Wreck-It Ralph 2

Meet KnowsMore in New Ralph Breaks the Internet Clip—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Ralph and Vanellope meet an Internet know-it-all, and Captain Marvel prepares to board Disney Cruise Line… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Ralph and Vanellope Meet KnowsMore in Brand-New Clip

We don’t know about you, but we’re as excited as those screaming goats of the world wide…

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Tiki photo lab

Get into the Aloha Sprit with these Tropical Tiki Room Photo Frames and Stickers

By D23 Team

Aloha! We’re celebrating the 55th anniversary of Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room at Disneyland. While we all want to celebrate with a Dole Whip and a show starring our favorite parrots, you can also show your love for this charming spot by decorating your most tropical photos—and don’t forget to upload them to share your tiki spirit…

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Jose from the Enchanted Tiki Room

An Enchanted Tiki Tour of Disney Parks

By Jim Frye

Grab your flowered shirts, tropical prints—and maybe a Dole Whip or two—and head to where “all the birds sing words and the flowers croon,” because Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room is celebrating 55 years of Polynesian-inspired family fun. Combining Walt Disney’s love of nostalgia and showmanship with a mid-century tiki aesthetic, this…

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Enchanted Tiki Room

9 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat at Disney Parks

By Courtney Potter

The “dog days of summer” are here—and while we love to have fun in the sun as much as the next person, there are times when we need to take a refreshing break. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of ways to stay cool inside Disney Parks. (In fact, our pals over at the Disney Parks Blog just posted their own rundown of ways to beat the…

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favorite disney birds

Celebrate National Bird Day with our Favorite Feathered Friends

By Nicole Nalty

Whistle, chirp, or let out a cock-a-doodle-doo! It’s National Bird Day and, to celebrate, we’re letting some of our favorite birdies take center stage. What are you waiting for? Olé! Olé! It’s showtime!

Archimedes, The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Whoooo’s up first? Why, it’s Merlin’s feathered friend, Archimedes. This opinionated…

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photo of sign outside the enchanted tiki room stating under new management

An Early Script for Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

This script shows an early attempt at the Enchanted Tiki Room, hosted by one José Carioca!

On June 23rd, Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room celebrated its 50th anniversary. Walt’s original Audio-Animatronics® spectacle, the tropical serenade has delighted guests for five decades–first at Disneyland, and then at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World…

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Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room

The Tiki Room Celebrates 50 Years

By Jim Fanning

Welcome to Our Tropical Hideaway, You Lucky People, You
For 50 years of pleasure and glee, Disneyland guests have been singing (and whistling) along with the fantastic flora and fabulous fauna of Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room. Starring 225 of some of the most singular Disney characters ever created in the form of trilling birds, warbling…

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Neil Gallagher

Neil Gallagher

“Almost since the day he joined the Disney Studio machine shop, Neil Gallagher was a leader,” Disney Legend and former Imagineering ambassador Marty Sklar once recalled.

Neil hired into the Disney Studio machine shop in April 1957. He worked in the general shop on projects for Disneyland, and in Studio back lot support. His interest began to lean toward the…

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