Candy canes and Candlelight return to Disneyland as the busy holiday season continues

Written by Andy Castro. Posted in Cars Land, Dateline Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Features

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Published on November 26, 2012 at 5:05 am with 230 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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  • Outtiehere82

    More to look forward when I visit this week! I was hoping I wouldn’t miss the candy canes:)

  • Ashphan

    Amazing update! The new prices make it so hard to afford trips to disneyland!

  • rstar

    Great update! And now that the front planter to the right of DCA is finished, it’s hard to believe that the DCA reconstruction is finally DONE! I wonder what the next project will be over there? Also, the pictures from the past remind me how much they have done, and how much the did all at once! Wow!

  • Kimc0486

    I’ve looked and asked on a board before, but maybe someone can answer me here. Why was the terrazzo floor replaced in front of Carthay? I’ve seen the progress in the updates here, but was just in the parks a few days ago and saw it in person. Looks pretty much the same. Anyone know why? Thanks! And thanks for the great updates!

  • BlueEyedCub

    Great tour of the Disneyland Resort, as always, thanks!

  • mickeyandme

    I need some prizes!

  • JediPrincess

    Great update!

  • TCadillac

    The hotels and Trader Sams are looking spiffy with the Xmas decor. Holiday Village not so much..

  • Skimbob

    Seeing the tree in the Grand is making me excited for our upcoming trip.

  • WheresMickey

    Great update!

  • jcruise86

    Great update & look at the recent past! Thanks!

    We went on that crowded Monday (Nov. 19) and had a very nice time. My favorite part was hearing the Buena Vista Street carolers & bell ringers.

    • jcruise86

      P.S. And we bumped into the great Fishbulb himself hard at work taking pictures in Toontown. Much more exciting than meeting Mickey!

      • Fishbulb is better than Mickey and has helped me out here on Dateline Disneyland many times over the last five years! ;)

  • BC_DisneyGeek

    Enjoyable update as always.

    Is this a typo?

    “Silly Symphony Swings: Closed January 7, 2013 through November 17 for refurbishment.”

    Sounds like an overly long refurb.

    • Thanks for catching that. The correct dates are January 7 through February 17.

  • yoyoflamingo

    One day we’ll be there in time to get the candy canes.

    Thanks again for the update!

  • r1hert2

    Great update as usual. Holidays are more magical at the parks. Planning a trip out to the coast sometime next year.

  • brem

    The candy canes are fantastic! We were lucky enough to get some last year and they are the best tasting candy canes I have ever had.