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Disney Parks Blog Time Capsule: March 2011

Erin Glover

by , Director, Publicity, Walt Disney Animation Studios

We’re counting down the days to spring here at Disney Parks, when the flowers start blooming and the sun keeps shining (well, in between the spring showers of course). Two years ago, we were ringing in the spring here on the Disney Parks Blog – and so much more. Let’s take a look back to March 2011.
Fairy Spotted at Epcot by Gene Ducan
Fairy Spotted at Epcot
Can you spot the fairy? Gene Duncan did, and shared this photo with us back in March 2011.

Ursula Moves Into Her Lair at Disney California Adventure Park
On March 9, 2011, Valarie Sukovaty gave us what would go on to become one of our most-viewed Disney Parks Blog videos of all time, showing the Audio-Animatronic figure of Ursula moving into The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, then still under construction at Disney California Adventure park.

Video Sneak Peek: Haunted Mansion Interactive Queue at Magic Kingdom Park
Have you experienced the interactive queue at the Haunted Mansion in Magic Kingdom Park? Take a look back at this exclusive first look we received from Walt Disney Imagineering while the new queue was under construction back in March 2011.

Disneyland at Dawn: Sleeping Beauty Castle Time Lapse
On March 16, 2011, Shannon Swanson kicked off her enchanting “Disneyland at Dawn” series with this timelapse of the sun rising over Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Take a Tilt-Shift Trip to Disneyland Paris
Another in our wildly popular tilt-shift video series, this installment took us on a trip to Disneyland Paris.
Fried Green Tomato Sandwich with Jicama-mango Slaw from Hungry Bear Restaurant at Disneyland Resort
Hungry Bear Re-Opens With Delicious New Menu
Hungry Bear Restaurant re-opened in March 2012 with a brand-new menu, featuring my all-time favorite Disneyland sandwich (yes – move over, Monte Cristo): the fried green tomato sandwich.
Roger Rabbit from 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?'

A Disney Rabbit Roundup

With Easter just around the corner, Jennifer Fickley-Baker gave us a round-up of rabbits at Disney Parks.
Springtime in Disneyland Park By Paul Hiffmeyer

Springtime in Disneyland Park

By March 31, 2011, spring had sprung at Disneyland park, and Paul Hiffmeyer was there to share these spectacular photos of this lovely season with us.