Disneyland News Today’s Jamie Nakagiri was able to attend the grand opening of the brand new Disney Store in Montebello, California earlier today. This Disney Store is the first in the new generation of high-tech, interactive stores that will be popping-up around the world in the coming months and years. Here’s a photo report from the grand opening of the new store:
Poster advertising the new store
This wasn’t the line to get in the store
This line was for a Meet and Greet with Jessie, Woody, and Buzz Lightyear. It was a few hours long…
Every branch of Disney was there to celebrate
This was the line to get into the store, it was about a hour long
Something to keep the kids entertained
Free Ear hats… Score!!!
A Radio Disney Rep pumping up the crowd
Another look at the line FOR MEET AND GREETS
Woody and Jessie took a stroll through the mall
There it is!!!
Free keychains if you answered a question correctly
In we go…
Public notice of filming
The changing trees
The tree had projections on it, it changes every few minutes
In the magic mirror, your favorite Disney Princess will tell you her story and make you a princess.
Keeping the park theme, a gazebo holds an activity area
The small screen on the right allows guests to choose what went on the big screen in the back
Here on the Interactive screens you can see film trailers, animation, and music videos
Those projectors are well hidden
The changing trees again
Toy Story and Have a Laugh Vinylmation
Another storytelling mirror
They ask who your favorite princess is, and they give you a special magic wand to awake your inner-princess
Toy Story 3 toys
There is a Ridemakerz location where you can build a custom car from Pixar’s Cars
It was Heather’s birthday and the whole store had this on every touch screen
What’s next on the big screen
Choice of clips on one of the touch screens
Club Penguin merchandise
Disneyland Resort tickets sold at the store
Tron Legacy trailer
Someone is having fun…
Looks like the park fountain
A silhouette from the Absent Minded Professor? Really? That’s cool!
The old mill? Gotta love these references!
One more look at the changing tree
Walking out of the store, the line for meet and greets with Buzz goes on
Hope you enjoyed this photo report, stay tuned for a video from the grand opening!