18 Disneyland Money-Saving Hacks

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Taken at face value, the cost associated with a vacation to Disneyland, the “happiest place on earth,” would make anyone unhappy. However, I am here to tell you that with some simple maneuvering, you can save hundreds of dollars on your next Disneyland vacation. These tips make Disneyland a place where any family, regardless of budget, […]

In-Depth Interview LucasFilm Sound Designer, Tom Myers–DD035

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This week I sit down with three-time Academy Award nominated Tom Myers, who is a supervising sound editor at Skywalker Sound, the sound editing division at LucasFilm. For the interview, I traveled up to George Lucas’ inner secret sanctum: Skywalker Ranch. Listen and hear about all of the incredible sights I experienced on the ranch. […]

Tony Baxter, Kevin Rafferty, Steve Davison, Kim Irvine Imagineer 60 Years of Disneyland–DD034

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This Disney Dose podcast presents the audio from Imagineering 60 Years of Disneyland: Part 2 continuing Walt Disney’s legacy. The panel is moderated by Leslie Iwerks, the granddaughter of famed Disney Animator, Ub Iwerks. Leslie is directing the much anticipated documentary on Imagineering: The Imagineering Story. Steve Davison, Kim Irvine, Kevin Rafferty, Charita Carter, Tony Baxter […]

Marty Sklar, Richard Sherman, Orlando Ferrante: Imagineering Disneyland–DD033

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This Disney Dose podcast features a presentation from the D23 Expo titled Imagineering 60 Years of Disneyland: Working With Walt. The panel is moderated by Leslie Iwerks, the granddaughter of famed Disney Animator, Ub Iwerks. Leslie is a documentarian who is producing the much anticipated documentary, The Imagineering Story. Marty Sklar, Orlando Ferrante, and Richard Sherman […]

Disney Never Wanted You to See the Haunted Mansion Like This

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These photos are from a trip backstage at the Haunted Mansion attraction. The way that Walt Disney Imagineers created the ghost effect throughout the classic Haunted Mansion attraction is by using mirrors and reflections to create a whispy effect on the ghost figures. In reality, the ghost figures are in one room with their reflections […]

10 Photos to Make You Want to Visit Disneyland Now

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Disneyland lifts my spirits. My visits are the highlight of my year. Something about the park, makes me fall in love more and more with each visit. Just glancing over these incredible shots makes me want to pack my bags and hop on the plane right now. The photos we have collected below all come from Mike […]

“Fantasmic!”, Disneyland Railroad, Rivers of America Will Close Temporarily For Star Wars Land Construction

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Disney announced today that the Rivers of America Area and Disneyland Railroad will close temporarily starting January 10. These closures are a part of the construction for the brand new Star Wars Land that we recently told you all about. The new Season of the Force event details were also announced today and look awesome. The […]

Iconic Disney Film Producer, Don Hahn Interview–DD032

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The Disney Dose podcast is joined by Don Hahn. During his years working for the Walt Disney Company, Don has worked as an animator, author, and producer on projects ranging from Lion King and the Disney Nature films to “Nightmare Before Christmas” and the upcoming live action “Beauty the Beast” movie. He recently wrote a new book called Before Ever After: […]

Confirmed: Frozen Will Replace Aladdin in Disney California Adventure


Frozen the Musical will open in Summer 2016 in the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure, replacing Aladdin the Musical Spectacular. The last showing for Aladdin will be on January 10, 2016. Be sure to follow along on our Facebook page and join our newsletter for coverage of the final performance. Below is an article from October […]

Disneyland Debuts New Jungle Cruise Breakfast Experience–You Get to Drive the Boat

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Disneyland has announced the new “Jungle Cruise Sunrise Safari” experience which will debut on September 21 and continue until December 2nd. In this new morning special tour, guests will be served breakfast and then given a crash course in Jungle Skipper training. Then they will get to pilot their own boat through the jungle. The breakfast will include “an […]

He Kicked Walt Disney Out of the Disneyland Train Station, He’s Ben Harris–DD031

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The Disney Dose podcast is joined by Ben Harris. While working for Disneyland and the team that opened Walt Disney World, he served in numerous positions from Disneyland Railroad conductor to operations manager. While there he was responsible for sharing the news of the tragic JFK assassination with all of Disneyland as the park announcer. Later, […]

“Fantasmic!”, Wish Upon a Star, Step Into the Magic, World of Color Medley D23 Expo 2015

Disneyland Cast Members performed a beautiful medley of new Disney songs ranging from the most recent night time shows around the world to the Disney classics that we all know. They included “Step Into the Magic” from Disneyland Forever, “Celebrate the Magic” from World of Color-Celebrate, the Fantasmic! theme song, “A Dream is a Wish Your […]

Disneyland Star Wars Annoucements

Follow along on our Facebook page and on Periscope @DisneyDose for updates on news from the D23 Expo.

D23 Expo Time–Find Us At the Event or Follow Along At Home


This weekend (Friday-Sunday) is the 2015 D23 Expo. The event is an incredible gathering of Disney fans and every division of the Disney company under one roof. There are quite a few big highlights for the weekend including possible announcements for the Disney Parks and Resorts and Walt Disney Studios. We will be hosting two events […]


Join us for a FREE evening meetup at Trader Sam’s in Disneyland. Win prizes, meet new friends, and receive an exclusive Disney Dose pin.

For more info and to RSVP please visit our Facebook event page.

I am so excited to meet all of you!

-Gavin Doyle

P.S. If you can’t make it to the D23 Expo or the meet up, be sure to follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and our live broadcast on the new Periscope app @DisneyDose.

Date: August 13, 2015
Time: 5pm
Event: Disneyland Secrets/Disney Dose D23 Expo Meetup at Trader Sam's
Public: Public

D23 Expo: Tips, Tricks and Expectations–DD030

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The D23 Expo is an every two year event that brings together every arm of the Disney company and fandom under one roof, for one weekend. This year, the event will be held on August 14 through August 16, at the Anaheim Convention Center. So far, there has been an incredible lineup of events announced. Plus, the […]