PICTORIAL: Halloween closes in, Avengers Campus grows, Philharmagic gets a new entrance, Marvel 80th and more!
Sep01

PICTORIAL: Halloween closes in, Avengers Campus grows, Philharmagic gets a new entrance, Marvel 80th and more!

Halloween Time is upon us. Well, not officially until September 6, but you you’d be hard-pressed to tell since the park is well underway with its annual late summer transformation. On this trip, we’ll take a look at on-going projects around the park including the Marvel-themed land which, we now know, is called Avengers Campus. DCA also has a Marvel 80th Anniversary celebration going on although you’ll not find a...

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Yes, it’s OK to fly with your ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Coca-Cola bottles per TSA
Aug30

Yes, it’s OK to fly with your ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Coca-Cola bottles per TSA

If you missed it, there was quite the brouhaha across social media over the past few days following reporting that the TSA had permanently banned the specialty Coca-Cola bottles sold at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort in the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge expansion. The reasoning was that the small custom-designed bottles, which were themed to resemble the thermal detonators seen in the franchise films, could be...

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#D23Expo: FULL RECAP: Disney Parks unload news and info on future projects
Aug27

#D23Expo: FULL RECAP: Disney Parks unload news and info on future projects

The amount of projects going on at Disney Parks right now has our heads reeling. From new Avengers attractions to Cruise Ships, Private Islands, and and SPACE CRUISERS, Disney Parks are literally taking us around the entire galaxy over the next few years. Last Thursday, we got our first tease of the Disney Parks future then on Sunday we got a whole bunch more details about the future of Disney Parks. To help you process it all we have...

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PICTORIAL: Crowds crush Disneyland, Halloween creeps in, Tomorrowland rocks out, Marvel builds up, and more!
Aug18

PICTORIAL: Crowds crush Disneyland, Halloween creeps in, Tomorrowland rocks out, Marvel builds up, and more!

Those crowds everyone has been so eager to see assemble at the Disneyland Resort materialized this weekend in such large number that it prompted the temporary closure of the Mickey and Friends parking structure for the first time –as far as we can gather — since the opening of the Pixar Pals extension. Beautiful temperatures in the high 70s made for a lovely day despite the familiar crush of humanity that descended upon...

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PICTORIAL: Disneyland Resort remains a hotbed of activity, construction, debuts, and anniversary celebrations!
Aug12

PICTORIAL: Disneyland Resort remains a hotbed of activity, construction, debuts, and anniversary celebrations!

Haunted Mansion turned 50, CHOC Walk continued a cherished tradition, new Disneyland-exclusive drinks debuted at Starbucks, and construction on the Marvel-themed land were just some of the big highlights for our pictorial this week. We’ll also take a magical “Blue Hour” walk around Batuu and stop to taste a few more dishes that Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge has to offer. Plus, we’ll take a look at other...

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PICTORIAL: Temps rise, crowds too; plus Band-tastic Cavalcade, Marvel, Pixar, and yes, Halloween Time already!
Jul28

PICTORIAL: Temps rise, crowds too; plus Band-tastic Cavalcade, Marvel, Pixar, and yes, Halloween Time already!

It’s still a relatively calm summer at the Happiest Place on Earth but as the temps continue to climb so do the crowd levels! Our visit this weekend is a little light just because the Resort is in full summer mode when few things are closed or under refurbishment. Still, there’s several sights and projects to behold! Can you believe we’re already seeing HALLOWEEN TIME in the parks? Yep, traces are starting to arrive...

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PICTORIAL: Crowds continue to build, so does construction on Marvel, Pixar Pals, and more!
Jul14

PICTORIAL: Crowds continue to build, so does construction on Marvel, Pixar Pals, and more!

The summer season steams along at the Happiest Place on Earth and although the crowds are certainly lighter than perhaps most expected, the Disneyland Resort is far from empty. Beyond growing crowds, there’e still projects ongoing across property. For this weekend’s park pictorial, we’ll take a look at on-going progress at Pixar Pals where construction continues despite the structure actually being open....

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STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE confirms surprising opening dates for Disneyland, Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Jul11

STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE confirms surprising opening dates for Disneyland, Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Phase 1 of STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE has been opened for several weeks now at Disneyland and it will be opening at Walt Disney World on August 29 but we just received surprising details from Disney today regarding the dates for Phase 2 on both coasts. Surprisingly, STAR WARS: RISE OF THE RESISTANCE will be opening first in Florida even though Phase 1 hasn’t even opened there yet. The high-profile E-ticket attraction will be...

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PICTORIAL: Crowds amass for Fourth of July plus more grand openings, more construction
Jul06

PICTORIAL: Crowds amass for Fourth of July plus more grand openings, more construction

Low crowds at the Disneyland have been dominating social spheres but the Fourth of July proved to be a return to “normalcy” with the expected crush of humanity descending on the happiest place on earth for its famous fireworks presentation for Independence Day. Beyond the crowds, Disneyland Resort continues expanding with ever-more offerings as we saw the grand opening of the GCH Craftsman Bar at the pool area of...

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PICTORIAL: Marvel land progress plus new openings for Mansion, Pixar Pier, and Parking; more Galaxy’s Edge!
Jun30

PICTORIAL: Marvel land progress plus new openings for Mansion, Pixar Pier, and Parking; more Galaxy’s Edge!

It’s hard to imagine that a week after Disneyland Resort officially opened Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to the general public that there would be any new things opening and we find this weekend THREE new debuts including Pixar Pals parking structure, Pixar Pier’s Inside Out: Emotional Whirlwind, and a brand new Haunted Mansion 50th Anniversary exhibit at the Disney Gallery. Aside from exploring all the new offerings,...

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