Moana Returns to Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

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Make way, make way! Moana of Motunui is returning to Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Hawai’i. As announced today on the Disney Parks Blog, Moana will meet and greet guests at the gorgeous O’ahu getaway. Earlier this month, Aulani announced the return of character dining as well. The tropical paradise has tons of … Read more

PHOTOS: New Hello Kitty, Betty Boop Face Coverings at Universal Orlando Resort

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Just like Hello Kitty always says, “You can never have too many face coverings!” (She actually says friends, but I think she’d agree with me here). Three new face covering styles have arrived today at Universal Orlando Resort starring Hello Kitty and Betty Boop. Most of the masks at Universal are $8 each or 3 … Read more

PHOTOS: New “Bao” Dumpling Mug Served Up at Disneyland Resort

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A precious dumpling mug based on the Disney PIXAR short Bao has rolled into World of Disney at Downtown Disney District. It’s almost cute enough to eat! Bao tells the story of a mother’s love for her son as she raises a bao bun come-to-life. It’s a poignant allegory based on a play on words, … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Classic Elements Returning Amongst Changes to The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland Revealed

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The Disney Parks Blog has revealed new changes to the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland Resort in anticipation of the park’s reopening on April 30th. The Parks Blog said, “Upon your return to the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland park, you may discover the ghosts have been busy updating a few elements in and around the estate…” “April to December” returns … Read more

UPDATE: “Cars Road Trip” to Open With Walt Disney Studios Paris Reopening, Sign Revealed

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Start your engines! Announced today in a video celebrating the 29th anniversary of Disneyland Paris, the new Cars Road Trip attraction will celebrate its opening when Walt Disney Studios Paris reopens. The park has been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cars Road Trip replaces the former Studio Tram Tour. The Imagineers treated us to … Read more

PHOTOS: New “Play in the Park” Dress Grooves Into Disneyland Resort

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If you just can’t get enough from The Dress Shop, groove on down to Downtown Disney District to check out the newest arrival. While we’ve seen “Play at the Park” line products arrive at Disney Springs, this is the first we’ve seen at Disneyland Resort. This A-line dress evokes the styles of the 1970s with … Read more

PHOTOS: Hallways Covered at Disney’s Contemporary Resort as “The Incredibles” Room Refurbishment Continues

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Some incredible changes are coming to Disney’s Contemporary Resort! Last week, we reported that rooms inside the resort had been covered as the refurbishment began in full force. Disney confirmed in February that rooms inside the main tower would be undergoing refurbishment from April to September of this year. Now, sections of the hallway that … Read more

Adventures by Disney Itineraries & Dates for 2022 Now Available, Booking Begins April 12th

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After suspending most of their previous departures, Adventures By Disney is now advertising destinations for trips departing in 2022. Adventures by Disney recently announced expedition cruises to Antarctica and Patagonia and to the Galápagos Islands—with a third Antarctica sailing added soon after due to popular demand. A full list of destinations available to visit with … Read more

Phoebe Waller-Bridge Joins Cast of Fifth “Indiana Jones” Film, John Williams Returns as Composer

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Fantastic news has been announced for fans of the popular Indiana Jones series! John Williams, the much-lauded composer, has been confirmed to return for the fifth installment of Indiana Jones and we received a casting update as well. Williams composed the iconic original theme song, “The Raiders March.” He has worked on every score in … Read more

PHOTOS: Additional Temporary Supports Removed as Work Continues on TRON Lightcycle Run Canopy at the Magic Kingdom

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TRON fans eagerly awaiting a trip into the grid may be disappointed by today’s update on TRON Lightcycle / Run’s construction. After last week’s rapid progress, the removal of temporary supports from the canopy frame seems to have slowed. However, there was much afoot on the worksite today. It appears that more temporary supports have … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Ride the All-New “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash” Dark Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood

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When Universal Studios Hollywood reopens on April 16th after its yearlong COVID-19 closure, “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash” will open to guests as well. The ride was in technical rehearsal during “Taste of Universal” and we were able to catch a ride. Watch the full ride here: Team Members are out front … Read more

PHOTOS: New “Play in the Park” Dress Twirls Into the Dress Shop at Disney Springs

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Are you ready to party hardy? Then we know the outfit for you. We totally dig this groovy new dress at The Dress Shop on Cherry Lane, part of Marketplace Co-Op at Disney Springs. The Dress Shop is no stranger to vintage or park-themed dresses, and the new “Play in the Park” dress is a … Read more

Disneyland Resort Announces Full List of Distanced Character Greetings Available Upon Reopening

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Disney has released more information about all of the distanced character greetings that will be available at the theme parks upon reopening April 30th: Favorite characters may be spotted throughout the day waving to visiting friends, posing in the background of photos and having fun playing in the parks. At Disneyland park, you may see … Read more

Disneyland Resort Reopening Ticket Prices Released

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Disneyland released the ticket calendar for the first two months after the upcoming reopening on April 30, following a yearlong closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Orange County Register reports. Tickets for both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure will be available for booking on Thursday, April 15. Advance park reservations will be required to … Read more

PHOTOS: New Winnie the Pooh, Bambi, Marie, Dumbo, and Meeko Plush Arrive at Disneyland Resort

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If you’re looking for a new cuddly friend, five new plush have arrived at World of Disney at Disneyland Resort. Featuring Winnie the Pooh, Bambi, Marie, Dumbo, and Meeko, these plush have a unique look, making them a must-have for collectors. Winnie the Pooh Plush – $26.99 All three fan-favorite friends have large heads and … Read more

PHOTOS: Overpass Construction Continues Near Magic Kingdom

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Road-trippers rejoice! The roads around the Magic Kingdom will soon be easier to navigate. We reported that permits were filed in September 2020, showing World Drive, Floridian Way, and the surrounding area are undergoing some major changes. The area around the Magic Kingdom exit is notorious for difficult navigation. This phase of the project involves … Read more