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    A healthy wait this afternoon at the Mickey and Friends Parking Structure.
    Since my last visit prices for parking and park tickets have gone. Current Disneyland parking is $25 regular or $40 for preferred.
    An overview of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge from the Mickey and Friends parking structure.
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    A pan across the site starting on the left (north) side. The three background spires continue to take shape and be painted.
    Not a lot of change on this section.
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    Several ladders up throughout the project and some workers underneath the formations.
    It looked like they were removing scaffolding from this section.
    More scaffolding is gone from this peak.
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    A crew working on the back side of this formation today.
    The large access hole has been covered and just a set of doors remains.
    No visible progress on the other hole that was filled in months ago along Disneyland Drive.
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    A closer look at the background spires.
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    Moving to the left the next formation.
    A closer look at the ladders
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    The crew working on this portion.
    A couple of stories of scaffolding and toothpicks have been removed from this peak.
    A closer look as a team works on the back side of this formation.
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    Banners for the Get Your Ears On promotion along Disneyland Drive.
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    A closer look at the team working on the door where the large access hole used to be.
    A closer look at some of the rock work.
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    Moving over to the south facing side of the structure and a look at the new parking structure escalator area. Since my last visit the 5th floor pair have been installed and the 3rd floor ones are on site and being prepared to be lifted into position.
    A closer look at the 2nd floor set, covered to protect them from the rain last week.
    Here are the 3rd floor set, a team is working on the support structure for them.
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    A closer look at the 5th floor set. The poles sticking up will be for the roof structure.
    The two elevator structures are surrounded by scaffolding and are taking shape.
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    A closer look at the smaller escalators to go from 3 to 4 and 5 to 6.
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    Panning to the right, crews are working on the side facing the tram stop.
    Supports for the 6th floor which will be the roof level are going up nearest the escalator/elevator structure.
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    A look into the ground level.
    A wider look at the area.
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    From the escalators a look at the connection spans between the two structures. The forms have been removed from the 6th floor now.
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    Crews working on the ground level.
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    Pieces staged and awaiting installation.
    No billboards at the tram stop this week. Wonder if the rain pushed the schedule back? Seems they should have the Get Your Ears On boards up since it starts today.
    A look up at the structure from ground level.
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    The walls are finally all gone from the tram stop by Naples.
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    Monorail Red passing overhead. The Monorail Fleet now features Mickey Mouse wraps for Get Your Ears on.
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    Since my last visit ticket prices have gone up. here are the prices for today. It is a peak day due to the holiday so a 1-Day park hopper will run you $199.
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    Get Your Ears On Banners fill the Esplanade now.
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    First stop today, Disney California Adventure. Here is the current park map cover and ad page.
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    Times guide for the parks.
    A look at the Food Guide for the Get Your Ears On Celebration.
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    The Red Car Trolley was offline this afternoon. This little sign up at the stop on Buena Vista Street. Cast Members were also in the area.
    A Mickey Mouse Sipper is for sale throughout the park. This one at Mortimers Market on Buena Vista Street.
    The kitchen for Trolley Treats was closed for renovation. The windows were covered. The store was open though.
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    All signs of Christmas are long gone from the park now.
    A check of the Marvel project from ground level. Hard to tell any difference.
    All the food booths are gone. Some will be back next week for Lunar New Year and all will return March 1st for the Food and Wine Festival.
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    Christmas is gone from Cars Land.
    Some Get Your Ears On merchandise at the carts along the performance corridor.
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    The water basin near the Pacific Wharf has been completely drained. This is for Grizzly River Run which is closed for its annual renovation.
    Some renovation work going on here too.
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    Preparations for the Lunar New Year celebration in Paradise Park. Mulan's Procession will be extended to here this year.
    Looking across the bay the line for the Pixar Pal-A-Round is all the way up the exit ramp..
