Each Disney destination including Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland Paris, and Hong Kong Disneyland has its own Imagineering team to maintain and develop the parks. Long-time Walt Disney Imagineer Kim Irvine founded Disneyland’s Imagineering office in the early 1980’s, and currently serves as the Art Director for Disneyland. On Saturday, March 12, she [...]
Tag: Haunted Mansion
I have heard a legend about people riding Space Mountain, Tower of Terror, Expedition Everest, and Test Track in Walt Disney World and then riding Space Mountain and Tower of Terror in Disneyland on the same day! The planning that went into that had to be intense and amazing. This story was inspiring too. Why [...]
I read an interesting thread on the DISboards recently started by “meliss8599.” The original post asked, “If you could live in a scene or ride at Walt Disney World, what would it be?” She suggested she would love to live in the farmhouse scene in Epcot’s Living With The Land boat ride attraction, or Peter Pan’s Flight with [...]
I recently had the opportunity to speak with Karlos Siqueiros, a manager in Concept Development for Food Operations at Disneyland. Karlos and his team are responsible for all of the specialty food items in the park, from popcorn buckets to celebration cakes, but one of their biggest culinary creations never gets eaten. Read on to find out more [...]
On September 24th and 25th, 2010, Disney’s official fan club, D23, celebrated the history of the original Disney theme park with an event in Anaheim called Destination D: Disneyland ’55. Disneyland Correspondent Tom Bell was on hand to cover the event, and said one of the highlights of the first day was a concert called [...]
Starting this weekend Halloween takes over Disneyland. The decorations, merchandise and window displays are beginning to show up and the Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain are in the middle of their holiday makeovers. Read on for more details on HalloweenTime at the Disneyland Resort.
So you’ve just flown across the country, and arrived in California. You’re excited to start your vacation, but wonder, is it worth heading right to the park? Maybe you’re tired from a long flight. Maybe it’s already after noon, and you’re thinking how much can you really see? Maybe you’re flying in for work, you [...]