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Lunar New Year CelebrationLunar New Year Celebration
February 26, 2015
Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, February 20, 2015 taking a look at the Happy Lunar New Year Celebration! at Paradise Gardens in Disney California Adventure. This event ran from Thursday, February 19 through Sunday, February 22.

 

Disneyland Resort Walk AroundDisneyland Resort Walk Around
February 26, 2015
Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, February 20, 2015.

 

Neil Patrick Harris Joins Mickey Mouse As Host of New "World of Color - Celebrate!"Neil Patrick Harris Joins Mickey Mouse As Host of New "World of Color - Celebrate!"
February 23, 2015
Neil Patrick Harris will be joining Mickey Mouse as host of the all-new "World of Color - Celebrate! The Wonderful World of Walt Disney," opening May 22 at Disney California Adventure park as part of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration. Harris, a fan of Disney Parks, will bring his unique style of humor and charm to this special edition of the popular "World of Color" show.

 

Disneyland Food Reviews!Disneyland Food Reviews!
February 22, 2015
I wanted to share some of the dining experiences Lee and I have had at the Disneyland resort over the last few months.

 

Fantasmic! Dining PackageFantasmic! Dining Package
February 16, 2015
Back in December, the viewing procedure for Fantasmic! changed - instead of first come-first serve, where people could stake out spots hours in advance (and many did just that), it changed to a Fastpass system, similar to the way World of Color is done at Disney California Adventure. There are different viewing areas set up around the Rivers of America, and a Fastpass allows access to one of them.

 

Luigi's Flying Tires Closed February 16Luigi's Flying Tires Closed February 16
February 09, 2015
Disney California Adventure's Luigiís Flying Tires will close on February 16, 2015. The Casa della Tires will reopen as a completely new attraction in early 2016.

 

Cinderella Movie Sneak Peek - Boudin Bakery Tour ReopensCinderella Movie Sneak Peek - Boudin Bakery Tour Reopens
February 03, 2015
In this posting a look at the recent additions to Disney California Adventure. First up a look at the exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming Cinderella film. The movie opens in theaters on March 12. Then a look at the newly reopened Boudin Bakery Tour in the Pacific Wharf.

 

Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Begins May 22!Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Begins May 22!
January 29, 2015
Three sensational new nighttime spectaculars will dazzle guests at the Disneyland Resort when the Diamond Celebration begins Friday, May 22, 2015. Nighttime will glitter as never before when the latest technology and immersive special effects lift the "Paint the Night" parade and "Disneyland Forever" fireworks spectacular beyond anything seen in the past at Disneyland Park. In Disney California Adventure Park, a new "World of Color" show featuring Mickey Mouse will tell the story of Walt Disney and the Happiest Place on Earth through fountains, film, animation, a stirring musical score and amazing visual surprises.

        Related Links:
         -- Additional Details Disneyland's 60th
         -- 60th Announcement Event Report
         -- 60th Anniversary Press Conference Video
         -- 60th Anniversary Celebrations Announcement Ceremony Video
         -- Disneyland Forever Clip Testing the Main Street Projections

 

Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend ReportInaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend Report
January 27, 2015
When runDisney announced that there would be a Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland in January 2015 there was a great disturbance in the Force, as though thousands of runners screamed for joy. When the event went on sale to the public in all race events were sold out in less than two hours.

The race weekend runs from January 15-18. Events include the Health and Fitness Expo Thursday-Saturday, the Star Wars 5K on Friday, the Star Wars 10K and Kids Races on Saturday, and the Half Marathon on Sunday. Runners participating in both the 10K and the Half Marathon have the opportunity to take on the Rebel Challenge, and earn an additional medal for completing both races.

 

Update on Disneyland Renovation Projects Update on Disneyland Renovation Projects
January 27, 2015
Since this is the off season once again I focus on the refurbishments going on around the parks in this post, the full picture set includes my usual assortment of pictures as I roamed the parks. You can definitely tell it is off season by the list of closures, and more are on the way.

