• Imagineering
    Walt Disney Imagineering 4th of July Party

    By Mark Hickson: If I remember it right we had Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Watermelon, Cotton-Candy, Pop-corn, Root Beer, Lemonade, and Pie. It was themed like a country fair with booths, games of chance, and a dunk tank. There was also horseshoe tossing, contests, and photo ops with classic cars & Disney characters. It started at lunch and […]

  • Cars Land Buttons!

    Cast members are the greatest! I’m at Cars Land, just standing next to Flo’s V8 taking pictures and I see a cast member handing out something. I walk over and say “Hi! What are you giving away?” He said “Pins.” I tell him, “I like buttons… I’m really not a pin guy, I’m a button […]

  • It’s Election Day: Vote For Your Favorite Disney Villian!

    The Candidates are: Jafar  – The all-powerful sorcerer from “Aladdin” is full of wicked magic tricks. Maleficent  – This self-proclaimed “Mistress of All Evil” can really hold a grudge when she’s not invited to the party. Ursula  – This dreadful sea witch will sink to any depths to carry out her evil deeds! The Evil […]

  • Collectibles
    Imagineering Halloween Buttons

    By Mark Hickson: Every Halloween was an event at WDI. Everyone would dress up and then late in the afternoon we would have a big party. The highlight was always the costume contest. It was outrageous! Here are some very exclusive buttons from the 1989 to 1994 parties. Tweet