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Disney Offering Special Toontown Experience to Celebrate Mickey’s Birthday!

“I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing—that it was all started by a mouse.” On November 18, 1928, the world was introduced to Mickey Mouse when he appeared in the short animation film, Steamboat Willie. From there, Mickey’s popularity has exploded, and he is now the face of Disney. Every November 18, Disney celebrates Mickey’s birthday in ...

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Disneyland Bringing Back 3-Day Southern California Resident Ticket With One BIG Change

mickey at disneyland

Disneyland Resort has only been open for about 7 months after a historic 412-day closure due to the pandemic, and the crowds have wasted no time heading back to the Happiest Place on Earth. When the Parks reopened, no Annual Passes were being sold, so all Guests were required to purchase regular tickets. Shortly after reopening, Disney offered a specially-priced ...

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CookieAnn Just Got Her Very Own Bakery at One Disney Park!

CookieAnn Bakery

In 2010, Disney fans around the globe were introduced to Mickey’s very own teddy bear, Duffy. Duffy is an adorable bear who wears a sailor outfit and was a gift from Minnie who goes everywhere with Mickey. Duffy never really took off at Disney World and Disneyland — although you can still find some merchandise featuring him — but he ...

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Disney Said They May Cut Portions, Have They Already Started?

Back in November, Disney executives held their Quarter 4 earnings call and spoke about everything that was happening with the company — from Disney+ subscription numbers, to how the Parks were rebounding from the pandemic and how profits overall were looking. Disney’s CFO, Christine McCarthy, also spoke about how the company was continuing to look at ways to cut costs. ...

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Detective Jessica Rabbit Debuts at Disneyland

Car Toon Spin

In 1994, Disney opened a brand-new ride in Mickey’s Toontown at Disneyland Resort based on the incredibly popular 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit, which starred Christopher Lloyd and Bob Hoskins. Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin takes Guests on a trip through Toontown as they ride in runaway cabs and see sights like the Gag Factory and Bullina’s China Shop. ...

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Despite High Price Tag, Rise of the Resistance Lightning Lane Passes Sell Out in Just Hours

On December 8, Disney’s newest planning tool, Disney Genie, launched at Disneyland Resort, along with the new paid-for Lightning Lane service, Disney Genie+. Unfortunately, due to a massive cloud server outage, the launch was anything but smooth, and Guests who purchased Disney Genie+ found themselves unable to do things like book ride passes, access their already booked passes, and mobile ...

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Guests Are So Unimpressed With the Galactic Starcruiser, They Are Canceling Their Reservations

Starcruiser Canceled

In 2019, Disney announced that an all-new, completely immersive Star Wars experience would be coming to the Walt Disney World Resort. The Galactic Starcruiser would bring Guests aboard a ship that was sailing the galaxy. Guests would only be able to leave the ship when they were taken to Batuu — the planet of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Hollywood Studios. Aboard ...

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