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Disneyland: Crowds and rides, closure schedule, disney website
closure schedule, disney website, hey john: Hello, and thanks for your questions! Many schools will still be on summer vacation, so you can expect more of a crowd on that day. Personally, my recommendation would be for later in the year for crowds, but the park does have more activities and shows available...

Disneyland: crowd level at disneyland, days thanks, wait time
days thanks, wait time, disneyland: Hi Susan, May 15th, being a Sunday, should be more crowded than May 16th. In fact, the 16th should be pretty empty. Weekdays crowds during the week are down to level 1 (out of 10). Pretty much walk-on to all the rides. Longest wait time should be 15 or...

Disneyland: Disneyland and More, san diego zoo, ariels grotto
san diego zoo, ariels grotto, sky school: My favorite hotel in Southern California is Embassy Suites. THey have a great free hot buffet breakfast, the rooms are suites and comfy and they have an indoor pool and great ambience. The City pass is probably the best deal if you are going to hit all...

Disneyland: Disneyland in July 2011, disneyland california adventure, weekend crowds
disneyland california adventure, weekend crowds, summer crowds: Hi Brian, The parks will definitely be crowded on 7/14 (7 is the abbreviation for July, I m guessing you might have been sleepy when you typed this), but you should still be able to get in and out fine. Only July 4 should be a closure day, based on past...

Disneyland: Disneyland on Mother's Day, palm desert, course mother
palm desert, course mother, crazy mother: Hi Lisa, I would expect crowds to be pretty crowded on Saturday May 7 for the premiere. Last time I went to the park on a premiere day, the park was pretty packed. We rode a few rides, but then got out by about 2 PM, as Main Street was packed. I might go...

Disneyland: Disneyland Trip from May 31 - June 3., disney california adventure, refurbishment schedules
disney california adventure, refurbishment schedules, subway sandwiches: Hi Nathan, You ll just miss most of the major construction and ride closures. Here is the current schedule: Star Tours – closed for refurbishment and addition of elements for Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. The new ride is scheduled to reopen on...

Disneyland: End of August or September, first monday in september, hot weather
first monday in september, hot weather, maintenance mode: Hi Lori, September would be cheaper, but more rides are closed at Disneyland. Once you get to Labor Day weekend (first Monday in September), Disneyland goes into maintenance mode , closing a lot of rides for refurbishment. It s a good time to do it, because...

Disneyland: Hotels, comfort inn maingate, disneyland trip
comfort inn maingate, disneyland trip, minded traveler: Hi Leslie, Of the 3, the Clarion has no view of the fireworks, sitting behind two large towers. The Quality Inn has the best view, and is probably the best choice among those 3 for the budget-minded traveler. It s the closest of the 3, an easy walk to...

Disneyland: Where can you learn more about the rides?, roller coasters, roller coaster
roller coasters, roller coaster, disneyland: Hello, and thank you for your question! I don t really know anything about ride physics either, but I did find this helpful article: http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/family/roller-coaster.htm When you get to Disneyland, go to City Hall and ask if you can interview...

Disneyland: Visiting Disneyland & More, san diego zoo, candy cane inn
san diego zoo, candy cane inn, best western hotel: Hi Shiv, Sorry, I literally had to run out yesterday. I had to go to my eldest daughters graduation ceremony (she got her Master s Degree). In California Adventure don t miss: -Soarin Over California (get a fastpass) -California Screamin (your daughter...

Disneyland: Disneyland ride closures, grad nite at disneyland, sky school
grad nite at disneyland, sky school, little mermaid: Hi Tracy, As we are essentially in the summer season, we should have a (mostly) full complement of rides. However, since they don t officially open until tomorrow, I m not really sure about Star Tours or the new Little Mermaid ride in DCA. My guess is that...

Disneyland: June 24-26th, lunch time, alice cooper
lunch time, alice cooper, hot weather: Hi Kristin, Like Alice Cooper sang, School s Out for Summer ! There aren t any huge conferences or conventions, but that s mainly because schools are out, and the park is filled with families taking summer vacation. Expect crowd levels of 8 or 9 out...

Disneyland: August 3rd week, dlr, large crowds
dlr, large crowds, second time: Jose, Many schools will be going back into session around that time, but crowds might still be busy. I recommend going at park opening and getting as much done in the morning as possible before the crowds set in. If you are there for 3 to 4 days then...

Disneyland: DLR in August, summer crowds, christmas spirit
summer crowds, christmas spirit, fall colors: Hi Erin, Funny you should mention the term squeeze in , because that s exactly what you ll be doing. Bring a crow bar and some WD-40. Crowd level from now until the last week of August is expected to be a 10 out of a possible 10. Lines are long, the weather...

Disneyland: DLR in October, california adventure park, halloween festivities
california adventure park, halloween festivities, halloween trick: Wanda, Attendance should be pretty slim on Wednesday and Thursday. Friday is an early close for I believe California Adventure Park only. Yes, Halloween fireworks can be seen from outside the park, but it s not the same as if you were on Main Street...

Disneyland: DLR in October, halloween festivities, park attendance
halloween festivities, park attendance, park admission: Hi Wanda, Both the Esplanade and the Mickey and Friends parking structure are outside the park itself. The Esplanade is the space between Disneyland and DCA. You need your ticket to get into either park, and the Esplanade is the space in between the two...

Disneyland: November Disney trip, holiday fireworks, pirates of the caribbean
holiday fireworks, pirates of the caribbean, disney trip: Jane, Operating hours have not been released yet, but I would plan on having the park open about 9am and close around 10 to 11pm. I don t see HOLIDAY fireworks, and I could only see fireworks if the attendance is above average (as usually during the fall...

Disneyland: Thanksgiving week DL visit, park attendance, thanksgiving weekend
park attendance, thanksgiving weekend, holiday spirit: Hi LaToya, You ll get a rather mixed bag that part of the week. Park hours are full time , which means 8AM to midnight for Disneyland, and 10AM-10PM for DCA. Park attendance will be quite high, but not the 9 or 10 out of 10 that you get for Thanksgiving...

Disneyland: what attractions are closed at Disneyland, blue bayou restaurant, bakers field
blue bayou restaurant, bakers field, pirates of the caribbean: (Subject to change, if the Mouse says so) Pirates of the Caribbean Properly warned ye be, says I... Blue Bayou Restaurant Mark Twain Steamboat California Screamin Brr-Bank Ice Cream Bakers Field Bakery Greeting from California Gift shop Engine Ears...

Disneyland: Disneyland, uea convention, noticeable rise
uea convention, noticeable rise, gay days: Hi Jackie, Disney announced the dates for IASW closure, and it turns out I was correct about the dates. As for the UEA convention, which we lovingly refer to as Utah Escapes to Anaheim , it s only a small (but noticeable) rise in attendance. Unlike...

Disneyland: Disneyland on Christmas Day, summer crowds, christmas spirit
summer crowds, christmas spirit, christmas eve: Hi Amber, LOTS of people like to surprise their kids on Christmas Day. Actually, that time of year is even more busy than the summer crowds. That is mainly due to the fact that everyone gets that time off for a holiday, but it s all compressed into two...

Disneyland: Early December or Early January?, holiday parades, best of both worlds
holiday parades, best of both worlds, christmas day parade: Hi Paul, At least you re not asking about UEA (Utah Escapes to Anaheim)! Nov 8-11 should average a crowd rating of about 3 out of 10 (10 being worst, 1 being empty). The Christmas tree and holiday decorations should be up, but the holiday parades will...

Disneyland: FIRST VISIT TO LOS ANGELES, subway service, venice beach
subway service, venice beach, lack of confidence: Hi Lorraine, Because of the sheer size of the LA area, I must strongly recommend that you rent/hire a car, even if it means learning to drive on the right side of the road. For example, it s 24 miles (38km) from downtown LA to Venice Beach, and the subway...

Disneyland: Sept 20-23 versus Dec 12-15, christmas spirit, chance of rain
christmas spirit, chance of rain, waiting in line: Hi Kristina, Your September dates should be pretty low in terms of crowds, about 3 out of 10. The park will be decorated for Halloween, which is pretty cool. Weather will be generally warmer than December. December 12-15 should be interesting. That Monday...

Disneyland: Visiting DL and surrounding area, knott s berry farm, entertainment offerings
knott s berry farm, entertainment offerings, new years day: Barry, Mid October is nice crowd-wise, but if you want to enjoy the Christmas decorations, you need to go sometime after Thanksgiving. Be warned: after Thanksgiving to New Years Day is usually very busy. Most entertainment offerings are Friday through...

Disneyland: disney princess, disney princess, disneyland
disney princess, disneyland, fireworks: The characters are out year round but definitely have more availability during weekends and high season periods. In October, the fireworks are only on the weekends. If you go to Disneyland.com and click on park hours you can see the schedule for everyday...

Disneyland: Disneyland 11/14-19, summer blockbuster, peak seasons
summer blockbuster, peak seasons, fri: Colleen, As of this moment, I have noting telling me if and when Fantasmic! will be going dark for the down season. I am going to use an educated guess and say that during your stay you probably will not see it, as hours during the week of non-peak seasons...

Disneyland: disneyland in November, holiday fireworks, pirates of the caribbean
holiday fireworks, pirates of the caribbean, holiday magic: Hi Lori, Crowd levels should be very low early in the week (between 1 and 5 out of 10), but can get up to 8 on the weekends. The really huge crowds show up the third week of November for Thanksgiving, so you should be fine. As for Space Mountain, it...

Disneyland: October Events, anaheim convention center, gay days
anaheim convention center, gay days, conference oct: Hi Wanda, I ve looked into this, and there don t seem to be any events of note. Gay Days are Oct 1-2, and UEA (which we like to call Utah Escapes to Anaheim) isn t until Oct 20. Perhaps a convention is in town. The calendar at http://wellspringtravel.com/calendar/events.php?mo=10&yr=2011...

Disneyland: Travel to SeaWorld, anaheim tour, amtrak
anaheim tour, amtrak, disneyland: I m not a 100% sure which is the best way to go. I know that Amtrak runs up and down the coast and there is a stop in Anaheim and in San Diego. Its about $20 each way. You could also take a shuttle through some local Anaheim tour companies. The hotel you...

Disneyland: buying tickets for out of towners, disneyland tickets, out of towners
disneyland tickets, out of towners, disneyland: Chrissy, Disney can check residency at the gate. Usually they will ask for residency to whomever is purchasing the tickets. As a policy, no, the would not be able to use the tickets. From experience, they probably won t have a problem getting into the...

Disneyland: Disneyland in March 2012, lausd schools, summer crowds
lausd schools, summer crowds, disney experience: Hi Michelle, The crowd forecast for those days is very high. All 4 days are projected to be gate-busters, with the 10th and 11th being the worst. LAUSD schools are out in April, but many other districts across the country, as well as colleges and universities,...

Disneyland: Disneyland/San Diego/LA, la brea tar pits, brea tar pits
la brea tar pits, brea tar pits, park hopper passes: Hi Sonja, This will be the trip of a lifetime. Yes, crowds will be very high. BUT, as annual passholders, we ve found that if you hit the parks first thing, then get out by noon, you miss the worst of the crowds. If you go back into the park for some parades...

Disneyland: Fantasmic!/World of Color, lagoon side, park hopper
lagoon side, park hopper, grizzly river: Hi Tyler, Not to worry. The people at Disney are notoriously slow at entering the info for upcoming months. They are very slow to post things out of an abundance of caution, and because they know that people read the Disney online calendar like the Bible....

Disneyland: Fantasmic! & World of Color question, park hopper, disnyland california
park hopper, disnyland california, ariels grotto: I don t have an absolute answer on Fantasmic being open. Usually, May is considered a busy month so my guess is it would be showing on weekdays. Unfortunately, Disney doesn t post those hours until mid March. For World of Color, you can not get there prior...

Disneyland: The Magic, The Memories, and You show, wind light, little wind
wind light, little wind, light rain: This show is in front of Small World. I haven t seen this show but I would get there 30 minutes - to an hour prior depending on what kinds of seats you want. This is a general rule for all parades. Weather is usually the reason why a show is cancelled....

Disneyland: World of Color, color question, california adventures
color question, california adventures, inaccurate results: I understand why you would be concerned. However, I ve contacted Disneyland Customer Service and was told that the show would be finished with refurbishment by the end of January, so the dates you see missing are either a result of the show dates not being...

Disneyland: World of Color, grand californian, lunch meal
grand californian, lunch meal, meal deals: Hi Debbie, My experience is that you don t get any better seats by ordering the meals. I would only do that if you couldn t get to the park early. If you are staying at the GC, then use the early entrance from the hotel, and get your fastpasses first thing....

Disneyland: Crowds on 12/12-12/13, state visitors, logical explanation
state visitors, logical explanation, local schools: Hi Bradie, Touring Plans is pretty accurate when predicting attendance levels. Being in the parks 40 times per year, we have seen their accuracy. Looking around st my sources, I don t see any events going on, so the most logical explanation is a buildup...

Disneyland: DCA Nov 5-9, disneyland park, disneyland resort
disneyland park, disneyland resort, s hospital: Scott, This year, the Disneyland Resort has seen a major increase of crowds that they were not expecting. I do not see any convention scheduled, but I do see something that might make crowds go up during your visit. There is a CHOC (Children s Hospital...

Disneyland: Dining outside of Disneyland, buca di beppo italian restaurant, california pizza kitchen
buca di beppo italian restaurant, california pizza kitchen, buca di beppo: Hi Ron, There are several restaurants in the area, since there are so many hotels. My favorites are in a location called The Garden Walk - I have actually walked there from Disneyland. It s on Katella, near the Katella/Harbor Blvd intersection. At the...

Disneyland: Disney Land October Or November, last minute vacation, state visitors
last minute vacation, state visitors, disney land: Hi Jen, I feel your pain. I strongly discourage out of state visitors during the last two weeks of December, unless they pack their patience and make up to 70,000 friends easily. I especially feel badly for those with strollers and very young kids. It s...

Disneyland: Disneyland, thanksgiving weekend, 9 out of 10
thanksgiving weekend, 9 out of 10, disneyland: Hi Ron, November 10-14 will be a split. Heavy crowds the 10-11 (8 or 9 out of 10), and light crowds the 12-14 (2 out of 10). November 18-21 will be SUPER crowded, 9 or 10 all four days. That is Thanksgiving weekend.Best to avoid those days unless you...

Disneyland: Disneyland, disneyland crowds, christmas decor
disneyland crowds, christmas decor, january 2nd: Hello Ron, First off, let me apologize for the late response. This time of year is generally steady . The New Years crowd had come and gone; however, guests who were not able to attend during December are usually rushing in around this time to try and get...

Disneyland: Disneyland in December, california schools, 9 out of 10
california schools, 9 out of 10, disneyland: Hi Wanda, LA schools don t get out until Dec 15, but that week should be interesting: Dec 10 should be moderately low, but by Wednesday, crowds could be up in the 9 (out of 10). By Saturday, crowd levels are 10 out of 10 for the next 2-3 weeks. Have...

Disneyland: Disneyland Jan 2-Jan 5th 2013, new years day, crowds
new years day, crowds, disneyland: Hi Ron, Crowds are projected to be pretty high those days. Jan 2 is expected to be packed, a crowd level of 10 out of 10. The next two days are expected to be around 8 or 9. Schools are still out, so crowds will be there. Better pack your patience if you...

Disneyland: Disneyland in January, blackout dates, new years day
blackout dates, new years day, disneyland resort: Hi Ron, I have an annual pass, so there are no blackout dates for me. I checked deluxe, and there are no blackout dates on those days, however, Southern California passes do have blackout dates. Disneyland can well handle a moderate crowd. The busy...

Disneyland: Disneyland in November, or January, school calendars, week in january
school calendars, week in january, holiday decor: Both timeframes have the potential of being busy based on annual passport blockouts as well as school calendars in the area. The southern california annual passport is blocked for that week in January which might make that a better time to go instead of...

Disneyland: Park attendance, grand californian, park attendance
grand californian, park attendance, halloween theme: Hi Kelly, I hope that you are taking advantage of Disney s military discount. It s quite a nice deal for military families. In terms of attendance, you should see moderate crowds, approximately 6 on a scale of 1-10, 10 being most crowded. That is a...

Disneyland: pirates ride, disneyland california, pirates of the caribbean
disneyland california, pirates of the caribbean, adven: He s there. At least he was last weekend, on the right side just before you get to the jail scene. He s right after the pirates who sing the theme song. Perhaps he was out a day for refurbishment. Just out of curiosity, were the pigs gone too? See you...

Disneyland: veterans day, holiday fireworks, disney pins
holiday fireworks, disney pins, dark side of the force: Hi Stephanie, Sometimes the Dark Side of the Force makes future predictions tricky. As Yoda would say, Uncertain the future is . The reason I mention this (besides the reference to Disney buying LucasFilm), is that the projections I m seeing don t make...

Disneyland: Less crowd, tricky business, full swing
tricky business, full swing, gut feeling: Hi Maritza, November 17 is projected to be less of a crowd. The projection is 7 out of 10 for the 17th, and 8 out of 10 for the 10th. However, my gut feeling is that there may be higher crowds on the 17th because the holidays will be in full swing, and...

Disneyland: Which day to visit during Christmas vacation, happiest place on earth, christmas eve
happiest place on earth, christmas eve, christmas vacation: Hello Valinda! Well, as expected, Christmas Eve will be a busier day then the 23. On a scale from 1 - 10, 10 being packed full, the 23 would be around 8.7. Christmas Eve will be around 9.4. If you are planning to attend on one of these days, I strongly recommend...

Disneyland: disneyland, howard johnson anaheim, candy cane inn
howard johnson anaheim, candy cane inn, cloudy conditions: Hi Kerryn, Early to mid-May is an excellent time to go. The weather is usually very mild. We may have cloudy conditions, caused by a thick marine layer (fog) which is common later in May, which is called Gray May locally. The best advice I can give...

Disneyland: Disneyland 29th 30th November, disney parks, california adventure
disney parks, california adventure, best bet: HI Sorry in my delay in responding but I was out of town. Thursday will be less crowded over the two days and your best bet for California Adventure and the new Cars Land. Fridays are always relatively busy especially in the afternoon/evenings when all...

Disneyland: Disneyland Nov 30th, disneyland, crowds
disneyland, crowds, amount of time: Hello, and thanks for your question! The crowds in the park will begin to decrease until mid December, so you re actually going to be visiting during a pretty good time. However, because the 30th is a Friday, you can expect more crowds on that day than on...

Disneyland: Feb 17th - 22nd -2013 Crowds?, rest of the week, february 17
rest of the week, february 17, crowds: Hi Robert, For February 17-22nd, the crowd is SO large, I can see it from here already. That s President s Week, and a lot of families are off on holiday. Average daily crowd level is 9 that week, with a crowd level of 10 (out of 10) on Sunday the 17th....

Disneyland: Yearly Schedule of Attendence @ DLand?, dland, attendence
dland, attendence, subscription service: Hi Robert, You can get the projected info from a number of sources. Mouseplanet.com has a Disneyland update each week that includes the weekly crowd projections. They get their info from touringplans.com, a subscription service. The latter gives you...

Disneyland: disneyland, ca, disneyland ca, disneyland
disneyland ca, disneyland, crowd: Hi Monique, My crowd prediction shows that crowd levels will be around 7 out of a possible 10, which is getting rather crowded, and longer lines, especially in the afternoon. Since some schools are out already, attendance is picking up. By next week, crowd...

