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This Disney Fan Turned Her Love of Theme Park Food Into a Career. Could You Do the Same? Approximately 37% of families say that vacations make them happy, and there's arguably no better place to take a trip with your loved ones than the Happiest Place on Earth. Some people love Disney parks so much that they wish they could live there. And in a certain way, some Disney fans have managed to do just that.

Disneyland Resort Honors 2019 Dreamers & Doers Luminaries with College Scholarships Imagine the Disneyland Resort surprising you at your high school with thousands of dollars toward your college scholarship. For five students in Anaheim, California-the hometown of the Disneyland Resort-that dream came true last week!

Disney Cast Members Wish the Orlando Magic Good Luck During NBA Playoffs The Central Florida community is bouncing with excitement as our hometown NBA team, Orlando Magic, have made it to the playoffs for the first time in nearly ten years. To celebrate their accomplishment, Walt Disney World Resort is sending some of their own magic to the team!

'American Idol' Top 10 Enjoy the Magic at Disneyland Resort Dream makers both, "American Idol" and Disneyland Resort teamed up to make the upcoming Disney Night broadcast very special. Earlier this week, "American Idol" Top 10 contestants headed to the Happiest Place on Earth to prepare for the next phase of the competition.

The tallest roller coasters in Pa. how do the thrills compare at Knoebels, Hersheypark and Kennywood? Have you ever wondered how the tallest roller coasters at each of Pennsylvania’s amusement parks compare to one another? If you have, we’re happy to assist! There are numerous coaster options…

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Arriving at Disneyland in 2022 Disney announced today that Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway will be coming to Disneyland in 2022! The ride was originally announced for Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World back in 2017 at D23. That version is scheduled to open in Spring 2020.

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway Delayed at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Coming in 2022 to Disneyland Though the plan was originally to open Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway alongside Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to help give this park some extra capacity, it looks like there has been a bit of a delay, with Disney confirming that this attraction will now open in spring 2020.

Never-Before-Seen Creature Revealed For Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure At Universal Orlando Today, we got our first look at a magical creature that guests will encounter in Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure - the epic new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, opening June 13!

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Coming to Disneyland! Disney has announced that Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway is coming to Toontown at Disneyland Resort in 2022! This new attraction is nearing completion at Walt Disney World, and is expected to be cloned at other parks in addition to California. In this post, we'll share the full news, clarifying details, and offer some additional speculation.

Sneak Peek of Disney's 'Aladdin' Begins This Weekend For a limited time starting this weekend, a sneak peek of Disney’s all-new live-action adventure “Aladdin” can be seen as part of the Walt Disney Presents attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, in the Main Street Opera House at Disneyland.

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway to Roll into Disneyland Park We have an exciting announcement to share! Disneyland park guests will be able to step into a cartoon world and join Mickey and his friends on Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, coming to Mickey's Toontown in 2022!

DisneyKids: Little Ones Speed on Over to Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy There is so much affection for the cherished characters in Disney and Pixar's "Cars" films, it's no wonder Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy is such a winner with little ones. I must say hotshot #95 dazzles like never before in this awesome new addition to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

New Rooms at Port Orleans Riverside Port Orleans Riverside has resumed its refurbishment in Alligator Bayou, and we just had the chance to stay in one of the new rooms! In this post, we'll share photos and thoughts on the updated Walt Disney World hotel rooms.

Download Our Latest Easter-Themed Digital Wallpaper I'm so excited that I have a new friend! His name is Fezzik and he lives at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Fezzik is a Flemish Giant rabbit and is too cute for words. He weighs in at about 16 lbs. A common size for the world's largest breed of bunnies! We were fortunate enough to have Fezzik model for our latest wallpaper!

UPDATE: New Merchandise Coming to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland Resort and Disney's Hollywood Studios Disney Parks Blog readers were among the first to see new merchandise coming to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge during our recent coverage from Star Wars Celebration Chicago. As promised, we're back - with even more to share, including a few must-have items you've likely never seen before.

Theme park Hinoki Land gives Thai locals portal to Japan Thai tourists are flocking to quintessential Japanese sightseeing spots, taking pictures of a golden pavilion or a huge lantern hanging from a giant gate, all without leaving their homeland.

Biggest Disney FOMOs You May Regret According to Science Direct, the fear of missing out is defined as, "pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experiences from which one is absent." Disney FOMO is something that affects countless theme park tourists each day, both in positive and negative connotations.

Why Disney's Hollywood Studios Didn't Need Star Wars Yes, Disney's Hollywood Studios needed some revitalization and, yes, Star Wars needed to come to Walt Disney World in a big way. However, Disney's Hollywood Studios didn't need that Star Wars expansion to truly launch itself into the theme park stratosphere.

Warner Brother's Movie World…. Or Another Day of Serious Queueing! Howdy all from the Gold Coast on my last day here, returning to Melbourne tonight. Movie World is part of the Three-Park Pass I got, the third par being Wet 'n' Wild, which I am not visiting this time around.

Disney Parks After Dark: Full Moon Rises Over Expedition Everest & 'Rivers of Light' Check out this lovely shot of the full moon at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Here, photographer Mark Willard captures the celestial event as the moon travels above Expedition Everest at the Discovery River Amphitheater at the park. How tranquil does the park look at night?

Register Now for Disney Parks Blog Meet-Up at Pop-Up Disney! A Mickey Celebration at Disneyland Resort Opening next week at the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort is Pop-Up Disney! A Mickey Celebration. This new, must-see experience celebrates 90 years of beloved Mickey Mouse! A few lucky Disney Parks Blog fans will get a special sneak peek on Friday, April 26 from 12:30-2:20 p.m.

Foodie Guide to Disney's Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary Celebration Hooray for Hollywood food! Grab those forks and knives and tie your napkin 'round your neck, folks, because we're getting ready to mark an exciting milestone with yet another Disney Parks Foodie Guide. This time, it's for the 30th anniversary of Disney's Hollywood Studios!

Experience 'Villains Unite the Night' and More During Disney Villains After Hours This Summer at Magic Kingdom Park Who says Villains can only come out at Halloween? Get ready for Disney Villains After Hours! Tickets go on sale soon - April 29 - for this wicked fun special event, offered on select nights this summer from June 6 to August 8. A dark magic is taking over Magic Kingdom Park and inviting you to run amuck in the Villains' scary world.

I flew the Millennium Falcon ANAHEIM, CA Disneyland ride operator Mark Diwas is one of the few people —both real and fictional — who can say they’ve flown the Millennium Falcon, the iconic starship from the “Star Wars”…

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