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Monday, October 16, 2017

WEDway Candle Company Now Open

By Keith Mahne




Smells can transport us back to powerful and emotional memories from the past more effectively than any of the five senses. Any die-hard Disney fan knows that Disney "smells" play a huge role in our nostalgic love of the Parks and Resorts. The smell of Pirates of the Caribbean water, burning embers in Spaceship Earth, the smell as you walk past the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor on Main Street, USA, and one of my favorites, the smell of a Walt Disney World Resort lobby. We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of Disney Avenue's WEDway Candle Company where you can bring the magical smells of the Disney Parks and Resorts to your home...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Disney Parks Inspired Holiday Wreaths For Your Home

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If you have always wanted a Disney inspired wreath for your front door just like the one's you see on Main Street during Halloween time, for instance, then this is the one for you. Take a look at our new Disney Parks inspired holiday wreaths and see if any would make the perfect fit for your front door today...

Sunday, October 8, 2017

10 New Tracks Just Added to the Disney Avenue Music Player

By Keith Mahne




Today we wanted to update you on some incredible new tunes that were just added to the Disney Avenue Music Player that you are going to love! Join us in today's new article and prepare yourself for a Disney musical escape to soothe your soul...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

35 Songs to Celebrate 35 Years of Epcot

By Keith Mahne




To celebrate 35 years of Epcot, we’ve put together 35 of our favorite songs from throughout the park’s musical history. Join us in today's new article as we celebrate Epcot's 35th birthday and decide which one is your favorite...

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Spectacular Hocus Pocus Villain 'Spelltacular'

By Rebekah Coley




The Halloween season appears to come earlier and earlier every year. Thanks to lower crowds, moderate weather, and the scrumptious Food & Wine Festival, there are many reasons to visit WDW in the autumn. In addition to the unusually spooky ambience, special treats, and costumes, Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party features exceptional entertainment. These special entertainment offerings include a Halloween-themed parade, fireworks display, and castle show. Until last year, the Boo-To-You Parade had been the crown jewel of this event, but now the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular has proven to be a worthy contender. Join us in today’s new article and find out why this production still has audiences spellbound...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Disney Inspired Resort Mats For Your Home

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One of the very first things to greet you as you enter a Disney Resort, aside from a friendly cast member, is a beautiful Disney Resort entrance mat. If you've ever stopped and stared at these gorgeous entrance mats and wished that you could have one for your home, then today you are in luck! Find out how you can bring a magical Disney inspired resort mat home today...

Monday, September 4, 2017

Disneyland Magical Audio Tour - Chapter 4: Central Plaza

By Chris Lyndon




It's time to continue our series of articles here on Disney Avenue celebrating the sounds of Disneyland. At contributing writer Chris Lyndon's website called DisneyChris.com you will find a collection of over 1400 audio tracks taking you on a magical musical visit through the Happiest Place on Earth. We will be highlighting each of the 26 chapters included in this "Magical Audio Tour" in the weeks and months ahead. Join us today for our fourth stop on this nostalgic audio tour of Disneyland's yesteryear as we reach the center of the park, Central Plaza, gateway to the many themed realms of Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom...

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Watch Disneyland After Dark in HD (1962)

By Keith Mahne




When this show first aired on April 15, 1962, it had been awhile since Walt Disney had taken his viewers to Disneyland. Even so, he knew there had to be something special to warrant an entire hour in the Park. Walt and his television team came up with a double barreled idea — show off Disneyland at night and invite celebrity guest stars to entertain. Thus, Disneyland After Dark was born and the result was absolutely magical. Let's travel back to 1962 and meet up with Walt as we watch Disneyland After Dark in spectacular High Definition quality...

