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The History of the Souvenir

This product is a highly contested discussion that has taken place since the first stuffed animal was created. In the beginning, Walt capitalized on the revenue souvenirs could create. Eventually, Walt engaged Herman "Kay" Kaymen of Kansas City, and things changed at Disney. »

Magic Behind the Music: Disneyland – Parades & Shows – Paint the Night

A spectacular pageant with astounding musical sounds, Paint the Night, can be heard on the D-COT Jukebox. »

Classic Disney Movies – How Well Do You Know The Little Mermaid Movie?

“Look at this stuff, isn’t it neat? Wouldn’t you think my collections complete? Wouldn’t you think I’m the girl, the girl who has everything?” Walt Disney’s – The Little Mermaid released in 1989, is a fan favorite that follows 16 year old Ariel through her journey to find love, and experience life out of the sea. Take this fun quiz to test your knowledge of The Little Mermaid movie! »

The Classic Candlelight Procession Event Announced

The Candlelight Procession is a beloved tradition dating back to the beginning days of the Disneyland Resort. »

Magic Behind the Music: Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Dinoland U.S.A. – DINOSAUR

Re-live the adventure of traveling through prehistory among terrible lizards with the DINOSAUR sound track from Disney's Animal Kingdom. »

Quiz: Epcot’s Classic Attraction – Spaceship Earth

“Like a grand and miraculous spaceship, our planet has sailed through the universe of time; and for a brief moment we have been among it's passengers. But where are we going? And what kind of future will we discover there?” Spaceship Earth is the symbol of Epcot, and is a fan favorite that travels through time and takes you from the beginning of civilization through the history of communication. Take this fun quiz to test your knowledge of Epcot’s Spaceship Earth! »

Kingdom Hearts 3, Junior Rocketeer and Pirates of the Caribbean DLR

Kingdom Hearts 3 At the E3 Expo, information has been shared regarding the Kingdom Hearts newest release. Kingdom Hearts is a First Person game where you the player team up with characters from the Disney Universe to achieve end game. There are new worlds, new Disney characters from Frozen, Wreck it Ralph and Hercules. Come late January 2019, Xbox One and Sony PlayStation® 4 will be added to the release. The video style is similar to anime styles like Dragonball Z. Junior Rocketeer A new animated series inspired from the movie will be rolling out to Disney Junior. Nancy Kanter (Executive Vice President, Content and Creative Strategy, Disney Channels Worldwide, and General Manager, Disney Jun... »

The Rumors of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Pew Pew!

Patents reveal new technology mimicking gun fire. Potential use in shows or rides. »

Giving Back

One year has passed since the Disney Musicals in Schools (DMIS) program began in Los Angeles. The program targets underfunded schools with sustainability as the goal, to create theater programs, where there were none before. »

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

It has been 30 years since the release of Roger Rabbit (voiced by Charles Fleischer). This film noir style combines not only live action with animation, but was also a cross company production between Disney and Amblin Entertainment. »

Magic Behind the Music: Epcot – American Adventure Pavilion – Full Show

Sail on Freedom's wind this Independence Day as you listen to the American Adventure on the D-COT Jukebox! »

Quiz: Walt Disney World – Extinct Attractions

Since its Grand Opening in 1971, Walt Disney World has seen many rides and attractions come and go. There have been several fan favorites that have been lost along the way to make way for new attractions, and others that have simply been tweaked a bit to make it more current. Disney Imagineers are always trying to improve WDW parks, which is what Walt Disney himself wanted. Take this fun quiz to test your knowledge of Walt Disney World Extinct Attractions! »

Alice in Wonderland Turns 60

60 years of curiouser fun. The Alice in Wonderland ride is 60 years old. »

Rivers of Light’s Chocolate Curtain

Rivers of Light potentially adding dessert party. Rivers of Light potentially ending in 2020 in favor of an IP based show. »

Magic Behind the Music: Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Pixar Place – Toy Story Midway Mania

Toy Story Land is opening and you can listen to the sounds of the ride that started it all on the D-COT Jukebox! »

Quiz: How well do you know Disney’s Adventureland at Magic Kingdom?

Adventureland is one of the amazing themed lands where adventure awaits around every corner in the Magic Kingdom. You can take an exciting boat ride past pirates battling on ships in the high seas, fly a magic carpet past spitting camels high over the marketplace in Agrabah, and even watch a beautiful tropical show with drumming tiki’s and singing birds! Take this fun quiz to test your knowledge of Adventureland! »

Play Disney Park App

Free to download for iOS and Android, this FREE DOWNLOAD is a time sink designed to keep you further entertained in line. The app will be sensitive to your surroundings delivering games and trivia based on where you are waiting. »

The Rumors of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Wireless Chargers

Star Wars Land will have droids and rechargeable devices. To recharge the device, Disney potentially uses a wireless power emitter for the land hidden throughout the land. »

Magic Behind the Music: Magic Kingdom – Frontierland – Splash Mountain

Follow Br'er Rabbit as he tries to outsmart Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear as you listen to this track on the D-COT Jukebox! »

Melody Time

Melody Time is a Disney Classic. A set of vignettes and each can stand alone. It also allowed Walt Disney to partition the vignettes and tell the stories separately on the Sunday Evening Series. A Plethora of stories drawn in classic Disney style, accompanied by classic Disney music, Melody Time stand the test of artistic time for the past 70 years ago May 1948. »