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Tuesday October 21 2014
Disneyland Park (Crowd Index 55):10:00AM to 8:00PM
Disney California Adventure (Crowd Index 79):10:00AM to 8:00PM
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:53 am PDT

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Disneyland
Mickey's Soundsational Parade
Jedi Training Academy
Tomorrowland
The Bootstrappers
New Orleans Square
Disneyland Band
Main Street, U.S.A.
Flag Retreat Ceremony
Main Street, U.S.A.
Hook & Ladder Co.
Main Street, U.S.A.
Jambalaya Jazz
New Orleans Square
Main Street Piano Player
Main Street, U.S.A.
Pearly Band
Fantasyland
The Straw Hatters
Main Street, U.S.A.
Disney California Adventure
DJ's Dance 'n Drive
Cars Land
Phineas and Ferb's Rockin' Rollin' Dance Party
Pixar Play Parade
World of Color
Paradise Pier
Disney Junior Live on Stage!
Hollywood Land
Disney's Aladdin A Musical Spectacular
Hollywood Land
Fun Wheel Challenge
Paradise Pier

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unMYSTERY STICKER NIGHT + Birthday Bash THANK YOU and RECAP Party! Tomorrow night we\'ll release a Haunted Mansion Angel (probably the final Halloween Time Sticker), a certain Castle, a Minnie Apple, Fillmore, and an item from the BaseballMickey_CM Collection (and possibly a few more). Don\'t miss MouseWait Sticker Nights in Downtown Disney every Tuesday 8pm at La Brea Bakery. Participate from anywhere in the world via the Lounge Virtual Pre-Party with Churro at 8pm, Sticker release at 9pm, and then meetup afterwards to Gift and Trade in the VOYAGEERS Realm. With MouseWait 7.5 for iOS you can buy Stickers from the new MW Store tab. You can also recharge your Credits inside the app with in app purchases. You can purchase Credits from the TRIVILATOR app, GOAT EFFECT, and you can get them from the MW Store links -- we fixed this system so it should add Credits to your account immediately as long as you hit the "Return to the Lounge" button at the end. Please buy your Credits early just in case there is a problem adding them to your account (there is a known issue with Android). If you have a problem with your purchase, send us an email and we will get the Credits added to your account as soon as possible. THANK YOU FOR BUYING CREDITS, IT HELPS US CONTINUE DEVELOPMENT ON MOUSEWAIT!We have THREE real-time Lands available (VOYAGEERS Realm links are at the top of the Lounge). You can easily trade and gift Stickers and Pins in these Lands, making them a great place to hang out on Sticker nights, or any time!Thanks again to those who buy Credits--check out the Credits Hall of Fame here. When you purchase Credits, you help us make MouseWait better! Credits work in ALL of our apps and they follow your MouseWait account wherever you go!Stickers released on Tues night Sticker Night are EXTREMELY limited. Other Stickers (Rack Open Edition) that appear during the week are also limited, but they are easier to get (and less expensive) than our premier Tuesday releases.
unMYSTERY STICKER NIGHT + Birthday Bash THANK YOU and RECAP Party! Tomorrow night we\'ll release a Haunted Mansion Angel (probably the final Halloween Time Sticker), a certain Castle, a Minnie Apple, Fillmore, and an item from the BaseballMickey_CM Collection (and possibly a few more). Don\'t miss MouseWait Sticker Nights in Downtown Disney every Tuesday 8pm at La Brea Bakery. Participate from anywhere in the world via the Lounge Virtual Pre-Party with Churro at 8pm, Sticker release at 9pm, and then meetup afterwards to Gift and Trade in the VOYAGEERS Realm. With MouseWait 7.5 for iOS you can buy Stickers from the new MW Store tab. You can also recharge your Credits inside the app with in app purchases. You can purchase Credits from the TRIVILATOR app, GOAT EFFECT, and you can get them from the MW Store links -- we fixed this system so it should add Credits to your account immediately as long as you hit the "Return to the Lounge" button at the end. Please buy your Credits early just in case there is a problem adding them to your account (there is a known issue with Android). If you have a problem with your purchase, send us an email and we will get the Credits added to your account as soon as possible. THANK YOU FOR BUYING CREDITS, IT HELPS US CONTINUE DEVELOPMENT ON MOUSEWAIT!We have THREE real-time Lands available (VOYAGEERS Realm links are at the top of the Lounge). You can easily trade and gift Stickers and Pins in these Lands, making them a great place to hang out on Sticker nights, or any time!Thanks again to those who buy Credits--check out the Credits Hall of Fame here. When you purchase Credits, you help us make MouseWait better! Credits work in ALL of our apps and they follow your MouseWait account wherever you go!Stickers released on Tues night Sticker Night are EXTREMELY limited. Other Stickers (Rack Open Edition) that appear during the week are also limited, but they are easier to get (and less expensive) than our premier Tuesday releases.
Five years ago today, I got an ​approval ​email from Apple after ​MouseWait had been​ in review for over THIRTY days! I put my family in the car and headed for Disneyland hoping to figure out how to keep the wait times updated. I had no idea if the app would work, or if anyone would use it. But, by the grace of God, the Press Enterprise did a front page weekend story on MouseWait. The next morning my mom called me and said KCAL 9 and other news stations were covering the launch. I couldn\'t believe it. Over the next few months we ​worked hard to ​improve the app and the response from Disneyland fans was ​phenomenal. At the end of 2009​,​ I launched an experiment that I dubbed "The Lounge" which ​was received well by early MouseWaiters​. Then, something happened that I never could\'ve imagined--people in the Lounge started to ​plan ​meetup​s​ in the Park. Over the years I\'ve had the privilege of meeting so many kind people from all over the world. ​To this day I am still​ amazed at the generosity and the sincerity of the amazing people in our community​ (last weekend\'s Birthday Bash was another great example of the wonderful people who make up this community)​. I\'ve always loved ​​hearing about the friendships that have started through MouseWait, people who\'ve met the love of their lives​​, and ​especially the way​ people come together for ​those in need. Five years​, and MILLIONS of downloads​ later, I can\'t express how pleased I am with what the MouseWait community has become. It\'s a safe, welcoming, friendly, generous, supportive place for Disney fans to hang out--it has become everything that I knew it could be. Online communities ebb and flow. Usually, over time, online groups turn negative. MouseWait has shattered that mold--we are at an all time high--we have a community ​of​​​ people who live their lives with the true Disney spirit that Walt instilled into the Park back in 1955. Thank you to everyone who plays a part in MouseWait\'s success. I sincerely thank you for your support from the bottom of my heart. ​Take a walk down memory lane with this video that was produced back in 2011, then post your MW memories!

