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Friday July 21 2017
Disneyland Park (Crowd Index 40):8:00AM to 12:00AM
Disney California Adventure (Crowd Index 88):8:00AM to 10:00PM
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Closed for refurbishment: Mark Twain Riverboat,Sailing Ship Columbia,Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes,Disneyland Railroad
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Silver Dollar Six
Frontierland
The Straw Hatters
Main Street, U.S.A.
Royal Street Bachelors at French Market Restaurant
New Orleans Square
Pearly Band
Fantasyland
Flag Retreat Ceremony
Main Street, U.S.A.
Hook & Ladder Co.
Main Street, U.S.A.
Disneyland Resort AllAmerican College Band at Royal Theatre
Fantasyland
Disneyland Resort AllAmerican College Band at Main Street, U.S.A.
Main Street, U.S.A.
Disneyland Band at Main Street, U.S.A.
Main Street, U.S.A.
Disneyland Band at Frontierland
Frontierland
The Dapper Dans
Main Street, U.S.A.
The Bootstrappers
New Orleans Square
Tomorrowland Terrace Stage Presents Scot Bruce A Tribute to the King of RocknRoll
Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland Terrace Stage
Tomorrowland
Storytelling at Royal Theatre
Fantasyland
Mickey and the Magical Map
Fantasyland
The Laughing Stock Co.
Frontierland
Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple
Tomorrowland
"Remember...Dreams Come True" Fireworks Spectacular
Fantasmic! – Returning July 17th
Frontierland
Main Street Electrical Parade
Mickey's Soundsational Parade
Main Street Piano Player
Main Street, U.S.A.
Jambalaya Jazz
New Orleans Square
Disney California Adventure
Operation: Playtime! featuring the Green Army Men
Paradise Pier
Mariachi Divas
Pacific Wharf
Citizens of Buena Vista Street
Buena Vista Street
Red Car Trolley News Boys
Buena Vista Street
Heroic Encounter: Black Widow
Hollywood Land
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Dance Off!
Hollywood Land
Frozen – Live at the Hyperion
Hollywood Land
Five & Dime
Buena Vista Street
DJ's Dance 'n Drive
Cars Land
Disney Junior Dance Party!
Hollywood Land
Avengers Training Initiative
Hollywood Land
Summer of Heroes
Hollywood Land
World of Color
Paradise Pier
Pixar Play Parade
Paradise Garden Bandstand Presents Ellis Island Boys
Paradise Pier
Paradise Garden Bandstand
Paradise Pier

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#Fantasmic Riverbelle Terrace dining package review: I had to wait maybe 5 minutes, if that, to be seated. I requested indoor seating to avoid the heat! It was very nice inside, and fairly quiet as well. My server, Cassandra, was wonderful and very nice. She suggested that if I was able to, ordering all 3 courses at once would be easiest for the staff, so I did because I had checked the menu earlier. For my starter, I had the corn chowder. When you first get it, you might think, "Wow, this is so small!", but seriously, no worries... there's waaay more food to come! It was very good. For the main course, I ordered the brisket sandwich. It comes with BBQ baked beans and an additional side you choose. I believe options are coleslaw, potato salad, mixed vegetables, and tater tots (I might be missing a couple!). Usually the brisket sandwich comes with an onion hoagie roll, onions, and steak-sauce mayo, but I ordered it with ciabatta, no onions, and the mayo on the side. It was delicious, and HUGE! I'm not used to ever eating this much at the parks. The tater tots were good, nice and crispy. I did not care much for the baked beans. They weren't awful, but definitely not my favorite. The steak sauce mayo was perfect for the sandwich and had just the right amount of kick! Now for my favorite part of the meal... dessert! I highly suggest trying the Maleficent one, it was amazing. So many flavors but just the right amount of each. The slight-spicy factor was perfect too. Overall, my experience was wonderful and I will definitely be doing this again in the future. The only "negative" thing I experienced was a Fantasmic CM telling me I couldn't enter the viewing area anytime before 8pm (as it said on the fastpass to enter between 8 and 9pm). When I arrived at 7:45pm, there were already plenty of people in front of me but thankfully I still had a good view! I also highly suggest NOT paying the extra $15 to have a table view of the show. It's pretty far from the water and you're much better off seeing it front and center in the fastpass viewing section - which is seating only! The receipt in the pic shows the price of 1 adult meal after the 15% AP discount. Hope this helps anyone considering doing the package. Also, I feel the need to have a disclaimer - I am a picky eater so I may not be the best person to do a food review! 😂

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Disney’s MaxPass Debuts! - Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Disney MaxPass will debut on Wednesday, July 19th for the Disneyland Resort.  With this feature, Disney MaxPass will help Guests maximize their experience at the Resort by providing unlimited Disney PhotoPass downloads from the day, and by enabling the convenience of mobile FastPass booking and redemption times while in the park through the Disneyland App (via DisneyParks Blog).

