Monthly Archives: October 2013

Five-year old boy injured on Disneyland Paris Pirates ride


Disneyland Paris Pirates of the Caribbean Ride

A five-year-old boy was in a Paris children’s hospital on Thursday after being “seriously injured” at the Disneyland amusement park near the French capital. Iban, who was with his father, fell out of a boat on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, according to RFI.

During the ride, the boy leaned back and somehow fell out of his boat and was   hit by another just behind. The child’s father immediately jumped out to   recover him, but not quick enough to prevent the accident, according to the Telegraph UK. Continue reading

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Thor is coming to Disneyland’s Innoventions on November 1


Thor – from “The Avengers” and the upcoming movie “Thor: The Dark World” – is coming to Disneyland park this on November 1!

Astrophysicist Jane Foster, who established a special relationship with Thor, has been studying the “Bifrost,” a cosmic bridge that allows Thor to travel between the Nine Realms, including Earth. She has determined that the Bifrost is set to open again in Southern California and pinpointed the precise location as Innoventions at Disneyland park, according to the Disney Parks Blog. Continue reading

Amazing dad made the best Disney Halloween costume ever!


A dad in Sacramento named Robert Cockerham had a pretty wild idea for a Halloween costume – he decided to make a costume of Disneyland!  And boy did he pull it off.

Click here to see sixty pictures of Cockerham’s design, from the initial drawings to the finished product. Continue reading

Disney’s Viva Natividad set for Nov. 15-Jan. 6


The Three Caballeros

‘Disney ¡Viva Navidad!’ Adds a Festive Latino Celebration to Holiday Season at the Disneyland Resort, Nov. 15-Jan. 6

The Happiest Place on Earth just gets merrier this holiday season with the newest celebration at the Disneyland Resort – “Disney ¡Viva Navidad!” Guests will enjoy this festive holiday presentation Nov. 15, 2013 through Jan. 6, 2014 in Disney California Adventure Park.

“Disney ¡Viva Navidad!” is a merry celebration inspired by the warmth and joyous spirit of the Latino culture, filled with holiday traditions, jubilant dancing and exciting music. Based in and around the Paradise Garden area of Disney California Adventure, the special activities include crafts and face-painting for children, live Latino music, dance lessons, holiday foods, a “Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party” and, of course, appearances by some popular Disney characters. Continue reading

Sneak preview of the new Avatar Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


In the video above, James Cameron and Walt Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde highlight the creative work underway on the AVATAR-inspired land coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Joe said when the AVATAR-inspired land is completed, it’ll be a transformational experience that you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Read more on the Disney Parks Blog. Continue reading

Tomorrowland is turning into Star Wars land!


Adios lame Innoventions!

Adios lame Innoventions!

There are amazing changes coming to Disneyland’s Tomorrowland, according to MiceChat, that include getting rid of the lame People Mover, Innoventions and Autopia and brining in the Millennium Falcon and the Tatooine Cantina.

Yes folks – Star Wars land is coming to Tomorrowland. Now I don’t think they will drop the name, but rest assured this will be a Star Wars land, for the most part.

Here are a few choice excerpts from MiceChat: Continue reading

Disneyland honors father who saved a truck driver from a fiery crash


Bob Michels climbed over a guardrail to get to the driver of a truck that had crashed and caught fire. (Screenshot, KCAL)

Bob Michels and his family were headed to Disneyland when they witnessed a horrific fiery crash in Oxnard, on Saturday, according to CBS News. Bob actually jumped a fence onto the Carmax lot where a truck that drove off the highway was burning – and he pulled the driver out of the truck.

Bob’s daughter Amy shot a video on her cell phone that the huge fireball that engulfed the truck.  You can watch video of the crash here. Continue reading