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    Arriving at the Disneyland Resort for the afternoon. Still seems a little awkward to have a car on display here.
    Noticed a sign in the La Brea Bakery window.
    An application to serve alcoholic beverages
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    The banner on the ticket window for hearing assistance stood out to me today. It was only on the first window in the booth.
    First stop today, Disney California Adventure.
    Mickey and the Red Car News Boys singing in a Red Car Trolley Sleigh as they travel on Buena Vista Street.
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    DCA wait times just after 1pm
    Random picture of the Little Mermaid entrance as I walked by.
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    The Disney Visa Meet and Greet has moved into the Blue Sky Cellar and runs from 10:30 to 1:30 daily.
    The line was out the door so I did not visit.
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    The travel package lanyard distribution has moved to Julius Katz & Sons
    Passing by Cars Land.
    Making my way toward Bugs Land
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    Thought this was interesting. At the front entrance to DCA they had time schedules that expired yesterday out. At guest relations they had ones that start tomorrow. Could not find any for today.
    Picked up a Disneyland one and it is the regular week.. Fri -> Thurs.
    A look inside the Disneyland one.
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    There was an insert for Fantasmic and the new FastPass options.
    Christmas ornaments in Fliks Fun Faire
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    Only a 13min wait for Tower of Terror
    Santa and his reindeer at the end of Hollywood Blvd.
    Frozen Fun is not ready to go yet. They were still installing the new overlay in the Backlot area of Hollywood Land.
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    The arches and lights have been repainted blue.
    The House of Cards signage is still up though.
    Some blue signage around the stage, but not many other visible changes.
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    The lights have been swapped out and are all blue and white now.
    The stage theater area is still open for guest performing groups.
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    The Drink Me bar has a new color scheme. No new name yet.
    The walkway to Monsters
    A sign on Stage 17 for Olafs Snow Fest!
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    No real changes to the main stage are visible.
    The Muppets signage has been removed and the sing along sign installed.
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    The other archway has been painted the same and crews are working on the entrance walkway.
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    A better picture of the new sign.
    Stopped by the Animation Building next.
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    The Character Close-Up signage has snow flakes now in preparation for the Frozen sisters to move in.
    Headed for the workshop to see if anything has been tweaked in there.
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    The Grotto area is closed off. Wonder if Frozen is taking over there too?
    So you have to walk back out the entrance.
    Walt watching over the workshop.
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    Olaf has been added to the Animation Academy sign.
    A closer look
    Back outside you can see the Prop shop is being converted into the Trading Post.
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    Five and Dime passing by.
    A check of the Muppets queue. Still some Muppet props and signage out.
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    Further down the queue the props have been removed.
    But the signage is still up.
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    Big Hero 6 food offerings are still available. Assuming Frozen is on its way.
    A line to meet Santa this afternoon as everyone is trying to get their last requests in.
    The Buena Vista Street Christmas Tree
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    Next stop Disneyland. No lines to get in this afternoon.
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    New since my last trip. Fantasmic! now has FastPass.
    No Jingle Cruise poster this year.
    The Opera House was closed this afternoon.
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    A new popcorn cart on Main Street USA.
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    Goofy passing through Town Square.
    Main Street USA
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    Today was a Candy Cane day at Disneyland. Here they are finishing up a batch.
    Disneyland waits around 2:00pm
    Souvenir Soup Cups for sale at the stand in the Hub.
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    Sleeping Beauty Castle
    Storybook Land reopened today. It was closed right now due to the parade though so I have to check back later.
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    Casey Jr was closed too.
    Hmm.. they had the renovation sign up still.
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    Fantasmic FastPass distribution is on the Big Thunder Trail, more on this in a page or two.
    Stopped by the Jingle Jangle Jamboree. A good example of how you can frame a picture to tell a misleading story. From this picture the area looks empty.
    But pan to the left slightly and you can see there are a fair number of guests in the area.
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    Santa had a good line here too.
    Pluto was the only character out when I walked through.
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    Time to check out the Fantasmic FastPass.
    They have converted outdoor vending carts in use.
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    I picked up a FastPass.. for the second show Blue section. They said this was near Pirates toward Haunted Mansion.
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    More signage, this time out by the Mark Twain dock.
    The River Belle Terrace has kiosks outside to help with the reservations and processing for the dinner packages.
    A look at what you get at the River Belle Terrace with the Fantasmic Dinner package.
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    A Christmas wreath out on the Island.
    Still working in New Orleans Square (oops I forgot to stop to take the picture).
    Random picture across the street.. notice the frogs from Princess and the Frog.
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    A closer picture.
    The line for the train went back toward the DVC kiosk. Which made it fun to try and cross them to get to the Haunted Mansion FastPass.
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    A wreath inside Club 33
    Aladdins Oasis is offering on-the-go meals for Fantasmic.
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    A look at the options.
    You can eat inside or take your meal with you. Inside no changes as of now.
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    In the hub there are new small trees with Christmas ornaments on them.
