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5 THINGS TO DO AT DISNEYLAND THIS WEEK:
1. Mickey and the Magical Map Show (check the Dashboard or use MagicSearch for Showtimes.
2. Try the new Big Thunder!
3. Captain America Meet and Greet in Innoventions
4. Radiator Springs Racers (get your Fastpasses at Park opening)
5. Fried Chicken at the newly reopened Plaza Inn!
MAGIC MORNING Disneyland Park: Guests with a 3+ day ticket can choose ONE day for early entry Tues, Thu, or Sat. EXTRA MAGIC HOURS for Resort Hotel Guests: Disneyland Park, Tue, Thu, Sat. California Adventure (including Cars Land) Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun. Radiator Springs Racers is open during early entry, but Fastpasses are not available during this time. More info here.
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Last night while working Fantasmic I noticed a marine in dress blues hanging out near Haunted Mansion taking pictures with his girlfriend and talking to some other guests . With my deep respect for members of our Armed Forces, I walked over and thanked him for his service and talked to him about life in general and handed him some readmission passes to enjoy some of his favorite attractions before I had to run off and help with the oncoming rush of the crowd.Later on after my break I noticed the same marine and his girlfriend standing around in a terrible location trying to watch the 10:30 Fantasmic show. Without saying anything to them, I went and asked my lead if we had any room in our VIP section that's dead center over by Pirates for a party of 2 and got the ok. I walked back over to the couple and get their attention and tell them that on behalf of Disneyland, we'd like to extend our thanks for his sacrifice and service and lead them to a better viewing location. On the walk over I notice that the marine's girlfriend is now carrying red roses and catch a sparkle of light on her finger. I ask if my suspicions are correct and recieve an affirmative, that he had proposed to her that night. I gave them a big congratulations and told them to enjoy the show. Little did they know I had more surprises in mind if I got the ok.Again, I go running to find a lead to ask if we can do anything more for this couple and explain the situation. It took a trainer and a lead to get the needed NSA card but we finally found one and my frantic run to finish my task before the show ended was under way. I ended up getting them a set of "Happily Ever After" buttons, a bride and groom set of Mickey ears and made out a couple more readds for them and got back right before the prince and princesses scene, perfect timing! They both couldn't stop thanking me, the fiance is on the edge of crying and the marine grabs my hand, shakes it and goes "You really didn't have to do all this you know. Thank you!" All I could say in response was "Yes, I did , it's what we do. We as a country owe you so much more, this is the least I could do for you guys."It's moments like this that make my job stand out from any other in the world. Being able to make magical memories that will last a lifetime on the fly and having the support of the entire team to help make these moments possible is one of the greatest benefits of work we have. I can't think of anywhere else that goes far and beyond the expected on a daily basis in order to make someone elses day that much more memorable.
FYI: "Fantasmic" will now be shown daily with two performances at 8:45pm and 10:45pm with its new FastPass option and new dining packages.
This week's "Wednesdays with Walt" Annual Passholder Event will feature "Holiday Time at Disneyland". To attend the event, present a valid AP to the Cast Member at the Main Street Opera House starting at 12noon on Wednesday.
unForecast Crowd Prediction: With Christmas time in full gear, expect it to be very busy in both parks this week. Even with the rain, expect it to still be busy. As more schools are released for break, expect this weekend to be very busy too. For Disneyland Park, expect CIs to be in the low 80s to low 90s and for DCA, expect CIs to be in the high 70s to high 80s.
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