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[17 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney California Adventure Hosting Artist Showcase Events June 17 and June 24

Disney California Adventure is hosting two Artists Showcase events at Ramone’s House of Body Art on June 17 and 24.
The showcase events are to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Cars Land and will feature artists whose works can be found at the WonderGround Gallery.
Today, June 17, guests can meet Jerrod Maruyama and Joey Chou from 2-4 p.m. On June 24 guests can meet Jeff Granito, Max Grundy, Michael Murphy, and Michelle Bickford from 2-4 p.m.
At the events artists will be showcasing Cars Land-themed artwork. Guests are limited to two signed …

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[18 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Cars Land, Carthay Circle Restaurant, and Aulani Earn Themed Entertainment Awards

2011 and 2012 brought a number of huge expansions to Disney’s Parks and Resorts division, including the expansion of Disney California Adventure and the opening of Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii. In recognition of these high-quality expansions, the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has honored Disney with several Thea Awards.
Disney California Adventure‘s grand expansion, which debuted in June, was recognized with several awards. Cars Land was awarded the Thea Award for New Theme Park Land, and its headliner attraction Radiator Springs Racers was honored in the Attractions category. Additionally, …

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[24 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Cars Land-Inspired Float to Be in the 124th Rose Parade

Disneyland Resort has announced plans to feature a Cars Land-inspired float in the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA next year.
The float will feature the stars of Cars in floral-themed glory, including Lighting McQueen, Sally, Luigi, and Guido. Additionally, floral displays of several areas within Disney’s California Adventure “Cars Land” will be integrated within the float, including Radiator Springs Racers and the Cozy Cone Motel.
One of the most exciting things about Disney’s float, however, will be the moving pieces that make the float come to life. There will be a …

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[8 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney California Adventure Expansion to Be Complete this June

Yesterday, Tom Staggs, the chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced that the 5-year expansion of Disney California Adventure will be complete this June.
On June 15, Cars Land, Buena Vista Street and Carthay Circle Theatre will finally open. In addition to four new attractions, including Radiator Springs Racers, Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree, Luigi’s Flying Tires and the Red Car Trolley, guests will be able to enjoy additional dining and shopping opportunities.
In order to put the final touches on the opening, as well as host a media preview, Disney California Adventure …

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[27 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Cars Land’ Construction

Set to open in Summer 2012, Disney’s California Adventure Park’s Cars Land is shaping up to look like an amazing experience. The following photographs offer a behind-the-scenes look at how various parts of the attraction are coming together.
The Radiator Springs Racers are coming along nicely, with details emerging like the bridge in the photograph to the right. Cars will be speeding around the banked turn shown in another photograph, and in another part of town, Flo’s V8 Cafe is beginning to take shape. Across the street, you can catch a …

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[25 Aug 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
D23 Expo’s ‘Carousel of Projects’ Gives Glimpse Into Cars Land, Fantasyland, and More

Last weekend’s D23 Expo was a fantastic display of all things Disney, and we’ll be giving you a greater look into what went on at the Expo over the next couple days. We already brought you looks at some new exciting additions to Disney Parks, such as Shanghai Disneyland, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Disneyland’s Fantasy Faire, and a Disney California Adventure statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse, but here’s a glimpse at some of the items from Disney Parks and Resorts that Expo guests were treated to at …

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[22 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Radiator Springs Racers Ride: Scene-By-Scene Preview

The LA Times gives us a full, scene-by-scene preview of what the new Radiator Springs Racers ride in Disney California Adventure’s Cars Land will be like! The ride is scheduled to debut in 2012, and will be based on Epcot’s Test Track technology. Guests will ride in Pixar-esque cars on a “track” made of six acres of rock work, resembling the desert-like backdrop of Pixar’s Cars’ scenery.
Radiator Springs Racers will take guests on a four-minute car trip through caverns, countryside, and on high-speed roads! Each side-by-side race will end …

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[11 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Radiator Springs Test Vehicle Comes to Disney’s California Adventure

Disneyland revealed two fantastic shots of a brand new car today! It looks like any other brand new car…except for the smile!

This prototype will be used in the first early ride system tests for Radiator Springs Racers, the new E-ticket attraction coming to Cars Land, opening in 2012!
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