What’s New and What’s Next at Disneyland Resort in 2017

From our Mailbox: This year is already shaping up to be a big one at the Disneyland Resort with the return of the Main Street Electrical Parade at Disneyland park and the popular Lunar New Year celebration at Disney California Adventure park. And there’s so much more ahead! Take a look … What are you most excited for at the Disneyland Resort in 2017? Tell us in the comments!

"What’s New and What’s Next at Disneyland Resort in 2017"

QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom?

From our Mailbox: Today we’re adventuring to the top of the world, (or at least the top of Walt Disney World!) and seeing how well you know Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Are you an Expedition Everest expert? Tell us in the comments! QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom? As you journey aboard a runaway train on Expedition Everest, which mountains are you going through? The Swiss…

"QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom?"

Disney Parks Best Bites: January 2017

From our Mailbox: Gourmet Candy treats inspired by Main Street Electrical Parade have arrived at Disneyland park to celebrate the return of the nighttime parade! Be sure to look for (almost) too-cute-to-eat ladybug crisp treat and snail cake pop (vanilla, chocolate, red velvet). Marshmallow wands inspired by the Cheshire Cat and a caterpillar are also available. Black Forrest Gourmet Candy will be returning to candy kitchens across Disneyland Resort for the month of February. A…

"Disney Parks Best Bites: January 2017"

Every Role a Starring Role – Executive Chef for the Disneyland Resort Lunar New Year Celebration

From our Mailbox: Disneyland Resort Executive Chef Jeremiah Balogh oversees restaurant kitchens throughout Disney California Adventure park and trains cast members to prepare new recipes, including the special food offerings at the Lunar New Year celebration. Jeremiah and the culinary team developed authentic Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese dishes in collaboration with the local community and COMPASS, a cast member diversity resource group that builds Asian and Pacific Islander cultural awareness. Learn more about Jeremiah and…

"Every Role a Starring Role – Executive Chef for the Disneyland Resort Lunar New Year Celebration"

Walt Disney Imagineering Design Competition Challenges Next Generation of Makers

From our Mailbox: Each year, finalists from colleges across the United States arrive at Walt Disney Imagineering headquarters in Glendale, California, for the chance to showcase their engineering, technical and artistic skills, as well as an opportunity to interview for a coveted spot dreaming up the future of Disney Parks. The annual Imaginations Design Competition is known for seeking out the next generation of Disney Imagineers, with some students landing internships or full-time positions. Out…

"Walt Disney Imagineering Design Competition Challenges Next Generation of Makers"

Behind-the-Scenes of the Newest Disney Springs Stop-Motion Video

From our Mailbox: Years before I became the Marketing Manager for Downtown Disney, I had the pleasure of working as part of the team at Disney’s Yellow Shoes Creative Group, the in-house agency for Walt Disney World Resort. I was thrilled when I got the chance to catch up with some of my former colleagues, who recently created one of my favorite Disney Springs videos to date. Haven’t seen it yet? Take a minute to…

"Behind-the-Scenes of the Newest Disney Springs Stop-Motion Video"

Special gifts, insider host revealed for Member voyage on the Rhine

From our Mailbox: On April 8, Disney Vacation Club Members and special guests will depart Basel, Switzerland for the inaugural Adventures by Disney Rhine River Cruise, visiting six destinations in four countries (Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands) over eight days and seven nights. In describing this exclusive sailing, the winter 2016 edition of Disney Files Magazine noted that the voyage will feature daily gifts and a special Disney-insider host whose stories will connect the…

"Special gifts, insider host revealed for Member voyage on the Rhine"

Baby Gift Ideas from Disney Parks

From our Mailbox: My relatives recently welcomed a new baby boy to their family. To celebrate his arrival, I sent several Disney gifts from Walt Disney World Resort. My children are older now, so I had not been shopping for little ones for a while. I was, however, delighted to find numerous adorable items from Disney Parks. If you are looking for baby gift ideas, here are several of my favorite products. I visited World…

"Baby Gift Ideas from Disney Parks"

Making way for The NBA Experience: DisneyQuest at Disney Springs to Close July 3

From our Mailbox: Our multi-year transformation of Disney Springs is continuing, and as you know, we’re bringing new experiences to the West Side Neighborhood, including The NBA Experience at Walt Disney World Resort. Today, we wanted to share an update that to make way for this basketball-themed experience, the West Side area will be undergoing changes – beginning with the closure of DisneyQuest on July 3, 2017. Until July 3, DisneyQuest will continue to offer…

"Making way for The NBA Experience: DisneyQuest at Disney Springs to Close July 3"

Video Rewind: ‘World of Color’ at Disney California Adventure Park

From our Mailbox: Now during our Lunar New Year celebration, Disney California Adventure park guests are enjoying “Hurry Home,” a special show just before nightly performances of “World of Color.” The now-classic Disney Park nighttime spectacular has seen many changes since its debut in 2010. Let’s take a look back at some of our favorite “World of Color” videos. Just after the show’s debut, 2010 Disneyland Resort Ambassador Danielle DuBois took us behind the scenes…

"Video Rewind: ‘World of Color’ at Disney California Adventure Park"