Honoring and Celebrating Walt, Trains, and Mickey & Minnie Through the Years

By |2020-03-03T22:59:24-08:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse have been international and cultural icons spanning generations. It all began on November 18, 1928 with their first appearance aboard a black-and-white steamboat in “Steamboat Willie,” and continues today with [...]

45 Years Later, a Day to Remember at the Magic Kingdom

By |2020-01-15T20:24:43-08:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

45 years ago today was a big day for guests visiting the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort. It was the opening day for two iconic attractions. Space Mountain and the Carousel of [...]

Mr. DAPs’ Favorite Five – Disney Books – December 15, 2019

By |2019-12-14T15:15:23-08:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, DAPs Magic News, DAPs Magic Reviews, Mr. DAPs, Mr. DAPs Desk|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I really enjoy reading. If you were to see either of my offices you would see that there are books crammed on shelves everywhere! There are quite a few different types of books to be [...]

The Imagineering Story Beautifully Brings History of Imagineering to Life – Review

By |2019-11-12T18:32:13-08:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There have been a few really good Disney documentaries through the years. When asked the question, I often refer to The Boys or Waking Sleeping Beauty. Both were released quite some time ago but both [...]

Disney+ Makes Key Nonfiction Programming Announcements and Previews Launch Titles at International Documentary Association Showcase Event

By |2019-10-21T18:20:37-07:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New Disney+ Titles Include: “Howard,” “People & Places,” “Science Fair,” an “Untitled Mickey Mouse Documentary” and “Wolfgang”; Actors/Filmmakers Gillian Jacobs and Paul Scheer To Each Direct Episode of “Marvel’s 616” Series Kristen Bell, Jeff Goldblum, [...]

Walt Disney Animation Studios Announces Four Directors for New Film Projects

By |2019-10-02T17:32:48-07:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , |

Walt Disney Animation Studios has appointed four filmmakers to work on original content for the studio. Directors Carlos Lopez Estrada and Suzi Yoonessi, along with Disney veterans Josie Trinidad and Marc Smith are each developing [...]

“Making Walls Talk”: A Look into the Historic Places Disney Fans Can Still Visit Today

By |2019-08-24T07:28:44-07:00August 24th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/5XSLbPR9RxI D23 Expo is not only an amazing place for the biggest announcements but fans also converge to learn. This week, we took on a panel to learn about some of the historic places that [...]

Disneyland Celebrates 64th Birthday With Cavalcade of Characters!

By |2019-07-18T00:25:18-07:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Disneyland celebrated 64 years of making magic. The Happiest Place on Earth came alive along the parade route as Mickey, Minnie, the Disneyland Ambassadors, the Dapper Dans, and a host [...]

A Special Look at the Walt Disney Family Museum’s Newest Exhibit, Mickey Mouse: From Walt to the World

By |2019-05-26T19:35:39-07:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: DAPS Travel, Guides, Media, Photo Galleries, Walt Disney Family Museum|Tags: , , , , |

The Walt Disney Family Museum is anything but a typical museum. Not only is it full of rich, Disney history, but it’s so interactive that you feel part of the creative process and history. It’s [...]

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates Earth Day With Massive New Solar Facility Capable of Powering Two Theme Parks

By |2019-04-18T10:21:17-07:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Parks, PRESS RELEASE, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. April 18, 2019 — Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating Earth Day with the unveiling of a massive new 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility, built in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement [...]