Blackbeard Comes Aboard at Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park May 20

On February 11, actor Ian McShane appeared on a soundstage in Los Angeles for a very special “head shot” – one that will soon be featured in the Pirates of the Caribbean attractions at Disneyland park and Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort.Captain Blackbeard will make his appearance on the ghostly waterfall in the grotto scenes of the park attractions beginning May 20, coinciding with the release of the new film, “Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides,” in which McShane … [Read more...]





Pirates of the Caribbean 4 Premiere Set Up for Saturday

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I was finally able to return home...err, to Disneyland, this week. I knew the Pirates premiere was going to happen this Saturday, but I was surprised to see the set up already done (for the most part). Then again, I wouldn't want to procrastinate on something like this.As you'll see in the photos below, the seating has been constructed, extending over Rivers of America. A giant screen is being set up on Tom Sawyer's Island. These photos were taken a few days ago, so I'm sure more has been … [Read more...]





Be Among the First in the Galaxy to Experience Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, at Disneyland Resort!

Guests will never know where the Force might take them as they embark on thrilling new Star Tours journeys, now enhanced with the breathtaking immersion of 3D. This is your opportunity to enter for a chance to experience the attraction before it premiers to the general public on Friday, June 3, at Disneyland Park.Sign up below between May 6 and May 9, 2011.Event Date May 20, 2011Event Location Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, Tomorrowland, Disneyland Park.Event … [Read more...]





New Menu Items Coming Soon to New Disney California Adventure Park Restaurants

As Disney Parks Blog writer Erin Glover reported yesterday, two new quick-service spots debut July 1 at Paradise Pier at Disney California Adventure park. These new restaurants will be side-by-side, with 900 shared seats. Open for lunch and dinner, both will feature healthful options throughout the day. Here’s what you’ll find on the menus:At Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta, on-stage kitchens will turn out flatbreads, pastas and freshly tossed salads. Flatbreads run the gamut from a traditional … [Read more...]





Paradise Pier Transformation to be Complete July 1

The sun is shining and the temperature is rising – summertime is coming to Disneyland Resort! What better way to spend a summer day than with a waterside stroll? That’s why we’re thrilled to let you know that on July 1, the transformation of Paradise Pier will be complete at Disney California Adventure park.Disney Soundsational Summer kicks off June 3 with the opening of The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, Star Tours and “Mickey’s Soundsational Parade,” and the completion of … [Read more...]