One of my favorite things to do this time of year is visit the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. My family has been visiting since the very first year it was presented on Residential Street in the park. This beautiful light display has come a long [...]
This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…sea monsters take over Knott’s Berry Farm.
This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort. This time, I take a look at the Hyatt Place located at 2035 South Harbor Boulevard. I talk in detail about my stay there on the November 13, 2014 podcast, [...]
In 2013, Disneyland and Walt Disney World introduced the “Jingle Cruise” overlay to the venerable Jungle Cruise ride. Guests were not impressed. This year Disney has upped the ante on the Jingle Cruise and the gags never stop. Jingle Cruise opened on November 13 this year and I had a chance to ride the Disneyland [...]
On November 13, Disney California Adventure’s World of Color show transitioned to its holiday version, “Winter Dreams.” The Winter Dreams show debuted during the 2013 holiday season so this year is Disney’s second time around with it. The show has been changed significantly since last year and while it is hard to top the stunning [...]
This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Disneyland Resort.
For years now theme parks have been grappling with how to reduce or eliminate theme parks lines. Disney’s multi-billion dollar initiative to move guests around in its theme parks, MyMagic+, is mostly in place. We’ve been hearing reports and reading guest reviews of how well it is working or not working. Some reviews have been positive [...]
Today marked the debut of a new Disney experience that fans can now find in their neighborhoods: the opening of the Frozen Ice Palace. Thanks to a partnership between Disney and Taubman Centers, the management company for several shopping outlets in the U.S. and Asia, the magical world of Elsa, Anna, and that lovable snowman [...]
It’s that time of year. That magical time when it is Halloween and the next day the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World is decked out for Christmas. The first Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is Nov. 7th, 2014 and is already sold out. Tonight was the first night of the new Cinderella Castle lighting [...]