Thundering new falls, throwbacks, and returning visuals coming to Rivers of America this summer
May19

Thundering new falls, throwbacks, and returning visuals coming to Rivers of America this summer

Although a specific date has not yet been given, the Disneyland Railroad and Rivers of America will be returning to service this summer following downtime to accommodate construction of the new Star Wars themed land. RELATED POST NEW STAR WARS THEMED LAND CONCEPT ART RELEASED FOR NEW DISNEYLAND EXPANSION The rivers will feature a new shorter route than before but will also feature some new goodies. Disney teased a few tidbits about...

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PICTORIAL: ‘Cars 3’ cruises in, ‘Guardians’ near completion, ‘Star Wars’ progresses, Jungle Juleps, and more
May14

PICTORIAL: ‘Cars 3’ cruises in, ‘Guardians’ near completion, ‘Star Wars’ progresses, Jungle Juleps, and more

Mother’s Day weekend brought some lovely weather to the Disneyland Resort and also brought crazy big crowds. The runDisney Tinker Bell Half Marathon took place this weekend making it quite a busy time to be at the Happiest Place on Earth. Disney California Adventure is a hot-bed of excitement as a brand new Cars 3 Exclusive Sneak Peek 4D experience opened. But perhaps more exciting is the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission:...

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PICTORIAL: Churro Lightsabers, Rivers refilled, Guardians, Snow returns, and more!
May07

PICTORIAL: Churro Lightsabers, Rivers refilled, Guardians, Snow returns, and more!

It was a soggy weekend at the Disneyland Resort as a brief bout of sprinkles befell the land off and on. Despite the damper on the festivities, the resort continues to be a-buzz with activity in just about every corner of the property. Star Wars themed land construction continues to see rapid vertical construction that will soon block visibility into the land as show buildings reach towards the horizon. Meanwhile, there was more...

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PICTORIAL: Xmas comes (really) early plus Earth Day, Dapper Day, Corndogs, Pirates and more!
Apr23

PICTORIAL: Xmas comes (really) early plus Earth Day, Dapper Day, Corndogs, Pirates and more!

It was a warm and busy weekend at the Disneyland Resort. Although crowds were relatively “light” (read: not oppressively packed) there was still A LOT going on at the Happiest Place on Earth. This weekend was the unofficial “Dapper Day” spring event which brings denizens of vintage fashion together in their retro best. Of course, it was also Earth Day and Disney had special activities going on in Downtown...

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More concept art, details on upcoming ‘Star Wars’ themed land, plus new STAR TOURS destination
Apr15

More concept art, details on upcoming ‘Star Wars’ themed land, plus new STAR TOURS destination

Coming in hot off of the Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 event, Disney and LucasFilm have released the latest peek into the upcoming Star Wars themed land coming to both Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park. They also confirmed that Star Tours: The Adventures Continue will be updated to feature a scene from the planet of Crait in support of the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi film due out later this year! The...

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PICTORIAL: Guardians, Star Wars Land, plus a visit to Club 33 and more!
Apr15

PICTORIAL: Guardians, Star Wars Land, plus a visit to Club 33 and more!

It is shaping up to be a perfectly lovely Easter Weekend at the Disneyland Resort with crowds hopping, construction projects buzzing, and spring blooming wherever you go. This week, we’ll get another look at the continuing saga that is the construction site for the Star Wars themed land at Disneyland. Plus, we’ll take another look at continuing facade enhancements at the Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT...

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PICTORIAL: Toy Story Midway Mania gets FastPass; plus fancy dresses, Gullywhumpers, Guardians, and Star Wars Land
Apr08

PICTORIAL: Toy Story Midway Mania gets FastPass; plus fancy dresses, Gullywhumpers, Guardians, and Star Wars Land

Spring Break is here and as the Disneyland Resort continues its trend of packing in the crowds, there’s a ton of activity with construction and refurbishment projects, too. Perhaps most interesting this week is at the construction site Star Wars themed land where walls have come down in a few areas revealing more looks at the new areas under development. One such area near the Hungry Bear has revealed that a fan-favorite keel...

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PICTORIAL: Progress, Guardians, Galaxies Far Away, Eggs, Roses, and more!
Apr02

PICTORIAL: Progress, Guardians, Galaxies Far Away, Eggs, Roses, and more!

It was another solid weekend of crowded walkways and absolutely stunning weather at the Happiest Place on Earth and the entire resort continues to buzz with activity. There’s been a few changes to the landscape in relation to the construction for Disney’s upcoming Star Wars themed land. The former walkway to the Hungry Bear restrooms has finally reopened and replaced former stairs and wheelchair ramp with a single graded...

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PICTORIAL: Guardians reveal more, ASIMO returns, ‘Star Wars’ expands
Mar26

PICTORIAL: Guardians reveal more, ASIMO returns, ‘Star Wars’ expands

Gloomy mornings leading to beautiful weather throughout the day reigned over the Magic Kingdom the past few days and on our visit we got some sights on continued evolutions at the Happiest Place on Earth. The biggest news that came seemingly out of nowhere was that the Disneyland Autopia welcomed in a new visitor in the form of Honda’s helper robot ASIMO. The upcoming Star Wars themed land also continues to move at a furious...

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PICTORIAL: Disneyland celebrates ‘Pirates’ 50th plus Guardians facade breaks out, AT-ATs break in, and more!
Mar19

PICTORIAL: Disneyland celebrates ‘Pirates’ 50th plus Guardians facade breaks out, AT-ATs break in, and more!

It was a super exciting week at the Disneyland Resort as the cherished Pirates of the Caribbean attraction reopened its doors and celebrated its 50th Anniversary throughout New Orleans Square with a host of special offers including eats, merch, and entertainment. There was even an appearance by the Captain Jack Sparrow character who joined a roster of Instagrammable pirate booty that included Golden Churros, Pirates Steins, and Disney...

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