Fact Sheets in ‘Disneyland Resort’


    Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Park Fact Sheet

    Walt Disney on Main Street, U.S.A.: “Main Street, U.S.A. is America at the turn of the [20th] century – the crossroads of an era, the gas lamps and the electric lamp – the horse-drawn car and the auto car. Main Street is everyone’s hometown . . . the heart line of America.” Overview: Main Street, […]

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    Frontierland at Disneyland Park Fact Sheet

    Walt Disney on Frontierland: “Here we experience the story of our country’s past … the colorful drama of Frontier America in the exciting days of the covered wagon and the stage coach … the advent of the railroad … and the romantic riverboat. Frontierland is a tribute to the faith, courage and ingenuity of the […]

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    Critter Country at Disneyland Park Fact Sheet

    Walt Disney on Critter Country: “I have a great love of animals and laughter… Some of the most fascinating creatures I have ever met are animals.” Overview: In Critter Country, every day is a “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” kind of day. As Disney legend has it, deep in the backwoods of Disneyland Park was a land filled with […]

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    Fantasyland at Disneyland Park Fact Sheet

    Walt Disney on Fantasyland: “Here is the world of imagination, hopes and dreams. In this timeless land of enchantment, the age of chivalry, magic and make-believe are reborn and fairy tales come true. Fantasyland is dedicated to the young at heart — to those who believe that when you wish upon a star, your dreams […]

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    Adventureland at Disneyland Park Fact Sheet

    Walt Disney on Adventureland: “Here is adventure. Here is romance. Here is mystery. Tropical rivers – silently flowing into the unknown. The unbelievable splendor of exotic flowers … the eerie sound of the jungle … with eyes that are always watching. This is Adventureland.” Overview: Many adventurers have dreamed of visiting faraway, mysterious or dangerous […]

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    Disneyland Resort: A Fact Sheet for 2014

    When Walt Disney opened Disneyland, the original Disney theme park, on July 17, 1955, he said he hoped it would be “a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” He famously observed: “Disneyland will never be completed…as long as there is imagination left in the world.” Since 1955, the Disneyland Resort has welcomed […]

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    Goofy’s Sky School: Fun Facts

    Goofy’s Sky School – Joining the fun along Paradise Pier July 1, this coaster attraction invites guests to enroll in Goofy’s Sky School, a hilarious adventure filled with zany dips, twists and family thrills. Inspired by the classic Goofy “How-to” shorts of the 1940s and 1950s as well as the cartoon short, “Goofy’s Glider,” the […]

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  • 'Topping Out' At Disneyland Resort  - A traditional "topping out" ceremony took place today (Friday, Oct. 29) on the construction site for the Cars Land area, scheduled to open in 2012 as a new land in Disney California Adventure park, Anaheim, California. The highest piece of steel in the "Cadillac Range," which will be a 125-foot-tall landmark in Cars Land, was put into place by members of the project's construction team. Cars Land will feature rides, shops and food locations modeled on the Radiator Springs community from the Disney•Pixar motion picture "Cars." (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland)

    Cars Land ‘Topping Out': Fun Facts

    Topping Out is a long-standing tradition among construction workers and engineers. It customarily takes place when the highest piece of steel is installed on the frame of building. The final beam is painted white and signed by the ironworkers, steel design engineer and construction management. It’s said that the tradition dates back to an ancient […]

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    ‘World of Color': Fun Facts

    “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney ANAHEIM, Calif. — “World of Color” bursts with the imagination and technology of the 21st century, while it draws on the decades-old Disney tradition of creative storytelling.  The show is infused with Walt Disney’s special gift for conjuring tales full of magic, excitement and […]

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  • Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, a beloved Disneyland attraction for nearly 45 years and a historic landmark in the development of Audio-Animatronics technology, reopens Dec. 18 on Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.  (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland)

    Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln: Fun Facts

    Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln was originally created for the 1964 New York World’s Fair, where it appeared in the State of Illinois Pavilion. The show featured one of the world’s first fully animated human Audio-Animatronics figures. The show proved so popular that a duplicate version opened in the Main Street Opera House in Disneyland […]

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