High Flying Fireworks Act at SeaWorld

If you’re heading out to your neighborhood fireworks display tomorrow or even one of the Disney parks, you can still sneak in another show by going to SeaWorld Orlando tonight for their special fireworks display. In the above photo technician Andrew Hage checks the connections… Read More »High Flying Fireworks Act at SeaWorld

The Moms of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

It’s Mother’s Day weekend and the crew at Disney’s Animal Kingdom wanted to show how several new mothers are celebrating a bit differently than the typical vacationing guest. For starters, they aren’t on vacation. They live at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.… Read More »The Moms of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

An EPCOT Holiday America’s Funniest Videos Moment

One of the holiday celebrations Walt Disney World does best is the Christmas Around the World storytelling at EPCOT’s World Showcase. Germany’s story involves cookies, toys, and life-sized Nutcrackers. The Disney Blog reader AmyLovesBooks sent in this short home video of her twelve year old… Read More »An EPCOT Holiday America’s Funniest Videos Moment

Disneyland Cast Members go extra mile to lend a hand this Holiday Season


The Cast Members of Disneyland Resort are really going the extra mile this holiday season. More than 10,000 individuals will benefit from the contributions of food, toys, clothing and care packages will help numerous nonprofit organizations throughout Orange County.

“The Disneyland Resort is focused on giving back to the community throughout the year. The holiday season makes it a particularly special time to extend our resources to those in need. Thanks to the generosity of our Cast Members, the Disneyland Resort is helping to fulfill numerous wishes in our community and for the brave men and women serving our country overseas,” said Ed Grier, president of Disneyland Resort.

As part of an annual tradition, Cast Members donated nearly 10,000 toys for the Toys for Tots Foundation. Most of the toys collected were brought to the annual Disney Family Holiday Party, a celebration hosted by the Resort exclusively for Cast Members and their families at Disneyland Park.

(photo courtesy Disney -:- Disneyland Resort Ambassador David Gill and a local firefighter help in collecting toys for Toys for Tots at the annual Disney Family Holiday Party.)

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Pluto’s Christmas Tree (1952)

I hope everyone is having a great weekend leading up to the holiday week. For some the holidays start tonight, for others family will shortly be arriving. Or maybe both. We’ve been frantically getting ready around here, and I’ve been working on a small side-project… Read More »Pluto’s Christmas Tree (1952)

Ode to a Silly Reindeer

Disneyana collector and artist Kevin Kidney pines for the fun, furry, and, most importantly, silly reindeer of the 1960-90s era Disneyland Christmas Parade. These lovable animals survived until 2003, but sadly they’ve been replaced by a more straight-laced species. Kevin’s latest post is a nice… Read More »Ode to a Silly Reindeer