special events Archive

Season of the Force Review

Season of the Force is a Star Wars special event at Disneyland and Walt Disney World to hype up The Force Awakens and also as a stop-gap until Star Wars Land is completed. This post features my thoughts on the new offerings based on my experiences on opening day of the event at Disneyland; Season of the

Tips for Thanksgiving at Disneyland

If you’re visiting Disneyland or Disney California Adventure for Thanksgiving 2015, you might be wondering where to have dinner, what how crowded it is, or other things to do for the holiday. So, what might you do to celebrate Thanksgiving at Disneyland? Well…*crickets*…there are a few places that serve special meals. Turkey, stuffing, and that

December at Disney World

Here’s what to expect during December at Walt Disney World in terms of weather, crowds, special events, and more. Basically, December is all about Christmas. It’s everywhere, with decorations, entertainment, merchandise, food, and more. However, celebrating Christmas isn’t the only good reason to visit during December. Early December is also a good time to visit

Journeys with Duffy

Journeys with Duffy is the 10th anniversary celebration of Duffy the Bear at Tokyo DisneySea, running now through March 18, 2016. The celebration takes place in Duffy’s hometown of Cape Cod, and allows guests to purchase limited edition merchandise, snacks, decorations, and special greetings with Duffy and Shellie May. You can see some of the

Summer Festival at Tokyo DisneySea

Summer Festival at Tokyo DisneySea is the park’s way of keeping guests cool with a tropical and Latin-themed special event that is best described as “colorful” and “wet.” Unlike Natsu Matsuri at Tokyo Disneyland, this is in no way like a traditional Japanese summer festival. It’s really just vibrant fun, with a tropical flair. This

Natsu Matsuri at Tokyo Disneyland

Natsu Matsuri is Tokyo Disneyland’s take on a traditional Japanese summer festival, and continues the “East Meets West” vibe of Tanabata Days with another celebration combining traditional elements of Japanese culture with Disney. Unlike Tanabata Days, Natsu Matsuri is a far less serious culturally, and is mostly high energy, guest-soaking entertainment. This post features some