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intercot.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 16:10
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Linking a shades of green res #

intercot.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 13:48
Just wanted to post a little advice, if you are trying to link your Shades of Green reservation # you get your best results when you do it on the actual My Disney Experience website (not the app.) Also it takes about 24 hours so booking the hotel on your 180 day mark and then expecting to book all your ADRS is a no go. (Don't ask me how I know this.)

That being said I was fairly pleased with ADR availability for end of Sept including Ohana.
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Linking a shades of green res #

intercot.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 13:48
Just wanted to post a little advice, if you are trying to link your Shades of Green reservation # you get your best results when you do it on the actual My Disney Experience website (not the app.) Also it takes about 24 hours so booking the hotel on your 180 day mark and then expecting to book all your ADRS is a no go. (Don't ask me how I know this.)

That being said I was fairly pleased with ADR availability for end of Sept including Ohana.
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Keyless Door Entry comes to your phone at Walt Disney World

TheDisneyBlog.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 11:43

Soon you won’t need a room card or magic band to open your hotel room at Walt Disney World, all you’ll need is your mobile phone. Beginning very soon at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge guests will be able to test a new feature in the My Disney Experience app that will...

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Best day Sunday or Monday?

intercot.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 11:33
We have our first trip planned for Disneyland. Which day would you recommend we visit each park if you had a Sunday and Monday to pick from? Should we do Disneyland on sunday or Monday? Also then should we do California Adventure Sunday or Monday?
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Best day Sunday or Monday?

intercot.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 11:33
We have our first trip planned for Disneyland. Which day would you recommend we visit each park if you had a Sunday and Monday to pick from? Should we do Disneyland on sunday or Monday? Also then should we do California Adventure Sunday or Monday?
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Vivoli il Gelato introduces fresh spring flavors to Disney Springs for April

TheDisneyBlog.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 11:15

Spring is in full bloom and if you’re in the mood to celebrate be sure to stop by Vivoli il Gelato at Disney Springs to partake in the fresh and local ingredients of the season. Stop by during your stroll through The Landing and be sure to try one of...

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DIS Unplugged Podcast – 04/03/18 – Disney World Show

disunplugged.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 08:00
In this episode, the panel reviews their stay at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort as part of the latest 7 Resorts in 7 Nights series! Want to get in touch? Check out our contact page. Podcasts #987 – Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort: [Download Mp3] Show Notes: REMEMBERING BOB VARLEY BECOME A VIDEO CONTRIBUTOR! Click here for [...]
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Debut of ESPN+ coming April 12. Here’s what you’ll get for $4.99 per month

TheDisneyBlog.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 02:29

Disney and ESPN announced the debut date for their direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service ESPN+ and revealed its official logo (above). It will launch on April 12 with a sizable lineup of live sports, original content, and access to much of ESPN’s library of on-demand programming. The price is a very...

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Videopolis: Disney Princess Acapella Medley

TheDisneyBlog.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 02:08

Some of my favorite Disney fan videos are acapella medleys of classic Disney tunes. These are the ones where all the sounds you hear are made by the people you see in the video. We’re excited to share our latest discovery with you today. It’s a Disney Princess medley sung...

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Disney and Pixar’s Disney Heroes: Battle Mode mobile RPG preview

TheDisneyBlog.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 01:38

Today, Disney and PerBlue announced Disney Heroes: Battle Mode, a new, action-packed mobile role-playing game (RPG) that features Disney and Pixar heroes battling together in the same universe in all new ways. Players will experience fun, unexpected 5v5 match-ups with fan-favorite characters from The Incredibles, Wreck-It Ralph, Pirates of the...

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Walt Disney Imagineering Launches "Project H" Near Disney's Hollywood Studios

intercot.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 01:17
Walt Disney Imagineering has recently filed two permits with the South Florida Water Management District for "Project H" near Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The first permit (Application #:180402-434) is an exploratory permit to perform a geotechnical boring in the Project H site.

