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'You Can't Help But Smile': Meow Wolf's Kaleidoscape Ride Gets Set For Debut At Elitch Gardens DENVER, CO Meow Wolf’s Kaleidoscape, an eagerly anticipated new ride at Elitch Gardens in Denver, is opening this weekend. The ride is being described as the world’s “first artist-driven dark…

Is SeaWorld Preparing For A Sale? A few interesting stories came out of SeaWorld Entertainment over the last week that left many people scratching their heads. An undisclosed amount of layoffs happened companywide despite the fact that SeaWorld parks continue to be on the upswing.

The pretty little spot behind Queensland's first theme park There were all sorts of sea creatures, the "finest collection of tigers in captivity", a black panther, cheetah, bears, monkeys, birds and reptiles as well as a huge concert hall that could seat up to 1400 people. The view to Hamilton Reach so eloquently described in 1893.Credit:Brismania.

These 5 Projects Will Change Walt Disney World Forever Right now, Disney is building a handful of new constructions that will, quite literally, make Walt Disney World look dramatically different. Here are a few:. Image: Dakota Gardner. It's hard to grasp the scale of the Disney Skyliner until you see it in person.

Behind the Ride: Carousel of Progress Let's go Behind the Ride to learn about Carousel of Progress. Image: DisneyWalt Disney's Carousel of Progress wasn't originally a Disney attraction. General Electric needed something for its pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair. They hired Walt Disney and his Imagineering team at WED Enterprises to build something memorable.

This Disney Fan Turned Her Love of Theme Park Food Into a Career. Could You Do the Same? Approximately 37% of families say that vacations make them happy, and there's arguably no better place to take a trip with your loved ones than the Happiest Place on Earth. Some people love Disney parks so much that they wish they could live there. And in a certain way, some Disney fans have managed to do just that.

Eaglet hatches at Dollywood theme park An eaglet became the newest addition to Dollywood, hatching at the theme park in the Tennessee…

Disneyland Resort Honors 2019 Dreamers & Doers Luminaries with College Scholarships Imagine the Disneyland Resort surprising you at your high school with thousands of dollars toward your college scholarship. For five students in Anaheim, California-the hometown of the Disneyland Resort-that dream came true last week!

Disney Cast Members Wish the Orlando Magic Good Luck During NBA Playoffs The Central Florida community is bouncing with excitement as our hometown NBA team, Orlando Magic, have made it to the playoffs for the first time in nearly ten years. To celebrate their accomplishment, Walt Disney World Resort is sending some of their own magic to the team!

'American Idol' Top 10 Enjoy the Magic at Disneyland Resort Dream makers both, "American Idol" and Disneyland Resort teamed up to make the upcoming Disney Night broadcast very special. Earlier this week, "American Idol" Top 10 contestants headed to the Happiest Place on Earth to prepare for the next phase of the competition.

The tallest roller coasters in Pa. how do the thrills compare at Knoebels, Hersheypark and Kennywood? Have you ever wondered how the tallest roller coasters at each of Pennsylvania’s amusement parks compare to one another? If you have, we’re happy to assist! There are numerous coaster options…

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Arriving at Disneyland in 2022 Disney announced today that Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway will be coming to Disneyland in 2022! The ride was originally announced for Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World back in 2017 at D23. That version is scheduled to open in Spring 2020.

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway Delayed at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Coming in 2022 to Disneyland Though the plan was originally to open Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway alongside Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to help give this park some extra capacity, it looks like there has been a bit of a delay, with Disney confirming that this attraction will now open in spring 2020.

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway Attraction Announced For Disneyland Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, is rolling into Mickey's Toontown at Disneyland California in 2022! Disneyland park guests will be able to step into a cartoon world and join Mickey and his friends on Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway!

Never-Before-Seen Creature Revealed For Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure At Universal Orlando Today, we got our first look at a magical creature that guests will encounter in Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure - the epic new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, opening June 13!

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Coming to Disneyland! Disney has announced that Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway is coming to Toontown at Disneyland Resort in 2022! This new attraction is nearing completion at Walt Disney World, and is expected to be cloned at other parks in addition to California. In this post, we'll share the full news, clarifying details, and offer some additional speculation.

Sneak Peek of Disney's 'Aladdin' Begins This Weekend For a limited time starting this weekend, a sneak peek of Disney’s all-new live-action adventure “Aladdin” can be seen as part of the Walt Disney Presents attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, in the Main Street Opera House at Disneyland.

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway to Roll into Disneyland Park We have an exciting announcement to share! Disneyland park guests will be able to step into a cartoon world and join Mickey and his friends on Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, coming to Mickey's Toontown in 2022!

DisneyKids: Little Ones Speed on Over to Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy There is so much affection for the cherished characters in Disney and Pixar's "Cars" films, it's no wonder Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy is such a winner with little ones. I must say hotshot #95 dazzles like never before in this awesome new addition to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

New Rooms at Port Orleans Riverside Port Orleans Riverside has resumed its refurbishment in Alligator Bayou, and we just had the chance to stay in one of the new rooms! In this post, we'll share photos and thoughts on the updated Walt Disney World hotel rooms.

Download Our Latest Easter-Themed Digital Wallpaper I'm so excited that I have a new friend! His name is Fezzik and he lives at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Fezzik is a Flemish Giant rabbit and is too cute for words. He weighs in at about 16 lbs. A common size for the world's largest breed of bunnies! We were fortunate enough to have Fezzik model for our latest wallpaper!

UPDATE: New Merchandise Coming to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland Resort and Disney's Hollywood Studios Disney Parks Blog readers were among the first to see new merchandise coming to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge during our recent coverage from Star Wars Celebration Chicago. As promised, we're back - with even more to share, including a few must-have items you've likely never seen before.

Theme park Hinoki Land gives Thai locals portal to Japan Thai tourists are flocking to quintessential Japanese sightseeing spots, taking pictures of a golden pavilion or a huge lantern hanging from a giant gate, all without leaving their homeland.

Biggest Disney FOMOs You May Regret According to Science Direct, the fear of missing out is defined as, "pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experiences from which one is absent." Disney FOMO is something that affects countless theme park tourists each day, both in positive and negative connotations.

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