Disneyland Resort Updates – 11/19/16

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Saturday, November 19, 2016.

A quick check of the Star Wars Construction from the Mickey and Friends parking structure, for a more in depth look check out my full picture set.

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The backstage marina is moving along. Notice the white trestle structure on the right, that marks where the Disneyland Railroad will cross over the walkway that leads in from Frontierland.

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You can see the rock work wire mesh now sticking up above the dirt. Assuming the smoke is from welders working on it this morning.

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Work is moving along in the former section of the Pinocchio Parking lot. They are re-configuring the Mickey and Friends Tram Stop to move security out here.The current cross walk to reach the Pinocchio lot and walk to the parks.

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Under wraps is the new tram way, it was poured recently.

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The planters and barriers have been removed from the load/unload stop closest to the elevator.
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Work underway in the Downtown Disney valet area. Assuming preparations for the new security check point.

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Fencing up between Earl of Sandwich and ESPN. Assuming for the security checkpoint in this area. No ice rink or winter village this year.

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The Christmas tree is in front of the DVC area. AMC has Moana banners up.

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Sprinkles has arrived at Downtown Disney. It opened last week.

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Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Saturday, November 19, 2016

A sign up for Pandora on the construction wall now.

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One for the new Curl shop too.

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Tickets for the rest of my group as we prepare to start our day.

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First stop this morning Disney California Adventure. The bear by GRR is in the holiday spirit.

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Christmas decorations on Paradise Pier.

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Holiday Treats at Trolley Treats.

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Cards advertising the candy canes.

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The back side has the dates for this season.

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Next stop Disneyland, marking my 4th park on 2 continents since Thursday, I returned home from Tokyo on Friday. Main Street USA Christmas tree.

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Jingle Cruise, our first stop here.

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The boats have been renamed for the season.

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Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Saturday, November 19, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Saturday, November 19, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Saturday, November 19, 2016

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Saturday, November 19, 2016

From Critter Country, a check of the Star Wars work. The steel supports are taking shape. The rock work should be going in soon.

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Pin trading on the Mark Twain dock.

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Approaching the end of the Big Thunder Trail. Through the trees you can just barely make out the new trestle.

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Scaffolding is down from the rock formation.

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This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the holiday version. There are a half dozen hidden 20s throughout. We found a handful on our trip through.

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Can you spot the 20?

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Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Saturday, November 19, 2016

In the gift shop there is a portable charging dispenser now.

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Time for a Christmas Fantasy Parade.

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Snow Person
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Gingerbread men

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Goofy baking

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Made my way back to DCA. The Country Bears were wrapping up a photo op as I walked up the parade route.

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Almost all of the Tower of Terror is now surrounded by scaffolding.

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Holiday Toy Drummers performing near the Boudin Bakery as part of the Festival of Holidays. Laura has a blog on the festival.

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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, 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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