There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a very disappointing year for theme park fans, as many attractions around the world were (or continue to be) closed due to COVID-19. Still, with the hopes of a brighter 2021, Blooloop—the world’s leading online resource for professionals working in the field of visitor attractions—has ranked this year’s top 25 theme park attractions.[Read more…]
On Aug. 15 and 16, 2020, over 1,100 artifacts of Disney Parks history were sold at the “Disneyland: The First 65 Years” auction at Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, Calif., including rare props, park-used signage and costumes, vintage souvenirs, attraction posters, and many other unique items.[Read more…]
Walt Disney World is never finished, with new projects beginning each year. Even though the closures have affected the opening schedule of some endeavors, construction continues strong. These photos, provided by Bioreconstruct on Twitter, give us a look at what to expect in the years to come.[Read more…]
Disneyland recently celebrated its 65th birthday, and now Disneyland fans have a unique opportunity to give themselves a birthday gift. On Aug. 15 and 16, Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, Calif. is presenting “Disneyland: The First 65 Years,” an auction of artifacts from The Happiest Place on Earth.[Read more…]
Disney has announced that Splash Mountain at both Disneyland park in California and Magic Kingdom in Florida will soon be rethemed to “The Princess and the Frog.”[Read more…]
There is a big movement currently happening in the world and it has reached all industries, even the theme parks. The Black Lives Matter movement has caused a lot of fans (and companies) to take a step back and look at their content to decide whether or not it’s deemed appropriate in the 21st century.[Read more…]
Many of us have an early childhood memory of our very first log flume ride, whether it was a ride through Splash Mountain at Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm’s Timber Mountain, or perhaps a local rendition at a nearby state amusement park. There is a sort of shared experience we all have of climbing those rickety conveyor belts, only to dive down a refreshing plummet into sweet, chlorine-filled water.[Read more…]
We ask you, our readers, to vote for your favorite food, ride, land, or activity at theme parks around the world every week. This time, we’re at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom to rank the top 5 rides at the park.