In an event fitting only for a spectacle such as the new World of Color at Disney California Adventure, Disneyland pulled out all the stops, inviting celebrities, media and lucky members of the viewing public to dine at a visual feast. On the scene to report for us was Kelly Noble, a first-time contributor for Stitch Kingdom.
A-Listers such as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy came out to show their support along with their contemporaries which included comedic actor Jason Segel (who write and starred in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and is currently doing the same for The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever),Twilight star Peter Facinelli, Vanessa Hudgens, the kids from ABC’s Modern Family (along with Rico’s sister, actress Raini Rodriguez), Jamie Lee Curtis, John Stamos, Wayne Brady, Jodi Benson (known for being the voice of Ariel in The Little Mermaid and Barbie in Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3), Geena Davis and Teri Hatcher, just to name but a few. Even former Bachelor Jake Pavelka walked the blue carpet with Vienna Girardi in tow.
Disney legends and celebrities strolled the great blue way too. On hand to celebrate was prolific composer and Disney legend Richard Sherman, Disney CEO and President Robert Iger and Disney Parks and Resorts President Tom Staggs.
After the jump is our extensive photo gallery of the preparation of the event as well as the blue carpet experience. We do recommend you use the PicLens link to view it as a complete slideshow, but feel free to browse the photos individually
Then, of course it was time for the show, but not the famous Talking Mickey Mouse greeted the crowd along with an address by Tom Staggs and Robert Iger. The 25 minute show features music synchronized to a water spectacle combined with pyrotechnics, fire, lasers and more in bursts of color.
Once again, I’d like to welcome photographer Kelly Noble to the family. Kelly is currently attending a press day at Disney California Adventure, preparing to bring us even more exciting news and photos from the Disneyland Resort and will also be covering the Disney-sponsored Safari Picnic celebrity event benefitting the Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation this weekend.