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Disney News Round Up: Frozen gets a Ride at Epcot and more

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit returns to Disney California Adventure and the crowds are dapper at the Disneyland Resort. This week there is looming speculation that Captain EO may not return as Big Hero 6 moves into the Magic Eye Theater. We also take a look at video of the new Paint the Night parade from Hong Kong Disneyland. We hope...

Disney World Construction, Refurbishment and Events Update

September is half over, but it has already proven to be a month filled with change at Walt Disney World. The news bits below are a recap of recent news and events that have taken place from September 1-15, 2014. Purchasing Magic Bands without tickets: On September 4th, Disney announced Guests now may purchase solid-colored magic bands without having to link...

The Top Five Orlando water resorts

After a long day at your favorite theme park, a good way to cool off is a dip in the water – but why settle for a simple swim in the pool when you can wind your way down a world-class water slide located just steps from your room? Since the invention of the waterslide in 1971 and the first...

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit arrives as Halloween Time returns to Disneyland

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit made his first official in-park appearance on Disney California Adventure's Buena Vista Street on Sunday, marking the character's big debut in American Disney theme parks. Despite the Southern California heat wave that bumped Disneyland temperatures over 100 degrees, fans turned out for Oswald's first day, giving him an extra-warm welcome to Anaheim. Meanwhile,...

Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights Preview with Wilmer Valderama

Tucked behind a massive backdrop on the Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot lies the new Halloween maze, From Dusk Till Dawn. Based mainly on the new television show running on the El Rey network, From Dusk Till Dawn is being constructed into a living, breathing, terrifying reality in time for Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights. MiceChat was invited to...

Mousetalgia Podcast 308: Animator James Lopez, Walt’s Woking Way home

Animator James Lopez talks about his new 2D animated venture "Hullabaloo" and television producer Todd Szuch takes us with him on a walking tour of Walt Disney's Woking Way residence on this week's episode of Mousetalgia. First, James Lopez, who has been an animator for over 25 years and started with Disney on The Lion King, talks about the...

It’s The End Of The World [Showcase] As We Know It

We all knew this was coming. The rumors trace back to last December. Epcot's Maelstrom attraction is being replaced by a Frozen attraction. While the rumor has existed for months, it  became real on Friday. Two Twitter hashtags have emerged to #SaveMaelstrom and #SaveWorldShowcase. Fans are upset, but we are often upset. This time it’s different, this time it’s...

Disney Paint the Night Parade Premiers at Hong Kong Disneyland

Disneyland fans will be particularly interested in Alain Littaye's coverage of Hong Kong Disneyland's new Disney Paint The Night Parade. This parade is rumored to be similar to the Anaheim park's parade offering for the 60th anniversary. ~~Rick Disney Paint The Night Parade New Parade Premieres at Hong Kong Disneyland by Alain Littaye Disney and more blog The highly awaited Disney Paint The Night...

The Sweep Spot 137 – Stores on Main Street Part 2

In this episode we continue our look at the history of the shops on Main Street at Disneyland. There has been so many changes over the past 59 years, but not as many as you might think. Also what it was like working in custodial at Disneyland in and around these stores. Let's find out:

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #106 – UUOP meets RF4RM

Welcome aboard for a special crossover episode of the podcast. We are joined by Andy and Roman from the Real Fans for Real Movies podcast to discuss some of the movies that have inspired attractions at Universal Orlando and the attractions themselves. The first movie/attraction we discuss is The Mummy, located in the New York area of Universal Studios Florida. Following the...

Disneyland Paris Parade Adds Frozen Float

Frozen fans at Disneyland Paris have received their wish: Disney Magic on Parade! has been updated with a Frozen float and some new costumes. Alain Littaye has the details. ~~Rick Disney Magic on Parade is Updated at Disneyland Paris by Alain Littaye Disney and more blog Here's another Disneyland Paris update and this time Max, D&M contributor and DLPWelcome webmaster, is...

Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 24 – The Late Robin Williams Episode.

Welcome back to DisAfterDark. Thank you for the download. We are all busy enjoying our various holidays at the moment, so there's lots of fun stuff for us to discuss. All neat and pretty, then on with the show. We would really appreciate it if you would head over to iTunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review. Even if...

MiceChat’s Halloween Happenings – Fantastic Fall Events

This year MiceChat is celebrating Halloween in the biggest way ever with 6 major events to die for.  The trademark essentials like the VIP treatment, Front of the line access, and delicious food are the hallmarks of a frightfully good time with us. Tickets to the Knott's Scary Farm MiceChat haunt meet are nearly sold out with just 13...

Disneyland Resort Brings on Halloween Time fun!

It's Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort and everything's coming up pumpkins. With the festivities comes the Main Street Pumpkin Festival, the wonderful Ghost Galaxy layover of Space Mountain, the classic Haunted Mansion Holiday overlay of Haunted Mansion, the Halloween Carnival in Frontierland, Dia De Los Muertos, The Halloween Tree, and tons of delicious fall goodies though out the parks....

Yesterland: Park Entrance

This visit to Yesterland takes you back to the 1950s and 1960s. Perhaps you consider the early decades of the park to be its Golden Age, when everything at Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Anaheim was perfect.  Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Park Entrance   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Five Top Tips for Touring Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival

With Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival just around the corner, now's the perfect time to get your game face on and work on your plan of action for eating and drinking your way around Epcot.  While the festival features many different offerings from seminars to parties to the Eat to the Beat concert series, the festival's many international...

Universal Orlando Resort Halloween Horror Nights 24 Preview

It’s that time of year again! The spirits are materializing, the zombies are rising and the psychopaths are sharpening their knives as we rapidly approach the opening night of the Universal Orlando Resort edition of Halloween Horror Nights 24!  With the return of scare zones along with some of the biggest IPs ever to descend on HHN, this year looks to...

Highlights from DCA AP Party featuring Oswald & Swingtown!

This week, Paul is invited by the Skywalking through Neverland Podcast to join them at a special AP party at DCA. During this show, you will hear a few character meet & greets, plus a special appearance by OSWALD the LUCKY RABBIT and the band SWINGTOWN, which played a special set in the Tower of Terror Courtyard! Enjoy! ********************************* Direct Link |...

Magic Kingdom News and Construction

Pumpkins have invaded Main Street U.S.A. folks!  Yes, Halloween is well on its way and the wonderful pumpkin figures have begun to pop up in Town Square.  We take in the amber and orange hued decorations, then move on to the work at the heart of the park.  The hub project moves forward while over in Adventureland the Tiki...

Star Wars: The Film That Changed My Life – Part 4 The Final Chapter

UPDATE: DISNEYLAND HALF MARATHON WEEKEND was amazing. The Disneyland Half Marathon had 18,000 runners attend and now the races are over and many of the runners are looking to the next Disney race in their future. Perhaps it’s the Tower of Terror or the Wine and Dine in Orlando, Florida or Avengers at Disneyland here in Anaheim, California. We always have...