FastPass+ for MILLENNIUM FALCON: SMUGGLERS RUN now available for visits starting February 19 at DHS
Jan23

FastPass+ for MILLENNIUM FALCON: SMUGGLERS RUN now available for visits starting February 19 at DHS

We knew it would eventually be happening but we have confirmation from Disney that FastPass+ reservations for Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run at Disney’s Hollywood Studios just became available today in the My Disney Experience app! If you are planning to visit on or after February 19 then you can now book flights off Batuu ahead of time! DHS FastPass+ Tiers When you make FastPass+ plans for Disney’s Hollywood Studios you will...

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PICTORIAL: Disneyland walls off classics, Marvel speeds along, Star Wars and Lunar New Year RISE, and much more!
Jan20

PICTORIAL: Disneyland walls off classics, Marvel speeds along, Star Wars and Lunar New Year RISE, and much more!

It was a relatively busy weekend at the Disneyland Resort! We’ve already extensively covered some of the higher profile goings on including STAR WARS: Rise of the Resistance at Disneyland and the 2020 Lunar New Year celebration at Disney California Adventure but there’s plenty of other projects including Avengers Campus Marvel land expansion, Holiday removal, attraction refurbishments including Mark Twain and Snow...

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TIPS AND INFO: How we got our Boarding Group for STAR WARS: RISE OF THE RESISTANCE at Disneyland
Jan20

TIPS AND INFO: How we got our Boarding Group for STAR WARS: RISE OF THE RESISTANCE at Disneyland

So you’re ready to check out Disneyland’s newest attraction, STAR WARS: RISE OF THE RESISTANCE? This past Saturday, we were too! When it comes to the Virtual Queue / Boarding Group process for this new attraction at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge expansion, no result is typical but we were equipped with an understanding for how the process worked from this earlier info guide. There are as many suggestions for securing a...

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PICTORIAL: Disney classics prepare for lengthy refurbs, Star Wars nears debut, Marvel speeds through, and more!
Jan12

PICTORIAL: Disney classics prepare for lengthy refurbs, Star Wars nears debut, Marvel speeds through, and more!

The Disneyland Resort is moving into a spring that should promise to be anything but slow. Next weekend Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge welcomes the final crown jewel of the expansion with the opening of the new Rise of the Resistance attraction. Holiday removal continues around the resort including “it’s a small world” Holiday and eventually Haunted Mansion Holiday which will undergo a lengthy refurbishment. Snow...

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PICTORIAL: Halloween closes in, Avengers Campus grows, Philharmagic gets a new entrance, Marvel 80th and more!
Sep01

PICTORIAL: Halloween closes in, Avengers Campus grows, Philharmagic gets a new entrance, Marvel 80th and more!

Halloween Time is upon us. Well, not officially until September 6, but you you’d be hard-pressed to tell since the park is well underway with its annual late summer transformation. On this trip, we’ll take a look at on-going projects around the park including the Marvel-themed land which, we now know, is called Avengers Campus. DCA also has a Marvel 80th Anniversary celebration going on although you’ll not find a...

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Yes, it’s OK to fly with your ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Coca-Cola bottles per TSA
Aug30

Yes, it’s OK to fly with your ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Coca-Cola bottles per TSA

If you missed it, there was quite the brouhaha across social media over the past few days following reporting that the TSA had permanently banned the specialty Coca-Cola bottles sold at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort in the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge expansion. The reasoning was that the small custom-designed bottles, which were themed to resemble the thermal detonators seen in the franchise films, could be...

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#D23Expo: FULL RECAP: Disney Parks unload news and info on future projects
Aug27

#D23Expo: FULL RECAP: Disney Parks unload news and info on future projects

The amount of projects going on at Disney Parks right now has our heads reeling. From new Avengers attractions to Cruise Ships, Private Islands, and and SPACE CRUISERS, Disney Parks are literally taking us around the entire galaxy over the next few years. Last Thursday, we got our first tease of the Disney Parks future then on Sunday we got a whole bunch more details about the future of Disney Parks. To help you process it all we have...

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PICTORIAL: Crowds crush Disneyland, Halloween creeps in, Tomorrowland rocks out, Marvel builds up, and more!
Aug18

PICTORIAL: Crowds crush Disneyland, Halloween creeps in, Tomorrowland rocks out, Marvel builds up, and more!

Those crowds everyone has been so eager to see assemble at the Disneyland Resort materialized this weekend in such large number that it prompted the temporary closure of the Mickey and Friends parking structure for the first time –as far as we can gather — since the opening of the Pixar Pals extension. Beautiful temperatures in the high 70s made for a lovely day despite the familiar crush of humanity that descended upon...

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PICTORIAL: Disneyland Resort remains a hotbed of activity, construction, debuts, and anniversary celebrations!
Aug12

PICTORIAL: Disneyland Resort remains a hotbed of activity, construction, debuts, and anniversary celebrations!

Haunted Mansion turned 50, CHOC Walk continued a cherished tradition, new Disneyland-exclusive drinks debuted at Starbucks, and construction on the Marvel-themed land were just some of the big highlights for our pictorial this week. We’ll also take a magical “Blue Hour” walk around Batuu and stop to taste a few more dishes that Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge has to offer. Plus, we’ll take a look at other...

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PICTORIAL: Temps rise, crowds too; plus Band-tastic Cavalcade, Marvel, Pixar, and yes, Halloween Time already!
Jul28

PICTORIAL: Temps rise, crowds too; plus Band-tastic Cavalcade, Marvel, Pixar, and yes, Halloween Time already!

It’s still a relatively calm summer at the Happiest Place on Earth but as the temps continue to climb so do the crowd levels! Our visit this weekend is a little light just because the Resort is in full summer mode when few things are closed or under refurbishment. Still, there’s several sights and projects to behold! Can you believe we’re already seeing HALLOWEEN TIME in the parks? Yep, traces are starting to arrive...

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