Get Active: A month of Giveaways on Chip and Company!


You may or may not have read the article about how Chip and Co and Tips from the Disney Diva has put together a "team" for the Princess Half Marathon Weekend Feb 25-26, 2012. If you did not you really should read it HERE, because we'd love to have you GET ACTIVE with us! Just because we know you LOVE FREE STUFF we've got a giveaway on our FACEBOOK SITE EVERY WEEK of Jeff Galloway's Princess half-marathon training schedule (click to see the training schedule for Beginners). Official training … [Read more...]

Disneyland Resort Generates $4.7 Billion in Economic Impact


For 56 years, the Disneyland Resort has been an economic engine for Southern California – contributing billions of dollars in support to the local economy, millions of dollars in taxes and thousands of jobs. Despite the recent economic downturn, an independent study conducted in 2009 concluded that the Resort generates $4.7 billion annually for the Southern California economy. Disneyland Resort President George A. Kalogridis shared this information with community leaders at the 2011 State of the … [Read more...]

Magic Kingdom Marks 40th Anniversary

Magic Kingdom Park celebrated its 40th anniversary yesterday with a special celebration that featured a procession of Disney characters, a group singalong and more.The festivities began right at the park’s entrance, where yesterdays guests received commemorative 40th anniversary buttons and park maps. At 10 a.m., a line of more than 50 Disney characters, including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and the Seven Dwarfs, paraded down Main Street, U.S.A. to the tune of “it’s a small world (after … [Read more...]

Opening-Day Cast Members Mark 40 Years

Earlier this month, Disney cast members who were hired in 1971 gathered at Magic Kingdom Park for a photograph marking the 40th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort.A photo of this group was first taken before the park opened in 1971, and was featured on the Oct. 15 cover of LIFE magazine with the title “Disney World Opens.”At opening, there were about 5,000 cast members needed to run the entire Resort, which first included Magic Kingdom Park and two resorts, Disney’s Contemporary … [Read more...]

Last Chance: The Lion King: Bluray/DVD Diamond Edition Giveaway


“The Lion King”: Diamond Edition home entertainment release will be available from the Disney Vault for a limited time only beginning October 4 as follows:4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (for the suggested retail price of $49.99 U.S./ $56.99 Canada)“The Lion King” = Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray 2D + DVD + Digital Copy™ 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (for the suggested retail price of $39.99 U.S./$46.99 Canada)“The Lion King” = Blu-ray 2D + DVD 8-Disc Trilogy (for the suggested retail price … [Read more...]