PICTORIAL: Red Rose Taverne, Star Wars Land, and the rain, rain, rain came down, down, down
Feb26

PICTORIAL: Red Rose Taverne, Star Wars Land, and the rain, rain, rain came down, down, down

It was another decided soggy weekend at the Disneyland Resort as California slowly gets itself out of the devastating drought that has been drying up the landscape for years. While the rain is certainly welcome it does put a bit of a damper on progress and construction all around the Resort on various projects. Big news this week is the exceedingly popular Red Rose Tavern which has taken over the Village Haus with a new menu and decor...

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PICTORIAL: Celebrate Gospel, Spring awakens early, Beauty merch expands, Star Wars Land, and more!
Feb18

PICTORIAL: Celebrate Gospel, Spring awakens early, Beauty merch expands, Star Wars Land, and more!

Just a day after a mega storm dumped buckets of water on Southern California, the Disneyland Resort continued to buzz with activity. The 8th Annual Celebrate Gospel event brought a joyful noise to Disney California Adventure once again. Also buzzing in the park was continued slow reveal of the facade for the former Tower of Terror which now dons a much more vibrant paint scheme as it prepares for its transition into Guardians of the...

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: MISSION BREAKOUT! confirmed for May 27 opening with SUMMER OF HEROES promotion
Feb15

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: MISSION BREAKOUT! confirmed for May 27 opening with SUMMER OF HEROES promotion

We already know that Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT is on its way bringing the hit Marvel film to a brand new adventure on the former Tower of Terror but today Disney confirmed details that the opening will come with a super-hero sized summer marketing campaign, too. Summer of Heroes will launch with the opening of the attraction on May 27, 2017 and last through September 10, 2017. It brings with it a whole slew of new,...

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PICTORIAL: AP Days return, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ sneaks in, new refubs, and more
Feb11

PICTORIAL: AP Days return, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ sneaks in, new refubs, and more

It was another suitably semi-soggy weekend at the Disneyland Resort and in our visit this weekend, we got more sights on what guests can expect when visiting the parks. The big highlight for this week was the return of the popular #APDays event. Already exceedingly popular, the freebie offering for Annual Passholders is packing in the crowds at Tomorrowland’s Starcade. Helping to contribute to the crowds is actually the LACK of...

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PICTORIAL: ‘Remember’ returns, Lunar leaves, Valentine’s appear, holidays officially gone and more!
Feb05

PICTORIAL: ‘Remember’ returns, Lunar leaves, Valentine’s appear, holidays officially gone and more!

It was a busy Super Bowl weekend at the Disneyland Resort as the Happiest Place on Earth is well in the middle of a nostalgic winter campaign that includes the Main Street Electrical Parade as well as the fireworks spectacular Remember… Dreams Come True. On our visit into the parks we got caught up on a lot of refurb projects including the brand new entrance for Big Thunder Mountain that was quickly installed to help make more...

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Disney Twenty-Three magazine spring issue to showcase the stunning new adaption of Beauty and the Beast
Feb03

Disney Twenty-Three magazine spring issue to showcase the stunning new adaption of Beauty and the Beast

The spring issue, exclusively for Gold Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, takes a look at the making of the upcoming live action remake of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! Transforming one of the most beloved animated films of all time into a live-action feature, complete with elaborate sets, extravagant costumes, vibrant musical numbers, and dazzling special effects, is no easy task. But that’s exactly what director Bill Condon has...

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PICTORIAL: Main Street Electrical Parade and Lunar New Year debut, plus Star Wars Land and more
Jan22

PICTORIAL: Main Street Electrical Parade and Lunar New Year debut, plus Star Wars Land and more

Although Sunday ended up bringing buckets of rain on the southern California area, Saturday was a beautiful day to be in the parks offering us the chance to check out the newly returned Main Street Electrical Parade. We also got the chance to check out the newly-expanded Lunar New Year celebration at Disney California Adventure which brings more food and more entertainment for the seasonal celebration. On this trip we also got an...

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PICTORIAL: Fixing castle, returning Electrical Parade, erasing Tower, building Star Wars, and more!
Jan16

PICTORIAL: Fixing castle, returning Electrical Parade, erasing Tower, building Star Wars, and more!

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve been able to do our regular Pictorial Updates. With holiday madness, Signature blockouts, and a two week vacation, we’ve been busy little mice! Today, we had the chance to squeeze in a quick visit to the Resort to check out the goings on since the last time we dropped in. Now that the busy Disney Holiday season has completed, we find ourselves at a new “Low Season” in...

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

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

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: 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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