Category Archives: Downtown Disney

New Year’s Eve at Disneyland?


80's Bash at the House of Blues

There will be a lot of fun at both Disneyland and California Adventure tomorrow night, Monday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve.  However many of us can’t get in right now due to passport blackouts.  So what to do?

Well, you could go to the Anaheim House of Blues, at Downtown Disney, on New Year’s Eve for “The House of 80’s” featuring NYE Bash featuring DJ DLP!  The Psychedelic Furs show that was previously scheduled was canceled.  People who purchased tickets(s) to the canceled Psychedelic Furs show are welcome to attend House of 80’s NYE Bash @ NO charge (with ticket stub to Psychedlic Furs show) and receive complimentary champagne toast @ Midnite.

If you have tickets to Disneyland, here are the details about New Year’s Eve at the Disneyland Resort: Continue reading

Things you can still do during the holiday passport blackout at Disneyland


Jacob Pedroza at Downtown Disney

Disneyland’s annual passports are a great deal but if you own the Select Passport you are now blacked out for the holiday at Disneyland and California Adventures from Dec. 21, 2012 to January 6, 2013.  Even the regular passports are blacked out through January 5, 2013.  Ouch!

Don’t dismay however.  You can still have fun at the Disneyland resort even during the holiday blackout!  Here are the top ten ways to have fun at the Disneyland Resort while we wait for the holiday blackout to end: Continue reading

Is Disneyland ready for the big one?


Disneyland Fire Dept.

It is a matter of time before the Big One hits Southern California.  But is Disneyland ready for a catastrophic earthquake?  And what about Disneyland?

Well, you may not know this but both Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts have established permanent Emergency Operations Centers, to “provide a swift, well coordinated response in the event of an emergency.  These Centers are always on alert and use the same unified command system as law enforcement agencies (the Incident Command System or “ICS”) to facilitate communication and expedite mobilization in crisis situations,” according to a 2002 Walt Disney Company Report on Safety. Continue reading