Disney Pixar’s Cars 3 Tour Stops at Downtown Disney June 12-13, 2017 + Recipes!

The Walt Disney Company and Dole Food Company have collaborated to encourage families to make healthier choices with Disney-branded fruits and vegetables. This summer Disney and Dole will debut healthy programs with Disney·Pixar’s CARS 3 theme and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi later this year. They’re taking it on the road with a CARS 3 Road to Races nationwide tour with stops in 27 cities across the county. This week they are in San Diego, then they’re going to be at Downtown Disney in Anaheim next week before they go to Los Angeles! See the tour schedule below!

Anaheim, California Tour Stop is June 12-13 (10am-5pm) in Downtown Disney!


Dole Family Day Celebrates Their 2016 Rose Parade Participation with Special Tribute to Raul R. Rodriguez #DoleRose

Tournament of the Roses with Family Day! This year they are paying a special tribute to their float designer, Raul R. Rodriguez. Volunteers and their families were seen crushing coconuts that will go on the floats in this year’s Rose Parade competition. Families not only came to volunteer but enjoyed a fun-filled day with facepainting, rock climbing, balloon twisting, photos with Santa and the Rose Court, lunch from food trucks, and sampled DOLE treats like chocolate covered frozen bananas and pineapples. ABOUT RAUL R. RODRIGUEZ: “Rodriguez designed 528 floats during his 38-year long career, 31 of which were Sweepstakes Trophy winners in the Rose Parade. Throughout its participation in the … READ MORE >>

RECAP: Going Behind the Scenes at DOLE’s @RoseParade Float @DolesFoods Family Day #DOLERose

A few weekends ago, we got a sneak peak of DOLE’s Rose Parade Float on DOLE’s Family Day. Did you know they won the last three years in a row?? Pretty amazing right? They are going at it again to try for their fourth win and keep their crown. Do you think they can do it? My son wanted a Minion and my niece ran around with a Hello Kitty. Sure, why not. We sampled DOLE treats: Fruit Squish’ems, Strawberry and Banana Dippers, and (a favorite) – mini Crunch. Where can I find more of these? We also enjoyed a yummy lunch from food trucks like Vchos Truck and The … READ MORE >>

Watch for the DOLE Rose Bowl Parade Float – Will They Win Again?

We were invited to attend a DOLE Family Fun Day Event for DOLE employees to preview their New Years Day Rose Bowl Parade Float. One family was randomly drawn at the event to ride on the float on New Years Day. LUCKY Theme: A massive erupting 26-foot volcano with smoke, steam and 20-foot blasts of real fire stands tall over a vibrant and lush tropical rainforest filled with three waterfalls, prowling tigers, and fluttering butterflies as well as chimpanzees, parrots and dragonflies. “We are going for a three-peat!” Famous Float Designer: Raul Rodriguez I got to the meet the very talented award-winning float designer, Raul Rodriguez! He designed last year’s … READ MORE >>