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Photo Report: November 9th, 2012 - Jingle Jangle Jamboree, Cars Land Christmas Decorations, Santa at Elias & Company...
Please enjoy our latest item, a photo report from November 9th, 2012:
Christmas has officially arrived at Disneyland! Wreaths are on all the Main Street lamp-posts...
... and garland is hung from all the buildings
The tree is up in Town Square...
... and the poinsettia balls are hanging from the lights
Sadly the Fortuosity Shop has lost its watch designers
This beautiful angel statue is on the balcony above the Court of Angels
Many of the New Orleans Square planters are full of greenery, Mardi Gras beads, and poinsettias
Mr. Oogie Boogie's shadow inside Haunted Mansion Holiday
The singing busts are replaced with singing pumpkins for the holidays
An animatronic Oogie Boogie doles out Tricks and Treats at the end of the ride
The Jingle Jangle Jamboree is now open back at Big Thunder Ranch
Western style Christmas decorations are found throughout the Big Thunder Ranch area
Old-fashioned Christmas lights line the pathway
Wreaths are on every lamppost
Leather details are everywhere
Billy Hill and the Holiday Hillbillies are now performing on the Jingle Jangle Jamboree Stage
The stage is all decorated for the show
Looks like someone's getting a tuba for Christmas!
Seasonal treats are available, including Candy Cane Cotton Candy and Sleigh Ride Hot Cider. Yum!
All of the tables have Christmas tablecloths
At Mrs. Claus' Tasty Treats, guests can decorate their own cookie!
Cookie shapes include Mickey Mouse, stockings, and a Mickey Snowman
This is also where guests can meet Santa, who has been relocated from his former location at Miss Chris' Cabin
Pluto, wearing his reindeer antlers, is coloring with some small guests
Minnie Mouse was also greeting guests, wearing her nice holiday outfit
Construction on the new Fantasy Faire is going vertical!
The buildings are really starting to take shape
Sleeping Beauty's Winter Castle glistens under the bright sun
Donald was out on Main Street with the Straw Hatters
He had his own drum
Now let's head over to Disney California Adventure to look at all of the new decorations
Garland hangs from the turnstiles
Oswald's is decked out with garland and wreaths
Holly berries and bells are a nice touch
All of the flower beds are full of classic red poinsettias
Garland hangs from the Hyperion Bridge and wraps around every lamppost
The Buena Vista Street Community Bell Ringers, now performing daily, drew quite the crowd!
Take a closer look at some of their 1920s-style costumes
Like on Main Street, all of the buildings of Buena Vista Street have been decorated inside and out
Unique garland made of beads of candy hangs from the ceiling of Trolley Treats
Popcorn and beads, as well as various taffies and hard candies hang from the garland
This tree is found inside Atwater Ink and Paint
Trolley Treats is selling special holiday cupcakes
The candy-colored garland inside Clarbelle's Ice Cream Shop has ice cream cones on it
Over at Elias and Company, the mannequins in the men's clothing department are ready for the holidays
They've hung garland, trimmed the tree, and wrapped their presents
They're all dressed up in their holiday finest
Beautiful ornaments can be found hanging from the trees throughout the store
In the jewelry department, Santa is meeting with guests this Christmas season
His elves hand out small candy canes to guests as they leave the meet 'n greet
We'll meet Santa later in the photo report
The centerpiece of Christmas on Buena Vista Street is, of course, the giant tree in Carthay Circle
The tree is covered in 1920s-style ornaments. We'll take a closer look at some of them later in the report
Mickey has gotten a great new outfit for the holiday season
A giant wreath hangs from Carthay Circle Theater
This cute little tree is inside the Carthay Circle Restaurant lobby area
Even the light fixtures have been decorated
Now for a look at the Cars Land Christmas decorations
Tire wreaths hang from the garlands...
... as do these wrench snowflakes
The garland itself is made from air filters. How clever!
The sign at the entrance to Cars Land has been traded out for this Christmas one
A cute little Snow Car is parked next to it
At Fillmore's Taste-In, these rusty trees have peace sign ornaments
Over at Mater's Junkyard Jamboree, the sign has a Santa hat
Mater has also hung some tire wreaths...
