Disneyland Refurbishment Calendar for 2015

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Here's a current list of attractions that are closed at Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure with their estimated re-opening date.Disneyland ParkPeter Pan's Flight                                                     Now Open! Innoventions                                                             Now-October 1, 2015 Tomorrowland Theater                                           Now-August 8, 2015Don't forget to read up the latest Innoventions Gossip here.Disney … [Read more...]


Disneyland Resort Generates $5.7 Billion for the California Economy

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An independent study recently concluded that the Disneyland Resort generates $5.7 billion annually for the Southern California economy. The study was conducted by Arduin, Laffer & Moore Econometrics, they also concluded that the Disneyland Resort contributes more than $370 million in state and local taxes.As Orange County’s largest employer with 28,000 cast members, the Disneyland Resort has been an economic engine for Southern California for 60 years, drives 80 percent of hotel … [Read more...]


Just a Reminder Selfie Sticks Are Now Banned at Disney World and Disneyland

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Just a friendly reminder that selfie sticks will be under a universal ban as of June 30th, 2015.First Disney banned selfie sticks on the rides but that was not enough because they were still having problems with people using them on rides, and causing incidents in the parks. So Disney decided to ban them all together last week. You can not even enter the park with a selfie stick. You will have to leave with it or you can leave it at guest services and then come back and pick it up on your … [Read more...]


Disneyland’s New Innoventions Rumored to Open in November

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One of my favorite places to visit is Disneyland's Innoventions in Tomorrowland.  Here my family and I spend hours enjoying all the fun and exciting exhibits and things to do in the 2 story building.  Last March, Disney closed the exhibit hall and rumors began as to what would become of location.One of the most popular rumors is that Disney will re-open the hall with a Star Wars/Marvel theme.  This rumor stems from the fact that Disneyland's Innoventions has already included several meet and … [Read more...]


Special Military Performances at the Disneyland Resort for July 4th Weekend

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Walt Disney began the tradition of inviting the military to perform at Disneyland and this year guests can enjoy more special performances by the military than ever before! If you're visiting the Disneyland Resort from July 2-5, be sure to catch one of these patriotic shows. Here's a schedule of the performance times: United States Air Force Honor Guard from Washington D.C. July 2-5, 2015 Disneyland Park3:15 p.m. – Sleeping Beauty Castle Forecourt 4:05 p.m. – Prior to Mickey’s … [Read more...]


Disneyland ‘Paint the Night’ Parade and ‘Disneyland Forever’ Fireworks Viewing Tips

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There are two new nighttime experiences at Disneyland park that have debuted for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration. "Paint the Night" parade and the "Disneyland Forever" fireworks have become exceedingly popular with guests. Here's some tips for viewing these magical shows:“Paint the Night” parade – Viewing areas can fill up quickly for the first “Paint the Night” parade, so it can be much easier to find viewing for the second parade of the night. “Disneyland Forever” fireworks – … [Read more...]


Disney Sued Over Revoked Club 33 Memebership

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84 years old Joseph Cosgrove who is a former member of the very exclusive Club 33 said his membership was revoked after a friend of his auctioned off a guest pass for a children’s charity. Disney Execs say that he misused his membership for years, so it was not the first incident.  What happened was, he had given a guest pass to a friend but she never used it for herself she chose to auction off the pass to benefit a children’s charity. According to Cosgrove he did not know what she did with the … [Read more...]


Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon To Feature Weekend Full of Family-Friendly Experiences

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The new Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend will be a three-day race weekend that includes a variety of events for runners and fans to experience the theme parks like never before when it debuts in the City of Light on Sept. 23-25, 2016.The inaugural race weekend in Paris will include fun kids’ races for children of all ages, a 5K course through Disneyland Paris and a scenic half-marathon course through two Disneyland Paris theme parks and the countryside villages that surround the Disney … [Read more...]


JoAnn Dean Killingsworth, the First Person to Play Snow White at Disneyland Passes Away at 91

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You might be asking yourself, who is that? Well, she was the first Snow White at Disneyland. Yes, that is right she was the first person to ever to play Snow White at Disneyland.She was a professional figure skater and dancer on Broadway and in Hollywood. She was was born in Minneapolis. She moved to LA with her family in 1931. After her move to LA they opened a canteen that became a restaurant in what was known as the Beverly Manor apartment house in Hollywood, California.  She went on to … [Read more...]


Disney•Pixar’s “Inside Out” Pre-Parade at Disney California Adventure Park

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In celebration of Disney•Pixar's “Inside Out”, in theaters this weekend, a new pre-parade brings the movie’s main characters and their colorful, curious world right in to the heart of Disney California Adventure Park at the Disneyland Resort.Arriving just ahead of daily performances of the Pixar Play Parade, this new pre-parade features the five Emotions: Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness as they experience the sights, sounds, smells and excitement of a day in a Disney park.Check out … [Read more...]