The second permit (Permit#:48-00714-P) is to clear the 9.5 Acre Project H site (shown in Blue).

The details and diagrams for the two permits are summarized below:

Quote: Originally Posted by Application #: 180402-434 Received Date: 02-Apr-2018
Application Status: Under Review
Issuing Office: ORL/SFWMD
Permit Type: Environmental Resource (New General Permit)
Project Name: Project H Wetland Borings
Project Acres: 0.02
Landuse(s): Commercial And Services
Location: Orange S31/T24/R28


Quote: Originally Posted by Application #: 180402-11/Permit#: 48-00714-P Received Date: 02-Apr-2018
Issuing Office: ORL/SFWMD
Application Status: Initial Review
Permit Type: Environmental Resource (Compliance Minor Mod)
Project Name: Project H - Clearing/ Stockpile
Project Acres: 9.5
Landuse(s): Commercial And Services
Location: Orange S36/T24/R28


Based on the proximity of the 9.5 acre project site just south of the future Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge land, it is anticipated that "Project H" is the yet-to-be-named Star Wars Hotel. Attached Images   
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Walt Disney Imagineering Launches "Project H" Near Disney's Hollywood Studios

intercot.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 01:17
Walt Disney Imagineering has recently filed two permits with the South Florida Water Management District for "Project H" near Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The first permit (Application #:180402-434) is an exploratory permit to perform a geotechnical boring in the Project H site.

The second permit (Permit#:48-00714-P) is to clear the 9.5 Acre Project H site (shown in Blue).

The details and diagrams for the two permits are summarized below:

Quote: Originally Posted by Application #: 180402-434 Received Date: 02-Apr-2018
Application Status: Under Review
Issuing Office: ORL/SFWMD
Permit Type: Environmental Resource (New General Permit)
Project Name: Project H Wetland Borings
Project Acres: 0.02
Landuse(s): Commercial And Services
Location: Orange S31/T24/R28


Quote: Originally Posted by Application #: 180402-11/Permit#: 48-00714-P Received Date: 02-Apr-2018
Issuing Office: ORL/SFWMD
Application Status: Initial Review
Permit Type: Environmental Resource (Compliance Minor Mod)
Project Name: Project H - Clearing/ Stockpile
Project Acres: 9.5
Landuse(s): Commercial And Services
Location: Orange S36/T24/R28


Based on the proximity of the 9.5 acre project site just south of the future Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge land, it is anticipated that "Project H" is the yet-to-be-named Star Wars Hotel. Attached Images   
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New Digital Room Key Coming for Bluetooth Enabled Devices at Walt Disney World

intercot.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 00:53
Walt Disney World has announced a new "Digital Room Key" feature to roll out for Bluetooth Enabled Devices using the MyDisneyExpereince App:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts
... Coming soon to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, a new feature in the My Disney Experience app will allow guests to quickly unlock their hotel room using a digital key on their mobile devices, providing them with another seamless room entry option that brings added ease and flexibility to their experience.

Guests can also use their digital key to unlock the hotel entrance gate and common area doors requiring a key, which may include pools, fitness centers, elevators and club level lounges. Arriving travel parties that have checked in online may even use their digital key to bypass the need to visit the front desk, giving them the opportunity to go directly to their room when it is ready and start their vacation even faster.

The feature represents the latest evolution of keyless room entry, which we began offering with the MagicBand, the unique all-in-one device that effortlessly connects the vacation choices guests make in My Disney Experience. Guests may use either or both options to enter their room during their stay.

So how does it work? To use their digital key, guests can opt in and activate the feature on their check-in day through a brief set up process in the app. To enter their room, guests tap the “Unlock Door” button and then simply hold their phone against the door lock.

... Bluetooth®-enabled mobile devices with the latest version of the My Disney Experience app are required to take advantage of a digital key for room entry. And don’t forget to wear your MagicBand for all other uses including park entry, FastPass+ redemption, room charges and more.

