Inside Blue Sky Cellar at Disney California Adventure Park

Manyreaders already know that Blue Sky Cellar is the place to get a behind-the-scenes peek at what’s coming to Disney California Adventure park. The space is periodically updated with new photos, videos and models – the latest refresh, which was installed in September, focuses on Buena Vista Street which will be completed next year. The video below, from Walt Disney Imagineering, takes you inside Blue Sky Cellar for a look at the latest updates. If you haven’t been yet, check it out!Inside … [Read more...]

Reserve your spot now – Disneyland Candlelight Experience

Hey Disneyland Resort fans – an interesting opportunity has come across my desk, and I wanted to share it with you. It is a limited-capacity event that combines some rare Disney Parks experiences, and is unlike anything we’ve ever offered – especially here on the Disney Parks Blog. Take a look below.Disneyland Candlelight ExperienceDecember 4–5, 2011, $1,250* per person based on double occupancy, includes:One-night stay at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa on … [Read more...]

Fun Facts for a Merry Disneyland Holiday Celebration

The holiday season at Disneyland Resort gets underway Monday, Nov. 14, and will continue daily through Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012.  For the first time, the Holiday season at Disneyland Resort will be extended to celebrate Three Kings Day, known as Día de Reyes. From Jan. 6-8, 2012, look for special décor and entertainment in Frontierland that showcases western and Mexican heritage, along with food themed to this holiday and children’s activities.  The first Disneyland holiday celebration was in … [Read more...]

Black Friday Deals at Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort

It’s Thanksgiving and while some people are eating their big turkey dinner, others are prepping for the big shopping day: Black Friday. At the Disneyland Resort, Disney has some great deals at the Downtown Disney District for you Black Friday warriors! Don’t miss these specials:LEGO Imagination CenterSpend $99 and get an exclusive LEGO holiday set Shop early on Black Friday to get surprise savings on your entire purchaseQuiksilver40% off Quiksilver, Quiksilver Men’s and Roxy … [Read more...]

Disneyland Resort Engages in National Family Volunteer Day

Last Saturday, Disney VoluntEARS celebrated National Family Volunteer Day by helping assemble 26,341 food boxes at the Orange County Food Bank for local seniors in need this holiday season.That is 421 tons of food – a record for both the amount of food and the most food boxes assembled at the Orange County Food Bank in one day!Created six years ago in partnership with the Disneyland Resort, the event has grown into one of the largest National Family Volunteer Day events in the country, … [Read more...]

D23 Events Go Coast to Coast and Park to Park

From Walt’s boyhood hometown to an animation celebration, D23—Disney’s official fan club—is making 2012 a fan-tastic year with more unique immersive experiences than ever before – events we know passionate Disney enthusiasts will enjoy.We’re sure many of you have seen the famed “Partners” statue with Walt and Mickey at one of the Disney parks. If you look closely at Walt’s tie you will see the letters “STR”—that stands for Smoke Tree Ranch, an exclusive Palm Springs resort Walt called … [Read more...]

Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle

The holiday season finds "Sleeping Beauty's Winter Castle" at Disneyland covered in freshly fallen snow. With its exciting new look, the Castle will serve as a shimmering centerpiece for a daytime holiday celebration. As evening arrives, the Castle will undergo a transformation as special lighting effects and a new musical score take guests on a journey that dramatizes a young child's dream for snow!Related articlesChristmas Magic at Disneyland in 2011 ( Ask Us A … [Read more...]

2011 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade Taping

Every year as we approach Thanksgiving we get a ton of emails of people asking when Disney will be doing its Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade Taping, who is starring in it, and where you can get tickets.Having done some research here is what I have found out:As of today no official word has been released on where or when you can get tickets. Nick Cannon, Christina Aguilera, and OneRepublic have already recorded their segments in Disneyland. Click here for more. This year's Disney … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – Hacienda Chicken Caesar Salad

What is it? - A Delicious Hacienda Chicken Caesar SaladWhere can you get it? - Cocina Cucamonaga Mexican Grill, Disney's California Adventure ParkWhy you want it? - Crispy Chips & Fresh ingredients. Perfect for lunch in the Parks. Related articlesPlenty of Delicious Dining Options Offer Something for Every Guest at Disneyland Resort ( … [Read more...]

Disneyland Resort Helps Set Record for World’s Largest History Lesson

The Disneyland Resort, along with other sponsors, helped welcome nearly 15,000 Orange County third-graders to Angel Stadium for the Gift of History – the world’s largest history lesson. Guinness World Records was on hand to confirm the feat.Disney Channel’s own Caroline Sunshine from “Shake it Up” emceed the event, with notable speakers – including Mickey Mouse – inspiring the young audience to not only learn about the history of Orange County, but to create it, too!Related … [Read more...]