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All things Pixar have taken over at the Disneyland Resort this spring and summer. Pixar Fest officially started on April 26, 2024 in both Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure. The special event celebrates favorite Pixar characters with a new parade, a returning evening nighttime spectacular with fireworks, unique character meet-and-greets, special food and merchandise, …

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The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival at the Disneyland Resort is back in 2024 for another year of tasty treats and special events. I’ve attended the festival multiple days over many years and have always been impressed at the offerings. If you are thinking of planning a spring Disneyland visit in 2024 to …

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The most anticipated Disney attraction of the decade – Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance – debuted at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios in late 2019 and in Disneyland a few weeks later in January 2020. Headliner ride openings at Disney parks mean long lines, some times for years to follow. Several years have now …

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The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California has now been reopened for nearly three years, and operations have returned to normal for quite some time. But things are still, practically speaking, quite a bit different in 2024 at the Happiest Place on Earth – some of them permanently so. If you haven’t been to the parks …

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Disney California Adventure park at the Disneyland Resort hosts several festivals year round. One of the lesser known but growing events is the Disneyland Lunar New Year celebration. This yearly multi-day festival of Asian culture features food, entertainment, and merchandise fused with an authentic spirit of prosperity and hope for the new year. Disneyland Lunar …

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While a Disneyland vacation is special any time, the resort is known for multiple special events, festivals, and holiday celebrations that happen at different times every year. These celebrations often feature unique decorations, special foods, and one-time only entertainment. Naturally, many Disneyland guests want to time their vacation for when one of these special offerings …

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About a decade ago, Disney introduced its MagicBands to theme park visitors in Orlando, Florida. These bands, similar in size to a FitBit, were introduced as part of a major technology overhaul to the guest experience at Walt Disney World. They’ve been updated several times since their 2013 debut and are now available at other …

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Disney’s replacement for FASTPASS and MaxPass, Disney Genie+, has been going strong at the Disneyland Resort in California for nearly two years. If you are still a beginner on all things Disney Genie+, the new system may still seem pretty complex and confusing. So you should start with my Guide to Disney Genie+ and Lightning …

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The Halloween decorations are about to be packed away and the holiday decor will soon be unveiled at the Happiest Place on Earth. As much as I adore Halloween Time at Disneyland, the Christmas holiday season is perhaps even more magical. My family has been able to make many trips to experience the Disneyland Holidays …

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Disneyland vacations can be expensive endeavors. Budget-conscious visitors often look to save money by foregoing a few of the Disneyland optional extras, from Disney Genie+ line skipping to character dining. One extra that can really add to the cost of a Disneyland vacation is the park hopper ticket option. Park hopper tickets permit guests to …

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