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    World of Color renovation continues. The platform closest to Lamplight Lounge was up. Also the light boxes for Season of Light are still in the bay.
    Scaffolding around Jessie's Critter Carousel. No opening date announced yet, but work is picking up again.
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    Current popcorn bucket choices on Pixar Pier.
    A closer look at Mickey's Mix Magic in the times guide as I waited for the wheel.. it was posted at 45 minutes.. took me about 35.
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    This sign in the queue could use some TLC..
    A look at the conduit and piping for the Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind (again no opening date has been announced).
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    An aerial view of the drained water basin.
    Ornament Valley this afternoon
    A look at the former Flik's Fun Fair site and future Marvel area.
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    Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge rising in the distance.
    The new parking structure from the Pixar Pal-A-Round.
    Here you can see the 5th floor looks almost done in the first half of the garage along Magic Way and support columns for the 6th floor (roof level) are poured.
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    Panning toward the back of the structure you can see the 5th and 6th floor taking shape.
    Concrete being poured in the back section today. Hard to tell but I think its for the 5th floor in the center/back portion.
    Looking down on the carousel work.
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    An overview of the Marvel Project site.
    It appears they are still removing concrete from the site.
    An aerial look at the World of Color platform.
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    Paradise Park
    Back to the Marvel Project
    A closer look starting on the left (closest to the parade route)
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    The large mound of dirt is gone but some other rubble remains.
    Panning to the right.
    The restroom building is still standing but mostly everything around it is gone.
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    A closer look at the far right hand side where more concrete is still being removed.
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    Another look at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
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    The Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind status.
    Work on the queue continues.
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    Assuming the markings are where the center pole for the attraction will be.
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    Another view of the World of Color platforms
    More equipment waiting to be installed.
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    Paradise Garden Grill is closed.
    Viva Navidad has been removed and Lunar New Year will be installed later this week throughout the area.
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    For the Get Your Ears on Celebration there are specialty food items throughout the park.
    Here is a churro in Paradise Gardens Park.
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    Another view of the Mickey sipper.
    Grizzly River Run is closed for its annual renovation work.
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    Christmas decorations have been removed from the trail.
    Another specialty churro
    Santa and his team have moved out of the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail. Notices have not returned to the board.
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    The warming huts have been removed. Wonder if it was a test or just because the attraction is closed for renovation.
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    Where the warming huts were.
    Pluto out for pictures
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    Get Your Ears on merchandise in Trolley Treats
    The inside windows of the kitchen are covered too.
    Micket Sipper at Clarabelles
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    Mangonada at Clarabelles
    Festival of Holidays AP merchandise is still available (full price)
    Making my way over to Disneyland. Decorations for Get Your Ears On are up on Main Street.
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    Mickey and Minnie bunting at the turnstiles
    Some bunting on the train station.
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    Minnie banner
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    Mickey banner
    The Bank of Main Street
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    Walls up near City Hall. Guessing they are working on the planter/curb.
    Another set up on the corner by the Emporium.
    The Dapper Dans of Disneyland performing in front of the Fire Station.
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    Main Street USA this afternoon
    Banners and bunting along Main Street.
    The Main Street Cinema
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    Crystal Arcade
    Opened the Play Disney Parks app to visit Esmeralda and received this message.
    Picked up the 3rd card in the set from Esmeralda.
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    Current Disneyland Park guide.
    Mickey sipper in Refreshment Corner
    Disneyland wait times at 2:56pm
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    Sleeping Beauty Castle has walls up for a renovation project. I will head that way in a while.
    Wanted to go for a cruise on the Mark Twain but the top deck was closed so I skipped it.
    The Haunted Mansion returned today with the classic show after a very quick turn around from the Haunted Mansion Holiday that closed less than two weeks ago.
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    With that quick of a turn around nothing had changed in the show. There was a audio problem with my stretching room.. the volume dropped to almost nothing for the finale.
    Next stop Critter Country. The current special offering at the Hungry Bear.
