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Update for October 1-7, 2007

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Year of a Million More Dreams | Discrimination or misunderstanding? | Snow White anniversary event | This and That

Year of a Million More Dreams

Disney officially announced the extension of the Year of a Million Dreams program yesterday, and the company's publicity machine immediate went into overdrive to spread the word. In addition to the national announcement on Good Morning America, the marketing blitz included a barrage of press releases from the participating Disney Parks and Resorts, publication of an online Dream Catalogue, and new television commercials featuring some of the new prizes that can be won starting in 2008.


Walt Disney commissioned Dorothea Redmond to design a suite of rooms for his family and guests. Disney archive photo.

All of this hype should help Disney overcome a big challenge faced during the first year of the promotion: park visitors don't exactly understand it. Disney has a delicate task managing guest expectations with regards to this contest—the company needs to generate enough hype that people will book trips during the Year of a Million Dreams, but at the same time they don't want to create a situation where those same visitors are too disappointed when they don't receive a visit from the Dream Squad during their trip.

It can be argued that Disney erred too far on the side of caution during the first phase of the promotion. To most park visitors, the "Year of a Million Dreams" is a marketing slogan splashed across banners and T-shirts, not a promotion that might actually involve them. Twelve months after the giveaways began, Dream Squad cast members still routinely have to explain the promotion and assure winners that there is no "catch" to their prize.

This time around, Disney has produced a slick online Dream Catalog (link) to show off some of the major new prizes to be awarded in 2008. The full spectrum of prizes is still detailed in excruciating legal detail in the Official Rules (link), but the Dream Catalog gives potential visitors something to… well, dream about.


The Disney Dream Suite decor is based closely on the original Dorothea Redmond renderings. Disney photo.

The new prizes are pretty spiffy, too. As expected, Disneyland will offer overnight stays in the new Disneyland Dream Suite. This suite of rooms in New Orleans Square was originally planned as a private apartment for Walt Disney, but was never used for that purpose. For the last 20 years the space has housed the Disney Gallery. Imagineers are now working to convert the space into a two-bedroom, two-bath guest suite, using the original 1960s designs created by designed Dorothea Redmond and set decorator Emile Kuri in consultation with Walt Disney. Perhaps to address the concerns of those upset by the Disney Gallery closure, Disney is quick to point out that the Dream Suite will now be used for overnight guests, just as Walt Disney intended. Walt Disney Imagineering Art Director Kim Irvine says that the suite will "be filled with things that might have inspired Walt as he dreamed of Disneyland." Each of the bedrooms will feature a special nighttime lighting effect, activated at the push of a button. This "goodnight kiss" also includes effects that are quite frankly so charming that we don't want to spoil the surprise for the first winners.

Disney is planning to award 266 one-night stays in the Disneyland Dream Suite during 2008. Winners will also receive a gift basket, VIP viewing for the parade, and dinner at a Disneyland Resort restaurant. The winners also receive VIP viewing for either fireworks and/or Fantasmic!, but who would want to pass up the view from the Disneyland Dream Suite balcony? Winners are not confined to their suite after Disneyland closes—a concierge will be on hand at all times to arrange for special after-hours excursions into the theme park if desired. Once the Disneyland Dream Suite is open, the Mickey Mouse Penthouse at the Disneyland Hotel will be returned to regular (if pricey) service as a guest suite.


Mickey and Minnie frolic on a Times Square "beach" to announce a new prize in the Year of a Million Dreams. Disney photo.

Many of the prizes are one-of-a-kind opportunities. Disney Cruise Line will offer one lucky winner the opportunity to have Castaway Cay all to themselves for a day. According to the DCL press release, "everything on the island will be at their disposal—private meet and greets with Disney characters, an opportunity to parasail over the island, gourmet lunch prepared on the beach, kayaking excursion through the mangroves, beachside cabana massage, snorkeling with tropical marine life—everything and anything a normal guest could experience on Castaway Cay with a few special surprises tossed in. And, it's all arranged exclusively for the winner and their guests!"

