Disneyland Castle and Carthay Circle Theater Will Be Decorated For 60th

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Both the Disneyland Castle and Carthay Circle Theater will be draped in diamonds in honor of the Disneyland 60th Anniversary starting May 22nd. Both will feature flourishing diamond touches and large medallion Ds gracing their fronts. The entire resort will feature Disneyland Diamond Celebration themed decor and banners in the Disneyland shades of blue. The peaks […]

New Disneyland Nighttime Parade, Fireworks, and World of Color Announced for 60th Anniversary

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A new parade, fireworks, and World of Color show will debut in Disneyland on May 22nd in honor of the Disneyland 60th Anniversary. Disneyland announced the happenings for the 60th Anniversary in front of a packed house of guests and media. Our Disneyland correspondent was at the event to provide full updates. See also: Disneyland Castle […]

14 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Costumes. Can’t Believe They Wore #9 Running.

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Disneyland hosted the first annual Star Wars Half Marathon this past Sunday. The half marathon race was just one of three races over the Martin Luther King long weekend. The event also included a 5k and 10k race. Runners could chose to run each race individually or take the rebel challenge to finish all three […]

How Becoming an Imagineer Made Terri Hardin Love Disneyland Even More–DD024

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The Disney Dose podcast is back with Terri Hardin, the Disney Imagineer and sculptor responsible for the beautiful rock work at Disneyland Paris and the artistry of Splash Mountain Tokyo. You can listen to her first interview by clicking here. This week we discuss the difficulty of being a woman working in the rock work […]

Top 9 Most American Things in Disneyland

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Disneyland is a truly American entity, reflecting Walt Disney, the great American Dreamer of the 20th century. This American dreamer is immortalized with patriotic experiences peppered throughout Disneyland. Most American Things in Disneyland Below is a list of the nine top American things in Disneyland that will make you swell with patriotic pride. These attractions can be added to another […]

Tiki Bird, Matterhorn Yeti, Pirates of the Caribbean, and More Sing Frozen in New Disneyland Ad

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Disneyland is promoting the Frozen Fun event through a new commercial featuring classic Disneyland characters singing “For the First Time in Forever” from Frozen. The characters include a tiki bird, the Matterhorn Yeti, pirates, Haunted Mansion ghosts, it’s a Small World dolls, the Big Thunder Mountain goat, the Grizzly Gulch Mountain, and a Tower of […]

Ultimate Disney Fan Christmas Holiday Gift Guide


We are less than one week away from Christmas. But, Amazon can still get you a package before December 25th. Check out our Disney fan Christmas list below. On this page we will highlight the best gifts for any Disney fan. Frozen After seeing a presentation at the D23 Expo in August, I decided that […]

Update: New Disneyland High-End Restaurant Serving Alcohol Inside the Park

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Update: Disneyland Public Relations has officially reached out to Disney Dose to fully explain the unclear letter Club 33 members received. The 21 Royal Street location will open as a private dining room requiring advanced reservations. Club 33 members will have priority to book the room, but in the future park guests may be able to make […]

Imagineer Terri Hardin on Big Thunder Mountain, Disneyland Paris, and Tokyo Disney Quality– DD023

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This week Terri Hardin joins us again on the Disney Dose podcast to discuss her sculpture and rock work for Walt Disney Imagineering. This week we go a little further into her story working on Big Thunder Mountain and the Dragon’s Lair for Disneyland Paris. Find her first episode here > We also discuss the […]

Happy Thanksgiving! Pardoned Presidential Turkeys at Disneyland–DD022

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Happy Thanksgiving! Today, on this special Disneyland Thanksgiving episode, I share the history of the Presidential pardoned turkey in Disneyland. From 2005-2009 the turkeys pardoned by the President of the United States and the National Turkey Federation were sent to either Disneyland or Walt Disney World. These turkeys are considered the “happiest turkeys on earth,” […]

Universal Versus Disney and Great Disneyland Stories with Sam Gennawey–DD021

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Sam Gennawey sat down with me at the Walt Disney Family Museum to discuss his new book Universal Versus Disney: The Unofficial Guide to American Theme Parks’ Greatest Rivalry. Currently, the Walt Disney museum is showing an exhibit featuring Walt’s Trains. Sam shares the deciding factor in the closing of Walt Disney’s home railroad, the Carolwood Pacific. This episode is […]

