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In June of 1982, the A thru E Tickets use is discontinued in favor of an All-Inclusive Passport system. Also done away with was the Junior price range for ticketing. All tickets were now sold as Adults tickets for ages 13 or over and Childs ticket for ages 3 through 12. Children under 3 are free. The All Inclusive Passport initially costs $12.00 for adults. In July of 1982, the Disneyland Band performs is 50,000th show at Disneyland.

Some 1982 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1982 Junior Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions. It sold for $7.25 per person. [ages 12 thru 17]
  • The 1982 Child Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions. It sold for $7.50 per person [ages 3 thru 11]
  • Unlimited Use Passports replace the old A through E ticket system at Disneyland. The Passport initially costs $12.00 for adults.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1982 were:

  • In 1982, “Tron” scenes are opened in the People Mover Attraction in Tomorrowland.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1982 were:

  • In January of 1982, the Big Game Safari Shooting Gallery in Adventureland is closed. It is sometimes called the Safari Shooting Gallery.
  • In January of 1982, Skull Rock and Pirate's Cove in Fantasyland is closed and removed during the complete renovation of Fantasyland.
  • On Sunday, August 29, 1982, Captain Hook's Galley, a fast food restaurant in Fantasyland is closed. It can not be moved like previously thought because it is cemented into the lagoon, so it is destroyed.
  • On Monday, September 06, 1982, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is closed for major remodeling.
  • In the fall of 1982, Casa De Fritos Restaurant in Frontierland is closed. It will be replaced in Casa Mexicana.
  • In 1982, the People Mover closes the Superspeed Tunnel and replaces it with futurist high speed scenes from the movie, "Tron".


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1982 were:

  • On Friday, October 01, 1982, Casa Mexicana is opened in Frontierland. It is replacing Casa De Fritos which lost its sponsor, Frito-Lay.
  • In 1982, Bell Telephone ends their sponsorship of the Circle-vision 360.
  • In 1982, Unlimited Use Passports replace the old A through E ticket system at Disneyland. The Passport initially costs $12.00 for adults.

Disneyland 1984

There’s a sad day over in Frontierland as Disneyland closes the Golden Horseshoe Revue and says good-bye to Wally Boag, and Betty Taylor.

In spring of 1986, Circus Fantasy Parade premieres at Disneyland as part of the Circus Fantasy event and Circus Fantasy, a special 2 month long event, takes place throughout the park featuring circus acts performing, a themed parade, special food and circus decorations.

In the summer of 1986, the Totally Minnie Parade premieres at Disneyland. A parade dedicated to Mickey's girlfriend, it features an 80's theme.

Some 1986 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1986 One Day Adult Magic Kingdom Club Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $18.00 per person.
  • The 1986 One Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $17.95 per person.
  • The 1986 One Day Child Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $12.95 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1986 were:

  • On Saturday, March 01, 1986, the Safari Outpost, a merchandise and souvenir shop in Adventureland is opened.
  • On Tuesday, April 01, 1986, Country Bear Vacation Hoedown show is opened in Bear Country.
  • On Friday, June 27, 1986, the Big Thunder Ranch is opened behind Frontierland. Disney used the ranch as a working environment for their stable of work horses. It also featured a livery, blacksmith and ranch house open for touring. It was closed to make room for the Festival of Fools Arena.
  • On Saturday, November 01, 1986, the Golden Horseshoe Jamboree premieres at the Golden Horseshoe Saloon in Frontierland. It replaces the Golden Horseshoe Revue.
  • On Friday, November 21, 1986, the Star Trader, the second largest gift and Disney merchandise store in Disneyland opens. It also features Star Wars merchandise based on the Star Tours attraction next door.
  • On Sunday, December 14, 1986, Big Thunder Barbecue Restaurant in Frontierland is opened behind Big Thunder Mountain.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1986 were:

  • In January of 1986, the Magic Eye Theater presenting "Magic Journeys", a 3-D movie with special effects added is closed.
  • In January of 1986, the Space Stage in Tomorrowland is closed and the outdoor entertainment is moved to the new Videopolis stage in Fantasyland. The area is used to build the Magic Eye Theater.
  • On Sunday, February 23, 1986, Guatemalan Weavers in Adventureland is closed and becomes the Safari Outpost.
  • In 1986, The Country Bear Jamboree in Bear Country is closed.
  • On Monday, September 15, 1986, the Character Shop closes and is reopened as the Star Trader.
  • On Sunday, October 12, 1986, the Golden Horseshoe Revue Show at the Golden Horseshoe Saloon is closed after 50,000+ performances. Still performing from the original cast is Fulton Burley and Betty Taylor.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1986 were:

  • On Friday, July 04, 1986, the building housing the Country Bear Vacation Hoedown is officially renamed the Country Bear Playhouse.
  • On Thursday, September 18, 1986, the Magic Eye Theater in Tomorrowland changes films and features "Captain Eo" with Michael Jackson. The multi-media film is produced by George Lucas and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
  • In 1986, Disneyland introduces the Mark V Monorail car. [The Mark IV car only serves as a prototype and is now used in service on the Monorail line.]
  • In 1986, Gaines Pet Foods takes over sponsorship of the Kennel Club at Disneyland's Main Gate and renames it Pet Care Kennel.

A new parade, the Lion King Parade, a sad goodbye to an old show, The Golden Horseshoe Jamboree Show and two new shows, Billy Hill and the Hillbillies, and the Golden Horseshoe Variety Show were introduced in 1994.

Some 1994 Admission Price Options included:
The 1994 One Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] is sold for $31.00 per person.
The 1994 One Day Child Passport [includes all attractions and shows] is sold for $25.00 per person.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1994 were:
On Wednesday, January 26, 1994, Roger Rabbit's Cartoon Spin is opened in Mickey's Toontown.
On Friday, July 01, 199, the Lion King Celebration Parade opens at Disneyland.
On Saturday, November 19, 1994, the Main Street Photo Supply is opened on Main Street in the old Carefree Corner location.
On Tuesday, December 20, 1994, the Golden Horseshoe Variety Show featuring Dana Daniels begins performing in the Golden Horseshoe two days a week.
On Thursday, December 22, 1994, Billy Hill and the Hillbillies begin performing in the Golden Horseshoe after performing on the streets of Frontierland for over two years.

Things that closed at Disneyland in 1994 were:
In January of 1994, the Mike Fink Keel Boats in Frontierland are closed.
In June of 1994, Aladdin's Royal Caravan Parade is closed.
On Thursday, November 10, 1994, Skyway to Fantasyland is closed permanently.
On Thursday, November 10, 1994, Skyway to Tomorrowland is permanently closed.
On Sunday, December 18, 1994The Golden Horseshoe Jamboree performs its last show.

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1994 were:
On Tuesday, November 01, 1994, the Camera Shop moves to the northeast corner of Main Street replacing Carefree Corner.
In 1994, the Jungle Cruise in Adventureland is expanded.
In 1994, the Adventureland Bazaar Shop is remodeled and reopened in Adventureland.
In 1994, the Storybook Land Canal Boats in Fantasyland are renovated.

In 1995

Some 1995 Admission Price Options included:
The 1995 Adult 2-Day Magic Kingdom Club Passport - $53.00

1995 at Disneyland saw the Spirit of Pocahontas Show is the first musical performed at the new Fantasyland Theater as Disneyland celebrates its 40th anniversary, as well as the opening the the new Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye attraction.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1995 were:
In March of 1995, the Jungle Cruise is updated with seven new scenes. The original canal had been moved to make room for the soon to be Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
On Sunday, March 05, 1995, Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye is opened in Adventureland.
On Friday, June 23, 1995, the new Fantasyland Theater is opened near It's a Small World. It is sponsored by the Nestle Company and was originally called Videopolis.
On Friday, June 23, 1995, the Spirit of Pocahontas Show is the first musical performed at the new Fantasyland Theater.
On Friday, June 23, 1995, Meeko's, a snack venue is opened near the Fantasyland Theater for guest convenience.

Things that closed at Disneyland in 1995 were:
On Saturday, April 01, 1995, the Story Book Shop is closed on Main Street.
On Sunday, April 30, 1995, Beauty and the Beast stage show at the Videopolis stage closes after a 3 year run.
On Friday, June 23, 1995, Yumz Food Stand near Videopolis is closed.
On Monday, August 21, 1995, The People Mover thru Tron is permanently closed in preparation for the closing and renovation of Tomorrowland. The track will be used to build an attraction called Rocket Rods.

No major changes were made at Disneyland in 1995.

In 1996

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Show premiered in the all new Festival of Fools Arena behind Big Thunder Ranch, as well as some of the props and shows being moved from the El Capitan Theater to Tomorrowland.

Some 1996 Admission Price Options included:
The 1996 One Day Adult Passport - $34.50 per person.
The 1996 Adult 2-Day Magic Kingdom Club Passport - $55.00 per person.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1996 were:
In February of 1996, The Toy Story Fun House, an interactive area featuring interactive adventures and entertainment based on the Disney/Pixar movie, Toy Story, is opened. It is also called The Toy Story Playhouse. The sets were moved from the Toy Story Premiere at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles.
In February of 1996, Triton's Garden, a floral and fountain area near the entrance of Tomorrowland is built. It was on this site that the original Monsanto House of the Future stood.
In February of 1996, Hamm's All Doll Revue in Tomorrowland opens.
On Saturday, March 30, 1996, the Mike Fink Keel Boats are briefly reopened.
On Friday, June 21, 1996, The Festival of Fools Arena is opened behind Big Thunder Railroad. It is used to house the Festival of Fools Stage show with the cast of Hunchback of Notre Dame.
On Friday, June 21, 1996, the Festival of Foods snack area is opened to feed crowds waiting for the Hunchback of Notre Dame show.
In June of 1996, The Hunchback of Notre Dame Show is performed in the new Festival of Fools Arena.
In 1996, Le Gourmet Shoppe is opened in New Orleans Square. It features gourmet and Cajun food items and Disney kitchenware. It is the area formerly used by the One of a Kind Shop.

Things that closed at Disneyland in 1996 were:
In February of 1996, Big Thunder Ranch is closed to make room for the Festival of Fools Arena and Stage.
In February of 1996, the Alpine Gardens, a garden area surrounding ponds and foliage located to the left of the entrance of Tomorrowland closes and statuary is added featuring characters from The Little Mermaid movie. It is renamed Triton's Garden.
In June of 1996, The Toy Story Playhouse in Tomorrowland is closed.
In June of 1996, Hamm's All Doll Revue in Tomorrowland closes.
In July of 1996, the Frontierland Shooting Arcade is closed and updated and renamed the Frontierland Shooting Exposition.
In July of 1996, the Wonders of China film at Circle-vision in Tomorrowland is closed.
On Monday, November 25, 1996, the Main Street Electrical Parade is permanently closed at Disneyland's Main Street after a 24 year run.
In 1996, Aladdin's Oasis Dinner Show is closed.
In 1996, the One of A Kind Shop closes in New Orleans Square.

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1996 were:
On Monday, January 01, 1996, Delta Airlines ends it's sponsorship of Circle-vision.

In 1997

1997 saw a new parade that didn’t last, the Light Magic Parade, and a new parade that did, Also, the opening of the holiday edition of “It’s A Small World” and we said good-bye to the Prince of Pop, Captain Eo.

Some 1997 Admission Price Options included:
The 1997 Adult One Day Passport - (12 years+): $36.00 each
The 1977 Child One Day Passport - (3-11): $26.00 each

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1997 were:
In 1997, Aladdin and Jasmine's Storytime Adventures are opened in the closed Aladdin's Oasis Dinner Theater.
On Friday, March 21, 1997, the Carnation Café on Main Street is opened.
On Friday, May 23, 1997, the new Light Magic Parade is premiered at Disneyland.
On Friday, June 27, 1997, Hercules "Zero to Hero" Victory Parade is premiered at Disneyland.
On Thursday, November 27, 1997, It's A Small World Holiday Edition premieres for the 1997 Holiday Season in Fantasyland.
In 1997 Westward Ho Wagon, a snack venue is opened in Frontierland.
In 1997 Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor on Main Street is opened.

Things that closed at Disneyland in 1997 were:
In 1997, the Rocket Jets [also called the Astro-Jets] are closed in Tomorrowland, as part of the renovation of the entire area.
On Sunday, April 06, 1997, "Captain Eo" with Michael Jackson is closed at the Magic Eye Theater.
In 1997, Circle-vision 360 Theater featuring "American Journeys" is closed to make room for the all new Rocket Rods.
On Monday, September 01, 1997, the Light Magic Parade is retired after just one season due to its unpopularity.
On Thursday, September 04, 1997, the Spirit of Pocahontas Show is closed.
On Friday, September 05, 1997, Meeko's, a Fantasyland Theater snack venue is closed.
In 1997 The Lion King Celebration Parade closes at Disneyland.
In 1997 Mike Fink Keel Boats are permanently closed.

