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Disneyland Applies for Permits on Downtown Disney Renovation

Downtown Disney Renovation

The OC Register has reported that plans for Disneyland’s Downtown Disney renovation are in motion as they now apply for construction permits. Specifically, the application mentions an 8,300-square-foot retail building with a designated area for five shops. It’s the beginning of the grand Disneyland expansion project that was announced in early 2021 that sent imaginations Disneyland Applies for Permits on Downtown Disney Renovation





Anaheim Ducks Day Returns to Disneyland’s California Adventure Park

If, at some point in your formative years, you found yourself chanting quack, quack, quack alongside the Mighty Ducks, then you mustn’t miss out on this news. On January 12th, 2023, it will be time to “Fly Together” as Anaheim Ducks Day once again returns to Disney California Adventure park in Anaheim. There will be food Anaheim Ducks Day Returns to Disneyland’s California Adventure Park



Downtown Disney Ups Inclusivity with New Hijab-Wearing Mannequins

If there is one word on the lips of Disney execs this year (other than “increase”), it’s another “i” word, inclusion. The Walt Disney Company has gone to great lengths to diversify its horizons, from adding Wheel Chair and Cochlear Implant Mannequins in its stores to introducing plus-sized and neurodivergent characters to its films. The Downtown Disney Ups Inclusivity with New Hijab-Wearing Mannequins



From Halloween to New Food to Downtown Disney’s Makeover, There’s a TON of Disneyland News!

There are special moments throughout the year when Disney decides to back up the truck and unload ALL of the announcements. Friends, today is one of those days. Not only have we received word about the return of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party to Walt Disney World for 2022, we’ve been given the motherlode of all From Halloween to New Food to Downtown Disney’s Makeover, There’s a TON of Disneyland News!



Saturday Snacks: Making Disneyland’s Churro Marshmallow Wands!

Ahhh, Disneyland. That treasure trove of all things magical, delightful and sweet…especially when it comes to their snacks. Disneyland doesn’t mess around. Snacks are taken very seriously in the California parks, and you and I are the ones who get to reap the benefits. However, for those of us who live on the East Coast, Saturday Snacks: Making Disneyland’s Churro Marshmallow Wands!



Orange County, CA Moves Back to Most Restrictive COVID-19 Tier

Almost a month ago, we learned that Disneyland could reopen to guests upon reaching the tier 4 – yellow – minimal status according to the state of California’s COVID-19 dashboard. Monday afternoon, approximately 94% of the state, including Orange County where the Disneyland Resort is located, was moved back to the tier 4 – purple Orange County, CA Moves Back to Most Restrictive COVID-19 Tier



Backlot Premiere Shop Opening Soon at Disneyland’s Stage 17

The Disney Parks Blog has announced that the Disneyland Resort Backlot Premiere Shop is coming soon to Stage 17. The shop will carry fall and Halloween items such as pumpkin products, clothing, accessories, novelties, and home décor. The entrance will be located on the east side of the Main Entrance esplanade after you walk through Backlot Premiere Shop Opening Soon at Disneyland’s Stage 17