2/29: Toy Story Mania!, Wall-E, Pixar Play preview, St Patrick's Day merch, +MORE!
by, 02-28-2008 at 11:15 PM
Welcome to another week of Dateline Disneyland! Let's get right to it!
WELCOME TO DISNEYLAND
The Bank of Main Street continues to see work done.
Recently, one of the lamppost signs was damaged and the new "Year of a Million Dreams" overlay fell off revealing the original "Where Dreams Come True" design. After a couple weeks still hadn't been fixed.
Work continues at the Plaza Pavilion
In Fantasyland, King Arthur's Carrousel is still closed. Currently, it is scheduled to re-open April 5.
They've added some pin trading tables outside next to Westward Ho Trading Co. in Frontierland. It's definitely not as many tables or quite the same amount of space that Plaza Pavilion offered, but it's a start.
At the entrance to the Hollywood Pictures Backlot in California Adventure, Playhouse Disney is closed while the new show comes to town.
The Animation Academy show in Disney Animation now features a short Wall-E preview pre-show.
The clip features Pixar's Andrew Stanton talking about the latest member of the Pixar family, and his futuristic adventures.
The Wall-E preview clip from Animation Academy can be viewed here:
In Disney Animation's connecting store, Off the Page, kiosks like those at Disneyana on Main Street have been installed, allowing guests to choose from a small selection of pieces to get printed-on-demand.
PIXAR PLAY PREVIEW
Along with the new Playhouse Disney show, the new Pixar Play Parade officially debuts March 14.
The new 2008 Disney Parks Vacation Planning DVD features some previously unseen concept art of the new parade.
The preview of the Pixar Play Parade from the vacation planning DVD can be viewed here:
TOY STORY MANIA!
A look around Toy Story Mania...
The construction walls have been moved again, cutting off access to the west walkway around King Triton's Carousel of the Sea to the Paradise Pier restrooms.
The Chase ATM next to Sideshow Shirts on Paradise Pier was themed. But - really, is this theming or just re-purposed construction walls?
Good thing this type of theming in DCA won't be around for much longer.
NEW MERCH AND COLLECTIBLES
St. Patrick's Day merch is now available throughout the Resort.
Women's Shirt - $28
Men's Boxer Shorts - $20
Plush - $12
Antenna Ball - $5
Ear Hat - $14.50
Novelty hat - $24
Drinking glass - $8
Shotglass/Toothpick holder - $6.50
And a couple more retro items are now available.
Desk clock - $25
Set of 6 Coasters - $6
Disneyana is now selling a new limited edition print in honor of Mickey Mouse's 80th Anniversary
Black and White Mickey Mouse figurines
This gold-plated E-Ticket was originally sold at the Art of Disney Parks event held in Downtown Disney last fall. The remaining pieces can now be purchased at select locations at the Resort, including Disneyana.
And in honor of Snow White's 70th Anniversary, this set of limited edition gold-overlay coins is available.
And as part of the Peter Pan 55th Anniversary merchandise and art release, these one-of-a-kind hand-made plushes made by artist Michelle Valigura are being sold at the "Pop-Up Gallery" in the exit lobby of the Main Street Opera House.
Lost Boy Bear - $150. Peter Pan - $175.
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