Author Archive: Wayne Toigo

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Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm

Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm

| December 8, 2012 | Reply

Knott’s Berry Farm celebrates many holidays throughout the year, but one of the best is at Christmas time when the Berry Farm is turned into Knott’s Merry Farm.  This is a full scale holiday party with a Christmas Crafts Fair, a holiday parade complete with all the signature Peanuts characters, special holiday shows including a [...]

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Building the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland

Building the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland

| October 27, 2012 | 1 Reply

There are only a few attractions at Disneyland that can truly be classified as “classic” attractions.  Certainly Pirates of the Caribbean is one of them, and Jungle Cruise too, but the other all time classic attraction is the Haunted Mansion.  It is used as a yardstick by which all other newer attractions are measured.  And [...]

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Table for Three at Disneyland’s Club 33

Table for Three at Disneyland’s Club 33

| September 4, 2012 | 2 Replies

Recently I had the privilege to go to dinner at the famous Club 33 at Disneyland.  As many of you know, Club 33 is a private, membership-only club, located inside Disneyland.  My DIS friends Jeff and Stacy Giovanniello were with me.  It turned out to be a pretty amazing evening and I wanted to share [...]

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Go Entirely Bonkers at the Mad T Party

Go Entirely Bonkers at the Mad T Party

| June 12, 2012 | Reply

Eclectic, enticing, bizarre, strange, fanciful, fascinating, curiouser and curiouser!  The new tradition of nighttime street parties continues at Disney California Adventure and they just keep getting wilder.  The newest edition is inspired from Disney’s recent film Alice in Wonderland and is called the Mad T Party (as in Alice’s Tea Party).  Taking its design concepts [...]

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Have you noticed Disneyland Main Street USA?

Have you noticed Disneyland Main Street USA?

| May 5, 2012 | 6 Replies

When most of us arrive at Disneyland, we get through the turnstiles, take a picture at the Mickey flower bed, head through the tunnel under the tracks, make our way up Main Street and are on our way as quickly as possible.  We go from attraction to attraction, having tons of fun to be sure, [...]

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ElecTRONica: Program Terminated

ElecTRONica: Program Terminated

| April 26, 2012 | 1 Reply

The stage is bare.  The dancers have left.  The sounds are quiet.  The lights are dark. ElecTRONica has ended its run and has ceased to function.  The wildly popular night time street party has concluded, but it sure went out in style. ElecTRONica opened at Disney California Adventure on October 8, 2010 and has been [...]

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Visiting Disneyland in just one day

Visiting Disneyland in just one day

| March 18, 2012 | 4 Replies

On a recent episode of the DIS Unplugged Disneyland edition our team discussed how to tour the Disneyland Resort if you had just one day to visit – either as an experienced Walt Disney World visitor or if you were making your first visit to Disneyland.  What would you do?  How would you spend your [...]

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