Disneyland: January 9th-16th, disney vacation club, grand californian
disney vacation club, grand californian, disney villa: Hi Lori, Anticipated crowds will be pretty high (7-8 out of 10) January 9-13. However, the crowds will drop off considerably after the 13th, as the holidays officially end at Disneyland. Crowd levels will be around 2 or 3. However, all the decorations will...

Disneyland: New Year's Day at Cal. Adventure?, soarin over california, initial rush
soarin over california, initial rush, grizzly river: Hi Kristin, The crowds will be very high that day, projected to be 9 out of a possible 10. The whole trick is to get there as early as possible. If you can arrange to arrive by 7:00 AM so that you can grab a quick bite before the parks open at 8:00,...

Disneyland: New Year's Day at California Adventure, little mermaid, happy new year
little mermaid, happy new year, california adventure: Kristin, Plan on a big crowd, as past years have shown an increase in population and crowds the last few years. Get there early and go to Cars Land first, as that area of the park becomes extremely busy after park opening. I hope this has helped....

Disneyland: Ariels Grotto Question??, disney california adventure, grotto cove
disney california adventure, grotto cove, sky school: Hi Josh, I consider myself a Disney junkie, and haven t seen that on the sites that I frequent. Considering that we re just a few weeks away from April, I m wondering how accurate that information is. Same with Goofy s Sky School: It was just finished,...

Disneyland: Ariels Grotto Renovation??, color dinner, dinner package
color dinner, dinner package, magical time: Hello Tyler! I have good news, and I have bad news about your question. Let s begin with the bad news - yes, unfortunatley Ariels Grotto and The Cove will be under refurbishment in April/May. The good news is, it is only for a week! The information you received...

Disneyland: crowd question, lull, crowds
lull, crowds, best time: Hi Kristina, That weekend should only be moderately crowded, about a 6-7 out of 10. Starting March 10. However, the parks will be packed solid for a month, with crowds reaching 9 or 10 every day (except for a 3-4 day lull the first days of April). Try to...

Disneyland: Disney over Easter, balboa peninsula, south coast plaza
balboa peninsula, south coast plaza, south newport: Hi Laurel, As you might have guessed, Disneyland Resort will be VERY crowded at that time. They usually sport crowd levels of 9 and 10 (out of a 10) for the two weeks on either side of Easter, since that is when LAUSD schools are out. I don t think that...

Disneyland: mar 4-9 crowds?, pirates of the caribbean, calm before the storm
pirates of the caribbean, calm before the storm, nice weather: Hi Amy, Please accept my apologies for the tardy answer. I thought I answered this days ago using my iPhone. Crowds for that time period should be rather light. The big crush will actually occur March 10-April 10, where crowd levels will be ultra-high,...

Disneyland: march 9-16, lausd schools, evening fireworks
lausd schools, evening fireworks, weekend crowd: Hi Lori, Quite busy will be an understatement. Crowds are VERY high starting March 10, and continuing through the 31st. Weekend crowd levels will be 10 out of a possible 10, with the possibility of the park being closed to new guests after a certain time....

Disneyland: October, choc walk, halloween time
choc walk, halloween time, fri: Local events do tend to increase crowd levels, but I don t think that they will affect you too much as the UEA and Gay Days events take place over the weekend. The CHOC walk date has not been set yet, but if last year s date is any indication, it will be taking...

Disneyland: World of Color Dining Option, color dinner, fastpass
color dinner, fastpass, dinner packages: From my understanding, the dining plan GUARANTEES you will be in the center section while a free fast pass is first come-first serve - I m not one who usually gets there early enough to get the passes first thing so I can t really say how good your chances...

Disneyland: World of Color Dinner Package, color dinner, dinner package
color dinner, dinner package, posibility: Hi Josh, As for reservation times, I m not sure if you can arrive early. I was told that these meals were done as seatings , and that they were timed. However, policies change, and I am usually able to get seated a bit earlier than my reservation time...

Disneyland: Disneyland June days, june gloom, weekend crowds
june gloom, weekend crowds, weekend crowd: Hi Sharri, If you re talking about weekends, the lowest attendance should be the first two weekends in June. Crowd levels are generally around 5 or 6 (out of ten), and can sometimes be as low as 3. Keep in mind that June is not always sunny in SoCal: You...

Disneyland: Fastpass, fastpass, newsclip
fastpass, newsclip, cast members: Hello and thanks for your question! Technically, the cast members aren t supposed to be taking expired Fast passes at all. My guess is that the article you read probably refers to the managers cracking down on making sure that rule is followed. This probably...

Disneyland: March 19th?, la marathon, wdw
la marathon, wdw, 9 out of 10: Hi Jenny, I must respectfully disagree with your hosts. You might be able to go early and get a few rides in, but the park will be packed by 10 am and it generally stays that way until evening. My crowd calculator says the parks will be at level 9 out...

Disneyland: If the park gets to maximum capacity, valid ticket, hand stamp
valid ticket, hand stamp, castmembers: Andrea; There are times where this has happened. If it does, entry in restricted to anyone trying to enter the park (even if they have a hand stamp and valid ticket for that day). Castmembers are great at letting guests know ahead of time if they believe...

Disneyland: Shows and Time Change?, longest day of the year, time change
longest day of the year, time change, thanks a bunch: Hi Vanessa, I don t think yo need to worry about lingering sunlight. Shows start when it is dark. As we move later into the season, the times for the shoes move back. On June 21, the longest day of the year, the sun sets around 8, and it s dark by 8:30....

Disneyland: World of Color, colored sections, color question
colored sections, color question, seperate section: Me personally, I don t care for the front row. The viewing area I was in at the last showing (which was VIP) was in the back of the crowd, but we were high enough up on the viewing area to look over EVERYONE! It was nice because I was able to see the entire...

Disneyland: Celebrating a Birthday at Disneyland, grand californian hotel, american bbq
grand californian hotel, american bbq, disneyland hotel: Hi Tammie, Wow, 80YO birthday party! There are so many nice places. Blue Bayou is one of the coolest, but the most expensive place open to the public. It s inside the Pirates ride, and good for special meals, but I m not sure it would be the best place...

Disneyland: Park Hopper, disneyland adventure, park hopper
disneyland adventure, park hopper, disneyland park: Hi Kayla, You can purchase a single park 3-day ticket at disneyland.com. You can go to one park each day. Hopping refers to going to multiple parks in the same day. Just click on tickets , which is near the top of the page. However, you ll see...

Disneyland: Winds and Shows?, wind gusts, water screens
wind gusts, water screens, fantasy land: Its really hard to say for the fireworks show. World of Color is rarely cancelled for a little wind. I m guessing your going in Spring or summer which is usually not very windy versus the fall. The fireworks show is a little more unpredictable. I have...

Disneyland: WoC Dinner, vantage points, disney fans
vantage points, disney fans, splash zone: Hi Davianna, Yes, preferred dining is in the centermost section, and goes all the way to the front. HOWEVER, there is a big dead spot in the flat fountain area that you want to avoid. Getting a prime rail spot really depends on crowd level. Obviously,...

Disneyland: World of Color Preferred Dining., color dinner, dinner package
color dinner, dinner package, ariels: Hi again, I have to confess, I ve only seen the show one time through the dinner reservations. I happened to get a pretty decent view (I m 60 ) because I was standing on a step. I was at Disneyland last Saturday with my nephews, and we were riding Toy...

Disneyland: Disney in May, grad nite, grad night
grad nite, grad night, wait time: Hi Dylan, Crowds are VERY low this time of year, and 20-30 minutes will be the longest wait time, not the average. Some rides will have no wait at all. Since Grad Night comes after park closing, it does not significantly effect crowd levels. I ve seen some...

Disneyland: Disneyland, downtown disney, interstate 8
downtown disney, interstate 8, rest stop: Hi Raul, Going via Interstate 10, then taking route 60 to the 57 south is easiest, and saves you 23 miles. It also gives you a a chance to take a rest stop in Phoenix, which gives you a lot more options in terms of food and/or lodging. Exit Ball Road...

Disneyland: disneyland-age, disneyland web, simulator rides
disneyland web, simulator rides, little rain: Hi Andrew, Disneyland was created to be fun for all ages. I have loved Disneyland since I was a child, and my kids love Disneyland. Most people enjoy it because there is something for everyone. There are rides designed to appeal to all ages. There are fast...

Disneyland: Travel in November, disneyland ca, holiday times
disneyland ca, holiday times, new cars: Hi Nick, As you found out, the crowds during the last two weeks of the year are the highest of the year. Everyone is out on break, and they all want to go to the parks for a little magic. Crowd levels are 10 out of 10. The days you mentioned should not...

Disneyland: DIsneyland Oct 6 thru 15 2012, spooky halloween party, magic morning
spooky halloween party, magic morning, best bet: Hi Sherry, Fantasmic usually runs on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights during off season. I don t remember Mickey s Trick or Treat party happening on Friday nights, but if it does, then Fantasmic won t show. They typically don t show it on Thursdays...

Disneyland: Senior Citiziens, senior discounts, disneyland
senior discounts, disneyland, upi: Since there are no senior discounts at Disneyland, I m guessing that there are no seniors there. I ve never seen or heard of a senior discount in the parks. I have heard of a rarely-used senior discount at the hotels, for which you must be 60. I have never...

Disneyland: when to go?, buena vista street, disney holiday
buena vista street, disney holiday, holiday parade: Hi Kim, Both of those times will have very low crowd levels: Each of the 3 days should have levels of 2-3 out of a possible 10. Local schools are in session during both of those periods. It s a bit too early to say which rides will be closed down, especially...

Disneyland: 11/11-11/16/12, nighttime lows, daytime temperature
nighttime lows, daytime temperature, christmas decorations: Hi Holli, Your timing should be perfect. Decorations start going up Nov 1, and the holiday season officially starts Nov 12. So you can see the parades, fireworks, and taste the special treats. Crowds should be low through Thursday, and will pick up...

Disneyland: Birthdays in DL, disney cast members, grand californian
disney cast members, grand californian, disneyland hotel: There are a couple of choices for the celebration. First go to City Hall guest relations and ask for a Happy Birthday pin. Then all day long, all the Disney cast members will say Happy Birthday - its a sure way to get lots of all day birthday cheer....

Disneyland: Christmas Decorations, disney christmas parade, christmas decor
disney christmas parade, christmas decor, christmas decorations: Hi Stephanie, Good news! Disneyland Resrt goes into full holiday mode November 12! That means all the holiday decorations will be up, holiday themed rides will be in place, and holiday treats are on sale. Even better, crowds will be minimal those days,...

Disneyland: Christmas Time at Disneyland, merry christmas party, christmas parades
merry christmas party, christmas parades, crowd estimates: HI That week will be busy but definitely better than later in the month. If you want to see holiday decor - the earlier the better. The decorations and parades go up as early as mid November. You can always subscribe to www.touringplans.com for more specific...

Disneyland: Disneyland in December, disneyland, wanda
disneyland, wanda, tuesday wednesday: Wanda, I would recommend visiting on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, as those seem to be the days with smaller attendance. Please keep in mind that this is during the holiday season, so plan on busy crowds regardless of the day you attend. I hope...

Disneyland: Christmas Time at Disneyland, merry christmas party, extra ticket
Disneyland: Christmas Time at Disneyland, merry christmas party, extra ticket, hot chocolate

Disneyland: When to Go in the Fall/Winter, disneyland, crowds
Disneyland: When to Go in the Fall/Winter, disneyland, crowds, halloween

Disneyland: When to Go in the Fall/Winter, pumpkin carver, pumpkin art
pumpkin carver, pumpkin art, mickey minnie: Hi Tenay, I don t think I can really answer that question convincingly. Both seasons have become REALLY special at DLR, and were my two favorite holidays as a child. In past years, Fall was kind of a lull time, where we would enjoy short lines and cooler...

Disneyland: I'll be travelling to DLR the last week of December, disneyland resort, holiday decoration
disneyland resort, holiday decoration, fantasmic: Hi Karen, You will be going to the Disneyland Resort at the most magical time, in my opinion. However, you should know that the busiest time of the year is between Christmas and New Years. Some days, the park may reach capacity, and if that happens, they...

Disneyland: April/May, spring breaks, small boys
spring breaks, small boys, wait times: Tenay, I would recommend going as early in May as possible. You have spring breaks during the month of April and it does get crowded, and even though a lot of local schools will be getting out for summer in May, it might be better. Unfortunately, there...

Disneyland: Where to dine in DCA, disney california adventure, new year countdown
disney california adventure, new year countdown, new years eve: Hello Miguel, On New Years Eve, DCA stays open until 1:00am. Reservations are excepted at Ariel s Grotto and Wine and Country Trattoria. Reservations usually stop two hours before the World of Color showing. This gives the guests about an hour/ an hour...

Disneyland: Dinner DCA New Year´s Eve, disney california adventure, new year countdown
disney california adventure, new year countdown, new year eve: Miguel, There are restaurant locations available for dinner during New Year s Eve, and some might offer packages for viewing, but it might not be cheap or easy to get. I would recommend you contact Disney Dining and they can probably give you more information...

Disneyland: Disneyland November 5-9 2012, halloween merchandise, christmas merchandise
halloween merchandise, christmas merchandise, christmas parade: Hi Ana, I don t think you will ned to worry about crowds that week. Crowd levels should be pretty low that week, 2 or 3 out of 10. The real transition week, where worlds collide , will be the week before you arrive. They will have all the Halloween...

Disneyland: Disneyland transitions to Christmas, holiday magic, christmas merchandise
holiday magic, christmas merchandise, christmas day parade: Hi Brooke, Good news. You won t miss all the holiday magic. Even though the official holiday season begins Nov 12, you will still get plenty of magic. In fact, Main St should be all decorated for Christmas since they shoot the Christmas Day Parade Nov...

Disneyland: Hotel & transit, desert palms hotel, indiana jones and the temple of doom
desert palms hotel, indiana jones and the temple of doom, circus train: Hello Debbie, I m going to try my best to help you. Some of your questions I have no information about so I will let you know what I know. Questions 1- I ve never stayed at the Desert Palms, but many of my friends have. The only complaint I have heard...

Disneyland: Best World Of Color Viewing, splash zone, fastpass
splash zone, fastpass, woc: Hello Amanda! World of Color is truly an amazing and inspiring show, you will love it! The best place to watch the show would be around the middle area against railings. The middle is between Mickey s Fun Wheel and California Screamin . Keep in mind you need...

Disneyland: Crowd Expectation and should we rd, low attendance, impromptu visit
low attendance, impromptu visit, safe bet: Hello, and thanks for your question! Generally, the park is especially packed during school holidays, sometimes preceded by the weekend before or after the holiday as well. Since your current plans include both a school holiday and the preceding weekend day,...

Disneyland: Disneyland's Halloween party 2012, carmel apples, disneyland cast
carmel apples, disneyland cast, halloween merchandise: Hello Naomi! These special treats are exclusive to the party, there are some candy, sweet treats (Mickey Carmel apples, popcorn balls, etc.) And there are also stands that have fruit for guests who aren t that into sweets. As to the bags, I m not sure they...

Disneyland: disneyland in november, crowd estimates, christmas stuff
crowd estimates, christmas stuff, thanksgiving weekend: I recommend the earlier the better. Later in the calendar is even busier and THanksgiving weekend is usually very crowded. There are also a lot of apps and plans such as Touring plans that give you crowd estimates but with the new CarsLand expect these...

Disneyland: disneyland in november, delayed response, disneyland
delayed response, disneyland, school districts: Hi Kamie, It seems that my answer to you must have been stuck in the Internet somewhere. Sorry for the delayed response. November 18-21 will be much more crowded than Nov 25-28. In the case of the 18-21, the 18 and 19th will have expected crowd levels...

Disneyland: april 14 - 20, many moons, advance info
many moons, advance info, park updates: Hi Leslie, You can thank Disney marketing for doing such a good job of marketing the resort. The free on your birthday was such a good deal that Disney got about a million passholders, since you could apply the amount of your free ticket towards your...

Disneyland: Disney parks MLK weekend, mlk weekend, half marathon
mlk weekend, half marathon, disney parks: Hi Kate, That s really a tough call. Since you are coming from MN, I think I would go a third day. Crowds will be VERY high that weekend (9 out of 10), and they will also have a half-marathon that weekend, increasing crowds more than usual. I m fortunate...

Disneyland: Disneyland, disneyland resort, kids across america
disneyland resort, kids across america, undersea adventure: Hello Christine! April is a wonderful time to visit Disneyland Resort. The temperatures are much more mild and rain is almost non-existent. It is usually around the low to mid 70 s during the day, and low to mid 50 s at night. You can get away with shorts...

Disneyland: disneyland april 2013, pirates of the caribbean, space mountain
pirates of the caribbean, space mountain, easter weekend: Hello Dina, While Easter does fall on March 31, you can bet Easter weekend will be super packed. Spring Break usually lasts anywhere between March 2 - April 30 for schools across America. On a scale from 1 - 10, 10 being packed full, Easter weekend will...

Disneyland: January and April, concierge level, personal tastes
concierge level, personal tastes, disney cruise: Hi Jessica, The time you went is a post-holiday period, and that s about as un-crowded as it gets. April 2-4 is right in the middle of spring break, one of the most crowded times of the year. Crowd levels are 8-10 (out of 10) every day. This year, spring...

Disneyland: conventions/dates/dinner/and other tips, fantasmic show, disneyland trip
fantasmic show, disneyland trip, anaheim convention: Hi Jamie, Carthay Circle Restaurant in DCA is a great dinner location. When I was last there, I had the bacon-wrapped shrimp, and it was unbelievably delicious. The entire menu is superb. If you eat at Carthay Circle, you can get priority viewing for the...

Disneyland: Choosing a date
Hello Denise! First off, I will begin by saying according to the Disneyland Crowd Calendar, October 25 is rated a 6/10 - 10 being packed full. If you are able to, I would highly recommend trying to get either November 13 or 20 off of work and school. Both...

Disneyland: Disneyland in June 2014 1st-4th
Hi Ron, Not sure I quite understand the question. You asked about June 1st-4th, and I mentioned that the crowd estimates will be 6-7 out of a possible 10. To wit: Sun, June 1: 7 out of 10 Mon, June 2: 6 out of 10 Tue, June 3: 7 out of 10 Wed, June 4:...

Disneyland: Visiting Disneyland in April 2014
Hi Roman, I m not a huge fan of isitpacked.com. I don t know where they get their data, but the site I use actually gets Disneyland attendance numbers, and they have a full time staff. The week after Easter should be Forget about it . The week of April...

Disneyland: Crowds during last 2 weeks of April 2013, planning a trip to disneyland, nice weather
planning a trip to disneyland, nice weather, unofficial events: Hi Hunter, In looking at my sources, I m also wondering why the week of April 15 is showing lower crowd levels Monday-Wednesday (3 to 5 out of 10) in comparison to the week of April 22 (7-8). For both weeks, Thursday-Sunday is going to be rather crowded...

Disneyland: Disneyland Feb 23, disneyland resort, mid march
disneyland resort, mid march, wonderful time: Hello Margaret! Yes, it is a very cool website! it allows experts, like myself, to help others make the most out of their vacation! Generally, the last week of February, and the first week of March are some of the absolute best times to visit Disneyland Resort!...

