« Disneyland Resort Photo Update - Disneyland Christmas | Main | Disneyland Candlelight Processional - 12/01/12 »

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - Disney California Adventure Christmas

laura%27s%20masthead%20copy2.jpg

Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trips to the parks on Friday, November 9, 2012 and Monday November 12, 2012.

The Christmas season officially kicked off Monday November 12th this year but most of the decorations were up and much of the entertainment started Friday. In this part we take a look at Disney California Adventure and how Buena Vista Street and Cars Land are celebrating their first Christmas season. Plus a check in around the park.


Buena Vista Street is all decked out for the holidays.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas


Pluto with his holiday gear on.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Made my way down to Cars Land next.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

When you walk through Cars Land be sure to really look at the decorations... they are all car-inspired of course.

A snow car out front. "Seasons Speedings!"

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Everything in Cars Land has been decorated.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Sarge's is a nice cross between Fourth of July and Christmas.

Disney California Adventure Christmas


Thought all the air and oil filters on the garland were fun.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Santa Mater out for pictures.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Over on Buena Vista Street the Buena Vista Street Community Bell Ringers are performing for the season.

Afterwards the group posed for a picture.

Disney California Adventure Christmas


Returned to Cars Land to continue my look around. The Christmas trees in front of the shops reflect each owner.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Flo's, Notice how the oil can is connected to the pole. Great detail.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

The courthouse is all decked as is Stanley.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Inside Ramone's, the doorway to the expanded portion of the store looks ready to go.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

An oil can tree in front of Flo's.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

A tree inside.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Bugs Land looks to be the same as the last several years with giant lights and ornaments.

Disney California Adventure Christmas


This year Santa is a department store Santa, sitting in Elias and Co.

Disney California Adventure Christmas


The night before Christmas is told with a series of scenes ringing the room.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

The stores have a nice set of decorations that work, even decorations up above.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas


A closer look at the tree.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Los Feliz has a lot of garland inside.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas


The Men's room garland has no lights...

Disney California Adventure Christmas

But the Women's room does...

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Time to walk through the other side of the street now.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Trolley Treats features a lot of candy overhead.

Disney California Adventure Christmas


A closer look at the candy garland in Trolley Treats.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Clarabelle's has ice cream garland of course.

Disney California Adventure Christmas


Phineas and Ferb feature a Holiday overlay.

Disney California Adventure Christmas


Paradise Gardens features the same decorations as last year (as did the Mermaid building).

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Donald is out on the Pier for pictures this year since Santa is on Buena Vista Street.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Back to Buena Vista Street for the Tree Lighting.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

>
Disney California Adventure Christmas


There was no show this evening, just a simple count down and lighting. The Cast Members said the show will start mid next week it looks like.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Next up walked through Cars Land. They are playing Winter Wonderland as the lights come on.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

They had some light issues this evening so not everything came on as planned and many were still not lit later in the evening.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

A short clip as I caught the end of the lighting event.


Disney California Adventure Christmas

Not all the lights were on. Notice the snow and winter sign.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

There's a gingerbread display inside the Cozy Cones office.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Christmas lights on Buena Vista Street.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

The windows of Elias & Co Window.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

The Mad T Party has received some Holiday extras.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Here is a video of the opening.

The projections on Monsters now feature snow flakes and every now and then Santa flying by.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

The Mad T Party band.

Disney California Adventure Christmas


The first 2/3 of the set are their regular songs. Then the finale features the Unbirthday Song as well as a couple Christmas ones.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Video of the Christmas additions.


World of Color features the Prep and Landing preshow segment now. It appeared to be the same as last year, nothing different jumped out to me.


Disney California Adventure Christmas

The Brave segment has remained in the show.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

On Monday I made a second night time pass through Disney California Adventure, below are some pictures from this brief trip.

The garland was lit this evening at DCA (also noticed the flag was still up).

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Inside the main lounge of the Carthay Circle restaurant is a gingerbread dwarfs cottage.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Some garland lines the room.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

A look at the tree on the way out.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Next up a stroll through Cars Land. Snowy is out front to greet you.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Sarge's trees were on this evening.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas

The tree made out of oil cans at the entrance to Flo's has garland now (guess they are still putting finishing touches on since Friday).

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Santa Stanley.

Disney California Adventure Christmas

Disney California Adventure Christmas


Hope you enjoyed this highlight tour of the Disneyland Resort. For additional photos and details from this trip you can check out the full Disneyland Update I posted on my site, http://disneygeek.com Also be sure to follow me on twitter @disneygeekcom for pictures from the parks.



The previous post in this blog was Disneyland Resort Photo Update - Disneyland Christmas .

The next post in this blog is Disneyland Candlelight Processional - 12/01/12.

Post a comment

(All comments must be approved before they appear on the entry.)


By submitting this comment I agree I am bound by the AllEars.net Terms of Use agreement

Return to Blog Central

About

This page contains a single entry from the blog posted on November 17, 2012 8:25 AM.

The previous post in this blog was Disneyland Resort Photo Update - Disneyland Christmas .

The next post in this blog is Disneyland Candlelight Processional - 12/01/12.

Many more can be found on the main index page or by looking through the archives.