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[29 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Twenty-Three Fall Issue Goes Behind the Scenes of California Adventure Expansion

Gold-level D23 members and Disney fans will have the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes of the recent expansion of Disney California Adventure in this fall’s issue of Disney twenty-three magazine. The latest issue, which is set to debut on August 14, will feature exclusive interviews with Imagineers and breathtaking photographs that give an exclusive look at this major expansion project.
“Disney fans around the world are flocking to Disney California Adventure to experience the extraordinary transformation of the park,” said Steven Clark, head of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. “With the …

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[16 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney California Adventure Completes Five-Year Expansion Project with Opening of Cars Land and Buena Vista Street

Yesterday marked a major milestone for Disneyland, as Disney California Adventure finally completed its five-year expansion and renovation project. The major expansion, which included such exciting additions as World of Color, Toy Story Mania, and The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, was finally completed upon the grand opening of Cars Land and Buena Vista Street.
The exciting occasion was celebrated with a special opening ceremony, which took place in front of the Carthay Circle Theatre, the brand-new restaurant and exclusive lounge that serves as the park’s new centerpiece. Thousands of …

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[28 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Hopes ‘Cars Land’ Brings Disney California Adventure Up to Speed

Disney California Adventure has never lived up to the standards the company was hoping for when the park officially opened in 2001- dismal attendance numbers can attest to that. However, with the $1.1 billion and multi-year refurbishment attempt – the crowning glory being the 12-acre Cars Land – Disney hopes that the park will finally be able to stand on its own.
Says Disney Chief Executive Robert A. Iger:
I believe the completion will result in a park that will both stand on its own but also serve as an important and …

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[27 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Carthay Circle Theatre and Fountain Revealed to Disney California Adventure Guests For First Time

The grand opening of Buena Vista Street and Cars Land at Disney California Adventure Park is just a few short weeks away, and this week, guests got a first look at one of the major landmarks of this grand expansion. Earlier this week, the walls came down surrounding the Carthay Circle Theatre and the fountain outside of it, revealing this grand new park landmark for the first time.
The Carthay Circle Theatre is one of the key highlights of Buena Vista Street, the new addition to Disney California Adventure that recalls …

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[21 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Increases Ticket Prices

Beginning May 20, Disneyland Resort has increased their ticket prices, including pricing for Annual Passports. The new prices are as follows:

5 Day Park Hopper – $290 for ages 10+/$270 for ages 3-9
5 Day 1 Park Per Day – $260/$240
4 Day Park Hopper – $275/$255
4 Day 1 Park Per Day – $245/$225
3 Day Park Hopper – $250/$235
3 Day 1 Park Per Day – $220/$205
2 Day Park Hopper – $200/$188
2 Day 1 Park Per Day – $170/$158
1 Day Park Hopper – $125/$119
1 Day One Park – $87/$81

Annual Passport prices are:

Southern California Select …

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[25 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Cars Land Entertainment Revealed

Disney has revealed there will be street entertainment to delight guests when Cars Land opens at Disney California Adventure this summer.
First up is Red the Firetruck, who will arrive at Radiator Springs with a “volunteer firefighter” to help water plants in the area. When things don’t go according to plan, the street show may end up turning the fire hoses on guests.
If you’re looking for a dryer experience, you won’t want to miss DJ’S Dance & Drive, where DJ the “party car” drives through the streets joined by a girl …

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[16 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Play Parade Returning to Disney California Adventure This Summer

For the past year, the Pixar Play Parade has been on hiatus during Disney California Adventure’s expansion efforts. Now, however, the parade will be returning this summer with a few exciting changes.
The parade will still feature classic Pixar characters and worlds from such movies as Monsters Inc, Finding Nemo, Toy Story and Cars to name a few, but long-time fans of the parade will notice some changes. For example, the Omnidroid float from The Incredibles unit has been reconfigured to feature Violet for the first time. Jack Jack’s positioning has …

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[1 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Red Car Trolley Begins Testing at Disney California Adventure

There’s a lot to look forward to at Disney California Adventure Park in Disneyland this summer. The park will welcome in some huge additions, including Buena Vista Street and the much-anticipated Cars Land. But one addition that should not be overlooked is the Red Car Trolley, which began its test runs at the park this week.
The Red Car Trolley is inspired by the historic Pacific Electric Red Cars that once transported passengers around Los Angeles. The new trolley will take DCA guests around Buena Vista Street and the Hollywood Pictures …

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[8 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney California Adventure Expansion to Be Complete this June

Yesterday, Tom Staggs, the chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced that the 5-year expansion of Disney California Adventure will be complete this June.
On June 15, Cars Land, Buena Vista Street and Carthay Circle Theatre will finally open. In addition to four new attractions, including Radiator Springs Racers, Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree, Luigi’s Flying Tires and the Red Car Trolley, guests will be able to enjoy additional dining and shopping opportunities.
In order to put the final touches on the opening, as well as host a media preview, Disney California Adventure …

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[12 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Expansion to Create Thousands of Jobs

With new additions such as the renovation of Disney California Adventure, the creation of Shanghai Disneyland, and the Fantasyland expansion in Walt Disney World, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is currently experiencing the largest expansion period in its history. While this expansion has obvious benefits in terms of its effect on guests, another important benefit is the new jobs that these expansions will bring.
Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Tom Staggs delivered a speech Thursday evening to the Orange County Business Council in Irvine, CA, in which he announced …