Disneyland: where to stay for large family, adult
Disneyland: where to stay for large family, adult

Disneyland: feb 20 - feb 23 2013, standard toilets, public bathrooms
standard toilets, public bathrooms, disneyland resort: Hello Shawn! February 20 - 23, 2013 is an excellent time to travel! Presidents day (Feb. 18, 2013) will bring in some extra crowds, but they will begin to appear on Sunday (Feb. 17, 2013) and begin to die off on Tuesday (Feb. 19, 2013). After President s...

Disneyland: Jan 10-12 crowd level, disneyland resort, ghost town
disneyland resort, ghost town, days thanks: Hello Michelle! Although your title says January 10-12, I assume you would like to know the crowds levels for February 10-12! This is probably one of the best times to visit the Disneyland Resort! it is considered off-season, and compared to other times of...

Disneyland: where to stay for large family, grand californian hotel, candy cane inn
grand californian hotel, candy cane inn, please accept my condolences: Hi Sandy, Please accept my condolences for your loss. We love the hotels on site, and they can be truly magical. The whole thing about Disney Magic is that they have a tradition of cast members who will go all out to make your stay unforgettable. Now...

Disneyland: Disneyland Busy if Disney hotel is full, disneyland hotel, disneyland resort
disneyland hotel, disneyland resort, disney hotel: Spring break does vary all over the place. Regardless, April is just a really busy time of year. The weekdays are better than the weekends. Expect Friday evening and Sundays to be the busiest due to Southern california annual passholders. My guess is...

Disneyland: Vegan Options in DL & CA?, portobello mushroom, dairy allergies
portobello mushroom, dairy allergies, vegan options: Hi Jessica, Disney has come a long way in accomodating the choices for vegetarians and vegans. You can get non-meat and non-dairy options at just about any sit down or counter service restaurant at the resort. Some places have some really great vegetarian...

Disneyland: World of Color and Crowds, grizzly river, fastpass
grizzly river, fastpass, colored areas: My tip is as soon as you get your WoC fastpasses first thing in the morning, head right on over to Radiator Springs Racers. The wait can get over 130 minutes. If the wait is over 40 minutes in the morning, try getting a fastpass for the ride (the WoC fastpass...

Disneyland: disneyland crowded on May 9-12?, spring weekends, grad night
spring weekends, grad night, radiator springs: Hi Debbie, Sundays are actually more crowded than Saturdays, so you should go the 9-10-11. Thursday will be the least crowded by far. Spring weekends can get pretty crowded in the resort, and you can expect crowd levels of 7 or 8 out of 10. Thursday will...

Disneyland: Disneyland on Mothers Day, mothers day brunch, disney fanatics
mothers day brunch, disney fanatics, disneyland: Kimberlee, Historically, Mother s Day gets busier as the day goes on. Seeing as it is already a weekend, the parks are usually more populated than during the week, and seeing as it is Mother s Day families usually visit the parks together to celebrate....

Disneyland: Christmas, weather thanks, year weather
weather thanks, year weather, christmas themes: Hi George, The first week of December would be better, although neither week should have significant crowds. Dec 2-5 has a projected crowd average of 1.0 out of 10. That s about as low as it gets. Dec 9-12 has a projected crowd average of 2.5 out of 10,...

Disneyland: Disneyland and nearby hotels., candy cane inn, disneyland anaheim
candy cane inn, disneyland anaheim, grand californian: Hi Rod, January is usually one of our colder months. Hi temps are around 65F, and January is one of our rainy months. However, since we average 14 inches of rain per year, that may not be saying much. The end of January is usually very slow, with very...

Disneyland: History Question circa 1967, disneyland railroad, nighttime scene
disneyland railroad, nighttime scene, history question: Hello, and thank you for your question! Unfortunately, I don t know about the nighttime scene you re referring to. However, in case you don t know, the Grand Canyon and dinosaurs are still a part of the Disneyland railroad. The Main Street station does have...

Disneyland: Disneyland in December, christmas celebration, halloween event
christmas celebration, halloween event, christmas holidays: Hi Nuel, Yes, the Christmas fireworks will be shown daily from Nov 12 through the first week in January. WoC will also be showing as well, usually with a short Christmas theme as part of the main show. WoC does go down for maintenance during the slower...

Disneyland: New Years Eve at DCA, disney california adventure park, disney california adventure
disney california adventure park, disney california adventure, california adventure park: Hi Nuel, You won t be needing a fastpass for the New Year countdown. However, I would plan on hanging out in the area pretty early on so that you are in a good spot. New Years at Disneyland is so much fun. I did it in my younger years. :) Best Regards,...

Disneyland: No Fireworks Labor Day Weekend?, labor day weekend, half marathon
labor day weekend, half marathon, fantasmic: Hi Rich! The Disneyland calendar has always been a bit odd! Even though the park hours are posted about 40 days in advance, the entertainment schedule usually lags behind. Fantasmic and the nightly fireworks show will almost certainly be playing on Labor...

Disneyland: Places to go along the beach, bubba gump shrimp, bubba gump shrimp company
bubba gump shrimp, bubba gump shrimp company, santa monica pier: Hi Kara, It s a good 45 miles from Disneyland to Santa Monica or Venice. Santa Monica is an iconic SoCal landmark, and you could have some good times there. There is also shopping nearby at Santa Monica Place, which is also quite famous. You ll get there...

Disneyland: World of Color Dinner Packages, chocolate layer cake, cucumber relish
chocolate layer cake, cucumber relish, balsamic vinaigrette: Hi Amber, Sorry for the delay, I was away for the weekend. You can make reservations up to 60 days in advance, so there s no hurry. The policies for WoC dining packages recently changed. Previously, all you had to do was order a dessert or appetizer...

Disneyland: December, firework shows, peak periods
firework shows, peak periods, water attractions: Hello Wendy, That time period would be perfect for the holiday decorations around the resort, but it does get busy around December, so plan on larger crowds than normal, but not as large to the point where your trip is miserable. As for weather, it does...

Disneyland: Haunted Mansion Christmas Decoration, christmas decoration, christmas decorations
christmas decoration, christmas decorations, magical time: Hi Desiree! The Haunted Mansion will be closed for installation of Haunted Mansion Holiday overlay from August 26 through September 12, 2013. November starts to cool off and on the average, there s more chance of rain, but you can still expect mostly sunny...

Disneyland: POTC ride, thurl ravenscroft, x atencio
thurl ravenscroft, x atencio, disneyland resort: Hi Noel, Yo Ho- POTC was written by X Atencio, and there are a number of versions that can be purchased from various sources. I m hoping that you re in the area, and can still get back to the music shop on Main Street, because they generally carry The...

Disneyland: Radiator Springs Racers, disney california adventure, buena vista street
disney california adventure, buena vista street, halloween merchandise: Hi Coleen, Yes, they are enforcing the return times for the rides, especially RSR. This has been a bit disappointing, and I would have preferred that Disney would have enforced this from the outset, rather than being loosey-goosey and then clamping down...

Disneyland: Holiday Lights 2013, holiday fireworks, holiday parade
holiday fireworks, holiday parade, xmas lights: Oh, Amy. I m sorry to tell you that you missed it by one day. The official opening of the holiday season is November 12. You will still see the tree going up, and most of the lights will be up on the last day, but there will be no holiday parade, no holiday...

Disneyland: memorial day?
Hello Monica! Yes, World of Color was undergoing a refurbishment during the beginning of January. It only ever lasts a week. Yes, WoC WILL be playing everyday after the refurbishment is complete, which means that it will be playing Memorial Day weekend. It...

Disneyland: Dec. trip
Hi Matt, Actually, that time is a lull period before the big crush which starts Dec 22. Crowd levels should be quite pleasant, around 6 (out of 10) on Sunday, and 4 or 5 the next two days. Enjoy! I can t guarantee the weather, but bring a pair of shorts...

Disneyland: Disneyland Nov 20th-Nov 24th
Hello, and thanks for your question! The week of Thanksgiving is always extremely packed, as Disneyland generally is during and around times when school is out of session and families are taking vacations. Thursday, Nov. 20 is likely to have standard wait...

Disneyland: Crowds -President's Day Weekend
Hi Mark, I m so sorry to take so long to answer you. I was on a business trip when I got a notification about your follow-up question, and just remembered it. You can expect both this weekend and next weekend to be pretty busy. This weekend is a 3-day...

Disneyland: Halloween Time at DL
Hi Erin, Crowd levels can be expected to be VERY low for those 4 days. You should be able to get on MANY rides, especially if you arrive early in the day. Crowd levels are expected to be 1-2 out of a possible 10. Mickey s Halloween Party is a fun event....

Disneyland: Nov 13-18,2014 crowds at DL
Hi Debbie! The Avengers Marathon is a 13.1 mile run through the Disneyland Resort. Not only will there be runners, but a huge crowd of fans piling to watch. I would have to say try to avoid those days, if at all possible. It is sure to be a very full and...

Disneyland: Disneyland experts needed
Hi Anna, Sure. 1. No, I ve never worked there. 2. I have had an annual pass to Disneyland every year since 1995, except for 1999, and that is because I took my family to Walt Disney World, and I couldn t afford both. 3. We love Disneyland because...

Disneyland: questions for research project
Hi Paige. I m quite familiar with PV. 1. Television sponsorship. Disney knew that he would need help funding the development of his fantasy, Disneyland. Being the visionary he was, he looked to the next new frontier — television. He approached all three...

Disneyland: Research project questions
Hello Paige; I will try to answer the questions the best I can: i How did Walt Disney fund the creation of Disneyland? /i Walt really turned to his older brother Roy to help him find the park. While Walt was the idea behind Disneyland, Roy really...

Disneyland: Research questions
Hello, and thanks for your questions! I ll answer them as best I can. 1. By the time Walt Disney founded Disneyland in 1955, Disney was already a thriving studio, so he was off to a good start. However, he also paired up with ABC to broadcast a show called...

Disneyland: Disneyland in June
Hi Ron! That is an interesting time to visit Disneyland! It will be a little busy, because schools across America are beginning to release for summer vacation. I would put it on a scale of 7.5/10. Almost every ride should be open, and fireworks will be...

Disneyland: Disneyland in June
Hi Ron, I think you asked this question, and I did not see it. But am repeating my response in any case that I wrote this morning. I live near Disneyland and can answer any questions about LA - questions that I know the answer, at least. Have a good...

Disneyland: Disneyland in June
Hi Ron, I see you re planning on going Sunday - Wednesday. Note that Tuesday, 10 June, is a Grad Night, so California Adventure will be closing early that night. There have been a lot of refurbishments this year, partly because of Cal OSHA findings...

Disneyland: Disneyland in June
Hi Ron, Schools are out across the country, and they hit Disneyland the moment school is out. LA schools get out the week before, so it is full summer crowds. Crowd levels are estimated to be 8 or 9 out of 10, with popular rides having waits of over an...

Disneyland: Disneyland
Hi Angela, That s due to UEA: Utah Education Association convention (UEA, a.k.a. Utah Escapes to Anaheim ) – October 16–17. Expect unusually large attendance levels October 17–21 as Utah students and families take advantage of a 4-day weekend created...

Disneyland: DL crowds on Labor Day Weekend
Hi Margie, Years ago, Labor Day was pretty packed out. Local families would pack in there for a last hurrah of summer. Then there was a dead time between September 1 to Thanksgiving. However, local schools have moved up their start dates. Most out-of-town...

Disneyland: hotels with fireworks view from ROOM
Hi Cheryl, If you want to see fireworks from your room, you can t beat the Disneyland Hotel. Goofy s Kitchen (character buffet) is right in the hotel, which is right next to Downtown Disney. I also like the Howard Johnson. You ll need to book a Disney...

Disneyland: Cars Land
Peggy; Even after being open for over a year, Carsland continues to draw numerous visitors to that section of the park. I would recommend that you try to visit this area of the park first thing in the morning, or later into the evening, closer to the...

Disneyland: Character Greetings
Hi Peggy! First off, as soon as you walk in the Disneyland Resort gates, please pick up a Disney Park Guide Map and also a Time Guide. The time guide is an information sheet that has things like parade times, firework showings, and character meet and greets....

Disneyland: Fastpass
I apologize for the late reply; I hope that this information is still useful to you! Disneyland has no online Fastpass system; all Fastpass return tickets must be obtained in person at the park. There is no limit for Fastpasses you obtain per day, but i each...

Disneyland: Fastpass
Hi Peggy, Enforcement started awhile back, but I m not sure how much it is enforced now. I haven t tried going outside the hours once they started enforcing the times. The current policy is to enforce the hours. CM s can always let policy slide, but at...

Disneyland: November Disneyland
Hi Ron! The week before Thanksgiving and during will be busy, around a 6.5/7 the week before, and around 8.5 the week of, on a scale from 1-10. Expect wait time for popular attractions to be around 60 minutes. Of course there are fast passes offered for those...

Disneyland: Disney Vacation Package
Hi Luis, I also booked a vacation, but for WDW, back in October. We got lots of emails right away, and a package with Magic Express tags about 6 weeks before departure. The rest of our stuff came about 4 weeks before departure, including Magic Bands. ...

Disneyland: HOURS BEFORE 2015 LABOR DAY
Hello Jeff, Thanks for your question! Disneyland hasn t released its September calendar yet, so I can t give you a definite answer. It s a tricky question; September is no longer summer and school will have already resumed in some disctricts, so Disneyland...

Disneyland: Disneyland in March
Hi Laura, Spring breaks vary around the country, and the crowds at Disneyland show it. The two busiest weeks are the week before and after Easter. The crowd levels max out at level 10 every day, and it is not uncommon for Disney to close the park to new...

Disneyland: Disneyland in October
Hi Helen, Sorry for the delay, you caught me at the end of my wife s school year, and recovering from the 60th anniversary kickoff 24 hour party. Disneyland will DEFINITELY be celebrating the 60th anniversary in October. In fact, I can pretty much guarantee...

Disneyland: Disneyland in October
Disneyland: Disneyland in October

Disneyland: DL Labor Day Weekend 2015
Hi Erin, Sorry for the delayed response, we were awfully busy around the house. It s a little bit of good news/bad news. August and September are our hottest months, and Labor Day falls right in the middle. I wish I could give you a forecast, but it...

Disneyland: 21st Birthday, john gideon, queen of hearts
john gideon, queen of hearts, single mom: Hi Diane, First off, if your daughter doesn t want to go to Disneyland, I wouldn t make her go. I don t think it s a matter of age, it s all about whether or not you believe in the magic of Disney. My wife and I, both in our 40 s, are total Disney junkies....

Disneyland: 8 nights in Disney - where do I start???, knottsberry farm, disney experience
knottsberry farm, disney experience, nightmare before christmas: Hi Lisa, I m always glad to help my friends from NZ. Anyone I ve ever met from NZ is always so nice. I ll gladly answer your questions in order. 1- Given the choice between the two, I think I would give a slight edge to October (earlier is better). In...

Disneyland: Access to the park at Christmas, fairfield inn by marriot, yuletide magic
fairfield inn by marriot, yuletide magic, orange county airport: Nigel, Should you be concerned Yes, should you be overly concerned No. While it is hard to predict exact crowds for any given days thinking about past Christmas Eve’s you should be okay. Christmas Eve is one day during that week they close early(about...

Disneyland: Access to the park at Christmas, fairfield inn by marriot, yuletide magic
fairfield inn by marriot, yuletide magic, orange county airport: Nigel, Christmas Eve, while usually busy, does not fill the park up to capacity. Also, both Disneyland and Disney s California Adventure Parks close early for Christmas Eve so castmembers can go home and spend time with their families for Christmas. ...

Disneyland: Accomodations, carousel inn, hotel anaheim
carousel inn, hotel anaheim, fairfield inn: Hi Charlene, I think you can get the best rates through Travelocity or Expedia, however, I think you have to accept what they choose, and you don t have control over where you stay. I recommend getting quotes from AAA, if you have it, the Disneyland...

Disneyland: Aladdin, california adventure park, hyperion theatre
california adventure park, hyperion theatre, disneyland park: Great question, Ellie! Yes, the musical show Aladdin is very popular at Disney s California Adventure Park (it is not in Disneyland Park). The best way to see the show is to arrive at the Hyperion Theatre (where the show is), which is in the Hollywood...

Disneyland: Annual Pass, ticket booth, time mary
ticket booth, time mary, deluxe pass: Hi Sharon, You can buy your annual pass and go into the park on the same day. You can buy your pass at the ticket booth and they will give you a voucher, then you go in to Disneyland and have your picture taken & get your pass. Also, just to make sure,...

Disneyland: Attraction Hours, ugly bug ball, playhouse disney
ugly bug ball, playhouse disney, pacific wharf: Hi Suzanne, Mickey s Detective School is no longer playing at the Disneyland Resort. Disneyland now has Snow White - An Enchanting Musical, and it shows several times during the day. Here is a list of the shows playing on the 23rd at Disneyland and California...

Disneyland: Attractions closed for refurbishment, ready spring, calendar icon
ready spring, calendar icon, trip times: Hi Michelle, Predicting which attractions will be out of service this far out is not really possible. Even Disney execs don t know. Around January 1, you should be able to see the schedule by going to www.disneyland.com and clicking on the calendar icon....

Disneyland: what does admission include?, park hopper, admission fee
park hopper, admission fee, downtown disney: Hello, That s not a dumb question at all! Downtown Disney is open to the public and doesn t require an admission fee. If you purchase a one-day ticket than you can only use it in either Disneyland OR California Adventure, not both. If you buy a multi-day...

Disneyland: annual pass for 2007-08, disney california adventure, anaheim resort
disney california adventure, anaheim resort, disney website: Hi Trevor, Sorry for taking so long to answer your question. I did not realize that I had missed it. Annual passes are effective the first time you use them, and then are good for a full year. I believe that you would have to use the pass within a month...

Disneyland: annual passes, price of the ticket, park hopper tickets
price of the ticket, park hopper tickets, southern cal: Hi Jill! I am not an expert on how the tickets work since I don t work in that department, but I will do my best to answer your question. Before you decide to upgrade to annual passes you might want to check the block-out dates to make sure you would be able...

Disneyland: annual passholder, annual passholder, disney resorts
annual passholder, disney resorts, california resorts: As far as I know, annual guest passes are only good in the California resorts. I don t know of any passes That last longer than a year either. However, I ll contact Disney about both these issues so you can be certain. I ll get back to you as soon as possible....

Disneyland: going in april, indiana jones adventure, railroad indiana
indiana jones adventure, railroad indiana, attendance figures: Hi. Yes, the crowds will be a bit more than March or May, but since DL does not give attendance figures(I looked), it s hard to say how many more ppl will be in the park. Also, it has seemed more crowded than usual lately due to the fact that there are/were...

Disneyland: attendance, disneyland, labor day
disneyland, labor day, crowds: Michael, I am going to guess that you meant what week is either the most or the least attended at Disneyland and I will answer both questions for you (If that is not what you meant feel free to re-ask). Although most people would believe it would be sometime...

Disneyland: attendance!, busy times, great trip
busy times, great trip, ayn: You are right that week you visited is the busiest of the year! The week after Labor Day will be much less busy. Though it s not the least busy time (that would be end of January, beginning of February), it is one of the less busy times. The fact that you...

Disneyland: Best Time for Disneyland, mom stepdad, disneyland resort
mom stepdad, disneyland resort, mom and dad: Hi Brandon, The only way I know that you could persuade them is to tell them that they will get the best value for their dollar during September or October. It s really a bummer to drive 4 or five hours from Fresno, and only get on a few rides because it...