This feature will be offered at an introductory price at $10 per day.  Guests may purchase Disney MaxPass when they purchase their ticket or as an add on through the Disneyland App.  Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders will have the option to add on Disney MaxPass to their Pass for $75 for the duration of their current pass.  Signature Plus Passholders will receive Disney MaxPass for FREE!

With the expansion and introduction of MaxPass, each person of your party must have to purchase Disney MaxPass.  Also, anyone can view, cancel and redeem FastPass selections within the Disneyland App without additional purchase.  But with Disney MaxPass, every member of your party does not have to get the same FastPass for the same attraction.  Within selecting an attraction to reserve a FastPass return time, Guests can select which ticket can be assigned that return time to that attraction.  (For example, a party of 4 can assign 2 tickets for Splash Mountain and the other 2 for Big Thunder Mountain.)

Currently, there are 16 attractions that offer Disney FastPass in both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park.  (Note: shows like Fantasmic and World of Color cannot be booked via Disney MaxPass.)  FastPasses for these shows must be obtained by visiting the kiosks.

After connecting your park ticket(s) to the Disneyland App and Disney MaxPass, simply select an attraction and a FastPass return time that is the most convenient.  (The format looks very similar to My Disney Experience at Walt Disney World).  When redeeming the reserved FastPass at the attraction, simply scan your mobile device at the FastPass entrance for each Guest in your party.

Guests will continue to have the option of Disney FastPass service at no additional cost by obtaining a FastPass return time with their park ticket at the attraction FastPass kiosks (like what we’ve been doing for years).

