Saturday, October 31, 2009

A Halloween meal

It's October 31st 1939 and the food is almost ready to eat at the Sunset Room in the Hollywood Tower Hotel. Won't you join us for a spirited

Friday, October 30, 2009

A festive hearse

The hearse awaiting you in front of the Haunted Mansion has jack-o-lanterns and more ghoulish decorations for the holidays.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Super sweet churros

I could go for Candy Corn and Churros! Ok, so you only can buy churros here but still, that would make an interesting taste combination...

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Tin man for Halloween

The Hollywood Tower is ready for Halloween and even has a few discrete decorations for their elite clientele to enjoy.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Monday, October 26, 2009

Desktop: Stop in for the night

Can't have a Halloween season without at least one Hollywood Tower desktop. The classic semaphore stoplight that stands near the hotel protects the intersection as busy travelers go to their limos or the hotel...

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Pricklytoo Touchies

Continuing the look at Candy Corn Acres - the crops have various name tags on them. The cactus says to "plant in full sun with dry sense of humor"

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Candy Corn silo

The silo at Candy Corn Acres is packed full of sugary sweetness. Can you see the chocolate candy corn piece?

Friday, October 23, 2009

Skeletons and pumpkins

A French Market Halloween, the displays around the restaurant are full of pumpkins and skeleton gingerbread men (from the Haunted Mansion Holiday just down the road...)

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Hollywood holiday

The Hollywood Tower is quietly decked out for the Halloween holiday...

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Cone of Silence

The Big Thunder Ranch has a display this year of character pumpkins and they are very well done! Carl and Dug are just two of the timely additions...

Monday, October 19, 2009

Desktop: Haunted Christmas

The scary mix of Halloween and Christmas from the Haunted Mansion Holiday has an attic full of pumpkins and strange presents!

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Pirate payload

The Pacific Wharf area has been taken over by pirates for the Halloween events, there are piles of loot everywhere...

Friday, October 16, 2009


More from the Big Thunder Ranch and their big Halloween Roundup celebration - the pumpkin headed scarecrows are all over and look excellent...

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Star Tours 1.0

Most everyone has heard about Star Tours 2.0 by now. With any luck they won't mess with the wonderful queues at either of the Star Tours - they are a work of art. Meanwhile, here is a look at the attraction poster for version 1.0...

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Old Flybait

He Croaked... Now residing the Haunted Mansion pet graveyard...

Monday, October 12, 2009

Desktop: Halloween Roundup

The Big Thunder Barbeque has some terrific theming for the Halloween Roundup, including this sign with the chef ringing the dinner bell (er, triangle) for all the hungry humans out there...

Sunday, October 11, 2009

An invasion no more...

The Burger Invasion, now closed, still looks like it could be ready to reopen. The cash register kiosks still have their funky burger UFOs and sparkle paint look...

Friday, October 9, 2009

Pumpkin Head

For the DCA Trick or Treat party there were a few of these blown up Mickey pumpkins around for atmospheric touches. With the lights inside the do produce a nice effect and are put up early enough so that even those not going to the party can enjoy.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Desktop: Halloween on Main Street

This week's desktop was delayed a couple days so I could get a fresh and timely one right from Disneyland.

It's Halloween on Main Street and the whole town is decked out for the holiday! Pumpkins everywhere, festive bunting, and even special treats at the Blue Ribbon Bakery...

Bridge to the north

This bridge is often photographed from the other side - it is the one that helps form the backdrop to the Butchart gardens recreation in Canada. It has an interesting sloped design and helps seperate the "downtown" area from the gardens...

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The temple awaits

I'm fresh back from a trip to Disneyland and loaded with new photos! So let's start with a quick look at a modern Adventureland classic... While Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye isn't as old as the Jungle Cruise or Tiki Room it has all the makings of a Disney classic, from ornate queue to great special effects and more...

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Adventure Outpost

The Adventure Outpost has a great retro logo and can be found near the exit of the Indiana Jones stunt show...

Friday, October 2, 2009

Flying Fish

Above the outpost in the World Showcase a number of flags can be found flying, including these fish ones...

Thursday, October 1, 2009


It is Oktoberfest year-round in the Biergarten in Germany...