Restaurants to Expand at Disneyland Park on Main Street U.S.A

Today marks the start of very exciting expansion projects on Main Street, U.S.A., at Disneyland park. Disney is getting ready to welcome a new bakery and looking forward to expanded space in some of their existing eateries.The expansion kicks off with the all-new Jolly Holiday Bakery Café. The bakery will be located on the current site of the Plaza Pavilion, which recently hosted the Annual Passport Processing Center. The new location will feature an expanded menu, as well as outdoor … [Read more...]

2011 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Details

At Walt Disney World Resort in 2011, it begins to look a lot like Christmas as early as Nov. 8. Santa’s elves bedazzle every corner of the Vacation Kingdom for a seasonal spectacle filled with heartwarming stage productions, enchanting parades, garlands and wreaths, millions of sparkling lights and even the first flakes of winter.And with a ho, ho, whole lot of cheer being spread over more than a month, guests have more choice as to when they join in the magical, one-of-a-kind … [Read more...]

Disneyland Resort Celebrates Halloween Time 2011 Sept. 16 Through Oct. 31

Separate-ticket ‘Mickey’s Halloween Party’ Offers Trick-or-Treating In Disneyland Park; Ticket Sales Begin July 1The spirit of Halloween Time will invade Disneyland Resort this fall with Disney villains, Mickey Mouse and his friends in Halloween costumes, and the seasonal transformations of Haunted Mansion into Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space Mountain into Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy. Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort begins Friday, Sept. 16, and will continue through Halloween, … [Read more...]

Chip & Company Week in Review, July 18, 2011

Welcome to another edition of the Chip & Company Week in Review!  I hope you have had a great week, but if you have missed some of your Disney news stories, feel free to take a look at these!Are you going to be at D23 over at Disneyland this year?  If so, there will be a special announcement during the Storytelling Event.  You won’t want to miss that! Did you see that Jiko was named in Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 restaurants?  Congratulations to all of the staff at Jiko that make it … [Read more...]

Off the Beaten Path: Magic Kingdom Quiet Places

During our WDW trips, we stick to the “Pirates Code”: “He who falls behind, gets left behind”. This drives home the point that it’s everyone’s vacation (particularly when we’re in our grand gathering) and we need to maintain a pace that’s good for everyone. If the kids had their choice, they would run back and forth between point A and point B all day long and if the adults had their choice, we’d be in a nice air conditioned ride all day long. When it’s been a long day in the parks for everyone … [Read more...]

A Disneyland Resort Summer Ticket Deal for Southern California Residents: 3 Days for $139 (1 Park per Day)

If you’re planning a summer visit to the Disneyland Resort, here’s a great, new deal for local residents starting June 3. Just in time to experience “Disney Soundsational Summer,” the Resort is offering a new ticket for residents of Southern California and Northern Baja.Here are the details:Southern California resident ticket: This offer is good for three park visits to either Disneyland park or Disney California Adventure park (one park per day) within a 45-day period, for residents … [Read more...]

‘Mickey’s Soundsational Parade’ Celebrates Music in Motion at Disneyland Park

Rhythm is king when the magic of Disney music takes to the streets in the new “Mickey’s Soundsational Parade” in Disneyland park. A bevy of favorite Disney characters including Aladdin, Ariel, Cinderella, and Peter Pan will follow “the leader of the club,” Mickey Mouse, as they lead guests on a journey of sound and story.“Mickey’s Soundsational Parade” comes alive with Disney characters, performers and nine new parade floats, each designed in the style of a children’s “pop-up” story book … [Read more...]

Disneyland Resort Celebrates Soundsational Summer!

Disney excitement of all kinds – from under the sea, to down Main Street, U.S.A., and to a galaxy far, far away – arrives at Disneyland Resort in summer 2011. Several highly anticipated attractions and entertainment experiences will make their debuts, enhancing all the fun and adventure that create memories for guests throughout the year at the Disneyland Resort. Highlights of this Soundsational Summer include the latest milestone in the expansion of Disney California Adventure park, The … [Read more...]

Chip and Co Featured Partner – My Dreams of Disney

The other day Chip, our fearless and generous leader, decided that all of us with blogs should write about them and he would post them on the Chip and Company website.  So without further ado, I give you “My Dreams of Disney”!I started writing My Dreams of Disney back in September 2010.  The previous June my wife and I had taken my daughter Sophie and our niece Stephanie to Walt Disney World for Sophie’s birthday, and we had such an incredible time that I wanted to remember all of those … [Read more...]

Second and Third Graders From Louisiana Win Disney’s Planet Challenge and Trip to Disneyland

Those second and third graders can’t contain their excitement because they just won the national elementary grand prize in Disney’s Planet Challenge environmental and science competition. They also just found out they’re going to Disneyland and will be the stars of a parade down Main Street, U.S.A. on May 6.The students from Zachary Elementary School in Louisiana beat out thousands of kids across the United States for their work towards saving the Louisiana coastline and wetlands … [Read more...]