The HoJo Anaheim is the official hotel of MouseWait! Mention us when you book your room and get a discount
Use MagicSearch to quickly find Attractions, Showtimes, Food, and other exclusive info! Search for individual menu items like Burger, Hot Dog, Pickle, Pellegrino, Monster Energy, Gluten Free Pasta, and more!
Our new MagicPlan feature includes our all-in-one passholder blockout calendar + future hours and events. Just press on any date (currently updated through July 4) to see the schedule and add things to your MagicPlan! More info here.
Thanks for posting live Disneyland pictures and news in the Lounge!
MAGIC MORNING Disneyland Park: Guests with a 3+ day ticket can choose ONE day for early entry Tues, Thu, or Sat. EXTRA MAGIC HOURS for Resort Hotel Guests: Disneyland Park, Tue, Thu, Sat. California Adventure (including Cars Land) Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun. Radiator Springs Racers is open during early entry, but Fastpasses are not available during this time. More info here.
Follow MouseWait on Instagram! Just do a search for MouseWait.
Get the Best Posts of the Day emailed to you each morning! Go to the Best of the Day page and click on the link towards the top to subscribe.
4TH ANNUAL REUNION INFO! This post will contain everything you need to know about the Reunion. I will post all updates here. This is your chance to meet new friends, put faces with usernames, and have a blast going through the Parks with people who love Disney as much as you. Special thanks to Booeve and MyPark for doing an excellent job on the Reunion logo! As you can see, our 4th Reunion will be Retro themed, so you can break out your throwback apparel on Saturday!
Friday Night May 17th 7pm - Attraction Takeovers - Meet at the Jolly Holiday in Disneyland. If you've never been on Jungle Cruise or Pirates with a large group of MouseWaiters, here is your chance! This will be the first official meet up of the weekend. So far, the list of attractions will include Jungle Cruise, Pirates, Splash Mountain, and we will have a Buzz Lightyear Meet up as well. Watch this post for updates.
MagicRace Tournament Saturday May 18 9:30am-12:30pm - This is a fun competition using our MagicRace iPhone app starting Saturday May 18 at 9:30am. The goal is to see who can ride the most attractions in 3 hours--everything is calculated and tracked through the app, and you can even chat real-time with the people who are competing. You can see everyone's progress as they race through the Park, which creates more excitement as you strategically try to get your team in the lead. We'll have 10 teams of 4, so if you want to participate, sign up now! The winning team will get a prize--if you would like to donate the official prize for this event, let me know, thanks! Sign up here
MouseWait Movie Theater Takeover MAIN EVENT! Saturday May 18 (1pm-5pm): This will be an event that you'll never forget! It will be at the UltraLuxe theater at GardenWalk. Watch the videos below for more info! Here's video #1:
Reunion Club 300 Private Suite Bowling Event Sunday May 19 at 12pm 300 Anaheim: sign up for the chance to be invited to our own PRIVATE SUITE (Club 300) with 9 private lanes, free bowling, shoes, and light appetizers. Our first event was a huge success, and everyone had tons of fun. However, space is EXTREMELY limited, and you need to sign up NOW for a chance to win. The people at 300 Anaheim are giving us one final event to try to accommodate the hundreds of people who didn't get to go last time. THIS EVENT IS FREE!
HOJO ROOM BLOCK BENEFITS: We are offering several things to people who book a room at the Hojo for the Reunion. The Hojo is giving us a special rate of $126 + tax, and if you book a room, you will get priority access to our Main Event AND the private bowling event. You will also receive a free 4th Reunion Collector's item, a limited edition virtual pin, along with MouseWait Credits added to your account. Even if you live locally, these weekends are a blast when you stay at the Resort with a big group of MouseWaiters -- just ask anyone who has done it. Don't wait, space is limited, and the Resort will be sold out that weekend!
Call the Hojo today at 714-776-6120 and ask for the MouseWait Reunion room rate.
MouseWaitRaffle: Our legendary Raffle will take place at the Main Event on Sat May 18. If you'd like to donate you can use this form - get more info about the Raffle on this post. This is one of our most popular events of the weekend. It's a way to help MouseWait, and to bless someone else with your special gift.
Host your own meetups: We're leaving blocks of time open throughout the weekend so you can schedule your own meetups. List your meet up in the Events section via mobile or the web version. Please don't schedule events during the times I mentioned above.
How it will work: Tickets for the Movie Theater Takeover will go on sale May 3! We will post a PayPal gateway, and you'll be able to pay with any major credit card or a PayPal account (a PayPal account is NOT required). If you have a Hojo reservation, you will get first priority, then we will look at the order of the people who've signed up, the distance you are traveling, and other factors -- then we will do the hard part -- select the people who can attend. All three events are limited due to space, so it is imperative that you take action if early if you want to attend. The Main Event will be a ticketed (paid) event, the other two will be free.
