Disneyland Photo Report for July 28, 2014
Welcome Back to the Disneyland Resort
The Disneyland Resort continues to push through the summer season. This past week saw extremely high temperatures and humidity, which made for a sweltering trip, but also provided nice clouds in the sky. In this week’s photo report we’ll take a look Around the Resort, and fulfill some of your Facebook photo requests. We also check up on the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage refurbishment and visit New Orleans Square following the Club 33 remodel.
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
The Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage has been seeing some work, day-to-day, in the lagoon. No work was visible this past Sunday, however. The ride is scheduled to reopen on September 27, 2014.
New Orleans Square
It has been two weeks since we first shared some of the major changes that have occurred in New Orleans Square as a result of the Club 33 remodel. Now that nearly every wall has come down and the club has reopened to guests, we can get a really good look at the new reality for New Orleans Square.
Club 33 & New Orleans Square Impact
The Club 33 expansion and remodel has made significant impacts on nearly every street within New Orleans Square, especially on Orleans Street.
Looking down Orleans Street from the Rivers of America. Above, the new “bridge” which provides servers with a walkway between Salon Nauveau and the new main dining area; Right, Mlle. Antoinette’s Parfumerie with one entrance still under construction; Center, the former entrance to the Court of Angels.
Attempts are being made to re-introduce some props and theme aspects to the balconies.
The new Court of Angels reality for most Disneyland guests.
New Club 33 Entrance
The new Club 33 entrance is now located at the former L ‘Ornement Magique holiday shop. The main door leads to the small former shop which opens to the Court of Angels. Gas lamps have been installed on either side of the door which also features the new Club 33 logo above in glass. A new doorbell is also located on the left side.
The side entrance to the Court of Angels, which use to feature a caricature artist, is also blocked off with an opaque gate.
Royal Street & the Pirates of the Caribbean Exit
The walkway above the Pirates of the Caribbean exit has received a dramatic extension as well.
A strange, hopefully temporary railing, has been placed behind the caricature artists opposite of the Blue Bayou Restaurant.
Haunted Mansion 45th Anniversary
The Haunted Mansion is celebrating it’s 45th anniversary and the Disney Parks Blog released the following preview of special merchandise which should begin to appear at the Disneyland Resort within the next few weeks. (click images to enlarge)
Around the Resort
On the heals of the “Legends of Frontierland” in-park roll playing game, Disneyland is planing to unveil a version for Adventureland.
The Disney Parks Blog provides the following teaser:
Hello adventurers, Tallahassee Glover here with the first of a series of dispatches from deep in the jungles of Adventureland at Disneyland park. The birds who sing words tell us that a new merchant is opening soon for a limited engagement beginning August 1. Adventure Trading Company will be a provisions and publications company with a knack for selling goods that send the buyers on wild adventures. At the end of these adventures are Adventureland relics known as Juju. These unique artifacts reflect the ancient traditions and importance of storytelling in Adventureland. Collect Juju! Collect adventures! Collect stories!
Be sure to make like a monkey and swing on over to the Adventure Trading Company starting August 1 and see what awaits you!
Rumors are persisting that the main “headquarters” for the Adventure Trading Company will be housed in the Indiana Jones Adventure Outpost shop, and unlike the Frontierland counterpart, will not be free.
The Indiana Jones pinball machine has been removed.
I wouldn’t be surprised to see a significant amount of Aladdin’s Oasis and courtyard used for Adventure Trading Company.