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Show Number  141 - History of the Disneyland Hotel

In this episode we welcome frequent guest and friend David Smith. We take a look at the history of The Disneyland Hotel. This hotel has been serving guests since 1955, but many changes have happened over the years and you can learn about those in this episode.


Disneyland Resort Current Events

Goodbye Halloween, Hello Christmas

Yes, Halloween is over and that means the Christmas season is upon us at Disneyland. reported that the switch to the Christmas and Winter holidays began before Halloween: also reports that the holidays will be in full swing November 13:

Ken remembers when the Christmas decorations and such didn't go up until the week of Thansksgiving.
Ken looks at the history of the holidays at Disneyland and a fan DVD that celebrates them - "Holiday Time at Disneyland".

Kenversations(TM): Expanding Holiday Season at Disneyland Park
Changes to Fantasmic! Viewing

The official Disney Parks Blog reports that new "viewing options" are coming to Fantasmic! at Disneyland.
"Disneyland park guests will be able to experience the popular nighttime spectacular “Fantasmic!” with new viewing options beginning December 12. Similar to the options for “World of Color” at Disney California Adventure park, “Fantasmic!” will feature reserved and stand-by viewing as well as several all-new dining packages."

​Disney Parks Blog

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