Disneyland and Disney World Vinylmation Event Calendar for Summer 2011


If you are really into Disney's Vinylmation(who isnt) check out the event calendar listed below. I have them separated by parks to make thing easier. For more details visit the Vinylmation Website. Disneyland: MAY 27, 2011 PRODUCT RELEASE D-Street at Downtown Disney® District in California:Vinylmation™ - Disney Afternoon - Chip 'N Dale Rescue Rangers Note: As an added convenience, D-Street will open at 8:00 am for this release.JUNE 3, 2011 PRODUCT RELEASE D-Street at Downtown Disney® … [Read more...]

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Brings Star Wars Thrills in 3-D to Disneyland Park

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The power of the Force and the magic of Disney have combined to create Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, a new 3-D attraction set to open at Disneyland park on June 3, 2011. The attraction also opened at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on May 20, 2011.Based on the Star WarsTM films, Star Tours will take Walt Disney World Resort guests to multiple Star Wars destinations where they will interact with characters from throughout the Saga. And it will all be … [Read more...]

‘Mickey’s Soundsational Parade’ Celebrates Music in Motion at Disneyland Park


Rhythm is king when the magic of Disney music takes to the streets in the new “Mickey’s Soundsational Parade” in Disneyland park. A bevy of favorite Disney characters including Aladdin, Ariel, Cinderella, and Peter Pan will follow “the leader of the club,” Mickey Mouse, as they lead guests on a journey of sound and story.“Mickey’s Soundsational Parade” comes alive with Disney characters, performers and nine new parade floats, each designed in the style of a children’s “pop-up” story book … [Read more...]

I Love this Disney Site – Tours Departing Daily


There are many Disney blogs I read daily like Chip and Co, but there's one I always look forward in my RSS Reader called Tours Departing Daily, which is different than many Disney sites, because it's a photography blog focusing on Disneyland Resort (my second home).The three photographers- Kevin Crone, Michaela Hansen and Matthew Hansen use a technique called High Dynamic Range or HDR.  This means there are multiple shots put together to give the picture more range of color similar to what … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question – Talking Mickey

This question comes from one of our readers, Jen S.:"Last year while at Disney World we were told they were going to start trying out a "talking Mickey" we saw video of it and it seemed neat to be able to meet and greet Mickey and have him actually say something to you. Do yo know what happened to this? Did they scrap it?"Jen, I'm happy to report that Mickey, as stated by Mickey's voice, Brett Iwan, doesn't have to save his voice as much anymore.   Though currently only at the Disneyland … [Read more...]