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Marvel after-hours event lets you dress like your favorite superhero at Disney’s California Adventure

Superhero fans can strut with swagger and dress the part with their favorite swords, shields and suits of armor during a pair of Marvel-themed after-hours events coming to Disney’s California Adventure. The Disneyland After Dark: Heroes Assemble late night events will take place on Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1 at the California Adventure theme park in Anaheim. The separate admission special event costs $109 per person per night. The after-hours festivities run from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. wit...
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Technology: What will the digital future of Disneyland look like?

Any trip to Disneyland requires comfortable walking shoes, a pair of sunglasses, plenty of money and one other essential: Your mobile phone. For the moment, Disney is making a calculated bet that the digital hub of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure is already in your pocket or purse. The smartphone is currently the place to check wait times, collect FastPasses, play games and order food at the Anaheim theme parks with plans for more digital experiences on the way. So what does a fully d...
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Disneyland will limit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge visits to 4 hours during reservation-only ‘soft opening’

Disneyland will restrict visitors with free Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reservations to a 4-hour time limit during an initial “soft opening” period of the highly anticipated new themed land at the Anaheim theme park. Disneyland has begun issuing reservations that will provide access to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge during an initial 24-day soft opening beginning with the May 31 grand opening of the new 14-acre themed land. Hotel guests who booked a room at the Disneyland Hotel, Disney’s Grand California...
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Theme Park Bits: Oogie Boogie’s Bash, A Beauty and the Beast Bar, And More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: PizzeRizzo is coming back to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Disneyland is getting its own hard-ticket Halloween event. The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is getting a new bar themed to an unexpected movie. And more! Our long national nightmare is over, friends. I am, of course, referring to the news that PizzeRizzo, the oft-closed restaurant in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, is reopening just in time for both the 30th anniversary of the theme park and for Star W...
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First Mickey Mouse ride heading to Disneyland’s Toontown in 2022

The first theme park attraction ever dedicated to Mickey Mouse will take riders on a chaotic journey aboard a runaway train that encounters hurricanes, waterfalls and stampeding bulls when the dark ride debuts at Disneyland. Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway trackless dark ride will debut in 2022 in the Mickey’s Toontown section of the Anaheim theme park. On the ride, visitors will board a four-car train headed for a picnic with Mickey, Minnie and their dog Pluto. Naturally, like any Mickey Mo...
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You’ll never guess the most expensive and affordable theme parks in California

A new survey by a vacation planning website has found that Universal Studios Hollywood is the most expensive theme park in California and Knott’s Berry Farm is the most affordable — but not for the reasons you might expect. The cost of a visit to Universal Studios Hollywood will run you $290, more than any other theme park in California, according to a survey by HomeToGo. The same visit to Knott’s will cost $129, according to the vacation rental website. HomeToGo combines the average admission p...
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Even Disneyland cast members won’t be able to get into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge all summer long

Disneyland is expecting crowds so large for the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge that not even the Anaheim theme park’s employees will be able to get into the highly anticipated new themed land throughout the entire summer. The Disneyland Resort cast member block-out calendar shows that employees won’t be able to visit Disneyland for free from May 18 through at least Aug. 31. Disneyland is expecting massive crowds for the grand opening of Galaxy’s Edge on May 31 and the weeks and months to follow. A...
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Mickey’s Halloween Party Retreats to California Adventure to Get Away From Star Wars

Here’s one for all you theme park fans out there: Mickey’s Halloween Party, Disney’s spooky-but-family-friendly alternative to scarier events like Halloween Horror Nights, isn’t happening this year. Instead, a new Halloween-themed event is kicking off and being shifted over to Disney California Adventure for the first time in a decade. The reason? Crowd sizes during the first year of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge are expected to be too big to handle in the same park. Read more about the change below...
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Oogie Boogie Bash brings new ‘World of Color’ show and ‘Descendants’ dance party to Disney’s Halloween event

A new Halloween event at Disney California Adventure hosted by monster of scare-e-monies Oogie Boogie from “The Nightmare Before Christmas” will feature a villain-themed “World of Color” water show and “Descendants”-inspired dance party. The Oogie Boogie Bash Halloween Party will take over Disney California Adventure on select nights in September and October.  Reserve tickets for the separate-admission event go on sale Tuesday, April 23 for annual passholders and April 30 for the general public....
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Donald Duck steals the show in ‘Mickey’s Philharmagic’ 4D concert film coming to Disney California Adventure

The story told in the new “Mickey’s Philharmagic” 4D concert film coming to Disney California Adventure really belongs to irascible stagehand Donald Duck who steals the show and conducts a symphony orchestra on a journey through classic Disney animated musical sequences. The 12-minute “Mickey’s Philharmagic” film debuts later this month in the Hollywood Land section of the Anaheim theme park. Visitors wearing 3D “opera glasses” will smell apple pie, get sprayed by champagne and feel the splash f...
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Disneyland adds to 2 nighttime spectaculars to premium MaxPass system

