special events Archive

Disney Pirates Summer Review & Info

Disney Pirates Summer is a special event themed to the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise. The marquee entertainment of the swashbuckling festivities is Pirates Summer Battle “Get Wet”, with special dining and merchandise also available. This post features some of my photos and thoughts on Pirates Summer at Tokyo DisneySea, along with tips for those

Tips for Thanksgiving at Disneyland

If you’re visiting Disneyland or Disney California Adventure for Thanksgiving 2017, 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

Frozen at Walt Disney World Tips

Any parent taking their kids on vacation wants to know where to find Anna, Elsa, and Frozen characters at Walt Disney World. Currently, Frozen Ever After and Royal Summerhaus at Epcot, plus Frozen Sing-Along Celebration at at Disney’s Hollywood Studios are the main Frozen experiences at Walt Disney World. Oh, and you practically cannot turn

Star Wars Awakens at Disneyland Tips

Star Wars Awakens is a Star Wars special event at Disneyland and Walt Disney World to hype up Star Wars, including Rogue One and The Force Awakens as a stop-gap until Star Wars Land is completed. This post features tips, my thoughts on the new offerings based on my experiences of the event at Disneyland. Note that this covers

Disney’s 24-Hour Party Planning Tips

During the annual 24-Hour Party, Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, Disneyland & Disney California Adventure are open for 24 consecutive hours from 6 am until 6 am! Despite being a holiday weekend, Memorial Day is not too busy. This 24-Hour Party falls on the Friday before Memorial Day weekend, making it the perfect time to take a long weekend trip

Osborne Lights at Disney World

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights ran at Walt Disney World for 20 years, but won’t be displayed in 2016-2017 due to Star Wars Land that began in April 2016. While this is a bittersweet ending to a great chapter of Walt Disney World Christmas history, we’re optimistic that Star Wars Land will be “worth it.” Read