Happy Birthday, Disneyland!

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Disneyland celebrated its 60th birthday this past weekend!  As a Disney Addict and Entertainment Writer for Chipandco.com, I could not miss a visit to the "Happiest Place on Earth" to be a part of the celebrations.  Join me on my amazing magical adventure!Grabbing my Disney 60th Anniversay Dooney & Bourke (souvenir from the 24hr event) full of extra battery packs, cords and of course, my AP and Disney Credit Card, I headed out at 5:30 am to ensure I made Rope Drop.  Arriving at the Toy … [Read more...]


Disneyland Celebrates 60th Anniversary – Announces Million Dollar Program Benefitting Local Nonprofits

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Sixty years ago today, Walt Disney dedicated his dream project: Disneyland – a land beyond the boundaries of the motion pictures with which he’d made his reputation, a park where families and guests of all ages could be immersed in worlds of fantasy and adventure.As part of its Diamond Celebration, the Disneyland Resort honored 60 years of that dream by announcing “Million Dollar Dazzle” at a ceremony at Sleeping Beauty Castle. Each month during the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, … [Read more...]


All New Escape to Walt’s Wilderness Now Available at Walt Disney World Resort

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Are you ready for a wilderness adventure? The new Escape to Walt’s Wilderness experience gives you a glance at the natural surroundings that became the perfect setting to accommodate Walt Disney’s grand dreams.The adventure begins at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Marina where tour guides will greet your Clients with a warm “Howdy! From there, the group will board pontoon boats for an eco-history tour of Bay Lake. After arriving at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, your Clients … [Read more...]


New Features For The 20th Anniversary of The EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival

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The EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival was a soaring success, but now it is time to look forward to my favorite time of year at Walt Disney World : FALL! This fall will mark the 20th anniversary of the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival, full of exciting new additions! This year the festival will last a remarkable 53 days, from September 25- November 16 so there is plenty of time to schedule a visit.The Travel Channel has celebrated the event as one of America's top food … [Read more...]


Top 5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Hollywood Studios

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Hollywood Studios is going to be experiencing some serious changes over the next few years. With a ton of attractions closing, rumored expansions, and a confirmed name change, the park stands to take on a whole new identity. I do agree that the park could use a little TLC, but there are a few attractions that I hope never close at Hollywood Studios.The Great Movie Ride: The glitz, glam, and romance of the movies, all rolled up into one attraction! The Great Movie Ride takes guests through … [Read more...]


PBS to Air Walt Disney Documentary

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PBS new season will be pretty good because they will air a documentary about the man himself, Walt Disney!  The Walt Disney Company gave producers “unprecedented access” to material from the archives, Hoppe said, even though the company was not given any oversight of the show’s research or execution. “It’s a warts-and-all biography,” The documentary will reportedly show all sides of the legend known as Walt Disney. The show will debut on Monday, September 14, and the second part will air the … [Read more...]


Tomorrowland Sneak Peek Coming to Disneyland and WDW

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Disneyland and Walt Disney World are teaming up to bring us a 12 minute sneak peek of the new movie, Tomorrowland! Along with the never before seen movie scenes will be a special exhibit including props, concept art, pictures from the filming of the movie and my favorite, images from the Disney archives. The sneak peek and exhibit opens on April 17th at Disneyland and April 18th in Future World at Epcot in WDW for a limited time. This is a first for both parts to team up to offer a sneak peek … [Read more...]


Walt Disney’s California Party House is For Sale

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Who wouldn't want to own a piece of Disney History? How about living in a home where Walt Disney himself entertained friends, family, and esteemed guests, including the fabulous Lucille Ball?In the 1950s and 60s the Disney family owned a secluded home in the California Palm desert, that hosted parties with high profile Hollywood A-listers. Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin were among some of the Hollywood elite that hung out in the laid back desert atmosphere of Disney's Palm Springs … [Read more...]


All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains!

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The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains, for your viewing pleasure beginning November 13, 2014 through February 9, 2015.This incredible exhibit gives a glimpse into the influence railroading had on Walt Disney's life and work.  It will also show visitors how his love of and legacy continues in Disney films and parks.  With more than 200 artifacts, firsthand accounts, archival videos, images of Walt and his trains, and actual model trains … [Read more...]


New on DVD, Doc McStuffins: School of Medicine

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Releasing on Disney DVD Tuesday, September 9th is Doc McStuffins: School of Medicine. A  new collection of captivating Doc McStuffins stories coinciding with School of Medicine Week on Disney Junior.DocMcStuffins is a cartoon showing daily on the Disney Junior Channel. This show highlights the practice medicine and health care provided by doctors in a way young ones can understand. The show is filled with wonderfully catch tunes, and always teaches a valuable life lesson.On this DVD: In … [Read more...]