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Disneyland Suspends Annual Pass Program For the Unforeseeable Future

Disneyland Suspends Annual Pass Program For the Unforeseeable Future

Disneyland is bringing a more permanent halt to it’s annual passes!

The Anaheim, Calif., theme park’s president Ken Potrock shared the news in a statement on Thursday afternoon (January 14).

“We want to thank our Annual Passholders for their understanding during this closure period,” he said. “Due to the continued uncertainty of the pandemic and limitations around the reopening of our California theme parks, we will be issuing appropriate refunds for eligible Disneyland Resort Annual Passports and sunsetting the current program.”

“We are currently developing new membership offerings that will utilize consumer insights to deliver choice, flexibility and value for our biggest fans,” Ken added.

Last year, after continued closures at the Anaheim resort, park goers were able to get refunds or delay their annual pass membership until they opened.

Disneyland and other theme parks across California have long been battling the state government on trying to open their parks.

Other Disney parks across the world have opened (one closed again). Walt Disney World in Florida reopened back in July and remains open to this day.

One of Disneyland’s parking lots is also being turned into a COVID vaccine site. See photos over on Just Jared!

If you missed it, Disney recently shared some news about it’s new land in Disney California Adventure, Avengers Campus.

Disneyland Resort Sets New 2021 Opening Date For Avengers Campus!

Disneyland Resort Sets New 2021 Opening Date For Avengers Campus!

Disneyland is looking forward to this year!

The Anaheim, Calif., resort is hoping to finally, fully open it’s two parks in 2021, and has tentatively set an opening date for it’s newest land.

The Marvel-themed Avengers Campus was originally set to open in Disney California Adventure Park in July 2020, but the pandemic caused that to be delayed indefinitely.

Now, Disney is hoping that the new land will be opening to guests at some point in the year, pending the park’s opening.

“While Disneyland Resort is currently closed, we are looking forward to exploring Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure next year, where we can channel our inner Super Hero alongside The Avengers, The Guardians of the Galaxy, and more!” they shared with D23 members recently.

Avengers Campus took the place of A Bug’s Land in the theme park, with two attraction rides, Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout and the new WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure. Check out all the preview photos from the new land here!

For a preview of the upcoming new land opening in 2021, head to Disneyland.com!

If you missed it, Disney California Adventure saw a partial opening in November. Find out where in the park you can visit.

Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration - Hosts & Performers Revealed!

Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration - Hosts & Performers Revealed!

Christmas is just hours away and we can’t wait!!

On Christmas morning (December 25), ABC will be airing the Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration with a handful of great performances.

Hosting the holiday special from Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., will be Julianne Hough and Tituss Burgess, who will also be performing a duet!

There will also be more performances from Tori Kelly, Becky G, Maddie & Tae, Keedron Bryant, Trevor Jackson and Jon Batiste, as well as appearances from Keegan-Michael Key and TikTok star Alex Ojeda, plus heartwarming family stories, Disney Cast Member highlights, a look into Disney Dreamers Academy and more festive surprises.

Viewers will also get a sneak peek at the new “Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure” ride at EPCOT, a sneak peek at WandaVision, and a special look and performance from Disney/Pixar’s Soul, which premieres the same day on Disney+.

The Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration will air at 10am EST and 9am CST/PST, on ABC.

Click inside for a complete list of performances and more… More Here! »

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Jordan & Ellie Fisher Give Inside Look at Fairytale Wedding In New Video - Watch!

Jordan & Ellie Fisher Give Inside Look at Fairytale Wedding In New Video - Watch!

Jordan and Ellie Fisher are dishing more on their wedding!

Disney Parks Blog just released a brand new video showing an inside look at their November 21st wedding at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kindom Park.

“We chose Disney’s Fairytale Weddings because one, we love Disney, we always have. This is where Jordan first told me that he loved me,” Ellie started out in the video. “It’s just always been such a magical part of our life.”

“Disney’s been a constant for us and for both of us, even independently in our lives growing up, and so I think, it only makes sense and feels right that we were able to do it the way that we dreamt,” Jordan added.

After they were married, they rode down Main Street USA in a vintage double-decker bus to the melodies of Jordan‘s song “Happily Ever After” with Angie Keilhauer from the park’s nighttime fireworks spectacular at Magic Kingdom. Awww!!

