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D23 Expo’s Spirited Haunted Mansion 50th Anniversary Celebration

By Jim Frye

Shhhh. In the quiet of night and under a pale-white moon, if you listen closely outside the gates of the grand, stately mansion in New Orleans Square on the banks of Disneyland’s Rivers of America, you might just hear some “goblins and ghoulies from last Halloween” throwing a party. Of course, they’re always throwing a party inside Disneyland’s…

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Find These 5 Easter Eggs in Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion

By Zach Johnson

Ever since the Haunted Mansion first opened its creaking doors at Disneyland park on August 9, 1969, guys and ghouls of all ages have been bewildered by the mysterious manor and its 999 happy haunts. In celebration of the attraction’s 50th anniversary, we’ve uncovered a few Easter eggs we’ve been just dying to crack open for Disney…

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Find Out If Your Haunted Mansion Knowledge Is Scary Good

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Many Disney fans count themselves as ghostly geniuses when it comes to Haunted Mansion facts—after all, with such a storied history and with so many hidden details to find, learning about the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland is a guaranteed ghoulish good time for everyone. One thing in particular that has entranced fans is the attraction’s famous…

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Meet the Winning 3 Happy Haunts of This Year’s D23 Expo Design Challenge

by Karina Schink

This year’s D23 Expo Design Challenge celebrates the Haunted Mansion’s 50th anniversary. We welcomed all foolish mortals to enter the challenge, and 23 made it through to the final judging (and you’ll be able to view all of them at D23 Expo 2019!).

Now, please drag your cursor to the dead center of the page and scroll to see the three…

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5 Disney Parks Experiences that are a Truly Pun Ride

By Nicole Nalty

There’s so much to appreciate when it comes to a Disney Parks attraction––incredible technology, seamless storytelling, favorite characters that come to life before your eyes… but we’d like to take a moment, as self-proclaimed pun masters, to appreciate the whimsical wordsmithing that you’ll find during a visit to a Disney park. Whether…

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9 of the Spookiest Spots at Disney Parks

By D23 Team

With Halloween just around the corner, stories of haunted houses and creepy fun abound, especially throughout the worlds of Disney! Whether it’s Jack Skellington’s makeover of the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World, or a Cars Land “Haul-O-ween” at Disney California…

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Spectacular New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Catch a glimpse of the next chapter in the Star Wars saga, and read up on the all-new soundtrack for Olaf’s Frozen Adventure… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Stop Everything—The New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Just Landed!
Unless you want to remain spoiler-free—which is a noble…

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9 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat at Disney Parks

By Courtney Potter

The “dog days of summer” are here—and while we love to have fun in the sun as much as the next person, there are times when we need to take a refreshing break. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of ways to stay cool inside Disney Parks. (In fact, our pals over at the Disney Parks Blog just posted their own rundown of ways to beat the…

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8 Disney Myths Every Disney Fan Needs to Know

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Did Walt design the Animation building to secretly be a hospital? And WHO is that mustachioed singing bust inside the Haunted Mansion? D23 investigated the most famous Disney myths and has the surprising truths every Disney fanatic should know.

MYTH: Walt Disney personally said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.”

While this…

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Spring Forward with Your Favorite Disney Clocks

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today at 2:00:00 a.m. all the clocks turned forward an hour, so if you’ve been running late or are just plain confused, now you know why! You better make sure to spring your clocks forward, or, if you still need some help with the time, why not look to these famous clocks from Disney history to help you stay on time!

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