Category Archives: Anniversary

May 25th, 1977 Star Wars Changes The World

May the force be with you….. Were you there the day it opened?  Did you hear that music that has become a favorite of Star Wars fans everywhere?  You saw the now familiar words on the screen: “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away….” Next you saw the film name and then the scroll which has become such a huge part of Star Wars.  The first scroll read as follows: It is a period of ci Continue Reading

50 Years of Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland Park: Video

From Erin Glover, Editorial Content Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Fifty years ago, on March 18, 1967, a Disney Parks classic first set sail at Disneyland park. Throughout the next 50 years, Pirates of the Caribbean went on to become an iconic fan favorite, pillaging and plundering at Disney Parks around the world, with Pirates of the Caribbean attractions at Walt Disney World Res Continue Reading

Celebrate 50 Years of Pirates of the Caribbean with New Specialty Food and Beverage Items at Disneyland Park

From Rachel Bshero, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Avast there! Ye come seeking adventure and salty old pirates, eh? Beginning March 16, you can celebrate 50 years of Pirates of the Caribbean with new Food and Beverage items, inspired by the beloved attraction at Disneyland Park! Start yer mornin’ with a Caribbean Breakfast Burrito, filled with scra Continue Reading

First Look at the Disneyland Resort Holiday Magic ‘Decades’ Collection

From Michelle Harker, Manager, Merchandise Marketing & Communications, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Are you a fan of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration “Decades” collection? If you’re like me, one of the most magical and favorite times of the year at Disneyland Resort is the holiday season. Since 1955, the magic of the holidays has brought joy, merriment, lots of cheer a Continue Reading

46 Years Of DIsneylands Haunted Mansion

Being today is the anniversary of one of Disneyland’s most beloved attractions, The Haunted Mansion, I wanted to share the story put out last year by Tyler Slater.  Here Tyler talks about the story of how the Haunted Mansion came to materialize.  Enjoy!!! Haunted Mansion at Disneyland park is one of the most treasured theme park attractions at Disney Parksaround the world. It’s almost hard to believe, Continue Reading

Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration August Pin Releases

From Michelle Harker, Manager, Merchandise Marketing & Communications, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Disney pin fans, if you have been collecting the Diamond Decades pins at the Disneyland Resort, be sure to mark your calendars for these next releases. On August 6, add to your collection with Big Thunder Mountain Railroad,Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, Haunted Mansion and “it’s a Continue Reading

South Carolina Honeymooners Win Disneyland Diamond Days Prize on Anniversary of Disneyland Resort

From TMSM Friend, Erin Glover, Social Media Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. July 17 was a special day for us here at the Disneyland Resort – the 60th anniversary of opening day. It was also a special day for honeymooners Matthew and Claire Foote from Spartanburg, South Carolina, because they were our Disneyland Diamond Days winners for the day! It was their first visit to the Dis Continue Reading

Sounding Off at the New Orleans Square Train Station Telegraph Cable Office at Disneyland Park

From Shannon Swanson, Public Relations Manager, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. In celebration of the 60th anniversary of Disneyland Resort this Friday, take a look and listen to the sounds of the New Orleans Square train station. The second stop on the Disneyland Railroad is home to the telegraph cable office, where a paraphrased portion of Walt Disney’s opening-day speech from July 17, Continue Reading

Local Students Shower Disneyland Resort and Its Cast Members With Thousands of Birthday Wishes

From Kevin Rafferty, Jr., Communications Specialist, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Nothing makes a birthday celebration more special than a few heartfelt birthday wishes — except maybe several THOUSAND wishes! Well, that is exactly the magic our cast members felt when thousands of Anaheim elementary school students showered Disneyland Resort and its cast with birthday cards for a very h Continue Reading

Shopper’s Guide to Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Releases in July

From Michelle Harker, Manager, Merchandise Marketing & Communications, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. On July 13-17, be prepared to add more sparkle to your Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration merchandise collection. Here’s a guide to everything you need to know before you go shopping at the Disneyland Resort. July 13 Dooney & Bourke, HARVEYS Disney Vault 28 (opens 8 a.m.) L Continue Reading

Don’t Miss This Sweet Tribute to the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

From Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Step in the lobby of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and the sweet smell of vanilla will lead you directly to the new Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration centerpiece – this elegant cake, standing more than 3 feet tall, is a delightful rendition of Sleeping Beauty Castle that took a team of 10 talented bakers, artists Continue Reading