Tag Archives: Disney California Adventure

Take a Tour of the Four Neighborhoods Coming to California Adventure’s Pixar Pier


The transformation from Paradise Pier to Pixar Pier is nearly complete at Disney California Adventure, and today we learned a bit more about each of the neighborhoods that make up the updated land, including the names! Pixar Pier is set to officially open on June 23rd. Incredibles Park Anchored by the Incredicoaster, Incredibles Park will […]


A Look at the Menu Coming to Lamplight Lounge at California Adventure


With just a few days left before Disney California Adventure favorite the Cove Bar closes for the final time, the Disneyland Resort is giving us a peek at the food offerings that will coming to the Lamplight Lounge, when it opens June 23. The new gastro-pub coming to Pixar Pier replaces both Cove Bar and […]


It’s Not the Size of the Castle: The Argument for Pixar Pier


Welcome to It’s NOT The Size Of The Castle, where I’ll share my thoughts about what’s happening in and around the Disneyland Resort…the good, the bad, and the magical. You’ll get advice about travel, information about changes, and lots and lots of opinion. Enjoy! It had to be done. I’m talking, of course, about the […]


Review: Farewell Lunch at ESPN Zone


Downtown Disney (located in the Disneyland Resort) has numerous lunch options. Today, we decided to say goodbye to ESPN Zone, which will be closing its doors this summer along with other dining options to make way for Disney’s new Four-Diamond Hotel, which is set to open in 2021. Saying goodbye is such sweet sorrow. I remember […]


Disneyland Releases List of Restaurants that will Feature Mobile Ordering


Last month, the Disneyland Resort announced that a new mobile ordering service that works with the Disneyland App would be coming soon and would make quick serve dining even quicker. Today, Disneyland released the 15 dining locations that will feature Mobile Order. They have not yet said when the new feature would be available to […]


California Adventure Introduces New Menu at Flo’s V8 Cafe


Today, Cars Land favorite Flo’s V8 Cafe introduced a completely new diner-inspired menu, featuring burgers, salads, and fried chicken. The popular Disney California Adventure eatery had been serving hot sandwiches, rotisserie chicken, and BBQ ribs. The new Ka-Cheeseburger [$11.49] features a 1/3 pound angus beef patty, with cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, and 1000 island dressing […]


Pixar Pier Premiere Event at California Adventure Announced for June 22


The Disneyland Resort has announced a new, very exclusive event to celebrate the opening of Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure. Pixar Pier is set to open June 23rd, but the day before on June 22nd, a limited number of tickets will be available for a VIP-style event. Guests attending the event on June 22nd […]


World of Color Returns to California Adventure on June 22


In April, as Pixar Fest began and Paint the Night took over the parade route in Disney California Adventure, Paradise Bay went dark and World of Color went on hiatus. Meanwhile, construction continued on Pixar Pier. Rumors were strong that the popular nighttime spectacular would be returning in time for the opening of Pixar Pier, […]


New Churro Challenge for Disneyland Annual Passholders


As part of Pixar Fest, the chefs of the Disneyland Resort have come up with some fun and interesting new churro flavors for guests to enjoy. Since Disneyland Annual Passholders tend to take things to the next level, the folks at Disney have created the AP Churro Challenge, encouraging Passholders to try all four special […]


The Best Places to Get Away From Crowds at California Adventure


Similar to getting away from crowds at Disneyland, there are plenty of tucked away places in Disney California Adventure to sneak away from the hustle and bustle.  The added bonus is that many of these places offer up the best views of the park and make it feel like you aren’t even in a crowded […]