A week ago, we thought no one would ever best a Disney-obsessed railroad engineer who built a miniature replica of Disneyland’s Fantasyland in his basement. And then we discovered Dan Schmidt—who, for the past couple of years, has created a working version of the Haunted Mansion ride in his garage for Halloween.
To make a Disneyland trip as enjoyable as possible, you’ll want to plan your visit for a time when the park isn’t crammed wall to wall with tourists. Or, you can do what this devoted fan did: recreate parts of Disneyland’s iconic Fantasyland in your basement, ensuring your family are the only people who can visit!
Star Wars is coming to Disneyland in a big way, and it’s bringing something a little stronger than milk with it.
Thanks to a hard-fought battle between the Walt Disney World workers’ union and Disney, all park, food service, and resort workers will be paid a minimum wage of $15 by 2021.
Do you love science fiction and/or Disney theme parks? Well, you may want to hold your breath. Next week in Los Angeles, there’s an auction of vintage Disneyland memorabilia.
A French theme park has begun using six trained birds belonging to the crow family to pick up litter and cigarette butts, the BBC reports.
A lot of us are still scratching our heads over Disney’s decision to spend millions of dollars building Pandora—The World of Avatar in its Animal Kingdom park, especially with Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opening so soon. But at least the themed area, which is celebrating its one year anniversary, led to the creation of…
Opening day for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney theme parks in the US is getting closer and closer. First we heard it would be in 2019. Now, we know the seasons—and soon, we’ll have the specific dates.
The only thing more terrifying than being stuck on a roller coaster, is being stuck at the highest part of the ride. And the only thing more terrifying than that is if it happens to be one of those coasters where you’re hanging upside down from a harness, leaving nothing but 98-feet of free-fall space between you and…
Sure, Avatar made $2.78 billion during its box office run almost a decade ago, but did anyone really walk out of the theater wanting to visit James Cameron’s Pandora? We still can’t figure out why “The World of Avatar” was built at Walt Disney World, but now that the park has these towering mechs walking around, it…
In 2020, Disney will be opening up a special Marvel-themed area of its Disney California Adventure park, part of an ongoing effort by the company to expand and revamp its theme parks with its new media holdings in mind. Only, don’t expect them to call these characters Marvel heroes.
When the Universal Studios theme parks transform into their annual Halloween Horror Nights events, fans get to visit their very own pop culture nightmares. The event is filled with mazes based on some of the coolest, scariest horror properties in the world—and this year, that trend will continue with a certain Netflix…
We at io9 pray to the altar of Grand Admiral Thrawn. This is a well-known fact. So when the first excerpt from Timothy Zahn’s new book, Thrawn: Alliances came online, there was quite a bit of excitement followed by pure elation at its awesome revelations.
A year after Star Wars makes its home at Disneyland, Marvel is moving in right across the street. Marvel Studios has just announced several updates to how their heroes will be integrated into Disney theme parks in the coming years. New themed areas and attractions are coming in Hong Kong, Paris and, of course,…
We’ve still got another year before Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, but Disney is temporarily sating our thirst with a new peek at what’s in store. And holy crap, it’s massive.
Artist Michael Pasquale has created the perfect post-script to Black Panther.
Fans who’ve always wanted to visit Gotham City can soon do just that... but they’ll have to travel to Abu Dhabi first.
Fans who want to do more than just watch walkers on TV will soon be able to do just that. Thorpe Park, an amusement park in the UK, just announced it’ll soon open the world’s first Walking Dead roller coaster.
It’s not at all new for roller coasters and other adrenaline-inducing rides to be themed around comic book and cartoon characters. But the upcoming Warner Bros. theme park in Abu Dhabi is going to be on a whole other level, featuring some pretty deep cuts from DC Comics lore.
Everyone loves a good amusement park. But it takes a special kind of nerd to appreciate a fake amusement park. Some are big and popular (like Jurassic Park or Westworld), some are a little more subtle (Arctic World or Pacific Playland), and others are just from The Simpsons. Either way, they’re all in this brand new…