The new feature is expected to be rolled-out in phases to other Walt Disney World resort hotels, much like the MagicBand Access Points were initially.
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New Digital Room Key Coming for Bluetooth Enabled Devices at Walt Disney World

intercot.com - Tue, 2018-04-03 00:53
Walt Disney World has announced a new "Digital Room Key" feature to roll out for Bluetooth Enabled Devices using the MyDisneyExpereince App:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts
... Coming soon to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, a new feature in the My Disney Experience app will allow guests to quickly unlock their hotel room using a digital key on their mobile devices, providing them with another seamless room entry option that brings added ease and flexibility to their experience.

Guests can also use their digital key to unlock the hotel entrance gate and common area doors requiring a key, which may include pools, fitness centers, elevators and club level lounges. Arriving travel parties that have checked in online may even use their digital key to bypass the need to visit the front desk, giving them the opportunity to go directly to their room when it is ready and start their vacation even faster.

The feature represents the latest evolution of keyless room entry, which we began offering with the MagicBand, the unique all-in-one device that effortlessly connects the vacation choices guests make in My Disney Experience. Guests may use either or both options to enter their room during their stay.

So how does it work? To use their digital key, guests can opt in and activate the feature on their check-in day through a brief set up process in the app. To enter their room, guests tap the “Unlock Door” button and then simply hold their phone against the door lock.

... Bluetooth®-enabled mobile devices with the latest version of the My Disney Experience app are required to take advantage of a digital key for room entry. And don’t forget to wear your MagicBand for all other uses including park entry, FastPass+ redemption, room charges and more.

The new feature is expected to be rolled-out in phases to other Walt Disney World resort hotels, much like the MagicBand Access Points were initially.
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Disneyland Resort Celebrates the First-Ever Pixar Fest for a Limited-Time, April 13-Sept.3, 2018

disneylandnews.com/ - Mon, 2018-04-02 18:47
Biggest Theme Park Celebration of Stories and Characters from Pixar Animation Studios Features a New Nighttime Spectacular, Plus the Return of ‘Paint the Night’ and ‘Pixar Play Parade’

Anaheim, Calif. (Feb. 26, 2018) – Pixar Fest, the biggest Pixar celebration ever to come to Disney Parks, brings guests together to celebrate friendship and beyond from April 13 through Sept. 3, 2018, at the Disneyland Resort.

This first-ever Pixar Fest presents some of the beloved stories from Pixar Animation Studios in new ways at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Parks, with characters and experiences from films such as Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Finding Nemo” and “Up.” Guests will join the fun as they experience a new nighttime spectacular, the return of two favorite parades with fresh new Pixar surprises, new décor, atmosphere entertainment, creatively themed food and beverage and exclusive event merchandise.

A new fireworks show, “Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular,” will celebrate Pixar stories through the decades as it lights up the sky over Disneyland, connecting guests with characters they’ve come to know and love. Along with dazzling pyrotechnics and memorable music, a heartwarming story celebrates the theme of friendship, an ever-present concept in Pixar animation.

“Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular” invites guests to embark on an emotional journey that begins with the meeting of unlikely Pixar pals and follows their adventures as they overcome obstacles and forge everlasting friendships. “Together Forever” comes to life through projections on iconic park locations: Sleeping Beauty Castle, the water screens of the Rivers of America, the façade of “it’s a small world” and the buildings of Main Street, U.S.A. The grand tradition of Tinker Bell flying over Sleeping Beauty Castle also gets a Pixar twist, with a special flyover by none other than Buzz Lightyear.

