• California Adventure
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    Guardians of the Galaxy Tower of Terror Facade Re-Do Falls Short

    Editorial: The newly released ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout’ facade Re-Do renderings of the current ‘Twilight Zone Tower of Terror’ attraction falls really short (pun intended) of expectations. After much consternation after the announcement of the re-theming and show shange-out of DCA’s ‘Twilight Zone Tower of Terror’ Disney Parks have released a brief video […]

  • Disneyland Resort
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    Disney Brings Back the Southern California Annual Passport

    After two years, Disneyland is once again offering its Southern California Annual Passport. It is now available for purchase by Southern California residents at the Disneyland Resort main entrance ticket booths. The annual admission program is different than the park’s Southern California Select Passport. The cost is higher but passholders receive fewer blackout dates. People living in […]

  • Dining Reviews
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    Dining Review: Main Street’s Carnation Cafe

    “Dine on classic American comfort food, including some of Walt’s favorite dishes, at this Main Street, U.S.A. institution.” The Carnation Cafe is one of those hidden dining gems in the park that many just walk by on their way into Disneyland. Where the outdoor seating exists today was formerly the “Flower Market”, where guests could […]

  • Disneyland
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    Some Disneyland Trivia – 1956

    The following are excerpts from a press release on Disneyland’s first anniversary, July 17, 1956 (thanks to Werner Weiss) Average expenditure of Disneyland’s guests for the first year was $2.37 per person. This figure includes parking, admission, rides, amusements and Disneyland souvenirs Certain of the Park’s rides have proved especially popular with the visitors. These have included […]

  • Cast Members
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    Lost And Found!

    Look what these Disneyland parade marshals have found, a lost boy! The young lady who found him is holding his hand while the gentleman from Disneyland security is here to find out who he is. Once his interview is over she helps walk the little boy over to the Lost & Found room at the park’s […]

  • Disneyland
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    History: Italian Racing Car Visits Disneyland

    A Italian made 1956 C4 Abarth 207A by Boano racing car makes an appearance on Main Street U.S.A. – 1958. Dr. Karl Brigandi purchased this Abarth (214c) late in 1956 and he and his daughter Carmela (Martin) raced it at least 20 times from late 1956 into 1958.  Note the Womens’ Sports Car Club logo on the […]

  • Disneyland
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    DbM Details: Main Street Hitching Posts

    The hitching posts on Main Street U.S.A. have been icons since Disneyland’s first year. These cast iron pillars have graced Main Street’s turn of the century theme, reminding guests that horses were an important part of our American heritage. Originally they all has stainless steel bit reins, but some have been removed due to wear […]

  • Disneyland
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    Mad Hatter Surprise at Disneyland

    While looking at what appeared to be digitized poster of Johnny Depp’s face, guests throughout the Disneyland watched in amazement as he live-streamed on billboards as the Mad Hatter. He both spoke and waved to gathering onlookers in real-time from a nearby studio space. “Hi! May I fit you for a hat?” Depp is seen […]

  • Disneyland
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    Payton, Mosely and Marshall Manning’s Disneyland Parade

    How did Peyton Manning celebrate his team’s Super Bowl 50 victory today? He went to Disneyland! Following the Denver Broncos victory over the Carolina Panthers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., Peyton was joined by his children, Mosely and Marshall and celebrated with fans today at the Disneyland with a parade down Main Street, […]