Welcome Back to the Disneyland Resort!

The 2012 Candlelight Ceremony and Processional performances began this past weekend. Out of the four performances Saturday – Sunday only one wasn’t effected by the wet weather, leaving the second on Saturday and the two on Sunday canceled.

Saturday and Sunday night’s performances were invitation only events, with the first of the Annual Passholder contest nights being tonight.  The winners of the contest were notified this past week via email and were given their date, time and instructions. We have all of those details for you here.

2012 Candlelight Ceremony Set up

Candlelight Ceremony & Processional

2012 Candlelight Ceremony Set up

2012 Candlelight Ceremony Set up

2012 Candlelight Ceremony Set up

2012 Candlelight Ceremony Set up

2012 Candlelight Ceremony Set up

The Main Street Train Station is operational, however all of the Disneyland Railroad will close at 4 pm each night of a Candlelight performance.

2012 Candlelight Ceremony Set up

2012 Candlelight Ceremony Set up

2012 Candlelight Ceremony Set up

Holiday Decorations on Main Street at Disneyland

Holiday Decorations Jolly Holiday - Disneyland

Candy Palace - Disneyland

Main Street Holiday Decor / Christmas Tree from Partners

Disneyland Photo Walk

News was a bit slow this week, so let’s take a photo walk through Disneyland

Goofy Statue - Disneyland Hub

Pinocchio Statue - Disneyland Hub

Pinocchio Statue - Disneyland Hub

Pinocchio's Daring Journey Sign - Disneyland

The refurbished Casey Jr. Circus Train (complete with the new bridge railings) and the Storybook Land Canal Boats reopened a few weeks ago.

Casey Jr Circus Train - Disneyland

Some of the cottages and houses in Storybook Land have been decorated for the holidays.

Storybook Land - Disneyland

Storybook Land - Disneyland

Storybook Land - Disneyland

Storybook Land - Disneyland

Let’s take a cruise along the Rivers of America.

Rivers of America

Rivers of America

Rivers of America

Rivers of America

Rivers of America

Rivers of America

Rivers of America

Rivers of America

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Self Portrait Reflection

Fantasy Faire Construction & Refurb Update

Some details are beginning to emerge at the Fantasy Faire.

Note the wood grain appearance on the beams.

Fantasy Faire Construction - Disneyland

Fantasy Faire Construction - Disneyland

Extension of the castle wall.

Fantasy Faire Construction - Disneyland

Fantasy Faire Construction - Disneyland

Indiana Jones Adventure will reopen December 8th after a three month refurbishment.

The attraction has received new art work, bridge widening and “show modifications”, according to the OC Register.

Indiana Jones Adventure Refurbishment

Holidays on Buena Vista Street

Disney California Adventure Holiday Entrance

Buena Vista Street Christmas Tree

Red Car Trolley Holiday Decorations

Nice touch!

Red Car Trolley Holiday Decorations

Buena Vista Street Holiday Cards

Guests gathered around the Trolley Treats window to watch Candy Canes being made.

Candy Canes Trolley Treats - Buena Vista Street

Trolley Treats Candy Canes, Buena Vista Street

Elias & Co Santa

Elias & Co Santa

Overcast Day at Paradise Bay at California Adventure

Downtown Disney

The poorly executed portions of the Holiday Village in Downtown Disney which we showed you last week have been removed.

Holiday Village - Downtown Disney

The street signs with the “snow” and the empty news stand have been removed.

Holiday Village - Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney is hosting a Toys for Tots toy drive from now through Dec 10th at most Downtown Disney Stores.

US Marines will be on hand again on Dec 8th at the main stage in Downtown Disney. Each person donating a toy on that day between 12p and 5p will receive a free $5 ESPN Zone game card.

US Marine Corps Toys for Tots

Disneyland has expanded the ID requirement of guests using 4 and 5 day passports to all muli-day passports. Any guest entering either park with any multi-day passport must show their ID at any of the turnstiles.

Multi-Day Ticket ID Sign Disneyland

That’s going to do it for this week’s update. You can see the past updates here.

All Current Resort Closures & Special Event Information

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