Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Events, Refurbishments, and more during Disneyland Half Marathon weekend



Here are some of the events and happenings going on around Disneyland and the resorts during the Disneyland Half Marathon weekend.

Disneyland and California Adventure Park Hours


Summer Pool Parties
August 19 - September 30, 2013
The hotels of the Disneyland Resort will be hosting one hour long pool parties each afternoon for their guests.  The parties will feature games, music and dancing.
2:00pm Grand California (near the Fountain Pool)
3:30pm Disneyland Hotel (near the Monorail Pool)
5:00pm Paradise Pier Hotel (near the California Streamin' Slide)

 Refurbishments:
 Now-Aug. 29, 2013: Big Thunder Trail will be closed.
 Now - Aug. 29, 2013: Mad Tea Party will be closed for refurbishment.
 Now-Aug. 30, 2013: Disney’s Pin Trader will be closed.
 Now-Oct. 30, 2013: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad will be closed for refurbishment.
 Now-To Be Determined: Market House/Disneyana will be down until further notice
 Aug. 26-29, 2013: Matterhorn Bobsleds will be closed for maintenance.
 Aug. 26-Sept. 12, 2013: Haunted Mansion will be closed for refurbishment.
 Sept. 3-4, 2013: Rafts to Tom Sawyer’s Island will be closed for refurbishment.
 Sept. 3-5, 2013: Matterhorn Bobsleds will be closed for maintenance.
 Sept. 3-12, 2013: Big Thunder Ranch Petting Farm will be closed for refurbishment.
 Sept. 3-26, 2013: Mickey’s House will be closed for refurbishment.
 Sept. 3-27, 2013: Downtown Disney Poppy Fountain will be closed.
 Sept. 3-Oct. 10, 2013: King Arthur’s Carrousel will be closed for refurbishment.

Disney California Adventure Park
 Now-Jan. 1, 2014: Tower of Terror will operate at reduced capacity during routine maintenance.
 Sept. 9-12, 2013: Muppet Vision 3D will be partially closed for maintenance.
 Sept. 16-19, 2013: Toy Story Midway Mania! will be closed for maintenance.
 Sept. 30-Nov. 12, 2013: Disney Animation will be partially closed for maintenance.

Hotels of Disneyland Resort
Please note due to a possible defect in refrigerators in some of the Guest rooms at the Disneyland Resort, Resort Hotels at these locations have removed or temporarily disconnected Guest room refrigerators until the issue can be resolved.
Guests staying at the affected Resort hotels will be notified of the refrigerator removal via a letter in their room

Dining Reservations:

http://media.disneywebcontent.com/StaticFiles/DTA-Domestic/pdf/DLR/Dining_at_DLR.pdf


The Disneyland Resort offers reservations at select restaurants. To make reservations, call Disney Dining at:
(714) 781-DINE (3463)
Guests under age 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call.
Guests may now email their dining reservation requests to dine@disneyland.com.
  • Requests will be reviewed the same day, when received during the hours of 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., 7 days a week. Requests received after hours will be reviewed the next day.
  • Email requests should include the following information:
    • Name of the restaurant or experience Guest would like to book.
    • Requested reservation date and meal period. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
    • Total number of Guests in the party.
    • Guest name and phone number.
  • The request is not confirmed until the Guest has received a confirmation number.