Rain washes out the first nights of Candlelight at Disneyland

Written by Andy Castro. Posted in Dateline Disneyland, Disneyland Resort

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Published on December 03, 2012 at 5:05 am with 225 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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  • CandyPandora

    Really loving “from the archives…”

  • Brave

    Thank you for the wonderful update, really appreciated : )

  • iamdisneysgirl

    Even though I go every week its refreshing to see pictures of the park! :D

  • shadowman

    It was disappointing when I didn’t win seats in the Candlelight lottery, but probably not as disappointing if I won then the show was canceled. Great update!

  • BlueEyedCub

    Great update as always, thanks for keeping us all up to date!

  • lalolovesme

    Fantastic update! I love the throwback photos.

    Thanks for all the hard work!

  • paswato

    Great update.

  • Steveman

    I need to fit in a weekday trip this season before the schools let out.

  • anmal2

    Look forward to reading every monday evening, so we know what to look for on our next trip. Thanks so much!

  • aread101

    Candlelight was incredible…the weather cleared!! Kurt Russell was very good as narrator. Orchestra and choir (huge choir) along with bell ringers and trumpeter heralds on top of the train station provided great music, with Russell’s narration of the Christmas Story the total package was inspiring and uplifting.

    Crowd control was basically 1 one way.. enter next to the Disney Gallery and exit next to City Hall. Lots of Castmembers directing crowd control. I am sure putting on 2 performances a night for 20 straight nights is going to be a challenge for everyone..

    But all of their efforts are very much appreciated as Candlelight is a great experience.

  • dLite

    Great update Andy. Congrats on 5 years! I have been reading your articles almost as long you have been contributing to MiceAge. =]
    Thanks for your hard work.

  • hrdrockbob

    check out the neon of the Flos V8 cafe sign that faces the street…its been broken for a couple of weeks now…another sign of disney not fixing things…great update as always

  • 100acrebarb

    Even rain can’t stop all the fun at the parks. We have had some really great times on rainy days there. I love the snow white cottage gingerbread house. One more special thing about holidays at the park.

  • BrettCherylCamden

    Amazing how things can change in a few months! Great update. We cannot wait to see the improvements first hand. We will see first hand in a few months! YEA!!!!

  • saphron37

    I am also loving the flashback! Great update – Thanks again!