By George Sawas on the Disney Parks Blog: Today we are letting our hair down to show you one of the most stunning images yet created for Disney Parks‘ ongoing Disney Dream Portrait series. Created by legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz and featuring six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift as Rapunzel, our latest portrait is captioned “Where adventure awaits.” This beautiful image can be seen in upcoming issues of Vanity Fair, InStyle and People. Check back Friday and I’ll take you behind the scenes on the set of this “hair-raising” photo shoot.
‘Limited Time Magic’ Brings Delicious Treats for Happy Lunar New Year Celebration to Disney California Adventure Park
By Pam Brandon on the Disney Parks Blog: While many of us celebrate the New Year on January 1, the Lunar New Year is usually between late January and early February, determined by the cycles and phases of the moon. Best known as “Chinese New Year,” Lunar New Year is also celebrated by the Vietnamese and Korean cultures, and is a time for big festivities. Disney California Adventure park is joining in the fun with the Happy Lunar New Year Celebration, part of “Limited Time Magic” from February 8-11, with the eateries in Pacific Wharf adding Asian-inspired treats. Lucky Fortune Cookery is adding chicken and veggie pot stickers and pork spare riblets with char siu sauce to its menu, as [...]
By George Sawas on the Disney Parks Blog: Tomorrow we’ll be sharing the latest image by acclaimed photographer Annie Leibovitz for Disney Parks. Until then, any ideas?
By Pam Brandon on the Disney Parks Blog: From an udon noodle bowl at Carthay Circle Restaurant at Disney California Adventure park to turkey pot pie atCinderella’s Royal Table at Magic Kingdom Park, the new Mickey Check is now featured on kids’ menus in both quick-service and table-service restaurants across Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. ,center> Following the introduction earlier this month at Be Our Guest Restaurant in Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort, the expansion of the Mickey Check helps families easily find nutritious choices, part of an ongoing program that launched in 2006 with nutrition guidelines. The Mickey Check makes it even easier to identify healthier food options in all of the Disney theme parks and resorts. Choices that [...]
Max Guggenheim went to the Disneyland Resort on the 20th of January and captured some in progress magic! He was able to capture construction on Main Street Railroad station, Big Thunder Mountain, Mark Twain and Fantasy Faire. In this report is photo’s of Blue Bayou Bash and Blue Sky Cellar. Enjoy! Artwork being done at the parks. Facade is covered with a tarp with a neat graphic of the train station while construction continues. Fantasy Faire slowly being built up. Royal Theater to the left and Royal Hall in the middle being constructed. The purple tent is Royal Theater. The Sailing Ship Columbia is operating while Mark Twain is under [...]
The latest Blue Sky Cellar exhibit opened yesterday and features the new land coming to Disneyland this spring, Fantasy Faire. Photos courtesy of Tim Alcoser. Starting out with the film show in the exhibit On to the photos Starting out with the large model of Fantasy Faire Royal Hall Royal Theater Tangled Tower The show building On to some of the concept art, the exhibits were broken down into several different “steps” of the design process. First step is research. For Fantasy Faire, WDI researched the original fantasyland as well as the many expansions the land Second step is “Blue Sky.” This steps shows some of the first drawings of [...]
Watch as Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen parade down to the New Orleans Square waterfront and celebrate New Orleans Bayou Bash with Tiana’s Mardi Gras Celebration. New Orleans Bayou Bash runs January 18th – February 12th. Special Mint Julips and banana beignets are available during Limited Time Magic’s Blue Bayou Bash.
By Erin Glover on the Disney Parks Blog: Come celebrate the Year of the Snake when Happy Lunar New Year Celebration returns as part of “Limited Time Magic,” February 8-11 – this year at Disney California Adventure park! Lunar New Year is a time when Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures celebrate the sun and moon beginning their journeys for another year. From 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day in the Pacific Wharf area of the park, guests will enjoy unique cultural experiences, flavorful food offerings, unique merchandise, and colorful performances from dancers, musicians, and martial artists. Some of your favorite Disney characters will be there as well, such as Mulan, Mushu, Mickey Mouse [...]
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