2014 holidays at disneyland resort, by the numbers

Thousands of twinkling lights, miles of ribbon and garland plus ornaments galore transform the Disneyland Resort into a winter wonderland that “Just Gets Merrier” during the holiday season.  Here’s a sample of what guests will experience throughout the Merriest Place on Earth this season: At Disneyland Park: On Main Street, U.S.A., nearly 79,000 ornaments, more than 2,000 feet of […]

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disney holiday shopping and black friday

With dozens of unique shops that stretch from the Marketplace to the West Side, there’s no need to hit the mall during the bustling holiday season.  Downtown Disney is a 120 acre shopper’s delight with stylish boutiques such as Cherry Tree Lane and TrenD, a shop for sports enthusiasts in the Trophy Room, plus enough toys, games and princess costumes to […]

happy birthday mickey mouse!

We celebrate Mickey Mouse’s birthday on this day in commemoration of the debut of Steamboat Willie. Although it was not the first cartoon short Mickey Mouse appeared in (Plane Crazy and Gallopin’ Gaucho were both produced before but could not find distribution), it was the first to use synchronized sound that started the Disney Brothers on […]

big hero 6

Hiro Hamada and his huggable companion Baymax, from Disney’s newest animated feature “Big Hero 6,” are welcoming guests to Hiro’s garage workshop inside The Magic of Disney Animation at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Fans of the movie, now in theaters can also tour the lab from San Fransokyo Insitute of Technology. “Big Hero 6” is an action-packed comedy-adventure about […]

happy halloween, 2014

Halloween is my favorite time of year; from my early childhood, I have always loved Halloween. As an adult, I have come to appreciate it as the beginning of the holiday season and wonderful times with my family. Here’s hoping you have a safe and Happy Halloween!

in 1971 disney world was officially dedicated

On This Day in 1971, Disney World culminated a 3-day long celebration of the formal grand opening of the park. Although opened since October 1, this day was chosen as the day to formally dedicate the park. Roy spoke to his brother’s dream and dedicated the park which is commemorated on a plaque in the […]