Disneyland Resort Generates $5.7 Billion for the California Economy


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...]

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


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...]

5 Essential Wardrobe Items For Your Disney Park Visit

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Part of the excitement of heading to the parks is choosing your Disney outfit! Although getting decked out in Disney gear can be really fun, take a moment to think about the reality of wearing that outfit all day in the unpredictable Florida weather!  Here are 5 essential items that should be included in your park-day wardrobe!1. EARS! A set of ears is guaranteed to make you smile the instant you put them on. There are so many different options out there now so you will have no problem … [Read more...]

Top 5 Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotels


Just like Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort has Good Neighbor Hotels for guests to stay at. There are 30+ Good Neighbor Hotels in the Disneyland area and many are within walking distance to the parks. Since the Disneyland Resort hotels can get pretty expensive, it's nice to have cheaper options when booking a stay. Here's my top 5 Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel picks (in no particular order).Best Western Park Place Inn and Mini Suites-this hotel is right across the street from the … [Read more...]

Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration has Begun!


The Disneyland Diamond Celebration, which marks 60 years of magic at the Happiest Place on Earth, has officially begun. With three new spectacular nighttime shows, this is a celebration you won't want to miss!At Disneyland Park, watch as Main St. U.S.A. lights up with the new "Paint the Night" parade. More than 1.5 million brilliant LED lights flash and glow as an array of Disney characters, including Mickey Mouse, dance down the street.The new "Disneyland Forever" fireworks … [Read more...]

All You Need to Know to Line Up for the 2015 Disneyland 24-Hour Event


The Disneyland Resort 24-hour event is almost here! The party is this Friday and Saturday, May 22-23, and will kickoff the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration. Both parks will be open from 6 am Friday to 6 am Saturday. If you're planning on arriving extra early Friday morning (or even Thursday night), I've got some information for you!ParkingPumbaa lot will open for early arrivals at 10 p.m. the evening of May 21. Mickey & Friends Parking Structure will open at 4 a.m. and Toy … [Read more...]

Three new nighttime spectaculars will dazzle guests as the Disneyland Resort launches its Diamond Celebration


Three new nighttime spectaculars will dazzle guests as the Disneyland Resort launches its Diamond Celebration Friday, May 22, 2015. The fun and festivities will begin with a 24-hour party that kicks off the summer travel season.For six decades, the Disneyland Resort has explored the frontiers of immersive storytelling and entertainment technology, bringing exciting attractions and inventive entertainment to life for guests from around the world.“When he originally unveiled his dream back … [Read more...]

Prepare to be Dazzled with this Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel Offer!

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One of the most exciting celebrations of the year is the Disneyland Diamond Anniversary Celebration. There are some great events going on and you won't want to miss them!Disney just released a fantastic offer to help you save while getting to experience the magical anniversary celebration. Book a 2 night/3 day Good Neighbor Hotel Package starting at $99 per person per day for a family of 4. The package includes 3-day, 1 park per day Disneyland Resort tickets. This offer is valid for arrivals … [Read more...]

The Legacy Collection Disneyland for Release only at Disneyland Resort

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The 8th release from The Legacy Collection celebrates the 60th anniversary of Disneyland Resort with a 3-disc set, which features classic music from attractions. The set was produced and compiled by Grammy-winning producer Randy Thornton.This release coincides with the Diamond Celebration and will be available exclusively at Disneyland Resort beginning May 20th, with a wide release set for August 21.The Legacy Collection Disneyland explores the rich past behind songs and attractions past … [Read more...]

Disneyland Resort was Recently Honored with a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Award

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, also known as the EPA, recently recognized the Disneyland Resort with a 2014 Food Recovery Challenge Award. They were recognized for having the nation’s highest percentage increase of food recovery in the theme park category. The Disneyland Resort also earned California's highest environmental award,  the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, for their waste reduction efforts.These are some creative ways that the Disneyland Resort … [Read more...]