First stop Disneyland. The Main Street station is still under wraps.
Minnie paused to wave to me.
Fantasy Faire opens Tuesday (March 12) and today there are Annual Passholder previews going on.
Walls are still up around the Mercantile shop.
The skies were threatening all afternoon but the rain held off until after 8pm.. then it was only a single cloud burst that lasted less than 20 minutes.
A look into the Faire. Looks peaceful this week.. this will not last long.
Moving on.. no real visible progress on Big Thunder from these vantage points.
The Mark Twain is moving toward completion.
Critter Country is quiet this afternoon.
At the Fantasyland Theater you can see a set piece for Mickey and the Magical Map
Small World has reopened with its traditional show.
No real wait for Roger Rabbit.. hard to believe that movie is 25 years old this year.
The playground at Goofys is being worked on.
The Goofy water is still off limits.
Moving back to the Small World Mall they are repainting the light poles.
The new color scheme.
No signs of progress in the Starcade.
The archway is being replaced at Coke Corner.
Due to the weather the piano was moved inside.
Over to DCA now. Looks like the Hyperion bridge painting is done..
The second half of Mater's (closest the parade route) has been resurfaced and looks ready to reopen.
The single rider line was only about 15 minutes so went for a drive on the Racers. Notice the posted wait time.. 66...
The Silly Symphony Swings are slowly being put back together.
Grizzly River Run has reopened.
Still no spin on the final drop, so guessing that is never going to return. It has been years since I have seen it working.
No wait for Soarin' - you could walk right in.
The Packard has returned to Oswald's.
Back at Disneyland and time for my preview of the Fantasy Faire. Since Jeanine covered this in a blog entry for Allears the other day here are just a couple pictures from my first trip..
Mr. Smythe and Mr. Jones are the leads in the Royal Theatre. I saw the Beauty and the Beast show.
After the show I finally spent some time exploring the Faire.. first up Figaro who was napping.
That blue bird would chirp and wake him up.
A video clip of Figaro.
The main courtyard.
Between shows in the theatre there is Jester Training in the main Courtyard. Here is a video clip of a session.
Clopins Music Box.
A video clip of the box in motion.
DJ was back in action this week.
The Wonderground Gallery had a Limited Time Magic display featuring some replica props and costumes from Oz.
Fossil has reopened.
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 Fantasy Faire: Here Come the Girls!.
The next post in this blog is Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend - The Food.