Disneyland: Best time to go to Disneyland, best time to go to disneyland, california adventure park
best time to go to disneyland, california adventure park, disneyland park: Thank you for asking me your question. Spring Break here in California is acutally for some places March to around mid April. It depends on the school district. Around when can you go? How old are your children? How many days will you be there? Would...

Disneyland: Best time to visit before Christmas, disney cast members, frequent breakdowns
disney cast members, frequent breakdowns, disneyland hotel: Hi there, I would say if you are trying to avoid crowds then go the 9th-13th. The calendar on www.disneyland.com shows later hours for the week of the 15th-20th. Though longer hours can be nice, it is a sign that Disney is expecting bigger crowds. As far...

Disneyland: Best time to visit Disneyland, disneyland california adventure, best time to visit disneyland
disneyland california adventure, best time to visit disneyland, disneyland resort: Hi Julie, I would say that anytime before Labor Day would be good - the weather is great - perfect for Disneyland, California Adventure, and pool (or even beach fun). However, I would have to say that my favorite time of year is the time between Thanksgiving...

Disneyland: Best time to go, disneyland resort, presidents day
disneyland resort, presidents day, family hotels: Hi Gary, You came during one of the MOST crowded times: The week before Thanksgiving. Besides that time, there are other times you definitely do NOT want to come: Mid-December to the first week in January, the three weeks centered around Easter (spring...

Disneyland: Busy Times, new years day, fastpass
new years day, fastpass, park ticket: Charlene, You are correct in that the crowds do drop off after New Years. However, it is after the kids go back to school and the Holiday decorations are removed. With New Years Day on a Tuesday most schools will not be going back to the following Monday....

Disneyland: Busy Times, busy times, returning to school
busy times, returning to school, charlene: Hi Charlene, Normally that is the case, as most students return to school right after New Years. However, this year it seems that more students will be returning to school at the same time your kids are. Having said that, I believe that the crowds will...

Disneyland: Busy Times, nemo submarines, planning a trip to disneyland
nemo submarines, planning a trip to disneyland, disneyland park: Hi, Veteran s day is very busy at Disneyland. But,if you use some strategy, you can still have a great trip. The best way to avoid the crowds is to get there before the park opens. If the park opens at 8 am, be in line by 7:15. I know it s early, but it...

Disneyland: Busy Times, busy times, extended family
busy times, extended family, charlene: HI! It is wonderful that you have done research on when we get the most crowds, as most people assume that it is only in the summer. The week before Christmas until the week of New Years is the most crowded, and will usually be full to capacity by 10 AM most...

Disneyland: Busy Times, school district students, new years eve
school district students, new years eve, massive crowds: Charlene, I can tell you that the week following New Years tends to be busy because some schools in the area are still out for vacation. I know in our school district, students don t have to be back until the second week of January(which is nice if you...

Disneyland: baby sitting services, grand californian, disneyland resort
grand californian, disneyland resort, index id: If you are staying at one of the Disneyland Resort Hotels (i.e. Paradise Pier, Grand Californian) they keep at list of babysitters licencsed by Anaheim you can see more about that here : http://disneyland.disney.go.com/disneylandresort/ResortHotels/Hotels/GuestServices/index?id=1243...

Disneyland: best dat to visit park one day visit, magic kingdom tickets, christmas day
magic kingdom tickets, christmas day, quiet day: Colette, Christmas Day used to be a very quiet day to visit the park. However, over the years, that secret got out, and now as gifts , families go to Disneyland on Christmas Day. Also, many Annual Passholders go in the afternoon/evenings with their families....

Disneyland: What is the best way to plan the trip in DisneyLand, soarin over california, disneyland park
soarin over california, disneyland park, crowded head: Hi, You re kids are both at great ages for Disneyland, you should have a great time. It is going to be very busy while you are there - but you can still have a great trip. One thing I suggest is gettting to the park early. Main street opens up 1/2...

Disneyland: my birthday, mickey and minnie, bounce house
mickey and minnie, bounce house, mini roller: Alie, For starters you are not going to want to plan your vacation during summer, or during any major holidays, or times of the year in which schools traditionally have off...Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Spring Break(mid April to mid May), late December to...

Disneyland: birthdays at disneyland, birthday button, disneyland hotel
birthday button, disneyland hotel, birthday freebies: Pam, There are numerous things you can do for your husbands birthday while at the Resort. However, they all revolve around some footwork. The first thing you should do is go to Guest Relations first thing in the morning, or the front desk at your hotel,...

Disneyland: How busy is it going to be?, disneyland, crowds
disneyland, crowds, thanksgiving: Bonny, I assume you mean the 16th through the 22nd of November. Look for it to be busy due to children being out of school for the week of Thanksgiving. The 16th and 17th might not be as busy, but as the week progresses, you will notice an increase of...

Disneyland: busy times, busy times, wait times
busy times, wait times, april 1st: Craig, The only reason it might be busy is because of schools that are out on Spring Break. Be prepared for crowds, but don t be shocked if there are short wait times. Should you have any other questions, please feel free to write! -Martin Hoove...

Disneyland: busy times, park admission, admission ticket
park admission, admission ticket, return time: Hi Darla, Not sure if you have combined Universal Studios and Disneyland by mistake or are asking about them individually. So let me answer them individually. For Universal Studios they offer a “Front of the Line Pass” for $109 this includes admission...

Disneyland: Ca ADventure, christmas eve, castmembers
christmas eve, castmembers, busy holiday: Lee, Yes, Christmas Day is busy, and the day after is worse. Christmas Eve might be busy, and closes early for the castmembers to go home to their families. December 24th to January 1st is the busy holiday season, and your gonna see big crowds. -Martin...

Disneyland: California Soaring, soarin over california, public thanks
soarin over california, public thanks, california adventure: Hi Chuck, Soarin over California is one of the original attractions at California Adventure. It opened to the public on DCA opening day, February 8, 2001. Sorry, I cannot send it to your email address, since you didn t include it in your question. Besides,...

Disneyland: Child with disabilities & theme parks, knotts berry farm, kids with disabilities
knotts berry farm, kids with disabilities, thrill rides: Hello, Sorry I took so long to answer you. I was in Disneyland this week! I saw your question before I left so I asked while I was there. If you visit Disneyland go to Guest Services on Main Street, explain what assistance your daughter needs. They will...

Disneyland: Choices, roller coaster fans, finding nemo submarine voyage
roller coaster fans, finding nemo submarine voyage, buzz lightyear: Hi Nancy, Just to make sure: Is that the second day of a 2fer pass? If so, your choice is made for you: If Disneyland was used on the first day, then you must go to DCA (Disney s California Adventure) for the second day. I thought I d mention it because...

Disneyland: Choosing when to go, southern california attractions, southern california city
southern california attractions, southern california city, southern california city pass: Hi Debbie, I recommend going before Labor Day weekend. I believe that some attractions will be going down for rehab right after Labor Day, and you ll want to make sure you get full advantage of available attractions. The Haunted Mansion goes down in September...

Disneyland: Christmas, san clemente state beach, sea world in san diego
san clemente state beach, sea world in san diego, aquarium of the pacific: Hi Monica! Yes unfortunately Christmas is the worst time to go to Disneyland, I think all of the days will be about the same as long as you don t go on a weekend!! Sea World in San Diego is a lot of fun, especially for young kids; I would also recommend the...

Disneyland: Christmas Day at Disneyland, christmas day dinner, disneyland hotel
christmas day dinner, disneyland hotel, christmas days: Katie, Crowds on Christmas Days at Disneyland used to be very small. However, as the years have passed, many people have picked up on this and now schedule trips to include Christmas Day. Christmas is BUSY! Regardless of whether you have a ticket or...

Disneyland: Christmas at Disney, christmas eve dinner, decorating christmas cookies
christmas eve dinner, decorating christmas cookies, rebecca rebecca: Rebecca, If I had to pick between the two(and keeping in mind that young children are involved), I would pick Goofy s Kitchen. The Storytellers Cafe is a nice, woodland atmosphere, but you are likely to see more characters at Goofy s Kitchen, and I feel...

Disneyland: Christmas at Disneyland, christmas festivities, sights and sounds of christmas
christmas festivities, sights and sounds of christmas, new years day: Hi, Glad you had fun with all of the Christmas activities it really is a great time of the year. In the past Disneyland has ended its Christmas activities right after New Year s Day. This year they will be keeping their Christmas Festivities and Activities...

Disneyland: Christmas at Disneyland, candlelight processional, holiday fireworks
candlelight processional, holiday fireworks, fireworks show: Hi Alison, You can get the Concierge check in, but it cost extra. It also comes with a lot of perks, like a private area for concierge guests, where you can stock up on snacks and drinks before entering the park. As for the free upgrade, I believe it...

Disneyland: Christmas in Disneyland, enchanted tiki room, finding nemo submarine voyage
enchanted tiki room, finding nemo submarine voyage, new years eve: Judy, The period from Christmas Day to New Years Eve is commonly known as one of the busiest period of the year. All days will be busy, but the two busiest days will probably be Christmas Day and New Years Eve. However, frustrated as you put it is a relative...

Disneyland: Christmas at Disneyland, christmas carolers, reindeer roundup
christmas carolers, reindeer roundup, year of a million dreams: Hi Laura, p Disneyland should be decorated by the first weekend in November so you should be okay. You ll be able to enjoy the fireworks with snow, Haunted Mansion Nightmare Before Christmas, and It s a Small World Holiday. In addition, the tree will...

Disneyland: Christmas Eve Attendance, christmas eve, christmas time
christmas eve, christmas time, christmas day: Hi Darren, Huh? I don t know who starts these rumors, but I m beginning to think Mr. Hand was right! (See Fast Times at Ridgemont High if you don t get that). Sure, Dec. 24 is a GREAT day to go to DL: There s a little extra magic in the park. But is...

Disneyland: Christmas and New Year for ADULTS, club 33, useless knowledge
club 33, useless knowledge, cast member: Kurt, Your best tour guide is the regular Cast Member, who can probably inform you a lot more on the attractions and area of the parks. Don t get me wrong, the CM s working the tours are knowledgeable, but not as much as the people working the rides themselves....

Disneyland: Christmastime, reindeer roundup, magic fireworks
reindeer roundup, magic fireworks, fantasy parade: Hi, The Christmas decorations and events are phased in over a couple of weeks during November. They need to remove the HalloweenTime decorations starting November 1st. The Christmas decorations will start to show up in full force right after that, with...

Disneyland: Club 33, grand californian hotel, club 33
grand californian hotel, club 33, fiance: Taryn, I do not have membership to Club 33. Unless you know of someone that does before your trip, you probably won t be able to get in. However, I do recommend some of the fine dining options at the resort, and The Napa Rose in Disney s Grand Californian...

Disneyland: Club 33, grand californian hotel, club 33
grand californian hotel, club 33, fiance: Hi Taryn, I think eating at Club 33 is one of the most coveted experiences people in the know want at Disneyland. I do not know anyone who has a membership (or I would be eating there, too!) Good luck on getting a meal there. But, if you want suggestions...

Disneyland: Club 33, club 33 membership, fiance
club 33 membership, fiance, disneyland: First of all, congratulations on your upcoming wedding! I am sorry, but I don t know anyone with a Club 33 membership. I wish I did. I have never been inside. Sorry that I couldn t have been more help. I hope that you have a wonderful honeymoon anyway...

Disneyland: Club 33, club 33, luck steve
club 33, luck steve, wealthy individuals: Hi Terri, From whom did you request an application? It s not easy to become a member. For one, it is very expensive to join: The latest I heard is that it s $40,000 to join, plus annual dues. And the waiting list is over 3 years. As you might expect, only...

Disneyland: Couples time in Disneyland?, sheraton anaheim hotel, vineyard room
sheraton anaheim hotel, vineyard room, hotel anaheim: Hello, October is a very nice time to go. The weather is nice and the crowds will be lighter. As far as restaurants go, a lot depends on your price range. The three Disney hotels all have very nice, more grown-up restaurants. Downtown Disney also...

Disneyland: Crhistmas in disneyland, weather thanks, crhistmas
weather thanks, crhistmas, weather report: Sergio, The week of Christmas to New Years is the busiest time of the year at Disneyland (other than summer). Be prepared for crowds and possible closings of the parks. As for the weather, it is cold most nights, and some days. Be sure to take coats...

Disneyland: Crowded at Disneyland before Xmas, restaurants in downtown disney, christmas eve
restaurants in downtown disney, christmas eve, priority seating: Joe, Sorry about the delay in getting this back to you. The official Start to the Disneyland Christmas season was on Friday the 16th and I wanted to check it out before I sent you an answer if there were any additional items. Both of those days the...

Disneyland: Crowds, splash mountain, worst time
splash mountain, worst time, great vacation: Hi Casey!! The week before Thanksgiving isn t the worst time of year to go, unlike some holidays the parks should not reach capacity. Saturday, Sunday and the day before Thanksgiving will most likely be the worst. How crowded the parks will be really depends...

Disneyland: Crowds on Christmas Day?, new years eve, christmas eve
new years eve, christmas eve, christmas period: Hello, It is hard to speculate on how the crowds will be on a particular day. But, overall Christmas time is probably the busiest time of the year at Disneyland, with Christmas Day being one of the busiest days of the year. There is really no day during...

Disneyland: Crowds at Disneyland Resort, disneyland resort, happy thanksgiving
disneyland resort, happy thanksgiving, thanks a bunch: Hi Angela, Sorry to take so long to answer - I was in Yosemite this past weekend. I have heard that crowds are big this week at Disneyland, and they will be even bigger tomorrow. I recommend going the week after Thanksgiving or the first week in December....

Disneyland: Crowds at Disneyland, northern baja california, southern california resident
northern baja california, southern california resident, park hopper: While it is hard to guarantee what the crowds will be like on a specific day, January 29th should be a day with less crowds. This is a Monday and Disneyland is currently in their off season away from any Holidays. They are open from 10am to 8pm that day....

Disneyland: Crowds during the fall, massive crowds, anniversary celebration
massive crowds, anniversary celebration, 50th anniversary: Mat, You have discovered that predicting crowds at Disneyland is not an exact science. Crowds can vary because of many reasons. These can include any special events, as well as the weather. To your first question as to why it was busy last October,...

Disneyland: Crowds Jan 2-4, question thanks, space mountain
question thanks, space mountain, wait times: Yes!!!! The crowds will be a LOT better in early December, especially since it is the middle of the week; you would most likely be able to walk on most of the rides. This would be SOOOO much better than early January!! Hopefully you will be able to go that...

Disneyland: Crowds in November, disney christmas, halloween time
disney christmas, halloween time, alternate dates: Rebecca, In the past couple of years Veterans Day and after has become a very popular time. This is mainly because this is when Disneyland starts to get into gear for the Holiday Season. It is hard to predict exact crowds for any given time. Not knowing...

Disneyland: Crowds on Thanksgiving Day, thanksgiving weekend, thanksgiving day
thanksgiving weekend, thanksgiving day, exchange ideas: Hi Denise, Disneyland is crowded on every day of the Thanksgiving weekend. If you could possibly swing it to go before Thursday you will definitely deal with less crowds. Let me know if you have other questions because I go often (I was just there on...

Disneyland: Crowds on Thanksgiving Day, thanksgiving weekend, thanksgiving day
thanksgiving weekend, thanksgiving day, rest of the week: Denise, Not to give you a quick cut and dry answer, but you are going to probably be looking at crowds all week long, being as many schools in the area are off. Monday or Tuesday are a good bet, but might be crowded as well. Just not AS crowded as the...

Disneyland: Crowds, disneyland resort, grizzly river
disneyland resort, grizzly river, anniversary celebration: Hi Rachel, Normally, this is a quiet time at the Disneyland Resort. Having said that, though, Disneyland is gearing up for its 50th anniversary celebration, and there are practice showings of the fireworks show and maybe the parade, so a lot of local fans...

Disneyland: cast member passes, blackout dates, cast member
blackout dates, cast member, main entrance: Hi! Sorry I wasn t able to answer you question yesterday, since you seem to be a cast member I am sure you know how much we work! Everyone I know already has an annual pass so i NEVER sign people in or give out my complementary passes, so I am not up on...

Disneyland: character meals, disneyland pacific hotel, disneyland hotel
disneyland pacific hotel, disneyland hotel, intercotwest: Hi Kristin, I think you ll all have a great time at Disneyland. Here are some answers to your questions: 1. are there any places in disneyland for character lunches or dinners? Disneyland currently only has a character breakfast at the Plaza Inn...

Disneyland: child with disabilities attending Disneyland & CA Adventure, buzz lightyear, mr toad
buzz lightyear, mr toad, disneyland ca: Hi again, I think that on most of the more mellow rides you should be ok. Splash Mountain changed it s seating a couple of years ago. You no longer sit together on one seat. Be sure to catch the parades and fire works. They are special ones for the...

Disneyland: chip and dale, chip and dale, brown nose
chip and dale, brown nose, black nose: No problem. Chip is the one with the black nose and Dale is the one with the brown nose. I recently visited Disneyland and asked a Cast Member about this question. She taught me the trick to remembering which is which. Just remember that Chip is the one...

Disneyland: chistmas at disneyland, disneyland anahiem, restaurants in downtown disney
disneyland anahiem, restaurants in downtown disney, nighttime events: Ian, The holiday period at Disneyland is very busy; this includes both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. However, between the two Christmas Day will be significantly busier. Christmas Eve both parks close early, for Disneyland this is 9pm and California...

Disneyland: christmas, crowded days, christmas eve
crowded days, christmas eve, christmas holiday: Dennis, During the holiday season is one of the two times that Disneyland sees the most guests come through the gate(with the summer being the other). In years past, Christmas Day used to be an ideal time to go, since everyone was at home opening presents,...

Disneyland: complimentary passes, cast member, fun time
cast member, fun time, disneyland: Hi Cindi! I am going to try to answer your question the best that I can, but I have not used the complimentary passes in quite a while since everyone I know has passes; so I am not completely up to date on the current rules with them. I believe you may still...

Disneyland: crowds, park hopper, halloween season
park hopper, halloween season, splash mountain: It is hard to speculate on crowds for an exact date, and one person’s idea of very crowded may not be another persons. This Halloween season has been busier than in the past because of their “HalloweenTime”. With that said, here are some things that will...

Disneyland: crowds in summer, aunt edna, disneyland trip
aunt edna, disneyland trip, warm weather: Hi Diane, Crowds are going to be big. Everyone and their Aunt Edna likes to squeeze in a Disneyland trip during the summer, and July and August are the two busiest months of the year. You can get lucky in June, since school may not be out yet, and the big...

Disneyland: crowds/time, disneyworld, time of year
disneyworld, time of year, weekday: Hi Betsy!! Besides summer, most times of they year are perfectly fine as long as they are not within a week of a major holiday; or within 2 1/2 weeks of Christmas. If you are able to go during a weekday that would be the best; most rides won t have lines...

Disneyland: crowds, weekend crowds, memorial day weekend
weekend crowds, memorial day weekend, pirates of the caribbean: Hi Nancy, Memorial Day weekend crowds? One word: BIG. And the lines? LONG. How long is long? Very long. Here s why: Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer here in SoCal. Everyone has a long weekend, and is looking for someplace to go. It s still...

Disneyland: Day after Labor Day, labor day, disneyland
labor day, disneyland, attendance: Hi Jim! The day after Labor Day is not going to be nearly as bad as the holiday its self, but it will still be fairly crowded. Of course lots of people do go back to work, but I would say the majority stay and enjoy more time at the park. Hope this was able...