Saturday, August 26, 2017

20 Iconic Images Taken By A Former Disneyland Photographer

By Keith Mahne




How would you like to be known as the person who shot more pictures of Disneyland than anyone? That's the title held by former Disneyland photographer Renie Bardeau. As someone who started at Disneyland back in the summer of 1959, there is no doubt about it that Renie has seen and, thankfully, captured some pretty iconic images of Walt's Magic Kingdom over the years. In fact, Renie is responsible for taking perhaps the most famous image of Walt Disney ever captured on film — the iconic photo called “Footsteps” which features Walt strolling in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. Learn the story behind this historic image of Walt as we take a look at 20 iconic photos taken by a former Disneyland photographer in today's new article...

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Watch Disneyland's 10th Anniversary Show in HD (1965)

By Keith Mahne




1965 marked the 10th anniversary of Disneyland, and to celebrate the occasion, Walt gave TV viewers a sneak peek into the upcoming Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean attractions and other new plans for his park on this beloved 10th anniversary show as part of Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color. Join us in today's new article as we travel back to 1965 and join Walt, Disneyland Ambassador Julie Reihm, and his Imagineers as we watch Disneyland's 10th Anniversary Show in spectacular HD quality...

Walt Disney Explains His Knowledge of Art

By Keith Mahne




One of the most valuable artifacts of Walt Disney that remains today is his voice. At the Walt Disney Family Museum, Walt himself is the narrator, taking you through his life in his own words. In this spirit, let's take a listen to the insights Walt had on his knowledge of art and his feelings about art galleries, as relayed to journalist Pete Martin in an interview from 1956 in today's new article...

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Walt's Mountains: Part I - The Matterhorn

By Jim Denney



Walt Disney fell in love with the real Matterhorn in Switzerland while filming the 1959 live-action film Third Man on the Mountain. Back at Disneyland Park, Walt decided to cover a forested 20-foot-high mound named Holiday Hill with artificial snow, add a toboggan run and rename it Snow Hill. However, Walt always dreamed big, and his "hill" grew into a 147-foot-tall "mountain." Join us today as we embark on the first in a series of articles on Walt's Mountains by Jim Denney, author of Walt’s Disneyland, and learn the incredible history of how the Matterhorn came to call Disneyland home...

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Great Movie Ride Cast Member Parodies

By Keith Mahne




The Great Movie Ride is closing its doors forever to make way for a new attraction today. There is no doubt that you have seen countless tributes across the Disney fan community the last few days but we have something that is pretty special to send off this beloved attraction that you probably never seen before. It involves something that made The Great Movie Ride so special all these years, the cast members. Join us today as we pay tribute to the closing of this iconic Disney attraction with these hilarious cast member parodies filmed behind the scenes of The Great Movie Ride over the years in today's new article...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Review of Magic Kingdom's 'Happily Ever After' Firework Show

By Rebekah Coley




Before the new Magic Kingdom fireworks show, Happily Ever After, made its debut this May, many wondered if it would live up to its predecessor. Check out today’s new article by contributing writer Rebekah Coley to hear her thoughts on this new nighttime extravaganza...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Get Your Personalized Haunted Mansion Plaque Today

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Disney's Haunted Mansion is one of the most classic and beloved attractions ever created. What better way to capture a little of that fun Disney magic than with these stunning and totally customizable Haunted Mansion Plaques for your home...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Watch How Imagineers Create the Sounds of the Disney Parks (Video)

By Keith Mahne




The vision and showmanship of Walt Disney has touched more corners of the world and hearts through his many films and theme parks. Since opening Disneyland on July 17, 1955, Walt and his team of dream makers, better known as Imagineers, have created magical destinations around the world. Today we'll have a chance to peak behind the curtain and see how the incredibly talented Imagineers create the sounds and music of the Disney Parks...

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Walt Disney’s Dreams Grow and Change But to What End?

