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Update for May 3 - 9, 2010

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News and Views

Toy Story Midway Mania to get new game | Join us on a 2-night cruise getaway | Ariel's Grotto update | DCA Construction Update | Park Hopper Bonus ticket offers | MouseAdventure registration open | This and That

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Toy Story Midway Mania to get new game

We reported last week that Toy Story Midway Mania opened two hours after park opening at Disney's California Adventure park several days in late April—and now we know why. Taking advantage of the inherent flexibility of a video-based attraction, Disney Parks announced that both the West Coast and East Coast versions of Toy Story Midway Mania will be updated in May with an new game featuring characters from the upcoming Toy Story 3 film. The new game, called "Rex and Trixie’s Dino Darts," replaces the current Bo Peep’s Baaa-loon Pop game. Trixie, the new triceratops toy from the upcoming movie, is just one of many Toy Story 3 characters who will make an appearance in the attraction. Toy unicorn Buttercup joins Hamm in the opening Hamm & Eggs game, and five Toy Story 3 characters join Woody and Jessie in the prize scene. Disney has not given an exact debut date for the updated attraction; a cast member speculates that Disney might not publicize it at all, and just open the attraction one morning with the new game in place as a way to spark viral publicity.


Rex and Trixie's Dino Darts will join Toy Story Midway Mania in May. Image © Disney.

The cross-promotion with the new Pixar film won't end at the attraction's exit/gift shop. A new character meet and greet will let visitors pose with Lots-O’-Huggin’ Bear inside an oversized toy "blister card." A Toy Story 3 "pre-parade" featuring Lots-O’-Huggin’ Bear will be added to the Pixar Play Parade starting Sunday, May 9.

A Toy Story 3-related video appeared on You Tube last week, purporting to be an original 1980s-era commercial for Lots-O’-Huggin’ Bear.

Join us on a 2-night cruise getaway

As we reported two weeks ago, the Disney Cruise Line announced a two-night weekend getaway cruise on the Disney Wonder cruise ship, departing Los Angeles at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 21, 2011 and returning at 9:30 a.m. the following Sunday morning. This cruise fills the 2-night gap between the arrival of the Disney Wonder from Port Canaveral (via the Panama Canal) and the first of the 2011 Mexican Riviera cruises. It's a real "cruise to nowhere," as the ship won't be making any port stops; Saturday is a "day at sea." With inside cabins starting around $440, nearly 30 MousePad readers and MousePlanet staff members have already booked. We'd love to see you on this weekend getaway, too.

Ariel's Grotto update

Last week, we passed along some information from MousePlanet reader ogold72 received from the Disney Dine Line about Ariel's Grotto that sparked a bit of panic among readers with pending trips. It turns out this information was not completely accurate, and we regret any confusion the report caused. [To clarify, MousePlanet had called Disney Dine Line to confirm the report, and received the same information]. According to cast member from the restaurant itself, Ariel's Grotto will no longer offer a character dining meal at dinner effective Friday, June 11, and will not book lunch reservations after 4 p.m. Starting June 11, some form of World of Color-related dinner package is expected to be offered at Ariel's Grotto, but no details are currently available. In addition, the restaurant continues to accept breakfast and lunch reservations 60 days in advance, but dinner reservations are now only available 30 days in advance, which is consistent with the policy for Premium Viewing opportunities like the Fantasmic dessert package. This means we should have details of the World of Color dining package by May 10.


Disneyland posted another new teaser video from the World of Color last week, showing new a few new sequences and a peek inside the control booth.

DCA Construction Update

Your weekly glimpse into DCA's ongoing makeover.


