Calling all you Disney fanatics out there: I hope you haven’t blown your Christmas money on frivolous purchases yet, because you’re going to need it to bid on some super rare Disney theme park props, posters, art, and memorabilia in an auction that’s happening early next month. There are hundreds of items up for grabs, and we’ve highlighted several of the coolest ones below, including a park-used sign from the original Spaceship Earth attraction, a 40-pound Splash Mountain exit sign, some Indiana Jones ride art, and much more.
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Next spring will give Walt Disney’s classic character Mickey Mouse a modern ride experience in the form of Micky and Minnie’s Runaway Railway. The attraction is slated to open in Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios in Florida, and so far we’ve only gotten a look at some concept art and a couple of behind the scenes images of Disney’s Imagineers working on the ride. But today, you can take a glimpse behind the scenes in a new Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway video, straight from Disney Parks. Read More »
In the latest Ordinary Adventures vlog, Peter & Kitra visit the 2019 edition of Disney’s Festival of the Holidays at Disney California Adventure. Their mission: to eat everything at the eight booths, and also consume some of the Holiday drinks as well. This means they had to eat 18 separate dishes over the course of one afternoon. Hit the jump to watch the video.
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We’re under a month away from The Walt Disney Company entering the streaming wars with their Disney+ streaming service. The full roster of programming coming to the Disney+ was recently revealed, but it looks like one of their launch day shows was left out of the mix.
The Imagineering Story is a new documentary series, coming exclusively to Disney+, that will take a look behind the scenes of all the theme park magic that happens at Disneyland, Disney World, and more. Watch The Imagineering Story trailer below. Read More »
Today’s D23 Expo panel about Disney parks was loaded with tons of new information, from news about a new Avengers-themed ride to the first-ever Mary Poppins attraction. But there are plenty of smaller details that we didn’t want to fall through the cracks, so we’ve gathered them all up in a breezy round-up. Check it out below to make sure you didn’t miss anything from this morning’s info-heavy presentation.
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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge lets you fly the Millennium Falcon, so it only makes sense that when the upcoming Avengers Campus attraction opens at Disney’s California Adventure, you’ll be able to take out a certain Marvel vehicle for a spin.
At The D23 Expo’s panel about upcoming Disney Parks attractions, a new ride was announced that will let you step onboard a Quinjet, one of the signature vehicles of The Avengers, to fly alongside Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in a battle down in Wakanda and more. Basically, it sounds like Marvel’s version of Star Tours with a little bit of the Millennium Falcon Smuggler’s Run attraction thrown in for good measure, but the ride itself might offer a new kind of experience. Check out some concept art of the Disneyland Avengers Quinjet ride below. Read More »
I couldn’t have been older than six or seven years old when I first stepped foot inside The Haunted Mansion. Even at that young age I was already attracted to scary stuff, so on my first trip to Disneyland, I was drawn more to the creepy house in the middle of New Orleans Square than I was to the flying Dumbos or spinning tea cups.
I’m not one of those super brainy people who can remember every significant moment of their childhood, but I can recall my first time going through The Haunted Mansion in vivid detail – probably because it was slightly traumatic. Read More »
Yesterday, we headed down to Disneyland Resort to check out the Haunted Mansion 50th Anniversary celebration, exploring all the new Haunted Mansion 50th anniversary merchandise including the new Hitchhiking Ghost trio of Popcorn, drink and beignets holders, some of the limited edition Haunted Mansion 50th treats and more. This includes some of the insane limited edition merchandise priced in the thousands of dollars. Watch our latest Ordinary Adventures vlog to come along for the adventure!
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We’ve known for a while that a Spider-Man attraction is coming to Disney California Adventure and Disneyland Paris as part of the company’s embracing of Marvel properties in its theme parks. Now, a new piece of concept art has surfaced which reveals our first look at the Spider-Man ride vehicle from the new attraction. Check it out below, and get the lowdown of everything we know about the ride so far. Read More »
In this edition of Theme Park Bits:
- The Disney Skyliner has an opening date.
- A Disney relative visited Disneyland recently, and wasn’t happy with what she found.
- Learn about the rock work in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
- Universal Studios Orlando’s Passholder Appreciation Days have been revealed
- And more!
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