New restaurant and lounge planned for California Adventure park

carthay theatre

The Sunburst has been dismantled at Sunshine Plaza at the center of the Disney California Adventure entrance, and the Carthay Circle Theatre replica will be built in it's place.The Carthay Circle Theatre is a tribute to the landmark that used to show Silly Symphony cartoons and the first full-length feature, Snow White in the late 1920's and 30's.A menu and interior are still to be decided upon where there will be a restaurant and lounge inside the building.  "Walt's Cafe" and "Carthay … [Read more...]

Jack Black Sent a HS Band to Disneyland!

          As a former high school marching band geek kid who actually marched down Main Street U.S.A. during the SpectroMagic Parade, I found this story incredibly amazing and needed to share.  The story was originally found on TMZJack Black just dropped more than $10,000 so a group of music students could travel to Disneyland to perform in a parade tomorrow ... TMZ has learned.The whole thing came … [Read more...]

Disneyland Resort to Welcome Two New Shops to Downtown Disney District


Disneyland Resort today announced two new retail stores coming to Downtown Disney this spring – Sanuk, a footwear shop and BLINK, a denim apparel store. “We look forward to welcoming both Sanuk and BLINK to Downtown Disney,” said Tony Bruno, vice president, Disneyland Resort hotels and Downtown Disney. “Both locations will provide our guests with distinctive product and are a great fit with our unique blend of retail, dining and entertainment offerings.” Sanuk’s new flagship location … [Read more...]

Disney’s Grad Night is Cancelled after 2011

This article comes to us from Disney Parks Blog:For many years, we’ve been thrilled to host high school graduation celebrations at Walt Disney World known as Grad Nite. And I know many Disney Parks Blog readers (like myself) have been part of the tradition – it’s become a rite of passage for seniors. That’s why today we wanted to share an important update; we will no longer be hosting Disney Grad Nite at the Walt Disney World Resort after this year’s event. With more leisure guests … [Read more...]

The Disneyland Difference

My first trip to Disneyland had me full of excitement and wonder. Having been a Walt Disney World veteran for two decades I was excited to experience the original park for the first time.When I began sharing my excitement to visit “the land” I received countless commentary on how I would be “disappointed” and why. “It’s really small” “There are only two parks” “There are only three hotels” “The castle looks like it was made for miniature golf”, etc.Although I was aware of these … [Read more...]