2014 haunted mansion holiday at disneyland

The Holidays 2014 season marks the 14th time that Jack Skellington has visited the 999 Happy Haunts who dwell in the Haunted Mansion, transforming this attraction into Haunted Mansion Holiday.  Each year, Jack dresses up as “Sandy Claws” as he and his ghost dog Zero bring ghoulish delights from Halloween Town to visit Disneyland Park. One […]

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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 […]

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!