... as only Mater can!
Even Mater's tree is made of tires...
... with a spark plug tree topper!
Further up the road, the Cozy Cone Motel is decorated with, what else, orange safety cone decorations!
The cone tree...
... is powered by a car battery and jumper cables
... cone garland...
... even a gingerbread recreation of the motel!
Mater's got a Santa hat for the season
He still meets guests in front of the Cozy Cone Motel
Ramone's Pear of Dice Soda can be purchased at the Popcone. It's delicious!
Over at Sarge's Surplus Hut, the tree is covered in red, white, and blue ornaments and a jeep hood serves as a tree topper
Inside, Sarge's tree is made of army pillows
Lizzie has transformed her store into Radiator Springs Winter Curios
She's filled the flower pots with poinsettias...
... lined her signage with snow...
... and created this unique tree out of Route 66 road signs
The sign in front of Flo's V8 Cafe has this cute Oil Can decoration
Outside, Flo's made a tree from cans of Motor Oil
The tree topper features the logo of her restaurant
Inside, Flo has a cute silver tree, remiscent of 1950s holiday decorations
Flo's indoor tree has blue and purple ornaments
This destructive little kid was shooting his bow and arrow at every target he could find in Radiator Springs!
Luigi has decorated his Leaning Tower of Tires with an Italian Flag colored garland
A giant air filter wreath hangs on the Courthouse
Stanley has a Santa hat and sack of gifts for the season.
The main tree in Radiator Springs is covered in hub caps
The tree topper has some exhaust pipes attached to it
At the base of the tree are some tire planters full of poinsettias
A look down the main street of Radiator Springs from the courthouse end
It's time for Dancin' with Disney! The Ladies of Disney are leading this group
The adorable Marie from The Aristocats
Anastasia and Drizella, the not-so-ugly stepsisters
It's Dot from DJ's Dance n' Drive
The sun is going down over Cadillac Range
Did you know some of the rock formations are shaped like cars?
Now for a ride on Radiator Springs Racers
The main entrance features the logos of various Radiator Springs clubs and groups, like the Knights of Combustion...
... and the Loyal Order of the Lugnut
World Famous Bottle House- made entirely of oil bottles!
This is it!
Another car formation in the rocks
Want to tip some tractors with Mater?
Getting a new paint job at Ramone's House of Body Art
Luigi is ready for the race to begin!
There they are, your Disneyland Gazette Staff Photographers!
The sun is nearly gone now
A Hidden Mickey!
Another cool car formation
Let's take another look at the cool Cars Land Christmas decorations... after dark!
A tree made of rusted car parts can be found inside Radiator Springs Winter Curios
Be sure to check out all of the new Cars Land merchandise, like this Motorama Girls sweatshirt
A Hidden Mickey!
The tree inside the Cozy Cone Motel is all lit up
Sarge's Surplus Hut has quite the patriotic light display
"Hey! Maybe Bean could light off the fireworks!"
Lots of camoflauge is used inside Sarge's store. Love the sirens where bells should be!
Rebar Christmas tree with more patriotic ornaments
This cool LEGO set is available
The trees at Fillmore's Taste-In put on quite the psychedelic light show at night
One last look at Cars Land before we head back to Buena Vista Street
The wreath on Carthay Circle Theater is lighted at night
So is the beautiful tree. Let's take a closer look at some of the ornaments...
Goofy in his original animation style
Mickey and Minnie
The Red Car Trolley!
Some old-fashioned ornaments are on the tree as well, like this Santa...
... and this one
There are lots of vintage looking Disney gifts under the tree, as well as this cool model train
Phi Phi the Dog Lady was out and about this evening
Since the morning, six panels featuring verses from The Night Before Christmas were added to the Santa meet-and-greet at Elias and Co.
Lots of cute ornaments on the tree
It's Santa's helper, Sparkle!
And the moment you've all been waiting for... Santa Claus!
His chair is large enough to accomodate the whole family
The windows of Elias and Company feature scenes from an old Silly Symphony cartoon, "Santa's Workshop"
Across the way, windows are filled with faux ornament sets...
... and lots of real merchandise as well
The Buena Vista Street garland is all lit up at night
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