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Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 31 - Disneyland After Dark Sweethearts’ Nite and a Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine's Day from Episode 31 of Dateline Mousetalgia! Love and Disney magic are in the air as we take a look at Disneyland After Dark Sweethearts' Nite! Pink hearts galore, character couples, clever photo opportunities, live music throughout Disneyland Park, even a Royal Princess Ball-- the first Disneyland After Dark event of 2019 was a hit! We'll cover a little more of the Sleeping Beauty Castle refurbishment project that will be ongoing for the next few months, and we’ll check...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 30 - It’s Raining Cats and Dogs!

It's raining cats and dogs in Episode 30 of Dateline Mousetalgia! In this week's episode, we explore rainy days in the parks, sharing tips for navigating a stormy day and our favorite rainy day comfort foods! Since it's been raining cats and dogs in Anaheim lately, we figured it's also the perfect time to discuss Disney cats and dogs! We cover merchandise, the fan-favorite feral Cats of Disneyland, as well as dogs in the parks! Plus, we'll share some fun Superbowl-related items and take a...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 29 - Lunar New Year, “Sleeping Beauty”’s 60th Anniversary, and Treat-Inspired Merchandise!

In Episode 29 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we cover Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure in a little more detail, looking at activities and merchandise, as well as some great new tips regarding the Sip and Savor pass! In honor of the Year of the Pig, we take a fun look at a link between the Three Little Pigs and DCA! It’s also time to look at the upcoming month’s refurbishment schedule. There’s quite a lot going on, most notably the major refurb of Sleeping Beauty Castle. This week...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 28 - Potion Purple, Polka Dots, and a Mouse Party!

Welcome to Episode 28 of Dateline Mousetalgia! In this week’s episode, potion purple has taken over the parks! From an array of purple treats to new merchandise, we discuss this new color scheme that has shown up at Disneyland Resort. Plus, it’s time to “Rock the Dots” as a new line of Minnie Mouse-themed merchandise has been released in honor of National Polka Dot Day. We’ll touch on Valentine’s Month happenings and take a look at the Lunar New Year Celebration foods that will be available...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 27 - FastPass and MaxPass Questions and Upcoming Movies Based on Disney Animated Films!

The new year is on a roll in Episode 27 of Dateline Mousetalgia! There are many event dates to cover, from Get Your Ears On - A Mickey and Minnie Celebration, to Lunar New Year celebrations, to Valentine’s Month! It’s time to revisit Mickey’s 90th birthday in the parks, and this week we focus on the artistic Celebration of the Mouse merchandise as well as a few other pieces! Plus, cool news for the Walt Disney Archives-- a previously missing Oswald the Lucky Rabbit short has been found! We...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 26 - Park Ticket Price Increases and Blue Milk Straight from the Edge of the Galaxy!

In Episode 26 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we discuss the increase in park tickets that happened overnight earlier this week. We’ll also cover the special general admin, Southern California, and military rates for tickets and hotels currently being offered. Next, it’s on to Galaxy’s Edge, as we share all the exciting info that was just released regarding this summer’s upcoming Star Wars-themed land. Blue milk, AT-ATs, interactive droids-- it’s a Star Wars fan’s dream come true! Lastly, we’ll...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 25 - Looking Back at 2018, and Looking Forward to 2019!

Happy New Year, listeners! In Episode 25 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we take a look at everything that happened in the parks in 2018 and evaluate the year at a glance. In addition to examining changes with ride attractions, shows, and merchandise, we also touch on changes within the Disney Company, cultural shifts, and movies that hit the theaters! We’ll also look ahead to the New Year and share a brief recap of what we know 2019 has in store. Plus-- a minor change to City Hall on Main Street,...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 24 - The Tropical Hideaway, New Year’s Eve, and Three Kings Day!

Welcome to Episode 24 of Dateline Mousetalgia! The Tropical Hideaway in Adventureland has finally opened, and we’re excited to discuss all the details-- dates, décor, and best of all-- new Dole Whip flavors! We take a look at the eats available, from three kinds of bao to a portable ramen shaker! Rosita delights and new tropical plumeria ears add some extra style. We’ll also cover January’s attraction refurbishment and Netflix schedules, and we’ll check out the new “Mary Poppins Returns”...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 23 - Happy Holidays from Dateline Mousetalgia!

Happy Holidays from Dateline Mousetalgia! In today’s episode, we take a look at the newest developments in Downtown Disney, welcoming back Wetzel’s Pretzels, the west side Starbucks, and Napolini, which now features an option to create your own individual pizza. Salt and Straw has a new seasonal menu, and there are rumors that other businesses might return to the west side of Downtown Disney. We’ll share dates for the upcoming Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Month celebrations, and then it’s...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 22 - Mary Poppins in the Parks and Holiday Music!

It’s time to “Jingle Bell Rock” on Episode 22 of Dateline Mousetalgia, as this week’s episode is all about the music that can be enjoyed during Disneyland Resort’s holiday celebrations! We’ll talk festive sounds in Disneyland, including “it’s a small world” Holiday, and we’ll take particular care looking at (and listening to!) the sounds celebrating several holidays as part of Disney California Adventure’s Festival of Holidays. It’s also a great time to discuss Mary Poppins in the parks, as...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 21 - Holiday Decorations, Holiday Merch, & A Few Pixar Pier Updates!