For the first time, “Pixar Play Parade” will make its way through Disneyland Park this spring, and it’s being led by someone new. The parade will begin just as all Pixar films have, with an appearance by the iconic and adorable Pixar Lamp. Rolling ahead of the famous lamp will be the familiar yellow Pixar Ball. Also joining the parade are characters from the beloved film, “Up.” Wilderness Explorer Russell will appear astride the colorful flightless bird, Kevin. Carl Fredricksen and Dug follow behind, amid green foliage and snipe chicks, with Carl’s tethered house floating above. “Inside Out” also joins the “Pixar Play Parade,” with Joy and Sadness perched atop colorful memory orbs as they take flight aboard Bing Bong’s rocket wagon, with Bing Bong himself cheering them on.

Also on April 13, “Paint the Night” parade returns, and this time guests will enjoy the parade’s 1.5 million, brilliant LED lights and catchy tunes at Disney California Adventure.  “Paint the Night” features pals from Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.” and “Cars.” And another beloved Pixar story will join “Paint the Night” in June; a new, high-energy float inspired by “The Incredibles” will add to the fun. Mr. Incredible, Mrs. Incredible and Frozone will showcase their superhero awesomeness as they take on their newest threat, the Underminer. Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack also showcase their unique powers in surprising new ways, as shown through dynamic and innovative visual technology. Like the other elements in this spectacular parade, this new float will come to life through a series of dazzling LED lights, new music elements and high-tech, pop-art effects inspired by the mid-century-modern style of the films.

A collection of Pixar Shorts will be featured at the Sunset Showcase Theater at Disney California Adventure during most of Pixar Fest, including favorites such as “For the Birds” and “LAVA.” The short films will rotate during the celebration.

A musical troupe will entertain guests with Pixar-inspired performances in the Paradise Gardens area of Disney California Adventure. Guests may also discover opportunities to greet Pixar characters, and younger guests will enjoy crafts and an activity area.

For those who wish to get into character and celebrate friendship, an exclusive Pixar Fest charm bracelet will be part of the merchandise selection. With multiple bracelet options and a variety of charms with fun friendship messages and Pixar characters, guests can mix and match for themselves, or friends and family.

A celebration of friendship this big is only complete with beloved characters like Buzz, Woody and Jessie from “Toy Story,” Mike and Sulley from “Monsters, Inc.,” Nemo and Dory from “Finding Nemo,” and Lightning McQueen and Mater from “Cars.” Those pals – and more – will be part of the fun at Pixar Fest.

All these exciting changes add to the existing attractions and entertainment in the parks that feature many favorite Pixar characters.

At Disneyland

  • Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters: In this interactive attraction, guests fire lasers to help battle Evil Emperor Zurg, who is trying to steal the batteries from helpless toys.
  • Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage: Guests take a submarine voyage to explore the world of Nemo and his underwater friends.
  • “it’s a small world”: Woody, Jessie and Bullseye from “Toy Story” are among the many toys and dolls found in this classic attraction.
  • Character encounters with Pixar pals: Guests can continue to meet Merida from “Brave” in Fantasyland and Woody and Jessie from “Toy Story” in Frontierland.
  • “Fantasmic!”: Favorite Pixar characters appear in the finale of “Fantasmic!” nightly on the Rivers of America.

At Disney California Adventure

  • Cars Land: Guests step into the world of Radiator Springs with three attractions plus themed shopping and dining locations across 12 acres.
  • Toy Story Mania!: Guests shrink to the size of toys and take aim at objects to score points in 4D midway-inspired carnival games hosted by the characters from the “Toy Story” films.
  • “a bug’s land”: Shrinking to the size of a bug, guests experience this story through family-friendly attractions.
  • Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue!: Guests take a wild taxi ride through Monstropolis with Mike and Sulley as they search for their lost human friend, Boo.
  • Turtle Talk with Crush: Crush, the sea turtle from “Finding Nemo,” interacts with guests in live, real-time, animated conversations.
  • DJ’s Dance ‘n Drive: Interactive dance party in Cars Land gets guests moving to the music.

