Complete look at Disneyland’s 2017 holiday plans
Sep05

Complete look at Disneyland’s 2017 holiday plans

Disneyland Resort will once again become the Merriest Place on Earth this year when the Disney Holidays return from November 10, 2017 – January 7, 2018. Disney confirmed today a roster of familiar favorites returning once more to all reaches of the property including ‘A Christmas Fantasy’ Parade, Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle, ‘it’s a small world’ Holiday, and ‘Believe … in Holiday Magic’ Fireworks Spectacular. The Festival of...

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PICTORIAL: New security check points, soggy Star Wars Land, House of Blues goes Splitsville and more!
Dec20

PICTORIAL: New security check points, soggy Star Wars Land, House of Blues goes Splitsville and more!

It was the final weekend before every Annual Pass but the highest tiered Signature Plus (and premiere) are blocked out for the rest of the year so the parks have been jam-packed with folks getting their last fill of the Disney Holidays before the restricted entry. On our visit to the parks, found the holidays well underway with several projects on-going. The biggest news is the crop of new security checkpoints that have popped up all...

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PICTORIAL: Up-charge parking, Fuel Rods, Star Wars Land, more #DisneyHolidays plus more!vx
Nov26

PICTORIAL: Up-charge parking, Fuel Rods, Star Wars Land, more #DisneyHolidays plus more!vx

A long holiday weekend brings plenty and plenty of crowds to the Happiest Place on Earth for that perfect holiday feeling and although the #DisneyHolidays continue on through the first week of January, there’s a lot of other activity going on around the Resort. Disney has introduced a new up-charge option with Premium Parking at the Mickey and Friends Parking Structure. The notion of charging more for parking seems to have...

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PICTORIAL: Disney Holidays continue to spread, Star Wars land gets updates
Nov20

PICTORIAL: Disney Holidays continue to spread, Star Wars land gets updates

It was a seemingly lazy weekend at the Disneyland Resort as we enter the calm before the storm before the masses ascend on the Happiest Place on Earth for the long Thanksgiving weekend. As we continue on through the Disney Holidays season, we stopped to take a look at the holiday decorations at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa including the massive new Gingerbread house. The new Sprinkles location in Downtown Disney...

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WATCH: More than 300 drones take flight over Walt Disney World for dazzling new holiday show
Nov16

WATCH: More than 300 drones take flight over Walt Disney World for dazzling new holiday show

Take a peek at Disney’s use of drones to create a dazzling holiday visual spectacle in the sky. The groundbreaking “Starbright Holidays – An Intel Collaboration” debuts his holiday season at Disney Springs – the new shopping, dining and entertainment district of Walt Disney World Resort. The project is a collaboration between Disney and Intel and explores remarkable new technology as 300 lighted show drones take to the nighttime...

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PICTORIAL: Mickey and Friends begins construction on new security area, Star Wars Land progresses, Holidays launch and more!
Nov14

PICTORIAL: Mickey and Friends begins construction on new security area, Star Wars Land progresses, Holidays launch and more!

It was an eventful weekend at the Disneyland Resort! You might have seen our other pictorials posted this weekend for all the goings on for the Disney Holidays but for this pictorial we’ve got a look at the remaining goings on to be seen, the more typical pictorial update on progress around the parks. Perhaps of biggest interest outside of the launch of the Disney Holidays is that the new security area at Mickey and Friends...

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PICTORIAL: The FESTIVAL OF HOLIDAYS brings multicultural seasonal celebrations to DCA
Nov13

PICTORIAL: The FESTIVAL OF HOLIDAYS brings multicultural seasonal celebrations to DCA

Expanding on the popular ¡VIVA NAVIDAD! celebration that comes for the Disney Holidays, Disney California Adventure park has introduced the new FESTIVAL OF HOLIDAYS celebration. The expansive new offering packs a great punch and adds needed variety since the removal of the Big Thunder Ranch at Disneyland. Holidays celebrated throughout the Festival: Diwali, the Eastern festival of lights Hanukkah Christmas/Navidad Kwanzaa Three Kings...

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PICTORIAL: Santa’s Holiday Visit surprisingly awesome addition to the #DisneyHolidays
Nov13

PICTORIAL: Santa’s Holiday Visit surprisingly awesome addition to the #DisneyHolidays

We weren’t quite expecting to enjoy Santa’s Holiday Visit at the Redwood Creek trail in Disney California Adventure as much as we actually did but the new addition packs a fun holiday punch that helps to bolster the #DisneyHoliday offerings in the park. Santa has dropped in for a visit and his elves have decorated around the National Park setting, adding a few Elf Games. You can grab an activity map and join in on the...

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PICTORIAL: ¡Viva Navidad! expands with more merriment for the 2016 #DisneyHolidays
Nov13

PICTORIAL: ¡Viva Navidad! expands with more merriment for the 2016 #DisneyHolidays

¡Viva Navidad! is undeniably one of our favorite parts of the #DisneyHolidays at the Disneyland Resort and this year the event welcomes the addition of the new princess from Disney Channel’s “Elena of Avalor.” The popular offering recalls the sights, sounds, and flavors of various Hispanic and Latino cultures and brings them together in a wonderful colorful explosion of holiday magic. ¡Viva Navidad! returns this year...

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WATCH: Princess Elena’s Musical Grand Arrival brings new cheer, songs to #DisneyHolidays
Nov13

WATCH: Princess Elena’s Musical Grand Arrival brings new cheer, songs to #DisneyHolidays

Princess Elena’s Musical Grand Arrival is a new addition for the #DisneyHolidays season this year, introducing the new princess from the hit Disney Channel animated series “Elena of Avalor.” Along with her royal dancers and magical friend Skylar they celebrate the enchanted holiday as part of the Disney ¡Viva Navidad! celebration. The show debuts this year as part of a robust Disney Holidays season that includes the brand...

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