The winner of the Character Breakfasts Extraordinaire prize will get to dine right on Walt Disney World's Main Street U.S.A. with at least 25 Disney Characters. For Disneyland fans, the Sorcerer's Apprentice for a Day prize is a dream come true. The lucky winner of this vacation package will get to tour the Walt Disney Imagineering offices in Glendale, and take a backstage tour of Disneyland with an Imagineer. Other one-time-only prizes include hot air balloon rides above Walt Disney World or Disneyland, a trip to the premiere of High School Musical 3, and holiday-theme trips for Halloween, Christmas and New Year's Eve. The $13 million prize assortment also includes VIP seating opportunities for parades and fireworks, admission to "Dream Time" events at the Disney theme parks, character meet and greet opportunities and shopping sprees. And of course, the Dream Ears, Lanyards and Fastpasses will return.

The expanded Year of a Million Dreams promotion will run January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008. Mail-in entries will be accepted starting December 19, 2007. Disney has simplified the requirements for mail-in entries and will now accept entries by mail from Australians—see the official rules for details.


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Discrimination or misunderstanding?

A San Diego man claims that Disneyland Resort security detained, searched and questioned him in full view of other resort visitors two weeks ago, targeting him because he was holding hands with another man. A Disneyland spokesperson says that the entire thing was a misunderstanding, and denies that the situation had anything to do with sexual orientation. With the annual Gay Days at Disneyland scheduled for this weekend, many are asking if Disney is really discriminating against gays, or if this was just a major overreaction by Disney's security department?

There seems to be little disagreement about what happened. According to a report published by The Advocate magazine ("An Antigay Incident at Disneyland?") Wil Kenney was walking with friends through Downtown Disney on September 22 when he was approached by Disney security. Security claimed to have received a report that Kenney threatened someone with a gun. Kenney denied having a gun, and Disney security detained him while Anaheim police department officers were summoned to search him. Finding no weapon, Anaheim PD left the scene, after which Kenney demanded to speak with a Disneyland Resort security manager. Anaheim police department spokesperson Rick Martinez confirmed that Kenney was "detained" and "might have been frisked."

While the "what" seems pretty straightforward, the "why" is much less obvious. Kenney claims that a Disney cast member called security because they were offended that he was holding hands with another man. Disneyland spokesperson Rob Doughty told The Advocate that Kenney made a hand gesture that a Disney Cast Member interpreted as threatening, specifically that Kenney made his hand "look like a gun." Kenney and companions deny this claim. According to Kenney, the Disneyland Resort security manager could or would not tell him what specific report had been made about him, alternately telling Kenney that the cast member "was threatened, felt threatened, or was offended." Kenney also claims that the security manager refused to apologize for the actions of her department, and also that plainclothes security officers continued to follow his group through Downtown Disney.

Kenney claims discrimination, Disney claims misunderstanding. Either way, Disney doesn't look good, but it's easier to believe that Disney security overreacted than to believe that the company is actively targeting gays. Disney is known as a very inclusive employer, and there are in fact openly gay members of the Disneyland security department. Disney has recently expanded their Fairy Tale Weddings offerings to include gay couples, and next weekend's Gays Days event at Disneyland is sponsored in part by Pride, a Disney employee group for gay and lesbian cast members.

Snow White Anniversary event at Disneyland


Disney celebrates the 70th anniversary of Snow White on November 16. Disney photo.

The Disneyland Resort will host a event to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on November 16 (link). The event will include a screening of the film inside Disney's California Adventure, and two packages are available.

The $25 Magic Mirror package includes admission to DCA for the event only, admission to the screening and a commemorative gift.

The $150 Poisoned Apple package includes admission to DCA for the event only, Snow White's Soiree with hors d'ouevres, dessert and a signature drink, premiere viewing of the new "The Fairest One of All" exhibit, panel discussion featuring Pixar's John Lasseter, moderated by Disney animator and producer Don Hahn, opportunity to pre-purchase event merchandise via Random Selection Process, admission to the screening and a commemorative gift.

Reservations for the event will be available online beginning Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 11 AM Pacific / 2 pm Eastern. We've been told that there are fewer than 300 tickets available for the Poisoned Apple package, and that Roy Disney may make a surprise appearance at the panel discussion.

This and That


Visitors to DCA's Animation Building have the opportunity to enjoy the intricate zoetrope. Photo by Lisa Perkis.

