2017 Disneyland Blockout Dates for Cast Members

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Welcome to Disneyland!

We thought that we would post the Main Entrance Guest Pass blockout dates for the next few months for Disneyland resort.

Link to view updated calendars:  Disneyland Block-out Dates 

September 2017 – November 2017:

Disneyland Park:

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Many, many blocked days coming up for using your guest passes at Disneyland!

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The parks are all decorated for Halloween!

Disney’s California Adventure Park: 

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California Adventure Park is a little bit better.


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At the Olaf meet & greet at California Adventure Park.  He’s at Disney World’s Blizzard Beach too!

We just got back from Disneyland this summer.

When we were there, it was was mostly cloudy (the “marine layer”) and barely 70 degrees most days!  You needed a jacket at night.

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With my fiance, dad and brother. June 2017

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In September 2016, the 18-month 60th Diamond Anniversary Celebration ended. We were so glad that we got to see it!  It was beautiful!

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We couldn’t miss seeing the 60th Diamond Anniversary celebration last year!

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Don’t forget to visit the nearby Walk of Fame in Hollywood…The Disney Company has a lot of stars on it….Walt, Snow White, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Tinkerbell, Disneyland….

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Walt’s well-earned star!

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Mickey Mouse

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The new Disney Castle at Shanghai Disney is HUGEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!! Biggest Disney castle yet!  It’s on our Disney bucket list of things to see in person!

The Sleeping Beauty Castle is so small compared to the other Disney park castles.

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We love this statue of Walt and Mickey!  (Look how crowded Disneyland is on a summer’s day!!!)

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30 thoughts on “2017 Disneyland Blockout Dates for Cast Members

  1. Harrison Parham says:

    July 17th is the actual 60th Anniversary (July 17th, 1955 was opening :).

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  2. Purfectly says:

    Wonderful information

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  3. Joshiepoo says:

    So by chance do you know how the guest system works at Disneyland for a Disney World seasonal cast member now that the way tickets are distributed changed? I

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    • The process is still the same in that you have to go to Guest Relations with your company ID to get guest passes. The only thing that changed is that seasonal cast members must now work some hours (150 minimum) before getting guest passes, rather than having them automatically available to use soon after starting.

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      • Josh says:

        Except that before you would take blue ID up to front gate and they printed off tickets for you and they didn’t count towards your guest passes because Disneyland and Disney world are on different systems. I was just wondering if that was the same or since they are on a similar system as disneyland cps now if it would be different.

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      • Still on separate systems, so it wouldn’t count.

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  4. CCC says:

    Hello, do you happen to have a link to what the blockout dates for June 2015 were for main entrace pass? Curious to look at it to see what this June will be like. Thank you in advance!!

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  5. April Oz says:

    Great information! Just wondering if I buy a park pass at the Company D store, does it have an expiration date? Thanks!

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  7. Reese says:

    Hello and very helpful post. By any chance do you know if guest passes still work for retired cast members? I know they used to but I don’t know if the policy has changed. Thank you

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  8. Anna says:

    Thanks for posting the blackout dates!

    The Shanghai castle is beautiful. Disney Land Shanghai is very easy to get to using the metro system in Shanghai. The train actually stops in Mickey town aka downtown Disney. I loved it.

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  21. Jayne Osborn says:

    I am a retired cast member. I was getting frustrated trying to find the block out dates for my silver pass, then I found your blog, what an angel you are to go to all that time involved to set up the calendar for us retirees, GOD BLESS!

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