Hyperion DCA Reopening

PHOTO REPORT: Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure 5/2/21 (Mickey and Friends Parking Structure Process, Distanced Character Meet & Greets, Avengers Campus Updates, and More)

Hey there, hi there, ho there! We’re back at Disneyland Resort for the 3rd day of park reopenings at Disneyland Resort. Join us as we visit both parks today and see the Mickey and Friends Parking Structure process, reusable cutlery, distanced character meet & greets, Avengers Campus updates, and more!

Mickey and Friends Parking Structure Process

Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

We arrived at Mickey and Friends Parking Structure at 7:40 AM. The entry line took about 20 minutes. The structure is supposed to open 30 minutes before reopening (8:30 AM) but has been opening up earlier all week. Park hours are 9 AM to 7 PM.

Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

The screens leading up to the booths remind guests that park reservations are necessary to enter the parks. Parking currently costs $25.

Mickey and Friends Parking Structure
Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

Cars are no longer being distanced in the parking structure. At “A Touch of Disney,” there was one space between each vehicle.

Mickey and Friends Parking Structure
Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

There was no wait for temperature screening. It seems very quiet at the security checkpoint; our process was a breeze.

Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

More reservation reminders are posted as you walk towards security.

Mickey and Friends Parking Structure
Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

After you pass through temperature screenings and security checks, you start your journey to the parks on the tram route. No trams are available at this time so you must walk.

Mickey and Friends Parking Structure
Mickey and Friends Parking Structure

Three lines formed right before the Downtown Disney Tram Loading Station. Guests stay stationed here until there is enough room in the Esplanade. We waited about 45 minutes from this point until we made it to the parks at 9:00 AM.

Disneyland Gates

We made it!

Disneyland Park

Snow White's Enchanted Wish

First stop, Snow White’s Enchanted Wish. The line was about 20 minutes.

Snow White's Enchanted Wish
Snow White's Enchanted Wish

If you haven’t, watch our full ride POV here! You don’t want to miss out on this one.

Snow White's Enchanted Wish
Rey GE DL

Bright suns from Batuu!

Rey GE DL

Rey was out meeting with guests asking for her help repairing some “space junk.”

Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes
Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes

Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes are currently unavailable.

Le Bat en Rouge

Le Bat en Rouge has closed at Disneyland for a conversion to a new quick service dining location with a possible Princess and the Frog theme.

Le Bat en Rouge
Tiana New Orleans DL

Princess Tiana waved down from a balcony in New Orleans Square.

Tiana New Orleans DL
Fantasy Faire Meet and Greet

In the Royal Theater, Princess Aurora and Princess Ariel were meeting with guests at a distance.

Fantasy Faire Meet and Greet
Fantasy Faire Meet and Greet
Fantasy Faire Meet and Greet

Outside the Royal Theater in Fantasy Faire, Rapunzel and Flynn Rider were enjoying the beautiful day back in Disneyland.

Ana and Elsa DL Reopening

Shorty after Rapunzel and Flynn Rider, Anna and Elsa made there way to the distanced meet and greet location.

Roger Rabbit Car Toon Spin

Next stop, Mickey’s Toontown. Take a full ride on Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin after scenes have been refurbished.

Marie Toontown DL

Marie was meeting with guests in the gazebo! Don’t mind her backdrop.

Pluto Toontown

Pluto was enjoying an exquisite bone.

Red Rose Tavern

Red Rose Tavern has Reopened with a new reusable cutlery. Part of Disney’s Earth Month celebration included the introduction of reusable cutlery. We first shared news of the bamboo utensils in late March.

Red Rose Tavern
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The three-piece set has now made its debut at Red Rose Taverne in Disneyland Park.

Red Rose Tavern

Indoor seating was available. Make sure to read our opening day photo report to see which dining is open in each land.

Disney California Adventure

Disney California Adventure

At 1 PM, we headed out of Disneyland to park hop to Disney California Adventure. If you have a park hopper, that is the earliest time you can switch parks.

Goofy Buena Vista Street

Goofy greeted us back for our first time in forever.

Sarges DCA

In Cars Land, all of the stores remain closed except for Ramone’s House of Body Art.

Radiator Springs Racers

The first attraction we stopped at was Radiator Springs Racers. At 1:15 PM, Cast Members were informing guests that the ride was down.

Radiator Springs Racers

Guests started leaving line.

Cars Land DCA Reopening

Vehicles sat empty on the track. Sadly, this attraction did not open for the rest of the operating day.

Cars Land DCA Reopening

Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters had no wait today.

Cars Land DCA Reopening

Keep an eye out for our in-depth article with a full ride video!

Ramones Cars Land
Mickey and Minnie DCA Reopening

Mickey and Minnie were smiling for distanced photos in Carthay Circle.

Hyperion DCA Reopening

Sadly, the Hyperion is closed. The sign now states “Welcome back! You were missed!”

Avengers Campus Area Divider

Although MARVEL Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure does not open until June 4, 2021, guests can get a hint of some of the new land’s theming elements. One element is in plain sight as a large Avengers sign has been installed near Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! as part of a barrier to separate Avengers Campus and Hollywood Land.

Hollywood Land DCA

Anyone spot Pluto?

Hollywood Land DCA

There he is!

Little Mermaid DCA
Little Mermaid DCA

The Little Mermaid – Ariel’s Undersea Adventure Façade has been revealed after refurbishment at Disney California Adventure.

Incrediocoaster reopening

Next stop, Incredicoaster. We waited about 5 minutes for this attraction around 2 PM.

Incrediocoaster reopening

Life’s incredible again. You can check out more details from the reopened attraction, along with a full ride video, here!

señor buzz churro

Señor Buzz Churros is open on Pixar Pier.

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No Mr. Potato Head today.

Toy Story MWM DCA

Toy Story Midway Mania! sat at a 40 minute wait for most of the day.

Pixar-Pal-Around

The Pixar Pal-A-Round was very popular today. The swinging gondolas were at a 45-minute wait while the non-swinging gondolas were at 60 minutes.

Pixar-Pal-Around
Pixar-Pal-Around
Lilo in Dca

Lilo has set up her surf boards over in Paradise Gardens!

Jumpin Jellyfish

While the Golden Zephyr remains closed, Jumpin’ Jellyfish is open.

Oswald DCA

We could not be more excited to welcome Oswald the Lucky Rabbit back to Disney California Adventure. He’s such a high-energy character; it’s great to see him in Carthay Circle.

Oswald DCA

He was our last stop before 7 PM.

We still have lots to see and do at the parks, so make sure you stay tuned for more coverage of the reopening of Disneyland Resort. Thanks for following along!

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