Once you are confirmed for the events, we will send you a link for deeply discounted Disneyland Tickets courtesy of the Disneyland Resort. The Disneyland Resort will be offering discounted tickets for MouseWaiters who attend the Reunion! The tickets will be good May 14-27 (Reunion Weekend is May 17-19). We will have discounted Twilight tickets, one day tickets, and multi-day Park Hoppers. Disney really goes above and beyond to help us with our events. Their special events team is first class. I've promoted several celebrity events over the years in large arenas, and none of the venues were as helpful or professional as the CMs at the Disneyland Resort.
Deadliest Cast Member Season One & Two + VOYAGEERS Multiplaner & Great Storyteller are both available to read on Kindle Unlimited! You can sign up for a free 30 day trial of Kindle Unlimited and read all four books at no charge! Go here to access the books on Amazon. Thanks for your support!
Monorail REOPENS MAY 20
River Belle Terrace transforms into a table service restaurant Feb 10
Big Thunder Ranch and Barbecue CLOSED permanently
Fantasmic! Jan 10-TBA
Disneyland Railroad Jan 10-TBA
Mark Twain Riverboat Jan 10-TBA
Sailing Ship Columbia Jan 10-TBA
Davey Crocket Explorer Canoes Jan 10-TBA
Tom Sawyer Island Jan 10-TBA
DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:
Silly Symphony Swings closed -- TBA
Grizzly River Run closed April 18 -- May 17
Disney's Aladdin is permanenly closed--Frozen will take its place
Credits Hall of Fame. This real-time list honors the top Credits purchasers by showing the total number of Credits purchased. These MouseWaiters play an integral part in helping us maintain and innovate. Thank you to everyone who buys Credits in the MW iOS app, TRIVILATOR, and Goat Effect!
Easily manage the social side of MouseWait for Disneyland and Disney World with our new mousetopia app for iOS. Post to the DL or WDW side, use your Stickers, and utilize our new MouseWait Messenger. Optimized for iOS 8 and the iPhone 6! See what's new here.
Earn 1000 Credits for staying at MouseWait Platinum Partner Hotels! Each night that you stay at the Hojo Anaheim 714-776-6120 or the brand new Courtyard Marriott Theme Park Entrance Hotel 714-254-1442 you will earn 1000 Credits! Just send an email to [email protected] after your stay with your confirmation number and check in date, and we will add the Credits to your account! Make sure to mention MouseWait when you reserve your rooms.
When you support our Platinum Partner Hotels, you help us to improve MouseWait. Both hotels are run by the best management team in the business, and you won't get better service anywhere else!
Did you know that almost everything in MouseWait can be found with a few taps in the MagicSearch bar? Did you know that we add things to MagicSearch weekly (i.e. requests from you--see below)? MagicSearch enables ONE-THUMB searching to help you find individual menu items, vegetarian or gluten free food, reviews, wait times (even restaurant wait times), exclusive insider Disneyland tips, annual pass holder, parking info, Star Wars Park info, celebrities, Disneyland news, Hidden Mickeys, crowd forecasts (unFORECAST), Photopass, birthdays, refurbishment info, and amazing content from almost a million pages of original content in the MouseWait Lounge.
Here are the upcoming MouseWait Events. You can post your event on mobile here, and on the web here. Thanks!
1.#MWMEETUP STICKERTUESDAYS PTN PARADE and FIREWORKS May 31, 2016 06:00pm 2.#MWMEETUP - Show us your Marvel Super Hero side Meetup, Soarin takeover and MORE Jun 03, 2016 06:00pm 3.#MWMEETUP ONE LAST TIME Aug 06, 2016 12:00pm
MONTHLY WAIT TIME LEADERS REAL-TIME: Thank you to everyone who enters accurate wait times--you earn MouseRank Points, Credits, worldwide fame, and wealth beyond your wildest dreams when you enter wait times at the Park (ok maybe not the last two things). Please remember to ONLY enter wait times that you have verified in person, this improves our algorithm substantially, thanks!
MouseWait COUNTDOWN for iOS is here! Countdown the days to your next Disneyland or Disney World trip with our images OR your pics! Your Countdown also displays on Apple Watch and is beautiful on iPhone 6 screens. Secure the discounted launch price for a limited time.
Disneyland unFORECAST (BETA) is here! Top MouseWaiters giving you the rundown of what's happening at the Disneyland Resort. The unFORECAST now has its own page on the web www.unFORECAST.com
unFORECAST for the month of May 2016 The last few weeks have been relatively quiet, but we will see crowds rise as we get to the end of May, especially toward the end of the month when Grad Nite begins. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our MagicPlan iOS Calendar), crowds averaged in the high 70s (approx 70% capacity), then the Crowd Index rose to the 80s toward the end of the month. Remember, we've seen larger crowds ever since the 60th Celebration began, so keep that in mind when looking at historical Crowd Index data. To get a real-time look at crowd levels, check the MouseWait App for Crowd Index averages and wait times. Have a great week! - Admin May 9, 2016 5:42PM