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[15 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders Can Register to ‘Glow With the Show’ During Private Viewing of ‘Fantasmic’

The Disney Parks Blog has announced a special event for Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders.
Right now, registration is open for a special showing of “Glow With the Show” during a private viewing of Disneyland’s “Fantasmic!” nighttime spectacular. The event will be held on August 28, and Annual Passholders can register for a limited spot at this special showing.
The event will be held one night only, from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. The private viewing of Fantasmic! will begin at 11:30 p.m., and select attractions, eateries and shop will be open for …

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[25 Jun 2012 | One Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Announces July 4th Special Events and Fireworks

Are you going to be in Walt Disney World to celebrate July 4th this year? To prepare for the upcoming holiday, Walt Disney World recently released its schedule of special events for the Fourth of July, and guests looking for a fantastic fireworks celebration will certainly not be disappointed, with three of the four parks pulling out all the stops to deliver something truly special for this patriotic day.
At the Magic Kingdom, guests will be able to enjoy “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky,” a …

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[19 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Changes Entertainment Schedule

Now that spring break has come to a close, Disneyland has changed their entertainment and fireworks schedule. Instead of being held daily when tourists flocked to the theme park, the “Remember Dreams Come True” fireworks spectacular will now be held on weekends only.
The summer fireworks show called “Magical” will return next month, with nightly shows resuming in June.
After this week, the nightly Fantasmic! water show alongside Disneyland’s Rivers of America will change to a weekends-only schedule. Meanwhile, Disney California Adventure has seen the departure of ElecTRONica this past Sunday. There …

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[14 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tokyo Disneyland Releases 2011 Attendance Numbers

Despite the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan and parts of Tokyo Disneyland last year, the theme park recently released their attendance numbers for 2011 and experienced a very small loss in guest attendance.
Even though the resort was closed for about one month, the park saw a drop in annual attendance of only 0.01% – that’s equivalent to a mere 19,000 guest decrease. Additionally, Tokyo Disneyland actually saw record attendance numbers during the second half of the year, seeing more than 14,608,000 guests.
According to Disney, the theme park …

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[28 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Fantasmic! to Show Seven Nights a Week During Summer Months

Due to popular demand and the anticipation of high numbers of visitors throughout the busy summer season, Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World will begin showing its popular nighttime spectacular Fantasmic! seven nights a week.  From July 3 through September 30, guests will (hopefully!) have an easier time snagging seats at this very popular show, which takes place in an outdoor theater.
The event, which combines water, special effects, pyrotechnices, and lights, along with special scenes from beloved Disney films, is normally featured multiple times each evening.  For more details …

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[29 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Closes Several Attractions to Prepare for ‘Pirates’ Premiere

In anticipation of next week’s Disneyland premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, which takes place May 7, Disneyland park has closed several attractions to prepare for the star-studded event.
Work crews are already building a screen and seating area along Rivers of America for the outdoor premiere event, and five attractions were closed on Monday, including Sailing Ship Columbia, Mark Twain Riverboat, Tom Sawyer’s Island, Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes, and the Fantasmic! show. The attractions will remain closed until May 12, and Fantasmic! will reopen May 14.
While tickets for …

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[31 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Removes Fantasmic Dragon after Malfunction

Anyone who has seen Fantasmic in the past year is bound to remember the 45-foot-tall, 18,000-pound dragon that ominously breaths fire while swinging its head wildly over the Rivers of America stage. Sleeping Beauty’s notorious villain Maleficent transforms into the beast, but after an incident this past weekend the dragon may have been defeated by “technical difficulties” indefinitely. Disneyland officials are being vague about the malfunction but claim to be working on the issue.

“The dragon in Fantasmic experienced a technical issue last Saturday night,” wrote Disney spokeswoman Betsy Sanchez. …

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[23 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Deals and Nightastic, but No Official World of Color Date

Disneyland has released information about this summer’s nighttime shows as well as some package deals offering free lodging nights and theme park tickets, but the park is staying mum about when it will launch the highly anticipated World of Color evening show — part of the Disney’s California Adventure expansion. While there has been some confusion as to whether June 11th is the official start date, Disney has removed that date from a recent press release.
Summer Nightastic will begin June 11 with a special fireworks show, titled: Magical. Fantasmic! will …

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[4 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Tokyo Disneyland Adds Fantasmic

Fantasmic is a hit in Disneyland and Disney World, and now, the show’s beginning a new version in Tokyo DisneySea. Set to open in 2011, Fantasmic in Tokyo will include Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice.