Resort Updates - May 2017

Resort Updates – May 2017

Oh boy. If ever there were a month for which I did NOT want to do a recap, it would be this one. Disneyland drama comes in waves, and this month’s wave flooded the beach. So let’s take a deep breath, and try to sort out the chaos of May 2017. If you stick with […] Read more…

Club Buzz

Club Buzz

Source: Lost World June 2001 – October 2006 LOCATION Tomorrowland – Club Buzz occupied the outdoor stage in Tomorrowland, sitting in the center plaza. Today, the Jedi Training Academy uses this stage, as well as periodic nighttime performances by various local bands. BACKGROUND When Toy Story 2 became smash hit in 1999, Disneyland saw an […] Read more…

Buena Vista Street Popcorn Cart

Buena Vista Street Popcorn Cart

Disneyland’s popcorn carts are typically not noteworthy; they’re mobile stations too packed with snacks and drinks to have much room for theming. But on Buena Vista Street, there’s a special popcorn cart. It draws attention, with its shiny exterior and unusual appearance… This strange popcorn cart actually fits perfectly with its surroundings if you know […] Read more…

Mlle. Antoinette's Parfumerie

Mlle. Antoinette’s Parfumerie

May 2011 – present LOCATION New Orleans Square – The Parfumerie occupies a small corner of Orleans Street. If you walk along the Square’s front walkway, toward Critter Country, you’ll find the Parfumerie on your left, between Café Orleans and the French Market. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – perfumes Price Range – expensive, you’ll be hard […] Read more…

Muppet*Vision 3D

 Source: WDW Info February 2001 – November 2014 LOCATION Hollywood Land – The Muppets ruled Hollywood Land’s “Sunset Theater”, tucked in the back lot. Visitors arriving from Buena Vista Street (or its predecessor, Sunshine Plaza) would find the show on the left-hand side of Hollywood Land, around the corner from Award Wieners. Today, this theater […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Critter Country

Lands In Pictures: Critter Country

Critter Country is a tiny little land in the corner of Disneyland, but it’s jam packed with magic. There’s so much more to it than just Splash Mountain! Want to channel your inner Disney princess and walk among magical cottages, surrounded by woodland creature friends? Critter Country comes pretty close. Take a seat on a lantern-lit patio […] Read more…

Candle Shop

 Source: 68 Media 1958 – 1977 LOCATION Main Street USA – The Candle Shop was nestled in the center of Main Street, between the Crystal Arcade and Upjohn Pharmacy. Today, this space belongs to New Century Time Pieces. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – Candles, candles, and more candles! Unique Features – Floor to ceiling candle décor, […] Read more…

Autograph Letter

Autograph Letter

Sick of autograph books? Looking for a creative way to show off your signature collection? I’m always on the lookout for creative ways to get those autographs, like the frame DIY I shared a while back. An easy way to personalize your autographs is to collect them on your initials! You can get wood or plastic […] Read more…

Summer of Heroes Galactic Premiere Party

Summer of Heroes Galactic Premiere Party

Can you believe it’s almost summer already?! And at the Disneyland Resort, that means it’s time for the Summer of Heroes, a California Adventure celebration of all things Marvel. To officially kick off the summer of Heroes, and debut of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, California Adventure will host an after-hours party of […] Read more…

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