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Last Week at Disneyland Resort (6/3/2012 — 6/9/2012)

by on June 13, 2012

Soft openings and special events are now in full swing, as Disneyland Resort speeds towards the June 15th relaunch of Disney California Adventure.

Crowd Calendar

Quietest Day: With a 4.7 out of 10 at Disneyland Park, Sunday 6/3 was one of the quietest days the resort should see until after this summer.

Busiest Day: Thursday 6/7 was a 6.3 out of 10 at Disney California Adventure.

Subscribe to the TouringPlans.com Disneyland Crowd Calendar for details on predicted crowds for the next 30 days.

Special Events

Openings, Closings, and Refurbishments

Disneyland Park
  • Matterhorn Bobsleds reopens on 6/15.
  • Carnation Cafe reopens on 6/13.
Disney California Adventure
Downtown Disney

All images copyright Disney.

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Last Week at Disneyland Resort (5/20/2012 – 5/26/2012)

by on May 28, 2012

Welcome to the final May 2012 installment of “Last Week at Disneyland Resort,” as we race towards the Disney California Adventure relaunch next month. Hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! Here’s what just happened at the Happiest Place on Earth:

Crowd Calendar

Last week was the final “slow” week before the big buildup to the June 15 grand openings. Don’t expect to see lines that short again until long after summer.

Quietest Day: Tuesday May 22 (3 out of 10)

Busiest Day: Saturday May 26 (predicted 8 out of 10, actual 9)

Subscribe to the TouringPlans.com Disneyland Crowd Calendar for full details on projected wait times for the next 30 days.

Special Events

  • The final after-hours Passholder parties for Fantasmic! were held on May 21 and 22.
  • Grad Nights were held on May 23-25.
  • New television commercials, depicting Buzz Lightyear detecting “high levels of happiness” at Disneyland Resort, were released.
  • Disneyland Resort announced it would offer Extra Magic Hours early theme park entry to on-site hotel guests beginning June 18. The program is similar to the current Magic Morning early entry, which will still be offered to purchasers of “bonus” parkhopper tickets. Extra Magic Hours will allow guests at Disneyland’s 3 hotels to enter Disneyland Park on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and Disney California Adventure on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, one hour before the official opening time.

Openings, Closings, and Refurbishments

Disneyland Park

Disney California Adventure

Downtown Disney and Hotels

  • Construction continues on WonderGround art gallery and Earl of Sandwich.
  • The newly refurbished LEGO store held a Master Builder Event to celebrate their grand reopening. Guests could help assemble a model of “Brickley the Sea Serpent.”
  • New souvenir cocktail glasses are available at Trader Sam’s at the Disneyland Hotel.

Elsewhere

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Last Week at Disneyland Resort (4/29/2012 – 5/5/2012)

by on May 8, 2012

Welcome to the first weekly installment of Last Week at Disneyland, TouringPlans.com‘s regular round-up of recent events and operations in and around the Anaheim resort. This column will be your weekly refresher of what’s new at the Happiest Place on Earth.

In addition to Disneyland.com and the Official Disney Parks Blog, much of the following news and photography comes courtesy of our friends at MousePlanet and MiceAge. Visit those sites for more images and up-to-the-minute updates.

Crowd Calendar

Attendance was seasonably slow at the resort this week, but look for crowds to build as Memorial Day approaches.

  • Quietest Days: Resort attendance was lowest on May 3 (Predicted 1 out of 10, Actual 2).
  • Busiest Days: Resort attendance was highest on April 29 (Predicted 6 out of 10, Actual 5).

Subscribe to the Touring Plans Disneyland Crowd Calendar for full details on predicted attendance for the next 30 days.

Special Events

Opening, Closures, and Refurbishments

Disneyland

Disney California Adventure

Downtown Disney

  • The large LEGO Imagination store reopened on May 1 after a major refurbishment. The temporary LEGO store in the former home of Island Charter is now transforming into the WonderGround art gallery which will open on June 9.
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