Disneyland Resort Updates – 9/30/16

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, September 30, 2016.

Since Laura was in the parks to cover Halloween Time and the Halloween Party I will focus on some other aspects from the day. First up a check of the Star Wars Construction. This week just a quick video clip overview site (for a more in dept photo look visit my site).



Along the Mickey and Friends Tramway landscape work is underway.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

A lot of rocks have been brought in on both sides.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Here you can get an idea of where they are heading with the look.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

In Disneyland’s Town Square the cannons have been removed and the ground leveled where they were.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Looks like they are being relocated to the planter nearby

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

This weekend is Gay Days and there are some specialty items available at select locations. This is at Tomorrowland Terrace.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Over in DCA the arches for the Mad T Party have been removed.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

AP Days continue near Stage 12. The offerings are the same as my previous visit, buttons, water, coloring, and a photo op are the highlights.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Buttons..

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

A closer look at the button.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

The Hollywood Tower Hotel sign and other facade elements have been removed from the Tower of Terror. Scaffolding is going up around the building as it begins the transformation to the new Guardians of the Galaxy attraction.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Where the sign and some other elements were attached.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

The Bugs Land 60th photo op is gone.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

APDays in Paradise Gardens featured a Run Disney table this week. Big discounts for the upcoming Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend events in November.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Stickers were also available for a new iPhone app.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

This week’s activity guide and button for AP Days

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Gay Days offerings at Clarabelle’s on Buena Vista Street

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Back to Disneyland. Town Square pumpkins…

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

The Village Haus was closed already for Halloween party prep (it was 4:18pm only and the party kicked off at 7pm).

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

At 7pm when the party started I made my way out of the park.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

DCA was very crowded thanks to Disneyland now being closed to day guests. This is the end of the line for Smoke Jumpers. (Restroom lines were also out the door)

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

The line for Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta was out the door and down the walkway. I am at the end of it. Cast members were at the exits to guide you to the line. It looked worse than it was. It was under 15 minutes from this point until we were seated and eating.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Paradise Pier was very crowded. The standby area for World of Color was moved out and marked by tape. But with the near gridlock in the walkways, it was a mess to walk through.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

5 minutes until World of Color. The version of the World of Color show from early 2015 has returned – minus the Brave segment.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

The projections looked great tonight. The animation clips were really crisp. The projectors that were put in for World of Color – Celebrate! make a big difference. Other elements that were added for Celebrate! that were incorporated into the older version of the show were lights on California Screamin’ and air/smoke blasts in the viewing area.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

A video clip of the Pirates segment.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016

A fall hidden Mickey on the walkway…

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, September 30, 2016


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, https://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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