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Time to “Remember”

by Shoshona Lewin, staff writer

When Walt Disney World celebrated its 25th birthday, it asked guests to “Remember the Magic.” Now Disneyland wants its guests to remember again when the Happiest Place on Earth celebrates it golden anniversary.


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“Remember When” is the official anthem for the park's 50th birthday, which kicks off May 5. The song, written and produced by Grammy-winner Richard Marx and sung by country star LeAnn Rimes, will be heard in TV and radio commercials, at Disneyland in the “Remember, Dreams Come True” fireworks show and possibly even at the global celebration at resorts around the world, including the September 12 opening of Hong Kong Disneyland.


LeAnn Rimes wearing golden ears provided by Mickey Mouse. Photo by Shoshana Lewin.

Rimes and Marx join other famous faces—and voices—representing Disneyland's 50th, including Kelsey Grammer (of TV show Frasier), whose voice can be heard in the CGI-created “Come Home” commercials, and Julie Andrews, the celebration's honorary ambassador.

"[We wanted someone] who would cross genders and generations and really represent this moment in time,” said Michael Mendenhall, executive vice president of global marketing for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, in his introduction of Disneyland fan Rimes. “[LeAnn] embodies the spirit of Disneyland.”

The announcement's location at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank came as a surprise to many Disney fans, who wondered why an event about Disneyland was made 30 miles from the resort. The answer was probably convenience. Rimes taped an episode of The Tonight Show on Thursday afternoon in Burbank and performed Thursday night at the Roxy in Los Angeles.

“He wrote the most perfect song,” Rimes said of Marx. “It goes from the lowest lows to the highest highs. It is one of the hardest songs I ever had to sing.

At the end of the press conference, Mickey Mouse came out to present Rimes, who said her favorite attraction at Disneyland is the Matterhorn Bobsled, with a pair of coveted “golden mouse ears,” which will be sold at the park starting in May.

Mendenhall said there are no plans at the moment to release the song as a single, but guests can add one more Disney-themed album to their collection when the new CD, The Official Album of Disneyland's Anniversary, debuts on May 3.

Although Rimes said the song “came out beautifully,” we'll have to take her word for it. No one at Thursday's event had the chance to hear it.

The game's afoot

MousePlanet is pleased to announce the return of our popular MouseAdventure event. This time around, we're going to be in Disneyland Park on Sunday, March 13, 2005.

In an effort to present a challenging event for our returning teams while making the game accessible to new players, we are hosting two different MouseAdventure games on the same day: MouseAdventure Open and MouseAdventure Invitational: The Enchanted Race. If you are a returning MouseAdventure participant, this event is unlike any you've ever attended. If you're new to MouseAdventure, this event is the perfect chance to “get your feet wet.”

For the first time, we are hosting a post-game dinner and the award ceremony inside Disneyland. You can read all the general details on the registration page (link). Registration closes on March 4 or when the event sells out, whichever comes first.

The paint bucket brigade carries forth

MousePlanet reader Steve mentioned last week that the paint on the new Buzz Lightyear building was starting to peel.


The Buzz Lightyear attraction is being repainted before it even opens, possibly to repair peeling paint spotted on the building. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

It looks like the problem was serious enough that scaffolding has been raised and the building receiving another coat. Rumblings from the Completely Unsubstantiated Rumor Mill say that the ride may soft open for dress rehearsals by mid-March.

In December, a member of our MousePad discussion boards spotted a gold lamppost inside Disneyland, next to the Main Street lockers. We're not sure if this was a paint test with all of the poles to be repainted, or if, like the ride vehicles from the opening-day attractions, only one will be painted gold. Either way, it's quite pretty, and worth the side trip down Center Street to see.


Disneyland's golden lamppost. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

Workers are laying new ties and track for the Disneyland Railroad, which is expected to reopen in just over a month.


Workers lay the new railroad track leading to the roundhouse. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Workers place the railroad ties as the new track installation continues. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

The New Orleans Square station is pretty torn up, but reopens well before the Tomorrowland station, which at the moment has nothing more than a shade structure.


Construction continues in and around the New Orleans station. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Workers install the new roof above the Enchanted Tiki Room juice bar. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

As promised, we checked out the Haunted Mansion to get photos of the changes to the ride. In the queue area, the mausoleum is under refurbishment.