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About the Disneyland Resort
The Disneyland Resort features two spectacular theme parks – Disneyland (the original Disney theme park) and Disney California Adventure Park – plus three hotels and the Downtown Disney District, comprising unique dining, entertainment and shopping experiences. The Resort’s hotels are the luxurious, 948-room Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, which also features 50 two-bedroom equivalent Disney Vacation Club units; the magical, 973-room Disneyland Hotel – both AAA Four Diamond properties – and the 481-room Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel with its “day-at-the-beach” theme. For information on attractions and vacations at the Disneyland Resort, visit Disneyland.com, call (866) 43-DISNEY or contact local travel agents. Located in Anaheim, Calif., the Disneyland Resort opened July 17, 1955. Open daily, year-round.

 

About Pixar Animation Studios

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 32 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $11 billion at the worldwide box office to date. “Incredibles 2,” Pixar’s 20th feature, opens in theaters on June 15, 2018.

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Vacation Planning Tips for the Disneyland Resort, a World-Class Family Vacation Destination

disneylandnews.com/ - Mon, 2018-04-02 18:46
How to Plan, Stay and Play at the Disneyland Resort

ANAHEIM, Calif. Guests visiting the Disneyland Resort will enjoy special moments and create unforgettable memories with their friends and family, including their experiences at the first-ever Pixar Fest celebration and the newly reimagined land, Pixar Pier. Beloved nighttime spectaculars, immersive attractions and entertainment offer countless ways for guests to make the most of their vacations at the Happiest Place on Earth. There are plenty of tips for guests as they plan to stay and play at Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, the three on-site hotels and Downtown Disney.

PLAN

  • Official Disneyland App – The official Disneyland App offers useful information right at a guest’s fingertips, including attraction wait times, FastPass return times, maps, entertainment guides and other special features. Guests may also use the app to purchase tickets with their mobile device, look for character appearances in the park and find park hours. Details are available here.
  • Disneyland Resort on Google Street View: Guests can now explore the Disneyland Resort like never before – right from a phone or computer – on Google Street View. Disney Parks have launched a series of 360-degree panoramas at Disneyland park, Disney California Adventure park and the Downtown Disney District to help guests plan their next vacation.
  • Disney Vacation Planning DVD – Guests are invited to preview the magical experiences that await their next Disneyland Resort Vacation with a library of informative videos. To order a Disney Vacation Planning DVD, go to www.DisneyPlanning.com.
  • Disneyland Express – Just 30 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and just 15 miles from John Wayne Airport (SNA), Disneyland Resort offers the Disneyland Express for easy bus transfer to the resort. Disneyland Resort Express also provides convenient transportation to Anaheim area hotels.
  • Dining Reservations – To make the most of vacation time, guests may make dining reservations in advance at the resort’s award-winning restaurants. Special dining packages offer guests a full-course meal and reserved viewing for the “Fantasmic!” at Disneyland, and “World of Color” and “Paint the Night” parade at Disney California Adventure. “For reservations, guests may call 714-781-DINE or email a date, time and contact information to dine@Disneyland.com. Guests may also book a table online at Disneyland.com.
  • Social Media – Keep up with the latest updates about the Disneyland Resort at DisneyParksBlog.com, where guests may also get behind-the-scenes looks at the parks, resort hotels and Downtown Disney. For planning tips and fun facts, follow @Disneyland on Twitter. Guests may also engage with Disneyland on Facebook and Instagram.
  • In-Park Social Media – While at the resort, guests may follow @DisneylandToday on Twitter for information about Disneyland, Disney California Adventure, Downtown Disney and the resort hotels with live updates and answers.

