August 25th start to newly-expanded Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, ‘Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular’ returns
Aug06

August 25th start to newly-expanded Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, ‘Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular’ returns

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is returning once more to Magic Kingdom Park for a record 32 select nights from August 25 – November 1, 2017. The event promises the return of the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus bringing a Villain Spelltacular plus bewitching fireworks under a pumpkin moon, costumed characters on parade, a wickedly joyous, trick-or-treating throughout the park, and more! Features Include: Hocus Pocus Villain...

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PIXAR FEST confirmed with new Disneyland fireworks; PAINT THE NIGHT at DCA plus Paradise Pier retheme
Aug01

PIXAR FEST confirmed with new Disneyland fireworks; PAINT THE NIGHT at DCA plus Paradise Pier retheme

In what’s proved to be both highs and lows in Disney social media spheres, several new Pixar announcements were unveiled at the D23 Expo. Bob Chapek, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, was joined by Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios John Lasseter to unveil the new plans… Pixar Pier Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure, where the pier will take on a brand new look as more...

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‘Día Del Los Muertos’ celebration at Disneyland Resort spans both parks, celebrates upcoming Disney-Pixar COCO
Jul28

‘Día Del Los Muertos’ celebration at Disneyland Resort spans both parks, celebrates upcoming Disney-Pixar COCO

Disney is bringing a seasonal experience in celebration fo Día Del Los Muertos in partnership with the upcoming Disney-Pixar aniamted film COCO. With a special seasonal celebration beginning September 15 at Disney California Adventure, the event will celebrate the everlasting bonds of family while drawing inspiration from the traditional Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead. The celebration promises themed...

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Haul-O-Ween RADIATOR SCREAMS coming to DCA with expanded DCA ‘Halloween Time’ offerings
Jul17

Haul-O-Ween RADIATOR SCREAMS coming to DCA with expanded DCA ‘Halloween Time’ offerings

After teasing it this weekend at the D23 Expo, Disney Parks unveiled more details about the Haul-O-Ween layover coming this year to Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. Plus there’s tons of returning favorites and of course, Mickey’s Halloween Party which now lets guests to do early mix-ins at both parks before the start of each event. At DCA The bewitching event this year promises lots of new changes  as the citizens...

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PICTORIAL: Christmas overtakes Disneyland plus Star Wars and DOUGHNUTS
Oct31

PICTORIAL: Christmas overtakes Disneyland plus Star Wars and DOUGHNUTS

It might officially Halloween but you’d almost be hard-pressed to tell depending on where you’re standing at the Disneyland Resort. Sleeping Beauty Castle has been smothered in its yearly smattering of snow and various lands in at Disneyland have already nearly completely transformed for the Disney Holidays including New Orleans Square, Mickey’s Toon Town, and Critter Country. Over at Disney California Adventure, the...

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MICKEY’S HALLOWEEN PARTY continues to deliver fab-BOO-lous seasonal alternative
Oct25

MICKEY’S HALLOWEEN PARTY continues to deliver fab-BOO-lous seasonal alternative

With trick-or-treat trails, short attraction waits, and a boo-tiful fireworks spectacular, Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland Park proves yet again that is is one of the top to-do’s of the season. Usually during the Halloween, horror fans look to be scared by the likes of Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights and Knott’s Scary Farm. However, if you’re like me and hate killer clowns, oozing guts, and menacing maniacs then you might...

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PICTORIAL: Christmas creeps in, Moana debuts, Tower covers up, Star Wars Land, and more
Oct15

PICTORIAL: Christmas creeps in, Moana debuts, Tower covers up, Star Wars Land, and more

The popular Halloween Time season continues to pack in the crowds and this weekend was no exception. Masses of guests poured into the parks as the typical late summer heat beats down on the Resort. On this trip, we noticed that even though we’re still more than two weeks away from Halloween, Disney is already getting ready for the massively popular Christmas (aka the Disney Holidays) season. New merchandise has already hit the...

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Aulani Resort and Spa gets in on the Halloween spirit
Oct10

Aulani Resort and Spa gets in on the Halloween spirit

Guests visiting AULANI this Halloween season will be in for some special treats, as the resort celebrates the spooktacular holiday. Your favorite characters can be found dressed in their Halloween costumes starting October 9. Also, special entertainment and activities leading up to the annual trick-or-treating event on Halloween night. Here are a few highlights to check out: ‘Ohana Pumpkin Carving Contest For those looking to show off...

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PICTORIAL: Strange debuts, Star Wars progresses, Tower continues disappearing and more
Oct08

PICTORIAL: Strange debuts, Star Wars progresses, Tower continues disappearing and more

As Halloween Time continues on through the end of the month, the Disneyland Resort continues to buzz with construction and activity. Refurbishments in progress are wrapping up as work continues on Tom Sawyer Island while Star Wars themed land construction continue to bring major changes to the northwestern end of Disneyland Park. Main Street’s Palm Parlor and Market House are now free of scaffolding and the Town Square cannons...

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PICTORIAL: Halloween Time munchin’s and crunchins, refurbs continue, and more!
Sep19

PICTORIAL: Halloween Time munchin’s and crunchins, refurbs continue, and more!

A few days later than usual, we have our most recent Disneyland Resort pictorial! We popped into the parks on Sunday for what was only going to be a quick visit and ended up saying almost the entire day after we ran into a few friends. Since last week, Halloween Time has been under way at the Happiest Place on Earth. The Disneyland 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration is quickly becoming a memory although many of the merchandise...

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