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  1. California Color Part 2: World of Color debuts, Glow Fest lights up, Blue Sky preview

    by , 06-14-2010 at 02:05 AM


    Today's column concludes here and includes California Adventure
    construction photos, our weekly news and information round-up and more.

    For Part 1, please click here.

    Even with all of the World of Color commotion, things haven't slowed down elsewhere around the Resort. Construction continues on other California Adventure projects including the upcoming Little Mermaid ...
  2. Getting ready for Summer Nightastic! World of Color, Glow Fest, Promoting, +MORE

    by , 06-06-2010 at 09:44 PM
    It's the calm before the storm at Disneyland before Summer Nightastic! crowds descend on the Anaheim theme park this Friday. While Fantasmic! and Magical are already back at Disneyland, the June 11 return of Summer Nightastic! has everyone's attention specifically at Disney California Adventure as that park prepares to deliver World of Color; its biggest entertainment offering since opening in 2001. The new water show is expected to be the hit of Southern California theme park offerings this ...

    Updated 07-13-2010 at 05:11 PM by Dateline Disneyland (Added column banner, fixed HTML, amended park hours)

    Disneyland Resort , Disney's California Adventure Remodel/Expansion , Summer Nightastic! , Downtown Disney
  3. California Ch-ch-changes: DCA gets a new logo, Swings open, Shops re-open, MORE

    by , 05-30-2010 at 10:58 PM
    It's been a surprisingly busy news week for the Disneyland Resort. While Disneyland's summer promotion doesn't kick off until June 11, the long Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional start of the summer season, and all over the Resort doors are opening and changes are getting underway. Last week Disney announced a major overhaul and expansion of the Disneyland Hotel's pool area bringing in nostalgic thematic touches to replace aging, but classic features on Hotel grounds. In the parks, the ...

    Updated 05-31-2010 at 09:30 AM by Dateline Disneyland (Added column banner)

    Disneyland Resort , Disney's California Adventure Remodel/Expansion , Disneyland Hotel , Downtown Disney
  4. Day One Disneyland, Toy Story 3 Mania, Silly Swings, Little Mermaid takes shape, MORE

    by , 05-23-2010 at 10:43 PM
    As World of Color gets closer to lighting up Paradise Bay this summer, the new Silly Symphony Swings are already doing their part to brighten the pier with newly installed decorative popcorn lighting. The Swings aren't open yet, but as they move closer to re-opening with Mickey Mouse instead of a giant orange peel, other projects around Disney's California Adventure continue to progress. The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure continues to see noticeable progress, and new Red Car Trolley ...
  5. Countdown to World of Color, Test Cars, Star Tours sets closing date, Swings, + MORE!

    by , 05-16-2010 at 10:21 PM
    Last week came and went and World of Color continued testing, but didn't make the jump to public soft openings. Disney's official word is that no soft openings will happen, but with a show this big and with expectations so high, it's hard to imagine public test runs not happening. In any case, the Dateline Disneyland team is keeping an eye on the show as signage around California Adventure's Blue Sky Cellar touts the "Countdown to World of Color." Meanwhile, other big projects around the park ...