50 years “it’s a small world”

by Kris Van de Sande on April 11, 2014

It’s a day of laughter, a day of joy. The attraction with the biggest ear worm ever turns 50 years. We all know the Sherman Brothers have written quite a bit of catchy numbers, sometimes to the point of almost hating it. Wonderworld Song from Beverly Hills Cop 3 anyone? But “it’s a small world” might be the one that really stood the pass of time, as it’s still a top 5 attraction in the five Disney parks. Read the rest of this entry »

LEGO Star Wars invades Chicago

by Kris Van de Sande on April 6, 2014

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago recently updated their center, with a brand new addition of the LEGO Star Wars Miniland. Read the rest of this entry »

Legends of Chima Water Park Opening at Legoland CA Memorial Day Weekend!

by Brian Curran on April 4, 2014

Legoland California Resort construction crews are working hard to finish the new Lego Legends of Chima water park, scheduled to open Memorial Day Weekend. Continue reading for more details on the new water park!

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Third Annual Star Wars Reads Day Announced

by Brian Curran on April 4, 2014

The third annual Star Wars Reads Day to be held October 11, 2014. Continue reading for more details on Star Wars Reads Day and where you can locate events in your area.

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Legoland Star Wars Days 2014

by David Yeh on April 1, 2014

This past weekend the Lego Star Wars Days returned to LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA where the Force was in, well… full force. Families were invited to a number of activities as part of their paid admission to LEGOLAND including meet and greets, scavenger hunts, costume contests and much much more.

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The Art of Marc Davis exhibit coming to The Walt Disney Family Museum

by Brian Curran on March 31, 2014

The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, California will have a new exhibit “Leading Ladies and Femmes Fatales: The Art of Marc Davis.” Marc Davis was named a Disney Legend in 1989 and was famous for his work on classic animated Disney films such as Peter PanSleeping Beauty, and One Hundred and One Dalmatians. Mr. Davis was also a Imagineer that designed several famous attractions such as Pirates of the Caribbeanit’s a small world, and the Haunted Mansion.

The exhibit will run April 30 – November 3, 2014. Continue reading for more details on Marc Davis and The Walt Disney Family Museum.

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D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind

by Brian Curran on March 31, 2014

Today we take a look at the upcoming D23 Destination D event coming this fall to the Walt Disney World Resort:

Disney Legends and Luminaries celebrate Theme Park Favorites of yesteryear at D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind. From America Sings and If You Had Wings to Disney’s groundbreaking participation in the 1964-65 World’s Fair, guests will enjoy presentations, screenings, unique shopping, and much more, November 22 and 23 at the Walt Disney World Resort.

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Celebrate May the 4th at Rancho Obi-Wan!

by Brian Curran on March 31, 2014

A note from our friends at Rancho Obi-Wan:

Celebrate “May the 4th” in the ultimate Star Wars environment! Now through noon PT on April 4th, for every donation we receive of $10 or more, we will enter the donor’s name in an opportunity drawing. On April 4th we will draw 10 names and those donors will be invited to bring one guest to Rancho Obi-Wan on May, 4, 2014 for an intimate celebration, including a guided tour of the museum with owner Steve Sansweet, lunch and other fun activities. Visit the website for full details.

Donate today for a chance to celebrate May the 4th in style!

Star Wars-Themed Character Dining May 4-June 15 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

by Brian Curran on March 28, 2014

Beginning May 4th guests of Disney’s Hollywood Studios will have a chance to dine with their favorite Star Wars characters. “Star Wars Dine-In Galactic Breakfast” at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant. Also offered will be a dinner experience, “Jedi Mickey’s Star Wars Dine at Hollywood & Vine.” These new character dining experiences will be offered daily, May the 4th through June 15, 2014.

For more details, pricing and how to make reservations please visit DisneyParksBlog.

Bubblefest XVIII POPs into Action at Discovery Cube

by Brian Curran on March 21, 2014

Bubblefest is returning to the Discovery Science Center. I had the chance to see Bubblefest with my family during a visit last year. My wife, five year old son and I really enjoyed it. If you are in the Orange County area between March 29 through April 20, 2014 I recommend stopping at the Discovery Cube for a visit.

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