Pedro Manuel Lemus Reyes Takes Top Place at Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon at Disneyland

Pedro Manuel Lemus Reyes of Nezahualcóyotl, Mexico, won the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon at Disneyland on Sunday, beating more than 13,500 registered runners. Manuel crushed last year’s half marathon time by over three minutes.Manuel led the Avengers pack from the start and never looked back. His time of (1:11:09) was three minutes faster than last year’s Avengers half marathon winning time, second-place finisher Nicholas Bowerman of Arlington Heights finished with a time of … [Read more...]

5 Fun Ways to Keep Your Preschooler Busy in Line at Disney!

Disney Parks are truly a unique experience each time you have the pleasure of visiting. As a mother I can say that Disney with kids is a totally different trip than when you are traveling with other adults. While there is a bit more planning and organizing involved the rewarding feeling of seeing your child's eye fix on the castle for the first time is worth it all. We parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles all know that kids don't always do so well with waiting in lines. Even if there is a fun … [Read more...]

Disneyland Handmade Candy Cane Dates Are Here!

Every year Disneyland makes and sells a limited number of giant handmade candy canes – and it’s almost time for them to make their return again!If you want a chance at getting a candy cane you’ll need to be at the park early, we’re talking lining up 30-40 minutes before the park is scheduled to open. While this is not really allowed, everyone else is going to do it – don’t worry, you won’t be the only one.So, jump in line and cross your fingers that you’re not too far back in line! There … [Read more...]

Woman Accused of Posing as a Disney Cast Member to Sell Fake Tickets

A 22 year old woman from California, Jennifer Anne Cardema, is accused of acting as a Disney Cast Member to sell fake tickets to over 12 people. She went all out, she had fake Disney themed Business Cards, a fake LinkedIn profile and Disneyland passes made up as well. Her scam went on for more than 2 years.She is being charged with identity theft, grand theft, and aggravated white collar crime enhancements. She did not enter a plea. Her bail is $332,000 for one set of charges, including the … [Read more...]

Celebrate ‘The Good Dinosaur’ November 21 and 22 at Disney Springs and the Downtown Disney District as Part of Dino Week

The toddler (and let's not lie, the mommy, too) in our house is really looking forward to the newest Disney•Pixar release: “The Good Dinosaur” which debuts in 3D nationwide on November 25th.  To get everyone excited for the upcoming release, the celebration is actually starting the weekend before the film hits theatres, with “The Good Dinosaur Weekend” taking place at Disney Springs Marketplace in Florida and at the Downtown Disney District in California, across from Downtown Disney AMC … [Read more...]

Beginning Nov. 16th Star Wars Season of the Force will debut in Tomorrowland at Disneyland

Traveling to a galaxy far, far away is easier than ever for guests visiting the Disneyland Resort. Beginning Nov. 16, 2015, Star Wars Season of the Force will debut in Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park, giving guests daily opportunities to explore, interact and have fun with the power of the Force.Star Wars Launch BayLocated on the lower level of the Tomorrowland Expo Center, Star Wars Launch Bay is the central space for fans to celebrate all things Star Wars.First Order … [Read more...]

Ex-Disneyland Cast Member Sentenced for Attempting to Sell Tickets for Sex

Darreck Enciso, 27, of Adelanto, who is an ex-Disneyland cast member, recently plead guilty and was sentenced to 1 year in jail and 5 years of probation. He was accused of attempting to sell Disneyland tickets in exchange for sex with a minor.At the time the crimes were committed he was still employed by Disney.He plead guilty to:One felony count of attempted lewd act upon a child One felony count of contacting a child with the intent to commit a specified sex crime One felony … [Read more...]

Car catches fire in Disneyland Parking Structure

Car fire at disneyland parking lot #abc7eyewitness — Marv R (@themarv19) November 1, 2015The fire started at around 7:49 p.m. on Saturday night in a Disneyland parking structure. There was small flames and smoke coming from a car. The fire was put out quickly. It did not appear to be intentional, more like the car just had a mechanical issue.There were no injuries reported and the parking structure and the other vehicles not damaged. … [Read more...]

Top 5 rookie mistakes when visiting a Disney Theme Park

Whether you are first timers, last minute planners or just too busy, don't make some simple rookie mistakes! Visiting Disney is one of the most exciting times. Like ever. Every time. There is so much planning that goes into it. So much to do, pack, remember, save, plan. It's exhausting just thinking about it. Sometimes we don't think about the smaller details. So let me help you!5 mistakes you don't want to make at a Disney theme park! Weather preparation- Know the weather. Look at a … [Read more...]

Please stand clear of my Dole Whip

One of my favorite lines from Walt Disney World and one of the first lines I learned in Spanish was "Please stand clear of the doors. Por favor manténganse alejado de las puertas." Anytime I hear that line I can't help but think of the Walt Disney World theme parks. While sharing a Dole Whip last week I thought combining the line from the Monorail and my love for Dole Whips would be a great shirt idea. Sorta like the shirt idea I had from Space Ship Earth.Now you can own your very own Please … [Read more...]