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Hypnotic Fright Fest at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Fright Fest 2017 made its debut at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on September 23, and with the discounted Haunted House Pass purchased during the annual Labor Day Flash Sale lurking in my phone I set out to see what's happening at the park this year. Let's take a look. The Harbor Stage just inside the entrance still hosts The Awakening...

Disneyland Resort Update – Star Wars, Halloween, and Talking Mickey

Spooky greetings one and all. We find ourselves at a revitalized Disney California Adventure today. Halloween is the news of the day, but there's a lot more for us to look at. We'll also journey through Downtown Disney and spy on the current state of Star Wars Land construction. BUENA VISTA STREET Oogie Boogie has worked his magic on Buena Vista...

Yesterland: One City, Two Moonliners

Would you like to travel to the Moon? Consider starting your trip in Kansas City, Missouri. It’s the only the city in America with two TWA Moonliner rockets. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: One City, Two Moonliners When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

David Koenig: Disneyland Torpedoes the Jingle Cruise

At the Disneyland Resort, there’s no time to visit quite like the holidays, with gorgeous decorations, lights, familiar favorites like the It’s a Small World holiday makeover, and new features, like Disney California Adventure’s new take on the popular Festive Foods Marketplaces, presenting a side-by-side mix of holiday comfort dishes that bridge many diverse cultures and family traditions. But there...

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 27 Review and Photos

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we are taking a look at three different nights spent at Halloween Horror Nights 27, one of which was the media party that Universal was kind enough to invite us to. Let's go! //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); amzn_assoc_placement =...

Disneyland Paris Opens Villages Nature

Max returns with a spectacular review of Disneyland Paris' ambitious new nature park with naturalistic accommodations. There's something new at the Disneyland Paris Resort, Villages Nature. While it is a tourist area which contains a water recreation area, this isn't a theme park. But it is something unique, beautiful and of ecological interest. Let's take a look. Villages Nature is an...

Disneyland Photo Update – Halloween Time Crowd Surge

It's time for another Disneyland Update. As in years past, Halloween is PACKING the parks. And there are lots of things that the Disney fans crave right now aside from the amazing rides and pumpkin decorations. I was also inspired to do a special feature for you at the end of today's article. Let's take a look around. HALLOWEEN IN...

Mousetalgia Podcast 466: John Ratzenberger, Disney-inspired merchandise

This week, Mousetalgia has an emporium of topics. First, Magical Memories in Las Vegas hosts a grand opening extravaganza with the cast and crew of the original Beauty and the Beast animated classic, and we are celebrating along with them with a recap and an extraordinary sweepstakes. Then, we share an article about unofficial Disney merchandise created by fans,...

California’s Great America Celebrates 10 Years of Haunt

Theme parks have been raising a ruckus about anniversaries since the Disneyland Tencennial in 1965; and speaking of ten year milestones, the Halloween Haunt at California’s Great America hits that mark this very year with all new Scare Zones, a new show, two new mazes and, perhaps most exciting, the restoration of The Demon to its proper glory! Friday the...

Disney News Roundup: Elvira’s last year and more Halloween fun!

Welcome to the MiceChat Disney News Roundup! HalloweenTime is officially here .. whether your ready or not! Disneyland resort recently unveiled many exciting new Halloween additions to both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Not to be outdone both Universal Studios and Knotts Berry Farm have unique Halloween experiences not to be missed. The RoundUp has all the latest on Halloween and...

Knott’s Scary Farm 2017 – Masters of the Dark

We just returned from opening night of Knott's Scary Farm and it was an unbelievably entertaining evening. There are 9 mazes this year, 10 if you include the Log Ride overlay, and almost every one of them is a solid effort. But the real star of this year's event is Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, in her rousing farewell...

Yesterland: Retro Space Mountain

Space Mountain lets you travel through space inside a structure that futurists H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, and Leonardo da Vinci might have imagined. This giant copper kettle with a green patina represents an ingenious relic from a much earlier era. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Retro Space Mountain When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Knott’s Berry Farm Update: Scary Farm & Spooky Farm

Welcome back to Knott's Berry Spooky Farm. The Farm's busy season is here, the Fan favorite hard-ticketed begins tonight, Knott's Scary Farm. Although I am far too chicken of the "Scary" Farm myself, Dusty and company will have a review on MiceChat tomorrow! Yea...not for me... But regular park reporting . . . I can do that job... Knott's is hosting the Scary Farm...

MiceChat Podcast – Disneyland Halloween Surprise

And other things that go bump in the night . . . Like sands through the hour glass, summer has slipped away and suddenly become Halloween! Pumpkins line Main Street USA at Disneyland and new Halloween treats have transformed Disney California Adventure. But that's not all, we have a few more tricks up our sleeve on this fun episode of...

A Very Blustery Day: Irma’s Long-Term Impact on WDW

Hurricane Irma came, saw, and conquered. An old Disney Circle-Vision movie once commented that "nothing on earth stands in the way of a glacier," but hurricanes are a mighty powerful second place when it comes to forces of nature. As you've likely seen multiple times by now, the storm did a real number on Central Florida, causing flooding and...

Disney California Adventure Update – Oogie’s Delight

Disney California Adventure has launched a creepy and kooky Halloween and it's almost perfect. Buena Vista Street and Guardians of the Galaxy offer a slightly scarier version of Halloween than Disneyland, while Cars Land delivers funny freights heavy on the puns. This is a huge update, so please stick with us so you don't miss any of the amazing...

Disneyland Photo Update – Let’s Get This Pumpkin Started!

Boys and girls of every age, wouldn't you like to see something strange? Come with us and you will see, Disneyland at Halloween. Well, not so much strange, but plenty silly . . . welcome back to the Disneyland Update and the eternally popular Halloween Time. If you visited the park this past weekend, you no doubt have stories to share...

The Sweep Spot #218 Disneyland 1987 with Jim Korkis

In this episode we welcome back Disney Historian, and Author Jim Korkis to discuss Disneyland in the year 1987. Some exciting things opened in 1987 at Disneyland from The Disney Gallery to Star Tours and we talk about it, plus so much more. Lets head back to 1987. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. We are also...

Universal Studios Hollywood Kicks Off Halloween Horror Nights 2017

Halloween has arrived in Southern California and it's never been more twisted. The savage minds at Universal Studios Hollywood have crafted another Halloween Horror night filled with hit mazes based upon killer movie franchises, eight in all this year! Photographer Cakvala and I headed into the foggy streets of this working movie studio to confront our fears . . ....

Yesterland: Mulholland Madness

Well, in truth, the ride really only resembles Mulholland Drive in that both have many diamond-shaped yellow warning signs. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Mulholland Madness When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.