First Look at Holiday Decor Around Disneyland Resort

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos and videos from his trip to the parks on Friday, November 3, 2017, including a first look at the holiday decorations going up around the resort and a few updates on the Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge construction progress.

A couple video clips of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Construction from the Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

The Battle Escape Show Building.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Inside the building they are preparing to pour the concrete ground floor.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Toward Critter Country more electrical equipment is installed and beyond it more forms are up.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
The Millennium Falcon show building with the mountains rising above it.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
A closer look at the mountains this week as they continue to install the wire mesh that gives them shape.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
The tram stop billboards are switched over to Christmas, Holidays.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
The Christmas tree is assembled backstage and ready to move to Town Square in the coming days.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Downtown Disney has Holiday banners up.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
The center section of World of Disney features Christmas merchandise. Here is a look around.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Garland up on the train station, but Halloween plantings still. Christmas officially begins Nov 10th at Disneyland.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Main Street USA buildings have garlands.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
The annual snow fall has taken place on Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Small World is behind walls, the holiday version opens next Friday.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
The residents of Toon Town have decorated for the season. Here is a look around.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Pluto was leading a group of kids in a came of musical chairs. He was supplying the beat.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Walking through Frontierland, Christmas decorations are up.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
New Orleans Square is decorated for Christmas too.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Critter Country was preparing for Santa.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Tigger was bouncing around Critter Country.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Over to Disney California Adventure. Buena Vista Street is partially decorated too.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
No menus yet but the Marketplaces for Festival of Holidays are in place.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
A sneak peek of Coco opened today in Bugs Land. They moved some of the signs and props from Paradise Gardens over. Paradise Gardens will feature Festival of Holidays decorations.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
A cart with Coco merchandise.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Ariel has decorated.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
A clip of Dream a Little Dream of Me performed by the Ellis Island Boys… all I could think of was the Muppets though.

Christmas decorations are up on the Pier.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Screamin at sunset.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Pacific Wharf decorations.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Grizzly Recreation Area decorations are up. Rushin’ River Outfitters features Christmas merchandise.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Next stop the Grand Californian The gingerbread house is under construction in the lobby.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
A check of Splitsville in Downtown Disney.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Downtown Disney Christmas decorations and plantings.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
A Coco window in the World of Disney
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017

With no night time parade the second Soundsational Parade is under the lights. Here is a video clip of the opening group.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017

Inside the lobby they have the displays that were in Paradise Gardens.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Sleeping Beauty Castle
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
Fantasmic! from a standby location.
Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, November 3, 2017
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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