Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, August 28, 2015.
It has been a while since I posted a look at the projects and changes around the parks on AllEars.net so here is a look at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure then some Disneyland Forever pictures from in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle to close out the set.
Arriving at the Tram stop in Downtown Disney, the Aladdin Home Video release and Inside Out are being advertised.
A couple of attractions down during this brief off season time between summer and Halloween.
First stop Disney California Adventure. Some work going on as you enter Paradise Pier.
Looks like they are working on the joint between the pavement and boardwalk. This is the open side of the walkway.
More work going on, again at the transition point.
Went for a spin on the Fun Wheel to see if you could see anything. From this angle you cannot really tell anything about the progress on Luigi’s in Cars Land.
Back on the ground some barriers up at the Toy Story Meet and Greet
Guess the fountains in Paradise Park are not going to return. You would think if they were the 100 degree weather is the perfect time to run them.
The sixth and final Disneyland 60 Diamond Photo Spot opened since my last visit. It is near the entrance to Flik’s Fun Faire in “a bugs land”.
A look at the backdrop.
How the effect is created..
Next stop Disneyland. The third Emporium Enchanted Window was unveiled a few weeks ago featuring the Princess and the Frog.
A couple video clips of the Princess and the Frog window. This visit the audio was working.
Halloween is creeping into the windows along Main Street.
A look at the work between Fantasy Faire and Frontierland… no visible progress
Some work going on along the walkway along the Rivers of America
The Haunted Mansion is closed for the Holiday transformation until September 11th.
Le Bat en Rouge was closed.
During the D23 Expo a few weeks ago the house of Patrick Begorra the Little Man of Disneyland magically re-appeared at Disneyland. It is located at the base of the tree that supports the sign for the Indiana Jones Adventure.
The Disneyland Band performs on Main Street USA at 4:10pm as a pre-parade for Soundsational. Today they stopped here and performed their attraction medley.
Video clips of the Disneyland Band Main Street performances.
More Halloween in the windows as I headed to Town Square.
The Disneyland Band performs at the Nightly Flag Retreat.
A video clip of the band performing the Armed Forces Medley at the Flag Retreat.
Tomorrowland… work on the Star Wars Launch Bay & Marvel meet and greets continues. No signage up, I thought they might have a coming soon sign.
No visible progress on the Starcade
A clip of the Dapper Dans performing.
Some Halloween merchandise.
Halloween Pins are now available.
Notice they are generic DisneyParks not Disneyland.
Star Wars Halloween pins
No Summer or Hawaiian Nights promotion in Downtown Disney like last year when there were signs up…this year, though, the same group is back performing. This time on the main stage by ESPN.
A couple video clips from their show.
I returned to Disneyland at this point and found a spot for Disneyland Forever in front of the Castle about 7:50pm. As the Paint the Night Introduction plays Sleeping Beauty Castle puts on a small show with lights. Here is a video clip of it.
Show time. Here is a video clip from the opening of Disneyland Forever.
The Lion King
The Matterhorn during the Nemo segment
A video clip of the Let it Go segment during Disneyland Forever
A clip of the Finale to Disneyland Forever
A couple video clips of the Live the Magic and Kiss Good Night exit/post show.
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.