PICTORIAL: Matterhorn FastPass, Star Wars Land grows, Rivers go green, Corndogs return, and more!
Jun05

PICTORIAL: Matterhorn FastPass, Star Wars Land grows, Rivers go green, Corndogs return, and more!

Last week, I lost my camera. I got a call on Friday that it was found! Woohoo!! In this update we take a look at some more of the Summer of Heroes offerings (with some pics we took last week before we lost the camera) but also a few other new goings on including Matterhorn’s brand new permanent Fastpass machines, progress on the Star Wars themed-land, and more. There’s a lot going on and of course we’ll have a small...

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WATCH: Easter Eggs and other surprises inside Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT – #SummerofHeroes
Jun03

WATCH: Easter Eggs and other surprises inside Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT – #SummerofHeroes

Easter eggs are a new hallmark of Disney Imagineering and we recently had the chance to explore the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT attraction with Imagineer Danny Handke. Check out our video as we take look at just SOME of the secrets inside including surprise references and special in-jokes. By now, we’ve all seen the obvious references including Harold the Yeti from the Matterhorn, but in this video...

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Inside the Grand Opening Ceremony and Premiere Party for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: MISSION – BREAKOUT
Jun02

Inside the Grand Opening Ceremony and Premiere Party for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: MISSION – BREAKOUT

It’s now been just about a full week that the Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT has been open and so we’re looking back now at all the hullabaloo just seven days ago at the grand opening ceremony and premiere party that took over Disney California Adventure. Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, kicked off the event. He promised the attraction was just the beginning of more Marvel to be coming to...

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PICTORIAL: We lost our camera but we’ve still got news and views to share! Pirates, Star Wars, and more Guardians!
May29

PICTORIAL: We lost our camera but we’ve still got news and views to share! Pirates, Star Wars, and more Guardians!

I lost my camera at Disneyland. Motivation has been tough today to get the update going for this week. The photos here are comprised of pictures I took last week before I lost my camera and a few I took today that I had transferred to my phone (before losing the camera). Captions will be a little light this week. ENJOY! Before we get into pictures, we just wanted to share a few IN CASE YOU MISSED IT articles we shared the past few...

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VIDEO: Skip the line, get the full experience for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT’ at DCA!
May27

VIDEO: Skip the line, get the full experience for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT’ at DCA!

Disney invited us to to the grand opening celebration for the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT and we had the opportunity to really soak it all in. Above is a complete video of the full experience including a walk-through of the queue, the safety spiel, and even on-ride footage! Below, we have a TON of pictures for you to take in all the little touches! Getting in Line The Collector’s slaves–Cast...

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PICS: A look at all the SUPER HERO food, drinks, and merch for SUMMER OF HEROES at DCA
May25

PICS: A look at all the SUPER HERO food, drinks, and merch for SUMMER OF HEROES at DCA

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT is ready to make its official public debut on Saturday but so is a slew of munchins, crunchins, and wallet-draining purchasables. We had a chance to check out some of the goodies coming your way and they definitely fit the theme that invites you to HERO UP! Green tacos, Hulk-sized donuts, and a bunch more goodies are available, take a look below! Heroic Food and Beverage Dishes and drinks...

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Star-Lord and Gamora plus Groot, Black Widow, Hawkeye debut at DCA with new entertainment, food, merch
May25

Star-Lord and Gamora plus Groot, Black Widow, Hawkeye debut at DCA with new entertainment, food, merch

There’s a bunch to explore at Disney California Adventure starting this weekend once Disney kicks off the new SUMMER OF HEROES marketing campaign centered around the grand opening of the Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT attraction. Plus, we’ve got a few first looks at all the goings on with a few images courtesy of Disney. Check out a full recap below of everything you can expect to experience as part of the...

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First look at new Rocket Raccoon Animatronic plus more stills and fun facts for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT’
May25

First look at new Rocket Raccoon Animatronic plus more stills and fun facts for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT’

Yesterday, we shared nearly 40 pictures inside the queue for the upcoming ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT’ and today we have our first look at not only more pictures but the also the new Rocket Raccoon Animatronic figure that greets guests as part of the pre-show experience for the attraction! You can see it all yourself as part of the big Summer of Heroes marketing campaign that kicks off this weekend! RELATED POST FIRST...

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FIRST PEEK: Inside the queue of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT’
May24

FIRST PEEK: Inside the queue of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT’

Disney offered a pretty extensive sneak peek inside the queue for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT attraction that’s set to open officially this Friday. Taking the former Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and turning into an attraction based off the Marvel box office smash hit franchise, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT takes place in the new Tivan Collection building owned by the character known...

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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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