Disneyland Closing Innoventions!


A Disneyland spokesperson announced on Friday, that Disneyland’s Innoventions attraction would be closing on March 31.With this announcement, the rumors and speculations are flying all over as to the possibilities of a Star Wars themed attraction taking the place of Innoventions.  John McClintock, a Disneyland spokesman, shared the parks make modifications and upgrades throughout the Disneyland Resort to continue to offer guests "new magic" but did not go further in commenting as to what … [Read more...]

Top Imagineer at Disneyland Retires


Tony Baxter, Senior VP of Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering, is stepping down from leading up the team that comes up with all of our favorite rides and attractions. Baxter has had a rich 47 year history with Disneyland from scooping ice cream to creating some of the park’s most famous rides like Big Thunder Mountain. "It has been a wondrous 47 years," Baxter said in a statement. "The Imagineers I have known and shared these times with have provided invaluable experiences not to … [Read more...]

Disney Cancels Suzy Favor Hamilton Half Marathon Appearance After Escort Findings

Disney has cancelled an appearance by three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton for the 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend in August after it was revealed that she was living a double life as a prostitute.Hamilton, 44, is a competitive runner who has won seven U.S. titles.  She admitted that she was a prostitute after the website the Smoking Gun revealed that she had been working for a Las Vegas escort service.Disney had issued a news release stating that Hamilton was scheduled to speak … [Read more...]

Disneyland Halloween Tickets a HOT Item To Get!

You would think getting tickets to the World Series Games (Yeah San Francisco!!!) or a 49er's game would be tough to come by....but Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland???That's right, tickets for Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland are in huge demand this year as the event continues to grow in popularity.  And now online ticket brokers have gotten into the mix trying to resell the tickets at up to 3X their face value.  Tickets normally run $69 per person ($46 for AP holders) but are … [Read more...]

A Plunge Into the Water on The Jungle Cruise Causes Attraction Change

The Disneyland Jungle Cruise attraction has had to make some minor changes to its loading and unloading process after a 5-year-old girl had fallen into the water.Disney added bumpers to the Jungle Cruise boats as well as reduced the gaps that exists between the boats and the dock - thus making it easier for guests to load and unload.  The attraction closed for a week to make the necessary adaptations and reopened in early August.This has not been the first time that someone has fallen … [Read more...]

New show expected in Disneyland Fantasyland

According to the OC Register, Disneyland is making plans to produce a new show in Fantasyland after nearly seven years without a theatrical production.The Princess Fantasy Faire, a meet-and-greet, is set move out of the Fantasyland Theater and re-open next year in a new location that is under construction.The new faire will run where the Carnation Plaza Gardens used to be at the end of Main Street, U.S.A. near Sleeping Beauty Castle. Jon Storbeck, vice president of Disneyland, said that … [Read more...]

Man dies at Disneyland in possible suicide


According to the OC Register a 23-year-old man fell to his death from the top floor of Disneyland Parking Structure last week.The man was identified as Christopher Tran from Santa Ana, California. He was found by an Anaheim police officer at around 9:30 a.m. on last Monday near the corner of the Mickey & Friends parking structure at 1313 S. Disneyland Drive.He was pronounced dead at the scene. "We are investigating it as an apparent suicide," Dunn said, adding that it appears no one … [Read more...]

Disneyland Rollercoaster Closed After Object Blocks Track


According to the OC Register two dozen passengers had to be removed from California Screamin Rollercoaster Friday afternoon due backpack that fell onto the track.Here are the full details: Firefighters removed two-dozen people from a rollercoaster at California Adventure after a backpack fell onto the track and stopped the ride Friday afternoon, Disney officials said. A backpack fell out of a "ride vehicle" on the California Screamin' rollercoaster about 6:30 p.m., landing on the track and … [Read more...]

Disneyland employee falls in park, dies of natural causes

A Disney cast member collapsed last Wednesday in Disneyland amusement park, and later died.Philip Doyle, 58, worked in the food services department.  Doyle was making a delivery after 1 pm near the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction and his co-workers got concerned when he didn't return quickly.   He was found with very shallow breathing.An Anaheim ambulance was called around 1:18pm and he was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead at 2:16 pm, said Deputy Coroner Larry … [Read more...]

Disney hikes the price of SoCal ticket deal


This article comes to us from Sarah Tully at the OC Register.Disney hiked the price of its annual two-day ticket deal for Southern California residents -- a promotion that begins Sunday.Southern California residents can pay $99 for two days at Disneyland Resort parks -- Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. (The usual cost for a single-day, one-park pass is $76).In recent years, Disney sold two-for-one park tickets to Southern California residents at the start of the year, … [Read more...]