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 423.2 #563 (DL Qual #513

September 25, 2016 1:00 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Ok so can I just say how happy I am world of color is back to close to the original. We saw it with the dessert package tonight and I cried like a baby through 90% of it! So magical

would you recommend the dessert package?I will admit I have never seen WOC :( - Donald1967  184.4 #2284 3:03AM

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September 24, 2016 3:39 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I freeze framed a video I took this was he grave taker last night one of my favorites I completely missed him in the first parade

i love all the shovelers dancing around him!   - MsTikiMermadam  1498.7 #126 4:17PM
Me too! I almost had a heart attack with the sparks though lol  - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 4:43PM
Wow I've never seen him. That is so cool - DeadliestPassholder  386.5 #628 5:05PM

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September 24, 2016 11:58 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Oh oh! Sorry totally remembering tips now that I'm not such in a fog! So if you are an annual pass holder bring your pass and go back towards big thunder trail there is a pass holder trick or treat trail. We didn't figure out where it was till maybe 11 last night and was able to still get our goodies

This is for the Halloween party, sorry going to bed at 3 makes u a little forgetful lol - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 11:59AM
Did not know that, how did you find out? There were 5 of us and all have APs! Nice that you shared this so others won't miss out! - teapotsandteacups  1747.6 #106 10:11PM
 for the tip!  - cinderelli  447.1 #532 12:44PM
A lot of these tips are really good if you  can add these to  to  @BaseballMickey's all in one Halloween post, even more mouse waiters will be helped Throughout the season. - secretagentangel  8507.0 #11 10:15PM
Cool thank you! Now that I'm a AP I can't wait to enjoy the perksπŸ˜„  - 1Minnie58  7.8 #13863 10:20PM

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September 24, 2016 11:53 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Ok maybe one more

I tried to get a pic but he was moving so fast they were all blurry! - PeppersGhost  322.0 #854 1:03PM
I found this problem with most of the action in the parade. They were all dancing around so fast I couldn't get a clear photo. Kind of a bummer when you're only armed with a cell phone. You really need a good camera with an action setting.  - DisneyDiane316  808.2 #254 2:50PM
Agreed! This one was blurry but ok took like a photo burst of 130 photos and got 2 that actually were cool of the grave digger - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 3:03PM
- MsTikiMermadam  1498.7 #126 4:42PM

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September 24, 2016 11:49 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
More pics from the parade last night. I would seriously suggest watching both shows of it there was so much I missed the first time. It's amazing and NBC is one of my favs

Beautiful picture! - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  322.5 #852 11:56AM
- carminaire  898.7 #223 12:29PM
We usually skip because we've never been a fan of parades. We may just have to make an exception πŸŽƒπŸŽƒ - SKELLIGIRL  64.9 #4473 1:32PM
Definitely! My fiancΓ© and I aren't huge parade people we loved loved this parade! - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 1:56PM
- teapotsandteacups  1747.6 #106 8:30PM

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September 24, 2016 2:26 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Ok so brief review of blue bayou premium VIEWING of Halloween parade. Food great as usual friendly cast members lots of fun. Now for the viewing spot. Big plus you show up and you have a place to stand. On the bummer side it's not really any special viewing. If you wait on the curb you get the same spot as someone who paid for the seating. I was a happy camper but there were plenty of people that   More...