    A closer look.
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    Noticed the new trees were left in their plastic containers.
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    Main Street USA
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    Guess there was an issue with the line for the ODV carts in Tomorrowland.. so now a tape queue.
    Time for a Monorail trip.
    Across Harbor a new hotel is taking shape.
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    A look into the Back Lot are at the Frozen Fun preparations underway.
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    Downtown Disney Winter Village
    Arriving back at Disneyland
    Onboard Casey Jr for a look at Storybook Land.
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    The kingdom of Arendelle from Frozen has replaced the Old Mill scene.
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    Here you can see it in the distance under the archway.
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    Off to the right is the Wandering Oakens Trading Post
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    A closer look (better pictures from the boat in a few pages)
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    A closer look at the ice castle on the hill
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    Passing by Agrabah
    Now for a water level view from the Storybook Land Canal Boats.
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    You get a glimpse of Arendelle across the channel as you enter Storybook Land.
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    To show a sense of scale here is another boat passing by.
    Alice in Wonderland
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    Storybook Land has been decorated for the holidays.
    Casey Jr loading up for another trip.
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    The cottage from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    Cinderellas village
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    Casey Jr
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    Approaching Arendelle from Frozen
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    The ice castle
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    Wandering Oakens Trading Post
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    Still distributing FastPasses for the 10:45pm Fantasmic!
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    A wreath in Frontierland.
    The Columbia and canoes out on the Rivers of America.
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    Haunted Mansion Holiday
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    The Monkey bride in the attic.
    Barriers for Fantasmic to separate the sections. During the day they are just lined up near the DVC kiosk.
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    The Matterhorn as the sun is popping out just in time to set.
    Random Olaf picture
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    Small World Holiday
    Waiting for the lights to come on...
    Small World Holiday lights.
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    A video clip of the Small World Holiday lighting moment.
    Only a few more days to catch the Beauty and the Beast and Tangled shows in the Fantasy Faire Theatre
    Frontierland Pioneer Mercantile store
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    The Monkey Bride is to the left between the two orange boxes.
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    Here you can see the bride back in the corner
    Hard to tell in the dark but there is blue banner on this rope so thing that may be the section I have a FastPass for.
    So weird to walk along the Rivers of America with no guests camped out.
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    Disneyland waits as of 5:45pm
    The West Side overflow corridor was open during the parade this evening. I used it to reach Town Square.
    A quick look as I walked through. It is nicer than the old backstage walkway, I guess it is somewhere between show ready and backstage..
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    Some attraction posters line the walkway.
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    Arriving in Town Square
    A Christmas Fantasy Parade passing by
    Snow people.
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    Heading for Disney California Adventure.
    The Buena Vista Street Christmas Tree
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    DCA waits around 6pm
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    Stopped by Viva Navidad! Here is the arts and crafts cart.
    Mickey and Minnie were in the Meet and Greet
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    Tradicion cuatro norte performing on the Bandstand
    Time for the Viva Navidad! Street Party
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    A couple video clips from the Viva Navidad! Street Party
    Walking through Condor Flats.. a couple of the signs
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    A drinking fountain.
    Soarin over California this evening.
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    The Fly N Buy
    The restroom building
    Carthay Circle Restaurant
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    Over to Disneyland. The Star Traders window
    Big Hero 6 sneak peek is still playing.
    Elvis, Scot Bruce, performing at the Tomorrowland Terrace this evening.
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    Thought this was great.. he stopped during a song for an autograph.
    Time for the Sleeping Beauty Wintertime Enchantment moment
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    A video clip of the Sleeping Beauty Wintertime Enchantment moment
    Balloon vendors blocking the Main Street view again tonight.
    A closer look at the castle
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    Back to DCA. The sign for Gone Hollywood was not lit up this evening.
    Work continues on the Frozen Fun area after dark.
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    In Off the Page one wall is now all Frozen.
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    A wider view of the Frozen area.
    Yoda Stitch statue
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    Walking through Cars Land...
    DJ rolling toward me
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    The Court House and Hubcap tree
    Holiday Specials at Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill on the Wharf.
    Opted for a spot in the Standby section over my yellow FastPass for World of Color.
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    Notice anything missing here?
    The arch structures that had plants on them have been removed from Paradise Park. Not sure when this happened.. just noticed it while waiting this evening.
    Time for World of Color: Winter Dreams
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    Love is an Open Door...
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    On Screamin the doors open to reveal various characters during the song.
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    An impressive moment when all the lights turn on for the finale.
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    As soon as the final note played started walking quickly toward Disneyland in hopes of making Believe in Holiday Magic, had 6 minutes till the scheduled time.
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    I was in luck this evening. No lines to get into Disneyland.
    Main Street was crowded but not jammed.
    Made it into a spot just as the show was starting.
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    Wrapping up with the snow finale and White Christmas
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    A video clip of Main Street USA as the snow falls and White Christmas plays.
    Two close ups of the Main Street USA Christmas tree to close out this trip.
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