The Haunted Mansion mausoleum is being refurbished. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

Inside the long hallway just after the elevators, the May / December portrait was replaced with this painting. The image “flashes” between regular and skeletal in time with the lightning outside the mansion.


This painting replaced the May / December portait in the Haunted Mansion. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

Unfortunately, photos of Madame Leota's floating crystal ball proved difficult to capture without using a flash, or causing the ride to stop in the seance room. The ball does float high above the seance table, and actually moves around quite a bit.

Splash Mountain is still closed, as a new “fleet” of logs are prepared. An area cast member assures us that riders will indeed face forward in the new logs, and that the rear seat is intended for two people. [Note: This item originally reported the rear seat was for just one person.]


Work continues on Splash Mountain. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


The rolling repaving project is currently working around the Matterhorn and Triton's Gardens area. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

More Mice

The wear and tear of thousands of park visitors have begun to take their toll on the 75 Mickey sculptures scattered around Disney's California Adventure, and several more are surrounded by the rope barriers designed to keep little Timmy from using them as a piece of playground equipment.


Statue #2, “All the World's His Stage,” designed by Susan Lucci. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #5, “Base Mouse,” designed by Gary Baseman. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #8, “Big City Mouse,” designed by Kelly Ripa. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #11, “Crazy Style Mickey,” designed by MEAR ONE. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #12, “Delivery Man Mickey,” designed by Kelly Kozel and Sharon Noh for the Coca-Cola Company. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #13, “Dunk Mouse,” designed by Shaquille O'Neal. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

Two of the figures have elluded our photographer: “True Blue” by Marlee Matlin, and “Viva Mickey” by Luis Armand Garcia. If you've spotted either sculpture, be sure to drop a note here, so we can add their photos to the collection.

Ears to the ground


Disneyland has revealed dates and a logo, but few details about the 50th Anniversary merchandise event. Photo © Disney.

…Disneyland has posted a little more information about the 50th Anniversary special event, now scheduled for July 15–17, 2005:

It's not just another walk in the Park!

Journey back with us, to a time when this magical place was only a reality in the mind of one man who had a vision of a place where friends and family could join together to share magical moments filled with fun and laughter. Stroll with us down a country lane that leads to a fragrant orange groves, far from the glitter and bustle of 50s Hollywood, that will soon undergo a remarkable transformation.

Do you too dream of going home to Main Street, discovering castles and exploring jungles, soaring into space aboard rocket ships and riding trains through cowboy towns? Then we entreat you to join us for a fabulous, joyous celebration…a fun filled, enlightening, nostalgic and magical trip back to when it was all just a dream and then wondrously became a reality. Come take a memory filled walk back through Walt's original Park… his first Magic Kingdom.

Please continue to watch www.DisneyGallery.com (link) for additional details and ticket sale information on our “Celebrating 50 Years of Magical Memories” event, including additional magical experiences held in conjunction with and/or prior to the event dates listed above.

…The Napa Rose restaurant at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel features live jazz in the Napa Rose Lounge, Wednesday through Friday, from 6:30–10:30 p.m.

…David Koenig shares this e-mail:

The Disneyland Resort Alumni has announced that their 50th Reunion/Dinner will be held on Saturday July 30 at the Disneyland Hotel's Grand Ballroom. 1400 former cast members are expected. If you are an Ex-Disneylander and would like to be a part of this once-every-five-years event, please contact Yumiko Esail either by email: Yume@Pacbell.net or by mail at: P.O. Box 2762, Toluca Lake, Ca. 91610-0762. The club will announce additional details, including cost and entertainment, by the end of the month.


Don't keep it to yourself! Send us your news tips, rumors, and comments. E-mail us here.

Current Refurbishments and Attraction Closures

Disneyland

Note: Disneyland is progressively refurbishing more and more attractions as the park readies for its 50th anniversary celebration in 2005.