    A check of the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge work from here.
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    The background spires from Critter Country.
    Panning to the left.
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    Nothing new here, but the light really made this formation look crisp.
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    The scaffolding was recently removed from this formation.
    The menu was tweaked slightly after the opening days and now they are called loaded whips at the Tropical Hideaway.
    The steamer was open as I walked by.
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    Sporks for sale near the registers
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    Walls are up and scaffolding is rising around Sleeping Beauty Castle. They will be redoing the roof and repainting during this renovation project.
    A before picture
    As you walk toward Fantasy Faire a scene from Sleeping Beauty is on the wall.
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    Signs flank the center portion with a little history.
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    A closer look at the current state of the castle before it is covered up.
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    The fence on the other side has no artwork.
    Bob Gurr was being filmed walking by the Matterhorn
    Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge from Toon Town.
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    Some decorations in Toon Town in the residential area a couple of the poles had something on them.
    The Minnie wrap on the backstage gate has been removed.
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    Monorail Blue sporting a Get Your Ears On Mickey Mouse Wrap
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    Monorail Red also has a Get Your Ears On Mickey Mouse wrap

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    Some video of Monorail Red with the Get Your Ears On Wrap.
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    A closer look at Monorail Blue with the Get Your Ears On Wrap.
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    The Astro Orbitor is behind walls for renovation.
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    The walls have some historical photos and photos of sister attractions in other Disney parks.
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    The entrance to Tomorrowland.
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    Sleeping Beauty Castle as the sun was setting.
    Mickey and Minnie Valentines Day balloons
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    Another look at the walls near City Hall.
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    Making my way back to DCA
    The Red Cars were running this evening.
    Smokejumpers has a couple offerings for Get Your Ears On.
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    Share Your Ears Cheeseburger (Thanks to the DAPS Magic team for letting me take a picture of their burger). It is $14.99 for the triple burger.. nothing else is included at that price.
    After dinner walked through Downtown Disney. Banners for Get Your Ears On line the walkway.
    The World of Disney Windows. Two of the three just had merchandise, no projections.
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    Heaters were going at Naples as I walked by.
    Ballast Point opened this past week.
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    Guests sitting at a counter overlooking Downtown Disney.
    Get Your Ears On Decorations in Downtown Disney near the Food Trucks seating/former AMC.
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    A photo on the former ESPN building.
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    The ESPN windows are covered with these banners.
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    Stopped for a set by Phat Cat Swinger
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    The ESPN TVs were off this evening.
    Walking back, approaching Ballast Point. It is the 2nd story, the Black Tap Burgers will be opening on the lower level at some point.
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    The brewery
    One of the dining rooms
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    Guests at the counter overlooking Downtown Disney
    The Black Tap Burgers looks like it has a ways to go.
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    More Get Your Ears On banners
    One of the World of Disney windows still has some projections. Here is a look at the sequence.
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    The center section of World of Disney now features Get Your Ears On merchandise.
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    Projected on the floor.
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    Moving toward the parks...
    The first room (or last room in the direction I was heading) features a new line of snack merchandise.
    Projected on the floor
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    Walked by the Backlot Dance Party at Disney California Adventure. There were more guests this visit.
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    A line at the bar too.
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    Walls up around the perimeter of the Guardians queue. It was operating normally. Wonder if this is some tweaks to the fencing/place making in preparations for the new Marvel Expansion. Or just a renovation project.
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    Elias & Co has a lot of purple merchandise front and center.
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    Returned to Disneyland. Minnie was greeting guests in her traditional outfit.
    Found a spot for the premiere of Mickey's Mix Magic on Main Street USA. This was the scene right before the lights went out.
    Here are some video clips from the show. It is approximately 10 minutes long.
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    Show time for Mickey's Mix Magic.
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    That wraps up this visit to the parks and my first look at the Get Your Ears On Celebration.
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