Disney Jazz Celebration to Move to Disneyland Resort

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Each year Disney Youth Programs has the privilege of hosting the Disney Jazz Celebration, a festival for middle and high school instrumental and vocal ensembles focusing on jazz education, artist interaction and featuring spectacular evening performances. For the past three years, this magical showcase of talent has been held at the Walt Disney World Resort. I am excited to announce that next year the event will be held at the Disneyland Resort from Feb. 24-26, 2012. We are enthusiastic about … [Read more...]


New Turnstiles Open at Disney California Adventure Park

There are even more changes coming for Disney California Adventure park over the next year – especially toward the front of the park. Now guests can see the first bit of this exciting makeover as Disney just unveiled the brand-new turnstiles that will welcome them each day.Inspired by the iconic Pan Pacific Auditorium, the turnstiles will set the stage for the new Disney California Adventure park entrance. Buena Vista Street will transport guests to Los Angeles as Walt Disney found it … [Read more...]


Disneyland Celebrates 56 Years Today!

Today Disneyland celebrates its 56th anniversary on July 17. It’s a very special day for cast members as well as guests, and the resort has commemorated it over the years with a variety of slogans and salutes, with celebrations big and small. Here’s a brief look back:1965: “Tencennial Re-Dedication Day” featured the “Disneyland Tencennial Celebration Parade.”1980: “I Was There!” birthday buttons were given to guests who attended the 25-hour anniversary party. (Those buttons are now … [Read more...]


Disney Storytelling Event at the D23 Expo will Include a Special Announcement

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A strong commitment to corporate citizenship is as much a part of The Walt Disney Company's heritage as the family entertainment that has delighted and captivated audiences for decades. Disney opens a new chapter in that level of commitment at the D23 Expo on Friday, August 19, 2011 in the Anaheim Convention Center Main Hall. A special announcement will be part of a storytelling event featuring two of America's best-known and most popular writers, Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, and David … [Read more...]


U.S. Coast Guard Band to Perform at Disneyland Resort on July 14

On July 14, the U.S. Coast Guard Band will perform at 4 p.m. on the Palisades Stage in Disney California Adventure park. They are the premiere band representing the U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security.The 55-member ensemble has performed at some of the most prestigious venues in the nation, including Carnegie Hall. In 2008, the band became the first American military band to perform a concert tour of Japan.Source Disney Parks BlogRelated articlesThe … [Read more...]