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1997 were:
In 1997 The Pirates of the Caribbean attraction is enhanced and reopened.
In 1997 The Carnation Ice Cream Parlor is moved on Main Street to the next shop over.

In 1998

 In 1998, Paul Pressler is named the President of Walt Disney Attractions and a new Tomorrowland is unveiled, as Mickey Mouse celebrates his 70th Birthday on November 18th. Also, Mulan’s Parade is premiered.

Some 1998 Admission Price Options included:
The 1998 Adult One Day Passport -  (12 years+): $38.00 each
The 1998 Child One Day Passport - (3-11): $28.00 each
The 1998 Adult Two-Day Magic Kingdom Club Passport - $64.00 each

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1998 were:
In May of 1998, the All New Tomorrowland is opened.
In May of 1998, the Astro Orbiter is opened. It is a remodeled and relocated version of the Rocket Jets.
In May of 1998, the Cosmic Waves, an interactive water fountain is opened in the new Tomorrowland.
In May of 1998, The Observa-tron, an animated focal point to the new Tomorrowland, is opened.
In May of 1998, the American Space Experience exhibit is added to Tomorrowland and features the famous "Moon" rock.
On Friday, May 22, 1998, Redd Rocket’s Pizza Port Restaurant is opened in Tomorrowland.
On Friday, May 22, 1998"Honey I shrunk the Audience", 3D attraction and show is opened in the New Tomorrowland.
On Friday, May 22, 1998, the Rocket Rods attraction in the new Tomorrowland is opened. It utilizes the same track as the previously closed People Mover.
In the summer of 1998, the Mulan Parade, a tribute to Disney's newest movie, opens. It features Chinese jugglers and acrobats, as well as characters from the film.
In the summer of 1998, Animazement: The Musical is opened at the Fantasyland Theater. It features stars of recent Disney Animated movies including Pocahontas, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Beauty and the Beast and Lion King.
On Friday, July 03, 1998, Innoventions, an interactive science and technology exhibit is opened in the new Tomorrowland. It is relocated in the old Carrousel of Progress building which had been empty for the previous 10 years and replaced America Sings.
On November 10, 1998, official opening ceremonies are held for Innoventions.

Things that closed at Disneyland in 1998 were:
On Wednesday, January 21, 1998 The Disneyland Parking lot closes to start construction of Disneyland’s second themed park, Disney's California Adventure [originally called Westcot].
On April 19, 1998, The Hunchback of Notre Dame’s Festival of Fools closes.
In 1998, Chip N' Dale's Acorn Ball Crawl in Mickey's Toontown is closed due to safety concerns.
On Thursday, June 18, 1998, the Festival of Foods snack venue closes.
On Thursday, June 18, 1998, the Festival of Fools Arena is closed following the closure of the Hunchback of Notre Dame stage show. It is maintained to house corporate private parties.
In September of 1998, Hercules "Zero to Hero" Victory Parade is closed.
On September 7, 1998, the Submarine Voyage attraction is closed.

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1998 were:
In 1998, the Rocket Jets are relocated to the front entrance of Tomorrowland, as part of the "New Tomorrowland".

In 1999

“Woody’s Round-up Show” replaces the Billy Hill and the Hillbillies Show over at the Golden Horseshoe in Frontierland and Animazement: The Musical premieres at the Fantasyland Theater.

Some 1999 Admission Price Options included:
The 1999 Adult One Day Passport – $39.50

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1999 were:
In January of 1999, Radio Disney Station opened for daily broadcasts live from Tomorrowland at Disneyland.

On Tuesday, June 23, 1999 Tarzan's Treehouse in Adventureland is opened in the old Swiss Family Treehouse location.
In June of 1999, Animazement, the Musical is performed for the first time at the Fantasyland Theater near Small World.
On Sunday, November 21, 1999, Woody's Round-up Show is opened in the Golden Horseshoe. It replaces the Billy Hill and the Hillbillies Show which has been temporarily moved to Big Thunder Ranch.

Things that closed at Disneyland in 1999 were:
On September 7, 1999, The Autopia is closed for a complete renovation.
In November of 1999, the Mulan Parade, a tribute to the movie, closes.
On November 28, 1999, Casa Mexicana Restaurant in Frontierland closes.
IN 1999, Mattel Toys ends its sponsorship of “It’s A Small World.”

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1999 were:
In 1999, Disneyland implements the Fast Pass System for help with long attraction lines starting with “It’s A Small World”.
On March 8, 1999, the Swiss Family Treehouse in Tomorrowland closes. It is later renovated and renamed Tarzan's Treehouse based on the new Disney movie, Tarzan.

In 2000

 On Monday, July 17, 2000, the 45th Anniversary of Disneyland is celebrated with new fireworks and a new parking structure is built in preparation of the opening of a new theme park in the old parking lot.

Some 2000 Admission Price Options included:
The 2000 Adult One Day Passport…………...$43
The 2000 Seniors One Day Passport……..…$39
The 2000 Child One Day Passport……………$33
The 2000 Adult Two Day Park Hopper Passport…………...$76
The 2000 Child Two Day Park Hopper Passport…………….$57
The 2000 Adult Three Day Park Hopper Passport…………...$99
The 2000 Child Three Day Park Hopper Passport……………....$75
The 2000 Adult Four Day Park Hopper Passport…………$137.00
The 2000 Adult Four Day Park Hopper Passport……………$107.00
The 2000 Adult One Park Premium Annual Passport……$199.00
The 2000 Adult Two Park Premium Annual Passport……$299.00
The 2000 Adult One Park Deluxe Annual Passport…..$139.00
The 2000 Adult Two Park Deluxe Annual Passport…..$199.00
The 2000 Adult One Park Southern California Annual Passport…..$89.00
The 2000 Adult Two Park Southern California Annual Passport…..$149.00

Things that opened at Disneyland in 2000 were:
In February of 2000, the 45 Years of Magic Parade begins in honor of the 45th anniversary of Disneyland.
On February 18, 2000, Believe…There’s Magic in the Stars Fireworks Spectacular opens in the skies over Disneyland. It replaces the 44 year run of Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks.
On June 29, 2000, The All New Tomorrowland Autopia, sponsored by Chevron Oil, is opened in Tomorrowland.
In July of 2000, a Special Preview Center for Disney's California Adventure is opened in the exit lobby of The Main Street Opera House.
On November 3, 2000, Believe…in Holiday Magic Fireworks Spectacular opens for the holiday season at Disneyland and includes simulated snowfall.
About 2000, Disneyland builds a new 10,000 car parking structure on property formerly used as a strawberry farm. Tram service is available to take guests to the park entrance drop-off. The parking Structure is named the Mickey and Friends Parking Structure and features 6 parking levels named Chip N’ Dale [brown], Daisy [purple], Mickey [red], Goofy [green], Donald [blue] and Minnie [pink].

Things that closed at Disneyland in 2000 were:
On Monday, January 03, 2000, Country Bear Christmas Special in Critter Country is closed.
In early 2000, "Fantasy in the Sky" Fireworks are retired and a new show is premiered.
On Saturday, April 01, 2000, Casa Mexicana is closed and replaced by Rancho Del Zocalo Restaurante.
On Monday, July 17, 2000, Woody's Round-up Show is closed in the Golden Horseshoe after a six month run.
On September 5, 2000, Rocket Rods in Tomorrowland is closed following the discovery that its shaking is damaging the building it is housed in.
In September of 2000, the Rocket Rods attraction in Tomorrowland is permanently closed, due to structural maintenance problems.
In 2000, Big Thunder Barbecue Restaurant in Frontierland is closed.

Things that changed at Disneyland in 2000 were:
In July of 2000, the Tinkerbelle Toy Shoppe changes its name to Once Upon A Time.
On Thursday, July 20, 2000, the Billy Hill and the Hillbillies Show is returned to the Golden Horseshoe after being at Big Thunder Ranch for 6 months.
On November 14, 2000, the Disney Club is launched offering discounts on Disneyland tickets, food, beverages, etc. It replaced the Magic Kingdom Club.
On Sunday, December 10, 2000, the Christmas Candlelight Procession is held at the Fantasyland Theater on the 10th and 11th of December. It is narrated by John Tesh and Barry Bostwick.
In 2000, pin trading is introduced at Disneyland, where guests, collectors and selected cast members exchange official Disney created collectable pins with each other.

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At Easter of 1984, Thumper's Easter Egg Hunt is held at Disneyland featuring entertainment by KC [of the Sunshine Band] and Tommy Tutone. On Saturday, June 09, 1984, Disneyland celebrates Donald Duck's 50th birthday. Also, Annual Passports are offered to the general public for the first time. Also, the Country Bears introduce a new Christmas Show.

No 1984 Admission Prices were available.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1984 were:

  • On Friday, April 13, 1984, Alice's Adventures in Wonderlandis reopened after a major refurbishment.
  • On Saturday, June 30, 1984, theSouth Seas Trader, a shop featuring South Seas themed merchandise is opened in Adventureland.
  • In June of 1984, theMagic Eye Theater presenting "Magic Journeys", a 3-D movie with special effects added is opened.
  • On Thursday, November 01, 1984,Country Bear Christmas Special in Bear Country is opened. It is used only during the Thanksgiving/Christmas seasons.
  • In 1984,Circle-vision 360 Theater featuring "The Wonders of China"is opened in Tomorrowland. The film is one developed for the China Pavilion at EPCOT in Florida.
  • In 1984,"All Because Man Wanted to Fly", a pre-show film in the Circle-vision Theater is opened. Used as part of the PSA display in the waiting area, the film tells the history of aviation.


No attractions were closed in 1984.

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1984 were:

  • In July of 1984, Tomorrowland’sCircle-vision 360changes its name to World Premiere Circle-vision and shows the new film "American Journeys". It is sponsored by PSA Airlines.
  • In 1984,Great Moments With Mr. Lincolnis reprogrammed for a slightly different show and reopened.

New at Disneyland in 1991 are the Celebration USA Parade, a parade to celebration the diversity of the American way of life, is premiered. The Disney Afternoon Avenue, a special event to promote the Disney Afternoon cartoon block on the Disney Channel is opened, as well as Baloo's Dressing Room is opened to young guests for autographs and photo opportunities. Also a new stage show Disney Afternoon's "Plane Crazy" at the Fantasyland Theater is opened. In April of 1991, the Enchanted Book Shoppe, a musical stage show starring Beauty and the Beast, opens at the Plaza Garden' stage near the entrance to Sleeping Beauty Castle. For the Christmas season, "Mickey's Nutcracker", modern day musical version of the classic Nutcracker Christmas story is opened at the Videopolis stage in Fantasyland.

Some 1991 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1991 One Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] is sold for $27.50 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1991 were:

  • On Friday, March 15, 1991, as part of the Disney Afternoon Live promotion, Baloo's Dressing Room is opened to young guests for autographs and photo opportunities.
  • On Friday, March 15, 1991, the Disney Afternoon Avenue, a special event to promote the Disney Afternoon cartoon block on the Disney Channel is opened.
  • On Friday, March 15, 1991, Disney Afternoon's "Plane Crazy" stage show at the Fantasyland Theater is opened.
  • On Friday, April 26, 1991, the Enchanted Book Shoppe, a musical stage show starring Beauty and the Beast, opens at the Plaza Garden' stage near the entrance to Sleeping Beauty Castle.
  • On Friday, November 22, 1991, "Mickey's Nutcracker", modern day musical version of the classic Nutcracker Christmas story is opened at the Videopolis stage in Fantasyland.
  • In 1991, the Boat Cruise to Gummi Glen is opened as part of the Disney Afternoon Live promotion. It was originally the Motor Boat Cruise.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1991 were:

  • On Thursday, June 13, 1991, the Fantasyland Autopia is closed to rebuild a larger version of the Tomorrowland Autopia.
  • On Monday, July 15, 1991, the Briar Rose Cottage Shop is closed in Fantasyland.
  • On Sunday, September 08, 1991, Baloo's Dressing Room is closed following the end of the Disney Afternoon Live Promotion. This area was eliminated to make room for Mickey's Toontown.
  • On Thursday, October 31, 1991, Disney Afternoon's "Plane Crazy" stage show at the Fantasyland Theater is closed.
  • On Sunday, November 10, 1991, Motor Boat Cruise to Gummi Glen is closed and the entire Motor Boat Cruise attraction is removed.
  • On Sunday, November 10, 1991, Chip N' Dale's Rescue Ranger's Raceway Autopia is closed.
  • On Sunday, November 10, 1991, the Disney Afternoon Avenue, a special event to promote the Disney Afternoon cartoon block on the Disney Channel is closed.
  • On Thursday, November 21, 1991, the Enchanted Book Shoppe stage show is closed.
  • On Sunday, November 24, 1991, the Celebration USA Parade is closed following the summer and fall seasons.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1991 were:

  • On Friday, March 15, 1991, in honor of the Disneyland Afternoon Live promotion, the Motor Boat Cruise was temporarily transformed into the Motor Boat Cruise to Gummi Glen, based on the Adventures of the Gummi Bears Cartoon.
  • On Friday, March 15, 1991, the Fantasyland Autopia is changed to the Chip N' Dale's Rescue Ranger's Raceway for the Disney Afternoon Live promotion.
  • In 1991, National Car Rental ends its 11 year sponsorship of the Guest Locker Services.
  • In 1991, Gaines Pet Foods ends their sponsorship of the Kennel Club.


