Orange County and Los Angeles county have moved into the Orange Tier for reopening after being restricted due to the global health emergency. That’s big news for theme park fans. Alas, we’re still waiting on details for how guests will be able to buy tickets… Read More »Disneyland now allowed to reopen at 25% capacity, other SoCal theme parks opening too.
knott’s berry farm
In my youth, I heard a lot of weird stories about Disneyland. For instance, I was told that the facades for the buildings on Main Street were salvaged from actual old buildings and brought to Anaheim by Walt to give it that authentic look and… Read More »Disneyland Stories, Fact or Fiction
Former Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line President Matt Ouimet has been President of Cedar Fair amusement parks for half a year now. This week he gets the title of CEO as well. The Associated Press has checked in with Ouimet to see how things are… Read More »Former Disneyland President plans new competition for Disney’s Parks
Update: alas the user appears to have disabled the video now. But it clearly shows the cable exploding all over two guests and then a frantic, and pointless, struggle to escape the ride vehicle as it came to a rest outside the station. Guests reportedly… Read More »Xcelerator Coaster fails at Knott’s Berry Farm – Video
Via Archive.org comes this amazing video of a family from Connecticut who won a great contest to Disneyland in 1956. It’s chock full of cheesy humor and corny jokes, and a great look at Disneyland’s earliest days. The 30 minute video also includes stops at… Read More »1956 Disneyland Film from Barstow Family