Dick Tracy Starring in Diamond Double Cross – 30 Years Ago At Disneyland

By |2020-06-29T09:04:01-07:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: 30 Years Ago at Disneyland, Blogs, DAPs Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you have been reading this blog over the last few months, you will recall that in April I wrote about the closing of a popular stage show at the Videopolis Theater. One Man’s Dream [...]

Splashing into the 35th Anniversary – 30 Years Ago at Disneyland

By |2020-07-16T08:58:19-07:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: 30 Years Ago at Disneyland, Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Disneyland’s 35th Anniversary had everything, or so it would seem. There was a vivid logo and a boatload of merchandise covered with it. There was a brand new parade with a theme song that stayed [...]

The Evolution of “it’s a small world”: From the World’s Fair to Disneyland

By |2020-05-28T11:44:25-07:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Archive, Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Prep for the 1964 World’s Fair In 1963, WED Enterprises was knee deep in projects; not only for Disneyland, but pavilions for the 1964-1965 World’s Fair in New York. They were working on Great Moments [...]

15 Years Later – Looking Back at Disneyland’s 50th Celebration on May 5, 2005

By |2020-05-05T13:07:05-07:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Featured, Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

15 years ago today several of us from the DAPS MAGIC team were having one of the most magical days ever at the Disneyland Resort. It was a day full of new entertainment, celebrities, magical [...]

One Man’s Dream – 30 Years Ago at Disneyland

By |2020-05-03T14:23:05-07:00May 3rd, 2020|Categories: 30 Years Ago at Disneyland, Blogs, Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , |

I missed Videopolis by just a few weeks. Perhaps I should explain. This month’s entry is all about a stage show that was presented on the Videopolis Stage in the Winter of 1989 through the [...]

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Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros Celebrates 13 Lucky Years at EPCOT

By |2020-04-06T16:32:14-07:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

https://youtu.be/iLzNDIxPBis On April 6, 2007, the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros opened in the Mexico Pavilion at Epcot. This attraction replaced 'El Rio del Tiempo,' which ran at Epcot from October 1, 1982 [...]

An Annual Pass, the Disney Decade and a Day at the Park – 30 Years Ago At Disneyland

By |2020-07-16T08:58:36-07:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: 30 Years Ago at Disneyland, Blogs, Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

After spending two months to cover a single day thirty years ago at Disneyland, this month’s entry will cover a lot more ground. In fact it will cover a month, a decade, and many, many [...]

The Little Man of Disneyland

By |2020-03-17T14:11:41-07:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Blogs, Disneyland Resort, Mr. DAPs, Mr. DAPs Desk, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Happy St. Patrick's Day! It seems like a perfect time to look back at The Little Man of Disneyland. Originally this was a book that was released in 1955 in Disney's Little Golden Books series. It [...]

Honoring and Celebrating Walt, Trains, and Mickey & Minnie Through the Years

By |2020-03-03T22:59:24-08:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse have been international and cultural icons spanning generations. It all began on November 18, 1928 with their first appearance aboard a black-and-white steamboat in “Steamboat Willie,” and continues today with [...]

Disneyland Debuts 35th Anniversary (Part Two) – 30 Years Ago in Disneyland

By |2020-02-24T22:27:47-08:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: 30 Years Ago at Disneyland, Blogs, DAPs Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last month’s entry covered the first part of January 11, 1990, the day that kicked off Disneyland’s 35th anniversary year. Before getting to the rest of that memorable day, I do want to clear up [...]