Welcome one and all to the MiceChat Round-Up of Disney and theme park news and discussions. Amazing development at Cedar Fair as former Disneyland head Matt Ouimet becomes their CEO; it should be interesting for Knott's. We also get a few great trip reports from Walt Disney World. Is it too early to talk about Hong Kong Disneyland's Halloween plans? Not for us. All this and Sarah returns with her latest video. - CakvalaSC
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Former Disneyland president Matt Ouimet is now going to head up Cedar Fair. Next up, we have a couple of trip reports for your viewing and reading pleasure!. ~ Aladdin
I'm Here And It Is Beautiful! DisneyRicky gives a ongoing trip report that will continue through the beginning of next week. Join it here, already in progress!
Fantasyland is continuing to take shape as we eagerly anticipate the changes coming, while the summer season slowly creeps up on the WDW Resort and theme park goers all over. Let's see what else is new this week. ~yoyoflamingo
2010 Theme Park Attendance Released
While official theme park attendance figures are not released by Disney, the Themed Entertainment Association gives its best estimates to the numbers, being one of the most reliable figures to use. See where the parks stack up and see the surprisingly gains, and a few losses, that occurred in 2010.
The WDW flaw update thread
Hot on the heels of Kevin Yee's recent column about the less than stellar quality of Splash Mountain these days comes this thread. What flaws have you seen in the parks that warrant immediate attention? Are they even worth arguing about? Share your opinions here.
Mission:Space and high blood pressure CaptainDisney asks a serious health question about one of EPCOT's premier attractions: is it safe to ride Mission:Space with high blood pressure? Share your thoughts and advice here!
Cool the Heat 2011 CD cover TravisMT81 shared the new image that will be used on the new Tokyo Disneyland 'Cool The Heat' album for 2011
Disney Legends announced for awards ceromony @ D23
The lineup for the Disney Legends award ceremony at D23 have been announced. lighttragic wants to know what your thoughts are about who has been chosen. Do you agree with Disney or has someone been passed over? Share your thoughts?
In the Entertainment lounges this week we have news and speculation about upcoming movies as well as some music news. Here's a sampling. ~ Trekkie Dad
6/21: Disney World News: Fantasyland Construction, Tiki Room Updates, Confectionery Unwrapped and More It's time for the Disney World and Orlando area news and photos! This week, we get the official word on the transformation of the Tiki Room. The Main Street Confectionery has been unwrapped and we have video for you. Construction updates from Fantasyland show real progress. You can finally make out the form of Belle's Cottage. Also, dining review of Tusker House and a feature on the classic Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse. Plus news and photos from Universal Studios Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa. It's a huge and very satisfying update.
6/20: Dateline Disneyland: Goofy Prepared For Takeoff, Challenge Trail Goes UP, Park Updates Dateline Disneyland brings news and photos from Disneyland Park and California Adventure. Disney California Adventure's new Pan-Pacific Auditorium-inspired entrance gates were revealed on Saturday as tarps came down on the new streamline modern structure. Over at Disneyland, summer crowds continue to line up for Star Tours as minor refurbishment work continues in Frontierland and Tomorrowland.
6/18: Weekend Update – Disney World, Snoopy on Ice, Tim Burton, Pixar Cars and more We have a very special Weekend Update for you today. We take a sneak peek at the brand new "Happiness Is" Ice Show at Knott's Berry Farm. Then we are off to Orlando for a look at the Fantasyland construction at the Magic Kingdom as well as progress on the new Art of Animation resort. If you love Tim Burton, as we do, you'll be amazed by the new show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. This and more in a huge update, we hope you enjoy!
6/17: In The Parks – Disney, Dance, Monsters and More In The Parks brings us all sorts of fun news and reviews from Disneyland and beyond this week. Though Knott's Berry Farm's haunt is still a few months away, we've got an exclusive interview which fills you in on what's being planned. Universal Studios is just about done with some big renovations and Transformers get boxed in. We'll finish things up today with a review and photos of the fun new Battle of the Dance dinner theatre on Harbor Blvd.
6/16; Sue Kruse -Pressing Matters Sue finds cool things and fun events you may have missed
6/15: The Walt Disney Dream Factory – Part 2 Many of the greatest animated and family films of all time were produced at the Walt Disney Studios. Join us as we explore part 2 of Disney's dream factory. If you are catching us half way through the story, click this link anyway, we'll help you get caught up.
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