Editor’s Note:
  • August 27, 2014: MiceChat Knott’s Haunt Tickets Nearly Sold Out . . . HURRY: Don't miss out on these great upcoming MiceChat events:
    • MICECHAT WDW INVASION (Oct 22 - 29):  Find out more about the WDW Gumball Rally, Epcot Food and Wine Festival Sip and Nibble, MiceChat Wizarding World and Horror Nights events as well as Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, dinners, meets, Cirque and more here: MiceChat Invasion and Gumball Rally Info
    • -  MICECHAT HALLOWEEN HAUNT @ KNOTT'S SCARY FARM will be held on September 27th. Don't miss out, this event is about to sell out! MiceChat Haunt Tickets and Information HERE 
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Hoopla Review and Fruitcake Follies

November 17, 2013 at 3:00 am | 5 Comments

It was a crisp hazy morning in Anaheim when the MiceChat Holiday Hoopla kicked off at the ESPN Zone yesterday. What’s a Hoopla, you may ask? Well, it’s a festive breakfast celebrating Disney legends and…

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SeaWorld – New Nighttime Shows, New Rides and a Sea of Surprises

November 17, 2013 at 2:00 am | 17 Comments

We have a special SeaWorld article for you today featuring an interview with the Corporate Vice President of Entertainment for SeaWorld Parks, Dennis Wirzman. He’ll give us a glimpse of what’s in store for the…

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Take the CommuniTour – The Ultimate Tour of Disney in Southern California

November 17, 2013 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Attention MiceChatters! A special opportunity has come up to have a vacation of a lifetime in beautiful Southern California! The CommuniTour, presented by Communicore Weekly, an Adventures by Disney tour enhanced by the humorous dynamic…

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The Making of Harry Potter: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

November 16, 2013 at 3:00 am | 10 Comments

Ian Parkinson made a trip to The Making of Harry Potter: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and shares these great photos. As a fan of both the books and the movies, I never get tired…

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Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea and Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning

November 16, 2013 at 1:29 am | 3 Comments

More mermaids. Jeff and George take a look at 2 of Disney’s direct to DVD Little Mermaid films. Do they sink or swim? George: So, these other two films have just been released on blu-ray.…

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Winter Dreams hits World of Color and Holidays at the Disneyland Resort.

November 15, 2013 at 3:00 am | 18 Comments

What a HUGE week it has been for the Disneyland Resort.  The holidays kicked off on Tuesday November 12th and the action has been non-stop since.  In fact, last night, the world premier of World…

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Bright Nights for Osborne Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios

November 15, 2013 at 2:00 am | 14 Comments

Today, we’ll be taking a look at the Osborne Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios! We have over 40 photos as well as some video to share with you. So let’s see what’s twinkling at Walt…

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Window to the Magic #394.5 – Author Sam Gennawey Interview

November 15, 2013 at 1:00 am | 1 Comment

Paul and author Sam Gennawey sit down at Steakhouse 55 to discuss Sam’s new book, The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream, which is now available at all fine…

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Review: The Disneyland Story

November 14, 2013 at 11:24 pm | 6 Comments

The reality is that nobody has ever written such a book about Disneyland before Sam Gennawey. There have been other excellent books about the park, but they’ve all been picture books that have not sought…

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How Long to Stay at Disney World

November 14, 2013 at 3:00 am | 37 Comments

After “Where to stay?”, “How long to stay at Disney World?” is one of the most popular questions I receive from guests and friends planning a trip to Orlando.  While there is no magical answer,…

Posted in Features, Park Wise

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Introduction to The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream

November 14, 2013 at 2:00 am | 3 Comments

As many of you know by now, Sam Gennawey has released his new book, The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream.  Today we share the introduction of this book as…

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Season Pass Podcast: Brian Morrow of SeaWorld and Busch Gardens

November 14, 2013 at 12:01 am | No Comments

TSPP Interviews Brian Morrow, the Creative Director of SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, in this episode of the Podcast.  Brian looks back to the beginning of his career, from an intern at Six Flags, to food safety, to…

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DESIGN: Those Were The Times No.22 – Disney Fantasy Secret Tour

November 13, 2013 at 3:00 am | 14 Comments

Today’s Wheel of Years has stopped at 2013, so here we go. MiceChat and Fairy Godmother Travel hosted a recent Caribbean Cruise on Disney Cruise Lines fabulous cruise ship, Fantasy. By far the most beautiful…

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Kiersten: Once Upon A Disney Dream

November 13, 2013 at 2:00 am | 2 Comments

In today’s From The Mouth Of The Mouse, we talk to Kiersten, who is a SoCal Native, but trekked across the country to work at Walt Disney World in the College Program! Here’s Kiersten!  …

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Disney News Round Up: Christmas Parades and Candy Canes

November 13, 2013 at 1:00 am | No Comments

This week’s Disney News Roundup brings us insider info and holiday fun all in one spot.  Would you like to know about the upcoming changes and refurbishments at the Disneyland Resort?  How about the aftermath…

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MiceAge Disneyland Update: Down The Rabbit Hole

November 12, 2013 at 3:00 am | 108 Comments

The Disneyland Resort made it through another busy Halloween season that kicked off with the new Disability Access Service, and they’re barely taking a breath before jumping into the even busier Christmas season ahead. Bob…

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Toy Story Mania Queue Enhancements

November 12, 2013 at 2:00 am | 27 Comments

Something new appeared in the Toy Story Mania line a couple of weeks ago. It was a videoscreen disguised as an oversized Etch-a-Sketch, displaying occasional hints about the ride but mostly offering quick puzzles and…

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Universal Orlando ParkHopper – Mardi Gras Preview, Diagon Alley Details and Red Oven

November 12, 2013 at 1:00 am | 22 Comments

Christmas has come early for MiceChat readers, we have an exclusive preview of the Mardi Gras floats for Universal Orlando’s spring 2014 parade, along with updates from all around the resort. Grab your beads and…

Communicore Weekly – Jeff’s Birthday Report, Hollow World, Holiday Blu Rays, Camp Minnie Mickey

November 12, 2013 at 12:01 am | 2 Comments

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Jeff’s Birthday Report, Hollow World, Holiday Blu Rays, and Camp Minnie Mickey! TRIP REPORT! – Listen to the fun stuff…

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The holidays arrive at Disneyland with new offerings and returning favorites

November 11, 2013 at 6:26 am | 32 Comments

Welcome back to Dateline Disneyland and happy Veteran’s Day! The holidays at Disneyland are now in full swing with the weekend acting as a soft-launch of Christmastime at the Resort, which is officially set to…