Decorations dominate in Episode 21 of Dateline Mousetalgia, as we cover all of the gorgeous seasonal décor to be found throughout the California parks! From Main Street, USA’s traditional turn-of-the-century greenery to Mickey’s Toontown silly accents, and from Critter Country’s sweet sights to Frontierland’s rustic take on the holidays, there’s a lot to see in Disneyland Park alone! After Disneyland, we’ll head over to Disney California Adventure, stopping to enjoy the vintage vibe on Buena...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 20 - Holiday Happenings and Galaxy’s Edge Updates!

In Episode 20 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we're ready to talk all about the holiday events at Disneyland Resort! We kick off this week's episode with a quick run-down of December schedules, from a (non-existent!) refurb schedule, to Netflix, to Freeform's 25 Days of Christmas! Plus, there are three Disney Parks holiday TV specials to choose from, airing on ABC and Disney Channel over the course of the next month. We also have a few non-holiday items to cover, such as the appearance of Mary...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 19 - Mickey’s 90th in the Parks and a Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s time to talk turkey in Episode 19 of Dateline Mousetalgia! From New Orleans Square in Disneyland to the Pacific Wharf in Disney California Adventure, we share all of the places where Thanksgiving-themed foods can be found. Of course, there’s also Downtown Disney where the Disneyland Hotel puts on an elaborate Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet! We’ll also share our recent experiences at Disneyland’s Veteran’s Day flag retreat ceremony and at the celebration cavalcade on Main...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 18 - The Holidays Have Arrived in the Parks and Mickey’s Turning 90!

Welcome to Episode 18 of Dateline Mousetalgia! In today’s episode, we discuss the holiday popcorn buckets, give an overview of Disney California Adventure’s Festival of Holidays, and share details for this year’s holiday AP Corner. Also, some exciting news-- Rosita will be making her arrival at the upcoming Tropical Hideaway, and a pedestrian bridge spanning the parking lots to Downtown Disney is in the works! Plus, some “Wreck It Ralph Breaks the Internet” news for the parks, and several...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 17 - “Mickey’s 90th Spectacular”, Mouse-Con, and “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Live at the Hollywood Bowl!

There’s a lot to cover in Episode 17 of Dateline Mousetalgia! We take a more in-depth look at some of the magic to be seen in the newly reopened World of Disney Store, including the new line of Mickey Mouse Club-themed merchandise! We’ll discuss rumors regarding the upcoming Marvel Land in Disney California Adventure, as well as the yet-to-be-announced Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway said to be coming to Mickey’s Toontown in Disneyland. Plus, we’ll discuss the new additions of Luxo Jr....


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 16 - Princesses, Pirates, and Scary Disney Moments!

In Episode 16 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we talk princesses and pirates! We’ll cover this month’s refurbishment schedule, as well as a few additions to Netflix. Plus, exciting news about Wreck it Ralph and Vanellope Von Schweetz arriving in the parks! To top off the Halloween Time season, we’ll save the best for last and share listeners’ scariest Disney moments, as well as a few of our own!


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 15 - Halloween Tunes, World of Disney’s Reopening, and Ways to Celebrate a Disney Halloween at Home!

Happy Halloween, listeners! In Episode 15 of Dateline Mousetalgia, it’s time to enjoy the delightful, frightful sounds of Halloween Time! From the Cadaver Dans in Disneyland, to the Mariachi Divas in Disney California Adventure, all the way to the Skeletones in the Grand Californian Hotel, we’re ready for some fun music to set a spooky mood! We’ll also cover the reopening of the newly themed World of Disney Store, run through some quick construction updates, and take a visit to both Fortune...


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 14 - “Hocus Pocus” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Turn 25!

Welcome to Episode 14 of Dateline Mousetalgia! This week, we talk all about events and merchandise celebrating the 25th anniversaries of two of our favorite Halloween Disney movies, “Hocus Pocus” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas”! We’ll also check out the recently opened Salt & Straw ice cream shop in Downtown Disney, the Haunted Mansion Hatbox Ghost-inspired mugs at Trader Sam’s, as well as the new Vans Disney-themed shoes!


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 13 - All About Disney Villains!

Warm up those vocal chords, it’s time to get your evil cackle on! In Episode 13 of Dateline Mousetalgia, we talk all about Disney Villains in the park! We’ll also cover a few more of the Halloween Time food offerings, provide a recap of Gay Days 2018, and touch on the new preview of “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” in Disney California Adventure! As a bonus, we’ll take a look at some of the Halloween celebrations at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in Walt Disney World!


Dateline Mousetalgia - Episode 12 - Characters in Costume and Downtown Disney Updates!

It’s time to talk characters in costume on Episode 12 of Dateline Mousetalgia! From the Sensational Six at the park entrances to Lightning McQueen and friends in Cars Land, there are lots of fun characters to discuss! Of course, we can’t talk Halloween Time characters without mentioning “The Nightmare Before Christmas” favorites Jack Skellington and Sally! We’re also due for an update on Downtown Disney, in which we cover the reopening of Earl of Sandwich and some of the ongoing...