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A message from CHOC Walk in the Park:

Taste of Downtown Disney® Benefit

Please join us on Thursday, August 14, 2014 as we taste and savor the flavors of fine cuisine, wine and spirits while enjoying the unique ambience and flair of the Downtown Disney® District in Anaheim.

This progressive experience tours guests through a reception of culinary creations and select pairings of wine/spirits/beer from Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar, ESPN® Zone, House of Blues®, Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria, Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen®, WonderGround Gallery and Tortilla Jo's.

Taste guests are escorted in exclusive groups throughout the Downtown Disney® District where they also enjoy live music and entertainment in addition to their tastings and cuisine pairings.

This incredible night ends in the Downtown Disney® District Pavilion with savory treats from La Brea Bakery® Café, and smoothies from Jamba Juice under the stars.

There are four incredible ways to enjoy the Taste of Downtown Disney®.

General Admission
General Admission to the Taste of Downtown Disney® includes admittance to the kick-off reception with tray passed appetizers and select wine/spirits/beer pairings. Taste Guests will enjoy an evening of grouped rotations with stops at Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar, ESPN® Zone, House of Blues®, Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria, Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen®, WonderGround Gallery, Tortilla Jo's. The evening ends in the Downtown Disney® District Pavilion with savory treats from La Brea Bakery® Café, smoothies from Jamba Juice.
Ticket Price - $75.00 per person

Fireworks Package
Enjoy a special Fireworks viewing at Disneyland® Hotel Concierge Floor - Package includes one ticket to the Taste of Downtown Disney®, refreshments in the Concierge Lounge at the Disneyland® Hotel (11th floor).
Ticket Price - $100 per person

Tequila Lounge
We are thrilled to offer this amazing experience again at this year’s Taste. This exclusive experience starts the evening off with general admission to the Taste of Downtown Disney®, then from 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. the Lounge is open and guests can enjoy the Tortilla Jo's Tequila Lounge. Enjoy the private terrace overlooking the Downtown Disney® District while tasting fine chilled tequilas, robust red wines and ports as well as fine cigars.
Ticket Price - $200 per person

World of Color Package
Enjoy VIP viewing of the World of Color, Disney's new water show located at Paradise Bay at Disney California Adventure® Park. The World of Color night time water spectacular weaves water, color, fire and light into a kaleidoscope of fantasy and imagination. More than 1,000 jets of water form incredible shapes in time to the music as Disney® and Disney® Pixar characters come to life on a shimmering veil of mist. After an evening at the Taste of Downtown Disney®, a Disneyland® Resort Cast Member will escort you to the VIP World of Color viewing area.
Ticket Price - $150 per person

