PICTORIAL: More teases into upcoming Star Wars attraction plus other updates around Disneyland Resort
Aug13

PICTORIAL: More teases into upcoming Star Wars attraction plus other updates around Disneyland Resort

As the dog days of summer continue on at the Disneyland Resort we popped in for another pictorial taking a look around the Happiest Place on Earth. The construction on the Galaxy’s Edge Star Wars themed land continues to move along as we find the metal framework stretch further higher revealing a more clear idea for the shapes that the mountain ranges will take come 2019. We also see inside the construction more of what appears...

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DETAILS: Everything we know about GALAXY’S EDGE Star Wars-themed land from the #D23Expo
Aug03

DETAILS: Everything we know about GALAXY’S EDGE Star Wars-themed land from the #D23Expo

Galaxy’s Edge is the new Star Wars themed land coming to both Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park starting in 2019. We got some great peeks into the land with a massive model at the D23 Expo and during the Parks and Resorts panel we got to hear some more details about what we can expect. So now take a look at everything we learned from the D23 Expo. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek and...

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Meet Jake… from Galaxy’s Edge; he was at the #D23Expo
Jul18

Meet Jake… from Galaxy’s Edge; he was at the #D23Expo

At the D23 Expo 2017 this past weekend, we had the opportunity to meet JAKE. That might not sound like a name for a droid that would live in the Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge land (at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios) and that’s because he might not actually be debuting in the immersive new land set to open in 2019. “Jake” is a nickname that Imagineers have given the adorable little automaton....

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Grab a glass of blue ‘Sky Milk’ and take a look inside the #D23Expo 2017 preview night
Jul17

Grab a glass of blue ‘Sky Milk’ and take a look inside the #D23Expo 2017 preview night

To kick off the D23 Expo 2017, Disney held a press preview to give us a sneak peek at all the goings on for this year’s event. As part of the festivities, we had the chance to check out the exhibits for PIRATES LIFE FOR ME (see pictures and video here) GALAXY OF STORIES (see pictures and video here) and then afterwards we were able to enjoy some appetizers and drinks! We don’t usually do write-ups about press events...

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IN DEPTH: Star Wars themed land on full display for #D23Expo 2017
Jul13

IN DEPTH: Star Wars themed land on full display for #D23Expo 2017

The D23 Expo 2017 is finally here and during a special early preview Thursday evening, we got the chance to check out the A GALAXY OF STORIES pavilion by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. The massive space includes a gigantic model of the yet-unnamed upcoming Star Wars themed land expansion that will be coming to both Disneyland Park in Anaheim, CA and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. Aside from the nerdgasm-inducing diorama...

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PICTORIAL: Holiday weekend, low crowd levels, changes to Pirates, Adventureland, and more!
Jul01

PICTORIAL: Holiday weekend, low crowd levels, changes to Pirates, Adventureland, and more!

June Gloom was not going to put a grey hue on the Fourth of July weekend at the Happiest Place on Earth. Disneyland Resort has a slew of Fourth of July entertainment for Independence Day and once the marine layer burned off it was a lovely time to be in the parks. Now that most levels of Annual Passes are in various phases of blockout through the summer you might find some of the most traditionally busiest days (such as Fourth of...

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PICTORIAL: Updates on FastPass, Star Wars Land, Rivers of America, and more
Jun25

PICTORIAL: Updates on FastPass, Star Wars Land, Rivers of America, and more

June gloom made another starring appearance on Saturday but it quickly burned off giving us a beautifully sunny and not terribly crowded day at the Disneyland Resort. Our mission for this trip was to scope out some of the changes to the FastPass system which were quietly rolled out this past week. We’ll take a good look at everything going on there including changes to the process that have been in place since the service was...

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PICTORIAL: Tom Sawyer Island reopens, new looks at Star Wars Land, Father’s Day, and more!
Jun18

PICTORIAL: Tom Sawyer Island reopens, new looks at Star Wars Land, Father’s Day, and more!

The Grad Nite season has come to a close, June Gloom seems to have evaporated for the year, and so the summer season can now kick into high gear at the Disneyland Resort. It’s never a dull moment at the Happiest Place on Earth and this week we have a bunch of new things to see. At Disneyland, we find that Tom Sawyer Island has reopened offering guests once more the chance to explore the wiles of Frontierland, or what’s...

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PICTORIAL: Celebs invade Cars Land, Star Wars Land grows, Big Thunder Trail reopens, and more!
Jun10

PICTORIAL: Celebs invade Cars Land, Star Wars Land grows, Big Thunder Trail reopens, and more!

June Gloom continues to bring depressing skies over the Disneyland Resort but those clouds break away midday and bring beautiful temps and skies to the Happiest Place on Earth. This weekend, we were seeing Stars and Cars thanks to taping going on in promotion of Disney-Pixar’s upcoming CARS 3. The land closed early on Saturday to host the premiere party for the film. In today’s pictorial update, we also take a look at the...

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Disney Parks showfloor highlighting Star Wars themed lands at #D23Expo plus panels, shopping and more
Jun08

Disney Parks showfloor highlighting Star Wars themed lands at #D23Expo plus panels, shopping and more

Perhaps the most exciting part of the D23 Expo has been confirmed with the announcement about the Disney Parks presence at this year’s event! A massive show floor space plus planels, presentations, and shopping opportunities are just around the corner! Showfloor Showcasing the creative process of bringing new Disney park experiences to life, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts invites guests to discover its pavilion, A GALAXY OF...

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