Disneyland Resort Photo Update – 10/28/11

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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.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

A closer look at the rock work.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Flo’s now has all the air filter panels installed.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The archway that will be the entrance to Cars Land from the Pacific Wharf is all patched and looks to be awaiting paint.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

A look at the radiator cap.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

More framing on the Cozy Cones is complete.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

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.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Looking towards Cars Land from ground level.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Now a look from the Blue Sky Cellar area

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

A closer look at the sign on the court house.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Mater’s shack is looking more complete.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Christmas decorations are appearing around the parks. These at the entrance to Flik’s Fun Fair.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The Tower of Terror lobby in honor of Halloween weekend.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

I found it odd that the cart on the Backlot has Christmas merchandise already, even during ElecTRONica in the evening.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

A look at detail on the Carthay Circle Theater.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The new lights near the Pump House were on.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

From the monorail, a look over the walls at Buena Vista Street work.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Looking over towards Disneyland – where it has snowed since last week!

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The Floral Mickey is back to normal, no more Halloween mask

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

A pumpkin patch was set up near ESPN Zone in Downtown Disney

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Construction at the Disneyland Hotel continues, with only a couple more weeks until it is supposed to be complete.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The elevators are almost done, just some trim in the middle to finish.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Bell services is temporarily inside and down the end of the hallway past the gift shop.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

In front of the hotel the main entry way is torn up.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the gift shop.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The railings are in place and awaiting paint near the new pool area.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

More landscaping and finishing touches have been added to the pool area.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

There are flags on the directory signs now.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Moving over to Disneyland where they were setting up for Mickey’s Halloween Party.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The information desk and attraction wait times board was behind walls.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

A nice shot of the Castle with snow before the rest of the holiday lighting package is installed.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

“it’s a small world” is closed for the Holiday overlay installation, and scheduled to open on November 11.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

One last look at the creatively carved pumpkins in the Big Thunder Ranch area.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The restrooms in New Orleans Square were closed.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Some of the currently available mouse ears in The Briar Patch.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Oogie Boogie is back at work at the popcorn cart (he was not there a couple of weeks ago).

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Pirates of the Caribbean is still under wraps, and scheduled to re-open on Thanksgiving.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Christmas has arrived in New Orleans Square.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Christmas merchandise in the Frontierland gift shop.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The Big Thunder Trail is ready for the Halloween Party.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Some Castle photos.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

At the end of Main Street there were party signs and Cast Members were checking wristbands.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The party crowd coming into the park.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Some random Main Street shots.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Back over to DCA for some nighttime photos. The new lights by the Pump House.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

The overhead Christmas lights were on in Flik’s Fun Fair.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11

Hmm…there seems to be something missing here!

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 10/28/11


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

Laura Gilbreath is a native of San Diego, CA. She has been making the trek up Interstate 5 to Disneyland since she was a small child and terrified of talking tikis and hitchhiking ghosts. She and her husband Lee enjoy trips to Disneyland and Walt Disney World, as well as sailings on the Disney Cruise Line.

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