Will the teacups spin again when the Mad Tea Party reopens this week? Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

  • Big Thunder Ranch opens Feb. 11
  • Mad Tea Party opens Feb. 11
  • Minnie's House opens March 5
  • Aladdin's Oasis opens March 12
  • Plaza Pavilion opens March 12
  • Enchanted Tiki Room opens March 12
  • Disneyland Railroad opens March 18
  • Mark Twain Riverboat closed February 1 – March 17
  • Splash Mountain opens March 18
  • Mr. Toad's Wild Ride closed February 28 – March 17
  • Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln closed February 22 – April 15 to install the 50th Anniversary exhibit in the Main Street Opera House
  • Disney Gallery closed March 28 – May 4
  • Honey I Shrunk the Audience closed April 4 – April 8
  • Disneyland Railroad Tomorrowland station opens May 3
  • Jungle Cruise closed February 28 – May 3
  • Casey Jr. Circus Trains closed April 4 – May 3
  • Storybook Land Canal Boats closed April 4 – May 4
  • Haunted Mansion closed September 6–29 to install Haunted Mansion Holiday overlay; closed Jan. 9–25, 2006 to remove overlay
  • Space Mountain closed thru Nov. 4

Disney's California Adventure


Reburbishment work in the Golden State area of DCA. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

  • Jumpin' Jellyfish reduced capacity Feb. 22 – March 4
  • Playhouse Disney closed Feb. 22 – March 10
  • Maliboomer reduced capacity (2 of 3 towers operating) thru Feb. 22
  • It's Tough to be a Bug! closed April 4 – May 4
Note: Refurbishment schedules are estimates only. All information is subject to change without notice. To get the most recent updates, call Disneyland at (714) 781-7290.

Park Events

February

  • Dining Around Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort - exclusive annual passholder event at Joachim Splichal's Downtown Disney Restaurants. Monday, February 28, 4 – 9 p.m. Taste the flavors of the world at the Patina Group's Downtown Disney District restaurants. Visit Tortilla Jo's for real Mexican food and a live mariachi band, Catal for Mediterranean cuisine, and Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria for Italian favorites. RSVP to events@patinagroup.com or (714) 776-4000. $10 per passholder, each guest must show valid annual passport to participate.

March

  • Indiana Jones Adventure 10th Anniversary event. March 3 at Disneyland. Tickets on sale now (link).
  • MousePlanet's MouseAdventure event – Sunday, March 13 at Disneyland. Registration now open (link).

May

  • Disneyland closed on May 4, 2005 to “put the finishing touches” on the 50th Anniversary celebration. DCA open on May 4.
  • Disneyland's 50th Anniversary celebration begins May 5.

June

  • 2005 Summer Pin Festival. June 24 – Aug. 15 at the Disneyland Resort. No details have been announced (link).

July

  • Disneyland 50th Anniversary special event. July 15 - 17. No details have been announced, but Disney is taking an interest list (link) for those who want to receive e-mail updates about the event.
  • July 2005 NFFC convention. July 9–13. The Show and Sale is scheduled for July 10.

Current Discounts & Promotions

Several current promotions offer discounted admission to the Disneyland Resort. For convenience sake, we have grouped the discount offers based on the number of days the tickets are valid. Check out the category that best matches the amount of time you plan to spend at the resort, and pick the offer which works best for you. And keep those tips coming - let us know if you find a better / different offer, so we can share it with other readers!

One Day

No discounts offered to the general public for single-day admission. You might find discounted tickets, starting at around $41 for ages 10 and up, through your employer, student organization or professional association. Check with your group activity office or human resources department.


Two Days

Southern California 2Fer Ticket ($53/$43) through April 28, 2005 – The spring “resident salute” discount is a 2Fer ticket, with one admission to Disneyland and one admission to Disney's California Adventure on two different days. Purchase the “ticket card” in advance at Southern California-area Vons and Pavillions grocery stores, scanned and activated at the time of purchase. Walk up to the main entrance, present the ticket card and proof of Southern California residency to gain admission.

Tickets: $53 for ages 10 and older, $43 for ages 3 to 9. You must use the second admission within 30 days of the first admission, or by April 28, 2005, whichever comes first.

According to the official promotion details, Southern California residents can buy up to eight 2Fer tickets per day, but each member of your party must be able to provide proof of Southern California (zip codes 90000 through 93599) or Baja California (zip codes 21000 through 22999) residency to use the tickets.

Reader James tells us that he purchased these tickets at the Disneyland Resort ticket booths, and was allowed to purchase the tickets for his out-of-state relatives. He says his relatives were never asked for proof of residency.


