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Back to the beginning

MousePlanet reader Pat happened to be wandering around Fantasyland during early entry and came across a photo shoot. Pat was informed by a cast member that the stars of the photo shoot had all appeared in the original opening day television commercial for Disneyland, as children of course. Disney has maintained contact with those children over the years, and Disney is using these new photos in promotion of the upcoming 50th Anniversary celebration. Pat was kind enough to send along a photo of the shoot.


A photo shoot in Fantasyland, apparently involving the return of stars from an early Disneyland commercial. Photo by Pat Fadden.


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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.

Climbers return

Matterhorn mountain climbers have returned to Disneyland. At least on Sunday, park visitors could watch for quite a while as two climbers appeared to be familiarizing themselves with the exterior of the Matterhorn.


Two climbers get familiar with the Matterhorn climb. Photo by Alex Stroup.


The first climber to the top sits back for a bit and occassionally waves to park guests. Photo by Alex Stroup.

We wouldn't want Mickey to fall

At some point recently, a gold-colored decorative railing was added to the second floor of Sleeping Beauty Castle, on just the three sections at the front of the castle. While it looks fine with a quick glance, a closer look shows that it hasn't been well integrated with the castle's architecture. The rails have just been installed over the crenelations and have a very temporary look.

Presumably the upcoming celebrations will have people up there more often than usual and someone (or some government agency) thought that having the barrier top at knee level was a recipe for injury.


New railings have been added to the second floor of the castle. Photo by Alex Stroup.


The same area, in this photo from last New Year's Eve, shows how the crenelations only come up to a person's knees. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

Parade Information

MousePlanet received the following e-mail, which contains information about the 50th Anniversary parade floats.

I recently performed twice in the past month at Disneyland through the Community Arts Showcase program. While rehearsing backstage, we were able to see the floats for the 50th Anniversary parade. I had a very up-close look at a Lion King float with a lot to look at. At the front of the float, are rather large audio-animatronic Simba and Nala standing proud on Pride Rock.

[There were] two large ribbons of plastic coming from either side of the rock. After questioning a few of the people working on the float, they said they would in fact be running waterfalls. In the middle, we see Pumba lounging in a hammock, and bringing up the rear is a collapsing tree of some sort. It had a railing for the actors to ascend (two storys high).

The last notable thing was a singluar white rope handing from an on-float canopy: Some kind of circus rope acrobatics. Of course there was the Main Street Station float which has already debuted. There was a Toy Story float (recycled from previous parades), as well as a large ballroom on wheels, four marble style pillars holding up a ceiling over a marble dance floor. The last one I got a good look at was a large float with a trampoline on it. A cast member stated there would be a good amount of acrobatics incorporated into the parade, referencing the rope on the Lion King float, the trampoline, and she also mentioned a few people in harnesses with bungies on each side, jumping up and down and doing flips. The one thing that is most noticable is the amount of gold used on the floats. Every float looked as if it went through a See's candy machine, only it wasn't chocolate they were drenched in.

Interim Entertainment

The following memo was sent by Disney Travel to travel agents about the two new mini-parade shows that will be playing in Disneyland Park until May. “Mickey's Magic Kingdom” debuted last Friday and some photos are included. For the scope of the effort, this show is a pleasant diversion.

One issue that has to be worked out is that while the floats moved from Fantasyland to the official show location at the top of Main Street, they tended to draw a crowd as if it were a simple parade. Many people took positions on the curb, watched and photographed, and then moved on with their day unaware that a show of sorts was to be held just a hundred feet down the road.

Disneyland Park Introduces New Character Celebrations

Guests will be dancing in the street with two new interactive character celebrations at Disneyland Park. “Sleeping Beauty’s Royal Celebration,” and “Mickey’s Magic Kingdom Celebration.”

The celebrations each include up to 45 performers, characters and dancers who will join with Guests in an interactive street show. After traveling along a portion of the parade route, the celebrations become a stage show at their designated performance location.


The lead unit in this mini-parade. Photo by Alex Stroup.