Completely agree! - teapotsandteacups  1747.6 #106 3:10AM
Did you do it too? - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 8:49AM
Yes. - teapotsandteacups  1747.6 #106 8:50AM
What did you think?!? I was trying to not be a negative nelly because the parade its self was so amazing  - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 8:51AM
I also try not to be neg...by the time I realized where the viewing area was, I was 3 deep in people, should have come earlier hardly any more room, could only see through the peep space of  2 standing people who were taller than me. Barely saw the horseman. What I did see of the parade was amazing though. - teapotsandteacups  1747.6 #106 9:15AM
Ok, so a couple more things. I just noticed VIEW was all caps. Yes, that IS why we decided to pay the premium price for dinner. The dinner was excellent, but our service was very slow, another reason late to the spot. The 1-1/2 pounds of candy in a plastic bag with a Blue Bayou sticker on it per person and the lighted necklace lanyard was nice. Need to get to the viewing area asap! - teapotsandteacups  1747.6 #106 9:25AM
Thank you teapotsandteacups and excmdlgurl. These honest reviews help MWers who may be on the fence about whether or not they should purchase an expensive package. DisneyDiane316 mentioned something similar. Because of her advice, I know what area to avoid when watching the parade. Oh yeah, UTDISNEYFAMILY gave me some great advice too!πŸ˜πŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2479.8 #65 11:01AM
i saw video,  the floats are awesome! - MsTikiMermadam  1498.7 #126 4:17AM
thanks for the great info looks like I will have to wait early for the parade and by myself I get bored, oh well I can see it will be way worth it, cant wait :) - Donald1967  184.4 #2284 6:36PM
If you don't care which one you see you don't have to line up as early for the second parade depending on the spot you want  - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 7:26PM
thank you for that added info much appreciated excmdlgurl - Donald1967  184.4 #2284 9:30PM
One other thing I forgot to mention about Blue Bayou special parade package dinners: we had reservations for 6:30 and were afraid we couldn't line up in time to get good viewing for the parade. We went there at 4 and just asked them if it was possible to be seated earlier. They kindly allowed us to be seated and served is promptly. The server was nice, but there was confusion about whether or not AP discounts applied for this package. The manager advised it was not valid, but that was ok. I understood. I did, however, prefer the seating for PTN as it was in front of the train station. Not crazy about the spot next to carnation cafe. In sorry you couldn't see past the people in front of you. @excmdlgurl @Sugarbuzz @RadiatorSprings4Ever @SassafrasDavis @teapotsandteacups . All in all, our experience was wonderful. A few hiccups, but nothing a little Disney Magic doesn't fix! Great parade!  - DisneyDiane316  808.2 #254 6:59PM
Our reservation is @5. Figuring we will be done by 6 and can possibly do a few  treat lines with the grandkids before going to the parade. Disappointed that we don't get the benches for sitting.  - Sugarbuzz  292.3 #1038 7:26PM
Just FYI...we were asked if we wanted to order from the regular menu or the Premium 3 course menu. I imagine you would still get the AP discount on the regular menu. We were there to celebrate my granddaughter's birthday so to make it more special we did Premium. Just a small detail, the Premium menu wasn't lighted. And, if you want a good fireworks/castle projection view, I would recommend getting a good viewing spot in front of the castle early, then watching the second parade.  - teapotsandteacups  1747.6 #106 9:54PM
so how does one get bench seating?  - Plumiegirl  10393.1 #9 9:59PM
so how does one get bench seating? - Plumiegirl  10393.1 #9 9:59PM
We wanted bench seating in front of the castle, but had no idea how it was offered. Last night when I saw the benches and chairs set up, I asked a CM and she said if you take a Halloween tour. I haven't looked into it, so don't know any more details.  - teapotsandteacups  1747.6 #106 11:03PM

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September 24, 2016 2:17 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Horseman! My life is complete this was so amazing

This would make an awesome sticker - WishIWereThere  324.6 #838 7:01AM
yes! - MsTikiMermadam  1498.7 #126 9:04AM
i watched a youtube video of it tonite.  looks so amazing,  and the sound of real hooves! - MsTikiMermadam  1498.7 #126 4:12AM
*grabs empty coconut shells and taps them together //clip CLOP clip CLOP clip CLOP clip CLOP// DarthTinkerbell Help me out here!  - SassafrasDavis  652.4 #336 7:47AM
πŸ‘†πŸ» we just watched that last night πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  657.9 #335 7:55AM
SassafrasDavis I used my coconut shells on the plane ride here. I don't think the pilot got it.πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - DarthTinkerbell  1040.8 #197 8:00AM
DarthTinkerbell I'm sure you gripped them by the husk like a good wonky gal. Did you fly by African or European swallow?  - SassafrasDavis  652.4 #336 8:18AM
SassafrasDavis clearly an African swallow. The European type can't carry such a weight.πŸ˜‰ - DarthTinkerbell  1040.8 #197 8:41AM
Funny funny!  Now I need to watch Holy Grail! - cinderelli  447.1 #532 9:06AM
Nice shot - DarthFairy  693.1 #315 6:05PM
- OhanaPhoto  6566.8 #20 6:14PM

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September 23, 2016 6:24 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Getting ready for the Halloween party! We are doing blue bayou for premium viewing for the parade so so so excited!!!

Us too!  - DisneyDiane316  808.2 #254 6:29PM
Have fun!! - miadawn128  157.7 #2688 7:17PM
Please let us know how you like it.  I am doing it on the 5th - wolfingtonj  7.1 #14881 7:25PM
Hey @wolfingtonj. Aka Wolfie are you lurking again - disneybob49  1154.6 #171 8:42PM
Doung this on 10/26. Looking forward to hearing about it!  - ythdudette  1527.5 #123 8:38PM

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September 21, 2016 9:27 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
View from my room this afternoon just checked in and I'm in heaven

Awesome! - miadawn128  157.7 #2688 9:31PM
Beautiful!! - TinyDancerTay  569.1 #394 9:32PM
Great view!  - DisneyDiane316  808.2 #254 2:13PM
Thanks! We are loving the grand and celebrating our 8 year anniversary! So amazing - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 5:02PM

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August 31, 2016 7:58 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Question I know they aren't doing mystical spirits dinner this year I'm looking for PREMIUM SEATING for the HALLOWEEN SCREAMS FIREWORKS to achieve this would I have to purchase a vip tour for the day, park admission and a Halloween party ticket? Is there another way?