Good Neighbor Hotel Park Hopper Plus tickets ($105/$85) through April 28, 2005 – Disneyland resort Good Neighbor hotels can offer a 2-Day Park Hopper Plus ticket at $105 for ages 10 and up, or $85 for ages 3 and up. (Adults and children pay the same price) No advance purchase is required, and some hotels may even sell them to visitors who are not staying at that property. These tickets are valid through April 28. 2005.


AAA Flex Passport ($98/$78) – Some AAA offices offer a 2-day Flex Passport at $98 for ages 10 and up, or $78 for ages 3-9. This ticket does not require a hotel or package purchase—check with your local office to see if the ticket is available in your area.

A reader let us know that AAA offices in Oregon / Idaho do not offer the 2-day version of this ticket, but a 3-day pass is available.


Three Days

AAA Flex Passport ($129/$99) – Some AAA offices offer a 3-day Flex Passport at $129 for ages 10 and up, or $99 for ages 3-9. This ticket does not require a hotel or package purchase - check with your local office to see if the ticket is available in your area.


Good Neighbor Hotel Park Hopper Plus tickets ($114/$114) through April 28, 2005 – Disneyland resort Good Neighbor hotels can offer a 3-Day Park Hopper Plus ticket for $114, ages 3 and up. (Adults and children pay the same price) No advance purchase is required, and some hotels may even sell them to visitors who are not staying at that property. These tickets are valid through April 28, 2005.


City Pass ($172/$129) through March 31, 2005 – The CityPass includes a three-day Disneyland Resort park hopper ticket, one-day admission to Knott's Berry Farm, one-day admission to SeaWorld in San Diego, and one-day admission to either the San Diego Zoo or the San Diego Wild Animal Park. The CityPass is $172 for ages 10 and up, and $129 for ages 3-9, and expires 14 days after first use, or April 1, whichever comes first. You can buy CityPass at the Disneyland Web site, at the Disneyland Resort, at the other theme parks included in the pass, or directly from the CityPass Web site (link).


City Pass ($185/$127) effective April 1, 2005 – Starting April 1, 2005, the cost of a CityPass increases to $185 for ages 10 and up, but decrease to $127 for ages 3-9. The pass also comes with one early admission into Disneyland. The CityPass still expires 14 days after first use. Purchase CityPass through the Disneyland Web site, at the Disneyland Resort, at the other theme parks included in the pass, or directly from the CityPass Web site (link).


Costco City Pass promotion ($149.99/$114.99) through March 31, 2005 Costco is offering the Southern California CityPass for $149.99 for adults, and $114.99 for children ages 3 to 9. You must use the first admission by March 31, 2005, and the pass expires 13 days after the first admission is used.

Available at Southern California Costco stores or at the Costco Web site (link). Non-Costco members can buy the tickets via the Web site with a 5% surcharge. A shipping fee applies to Internet orders.


3-Day Park Hopper Bonus tickets ($109/$109) ($139/$109) – The park hopper bonus tickets currently include one early entry admission to Fantasyland and a $10 ESPN Zone game card. If the Disneyland resort portion of your trip concludes by May 11, 2005, you can take advantage of the “Adults Play for the Kids' Price” special. Through this advance purchase offer, 3-day park hopper tickets for ages 3 and up are $109, a savings of $20-50 off the main gate price. Expires 13 days after first use or May 11, 2005, whichever comes first.

If you plan to visit the Disneyland resort after April 28, take advantage of the Advance Purchase discount to save $20 per ticket, as detailed above. Expires 13 days after first use or January 15, 2006, whichever comes first.

Both offers are available at the Disneyland Web site (link), some Southern California AAA offices, some Disney Stores, or your travel agent. Must be purchased in advance, and are not available at the Disneyland resort ticket booths.

Several readers wrote to tell us that the Safeway stores in Central and Northern California, and Vons stores in Las Vegas, are also offering the 3-Day Park Hopper Bonus tickets. Check with your local Safeway store for details, as the dates and benefits may be different.


Four Days

Costco Play 4 Days ticket ($89/$89) – Costco offers a discounted 4-day Disneyland Resort ticket at $89 per person, ages 3 and up for Southern California Costco members (zip codes 90000-93599). Not a park hopper; each day is valid for either Disneyland or Disney's California Adventure admission. Unlike the CityPass, you must buy these tickets in person at Costco.