 

Disneyland Renovation Projects UpdateDisneyland Renovation Projects Update
January 23, 2015
This picture set takes a look the state of some of the renovation projects going on around the resort.

 

Freeze the Night - DCAFreeze the Night - DCA
January 15, 2015
Freeze the Night is part of the Frozen Fun that runs through April 30 at the Disneyland Resort. Freeze the Night event that takes place each evening in the Hollywood Land Backlot area of Disney California Adventure.

 

Frozen Fun at the Disneyland ResortFrozen Fun at the Disneyland Resort
January 15, 2015
In this posting I will take a look at the Frozen Fun that runs through April 30. Pieces of this event have been open since December -- Arendelle was added to Storybook Land back on December 19 and there were soft openings of the other components over the days that followed. I covered Storybook Land in my December 19 postings. Below you will find pictures/video of the Hollywood Land changes for the event and the Sing-Along.

 

Arendelle Added to Storybook LandArendelle Added to Storybook Land
January 15, 2015
Frozen Fun officially starts January 7, but a preview of the offerings was scheduled to start on December 20. As of Friday only one piece was ready to go and that was the Arendelle addition to Storybook Land. The rest of the offerings were still being worked on at the time

 

Three Kings Day at Disneyland Through January 6thThree Kings Day at Disneyland Through January 6th
January 03, 2015
This weekend, January 2-6, 2015, Disney California Adventure will once again finish off its popular "Disney ¡Viva Navidad!" event with its annual Three Kings Day Finale. Interviews and photos!

 

Happy New Year!Happy New Year!
December 29, 2014
Here's to a great 2015!

        Related Links:
         -- Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Tips
         -- Celebrate New Year's Eve Outside the Parks
         -- Gingerbread House at the Contemporary
         -- New Year's Eve Festivities Around the World
         -- Horticulture's Roll in Decorating - Interview
         -- "Frozen Holiday Wish" Castle Lighting Show Photos and Video

 

VOTE: In Our Year-End Photo of the Week PollVOTE: In Our Year-End Photo of the Week Poll
December 27, 2014
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We'll post the results in an upcoming issue of the AllEars Weekly Newsletter!

The regular Photo of the Week resumes in 2015!

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Disneyland Resort Photo Update with Candlelight ProcessionalDisneyland Resort Photo Update with Candlelight Processional
December 17, 2014
Guest photographer Jason of disneygeek.com visited the Disneyland Resort on December 6 and shares photos and short videos from the trip, including images from this year's Candlelight Processional with guest narrator Beau Bridges.

 

Frozen Fun Sneak Peek Opens in Disney California Adventure December 20!Frozen Fun Sneak Peek Opens in Disney California Adventure December 20!
December 05, 2014
The Disneyland Resort celebrates the opening of spectacular new "Frozen Fun" beginning Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, featuring magical adventures with characters from the Walt Disney Pictures blockbuster film. Guests at Disney California Adventure Park will be able to meet Anna and Elsa in a new location, sing along with the "Frozen" soundtrack, play in the snow, meet Olaf the snowman and "chill out" at a nighttime, family dance party.

A sneak peek of many of the live experiences begins Saturday, Dec. 20, in Disney California Adventure and a new "Frozen"-themed show opens in Disneyland Park Jan. 7, 2015.

        Related Links:
         -- VIDEO: Other Holiday Happenings at Disneyland
         -- VIDEO: Viva Navidad at Disneyland
         -- VIDEO: Disneyland Holiday Treats
         -- VIDEO: "Frozen Fun" Details
         -- VIDEO: Meeting Olaf with a Warm Hug

 

Disneyland Resort Holiday Decoration Photos and VideosDisneyland Resort Holiday Decoration Photos and Videos
November 24, 2014
Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com shares photos and short from his visit to the Disneyland parks on Friday, November 14, 2014.