“Sleeping Beauty’s Royal Celebration” is a princess-themed show and takes place in the forecourt of Sleeping Beauty Castle. This is a chance for your clients to dance and play along with Belle, Princess Aurora, Jasmine, Snow White and Cinderella in addition to their princes and other key characters from the animated features.

Making its first appearance Feb. 11 at the north end of Main Street, U.S.A., “Mickey’s Magic Kingdom” highlights the lands at Disneyland Park in a celebration that features Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Stitch.


While Mickey and some friends ride in style, there are plentiy of other characters hoofing it and entertaining the crowd. Photo by Alex Stroup.

You will have lots of fun as the characters lead them on a celebration of each land, especially when Stitch performs his rendition of Elvis! Donald will lead Guests in a square dance while Goofy will have Guests playing instruments. The celebrations will be featured through May 3 with several performances offered daily.

These whole new street celebrations are designed with Guest interaction in mind, with great opportunities for you to take home memories of singing and dancing with the characters.


Flora, Fauna, and Meriweather give a preview of the dancing that will be displayed when the floats hit their mark at the top of Main Street. Photo by Alex Stroup.

Two Weeks for Lincoln

A sign has gone up in front of Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln to let guests know that they have just two weeks left until the attraction is closed to be replaced with a 50th Anniversary-related show. While the sign may cause palpitations among Lincoln fans, smaller text at the bottom does reassure that Great Moments returns after the 50th Anniversary.


A sign that will very quickly be out of date. Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln closes for almost two years (at least) on February 22. Photo by Alex Stroup.

Another Mansion Change

Chris sent us e-mail regarding change in Haunted Mansion that we missed in last week's Update. Another of the portraits in the hallway has been changed. The lounging woman no longer turns into a black panther, but rather into a white tiger.


The first portrait is now a tiger-woman rather than a panther-woman. Photo by Alex Stroup.

Still More Mickeys


Statue #14, “El Mickey,” designed by Lamberto Alvarez. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #16, “ESPN 25th Anniversary Mickey,” designed by Chris Berman and Dick Vitale. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #21, “Filmic Mickey,” designed by Kataneh Vahdani for California Institute of the Arts. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #23, “Fountain of Fun,” designed by Christina Grantham. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #24, “FrontEAR Tales,” designed by Fess Parker. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #28, “Good Catch,” designed by Bob Guiney. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #29, “Home Run Hero,” designed by Ben Affleck. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #31, “IceskatEAR,” designed by Paul Wylie. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.



Statue #32, “I'm Going to Disney World,” designed by Cody Reynolds for Walt Disney World Resort. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #33, “It Was All Started By a Mouse,” designed by Vanessa Hunt for the Disney Store. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


The scroll held by Mickey #33 is covered with faint images of Disney film characters. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #34, “Jet Setter,” designed by John Travolta. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #35, “Let's Party,” designed by Chris Fedun for Jump5. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #36, “Lobsta Mickey,” designed by Breanna Rowlette. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #39, “Mambo Mickey,” designed by Andy Garcia. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #43, “Mickey: In Yellow,” designed by Rosie O'Donnell. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #44, “Mickey in the Park,” designed by Black Entertainment Television. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Statue #45, “Mickey on the Move,” designed by Malcome Stone for Suddath Transportation. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

Ears to the ground

…Another reader, Mark, wrote to tell us that the work being done around Haunted Mansion's mausoleum is not for the mausoleum itself but rather to bring the brick wall around the exterior queue up to code.

…The Mad Tea Party has reopened and early riders were disapopinted to find that it continues to be difficult, if not impossible, to spin the teacups very fast.

…We're receiving conflicting reports on the Fantasy Waters show at the Disneyland Hotel. A couple of cast members report that they were told in a meeting that the show would return, while others report that critical elements have already been removed and removal continues.


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.


The Dole juice bar at the Enchanted Tiki Room now has a nice, luxuriant thatching. Photo by Alex Stroup.

  • 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 opens March 18
  • 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

  • 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 through June 29, 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 through 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.

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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