The Cinderella Pin Trading Event hosted by the Disney Studio Store Hollywood is this year’s royal ball of pin trading, but did the glass slipper fit? Or did it shatter into pieces as when Lady Tremaine smashed it against the … Continue reading Cinderella Pin Trading Event Review – Did the Glass Slipper Fit?
If you are a Disney fan, then you would definitely treasure the opportunity to go shopping on the Imagineering campus. Walt Disney Imagineering is the heart of creativity for the Disney theme parks all over the world. They are the … Continue reading D23 Holiday Shopping Day at Mickey’s of Glendale
Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland just keeps getting better and better! If you don’t have tickets yet, I’m afraid it’s too late. They’ve all been sold out. This party simply gets more and more popular every year. And it’s worth … Continue reading Review: Mickey’s Halloween Party 2014 – Even better than before!
Location: Darth’s Mall between the Backlot Studio Tour and Toy Story Mania Specialty: Star Wars merchandise Cost: $250 Craig’s Favorite: Drastically reduced wait / advanced RSP / Autograph opportunities with Ashley Eckstein Rebel Rendezvous was a premiere event kicking off … Continue reading Rebel Rendezvous Wrap-Up at Star Wars Weekends
This Spring, two big pin events are coming your way, one on each coast. At Disneyland is a special event called Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas at Disneyland in June, and at Walt Disney World, Rebel Rendezvous launches Star Wars … Continue reading Two Big Pin Events This Spring Coast-to-Coast: Get Your Pin On!
Location: Future World in EPCOT Type: Guided Tour Specialty: Taking you behind the scenes of Future World Cost: $64 Craig’s Favorite: Going backstage and seeing the cast member areas If you are a Disney fan or just curious about the … Continue reading Ever Wondered What’s Back There? – UnDISCOVERed Future World at EPCOT
Updated October 2015 If you’re like me, you want to make the most of your Disney experience and if you’re thinking of attending Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland, this guide will hopefully help you out. Come in comfortable clothes. It’s … Continue reading 4 Hints and Tips For Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland
After I’ve had time to process the event, I’ll probably piece together a more complete review and definitely will be posting updated tips based on this year’s experience. Overall, the D23 Expo 2013 was a blast! Were there some drawbacks? Sure. Any time you gather together an event with more than an estimated 45,000 in attendance over a three-day weekend, you’re bound to have a few. But despite those drawbacks, I would say it was a hit and a success. Disney definitely learned from their prior experience at D23 2011 and worked on getting the kinks out of the system … Continue reading D23 Expo 2013: A Quick Review
If you’re visiting Walt Disney World, you would think that the best Disney shopping is at World of Disney or maybe the Emporium on Main Street of the Magic Kingdom. Both are extensive and great. For pin trading, you’d probably … Continue reading Hidden Treasures: Disney’s Character Warehouse in Orlando
If you are a pin-thusiast like me, you have GOT to meet Scoop Sanderson on Main Street at the Magic Kingdom. Scoop doesn’t just trade pins, he embodies the spirit of what pin trading is supposed to be about and … Continue reading My Encounter with Scoop Sanderson: A True Gentleman (and Pin-thusiast)