In the spring of 1988, the 50's styled, Blast to The Past premieres at Disneyland, a two month long special event, it is held throughout Disneyland. It features parades, shows and themed events in the 50's style. In the fall of 1988, the State Fair returns to Disneyland as well as the "Come to the Fair" Parade premieres in Disneyland. In the fall of 1988, Pigmania, the comedy Pig Races are held again in an arena in Big Thunder Ranch. On Friday, November 18, 1988, Mickey Mouse celebrates his 60th Birthday.

Some 1988 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1988 One Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $21.50 per person.
  • The 1988 One Day Child Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $16.50 per person.
  • The 1988 Two Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $31.50 per person.
  • The 1988 Two Day Child Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $26.50 per person.
  • The 1988 Three Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $41.50 per person.
  • The 1988 Three Day Child Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $36.50 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1988 were:

  • On Wednesday, November 23, 1988, Crocodile Mercantile, a shop in Critter Country, opens.
  • In December of 1988, originally called the Indian Trading Post, The Briar Patch is opened selling Country Bear and Winnie the Pooh related souvenirs.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1988 were:

  • On Sunday, April 10, 1988, America Sings in Tomorrowland is closed. Many of the animatronic animals are moved to the soon to be built Splash Mountain.
  • In the spring of 1988, Ursus H. Bear's Wilderness Outpost in Bear Country is closed.
  • On Sunday, May 15, 1988, the Blast to the Past event ends.
  • On Saturday, October 01, 1988, Card Corner is closed on Main Street.
  • On Sunday, November 13, 1988, the State Fair events are permanently retired.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1988 were:

  • On Wednesday, November 23, 1988, Bear Country is renamed to Critter Country in honor of the newest attraction, Splash Mountain.
  • In 1988, the Fantasyland Station of the Disneyland Railroad is renamed the Videopolis Station, in honor of the recently completed Videopolis dance floor.


Disneyland welcomes its 200 millionth guest on Thursday, January 08, 1981, as Gert Schelvis enters Disneyland and the entire Fantasyland area is closed to build a NEW Fantasyland. Also, Disneyland hosts Festival Japan, a celebration of the Japanese culture throughout the park.

Some 1981 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1981 Junior Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions. It sold for $7.25 per person. [ages 12 thru 17]
  • The 1981 Child Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions. It sold for $7.50 per person [ages 3 thru 11]


No new attractions were opened at Disneyland in 1981.

Things that closed at Disneyland in 1981 were:

  • On Sunday, December 20, 1981, the Fantasyland Theater [originally the Mickey Mouse Club Theater] in Fantasyland is closed to make room for Pinocchio's Daring Adventure and Village Haus Restaurant in the New Fantasyland.
  • In 1981, the whole of Fantasyland is closed to make room for an all new Fantasyland. 

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Disneyland 1975

To celebrate the 200th birthday of the United States on Saturday, June 14, 1975, America On Parade is premiered at Disneyland. This is a themed parade featuring giant head characters on floats representing scenes from United States history.

In June of 1975, ground is broken on construction of the newest high speed thrill attraction,
Space Mountain and on July 17, 1975, Disneyland celebrates its 20th Anniversary.

Some 1975 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1975 Adult Big "11" Magic Kingdom Club Ticket Book which includes admission and 11 attractions. It sold for $6.00 per person [valued at $11.15]. It included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1975 “5 Adventure” Courtesy Guest Ticket Book which includes admission and 1 of each type of ticket are sold in the park. Cost unknown. It includes one of each ticket.
  • The 1975 Adult Special Summer "13" Ticket Book which included admission and 13 attractions is sold for $6.75 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1975 were:

  • On Friday, March 21, 1975, the Mission to Mars is opened in Tomorrowland. It has been redesigned from the old Flight to the Moon attraction.
  • On Thursday, June 12, 1975, The Walt Disney Story featuring Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln is reopened due to popular demand from park guests.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1975 were:

  • On Sunday, January 05, 1975, the Flight to the Moon attraction is permanently closed.
  • In February of 1975, the Walt Disney Story in the Main Street Opera House is closed briefly.
  • In June of 1975, The Main Street Electrical Parade is temporarily retired to allow the showing of America on Parade for the Nation's Bi-centennial.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1975 were:

  • In 1975, The King Arthur Carrousel is renovated and all the horses are painted white and color is added to the different saddles and jewels.

Realizing the potential to advertise both the movie and the park on Sunday, June 30, 1974, the second "Herbie, the Love Bug Day" is held at Disneyland along with a parade and best dressed Volkswagen Beetle contest. This parade is filmed for an upcoming TV special with Bob McAlistar, Bob Crane, Burl Ives and Helen Hayes.

Some 1974 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1974 “5 Adventure” Courtesy Guest Ticket Book which includes admission and 1 of each type of ticket are sold in the park. Cost unknown. It includes one of each coupon.
  • The 1974 Adult Big "10" Ticket Book which includes admission and 10 attractions is sold for $4.75 per person.
  • The 1974 Adult Big "13" Ticket Book which includes admission and 13 attractions is sold for $5.75 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1974 were:

  • On Saturday, June 29, 1974, the America Sings attraction is opened in Tomorrowland. Built in the old Carrousel of Progress building, it features the story of American music as told by Sam the Eagle in 5 rotating scenes.
  • In 1974, The Kids of the Kingdom Show is launched at the Tomorrowland Stage. [Where Space Mountain now stands].


No attractions were closed at Disneyland in 1974.

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1974 were:

  • On Sunday, July 24, 1974, the Frontierland Railroad Station is renamed to the New Orleans Square Station following the building of New Orleans Square.
  • On Tuesday, October 01, 1974, the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad is renamed to Disneyland Railroad. All the stations along the line are renamed to Disneyland Railroad as well.

Disneyland 1974

On Sunday, November 18, 1973, Mickey Mouse celebrates his 45th Birthday. Disney changed to a larger sized ticket book which now has the printed monetary value on each ticket.

Some 1973 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1973 "5 Adventure” Book [Attractions only and all E Tickets] is sold for $3.50 per book and can only be purchased once inside the park.
  • The 1973 Adult Big "10" Ticket Book which includes admission and 10 attractions is sold for $4.75 per person.
  • The 1973 “5 Adventure” Courtesy Guest Ticket Book which includes admission and 1 of each type of ticket are sold in the park. Cost unknown.
  • The 1973 Big "10" Ticket Book [For Attractions Only] for Adult, Juniors or Children is sold for $3.50 per book. These “Attraction only” books could be purchased once inside the park and did not include admission. It included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 3 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1973 Adult Big "11" Ticket Book which includes admission and 11 attractions and is sold for $5.50 per person. It included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1973 Junior [12-17] Big "11" Ticket Book which includes admission and 11 attractions - [a large Ticket book containing A thru E Tickets with printed values] Cost unknown. It included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1973 Child [3 -11] Big "11" Ticket Book which includes admission and 11 attractions. Cost unknown. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1973 Adult Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which includes admission and 15 attractions. Cost unknown. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .45 each, 4 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1973 Junior [12 thru 17] Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions. Cost unknown. It included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .45 each, 4 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1973 Child [3-11] Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which includes admission and 15 attractions. Cost unknown. It included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .45 each, 4 D Tickets valued at .70 each and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1973 Guided Tour which is good for any age sells for $3.00 and does not include admission or attractions.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1973 were:

  • On Sunday, April 08, 1973, The Walt Disney Story is opened in the Main Street Opera House. The display of Walt Disney memorabilia includes his original working offices from the Burbank studios and some short films highlighting his career.
  • In 1973, the Disneyland Showcase - Preview of Coming Attractions is opened on Main Street in the old Wurlitzer Organ Shop. This display allows the company to preview future attractions and movies.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1973 were:

  • On Monday, January 01, 1973, Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln is closed after 8 years to be remodeled.
  • On Thursday, February 01, 1973, the Pack Mules Thru Nature's Wonderland in Frontierland is closed.
  • On Sunday, February 11, 1973, The Legacy of Walt Disney Exhibit is closed.
  • On Sunday, September 09, 1973, General Electric's Carrousel of Progress is closed and moved to Walt Disney World in Florida.


Things that changed in 1973 were:

  • In 1973, United Airlines ends it's sponsorship of The Enchanted Tiki Room.

Disneyland 1973

In 1960, thefirst private partywas held at Disneyland and Bell Telephone beginssponsorship of Circa-rama Theaterin Tomorrowland.


In March of 1960, the Fourth Annual Pancake Races are held on Main Street and marching bands are added to the festivities.


In July of 1960, Circa-rama Featuring "America the Beautiful" is moved from the Brussels’s World's Fair to Disneyland's Tomorrowland and on July 17, 1960, Disneyland celebrates the 5th Anniversary of its opening.


In September of 1960, Disneyland made world headlines everywhere when Soviet Premier, Nikita S. Khrushchev was denied entrance to Disneyland because it was deemed too great a security risk.

On Saturday, October 01, 1960,
"Dixieland at Disneyland", a special jazz event is premiered throughout the park with various top name acts. It is the first time a Dixieland special event is held.

Some 1960 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1960 Adult Big "10" Ticket Book which included admission and 10 Attractions were sold for $4.50 per person [valued at $8.10]. This ticket book included 1 A ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E tickets valued at .75 each.
  • The 1960 Adult Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 Attractions were sold for $5.75 per person [valued at $11.50]. This ticket book included 1 A ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B tickets valued at .25 each, 3 C tickets valued at .35 each, 4 D tickets valued at .60 each, and 5 E tickets valued at .75 each.
  • The 1960 “Starlite” Ticket Books (formerly called Date Nite) were implemented. These combination books included 2 adult admissions and 12 attractions and were good only after 5 pm until Midnight or 1 pm on Saturdays. [This program was discontinued in 1973] The ticket books sold for $5.00 for two guests.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1960 were:

  • In January of 1960, the Catfish Cove, a fishing spot for children along the Rivers of America, is opened.
  • On Saturday, May 28, 1960, the Mine Train Thru Nature's Wonderland is opened after being rebuilt. It was originally the Rainbow Caverns Mine Train.
  • On Saturday, May 28, 1960, the Art of Animation Exhibit is opened in Tomorrowland and uses the recently released "Sleeping Beauty" as an example.
  • On Friday, June 10, 1960, the Pack Mules Thru Nature's Wonderland is opened.
  • On Wednesday, June 15, 1960, the Hallmark Card Shop on Main Street is opened.
  • On Sunday, July 31, 1960, the Sunkist Citrus House on Main Street is opened.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1960 were:

  • On Wednesday, February 17, 1960, Space Station X-1 in Tomorrowland is closed.
  • In February of 1960, the Satellite View of America in Tomorrowland is closed.
  • In July of 1960, the Aluminum Hall of Fame, sponsored by Kaiser Steel, is closed.
  • On Wednesday, August 31, 1960, the Bathroom of the Future Exhibit in Tomorrowland, presented by sponsor The Crane
  • Company, is closed.
  • In 1960, the Horse-drawn Surreys on Main Street are closed.
  •  In 1960, the Gibson Card Shop on Main Street closes.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1960:

  • In 1960, Jungle Cruise in Adventureland is renamed the Jungle River Boat Safari.
  • In August of 1960, the Horse-drawn Fire Wagon is retired and placed on display in the Fire House on Main Street near City Hall.

