Monsters After Dark – It’s a Scream!

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The Disneyland Resort offers several Halloween-themed attractions - but there's only one that transforms each night. During the day, Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! is a wild ride as Rocket enlists the help of Terran guests to break the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy out of The Collector's Fortress. But at night during Halloween Time, it's monstrous mayhem as in the aftermath of the Guardians' escape, Rocket again seeks aid to help locate Groot, who has wandered off somewhere inside the Fortress.
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Vampirina Now Appearing at Disneyland!

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Vampirina, from the Disney Channel and Disney Junior show of the same name, is now appearing at Disney California Adventure, just in time for the start of Disneyland Resort’s Halloween Time. You can find “Vee,” as she’s called, greeting guests at the Sunset Showcase Theater. Vee will also make special appearances during the Frightfully Fun … Continue reading "Vampirina Now Appearing at Disneyland!"
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“Bee-ing” There – A Look at “a bug’s land”

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The area of Disney California Adventure known as “a bug’s land”, is now closed – it will be re-imagined into a Marvel Super Heroes land scheduled to open in 2020. “a bug’s land”, which contained the new Flik’s Fun Fair area, opened on October 7, 2002. The existing It’s Tough to be a Bug attraction … Continue reading "“Bee-ing” There – A Look at “a bug’s land”"
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Walk Around Disneyland Shows Progress on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and More!

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, August 24, 2018. A view of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge from the Mickey and Friends Parking Structure Crews working on installing scaffolding and on the wire mesh for the background spires. Not a lot of visible progress on … Continue reading "Walk Around Disneyland Shows Progress on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and More!"
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Special Photos From Disney PhotoPass Day 2018 at Disneyland

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Sunday, August 19, was World Photography Day. Disney theme parks around the world celebrated with Disney PhotoPass Day, featuring special character encounters, props, and Magic Shots at select PhotoPass locations. I made a visit to Disneyland to check out the PhotoPass Day offerings there. First stop was the Partners statue, with a special prop – … Continue reading "Special Photos From Disney PhotoPass Day 2018 at Disneyland"
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New Fish Tacos at Cocina Cucamonga – Are They For You?

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Cocina Cucamonga, the quick service Mexican food restaurant in Disney California Adventure’s Pacific Wharf area, recently added a new fish taco entree to their menu. $12.99 for a plate of fish tacos, cilantro-lime rice and black beans. Lee and I tried it on a recent visit. There are three tacos, each double-wrapped in corn tortillas. … Continue reading "New Fish Tacos at Cocina Cucamonga – Are They For You?"
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Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff: Will Memory Refreshers Give You Brain Freeze?

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“What is a ‘Memory Refresher’?” you may be asking. I’m so glad you did. It is the new layered frozen slush drink that is available at Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff, the new candy-and-oh-so-much-more shop at Disney California Adventure’s Pixar Pier. (If you missed it, you can take a First Look Inside Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff.) … Continue reading "Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff: Will Memory Refreshers Give You Brain Freeze?"
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Cool Off While You Warm Your Heart at the Pixar Shorts Film Festival

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I’ve been taking some of my own advice lately on Beating the Heat at Disneyland, and one of the things I have really appreciated is the Pixar Shorts Film Festival. Not just for the respite from the heat and the chance to sit down, but because these short stories are of such heartwarming quality. As … Continue reading "Cool Off While You Warm Your Heart at the Pixar Shorts Film Festival"
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