With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking turkey. I know I’ve been thinking about dining out this year instead of preparing a meal at home. I’m just too tired to cook after the craziness of this year. So it’s a good… Read More »Make it a Downtown Disney Thanksgiving
Here’s the latest time lapse video from Disney Parks highlighting the changes the Magic Kingdom undergoes when shifting from Halloween to Christmas decor.
It’s Veterans Day. Time to turn to those you know who served in the armed forces and offer them a word of thanks or perhaps pick up their check for a free meal as many restaurants are doing this year. If you’re at Disneyland or… Read More »Honoring those who would give everything…
The last couple holiday seasons have brought a new Holiday commercial from Disney Parks. Here’s this year’s entry:
It’s fall festival time where I live and all across America families are heading out to their local pumpkin patch in search of the perfect carving pumpkin. So I thought this would be a good time to link to some pumpkin carving patterns, with a… Read More »Disney Pumpkin Carving Stencils
In the second time lapse video of today we have a behind the scenes look at the Magic Kingdom as it puts up its fall decor to transform the park into a Halloween wonderland.
This year’s promotional video for Disneyland’s 2009 Halloween season is so damn cute. I just couldn’t resist putting it up here.
I took off Friday for my son’s 6th birthday. As per his wish, we spent some time meandering through the Magic Kingdom doing what he wanted to do (mostly).
The day started with ride over to the park on the monorail. Believe it or not, that was my first ride on the transport since the tragic death of monorail purple’s pilot. The system functioned as it should, there may have been a couple extra cast members on the platform, but for the most part things were the same as they ever were.
We tried to time our arrival with the little show that takes place at the train station as the park opens to guests. It’s a cute show, but it seemed most of the cast members were just going through the motions and the guests that were selected to open the park really didn’t do any thing much. I think it’s time for some new magical moment to be created here, hopefully one that doesn’t involve crowding hundreds of people into a small area and then forcing them to move through an even smaller passage way all while strollers run over their toes and elbows are thrown jostling for position.
So having survived Disney’s version of the Running of the Bulls, what do we do next? Head to our first Fast Pass? No! Not this day. We went straight to the Harmony Barbershop where the official festivities for “Pink Hair Day” were set to begin.
(follow me below the jump for a photo of the famous pink hair and more from the day)