are in full swing at the Disneyland Resort in California!
If it rains it
is important to know the following:
Fact: Fantasmic! will be cancelled if
it rains because of live performers.
Fact: Fireworks are not cancelled due
to rain, but if there is wind, they will be cancelled as well.
Fact: World of Color is not supposed to
cancel in the rain.
restaurants are open now on Paradise Pier at Disney's California Adventure. The food is wonderful at both. Pizza crust is very crispy, and the skewers
at the Garden Grill are on a bed of rice that tastes wonderful. Enjoy a skewer or a pizza on your trip!
Disney's California Adventure:
Boards, Boards - Due to all of the construction at Disney's California
Adventure you will see boards up just about everywhere you go!
is now open (and it looks beautiful) and you immediately run into boards. Your trip into the park includes a pass
through backstage as you go behind Soarin' Over California.
and Doug from the movie UP will be in Redwood Creek Challenge Trail.
Grizzly River Run Fastpass machines are still being
used for World of Color Fastpass Tickets. Get in line early - it does move
fast. Now they do have a few machines dedicated to the ride itself so be sure
to get that fastpass early too on the hot summer days.
The Cars Land
entrance has new signage, and during the day you just may find Mater and
Lightning McQueen here for a picture opportunity. The sign looks beautiful at
Mermaid is a fun ride with long lines but the queue moves quickly so plan your
time wisely and dedicate some of it to standing in this line.
Pizza and Pasta, Paradise Garden Grill, and Bayside Brews are all now open for
Ferb's Rockin' Rollin' Dance Party debuted at Disney's California Adventure and
can be seen several times daily. This is
a fun dance party for kids with many well-known Phineas and Ferb songs.
World of Color is
scheduled for at least once nightly showings.
A holiday portion has been added to the show.
Fantasy Parade is done daily throughout December and into January.
Holiday Magic is shown nightly when the hours permit.
Enchantment Holiday Lighting is done twice nightly when hours permit. This is the lighting of Sleeping Beauty
Castle and the Hub.
it's a small
world holiday will brighten anyone's day with their show and ride.
shown on weekends only until December 14th when it begins showing twice
Reindeer Roundup is open for visitors.
Enjoy a little show, have a snack, or visit the big man himself here.
Disneyland will close at 6:00pm on December 12th and 13th for a special
event. (Cast Member Parties I believe)
Disneyland will remain open until 2:00am on December 31st.
Crowds will be
heavy on December 3rd and 4th for the annual Candlelight Processional. Rumor has it that Gary Sinise from CSI: NY
and Forest Gump fame will be the celebrity Narrator this year.
Star Tours II - The Adventure
Continues is open and fastpass is gone by 10:00 each morning so if you want to
ride, grab that fastpass first. And you will find a queue for the fastpass as
well. Lines wait times are usually over an hour for this new ride. The queue is
fantastic and the ride amazing. So yes, it IS worth the wait.
Tower is beautiful. Warning - her queue will reach 90 minutes before she even
arrives, and once it does, the queue is closed until 1pm. If you want to see
Rapunzel, get in the line early. You may even get to see Flynn at the same
time. This is Disney's newest Princess and she is in very high demand.
Ride Refurbs for December:
will be closed on December 5th
will close on December 6th and 7th.
Disney's California Adventure
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