Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to Get an Overhaul

On January 7th, Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain is set to close for the better part of the year as it gets a new paint job, tracks and vehicles.This is the third major refurb of a ride at Disneyland in as many years. The Big Thunder Mountain Railroad has been open in the Frontierland section since 1979. The ride is themed as a runaway train that speeds through the Old West and is a park favorite.The overhaul does include new vehicles similar to what Disneyland did with Matterhorn's … [Read more...]

Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule for January 2013

If your heading to Disneyland soon be sure to check out the Refurbishment/Closure list below. Refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available on the Disneyland website. CurrentTroubadour Tavern (Disneyland) closed through 5/22/13 for refurbishment.UpcomingBig Thunder Trail & Ranch Complex (Disneyland) closed 1/7/13-1/10/13, 1/14/13-1/17/13, 1/21/13-1/24/13, 1/28/13-1/31/13, … [Read more...]

Kodak Sponsorship With Disney Parks Ends This Year

The end of this year marks the end of a long term sponsorship agreement between Kodak and Disney. The Disney guide maps, locations and attractions all associated with the Kodak sponsorship will all be changed to remove the Kodak logo in early 2013.  The brand removal will also take place at Disneyland.Here is a listing of all the current Kodak sponsorships at Disney:Mickey’s PhilharMagic at the Magic Kingdom MuppetVision 3D at Disney's Hollywood Studios All park picture spots (Most … [Read more...]

Arrests Made Over Prostitution Ring Near Disneyland

Anaheim police arrested two people they claim ran a prostitution ring out of a motel near Disneyland.Police say an online ad led to arrests made at the Motel 6 on Disney Way, where arrests were made. Authorities contend that Irina Martinez of Anaheim and Andres Terrones of Santa Ana ran a sex-for-hire operation involving several women out of the hotel rooms.They remained jailed Thursday on suspicion of pimping, conspiracy and child endangerment.The undercover operation involved … [Read more...]

In-Park Social Media Program Expands to Disneyland Park with Launch of Disneyland Today

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News from the Disney Parks Blog!  With the success of Disney California Adventure's DCA Today, Disneyland Today has now launched as well!  While at the resort guests can follow Disneyland Today on Facebook or @DisneylandToday on Twitter and receive live park updates and information on their mobile devices.The Disneyland Today team can respond to questions, create special surprises and assist with service concerns.  This popular social media program joins the Disney Parks Blog as well as the … [Read more...]