I thought it would be fun every month to re-visit important events that happened in Disneyland’s past. Here is your look back for the month of February. If you think …Read This Post
Description from this 1956 Disneyland postcard:
Professor George J. Keller’s Jungle Killers
George J. Keller, a former college professor turned wild-animal trainer, demonstrates for the first time the unarmed subjugation of a …
This outstanding Velvet banner cost only ¥800 in 1987 and is a very rare collectors item. At that time TDL’s merchandise was the best of all the parks. As you can …Read This Post
When I saw this great shot by Tonyboytran it brought back some fond memories. It always seems that when I visit Disneyland the last ride of the day ends up …Read This Post
Here is a brief video interview of Imagineer Ryan Parrish on the design, production, and installation of the resort’s exterior show props.
This video is an overview of the new resort …Read This Post
Click on it and sing along to the words… it’s easy!
P.S. This makes a great monitor background too.
Here is the new map for the Contemporary Resort showing Bay Lake Tower. If you are a guest at the Contemporary Tower or the South Garden Wing and think you …Read This Post
This shot taken from the top of the Matterhorn had to be around it’s opening in June 1959. A crane can be seen just inside the picture by the House of …Read This Post
In 1954 and ’55 WED and the studio did most of the prototyping of the attraction figures and props. After the park opened the Disneyland shops took over a bit of …Read This Post
Yesterday in a memo (below) from Walt Disney Parks and Resorts it was announced that male cast members will be allowed to grow beards and goatees.
“The Disney Look is an important …
I live in Honolulu and regularly visit one of the top shopping malls in the world, Ala Moana Center. It is the fifteenth largest shopping mall in the United States, …Read This Post
Mickey’s Star Traders in the Magic Kingdom is a nice little merchandise shop by the exit of Stitch’s Great Escape. It has a bit of a modern Steam Punk feel on …Read This Post
What a special shot by Gregg L Cooper of the west side of the Rivers of America from the Treehouse. I can see three of my favorite rides but where are …Read This Post
So far all Disney has done is release this poster. Press release forthcoming.
Coinciding with WDW Spring room promotion Aulani just announced today that if you book five nights they will add a sixth night free. As a bonus you will also get free …Read This Post
Looks like you can get a deal on a room with the new room rate only promotion. If you book by January 22 you can get from 20, 25, to …Read This Post
Here is a great photo of Walt Disney presenting Suzanne Fuller as 1965 “Disneyland Tour Guide of the Year.” Although it is hard to make it out this perpetual trophy …Read This Post
I sure miss them. When you were driving down Harbor Boulevard and saw these wonderful giant signs you knew that you had arrived! Look at those colors, look at that …Read This Post
I see my share of Disney themed blogs on a daily basis. Every once in a while I find one that I have to share. This website called Uranezu.com has the most unique collection …Read This Post
Here is last weeks times guide for WDW Magic Kingdom. The reason I’m posting this is to illustrate how many attractions and restaurants have different hours than the park. …Read This Post
A wonderful photo of Disneyland’s Alice in Wonderland building entry by Michael Greening. I always loved the back and forth the vehicle took while you went through the ride. Rhythmic …Read This Post
The Muppets ruined it for all of us! First they overloaded the cab. Then they wouldn’t “Please Stay Seated”. Then Gonzo got on mid-way and Beaker fell out, twice! All …Read This Post
A brilliant video shot and produced by Michaela, Matthew and Kevin at “Tours Departing Daily.” I think its appropriate to quote my dear friend Alain Littaye’s comments on this video… ” …Read This Post
So here is the press release: Beginning summer 2012, Disney California Adventure park guests will fall into the rabbit hole and land in a wild and whimsical world at Mad …Read This Post
HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s money-losing Disneyland on Tuesday posted its smallest annual loss since opening in 2005, as the theme park recorded a 13 per cent rise in visitors and …Read This Post
Here is more on the “Disney Fantasy” float out from a camera on top of the erection and assembly building. This is not a Disney video but produced by the …Read This Post
Many years ago when I worked at Todd Shipyard we would launch a ship down the building ways into the harbor. Well today in the most advanced shipyard in the world they do …Read This Post
Aunt Jemima’s Pancake House was the place to eat in Frontierland in the 50′s and early 60′s. I remember ordering buttermilk pancakes there for the first time and fell in …Read This Post
Shot in November 2011 this video is a study on the kinetic movements of a giant Ferris wheel. The rotational cycle is 3 short and 1 long which you can …Read This Post
Aloha! Lets get the new year off right by posting the full September 2011 edition of Walt Disney World’s guidebook! This PDF file has all 36 pages presented as if you took the …Read This Post
My two favorite zany characters Chip & Dale are really up to some wacky adventures by starting-up their own snack company! What a funny cover. I just have to buy …Read This Post
The Tambu Lounge at the Polynesian Resort has three things going for it. One, it is a great bar to relax and meet new friends. Two it is monorail close …Read This Post
If you could visit Disneyland in any year – What year would you choose? (1955 to now) and why?
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Imagine having this ticket in hand… You would be one lucky kid! But how did you get it? Odds are you were a special guest of the studio. So June …Read This Post
With no fanfare the price of the ultimate multi-park Disney Premier Passport went up $49 to $749! Of course it gets you into all Disneyland Resort and WDW parks and attractions …Read This Post
There are too many people and it’s too cold! Get this…
December 28th – They announce a “Phase 2″ Alert for the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios!
December 31st – …
A fun ride on the magical Casey Jr. Train at Disneyland shot November 22, 2011. I always sit in the front or the back. Never-ever in the wild animal cages! …Read This Post
I had a good feeling when I looked up and saw Lady smiling at me. My visit to Disney’s Pop Century Resort was a first for me in several ways. …Read This Post