Disneyland 1960

Some 1959 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1959 Magic Kingdom Club Adult "10" Ticket Book that included admission and 10 attractions sold for $3.50 per person. This ticket book included 1 A ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E tickets valued at .75 each.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1959 were:

  • On Thursday, January 01, 1959, The Fantasyland Autopia is opened and sponsored by the Richfield Oil Company.
  • On Saturday, June 06, 1959, The Submarine Voyage, sponsored by General Dynamics, is opened in Tomorrowland.
  • On Sunday, June 14, 1959, The Disneyland-Alweg Monorail is opened, featuring an above ground tour of the Tomorrowland area in the streamlined Mark I Monorail.
  • On Sunday, June 14, 1959, The Matterhorn Bobsleds are opened in Fantasyland.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1959 were:

  • In January of 1959, Circa-rama USA featuring the film "Tour of the West" is closed.
  • On Sunday, September 13, 1959, Rainbow Mountain Stage Coaches in Frontierland are closed.
  • On Wednesday, September 30, 1959, The Conestoga Wagons in Frontierland are closed, due to unpredictable horses.
  • On Friday, October 02, 1959, Rainbow Ridge Pack Mules in Frontierland are closed.
  • On Sunday, October 11, 1959, Rainbow Cavern Mine Train is closed to be rebuilt.
  • In December of 1959, "The World Beneath Us" film in Tomorrowland closes.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1959 were:

  • The Tomorrowland Autopia is updated and reopened.
  • The Mark V Autopia cars are introduced.



The“E Ticket”was added to the Disneyland Ticket Books at a value of .75 cents per ticket and enters the world as a new slang phrase [E ticket= the ultimate experience].


In the summer of 1959, The Dapper Dans, a barbershop quartet, performed for the first time on Main Street and on Saturday, July 25, 1959, the Disneyland Railroad Engine – the Ernest S. Marsh is commissioned and begins service. It is named after 1959 Santa Fe Railroad President, Ernest Marsh and is a rebuilt 1925 New England locomotive.


Over in Frontierland, many attractions are closed to make way for a newly revamped Pack Mules through Nature’s Wonderland attraction. Also, the live horses prove to be unreliable for transportation on the Conestoga Wagons.

Disneyland 1959

Disneyland enters its 2nd year of operation. Disneyland also added the D Coupon to their ticket book with a value of $ .70 cents each. There was no special event introduced during this year.

The prices remained the same as the 1955 prices throughout 1956.

1957 saw the introduction to Disneyland of the first New Year’s Eve Party and first Annual Pancake Race at the beginning of Lent. Sponsored by the Quaker Oats Company and Disneyland, a $100 dollar prize was awarded to Rose Pitman of Visalia.


Also introduced for the first time at the start of summer was “Date Nite at Disneyland” is introduced as a way to get young people into Disneyland on Friday and Saturday evenings to dance and eat. This promotion ended in the mid-1960's.


On Thursday, December 05, 1957, Walt Disney celebrated his 56th birthday

And three weeks later, on Tuesday, December 31, 1957, the
10 millionth guest, Leigh Woolfenden entered Disneyland.

Some 1957 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1957 Adult Deluxe "15" Ticket Bookthat included admission and 15 attractions sold for $3.95 per person.
  • The 1957 Child Jumbo 15 Ticket Bookthat included admission and 15 attractions sold for $3.00 per person.
  • Also introduced in 1957 was the popular "Date Nite" Ticket Book which was good only after 5 pm on Friday and Saturday nights. It included admission and 5 generic tickets good for any attraction.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1957 were:

  • On Tuesday, April 23, 1957, the Midget Autopia is opened in Fantasyland for younger children, who cannot drive the Tomorrowland Autopia cars themselves.
  • On Monday, April 29, 1957, the Sleeping Beauty Castle walk-through is opened and dedicated by Shirley Temple.
  • On Wednesday, June 12, 1957, the Monsanto House of the Future at the entrance of Tomorrowland is opened.
  • On Saturday, June 15, 1957, Don Defore's Silver Banjo Restaurant in Frontierland is opened. Don Defoe was a TV actor who starred on "The Ozzie and Harriet Show".
  • On Monday, June 17, 1957, Holiday-land, a picnic and tent area located to the left of the Disneyland Main Gate is opened. Originally a separate admission, the price was later included in the Disneyland admission price. It had been built previously for the now closed Mickey Mouse Club Circus.
  • On Wednesday, June 26, 1957, the Viewliner, a futurist train in Tomorrowland, is opened on a parallel track to the Railroad around Disneyland's parameter.
  • In June, the Motor Boat Cruise in Fantasyland is opened.
  • On Friday, July 12, 1957, the Frontierland Shootin' Gallery is opened.
  • In December, the "Christmas in Many Lands" Parade premieres on Main Street.
  • Also, that year, the Frontierland Shooting Gallery is opened, the Main Street Magic Shop is opened and features magic tricks and joke gadgets and finally, the Tinker Bell Toy Shop in Fantasyland is opened.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1957 were:

  • In July, the Miniature Horse Corral, a temporary exhibit showing Shetland ponies and other miniature horse breeds is closed.
  • On Tuesday, October 08, 1957, the Maxwell House Coffee House on Main Street is closed in Town Square.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1957 were:

  • In December, a second Omnibus is added to the Main Street fleet.

Disneyland 1957 

Disneyland 1956

Disneyland 1955

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1956 were:


  • On Saturday, January 21, 1956, the Dairy Bar in Tomorrowland, sponsored by The American Dairy Association, is opened.
  • On Tuesday, February 07, 1956, Keller's Jungle Killers, a circus act in the Mickey Mouse Club Circus tent, opens in Holiday-land.
  • On Saturday, March 24, 1956, the Astro-jets [also known as Rocket Jets] are opened in Tomorrowland.
  • On Thursday, April 05, 1956, the Bathroom of the Future, [sometimes known as the Bathroom of Tomorrow] presented by sponsor, The Crane Company, is opened in Tomorrowland.
  • In May of 1956, the Horseless Carriages are opened as part of the Disneyland Main Street vehicle fleet.
  • On Saturday, June 16, 1956, the Rafts to Tom Sawyer Island are opened in Frontierland.
  • On Saturday, June 16, 1956, Tom Sawyer's Island is opened in the center of the Rivers of America.
  • On Saturday, June 16, 1956, Injun Joe's Cave on Tom Sawyer's Island is opened.
  • On Saturday, June 16, 1956, Tom and Huck's Tree House is opened on Tom Sawyer's Island.
  • On Saturday, June 23, 1956 the Skyway to Fantasyland [designed to look like futuristic] is opened in Tomorrowland.
  • On Saturday, June 23, 1956, the Skyway to Tomorrowland [designed to look like a Swiss Chalet] is opened in Fantasyland.
  • On Monday, July 02, 1956, the Rainbow Cavern Mine Train opens in Frontierland.
  • On Wednesday, July 04, 1956, the Indian War Canoes in Frontierland's Rivers of America is opened.
  • On Monday, July 30, 1956, the Mineral Hall Exhibit in Frontierland, featuring gems and minerals, is opened.
  • In July of 1956, the Phantom Boats, located in the Tomorrowland Lagoon, are opened.
  • On Saturday, August 18, 1956, the Carnation Plaza Gardens Stage and Restaurant is opened at the end of the Main Street "hub".
  • On Wednesday, August 22, 1956, I.N.A. Carefree Corner on Main Street is opened. It is sponsored by INA and features park information and guest registration.
  • In August of 1956, the Omnibuses are introduced as part of the Main Street vehicle fleet and the Fantasyland Theater is opened. It was originally the Mickey Mouse Club Theater
  • Also opened that year were: The 3D Jamboree at the Mickey Mouse Club Theater, the Guatemalan Weavers, a shop in Adventureland, the Mad Hatter Shop in Fantasyland, and the Oaks Tavern in Frontierland. The Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad- Fantasyland Station is opened at the back of the park behind Fantasyland and the "Fantasy in the Sky" Fireworks Show is performed for the first time in the skies over Disneyland. Finally, the Mark IV Autopia cars are introduced.
  • In 1956, the Davy Crockett Museum is opened in Frontierland featuring life size wax statues of Fess Parker and Buddy Epsen.
  • In 1956, Fantasy in the Skies Fireworks begins in the skies over Disneyland.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1956 were:

  • On Sunday, January 08, 1956, the Mickey Mouse Club Circus, located in a tent near the entrance, is closed due to poor attendance.
  • On Sunday, January 15, 1956, the Tomorrowland Boats are closed.
  • On Wednesday, September 19, 1956, Keller's Jungle Killers, a circus act in the Mickey Mouse Club Circus tent in Holiday-land, closes after an 8 month run.
  • In October, the Phantom Boats in the Tomorrowland lagoon are closed due to their unpredictability. It is the first permanent attraction to be removed from Disneyland.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1956 were:

  • In January, the Indian Village is moved to near Adventureland and expanded.
  • In February, the Mule Pack is changed with a new themed route and atmosphere and is renamed.
  • On Tuesday, June 26, 1956, the Pack Mule attraction is renamed to the Rainbow Ridge Pack Mules.
  • On Tuesday, June 26, 1956, the Rainbow Mountain Stage Coaches in Frontierland are renamed from the original Frontierland Stage Coaches.
  • On Monday, July 23, 1956, a new Junior Autopia, featuring taller gas pedals for small children, is added.
  • On Sunday, September 16, 1956, the Storybook Land Canal Boats in Fantasyland are renamed.
  • The "D" Ticket is added the Disneyland Ticket book.

Attractions opened during that first year included:

Main Street USA: Freight Train, Horse Drawn Fire Wagon, Horse Drawn Street Car, Horse Drawn Surrey Ride, Main Street Cinema, and Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad- Main Street Station.


Tomorrowland: Circa-rama featuring "Tour of the West", Clock of the World, Phantom Boats, Rocket to the Moon, Space Station X-1, Tomorrowland Autopia, and Tomorrowland Boats.


Fantasyland: Canal Boats of the World, Casey Jr. Train, Dumbo Flying Elephant, King Arthur Carrousel, Mad Tea Party, Mickey Mouse Theater, Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, Peter Pan Flight, Sleeping Beauty Castle, and Snow White's Adventures.


Frontierland: Conestoga Wagons, Davy Crockett's Arcade, Indian Village, Mark Twain Steamboat, Mike Fink Keel Boats, Pack Mules, Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad- Frontierland Station, and the Stage Coach.


Adventureland: Jungle Cruise.

1955 Admission Price Options included:


The 1955 Adult General Admission Tickets (that did not include attractions) were priced at $1.00 per person.


The 1955 Child’s General Admission Ticket [age 3 thru 11] (that did not include attractions) were priced at $.50 cents each.


The 1955 "A Day at Disneyland” Adult Ticket Book which included Park Admission and 8 Attractions were priced at $2.50 per person. These included: 10 cent A tickets, 25 cent B tickets, 40 cent C tickets. D and E tickets were not yet available.


The 1955 "A Day at Disneyland" Junior Ticket Book for Junior & Senior High Students which included Park Admission & 8 Attractions was priced at $2.00 per person. These included: 10 cent A tickets, 25 cent B tickets, 40 cent C tickets. D and E tickets were not yet available


The 1955 "A Day at Disneyland" Children Ticket Book [ages 12 & under] which included Park Admission & 8 Attractions were priced at $1.50 per person. These included: 10 cent A tickets, 25 cent B tickets, 40 cent C tickets, D and E tickets were not yet available

On Opening Day, July 17, 1955, a special admission ticketwas issued that was "counterfeited" and sold to so many people that the park became over-crowded and attractions and park services were stressed. This day was later referred to as “Black Sunday”.

The next day on Monday, July 18, 1955, Disneyland began selling tickets in a single strip sheet of tear-off stubs that included tickets for admissions and various attractions.

On October 11, 1955, Disneyland started using the “A thru C” Ticket System in the form of a single sheet of tear-off stubs for each attraction in each category. At this time, it was possible to purchase admission only without attractions. If you changed your mind later, attraction tickets were available at kiosks throughout the park.

The History of Disneyland Tickets


1955 to 2000


In 1958, the Courtesy Ticket Bookswere given red edges on the right hand side to make them easily recognizable. Also, the Magic Kingdom Club was started by Milt Albright. It was a club offering park discounts on admissions, attractions and food that was used by local companies and organizations as a perk for their employees and members.


In 1958, The Globe Ticket Company of Los Angeles begins printing A through D ticket books for Disneyland.


On Friday, March 28, 1958, the Disneyland Railroad’s newest engine – the Fred S. Gurley is commissioned into service. It was named for 1958 Santa Fe Railroad President, Fred Gurley and is a rebuilt 1894 Louisiana locomotive.

On Tuesday, November 18, 1958,
Mickey Mouse’s 30th Birthday is celebrated and three weeks later on Friday, December 05, 1958, Mickey’s creator, Walt Disney celebrates his 57th Birthday.