...MousePlanet staff member Lisa Perkis reported that a Toy Story zoetrope is now on display inside the Animation Building in Disney's California Adventure. MousePlanet staff member Stephanie Wien saw the installation as part of the Pixar: 20 Years of Animation exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York last year, and described it in her trip report:

"The Zoetrope was made up of Toy Story characters, including Army Men parachuting from the top and Wheezy jumping on seesaw. The illusion of movement is suspended at one point during the presentation by turning off the strobe effect, so that the viewer can see what's 'behind the curtain.' "


Halloween Mickey & Minnie by Marie Osmond. Disney photo.

...Disneyland is offering a set of Halloween Adora Belle dolls by Marie Osmond via the Disney Gallery Web site only, now through October 10. (Link)

...Cafe Orleans is offering a special Nightmare Before Christmas ornament as your gift with a $30 purchase. One new ornament will be released each Friday for 12 weeks, and will be available while supplies last.


Current Refurbishments and Attraction Closures

Disneyland

Disney's California Adventure

  • California Screamin' may open at 1:00 PM Monday - Friday through Fall 2007 due to construction for Toy Story Mania!
  • Golden Dreams closed November 1 & 2 to remove the Halloween show.
  • Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue will be closed from November 26 at least through the end of 2007.
  • Midway Games closed for an unknown duration. The future of the games has been somewhat questionable due to the Toy Story Mania project, but some of the games remain open for now.
  • Toy Story Mania! under construction. Opens 2008.
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.

Events

If you know of any events, official or unofficial, that should be listed here, let us know.

October

  • Gay Days at Disneyland (unofficial event) Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7. Event attendance will be higher at Disneyland on Saturday, DCA on Sunday (link).
  • Mickey's Halloween Treat. October 5, 12, 19 and 26; 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM and October 4, 11, 18, 25, 29, 30, and 31; 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Tickets are $39 per person if purchased the day of the event. $29 advance-purchase tickets currently available through the Disneyland Web site (click on the "tickets" link). $27 discounted tickets are currently available to Annual Passholders via the Disneyland Annual Passholder Web site, and to Disney's Vacation Club Members at the Disneyland Resort ticket booths.
  • MousePlanet night at Mickey's Halloween Treat (unofficial event) Friday, October 12. Join your fellow MousePlanet readers and MousePad members at Mickey's Halloween Treat to kick off MouseAdventure weekend. More information is available on our MousePad discussion boards. (Link)
  • MouseAdventure. Sunday, October 14. Registration is now closed.
  • CHOC/Disneyland Resort Walk in the Park Sunday, October 21 (link)
  • Nevada Day. Friday, October 26. All Nevada public schools closed to commemorate the admission of the state of Nevada into the union, possibly resulting in unusually high crowd levels at the Disneyland Resort. (link)
  • 2007 UEA convention. October 29 to 30 (in Utah). Many Utah public schools close so teachers can attend the Utah Education Association convention, which creates a four-day weekend for the students. Expect the resort to be busy that weekend?some claim 'UEA' stands for 'Utah Escapes to Anaheim.' One reader has told us that his Utah school district is closed for a "Fall Break" October 11 ? 15, so crowds may be more dispersed throughout the month than in past years.

November

  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 70th Anniversary Celebration. November 16, 2007. See MousePlanet's October 2, 2007 Disneyland Resort update for details (link).

December

  • Candlelight Processional Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2.

February 2008

  • Unofficial Homeschool Day at Disneyland. Friday February 1st, 2008. This event is open to all homeschool and alternative schooling families (link).

Spring 2008

  • Disney's California Food & Wine Weekends. Spring 2008 (link)

Summer 2008

  • Disney Magic returns to Pacific Ocean itineraries. May 25-August 17, 2008.

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!

This first section is a list of discounts on ticket only purchases. Though it has become more common in recent years, Disneyland tickets are rarely offered at deep discounts unless you are a resident of Southern California or Northern Mexico. For residents outside that area, the best discounts available tend to be simple advance purchase discounts.

This information is pulled from many sources but much thanks must go to MouseSavers.com for providing the bulk of the information. If you know of any additional discounts, offers, promotions, or contests that should be listed in this section, drop us a line (link).

One Day, One Park Regularly $66/$56

One Day Park Hopper
Regularly $91/$81

Southern California 1–Day Park Hopper – Disney is not currently offering a discounted Southern California 1-Day Park Hopper at the Web site. Southern California AAA offices and Vons Supermarkets may be selling these tickets, but call ahead to confirm. Proof of residency will be required when redeeming them at Disneyland (Vons will happily sell you the ticket voucher regardless of where you are from but you still need to be an appropriate resident to use it. If you do see these available anywhere, e-mail us to let us know.