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time:
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
Downtown Disney District Anaheim
1580 S Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92802
United States


Register for this event here

100% Proceeds from the Taste of Downtown Disney® benefit CHOC Walk in the Park

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Five years ago today, I got an ​approval ​email from Apple after ​MouseWait had been​ in review for over THIRTY days! I put my family in the car and headed for Disneyland hoping to figure out how to keep the wait times updated. I had no idea if the app would work, or if anyone would use it. But, by the grace of God, the Press Enterprise did a front page weekend story on MouseWait. The next morning my mom called me and said KCAL 9 and other news stations were covering the launch. I couldn't believe it. Over the next few months we ​worked hard to ​improve the app and the response from Disneyland fans was ​phenomenal. At the end of 2009​,​ I launched an experiment that I dubbed "The Lounge" which ​was received well by early MouseWaiters​. Then, something happened that I never could've imagined--people in the Lounge started to ​plan ​meetup​s​ in the Park.

Over the years I've had the privilege of meeting so many kind people from all over the world. ​To this day I am still​ amazed at the generosity and the sincerity of the amazing people in our community​ (last weekend's Birthday Bash was another great example of the wonderful people who make up this community)​. I've always loved ​​hearing about the friendships that have started through MouseWait, people who've met the love of their lives​​, and ​especially the way​ people come together for ​those in need.

Five years​, and MILLIONS of downloads​ later, I can't express how pleased I am with what the MouseWait community has become. It's a safe, welcoming, friendly, generous, supportive place for Disney fans to hang out--it has become everything that I knew it could be. Online communities ebb and flow. Usually, over time, online groups turn negative. MouseWait has shattered that mold--we are at an all time high--we have a community ​of​​​ people who live their lives with the true Disney spirit that Walt instilled into the Park back in 1955.

Thank you to everyone who plays a part in MouseWait's success. I sincerely thank you for your support from the bottom of my heart.

​Take a walk down memory lane with this video that was produced back in 2011, then post your MW memories!

This past weekend, I was training a couple of newly hired Cast Members on ins and out about being a CM in my department, but most importantly, how to embrace the history and legacy we have at Disneyland. 

After a long night on our last day of training, I like to take them over to Sleeping Beauty Castle around 1:15am, when all of the day guests have gone home and we have all of the Castle, Hub and Main Street all to ourselves. At first, its pretty weird and surreal not seeing any people around you (like you stepped into the Twlight Zone), hearing the silence and peace of the park, with only the distant background music playing of Main Street and occasionally hearing Snow White sing from her wishing well. After awhile, you get used to it and treasure those moments when you have the entire area to yourself. 

After going by and gazing at the Castle for a few minutes, I lead my group over to the front of the Partners Statue. If you look carefully at the Statue, there's one of the many memorable quotes Walt had about Disneyland. This one says, "I think most of all what I want Disneyland to be is a happy place...where parents and children can have fun, together". I love this quote because Disneyland gives everyone, not matter what age, a place to have fun, together as a whole family. 


With Sleeping Beauty Castle in the background and Walt and Mickey in front of us, you just have to stand there and admire that we, Cast Members and MWers, are very fortunate to have a place like this where people around the world come to visit, sometimes just for one day in their life or a few times a week. After explaining that to them, that warm feeling you get when you enter the park through those tunnels came to me and I was almost at a loss of words and didn't know how to explain even more about how this place is so magical and will still be a special place in all of our hearts. 

I just wanted to congratulate and thank Admin on 5 years of hard work and preseverance of creating a place like MouseWait. If I had not joined in on this site, I would not have had the chance to be apart of this special place of Disneyland. MW really helped me get my job as a Cast Member (that story is for a different time). By being a Disney fan also, MW has helped me escape to the park while my Disney withdrawls kicked in (yes, I still get them even though I work there). But most importantly, its given me the chance to meet some many different and unique people I would have never met who all have the same love of Disneyland together. Over the past 5 years, we've seen people come and go, new, but the energy of the park has truly been implemented in this app, with the help of all of the happy and positive people. Aside from my own family and my Cast Member family, I truly call MouseWait my third family, in a way we all support each other through the highs and lows. By now having the chance to teach others about Disneyland, about this special place we all hold close to our hearts, its even more fun and rewarding to realize that yes, we work at a magical place, but to credit all of you on MW that's helped continue the magic in person and online.

Hope to see you in the park soon!

(Picture not taken last night)
MHP