Disneyland: December Weekends, candlelight processional, grand californian
candlelight processional, grand californian, christmas event: Hi Amy, We have stayed at the Grand Californian with a Downtown Disney view, and you really can t see the fireworks. The Indiana Jones building and trees block all but the largest fireworks. The crowds are generally low on those weekends, but there is a...

Disneyland: DISNEY, candy cane inn, south orange county
candy cane inn, south orange county, hoiday inn: Hi Karina, At 4 months old, a baby is not going to get anything out of the experience, and will only detract from your experience. I don t think that infants get anything out of going. Wait until they are 18 months-2 years before trying to take them. In...

Disneyland: DISNEYLAND IN NOV 07, candy cane inn, park hopper pass
candy cane inn, park hopper pass, hollywood tower of terror: Hi Andrea, Good choice of weekend and airport. Crowds should we low, and the Christmas decorations and holiday themes are all in place. Ontario is very easy to get in and out. If you don t want to rent a large car or van, then you will probably need an...

Disneyland: Disabled Dad to Disneyland, carousel inn and suites, fairfeild inn
carousel inn and suites, fairfeild inn, disneyland resort: Hello, Many of the neighboring hotels are very close. If your dad stays at a hotel on Harbor getting to the resort should be easy. The closest hotels are: The Best Western Park Place Inn (directly accross the street), The Carousel Inn and Suites (next...

Disneyland: Discounts for senior citizens at the gate, pirates of the carribean, planning a trip to disneyland
pirates of the carribean, planning a trip to disneyland, downtown disney: disney rarely offers discounts. The only discount they offer is for California residents who shop at Albertsons. You may get 10 dollars off each ticket, bringing the price down to 33 dollars. If I come across any other info, I will email you. Also,...

Disneyland: Discounts, disney site, discount coupons
disney site, discount coupons, magic kingdom: Unless you know an annual passport member Disney isn t offering coupons or Southern California Discounts. Also, the Magic Kingdom Card program is out of business. The gift shop Baloos is also out of business. I wish it wasn t because I used to buy my...

Disneyland: Disney archives, disney cruise lines, walt disney archives
disney cruise lines, walt disney archives, buena vista street: Sarah, These questions are out of my expertise area. However, I have managed to get some information for you. Try contacting the Walt Disney Archives. They can be contacted at: 500 South Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91521-0006 Or, if you...

Disneyland: Disney Christmas dinner options, grand californian hotel, disneyland anaheim
grand californian hotel, disneyland anaheim, disney christmas: Bret, I always recommend the Napa Rose at The Grand Californian Hotel, or if you would like to eat in the park, the Plaza Inn is decorated, and is on Main Street, with the holiday music. Should you have any other questions, please feel free to ask. ...

Disneyland: Disney for a day, horror stories, calander
horror stories, calander, palm springs: Hi Carolyn. I m minutes away from taking a couple of days over at Cambria. I will return Sunday night. When I get home, I will respond and answer ALL of your questions. There are many things that you can do to help make your trip as enjoyable as possible....

Disneyland: Disney during '08-'09 holiday break, new years eve, new years day
new years eve, new years day, january 2nd: Hi Patty! Unfortunately both of the days will most likely have very large crowds. New Years Eve the park will be open until 2 AM, but the park will probably be full to capacity to by 11 AM so once you are in, you wont be able to get back in if you leave for...

Disneyland: Disney Halloween, elementary schools, little bit
elementary schools, little bit, few days: Hi Diego! Usually the weekend around Halloween is a little bit worse than normal because it is the week many elementary schools use for conferences, so lots of schools are out for a few days. The park will be more crowded than normal but it should not get...

Disneyland: Disney Hotels, candy cane inn, park vue inn
candy cane inn, park vue inn, best buy: Hi Amanda, The least expensive rates are during the slowest part of the season, namely September and October. However, January is also a slow month (actually, the second half of January). Right after New Year s, there s the New Year s carryover, and the...

Disneyland: Disney in January, enjoyable vacation, football fan
enjoyable vacation, football fan, rose bowl: Hi Tya! I hate to say this but this and last year in January the first two weeks were the most crowded of the year; the park was full almost every day by noon (it was the only time the park was actually full all year). For some reason many school districts...

Disneyland: Disney Land and Del Sol Inn, candy cane inn, grand californian
candy cane inn, grand californian, sol inn: Since I used to deliver tickets to all the hotels in the area, I got a pretty good look at just about every hotel. For your situation, I would recommend one of the hotels on Harbor Blvd, since these are the closest. My favorite is the Howard Johnson, or...

Disneyland: Disney outlet stores, disney outlet, milpitas ca
disney outlet, milpitas ca, character warehouse: Hi Vicci, Unfortunately, the closest outlet to Sac is in Milpitas, over 100 miles away: Disney s Character Warehouse Great Mall of the Bay Area 474 Great Mall Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035 Next to:Anne Klein 408-945-3948 01/20/07-04/08/07 10 -...

Disneyland: Disney parade and firework, golden gate bridge, disney parade
golden gate bridge, disney parade, ebay: Hi Eric, The best day to go to Disney is on Tuesday or Wednesday, when the crowds are lower. The fireworks are shown every night at 9:25, weather permitting. If it is windy, the show may be delayed or canceled. Try to have your 3YO take a nap in the...

Disneyland: Disney Resort week before Xmas, disneyland resort, disney resort
disneyland resort, disney resort, california adventure: Hi D Lau, You will be visiting Disneyland at a wonderful time! Decorations go up in early November, and by Thanksgiving all of the decorations are up, as well as the Christmas themed fireworks, parades, and other entertainment (be sure to go on It s a...

Disneyland: Disney World or Disney land, disney fan, disney park
disney fan, disney park, star accommodation: This one is a very tough questions and mostly based on personal opinion. Both parks have there merits. The question is are you a Disney fan or looking for a good time at a Disney park? Disneyworld is many times larger than Disneyland. There is more to...

Disneyland: Disney in a wheelchair, fiesta texas, adaptive device
fiesta texas, adaptive device, pirates of the caribbean: Your husband will have to purchase a ticket. I can t tell you what tickets will be least expensive without knowing more about your travel plans, but the rates are generally the same whether you buy them online at disneyland.com or at the park. Here is...

Disneyland: Disney at xmas with young kids, new years day, disneyland resort
new years day, disneyland resort, christmas eve: Hi Liz, I m so sorry for taking so long to answer. I did send you an answer, but for some reason it didn t go through. The Christmas season is the busiest at the Disneyland Resort. Starting on December 17th, it will increasingly get busier, with the...

Disneyland: Disney, disney california adventure, grand californian
disney california adventure, grand californian, t rush: I know nothing outside of Disneyland. Also, I need to know if you plan on visiting Disneyland and Disney California Adventure or just Disneyland. I never recommend Grand Californian to family members. DCA and the hotel are more geared toward the Single...

Disneyland: DisneyLand trip, anaheim convention center, disneyland trip
anaheim convention center, disneyland trip, instrument industry: Robert, As with the other dates it is hard to specifically figure how the crowds will be on these dates. In past years Disneyland has kept the holiday decorations and entertainment through the Sunday after New Years. If the same goes for the holidays...

Disneyland: DisneyLand, service restaurants, splash mountain
service restaurants, splash mountain, evening time: Sorry that I took so long to get back to you. I am having a crazy week. I would suggest that you get to the park first thing in the morning, before the park opens. Main St. usually opens 1/2 hour before the park. You can browse the shops and there are...

Disneyland: Disneyland, christmas dec, ayn
christmas dec, ayn, week before christmas: Hi Cindy, The week before Christmas may be busy, but much less busy than the week after. The week between christmas and New Years is the most crowded week of the entire year! I think if you went the 20th - 23rd the crowds would be very managable. The parks...

Disneyland: Disneyland, rental car companies, yp yahoo
rental car companies, yp yahoo, city anaheim: Hi Mary, I would check with the rental car companies to see which way they need the car to go. During certain seasons, there may be an excess of cars in the desert or an excess of cars in LA/OC. You can find out if there are any deals going in one direction...

Disneyland: Disneyland, disneyland, crowds
disneyland, crowds, time of year: Allison, In mid October crowds should be VERY minimal, no waits should really be over 15 minutes long, I think you will find that you will get a lot more out of your trip since you can get everything done with out all of the lines. Feel free to ask any other...

Disneyland: Disneyland, time joe, california kids
time joe, california kids, joe joe: Joe, To my knowledge, crowds are not as busy during that time as they are during spring break or summer. Of course, this is based upon years before, and predictions could change based upon special events or conventions that might be at the resort. ...

Disneyland: Disneyland May 16-19, exact science, crowds
exact science, crowds, disneyland: Predicting crowds isn t an exact science, but the crowds shouldn t be too bad (at least compared to summer). It won t be like September (low crowds), but it won t be crazy like summer, either. I would expect moderate crowds, especially as you get closer to...

Disneyland: Disneyland, spring break 05, attendance figures
spring break 05, attendance figures, easter vacation: Hi. As you know, school districts vary with regards to when they schedule their Spring Breaks. It s a good idea to, usually, assume that most of the entire month of April will be a bit more crowded than usual. But, hey, it s Disneyland, so who cares. You...

Disneyland: Disneyland 3/3 and 3/4, walt disney world, disneyland tickets
walt disney world, disneyland tickets, allexpert: Hi Andrew, You re going really like Disneyland. It s got most of the WDW Magic Kingdom, and then some. I don t see any real benefit of one pass over the other, though - I would definitely get the one that costs less. If you have an MKC card you can...

Disneyland: Disneyland, top tourist destinations, disney fan
top tourist destinations, disney fan, family atmosphere: Sorry that I took so long to get back to you. I was actually at Disneyland this week. To answer your question... I would personally say that Disneyland is the star attraction in California. It is the world s first theme park and has been one of the top...

Disneyland: Disneyland, happiest place on earth, planning a trip to disneyland
happiest place on earth, planning a trip to disneyland, horror stories: Hi Deana, Predicting crowds at the Happiest Place on Earth is a bit tricky these days. Traditionally, crowds should be small. However, you never know when an unannounced media event will caused increased crowds. It s early enough before Easter so that you...

Disneyland: Disneyland, disneyland ca, disney officials
disneyland ca, disney officials, week before easter: Hi Steve, Predicting crowds at the resort isn t an exact science. However, there are some general rules that you should follow when deciding which days to go. The trick is to avoid spring break. However, not every school district and college have the same...

Disneyland: Disneyland, grand californian, disneyland hotel
grand californian, disneyland hotel, preferred seating: Hi Alex, There are a quite a few choices for you, depending on your budget. Keep in mind that you will be coming during one of the busiest times of the year. School will be out, and many people like to visit Disneyland. Your best bet will be to visit Monday...

Disneyland: Disneyland, disneyland california adventure, disboards
disneyland california adventure, disboards, wdwinfo: Hi Paula, I m sorry the website isn t working. I do have a link to another one I visit all the time, and it has some really good info on Disneyland, California Adventure, and hotels. http://www.wdwinfo.com/disneyland/#gold-disneyland-dishome There...

Disneyland: Disneyland - When to go?, summer tourist season, weather in march
summer tourist season, weather in march, disneyland resort: Hi Melissa, I would recommend going after Easter. You can run into rainy weather in March, and late March/April a lot of people go to the Disneyland Resort for spring break. May will typically give you warmer weather and less crowds until the summer tourist...

Disneyland: ???'s on Disneyland, disneyland california adventure, seaworld san diego
disneyland california adventure, seaworld san diego, san diego zoo: Hi Shirley, January is a good time if you would like to miss crowds, plus I really like winter in Southern California. However, I need to caution you that that is also our rainy season. Last year we didn t have too much rain until late February, but two...

Disneyland: Going to Disneyland Alone????, solo travellers, daily basis
solo travellers, daily basis, craigslist: Stacey, As far as I know there are no tours that are specifically for people visiting the park alone; the park does run tours; but mainly it is families who go on them. While at the park, many rides offer a single rider option; which means that you...

Disneyland: Disneyland Annual Passholder Info, dineyland resort, disney store
dineyland resort, disney store, disneyland: Hi Sirbill, The Dineyland Resort Annual Pass expires one year after your first use. For most people, that the same day as when you buy it. But if you bought it for someone as a gift, for example, it would expire one year after the first use, not the purchase...

Disneyland: Disneyland Attendance, spring breaks, big spring
spring breaks, big spring, disneyland: Bonny, While I can t say how busy it will be, I can tell you that area schools will begin to start spring breaks about that time, so it might be a somewhat busy during this time. Usually the big spring break crowds don t arrive until April, so you should...

Disneyland: Disneyland, getting around, sutton place hotel, john wayne airport
sutton place hotel, john wayne airport, internal flights: Hi Paula, I don t quite understand what you are asking in the first section. Are you asking for recommendations for accomodations in Newport, or how to get from Newport to LAX? If you are looking for accomodations in Newport, I recommend the Sutton Place...

Disneyland: Disneyland Basics, disneyland california adventure, disney california adventure
disneyland california adventure, disney california adventure, disneyland resort: Hi. How are you?? My Goodness, so much to answer here. I will keep it short, but PLEASE ask more questions as you need to. I know that my answers will probably leave you with more questions, so please, again, ask me more. First off, I know 25 year olds,...

Disneyland: Disneyland and CA Adventure in one day., california adventure, disneyland
california adventure, disneyland, travel time: Hello, It is possible to see the highlights of both parks in one day...but you may miss some things. If the parks are open early and late on the day that you are visiting and you get there at opening and stay untill closing and you really plan your visit,...

Disneyland: Disneyland/California during 4th of July week, california adventure park, disneyland california
california adventure park, disneyland california, aquarium of the pacific: Hi Trina! First, the good news: Redondo, especially near King Harbor, is a good place. The Aquarium is a good visit for the kids. We always like to eat at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. Now, the bad news: July 4 is the MOST crowded day of the year, followed...

Disneyland: Disneyland at Christmas time, christmas time, busy times
christmas time, busy times, days of the week: Hi Vicci, The LEAST busy times are mid-November and early December. Right around Nov 11, the decorations are all up, and the parades begin. Fireworks go off on Fri and Saturday. If you are going to go during December, go the first weekend. Keep checking...

Disneyland: Disneyland Crowds on Oct3 -6th, disneyland crowds, all the hoopla
disneyland crowds, all the hoopla, gay days: Hi Tya!! Because of Gay Days and Columbus Day the parks will be a little bit more crowded than normal, but during the week they still should not be too bad. This is a GREAT time of year to go if your daughter loves Halloween, all of the decorations will be...

Disneyland: Disneyland crowds in early December, disneyland crowds, parade time
disneyland crowds, parade time, decent places: Larry, It is not really possible to predict the exact crowds for any given day, as there are a lot of factors that can go into it. But with that said the time you have picked is generally a very good time to go. You are after the Thanksgiving Week crowds...

Disneyland: Disneyland Dec 25-Jan 3, tricky business, bad time
tricky business, bad time, sun dec: Hi Beth, Of the two, I would say New Year s Day would be better. LOTS of people like to ring in the New Year inside Disneyland. Predicting attendance is pretty tricky business, but I would go with New Year s Day (as early as possible), simply because many...

Disneyland: Disneyland December 17 thru 21, restaurants in downtown disney, crowded days
restaurants in downtown disney, crowded days, priority seating: Bud, Sorry about the delay in getting this back to you. The official Start to the Disneyland Christmas season was on Friday the 16th and I wanted to check it out before I sent you an answer if there were any additional items. Now, you are going for...

Disneyland: Disneyland during Easter week., week before easter, easter week
week before easter, easter week, disneyland: Hi Gina, In a word, yes. The week after Easter is always crowded, because a number of local districts (as well as others across the country) take off that week. Best advice: Stay close to the park, arrive early, buy tickets in advance. Have fun! ...

Disneyland: Disneyland at Easter, best time to go to disneyland, disneyland
best time to go to disneyland, disneyland, coasters: If you mean in terms of crowds, then yes. The place is usually packed during this time beacause the schools are on spring break. It s probably better than the day before, though, because weekends are the worst. However, don t be discouraged. You just have...

Disneyland: Disneyland in Feb 2008, travel dates, disneyland
travel dates, disneyland, tho: Erika, I have double checked my sources and I don t see anything that would hamper your trip dates. Both seem to be okay, as many children are back in school and adults are back to work during these times. Choose whatever days would work best for you,...

Disneyland: Disneyland Fireworks, katella ave, irvine spectrum
katella ave, irvine spectrum, wind and weather: Hi Mark, After taking a look at some maps, I have concluded that you must be seeing the Disneyland fireworks, albeit in the NORTHwest. If you draw a line northwest from Aliso Viejo to the Spectrum, and continue that line, it goes right over Disneyland,...

Disneyland: Disneyland -First Visit, country bumpkins, picnic area
country bumpkins, picnic area, daughters ages: Hi there, Officially, no snacks are allowed in the parks. However, people do take in bottled water, and some snacks. As you face the entrance to Disneyland (the entrance to California Adventure will be behind you), to the left is a little picnic area,...

Disneyland: Disneyland in January 2008, rain forest cafe, new years eve
rain forest cafe, new years eve, beating around the bush: Michelle, Without beating around the bush, you can expect everything to be crowded New Years Eve, including Downtown Disney... see that you have reservations, that is 10 steps ahead of everyone else, as most restaurants will not except walk up reservations....

Disneyland: Disneyland in March, finding nemo submarine voyage, disneyland monorail
finding nemo submarine voyage, disneyland monorail, disneyland railroad: Michelle, The Disneyland Railroad is closed February 5 to late March for track work and to allow heavy equipment access to Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage. Splash Mountain is closed January 23 to early May for major refurbishment. No major changes are...

Disneyland: Disneyland on MLK day, mlk day, martin luther king day
mlk day, martin luther king day, martin luther king: Erica, The best time to go to the parks is on an off-season weekend. So any normal two day weekend will be the best. Also, early Fridays are usually not that busy because people are still at work and school, though it might become busy after 5pm(people...

Disneyland: Disneyland in November, disneyland resort, adventure parks
disneyland resort, adventure parks, heat wave: Hi Paula, You will be visiting the Disneyland Resort at a great time of year. I expect that it will be cool in the morning & evenings, and warm during the day, so it is a good idea to dress in layers. Sometimes we have a heat wave during this time, and...

Disneyland: Disneyland Oct 2006, chocolate chips, extra baggage
chocolate chips, extra baggage, disney channel: Hi Jannah, Normally, the calendar lists 3 months at a time. However, the folks at Disneyland don t always put it up on time. This may be due to uncertain plans for the future, since Disney doesn t like to post hours (or schedules) and then change them....

Disneyland: Disneyland in Oct., princess dresses, halloween kids
princess dresses, halloween kids, thunder ranch: Hello, There is no official Trick or Treating in Disneyland. There might be on occasional Cast Member who does this but that would be out of the norm. What you may have actually heard about an After Hours Event at Disney s California Adventure called Mickey...

Disneyland: Disneyland in October, grand californian, nightmare before christmas theme
grand californian, nightmare before christmas theme, libby lu: I am so glad I was able to help you! Unfortunately right now all the tickets are the same price, $25.00, but they always could offer special deals if you buy the tickets with your park tickets or if the sales are low; the party is SOOO much fun though, it...