Two Day Park Hopper
Regularly $132/$112

AOCVCB 2-Day Bonus Ticket ($119/$100) – The discount (from the Anaheim-Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau) is $3 (adult) and $2 (child) and shipping on all orders is at least $10 (link). So if you are ordering more than 10 days in advance and your discount would be less than $10, you'll still come out ahead by ordering at the Disneyland Web site.

Three Day Park Hopper
Regularly $189/$159

Advance Purchase 3-day Park Hopper Bonus Ticket ($169/$139) – A discounted price for advance purchase through the Internet or select dealers. Available at the Disneyland Web site (link) where shipping is included if you order more than 10 days prior to your travel date. Also available from AAA offices in Northern California, Nevada, and Utah (not currently listed at the AAA Web site, you may need to call your local office). Disney Stores (California), Safeway grocery stores (California and Arizona), and certain travel agents may also sell these tickets. It is best to call and confirm before visiting a location, however. "Bonus Tickets" include one early admission day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday). If purchased from AAA, the tickets come with free parking at the Mickey & Friends parking garage (an $11/day value)

Advance Purchase 3-day Park Hopper Bonus Ticket ($169/$139) Effective January 3, 2008

2008 "2 Days Free" offer – Buy a 3-day Parkhopper ticket and receive a 5-day Parkhopper Bonus ticket which includes one Early Entry admission. The Spring promotion is available starting January 7, and tickets must be purchased in advance - this offer is not valid at the Disneyland Resort ticket booth. The ticket must be used for the first time on or before April 24 and expires 13 days after first use or on May 7, 2008, whichever occurs first.

Southern California CityPass ($235/$189) – This pass includes a 3-Day Disneyland Resort park ticket (including one early-entry day). It also includes one day admissions to SeaWorld San Diego, Universal Studios Hollywood, and either the San Diego Zoo or San Diego Wild Animal Park. The CityPass expires 14 days after first use at any location. Purchase CityPass through the Disneyland Web site (link) or onsite at the ticket booths of Disneyland Resort or the other theme parks included in the pass. You can also purchase directly from the CityPass Web site (link) though this has a minimum $7.50 shipping charge (no shipping charge from the Disney Web site if purchased more than 10 days in advance).

You can also purchase the Southern California City Pass online from Costco at a cost of $209.99/$169.99 (adults/child), 5% surcharge if not a Costco member and shipping fees apply. Booklets may be available for sale in some stores but varies widely. If you want to buy in person it would be best to call ahead and confirm availability. If you do buy at a Costco, you will initially purchase a large plastic container which you must trade for ticket books prior to leaving Costco!

AOCVCB 3-Day Bonus Ticket ($155/$126) – The discount (from the Anaheim-Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau) is $4 (adult) and $3 (child) and shipping on all orders is at least $10. So if you are ordering more than 10 days in advance and your discount would be less than $10, you'll still come out ahead by ordering at the Disneyland Web site. Tickets include one early admission day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday) (link).

Four Day Park Hopper
Regularly $214/$184

Advance Purchase 4–Day Park Hopper Bonus tickets ($184/$154) – A discounted price for advance purchase through the Internet or select dealers. Available at the Disneyland Web site (link) where shipping is included if you order more than 10 days prior to your travel date. Also available from AAA offices in Northern California, Nevada, and Utah (not currently listed at the AAA Web site, you may need to call your local office). Disney Stores (California), Safeway grocery stores (California and Arizona), and certain travel agents may also sell these tickets. It is best to call and confirm before visiting a location, however. "Bonus Tickets" include one early admission day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday). If purchased from AAA, the tickets come with free parking at the Mickey & Friends parking garage (an $11/day value).

Advance Purchase 4-day Park Hopper Bonus Ticket ($184/$154) Effective January 3, 2008

2008 "2 Days Free" offer – Buy a 4-day Parkhopper ticket and receive a 6-day Parkhopper Bonus ticket which includes one Early Entry admission. The Spring promotion is available starting January 7, and tickets must be purchased in advance - this offer is not valid at the Disneyland Resort ticket booth. The ticket must be used for the first time on or before April 24 and expires 13 days after first use or on May 7, 2008, whichever occurs first.

