After your initial shock, you decide to stay and go to Downtown Disney, which is not a part of the park itself, see how things go, and try again THREE HOURS later!
After looking longingly at the on-site hotel, warming up, and wishing you could get a room, you go back the way you came and look at more Lego.
At the request of the almost three year old, you go immediately to the Small World ride.
You delight at all the lights in the park coming on to a countdown
The entire Small World had been transformed to a world of Christmas!
It is now getting very cold and the fireworks are an hour off, so following the wisdom of our very patient and understanding granddaughter, we say goodbye to Disneyland and the castle all covered in snow and lights.
Next time we come, we will all be a year older and we will have to pay full price. I think that will require a stay in the hotel nearby and a nap between exciting events!
What were Luca and the other guys doing at home? Warm in their beds watching the world go by!