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  • Critter Country

    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 […]

    Disneyland Park, Disneyland Resort

  • Mad Tea Party

    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 […]

    Disneyland Park, Disneyland Resort

  • Adventureland Entrance sign from Hub

    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 […]

    Disneyland Park, Disneyland Resort

  • SLEEPING BEAUTY CASTLE

    Disneyland Resort: A Fact Sheet for 2015

    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 […]

    Disneyland Resort

  • The first tubular steel roller coaster opened in 1959 at Disneyland, rising 159 feet over Fantasyland.  Guests on the Matterhorn Bobsleds scale the snowy summit in a racing toboggan and speed down the slopes to a sensational splashdown in an Apine pond, while the Abominable Snowman is rumored to be lurking around every turn.  (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland)

    Disneyland Park: Fact Sheet

    Dedication: “To all who come to this happy place: Welcome! Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past, and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams and the hard facts that have created America … with the hope that […]

    Disneyland Park, Walt Disney

  • World of Color at Disney's California Adventure

    ‘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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  • ‘Fantasmic’: Fun Facts

    Show Extended With Spectacular Fire-Breathing Dragon A spectacular new dragon joins “Fantasmic!,” stretching as high as 45 feet tall and breathing great plumes of fire on the Rivers of America at Disneyland. Performances of the show have been extended nightly through Sept. 7, and will continue weekends – Friday, Saturday, Sunday – as well as […]

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  • Disney’s FASTPASS: Fact Sheet

    Disney’s FASTPASS, in use at Disneyland Resort since 1999, is a virtual queuing program for certain popular attractions, a service that allows guests at Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure to receive a voucher listing a computer-assigned boarding time. The popular program was first used during the 1999 holiday season on “it’s a small world” Holiday. […]

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  • Grand Californian Hotel courtyard wedding.

    Disneyland Resort’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Fact Sheet

    A past bride had each of Disney’s Snow White’s Seven Dwarfs carry the train of her dress down the aisle One bride wore a Mickey Mouse shaped wedding ring (a solitaire with two smaller diamonds as Mickey ears) Approximately one in four brides ride in Cinderella’s horse-drawn Coach The most popular spot to pop the […]

    Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Resort Hotels, Fact Sheets

  • One of Disneyland's original attractions from opening day and arguably Walt Disney's personal favorite, the trains of the Disneyland Railroad have "covered enough track" in 50 years to circle the earth more than 200 times.   The trains provide guests an overall view of the park as well as the Grand Canyon and Primeval World dioramas.

    Steam Engines of the Disneyland Railroad: Fact Sheet

    No. 1  – C. K. Holliday Namesake: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday (1826 – 1900) Founder of the Atchison & Topeka Railroad (forerunner of the Santa Fe Railroad, established in 1859) Builder: WED Enterprises (now Walt Disney Imagineering) Burbank, California, U.S.A. Year:    1955 Disneyland Service Date:  July 17, 1955 Stack Design:   Diamond Scale:    5/8 Gauge:    36″ Wheel arr./type:   4-4-0 American Weight:    23, 200 lbs. Color:    Red cab […]

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