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[18 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Cars Land, Carthay Circle Restaurant, and Aulani Earn Themed Entertainment Awards

2011 and 2012 brought a number of huge expansions to Disney’s Parks and Resorts division, including the expansion of Disney California Adventure and the opening of Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii. In recognition of these high-quality expansions, the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has honored Disney with several Thea Awards.
Disney California Adventure‘s grand expansion, which debuted in June, was recognized with several awards. Cars Land was awarded the Thea Award for New Theme Park Land, and its headliner attraction Radiator Springs Racers was honored in the Attractions category. Additionally, …

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[22 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Announces New Holiday Festivities in Cars Land and Buena Vista Street

The holidays are quickly approaching at Disneyland, and with the additions of Buena Vista Street and Cars Land this year, Disney California Adventure guests will be able to enjoy some new holiday experiences and decorations in these areas. Disney recently announced some interesting new holiday enhancements that guests can expect this year at Disney California Adventure, including new entertainment offerings, specially themed decorations, and more.
Buena Vista Street will be decorated to suit the 1930’s Los Angeles theme that serves as Buena Vista Street’s setting. David Caranci, Manager of Resort Enhancement, says …

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[10 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Dylan McDermott Visits Disney California Adventure

Film and television star Dylan McDermott made a trip to the Happiest Place on Earth last Friday, as he and his family headed to the Disneyland Resort to celebrate his daughter Charlotte’s seventh birthday.
“We’ve been coming [to the Disneyland Resort] for years – the girls get so excited,” McDermott said. “They know it’s the happiest place on Earth.”
While at the Resort, McDermott and his family headed to Disney California Adventure Park, where they checked out the brand-new Buena Vista Street. McDermott, known for his work on such shows as The Practice …

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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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[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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[12 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Entertainment Offerings at Disney California Adventure to Include News Boys, ‘Cars’ Characters and More

This June, Disney California Adventure will finally wrap up its major expansion and celebrate the opening of two brand-new areas, Buena Vista Street and Cars Land. While there are many new attractions, dining experiences, and new themed areas to look forward to as part of the expansion, guests will be able to enjoy some great new entertainment offerings as well.
We already let you know about some cool entertainment offerings coming to Cars Land, which will include a special show by Red the Fire Truck and “DJ’s Dance and Drive.” In …

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[6 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look: Disney California Adventure’s Exclusive ‘1901’ Lounge

Yesterday, we brought you the news that the membership list for Club 33 has opened up once again and members will be able to enjoy the added benefit of access to the new and exclusive “1901” lounge. Now, we have a special first look at this brand new lounge, thanks to the Disney Parks Blog.
1901 will be a new lounge located within the Carthay Circle Theater, which is being built as the centerpiece of Disney California Adventure’s new Buena Vista Street. The intimate lounge, which is only open to Club …

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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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[28 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Cast Members Bury a Time Capsule at Disney’s California Adventure

Last weekend, a group of Disney cast members and Imagineers marked a milestone in the construction of Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure Park by burying a time capsule. The time capsule, which contains items specific to the park, was buried in Buena Vista Plaza and will not be opened again until 2037.
The video below shows you exactly what was placed inside the capsule, so check it out to see how Disney employees chose to commemorate this important milestone.