If you’ve read this blog, or my writings at LaughingPlace.com, for any length of time then you know that I have been critical of the weak effort Disney put forth to build a second gate to compliment the original theme park, and the only Disney… Read More »Hopeful thoughts about California Adventure Re-envisioning
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From “Mad T Party” to the “Red Car News Boys,” a new lineup of characters and shows will offer something for everyone as they celebrate the grand re-opening of the California Adventure with the new Cars Land, Buena Vista Street and Carthay Circle Theatre, featuring a restaurant and lounge.
The new lands will be home for new characters and street performers, while “Pixar Play Parade” will return for twice-daily performances throughout the summer and the long-running hit “Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular” is expected to add extra performances. The nighttime spectacular “World of Color” continues to satisfy guests with fire, water, lasers, animation and new story elements.
The signature e-ticket ride of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure is sure to be Radiator Springs Racers. The attraction will put the guest in the world of Pixar’s popular Cars film franchise as they race other guests in a thrilling, twisting, turning, high-speed adventure… Read More »Cars Land at DCA greets Disney execs ahead of June 15th opening
It does my heart good to see some of the details Imagineers are busy adding to Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure. Part of the re-made entry way to the park, this busy California street will take you back to 1923, when Walt Disney… Read More »Buena Vista Street – They’re Doing It Right at DCA
In addition to Cars Land, Buena Vista Street and the Carthay Circle Theatre, Disney California Adventure will be premiering another new experience this summer. “Mad T Party” will open, along with the above additions, on June 15th. Inspired by Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland,” guests will be “invited… Read More »Fall down the Rabbit Hole: Disney California Adventure preps “Mad T Party”
Walking through Disney’s Hollywood Studios at night is one of my favorite things to do at Walt Disney World. All the marvelous neon signs light up the night in a way that’s unique to Disney’s theme parks. Well, unique until now. Cars Land at California… Read More »Neon Signs to Brighten Night in Cars Land
As an Orange County native, I am one of the few who is very attached to the beloved California Adventure theme park. I remember visiting Disneyland while it was under construction during my youth and wondering what was behind the temporary walls. I remember being… Read More »Preview of Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree at DCA
It’s the sixth year of record turn out for the Disneyland Half-Marathon. The Labor Day weekend races include a course through the parks, special medals, and this year will feature a couple of Hollywood celebrities. Hollywood actors Drew Carey and Megyn Price are expected to… Read More »Disneyland Half-Marathon Draws Big Names, Full Participation