Want to know how to make a theme park reservation for your next trip to Disneyland or Disney California Adventure? We now have the details to share with you. Don’t worry, you haven’t missed any important dates yet. We already shared the happy news that… Read More »Disneyland reopening details shared for ticket sales and park reservations
Orange County and Los Angeles county have moved into the Orange Tier for reopening after being restricted due to the global health emergency. That’s big news for theme park fans. Alas, we’re still waiting on details for how guests will be able to buy tickets… Read More »Disneyland now allowed to reopen at 25% capacity, other SoCal theme parks opening too.
Disneyland previews massive expansion to fill in blank spaces within its 490-acre Anaheim, CA footprint with new attractions, shops, and restaurants. The resort is calling it the Disneyland Forward plan. The plan aims to pave the way forward with the city of Anaheim with a… Read More »Disneyland plans expansion to fill in underutilized spaces in the Anaheim Resort.
The original Magic Kingdom, Disneyland U.S.A. and it’s sister park Disney California Adventure, have announced a return from an extended closure due to the global health emergency. The parks have announced April 30, 2021 as the big day. The initial reopening will be phased according… Read More »It’s happening! Disneyland Resort to reopen theme parks on April 30
It was just a few days ago, when we reported on how there were efforts aimed at the highest levels of government to allow major theme parks to reopen earlier. That combined with swiftly improving numbers related to the pandemic, meant things were looking up… Read More »Disneyland gets some good news, can reopen as soon as April 1
In addition to creating “The Happiest Place on Earth”, Disneyland was innovative in many other ways. In the 50’s, believe it or not, waiting lines at banks or airports were traditionally a straight line. Sometimes a movie theater would bend them around a corner; the Department of Motor Vehicles would simply open the front door and run the line out onto the sidewalk.
Think what it would look like if security checkpoint lines at airports were linear instead of the sinewy system in use today! I had never seen a waiting line that snaked back and forth like the lines for attractions at Disneyland, where they created a holding pen that economized space. Such was the system introduced by Walt Disney’s Imagineers.
They also thought of a way to use existing technology to create the Disneyland Monorail System. In 1959, it was the first daily operating monorail in the Western Hemisphere. Though the park was closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in the off-season, visitors could board at the Disneyland Hotel and still see the Park (though quiet on those days) from a bird’s-eye view. Now, monorails are common at places like metro airports, transporting passengers swiftly from terminal to terminal.Read More »The Park – Innovation at Disneyland
Social Distancing restrictions related to stopping the spread of Coronavirus / COVID-19 have now caused more closures at the Disneyland Resort. It was just announced that the Anaheim, CA resort will close all Disney owned and operated locations at Downtown Disney. The owned and operated… Read More »Disneyland closing its Downtown Disney locations, Hotels amid Coronavirus concerns
A theme park and resort the size of Disneyland has to be ready to feed tens of thousands of guests a day and have the storage and kitchens to prepare all that food. But what happens when the parks are forced to close due to… Read More »Disneyland Resort to donate excess food during Coronavirus Closure period