Disneyland Weekly Update – 08/18/14

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This NEW weekly blog will feature Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and maybe even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy!

This week…..SeaWorld announces new habitats for their killer whales and tickets for the D23 Expo are released.


New Killer Whale Habitats at Sea World


SeaWorld Parks have announced “The Blue World Project,” an initiative to teach the public about killer whales. SeaWorld’s parks in San Diego, Orlando and San Antonio will all take part.  Read more

Ghostly Materials


In celebration of 45 years of the Haunted Mansion, the Disneyana shop is now presenting “Ghostly Materials,” featuring pieces by multiple artists including Dave Avanzino [above].

D23 Expo 2015


Tickets are now on sale for next year’s D23 Expo 2015 to be held August 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Early Bird pricing is good through the end of the year. Check out the details on the Disneyland Events page.

Knott’s Scary Farm


Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Knott’s Scary Farm Haunt! This year’s Haunt will be held select days from September 25th through November 1st. For more information, visit our HalloweenTime page.

FREE “Guardians of the Galaxy” Print


Now through August 31st, spend $30 or more at Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port and receive an exclusive “Guardians of the Galaxy” print. [Editor's Note: Skip the pizza...get the pasta or the salad.]

New Travel Offer

The Walt Disney Travel Company has added another new offer this week:

For more information on these offers, visit our Disneyland Discounts page or our friends at Dreams Unlimited Travel.

AZ DIS Meet for Give Kids The World


Join your DIS friends in Phoenix, Arizona raise money for Give Kids The World, a 70-acre nonprofit resort located in Central Florida that treats children with life-threatening illnesses to weeklong fantasy vacations. The meet will be held October 24-26 and will include a Welcome Dinner on Friday night, the DIS Meet (including lunch, costume contest & auction) on Saturday, and an optional trip to the Grand Canyon on Sunday. For more information visit their Official Thread on the DISboards or their event sign-up page.

DIS Blog

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Camelot Inn and Suites


DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition


On the 08/14/14 podcast, Nancy Johnson  visits Fantasyland, Toontown & Tomorrowland in her Shopping 201 series and Mary Jo chats with Southern California humorist Charles Phoenix about thrift store finds, Disneyland and ambrosia.

To download and subscribe, visit the Show Notes page. To listen directly, click on the links below:

Disneyland News

Shopping 201: Fantasyland, Toontown & Tomorrowland

Charles Phoenix


Helpful Resources


The Horse Drawn Street Cars are down for 6 weeks….does that mean some track work on Main Street USA? Check out the updated list on our Rehabs/Closings page.

Park Hours


If you see a menu menu at the Disneyland Resort, take a picture and send it to me: tom@wdwinfo.com.

Ticket Information

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