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California cruise excursions

After much anticipation, eager cruisers can finally see what shore excursions will be available on the Disney Cruise Line West Coast itineraries—and reserve them in advance. The length of tours, departure times and age restrictions vary from tour to tour. It should be noted that the ability to book excursions requires that your fare be paid in full and that it be within 90 days of your cruise, for people waiting until the deadline to pay in full, this may mean excursion registrations have been open for a while before you can book them.


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Note: Some of the more popular excursions, such as the Dolphin Encounter, are extremely popular and are selling out within the first hours that reservations are available. If your preferred excursion is booked, sign up for your back-up choices, and consider calling back periodically and checking once on the ship for cancellations or extra additions.

Mazatlan – Tours range from $19 to $175 (link): Mazatlán City Tour & Folkloric Show; Mazatlán Beach Escape; Sierra Madre Tour; Hacienda Las Moras Horseback Riding, Mexican Family Ranch Party; Old Mazatlán Walking Tour; Stone Island Tour; Deer Island Kayak Adventure; Tequila, Saddles, and Huaraches; El Cid Golfing Excursion; Mexican Countryside Expedition; and Folkloric Show and Beach Break.

Cabo San Lucas – Tours range from $19 to $169 (link): Cabo Beach Break; Cabo del Sol Golf Outing; Scuba Diving Odyssey; Cabo San Lucas Sportfishing Excursion; Beachside Horseback Riding; Harbor Cruise & Scenic Drive; Chileno Bay Snorkeling Adventure; Baja Mountain Biking; Los Arcos Sea Kayak & Snorkel; Coastal Highlights Tour; Snorkel & Sail Fiesta; Santa Maria Sail & Snorkel Experience; Cabo Resort Pool Getaway; and Land's End Coastal Cruise.

Puerto Vallarta – Tours range from $22 to $165 (link): Tropical Rainforest by Horseback; Paradise Beach Adventure; Puerto Vallarta City Tour; Sierra Madre Hiking; Historic Towns and Tequila Making; Canopy Adventure; Marietas Islands Snorkel & Kayak Tour; Marietas Islands Scuba Dive Adventure; Dolphin Encounter; Dolphin Encounter for Kids; Swim with Dolphins; Dolphin Observer; Las Caletas Hideaway; Banderas Bay Sailing Adventure; Sierra Madre Off-Road Expedition; Tropical Jungle Paradise Expedition; and Pirate Sail & Snorkel Adventure

The 14-day Panama Canal canal cruisers will also stop in Acapulco and Curacao.

Acapulco – Tours range from $19 to 199 (link): Cliff Divers Show & Restaurant; Acapulco Family Beach Break; Aca Beach Club; Acapulco Highlights Tour; Acapulco Horseback Riding; Papagayo River Rafting Adventure; Cultural Walking Tour; Golf at Mayan Palace; La Roqueta Island Getaway; Mexican Folkloric Show; Shot Over Jet Boat Ride; Cici Water Park; El Mercado & Cliff Divers Experience; Dolphin Encounter; and Dolphin Swim Adventure

Curacao – Tours range from $25 to $149 (link): Discover Curacao Island Tour; Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine; See & Sea Island Tour; Spanish Water Snorkel Tour; Curacao Day at the Beach; Curacao Outback Adventure; Highlights Tour with Folkloric Show; Hato Caves & Landhouse Bloemhof; Ostrich Farm & Hato Caves Tour; Africa Kunuku Tour; Canoe & Snorkel Safari; Sea Aquarium; Dolphin Encounter; and Curacao Dive Tour.

California cruisers should note that the new planning DVD -- while very informative about the ship --does not include information on these ports.

Hablamos Español

David Koenig passes along the information that Disneyland has begun training a pilot group of about a half-dozen princesses to be able to speak Spanish to guests. Aurora, Jasmine and others will spend this week receiving a crash course in conversational Spanish and will be encouraged to hablan Español with Spanish-speaking guests beginning March 7.

The test should prove interesting since few if any of the hand-picked princesses currently speak a word of Spanish.

Any Tinker Bells out there?

On Wednesday, March 2 at 10 a.m. (sign-in at 9:30 a.m.) Disney Entertainment Productions begins looking for a sparkling female performer to embody the spirit of Tinker Bell. Soaring high above Disneyland, she ignites the new, nightly fireworks spectacular in celebration of Disneyland's 50th Anniversary.

Those auditioning should be trained aerialists, comfortable at heights over 100 feet, with the talent to move gracefully and the strength to hold a pose while suspended in air.

Height: 5'-5'4"; weight: 100-125 lbs. (All talent will be measured and weighed at sign-in) Auditons take place at The Disneyland Resort, 700 W. Ball Rd. Anaheim, CA 92802. Come to Visitor Parking located off Ball Road and Cast Place, check-in at Security Office and have a valid photo ID. Bring a headshot and resume, dress appropriately for extensive movement and you must be at least 18 years of age to audition. Entertainers for this show are covered under the terms and conditions of a collective bargaining agreement with the American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA). If you are not a current member of AGVA, you will be required to join the union.

If you're a dancer or singer and would like to give Japan a try, this might be you're chance. On March 23, at 10 a.m., Tokyo Disneyland will be auditioning singers at Screenland Studios II, 10501 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601. On March 24, they will be auditioning dancers at 10 a.m. at the same address.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and willing to relocate to the location of their contract. Bring a non-returnable photo and resumé. All auditions begin at the times listed, so arrive early to register. Dancers should be strong in ballet and jazz. Some roles require tap, modern dance, or vocal ability. Gymnastic skills are a plus. Dancers with lift/partnering or adagio experience are also needed. Wear appropriate dance attire and shoes, and be warmed up and ready to begin at the listed time. Singers should prepare two vocal selections of contrasting styles (best 16 bars of each). For all vocal auditions an accompanist will be provided, and you should provide sheet music in the correct key.

