News + Events


NOV 3 & 4, 2018  – Author Shannon Laskey will have a table at the Dapper Day Expo in the Disneyland Hotel for the first time. If you’d like to be notified when you can pre-order a book to pick up at the show, email Shannon at to be added to her email list. For more info about this event visit

ETSY NEWS! The brand new Going To Guides Small World Fandana bandana is now in the Etsy shop! Visit to pick up yours today!

COMING SOON—Stay tuned for an exciting giveaway with Keiko Lynn!

Dec 19-25, 2017
The Christmas With Marie Giveaway on Instagram for members of the Going To Guides Fan Club. If you or someone you know likes Marie from Aristocats, you won’t want to miss this one!

GTG December Giveaway
Congrats to lucky winner Alex @lexusfadrizzle on Instagram! In this popular contest, contestants win a surprise Christmas gift themed to their favorite Disney character. Alex’s favorite character is Pocahontas!

The GTG Contributing Artists Giveaway!
Congrats to fellow artist Elizabeth Flores for winning 26 amazing prizes from 17 Contributing Artists!

The Going To Guides Art Contest
Thanks for your votes! The winner will be announced Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

Sat Aug. 26, 2017
Don’t miss Disney Legend and Imagineer (and Going To Guides Art Contest Judge) Rolly’s Crump’s Art Show Reception Sat, Aug. 26 at the Oceanside Museum of Art. Get your ticket here. Author Shannon Laskey will be there with her tiki dress on!

Sun Aug. 27, 2017
Shannon will be on Team Magic Kingdom Mamas in the CHOC Walk in the Park. Like to donate to help the Children’s Hospital of Orange County? CLICK HERE and thank you!

Thank you to Keiko Lynn and Oh You Pretty Things for an awesome book + goodies giveaway! Congrats to winner Cassandra @cassandra.anastasia!

Thank you Magic Kingdom Mamas of Instagram for hosting a fun Book Giveaway!

Thank you for participating in the “Going To Disneyland” Giveway on Instagram!

The lucky winner was @SarahInACupcake!

Congrats and thanks to everyone who entered!

Thank you for participating in the @DisneyLifestylers
Book & Goodies Giveaway!

The lucky winner was @disneyvault

Congrats and thanks to everyone who entered!

Thank you for participating in the GTG 1K Giveaway!
The lucky winner was @Ally_040
Stay tuned for more fun giveaways coming soon…

Thank you for participating in the Going To Disneyland Giveaway co-hosted by Going To Guides, TeamSparkle and Magic Kingdom Mamas!
We had over 650 entries.
The lucky winner was @MissHoneyOneLove

Congrats, lucky lady and thank you to everyone who joined in the fun!

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