Here is a video that explains Disney MaxPass:
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#HalloweenParty2017DLR #news Disneyland website: It’s a Frightfully Delightful Night! Join Mickey and friends for a happily haunted happening filled with Halloween fun and Disney magic at Disneyland Park. On select evenings this fall, get in the spirit as we turn the Park into the ultimate family night out! Howl-iday Highlights at Disneyland Park: Ride of the Headless Horseman, a haunted herald who leads the Frightfully Fun Parade down Main Street, U.S.A.—presented exclusively during Mickey’s Halloween Party Halloween Screams, a supernatural fireworks celebration presented exclusively during Mickey’s Halloween Party (weather permitting) Trick-or-treat stations offering candy and healthy goodies A chance to meet, greet and pose with some dastardly Disney Villains and popular Disney Pals decked out in Halloween costumes New for Mickey’s Halloween Party: Souvenir Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the event, with unlimited PhotoPass downloads to enjoy later New for Mickey’s Halloween Party: Ability to visit both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park with special event ticket during Mickey’s Halloween Party—entry to either park begins 3 hours before the Party start time Mickey’s Halloween Party Dining Package at Blue Bayou—additional costs apply; reservations required 2017 Ticket Details, Pricing and Party Dates Purchase your tickets starting July 24—or July 17 for Annual Passholders. Booking ahead of time means you won’t miss out on this popular celebration and—for several party dates—can save you money over the same-day admission price. On select nights, Passholders can save even more. Your ticket lets you enjoy both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park for up to 3 hours before Mickey’s Halloween Party starts. Then you’ll be trick-or-treated to 5 hours of fright-astic fun at Disneyland Park, including special Halloween-themed attractions, Character Greetings, fireworks, the Ride of the Headless Horseman and more. 2017 Ticket Details, Pricing and Party Dates Purchase your tickets starting July 24—or July 17 for Annual Passholders. Booking ahead of time means you won’t miss out on this popular celebration and—for several party dates—can save you money over the same-day admission price. On select nights, Passholders can save even more. Your ticket lets you enjoy both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park for up to 3 hours before Mickey’s Halloween Party starts. Then you’ll be trick-or-treated to 5 hours of fright-astic fun at Disneyland Park, including special Halloween-themed attractions, Character Greetings, fireworks, the Ride of the Headless Horseman and more. Mickey’s Halloween Party Dates and Times Advanced Ticket Price Annual Passholder Ticket Price Date-of-Event Ticket Price Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM $95.00 $85.00 $105.00 Friday, September 22, 2017 7:00 PM to midnight $105.00 $105.00 $105.00 Monday, September 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM $95.00 $85.00 $105.00 Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM $95.00 $85.00 $105.00 Friday, September 29, 2017 7:00 PM to midnight $105.00 $105.00 $105.00 Tuesday, October 3, 2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM $105.00 $105.00 $105.00 Friday, October 6, 2017 7:00 PM to midnight $105.00 $105.00 $105.00 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM $105.00 $105.00 $105.00 Friday, October 13, 2017 7:00 PM to midnight $105.00 $105.00 $105.00 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM $105.00 $105.00 $105.00 Friday, October 20, 2017 7:00 PM to midnight $120.00 $120.00 $120.00 Tuesday, October 24, 2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM $105.00 $105.00 $105.00 Friday, October 27, 2017 7:00 PM to midnight $120.00 $120.00 $120.00 Tuesday, October 31, 2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM $120.00 $120.00 $120.00 Ticket and Event Information A ticket is required for all Guests 3 and over. Space is limited and tickets are available only while supplies last. Subject to capacity and other restrictions. Tickets are valid for admission to Mickey’s Halloween Party and to Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park beginning 3 hours prior to the start of the party. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be sold or transferred for commercial use. Days and times of operation all other elements including, but not limited to, operation of attractions, entertainment, services, stores and restaurants, appearances of Disney Characters and applicable theme park may vary and are subject to change without notice. Only Disney PhotoPass photos captured during the event can be downloaded from your Disney account as many times as you want, for 45 days after capture. Disney PhotoPass is subject to the Disney PhotoPass terms and conditions. There Is No Smoking at Mickey’s Halloween Party This is a completely non-smoking event, and there will be no designated smoking areas within the park. Exit and reentry is permitted to designated smoking areas in the Esplanade outside the Disneyland Park Main Entrance.
#NEWS From the Disney Parks Blog Disney MaxPass to Debut July 19 at the Disneyland Resort by Erin Glover, Editorial Content Director, Disneyland Resort We are excited to announce that Disney MaxPass will launch July 19 at the Disneyland Resort! Disney MaxPass will help guests to maximize their experience at the Disneyland Resort by providing unlimited Disney PhotoPass downloads from the day, and by enabling the convenience of mobile Disney FASTPASS booking and redemption times while in the theme parks through the Disneyland App. If guests are not already registered for a Disney account, registration is fast and simple. Download the app and follow the prompts to register for an account. Disney MaxPass will be offered for an introductory price of $10 a day. Guests may purchase Disney MaxPass when they purchase their ticket, or as an add-on through the Disneyland App once they enter either theme park. Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders also will have the option of purchasing Disney MaxPass for the life of their current passport for $75. Signature Plus passholders will receive Disney MaxPass at no additional cost, as part of their annual passport entitlement. Since we announced Disney MaxPass in January, we have added two additional Disney FASTPASS locations at Toy Story Mania and Matterhorn Bobsleds, bringing the total number of attractions to 16. Guests will continue to have the option of Disney FASTPASS service at no additional cost by obtaining a Disney FASTPASS return time with their park admission ticket at attraction Disney FASTPASS kiosks. The introduction of Disney MaxPass is part of our ongoing commitment to providing guests with opportunities to customize their experiences and make it even easier than ever to create unforgettable memories. Watch for another Disney Parks Blog post soon for an example of how Disneyland Resort guests can start enjoying Disney MaxPass on July 19.
