Archives for: December 17th, 2018
It seems like it doesn’t matter what time of year you plan a trip to the Disneyland Parks, it is always crowded. Which we totally understand. We love going to the parks all the time too. Even though the parks may be crowded when you are on your trip, these tips are sure to help […]
Written by Liz Call on December 17
RETRO DISNEYLAND HISTORY Did you know there used to be a helicopter service to Disneyland? From 1956 to 1972 there was a helicopter service between Disneyland and Los Angeles (and points in between). You could fly into LAX and then take a quick helicopter trip directly to Disneyland. Initially one would land near Tomorrowland and […]
Written by Tommy on May 22
Disneyland opened in 1955 and since opening day, each cast member has worn a name tag. Some without an actual name printed, but all wore a tag. Here’s a great set of photos taking you through the basic name tags of the past and present. They have certainly morphed, but more or less have kept […]
Written by Tommy on April 24
RETRO DISNEYLAND HISTORY Remember the Viewliner? Very few do! This narrow-gauge, miniature train ran along parts of the Disneyland Railroad main line and made loops through Tomorrowland and Fantasyland. It only ran from mid 1957 to late 1958 when construction began for the Matterhorn and the Submarine Voyage. It was billed as both the “fastest […]
Written by Tommy on April 17
RETRO DISNEYLAND HISTORY On August 27 1955, The Mickey Mouse Club Theater officially opened to the public in Disneyland near the famous tea cups and King Arthur Carrousel.
Written by Tommy on April 10
Wow this year just flew by! It seems like yesterday I was ringing in the new year in a very foggy showing of World of Color, now it’s the holidays yet again! California Adventure is celebrating its first holiday season since its grand re-opening this past summer, so I wanted to take a look at […]
Written by Tommy on December 5
The Disneyland Resort is officially out of their Summer season, and it’s now time for Halloween, officially called Halloween Time! The parks are all dressed up and the store shelves are stocked with new merchandise. Let’s take a stroll through the parks, shall we?
Written by Tommy on October 4
I got to attend my very first Dapper Day meet-up at the parks a couple of weeks ago, and I already can’t wait for the next time! What is Dapper Day, you ask? Its an unofficial Disney-fan event, where anyone and everyone interested can show up to the parks dressed up to the nines. Just […]
Written by Tommy on September 27
Disneyland recently held another Annual Passholder exclusive event recently featuring their Glow Ears, this time focusing on their long-running Fantasmic show. The event delivered as promised and that was fine by me. It just seemed like corners were being cut with the whole event.
Written by Tommy on September 11
Hello again everyone! I recently had the privilege to take a guided tour entitled “A Walk In Walt’s Footsteps”. I was pretty excited to take the tour just to get a chance to step inside the lobby of Club 33, but apart from that, I still learned quite a bit! Now, if you’re planning to […]
Written by Tommy on August 29