PICTORIAL: Construction walls around Disneyland allude to upcoming expansion, refurbishment
Jul02

PICTORIAL: Construction walls around Disneyland allude to upcoming expansion, refurbishment

Summer is here and even though Pixar Pier has officially opened, there’s still a lot going on. From finishing touches on Pixar Pier to major construction on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge the parks are hopping with activity. OUTSIDE of the parks Disney is building a massive new parking structure and preparing for a brand new hotel that will demolish a significant chunk of the shopping district Downtown Disney which itself is...

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PICTORIAL: Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge gets some color, Downtown Disney continues to morph, plus more
Jun25

PICTORIAL: Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge gets some color, Downtown Disney continues to morph, plus more

There was a lot going on this past weekend at the Disneyland Resort with the debut of Pixar Pier which we covered quite extensively over the past few days but there is plenty going on around the rest of the resort including construction on Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, a new parking structure at Mickey and Friends, and a massive revamp of the Downtown Disney shopping district. Of course, we’ll have a merch run for you and much...

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PICTORIAL: Final trek through the Rainforest Cafe, Pixar Pier rounding third; plus Galaxy’s Edge; Parking; and more
Jun18

PICTORIAL: Final trek through the Rainforest Cafe, Pixar Pier rounding third; plus Galaxy’s Edge; Parking; and more

With literally days left until the grand opening of Pixar Pier Disneyland is working furiously with construction and final touches to bring to life the re-themed new land at Disney California Adventure. We’ll take a few sneaks at new details popping up around the land including testing at Lamplight Lounge and much more. We’ll also get a pulse check on the on-going projects in Downtown Disney and Star Wars: Galaxy’s...

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PICTORIAL: Seeing Redd, Pirates of the Caribbean fun, Pixar Pier Dash-ing along, and more!
Jun10

PICTORIAL: Seeing Redd, Pirates of the Caribbean fun, Pixar Pier Dash-ing along, and more!

As has been the case for some time now, the Disneyland Resort is a flurry of activity as work is underway around all corners of the land to promise a busy 2019. Pirates of the Caribbean reopened its doors this weekend bringing with it the Redd walk-around character, new menu items, and more. Plus, Pixar Pier continues to see rapid changes as they speed along construction for the June 23 opening of the land. Meanwhile, Star Wars:...

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PICTORIAL: Closing out ESPN ZONE plus a brief pulse check around the Disneyland Resort
Jun03

PICTORIAL: Closing out ESPN ZONE plus a brief pulse check around the Disneyland Resort

We had a busy weekend and not much time for our usual frivolities at the happiest place on Earth but we did have a reservation to commemorate the first big closure at Downtown Disney as part of the upcoming demolition and construction that will bring a fourth hotel to the property… We’ll take you inside the ESPN ZONE for a final look at its interiors and menu. We’ll also take a look at ongoing progress of Star Wars:...

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Disneyland officially announces Park-specific Blockouts from today forward, June 2019 effective date
Jun02

Disneyland officially announces Park-specific Blockouts from today forward, June 2019 effective date

Disney confirmed officially today to Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders that Annual Passport program will now be moving to Park-specific calendars beginning June 2019. The changes are NOT retroactive. Disney confirmed that if you purchased and activated your Annual Passport prior to June 1, 2018, your Passport will not be affected until renewal, and you will still continue to have the same Park access based on the Passport type you...

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PICTORIAL: New menus, on-going construction, Cove Bar, and more
May28

PICTORIAL: New menus, on-going construction, Cove Bar, and more

The summer season has officially landed at the Disneyland Resort and it brings with it a slew of activity buzzing from every corner of the Disneyland Resort. While Pixar Pier and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge continue to dominate the most buzz-worthy and noticeable changes coming to the Happiest Place on Earth, there’s still a whole lot of other things going on, too. For one, Pixar Fest continues the party but we’ll also...

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‘Black Spire Outpost’ confirmed as Galaxy’s Edge village name, 2019 opening seasons confirmed
May27

‘Black Spire Outpost’ confirmed as Galaxy’s Edge village name, 2019 opening seasons confirmed

Tonight at the Walt Disney World Star Wars Galactic Nights event, it was revealed that “Black Spire Outpost” is the name of the village in the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge land coming to both Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios park. The remote outpost — as was already revealed — is set on the planet of Batuu. Here’s some more details about the highly anticipated new land plus two pieces of...

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PICTORIAL: Pixar Pier zooms along, Galaxy’s Edge rocky, INCREDIBLES preview debut, Churros challenged, and much more!
May20

PICTORIAL: Pixar Pier zooms along, Galaxy’s Edge rocky, INCREDIBLES preview debut, Churros challenged, and much more!

Although we didn’t have a lot of time to spend in the parks, it’s still quite easy to get a sense for the amount of things going on at the Disneyland Resort. On this short visit to the Happiest Place on Earth, we take a look at the new AP Churro Challenge, INCREDIBLES 2 Exclusive 4D Sneak Peek, and the new menu at Flo’s V8 Cafe. We’ll also get sights on the on-going work for both the massive Star Wars:...

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PICTORIAL: Star Wars brings new experiences to Disneyland, Pixar Pier progresses, Dumbo returns, and more!
May06

PICTORIAL: Star Wars brings new experiences to Disneyland, Pixar Pier progresses, Dumbo returns, and more!

It’s been a decidedly Interstellar weekend for the Disneyland Resort as preparations are well underway to take the resort into the busy summer period. With the Star Wars May the Fourth Be With You celebration we saw the debut of the character Rey who is now greeting guests at the Star Wars Launch Bay. Captain Phasma has also landed with a full First Order batallion who march through Tomorrowland throughout the day. Hyperspace...

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