You get a voucher to exchange at a Disneyland Resort ticket booth for a valid pass. Proof of local residency is required to exchange the tickets, with a limit of 5 tickets per day. Tickets are non-transferable.

The ticket is valid through June 23, 2005, or until the fourth admission is used. The ticket is not valid March 19 – April 2, 2005.


Good Neighbor Hotel Park Hopper Plus tickets ($134/$134) through April 28, 2005 – Disneyland Resort Good Neighbor hotels can offer a 4-Day Park Hopper Plus ticket for $134, ages 3 and up (Adults and children pay the same price). No advance purchase is required, and some hotels may even sell them to visitors who are not staying at that property. Valid through April 28, 2005.


4-Day Park Hopper Bonus tickets ($129/$129) ($159/$129) – The park hopper bonus tickets currently include one early entry admission to Fantasyland, and a $10 ESPN Zone game card. If the Disneyland resort portion of your trip concludes by May 11, 2005, take advantage of the “Adults Play for the Kids' Price” special. Through this advance purchase offer, 4-day park hopper tickets for ages 3 and up are $129, a savings of $30-60 off the main gate price. These tickets expire 13 days after first use or May 11, 2005, whichever comes first.

If you plan to visit the Disneyland Resort after April 28, you can still take advantage of the Advance Purchase discount and save $30 per ticket, as detailed above. These tickets expire 13 days after first use or January 15, 2006, whichever comes first.

Both of these ticket offers are available through the Disneyland Web site (link), through some Southern California AAA offices, through some Disney Stores, or through your travel agent. You must buy these tickets in advance; they are not available at the Disneyland Resort ticket booths.


Five Days

Disney's AAA Passport Plus Package 2005 ($169/$139) – The 5-day Passport Plus park hopper ticket is $169 for ages 10 and up, and $139 for ages 3-9. This package includes:

  • Disneyland Resort Park Hopper ticket
  • $10 ESPN Zone Arena game card
  • Preferred seating at select shows in Disney's California Adventure park
  • California Diamond Fun Book (one per package - may not be available when you order)
  • Free parking at Disneyland Resort theme parks
  • Early entry into Fantasyland on select days

An additional handling fee of $10 is charged per mailing address. These tickets are available to AAA members only when purchased through participating AAA offices.

Several readers report that their local AAA offices do not offer this ticket, or that the benefits differ. You may remember that this also happened with the 2004 version of this package.

MousePlanet has contacted AAA offices around the country and encountered the same problem. If your local AAA office does not offer the ticket, check with another AAA office in your area. The decision to offer this ticket seems to depend on which regional AAA “club” you belong to, and in some cases rest with the office manager at each location.

The Auto Club of Southern California (ACSC) is not participating in this offer, and AAA Oregon/Idaho offers the 5-day tickets. Some readers have also been told that the California Diamond Fun Book is no longer available.


5-Day Park Hopper Bonus tickets ($139/$139) ($169/$139) – The park hopper bonus tickets currently include one early entry admission to Fantasyland, and a $10 ESPN Zone game card. If the Disneyland Resort portion of your trip concludes by May 11, 2005, take advantage of the “Adults Play for the Kids' Price” special. Through this advance purchase offer, 5-day park hopper tickets for ages 3 and up are $139, a savings of $40-70 off the main gate price. These tickets expire 13 days after first use or May 11, 2005, whichever comes first.

If you plan to visit the Disneyland Resort after April 28, take advantage of the Advance Purchase discount and save $40 per ticket, as detailed in above. These tickets expire 13 days after first use or January 15, 2006, whichever comes first.

Both of these ticket offers are available through the Disneyland Web site (link), through some Southern California AAA offices, through some Disney Stores, or through your travel agent. These tickets must be purchased in advance, and are not available at the Disneyland resort ticket booths.


Alaska Airlines “Kids Fly Free” promotion through April 28, 2005 – If you have to fly to Southern California, Alaska Airlines has a package that includes either a free 5-day park hopper with each paid adult ticket, or an adult 5-day park hopper for the children's price. You must book packages by March 21, and like most current promotions, travel must be completed by April 28. Visit the Alaska Airlines Web site (link) for more details.


