperial March playing already. We've got some exciting photos to share with you this week of real progress at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Let's take a look at this rapidly changing park as two new lands are slowly rising. BB-8 has made his debut at Star Wars Launch Bay. The loyal little droid from Star...

Disney News Roundup: Space Mountain Returns and New Rumors

Welcome to the MiceChat News Round-up! Can you believe it's less then 10 days until this year's World-famous Gumball Rally! It's the most fun you'll have at the Disneyland Resort. There's still time to sign up, so don't miss out! We also have news of a MiceChat Pizza Party at the new Pizza Press restaurant across the street from Disneyland. Read...

MiceAge Disneyland Rumor Update – Schedule Struggle

Spring Break has ended and TDA has been very happy with the attendance and strong response to DCA’s expanded Food & Wine Festival. Despite the ongoing financial success of the Anaheim property, things are getting a bit tense in TDA lately as the planning calendar for fiscal year 2017 has come under serious strain. Some key dates have already...