Disneyland: Disneyland in October, nemo submarines, grand californian
nemo submarines, grand californian, pirate island: Scott, As far as the Electrical Parade and Fireworks go, the normally only have them on the weekends unless it is a more busy time; which probably means that you will have to wait until a weekend, although sometimes they will change the schedule. And yes,...

Disneyland: Disneyland In October, grand californian hotel, wine choices
grand californian hotel, wine choices, disneyland hotel: Hi Jackie! I know what you mean, every once in a while it is nice to get some real food when you visit the park! My suggestion would be the Napa Rose in the Grand Californian Hotel, the food is inspired by Northern California (lamb, and LOTS of wine choices),...

Disneyland: Disneyland in October., california adventure park, disneyland paris
california adventure park, disneyland paris, halloween costumes: Bunny, June through August is the busiest times of the year for the Disneyland Resort. Children are out of school, and family vacations seem to take place during that time. Mix in the heat and humidity, and it can be a miserable time. I’ve been there...

Disneyland: Disneyland in Octover 2007, grand californian, disneyland hotel
grand californian, disneyland hotel, redwood trees: Amanda, I am glad I was able to help you! As far as parks outside of the resort go, there are a TON and I am not too familiar with any particular one of them. The Resort has three main hotels though, the Grand Californian, Paradise Pier, and the Disneyland...

Disneyland: Disneyland question, matterhorn, haunted mansion
matterhorn, haunted mansion, holiday decorations: Hi, If you want to avoid crowds then don t go the weekend after Thanksgiving, it is one of the busiest times of the year. If there is any chance that you could wait and go the following weekend in December then you would have a good chance of having more...

Disneyland: Disneyland Refurbishment History, refurbishment schedules, disney site
refurbishment schedules, disney site, matterhorn: Hi Melinda, Actually, it s not too hard to know when attractions will be out of service for maintenance, since Disney publishes the info on their web site disneyland.com. Just click on the calendar, and you can see which attractions will be down for service...

Disneyland: Disneyland Resort at Christmas, christmas festivities, disneyland park
christmas festivities, disneyland park, disneyland resort: Hi there, New year s Eve is very fun at Disneyland, though it is very crowded. All of the Christmas decorations will still be there, as well as all the Christmas festivities. (Check out Disneyland.com for all the info). There will also be a park wide countdown...

Disneyland: Disneyland Resort at Christmas, grand californian hotel, blue bayou restaurant
grand californian hotel, blue bayou restaurant, pacific wharf: Hi there, My favorite time at Disneyland is Christmas. Since you are going at the busiest time of year, I recommend making priority seating arrangements at the restaurants. You can make them up to 60 days in advance, so you should do it now. The phone...

Disneyland: Disneyland Rides, disneyland theme parks, disneyland resort
disneyland theme parks, disneyland resort, attractions rides: Hi Missy, Sorry to take so long to answer you - I was camping up in the Sierras for a little over a week. Disneyland has attractions for all ages. There are attractions (rides) that the whole family can go on, and there are some geared for the younger...

Disneyland: Disneyland rides/seating, doom buggy, buzz lightyear
doom buggy, buzz lightyear, rocket jets: Hi Jennie, The majority of the rides allow more than 2 people sitting together, but there are exceptions. Here are some of the major attractions: Indiana Jones: Large car with 3 rows of up to 4 people. Thunder Mountain: cars on train with 2 per row....

Disneyland: Disneyland - September, nemo submarines, new nemo
nemo submarines, new nemo, hotel near disneyland: Hi Simon! First of all, congratulations on your up coming wedding! When you are in the park make sure you stop off in City Hall and they will give you Just Married pins to wear around the park, cast members will tell you congratulations all day...but on...

Disneyland: Disneyland in September, planning a trip to disneyland, haunted mansion
planning a trip to disneyland, haunted mansion, planning a trip: Kristi, This year(as in years past) the Haunted Mansion was closed from September 11 to September 28. So you are looking at about three whole weeks of closure. This is always subject to change of course. Should you have any other questions, please...

Disneyland: Disneyland - Superbowl Sunday, superbowl sunday, seating reservation
superbowl sunday, seating reservation, pirates of the caribbean: Hi Naomi, I heard the same rumor, but the Superbowl Sunday we went (Chargers against the 49ers I think) it was so crowded that day! Afterwards I heard that Disney had not expected that many people. For the most part, Superbowl Sunday is an excellent day,...

Disneyland: Disneyland and summer, enchanted tiki room, water play
enchanted tiki room, water play, parade route: Sonya, One factor is how may days you plan on being there. If you are there only a day you are not going to be able to everything unless you rush through the park. In this case you are going to have to mark out your “Must Do” rides and concentrate on...

Disneyland: Disneyland @ Thanksgiving, t rush, priority seating
t rush, priority seating, holiday times: Hi Katherine, Predicting attendance isn t really an exact science, since Disney doesn t release daily figures. With that said, Tuesday and Wednesday are traditionally the slowest days of the week. The day after Thanksgiving is a HUGE day, so I would avoid...

Disneyland: Disneyland - Thanksgiving Day, fastpass, thanksgiving day
fastpass, thanksgiving day, survival tips: Thanksgiving week is a very busy time at Disneyland. Thanksgiving Day itself is in the top 5 busiest days of the year. The entire week will be crowded, they are open from 8am to Midnight each day(this in itself suggests that they plan for it to be very busy)....

Disneyland: Disneyland at Thanksgiving, attendance figures, exact science
attendance figures, exact science, christmas time: Hi Valerie, Predicting crowd levels for holidays isn t an exact science, which is only made more difficult by the fact that Disney doesn t release attendance figures, except when they pass a milestone. The park WILL be crowded, with longer lines than...

Disneyland: Disneyland tickets, park hopper, disneyland tickets
park hopper, disneyland tickets, great trip: Hi Lynda, Your kids must be so excited! The best place to buy tickets is on Disneyland s actual website: www.disneyland.com They offer some great deals that you can t get at the gate, the shipping is free and they send them right out to you. I personally...

Disneyland: Disneyland with a toddler, tom sawyer island, old carousel
tom sawyer island, old carousel, quiet retreats: Hi Nancy! Now there s a challenging question. Difficult, but not impossible for the Disney Kahuna. Crawling around Disneyland would not be on the top of my list of things I d want my toddler doing. I d be leery about even doing it in the gift shops, since...

Disneyland: Disneyland Vetran's Day Weekend, time nancy, vetran
time nancy, vetran, accurate answer: Nancy, You are right, the weekend will be busy. Honestly, it is difficult to pinpoint what day will be the busiest, as most schools are out all three days, and therefore will be filled with locals. Sorry I can t give you more of an accurate answer,...

Disneyland: Disneyland visit in Oct, california adventure park, halloween kids
california adventure park, halloween kids, halloween treat: Lance, There is an event called Mickey s Halloween Treat, and will be held on October 13, 20, 22, 26, 27, 29, 30, and 31 at Disney s California Adventure Park. This event is for the whole family, but it separate from day admission. This event does fill...

Disneyland: Disneyland vs. California Adventure for 4 & under, storybook land, horseless carriages
storybook land, horseless carriages, jungle cruise: Hi Barb, If you are just going to go to one park with your grandchildren, then I recommend Disneyland. Although they do not meet the height requirements for some of the attractions, there are quite a few that they can go on as long as you are with them....

Disneyland: Disneyland Weather, santa ana winds, little rain
santa ana winds, little rain, dry winds: Hi Lehua, Rain here in SoCal is funky. Sure, the average is two inches. But more often than not, it s from one storm. Between Christmas and New Years, we almost always get Santa Ana winds, which are dry winds which blow from Utah and Nevada into SoCal....

Disneyland: Disneyland The Weekend of Thanksgiving..., grand californian, trundle bed
grand californian, trundle bed, sister sleep: Hi again!! The weekend around the 6th would be less crowded than when you are going, but for the most part all weekends that aren t around holidays are about the same. The Grand Californian is BEAUTIFUL!! It is my favorite hotel in the resort it has great...

Disneyland: Disneyland this weekend, present hope, slow time
present hope, slow time, space mountain: Hi Erica!! Usually on Saturdays the park gets a lot more crowds, but since it is October hopefully it wont be TOO crowded. I would expect to wait about 45-60 minutes for bigger rides like Indiana Jones or space mountain, and around 20 for all the others....

Disneyland: Disneyland, astro orbitor, disneyland web
astro orbitor, disneyland web, amusement rides: Don t worry, you will have no problems at all. I am also about 40 pounds overweight and never have a problem with any of the rides. The only ride that is a little tight is the Astro Orbitor in Tomorrowland. The Matterhorn has plenty of room. Have a great...

Disneyland: DisneyWorld vs DisneyLand, swiss family robinson, countdown to extinction
swiss family robinson, countdown to extinction, jungle cruise: Hi there Karen, Disneyland is a lot like the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, except that it s a little more compact, and it has a lot more attractions. When I went to WDW, I was surprised to see attractions that we went on at DL at different parks...

Disneyland: Disnyland during Spring Break., candy cane inn, worst case scenario
candy cane inn, worst case scenario, disneyland trip: Howzit Donald! As far as DLR goes, visit as early as possible into your vacation. The biggest crowds will be the week before Easter, which will be the first week of April. Two weeks before that, it s very hard to predict attendance. Could be OK, bad, or...

Disneyland: DL crowds, christmas mode, christmas stuff
christmas mode, christmas stuff, christmas parade: Colleen, All of your dates involve a Wed-Saturday trip. For all of these dates the Wed & Thursday will have reasonable crowds, with the Friday & Saturday having higher crowd levels. It is hard to predict the exact crowd levels for any given day. But...

Disneyland: DLR after Christmas, fantasy parade, new years eve
fantasy parade, new years eve, waffle cone: Hi Ric, The Holidays are really a special time at the DLR. On New Years Eve, there are the regularly scheduled events -Christmas Fantasy Parade (with snow), Remember- Dreams Come True fireworks at 9:25, and the Electrical Parade returns for a short two-week...

Disneyland: DLR on weekends, space mountain, dlr
space mountain, dlr, dca: Saturdays change every week, some are bad and others are actually pretty good; but I would expect rides like Space Mountain and Indiana Jones to have waits that are about 45 minutes. Your right, DCA always has WAY less people in it, which is nice; are your...

Disneyland: My daughter's Birthday in Disneyland, halloween time, character breakfast
halloween time, character breakfast, holiday time: Hi there, When I checked out Expedia for your dates, I see a lot of availability. So, I don t think that it is going to be to crowded while you are there. Halloween time attracts some visitors, but it won t be like the summer or holiday time. As far...

Disneyland: dec?, disneyland resort, thanksgiving weekend
disneyland resort, thanksgiving weekend, disneyland: Hi Amanda, December is one of my favorite times to visit the Disneyland Resort. The whole place is decorated so nicely, and the rides even have makeovers. It is definitely worth it. The weekends will be crowded, and the time between Christmas and New...

Disneyland: dec 25 2006 population at disneyland, park attendance, attendace
park attendance, attendace, dec 25: Shannon, Unofficially, Disneyland has a capacity of 70,000-80,000 in park attendace before it restricts entry. There is no way I can find out the exact attendance from yesterday. However, when park attendance creeps from 60k to 70k, signs alert guests...

Disneyland: disney channel auditions, disney channel auditions, public message boards
disney channel auditions, public message boards, auditions for disney channel: Hi Mariana, This question is really WAY off-topic for this forum. However, being relatively close to Christmas, I ll indulge. You didn t give me much info to go on, but I m guessing you re a teen or pre-teen that wants to get into the biz, specifically...

Disneyland: disney crowds, disney crowds, crowd size
disney crowds, crowd size, spring break: Bruce, There is no website or numbers that Disney releases about the croud sizes. However, because of schools still on spring break, it might be more crowded than normal. Hope this has helped, should you need anything else, just ask! -Martin Hoove...

Disneyland: disney in March, disney experience, priority seating
disney experience, priority seating, example hotel: Hi Margo, (I was out of town this weekend, and I m catching up on things.) The closer you get to spring break, the more crowds you will see. Since spring break for schools in So Cal falls during the first two weeks of April this year, I m anticipating...

Disneyland: disney pass-out?, disneyland park, hand stamp
disneyland park, hand stamp, park ticket: Hi Cindy, The ticket allows you to enter and leave the park as many times as you like during the day. However, you must show your ticket and your hand stamp when you re-enter each time, so you better hold on to the tickets for the kids. Hopefully, your...

Disneyland: disney trip in nov, penny sleeper inn, disneyana tv
penny sleeper inn, disneyana tv, disneyland packages: Hi Cindy, Thanks for your question on your November trip to Disneyland. My favorite off-property place to stay is the Penny Sleeper Inn. The rooms are nice and it is very close to Disneyland with a shuttle that takes you to and from the park. The number...

Disneyland: disney trip in nov, disney dollars, flexpass
disney dollars, flexpass, musiccom: Hi there, Since I live in the area, I do not know what the cheapest hotel is. However, I do have a link to a site with nearby hotels. My recommendation is to take a look at the hotels, and then go to priceline.com to see if you can get a good rate. ...

Disneyland: disneyland, grand californian, disneyland resort
grand californian, disneyland resort, month and a half: Roderick, As of today, the Disneyland Resort has not announced any planed closures for attractions in September. However, in the next month and a half, there should be an update on the Disneyland Resort Website(www.disneyland.com). September does seem...

Disneyland: disneyland, park hopper, disneyland fantasyland
park hopper, disneyland fantasyland, disney stores: Sophia, If you are asking about ticket prices only then it would be the following with two types of tickets. The Single Park Ticket and the Park Hopper. The Single Park ticket lets you into 1 park only on a single day. The Park Hopper ticket lets you...

Disneyland: disneyland, summer thanks, disneyland
summer thanks, disneyland, aaa: Chris, Look around the website near the middle to end of August. Also, you can check with AAA to see if there are any current fall offers that they are giving out right now. I hope this has helped, should you have any other questions, please let me...

Disneyland: disneyland, disney gallery, haunted mansion
disney gallery, haunted mansion, railing: Hey, princessbananas. That depends on if you re willing to spend money. You can reserve a seat on the balcony of the Disney Gallery or from near the Haunted Mansion. They serve drinks and snacks and all that good stuff, but it costs around $50. The number...

Disneyland: disneyland, disneyland, crowds
disneyland, crowds, good time: Hi Carolanne, Yes, it s an excellent time to go. Most of the crowds are gone, and the park is still mostly decorated for Christmas. Tonight (New Year s Eve), is the busiest day of the year. Right after New Years, everyone pretty much clears out. Have a...

Disneyland: disneyland crowds, disneyland crowds, spring breaks
disneyland crowds, spring breaks, break time: Kaylee, It will be busy, but with Spring Breaks in the area winding down, it shouldn t be a problem. It s also a plus that you are going during the week, and not a weekend, as this also plays an effect on crowds as well. Should you have any other questions,...

Disneyland: disneyland downtown timings, espn zone, downtown disney
espn zone, downtown disney, disneyland: Hi Tripti, Downtown Disney is open until 2 AM most days, but some shops and restaurants close sooner. House of Blues and ESPN Zone are open until 2, but a lot of other restaurants and shops close sooner, depending on the day of the week. You can check out...

Disneyland: disneyland in october, high school musical pep rally, nightmare before christmas
high school musical pep rally, nightmare before christmas, hefty penalties: Hi Holly! Sorry for the delay, I went camping this weekend with my wife and 6YO. First off, park hours should be 10-6 for DCA (Disney s California Aventure all 3 days. Disneyland should be 10-8 Wed & Thu, and 8 - midnight Friday. I say should , because...

Disneyland: disneyland prices, park hopper, true faith
park hopper, true faith, california discount: Faith, Yes, there is a Southern California discount going on right now. You can get a two day park hopper for the price of a one day park hopper. The promotion ends near the end of April, and once you use the first day, you must use the second day within...

Disneyland: disneyland soaring over california, merced river, yosemite valley
merced river, yosemite valley, california adventures: Hi Carla, Actually, I do! That s the Merced River in Yosemite Valley, near Stoneman Brige. You can rent rafts (I bought mine at Costco- worth it after 2 trips) for a lazy ride 3.5 miles downstream, usually in July-August. If you like a fun, relaxing afternoon,...

Disneyland: disneyland spending money, park hopper, disneyland hotel
park hopper, disneyland hotel, character meal: Tammy, Cost can vary widely depending on what you plan on doing. However, here are some basics that should help you with getting an estimate of the cost. Tickets: Since you would be there for 3 days you are probably looking at the 3-Day Park Hopper....

Disneyland: disneyland visit timing, nightmare before christmas, haunted mansion
nightmare before christmas, haunted mansion, hmh: Hi Vicci, The Haunted Mansion will be closed for the conversion from Sept 5-28, opening the 29th. (BTW, It s a Small World is usually closed in late October for the same reason). If you liked the movie Nightmare Before Christmas , you will really love...

Disneyland: disneyland w/ kids, grand californian hotel, park hopper pass
grand californian hotel, park hopper pass, golden horseshoe: Hi Kristen, You probably got a package? Make sure you use your preferred seating for the Aladdin Show. It s really good! Places to eat: At Disneyland, I recommend Riverbelle Terrace, French Market, Carnation Cafe (Main Street), Golden Horseshoe...

Disneyland: disneyland, park hopper, superbowl sunday
park hopper, superbowl sunday, admission ticket: Hi Nancy, If you are only going to visit one park, visit Disneyland. You may want to get a Park Hopper for both parks, however, which allows you to go to both. Be sure to buy your tickets Saturday night, either at your hotel or the park. It saves a...

Disneyland: going to disnyland in november or december, finding nemo submarine voyage, park hopper
finding nemo submarine voyage, park hopper, alice in wonderland: Jennifer, November and December can have huge differences in crowd levels depending on the exact dates you decide on The Peek times will be Veterans Day weekend – November 9th-12th Thanksgiving Week November 18th – 25th. Christmas & New Years Period...

Disneyland: Easter at Disneyland, one of those days, disneyland
one of those days, disneyland, brunch: Leslie, I would disagree. LOTS of people go to Disneyland on major Holidays such as Christmas, New Years, etc. Easter is just like one of those days. Plus, add the fact that Deluxe Passholders can go, and it makes for a very crowded day. Weather should be...

Disneyland: Eurodisney, going to paris, baby swap
going to paris, baby swap, fastpass: Hi Linda, I recommend seeing all of Euro-Disney. Each land will have something for all of you. Your 3-year old will most likely like the shows, Dumbo s flying elephants, and the carousel. But, I expect that he/she will enjoy just about all the rides....

Disneyland: Family Trip to Disneyland, nemo submarines, pirate island
nemo submarines, pirate island, pirates of the caribbean: Hi Shannon!! Your daughter will be able to get in the park as long as she looks like she is under 3; you should not need her birth certificate, but it would be good to have just in case. Yes, on Pirates of the Caribbean the seats are benches so she will...

Disneyland: Fantasmic and fireworks schedule, fireworks show, christmas holidays
fireworks show, christmas holidays, fantasmic: Hi Vicci, According to mouseplanet.com (a VERY reliable source), both shows should run on Saturdays at least through the Christmas season (mid-November). During the Christmas season, a different fireworks show runs, then it s back to the regular shows on...

Disneyland: FastPass, grand californian hotel, vip tour
grand californian hotel, vip tour, policy decisions: Hi again. I need to clarify and I m sorry for not being clear the first time. In order to get the enhanced fastpass(I ll explain that in a second), you need to book your trip through AAA travel(this is new for 04). sorry if I misled you. However, if you did...

