Latest Construction Updates and More from Disneyland Resort: August 3, 2018

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, August 3, 2018.

A look at the Star Wars project from the 4th floor of the Mickey and Friends parking structure.

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A look at the first peaks to rise up. More scaffolding is removed and vegetation is now on the formations.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

A crane is lifting wire mesh into place to form one of the background spires.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

The wire mesh support structure looks to be installed on the steel now. The next major step will be a first layer of concrete

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

The hole in the side of the building is being filled in. My original theory that this would be a service entrance was wrong. I assumed a door was going in, but it appears they are sealing it up.

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Moving to the other side of the garage and a look at the new Parking Structure construction. On the far side nearest Magic Way the second floor has been poured and supports going up for the 3rd floor.

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The ramp has been extended and now goes up to the 4th floor it seems.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

A closer look at a recently poured section and next to it the preparations for the next two sections are underway with one being leveled and the middle one the rebar in place.

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Here is a quick video clip showing the garage status.

First stop Disneyland. No real visible progress in Adventureland on the Tiki Room project.

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge from Critter Country.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

Galaxy’s Edge from Toontown

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The Matterhorn is closed for renovation and walls feature the same history panels as the last several years.

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The original lineup of Pixar Short Films has moved from Disney California Adventure to the Tomorrowland Theater in Disneyland. The main sign now features the names of the three shorts, last week it did not.

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Spotted this CD from Aulani at Off the Page. It features Disney music with a Hawaiian twist.

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Also noticed the old Fantasmic! CD is still for sale with the original show. Seems it is time to update this with the new show.

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Only about a month left to visit Bugs Land.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

World of Color is still closed for renovation. But the blue perimeter fencing/tarp has been removed so seems they are moving along.

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Work continues to transform King Triton’s Carousel to Jessie’s Critter Carousel.

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The bay water is still brown.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

No visible progress on the upcoming Inside Out attraction.

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The nightly Flag Retreat in Town Square

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Really quiet for 5:30pm on a hot Friday.

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Took a walk through Downtown Disney. On the south side repainting continues.

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Tupua was performing on the west end stage.

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The three food trucks were present again near the former AMC Theaters.

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The 2018 Disneyland Resort All-American College Band only has one week of performances left.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

Toad Hall as the sun was setting this evening.

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Stopped by the Royal Theatre for the 7:45pm All-American College Band set.

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Sleeping Beauty Castle as the sun was just about set this evening.

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The 8:40pm set of the 2018 Disneyland Resort All-American College Band. A video clip of the All-American College Band playing Uptown Funk.

Closed out my evening with Together Forever Fireworks, which have less than a month left in their run. The “Remember…Dreams Come True” show returns for select performances starting September 7, and is expected to continue until the “Believe…in Holiday Magic” show starts for the holiday season.

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Coco segment of Together Forever.

Jason @ disneygeek.com image from Friday, August 3, 2018

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.

One Reply to “Latest Construction Updates and More from Disneyland Resort: August 3, 2018”

  1. Jason, thanks for posting all the videos of the All American College Band this summer. I really enjoyed them all, but WOW! this Uptown Funk performance was really great!

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