Disneyland – talkDisney.com https://www.talkdisney.com Disney News and Information For Fans, By Fans Thu, 29 Nov 2018 16:25:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i1.wp.com/www.talkdisney.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/590f14fa-b683-4306-ad4c-703ddd591563.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Disneyland – talkDisney.com https://www.talkdisney.com 32 32 99400257 Disney will spend more on theme parks than Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm combined https://www.talkdisney.com/featured/disney-will-spend-more-on-theme-parks-than-marvel-pixar-and-lucasfilm-combined/ Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:19:57 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10446 Media and content are such high-profile pieces of the Disney entertainment empire puzzle that it’s easy to hold them in outsized regard. The fact of the matter is, however, that when it comes to a breakdown of what does the best and most consistent job driving the money-making machine inside the Magic Kingdom, it’s something […]

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Disneyland Resort Begins Reduction of Straws and Bags, Eliminates Lids https://www.talkdisney.com/disneyland/disneyland-resort-begins-reduction-of-straws-and-bags-eliminates-lids/ Thu, 23 Aug 2018 12:55:34 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10427 The Walt Disney Company’s commitment to environmental stewardship goes back to our founding more than 60 years ago. Walt himself said that “conservation isn’t just the business of a few people. It’s a matter that concerns all of us.” We’ve taken that message to heart and act on our commitment in big and small ways […]

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Disney, Loungefly team up to make backpacks based off your favorite rides https://www.talkdisney.com/merchandise/disney-loungefly-team-up-to-make-backpacks-based-off-your-favorite-rides/ Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:04:00 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10420 For all you hardcore Disney Park aficionados out there: Here is the latest way to flaunt your affection for Mickey and friends. Say hello to these fashionable backpacks, the latest collaboration between Disney Parks and Loungefly. They’re all based off rides and and iconic characters from Walt Disney — including this backpack inspired by the […]

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Calling All Disney Lovers: There’s A $15,000 Private Dining Experience That Is Magically Luxurious https://www.talkdisney.com/dining/calling-all-disney-lovers-theres-a-15000-private-dining-experience-that-is-magically-luxurious/ Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:56:06 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10412 If you’ve ever wanted to live like Disney royalty, now’s your chance. A dining experience at Disneyland’s new 21 Royal restaurant will certainly make you feel fancy — though it’ll also cost you a pretty penny. For you and 12 of your friends to indulge in 21 Royal’s private dining experience for an evening, it’ll […]

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Disney Boosts Minimum Pay by 20% for California Park Staff https://www.talkdisney.com/business/disney-boosts-minimum-pay-by-20-for-california-park-staff/ Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:17:25 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10380 Walt Disney Co. will boost its minimum pay for theme-park workers in California to $15 an hour by next year and offer wage increases of about 3 percent annually through 2020 for those already making that amount. Employees receiving the current $11 minimum wage will get an immediate 20 percent bump to $13.25 an hour […]

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Up or Down? The Haunted Mansion Stretching Room https://www.talkdisney.com/video/up-or-down-the-haunted-mansion-stretching-room/ Sun, 29 Jul 2018 19:43:56 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10279 When you step into the famous octagonal room, your first stop at the Haunted Mansion, the disembodied ghost-host asks: “Is this room actually stretching? Or is it just your imagination?” Well it’s not your imagination. It is stretching, but in which direction? The answer to that question actually depends on which Haunted Mansion you’re visiting. […]

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Disney ditching plastic straws by mid-2019 https://www.talkdisney.com/dining/disney-ditching-plastic-straws-by-mid-2019/ Thu, 26 Jul 2018 23:54:59 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10355 Officials with the Walt Disney Company said on Thursday that it will eliminate single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all its locations around the world. The elimination will amount to a reduction of more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually, Disney officials said in a blog post. “Eliminating plastic straws and […]

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Here’s when Disney will finally crush A Bug’s Land at California Adventure https://www.talkdisney.com/disneyland/heres-when-disney-will-finally-crush-a-bugs-land-at-california-adventure/ Wed, 25 Jul 2018 13:48:14 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10322 Anyone who wants to visit A Bug’s Land at Disney California Adventure has until Sept. 4, because on Sept. 5 it’s going to be another splat on the theme park’s windshield of progress. The area is going legs-up to make way for Marvel superheroes, a move being cheered by all but two sets of people: […]

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How You Have Been FOOLED By Disney https://www.talkdisney.com/video/how-you-have-been-fooled-by-disney/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 22:55:27 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10226 Disney is known the world over for being the best storytellers in the entertainment business. The theme parks are no exception to the rule. In this episode of Offhand Disney, I’ll explain how Disney uses sensory illusions to fool you into immersion.

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Cast Member Canoe Races Are a Disneyland Classic https://www.talkdisney.com/disneyland/cast-member-canoe-races-are-a-disneyland-classic/ Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:35:46 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=10212 The temporary closure of Disneyland Park’s historic Rivers of America, which began near the beginning of 2016, signified a few major things at the famous destination. Principally, construction was beginning in earnest on the cosmic land known as Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, which meant that a few attractions in the water’s immediate area, which sits […]

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