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Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Fun at Walt Disney World

Beautiful spring days bring with them the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival! This celebration is one of my favorite times to visit Walt Disney World. With all the extra fun at Epcot from gorgeous gardens, fragrant flower beds, amazing topiaries, awesome outdoor kitchens and more, there’s something fresh around every turn. Special Displays The most visually exciting part of the festival...

Dateline Disney World – Rivers of Light Delayed at Animal Kingdom and More

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we are off on safari at Animal Kingdom to check in on the park's changes and some unfortunate delays.   Other Walt Disney World News Starting this Friday, April 15th you can add several new Haunted Mansion style Tsum Tsums to your collection … Madame  Leota, The Bride and a Tsum Tsum...

Disney News Round Up: Celebrating 10 Years of the Gumball Rally

MiceChat Round Up Spring break has come to a close.…Theme parks across the country  are a little bit quieter and this is the perfect time to visit your local Disney park and ride those favorite attractions. Disney California Adventure is celebrating their Food & Wine Festival thru May 1st and Epcot at Walt Disney World has the Flower and Garden...

Fab News: Adventure, Adventure, Adventure

Greetings, Fabanistas! We've got some exciting news from D23 today and something to get you fired up for Civil War, plus a guest post from Jon Nadelberg, with bad photos by me! Destination D: Amazing Adventures November 19 and 20 It's gonna be hell trying to get into Trader Sam's Grog Grotto (but so, so worth it) Pack up your pith helmet...

Disneyland’s backstage disappears to make room for Star Wars expansion

Disneyland is rapidly clearing large areas of its backstage to make way for its new 14-acre Star Wars-themed expansion, which is expected to officially break ground sometime this month. The work has significantly ramped up since last week, with several buildings now completely removed and more and more of Frontierland's backwoods cleared. The speedy pace is indicative...

Mousetalgia Podcast 390: Haunted Mansion subscription box; Star Wars

It's a jam-packed Mousetalgia Emporium this week as Team Mousetalgia takes you all over the Disney galaxy! "The Force Awakens" Blu-ray finally hits the shelves, and we talk about our favorite bonus features from the loaded disc of extra content. The "Rogue One" trailer also dropped last week, and we talk about the newest stellar heroine from that galaxy...

Disneyland Paris Refurbishments, Spring and Sun

It's another delightful spring update from Disneyland Parks, where things really do look cheery, even as major construction projects have huge sections of the parks closed for restoration.  - Max We got lucky with good weather on the day of these photos. Let's start at the Walt Disney Studios Park. Animagique has some theme on the construction walls now, « Please Pardon our...

The Celebrity Treatment at Madame Tussaud’s Orlando

Let's face it; we are a nation, indeed a world, that is obsessed with celebrities. There are channels that are dedicated to following their every move. The supermarket shelves are littered with their exploits. Television commercials encourage us to purchase what they use, travel where they travel, eat what they eat, dress how they dress. Now, visitor's to iDrive 360...

The Sweep Spot 180 – Chat with a Former Disneyland Custodian

In this episode we have the latest in Disneyland Resort current events. Our main segment features a former Disneyland Custodian, Robert Diaz. Robert worked with both Ken and I. He was a Lead, General Lead, Office Clerk, and worked in scheduling for Custodial. This chat is kind of like sitting at Trader Sams and listening in on some former...

Disneyland: The Sounds Of Change

I have a few odd interests.  One of my main ones is Disneyland.  One aspect of that is Disneyland sounds.  I have a few sounds and soundtracks stored on my phone, and I play them in the car.  It puts me in a nostalgic mood.  My son, who is 13, is driven crazy by this.  Given that I play...

Disney California Adventure’s Food and Wine Festival returns after five year hiatus

Editor's Note, April 8, 2016: We're re-running our April 4 edition of Dateline Disneyland today so you can use it as a guide going into the second weekend of Disney California Adventure's Food and Wine Festival. Bon appétit! Disney California Adventure's fan favorite Food and Wine Festival returned over the weekend after a five year hiatus. The Festival runs on...

Yesterland: Knott’s Berry Farm, Then & Now & Now

When Werner Weiss visited Knott’s Berry Farm in 2010, he brought along some historic photos and matched them. Six years have passed. This week, he returned to those spots. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Knott’s Berry Farm, Then & Now & Now   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood Magically Opens at Universal Studios Today

"The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" officially opens to the public TODAY (April 7th) at Universal Studios Hollywood. The new fully themed land is a breathtaking journey into a world of magic and make believe. Expertly designed and nestled atop a Hollywood hill, this new iteration of the Wizarding World seems more at home than any other version with...

Fab News: Teasers, Trailers, Parks and Recreation

This is the best of good mornings if you're into some of the major fandoms today. There are Theme Park openings! Trailers! Movies to watch at home! Food! Wine! Dave Avanzino! Dusty Sage and 7000 of his closest personal friends! And it's all in today's Fab News! Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Teaser Trailer to Debut Today! The teaser will...

Universal Hollywood Celebrated the Arrival of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with Red Carpet Gala

Universal Studios Hollywood celebrated the arrival of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter yesterday, complete with red carpet gala and opening ceremony that would make Dumbledore proud. The night began with a who's who of arrivals on the longest red carpet ever seen at a Universal Attraction opening, followed by a live orchestral concert conducted by none other than...

Dateline Disney World – Major Change at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! Lots of things are changing and closing at Hollywood Studios, and we are there to cover it for you. Let's take a look at what you need to know . . . What else is going on in the Disney World: The Magic Kingdom started welcoming  Guests back to the wonderful Diamond...

Fab News: Staggs is Out, The Doctor is in

We have a lot of news for you today. First up is the surprise announcement that Tom Staggs is departing Disney. It's a move that throws everything we thought about who would replace Iger right out the window. Perhaps one of you has the perfect candidate in mind. I've also got Dr. Strange, Star Wars, DVC and a strange...

Tom Staggs Steps Down as Disney COO

In a shocking bit of news, Tom Staggs is stepping down as Disney COO. Tom was being groomed to take over as Disney CEO when Bob Iger's contract ends. This leaves succession wide open, perhaps even for someone from outside the company to be be tapped for the position by the board of directors. We'd like to hear your thoughts...

A Letter From Mary Costa, Princess Aurora

We have a little something from one of Walt's original princesses for you today. Please take a moment to read the attached letter and join us in granting this very special birthday gift to Mary Costa, the voice of Princess Aurora in Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty". Happy Birthday Mary, you have our support and our best wishes.   

Mousetalgia Podcast 389: Silicon Valley Comic Con

This week, Team Mousetalgia takes you with us to the recently-held Silicon Valley Comic Con, with a focus on the Disney-related aspects of this new pop culture convention including a conversation about the showroom, Stan Lee and his Marvel-ous contributions to the current Disney media empire, and a presence we haven't felt since... well, since the last time we...