A visit to Disneyland can incur a steep fee, but a new Disneyland annual pass might make that fee a little easier to swallow. The Disney Flex Passport is a new annual pass that offers a cheaper option for visitors who are looking to plan a visit ahead of schedule. But while this option sounds great for some, for the local residents who are the majority of Disneyland annual pass holders, it might not have quite the same appeal.
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Thousands of lucky people will be visiting Disneyland in order to explore Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge in the first month of operation later this month and through most of June. However, it sounds like the early birds will be at somewhat of a disadvantage when it comes to the amount of time they’re able to spend on Batuu, because a colored wristband will help dictate when you’ll be asked to leave the Star Wars theme park expansion. Read More »
During the 2017 D23 Expo, we learned that Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, the first-ever Mickey Mouse-themed ride-through theme park attraction, was coming to Walt Disney World. The ride was supposed to be ready by this fall to help with crowd management from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, but it’s been delayed six months and won’t open in Florida until spring of 2020.
In a bit of damage control, Disney today announced that the attraction will also be coming to Disneyland in California in 2022. Read on for more details.
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Here’s one for all you theme park fans out there: Mickey’s Halloween Party, Disney’s spooky-but-family-friendly alternative to scarier events like Halloween Horror Nights, isn’t happening this year. Instead, a new Halloween-themed event is kicking off and being shifted over to Disney California Adventure for the first time in a decade. The reason? Crowd sizes during the first year of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge are expected to be too big to handle in the same park. Read more about the change below. Read More »
So you managed to get a ticket to Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, and you have your entire plan worked out: on opening day, you’re going to visit the park dressed as Darth Vader, bust out a vape pen, lean over to your friends and say, “Hey look, I’m Darth Vaper” while exhaling a huge cloud of smoke from your mask.
Sorry pal, but Disney is here to crush your dreams. The company has announced that smoking will be banned at its theme parks in Florida and California starting on May 1, 2019 – and yes, that includes vaping.
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Disney has announced that a new Marvel-themed experience is coming to California Adventure and Disneyland Paris that includes a new attraction “where guests of all ages can join the heroes in action.” The news is relatively vague, but based on some existing patents, we have a good idea of what the attraction is going to be like. In addition to some more story details about this overall expansion of their universe, the company also unveiled concept art for a brand-new Spider-Man suit that was designed by Marvel Studios and the parks’ Imagineers. Check it all out below. Read More »
Disney wants guests to have a truly immersive experience when they step into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. One way they’re looking to facilitate that is through the use of an app, which through your interactions will ultimately decide whether you support the Resistance, the First Order, or roam around as an independent scoundrel.
Now we have a first look at the design of the app, and you can read more about this “vital tool” and how it will be used in the park below. Read More »
In this edition of Theme Park Bits:
- Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge has a confirmed opening date, but there’s a catch.
- Disney has filed for demolition of Innoventions in Epcot.
- Cook like you’re in the Mos Eisley Cantina with a theme-park-flavored cookbook.
- And more!
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With Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park land opening later this year, it’s no surprise that Disneyland Resort was going to raise its prices, but the shocking thing is just how huge the price increases are for access to its California park. Read on to learn about the biggest Disneyland price hikes in recent memory, and prepare your wallets for a direct hit from the Death Star if you’re considering a trip to Galaxy’s Edge this year. Read More »
We’re only half a year out from the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, which is being touted as the most ambitious land ever added to a Disney theme park. The highly anticipated Star Wars-themed lands open at Disneyland in summer of 2019, while Walt Disney World’s version in the Hollywood Studios park will open later in Fall 2019. But one lucky Star Wars fan got a sneak peek at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and has some exciting details to share from the the experience.
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