From the monthly archives:

March 2013

The Jungle Cruise of Disneyland originally started operations back on July 17, 1955. It was one of the original attractions offered at Disneyland on the theme park’s opening day.

This review and video of the Jungle Cruise ride hopes to entice readers to take the time to enjoy the attraction. It truly is one of the classics, a fact affirmed by the inclusion of similar attractions at most of the other Disney parks around the world. Continue reading “Disneyland’s Jungle Cruise Review and Video” »


It has been announced that Downtown Disney in Orlando will undergo a multi-year transformation as plans are underway to makeover the retail and restaurant section of the Walt Disney World Resort into a new area known as Disney Springs. Construction will begin on the transformation this spring and is scheduled to be completed in four years.

Disney Springs Artisitic Representation taken from Disney Parks Blog
Disney Springs Artistic Representation

As part of the makeover, more than 150 establishments are planned effectively doubling the number currently located at Downtown Disney. The establishments will include a variety of businesses including shops, restaurants and other venues. Continue reading “Downtown Disney Orlando To Be Transformed Into Disney Springs” »


October 2013 Park Hours for Walt Disney World

by All Things Mouse Staff on March 19, 2013
Walt Disney World

All Things Mouse now has the complete operating park hours of October 2013 for the theme parks of the Walt Disney World Resort of Florida. Included in these park hours are the opening and closing times for the theme parks of Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom.

October is generally a very nice time to plan a visit to Disney World and this one in 2013 should be of no exception. Crowd levels during the month are typically quite low, especially when compared to a visit during peak season.

Continue reading “October 2013 Park Hours for Walt Disney World” »


The complete Park Operating Hours for April 2013 are now available here on All Things Mouse. Included as part of these park hours are the opening and closing times for Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park.

April tends to be a relatively great time to visit the theme parks of the Disneyland Resort as crowd levels are usually very manageable. The only general exception to that statement is Easter.

Continue reading “April 2013 Disneyland and California Adventure Park Hours” »


Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room originally opened on June 23, 1963. It was the first attraction to showcase a new Disney invention known as audio-animatronics.

The Enchanted Tiki Room features entertainment including singing from a flock of birds and members of the flora family. It is located at the entrance of Adventureland with 15-minute shows typically running continually each day. Continue reading “Disneyland’s Enchanted Tiki Room Review and Video” »


As the winter season is about to come to a close, the likelihood of getting a Disney discount also appears to be fading for the near future. This is common as the spring and summer seasons are extremely popular at the Disney resorts and theme parks meaning they do not need to offer discounts to bring in the guests.

Many will still book their vacations at Disney during these seasons as they fit in with their family schedules. Of course, this includes  summer breaks from schools which allow families to travel to the parks without missing any school days. Continue reading “Disney Discounts Few As Winter Draws To An End” »


2013 Epcot® Flower & Garden Festival Also Includes Entertainment

March 7, 2013

As announced earlier this week, the 2013 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival is now underway at the Epcot theme park of the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The festival is scheduled to run from yesterday, March 6, 2013 through May 19, 2013. Along with the many plants and topiaries seen at the festival, […]

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2013 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival About To Start

March 4, 2013

It should excite many people to know that the 2013 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival is about to start at the Epcot theme park of the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Festival activities will commence on Wednesday, March 6. 2013 and are scheduled to run through May 19, 2013. For those that do […]

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