The DisGeek Podcast - Your Guide to the Disneyland Resort

Daniel talks about NYE at DL and rages against Toy Story parking, TommyPix makes an argument for port-a-potties in Frontierland and Paul does a lot of laughing.

News

Disneyland
Disneyland Fireworks down for most of the holiday break except Christmas day. Returned last Friday night.

Leap Year 2012 Calls for ‘One More Disney Day’ As Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resorts Turn Feb. 29 Into 24 Hours of Nonstop Theme Park Magic.

New Main Street Loop January 9th. According to a Facebook post from Dean Mora

By the time you hear this the Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe Will be OPEN. Thursday Jan 5th.

New changes at Innoventions. A few sections of the upper area re-modeled. The X-Box area which is now basically a demo area for Kinect. And they added something called the Nanooze Zone. Plus Honda has a new display showing off the new 2012 Civic Hybrids.

Disneyland Adventures Kinect game. Mini Review.

DCA
Most of the Scaffolding removed from Carthy Circle Theatre. Looks fantastic!

Disneyland Hotel
Pool Area no reopen after unscheduled maintenance.

Downtown Disney
Island Charters Closed. The Lego store will move into that location while the Lego building gets remodeled.

Finally
You have until this Sunday to see the Christmas Decorations and Haunted Mansion Holiday. Matterhorn also closes for a 6 month referb.

Feature
Trip Report - Disneyland on NYE

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Looks Like Daniel is going to walk the John Muir Trail
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Isn't it beautiful?
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Daniel and Marlee. Can you tell it's 1:45AM?

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Tip of the Week

Runs, Walks & Marathons at Disneyland for 2012

RunDisney.com - events
Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend - January 27-29, 2012
Disneyland® Resort becomes Never Land for a magical weekend especially for Fairies and Princesses. It starts with a Family 5K and Kids' Races and culminates with a 13.1-mile run that weaves you through Disneyland® Resort. Just follow the second star to the right!

Weekend Events will include:
Tinker Bell Half Marathon - SOLD OUT
Never Land Family Fun Run 5K - 81% Full
Disney Kids' Races - SOLD OUT
Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Expo
http://espnwwos.disney.go.com/events/rundisney/tinker-bell-half-marathon
Volunteer for the race: http://espnwwos.disney.go.com/about/volunteer#tab2

Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend - August 31- September 2, 2012
Registration will be open for the 2012 Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend on January 18, 2012.

Chase your dreams at the Happiest Race on Earth for the 2012 Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend on August 31- September 2, 2012. Imagination is your destination on this 13.1-mile course that winds through the City of Anaheim, California and the Disneyland® Resort. Run through Sleeping Beauty Castle and discover the treasures that lie in Disney California Adventure® Park while high-fiving your favorite Disney Characters along the way. There's a little magic around every corner for the whole family!

Weekend Events will include:
Disneyland® Half Marathon
Disneyland® Family Fun Run 5K
runDisney Kids' Races
Disneyland® Health & Fitness Expo
Pasta in the Park Party

Don't let the excitement of another race pass you by!
http://espnwwos.disney.go.com/events/rundisney/disneyland-half-marathon

CHOC Walk - Benefiting Children's Hospital of Orange County - Second Week of October 2012
The 21st annual CHOC Walk in the Park presented by Disneyland® Resort was a tremendous success with over 14,000 walkers raising $1.7 million for CHOC Children's Proceeds from this event will support health care programs, education and research at CHOC Children's.
www.chocwalk.org

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