PICTORIAL: Big changes coming to Disneyland; Star Wars, parking, and more big projects underway
Aug05

PICTORIAL: Big changes coming to Disneyland; Star Wars, parking, and more big projects underway

The Disneyland Resort is a busy place, not just because of summer crowds (although most Saturdays seem to feel uncharacteristically less busy than usual) but because construction projects abound. On this visit, we’ll take an updated look at the new parking structure shooting up next to the existing Mickey and Friends location. Plus, there’s more and more going on as Disney prepares for next year’s opening of the new...

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PICTORIAL: Construction at Disneyland for Star Wars, Bing Bong’s; plus Pixar Film Fest, new breakfast options, and much more!
Jul29

PICTORIAL: Construction at Disneyland for Star Wars, Bing Bong’s; plus Pixar Film Fest, new breakfast options, and much more!

It’s been a bit since we were able to get into the parks — especially with San Diego Comic-Con last week — and a lot has taken place since our last visit! For one, we see Pixar Pier continuing to see updates and changes with Jessie’s Critter Carousel and the newly opened Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff. Meanwhile, Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge continues to shoot higher still as it speeds along towards its opening next summer. The Pixar Shorts Film...

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PICTORIAL: Characters, panels, experiences celebrate 25 years of THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS at #SDCC
Jul22

PICTORIAL: Characters, panels, experiences celebrate 25 years of THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS at #SDCC

The Nightmare Before Christmas is celebrating 25 years since its initial theatrical release and D23 is making a big hullabaloo with a big presence at San Diego Comic-Con this year with a special pop-up experience, a panel, and even a D23 Member Mixer. We had the chance to attend all three offerings on Saturday, June 21 and are happy to present you with your no-lines necessary front-row access! ENJOY! Pop-Up Experience Located at the...

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FIRST LOOK: San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is a pop-culture haven for Disney fans
Jul19

FIRST LOOK: San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is a pop-culture haven for Disney fans

San Diego Comic-Con is a pop culture explosion covering not just comics but also movies, games, television and beyond. Super heroes and mutants, zombies and fairies — the imagination knows no bounds and neither does the limits of what’s acceptable at the yearly event. For fans of Disney, it doesn’t take very long to find like-minded fans offering artwork, collectibles, and of course, comics! Here’s our first...

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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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COMPLETE LOOK: Pixar Pier opens at Disney California Adventure bringing new experiences
Jun25

COMPLETE LOOK: Pixar Pier opens at Disney California Adventure bringing new experiences

Pixar Pier is here! During an advance media preview, we had the change to dive into the new land and we present to you now our ultimate guide to exploring the new offerings. Sit back and skip the lines as we take you on a tour of Pixar Pier! Attractions Incredicoaster The return of this attraction brings with it an INCREDIBLES themed overlay that adds a bunch memorable new touches to the classic coaster! MORE INFO: FIRST LOOK:...

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MERCH RUN: A plethora of Pixar Pier-fect purchase-ables available now at Disneyland Resort
Jun24

MERCH RUN: A plethora of Pixar Pier-fect purchase-ables available now at Disneyland Resort

Pixar Pier has debuted as part of Pixar Fest and to celebrate, Disney has a WHOLE BUNCH of purchasables ready to drain your wallets, just in time for the summer! Annual Passholder Exclusives: Incredible Apparel & Accessories: Guests of all ages may don Incredibles-themed apparel and accessories with all new items celebrating the Parr family. Fans of Edna Mode, celebrated designer to the Incredibles, will show their adoration in a...

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STEP INSIDE: There’s a secret “office” at the Lamplight Lounge in #PixarPier🎡
Jun24

STEP INSIDE: There’s a secret “office” at the Lamplight Lounge in #PixarPier🎡

We first revealed video of the Lamplight Lounge secret room last week but we had the chance to check the room out ourselves in person and it’s a pretty unique experience. Our server walked us into the special secret room — which she was calling “the office” — on the lower level of the Lamplight Lounge for a look. A vault door full of bric-a-brac lights up, whizzes and whirs as the Cast Member turns the...

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FIRST LOOK: Go for a spin on the ‘Pixar Pal-A-Round’
Jun22

FIRST LOOK: Go for a spin on the ‘Pixar Pal-A-Round’

  Perhaps the most modest changes of Pixar Pier were centered around the iconic experience of the classic ferris wheel — now known as the Pixar Pal-A-Round. Keeping its iconic Mickey face, the attraction now features gondolas themed to 24 different Pixar characters from its extensive library of films. Other than a redressed queue guests can expect the same thrills of Swinging Gondolas or the serene sight-seeing...

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