By Ron Baxley




Come explore some of the changes coming to the Disney Parks that were recently announced at the D23 Expo and find out how these changes may affect areas that nostalgic fans of the parks may or may not like. We will also discuss how this relates to Walt Disney’s vision for the parks and the company he and his brother Roy founded in today's new article by contributing writer Ron Baxley…

Friday, July 21, 2017

Remembering The Disney Afternoon

By Brittany Bell




If you were a child of the 90s then consider yourself lucky. This was the prime age for watching children’s television when Disney cartoon shows reached what many believe to be their peak. The Disney Afternoon began as a television programming block and brought some of the most iconic and popular Disney cartoons to date. Though all of the shows that aired during The Disney Afternoon had wrapped at the turn of the century, the shows that aired pack a Disney nostalgia punch reminiscent of the Renaissance-era films of the same era. Join us today as we remember The Disney Afternoon

Saturday, July 15, 2017

A Musical Tribute To Disneyland's 62nd Anniversary

By Chris Lyndon




We all know the story of Walt one day sitting on a park bench watching his daughters delight in riding a merry-go-round. Legend says this was the first time he imagined a place where kids and their parents could have fun together. It's no secret that 62 years ago—as a result of his musings that fateful day—Walt opened the gates to a whole new world of entertainment, a place where the cares of the world melt away in lands of adventure, fantasy, and tomorrow. In celebration of Disneyland's 62nd anniversary, we are pleased to present a collection of songs in tribute to the most beloved theme park in the world. Join us today on this musical tribute tour as we celebrate the opening of Walt Disney's original Magic Kingdom...

Friday, July 14, 2017

How Walt Disney World Found Its Home in Florida

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The most exciting and challenging project ever tackled by Walt Disney Productions, now The Walt Disney Company, started out quietly and under a shroud of secrecy. Join us today as we take a detailed look back in time at those crucial and exciting days when Walt Disney was acquiring the land that would become home to the most popular vacation destination on earth, Walt Disney World...

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Remembering the Empress Lilly

By Keith Mahne




Beginning in the late 1970s, if you happened to be in Central Florida and wanted a truly special meal, there was one place to go: the Empress Lilly. For 18 years, the regally appointed ship beckoned diners with one of the finest menus at Walt Disney World. Gourmets, park lovers, romantics agreed: The Lilly – named in honor of Walt's first lady, Lillian Bounds Disney – was always a delicious experience. Join us as we remember the Empress Lilly riverboat in today's new article...

Friday, June 30, 2017

40 Things You Might Not Know About Walt Disney World

By Keith Mahne




Where can you come face to face with some of Disney's most famous film scientists? Who built those authentic thatched roofs on the buildings in Harambe? And what's the recipe for the World's biggest ice cream sundae? Let's dig in and explore some of Walt Disney World's lesser-known gems with these 40 things about Walt Disney World that you just might not know...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

MUST SEE Footage of Disney On Parade Circa 1970

By Keith Mahne




Before there was Disney On Ice there was Disney On Parade. This traveling show, which ran from 1969 to 1973, took scores of the characters Walt Disney created and literally made them "come to life" right in your home town. As Walt Disney once said, "We're interested in doing things that are fun...in bringing pleasure and especially laughter to people." It was in this spirit – in this great tradition – that Disney On Parade was created. Join us today as we travel back to the early 1970s and revisit the cast of Disney On Parade with this rare, high-definition footage you are going to love...

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Inside WED and the Making of Hall of Presidents (1971)

By Keith Mahne




Literally hundreds of Disney artisans, designers, craftsmen, and technicians collaborated on Walt Disney World's Hall of Presidents attraction to get it up and running by opening day. Painstaking research, exacting execution, and technical innovations were required in order to achieve the degree of perfection once demanded by Walt Disney. It's one thing to talk about the hard work that went into the creation of this classic attraction and another to actually see it for ourselves. That's just what we'll do in today's new article with some rarely seen footage inside WED Enterprises at the making of Hall of Presidents shot in February 1971; only a few short months away from Walt Disney World's opening day...