Six or Seven Days

Disney's AAA Passport Plus Package 2005 – The Parkhopper Plus package may be available in 6- or 7- day increments at participating AAA offices. Check with your local AAA office for availability and pricing:

  • Disneyland Resort Park Hopper ticket
  • $10 ESPN Zone Arena game card
  • Preferred seating at select shows in Disney's California Adventure Park
  • California Diamond Fun Book (one per package - may not be available when you order)
  • Free parking at Disneyland Resort theme parks

An additional handling fee of $10 is charged per mailing address. These tickets are available to AAA members only when purchased through AAA offices.

Several readers report that their local AAA offices do not offer this ticket, or that the benefits differ. You may remember that this also happened with the 2004 version of this package. MousePlanet has contacted AAA offices around the country, and encountered the same problem. If your local AAA office does not offer the ticket, check with another AAA office in your area. The decision to offer this ticket seems to depend on which regional AAA “club” you belong to, and in some cases rests with the office manager at each location.

The Auto Club of Southern California (ACSC) is not participating in this offer, and AAA Oregon/Idaho offers the 5-day tickets. Some readers have also been told that the California Diamond Fun Book is no longer available.


Special thanks to MousePlanet reader David Michael for some of this information.

Alaska Airlines “Kids Fly Free” promotion returns

Alaska Airlines is repeating the popular “Kids Fly Free” promotion for travel to the Disneyland Resort, and is offering park ticket and hotel discounts as well.

If you book an Alaska Airlines Southern California Vacations package for travel between January 4 and June 29, 2005, one child (age 2-11) can fly free with each paid adult ticket. The package also includes four nights at the Holiday Inn Buena Park and airport transfers via Karmel Shuttle (children 2-11 are free). The packages, including airfare and hotel, start at $429 per person.

Even better, if you travel between January 4 and April 28, you also receive a free child's 5-day Disneyland Resort park hopper for each paid adult. If you are traveling without children, you can instead purchase the adult 5-day park hopper ticket at the children's price. Be aware, however, that Disneyland considers 11-year-olds to be adults for the purpose of admission pricing.

If Buena Park is too far away from Disneyland for you, you can upgrade to a Disneyland Resort hotel and receive up to $200 Disney Dollars with a stay of four nights or more before April 24, 2005.

Finally, if you book the package through alaskaair.com, you get 1500 Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Bonus Miles per passenger. For more information, visit the Alaska Airlines Web site (link). You must book packages by March 21, 2005.

Disneyland Resort Annual Passholder offers and promotions

Get January AP rates at the Disneyland Resort, starting at $79 per night at Paradise Pier Hotel. Promotion valid Sunday – Thursday for arrivals January 2–31, 2005. Additional restrictions apply. Call (714) 956-MICKEY (714-956-6425) to book.

50th Anniversary Package, revised

The Happiest Homecomings on Earth package has been revised for the new year. The previous promotion was good only for three-night stays at the Disneyland Resort hotels; the new offer is valid on longer stays and includes Good Neighbor Hotels as well.

Instead of the 50th anniversary commemorative clock and Walk in Walt's Footsteps tour, the new packages include all the following:

  • “Enchanting” commemorative certificate (one per package)
  • Park Hopper bonus ticket, which includes one early entry into Fantasyland and a $10 ESPN Zone game card. (Park hopper tickets can be upgraded to an annual pass for an extra fee)
  • Preferred seating to select shows at Disney's California Adventure
  • Entry into Mickey's Toontown Madness
  • Walt Disney Travel Co. lanyard and pin (one per person)
  • Walt Disney Travel Co. luggage tag
  • Walt Disney Travel Co. fun book (one per package)

The “Happiest Homecoming on Earth” package is available for arrival dates through December 31, 2005. The package can be booked through the Disneyland Web site (link), or by calling (714) 520-5060.


Park Schedule/Blockout Dates

DL: Disneyland
DCA: Disney's California Adventure
Annual Pass blockout dates:

  • SL – Southern California Select Annual Pass
  • SC – Southern California Annual Pass
  • DX – Deluxe Annual Pass
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Visit our Annual Passholders Blockout Dates 2005 page to see more dates. You can see future calendar schedules at Disneyland.com here.

Entertainment schedule: Go directly to the Disneyland Resort schedule for this week at Disneyland.com here.



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