Disneyland Resort Photo Update – 11/08/13 – Disney California Adventure

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, November 8, 2013.

This posting takes a look at Disney California Adventure.

Time to visit DCA.

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Buena Vista Street is all decorated and alive with Holiday cheer.

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Too bad they did not switch out the Big Top Toys window.

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The Buena Vista Street tree.

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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure


11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

Santa is back in Elias and Co. Of course he was taking a break when I walked by.

11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

The Animation Building lobby is still closed.

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Noticed Olaf made the schedule of characters you can learn to draw at the Animation Academy.

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Is this Santa and reindeer new? I did not remember them.

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The Flyers are still being worked on.

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The entrance to Fliks

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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

Some holiday merchandise in Cars Land.

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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure


11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure


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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure


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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

Waiting for the lights to come on.

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Time for the lights to come on.

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This year I just enjoyed the show, but here is a video from last year to give you a sampling of the event.

Then I walked quickly to Buena Vista Street for the tree lighting. Since I was late I was not in a good spot.

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Here is a video from last year, this year is the same more or less.



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Was curious if the Mad T Party added any Christmas songs to the set, they had not yet.

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Passed through Cars Land again.

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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

The blue cones are back again this season.

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Santa Mater making his way to the Cozy Cone

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The Wharf lights

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Paradise Park was nice and quiet.. only one World of Color at 9:45pm tonight and it was approaching 7.

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Several large boxes are in the planters around the park for the upcoming World of Color Winter Dreams show that premieres Thursday.

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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

Paradise Garden will be celebrating Viva Navidad this holiday season.

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The Paradise Grill has a new menu for the season, Greek is out, Mexican is in.

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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

Boardwalk Pizza and Pasta also has special offerings.

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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure


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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

Screamin has received new lights for World of Color Winter Dreams, bringing back memories of Luminaria. This time around the lights look more substantial though.

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And they took the time to make them blend in.

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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

Some Holiday shirts at Sideshow Shirts

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Back from its renovation.

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Stopped by Sarges

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And Flos

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Missed Santa again.

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Walked through Elias and Company.

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11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure


11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure


11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure


11/08/13 - Disney California Adventure

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 Also be sure to follow me on twitter @disneygeekcom for pictures from the parks.

Jason is a guest contributor from disneygeek.com sharing pictures, thoughts and observations from his Disney travels with a west coast focus. He has been posting Disney-related content to his site since 1994. He has visited all 12 Disney theme parks over the years plus has had many other Disney adventures. He is a programmer by trade, and has helped with several projects here on AllEars.net over the years.

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One Reply to “Disneyland Resort Photo Update – 11/08/13 – Disney California Adventure”

  1. Oh god that food looks awful.

    I didn’t see that Santa and reindeer last year so it’s very possible that it’s new, or it was at least not put up last year.