AOCVCB 4-Day Bonus Ticket ($174/$145) – The discount (from the Anaheim-Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau) is $5 (adult) and $4 (child) and shipping on all orders is at least $10 Tickets include one early admission day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday) (link).

Five Day Park Hopper
Regularly $234/$204

Advance Purchase 5–Day Park Hopper Bonus tickets ($194/$164) – A discounted price for advance purchase through the Internet or select dealers. Available at the Disneyland Web site (link) where shipping is included if you order more than 10 days prior to your travel date. Also available from AAA offices in Northern California, Nevada, and Utah (not currently listed at the AAA Web site, you may need to call your local office). Disney Stores (California), Safeway grocery stores (California and Arizona), and certain travel agents may also sell these tickets. It is best to call and confirm before visiting a location, however. "Bonus Tickets" include one early admission day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday). If purchased from AAA, the tickets come with free parking at the Mickey & Friends parking garage (an $11/day value).

Advance Purchase 5-day Park Hopper Bonus Ticket ($194/$164) Effective January 3, 2008

2008 "2 Days Free" offer – Buy a 5-day Parkhopper ticket and receive a 7-day Parkhopper Bonus ticket which includes one Early Entry admission. The Spring promotion is available starting January 7, and tickets must be purchased in advance - this offer is not valid at the Disneyland Resort ticket booth. The ticket must be used for the first time on or before April 24 and expires 13 days after first use or on May 7, 2008, whichever occurs first.

AOCVCB 5-Day Bonus Ticket ($183/$154) – The discount (from the Anaheim-Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau) is $6 (adult) and $5 (child) and shipping on all orders is $10.

Hotel / Travel Packages

Costco Travel Packages – Many different travel packages including visits to Disneyland and Disneyland hotels are available through Costco.com. When purchasing a Costco Disneyland travel package, extras that will be included are: Mickey's Toontown Madness admission (currently available Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays, and Saturdays), a character breakfast per person, a $20 Disneyland Resort gift card, a collectible pin and lanyard, and a Costco luggage tag.

Disney's Good Neighbor Dream Vacation Packages – This package is valid for arrivals June 29 - August 30, 2007, and starts at $214 per person. Package includes two nights at a Good Neighbor hotel; Park Hopper ticket (with admission to one Early Entry and/or one Toontown Morning Madness depending on ticket purchased and days visited); preferred seating at a DCA show; souvenir coin, luggage tag and lanyard with pin; a Downtown Disney Fun Card; and a "Character Call" from Mickey, Minnie or Goofy. (Sample pricing is for two adults and two children under 9 years-old sharing one room at the Jolly Roger Hotel, and includes a 3-day park hopper ticket per person. Other hotels and ticket combinations are available at a higher price) Reservations must be made by August 27, 2007. Call (866) 279-7165 for more information.

Fourth Night Free at Good Neighbor Hotels – This package is valid for arrivals September 2 to December 16, 2007, and starts at $257 per person. Package includes hotel accomodations; Park Hopper ticket; admission to one Early Entry and one Toontown Morning Madness; preferred seating at a DCA show; souvenir coin, luggage tag and lanyard with pin; a Downtown Disney Fun Card; and a "Character Call" from Mickey, Minnie or Goofy. (Sample pricing is for two adults and two children under 9 years-old sharing one room at the Best Western Pavilions, and includes a 3-day park hopper ticket per person. Other hotels and ticket combinations are available at a higher price) Reservations must be made by December 13, 2007. Call (866) 279-7165 for more information.

Fourth Night Free at Disneyland Resort Hotels – This package is valid for arrivals August 19 to December 12, 2007, and starts at $345 per person. Package includes hotel accomodations; Park Hopper ticket; admission to one Early Entry and one Toontown Morning Madness; preferred seating at a DCA show; souvenir coin, luggage tag and lanyard with pin; a Downtown Disney Fun Card; and a "Character Call" from Mickey, Minnie or Goofy. (Sample pricing is for two adults and two children under 9 years-old sharing one room at the Disneyland Hotel, and includes a 3-day park hopper ticket per person. Other hotels and ticket combinations are available.) Reservations must be made by November 12, 2007. Call (866) 279-7165 for more information.