Usually the premium seating is set up through Guest Relations and varies day to day. But, the Halloween Screams fireworks can be seen throughout Main Street without the premium seating. In my experience, I found a space in front of the Castle about an hour before the show and had no problem. Hope this helps - BaseballMickey  8079.1 #13 8:10PM
@BaseballMickey @CM_Shadowgamer - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 8:03PM

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August 31, 2016 8:41 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#news I stumbled upon this and it hasn't been announced BUT reservations I'm sure will go quickly! Special viewing for the new Halloween parade and dinner at blue bayou

It sounds fun, it's a Better price than last year but it still cuts into your MHP time.Β Wish they'd do it on other nights too. - secretagentangel  8507.0 #11 8:45AM
I'm not sure if it will be as worth it as last years sadly. The big plus with last year is you had firework SEATing lol. But the new parade I'm sure will be great  - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 8:51AM
We booked our dinner. The meal starts at 5pm.  - Sugarbuzz  292.3 #1038 8:53AM
That's not bad.  - secretagentangel  8507.0 #11 9:32AM
There's no mention of  this year? - BriarRose406  216.6 #1866 9:45AM
No :( he will be in the new parade but the mystical spirits doesn't look like it will be offered - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 10:45AM
 for the head's up! I booked ours on 9/23 at 6:30pm. I hope we have time to finish before the parade kicks off. The CM said she didn't know what time the parade was supposed to start as they didn't have the schedule yet. 😳 - DisneyDiane316  808.2 #254 5:46PM

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July 25, 2016 6:05 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Some have asked what mystical spirits was last year at Halloween parties. I put together a few pics from the event it was my favorite experience like ever! I am crossing my fingers they bring it back this year!

Looks like fun! ☠ - MaddForMansion  867.5 #233 6:51PM
So cool! - SKELLIGIRL  64.9 #4473 6:52PM
Wow - Tinkerluvr  95.3 #3795 3:54PM
Whoa...was this a special dinner event? - SpiritOfAdventure  1083.1 #186 4:39PM

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July 25, 2016 11:37 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Ok! So I'm down to trying to book a hotel! Grand is my favorite favorite BUT I can stay either 6 nights at the grand with a woods courtyard or 7 nights with a premium view at paradise pier! Which would you pick?!

I'm down for anything that allows me to stay longer - Poisen_Ivy  318.3 #875 12:07PM
I stayed at the paradise pier a few times I like it had a great view last time we stay had a problem with the shower told them about it but it didn't get fix right and there was no rooms to change to but they took money off the room and took off all the parking fees so that was ok  - Disneydollarpam  77.2 #4158 11:56AM
100% the Grand. It's a gorgeous hotel and the convenience of it can't be beat.Β  - DisneyDreamer18  220.5 #1806 9:31PM
I πŸ’™ the Grand ! I'd pick that one  - TinyDancerTay  569.1 #394 9:43PM

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July 24, 2016 11:14 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Has anyone heard any rumors of mystical spirits of the blue bayou will be back? We are planning a trip possibly end of September but would possibly do October if we knew the experience was coming again

I called this morning . They don't have any information as of yet . No dates , pricing or anything. They said to keep checking back in . Hope this helps for now  - eviljules  1506.8 #125 1:32PM
What is mystical spirits of the Blue Bayou?  - Bobbierocha  170.7 #2487 11:50AM
It was a dinner/experience during Halloween time. Dr faciler hosted it at blue bayou live entertainment then you got a little something and they escorted you to benches for the Halloween screams fire works it was well worth the expensive price  - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 11:54AM
Maybe @BaseballMickey knows - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2054.0 #87 8:32PM
@@excmdlgurl I called DL dining and the mystic meal is not going to be offered. I saw on the website, that reservation for he Halloween meal coming soon, with seating for the frightfully fun parade. I was hoping for the fireworks seating.Β  - Sugarbuzz  292.3 #1038 5:35PM
@excmdlgurl - Sugarbuzz  292.3 #1038 5:37PM

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July 8, 2016 11:12 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Went to see beauty and the beast yesterday sooo wonderful!

If anyone is in the Bay Area I would highly recommend it! I hate to admit it but gaston did make me swoon a little lol - excmdlgurl  423.2 #563 12:03PM
What      - DisneyHeidi09  292.2 #1040 11:20AM
   - teapotsandteacups  1747.6 #106 4:10PM
Love it! I went to watch it with my husband for our anniversary last year.  It was my second time seeing it but I still got a tear in my eye.  Such a great show! - MariFICENT  195.3 #2142 4:13PM

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June 24, 2016 10:23 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Take me back!!!!

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June 21, 2016 11:09 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Had an amazing birthday week at Disneyland! Last night at 10:59 we got off its a small world bummed we didn't have time for one more ride on Peter Pan but just then my boyfriend says you wanna watch the parade no one is here? Of course I said yes! We sat very front row for paint the night! Lots of characters said happy birthday to me as they passed by! Amazing magical end to a great trip

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Favorite . I got cut off. Too wordy! - Bobbierocha  170.7 #2487 11:13AM
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June 19, 2016 12:02 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
View from blue bayou paint the night seating :) so magical

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June 17, 2016 10:52 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Last night :)

That's amazing!! - AngiMouse  163.8 #2596 11:26AM
- DarthTinkerbell  1040.8 #197 11:34AM

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June 14, 2016 8:23 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Ok silly question maybe...I'm going to carthay circle restaurant for my birthday can u order things from the lounge in the restaurant? The ice cream macaroons look amazing

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