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A Bug's Land - A concise Tour


Written by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix. Photos of this tour by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix and Sue Kruse. Contributions from Al Lutz.

Sue Kruse and I attended a cast member preview of the new Flik's Fun Fair area of Disney's California Adventure park on Monday, September 16. Since the land is not yet open to the public and neither of us are parents of young children, we are reserving final judgment on the area and attractions for now. In the meantime, please enjoy these photos of Flik's Fun Fair, and changes to the surrounding area.

New entry sign

Above: The new entry sign into the former Bountiful Valley Farm area. Below: The entry sign into Flik's Fun Fair. The metal framework in the background is the structure for the Tower of Terror attraction, currently under construction.

Tower of Terror metal framework

Below: The Bountiful Valley Farm logo being painted out from the side of the It's Tough to Be a Bug movie theater.

Painting over Bountiful Valley Farm logo

Our first stop, of course, was shopping. The former Santa Rosa Seed and Supply store has been remodeled and renamed the P.T. Flea Market. The shop sells all manner of bug-themed toys, clothing, plush and trinkets (below).

P.T. Flea Market

Below: These charming dresses for little girls, complete with wings and headbands, may cause some parents to rethink their Halloween costume plans this year.

Dresses for young girls

You enter Flik's Fun Fair through a giant box of Cowboy Crunchies (below). Sharp-eyed visitors may remember this as the cereal Woody endorsed during his heyday in Toy Story 2.

Cowboy Crunchies

Below: A lot of detail work went into the design on the inside of this cereal box. A close inspection reveals that this box holds the lucky winning ticket for a "fabulous trip" to the new land.

The lucky winning ticket

Below: Guests entering the area are immediately dwarfed by towering clovers, which help provide shade, as well as make guests feel one inch tall.

Towering clovers

The vegetation in the area is already very lush, making the land slightly humid. Speakers hidden in the bushes fill the area with bug sounds.


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