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Finding the Disney Magic: Attractions


Disney prides itself on leading the pack in theming and immersion for each and every attraction, so it can be difficult to pinpoint a handful of must-do’s for your vacation. Since its Walt Disney World, every ride has a cult following that will give you 100 reasons to go on their favorite attraction. But if […]


Disneyland Installing FASTPASS Terminals at Pirates of the Caribbean


When Pirates of the Caribbean reopens at Disneyland Park next month, it appears that it will not only feature a brand new redhead, but it will also be among the Disneyland Resort attractions that feature FASTPASS. Disneyland closed the attraction for refurbishment back in April to make changes to the auction scene, including giving a […]


New Pirate ‘Redd’ Will Be Wandering Disneyland’s New Orleans Square This Summer


UPDATE 6/4/18: The Disney Parks Blog has just announced that Redd the Pirate will be arrr-riving at New Orleans Square inside Disneyland Park beginning on June 8. When Disneyland Park’s Pirates of the Caribbean reopens this June, it will do so with a brand new pirate added to the mix, one which guests might catch […]


Pirates of the Caribbean Officially Opens Today with New Redhead Scene


The newly refurbished Pirates of the Caribbean attraction is set to reopen today at Magic Kingdom Park! Guests will be introduced to the brand new version of the attraction’s auction scene that was first announced last summer. “Just as Walt Disney embraced and encouraged Disney Parks to ‘keep moving forward’ since the opening of Disneyland […]


Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean Closed Starting April 23rd


This morning, Pirates of the Caribbean popped up on the Disneyland Park refurbishment schedule as being closed beginning April 23rd. The DIS has confirmed that the classic attraction will be down through June 7th. It is assumed that during this time, Pirates will receive the makeover that was announced last summer. Disneyland Paris has already […]


Review: Chipotle Barbecue Short Rib at Tortuga Tavern


Unless you visit Walt Disney World exclusively during busier times of the year, you may have never had the chance to dine at Tortuga Tavern – the quick service restaurant directly across from Pirates of the Caribbean in Magic Kingdom. When you are lucky enough to find Tortuga Tavern open, you never know what you’ll find […]


Screenwriting Partners Claim Disney Stole Their Idea for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Film


A. Lee Alfred II works as an assistant principal in Colorado Springs, Colorado, but that wasn’t always the way he paid his bills. According to a report in Westword, in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Lee Alfred worked as a screenwriter along with a writing partner Ezequiel Martinez. The two are now suing the […]


Last Call for the Current Redhead Scene on Pirates of the Caribbean This Sunday


Last summer it was announced that the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction in the Magic Kingdom would be undergoing a massive change in which the scene where the pirates are auctioning off the Redhead, among other women, would be transformed into something more family-friendly.  In the new scene, the pirates will be forcing the townspeople to […]


The Instagram Effect: 3 Ways Disney is Adapting in the Social Media Age


Disney Parks were well represented in the most Instagrammed locations of 2017.  Not only did Disneyland claim the #1 spot, 4 out of the top 10 were Disney theme parks, with Tokyo Disney taking the #5 position, The Magic Kingdom sitting at the #6 spot, and Disney California Adventure coming in at #9.  A great […]


Audio-Animatronic Heads Fall Off at Disney California Adventure and Disneyland Paris


On January 28, 2018 at Disneyland Paris Park the audio-animatronic auctioneer’s head fell off on Pirates of the Caribbean, which prompted many startled guests to post about it on social media. The auctioneer was seen with his head dangling by the wires that connect him to his torso. While mechanical issues do occasionally happen, this […]