HYPERSPACE MOUNTAIN returning to Disneyland… and, no, NOT with a Rockin’ layover!
Apr30

HYPERSPACE MOUNTAIN returning to Disneyland… and, no, NOT with a Rockin’ layover!

We had a good bit of fun at the beginning of this month with our April Fools Prank about ROCKIN HYPERSPACE MOUNTAIN coming to celebrate the upcoming Galaxy’s Edge but our posting was not half-wrong with confirmation today that in celebration of the new land and the upcoming STAR WARS DAY (May the Fourth Be With You) that Disneyland will in fact be welcoming back HYPERSPACE MOUNTAIN for a limited time. Summer of Star Wars The...

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TOY STORY LAND expanding with new table-service BBQ restaurant
Apr30

TOY STORY LAND expanding with new table-service BBQ restaurant

ROUNDUP RODEO BBQ will be a new expansion to the existing Toy Story Land at Disney Hollywood Studios bringing a new table-service barbecue restaurant to a land in much need of more dining options! So what’s the backstory for the restaurant? Here’s details courtesy of Disney: Upon entering Andy’s back yard, guests are magically transformed to the size of a toy, surrounded by toys and playsets scattered throughout the area....

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TOY STORY 4 commercialization and merchandising spans across 14 brands
Apr30

TOY STORY 4 commercialization and merchandising spans across 14 brands

With STAR WARS DAY coming up this weekend we recently heard a whole lot about toys and merch for that favorite galaxy far, far away. Now we have a whole new world of commercial opportunities opening up with Disney-Pixar for TOY STORY 4. Check out this guide as to what consumers will start seeing ahead of and during the release of the new animated film. ALASKA AIRLINES ALASKA AIRLINES will collaborate with Disney and Pixar this June to...

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AVENGERS: ENDGAME at the El Capitan introduces new thrills, costume exhibit, and more!
Apr30

AVENGERS: ENDGAME at the El Capitan introduces new thrills, costume exhibit, and more!

Part of every journey is the end and if you’re ready for a premium way to enjoy AVENGERS: ENDGAME then you will want to head to the El Capitan Theatre from now through May 19, 2019 for a special limited-time engagement. Aside from the Dolby VisionTM Laser Projection & Dolby Atmos® Sound Technology presentation of the film, there’s a few other extras in store if you decide to see the film at the El Capitan Theatre...

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PhotoPass confirmed in STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE, no FastPass/MaxPass “when it first opens”
Apr29

PhotoPass confirmed in STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE, no FastPass/MaxPass “when it first opens”

In the latest “Know Before You Go” video series, Disneyland Resort Ambassador Justin unleashes some helpful tips for visiting the upcoming STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE expansion from which we learned about some features that will (and will NOT) be available in the land. RELATED POST PHOTOS: A LOOK AT THE FOOD, MERCH, AND RIDES COMING TO STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE! Justin confirms that neither FastPass or MaxPass will be...

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SOLD OUT: 3-Day Bundle Passes for #D23Expo; Single-day Passes still available
Apr29

SOLD OUT: 3-Day Bundle Passes for #D23Expo; Single-day Passes still available

Perhaps more popular now than ever, the fan-favorite D23 Expo for 2019 is now officially SOLD OUT of 3-day bundle passes. If you missed out, though, WORRY NOT! Single-day tickets for all three days are still available, you just have to buy them individually! Here’s a statement from Disney about the tickets: “Due to the enormous popularity of the D23 Expo, the allotment of three-day bundled passes for the event are now sold out;...

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STAR WARS DAY 2019 deals for those who seek them, #MayTheFourthBeWithYou
Apr29

STAR WARS DAY 2019 deals for those who seek them, #MayTheFourthBeWithYou

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU next month when STAR WARS DAY brings with it a slew of savings and new merchandise items for fans of the galaxy far, far away! Below is a look at the StarWars.com Guide on where to score the best deals on some of the most prized baubles that would surely intrigue even Dok-Ondar in the Black Spire Outpost at the Galaxy’s Edge. Star Wars Day 2019 Deals Acme Archives • 20% off Star Wars art using code...

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‘#FriendLikeMe Challenge’ with Make-A-Wish and Disney’s ALADDIN to raise up to $1MM
Apr29

‘#FriendLikeMe Challenge’ with Make-A-Wish and Disney’s ALADDIN to raise up to $1MM

Disney, Will Smith (the Genie up the upcoming live action ALADDIN) and Make-A-Wish® launched the #FriendLikeMe Challenge which encourages fans and celebrities to participate in the challenge and help show the world: Where there’s a wish, there’s a way.  Part of a global cause marketing campaign, the challenge poses the question: “If you were the Genie in Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ and had the chance to grant three heartfelt wishes for...

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UNIVERSAL MONSTERS mazes will terrorize both coasts during Universal Studios HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2019
Apr29

UNIVERSAL MONSTERS mazes will terrorize both coasts during Universal Studios HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2019

“Universal Monsters” are coming to life once again at Halloween Horror Nights with new mazes at both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort. Each park will have its own take on the thrills and chills this year. At Universal Studios Hollywood “Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man”  delves deeper into the Universal Monsters’ lore. Loosely based on Universal’s 1943 horror movie of the same name, this reimagined tale for the...

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PICTORIAL: Star Wars looms, early morning glooms, Parking construction booms, Stardust zooms, and much more
Apr28

PICTORIAL: Star Wars looms, early morning glooms, Parking construction booms, Stardust zooms, and much more

As Spring Break 2019 becomes a distant memory, the Disneyland Resort now looks ahead to what promises to be a juggernaut summer that brings a Galaxy far, far away right into the backyard of the Happiest Place on Earth. Gloomy mornings ahead of sunny days have been the norm the past few weeks — June Gloom quite a bit early this year. In today’s pictorial update we’ll take a look at several Project Stardust initiatives...

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