Don’t Let Hunger Drag On! Disneyland Resort Engineers Build ‘Fantasmic!’ Dragon at 10th Anniversary of CANstruction Orange County

Written by at September 7, 2017

To celebrate the return of the popular nighttime spectacular, “Fantasmic!” at Disneyland park, the Disneyland Resort Design and Engineering team brought Maleficent to life with 5,250 canned and packaged goods at the 10th anniversary of CANstruction Orange County. For the past six months, this hard-working group has brainstormed, designed and planned the 10-foot-tall character

Every Role a Starring Role – Wedding Planner, Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings

Written by at August 31, 2017

Your wedding day is something often dreamed about from the time you are little. What if you could share that day with one of our favorite couples, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse? Or say your vows in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle? Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings are something Disney fans dream of, and wedding planner Keli Byrne helps make those dreams a reality

Every Role a Starring Role – Senior Event Manager at the Disneyland Resort

Written by at August 1, 2017

Each year, senior event manager Al Nassar and his team help coordinate more than 1,500 events across the Disneyland Resort and off property, as well – including D23 Expo, Mickey’s Halloween Party, Candlelight Processional and many more. Beginning with coordinating event logistics and ending with event day, Al is working up to 12 months in advance, on 10 events at a time. Learn more about Al’s role in this episode of “Every Role a Starring Role.”

Every Role a Starring Role – Food & Beverage Lead at Disneyland Resort

Written by at June 30, 2017

After adventuring through Tarzan’s Treehouse and helping Indiana Jones escape from a rolling boulder, guests make their way across Adventureland to Bengal Barbeque, where Food and Beverage lead Marvin Valdez is waiting to greet them with a tasty skewer and Jungle Julep

Celebrate Fourth of July Week with Special Entertainment at the Disneyland Resort

Written by at June 28, 2017

If you are visiting the Disneyland Resort this week, be sure to wear your red, white and blue, and check out the special entertainment leading up to Independence Day

Every Role a Starring Role – Walt Disney Imagineering Project Coordinator

Written by at June 6, 2017

Meet Sarah Brnca, a project coordinator with Walt Disney Imagineering, who is the integrator between all project teams, keeping things cohesive, organized and running smoothly

Disneyland Resort Cast Members Learn About the Making of ‘Moana’ from the Filmmakers

Written by at May 19, 2017

Attending unique, exclusive events is among the best things about working for Disney, and Disneyland Resort cast members did just that earlier this week as part of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. The Diversity Resource Group COMPASS (Community of Pacific Islanders, Asians and Allies) hosted a conversation for cast members with the directors of Walt Disney […

Anaheim Elementary Students Make an Impact with Happiest Class on Earth Program

Written by at May 18, 2017

Last year, as part of the Disneyland Resort’s 61st anniversary celebration, we announced an exciting new program for Anaheim sixth-grade students called the Happiest Class on Earth: for the next 10 years, every sixth-grade student in Anaheim elementary schools will have the opportunity to receive a Disneyland Resort Park Hopper ticket after completing a project that enriches their school or community

All in the Family: Generations of Disneyland Resort Cast Members

Written by at May 12, 2017

Enjoying the magic of Disneyland Resort is a family affair, and not just for our guests. With Mother’s Day right around the corner – and Father’s Day not far behind – we wanted to introduce a few of the cast members who have pixie dust sprinkled throughout their family tree

Disney VoluntEARS Help Build Second American Heart Association Teaching Garden in Anaheim

Written by at May 9, 2017

Last week, Disney VoluntEARS joined the American Heart Association along with students & teachers at Juliette Low Elementary School to build the second AHA teaching garden in Anaheim funded by the Disneyland Resort. Designed as an outdoor classroom for hands-on learning about healthy living and the importance of nutritious foods, students will tend to and, later, harvest the growing plants – some of which will be used in school lunches at the cafeteria