On June 1, 2017, just a few days after the 40th anniversary of its debut in Disneyland, classic Space Mountain will return to Tomorrowland after a brief refurbishment to transition it from the Star Wars themed Hyperspace Mountain overlay. More than 450 million guests have… Read More »Disneyland returns classic Space Mountain ride to celebrate its 40th Anniversary.
Like many children, Space Mountain was my first big roller coaster. I remember how nervous I was as I wound my way through the queue at Disneyland. The show in the theater below helped distract me, as did the sneak preview windows in the queue.… Read More »3-2-1 Limited Edition Space Mountain T-shirts Now Available Online
Actually, so early that the park was still just barely on the drawing boards. Don’t miss the Progress City, USA post on the origins of EPCOT. EPCOT Center’s path from concept to execution was, in so many ways, far more tortured than most Disney fans… Read More »EPCOT – the early early years
Check out this 1977 commercial for the Mickey Mouse Magic Kingdom set from the Weebles. That monorail action is cool. I did have the Haunted Mansion set, but I’m wondering why this didn’t show up under my Christmas tree that year. Santa was sleeping on… Read More »Disney Character Weebles Wobble flashback