Disney has added the “Fantasmic” and “World of Color” nighttime spectaculars to the MaxPass system which lets visitors book FastPass attraction times via a mobile app at its two Anaheim theme parks. The $15 up-charge MaxPass system works with the free FastPass systems to allow visitors to set up return times for popular attractions in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. The popular nighttime spectaculars draw thousands of people nightly for shows featuring video projections on water mist...
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‘Avengers’ co-stars shame Chris Hemsworth for using candy bars to sneak his daughter on Disney ride

A lighthearted but dangerous tale told by “Thor” star Chris Hemsworth about stuffing candy bars into his daughter’s shoes to make her tall enough to ride a Disney attraction brought a heavy dose of parent shaming by “Avengers” co-stars Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson. Hemsworth recounted the story on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Monday night during an appearance with “Avengers: Endgame” co-stars Downey, Johansson and Paul Rudd. Hemsworth, Johansson, Rudd and Jeremy Renner rode the Guardian...
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Bo Peep heads to Disney California Adventure for photo ops sporting a super hero cape and martial arts moves

Bo Peep is back after largely remaining on the sidelines during the past couple “Toy Story” movies and the sheep herder has traded in her demure frills for a more nimble look befitting her martial arts abilities. Bo Peep will make meet-and-greet appearances this summer in Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure in a movie tie-in to the upcoming “Toy Story 4,” which opens in theaters June 21. In a promotional video clip for “Toy Story 4,” Bo Peep bursts through a screen and swings around her sh...
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Watch ‘Avengers’ stars ride Guardians of the Galaxy attraction at Disney California Adventure

Imagine climbing aboard the the Guardians of the Galaxy ride at Disney California Adventure and finding yourself sitting next to “Avengers: Endgame” stars Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Paul Rudd. That happened to a handful of lucky visitors to the Anaheim theme park Friday after the stars helped the Walt Disney Company launch the Avengers Universe Unites charity with a $5 million donation to children’s hospitals. A video posted to Instagram by Renner of the “Avengers” st...
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Disney joins ‘Avengers: Endgame’ stars to donate $5 million to children’s hospitals

The Walt Disney Company and its corporate partners donated $5 million to children’s hospitals today, April 5, with the help of the stars from the upcoming “Avengers: Endgame” film. The Avengers Universe Unites charity was launched Friday at Disney California Adventure to provide comfort and inspiration to seriously ill children around the world, Disney officials said. The Walt Disney Company and its corporate partners donated $5 million to children’s hospitals today, April 5, with the help o...
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Kids race to climb aboard skunks, snakes and buzzards on Jessie’s Critter Carousel at Disney California Adventure

The backward-facing skunk with his tail up in the air is one of the first critters young kids race toward when they clamor aboard the new Jessie’s Critter Carousel in Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure. “Turning the skunk around, just knowing how skunks operate, that’s probably the dangerous end first,” said Pixar’s Steve Mason, who worked on the new attraction. “It just felt that would be a real blast if somebody’s got to ride a skunk backwards.” Spencer Phillips, 24, made a special ...
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‘Is this real?’: Disneyland employees react in disbelief as they find out they will be working in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland employee Teddi Moreau broke down in tears when she found out she would be on the team opening the highly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge themed land coming to the Anaheim theme park “Oh my gosh, this is a dream come true,” said Moreau, of Long Beach, in a statement provided by Disneyland. “I can’t think of a more exciting thing to happen to me — opening a new land and it’s Star Wars. To me this is a bucket list item.” A new online video that has garnered more than 1.1 million ...
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Smoking ban coming to Disneyland, Disney California Adventure and Downtown Disney ahead of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge debut

Smokers can blame and non-smokers can thank Kylo Ren, Chewbacca and BB-8 for a smoking ban coming to Disneyland, Disney California Adventure and Downtown Disney ahead of the grand opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The new smoking ban at the Anaheim theme parks and outdoor shopping mall begins May 1, about a month before the May 31 grand opening of Galaxy’s Edge. Smoking area near Big Thunder Mountain at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA, on Monday, Sep 17, 2018. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange Coun...
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Disneyland won’t loosen costume policy for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Visitors to Disneyland’s new Galaxy’s Edge themed land will be able to browse through clothing inspired by movie wardrobe pieces, but Disneyland’s strict costume policy means they won’t be able to wear some of the clothing they buy within the Anaheim theme park. The new 14-acre land opening May 31 at Disneyland will be set in the on the Star Wars planet of Batuu in the remote outer rim village of Black Spire Outpost. An apparel shop in the Black Spire marketplace will sell a line of handmade rob...
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Disneyland tightens stroller size restrictions ahead of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge grand opening

