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DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com attended the Annual Passholder Merchandise Sneak Peek on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. In addition to photos from the event he has some photos and video of cars on the Radiator Springs Racers attraction.

There is a Honda display at the Mickey and Friends tram stop (This is what happens when you do not pay attention and the camera is still set for some night time photos from last trip! )

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing


Luckily I noticed I had the wrong settings after only a couple of pictures! Here are some of the banners in the tram stop area.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Along the tram route plenty of banners too. Honda has a "Wish List Sweepstakes" contest going on - prizes include a CRV and a trip to Disneyland.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Inside DCA there are signs directing you to the merchandise showcase.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Time to head to check out the merchandise preview, which is in Stage 17, the site of the former "Who Wants to be a Millionaire - Play It" attraction.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

The event is for Annual Passholders only. After showing your annual pass and getting a wristband you could enter.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Outside there was a queue are set up as well as much of the merchandise on display. (There was no line at all but I stopped for pictures).

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Inside Stage 17. To the left cash registers. To the right some displays and straight ahead/slightly left the merchandise.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Looking left. No line to check out right now.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

To the right a kiosk to buy/renew your annual pass.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

First up the Buena Vista Street CM costumes.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Next a display of Mad T Party merchandise and concept art.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

For those who do not know the Mad T Party is replacing ElecTRONica. It starts June 15th.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

The far corner had a food/beverage location with some of the new offerings. Such as the dill flavored popcorn. You could get a small sample or purchase a regular size order.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

The pricing/choices.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing


Back to Mad T Party.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Mater and Lightning McQueen were out for photos.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

A Cars Land CM costume.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing


Now some photos of the merchandise. Most speaks for itself.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

The one item I purchased. The attraction poster pin set. By the way you could get your Annual Pass discount.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Monorail vinlymation.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing


In the corner was a table where you could pick up the limited merchandise.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing


A look at each of the posters of the Mad T Party.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

The concept art had all been released on the Parks Blog already I think.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Time for a spin on the Fun Wheel (30 minute wait!) As we were just about to move out of view spotted two cars on the Radiator Springs Racers.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing


On the second time around we stopped and as luck would have it a handful more cars cycled by.

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

DCA Merchandise Showcase Event and Radiator Springs Racers Testing

Here's a brief video clip and some additional still images of the Radiator Springs Racer testing.


For additional photos and details from this trip, including more construction photos and a look around Disneyland and Downtown Disney, you can check out the full Disneyland Update I posted on my site, http://disneygeek.com



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Comments (4)

JL:

Nice photos. Did they mention when the shirts and jackets would be available for purchase? Will they be available online?

Much of the attraction poster based ones, as well as some of the general DCA ones went on sale last weekend out in the park. The Cars Land specific items, such as Ramone's items will be officially on sale when the new land opens on June 15th. They made no mention of online sales and I did not think to ask.

J Murphy:

I love some of this new merchandise,Disney California adventure merch. has always been my favorite anyway!

Danielkle:

I wish Cars land was at Disney World. :( Maybe if it's really popular they'll bring it to Florida like they did with Soarin'

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