On Saturday, December 20, 1958, Disneyland presented its
first Candlelight Processional Parade. It is performed for the first time on Main Street and in Town Square and features Christmas carols and the re-telling of the birth of Jesus through the gospels. This first year, it is narrated by actor, Dennis Morgan.

Some 1958 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1958 Adult Big "10" Ticket Book, that included admission and 10 attractions sold for $3.35 per person.
  • The 1958 Junior Big "10" Ticket Book, that included admission and 10 attractions sold for $3.05 per person.
  • The 1958 Child Big "10" Ticket Book that included admission and 10 attractions sold for $2.75 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1958 were:

  • On Saturday, January 18, 1958, Ken-L-Land, a pet care facility located outside the Disneyland main gate, is opened. It is sponsored by Quaker Oats Ken-L-Ration Division.
  • In January of 1958, the Satellite View of America attraction in Tomorrowland is opened.
  • On Monday, March 31, 1958, the Grand Canyon Diorama, located on the Disneyland Railroad route between the Tomorrowland and Main Street stations is opened.
  • On Saturday, June 14, 1958, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is opened in Fantasyland.
  • On Saturday, June 14, 1958, Columbia Sailing Ship is opened on the Rivers of America in Frontierland.
  • On Saturday, June 14, 1958, Fowler's Harbor is officially opened to dock the new Columbia Sailing Ship. It is named after Admiral Joseph Fowler, who helped to build Disneyland.
  • In June of 1958, the Mad Hatter Shop on Main Street is opened inside the Penny Arcade.
  • On Saturday, August 16, 1958, the Fire Engine [or Fire Truck or Fire Wagon] is opened for guest transportation purposes on Main Street.
  • The Tomorrowland Station is opened on the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad.
  • The Hills Bros. Coffee House & Garden is opened in Town Square, Main Street near the Opera House.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1958 were:

  • On Monday, September 15, 1958, Tomorrowland's Viewliner [futurist train] is closed.
  • In September of 1958, the Dairy Bar in Tomorrowland, sponsored by The American Dairy Association, is closed.
  • In December of 1958, the Junior Autopia in Fantasyland is closed.
  • The 3D Jamboree at the Mickey Mouse Club Theater is closed.


There were no major changes at Disneyland in 1958.

Disneyland 1958

1992 brought two new stages shows, Beauty and the Beast and Mickey’s Nutcracker”, as well as a new parade for Goofy’s 60th birthday and the much anticipated, Fantasmic water show at the Rivers of America.

No 1992 Admission Prices were available.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1992 were:

  • On Friday, January 31, 1992, Professor Barnaby Owl's Photographic Art Studio, a photo facility where guests can purchase photos of themselves coming down Splash Mountain, is opened.
  • On Saturday, April 11, 1992, Beauty and the Beast stage show at the Videopolis stage premieres.
  • On Wednesday, May 13, 1992, Fantasmic, a dazzling outdoor show staged on the Rivers of America opens.
  • On Friday, June 19, 1992, the "World According to Goofy Parade" is opened at Disneyland in honor of Goofy's 60th birthday.
  • On Friday, November 20, 1992, "Mickey's Nutcracker", modern day musical version of the classic Nutcracker Christmas story is opened at the Videopolis stage in Fantasyland.
  • On Friday, December 18, 1992, "It's A Small World Toy Shoppe" sponsored by Mattel Toys is opened in Fantasyland.
  • In 1992, the all new Mission to Mars attraction is opened in the old Flight to the Moon building.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1992 were:

  • On Friday, April 17, 1992, the Tahitian Terrace Restaurant in Adventureland is closed.
  • In the summer of 1992, the Videopolis Station is closed for construction of the newest themed land, Mickey's Toontown.
  • On Monday, November 02, 1992, the Mission to Mars Attraction in Tomorrowland is closed.
  • On Sunday, November 15, 1992, the "World According to Goofy Parade" at Disneyland is closed.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1992 were:

  • On Wednesday, November 25, 1992, the Fantasyland Railroad Station is renamed the Toontown Station upon completion of the newest "land" Mickey's Toontown.
  • In 1992, the Bank of America withdraws it's sponsorship of "It's A Small World".
  • In 1992, Mattel Toys takes over sponsorship of “It’s A Small World”. 


On Tuesday, May 05, 1987, the Disney Company releases their own currency to be used in any Disney theme park. $1's featuring Mickey and $5's featuring Goofy area available. They are called Disney Dollars.

In the fall of 1987,
State Fair at Disneyland, a special event that included food and craft booths, is opened, as well as a new parade, "Come to the Fair" premieres in Disneyland. Also added are Pigmania, the comedy Pig Races are held in an arena in Big Thunder Ranch. This is the starting point for Billy Hill and the Hillbillies to meet.

On Thursday, November 26, 1987, the
Very Merry Christmas Parade is re-premiered at Disneyland for the holiday season and enjoys a long run following an 8 year hiatus...

Some 1987 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1987 One Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $20.00 per person.
  • The 1987 One Day Child Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $15.00 per person.

In the fall of 1987, ticket prices were raised.

  • The 1987 One Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $21.50 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1987 were:

  • On Friday, January 09, 1987, Stars Tours opens in Tomorrowland in the former Adventures thru Inner Space. Based on the Star Wars movies, it was developed by George Lucas.
  • On Friday, May 29, 1987, the Briar Rose Cottage Shop in Fantasyland is opened. It sells collectable figurines in the area formerly used for Mickey's Christmas Chalet.
  • On Saturday, July 11, 1987, the Disney Gallery, a specialty shop that features exhibits of park artwork and lithographs, is opened above Pirates of the Caribbean. It is housed in Walt Disney's former private apartments [that were never used before he died].
  • In 1987, Davy Crockett's Pioneer Mercantile, specializing in pioneer merchandise and souvenirs is opened.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1987 were:

  • On Friday, May 17, 1985, Mickey's Christmas Chalet in Fantasyland is closed.
  • On Sunday, November 15, 1987, the State Fair events end until next year.
  • In 1987, the Frontier Trading Post is closed.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1987 were:

  • On Wednesday, September 02, 1987, the Westward Ho Trading Co., a western style trading post replaces the Frontier Trading Post in Frontierland.


Disneyland 1989

The year begins with the opening of the all new Fantasyland. In June of 1983, the first Annual Passports are offered to Magic Kingdom Club members only. They are sold to the general public the next year.

On Friday, November 18, 1983, the entire month of November is celebrated as
Mickey's Month in honor of his 55th birthday. Special entertainment includes Mickey's Mouserise Show in the Small World Mall area, The Mickey Mouse Club Show starring the Original Mouseketeers, Mickey's Birthday Lunch and the "Flights of Fantasy" Parade that celebrates the opening of the New Fantasyland.

In December of 1983, in honor of the upcoming Summer Olympics, being held in Los Angeles in 1984, Disney sponsors
"Celebrate America" with an autograph and photo session is held with U.S. Olympic athletes, Bob Mathias, Dwight Stones, Edwin Moses, Parry O'Brien, and John Carlos. Also premiering is the American Gazette Parade, which features our nation's colorful past.

No 1983 Admission Prices were available.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1983 were:

  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, the all new Fantasyland is opened.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, King Arthur's Carrousel in Fantasyland is moved, renovated and reopened.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, Mad Tea Party is refurbished and reopened.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, Mr. Toad's Wild Ride in Fantasyland is refurbished and reopened.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, Peter Pan's Flight in Fantasyland is refurbished and reopened.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, Sleeping Beauty Castle's draw bridge is lowered for only the second time in history.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, Snow White's Adventure is renovated, reopened and renamed Show White's SCARY Adventure.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, the new attraction, Pinocchio’s Daring Adventure is opened in the new Fantasyland in the area that once housed the Mickey Mouse Theater.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, Mickey's Christmas Chalet, a store specializing in Disney Christmas merchandise is opened.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, the Village Haus Restaurant is opened in Fantasyland.
  • On Wednesday, May 25, 1983, The Sword in the Stone Ceremony is first held in the Castle forecourt to see who will be the next prince or princess in the kingdom.
  • On Saturday, June 18, 1983, the Flights of Fantasy Parade is premiered for the summer season.
  • On Saturday, October 01, 1983, The Town Square Café is opened on Main Street in the old American Egg House location.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1983 were:

  • On Sunday, January 16, 1983, Merlin's Magic Shop in Fantasyland is closed.
  • On Friday, September 30, 1983, The American Egg House on Main Street is closed and is replaced by Town Square Café.
  • On Sunday, November 27, 1983, the Flights of Fantasy Parade closes following Mickey's Month at the end of November.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1983 were:

  • In 1983, the Disneyland Alumni Club is formed.

Big Thunder Railroad makes its Disneyland debut in Frontierland.

Some 1979 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1979 "5" Adventures Courtesy Guest Ticket Book. There was no cost listed, as these were a courtesy pass for Free Park Admission, usually given as gifts, awards or handed out by Disneyland upper Management.
  • The 1979 Magic Kingdom Club "11" Ticket Book which included admission and 11 attractions. These 11 Adult coupons were good for any ride and sold for $6.25 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1979 were:

  • On Saturday, September 15, 1979, the Big Thunder Railroad in Frontierland is opened on area once used for the Pack Mules and Mine Train attractions. It is designed to look like Bryce Canyon National Park.


There were no attractions at Disneyland closed in 1979.

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1979 were:

  • In 1979, Global Van Lines ends their sponsorship of the locker rental services on Main Street.

On Saturday, November 18, 1978, Mickey Mouse celebrates his 50th Birthday and over at the Matterhorn, the Abominable Snowman makes his first appearance.

Some 1978 Admission Price Options included:
The
1978 Seniors Special “Big 10” Ticket Book – includes admission and 10 attractions - $6.00 each [a $14.50 value]

Things that opened in 1978 were:

  • On Friday, July 14, 1978, the American Egg House is opened on Main Street. It features al fresco egg dishes, seated outdoor sidewalk dining, and is sponsored by the American Egg Board.
  • On Friday, September 01, 1978, the Stage Door Café in Frontierland is opened.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1978 were:

  • In September of 1978, the Oaks Tavern in Frontierland is closed.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1978 were:

  • In 1978, the Matterhorn Bobsleds are extensively remodeled and reopened. New additions include the Abominable Snowman.

Disneyland 1972

Disneyland 1971

The Year of 100 Million Smiles, a year long event awaiting the arrival of the 100 millionth visitor to Disneyland, is celebrated starting on Friday, January 01, 1971. Six months later, on Thursday, June 17, 1971, the 100 millionth guest, Valerie Suldo enters the park at 11:13 am.

Also that year, on Monday, June 14, 1971, the
All American College Band is formed and begins to perform daily throughout the summer with college musicians from across the country and the 1st Country Spectacular is held throughout Disneyland featuring top name country groups.

Some 1971 Admission Price Options included:
The
1971 Adult Big "10" Ticket Book which includes admission and 10 attractions is sold for $4.75 per person.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1971 were:

  • In 1971, the River Belle Terrace Restaurant is opened and sponsored by Oscar Mayer.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1971 were:

  • In January of 1971, the Horse-drawn Surreys are discontinued on Main Street.
  • In 1971, the Indian Village is removed from Adventureland to make room for the new Jungle Cruise Expansion.
  • In 1971, the Magnolia Tree Terrace Restaurant in Frontierland is closed and replaced by the River Belle Terrace Restaurant.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1971 were:

  • On Wednesday, May 19, 1971, the Indian War Canoes is renamed to the Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes and is moved closer to Bear Country.

On July 17, 1970, Disneyland celebrates its 15th Anniversary.

On Sunday, December 20, 1970,
Roy O. Disney, CEO of the Walt Disney Company dies at the age of 78 from a cerebral hemorrhage after finishing the Florida project that became Walt Disney World.

Some 1970 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1970 Adult “5 Adventure” Courtesy Guest Admission. This ticket book was usually given free to a guest from a senior castmember, but was valued at $4.50 per person. It contained one of each type of ticket for a total of 5 “adventures”.
  • The 1970 Adult Big "10" Ticket Book which included admission and 10 attractions is sold for $4.50 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1970 were:

  • On Thursday, January 15, 1970, The Legacy of Walt Disney, an exhibit of Walt's awards and memorabilia is displayed on Main Street in the former Wurlitzer location.
  • On Monday, June 01, 1970, Show Me America, a show to celebrate the park's 15th anniversary is opened.
  • In Late 1970, the New Century Clock Shop is opened on Main Street.
  • In 1970, Magnolia Tree Terrace Restaurant is opened in the old Aunt Jemima location in Frontierland.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1970 were:

  • In September of 1970, Show Me America, a show in honor of the park's 15th anniversary is closed.
  • In September of 1970, The Upjohn Pharmacy Apothecary & Exhibit closes on Main Street and is replaced by The New Century Clock Shop.
  • In 1970, Aunt Jemima's Kitchen is closed and replaced by Magnolia Tree Terrace.