Another week, another story to the Little Mermaid show building. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


The "Voyage of the Little Mermaid" construction site was quiet Saturday morning. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


An aerial view of the "Voyage of the Little Mermaid" construction site. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


The Silly Symphony Swings also sees some progress. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


More progress on the attraction queue. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


A new walkway and planter have replaced the front half of the S.S. Rustworthy. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


A peek into the Cars Land construction site, which will shortly be blocked from view by the screening wall. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

Park Hopper Bonus ticket offers

Disneyland's Summer Park Hopper Bonus ticket offers started this weekend. Each ticket includes two days free and one Magic Morning admission. These tickets are valid for use from May 1, 2010 thru September 30, 2010. The tickets are NOT available at the Resort ticket booths, you must pre-purchase from the Disneyland Web site. Prices are as follows:

  • 5-Day Park Hopper® Bonus Ticket for the Price of 3 Days: $184/$154
  • 6-Day Park Hopper® Bonus Ticket for the Price of 4 Days: $199/$169

MouseAdventure registration open

Registration is now open for all three divisions of our MouseAdventure Anniversary event. For more information about MouseAdventure and to register, visit MouseAdventure.com. Be sure to register for the MouseAdventure Newsletter and follow our @MouseAdventure Twitter account for updates and news about future events.

This and That

...The Themed Entertainment Association reports that Disneyland park attendance increased by 8% in 2009, while attendance at most other Southern California parks, including Universal Studios and Knott's Berry Farm, dropped as much as 6.5%. The association estimates that overall 2009 North American theme park attendance dropped nearly 2% compared to 2008. Disney does not comment on attendance figures, and would not confirm the findings.


Workers prepare to refill the Rivers of America. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

...The Rivers of America were scheduled to be refilled starting last Friday, but as of Sunday afternoon workers were still hard at work inside the construction zone. The Sailing Ship Columbia has been lowered from its support frame in preparation for water returning to the Rivers. As of this writing, the published refurbishment schedule has not been altered to reflect a delay in reopening the Columbia, Tom Sawyer Island or the canoes, all of which are expected to be open next weekend.


Workers prepare to refill the Rivers of America. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

...The Blue Sky Cellar closes June 3–9 to remove the current World of Color exhibit and to install a new exhibit focusing on the Little Mermaid attraction.

...The Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris, and Tokyo Disneyland Resorts have all announced plans to present Captain EO in their respective parks by the first week of July, according to the Disney Parks Blog. Disneyland Paris will be the first to debut the show, which will temporarily replace their version of Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (the attraction has already closed for refurbishment of the theater). The film will open on Tokyo Disneyland on July 1st, followed by Walt Disney World on July 2nd.

...The Disney Parks Blog also released additional details about the Summer Nightastic promotion last week, including confirmation that the TLT Dance Club (at Tomorrowland Terrace) and the Pixie Hollow Enchantment (after-dark light effects) will return for 2010.

...The ongoing Red Car construction zone in the Hollywood Pictures Backlot, which includes a construction wall in the middle of Hollywood Blvd. and the closure of the connector between a bug's land and the Tower of Terror areas, is creating a traffic flow problem through the area. On busy weekend days, the crowd standing in line for Award Wieners block the sidewalk in front of the restaurant and overflow into the narrow street, bringing traffic to a halt. With no alternate entrance into the area, the crowding will only be relieved when the construction walls come down later this month.


The only way through Hollywood Blvd. is congested because of nearby construction, restaurant lines and Food & Wine Festival crowds. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

...Visitors planning trips to the Disneyland Resort should make a point to check the Current Refurbishment/Attraction Closures section each week for the most recent updates. The Disneyland Resort Web site currently only publishes refurbishment information about six weeks in advance. Be sure to check the most recent Park Update (link) for the latest changes, as MousePlanet does not edit past Park Updates to reflect changes.


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Current Refurbishments and Attraction Closures

Disneyland

  • Rivers of America – closed through May 6 for major refurbishment. This also closes all attractions requiring use of the river: Sailing Ship Columbia, Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island and Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes, Mark Twain Riverboat (closed until May 14), as well as the Fantasmic! nighttime show (closed until May 27).
  • Little Red Wagon (Corn Dog Wagon) – closed through May 4 for refurbishment.
  • Tomorrowland Terrace – closed through July 2 for refurbishment. The Jedi Training Academy show is still offered while the restaurant is closed.
  • Newsstand – closed April 26 through May 20 for refurbishment. Package check service may not be offered on Main Street during this refurbishment.
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – closed April 26 through May 13 for refurbishment.
  • Disney Showcase Annex – closed May 5 & 6 for refurbishment.
  • Splash Mountain – closed May 17 through 27 for refurbishment. 
  • Indiana Jones Adventure – closed June 1 & 2 for refurbishment. 