Friday, June 16, 2017

RARE Video Footage of the Walt Disney World Preview Center

By Keith Mahne




In mid-January of 1970, the Walt Disney World Preview Center became the first building on WDW property to be opened to the public. The preview center contained many artist renderings along with updated aerial pictures of the construction. The main attraction in the building was a theater that housed a film and a 625 square foot model of the property that would be illuminated as the film discussed different areas of the park. Wouldn't you love to have seen this place? Today we will do just that with this rarely seen video footage of the Walt Disney World Preview Center from 1970 that you have got to see...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Paradiso 37 at Disney Springs Review

By Keith Mahne




What do you get when you mix a restaurant with a really fun atmosphere that features North, Central and South American dishes, has a gorgeous bar with countless types of tequila, signature margaritas and a international wine selection and pack that into a colorful and lively setting next to a beautiful lake with stunning views? You get Paradiso 37 at Disney Springs! Find out why you and your family need to make this great location a must on your next visit to Disney Springs...

Friday, June 9, 2017

Newt: A Tale of the Only Cancelled PIXAR Film

By Brittany Bell




Pixar is perhaps one of the greatest animation studios and storytellers of contemporary film. Their animated tales resonate with audiences and always ask “what if?” Which leads to the topic of today's article: what if Pixar cancelled a film? That question can be answered with the story of Newt, Pixar’s only cancelled film project to date. Learn the story behind why Pixar's Newt was cancelled and see what the film would have looked like if it had reached theaters in today's new article…

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Designing Disney Castles

By Keith Mahne




The castles of Disney's kingdoms don't strive for authenticity; they were born in a world of fairy tales and fantasy, and that is where they've stayed. These castles "belong" to Sleeping Beauty or Cinderella, not a long-forgotten king, queen or prince. These castles have become the enduring architectural symbols of Disney's theme parks. It is to the castle where guests turn when they want that last memorable photograph, and it is the image of the castle that the Disney Company has used more than anything else in advertisements and commercials. But how were they designed? Let's find out in today's new article as we discuss designing Disney castles...

Friday, June 2, 2017

Own a Piece of the Disney Parks and Resorts

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Disney Avenue is thrilled to announce a brand new addition to our store. Not just any addition but a way for YOU to own a piece of the Disney Parks and Resorts that we all love so much. Here you will find an exciting and magical assortment of attraction props, signs, costumes, resort furnishings and so much more! This is your chance to literally bring home the magic. Allow me to tell you all about it in today's thrilling article...

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Disneyland's Grad Nite 84'

By Keith Mahne




Nothing says the 80s quite like shoulder padded jackets, the band Cheap Trick and neon font, all of which you would have found at Grad Nite 84'. What better way to celebrate the end of high school and the beginning of a new era in one's life than with a fun filled night at the Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland?! Let's travel back to Disneyland of the 80s and see what a Grad Nite at Disneyland was like with this "totally bangin'" 1984 pamphlet and program guide...

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Disneyland Magical Audio Tour - Chapter 3: Main Street USA

By Chris Lyndon




It's time to continue our new series of articles here on Disney Avenue celebrating the sounds of Disneyland. At contributing writer Chris Lyndon's website called DisneyChris.com you will find a collection of over 1300 audio tracks taking you on a magical musical visit through the Happiest Place on Earth. We will be highlighting each of the 25 chapters included in this "Magical Audio Tour" in the weeks and months ahead. Join us today for our third stop on this nostalgic audio tour of Disneyland's yesteryear as we travel down the turn of the twentieth century Main Street USA...

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Announcing the New Disney Avenue Mobile Music Player Page

By Keith Mahne




The time has finally come to tell you all about our brand new Disney Avenue Mobile Music Player Page. After hours of work so that our famous Disney Avenue Music Player can be accessible to you on a mobile device, it brings us great joy to finally announce the completion of this new section of DisneyAvenue.com. Allow me to fill you in on all the details in today's new article...