There were no major changes at Disneyland in 1970.

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Disneyland 1966

This is Disneyland’s 10th yearin operation. A year long celebration is held called Tencennial. On Friday, January 01, 1965, the Tencennial Parade is launched to celebrate the occasion.

Midway through the year on Thursday, August 12, 1965, the
50 millionth guest, Mary Adams enters Disneyland and on December 5, 1965, Walt Disney celebrates his 64th Birthday.

Some 1965 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1965 Junior [12 thru 17] Big "10" Ticket Book featuring admission and 10 attractions is sold for $3.45 per person. This book featured 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .75 each.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1965 were:

  • In March of 1965, an exhibit called "Fashion and Fabric through the Ages" is opened.
  • On Sunday, July 18, 1965, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln is opened. It was moved from the State of Illinois Pavilion at the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair and placed in the Main Street Opera House at Disneyland. It is originally sponsored by Lincoln Savings and Loan.
  • On Sunday, July 18, 1965, the Plaza Inn, located at the hub is opened.
  • On Thursday, November 25, 1965, Fantasy on Parade is opened for the first time during the 1965 Christmas season.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1965 were:

  • On Sunday, January 03, 1965, after 8 years, the "Christmas in Many Lands" Parade is closed after its 1964 run.
  • In the fall of 1965, the Tencennial Parade ends in order for the Christmas parade to begin.
  • In December of 1965, "The Fashion and Fabric through the Ages" exhibit is closed.
  • In 1965, the Red Wagon Inn on the Main Street "hub" is closed.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1965 were:

  • In 1965, the Live Mermaids are added to the Seven Seas Lagoon in Tomorrowland.
  • In 1965, the Fifth Freedom Mural is added to the Main Street Opera House in Town Square. A 53 foot mural, it shows famous Americans who utilized their 5th freedom in the US Constitution, the Freedom of Free Enterprise.
  • In 1965, the new Mark VI Autopia cars and a new center guard rail on the track are introduced.

On Wednesday, January 17, 1962, construction began on the largest man-made tree ever built. It will house Disneyland's newest attraction, The Swiss Family Treehouse.

In March of 1962, the
Sixth Annual Pancake Races are held on Main Street. This year's celebrity judge is actor, Sebastian Cabot and the winner is Junie Speir.

On Saturday, April 14, 1962,
"Spring Fling", a special event is premiered throughout the park featuring special prices and entertainment.

In 1962, the
Dukes of Dixieland performed at the Rivers of America for the first time.

Some 1962 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1962 Child “Magic Kingdom Club Special Guest 12 Ticket Book” which included admission and 12 attractions sold for $2.95 per person. The book included 1 A ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B ticket valued at .25 each, 3 C tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E tickets valued at .75 each.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1962 were:

  • In June of 1962, the Tahitian Terrace Restaurant is opened featuring a Polynesian dance show and dinner.
  • In June of 1962, the Big Game Safari Shooting Gallery in Adventureland is opened. It is sometimes called the Safari Shooting Gallery.
  • In June of 1962, Aunt Jemima's Pancake House in Frontierland is closed and replaced by Aunt Jemima's Kitchen.
  • On Wednesday, July 04, 1962, the Indian Trading Post in Frontierland is opened near the Indian Village.
  • On Tuesday, July 17, 1962, Aunt Jemima's Kitchen is opened after the Pancake House closes.
  • On Sunday, November 18, 1962, the Swiss Family Treehouse in Adventureland is opened based on the Disney movie, The Swiss Family Robinson.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1962 were:

  • On Monday, January 08, 1962, the Chicken Plantation Restaurant in Frontierland is closed. It was one of the original restaurants serving guests on opening day.
  • In January of 1962, the Main Street Shooting Gallery closes to make room for more shops.
  • In December of 1962, the Mineral Hall Exhibit in Frontierland is closed.
  • In 1962, Bekins Moving Company closes their locker rental service and it is taken over by Global Van Lines.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1962 were:

  • On Friday, June 08, 1962, McDonnell-Douglas becomes the sponsor of Rocket to the Moon attraction.
  • In 1962, the Indian Village in Frontierland is expanded and reopened.
  • In 1962, Jungle Cruise in Adventureland is expanded with an elephant bathing pool.

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No 1993 Admission Prices were available.

On Thursday, November 18, 1993, Mickey Mouse celebrated his 65th Birthday and a bronze statue depicting Walt and Mickey hand-in-hand is unveiled in the center of the “hub” at Disneyland. Also, this year saw the opening of a new “land”, Mickey’s Toontown.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1993 were:
On Sunday, January 24, 1993, the newest themed land, Mickey's Toontown is opened in Disneyland. The area is themed for children and based on the movie "Who Framed Rodger Rabbit".
On Sunday, January 24, 1993, Chip N' Dale's Acorn Ball Crawl is opened in Mickey's Toontown
On Sunday, January 24, 1993, Chip and Dale's Treehouse is opened in Mickey's Toontown.
On Sunday, January 24, 1993, Miss Daisy's Boat House is opened in Mickey's Toontown
On Sunday, January 24, 1993, Gadget's Go-Coaster is opened in Mickey's Toontown.
On Sunday, January 24, 1993, Goofy's Bounce House is opened in Mickey's Toontown.
On Sunday, January 24, 1993, the Jolly Trolley is opened in Mickey's Toontown.
On Sunday, January 24, 1993, Minnie's House is opened for guests in Mickey's Toontown.
On Sunday, January 24, 1993, Mickey's House is opened for guests to visit in Mickey's Toontown.
On Friday, April 02, 1993, Aladdin's Royal Caravan Parade is premiered at Disneyland. Based on the current movie, Aladdin, it features characters from the movie.
On Friday, July 02, 1993, Aladdin's Oasis Dinner Show in Adventureland is opened in the former Tahitian Terrace area. It features a stage show based on "Aladdin" and a mid-eastern style dinner.

Things that closed at Disneyland in 1993 were:
On Monday, January 11, 1993, Motor Boat Cruise in Fantasyland is permanently closed.
On Wednesday, July 28, 1993, the Bank of America closes its Main Street branch after 38 years.

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1993 were:
In January of 1993, Fantasia Gardens, a rest area overlooking the gardens and water, is added in the old Motor Boat Cruise dock.
In 1993, Federal Express becomes the corporate sponsor of Space Mountain.
In 1993, Friskies takes over sponsorship of the Pet Care Kennel at Disneyland's Main Gate and changes the name back to Kennel Club.

The 30th Anniversary of Disneyland is remembered with a year long celebration that starts on New Year’s Day with the Gift Giver Extraordinaire Machine presenting park guests with a chance to win prizes as they enter Disneyland. One car a day is given away, as well as pins, posters, popcorn and other merchandise. On Thursday, December 05, 1985, Skyfest, a salute to what would have been Walt Disney's 80th birthday, is hosted by the City of Anaheim, when a world record one million balloons are released over Disneyland. Videopolis, the new high tech dance area in Fantasyland is opened.

Some 1985 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1985 One day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $16.50 per person.
  • The 1985 One Day Child Passport [includes all attractions and shows] sold for $10.50 per person.
  • The 1985 Adult Guided Tour sold for $6.50 per person.
  • The 1985 Child Guided Tour sold for $5.50 per person.
  • The 1985 Adult Annual Passport sold for $99.00 per person.
  • The 1985 Child Annual Passport sold for $69.00 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1985 were:

  • On Saturday, March 23, 1985, the "Disneyland Is Your Land" stage show is opened on the Tomorrowland Stage.
  • On Saturday, March 23, 1985, Disney Clothiers, a specialty clothing store for Disney character themed clothing, is opened in the old Hallmark Card Store on Main Street.
  • On Friday, March 29, 1985, the Frontierland Shootin' Arcade is rebuilt and reopened in Frontierland. It now boasts an all electric format, as real ammo is discontinued.
  • On Saturday, June 14, 1986, Card Corner, a card shop sponsored by Gibson Card Co. opens at its new location on Main Street.
  • On Wednesday, June 19, 1985, Yumz Food stand near Videopolis is opened.
  • On Saturday, June 22, 1985, Videopolis, a state of the art, music and dance area is opened in Fantasyland.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1985 were:

  • On Wednesday, January 02, 1985, Fantasy on Parade ends its 5 year run for the Christmas season.
  • On Monday, September 02, 1985, Monsanto's Adventure Thru Inner Space is permanently closed.
  • On Tuesday, December 31, 1985, the 30th Anniversary Celebration and Gift Giver Machine come to an end.
  • In 1985, the Hallmark Card Shop on Main Street is closed.
  • In 1985, the INA Carefree Corner on Main Street is closed.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1985 were:

  • On Tuesday, September 03, 1985, construction begins on Tomorrowland's newest high-tech attraction, Star Tours.
  • In 1985, Davy Crockett's Arcade in Frontierland is renamed the Davy Crockett's Frontier Arcade.

Disneyland 1977

Still celebrating the 200th birthday of the United States, America On Parade continues its run at Disneyland. This is a themed parade featuring giant head characters on floats representing scenes from United States history.

Some 1976 Admission Price Options included:

  • In 1976, the tickets were no longer printed with the value cost on each ticket.
  • The 1976 Adult Big "11" Ticket Book which included admission and 11 adventures. It sold for $6.50 per person [valued at $12.20] and included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1976 Junior [12 thru 17] Big "11" Ticket Book which included admission and 11 adventures. It sold for $5.50 per person [valued at $10.15] and included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each. and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1976 Child [3 -11] Big "11" Ticket Book - Admission and 11 Adventures which included admission and 11 attractions. It sold for $5.00 per person [valued at 7.75] and included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1976 Adult Magic Kingdom Club "11" Ticket Book [a smaller sized book] which included admission and 11 attractions. It included 11 coupons good for any attractions and sold for $5.75 per person [valued at $13.85].
  • The 1976 Child Magic Kingdom Club "11" Ticket Book - [a smaller sized book] which included admission and 11 attractions. It included 11 coupons good for any attraction and sold for $4.75 per person.
  • The 1976 Adult "13" Ticket Book which included admission and 13 attractions and sold for $6.25 per person.
  • The 1976 Junior "13" Ticket Book which included admission and 13 attractions and sold for $5.75 per person.
  • The 1976 Child "13" Ticket Book which included admission and 13 attractions and sold for $4.75 per person.
  • The 1976 Adult Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions and sold for $7.00 per person [valued at $13.35]. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B Tickets valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 4 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1976 Junior Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions and sold for $6.50 per person [valued at $12.35]. It included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B Tickets valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 4 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1976 Child Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions and sold for $6.00 per person [valued at $9.85]. It included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B Tickets valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 4 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.

Later in the year, the prices were raised slightly.

  • The 1976 Adult Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions and sold for $7.00 per person [valued at $13.35]. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B Tickets valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .40 each, 4 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1976 were:

  • In November of 1976, TheTown Square Caféon Main Street is opened. It replaces the Maxwell House Coffee House and the Hills Brother Coffee House.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1976 were:

  • On Saturday, January 03, 1976, Fantasy on Parade runs for the last time and is retired.
  • In June of 1976, The Main Street Electrical Parade is temporarily retired to allow the showing of America on Parade for the Nation's Bi-centennial.
  • On Monday, September 06, 1976, America on Parade is retired following the summer season.
  • In 1976, the Hills Brothers Coffee House and Garden is closed.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1976 were:

  • In 1976, Dole Pineapple begins it's sponsorship of The Enchanted Tiki Room in Adventureland.
  • In 1976, Jungle Cruise in Adventureland is expanded.

On Sunday, February 23, 1969, the first "Herbie, The Love Bug Day" is held along with a Volkswagen Bug themed parade.

On Wednesday, October 01, 1969,
Rod Miller begins playing the piano at Coke Corner on Main Street.

There are no prices available for 1969.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1969 were:

  • On Saturday, August 09, 1969, after years of sitting empty, the Haunted Mansion opens in New Orleans Square. It was actually built in 1962-63.
  • In 1969, Captain Hook's Galley, a fast food restaurant in Fantasyland is opened.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1969 were:
In 1969, The
Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship Restaurant in Fantasyland is closed, remodeled and renamed Captain Hook's Galley.

There were no major changes in 1969.

As all of Walt’s long range plans are put on a back-burner, Disneyland experiences no new attractionsand all existing attractions are kept open for the time being.

On Sunday, March 17, 1968, the
first St. Patrick's Day Parade is held at Disneyland and on Monday, November 18, 1968, Mickey Mouse celebrates his 40th Birthday.

