Round Up of the Big Announcements Made at the D23 Expo!

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Lots of news coming out of the D23 Expo! Disney announced a line-up of new attractions and entertainment coming to its theme parks around the world during the D23 EXPO 2015.Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek gave 7,500 lucky fans a behind-the-scenes look at what’s to come. He was joined by Imagineers working on these projects as well as legendary filmmakers James Cameron and Jon Landau who shared new details about Pandora – The World of AVATAR including the names of the land … [Read more...]


Big News! Star Wars Themed Lands are Coming to Disney World and Disneyland

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Today at the D23 EXPO, The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced to an audience of more than 7,500 fans that Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., allowing Star Wars fans to step into the stories from a galaxy far, far away.Ambitious plans to bring Star Wars to life in the two parks include creating Disney’s largest single themed land expansions ever at 14 … [Read more...]


Marceline, Missouri Brings Back A Piece Of History To D23

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MARCELINE,  Missouri is a long drive from Disneyland in Anaheim, California.   A group of Disney fans are making the drive to D23 this weekend in a 1950s car that was given to the town by non other than Walt Disney himself.   Cleaned, polished and ready to go, the roadster which was part of a mini autopia - 10 little cars on an electric track that's almost a half century old will be on display at D23.While D23 will be packed with fans of all ages, this little group will have an edge over … [Read more...]


Havaianas and Disney Announce New Relationship

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Havaianas are known for energetic and vibrant Brazilian designs in footwear. The recently announced a new strategic alliance with the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and Disney Vacation Club."We are thrilled to have entered into this relationship with the Walt Disney World Resort, the Disneyland Resort and Disney Vacation Club because they embody instant joy much like Havaianas," said Marcio Moura, Havaianas' USA President. "We look forward to creating a harmonious relationship … [Read more...]


Top 10 Walt Disney World and Disneyland Water Rides

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If you've ever been to a Disney park then you know it can get really hot during the day. What better way to cool off than on a refreshing (sometimes drenching) water ride? I've put together a list of the top 10 water rides at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Check it out:1. Splash MountainThere is a version of this ride at both theme parks. Though they are slightly different, both end with a thrilling 5-story drop! Not every seat in the boat will get soaked but prepare to get wet as you … [Read more...]


Ways to Make the Most of Your Disneyland Annual Pass

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My family and I became Disneyland Annual Pass holders for the first time last December. We have loved it! But it's sometimes difficult to remember that your annual pass gives you more than just park admission. Here's some ways to get the most out of your Disneyland Annual Pass.1. Discounts on food, merchandise and hotel stays!Now, you won't get a discount on EVERYTHING, but you'll get some great savings using your annual pass on merchandise purchases and at most counter and table service … [Read more...]


Disney Purchases New Land Across from Disneyland

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Could a recent purchase of nearly 15 acres of land by The Walt Disney Co. near its Anaheim Disneyland Resort mean an expansion for the parks? Property records show that in March a division of the company bought the Carousel Inn and Suites at 1530 S. Harbor Blvd. in Anaheim and last year, the company purchased two large office buildings at 1515 S. Manchester Ave. and 1585 S. Manchester Ave. in Anaheim.All three parcels, a total of about 14.7 acres, are connected and sit across Harbor … [Read more...]


Disneyland Gets a Wait-Time App!

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Many of you have been wondering if Disneyland would ever get a mobile app similar to Walt Disney World's My Disney Experience app. Well, wonder no more because it's finally here!This week Disney unveiled a Disneyland Resort mobile application that allows guests to see wait times for both parks, locate characters, purchase tickets, and even book dining reservations. The app is called Disneyland and is available for free on Google Play for Android users and at the App Store on … [Read more...]


Reasons to Visit the Disneyland Resort at Halloween Time

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Halloween time is probably my 2nd favorite time to visit the Disneyland Resort. Christmas time is my number one favorite but we'll save that for another article. I love the Halloween/fall décor, the special Halloween treats, and getting to see characters that aren't usually out in the park! Those are just a few reasons to visit Disneyland at this spook-tacular time of year. Here's a more detailed list of why you should take your next Disneyland trip during Halloween time:Fall Photo … [Read more...]


2016 Disneyland Resort Vacation Packages now Available!

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They're finally here! The 2016 Disneyland Resort vacation packages are now available to book. These packages include accommodations at one of the Disneyland Resort hotels, or at a nearby Good Neighbor Hotel. Packages also include souvenir tickets with Magic Morning Entry, Magical Extras Savings Card, Disneyland Photo Memory, ESPN Game Card and Burger, as well as a collectible pin, lanyard and luggage tag.The 2016 packages will be valid for arrivals Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2016. Please note the last … [Read more...]