Disney Parks

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Storytelling and Innovators Receive Themed Entertainment Industry’s Highest Honors

By Beth Deitchman

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has just honored two of our new favorite attractions—Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance and Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway—with Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement. These are among the most highly regarded awards within the themed entertainment industry.

In honoring Star Wars: Rise of the…

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Bob Weis

EXCLUSIVE: Walt Disney Imagineering’s Bob Weis Offers an Inside Look at What’s to Come at Disney Parks Across the Globe

By Beth Deitchman

Over his nearly 30 years with The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Imagineering President Bob Weis has led a wide range of projects at Disney parks and resorts across the globe—from his work on the first international Disney theme park, Tokyo Disneyland, and creative leadership for the conceptual design for Tokyo DisneySea; to the five-year…

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Downtown Disney

FIRST LOOK: Buena Vista Street Returns and We Have Everything You Need to Know

By Jeffrey Epstein

Buena Vista Street is back! The beloved entryway to Disney California Adventure that celebrates Walt’s early years in Southern California is set to reopen today as an extension of Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort. We got a first look at its glorious return and were able to get all the details you need to know! Plus, at the end, we…

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Magical Updates on New Disney Parks Attractions and Entertainment

By Zach Johnson

On Monday, Josh D’Amaro, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, took the virtual stage at the IAAPA Expo: Virtual Education Conference to share a behind-the-scenes look at lessons learned over the past year—and to chart Disney Parks’ path forward.

While the pandemic required some projects to be put on pause, Disney Imagineers…

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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Explore the World of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge on D23.com

By the D23 Team

Whether you’re a regular visitor to Batuu or you’re admiring the planetary trading outlet from afar, (or should we say far, far away?) you can dive deeper into the details, facts, and secrets of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World and Disneyland with these exclusive videos and articles full of must-know information for any…

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Worlds in Motion: A Celebration of the PeopleMover

By Max Lark

The PeopleMover at Disneyland played a major role in conveying the message of Tomorrowland, a future-focused land all about movement, optimism, and the promise of technology.

In his book Designing Disney: Imagineering and the Art of the Show, Disney Legend John Hench provided an elegant description of this kaleidoscopic place where bright colors,…

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Ticket to Dream

Ticket to Dream: Disneyland Treasures from the Archives

By Kevin Kern, Walt Disney Archives

Do you remember the first time you passed through the turnstiles and into a Disney Park? That unmistakable feeling of excitement—the sense that magic is just a few feet away within the many realms of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy—is shared by all who come to these happy places. It’s an exhilarating feeling that millions…

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Check Out These Totally Retro Disneyland Souvenirs to Commemorate 65 Years of Disneyland

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Mouse ear hats. Spirit Jerseys. Autograph books. Throughout Disneyland’s 65 years of magic, there’s always something special you can take home to serve as a memento of your day at the Happiest Place on Earth. No matter where you are, souvenirs act as a way to remind us that the magic of Disneyland—and any Disney park, for that matter—is…

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