Some 1968 Admission Price Options included:
The 1968 Adult Magic Kingdom Club Ticket Book which included admission & 11 attractions is sold for $4.75 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .75 each.

There were no attractions opened at Disneyland in 1968.

There were no attractions closed at Disneyland in 1968

Things that changed at Disneyland in 1968 were:

  • In 1968, the Monorail Mark II cars are replaced by the new Mark III cars.
  • In 1968, the Kennel Club [originally Ken-L-Land] is now sponsored by Kal Kan Pet Foods.
  • In 1968, the People Mover attraction is improved and reopened in Tomorrowland.
  • In 1968, the Tomorrowland Autopia is updated and reopened.

Disneyland 1965

In March of 1964, the final and 8th Annual Pancake Race is held at Disneyland in Main Street. It is discontinued to make room for Disneyland's 1965 Tencennial Celebration that is set to begin the following year.

Some 1964 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1964 Adult Big "10" Ticket Book featuring admission and 10 attractions is sold for $5.65 per person.
  • The 1964 Junior [12 thru 17] Big "10" Ticket Book featuring admission and 10 attractions is sold for $5.10 per person.
  • The 1964 Child [3 thru 11] Big "10" Ticket Book featuring admission and 10 attractions is sold for $3.90 per person.
  • The 1964 Adult Deluxe "15" Ticket Book featuring admission and 15 attractions is sold for $7.30 per person.
  • The 1964 Junior Deluxe [12 thru 17] "15" Ticket Book featuring admission and 15 attractions is sold for $6.75 per person.
  • The 1964 Child [3 thru 11] Deluxe "15" Ticket Book featuring admission and 15 attractions is sold for $5.35 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1964 were:

  • In January of 1964, Catfish Cove, a fishing spot for children along the Rivers of America, is opened.
  • On Saturday, February 22, 1964, the Columbia Sailing Museum is opened below decks on the Columbia Sailing Ship in Frontierland.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1964 were:

  • In January of 1964, Mickey Mouse Club Headquarters on Main Street in the Opera House is closed.
  • In March of 1964, the Ruggles China & Glass Shop on Main Street is closed.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1964 were:

  • In January of 1964, the old Mickey Mouse Club Theater is renamed the Fantasyland Theater.
  • In August of 1964, the Astro-orbiters are renamed the Tomorrowland Jets after renovation.
  • In 1964, Jungle Cruise in Adventureland is expanded with a trapped safari scene and an African Veldt.
  • In 1964, the Tomorrowland Autopia is updated and reopened.
  • In 1964, United Airlines begins sponsorship of The Enchanted Tiki Room.

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On Wednesday, April 19, 1961, the 25 millionth guest, Dr. Glenn Franklin entered Disneyland.

On Thursday, June 15, 1961,
"Grad Nite" at Disneyland is premiered as an overnight graduation experience for local high school grads. This tradition of passage continues to this day.

In 1961, the Osmond Brothers began performing at Disneyland usually at the Carnation Gardens Stage or the Frontierland Gazebo. They stopped performing at Disneyland entirely by 1970.

No 1961 Admission Prices were available.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1961 were:

  • On Monday, March 27, 1961, Snow White's Grotto is built to showcase a set of Italian Marble statues installed near the Sleeping Beauty Castle.
  • On Sunday, August 06, 1961, the Flying Saucers in Tomorrowland are opened featuring hovering individual space ships driven by gravity and air blown through the attraction floor.
  • On Sunday, December 17, 1961, the Babes in Toyland Exhibit, located in the Main Street Opera House and featuring sets from the movie, is opened.
  • In December of 1961, Skull Rock and Pirate's Cove in Fantasyland is opened.
  • In 1961, Tinkerbell begins her magical nightly flights from the top of Matterhorn Mountain during the "Fantasy in the Skies" Fireworks.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1961 were:

  • In January of 1961, the Holiday-land, the picnic area near the front entrance is permanently closed and dismantled.
  • In September of 1961, Don Defore's Silver Banjo Restaurant in Frontierland is closed to make room for expansion. The area is eventually used for Aunt Jemima’s Pancake Restaurant.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1961 were:

  • In 1961, the Mark II Monorail Cars are introduced to Disneyland as well as a full loop track that now features guest travel to the Disneyland Hotel.
  • In 1961 TWA Airlines ends its sponsorship of the Rocket to the Moon attraction.

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Disneyland 1985

Splash Mountain opens in the newly renamed Critter Country and the very popular show, One Man’s Dream opens on the Videopolis Stage. On Friday, September 01, 1989, the 300 millionth guest, Claudine Masson enters Disneyland.

Some 1989 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1989 One Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] is sold for $21.50 per person.
  • The 1989 One Day Child Passport [includes all attractions and shows] is sold for $16.50 per person.
  • The 1989 Adult Guided Tour sold for $8.50 and did not include admission or attractions.
  • The 1989 Child Guided Tour sold for $6.50 and did not include admission or attractions.
  • The 1989 Adult Annual Passport sold for $140.00 per person.
  • The 1989 Child Annual Passport sold for $105.00 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1989 were:

  • On Monday, July 17, 1989, Splash Mountain, the newest attraction is opened in Critter Country. Based on "Song of the South", this attraction features a high speed 52 ft. plunge into Brer’ Rabbit's Briar Patch.
  • On Monday, July 17, 1989, Brer Bar, a snack and drink venue in Critter Country is opened.
  • On Friday, October 27, 1989, the Disneyland Showcase, a shop selling current Disney movie or seasonal merchandise is opened. It was originally the Wurlitzer Organ Shop on Main Street.
  • On Saturday, December 16, 1989, One Man's Dream, a stage show at the Videopolis Theater that showcases animation movies and music inspired by Walt Disney, is opened.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1989 were:

  • On Tuesday, January 03, 1989, Sunkist Citrus House on Main Street is closed.
  • On Saturday, July 22, 1989, the Disneyland Showcase - Preview of Coming Attractions on Main Street is closed.
  • In 1989, the Mile Long Bar in Bear Country is closed.
  • In 1989, "All Because Man Wanted to Fly", a pre-show film in the Circle-vision Theater is closed.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1989 were:

  • On Monday, April 17, 1989, PSA Airlines discontinues it's sponsorship of Circle-vision 360 and Delta Airlines takes over as the new sponsor.


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Disneyland 1983

Disneyland welcomes its 200 millionth guest on Thursday, January 08, 1981, as Gert Schelvis enters Disneyland and the entire Fantasyland area is closed to build a NEW Fantasyland. Also, Disneyland hosts Festival Japan, a celebration of the Japanese culture throughout the park.

Some 1981 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1981 Junior Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions. It sold for $7.25 per person. [ages 12 thru 17]
  • The 1981 Child Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions. It sold for $7.50 per person [ages 3 thru 11]


No new attractions were opened at Disneyland in 1981.

Things that closed at Disneyland in 1981 were:

  • On Sunday, December 20, 1981, the Fantasyland Theater [originally the Mickey Mouse Club Theater] in Fantasyland is closed to make room for Pinocchio's Daring Adventure and Village Haus Restaurant in the New Fantasyland.
  • In 1981, the whole of Fantasyland is closed to make room for an all new Fantasyland. 

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In 1972, Disneyland opened their 7th new land, Bear Country and its newest attraction, The Country Bear Jamboree.

Also debuting that year is Disneyland’s most successful parade ever launched, The
Main Street Electrical Parade.

Some 1972 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1972 "5 Adventure” Book [attractions only and all E Tickets] is introduced. It sells for $3.40 per person. This “attractions only book” can only be purchased once inside the park and does not include admission.
  • The 1972 Adult Big "10" Ticket Book which includes admission and 10 attractions is sold for $4.75 per person.
  • The 1972 “5 Adventure” Courtesy Guest Ticket Book which includes admission and 1 of each type of ticket are sold in the park. Cost unknown.
  • The 1972 Adult Big "10 Ticket Book which includes admission and 10 attractions is sold for $4.95 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .45 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1972 Junior [12 thru 17] Big "10" Ticket Book which includes admission and 10 attractions is sold for $4.45 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .45 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1972 Child [3 thru 11] Big "10" Ticket Book which includes admission and 10 attractions is sold for $3.95 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .45 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1972 Big "10 Ticket Book – [for Attractions only]. This ticket book was for Adult, Juniors or Children and could only be purchased once inside the park. It sold for $3.40 per person. This book included: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .45 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1972 Adult Magic Kingdom Club "12" Ticket Book which includes admission and 12 attractions is sold for $4.75 per person.
  • The 1972 Junior [12 thru 17] Magic Kingdom Club "12" Ticket Book which includes admission and 12 attractions is sold for $4.25 per person.
  • The 1972 Child [3 thru 11] Magic Kingdom Club "12" Ticket Book which includes admission and 12 attractions is sold for $3.75 per person.
  • The 1972 Adult Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which includes admission and 15 attractions is sold for $5.95 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B ticket valued at .25 each, 3 C tickets valued at .45 each, 4 D tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1972 Junior [12 thru 17] Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions is sold for $5.45 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B Tickets valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .45 each, 4 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1972 Child [3 thru 11] Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions is sold for $4.95 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B Tickets valued at .25 each, 3 C Tickets valued at .45 each, 4 D Tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E Tickets valued at .85 each.
  • The 1972 Adult Guided Tour Ticket sold for $3.00 per person and did not include admission or attractions.
  • The 1972 Child Guided Tour Ticket sold for $2.75 per person and did not include admission or attractions.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1972 were:

  • In January of 1972, the New Century Clock Shop is opened to replace the Upjohn Pharmacy [which closed in 1970]. Elgin [Bradley] Watches becomes the official Disney Watch makers.
  • On Friday, March 24, 1972, the seventh new land, Bear Country, is opened behind the Rivers of America.
  • On Friday, March 24, 1972, the Country Bear Jamboree attraction is opened in Bear Country.
  • On Sunday, September 24, 1972 the Golden Bear Lodge is opened in Bear Country. It is later changed to the Hungry Bear Restaurant.
  • On Friday, March 24, 1972, the Mile Long Bar in Bear Country is opened next to the exit of the Country Bear Playhouse.
  • On Friday, March 24, 1972, Teddi Barra's Swingin' Arcade is opened next to the Country Bear Playhouse in Bear Country.
  • On Friday, March 24, 1972, Ursus H. Bear's Wilderness Outpost is opened in Bear Country to sell country related merchandise.
  • On Saturday, June 17, 1972, the Main Street Electrical Parade debuts at Disneyland and is an immediate success.
  • In 1972, Café Orleans Restaurant in New Orleans Square is opened.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1972 were:

  • In 1972, the Indian Trading Post in Frontierland is closed.


There were no major changes at Disneyland in 1972.

Following the company-wide shock of founder, Walt Disney’s death, the company works hard to finish Walt’s pre-approved projects. The new Tomorrowland is finished, The Pirates of the Caribbean is finished and New Orleans Square is added on to.

There are no prices available for 1967.

Things that opened at Disneyland in 1967 were:

  • On Saturday, March 18, 1967, the Blue Bayou Restaurant is opened in New Orleans Square. Its interior overlooks the opening lagoon area of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction.
  • On Saturday, March 18, 1967, the Pirates of the Caribbean is opened in New Orleans Square.
  • On Thursday, June 15, 1967, Club 33 is opened above New Orleans Square. A private club and restaurant, it is used for corporate events and members only entertaining. It is also the only area in Disneyland where alcohol is served.
  • On Sunday, July 02, 1967, the all new Flight to the Moon attraction, sponsored by McDonald-Douglas, is opened and features a new pre-show from Mission Control.
  • On Sunday, July 02, 1967, the "New Tomorrowland" is opened at Disneyland.
  • On Sunday, July 02, 1967, General Electric's Carrousel of Progress is opened in Tomorrowland. Using audio-animatronic figures, it features a look at our past and future through electricity.
  • On Sunday, July 02, 1967, the People Mover attraction is opened in Tomorrowland and sponsored by Goodyear Tires.
  • On Sunday, July 02, 1967, the Rocket Jets [also called the Astro-Jets] are opened in Tomorrowland.
  • On Sunday, July 02, 1967, the Tomorrowland Terrace is opened. It contains eating facilities, a bandstand and dance floor. It is sponsored by Coca-Cola.
  • On Saturday, August 05, 1967, Monsanto's Adventure Through Inner Space is opened. It features a futurist shrinking ride through the world of the atom.
  • In December of 1967, The Alpine Gardens, a garden area surrounding ponds and foliage located to the left of the entrance of Tomorrowland is opened. It replaces the Monsanto House of the Future.
  • In 1967, the Character Shop in Tomorrowland is opened. It is the second largest merchandise shop in Disneyland.
  • In 1967, Mlle. Antoinette's Perfumeries is opened in New Orleans Square. Guests here can blend their own personal scent.
  • In 1967, One of A Kind Shop opens in New Orleans Square featuring antiques and unusual items.


