Disneyland is Getting New Merchandise for Mickey’s Halloween Party

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Mickey's Halloween Party starts September 12 at Disneyland. Well, along with the adorable decorations around the parks you will also get some new merchandise to bring home.You may have noticed that the artwork for this year’s Mickey’s Halloween Party merchandise looks familiar. That is because a similar logo is also being used on the merchandise at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which is at the Magic Kingdom at Disney World.The Halloween Time 2014 pin will release on September … [Read more...]





Holidays at the Disneyland Resort Returns

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Disneyland will be celebrating the holidays starting, November 13 through January 6, 2015.Here are some of your holiday favorites:Disney California Adventure Park“World of Color – Winter Dreams” Disney ¡Viva Navidad! (featuring Three Kings Day, January 2-6, 2015)Disneyland Park“A Christmas Fantasy” parade “it’s a small world” Holiday Haunted Mansion Holiday Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle “Believe … in Holiday Magic” fireworks spectacularDowntown Disney … [Read more...]





Miss America Contestants Let Their Hair Down at Disney World

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The 2015 Miss America contestants visited Disney World, yes all 53 of them, and celebrated their Disney side. It was a break for them to be relaxed and get to know each other. They ended their magical day with a stroll down Main Street. They were cheered on by quite a few guests from their home state.Check it out:But at some point they have to get back to business. You can watch the competition live from Atlantic City, N.J. on ABC, Sunday, September 14 at 8:00 p.m. The event starts … [Read more...]





25th Anniversary Screening of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” and Look A Like Contest!

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The 25th Anniversary Screening of "The Little Mermaid" and Ariel red carpet event was held in Burbank last weekend as part of the Burbank International Film Festival.  Jeff Rector, Director of the Burbank International Film Festival shared “We are extremely honored and excited to be screening this timeless Disney classic that most children have never before seen on the big screen in a theatrical environment.”As part of the promotion for the screening, an Ariel look-a-like contest was held … [Read more...]





Looking back at Disneyland – from opening day to their 59th birthday

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Disneyland's grand opening on July 17, 1955 was definitely less than perfect.  My mother in law was there (her uncle was a contractor who helped build the park) and told me that the asphalt was still wet in places due to the fact that they had poured it that morning and with temperatures hitting 101º it didn't have time to set for the park opening at 4:30 in the afternoon. Also, many water fountains were not functioning because of a plumber's strike.  More people showed up than anticipated. Only … [Read more...]