Find out more about their wedding on the Disney Parks Blog!


Inside Jordan Fisher and Ellie Wood’s Fairytale Disney Wedding

‘Happily Ever After’ – Jordan Fisher & Angie Keilhauer

Disney Parks Celebrates 40 Years with Make-A-Wish With New Holiday Short Film

Disney Parks Celebrates 40 Years with Make-A-Wish With New Holiday Short Film

Disney Parks shared a very cute new holiday advert on Monday (November 9)!

The company is celebrating 40 years of their partnership with the Make-A-Wish foundation with a new short film and a new Mickey plush.

“The holidays are the perfect time for giving and of course, giving back,” the Disney Parks Blog reads. “This holiday season, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products is launching a three-minute animated short entitled ‘From Our Family to Yours.’ This animated short highlights festive traditions and shared experiences that connect generations and make lifelong memories. It features two new lovable characters, Lola and her granddaughter, alongside a familiar friend – Mickey Mouse.”

The short film features the song “Love Is A Compass” by Griff, a 19-year-old British singer/songwriter.

You can purchase your own special Mickey Mouse plush, featuring the red stitching on one of his ears, at ShopDisney.com. 25% of the proceeds will go to Make-A-Wish through January 31, 2021.

Actress Ashley Argota praised Disney for the new short film, writing on Twitter, “A Filipino Disney Christmas ad! Thank you @Disney 💕”

“!!!! 😭 representation!!!!! We love to see it. Thank you @Disney 💙,” she added in another tweet.


‘From Our Family To Yours’

Anaheim's Downtown Disney District To Extend Opening to California Adventure's Buena Vista Street

Anaheim's Downtown Disney District To Extend Opening to California Adventure's Buena Vista Street

Disney fans will be able to experience a little taste of Disney California Adventure Park!

It was just announced that the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim, Calif., will extend it’s re-opening to Buena Vista Street, starting November 19th.

“We’re excited to share that Buena Vista Street opens Nov. 19, extending the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort with more Disney shopping and dining experiences. Discover new and returning favorite menu items plus holiday gifts and apparel, and stay tuned for more holiday happenings!” Disneyland Resort Public Relations Manager Valerie Lee said in a blog post.

The Downtown Disney safety precautions will extend to Buena Vista Street, with temperature screenings upon entry, face masks required, physical distancing measures, reduced hours and an increased focus on cleaning and sanitation, including the addition of hand-washing stations and hand sanitizers in key areas.

Those who visit will be able to dine at the Carthay Circle Restaurant, which will introduce Carthay Circle Lounge, a new outdoor dining experience and menu featuring Mediterranean-California light fare, with small plates that can be shared or enjoyed separately at Carthay Circle Lounge. Also opening will be the Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe, Award Wieners and Smokejumpers Grill.

Stores opening include Elias & Co., Julius Katz & Sons, Kingswell Camera Shop and Trolley Treats.

Guests will have to pay a $10 parking fee to park at the Simba lot to visit Downtown Disney. Find out more on the Disney Parks Blog!

With the phased re-opening extending to Buena Vista Street, it is important to note that both Disney California Adventure and Disneyland parks remain closed.

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Disneyland Paris To Close For Second Time Amid Spike In Coronavirus Cases In France

Disneyland Paris To Close For Second Time Amid Spike In Coronavirus Cases In France

Disneyland Paris is being forced to close their gates once again!

The French Disney park is shutting down starting this Friday (October 30), along with many other non-essential businesses shutting down due to the recent surge in positive Coronavirus cases in France.

French President, Emmanuel Macron, is putting the country in a lockdown with only essential businesses able to stay open, which includes schools, nurseries, pharmacies, supermarkets, and other businesses deemed essential, Variety reports.

According to WDWNT, there is no re-opening date set yet, but the lockdown in France is set to go on until December 1st. The chance of removing the lockdown will be re-evaluated every two weeks.

Disneyland Paris will be the second Disney park to be closed at this time, as the original Disneyland still has not opened, and could possibly not even reopen until 2021. Disney Parks executives have slammed the California government’s reopening guidelines.

UPDATE: Disney Parks announces Disneyland Paris will shut down twice! First, in compliance with French guidelines, starting at end of day on Thursday (October 29), and again for the month of January. See their message below.