STAY

  • Stay in the Magic – Guests discover many special benefits when they stay at one of three Disneyland Resort hotels: the classic Disneyland Hotel and luxurious newly reimagined Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa – both AAA Four Diamond properties – and the sunny California beachfront-themed Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel.
  • Extra Magic Hour – Early Admission to the Parks – Guests staying at any Disneyland Resort hotel may enjoy Extra Magic Hour entry into Disneyland or Disney California Adventure one hour before the parks open to the public. This opportunity is good for the length of a guest’s stay, with designated days for each park. To check availability, daily times and additional information, visit Disneyland.com and click on “Park Hours.” (Valid theme park admission and active hotel room key required.)
  • Grand Hotel Experience –Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa just completed the most extensive refurbishment since the hotel’s 2001 opening. Guest rooms have been completely redesigned with a fresh sense of luxury and the pool deck has been refreshed with beautiful, new hardscapes to reinforce the Arts and Crafts style. Guests staying at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa enjoy an exclusive entrance to Disney California Adventure through the hotel. Nearby, guests also enjoy the Downtown Disney District, with its eclectic mix of entertainment, dining and shopping opportunities. The new, elevated experience continues to impress guests and the hotel was named one of the Top Hotels in Southern California in the 30th annual Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards.
  • Storybook Vacation – At Disneyland Resort hotels, guests have the opportunity to share a meal and laughs with favorite Disney characters, relax by sparkling pools and enjoy a night on the town complete with dinner at one of several award-winning restaurants.
  • Convenience and Legendary Service – Guests who stay at Disneyland Resort Hotels are treated to exclusive conveniences throughout their stay, including a Key to the Magic card for charging meals and merchandise to the guest room. The Package Express service delivers resort merchandise purchases right to a guest’s hotel. Hotel guests are treated to the legendary Disney guest service throughout their vacation.
  • Multi-generational travel and large parties – Many families enjoy traveling to the Disneyland Resort with family members of multiple generations, or with family reunions. The Hotels of the Disneyland Resort welcome multi-generational travelers and large parties, offering multiple suites at each hotel that sleep parties of six or eight. Some of the suites connect to adjacent suites to accommodate the larger parties.
  • Great Value – Guests can find great value in multiple-day tickets and vacation packages at the Resort hotels, or at nearby Good Neighbor hotels, by purchasing online. The latest special offers are available at Disneyland.com/offers.

PLAY

  • Disney FastPass Service – FastPass allows guests to maximize their time in the park by reserving a specific time window to enjoy their favorite attractions. When guests return during that time, they enjoy a shorter line reserved for FASTPASS holders. Guests are encouraged to pick up FastPass tickets early for favorite attractions such as Radiator Springs Racers.
  • Disney MaxPass – Guests will maximize their day with the ability to reserve digital Disney FASTPASS selections right from your mobile device using the Disneyland app while in the parks. Plus, it offers the opportunity to download, save and share Disney PhotoPass photos captured during an entire day. Both services are included for the introductory price of only $10 per ticket and can be purchased through the app.
  • Disney PhotoPass Service PhotoPass Photographers at character, dining and special locations throughout the park ensure that everyone gets in the photo. Guests may link, view and purchase photos at Disneyland.com or directly from the Disneyland App
  • “A Walk in Walt’s Footsteps” Tour – Guests may follow in the footsteps of the man whose vision and creativity brought Disneyland park to life, Walt Disney. This 3 ½-hour guided tour covers the life of Walt Disney and stories behind the magic of Disneyland. To book this, or other tours offered by Disneyland Resort, call (714) 781-TOUR (8687).
  • Charging Lockers – Guests re-charge their batteries and get back to the fun in no time when using special lockers on Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland Park and Buena Vista Street in Disney California Adventure Park that include options for traditional AC outlet or specialized chargers for electronic devices.
  • Parent “Rider Switch” – A theme-park “rider switch” policy gives both parents a chance to enjoy their favorite attractions without double the wait. A parent who waits with a young child while the other parent rides the attraction may board the ride with minimal wait time once the first parent exits. Guests may ask a cast member about this option.
  • Enjoy the shows and entertainment – Oftentimes, children enjoy live entertainment and stage shows for the first time at the Disneyland Resort. Families may choose from multiple shows in the daily Show Entertainment Guide (available at the main entrance gate and at Guest Relations centers). These include parades, character encounters and shows such as “Disney Junior Dance Party!” (Disney California Adventure) and “Mickey and the Magical Map” (Disneyland). Fans of Disney’s global film phenomenon, “Frozen”, will find the dazzling theatrical interpretation “Frozen Live at the Hyperion Theater” at Disney California Adventure Park. Guests also may encounter performers and singers as they stroll through the parks, including the Dapper Dans at Disneyland, and Five and Dime at Disney California Adventure.
  • Be amazed by spectacular fireworks – Fireworks illuminate the sky above Sleeping Beauty Castle choreographed to timeless music and with surprise appearances by some classic Disney characters. Viewing locations are throughout Disneyland and top spots include: in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle, along Main Street, U.S.A., in front of “it’s a small world” in Fantasyland and along the Rivers of America in Frontierland.
  • Character Dining – Character dining is a great way to introduce youngsters to Disney characters. At select locations, a cast of characters will visit guests at their tables. For reservations, call 714-781-DINE. Another tip: Many Disney restaurants offer children’s menus.
  • Healthful Dining Options – While special treats are part of the Disney fun, families can also choose nutritious snacks such as nuts, trail mix and fresh fruit from outdoor carts. Kids meals come with fruit or vegetables on the side, along with juice, water or low-fat milk. Fries and soda are available upon request, at no additional cost. Look for the Mickey Check symbol on menus, indicating the best nutritional choices for children. Additionally, For lifestyle dining options, or for requests from guests with food allergies or intolerances, there are a wide range of choices, from kosher to gluten-friendly and sugar-free.

