When Walt Disney first designed the Magic Kingdom, he made it clear that alcohol was not to be sold. The concept for the park was to be “family oriented” with children and their parents enjoying time together. Much unlike what happens at some carnivals, state fairs, or non-Disney theme parks, an adult member of the [...]
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The golden sunlight peeks through the clouds to awake the savannah at the beginning of another day. The warm breeze tickles the lush vegetation causing its leaves to rustle ever so slightly. Down below, the trickling of water calmly nudges the flamingos who raise their heads to greet the morning. Hippos surface in the pools, [...]
Until the 1960s, it was quite common for Americans and their families to enjoy carbonated beverages and sugary treats at their local soda fountain or ice cream saloon. Milkshakes, malts, egg cream, and various flavors of ice cream brought smiles to faces young and old. Parlors were typically attached to town pharmacies and served as [...]
June 13th was the star-studded premiere for Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. Enjoy the video of the Grand Opening Ceremonies and scroll down for some great photos from the exciting event!
Back in the 1970s, guests of the Walt Disney World Resort were greeted not only by Mickey and the gang, but also a brightly colored feathered friend known as Orange Bird. To the surprise of many, Disney recently announced the return of Orange Bird and his iconic treat, Citrus Swirl, to Sunshine Tree Terrace in [...]
In Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom there is a land celebrating our country’s rich history. Over at Liberty Square you’ll find special background stories and pieces Disney Imagineers placed inside this land to immerse guests into our independence. One of these specific Imagineering touches is often missed by guests because they simply don’t take the [...]
With any new resort or attraction at Walt Disney World one of the key milestones is hoisting or installing the new sign in front of the venue. Last week that milestone was reached at one of Disney World’s current projects. The over 46-foot sign at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort was installed marking one of [...]