Disneyland Christmas 2014 Overview and Trip Planning Audio Guide–DD020

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This week kicks off the Disneyland Christmas season. During this week’s podcast we discuss the special Christmas additions in Disneyland including: Haunted Mansion, “It’s a Small World,” World of Color Winter Dreams, and Jingle Cruise. Of course, we also discuss the awesome Christmas treats that can be found in the parks. Some of our favorites […]

Confirmed: Mrs. Claus Frozen Out of Disneyland “A Christmas Fantasy Parade”

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Earlier this week we reported that Mickey and Minnie had their float taken over by Anna and Elsa from the new hit movie Frozen. I was just sent new information regarding the Christmas parade from a reliable source who confirmed our worst fears–Mrs. Claus will not be appearing in the Disneyland Christmas parade this year. Previously we reported that […]

Imagineer Don Carson Worked on Splash Mountain and Disneyland Toontown–DD019

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This week we talk to Don Carson, ex-Disney Imagineer, who worked for Disney Imagineering for six years and spent that time working on Splash Mountain and Toontown in Disneyland. This week’s Disneyland secret features the Disney Cast Member name tag pins that celebrate the amount of years they have worked for the Disney company. I also […]

Frozen Replaces Mickey and Minnie in Disneyland “A Christmas Fantasy Parade”

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During this year’s Disneyland “A Christmas Fantasy Parade” the float previously featuring Minnie and Mickey Mouse skating now features Anna and Elsa from the hit movie Frozen. Mrs. Claus has been kicked out of the parade this year. Click here for more info. Since June of this year, the Christmas parade float has been used to carry Anna […]

Imagineer, Sculptor, and Puppeteer Terri Hardin Worked on Ghostbusters, Big Thunder Mountain, and the Muppets Part 1–DD018

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Join Terri Hardin, ex-Disney Imagineer, as we talk all about her experience working on Ghostbusters, Disneyland Paris, Big Thunder Mountain, and Halloween at Walt Disney Imagineering. This week’s Disneyland secret features the Ray Bradbury Halloween Tree in Frontierland. Where did the concept for this Disneyland Halloween tradition begin? Find out by listening below. The information […]

Inside Exclusive Disneyland Club 33 and 1901 Club–DD017

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This week we discuss the recently redesigned Club 33 and the exclusive 1901 Club in Disney California Adventure. Highlights include discussions of food, drinks, decor, and the beautiful new lounge above New Orleans Square. This new Club 33 is a big change from the old club as it closed the Trophy Room and Court of Angles. […]

Rumor: Tangled Will Replace Aladdin in Disney California Adventure

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For years, Aladdin the Musical Spectacular inside of Disney California Adventure has been rumored to be closing. Now, we have a likely timeline for the creation and installation of another musical that will take the place of Aladdin when the show ends sometime around the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017. Disney California Adventure’s Aladdin […]

Disneyland Halloween Party and New Disney Frozen Anna and Elsa Boutique–DD016

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Disneyland Halloween is discussed this week as we go in depth on all the offerings during the regular operating day and for the Disneyland Halloween Party. To end the show we discuss the new Frozen offerings that just debuted in Disneyland. The Disney Channel Studio 365 makeover shop was transformed into the Anna and Elsa Boutique. Girls […]

Best Disneyland Christmas 2014 Tips and Tricks Guide


The holidays are upon us once again which means this is absolutely the most beautiful time of year to visit the Disneyland Resort. Come join the Disneyland Christmas 2014 celebration. Because of the large number of tourists that come to see the beauty during December, the parks can get a little crazy. Listen to Our […]

History of the Haunted Mansion with Jeff Baham the Creator of Doombuggies and Mousetalgia–DD015

Here’s a discussion of the history of Disney’s Haunted Mansion with Jeff Baham, the creator of Doombuggies.com and a host on the Mousetalgia podcast. We discuss the origins of a haunted house in a Disney park and in Walt Disney’s childhood. Doombuggies.com is one of the longest running Disney fan sites clocking in at 17 […]