Last Week at Disneyland Resort (10/28/2012 – 11/3/2012)

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Last week, Disneyland’s seasonal relay race passed the torch from Halloween to Christmas, bypassing poor Thanksgiving along the way. Fear not, if you are craving some holiday turkey — a new addition to Downtown Disney has the cranberry-accented sandwich you are seeking.

Crowd Calendar

Quietest Day: Monday 10/29 was a 1 out of 10 at the resort, with a 1.1 at Disneyland, and 2.3 at DCA.

Busiest Day: Saturday 11/3 was a 7 out of 10 at the resort, with a 7.8 at Disneyland, and 5.9 at DCA.

Subscribe to the Touring Plans Disneyland Crowd Calendar for full details on predicted attendance for the next 30 days.

Special Events

Openings, Closings, and Refurbishments

  • Indiana Jones Adventure: Closed through 12/7/12 for a much needed refurbishment.
  • Storybook Land Canal Boats and Casey Jr. Circus Train: Closed through 11/15/12 for refurbishment.
  • Construction continues through 2013 on the new Princess Fantasy Faire and Fantasyland Theater.
  • “it’s a small world”: Closed 10/22 to 11/8 for holiday overlay installation.
  • Big Thunder Ranch: Closed 11/1 to 11/8 to remove Halloween decor.
  • Big Thunder Mountain’s FASTPASS distribution is currently closed for refurbishment.
  • The temporary Pirates League makeover boutique has been removed from New Orleans Square.
  • Haunted Mansion Holiday now offers FASTPASS.
  • Earl of Sandwich in Downtown Disney officially opened on 11/2. Try the holiday turkey sandwich!

Seth Kubersky

Author of The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando. Co-author of The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland and Beyond Disney. Contributor to Unofficial Guides to WDW and Las Vegas. Live Active Cultures columnist for the Orlando Weekly. Travel and arts journalist. Theatrical director and producer.

One thought on “Last Week at Disneyland Resort (10/28/2012 – 11/3/2012)

  • November 6, 2012 at 11:39 pm

    Seth– any chance Indy will have an early/soft opening? I’m not as familiar with Disneyland’s early/soft opening practices. Hanging on a prayer that it might be open for our trip this weekend…thoughts?


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