78.2 F
Disneyland, CA
Friday, October 20, 2017
Home Blog Page 10

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Summer Guide

Summer at the beach is like winter on the slopes, a no brainer. In Santa Cruz of course, the beach is fronted by Monterey Bay, and backed by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. There are several summer traditions at the Boardwalk, so let's take a close look at a few of them Everyone loves discounts, right? Sure you do. On...

Everyone Hello! Well come in to the Disnerland!

We are thrilled to have Disnerland join us again today. You'll find their first MiceChat article HERE. If you like what you see, there will be a lot more clever theme park parody for you in the future. So please be sure to join in the fun in the comment section below.  Hello to all the olds and childs! Disnerland is...

David Koenig Exclusive: What’s Hopping on Tom Sawyer Island

A peek at Disneyland’s refurbished Tom Sawyer Island - David Koenig The refurbishment of Tom Sawyer Island is nearly complete and the attraction appears ready to reopen any day now, according to cast members who recently toured the island. Workmen are down to touching up the public areas, performing Fantasmic!-related electrical work off stage, and adding more landscaping island-wide. Most...

Yesterland: 1962 Seattle World’s Fair Alweg Monorail

The year is 1962. You’re in downtown Seattle. You want to visit the World’s Fair, a mile away. You could walk, but there’s a faster way. Hop on the futuristic Monorail, built by Alweg Rapid Transit System specifically for the World’s Fair. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: 1962 Seattle World’s Fair Alweg Monorail When you are done reading, please leave your...

Disneyland Update: Big Thunder Trail Re-Opens

The passage connecting Fantasyland to Frontierland in Disneyland, better known as Big Thunder Trail, has reopened after more than a year under construction. This path will contain two entries into Star Wars Land. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Some major changes have been revealed, including the removal of Big Thunder Ranch. Additionally, you'll notice some new rock work...

Dateline Disney World – Toy Story and Star Wars Land Construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

We're heading to Hollywood Studios today to check on the progress of both Toy Story Land and Star Wars Land, as well as everything else happening at the park. Let's go! More news from Walt Disney World Walt Disney World continues to add Mobile Order to more of its quick service restaurants. Be on the look out for the option at Pizzafari...

Disney News Roundup: Summer of Crowds

Welcome to the MiceChat News Roundup! Wow! It's been a busy week in the theme park world. New and exciting attractions, entertainment and experiences have opened at the Disneyland Resort, Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World and Volcano Bay Waterpark at Universal, Orlando. We have a packed roundup with all the latest gews on Guardians of the Galaxy, summer crowds, featured...

Disneyland Resort Photo Update: Summer of Marvel

Welcome back to the Disneyland Resort as we continue our Welcome to Summer coverage from the resort. Today we will be covering the Summer of Heroes and other offerings around California Adventure and Downtown Disney and updates from the parking structures. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); If you have not read yesterday's Disneyland article please do so HERE: Summer...

Disneyland Photo Update: Summer Has Arrived at the Happiest Place on Earth

Welcome back to the Disneyland Resort as we start the summer here in Southern California. Let's look at Walt's park and all the little changes happening. Also, be sure to come back tomorrow as we continue the coverage over at California Adventure and Downtown Disney. Welcome To Summer Sun and Some Crowds Over in Tomorrowland the weekend bands have...

Mousetalgia Podcast 450: Pirates, Pandora, and Mission: BREAKOUT!

Join us for a swashbuckling galactic review episode this week! First, we take a walk-through of the land of Pandora and discuss some of the tips and tricks to make the most of a trip to the moon called Pandora at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Next, Jeff and Kristen give a spoiler-free review of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men...

110 Years of Boardwalk Fun in Santa Cruz

Two weeks before Memorial Day weekend I was in Santa Cruz, and this was the state of their entrance rebuild. s Seemed that they were probably at least a month from completion, so with the announcement of it happening in time for the holiday, surprise was the reaction of your humble narrator. Now they did kind of get ahead...

TEA/AECOM Theme Index Shows Both Stable and Decreasing Attendance Trends for Disney Theme Parks in 2016

On June 1, the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and AECOM released the latest edition of their annual Theme Index, profiling attendance figures and trends for the theme park industry. In this article, we’ll be analyzing attendance over calendar year 2016 for Disney’s parks worldwide. The attendance figures come directly from the report and, while the Theme Index contains analysis...

You’ve Got To Be Kidding: The Most Interesting Disneyland Fan in the World – Redux

Just a little over two years ago I introduced you to an amazing man…the most interesting Disneyland fan in the world.  Let’s revisit this extraordinary individual and remind ourselves what it is that makes him so…interesting. He always picks the shortest line.  Cast members ask him for directions. If he were ever wrong about a Disneyland fact, Disney nerds wouldn’t correct him.  Of...

I Put A Spell On You With Voodoo Doughnuts

It's National Doughnut Day!!! And that calls for something special. Let's cast a spell for some new pastry goodness . . . and presto . . . Voodoo Doughnuts officially opens at Universal CityWalk Hollywood. If you haven't been, there's magic in their pink boxes. Just look at these beauties . . . And if the doughnuts weren't enough to have...

Capturing the Magic: Fireworks at Disneyland

Fireworks are a magical experience at any Disney Park. The fireworks show at Disneyland dates back to Walt Disney, who wanted to leave guests with a "kiss goodnight," a tradition that has continued to this day. But photographing the magic of fireworks isn't easy. We have a few tips to help you capture Disneyland's fire in the sky! This article...

Yesterland: C A L I F O R N I A

The letters have the magical ability to accept promotional and seasonal overlays. They were gold with a crackle pattern when the park opened, but could be any color and pattern when you visit. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: C A L I F O R N I A When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Dateline Disney World – The Bioluminescence of Pandora at Night

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! It's been a busy few weeks for us here with both Pandora previewing and Volcano Bay opening at Universal, so this week, we have a short update showcasing the land of Pandora at night. I spent opening night, May 27th in the park until almost 2am to capture these shots. I hope...

Mousetalgia Podcast 449: Listener questions, Silicon Valley Comic Con

This week, Team Mousetalgia take you to Silicon Valley Comic Con and we discuss a panel on the art of Star Wars conceptual artist Ralph McQuarrie, and a panel on working with Disney, in which a variety of artists discussed how they managed to get work with Disney, and how they've succeeded as Disney artists. Then, we go to...

Disneyland Photo Update – You Are Clear For Launch

Guardians taking over the Tower may be the big news this week, but Disneyland had a very interesting weekend as well. After weeks of horrible overcrowding, you might have expected this past holiday weekend to have been packed at the resort. It wasn't. With most annual pass holders blocked on Friday and Saturday and the 3 day SoCal ticket...

Pandora at night sparkles and amazes, but mostly in photos

Much digital ink has been spilled about Pandora and its two rides. Let me be the first to reiterate what I said last week: Avatar--Flight of Passage is not only good, it's transcendent. It was even better on my second flight than my first, and I would not be surprised if subsequent visits raised my opinion still higher. Such...