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The Haunted Mansion Show: Infamous Souls of the World – Vampires

The Haunted Mansion, as we know, is not only an old, dark house on a hill, but also a retirement home of many famous and infamous creepy creeps from all over the world. They include but are not limited to the ghosts of vampires, mummies, witches, and so much more! The Ghost Host invites you in this short series...

Disneyland’s Halloween Time wraps up as the holidays move in

Disneyland's popular Halloween Time is quickly coming to a close and the Resort is wasting no time getting ready for the even more popular holiday season, which will kick off in mid-November. As Disneyland strings up the Christmas lights in both parks, Star Wars continues to move into Tomorrowland, with the Tomorrowland Terrace stage now closed to get...

MiceChat Podcast – Star Wars, Star Wars, Star Wars

Doug and Dusty are joined by the hunky David Yeh on a trip through Disneyland to find out everything they can about the upcoming Star Wars Land. Along the way the guys discuss whether or not Star Wars fits into the theme of Disneyland and where some of the guys wish Star Wars Land was being built. Disney Imagineer...

Mousetalgia Podcast 366: Disney Halloween tricks and treats

Double double, toil and trouble, broilers burn and cheese will bubble.. but this is no time to be ordering In-N-Out, because Mousetalgia's Trick-or-Treat Smorgasbord is waiting to be sampled! This week's show includes recipes both fair and foul, tales aimed to make you howl, secrets hid from prying eye, and audio that makes you cry. Features include: Disneyland's earliest...

Halloween Time at Disneyland Paris

Hello everyone, we have more photos from Halloween Time at the Disneyland Paris Resort. Main Street USA station continues to gradually be covered by scaffolding, but the main facade is still visible to welcome visitors. This year during launching the season of Halloween at Disneyland Paris, we had thought that all the decorations had not been installed on the Gazebo....

The Sweep Spot Ep 167 History of The Haunted Mansion Disneyland Part 2

In part 2 of this 3 part series on The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland, we continue to look at the development, opening, and start the tour of this great attraction. The Haunted Mansion has so many details, and so many worked on it, and although Walt Disney passed away before its final concept and opening, it truly is a...

Fright Fest Stumbles at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Fright Fest Stumbles at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom By Marc Ricketts Saturdays in October draw a crowd at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. By late afternoon when I arrived last weekend, cars were being diverted to park across the street in the Fairgrounds lot. Looking at Roar as I approached the turnstiles, some work was apparent, but still a way to...

The Haunted Mansion Show: Infamous Souls of the World – Mummies

The Haunted Mansion, as we know, is not only an old, dark house on a hill, but also a retirement home of many famous and infamous creepy creeps from all over the world. They include but are not limited to the ghosts of vampires, mummies, witches, and so much more! The Ghost Host invites you in this short series...

Yesterland: Bringing Back the Missions at Knott’s Berry Farm

If you visited Knott’s Berry Farm between the 1950s and mid-1990s, you might remember that the park once had a collection of large models of the 21 California missions on display between Calico Square and what became Fiesta Village, celebrating California’s Spanish heritage and early history. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Bringing Back the Missions at Knott’s Berry Farm   When you...

Fab News: The Amazing Anaheim Halloween Parade

I am writing this from the foot of a bed at the Cabana Bay Beach Resort in Orlando, and I still cannot believe that I am here. We are going to see Butterbeerland tomorrow, and do some serious Sipping and Nibbling with the MiceChatters at Epcot on Friday. But what about those of you left behind in sunny Southern California?...

Dateline Disney World – Disney’s Hollywood Studios Update

Are you ready for your closeup? This week, we're looking at the park at Walt Disney World which has the biggest changes on the way, Disney's Hollywood Studios. Let's go!   It's likely that the existing Star Tours attraction will remain. However, the exterior will likely be rethemed to look less like a movie set and more like a fully realized...

Disney News Round Up: Christmas Starts an Early Halloween Creep

Welcome to this week’s Disney News Round-Up from your friends at MiceChat! This week we have news that the Holidays are already starting to creep into the Disneyland Resort, new window on main street has debut which is all about Toy Story.Want to enjoy Walt Disneyworld with fellow MiceChatters? The Invasion begins this week! Get the updated Mouseaddict Disneyland wait...

Fab News: Disneyland’s Magic+ Testing, DreamTreats, and THE TRAILER

In the midst of packing for the MiceChat Walt Disney World Invasion and having a quick afternoon Kungaloosh with MiceChatter and swell fella David T. at Trader Sam's, I found some interesting stuff going on. Let's jump right into it! Testing Magic Band Tech, Disneyland Style The Disneyland Resort could possibly become a Walt Disney World style resort in, say, another...

Great America Gets It Right At Night

Great America Gets It Right at Night By Marc Ricketts Ah, Halloween. When theme parks filter or extinguish the lights, crank up the fog machines and (presumably) process a new injury claim about every 6 1/2 minutes. I've missed it all while turning my own home into a haunted house, but we put that to bed last year, and I've...

First signs of the holidays arrive at Disneyland as a ‘Good Dinosaur’ comes to California Adventure

You might blink and miss it, but the first signs of the holidays have already popped up at Disneyland. Christmas lights are going up at "it's a small world," which is now closed to install its popular holiday overlay. Meanwhile, on Main Street, the China Closet is now fully stocked with holiday merchandise. Meanwhile, Main Street...

Join Us This Weekend At Walt Disney World For The MiceChat Invasion

The annual MiceChat Invasion of Walt Disney World starts this week. We hope to see you there!!! Information on all of our meets and events is listed below.  We have a lot of magical fun have lined up for you this year. As always, feel free to join us for as much or as little of the following events as...

Mousetalgia Podcast 365: Disney’s mid-century modern design; Disneyland trip planning

Mousetalgia reports on "Disney's Mid-Century Modern - to the World's Fair and Beyond," a panel discussion held at the Walt Disney Family Museum with Garner Holt's Bill Butler, historian Alan Hess, and historian Bill Cotter, the preeminent expert on the World's Fairs. The panelists discussed the influence of modern design on Disney's mid-century productions, including Disneyland and the 1964-65...

The Sweep Spot Ep 166 Custodian who started in 1962 at Disneyland

In this episode we are super excited to talk to our friend and former Co Worker. His name is Harry and he worked at Disneyland from 1962 to 2004. He saw so many changes to the park and management over his 42 years of service at Disneyland in the custodian department. This is probably just one part of many...

Disneyland’s Napa Rose Restaurant Succeeds to Please

As I have mentioned in my previous articles, I adore wine! So after spending a long, bustling day at the Disneyland Resort recently, my Disneyland companion suggested we unwind by dining and wining at the Napa Rose. Despite my several trips past this enticing restaurant at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa, I had yet to grace it with...

Disneyland In The Parks – So Many Pumpkins

Some say that monsters walk the earth. One need only visit a theme park this time of year to see the proof. But, unless you are talking about the increasing crowds, Disneyland's monsters sure are cute. Today's Disneyland update was shot as Mickey's Halloween Party was getting ready to launch for the night and covers some of the interesting...