WDW question: we need to make our dining reservations soon so I was just wondering if anyone had any recommendations of not to miss places? One factor is that our kids are very picky eaters. Thanks! I also asked on MW Florida but would love any additional suggestions.
There is one thing that has been constant in mylife amd always will be and that is Disneyland and Disney as a whole. I grew up Disney, I had family who worked there, I worked there and I have met a lof of my best friends on the earth since I was a little kid because of the mouse. I've fallen in love, I've lost love, I've watched myself grow, watch my friends kids grow, I've witnessed life long fri More...
Good morning! This day in Disney history, July 11th, 1956: The five members of the Barstow Family of Wethersfield, Connecticut, leave for a week-long dream vacation. The excited family won a free trip to the newly-opened Disneyland California in a nationwide contest sponsored by Scotch Tape. The winnings included: airfare, hotel accommodations More...
Good Morning! This day in Disney History, May 30th, 1936. The Mickey Mouse cartoon "Thru The Mirror" is released. It is based on the "Alice Through the Looking Glass" story. To watch: http://is.gd/r87ANK
Also on this day in 1958, Walt Disney uses the cast of his new ABC/Disney TV series "Zorro" for the second of a 3-day cross promotion w/ live appearances @DL. Z More...
Just received this video in my D23 email titled "Armchair Archivist: Tales from the Haunted Mansion". It features tons of historical background and information about the Haunted Mansion, as well as some cool fun facts you may not have known! Thought I'd share... Enjoy!👻 http://tinyurl.com/bdk9e64
On this day in 1954, Walt Disney debuts his television show series "Disneyland" with the first episode "The Disneyland Story". This show gave the people at home a chance to preview what Walt and his team were building in Anaheim. Walt, with his classic storytelling, gives a tour of the different lands of his park, with stories about the jungle, the frontier, and the land of tomorrow. But most im More...
For those that went to the party last night; how was it? What were the crowds like? What was the coolest character you saw? And how did wristband distribution work; did the people that were in the park during the day have to go out and go to a ticket booth to get it and then go back in?
Sorry for all the question, but this is my first year doing the Halloween party.
A personal favorite is the beautifully hand crafted music box
A fun video from 2013, the story behind the music box with Clopin, Figaro and the even watch the Tangled Tower being put into the Fantasy Faire:
Of course, no trip to the Fantasy Faire would be complete without a visit to the Royal Hall. Loved this artist rendition, that's just how my girls are when they enter the Hall. ::sigh::
Took this next part directly from Disney Parks Blog:
“After walking into our main entrance, you will first go through a garden-like setting before entering the reception hall,” said Michel Den Dulk, Creative Director of Fantasy Faire for Walt Disney Imagineering. “Once inside the Royal Hall, guests will discover a beautiful gothic interior with nice wallpaper, wall cresting, wood finishes and chandeliers.”
Passing through a series of spaces, including the Grand Hall, you’ll have the opportunity to meet as many as three Disney princesses, from classic stories such as “Cinderella” and “Sleeping Beauty.”
Dont forget to grab a sweet treat from Maurice's Treats! At the time, (isn't there more now?) the adorable cart featured 3 “Twists” and a new signature beverage: Boysen Apple Freeze.
In a tribute to the historic Carnation Plaza Gardens, a shield over the archway leading from Fantasy Faire to Rancho del Zocalo in Frontierland displays the letters “CPG.”