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!
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#News- MICKEY'S HALLOWEEN PARTY 2012 UPDATED!- I'll try to cover everything like last year, so here it goes: HOURS: Most of the parties (with a few exceptions) will take place on either Tuesdays/Fridays. Tuesday- party starts at 6pm (Check-in starts at 3pm); Friday- party starts at 7pm (Check-in starts at 4pm). Main Street stores will stay open an additional hour after normal park closing for your shopping convenience. Disney California Adventure Park will stay open until 8pm and Tuesdays and 12am on Fridays. PARKING: The Mickey and Friends Parking Structure and Toy Story Parking Lot will be open for the event. ENTRY: Because this is considered a special event, every guest, ages 3 and up, must have a special ticket for the event. When you enter Disneyland Park, you will immediately be handed 3 things: 1) A Wristband (very important), 2) A special Park Map and 3) Treat bag. Those who want to purchase tickets for the event on the day of OR those guests who are in the park during the normal operating park hours who need to pick up their wristbands, report to the outside area of Westward Ho Trading Company in Frontierland, where CMs can help you there. ATTRACTIONS: Most of the attractions will be open,with the exception of those that are currently down for refurbishment and Mickey's ToonTown. IASW will be closing on October 23 due to the holiday overlay installment. The Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Ranch will not be open during the party. FOOD: Most of the food locations will be open, including many that will be offering special food offerings for just this event. STORES: Many stores will be offering exclusive Mickey's Halloween Party merchandise only during the event. Main Street will stay open 1 hour after the party for your shopping convenience. PARADE: Mickey's Costume Cavalcade will march through the party at 8:30 and 10:30, following the traditional parade route. FIREWORKS: The always popular Halloween Screams fireworks will take place at 9:30pm (parts of Fantasyland will close due to fireworks). CHARACTERS: There will be many character meet-and-greet locations throughout the park, such as Peter Pan and Wendy, Jack Skellington, the Stormtroopers and Phineas and Ferb. Also, watch out for a surprise in Town Square. There will also be a couple dance areas at Tomorrowland Terrace, featuring Buzz Lightyear and the Green Army Men, and at Rancho Del Zocalo, featuring pirates. TREATS: This year, there will be a total of 14 treat trails that will be available to trick-or-treat at. The locations are the following: Main Street Flag Pole, Main Street Cinema, Innoventions, Pixie Hollow, Tomorrowland Monorail station, Dumbo, Village Haus, Matterhorn, the Golden Horseshoe, Big Thunder Ranch, Rivers of America, the fountain near Haunted Mansion Holiday, the Canoe dock, Splash Mountain and the Critter Country train bridge. On the park map given to guests, there will an orange Mickey pumpkin symbol in each land to symbolize which land has a treat trail. In the park, each treat trail will have a white Mickey pumpkin symbolizing where the trails are. But, there may be 2-4 trails in each land, so keep an eye out for all of them. Each trail will offer an assortment of candy and healthier treats. COSTUMES: All costumes worn for Mickey's Halloween Party must follow the Disneyland Resort costume regulations, which includes masks may be worn, but we must be able to see your eyes at all times and costumes should not drag on the ground. If you've made it to this point on this post, you've learned a lot. Hope everyone has a safe and happy time while enjoying this very unique event at Disneyland! Note: All information above may change due to possible changes in the weather. (Mickey's Halloween Party will take place on the following dates: October 31 (Halloween Night!) All nights are sold out except the 29 and 31
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Update for the week of Monday, August 25th:
Park hours: DL (9am-10pm weekdays, 9am-12am weekends); DCA (9am-9pm weekdays, 9am-10pm weekends). Since the parks are closing earlier during the week, Fantasmic will only be shown Friday-Sunday, World of Color will be shown at 9pm and the "Magical!" fireworks will be shown at 9:25pm daily (weather permitting).
FYI: this is a last full week to participate in "Legends of Frontierland" in Frontierland as it concludes on Monday, September 1st. Also, the Adventure Trading Company's last day in the jungle will be Monday, August 25 and will move onto a new adventure, so make sure to catch them!
unForecast Crowd Prediction: Expect it to be quiet to moderately busy this week as many schools go back this week, but there's also still quite a few people getting their end of summer vacation in at the Resort before school starts after Labor Day for them. But, reminder that this weekend is the Disneyland Half Marathon, so expect crowds to pick up Thursday and/or Friday as runners and their families come in for this weekend's events. And make sure to keep an eye out for any road closures late Saturday night to mid Sunday morning if you are coming to the Resort this coming weekend!
July was arguably one of the slowest months of the year (some say the Sunday on Independence Day Weekend was the slowest day of the year). However, we saw crowd levels rise Sat Aug 2, and they've been steady through today (Aug 5). With the Socal passes coming good Aug 18, we should see good crowds throughout the end of the month. - Admin Aug 5, 2014 2:23PM
New "Music of Nashville" event coming to the Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree running on weekends, starting on July 18. To read more info: click here. - BaseballMickey_CM Jul 9, 2014 11:04AM
So far this summer, Saturdays have been the quietest days of the week due to the Annual Passholder block outs. Today, wait times weren't too bad in both parks, with crowd indexes hovering around 60-70 at DL and 50-60 in DCA. - BaseballMickey_CM Jun 28, 2014 11:24PM
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