Monday, May 22, 2017

This 1967 Pirates of the Caribbean Radio Commercial Is Delightful

By Keith Mahne




This past March, Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean attraction turned 50 years old – and what a ride it’s been. It's unique, unconventional, uncharacteristically dark and  – without a doubt  –  one of the most iconic theme park rides of all time. Launched on March 18, 1967, the original "Pirates" ride featured a 1,838-foot flume with a 12-minute running time, making it one of the longest theme park rides in existence. The attraction quickly became a fan favorite and an icon for the park that had opened only twelve years earlier. The ride was one of the first to combine multiple elements for users to enjoy: audio animatronics, a double drop, theatrical effects and more. Join us today as we celebrate 50 years of plundering fun with this delightful 1967 Pirates of the Caribbean radio commercial that you have got to hear...

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs Review

By Keith Mahne




Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs is back in business after a year of renovations to totally rejuvenate the venue as a massive, and I mean massive, Observatory. The restaurant looks and feels brand new both inside and out. Recently, I was invited to check the place out for myself and I'd like to tell you all about it. Was my trip "out of this world" or "Houston we have a problem?" Find out in today's new article as I review Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs...

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Disney That Never Was: Thunder Mesa and the Western River Expedition

By Brittany Bell




When guests are taking a walk down the crowded streets of Frontierland, they are transported back to a simpler time of the American West when cowboys and outlaws ruled the streets. Big Thunder Mountain and Splash Mountain reign as the kings of the land, towering over the frontier streets. However, this land was originally slated to be much different than it is now. Join us today as we look at what was planned for the Magic Kingdom's Frontierland and the never-realized but absolutely remarkable Thunder Mesa and the Western River Expedition...

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Rod Miller: The Master of Disneyland Ragtime Music

By Keith Mahne




Those toe-tapping ragtime tunes Disneyland guests heard on Main Street, U.S.A. since 1969 came from the patio of Coca Cola Refreshment Corner. On piano, the remarkable man responsible for that enthusiastic, honky-tonk music was the great Rod Miler. Rod has made that sound a cheerful part of the Disneyland experience for 30+ years. Join us today as we celebrate the master of Disneyland ragtime music, the legendary Rod Miler...

Saturday, May 13, 2017

A True "Disneyland Dream" (1956 Video)

By Keith Mahne




In July 1956, the five-member Barstow family of Wethersfield, Connecticut, won a free trip to the newly-opened Disneyland in Anaheim, California, in a nationwide contest. This 30-minute amateur documentary film tells the fabulous story of their fun-filled, dream-come-true vacation filmed on the scene at Walt Disney's brand new Disneyland. And, as if incredible early footage of Disneyland wasn't enough, this movie is also noteworthy as the uncredited first screen appearance of a young Disneyland employee named Steve Martin. Let's join the Barstow family back in 1956 for a truly magical family adventure to the "Happiest Place On Earth"...

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire Review

By Rebekah Coley




Last spring, the curtain officially fell on the long-running Magic Kingdom castle show "Dream Along with Mickey". By early June, this slot had already been filled by the promising newcomer, "Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire". In addition to featuring the updated "faces" for Mickey and Minnie, this new production also showcases brand new music, an impressive ensemble of dancers, and characters from recent, smash-hit films. Check out today's article to learn more about the newest castle show to grace the stage...

Monday, May 8, 2017

The Story of Walt Disney World's First Family

By Keith Mahne




On October 1, 1971, Bill and Marty Windsor crawled sleepily at dawn from their Volkswagen parked behind a Texaco station off I-4. They'd been slapping mosquitoes all night, and there was no time for breakfast if they wanted to make their destination. The goal for the Windsor Family that morning was to be among the first guests to enter Walt Disney World for the very first time. Learn the story of how the Windsors actually became Walt Disney World's first family in today's new article...

