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“World of Color”

Disney California Adventure Park
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Ranked #1 of 156 things to do in Anaheim
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Experience the thrill of the an old wooden rollercoaster, but with modern twists, turns and technology, at "California Screamin." Or enjoy a live performance by your favorite characters at Disney's newest theme park, featuring a slew of exciting rides and family entertainment.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Have been meaning to write this since October. Loved Loved Loved Disneyland and California Adventure Park.

DO NOT get fast pass to the World of Color show unless you get there early enough to be front row. it is one big crowd and you can see nothing if you are not up front. You are better off standing on the pier or even further back from the crowd. I think the show is worth seeing, just make sure you can see it.

The rest of either park is awesome. Expect waits. We went in mid October and got to participate in Halloween festivities. Totally worth it!!!

Thank Roxanne G
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

Overall DCA was just amazing, my son who is 5 loved every moment of it, especially Carsland and we loved it too! Radiator Racers ride yes an hour wait, but well worth it..or do fastpass, either way well worth it! We had a great time!

Thank Elsie H
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

I went with my wife and another couple while on our trip to LA. We were there from around 4pm until closing on a weekday, and even then the park was packed! Depending on the popularity of rides, you could be waiting for up to 1 - 2 hours. If that is the case try to get the Fast Track passes. Unless you will do all the rides and attractions, I think 6 to 7 hours is sufficient.
Highlights include the Tower of Terror, California Screamin' and the World of Color show.
The World of Color show is about a 40 minute light and water show in the Paradise Pier area of the park. If possible try to bring a water proof jacket if you want to get the ultimate experience. This means sitting right up at the front on the waters' edge.
While there you will need to try the churros and the frozen bananas. Just try not to break your teeth on the bananas!

Thank soul_man19
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

the entrance of disneyland park and disney california adventure park are just opposite ; you can go in any one of that depending on the ticket you bought; we bought 1 day park hopper ticket so we could go to any park unlimited number of times; if you have kids with you you may buy 2/3/4 days park hopper ticket also; better to make a plan about the show/rides you want to avail as there are so many things and both the park is so large you can not complete in one day; tickets are expensive but that was an unique experience for me as I never been to disneyland before; i would suggest to go disneyland first , cover most of the ride, then come to adventure park specially to see World of colour at Pacific wharf; it is amazing beuty; worth seeing;it is a fountain show with laser effect with music..unbelievable..you must see; it starts at 9pm and continues beyond 10pm ( check out the timing from their website); only problem was the fireworks starts at 9:30 pm at disneyland park and you must not miss that ; thats also a thing to see and remember; so you couldnt see the world of colour show completely and came to disneyland just before fireworks;I am suggesting these show/rides here which you must see among others (1) world of colour -must see and check the timing;(2) soarin over california - also an excellent ride, you will feel as if you are flying over golden gate bridge SF,Yosemite valley, los angeles city etc, the effect was simply superb;if you are music /dance lover - you can take part and enjoy at Mad T party ( street music party); another good show is disney's aladin- which we missed due to timings;also go to cars land - kids will love; and also Tower of terror - we didnt go as we already was saturated with different type of roller-coaster and scary rides at disneyland/ universal studio before that; but overall was a great fun;there are also many other rides; also check out about the fast pass service; this is applicable to specific popular rides at no extra cost

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Reviewed March 16, 2013

My son loved everything Cars for three years...but fell out of love around five years old when he felt he was 'getting to big for it'. We learned about Disney building Cars Land at CA Park and I really wanted to take him. However, by the time it was completed and we could get there he was closer to six. I worried he would not love it and for the cost of admission, hoped I had not made a mistake...

I am happy to report he loved it. He was in awe of the full sized versions of Lightning and Mater that roamed the streets and stopped for pictures. The Radiator Springs Racers Ride was worth every minute of the wait. The Luigi Tires ride was a bit disappointing but the tractor ride was fun. Overall, Disney did not miss a beat in making Cars Land feel like you were 'in the movie' rambling down Rt. 66 through Radiator Springs.

Our son is now in love with Phineas and Ferb and absolutely loved the Traveling Dance Party at CA. The characters were of course super friendly and it made a great memory for all of us.

Goofy's Flying School was another favorite. The only ride we thought was a waste of time was the Toy Story Arcade ride. There is a similar one over in Disneyland that had shorter lines and was just as fun.

If you can make it work staying at a Disney Land hotel does give you the extra magic hour. We used this hour to do Cars Land and it was the perfect time. We went back through later and it was a mob scence and this was an overall low crowd day (a Monday in late January).

1  Thank Done_with_shoveling
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