Main Street Electrical Parade

7 Attractions to Celebrate Your American Spirit at Disney Parks

By Jocelyn Buhlman If you’re a Disney fan, there’s no better way to celebrate any season than with a trip to your favorite Disney park. You can dress up in your spooky best for Halloween, enjoy holiday cheer in the winter, but what about for the Fourth of July? If you can’t imagine yourself celebrating …

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Disneyland Forever fireworks

5 Disneyland Fireworks Factoids Sure to Make You “Ooh” and “Aah”

By Beth Deitchman Come this time of year, our minds start to wander and we find ourselves dreaming of summer evenings, parades, and fireworks… That certainly brings to mind the Fourth of July—but if you’re a Disney fan, you can’t help but also start to think about Disneyland, too. Walt Disney’s first park makes for …

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Disney Legend Tony Baxter showing a golden ticket from Disneyland U.S.A. Opening Day

D23 Members Celebrate 60 Unforgettable Years of Disneyland

On July 18, exactly 60 years from the day Disneyland first opened to the general public, 400 D23 Members and their guests gathered inside the Opera House on Main Street, U.S.A. in the Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln theater to celebrate 60 magical years of making dreams come true at D23 Celebrates Disneyland, U.S.A. Past …

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Destination D Recap

From America Sings and If You Had Wings to Disney’s groundbreaking participation in the 1964-65 World’s Fair, D23 Member are enjoying presentations, screenings, shopping, and more at Walt Disney World Resort.

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cel from original cartoon Steamboat Willie showing early Mickey Mouse at the wheel of his ship

Celebrating 90 Years of The Walt Disney Company

From the first “fully-synchronized” sound cartoon to the first fully computer generated animated feature, Disney has a long list of “firsts” in creative innovation under the company’s belt. Join us for a look back at 20 of these monumental moments in Disney history.

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Tony Baxter

Tony Baxter

Some of Tony’s recent accomplishments include the restoration of the Disneyland submarines (a sentimental favorite of Tony’s) with Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage (2007), the re-opening of an enhanced Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough (2008), an upgraded restoration of Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln (2009), Star Tours — The Adventures Continue (2011), and Fantasy Faire (2013).

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Ub Iwerks

Ub Iwerks

As an animator, Ub worked at record-breaking speed. He animated the first Mickey Mouse silent cartoon, Plane Crazy, entirely by himself within a three-week period, completing as many as 700 drawings a day.

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