Disney's California Adventure

Seasonal refurbishments:

  • Redwood Creek Challenge Trail – closed through May 20 for refurbishment.
  • Blue Sky Cellar – closed June 3 - 9 to install a new exhibit.

Construction-related closures:

  • Golden Dreams – closed. The building that once house this film-based attraction has been demolished, and will eventually be replaced with the new Little Mermaid ride.
  • Burger Invasion – closed. No announcement has been made about a potential replacement for this former McDonald's location, but an employee publication lists May 24, 2011 as the return date.
  • Paradise Pier Lagoon – work continues on the World of Color installation.
  • Paradise Park – area closed for construction of new viewing area for Disney's World of Color water show.
  • Corn Dog Castle – closed due to construction in the area. An employee publication lists March 24, 2011 as its return date. During the renovation, corn dogs are available at Bountiful Valley Farmer's Market.
  • Souvenir 66 – closed due to construction in the area. An employee publication lists March 24, 2011 as its return date, and "Seaside Souvenirs" as the new name of the store.
  • Orange Stinger – closed through May 28 for refurbishment and renovation into the Silly Symphonies Swings.
  • Golden Vine Trattoria – closed through June 9; will be renamed "Wine Country Trattoria."
  • Tower of Terror Fastpass – not offered through August 15 due to construction of the connector between Bug's Land and Tower of Terror.
  • Bug's Land / Tower of Terror connector – the temporary connector path will be closed through August 15 to allow construction of a more permanent route between the two lands.

Downtown Disney

  • Jamba Juice – closed for approximately four weeks beginning Monday, April 12 for remodeling.
  • Ridemakerz – closed for construction of their permanent space in Downtown Disney.

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.


MousePlanet 10th Anniversary Party
Saturday, July 17, 2010

MousePlanet.com will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday, July 17th with a special event shortly after park opening.
Details to follow, so mark your calendars - we can't think of a more perfect way to celebrate our milestone along with Disneyland's 55th anniversary!


Resort Events

Check here to see if a large convention, competition or park event might fall during your next trip to the Disneyland Resort. If you know of any events, official or unofficial, that should be listed here, please send us an e-mail (link).

Spring/Summer

  • Disney's California Food and Wine Festival – Daily through May 31. A limited schedule of the signature and complimentary events is now available on the event Web site (link).
  • Grad Night events Thursdays May 20, 27, June 3, and 10, Wednesday June 16, Thursdays June 17 and 24. Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure close earlier on these nights to prepare for the after-hours graduation parties.
  • MouseAdventure 10th Anniversary Events – Advanced Division May 22 & 23; Basic Division May 23; Day at the Park (non competitive) June 6. Registration is now open for the Advanced and Basic divisions (link). Registration for the Day at the Park division opens Tuesday, March 30 (link).
  • World of Color Premiere – Friday, June 11. DCA's new water-and-light show debuts to the public.
  • Summer Nightastic! at the Disneyland Resort – Daily, June 11 through Aug. 29. The summer promotion includes Fantasmic and the "Magical" fireworks show in Disneyland, plus the new World of Color show.
  • 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star Game Tuesday, July 13. Angel Stadium plays host to the 2010 All-star Game. The Anaheim Convention Center also hosts the Major League Baseball All-star FanFest July 9-13. Both events should bring added crowds to the Disneyland Resort during what might already be a busy week as Disneyland marks its 55th Anniversary.
  • Disneyland 55th Anniversary July 17. No events have been announced to commemorate the anniversary.
  • MousePlanet's 10th Anniversary Party – A special anniversary event is planned for the morning of July 17, 2010. Details to follow.
  • NFFC–Disneyana Fan Club 2010 Disneyana Convention – July 13–17 (link).
  • NFFC–Disneyana Fan Club All Disneyana Show and Sale – Sunday, July 18 (link).

