In addition to all the upcoming 50th anniversary merchandise, Disney is also releasing a book covering the past 50 years of Disney World, and it’s now available for pre-order!
We’re takin’ a trip wayyy back in time today.
You may know EPCOT for its amazing food and exciting upcoming attractions — but there’s a lot to learn from the park, too! Over in World Showcase, you can travel around the globe and visit 11 countries. In each, you’ll explore unique merch and learn a ton! So today, we’re hopping over to the Japan Pavilion for a mini history lesson (but don’t worry, it’s actually REALLY interesting!).
Here at DFB, we know a thing or two about Disney restaurants.
But Disney World restaurants have certainly changed over the years! You might be surprised by JUST how much some have changed! We’re taking a look at the weird and wonderful Disney restaurants of the past. Do you remember these surprising things from back in the day?
Walt Disney’s story and the history of his theme parks add to the magic that we experience when we visit.
Walt Disney himself once said, “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” This sentiment has been applied to the parks across the world — Disney is always growing and changing. We’ve come a long way to get to the Disney we know and love, but can you imagine if there was a Disney World with no Mickey Mouse? Or you took your yearly Disney trip to Missouri instead of Florida? Disney would’ve been VERY different if these things happened.
Name a more iconic fella than Mickey Mouse, we’ll wait!
Mickey is certainly a staple in and out of the Disney parks and he’s been around for almost a century! Now, we’re taking a look at some things that only the BIGGEST Disney fans will know about the Mouse!
This year is Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary!
The parks have been through a lot of changes in the last few decades, like the addition of Galaxy’s Edge and Pandora, the Cinderella Castle makeover, and some new resorts. And now there’s now a way to look back on all this history.
Most of us have very fond memories of extinct rides from Disney Word’s past like The Great Movie Ride, Maelstrom, etc., but there are other rides that you may have COMPLETELY forgotten about!
Let’s take a trip down memory lane at some of the RIDES that are sadly no longer at Disney World, and that you may have totally forgot once existed!
Walt Disney World has PLENTY of places to eat! From the parks to the resorts, there are restaurants everywhere!
Have you ever thought of ALL the restaurants that came before the ones we now know and love? Disney has a long history and that includes food! Today, our recipe is from The Empress Lilly, a former restaurant at Disney World!
Soon, Disney fans in the southern California area will have the opportunity to check out an exhibit that explores the history of the company!
Following a monthslong closure, the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California will be reopening on Saturday, September 12th. Prior to the closure, the museum had recently debuted the exhibit Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic.
There are some pretty spectacular stage shows at the Disney parks! From Festival of the Lion King to Fantasmic, we’ve seen incredible entertainment of the highest caliber!
While many shows at Disney World and Disneyland have pulled out all the stops, other shows left us scratching our heads. We dug up shows that you won’t BELIEVE were at a Disney park!