dedication

  • Disney adds Polynesian Villas & Bungalows to its DVC lineup
    Disney adds Polynesian Villas & Bungalows to its DVC lineup

    After a small opening ceremony last night, Disney’s latest resort is welcoming it’s first guests today. The Polynesian Villas & Bungalows are the 14th resort to join the Disney Vacation club portfolio. Offering 360 Deluxe Studio accommodations (opening in phases through summer 2015) and 20 over-the-water Bungalows, the new resort…

  • Instapic: Lights, camera, action!
    Instapic: Lights, camera, action!

    Via our Instagram: Lights, camera, action! This statue of a cameraman is really the forgotten icon of Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The statue marks the spot where the park’s dedication plaque now resides. Many people overlook the second plaque in the area. The one dedicating the “Cameraman” statue itself. It features…

  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Official Dedication Ceremony
    Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Official Dedication Ceremony

    Walt Disney Parks Chair Tom Staggs, Snow White, and all seven of Walt Disney’s famous dwarfs gathered on Friday to officially dedicate the newest attraction at the Magic Kingdom and the crown jewel of New Fantasyland, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. “Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is both literally and figuratively…

  • it’s a small world after all
    it’s a small world after all

    In light of current events related to the Boston Marathon, I want to take a moment to pause in memory of those who died, in honor of those who rushed in to help, and in hope of a swift recovery for those recovering from injuries. We still know only a…

  • New Fantasyland Opens with Two Ceremonies
    Dedication ceremony

    It took major star power and two ceremonies to officially open the newest area of the Magic Kingdom. Enchanted Forest and Storybook Circus were dedicated in a special ribbon cutting ceremony and then a larger celebration was held on the stage at Cinderella Castle. The star of “Once Upon a…

  • Spaceship Earth Dedication
    Spaceship Earth Dedication

    AT&T Archives has uploaded footage from 1982 of the dedication of Spaceship Earth at EPCOT Center. AT&T President William Ellinghaus gives a speech, there’s some great promotional footage, footage of “futurecom” that I’ve never seen, and Card Walker (Chair of Walt Disney Productions at the time) is also interviewed. All…

  • Happy Birthday Disneyland
    Happy Birthday Disneyland

    Disneyland turns 56 today. Although I have not visited in far too long, it remains my favorite park. It is the only park Walt Disney ever walked in and because of that, has a special kind of magic you can’t find at any other Disney park around the world. Rather…

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