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#MWFEELGOODSTORY-- The story behind Disneyland’s special green balloon at #D23 --by Keith Sharon, OCRegister . Next time you see a green balloon at Disneyland, I hope you think of a little boy who has a difficult time in big crowds. He has trouble keeping his hands to himself. He fears unpredictable noises. That boy is autistic, and he is my son, Trey. When you see a green balloon, I also want you to think of two Disney cast members. I don’t know their names (I wish I did so I could share their names and tell them how important their effort was to my family), and they don’t know me. But they went out of their way to help my son when the most important thing in his world was that green balloon. On Saturday at the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center, Bob Chapek, president of Disney Parks and Resorts, gave a memorable speech in the grand hall. Near the end of his remarks, Chapek introduced a cast member, who took the stage and read part of a letter Disney management had received about a little boy and a green balloon. Last December, I wrote that letter. I didn’t know it would make its way into Chapek’s presentation, or I would have had my entire family there. I wish Trey could have been there to see what happened next. After the letter was read, cast members took the stage carrying dozens of green balloons and sang “When You Wish Upon A Star.” They handed out green balloons in the crowd. I saw the reaction on Twitter, which was overwhelming. People were commenting through their tears. Someone posted a picture of a green balloon with the hashtag #austismawareness. People said they would never look at a green balloon the same way. The following is the full letter I wrote to whom it may concern last December: Thank you Disneyland … These long days – even at the Happiest Place on Earth – can be tough. My son, Trey, is 6 years old, and he’s autistic. While most parents look forward to a day at Disneyland as a little slice of heaven, it’s not always that way for my wife Nancy and I. Trey sometimes responds negatively to noises, to crowds, to chaos. He often growls and screams, covers his ears and cries if someone bumps his stroller or he is surprised. In the past, we’ve had to leave Disneyland before noon because the stimulation is just too much. We would do anything to try to keep him focused on having a good time. This time, we entered the park at 8 a.m. and he told us almost immediately that he wanted a balloon. Not just any balloon. It had to be a clear balloon with a Mickey Mouse inside. And that Mickey Mouse had to be green – his favorite color. We tried to explain that it’s better to get a balloon on the way OUT of the park at the end of the day, so we don’t have to carry it around and risk losing it. We made a deal with Trey. If he didn’t scream or cry, if he was nice to other people in line, if he didn’t run away from us – then, at the end of the day, we would get him a green Mickey Mouse balloon. And I am here to say miracles do happen. It wasn’t long before Nancy and I both commented that this was the best day. It may have been the happiest day of Trey’s young life. We adopted him at birth, and it has been an endless cycle of psychologists and psychiatrists and medications. But on this day, he was happy. The only ride he had ever tried in previous trips to Disneyland was “It’s a Small World.” Last year, he threw a fit outside because he was scared. This year, he not only rode Small World, he rode the submarine, the Mater ride (twice), several rides in Bugs Land and the Jungle Cruise. Nancy and I kept looking at each other in almost disbelief. “Best day ever” we mouthed to each other many times. We made it through lunch at Flo’s without incident. We amassed 29,000 steps and 14 miles on Fit Bit. Unbelievable. Then, we ended the day on Main Street where we saw Santa Claus. We went inside Gibson Girl to get ice cream. It was dark, and Trey said he was tired. He didn’t want any ice cream, he said, because he wanted that green balloon. YES, we told him. We hugged him and lifted him up and celebrated the best day ever. We walked down Main Street toward the exit. Stopping at each souvenir shop to get that congratulatory balloon. But they don’t sell balloons in those shops. They told us we had to find a walking balloon salesman on Main Street. We looked down the street, which was a mass of humanity, and we saw no balloons for sale. No way. This couldn’t be happening. Children were walking past with balloons, some of them were green. Trey was starting to get a little upset. So Nancy promised him she would find him a balloon. I kept Trey in the stroller by the flag pole as she went back down Main Street with determination. I kept Trey busy listening to the Dapper Dans singing Christmas songs. But mommy wasn’t coming back. I tried to change the deal. What about Mickey Mouse ears with his name on them? I would have given him anything. No, he said. And he started to get upset. We didn’t know it at the time, but Nancy had found two Disney cast members. She asked about balloons and after some calls on a walkie talkie, she was told that there weren’t any more balloons for sale. The two employees must have been mothers. They must have seen the horror on Nancy’s face. They told her to wait there and one of them took off trying to find a balloon. Meanwhile, the Dapper Dans finished their set. It had been a half hour that Nancy was gone. Trey was beyond restless. I was sweating. Suddenly, he jumped out of the stroller and ran away. This was it. I was going to have to chase him down and grab him and apologize for the screaming. “Trey, stop,” I yelled. But he kept going. He ran through several people on Main Street. And into Nancy’s arms. She was holding a clear balloon with a Mickey Mouse inside. IT WAS GREEN. Trey was jumping for joy. I threw my hands in the air like Nancy had just won us the Super Bowl. We will never forget that green balloon. Nancy said she hugged the two cast members, thanked them and told them “Merry Christmas” because she didn’t know what else to say. They didn’t charge her for the balloon. To us, that balloon, that day, that ending … will always be priceless.