Fall

  • Destination D – September 24 & 25 at the Disneyland Resort (link). Open only to D23 members, tickets will be available this summer.
  • 5th Annual Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend – September 3–5. Registration is now open (link).
  • 4th Annual Not Back to School Days Rally and Conference (unofficial event) – September 8–11. Event includes education and social opportunities for home educators (link).
  • 13th annual Gays Days at the Disneyland Resort (unofficial event) – October 1–3, 2010. Event attendance will be higher at Disneyland on Saturday, DCA on Sunday (link).
  • Utah Education Association convention (UEA, a.k.a. "Utah Escapes to Anaheim") – October 14–15, 2009. (Link). Expect unusually large attendance levels October 14-17 as Utah students and families take advantage of a 4-day weekend created by their school's participation in a state education convention. Not all Utah schools or teachers close for or attend UEA, but the impact on the Resort is usually noticeable enough to mention.

2011

  • D23 Expo – August 19-21, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center (link). Tickets for the D23 Expo 2011 will go on sale August 19, 2010.

Current Discounts & Promotions

Several current promotions offer discounted admission to the Disneyland Resort. For your convenience, 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 that works best for you. And keep those tips coming—let us know if you find a better or 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.

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 Ticket - Regularly $72/$62

    One Day Park Hopper - Regularly $97/$87

    No discounts currently available to the general public. Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any discounts are available through them.

    Two Day Park Hopper - Regularly $151/$131

    AOCVCB 2-Day Park Hopper Ticket ($149/$129) – The discount (from the Anaheim-Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau) is $2 off the box-office price for both adults and children. You can now print these tickets at home, though a $1 per-ticket convenience fee applies. If the $1 per ticket net savings isn't enough of an incentive to pre-purchase your tickets, think of all the time you'll save by not having to stand in line at the Disneyland Resort ticket booths (link). These tickets are now valid through January 3, 2011.

    Three Day Park Hopper - Regularly $204/$174

    Advance Purchase 3-day Park Hopper Bonus Ticket ($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 supermarkets (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)

    AOCVCB 3-Day Bonus Ticket ($179/$149) – The discount (from the Anaheim-Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau) is $5 off the advance purchase price for both adults and children. You can now print these tickets at home, though a $1 per-ticket convenience fee applies. If the $4 per ticket net savings isn't enough of an incentive to pre-purchase your tickets, think of all the time you'll save by not having to stand in line at the Disneyland Resort ticket booths. Tickets include one early admission day (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday) (link). These tickets are now valid through January 3, 2011.

    Four Day Park Hopper - Regularly $229/$199

    Costco 4-Day Park Hopper Ticket ($159.95) – A special offer for Costco members who are also residents of Southern California (link). Unlike some recent offers, this ticket has no "fuse" - you can use the first admission today, and have until August 23, 2010 to use the remaining admission days before the ticket expires. The ticket has no further blockout days in 2010, and can be upgraded to any Annual Passport except the SoCal Select pass.

    The Costco Web site states in three different places—including a bold, bright red headline—that visitors "Must reside within ZIP codes 90000-93599" and that "Proof of residency required upon redemption." The ticket you purchase at Costco is a valid admission ticket, and you can take it directly to a main entrance gate to use it. We've been told that, to prevent the unauthorized "transfer" of tickets between visitors (ie, you use the first two days of the ticket and give it to a friend to use the second two days), visitors will be required to write their name on the ticket when it is first used for admission, and to show ID with that same name upon subsequent admissions. Obviously minor children will be exempt from the ID requirement, but will also be required to write their name on the ticket when it is first used. Adults should plan to have ID with them to use the ticket.

    Advance Purchase 4-Day Park Hopper Bonus tickets ($199/$169) – 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 supermarkets (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 (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday). If purchased from AAA, the tickets come with free parking at the Mickey & Friends parking garage (an $11/day value). These tickets are now valid through January 3, 2011.

