Category: Events

It’s Been a Bad Week for Segways at Disneyland

It’s Been a Bad Week for Segways at Disneyland

| July 20, 2013 | 4 Replies

It’s been a bad week for folks wanting to ride Segways in Disneyland. On July 17, 2013, a federal judge held that the plaintiff, Tina Baughman, was not entitled to the $124,000 in attorney fee bill she wanted Disney to pay. The next day, the California Court of Appeals ruled that Disneyland’s safety based ban [...]

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Collectors & Artists Unite: The Wyland Galleries of Florida

Collectors & Artists Unite: The Wyland Galleries of Florida

| July 10, 2013 | 2 Replies

Walt Disney World has something for everyone whether that be entertainment, fine dining, or shopping. Premiere spas and competitive golf courses also top the list. However, few know that the World also offers unique opportunities for collectors and artists to unite in a gallery known by its famous name, Wyland Galleries of Florida.   Image: The [...]

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Exclusive Interview with D23′s “Broadway and Beyond” Performers

Exclusive Interview with D23′s “Broadway and Beyond” Performers

| June 29, 2013 | 2 Replies

In addition to this year’s previously announced D23 Expo concert featuring Alan Menken and Richard Sherman, D23, the Official Disney Fan Club, has also announced a second special theatrical performance, “Broadway and Beyond,” a musical look at Disney’s history on the stage and beyond.  The concert, which is a one night only performance, will take [...]

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The Contemporary Resort Hotel – Walt Disney World’s Resort Loop Hotels

The Contemporary Resort Hotel – Walt Disney World’s Resort Loop Hotels

| May 13, 2013 | 19 Replies

In the 1960’s, Walt Disney went about secretively purchasing land in Florida and acquired a little over 27,000 acres.  At its maximum, the resort expanded to 30,000+ acres and today, the Walt Disney World Resort encompasses 25,000 acres which includes four theme parks, two water parks, a shopping district, 24 resort hotels that can accommodate [...]

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‘Monstrous Summer’ Live Coverage

‘Monstrous Summer’ Live Coverage

| April 24, 2013 | 1 Reply

This week Walt Disney World Resort is hosting its ‘Monstrous Summer’ press event, which will offer media a preview of what’s going to be coming to Disney World – and beyond. The event is themed after Monsters University, the newest Disney•Pixar movie to hit theaters this summer on June 21st, 2013. Among the activities slated [...]

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Windows on Main Street – Harrison “Buzz” Price

Windows on Main Street – Harrison “Buzz” Price

| April 23, 2013 | Reply

Walt Disney and those who originally built Disneyland had their roots in film making. Walt enlisted employees from studio art and set design departments throughout Hollywood to ensure his vision for his family theme park was realized. Entering Disneyland is similar to entering a theatre. The attraction posters provide a sneak preview as to what is inside. [...]

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Animal Kingdom’s 15th Anniversary

Animal Kingdom’s 15th Anniversary

| April 21, 2013 | 5 Replies

Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s 15th anniversary takes place on Monday, April 22nd and The DIS will be covering the morning’s events live from within the park! Here is the schedule and special offerings for the day: Josh D’Amaro, Vice President of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Jackie Ogden, Ph.D., Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment, will speak [...]

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D23 Presents Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives at the Reagan Library

D23 Presents Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives at the Reagan Library

| April 2, 2013 | Reply

I have some friends, Miguel & Bernie, who are big Disney fans, and when they heard that D23 had an exhibit at the Reagan Library, they wanted to go… with me.  So, I went online, and found that the recommended thing to do is to purchase tickets before going to the Reagan Library.  I got [...]

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2013 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

2013 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

| March 7, 2013 | 1 Reply

The 2013 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival kicked off this Wednesday so we decided to all go as a team to experience what new things and activities this year had to offer. Typically from year to year you don’t see very much change with the Flower & Garden Festival, but I’m happy to say [...]

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