Disneyland Resort for Tweens

Our last vacation to Disneyland Resort marked what I thought was going to be a sad beginning… our oldest daughter was making her first trip as a “tween.” My daughter was losing interest in the princesses, was too big to wear their dresses, and she was overall looking more forward to the big rides than the magic of Disney. To my chagrin, I was very wrong. It was the beginning of a new age of fun to have with my kids. These are some fun things to do, other than rides, to enjoy with your … [Read more...]

Downtown Disney Revs Up for Car Masters Weekend

Car Masters Weekend, now in its third year, is the perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day as Downtown Disney West Side hosts a classic car show with a modern twist June 15-16, 2013. Featuring all things “Cars,” the event also showcases meet and greets with Disney•Pixar “Cars” and “Cars 2″ characters, a sock hop at Splitsville, select discounts on food and shopping, and more exciting entertainment for the whole family.In a race for ‘Best in Show’ at Sunday’s awards ceremony, car enthusiasts … [Read more...]

ABC Family Star Joey Lawrence Enjoys a Day “Rolling with RIDEMAKERZ”

In this exclusive Disney Living interview, star of ABC Family’s Melissa & Joey, Joey Lawrence, gives an inside scoop of his love for the Disney•Pixar Cars franchise.  A busy actor and dad, join Joey as he customizes his RIDEMAKERZ car while he opens up about seeing Cars 2 five times with his daughters, his love of all things cars-related since childhood, and his back-up plan of being a “guy who sells cars” if his screen career does not workdream of becoming an actor hadn’t come true … [Read more...]

ABC Family Star Melissa Joan Hart Enjoys a Day “Rolling with RIDEMAKERZ”

In this exclusive Disney Living interview, star of ABC Family's Melissa & Joey Melissa Joan Hart gives an inside scoop of her family's love for the Disney•Pixar Cars franchise. A busy actress and mom, join Melissa as she customizes her RIDEMAKERZ car while she opens up about Cars-inspired playtime with her sons, a dog she named after her family's favorite Cars character, and how she identifies with the lovable, laughable Mater. From engines and spoilers to decals and wheels, RIDEMAKERZ fully … [Read more...]

Teen Sensation “Mindless Behavior” Enjoys a Day “Rolling with RIDEMAKERZ” at Disney

Join teen boy band sensation Mindless Behavior as they "rock and roll" with their favorite Disney•Pixar Cars 2 vehicles from RIDEMAKERZ. From engines and spoilers to decals and wheels, these fully customizable toy cars are sure to race into the hearts of car and toy enthusiasts everywhere. Part two of a three part series, this video showcases each member of the band creating a customized version of their favorite Cars 2 character and, through exclusive interviews, highlights Mindless Behavior's … [Read more...]

Disney Pixar Cars Collector Customizes his RIDEMAKERZ

RIDEMAKERZ takes vehicle play and car design to a whole new level with its line of Disney•Pixar Cars 2-inspired vehicles that are fully-customizable. From engines and spoilers to decals and wheels, these cars are sure to race into the hearts of car enthusiasts everywhere. In this “Rolling with RIDEMAKERZ” video, the first of a three part series, you can see toy car collector Ken Chang demonstrating the joys of custom car design with his pick character from Disney•Pixar’s Cars 2, Francesco … [Read more...]

Ridemakerz to move in with Team Mickey

With the announcement of Splitsville, an upscale bowling and billiards venue, taking over the 50,000 square feet originally occupied by the Virgin Megastore, the fate of the venues current tenant, Ridemakerz has been in question.  In the official Splitsville announcement, Disney indicated that Ridemakerz would be housed in the Marketplace area, but no specifics were mentioned.Ridemakerz will be sharing space in the Team Mickey store.  Disney evidently feels that the RC car customization shop … [Read more...]

Downtown Disney Construction Update

In November, Disney shared plans to re-imagine Pleasure Island and bring other new and compelling experiences to life at Downtown Disney. Today Disney Park Blogs shares with us an update.First, we’re excited that some of the new experiences we announced are already becoming favorites, like the newly expanded LEGO Imagination Center and AMC’s first Dine-In Theatre in Florida. The great news is there is more on the way.Recently, Orlando Harley-Davidson opened its newly expanded … [Read more...]

Cars 2: The Video Game – SECRETS Game Trailer

Disney Interactive has just released a new Cars 2: The Video Game trailer entitled "Secrets."The trailer introduces C.H.R.O.M.E., the spy academy where players train to become world-class agents, as well as new gameplay footage. … [Read more...]

New Details for Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend May 13-15

Classic cars will meet their match as star racecar Lightning McQueen, pal Mater and master British spy Finn McMissile from Disney-Pixar's upcoming animated motion picture "Cars 2" race into town during Car Masters Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort May 13-15, 2011. Car lovers will delight in a weekend devoted to all things cars, with activities from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day at Downtown Disney West Side:Muscle cars will line the Downtown Disney promenade alongside the largest … [Read more...]