    AOCVCB 4-Day Bonus Ticket ($194/$164) – The discount (from the Anaheim-Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau) is $5 off the advance purchase price for both adults and children. You can now print these tickets at home, though a $1 per-ticket convenience fee applies. If the $4 per ticket net savings isn't enough of an incentive to pre-purchase your tickets, think of all the time you'll save by not having to stand in line at the Disneyland Resort ticket booths. Tickets include one early admission day (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday) (link).

    Five Day Park Hopper - Regularly $249/$219

    5-Day Park Hopper® Bonus Ticket for the Price of 3 Days ($184/$154) Disneyland's Summer Park Hopper Bonus ticket offer includes two days free and one Magic Morning admission. These tickets are valid for use from May 1, 2010 thru September 30, 2010. The tickets are NOT available at the Resort ticket booths, you must pre-purchase from the Disneyland Web site.

    Advance Purchase 5-Day Park Hopper Bonus tickets ($209/$179) – 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 supermarkets (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 (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday). If purchased from AAA, the tickets come with free parking at the Mickey & Friends parking garage (an $11/day value).

    AOCVCB 5-Day Bonus Ticket ($204/$174) – The discount (from the Anaheim-Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau) is $5 off the advance purchase price for both adults and children. You can now print these tickets at home, though a $1 per-ticket convenience fee applies. If the $4 per ticket net savings isn't enough of an incentive to pre-purchase your tickets, think of all the time you'll save by not having to stand in line at the Disneyland Resort ticket booths. Tickets include one early admission day (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday) (link). These tickets are now valid through January 3, 2011.

    Six Day Park Hopper - Regularly $254/$224

    6-Day Park Hopper® Bonus Ticket for the Price of 3 Days ( $199/$169) Disneyland's Summer Park Hopper Bonus ticket offer includes two days free and one Magic Morning admission. These tickets are valid for use from May 1, 2010 thru September 30, 2010. The tickets are NOT available at the Resort ticket booths, you must pre-purchase from the Disneyland Web site.

    Advance Purchase 6-Day Park Hopper Bonus tickets ($214/$184) – 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 supermarkets (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 (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday). If purchased from AAA, the tickets come with free parking at the Mickey & Friends parking garage (a $14/day value).

    Disneyland Resort Annual Passports

    No discounts currently available for new purchases. Southern California residents can take advantage of the monthly-payment plan when purchasing any but the Premier Annual Passport.

    Premier Annual Passport: $700 [Valid at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort]
    Premium Annual Passport
    : $439
    Deluxe Annual Passport: $299
    Southern California Annual Passport: $219
    SoCal Select Annual Passport: $169

    2010 Southern California CityPass
    $269/$229

    2010 Southern California CityPass ($269/$229)– This pass includes a 3-Day Disneyland Resort Park Hopper Bonus Ticket (including one early-entry day), a one-day admission to either San Diego Zoo or San Diego Wild Animal Park, as well as one-day admission to Sea World San Diego and Universal Studios Hollywood. The CityPass expires 14 days after first use at any location, and the first use must occur by January 3, 2011. Purchase CityPass through the Disneyland Web site (link) or on-site 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 $239.99/$204.99 (link), which includes free UPS shipping. A 5% surcharge for non-members, and shipping fees to members in Alaska and Hawaii may also apply to your purchase. 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 Costco, you will initially purchase a large plastic container that you must trade for ticket books prior to leaving Costco!

Hotel/Travel Packages

Disneyland Resort Two More Days & Nights Free offer –This latest deal offers a five-night, five-day Disneyland Resort vacation package for the price of a three-night, three-day package, giving you two "free" hotel nights and two additional days of theme park admission. The offer is valid for arrivals May 1 and Sept. 26, 2010, and you must book by September 1, 2010 to receive this discount. You can choose to stay either at a Disneyland Resort Hotel or at one of the Good Neighbor Hotels. To book, call your favorite travel agent, book online at Disneyland.com, or call the Walt Disney Travel Company at 800-854-3104.

