Tag Archives: Anaheim

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 […]

New Westin Hotel Coming to Anaheim

Developers have finally announced that the seven-story luxury hotel that will replace the recently closed Anabella Hotel in Anaheim will be the Westin Anaheim Resort. The popular Anabella, which sits just south of Disneyland and near the Anaheim Convention Center, welcomed its final guests last month after developers announced a AAA four-diamond rated hotel would […]

Disney’s Wait Time “Red Cards” Are Going Away

One of the “unwritten” must-dos at many Disney Parks is to get a “red card,” or as they are officially known as, FLIK Cards. According to an online story on the Inquisitr, writer Danny Cox says that these red cards will be a thing of the past. These FLIK Cards – or “red cards” as […]

Will There Be Enough Parking When Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opens at Disneyland?

Disneyland’s biggest and most anticipated expansion is coming in 2019.  The 14-acre Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is expected to be a huge attendance driver for the resort.  With an expansion of this size, a large scale infrastructure project was also announced to handle the influx of crowds expected to descend on Anaheim. However, the infrastructure project […]