Tag Archives: Paradise Pier

Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff Opens on Pixar Pier at California Adventure


After not opening with the rest of Pixar Pier on June 23rd, Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff finally debuted this weekend at Disney California Adventure! The shop is inspired the fluffy pink imaginary friend from Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out and features both colorful merchandise and sweet treats. Last month, we gave you more details about the treats […]


California Adventure Releases Full Menu for Lamplight Lounge


Until now, we’ve just been given hints into the creative dishes coming to the new Lamplight Lounge on Pixar Pier, but today, the full menu is finally up on the official Disneyland website! Lamplight Lounge opens June 23rd at Disney California Adventure. The new lounge and restaurant, with a gastro-pub inspired menu, takes the place […]


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 […]


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 […]


Disney California Adventure Opens Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats


Some of the Pixar Pier changes to Paradise Pier at Disney California Adventure are starting to appear! A couple of weeks ago, Knick’s Knacks opened in the former Treasures in Paradise location. Now, Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats is open! This updated soft-serve ice cream counter replaces the Paradise Pier Ice Cream Co. and is just […]


Disneyland Shares Look at New Incredicoaster Trains


The Disneyland Resort has released a sneak peek at the new trains for the Incredicoaster, which is coming to Disney California Adventure this summer as part of Pixar Pier. This update to California Screamin’ will combine character figures, lighting, music, and special effects to bring the Incredibles characters to life. The Incredicoaster and Pixar Pier […]


Blue Sky Cellar Preview Center Reopens at California Adventure


Once home to models of the future Buena Vista Street and Cars Land, the Blue Sky Cellar is now open again as a preview center at Disney California Adventure, this time giving guests a look at Pixar Pier. The center of the room features the model of the Paradise Pier update and the walls are […]


Cove Bar to Become Lamplight Lounge at Pixar Pier – Opening June 23


With the transformation of Paradise Pier into Pixar Pier, the extremely popular Cove Bar was always destined to be a casualty. It has now been revealed that Cove Bar will ultimately become Lamplight Lounge and it will open in the exact same space on June 23 along with the rest of Pixar Pier. As previously announced, […]


Disney’s IP Movement


The Walt Disney Company reaches much further beyond Mickey Mouse and Snow White than it did when Walt was at the helm. Today, Disney has several intellectual properties to work with, and even more on the way if the 21st Century Fox deal holds up. In terms of the Disney Parks and Resorts, intellectual property […]


King Triton’s Carousel at California Adventure to Close March 2


Based on information from the official Disneyland website, the last day of operation for King Triton’s Carousel on Paradise Pier at Disney California Adventure will be March 1, 2018. The bulk of Paradise Pier is being converted to Pixar Pier, and the carousel is in that heart of that area. California Screamin’, Mickey’s Fun Wheel, […]