Disneyland visitors bound for a galaxy far, far away will need to double-check the dimensions of their two-seat strollers because the Anaheim theme park plans to tighten size restrictions ahead of the grand opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure will limit the size of strollers to 31-by-52 inches and strictly enforce an existing ban on push-or-pull wagons beginning May 1 to help improve traffic flow and reduce congestion in the theme parks. Strollers are ...
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Theme Park Bits: New Spider-Man Ride Details, An ‘Awesome’ Epcot Movie, And More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Details of the new Spider-Man attraction heading to Disney California Adventure are available. Epcot is bringing a brand-new film to its park. The PeopleMover at Disney World is the source of a new lawsuit. And more! As reported at Slashfilm and at other locations, there’s some exciting new information available about the upcoming Spider-Man attraction coming to both Disney California Adventure in Anaheim and Walt Disney Studios in Disneyland Paris. The ...
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Web-slingers will suit up with Spider-Man in new attraction coming to Marvel themed land at Disney California Adventure

Aspiring web-slingers will be able to suit up alongside Spider-Man and join Marvel stars in a new attraction in the super hero-themed land coming to Disney California Adventure in 2020. The new Spider-Man attraction will feature a cutting-edge interface using never-before-seen technology and practical effects that will let visitors experience what it’s like to have super powers. Related links What Marvel attractions are coming to the Disneyland Resort? It’s confusing Disneyland After Dark ...
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Disneyland hotels roll out discounts, food and merchandise tied to Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday celebration

The three Disneyland hotels have rolled out a series of offers tied to the Get Your Ears On celebration designed to entice visitors to book a theme park vacation during the slower shoulder season ahead of the grand opening of the highly-anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The offers include discounts on hotel stays, free drawing classes, themed food and merchandise, photo ops and a giant cake celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday. Related links Disneyland turns to Mickey Mouse to attr...
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All 3 Disneyland hotels sold out on the night before the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge grand opening

All three Disneyland hotels are sold out for the night before the grand opening of the highly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge themed land, according to Disney officials. The view, club and suite level rooms at the Disneyland Hotel, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel are sold out for May 30, the night before the May 31 debut of Galaxy’s Edge. More on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Disneyland will open Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge nearly a month earlier than expecte...
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Disneyland selects 1,400 employees for grand opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland employees wept tears of joy and whooped cheers of excitement when they found out they will be among a select group of 1,400 who will help open the highly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge themed land. “I’m beyond excited,” said Maria Zamora, who will be working on the inaugural Galaxy’s Edge attractions team. “I’m so stoked. I can’t wait.” Cast members working in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will wear costumes as members of the Resistance (left) and First Order to interact with gue...
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Disney Channel stars will drop into Disney California Adventure for a day-long fan festival

The stars of Disney Channel shows such as “Kim Possible,” “Andi Mack” and “Bunk’d” are headed to Disney California Adventure for a day-long fan festival filled with celebrity meet-and-greets, TV show sneak peeks and live music. The Disney Channel Fan Fest will be held at the Anaheim theme park on Saturday, April 27. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern California’s theme parks. Subscribe here. Young stars from shows like “Raven’s H...
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Disneyland’s $199 peak daily ticket has been topped: Which park is most expensive now?

How much is too much to pay for a day at a theme park? Is $200 too much? Disneyland in January raised its top one-day ticket price to $199, for a Park Hopper ticket that gets you into both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure on the same day. On the East Coast, Walt Disney World last week raised its top one-day ticket price to $219, which buys you admission into all four of Disney World’s theme parks for one day during its busiest week of the year, at Christmas. Sign up for our Park Life ...
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Disneyland will stream live video of the new Mickey’s Mix Magic nighttime spectacular

Disneyland plans to stream live video of the new Mickey’s Mix Magic nighttime spectacular as part of a push to keep the Anaheim theme park filled with visitors between now and the highly-anticipated debut of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The live stream of Mickey’s Mix Magic will be broadcast at 9:25 p.m on Tuesday, March 19. Related links What to expect from Disneyland’s new Mickey’s Mix Magic nighttime spectacular Disneyland’s new ‘Mickey’s Mix Magic’ light projection show reflects a trend ...
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Legendary Disney artist Mary Blair is featured at this museum

  Mary Blair, Concept art for façade of “It’s a Small World,” c. 1962-63, gouache on board. (Photo Courtesy of the Hilbert Museum) Rebecca Gacek, of Laguna Beach, checks out the Mary Blair exhibit at the Hilbert Museum of California Art in Orange. The museum is displaying the legendary Disney illustrator’s work that includes the exteriors for “It’s A Small World,” and stills for “Alice in Wonderland,” “Cinderella” and “Peter Pan.” (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) ...
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Downtown Disney fills another spot vacated by canceled Disneyland hotel project

A whimsical boutique with locations at Walt Disney World and the Venetian Las Vegas has announced plans to open a new location this spring in a section of Downtown Disney vacated for a now-cancelled Disneyland hotel project. Sugarboo & Co. specializes in home goods, art prints, paper products, handmade ceramics and stamped jewelry inspired by nature, animals and folk art. The new Downtown Disney shop will be the first California location for Sugarboo & Co., which has stores in Georgia, Texas, Ke...
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