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Overnight refurbs at AK

intercot.com - Mon, 2018-04-02 12:44
A few months ago I rode Dinosaur and it was in terrible shape. Many AAs not working, sound was off, even the big dinosaur at the end didn’t come down. I’ve been riding this ride every couple weeks since and I was happy to see that things slowing were getting better. We rode it just last week and it was absolutely perfect. All effects were right on and the dinosaur chase now sounds like the dinosaur is chasing you.

I noticed the same thing at the It’s Tough to Be a Bug. The screen was blurry, Hopper didn’t come up at all and they were running a shorter version a few months ago. Now, it’s all like new again. All effects working.

Just goes to show you that Disney can refurb at night. They probably didn’t want to reduce park capacity during Spring Break, so they refurbished the ride at night. I wish they would do this with all the rides. It’s sad when a family only comes once every few years and rides are closed for refurbishment.
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Overnight refurbs at AK

intercot.com - Mon, 2018-04-02 12:44
A few months ago I rode Dinosaur and it was in terrible shape. Many AAs not working, sound was off, even the big dinosaur at the end didn’t come down. I’ve been riding this ride every couple weeks since and I was happy to see that things slowing were getting better. We rode it just last week and it was absolutely perfect. All effects were right on and the dinosaur chase now sounds like the dinosaur is chasing you.

I noticed the same thing at the It’s Tough to Be a Bug. The screen was blurry, Hopper didn’t come up at all and they were running a shorter version a few months ago. Now, it’s all like new again. All effects working.

Just goes to show you that Disney can refurb at night. They probably didn’t want to reduce park capacity during Spring Break, so they refurbished the ride at night. I wish they would do this with all the rides. It’s sad when a family only comes once every few years and rides are closed for refurbishment.
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New TV spots for Avengers: Infinity War from Marvel Studios

TheDisneyBlog.com - Mon, 2018-04-02 11:12

Can you feel it? We’re now less than a month away from Avengers: Infinity War. This movie brings almost everyone together from Marvel Studios’ previous Marvel Cinematic Universe films to take on the evil presence who has been looming mostly in the background since nearly the beginning – Thanos. It’s...

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