Category Archives: Disneyland Resort

Guardians of the Galaxy Monsters After Dark Coming to Disneyland Resort for Halloween Time

Guardians of the Galaxy at Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort will have a new mission for Halloween Time this year.  You can help Rocket save Groot in the transformed Guardians of the Galaxy Monsters After Dark attraction!

According to Disney, in Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Rocket finds his Guardians of the Galaxy pals trapped in the Fortress of The Collector, Taneleer Tivan, and guests assist him with a daring escape plan. The Monsters After Dark transformation picks up moments afterward, as Rocket discovers that in the hurry to free his friends, they have inadvertently left Groot behind. Now Rocket needs to distract all the monsters he has unleashed inside the Fortress, and he enlists the guests to help while he rescues his little friend.

“The Monsters After Dark story hinges on irreverence, on top of the irreverence that’s already in the attraction,” said Joe Rohde, creative executive for Walt Disney Imagineering. “It’s creepy, chaotic and very funny.”

The attraction transforms from Mission: BREAKOUT! to Monsters After Dark each evening. The Collector’s Fortress goes dark, alarms sound and all-new lighting on the exterior of the Fortress alerts guests that something inside has gone awry.

As guests enter the Lobby of the Fortress, they may be startled by flashing alarms and creepy sounds – warning signs that creatures have escaped their vitrine cages and all kinds of chaos is erupting. The Collector’s ever-resourceful assistant Apheta tries to keep calm by reassuring guests that all is in order, and this is just a momentary setback.

In keeping with the dark humor of the experience, all-new 1970s-style punk rock song, “Monsters After Dark,” enhances the thrill of the experience. The song was written especially for this attraction by Tyler Bates, composer for the “Guardians of the Galaxy” films.

The Guardians of the Galaxy Monsters After Dark transformation will take place September 15 – October 31, 2017.

New Sweet Treats Available at the Disney Parks for August 2017

You’ll definitely want to take a look below and check out the new sweet treats available at the Disney Parks!

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Let’s start off with Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  This popular restaurant now offers a seasonal specialty milkshake. Now through Oct.1, guests can order the Birthday Cake Shake which uses vanilla cake-flavored syrup to make the shake, as well as rim the glass. Add whipped cream, sprinkles, and housemade cake crumbles and you have the perfect treat even if it isn’t your birthday!

Next, let’s take a look at what Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at Disneyland Resort is offering on their new dessert menu through September. These desserts have something for everyone and are delicious as well as beautiful.

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Warm Blueberry Turnover with Summer Corn Ice Cream and Blueberry Compote

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Caramel Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar with Peanut Crunch and Banana Cream

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Scharffen Berger Dark Chocolate Cheesecake with Candied Cashew Crust and Whipped Chocolate Ganache

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Warm Grilled White Nectarine with Galia Melon Sorbet and Roadside Coconut-Lemongrass Fudge

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Warm S’more Truffle Cake – Valhrona Chocolate Truffle Cake, Marshmallow Cream and Graham Cracker Tuile

To make reservations  at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant, visit or call 407-WDW-DINE.

Dining reservations at Napa Rose can be made by visiting or calling 714-781-DINE (3463).

Force Friday II Merchandise Event Coming to Disney Parks on September 1

Get ready for a new Star Wars-themed merchandise event coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts.  Force Friday II will take place September 1, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. (Midnight)*and you can be the first to purchase new Star Wars and Star Wars: The Last Jedi themed merchandise, including unique products found only at Disney Parks.

Check out the details for both coasts below:

Disneyland Resort – World of Disney Store, Downtown Disney District

Pre-registration for the Force Friday II event is required for guests attending the event in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort.

Registration will be accepted only on beginning August 24 at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific) / 2:00 p.m. (Eastern).

Once registered, guests will receive additional instructions via email. Doors open at 12:01 a.m. on September 1.

Walt Disney World Resort – World of Disney, Disney Springs

For guests attending the event at Disney Springs, registration for Force Friday II will take place outside the World of Disney store entrance across from Basin on August 31 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Guests will be given a numbered wristband on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once a wristband is received, guests are invited to return to World of Disney by 11:30 p.m. where they will be lined up in sequential order. Doors open at 12:01 a.m. on September 1.

Please park in the Lime Parking Garage at Disney Springs for shopping convenience.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 16, 2017.

*Event subject to change.

PHOTOS: Highest Point Installed at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park

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On August 10, 2017, construction teams installed the highest steel beam for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, a new Star Wars-themed land coming to Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif., in 2019. This milestone capped off the infrastructure for a 130-foot-tall rock spire, the highest point in the new land. Once completed, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will include approximately 10,000 tons of structural steel and approximately 200,000 square feet of hand-carved rockwork. The same 14-acre land also is under construction at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Both are scheduled to open in 2019.

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Main Street Electrical Parade Ends this Sunday at Disneyland Park

Main Street Electrical Parade will be making its final run down Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland park this Sunday, August 20, 2017.

The parade has become an iconic Disney Parks nighttime parade since its first performance at Disneyland park 45 years ago and even traveled across the country to entertain guests at Walt Disney World Resort.

If you can’t see one of the last performances at Disneyland in person, then check out the video below which celebrates 45 years of Main Street Electrical Parade.