Tag Archives: Anaheim

Disneyland Resort to Host Movie Nights for Anaheim Residents

In celebration of Pixar Fest, the Disneyland Resort is sharing the magic of Disney-Pixar movies with the residents of Anaheim all summer long! Beginning June 22nd, Disney VoluntEARS will be hosting a movie night each Friday in parks around the city of Anaheim. The events begin at 7:45pm and will feature trivia, prizes, and free […]

Three Years Before Disneyland Opened: What You Didn’t Know

THREE YEARS IN WONDERLAND The Disney Brothers, C.V. Wood, and the Making of the Great American Theme Park By Todd James Pierce 287 pp. University Press of Mississippi. $30.00 Walt Disney is largely credited – and rightfully so – with the vision and creation of Disneyland. However, as many Disney fans know, there were a […]

Can Anaheim Become a Luxury Resort Destination?

According to Visit Anaheim, a record setting 24.2 million people visited Anaheim during 2017.  Visitation has jumped 31% since 2012, when Cars Land opened at Disney California Adventure.  Thanks to the Disneyland Resort and Anaheim Convention Center, the city of Anaheim has a powerhouse duo of attractions that bring in millions of guests.  However, the […]

Disneyland’s Home City of Anaheim Surpassed Record Visitation in 2017

According to the Disney Parks Blog, the City of Anaheim had a record number of visitors in 2017. If you didn’t already know, Anaheim, California is the home of the Disneyland Resort. Visit Anaheim verified that every year since 2012 the city had surpassed the record of visitors set by the previous year. In 2017, […]

runDisney’s Problem on the West Coast

On March 14th, 2017 registration for the Star Wars Light Side Half Marathon weekend was supposed to take place. Quietly and surprisingly, runDisney announced just before the registration time that it had been postponed indefinitely. Runners were caught by surprise but not concerned at that time. Runners who had raced in the 2017 weekend were sent […]

12 Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Reported in Anaheim; 9 Were Disneyland Visitors

Update 11/16/17: Orange County health officials have increased the total number of affected to 15, according to the Los Angeles Times. The outbreak has resulted in two fatalities; neither of the deceased visited Disneyland. 11 out of the 15 affected did visit Disneyland, including one Disneyland cast member. Orange County Health Care Agency spokesperson Jessica […]

Disney Rumor Round Up October 2017

Welcome to another edition of Disney Rumor Round Up! You can check out the September installment here. Disclaimer: any rumors mentioned in this article may not ever happen. Magic Kingdom   Nothing new on the Magic Kingdom front. Construction is set to begin soon on the new theater that will be located just off Main Street in […]

2018 runDisney Races at Disneyland Have Been Canceled

After much speculation, runDisney has confirmed that all half marathons and other races set to take place at the Disneyland Resort beyond next month’s Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend will not happen. Several months ago, runDisney postponed registration for the Light Side Star Wars event scheduled in January, leading to much social media discussion about […]

Brush Fire Causing Smoky Skies and Falling Ash at the Disneyland Resort

A brush fire that broke out this morning in Anaheim Hills is causing spooky looking skies and some falling ash at the Disneyland Resort. Anaheim Hills is about 15 miles east of Disneyland in the small mountains that overlook Anaheim. Currently, there are no plans no close Disneyland, as the evacuation area [below] is over […]

Anaheim Convention Center Opens Major Expansion

Today, the Anaheim Convention Center opened its biggest expansion in the last 20 years, adding 200,000 square feet of meeting space. The Anaheim Convention Center is located just south of the Disneyland Resort and hosts annual events such as VidCon, WonderCon, and the Winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show, plus the biennial D23 […]