The trailer for The Last Jedi premiered on Monday and there’s one thing everyone can agree on: Porgs are awesome.
— WIRED (@WIRED) October 10, 2017
Bet you didn’t know they had such a long history at Disneyland.
Porg giving Disneyland’s dedication speech at Disneyland, Opening Day – 1955 pic.twitter.com/NgK9vUPzqa
— HamJenkinsIII (@hamjenkinsIII) October 11, 2017
We noticed a bunch of plush Porgs for sale at Epcot last month but had no idea how adorable they’d really be!
In other Star Wars News, Rian Johnson, director of The Last Jedi, got to check out the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge construction site at Disneyland this week.
Today Ram & I got a tour of the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge site at Disneyland, and it’s going to be incredible. Lines weren’t too bad! pic.twitter.com/bUGvR8hn8F
— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) October 13, 2017
Hopefully he also got to meet Jake, the droid that’s been hanging out in Tomorrowland.
— OC Disney (@ocdisney) October 10, 2017
— 🎃Tony SPOOKins👻 (@DisneyIRLTV) October 6, 2017
And finally for Disneyland, the parks were overtaken by smoke from a nearby canyon fire earlier this week.
— ABC News (@ABC) October 9, 2017
— Ⓡ•ⓨ•ⓐ•ⓝ (@RyTheTechGuy) October 9, 2017
Firefighters are still working to contain the blaze, which has burned over 9,000 acres and destroyed 13 homes.
Across the sea at Hong Kong Disneyland, the park is at work on a multi-year expansion that will bring a larger castle and Marvel and Frozen areas to the park.
— Disney M. K. Blog (@DMK_Blog) October 13, 2017
In Orlando, the bubble waffle trend has made its way to Disney Springs, with two varieties available at AristoCrepes.
Life is the bubbles at AristoCrepes―Try the new Salted Caramel & Strawberry Bubble Waffle desserts! Open at 4p Mon-Fri. & 12p Sat.-Sun. pic.twitter.com/Nuks3Q6pRe
— Disney Springs (@DisneySprings) October 9, 2017
But the real news is this Dole Whip-topped pineapple upside down cake at Aloha Isle. Yes I said “real news.”
Pineapple Upside Down Cake topped with Dole Whip at Aloha Isle in the Magic Kingdom! This is a snack credit! pic.twitter.com/js792g4NjP
— AJ Wolfe (@DisneyFoodBlog) October 7, 2017