Halloweentime at Disneyland Draws Crowds

If you're planning to visit Disneyland in the time approaching Halloween, be prepared to face the crowds. What used to be considered part of the off-season is now bringing in people due to the holiday decor and themed attractions.Halloween at Disneyland began Friday, September 16 and ends Monday, October 31. This means the return of Haunted Mansion Holiday, which will run through the winter holiday season, Ghost Galaxy at Space Mountain, and my beloved pumpkin raisin muffins in Blue Ribbon … [Read more...]

Magical Mouse Schoolhouse, where Disney IS school!

Magical Mouse Schoolhouse

MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE is a unique blog that plusses the homeschool experience and prompts home educators to think outside the textbook. Our bi-weekly posts expose teachable moments in Walt Disney entertainment, from the history of Walter Elias Disney to Audio-animatronics, from theme park attractions to Disney conservation efforts. Each article leaves readers creative ways to learn while they play when Disney IS school. Here’s a sampling of what you might find:Watch Dumbo and learn … [Read more...]

Ask Us A Disney Question: Disneyland Christmas Party?

This question comes from Denise is Utah."I am a Utahan so I live closer to Disneyland. However the past several times I have gone to Disney it has been at Disneyworld. I feel in love with the place the first time I was there. It is our anniversary in December and due to financial restraints we are planning a Disneyland trip. Does Disneyland have a Very Merry Christmas party like the world? I've looked and looked and can't find any info on it."Well, you can't find any info on it because … [Read more...]

Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule October 2011

Refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available on the Disneyland Website.CurrentBlue Sky Cellar (DCA) closed through 9/23/11 for refurbishment. California Screamin' (DCA) closed through 10/14/11 for refurbishment. Blue Bayou Restaurant (Disneyland) closed through 11/23/11 for refurbishment. Pirates of the Caribbean (Disneyland) closed through 11/23/11 for refurbishment. Frances' Lady … [Read more...]

Things You Might Not Know About Haunted Mansion Holiday at Disneyland Park

With Halloween Time coming up at the Disneyland Resort, spooky preparations are taking place all around Disneyland park. A guest favorite each year is Haunted Mansion Holiday. Soon Jack Skellington and co. will take over the Haunted Mansion, complete with a new Gingerbread House. As we get ready for the opening of Haunted Mansion Holiday, here are some fun facts you might not know:More than 400 flickering candles and 100 Jack-O-Lanterns create a ghostly glow on the façade of the Haunted … [Read more...]