Construction update

A quick run-down of construction and rehabs around the resort:

  • Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln is officially closed now until after the 50th Anniversary celebration. The whole building will be closed to install a “Disneyland's First 50 Years” show. Scaffolding and scrim is up over the facade with noises indicating new paint work. The restrooms behind the Main Street Bank are also closed. A sign says they are being refurbished as well, but a look around the wall indicates it may just be that the walkway is being used for storage for now.


The Walt Disney Story with Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln is closed for installation of the new anniversary show. The Main Street Bank interior and Mad Hatter store remain open. Photo by Alex Stroup.

  • The new surface in the seating area between Stage Door Cafe and the River Belle Terrace looks just about to go in.


This area of construction facing the Rivers of America has no real impact other than reduced seating. Photo by Alex Stroup.

  • The New Orleans Square restrooms by the train station have the world's smallest construction wall (essentially just a temporary door) and are unavailable while they conduct some work. Unfortunately, from here it is a trek to the nearest restrooms at the Central Plaza-side entrance to Adventureland or at Hungry Bear Restaurant in Critter Country.
  • Painters can be seen begin work on parts of the Mark Twain Riverboat in drydock. Other than the cages being removed from around the boiler and other moving parts, no other obvious work is underway.
  • The Starcade in Tomorrowland is closed for painting.


A painter at work on the Mark Twain Riverboat. Note the cage pieces that keep passengers away from moving parts when the vessel is operating. Photo by Alex Stroup.

  • A monorail trip confirms that the new surface between Fantasyland and Tomorroland is nearly complete.
  • The outdoor seating area and magazine counter for Compass Books & Cafe in Downtown Disney are behind a wall for unknown work.

Buzz is the New Blue

Meanwhile at Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters, the construction walls have come down and been replaced with barricades exposing the exit and Fastpass machines. The Premier Store is open, with a combination of the existing pin merchandise and new Buzz Lightyear merchandise.


Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters is an increasingly visible presence in Tomorrowland. Photo by Alex Stroup.

An interesting side note is that the new attraction seems to be introducting a new color scheme to the area. While the rest of the park is experiencing a “goldening” of sorts to celebrate the park's upcoming 50th anniversary celebration, the recent return of scaffolding to the exterior of the Buzz Lightyear show building was not to repaint already peeling paint, but to convert the entire exterior to the new blue color theme, completing removing the gold that was introduced in 1998 during the short-lived “New Tomorrowland” makeover. The same blue is also replacing gold in various other places in the area. See the following two photos that show one of the two benches under the People Mover/Rocket Rods tracks in the new color.


One of the benches in Tomorrowland is the old brownish-gold. Photo by Alex Stroup.


The other Tomorrowland bench is now a dark blue to match the Buzz Lightyear's Astro Blasters exterior. Photo by Alex Stroup.

Ears to the ground

…There is a very unsubstantiated rumor, that Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters may get a couple-hour go from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight (Monday, February 28). Again, this is a rumor we have not been able to confirm, and if true do not know the conditions under which people will get to ride. But if you're in the area anyway…


Attraction poster banners now decorate Downtown Disney lightposts, and include the Matterhorn Bobsleds, Dumbo, and “it's a small world.” Photo by Alex Stroup.


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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.
  • 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 opens March 18
  • Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln opens April 16 with installation the 50th Anniversary exhibit in the Main Street Opera House
  • Disney Gallery closed March 28 – May 4
  • Honey I Shrunk the Audience closed April 4–8
  • Disneyland Railroad Tomorrowland station opens May 3
  • Jungle Cruise opens May 4
  • 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


Starcade is closed while getting some new paint. Photo by Alex Stroup.

Disney's California Adventure

  • Jumpin' Jellyfish reduced capacity through March 4
  • Playhouse Disney opens March 11
  • 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

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).
  • Magic Mirror event – Merchandise event at Downtown Disney's World of Disney March 18-20 (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 (or at the Disneyland Web site), 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.


Southern California 2-Day Park Hopper at 1-Day Park Hopper Price through April 28, 2005 – Residents of Southern California and Baja California, Mexico, can purchase a standard 2-Day Park Hopper pass for the price of a 1-Day Park Hopper. It appears this offer is available only online at Disney's Web site (you'll need to enter an eligible ZIP code.

Tickets: $73 for ages 10 and older, $63 for ages 3 to 9. You must use the second day of 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 passes per day, but on only two days in any seven day period. Expect 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 when presenting the tickets at the main entrance.


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 to 9. 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
Sun
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Tues
Wed
Thurs
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2/283/13/23/33/43/5

DL: 10a–8p
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DL: 10a–8p
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DL: 10a–8p
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DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 9a–11p
DCA: 10a–8p

DL: 8a–Mid
DCA: 10a–9p
SL/SC

3/63/73/83/93/103/113/12

DL: 8a–Mid
DCA: 10a–9p
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DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

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DL: 10a–8p
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DL: 9a–11p
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DL: 8a–Mid
DCA: 10a–10p
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DL: 9a–10p
DCA: 10a–7p

DL: 9a–10p
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DL: 8a–Mid
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DL: 8a–Mid
DCA: 10a–10p
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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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