Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, 10/28/11.
From the Fun Wheel at DCA, a look at the construction progress in Cars Land.
Notice the back wall of the rock work taking shape.
A closer look at the rock work.
Flo’s now has all the air filter panels installed.
The archway that will be the entrance to Cars Land from the Pacific Wharf is all patched and looks to be awaiting paint.
A look at the radiator cap.
More framing on the Cozy Cones is complete.
In the background you can see the forms for the last two foundations of the cones and in the center the top of the steel for Sarge’s Surplus.
Looking towards Cars Land from ground level.
Now a look from the Blue Sky Cellar area
A closer look at the sign on the court house.
Mater’s shack is looking more complete.
Christmas decorations are appearing around the parks. These at the entrance to Flik’s Fun Fair.
The Tower of Terror lobby in honor of Halloween weekend.
I found it odd that the cart on the Backlot has Christmas merchandise already, even during ElecTRONica in the evening.
A look at detail on the Carthay Circle Theater.
The new lights near the Pump House were on.
From the monorail, a look over the walls at Buena Vista Street work.
Looking over towards Disneyland – where it has snowed since last week!
The Floral Mickey is back to normal, no more Halloween mask
A pumpkin patch was set up near ESPN Zone in Downtown Disney
Construction at the Disneyland Hotel continues, with only a couple more weeks until it is supposed to be complete.
The elevators are almost done, just some trim in the middle to finish.
Bell services is temporarily inside and down the end of the hallway past the gift shop.
In front of the hotel the main entry way is torn up.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the gift shop.
The railings are in place and awaiting paint near the new pool area.
More landscaping and finishing touches have been added to the pool area.
There are flags on the directory signs now.
Moving over to Disneyland where they were setting up for Mickey’s Halloween Party.
The information desk and attraction wait times board was behind walls.
A nice shot of the Castle with snow before the rest of the holiday lighting package is installed.
“it’s a small world” is closed for the Holiday overlay installation, and scheduled to open on November 11.
One last look at the creatively carved pumpkins in the Big Thunder Ranch area.
The restrooms in New Orleans Square were closed.
Some of the currently available mouse ears in The Briar Patch.
Oogie Boogie is back at work at the popcorn cart (he was not there a couple of weeks ago).
Pirates of the Caribbean is still under wraps, and scheduled to re-open on Thanksgiving.
Christmas has arrived in New Orleans Square.
Christmas merchandise in the Frontierland gift shop.
The Big Thunder Trail is ready for the Halloween Party.
Some Castle photos.
At the end of Main Street there were party signs and Cast Members were checking wristbands.
The party crowd coming into the park.
Some random Main Street shots.
Back over to DCA for some nighttime photos. The new lights by the Pump House.
The overhead Christmas lights were on in Flik’s Fun Fair.
Hmm…there seems to be something missing here!
Hope you enjoyed this highlight tour of the Disneyland Resort. For additional photos and details from this trip you can check out the full Disneyland Update I posted on my site, http://disneygeek.com