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Galactic New Solo: A Star Wars Story Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Check out the official trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story, and get ready for Avengers: Infinity War… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Scoundrel Alert: See the Brand-New Trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story!

As Han Solo himself once said, “You can never have enough scoundrels in your…

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7 Reasons Why You’ll Absolutely Love Pixar Fest

By Courtney Potter

They’re some of the most beloved films—and treasured characters—in silver-screen history, making us laugh, reminding us of home, and warming our hearts like a colorful, cozy blanket. Since unboxing Toy Story in 1995, Disney•Pixar has created stories and personalities that have charmed fans the world over—and now, for the first time ever,…

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Did You Know? 8 In-Depth Facts About the Grand Canyon Diorama

By Jim Fanning

One of the grandest but often overlooked attractions at Disneyland® Park is the Grand Canyon Diorama. Part of the scenic route of the Disneyland Railroad, this unique adventure has been offering guests impressive views of an artful simulation of the Grand Canyon as viewed from the South Rim for 60 years. As Walt Disney explained, in Town Square on…

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Must See Photos of Disneyland’s Grand Canyon Diorama

By D23 Team

On March 31, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Santa Fe and Disneyland Railroad’s stunning Grand Canyon Diorama, added to the attraction on March 31,1958. To the sounds of Ferde Grofé’s “Grand Canyon Suite,” guests are greeted with the magnificent view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in a realistic diorama as they slowly ride by in…

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Disneyland’s First Female Imagineer Helped Create Your Favorite Attractions

By Jocelyn Buhlman

When we think of classic Disneyland attractions, many minds wander to haunted houses, salty old pirates, and children of the world. One Imagineer had a hand in bringing all of them to life: Disney Legend Harriet Burns, the first woman ever hired by Walt Disney Imagineering in a creative capacity.

A “Model” Imagineer
This March,…

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Disneyland After Dark: Star Wars Nite

Disneyland After Dark Goes to A Galaxy Far, Far Away on May 3

By Jocelyn Buhlman

It’s time for Star Wars fans to embrace the dark—not the dark side of the Force, but Disneyland After Dark! The second after-hours event in the new Disneyland After Dark series has just been announced as Star Wars Nite—guests can ring in May the Fourth and celebrate all the intergalactic experiences coming to Disneyland, including the new…

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Surfers at Submarine Lagoon in Disneyland

Some sweet beach gear was given away as prizes as part of the April 1963 Spring Fling event at Disneyland Park—so naturally, California college students Carla Calhoun and Tim Tilman had to try out the surfboards in the Tomorrowland Submarine Lagoon, despite the lack of surf. Other prizes included water skiing and skin diving equipment and even a 1946 “Woodie”…

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Celebrate Friendship with Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular

By Courtney Potter

It’s the biggest celebration of Pixar to ever come to Disney Parks, and it buzzes to life this spring! Pixar Fest, bringing together guests for a celebration of friendship and beyond, begins April 13 at the Disneyland Resort—and with it comes a brand-new fireworks spectacular; Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular will light up…

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All the Eats and Treats Coming to Pixar Fest at Disneyland Resort

By Beth Deitchman

Your plans for Pixar Fest, coming to the Disneyland Resort April 13–September 3, just got tastier—the celebration of friendship will feature the most charming food and beverages sure to take your taste buds all the way to infinity and beyond. You’re going to want to partake in his special event with your own pals so that you can ensure that…

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Oscar® Wins and Brand-New Teaser Trailers—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Catch a glimpse of Disney’s Christopher Robin and Mary Poppins Returns, and read about Coco’s golden moments… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Pooh Returns in New Christopher Robin Teaser Trailer
Winnie the Pooh and company are getting ready to welcome you to the Hundred Acre Wood in…

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