Disneyland Resort Photo Update – 6/12/15

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, June 12, 2015.

I arrived at the Disneyland Resort this afternoon a bit later than usual thanks to traffic and work. Here’s the Word of the Day board as I entered. Note only one attraction listed as closed: Peter Pan. They did not list the two theaters that were closed.

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The Disney Gallery features Drawing Disneyland the Early Years. Here is a sampling of the exhibit.

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Each land is represented with drawings and a featured artist. Tomorrowland featured John Hench.

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There is a sign for land/artist

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And a picture of them, in most cases with Walt.

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Frontierland – Sam McKim

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For the 60th anniversary, most (maybe all) of the pressed penny machines received new designs. Here is one in the exit area of the Opera House.

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Took a quick look in the Jolly Holiday Bakery and there is a large cupcake advertising the special 60th one. This is a Diamond Celebration Cupcake – Lemon Cupcake, White Chocolate Crunchy Pearls, Strawberry Filling, White Chocolate Champagne Mousse and White Chocolate Pearls Silver Coated for $5.99 plus tax. (for the regular size not the large display one)

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They are transitioning to the All American Round-up for the summer.

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The BBQ has switched over to the All American Round-up and Barbecue already.

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A new photo spot for the Diamond Celebration featuring Big Thunder opened today on the Big Thunder trail.

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Like the others it is a forced perspective op. Here is the front view.

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The smoking area has been closed along the trail. If you want to smoke you are limited to the smoking area in Fantasyland near Matterhorn or the one along the Rivers of America, but that one closes early for Fantasmic! The park is getting closer to being smoke-free.

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Tomorrow Landing features Marvel merchandise now

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The line for the Avenger meet and greet was posted as 30 minutes.

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The Tomorrowland Sneak Peek has closed at the Magic Eye Theatre. No indication of what is coming next. Ant-Man is going into DCA so it will not be that.

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The movie prop exhibit has closed too.

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The Diamond Celebration droid.. R2-D60

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Star Wars Father’s Day shirts

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Buzz Lightyear has FastPass again. The two machines on the far right are for Buzz, the others are for Star Tours.

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Star Wars balloons are available now.

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The second new Emporium Window was unveiled recently. It features Cinderella, and there are two scenes that it rotates between. One is the balllroom and the other the garden/transformation.

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A video clip of the window in action. I really need to stop by after dark or find a time with less glare.

A look at the Peter Pan window across the walkway.

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The Bugs Theater is closed as they prepare for Ant-Man.

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Ghirardelli has a new display featuring chocolate-covered fruits and nuts. It was installed earlier this week. The chocolates are $9.95 per half-pound

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Chocolate-covered Cherries

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A Disneyland 60th photo spot for Screamin’. This opened several weeks ago.

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The current Disneyland Resort photo book, this one found in Off the Page.

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The display window facing the restrooms has been updated for the 60th. The old TV is gone.

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The Diamond Mad T Party entrance sign

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The 7:30 and 9:30 sets of the Mad T Party Band feature a Disney finale.

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The floral Mickey at the entrance to Disneyland.

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Mickey and Minnie out front greeting guests.

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A quick program note: The Disneyland Resort All-American College Band starts next week. Here are their sets at Disneyland. Plus a 3 p.m. one at the Hollywood Land Backlot Stage in DCA.

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Paint the Night making its way down Main Street USA

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The Little Green Men have their own float now. I believe this was added within the last week.

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The LCD behind Belle was having problems and 3/4 of it was black.

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Show time for Disneyland Forever.

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Winnie the Pooh

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Circle of Life
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Under the Sea

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Frozen

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The scene on Main Street after the show. This wraps up my picture set for this trip.

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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 – 6/12/15”

  1. I loved the tribute to John Hench in The Disney Gallery show. One of my favorite things to point out to park newcomers is the “John Hench” hatch in the queue at Space Mountain, a secret tribute to the man who’s vision made the attraction possible!!!