Tag: Disneyland

Disneyland 101 – Disneyland After Dark

Disneyland 101 – Disneyland After Dark

| June 1, 2013 | Reply

One of the most special times at any of the Disney parks occurs each evening when the sun goes down and lights come on.  The Disneyland Resort takes on a whole new look at night, and many agree that it’s the best, the most magical, time.  And it’s much more than twinkle lights on the [...]

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Monsters University Merchandise Scares Up Fun at Disney Parks

Monsters University Merchandise Scares Up Fun at Disney Parks

| May 29, 2013 | 1 Reply

Looking to scare up some fun this summer? Mike Wazowski, a monster who takes his scaring seriously, and James P. Sullivan (otherwise known as “Sulley”), a natural scarer and jokester, team up once again to bring laughs to the big screen in Disney-Pixar’s Monsters University next month. The film, a prequel to the highly successful [...]

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A Monstrous 24-Hour “All-Nighter” at Magic Kingdom

A Monstrous 24-Hour “All-Nighter” at Magic Kingdom

| May 26, 2013 | 5 Replies

I did it!  I managed to stay awake overnight for the kickoff event for Disney’s Monstrous Summer. This was a 24 hour event at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Disneyland, and California Adventure held from 6:00am on May 24 through 6:00 am on May 25. Anyone who knows me knows that I go to bed early and [...]

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Help! A Walt Disney World Vet’s First Time at Disneyland – Part 5

Help! A Walt Disney World Vet’s First Time at Disneyland – Part 5

| May 19, 2013 | 9 Replies

Last blog before the trip!  We leave in just a couple days for our first-ever trip to Disneyland!  We’re really getting excited, but we still had a few questions we needed answered by the podcast team.  Read on to hear what we talked about on this segment of the DIS Unplugged Disneyland edition.

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May the Fourth Be with You: Intergalactic Star Wars Shopping

May the Fourth Be with You: Intergalactic Star Wars Shopping

| May 4, 2013 | 2 Replies

As a part of Disney Parks’ Limited Time Magic celebration, Star Wars fans are flocking to Disney’s Hollywood Studios today for May the Fourth Be with You, a fan-proclaimed “Star Wars Day” celebrating the films, culture, and outer space phenomenon that brought Jedis, Chewbacca, and others into our world. In true Disney fashion, specialty merchandise [...]

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Disneyland 101 – Dining Strategies

Disneyland 101 – Dining Strategies

| April 29, 2013 | 6 Replies

Food, glorious food!  In this segment of our Disneyland 101 series, we cover some of the many dining options around the Disneyland Resort.  There are a wide variety of dining choices, and that’s a good thing because almost everyone has a different way of approaching food and dining at the parks.  But I don’t want [...]

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Sneak Peek: Mickey and the Magical Map

Sneak Peek: Mickey and the Magical Map

| April 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

Recently I was able to get a sneak peek into the creation of the new live show coming this Summer to the Fantasyland Theatre in Disneyland Park.  No video was allowed, but I was able to get a peek at the stage, get a sample of what the set can “do”, plus take a look [...]

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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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Supreme Court Ends Attempt to Force Segway Use at Walt Disney World

Supreme Court Ends Attempt to Force Segway Use at Walt Disney World

| April 15, 2013 | 4 Replies

This morning (April 15, 2013), the United States Supreme Court ended attempts to force Walt Disney World to permit Segways in the theme parks.  Without comment, the Court issued a one line order (page 3, third entry) declining to review the Court of Appeals decision upholding Disney’s safety-based ban on Segways.

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Your Chance to Become a Disney Imagineer

Your Chance to Become a Disney Imagineer

| April 2, 2013 | Reply

DIS Unplugged host Pete Werner is joined by Casting Director Rita Koutsoulis from USA Network’s show “The Moment.” Have you dreamed of becoming a Disney Imagineer? Here’s your chance. USA Network’s new show “The Moment” is casting for an upcoming episode where one lucky participant will have the chance to interview for their dream of [...]

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