Casey Jr Circus Train returns at Disneyland with new safety additions plus a closer look at holiday offerings in both parks

Written by Andy Castro. Posted in Buena Vista Street, Cars Land, Dateline Disneyland

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Published on November 19, 2012 at 5:05 am with 238 Comments

About Andy Castro

Andy is a Southern California native, raised with Disneyland and a life-long fan of Disney theme parks and animation. Andy writes the weekly Dateline Disneyland column, which can be found every Monday on MiceChat.

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  • rstar

    Great update! I love the retro photos, a blast from the past! There is so much to see at the resort now with both parks for the Christmas season, I’ve been twice and still need to go back two more times to see it all!

  • ShorelineDLer

    I wish I was there. The Christmas decorations look great! I’m glad to see the Casey Jr. changes aren’t too intrusive.

  • Jaffa8

    Great update – love the old pictures of the contruction that is now complete! Keep up the great work! Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Wreckless Abrandon

    The rails on Casey Jr are done very well unlike Alice! Hopefully they find something better for Alice.

    On a side note, I like the Holiday/ Christmas decor in DCA!

  • FlubberZorro

    Wonderful pictures! Can’t wait for my next visit.

  • DisneyMomma74

    Great update! Seeing the photos of Glowfest reminds me of the fun time my family and I had that summer. ElecTRONica and the Tea Party just don’t have the same family-friendly feel to us! Wishing I was eating some of the pumpkin fudge!!

  • junglecskipper

    Im just happy Casey Jr. is back at going its normal speed. The past few years it has been going incredibly slow. Maybe the fixed the brakes or something.

  • tgrbabe

    Love love love all the Christmas decorations!! Thanks for giving the tips of where to look – there is so much it’s easy to miss something! Great job!

  • Peoplemover Priit

    -Applause- Love the update. The holidays at the parks are just awesome.

  • buzzgirl

    Everything looks amazing we can’t wait to see it all!

  • chiroguy40

    Christmas time is awesome!

  • Mouse13

    Thanks for another amazing update and congrats on your anniversary! We leave for DLR in less than 48 hours and can hardly wait to get there!

  • dfan07

    Nice update.

    I think the bridge widening could be better. The railings and new brickwork destroy the scale.

  • Softball Guy

    Another great update, thank you Andy!!!

  • Lobot

    Wait… huh? the new terrazzo floor outside the Carthay looks just like the old one… that they completely ripped out! I figured they were replacing the slippery material with concrete or something (guessing it was a safety concern). Any idea what this refurbishment was all about?