California Adventure

  • Cars Land Set to Open Summer 2012
    Cars Land Set to Open Summer 2012

    We just learned that coming in Summer of 2012 will be the new Cars Land themed area of California Adventure. Cars Land recreates the Radiator Springs, the town in which the original animated feature Cars was set. It encompasses 12 acres and will include 3 attractions, along with eateries and…

  • Imagineer Previews new Paradise Pier sections of DCA
    Imagineer Previews new Paradise Pier sections of DCA

    Disney has a new video highlighting the transformation of the former Route 66 section of California Adventure into an extension of Paradise Pier. The improvements are scheduled to be complete by July 1. The main thrust of the special behind-the-scenes tour with Imagineer Larry Nikolai is Goofy’s Flight School, but…

  • Pirates 4 Segment added to World of Color
    Pirates 4 Segment added to World of Color

    A new segment promoting Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides has been added to World of Color at California Adventure: While I still haven’t seen World of Color in person myself, I am impressed with the way they’re able to continually switch in new scenes. This one is an…

  • Animators preview new The Little Mermaid Attraction
    Animators preview new The Little Mermaid Attraction

    The best preview video so far of the upcoming attraction, “The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure”, has just been released. Ariel’s Undersea Adventure opens June 3rd at California Adventure, Disney World fans will have to wait until some time in 2013. In the video, the animators compare the audio-animatronic figures…

  • Little Mermaid Clam Shells arrive at California Adventure
    Little Mermaid Clam Shells arrive at California Adventure

    The Clam Shell shaped omnimover vehicles that will be the passenger compartments for The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure attraction coming to California Adventure have arrived and are now being installed on the track. Thanks to Disney for providing this video: If those look familiar, think Haunted Mansion, and it…

  • California Adventure Animated Preview Map
    California Adventure Animated Preview Map

    While Imagineers busy themselves fixing California Adventure so it is finally worthy of the name Disney, the park itself has become a maze of walls. But there is a vision that looks pretty good. There’s been plenty of concept art released, but they’ve decided to take it to the next…

  • New California Adventure Attraction Posters
    New California Adventure Attraction Posters

    Disney has just released the artwork for three new posters that promote attractions from within California Adventure, the second gate at the Disneyland Resort. I like how these have a travel poster feel. I suppose overtime they’ll grow on me and begin to look more like a traditional Disneyland attraction…

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