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Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, July 18, 2014.

Downtown Disney Summer Celebration continues this weekend with a Sand Volleyball tournament and exhibition. There was a youth tournament going on when I walked by.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

In addition to Volleyball there is a shave ice truck by the court.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Also a DJ on hand throughout the event.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

A couple of booths set up nearby selling merchandise.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

I took the monorail to the parks. Thought this picture with the clouds came out well.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Passing over the sub lagoon.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The Tiki Juice Bar has a new bowl you can purchase your Dole Whip in, and the souvenir sipper is also back in stock. I caught up to Laura who was roaming the parks today while she was finishing up a Dole Whip.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The Legends of Frontierland: Gold Rush and the Music of Nashville received top billing on the Times Guide this week.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Made our way out to the Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree for the Music of Nashville which premiered today and will be playing Fri, Sat, and Sun for the rest of the summer.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Upon entering you were given a card with the cast of the show on it.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Laura joined the cast (well cut outs of the cast) for a photo.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14


The food location is moved further back and to the side now.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

In addition to food it sells the Season 1 DVD set, too.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The food offerings.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Found a seat for the show. Plenty of seats still. Before the band took the stage an MC to introduce the show (both the one we were about to see and the TV show). She was giving away prizes, Season 1 DVDs.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Show time. The Kelly Rae Band takes the stage to perform music from the show as well as some other country songs. The audience was encouraged to get up and dance.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

A couple clips from the performance. The Kelly Rea Band performing the Music of Nashville.

A wider shot of the Jamboree configuration for the show.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The All-American College Band performing on Main Street USA. Today a Disneyland film crew was recording their performances.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Made my way out to New Orleans Square to see it in the day time.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The new bridge/walkway over the Pirates exit.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The expanded bridge over Royal Street

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The old Club 33 entrance still has its signage.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The new gates that block off the Court of Angels, there is a seam where the gates come together and you can see inside. The stairs survived but have safety enhancements (railings, lights). Also new statues at the base.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The new Club 33 entrance. It is a little more obvious now.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The new intercom features the Club's new logo.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Over the door.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Noticed there are now curtains on the now larger hallways overhead. They were all open this afternoon.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The other archway entrance to the Court of Angels. FYI this felt like plastic.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

No work has been done to clean up where the balconies were cut for the new overhead walkway/bridge on this side yet.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

A closer look.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

On the other side some work is underway to finish it off.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

A closer look

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14
Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Splash Mountain turned 25 this week. To mark the occasion Disneyland Annual Passholders could stop by for a free commemorative poster.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

A queue set up to distribute the posters.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

A closer look at the poster.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14


Time for the 6:00pm All-American College Band pre-parade.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Walked through Toontown. No changes.. Roger is still missing from the fountain.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

And nothing done to the Five and Dime

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The 7:15pm All-American College Band set.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Made my way over to Disney California Adventure for the first time today. Carthay Circle this evening.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14


A seasonal smoothie at Schmoozies.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

The Mad T Party was in full swing and the Mad T Party band was on the stage as I walked by.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Firewall Falls and Willy's Butte in Ornament Valley, Cars Land

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14

Paradise Pier was busy with guests waiting for World of Color, here is Mickey's Fun Wheel.

Disneyland Resort Photo Update - 7/18/14


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 Happy 59th Anniversary, Disneyland!.

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Comments (2)

Phil Vickers:

Hi
I am saddened by the loss of The Court of Angels.
I've only spent a few days at Disneyland (it's a long trip from the UK), but I always thought it was a beautiful and special part of the park. Very sorry to see it blocked off now

Phil

Mickey photos:

Thanks for your update. Always a treat to read your posts. Thank you from all the people who can only get to the park through your words and pictures.

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