Disneyland: February 2008 visit, busy days, quick trip
busy days, quick trip, sunday monday: Caroline, To my knowledge, there is no current offer for the 2fer. However, just keep your ears open in case they plan to announce it soon. As for your second question, I would try for Thursday and Friday, as these are usually work and school days....

Disneyland: First-Timer, disneyland resort park hopper, grand californian hotel
disneyland resort park hopper, grand californian hotel, california adventure park: Hi Katherine, November is an excellent time to visit... as long as it s before the Thanksgiving Holidays. The first three weeks of November are an excellent time to visit: Short lines, and cool weather. Might rain, but you never know. If you go mid-month,...

Disneyland: First time Disneyland visitor, venice beach los angeles, universal city walk
venice beach los angeles, universal city walk, santa monica beach: The weather can be a bit dicey in January. You might get rain. However, the crowds are WAY down. You can ride all the rides in one day. Here s my top ten list: Disneyland: The Happiest Place on Earth. Half a billion visitors can’t be wrong. (Sometimes...

Disneyland: First time to Disneyland, tom sawyer island, buzz lightyear
tom sawyer island, buzz lightyear, rocket jets: Hi Ian, Sorry for the delayed response, I was out of town on vactation. For a family with a 6YO who loves trains, there s plenty to do. Even with Pirates closed for refurbishment, there is plenty to do. BTW, sometimes Disney does an unannounced soft...

Disneyland: Friday before Veterans Day, unhappy place, thanksgiving weekend
unhappy place, thanksgiving weekend, halloween decorations: Hi Holly, As I ve stated before, predicting attendance at Disneyland is not an exact science, since so many factors go into the mix, and Disney doesn t release figures. I can t figure out why Dec 1 would have been so crowded last year. I didn t go that...

Disneyland: Best time to visit Disneyland, best time to go to disneyland, wait time
Disneyland: Best time to visit Disneyland, best time to go to disneyland, wait time, disneyland

Disneyland: Best time to go, space mountain, jenni
Disneyland: Best time to go, space mountain, jenni, tinkerbell

Disneyland: busy times, anaheim
Disneyland: busy times, anaheim

Disneyland: Club 33, corporate memberships, waitlist
Disneyland: Club 33, corporate memberships, waitlist, individual membership

Disneyland: Disney outlet stores, disney outlet, sunrise mall
Disneyland: Disney outlet stores, disney outlet, sunrise mall, sunrise blvd

Disneyland: Disney World or Disney land, disney world, disneyland
Disneyland: Disney World or Disney land, disney world, disneyland, disney

Disneyland: DisneyLand trip, christmas decorations, haunted mansion
Disneyland: DisneyLand trip, christmas decorations, haunted mansion, time of year

Disneyland: Disneyland, oct 5, disneyland
Disneyland: Disneyland, oct 5, disneyland, traffic

Disneyland: Disneyland, disney website, disney travel
Disneyland: Disneyland, disney website, disney travel, trip hotel

Disneyland: Disneyland - Superbowl Sunday, splash mountain, late afternoon
Disneyland: Disneyland - Superbowl Sunday, splash mountain, late afternoon, typical day

Disneyland: disney channel auditions, disney land, skits
Disneyland: disney channel auditions, disney land, skits, 11 years

Disneyland: THe little Mermaid ride, submarine voyage, little mermaid
Disneyland: THe little Mermaid ride, submarine voyage, little mermaid, eyes and ears

Disneyland: Mary Poppins In Disneyland, mary poppins
Disneyland: Mary Poppins In Disneyland, mary poppins

Disneyland: Mid March at Disneyland, spring breakers, crowds
Disneyland: Mid March at Disneyland, spring breakers, crowds, spring break

Disneyland: restaurants, vegetable gratin, steam engines
Disneyland: restaurants, vegetable gratin, steam engines, french market

Disneyland: ride closures, disneyland california, pirates of the caribbean
Disneyland: ride closures, disneyland california, pirates of the caribbean, haunted mansion

Disneyland: Superbowl Sunday, southern californian, ticket options
Disneyland: Superbowl Sunday, southern californian, ticket options, definite change

Disneyland: THIRD Disney Family Apartment????, apartment
Disneyland: THIRD Disney Family Apartment????, apartment

Disneyland: Time in the Park, disneyland info, wile
Disneyland: Time in the Park, disneyland info, wile, asker

Disneyland: Wheelchairs, refundable security deposit, customer discount
Disneyland: Wheelchairs, refundable security deposit, customer discount, medical supply

Disneyland: What year did Disneyland open?, little kid, movie poster
Disneyland: What year did Disneyland open?, little kid, movie poster, memento

Disneyland: A few Questions about DLR, stroller rentals, annual passholder
stroller rentals, annual passholder, john spring: Hi John, Spring break goes on for about 3 weeks here. Different districts have different time schedules. The two biggest are the week before and the week after Easter, and then a third week which depends on some of the renegade school districts. People...

Disneyland: Can you find out when School trips will happen?, disneyland trip, annual passholder
disneyland trip, annual passholder, school buses: Sorry, Disneyland doesn t provide that information. And even if they did, it would certainly change between now and then. Everyone wants to avoid crowds, and I don t blame you. In fact, my wife hates crowds. The way we get around it is to buy annual passes,...

Disneyland: fireworks and parades in October 2007, mickey minnie, grand californian
mickey minnie, grand californian, hollywood universal: Hi Renata, October is an excellent time to go. Crowds are down, and the weather has cooled off from summer. Rain rarely comes in October. By then, the Haunted Mansion will be decorated for Halloween, as well. You will still be able to see parades and fireworks,...

Disneyland: food at disney land, restaurants in downtown disney, disney restaurants
restaurants in downtown disney, disney restaurants, pasta dishes: Jenny, Technically you are not allowed to take any food or drink into Disneyland. However, as long as it is not excessive you will have no problems. We bring in bottled water, small bags of chips, and fruit snacks and have no problems. You will probably...

Disneyland: food, picnic area, lockers
picnic area, lockers, main entrance: Hey Mary, You can but you will have to store it in a locker outside of Disneyland. Coolers are not allowed inside. They provide huge lockers to store your cooler and a picnic area to eat. The Lockers and picnic area are located to the left of the main...

Disneyland: Gay Days at Disneyland, disneyland resort, gay days
disneyland resort, gay days, wait times: HI Andy! The crowds will be effected by Gay Days, there will be a considerable difference in wait times for lines, but hopefully since it is in October it still wont be too bad. You might end up waiting an extra half hour for rides than on another weekend....

Disneyland: Good day to go to Disneyland?, thanksgiving holiday, wonderful visit
thanksgiving holiday, wonderful visit, disneyland: Hi Denise!!! Unfortunately those are not the best days to go to Disneyland, because of all the schools that are out for Thanksgiving break the crowds tend to be pretty high. The week before and the week after you plan on going are GREAT, if it is possible...

Disneyland: when is a good time to visit disneyland now, easter week, oct dec
easter week, oct dec, disneyland: Easter week (the week following Easter) will be very busy. The week of the 23rd would be better. With the new park opening this spring will be busier than normal. Try to avoid weekends, so you don t have to stand in line. Comparing April to Oct-Dec you...

Disneyland: Haven't been for 10 yrs...Going to Disneyland to celebrate my 50th birthday with Hubby, 3star hotel, park hopper tickets
3star hotel, park hopper tickets, best buy: Hi Therese, For the best deals you will find that booking, a package will usually give you the best discounts. Since discounts are dynamic and can vary based on when you are going, one site I find very useful for announcing discounts is mousesavers.com....

Disneyland: Holiday activities, christmas activities, holiday activities
christmas activities, holiday activities, holiday decorations: Hi Fernando! You don t have to worry, Disneyland keeps all of the holiday decorations and activities going on until the end of January, so you will be able to see everything! And just so you are prepared, the week that you are going to be there is usually...

Disneyland: Holidays, grand californian hotel, new years eve
grand californian hotel, new years eve, disneyland hotel: Hi Sheryl! Unfortunately on both Christmas day and New Years eve Disneyland tends to be VERY crowded; Christmas week and the 2 weeks following it are usually the most crowded of the year. I would suggest going on Christmas though, since on New Years the park...

Disneyland: Hotels, ahwahnee hotel in yosemite, disney hotels in anaheim
ahwahnee hotel in yosemite, disney hotels in anaheim, grand californian: Hi Alicia, The Disneyland Hotel and the Grand Californian are the nicest hotels at the resort. If you are a Peter Pan fan, I might just stay at the Disneyland Hotel, especially if you have the pool view. Personally, I prefer the Grand Californian, which...

Disneyland: Hour of Operation, disneyland park hours, california adventure park
disneyland park hours, california adventure park, aladdin jasmine: Hi Chris, Thanks for coming to us with your Disneyland Hours question. Here is a full schedule for not only Disneyland but also Disney s California Adventure in case you decide to visit the new park. I have also added the schedule for entertainment...

Disneyland: halloween, monster mask, halloween celebration
monster mask, halloween celebration, wearing masks: Well, that probably depends largely on the type of mask. If it s some kind of scary, bloody, monster mask, you might meet with some problems. It also depends on your son s age. At the last Halloween event, several younger children were wearing masks. To answer...

Disneyland: height requirements on rides, hollywood tower of terror, grizzly river
hollywood tower of terror, grizzly river, california screamin: Hi Vicki, Most rides don t have a height requirement, such as Dumbo, Small World, Pirates, etc. Some, however, do: Matterhorn: 35 Space Mountain: 40 Splash Mountain: 40 Big Thunder Mtn RR: 40 Star Tours: 40 Indiana Jones: 46 Autopia: 52 ...

Disneyland: height and rides, health restrictions, bounce house
health restrictions, bounce house, heart back: There aren t any rides you re too short for. You re too tall for Goofy s Bounce House and Chip n Dale s tree slide and acorn crawl, but those are children s attractions you probably wouldn t have liked anyway. I don t think there are any weight restrictions,...

Disneyland: holiday dates, holiday crowds, holiday fireworks
holiday crowds, holiday fireworks, fantasy parade: Hi Amy, If you ve never been, I would just grit my teeth and go when all the decorations are up. I think that the week after Thanksgiving would be a good choice. It will be crowded, but not as crowded as the week before Thanksgiving. If you ve never...

Disneyland: hopper passes, disney world fl, hopper passes
disney world fl, hopper passes, heart condition: Hi there, No, I don t believe that you can use those passes at Disneyland. When you arrive at Disneyland go to City Hall on Main St. Explain your daughter s situation and they will give you a special assistance pass. Have a fun trip. -Joyce-Ay...

Disneyland: hotel, candy cane inn, hotel hi
candy cane inn, hotel hi, katella: I am rather reluctant to recommend any of the economy hotels in the area, because there are some real dumpy lodgings. For example, America s Best Inn and America s Best Value Inn (right next to each other, BTW) are both really low-end properties that I wouldn...

Disneyland: hotels, sheraton anaheim, grand californian
sheraton anaheim, grand californian, espn zone: Hi Lou, Why not stay on property at the Grand Californian? It s an EXCELLENT hotel. It is adjacent to California Adventure, which means no shuttle, no driving, no parking. You are right by an ESPN Zone, which most guys really like. If you don t want...

Disneyland: hotels, crowds & weather, planning a trip to disneyland, embassy suites
planning a trip to disneyland, embassy suites, residence inn: Hello, October is one of my favorite times to visit. The crowds are manageable. Not as low as some times,but not as busy as holidays and summer. The weather is usually great. Jeans and t-shirts during the day, a sweatshirt in the evening. I have never...

Disneyland: hotels, carousel inn and suites, candy cane inn
carousel inn and suites, candy cane inn, anaheim area: Hi. How are you. First off, I think it might be a better idea to head over to DL in May(first couple of weeks). It seems that the whole month of April is filled with Spring break kids/families. Every school district has a different time off. The second part...

Disneyland: What are the hours of Disneyland in Ocober?, fairfield inn, weather pattern
fairfield inn, weather pattern, dry weather: Hi Kristi, Disneyland only posts 3 months of park hours at a time at www.disneyland.com/calendar, so October s hours are not posted yet. However, the general hours will be 10-8 for Disneyland, and 10-6 for California Adventure. Saturday hours are 9AM-midnight...

Disneyland: hours of operation, knott s berry farm, anniversary celebration
knott s berry farm, anniversary celebration, s berry farm: Hi Robert, Believe it or not, you are both right. In Disneyland s early years, the park was often scheduled to be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during the off-season. They worked with nearby Knott s Berry Farm, which closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays...

Disneyland: Infants and the rides at Disneyland, jungle cruise, pirates of the caribbean
jungle cruise, pirates of the caribbean, baby swap: Hi there, Disneyland is very infant friendly. You can carry him onto many rides, including: The Jungle Cruise, The Haunted Mansion, The Pirates of the Caribbean, It s a Small world and lots of the Fantasyland rides. All of the restrooms have changing tables...

Disneyland: Can I see July 4 fireworks OUTSIDE the park?, sheraton anaheim, anaheim marriott
sheraton anaheim, anaheim marriott, disney drive: Hi Diana, There are a number of places from which to watch the fireworks. They are easily visible from many places, including my house 8 miles north. However, the Marriott is not a good spot, because the Hilton blocks the way. You can blam Paris for that...

Disneyland: July 4th Week, crush of humanity, 4th of july decorations
crush of humanity, 4th of july decorations, tram service: Hi Rod, That s quite a few questions. It will definitely be busy all during July, which is the height of the tourist season. It s not as crowded as July 4, but still very busy. Many families do get the multi-day park hoppers, much to the delight of the...

Disneyland: kids at disney, having too much fun, fantasyland
having too much fun, fantasyland, princesses: Hi Jennie, I think three is a perfect age to go to Disneyland. She ll remember some of it, and you ll remember all the special moments. You ll be so busy there, that you won t have time to go to DCA. I like DCA, but I think your 3 year old will be having...

Disneyland: kids with wide age range, park hopper pass, enchanted tiki room
park hopper pass, enchanted tiki room, jungle cruise: Hi Jerry, Excellent question! Actually, the answer is all of the above . Some families insist on staying together, while others split up, especially if the kids are older. We have quite the age range ourselves (22 yo girl, 19 yo girl, 16yo boy, and 5yo...

Disneyland: Labor Day Weekend Attendance, labor day weekend, splash mountain
labor day weekend, splash mountain, space mountain: Hi Julie! Unfortunately Labor Day weekend tends to be a fairly crowded time at the park. It is not as bad as some other holidays, but marathons always bring more people into the resort. You should expect a minimum wait of at least 60 minutes for more popular...

Disneyland: line length on Saturday in September, school calendars, fantasmic
school calendars, fantasmic, vicci: Hi Vicci, Predicting attendance at the parks is a very tricky business. Traditionally, Saturdays are busier than Fridays for the exact reasons you stated above. However, keep in mind that September is also off-season. There are so many factors that affect...

Disneyland: THe little Mermaid ride, fri dec, little mermaid
fri dec, little mermaid, finding nemo: Hi Charlotte, This is one of many ideas for rides that never has been completed. It s just one of many ideas that were thrown around the Imagineer bullpen. It is not on even on the radar for Disneyland at this time, but one never knows what the future hold....

Disneyland: Martin Luther King Weekend 2008 Disneyland, martin luther king, park hopper tickets
martin luther king, park hopper tickets, california adventure: California Adventure will be less crowded then Disneyland. If you have park-hopper tickets, I suggest going to Disneyland first thing in the morning, try to get there before the park opens, then heading over to California Adventure later. Yes, the crowds...

Disneyland: Mary Poppins In Disneyland, lincoln area, royal princess
lincoln area, royal princess, punch line: Hi Jen, There is a Mary Poppins face character in Disneyland. When I have seen her, it is usually on Main Street next to the old Meet Mr. Lincoln area, or by the Plaza Inn. If you check with the cast Member at the information booth in the hub, they can...

Disneyland: Mid March at Disneyland, mid march, crystal ball
mid march, crystal ball, local schools: Hi Tio, Ah, if I only had my crystal ball. A lot of factors go into predicting attendance. It s a bit of science, and a bit of luck. Mid-March this year should be less crowded, since the weeks before and after Easter coincide with spring break at the...

Disneyland: Monday August 21st, pagaent of the masters, soarin over california
pagaent of the masters, soarin over california, hollywood tower of terror: Hi Manny, If you have the funds, then the BEST place to stay is at the Grand Californian, without a doubt. Heck, just sitting in the lobby is romantic. Grab a seat by the fireplace or the piano player and enjoy yourselves. Great rooms, right on the property,...

Disneyland: Monday Oct. 8th vs. Tuesday Oct. 9th, planning a trip to disneyland, gay days
planning a trip to disneyland, gay days, blue bayou: Hi Ashley!! I would go on the 9th. Both Gay Days and Columbus Day bring a considerable amount of crowds, so hopefully going on a weekday will save you some lines! I think even though the park is open 4 less hours, because the park will be so much less crowded...

Disneyland: Mother's Day Crowds, disneyland california adventure, mothers day brunch
disneyland california adventure, mothers day brunch, restaurants in downtown disney: Patty, It’s hard to predict exactly how the crowds will be on any given day. However, Mother’s Day generally is a busy day at Disneyland. It won’t be at the levels of other holiday periods, such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, but there will still be quite...

Disneyland: Mr. Lincoln Attraction @ Disneyland..., carousel of progress, walt disney world
carousel of progress, walt disney world, tomorrow land: I remember when Lincoln first opened - it s always been on Main Street, but was refurbished sometime in the 70 s. The rotating building in Tomorrowland used to house Carousel of Progress - that opened in 1967 - I remember that one, too :-). It was...

Disneyland: I'm going to disneyland, grand californian hotel, calendar section
grand californian hotel, calendar section, resort hotels: Just about 90% of the information I gave you before will still be valid for October. However, since you are going in October you have a lot more choices to what will be available to you. For the attractions that will be closed, the same applies in that there...

Disneyland: medical and weight issues, guests with special needs, dizziness and fatigue
guests with special needs, dizziness and fatigue, disneyland resort: Pam, The Disneyland Resort is the forerunner for many initiatives when it comes to guests with special needs during their trip. Many of the attractions are handicap accessible, as well as wheelchair accessible. Certain attractions(like the Columbia...

Disneyland: mickey and friends parking garage, mickey and friends, ticket booths
mickey and friends, ticket booths, definate answer: Michael, The parking structure will open up at least 30 minutes before the official park opening. However, I have been there on occasion when it is open one hour before. I can not seem to find a definate answer as to what is the current schedule....

Disneyland: monorail, disney shopping, downtown disney
disney shopping, downtown disney, monorail: The Monorail still runs back and forth for hotel and other guests to use. The difference is, when they remodeled the hotel and added the Downtown Disney shopping district, they took out the section of the hotel that had all the restaurants and shops. Now,...

Disneyland: New Year's Eve 2007, candy cane inn, carousel inn
candy cane inn, carousel inn, park vue inn: Hi there, New Years is very crowded, but a lot of fun! Some close by hotels: The Best Western Park Place Inn, The Carousel Inn, The Candy Cane Inn and The Park Vue Inn. They are all reasonably priced and all within walking distance. I usually find the best...

