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Oogie Boogie Bash

Oogie Boogie Bash at Disney California Adventure has been a hit since it debuted. Tickets are a hot commodity and sell out before the first party of the season. The event runs on select nights in September and October with prices starting at $134 per person in 2023.  Tickets include admission starting at 3pm (party begins at 6pm,) specialty entertainment, treats and your Photopass photos from the night. There’s so much to see and do during the five hours the event runs, there’s no way to do it all so it is important to have a plan. The party really celebrates characters with four ways to see them. 1) Treat Trails are one of the most unique aspects of the party. They are trails that will take you to interact with the villains while also stocking up on candy and snacks. These are not meet and greets, but they are some of the best character interactions I’ve had. Ernesto De La Cruz singing Remember Me was incredible to see in person. 2) Traditional Character Meet and Greets are also av

Chefs de France Review

Bonjour mon amie and come right in to a beautiful restaurant hidden in plain site in France of Epcot’s World Showcase. This is a place that I’ve walked past thousands of times, but thought I wouldn’t enjoy it or it’s too pricey, but when I finally visited, I was proved wrong. This beautiful restaurant is actually quite large inside, well-lit and appears to be quite fancy even though I’m definitely dressed for an amusement park, not an upscale bistro. Everything on the menu is written in French, but don’t fret because they also have the wording in English directly underneath. When you have options such as Beef Tenderloin, Braised Pork Shank, Seared Salmon, Rotisserie Chicken half or the famous Ratatouille for entrees, it really was hard to decide what we wanted to eat. There were so many incredible options that we decided to get the “Menu Francois,” or price fix menu, which included an Appetizer, one of five of the Entree options on the regular menu, a dessert and one glass of Chardonna

Halloween at Disneyland

The Disneyland Resort in California really does the spooky season right in my opinion. Starting September 1st both parks and Downtown Disney transform into a fall and spooky paradise. There is d├ęcor galore, special food to try and seasonal overlays and entertainment. While Oogie Boogie Bash is a separately ticketed event, you can still get plenty of Halloween festivities without attending the party.  Let’s start with Disneyland Park . A giant Mickey pumpkin greets you as you enter the park, bunting and florals are all oranges and fall tones, and the fireworks and projection show are the Halloween version every night, no separate party necessary. There’s seasonal treats at numerous locations to try, but that’s not all. My personal favorite thing (and the queue length suggests it is a favorite for many) is the Haunted Mansion Holiday overlay which inserts The Nightmare Before Christmas into the classic attraction.    Disney California Adventure Park  gets even more into spooky season, w