Editor’s Note:
  • December 19, 2014: MiceChat New Year’s Eve Event Now On Sale!!!
    • NEW YEAR'S EVE EVENT  - Tickets are now available for our New Year's Eve extravaganza at Knott's Berry Farm. Amazing buffet dinner, a night of entertainment and wholesome fun on the farm. Last year we sold out this event in just a few hours, so be sure to pick up your tickets right away - NYE EVENT TICKETS HERE.
    • MC ANNIVERSARY EVENTS NOTICE - Also, we'd like you to save the date for the MiceChat 10th anniversary weekend, which will be held February 6th through 8th at the Disneyland Resort. We have lots of amazing things planned for you! Let us know if you are planning to attend the anniversary and find out about the FANTASTIC Anabella Hotel rate on our MiceChat Facebook Events Page HERE
    • FROZEN FUN DELAYS AT DISNEYLAND - All previews on the 18th and 19th appear to have now been cancelled. Freeze The Night and the Animation meet n' greet will try to open on the 20th. The stage show in MuppetVision and Olaf's Snow Fest won't open until at least the 23rd. Olaf's will operate in limited capacity until January as the Merchandise and Foods teams setting up shop in Stage 17 are the most behind schedule. Storybook Land should re-open on schedule this weekend with a new Arendelle scene.
     
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The End of “Let the Memories Begin”

April 17, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 8 Comments

It officially began January 2011—a brand new slogan—“Let the Memories Begin!” Your memory of “Let the Memories Begin” might be that there were many “Let the Memories Begin” banners and signs. Now they’ve gone to…

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Baby on Board: Walt Disney World With a Diaper Bag

April 17, 2014 at 3:00 am | 28 Comments

If you’ve read past the title, let’s assume you’ve decided to brave the parks with your mini-mouseketeer.  There are definitely some pros and cons to weigh when deciding whether or not to take a baby…

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Window to the Magic: Friday in the Parks, Part 3

April 17, 2014 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

Welcome to Window to the Magic. We bring the magic Kingdom to you in stunning 3D stereophonic sound. This week, Paul rounds things out with the grand circle tour of Disneyland aboard the Disneyland Railroad.…

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Disafterdark Series 2, Episode 14 – Mr Piano Man is Back

April 17, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Joining us in the Mouses Head pup this week is Tom Ameen. You know who he is right? If not, where have you been? Paul D is on cough medicine and San Miguel, Nick is…

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Magic Kingdom Moat filled and Mine Train Prepares for Soft Opening

April 16, 2014 at 3:00 am | 104 Comments

Welcome to our first Wednesday edition of Dateline Disney World! Thanks to everyone who is adjusting to the switch in schedule for this column. It means a lot to me to have your support. For…

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Bob’s True-Life Adventures No.4, 2009 – Galapagos Islands

April 16, 2014 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

Of all the spectacular natural locations on planet earth, the Galapagos Islands are the most fascinating, mysterious, and educational. In May 2009 I enjoyed a week of exploring sea, land, and air filled with some…

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MiceChat Disney News Round Up: Easter Fun In The Disney Parks

April 16, 2014 at 1:00 am | 2 Comments

We have a full collection of Disney and theme park news and information to share with you today. Iconic Disney attraction, it’s a small world, celebrated its 50th anniversary last week.  Did you see the…

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Knight Bus Revealed In Diagon Alley At Universal Studios Orlando

April 15, 2014 at 3:00 am | 32 Comments

There are some neat new details to share about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley project today.  Plus, we’ll take a look at the big CityWalk changes, and share a new episode of…

Posted in Orlando Parkhopper

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Dedicated to Disneyland Paris Welcomes Spring

April 15, 2014 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Let’s have a discussion about the wonderful Spring Festival in Disneyland Paris. Lots of flowers, some bees, and Spring-ish things. Mark and Steve discuss it in depth, as well as the new name for the…

Communicore Weekly – Progressland, Joyland, The Pirate Fairy, Wooden Leg

April 15, 2014 at 12:01 am | 5 Comments

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Progressland, Joyland, The Pirate Fairy, and a Wooden Leg! WORLD’S FAIR! – Jeff and George continue their look at the…

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Disneyland Update: Celebrating Small World and Easter Egg Fun

April 14, 2014 at 3:00 am | 31 Comments

The past week brought a fair amount of fun, pomp and pageantry to the Disneyland Resort. On Friday, the Disneyland resort celebrated the 50th anniversary of it’s a small world complete with a Richard Sherman…

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Vintage 1986 Town Square Cafe Barbecue Menu

April 14, 2014 at 2:00 am | 5 Comments

Thanks to a great friend, Todd at Disney Parks Earchives, I was able to pull some images from a 1986 Town Square Cafe Barbecue menu. It was called the Town Square Times and was sponsored…

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Mousetalgia 286: Healthy Disney dining; working with Walt

April 14, 2014 at 12:01 am | 3 Comments

With topics covering everything from the latest Marvel film to the earliest days of working for Walt – it’s an Easter Emporium on Mousetalgia! We have a plethora of fun Disney discussions for you this…

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Knotts Berry Bloom Brings Bites and Blossoms

April 13, 2014 at 3:00 am | 10 Comments

Knotts Berry Farm kicked off their second annual Berry Bloom Festival on April 12th (running through April 27th).  It is evident that management knows they have a good idea on their hands as they’ve made…

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Pocahontas Wedding Reenactment in Jamestowne

April 13, 2014 at 1:00 am | 5 Comments

Beautiful spring weather set the stage for an outdoor wedding as Pocahontas wed John Rolfe in the 400th anniversary reenactment of the historic Jamestowne nuptials. Scarlett Stahl takes us there and reveals her very special…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #86 – Former Senior VP, Skip Sherman

April 13, 2014 at 12:48 am | No Comments

Join us for our 3 year anniversary show as we are joined by former Senior Vice President of Entertainment at Universal Orlando, Skip Sherman. Skip began his Universal Orlando career back in 1991 as Director…

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Swing into Spring at Disneyland Paris Resort

April 12, 2014 at 3:00 am | 7 Comments

Spring has sprung at the Disneyland Resort Paris and park managers have mounted quite an impressive ode to the season with their Swing into Spring entertainment. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog brings…

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Review: Joyland by Stephen King

April 12, 2014 at 2:00 am | 4 Comments

Before you start wondering why in the world I’m reviewing a Stephen King book for The Disney Review, I’d ask you to hold all questions to the end. I promise there’s a Disney connection. Joyland…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #85 – News, Rumours and Weezer

April 12, 2014 at 12:01 am | No Comments

It’s time for another UUOP and on this show we bring you another Butterbeer preference from listener Abiram. If you would like to let us know which Butterbeer you prefer record us a message or…

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Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and Super Silly Fun Land Officially Open at Universal Studios Hollywood

April 11, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 13 Comments

The long-awaited Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride has officially opened to the public at Universal Studios Hollywood.  While enjoying a short soft opening period since mid-March, the attraction has settled into steady reliable operation and…