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Disneyland to welcome Red-headed Pirate character Redd beginning June 8

Tue, 2018-06-05 13:54

We have an update to a story we first brought you in May. Just in time for summer, Disneyland Park is welcoming a fierce and independent pirate known as Redd. A bit mysterious by nature, Redd travels to various ports throughout the Caribbean—selling rum and collecting coin. Guests may encounter...

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Shanghai Disney Resort to host first running event this fall.

Tue, 2018-06-05 12:20

The healthy lifestyle inspired by runDisney will make its way to China this fall when the Shanghai Disney Resort hosts its first-ever Disney Inspiration Run on September 15-16. The event will take runners on a spectacular resort-wide race in an immersive environment. It’s a unique run experience that only Disney...

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Rosé tasting sessions available at Wine Bar George in Disney Springs

Tue, 2018-06-05 12:05

The newest dining experience to open at Disney Springs is already planning to host its first wine tasting. Wine Bar George is preparing your senses for Summer with a beautiful pink adventure for National National Rosé Day on June 9. Two tasting sessions will be led by Master Sommelier George...

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More Treasures from the Disney Vault appearing this week on TCM

Mon, 2018-06-04 12:40

Disney fans, it’s time to jump in the time machine again and revisit a bevy of classic Disney TV shows, shorts, and movies. The Treasures from the Disney Vault series on TCM returns this Wednesday June 6 with a night of excellent DVR opportunities. 8:00pm – A Trip through the...

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LEGO model of Disneyland needs your help to be sold

Mon, 2018-06-04 02:50

If you believe in Plato’s allegory of the cave somewhere, out there in nature, is the ideal version of Disneyland. We can only see shadowy reflections of it in our world, but it’s there informing our ideas about the parks we visit. Tim Karl, whose LEGO Disney projects we’ve highlighted...

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Morimoto Asia accepts award for Best Restaurant in Orlando

Mon, 2018-06-04 00:15

Scott Joseph’s Orlando Food Blog is our favorite goto website when we’re looking for new and interesting food adventures in town. In addition to his consummate professional food reviewer hat, Joseph operates a yearly ‘Foodster’ Award to find the best restaurants in a multitude of genres with overall prizes for...

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Disney FanDaze is proof it’s fun to be a fan at Disneyland Paris.

Sat, 2018-06-02 19:02

Disney FanDaze at Disneyland Paris is a festival of fan experiences inspired by and created especially for Disney fans around the world. The park hopes to continues the great fun of it’s 25th Anniversary with an event that will entertain and thrill every Disney fan young and old. We were...

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Rainbow Pride merchandise is back at Walt Disney World

Fri, 2018-06-01 12:12

There was a rainbow over Disney Springs last night, which seemed very appropriate as Pride Month, to celebrate diversity and the LGBTQ community, kicks off today. At Walt Disney World, the month begins with Gay Days a fan created event that has become a huge economic driver for central Florida....

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Disneyland increasing starting wage for cast members, promising $15 an hour by 2020.

Fri, 2018-06-01 11:19

The Disneyland Resort is proposing a 36 percent increase in wages over three year’s span for its largest union contract. This would put its Master Services cast members at $15 per hour by 2020, two years before California’s minimum wage increases to that same amount. The offer was made in...

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge aerial overview from Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Thu, 2018-05-31 11:32

Last week we learned the timeline for the opening of the two Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge themed lands. Although the Disney’s Hollywood Studios project will open second (late Fall 2019), we have a new set of aerial images courtesy Nearmap to give us a look at exactly where the project...

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Location of Star Wars themed resort at Walt Disney World confirmed

Wed, 2018-05-30 18:40

The prospects of a new Star Wars themed Disney resort that would totally immerse guests in the Star Wars galaxy was one of the most tantalizing announcements of the D23 Expo. Since then we’ve seen a lot of concept art and learned that the resort would be seamlessly integrated into...

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge preview panel unveils new details for Disney’s largest theme parks expansion

Wed, 2018-05-30 11:47

It’s becoming a regular thing, Star Wars: Galactic Nights event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios does more than celebrate the latest Star Wars movie, it also is used to reveal interesting new details for the upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge project coming to both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. We were...

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Experience “Solo: A Star Wars Story” in a new dimension

Tue, 2018-05-29 03:35

We were invited to a screening of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” at a movie theater featuring new 4D technology you may have heard of. 4DX adds in-theater effects to the more traditional movie theater experience helping the movie leap off the screen. Each theater has 20 different kinds of...

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New trailer for Disney’s Christopher Robin has us wanting to believe!

Sat, 2018-05-26 20:27

Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eyeore, Tigger and all their friends are real and they’re back to help an adult Christopher Robin navigate the seemingly impossible maze that is being an adult in London. Disney’s ‘live-action’ “Christopher Robin” uses the advanced photo realistic animation film special effects that Disney has become...

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Shanghai Disney Resort leads China as first Eco-China Experience-based Education Destination

Thu, 2018-05-24 11:37

In order to meld the Disney brand with traditional Chinese culture, Disney’s creativity and technology was put to the test as they created the Shanghai Disney Resort. All that came together in a new honor recognizing the environmental conservation efforts and immersive educational environment as the first Eco-China Experience-based Education...

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Incredicoaster opens June 23 at Disney California Adventure in reimagined Pixar Pier

Thu, 2018-05-24 11:19

The new Incredicoaster opens June 23, 2018 promising guests the first ride-through attraction in the world to feature characters from Pixar’s “The Incredibles.” Anchoring the newly reimagined land of Pixar Pier, the Incredicoaster takes guests on a thrilling adventure with the Parr family to capture the elusive baby Jack-Jack. Exciting...

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Solo: A Star Wars Story – a spoiler free review

Wed, 2018-05-23 11:51

Han Solo is back in Solo a new Star Wars movie from director Ron Howard and the talented folk at Lucasfilm. “Solo: A Star Wars Story” tells the origin of the roguish scoundrel space smuggler we all fell in love with in the first Star Wars film ‘A New Hope.’...

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2018 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays & Candlelight Processional dates announced

Wed, 2018-05-23 03:40

The spring Flower and Garden festival isn’t quite over yet at EPCOT and we’re already learning the dates for the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays and the very popular Candlelight Processional. You’ll be able to celebrate holidays around the world when the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the...

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Orlando officially named host city for 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

Wed, 2018-05-23 03:28

There’s been some talk locally that Orlando should be bidding for more big sporting events as we have many facilities already constructed to support an event like the Olympics. While it’s unlikely the USA will get another Summer Olympics for at least a few decades after Los Angeles hosts in...

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Edna Mode to Grace Guests with her presence at Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Wed, 2018-05-23 02:33

If you want some advice on what to wear for your super suit, head to Pixar Pier were the designer to super hero celebrities will be available for photos and autographs. The meet and greet will open just in time opening of Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” on June 15. Pixar Pier...

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