Closed in 1967 were:

  • In June of 1967, Circa-rama 360 featuring "America the Beautiful" is closed.
  • On Friday, December 01, 1967, Monsanto House of the Future at the entrance of Tomorrowland is closed.
  • In 1967, Ken-L-Land, a pet care facility located outside the Disneyland main gate, is closed.
  • In 1967, the Live Mermaids are discontinued in Tomorrowland.


Things that changed in 1967 were:

  • In June of 1967, Circle-vision 360 Theater is renamed and reopened with the renovated feature "America the Beautiful". It is still sponsored by Bell Telephone.
  • In 1967, the Mark VII Autopia Cars are introduced.

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On Monday, November 18, 1963, Mickey Mouse celebrates his 35th Birthday.

Some 1963 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1963 Adult Big “10” Ticket Book featuring admission and 10 attractions is sold for $3.95 per person.
  • The 1963 Junior Big “10” Ticket Book featuring admission and 10 attractions is sold for $3.75 per person.
  • The 1963 Child Big “10” Ticket Book featuring admission and 10 attractions is sold for $3.25 per person.
  • The 1963 Adult Deluxe “15” Ticket Book featuring admission and 15 attractions is sold for $7.25 per person.
  • The 1963 Junior Deluxe “15” Ticket Book featuring admission and 15 attractions is sold for $6.75 per person.
  • The 1963 Child Deluxe “15” Ticket Book featuring admission and 15 attractions is sold for $4.75 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1963 were:

  • In January of 1963, Mickey Mouse Club Headquarters is opened at the Opera House in Town Square. This location provides children with membership cards to belong to the Official Mickey Mouse Club. It was opened at about the same time that the Mickey Mouse Club TV shows were re-running in Syndication.
  • On Tuesday, July 23, 1963, Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room, the first show to use audio-animatronics is opened at Disneyland. It is located at the entrance to Adventureland.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1963 were:

  • In January of 1963, the Dutch Boy Color Gallery in Tomorrowland is closed.
  • On Monday, September 30, 1963, the Babes in Toyland Exhibit, located in the Main Street Opera House is closed.
  • In 1963, The Mad Hatter Shop inside the Penny Arcade on Main Street is closed and moved next to the Main Street Opera House in Town Square.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1963 were:

  • In May of 1963, the Global Van Lines Locker Service sponsors locker rental services in Town Square near the Fire Station.

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Disneyland celebrates its 35th Anniversary with an all new parade, the Party Gras Parade, featuring huge blow up floats of Disney characters.
In 1990, as part of the new "Disney Decade", Michael Eisner announces plans to build a second theme park called Westcot.

Some 1990 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1990 One Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] is sold for $25.50 per person.
  • The 1990 One Day Child Passport [includes all attractions and shows] is sold for $22.50 per person.

In the fall of 1990, prices are raised.

  • The 1990 One Day Adult Passport [includes all attractions and shows] is sold for $27.50 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1990 were:

  • On Friday, April 06, 1990, the Blue Ribbon Bakery is opened on Main Street at the former Sunkist Citrus House.
  • On Friday, June 15, 1990, "Dick Tracy Starring in Diamond Double-Cross" opens at the Videopolis Theater. Loosely based on the popular Disney movie, "Dick Tracy", the musical features many famous Dick Tracy characters.
  • On Friday, June 29, 1990, Bonanza Outfitters is opened to replace Frontierland's Pendleton Store.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1990 were:

  • On Sunday, April 29, 1990, One Man's Dream, a stage show at the Videopolis Theater closes.
  • On Sunday, April 29, 1990, the Pendleton Woolen Mills Dry Goods Store is closed ending a 35 year sponsorship.
  • On Sunday, November 18, 1990, the Party Gras Parade ends and is replaced by the Christmas parade.
  • On Monday, December 31, 1990, "Dick Tracy Starring in Diamond Double Cross" closes at the Videopolis Theater.


Things that changed in 1990 were:

  • In 1990, Dumbo's Flying Elephants in Fantasyland is remodeled, relocated and reopened with new Dumbo ride vehicles.


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Disneyland celebrates its 25th anniversary with a new Christmas parade and various exhibits from its past located throughout the park.

Some 1980 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1980 Adult Big "11" Ticket Book which included admission and 11 attractions [a small book, it contains A thru E Tickets with no value printed on them]. It sold for $8.50 per person [valued at $14.20] and included: 1 A coupon, 1 B coupon, 2 C Coupons, 3 D Coupons, and 4 E Coupons.
  • The 1980 Adult Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions. It sold for $9.25 per person.
  • The 1980 Junior Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions. It sold for $6.50 per person [ages 12 thru 17]


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1980 were:

  • On July 17, 1980, Disneyland celebrates its 25th Anniversary and adds the stage production, Disneyland, This Land is Your Land.
  • On Thursday, November 27, 1980, Fantasy On Parade begins its 5 year run as the Christmas season parade.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1980 were:

  • On Wednesday, January 02, 1980, The Very Merry Christmas Parade is retired at Disneyland following the 1979 holiday season.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1980 were:

  • In 1980, an original Disneyland Stage Coach is brought back from retirement for Disneyland's 25th anniversary Parade.
  • In 1980, the Main Gate area of Disneyland is completely renovated.
  • In 1980, National Car Rental takes over the Locker Service on Main Street for park guests.

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In May, Disneyland newest high speed thrill ride, Space Mountain opens. Also, Disneyland presents the all new Very Merry Christmas Parade for the holiday season on Thursday, November 24, 1977,

Some 1977 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1977 Child Big "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions and sold for $6.50 per person. It included: 1 A ticket valued at .10 each, 2 B ticket valued at .25 each, 3 C tickets valued at .40 each, 4 D tickets valued at .70 each, and 5 E tickets valued at .85 each.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1977 were:

  • On Wednesday, May 04, 1977, The Starcade, video and game arcade in Tomorrowland, is opened near the exit of Space Mountain.
  • On Wednesday, May 04, 1977 Space Mountain is opened in Tomorrowland.
  • In 1977, People Mover thru Superspeed Tunnel In Tomorrowland is opened. It is sponsored by Goodyear Tires.
  • In 1977, the Space Place [fast food outlet] is opened in Tomorrowland under Space Mountain. It can seat 670 guests for dining.
  • In 1977, the Space Stage in Tomorrowland is opened. The 1,100 seat area is used for stage shows.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1977 were:

  • On Sunday, January 02, 1977, the Mine Train Thru Nature's Wonderland is closed in Frontierland.
  • In 1977, the Flower Market on Main Street is closed.


Things that changed at Disneyland in 1977 were:

  • In 1977, Kal Kan ends sponsorship of the Kennel Club at Disneyland's Main Gate.
  • In 1977, the Carnation Ice Cream Parlor on Main Street is given a major renovation.
  • In 1977, the People Mover in Tomorrowland adds the Superspeed Tunnel to its attraction.

Following the close of the World’s Fair in New York, Disney moves their popular attractions to Disneyland. Walt approves and dedicates New Orleans Square, the final area of Disneyland that he will physically work on himself.


On Monday, December 05, 1966, Walt Disney celebrates his 65th Birthday and ten days later on Thursday, December 15, 1966, Walt Disney dies at the age of 66 in Burbank, California.

Some 1966 Admission Price Options included:

  • The 1966 Adult Big "10" Ticket Book which included admission and 10 adventures sold for $4.00 per person [valued at $6.20]. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .75 each.
  • The 1966 Junior [12 thru 17] Big "10" Ticket Book which included admission and 10 attractions is sold for $3.50 per person [valued at $5.40]. It Includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .75 each.
  • The 1966 Child [3 thru 11] Big "10" Ticket Book which included admission and 10 attractions is sold for $3.00 per person [valued at $4.50]. It Includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .75 each.
  • The 1966 Big "10" Ticket Book [Attractions only]. This book was available only inside the park for Adults, Juniors, or Children. It sold for $3.25 per person and contained: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .75 each.
  • The 1966 Adult Magic Kingdom Club Ticket Book which included admission & 11 attractions is sold for $4.00 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .75 each.
  • The 1966 Junior [12 thru 17] Magic Kingdom Club Ticket Book which included admission & 11 attractions is sold for $3.50 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .75 each.
  • The 1966 Child [3 thru 11] Magic Kingdom Club Ticket Book which included admission & 11 attractions is sold for $3.00 per person. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .60 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .75 each.
  • The 1966 Adult Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions is sold for $5.00 per person [valued at $8.45]. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .45 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .60 each.
  • The 1966 Junior [12 thru 17] Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions is sold for $4.50 per person [valued $7.65]. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .45 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .60 each.
  • The 1966 Child [3 thru 11] Deluxe "15" Ticket Book which included admission and 15 attractions is sold for $4.00 per person [valued at $6.55]. It includes: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .45 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .60 each.
  • The 1966 Deluxe "15" Ticket Book [Attractions only] - This Attraction Only book of tickets could be purchased once inside the park and was good for Adults, Juniors or Children. It sold for $4.00 per book and contained: 1 A Ticket valued at .10 each, 1 B Ticket valued at .25 each, 2 C Tickets valued at .35 each, 3 D Tickets valued at .45 each, and 4 E Tickets valued at .60 each.
  • The 1966 Adult Complimentary Main Gate Admission [with no Attractions]. This ticket book was usually given free to a guest from a senior castmember, but was valued at $4.00 per person.
  • The 1966 Adult General Admission [no attractions] sold for $2.00 per person.
  • The 1966 Junior [12 thru 17] General Admission [no attractions] sold for $1.20 per person.
  • The 1966 Child [3 thru 11] General Admission [no attractions] sold for $0.60 per person.
  • The 1966 Adult Guided Tour included a tour of Disneyland and was purchased separately from admission and attraction tickets. These tickets sold for $3.00 per person.
  • The 1966 Child Guided Tour included a tour of Disneyland and was purchased separately from admission and attraction tickets. These tickets sold for $2.75 per person.


Things that opened at Disneyland in 1966 were:

  • On Saturday, May 28, 1966, It's A Small World is moved from the 1964-65 New York World's Fair and opened at Disneyland. It is sponsored by the Bank of America. [It was the only bank to stand behind Walt Disney in the financing of Disneyland.]
  • In June of 1966, Fort Wilderness is opened on Tom Sawyer's Island.
  • On Friday, July 01, 1966, the Primeval World Diorama is moved from the 1964-65 New York World's Fair and added along the Disneyland Railroad track between Tomorrowland and the Main Street Station. It was originally built for the Ford Motor Company.
  • On Saturday, July 02, 1966, Crystal d' Orleans Shoppe in New Orleans Square is opened. It specializes in crystal giftware.
  • On Sunday, July 24, 1966, New Orleans Square is opened and dedicated by Walt Disney. It is the last themed area he will be personally involved in. Walt does not live to see the opening of Pirates of the Caribbean.
  • On Sunday, July 24, 1966, the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad -New Orleans Square Station is opened.
  • On Sunday, July 24, 1966, the Creole Café is opened in New Orleans Square.
  • On Sunday, July 24, 1966, the French Market House is opened in New Orleans Square.


Things that closed at Disneyland in 1966 were:

  • In January of 1966, Hobbyland, a hobby and model store is closed in Tomorrowland.
  • On Sunday, April 03, 1960, the Midget Autopia cars in Fantasyland close.
  • On Sunday, August 28, 1966, the 11 year old exhibit of movie sets from "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" is closed and removed. Originally, it was designed to be a temporary display.
  • On Monday, September 05, 1966, the Art of Animation Exhibit in Tomorrowland is closed.
  • On Monday, September 05, 1966, the Flying Saucers in Tomorrowland are closed because of the major headache it causes the Maintenance Dept. in trying to keep the attraction running.
  • On Monday, September 05, 1966, the Rocket to the Moon attraction in Tomorrowland is closed.
  • On Monday, September 05, 1966, the Tomorrowland Jets is closed in Tomorrowland.
  • On Tuesday, September 06, 1966, the Yacht Bar [or Yacht Club] in Tomorrowland is closed.
  • On Monday, September 19, 1966, the Monsanto Hall of Chemistry display is closed.
  • In 1966, the Trimble Dome Flight Circle, an area used for model rockets in Tomorrowland is closed.


Things that changed in 1966 were:

  • On Sunday, July 24, 1966, the Frontierland Railroad station is renamed the New Orleans Square Station.
  • In September of 1966, the Clock of the World is removed when Tomorrowland is remodeled.