2008 "2 Days Free" offer – When you buy a 3-, 4- or 5-day Parkhopper ticket, Disney will add two free days. In other words, you'll pay the 3-day rate ($189) and receive a Parkhopper Bonus ticket good for five days. You can maximize your savings by taking advantage of the advance purchase discount, and pay just $169. The Parkhopper Bonus ticket includes one Early Entry admission. The Spring promotion is available starting January 7. The ticket must be used for the first time on or before April 24 and expires 13 days after first use or on May 7, 2008, whichever occurs first.

Other Discounts

Disney Vacation Club members have a new discount at the Disneyland Resort. DVC members can now purchase discounted tickets to Mickey's Halloween Treat at Disney's California Adventure. Tickets are $27 if purchased anytime between August 1 and the day before the event. Members cannot buy these tickets online, and must show their DVC membership card at any Disneyland Resort ticket booth to receive the discounted rate.

Disney Visa Free-Stroller Rental – If you have a Disney Visa card you can rent up to two strollers for free at either Disneyland or Disney's California Adventure.

Rainforest Cafe Safari Club – Membership in the Rainforest Cafe gets you a 10% discount on entrees for up to four people. It also gets you priority seating if available, which can make a huge difference on busy days. Additionally, after signing up, your membership card will be mailed to you and be accompanied by a $10 award good for your next visit to a Rainforest Cafe. So if you know you will be eating there while at Disneyland and have a Rainforest Cafe local to you, it may make sense to prejoin the Safari Club so that you can use the award during your trip. See the Rainforest Cafe Web site for details (link).

ESPNZone MVP Club – Membership in the MVP Club does not offer any discounts on food. However, once a member you can make an online reservation for your party up to three days in advance and will get a 25% increase in points purchased when playing games in the Sports Arena (and 40 bonus points at activation). You must register online and your membership card will then be mailed to you within two weeks. The card must then be activated at any ESPNZone by the person who signed up for the card and ID will be required (link)

AAA Restaurant Discounts – AAA (American Automobile Association) members can receive a 10% discount (excluding alcohol) at Plaza Inn, Wine Country Trattoria Ariel's Grotto, PCH Grill, and Goofy's Kitchen.

Free Metrolink and ART weekends (All dates currently sold out) – Disneyland Resort annual passholders can participate in a joint promotion with Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) and Metrolink. As part of Metrolink Weekends, Passholders can use Metrolink to travel for free to the Anaheim Metrolink station, then use a free ART pass to get to the Disneyland Resort. The offer is great for those who live in the Inland Empire or southern Orange County, but those who live north of Disneyland will have to get there the old fashioned way. The list of eligible origin stations is limited, and none of the southbound trains coming from LA are included in the promotion.

To take advantage of this promotion, you’ll first need to visit the promotional Web site at this link. (link) Use the username "train" and password "ap" to login. Once you register, you will receive by mail:

  • One 4-trip ticket from Metrolink to be used on the Weekend Train
  • One round-trip ticket for the ART system from Metrolink station to the Disneyland Resort (a $5 value)
  • A free 7-day pass on Metrolink (one 7-day pass per household).
  • The Metrolink Weekends schedule is available at this link, and the ART operating schedule is available at this link.

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
  10/01 10/02 10/03 10/04 10/05 10/06
 

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–5p

DL: 8a–12p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 8a–12a
DCA: 10a–9p
SL/SC

10/07 10/08 10/09 10/10 10/11 10/12 10/13
DL: 8a–12a
DCA: 10a–9p
SL

DL: 9a–11p
DCA: 10a–8p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–5p

DL: 8a–12p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 8a–12a
DCA: 10a–9p
SL/SC

10/14 10/15 10/16 10/17 10/18 10/19 10/20
DL: 8a–12a
DCA: 10a–9p
SL

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–5p

DL: 8a–12p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 8a–12a
DCA: 10a–9p
SL/SC

10/21 10/22 10/23 10/24 10/25 10/26 10/27
DL: 10a–12a
DCA: 10:30a–9p
SL

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–6p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 10a–8p
DCA: 10a–5p

DL: 8a–12a
DCA: 10a–6p

DL: 8a–12a
DCA: 10a–9p
SL/SC

Visit our Annual Passholders Blockout Dates page to see more dates. You can see future calendar schedules at Disneyland. As always, specifics are subject to change without notice (or occasionally, without us noticing) so when information conflicts between what is presented here and that presented by Disney, it is best to assume Disney's information is correct.

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




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