Disneyland: New Year's Eve, new years eve, park hopper
new years eve, park hopper, relative term: Debbie, New Years Eve at Disneyland is a very fun event. We’ve done it several times and have a ball.(Even with the late afternoon rainstorm last NYE). Starting a few hours before they have several areas where they have festivities and the countdown....

Disneyland: New Years Eve at Disney, disneyland california adventure, new years eve
disneyland california adventure, new years eve, disney restaurants: New Years Eve at Disneyland is one of the most crowed days of the year. So it does take some advanced planning if you want to have a sit down dinner. You can call 714-781-DINE up to 60 days in advance for a priority seating time. This one number handles...

Disneyland: Night Parade and Fireworks in September, first monday in september, night parade
first monday in september, night parade, kerrie: Hi Kerrie, Depending on the time of September, they will have fireworks and parades. The fireworks are every night through Labor Day, the first Monday in September. The parades are generally every evening (around 6:30 or 7), with an extra one on Saturday...

Disneyland: November Crowds, candlelight processional, planning a trip to disneyland
candlelight processional, planning a trip to disneyland, holiday fireworks: Steve, Disneyland will be open from 8am-12Midnight and 10am-9pm for California Adventure on the Friday and Saturday’s you are there. Overall both weekends will probably be about the same for crowds. The big factor will be weather. If it is a nice day...

Disneyland: November in the park?, good times, crowds
good times, crowds, disneyland: Hi Allison!! Unfortunately the crowds will be a lot higher around Veteran s Day, but the week after should be GREAT. Hopefully, the amount of people in the park will be very minimal, especially if you are there on a weekday. Also the first 2 weeks of December...

Disneyland: November Weekend Crowd, weekend crowd, best bets
weekend crowd, best bets, little rain: Hi Renee, I completely understand about the crowds, my wife is like that. That close to Thanksgiving, you will probably have some crowds. The key is getting there when the park opens, so you can get to do as much as possible before lunch. Predicting...

Disneyland: Oct 31th- Nov 1st, disney princesses, weather man
disney princesses, weather man, halloween treat: Hi Yolanda, The park is decorated Disney Halloween. I wouldn t say it s too kidsy, because all the adults I talk to are also very impressed. For example, the giant Mickey-shaped pumpkin on Main Street was VERY cool, whether you were a kid or an adult. ...

Disneyland: October 17 2007, halloween decor, halloween decorations
halloween decor, halloween decorations, wonderful day: Hi Liz!! Luckily for you, the crowds shouldn t be too bad tomorrow! Because of the Halloween decorations it will be a slight bit more crowded than normal, but nothing like your used to on the weekends, the longest you should have to wait for anything is maybe...

Disneyland: October 17-22 visit w/son with autism, choc walk, disney books
choc walk, disney books, trip of a lifetime: Hi Lil!! You picked a great time to visit the park, seeing as it is a Wednesday the lines should not be bad at all! The CHOC walk does bring more people in, but last year it really only had a big effect on the weekend, so hopefully you will be OK. Because...

Disneyland: October Crowds At Disneyland, uea convention, utah public schools
uea convention, utah public schools, holiday crowds: Hi Noreen, You know, it s really not that bad. It s so DEAD in September and October, a few hundred people from Utah don t make that much difference. By bad , do you mean that you might have to wait in line 20 minutes for a ride? Yes, you might have to...

Disneyland: Is October a good time to visit?, 50th anniversary, red carpet
50th anniversary, red carpet, haunted mansion: Hi Kristi, October is an excellent time to visit, especially the first week. The crowds will be very low, and the weather is usually very nice. The only real downside is that Haunted Mansion and It s a Small World will be closed for their holiday makeover....

Disneyland: Going in October/Hotels, portofino inn, carousel inn
portofino inn, carousel inn, camelot inn: font color=navy The decorations should be up by the 4th of Novmember, but definitely by the 2nd week. The Haunted Mansion is already themed as the Nightmare Before Christmas (you might want to rent the movie before coming & the kids will get it when they...

Disneyland: October/November, minor inconvenience, massive undertaking
minor inconvenience, massive undertaking, halloween treat: Hi Clayton, Oct 19th-25th should be fine. Last year was the first annual CHOC event, and it really didn t effect park-goers since it all happened early in the morning before the park opened. My wife and I stumbled upon the starting line on our way back...

Disneyland: October Trip, mickeys halloween treat, disney site
mickeys halloween treat, disney site, annual passholder: Hi Miranda, My network of spies hasn t seen or heard anything about this. I just don t see that happening, since Small World usually goes down around the end of October for the Christmas Holiday overlay. Mouseplanet is a good source of information. Here...

Disneyland: Open on Christmas Day 12/25?, open on christmas day, grand californian
open on christmas day, grand californian, redwood forest: HI Linda!! Yes, the park is open on December. 25 and will have all the normal shows, parades, and fireworks happening. As far as hotels go, I am 18 also and I LOVE the Grand Californian. It is a little bit more expensive but the pool has a waterslide and...

Disneyland: Parade schedule, calendar portion, disney website
calendar portion, disney website, parade schedule: Colleen, While everything at Disneyland is subject to change, it is true that they will have no scheduled parades during this week. This week is more of a “transition week” for Disneyland, as they are near the end of setting up for the holidays. The current...

Disneyland: Pets, katella ave, allan hoffman
katella ave, allan hoffman, disneyland park: Disneyland Indoor Kennel facilities available for a charge of $10.00. Kennel is located to the right of the Main Entrance of Disneyland park. Sorry, there are no facilities for overnight accommodations. California Adventure Indoor Kennel facilities...

Disneyland: Planning Disney trip...., low attendance, medical trips
low attendance, medical trips, disney trip: Hi Kerri, Since you want to go on a weekend, Super Bowl weekend is as good as any weekend. It used to be really low attendance, but the secret s out, there are more people than there used to be. However, it s still a good weekend to go, since crowds tend...

Disneyland: Planning Disneyland vacation, park hopper, grand californian
park hopper, grand californian, disneyland vacation: Hi Ken, I think they re still having the promotion, 4 nights for the price of 3, and you get a park hopper ticket - 5 days for the price of 3. A Park Hopper ticket will allow you to hop back & forth between the Disneyland and Disney s California Adventure...

Disneyland: our planned stay, disneyland resort, peak season
disneyland resort, peak season, disneyland: Penny, Usually that time is still considered part of the off season(but the past two years have shown that off season is getting just as busy as peak season). It s just before Thanksgiving, so some area school might be out, but I doubt that. As for...

Disneyland: planning on visiting Disneyland next week, line accommodations, thanksgiving 2007
line accommodations, thanksgiving 2007, thanksgiving day: Hi there, The days before thanksgiving should have very reasonable crowds. Either of those days should be fine. As far as your daughter is concerned. I have never heard of Disneyland letting in a disabled person s companion for free, but I have never...

Disneyland: power rangers, disney mgm studios, tom sawyer island
disney mgm studios, tom sawyer island, banana slices: Hi Maggie, There s no info because there are no Power Rangers at the Disneyland Resort in California. There are Power Rangers at Disney/MGM Studios in Orlando (as you well know), but there is no equivalent out here in CA. As for other tips, I alway recommend...

Disneyland: Another Question..., candlelight processional, graduating high school
candlelight processional, graduating high school, dca: Hi again! Yes, I would go to DL on Friday and DCA on Saturday, to avoid crowds, although I believe last year there was not a lot of extra people in the park for the Candlelight Processional. Disneyland just started offering Photopasses, which means when...

Disneyland: Replacement Annual Disneyland Day, flowers in june, christmas year
flowers in june, christmas year, wettest winter: Hi there, It s so true. Ever since the 50th anniversary kickoff back in May, Disneyland has been so busy. I was there this past Sunday, and the park was great, however, it reached capacity on Saturday, and they closed it down for awhile. I heard that...

Disneyland: restaurants, chicken pot pie, disneyland resort area
chicken pot pie, disneyland resort area, storybook inn: Hi Deanne, There are a number of favorites of mine, which I ll gladly share with you. Food has come a long way since the dark days of Tomorrowland Terrace . You can get some excellent meals at the resort now, from casual to fine dining. My two favorites...

Disneyland: ride closures, disneyland park, gay days
disneyland park, gay days, california adventure: Hi Janice, Normally, you could go to www.disneyland.com/calendar. However, the calendar only has a 1-4 month lead time. It always seems to be slow to update this time of year, since I believe the folks at Disney are finalizing plans for some events in late...

Disneyland: What rides will be closed, splash mountain, evening time
splash mountain, evening time, tom sawyer: Rebecca, The parks will be busy, but not so much as in the weeks past due to Spring Break. Friday s will usually see crowds in the late afternoon/evening time, when school is out of session, and adults are off work. As for attraction closures, the following...

Disneyland: rides, buzz lightyear, universal studios hollywood
buzz lightyear, universal studios hollywood, monsters inc: Hi there -- As for the Mummy ride at Universal Studios - I was rather disappointed in it. We waited 15 minutes for it, and there is no way that I would wait longer for that ride - it is just too short. (Now, maybe if I were a kid, it would be different,...

Disneyland: room reservations, reservation desk, park guests
reservation desk, park guests, paradise pier: Mary, While I m not a huge expert of the hotels, I can try to help you with this question. Since the 50th Celebration started back in 2004, hotel rooms at the on site hotels have been booked solid... with many people having to make reservations months...

Disneyland: rv parks, resort rv park, anaheim resort
resort rv park, anaheim resort, alice in wonderland: Ross, I am actually not that familiar with the RV Parks. However, I did talk to another person who stayed at the Anaheim Resort RV Park and they did say it was good. http://www.anaheimresortrvpark.com/ There are a couple of others, but this is the...

Disneyland: School Field Trip, school field trip, chances of rain
school field trip, chances of rain, line ups: Hi Maye, You didn t mention how large the group is, but it doesn t really matter. The more, the merrier. Most large groups that I have seen always break up into smaller groups, anywhere between 4 and 8. I think 4 is the best number because so many rides...

Disneyland: School holiday?, disneyland california adventure, crowds hours
disneyland california adventure, crowds hours, electrical parade: Joannah, I don’t know specifically about September 13th is an in-service date for schools. Schools in this area generally start right after Labor Day. I do find it interesting, if that is the case, they would already have an in-service date after only...

Disneyland: Seaworld, disneyland california adventure, shipwreck rapids
disneyland california adventure, shipwreck rapids, shamu show: Hi Ian, In anser to your question, I would answer by saying this: Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the least-crowded days at DLR (Disneyland Resort). I would say the only question is this: Do you want to do 2 days at Disney and then a Sea World Day, or do you...

Disneyland: September hours of operation, planning a trip to disneyland, dca
planning a trip to disneyland, dca, planning a trip: Hi Lorri, I got two copies of the same question from you, and I intended to eliminate one and keep the other. However, I clicked on this is outside my expertise rather than this is a duplicate question . I apologize for any confusion. Disneyland only...

Disneyland: September or October?, choc walk, disneyland resort
choc walk, disneyland resort, park a lot: Hi Cindy! I would go to the park September 23-27; the CHOC Walk brings LOTS more people to the park than normal, and being so close to Halloween the crowds will be bigger; hopefully you will find that gong in late September the park will seem almost empty....

Disneyland: Shoes, closed toe shoes, summer crowds
closed toe shoes, summer crowds, disney land: Hi Rachael, You can wear flip-flops, but I highly recommend closed-toed shoes simply because of the likelihood that your foot might get stepped on with the summer crowds. Also, you have better footing gettign on/off of water rides. Have fun! Stev...

Disneyland: Signature breakfast, california adventure park, disneyland hotel
california adventure park, disneyland hotel, californi: Dear Dan, I am not familiar with the signature breakfast. I am familiar with the breakfast with the characters. You can do this at Goofy s Kitchen at the Disneyland Hotel. The 4 day flex pass is a 4 day pass valid at both the parks. You can do only one...

Disneyland: Smaller crowds at Disneyland, park hopper, disneyland resort
park hopper, disneyland resort, daughters ages: Hi Jonathan, Actually, that is a great time to go to the Disneyland Resort. It will be busy on the weekends, but not so busy during the week, at least, the first two weeks in December. You should be fine either of the two weeks. Both weekends will...

Disneyland: SOCAL City Pass 7/22-7/29, southern california city, magical vacation
southern california city, magical vacation, california adventures: Tiffany, If possible I would go to Disneyland of the 22nd. Although weekends tend to be more crowded Sundays tend to be good days (this past one Space Mountain was only 35 min. compared with the 70+ normally) since most people end their vacations on this...

Disneyland: Special treatment in Oct?, halloween kids, halloween treat
halloween kids, halloween treat, princess costume: Hi Lance, Kids under 10 can dress up in costume any time. However, cast members do not give out candy except at Mickey s Halloween Treat, which is pretty much sold out at this point. You can get tickets for it on eBay, if you like. There are dozens of tickets...

Disneyland: Is Sunday busy?, adventer, slight difference
adventer, slight difference, california adventure: Hi Sara!! Sundays are not nearly as bad as Saturdays, but they are still going to be worse than the rest of the week. If you have the choice you should definitely do Monday instead of Sunday, chances are the lines will be no longer than 5 minutes for most...

Disneyland: Superbowl Sunday, espn zone, presidents day
espn zone, presidents day, superbowl sunday: Hi Lili! Huh? Who said Super Bowl Sunday is crowded? Everyone I ve spoken to says just the opposite. My cast member friends say it s uncrowded all day. You want crowded? Try New Year s Eve or July 4 (President s Day is up there, too, but not as bad as summer...

Disneyland: Superbowl Sunday, memorable family vacation, disneyland resort
memorable family vacation, disneyland resort, superbowl sunday: Dear Tiffani, I have been to Disneyland on Super Bowl Sunday, and the crowds were really low then. Especially in the afternoon. I have also have had friends go there, and they reported that crowds were really low. I don t know where you have read that it...

Disneyland: It's a small world closure in October 2007, disneyland, time frame
disneyland, time frame, website www: Kathy, Last year, Small World was closed starting October 23rd. I believe they are looking at the same time frame this year. You still want to check the schedule of closures on the Disneyland website(www.disneyland.com) before your trip. Should you...

Disneyland: sorry lots of questions i need asap, stroller rentals, picnic area
stroller rentals, picnic area, nursing station: Parking is at the Mickey & Friends parking structure on Disneyland Drive, and costs $9 per day. There is a nursing station at Disneyland, at the end of Main Street - it s a nice area, with privacy rooms, rocking chairs, etc. I believe there is also a nursing...

Disneyland: Where to stay with a large family, old fashioned candy store, state beaches
old fashioned candy store, state beaches, old fashioned candy: Hi Brenda! I have just the place: Carpinteria State Beach is one of the nicer state beaches on the coast, and a very cute little beach town to boot. It is rated as the world s safest beach, and we love to go there with our crew. In fact, i m leaving tonight...

Disneyland: stroller, castmembers, stupid kids
castmembers, stupid kids, tight spaces: Kimberly, Strollers which are big enough for a child and one small bag is perfect. Bulky strollers are sometimes difficult to use in large crowds or tight spaces. Depending on the age of the child, you might consider getting a wheelchair, as this allows...

Disneyland: THIRD Disney Family Apartment????, walt disney world, disney trivia
walt disney world, disney trivia, family apartment: Florence, To my knowledge, and my research on this subject, I have concluded that there are only two apartments that were build at Disneyland. Of course, the Main Street Fire House is the most obvious one. This is the only apartment that still is...

Disneyland: Thanksgiving Day crowd, restaurants in downtown disney, thanksgiving dinner
restaurants in downtown disney, thanksgiving dinner, downtown disney: Hi, In general Thanksgiving, and the entire 4 day weekend, is one of the busier times of the year. It is hard to know in advance if this year would be any different, but I would say you should expect crowds. The big determing factor between busy and...

Disneyland: Thanksgiving Day, thanksgiving day, california adventure
thanksgiving day, california adventure, fastpass: Hi there, Disneyland and California Adventure are both extremely crowded on Thanksgiving day. California Adventure always far less crowds, but it will still be crowded. If you decide to go be sure to get to the parks early. It is very likely that they...

Disneyland: Time to go to Disney California Adventure, disney california adventure, southern california resident
disney california adventure, southern california resident, pirates of the caribbean: Lisa, It is hard to predict exactly how the crowds will be during specific times, but there are some patterns that you can go off of to get a good estimate. First in general California Adventure is less crowded than Disneyland on any given day. Weekdays...

Disneyland: Time in the Park, jungle cruise, admission ticket
jungle cruise, admission ticket, critter country: Hi Tonya, A quest, a quest! How much can you see in 4 hours. You didn t mention what part of November you are visiting, but if it s near the end of November, forget it. September and October are the are the times to try and get in as much as you can. If...

Disneyland: Time, calendar icon, open 10am
calendar icon, open 10am, california adventure: Hi Gladys, It all depends on which day you go, since hours vary from day to day, and month to month. During the summer, Disneyland is open 8AM to 11PM Sun-Friday, and stays open until midnight on Saturday. California Adventure is open 10AM to 9PM Sun-Fri,...

Disneyland: Tips on DL, birthday celebration, haunted mansion
birthday celebration, haunted mansion, lof: Hi Michael. First off, I hope you guys have a great time on your trip. Disneyland s 50th Birthday celebration is coming up next year. They are painting/cleaning/sprucing up everything, and UNFORTUNATELY, many attractions/shops are currently closed for refurbishment....

Disneyland: Tower of Terror, tower of terror, height restrictions
tower of terror, height restrictions, new tower: Hi Lindsey. DCA s Tower of Terror is not open yet. It is set to open on May 4th. I just got back from Disneyland/DCA today and they were testing the ride. It was very cool. It is very awesome looking. But you ll have to wait until May. As far as height and...

Disneyland: Transportation etc., pasta dishes, dinner places
pasta dishes, dinner places, pizza port: Hi. One of the best websites around to help save money at DL is http://www.mousesavers.com/disneyland.html You ll find lots of discounts and other ideas as to how to save money. As far as your passes, most sites charge pretty much the same as Disneyland,...

Disneyland: Travel to Disneyland late August, disney website, late august
disney website, late august, second opinion: Honestly, I m not totally certain what you should expect. I would guess that the crowds would start to thin, but they will probably thin out a lot more the following week, after school has gone back in session. If you waited a week or two, the crowds would...

Disneyland: Traveling in June vs October, finding nemo submarine voyage, days of rain
finding nemo submarine voyage, days of rain, first attraction: Tobie, Congratulations on winning a trip to Disneyland. For weather the 3rd week of June or October is going to be about the same. The main difference is that during the month of October the chance of rain is low but we usually get 1 or 2 days of rain....

Disneyland: Turn Down Service, grand californian, bed sheets
grand californian, bed sheets, mints: Lili, Turn Down service is a free amenity where your bed sheets are turned down and mints or other small goodies are placed on your pillow. They might also tidy the room during this service as well. Hope this has helped answer your question, should...

Disneyland: after thanksgiving 2006, splash mountain, summer vacations
splash mountain, summer vacations, fastpass: Jane, You might be able to miss the crowd if you attend the first week of December. Most schools will take a week or two off for Thanksgiving, and the parks are sort of crowded. You are going during a time when the parks will be decorating for the holiday...

Disneyland: before thanksgiving or after new years, weekend crowds, park admission
weekend crowds, park admission, admission ticket: Kala, There is no way to predict for sure how the crowds will be on any given day. For the same reason you are planning on going during this time, that is most schools will be off, other people are also. So, both periods will have several visitors from...