Disneyland Resort Summer hotel discounts–If you are a Disneyland Resort annual passholder or already have valid admission for your next visit, you can take advantage of a second promotion that offers discounts at the three Disneyland Resort hotels with a minimum 2-night stay. The discounts are 40% at the Grand Californian Hotel, 35% at the Disneyland Hotel and 30% at the Paradise Pier Hotel. The offer is valid for arrivals May 1 and Sept. 26, 2010, and you must book by September 1, 2010 to receive this discount. To book, call your favorite travel agent, book online at Disneyland.com, or call the Walt Disney Travel Company at 800-854-3104.

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 collectible pin and lanyard, and a Costco luggage tag per person, plus a $20 Disneyland Resort gift card per package.

Disney's Resort Magic and Good Neighbor Magic Packages – Package includes accommodations one of the three resort hotels or at one of 40 Good Neighbor hotels; Souvenir Park Hopper ticket with voucher for admission to Mickey's Toontown Morning Madness, plus one Magic Morning (early entry) for three-day or longer Park Hoppers; preferred seating at four DCA attractions (Disney's Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular, Muppet*Vision 3D, It's Tough to be a Bug!, Golden Dreams); Preferred Showing of Turtle Talk with Crush (Priority Viewing at the first Turtle Talk with Crush show of the day, on any one day - one voucher per Guest); Disney Dream coin keepsake (one per package), luggage tag and lanyard with pin; a Downtown Disney Fun Card; and a "Character Call" from Mickey, Minnie, Goofy or Crush. Contact Disney Travel or your favorite travel agent.

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Other Discounts

Character Dining Vouchers – Discounted character dining vouchers are available for purchase online, in advance of your trip, through MousePlanet sponsor Get Away Travel (link).

Disney Visa Discounted Stroller Rental – If you have a Disney Visa card you can rent up to two strollers at a discount of 50% at either Disneyland or Disney's California Adventure. This offer is valid only at the Main Gate rental location between Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure.

Rainforest Cafe Safari Club – Members of the Rainforest Cafe get priority seating when available (which makes a huge difference on busy days), and a 10% discount on entrees for up to four people. 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).


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

Disneyland Resort Special Events:

  • MM - Magic Morning at Disneyland
  • TT - Toontown Morning Madness at Disneyland
  • Grad Nite
  • MTT - Mickey's Trick-or-Treat Party at DCA

MousePlanet Special Events:

  • MA - MouseAdventure (www.mouseadventure.com)
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TT
DL: 9a-9p

DCA: 10a-6p



MM

Grad Nite
DL: 9a-12a

DCA: 9a-9p

SL

TT


DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 9a-9p

SL/SC/DX

MM / TT

MA

5/23 5/24 5/25 5/26

5/27

5/28 5/29
DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-10p

SL

MM


MA
DL: 9a-10p

DCA: 10a-6p



TT

DL: 9a-10p

DCA: 10a-6p



MM

DL: 9a-10p

DCA: 10a-6p



TT
DL: 8a-9p

DCA: 10a-6p



MM

Grad Nite
DL: 9a-12a

DCA: 9a-9p

SL

TT


DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-10p

SL/SC/DX

MM / TT
5/30 5/31 6/1 6/2

6/3

6/4 6/5
DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-10p

SL

MM
DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-10p



TT

DL: 9a-11p

DCA: 10a-7p



MM

DL: 9a-11p

DCA: 10a-7p



TT
DL: 8a-9p

DCA: 10a-6p



MM

Grad Nite
DL: 9a-12a

DCA: 10a-9p

SL

TT


DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-10p

SL/SC/DX

MM / TT
6/6 6/7 6/8 6/9

6/10

6/11 6/12
DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-10p

SL

MM


MA
DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-8p



TT

DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-8p



MM

DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-8p



TT
DL: 8a-9p

DCA: 10a-6p



MM

Grad Nite
DL: 9a-12a

DCA: 10a-10p

SL

TT


DL: 8a-12a

DCA: 10a-10p

SL/SC/DX

MM / TT

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.

Visit the Park Hours section of our Disneyland Park guide for additional details about Magic Morning and Toontown Morning Madness, including available attractions.

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



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