PHOTO REPORT: Disneyland Resort (11/2/21): A Flood of Holiday Merchandise and Decorations
Hey there, hi there, ho there! We’re back for another beautiful day at Disneyland to walk off all the Halloween candy we just had. So join us as we leave the goblins and ghoulies of last Halloween and move headlong into Christmas all over the parks in this particularly large photo report.
We found a lot of NEW at the parks today as they transition between themes. These Holiday banners on the tram walkway (soon to be tram driveway again in 2022) are all about the celebration to come.
Backstage but seen through the scrim, the Mickey pumpkin that was just removed sits next to the Christmas tree that’s about to be installed.
At the site of the former ESPN Zone, a new Disney+ ad showcases The Book of Boba Fett among other new offerings from the service.
Pro tip: this makes a killer phone background.
Over in World of Disney, we found lots of new merchandise. This Avengers sweatshirt is longsleeved with a short sleeved top over it.
The nuiMOs Rapunzel has made her way to Downtown Disney and is ready to dress up in her best outfit.
There are also a couple of new outfits inspired by “The Mandalorian.”
These Spider-Man pajamas for kids are fuzzy and warm, and come with a matching pillow to snuggle up with.
This awesome new bubble wand features Mickey Mouse through the years in film cells, as seen below. It lights up and blows bubbles to delight and amaze both kids and adults.
The majority of the new merchandise today is from the new holidays collection. Major decorations have taken over most of the displays in the store.
DCA is slower to jump to Christmas than Disneyland is, but there are some signs of the approaching holiday. These windows on Buena Vista Street are installed but the mechanics are not turned on yet.
There was some really cute new Marvel merchandise, marking the first Christmas that Avengers Campus has seen.
This is what we imagine Cap would lounge in between saving the Earth and training.
Another Christmas window on Buena Vista Street, this time at Trolley Treats. The trolley isn’t moving along the tracks yet, but hopefully soon.
Inside Trolley Treats, we found the classic gingerbread cookie and a Santa Mickey cookie already available in the bakery case.
At Julius Katz and Sons, ornament decoration is available for that personalized holiday must-have.
Paradise Bay is still drained for maintenance of the World of Color equipment.
But the Festival of Holidays is on the way, and that’s what we’re really interested in. This food festival offers up some of the tastiest bites of the year and we can’t wait.
This one was in the process of being installed near Paradise Park and had no sign affixed.
We stopped in to Carthay Circle Lounge for a last spooky treat that is both a nice send-off for Halloween and just a good Fall-flavored drink. The Poison Apple-tini is available for a limited time, and it comes with a yellow poison apple glow cube.
Back to Christmas stuff. Radiator Springs has put up some posters for favorite holiday movies from the Cars universe.
For lunch, we mobile ordered the Impossible Spoonful from Pym Test Kitchen and received this cool button, available now through Nov 6.
Finally, we took a stroll down the meandering trails of the Grizzly Peak Recreation Area and found that the local wildlife are prepared for the winter weather. These bears are all bundled up in their holiday sweaters, despite the relatively warm Southern California temperatures.
Thanks for joining us today. We’re glad you rode along. Check back with WDWNT for more from Disneyland. We’ll see ya real soon!