PICTORIAL: 2020 ‘Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration’ features fun surprises, fan-favorites in its third year
Jan26

PICTORIAL: 2020 ‘Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration’ features fun surprises, fan-favorites in its third year

Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration is back once again and while many of the offerings will be familiar to those who’ve been in previous years, the third year of the annual event introduces some fun surprises including a new musical stage show, a historical exhibit on the PEANUTS, a fun dance party and tons of tasty treats! We were invited to come check out the event and are happy to present this look at 2020 Knott’s PEANUTS...

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PICTORIAL: Universal Studios Hollywood rings in the 2020 Lunar New Year with updated offerings
Jan24

PICTORIAL: Universal Studios Hollywood rings in the 2020 Lunar New Year with updated offerings

Universal Studios Hollywood has been perfecting their Lunar New Year celebration each year, and for 2020 the the Year of the Rat (this isn’t Disneyland y’all), is the strongest one yet. Some mainstays return, like Mandarin-speaking Megatron, wishing trees, Kung Fu Panda meet-n-greets, seasonal costumes for Hello Kitty and the Minions. No new components were added, but focusing on improvements, like big upgrades to the Mr....

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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: A complete look around 2020 Lunar New Year celebration at Disney California Adventure
Jan19

PICTORIAL: A complete look around 2020 Lunar New Year celebration at Disney California Adventure

The Lunar New Year is here with the zodiacs showing that it is the Year of the Rat Mouse and Disney California Adventure is ready to celebrate in style! The cherished holiday tradition returns once more to the Happiest Place on Earth with a fantastic festival featuring fine feastables, fortuitous findables, and fascinating spectacles celebrating the wonders of China, Korea, and Vietnam. Take a look at everything you need to know about...

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FIRST TASTE: 2020 Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure brings bright new flavors
Jan19

FIRST TASTE: 2020 Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure brings bright new flavors

Disney California Adventure has officially kicked off its 2020 Year of the Mouse Lunar New Year Celebration and it brings with it once again a miniature food festival to ensure a tasty new year! Several fan favorites have returned and new menu options are also available to tempt the palate. RELATED POST Details confirmed for 2020 ‘Year of the Mouse’ LUNAR NEW YEAR celebrations at Disney California Adventure We tried several options...

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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: Crowds and construction plus new eats and merch kick off 2020 at the Happiest Place on Earth
Jan07

PICTORIAL: Crowds and construction plus new eats and merch kick off 2020 at the Happiest Place on Earth

In our first pictorial update of the year we have nearly 200 pictures and more than half of that is just merch! Get ready for a jam-packed update this week that includes a look at the newly opened Asian Street Eats and the now-AP-exclusive Alfresco Tasting Terrace plus continuing work on the Avengers Campus Marvel-themed land, Project Stardust enhancements in Tomorrowland, and on-going work on various projects including the new Mickey...

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PICTORIAL: Alfresco Tasting Terrace opens as Annual Passholder exclusive location, debuts new cocktails
Jan06

PICTORIAL: Alfresco Tasting Terrace opens as Annual Passholder exclusive location, debuts new cocktails

Perhaps in the interest of driving more sales at a formerly quiet corner of Disney California Adventure, Disney opted to turn the Alfresco Tasting Terrace into an Annual Passholder exclusive location starting this past Sunday. The location is first come first serve for any Annual Passholder that has entered the park and while their guests don’t need to have an Annual Pass, they do still need valid park admission. The debut of...

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