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VIDEO: Guardians of the Galaxy ride builder gives insight on attractions industry

Written by at November 16, 2017

The president of the design company behind the Guardians of the Galaxy attraction at Disneyland sat down and discussed his company and the attractions industry. Scott Acton is the CEO of Forte Specialty Contractors, a company that specializes in designing, fabricating and building restaurants, entertainment facilities and special attractions. This specialty design company has an […]

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Day of Giving 2017 offers helping hand to less fortunate Los Angeles children at Universal Studios Hollywood

Written by at November 15, 2017

Day of Giving 2017 offers helping hand to less fortunate Los Angeles children at Universal Studios Hollywood

Theme parks make for a terrific way to escape from everyday life and to draw tourism and spending to an area, but they can also give back to their local communities in meaningful and heartfelt ways. Such is the case with Universal Studios Hollywood‘s annual Day of Giving, which held its 13th yearly event at […]

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VIDEO: Epcot’s 35th anniversary day ended with a special edition of “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” fireworks show

Written by at October 2, 2017

VIDEO: Epcot’s 35th anniversary day ended with a special edition of “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” fireworks show

Epcot’s 35th Anniversary has come to an end and to close this day of commemoration, the park went out with a bang! Today, Epcot celebrated its 35th anniversary with special festivities to commemorate the park’s 35 years of operation. This included a 35th Anniversary Fountain Stage Ceremony and special edition merchandise, which was sold at a pop-up […]

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Walt Disney World celebrates Epcot’s 35th anniversary

Written by at October 1, 2017

Walt Disney World celebrates Epcot’s 35th anniversary

The festivities have begun as Epcot has kicked off its 35th anniversary with a special opening celebration and merchandise! To begin the special anniversary day, Epcot opened the park with the 35th Anniversary Fountain Stage Ceremony. The event started with the vice president of Epcot, Melissa Valiquette. Valiquette took the time to thank all of the […]

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Epcot celebrates 35th anniversary this Sunday with special fireworks finale, exclusive merchandise, more

Written by at September 29, 2017

Epcot celebrates 35th anniversary this Sunday with special fireworks finale, exclusive merchandise, more

On October 1, 1982, Walt Disney World opened its second theme park, then known as EPCOT Center. This Sunday, exactly 35 years later, guests from all over the world will celebrate the milestone anniversary of Epcot. The park will be offering all kinds exciting highlights to celebrate the momentous occasion, including exclusive merchandise than can […]

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Disney VoluntEARS help rebuild community playground in Anaheim as part of continued KaBOOM! program

Written by at September 29, 2017

Disney VoluntEARS help rebuild community playground in Anaheim as part of continued KaBOOM! program

For over twenty years, the non-profit organization KaBOOM! has helped build new (and completely remodel old) playgrounds in underprivileged neighborhoods across the United States. And recently, the Walt Disney Company has joined KaBOOM! on their quest to improve the lives of children in Southern California. This month Disneyland Resort VoluntEARS teamed up with community outreach […]

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Disney VoluntEARS help rebuild community playground in Anaheim as part of continued KaBOOM! program

Written by at September 29, 2017

Disney VoluntEARS help rebuild community playground in Anaheim as part of continued KaBOOM! program

For over twenty years, the non-profit organization KaBOOM! has helped build new (and completely remodel old) playgrounds in underprivileged neighborhoods across the United States. And recently, the Walt Disney Company has joined KaBOOM! on their quest to improve the lives of children in Southern California. This month Disneyland Resort VoluntEARS teamed up with community outreach […]

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‘Spooky Day in the Parks’ brings ghoulishly good time to Walt Disney World

Written by at September 29, 2017

September 22-24 saw horror fans converge at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in central Florida.  The dates marked arrival of Spooky Day in the Parks, an east coast answer to Bats Day in the Fun Parks. Produced by Florida Super Con and Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Convention, fear fans found themselves with several opportunities to show […]

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VIDEO: Halloween Horror Nights “Scene Setters” detail diabolical 360-degree scare tactics for Universal Studios

Written by at September 29, 2017

When brave guests visit Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, they’re subjected to 360-degrees of immersive scares. In episode 2 of NBC Universal‘s behind-the-scenes series, we meet a few of the team members who create the thrills. In “The Scene Setters,” viewers are introduced to Nick Collins, Senior Scenic Designer, Universal Orlando Resort Entertainment, Brian Ludmer, Technical […]

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VIDEO: “Avatar 2” Next Generation cast visit their new homeland of Pandora at Walt Disney World

Written by at September 29, 2017

VIDEO: “Avatar 2” Next Generation cast visit their new homeland of Pandora at Walt Disney World

The recently-revealed next generation cast of Avatar 2  just got the chance to explore their fictional homeland of Pandora at Walt Disney World. Film producer Jon Landau treated the seven actors to a VIP tour of Pandora – The World of Avatar. The cast, ranging in age from 7 to 17 years old, was immersed into the […]

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