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Back to the Drawing Board: A Look at EPCOT’s Never-Built Switzerland Pavilion

By Stokes Laird




For decades, Disney’s Imagineers have invested countless hours thinking up and planning hundreds of attractions, shows, restaurants, hotels, and shops for the Walt Disney World Resort and other various Disney destinations. Many of these ideas have been fully realized and have been actually constructed so that guests in Disney Parks all around the world can enjoy them. However, there are many ideas that never quite make it off the drawing board, or through the so called “blue sky” phase. This does not mean that these ideas or plans are not substantial or worthy of being constructed. In fact, some of Disney’s most intriguing concepts can be found in this sort of Imagineering graveyard and many of these ideas had the potential to be as magnificent as the biggest headliner attractions we all know and love today. One of the more impressive ideas that has never made it to fruition is the proposed Switzerland pavilion that was to be included in EPCOT’s World Showcase. Let's take a inside look at this incredible, never-built attraction in today's new article...

Saturday, April 29, 2017

35 NEVER BEFORE SEEN Photos of New Orleans Square Construction

By Alejandro Meza




Every so often something extremely magical pops up from Disney history. Today is one of those days. You are about to see an extraordinary find of never-before-seen photos featuring the construction of New Orleans Square found at an estate sale for the late Imagineering legend, Bill Martin. Join us in today's new article as you learn the story of how these amazing photos were found and you will also want to prepare your eyes to see New Orleans Square as Walt once did with these 35 never-before-seen construction photos...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Disney’s Folly: The Making of Snow White

By Brittany Bell




Disney animated films are of the most beloved to ever grace the silver screen. The long line of these feature films dates all the way back to the 1930s when the young animator Walt Disney decided to take a leap of faith; he wanted to create a full-length, full-color animated film. Critics dubbed the film “Disney’s Folly”, for they doubted that anyone would want to see Walt’s film and that Disney had produced a flop. Audiences today now know that film as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the film that launched Walt and the Disney Studios into the realm of superior animated movies. Join us today and discover how Walt’s dream of making Snow White came to be a reality…

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Watch Lucille Ball Visit Disneyland in 1956 (Video)

By Matthew Buch




Lucille Ball, best known as the star of I Love Lucy, was a frequent visitor to Disneyland over the years. Lucky for us, one of these trips was captured on home video during a visit to "the happiest place on earth" back in 1956, just one year after the Park opened. Join us in today's new article as we travel back to 1956 and visit Lucille Ball and her family during a trip to Disneyland...

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Walt Disney and the Opening of Disneyland's Alice in Wonderland

By Ron Baxley




The Alice in Wonderland dark ride is a Disneyland classic. The 1958 version of the ride, with sets adapted from the animated feature by Imagineer Claude Coats, had little in common with Lewis Carroll's source books. Instead it used various environments suggested by the film to create loud, garish, and somewhat nightmarish scenes reminiscent of some of Fantasyland's other dark rides and the portable dark rides found in traveling fairs and carnivals. In today's new article, let's travel back to 1958 and join Walt Disney at the opening of Alice in Wonderland with some rare footage and also learn the origins of the classic Disney film…

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A Rare Look at the New Tomorrowland of 1967 Press Kit

By Ted Linhart




In 1967, Disneyland had one of its most exciting summers in history. A summer jam-packed with the Park's largest variety of entertainment, the most attractions it ever had and even a brand new, $23 million (over $160 million in 2017 dollars) Tomorrowland. In today's exciting new article, we'll take a rare look at the New Tomorrowland of 1967 Press Kit. If you enjoy seeing rare pieces of Disneyland history then you are going to love this one...

Thursday, April 6, 2017

A Virtual Vacation Back to Early Walt Disney World

By Keith Mahne




Imagine yourself in the 1970s. For years, you have heard about Walt Disney's dream of building a "living showcase that more people would talk about and come to look at than any other area in the world." And now, that dream known as Walt Disney World, a magical oasis being built in phases on 27,400 acres of land and water southwest of Orlando, Florida, is a reality. It currently features a destination-vacation resort, and plans for the future still include an industrial park designed to highlight American industry at work, and, eventually, the city of EPCOT. The first phase of Walt Disney’s living showcase just opened its gates on October 1, 1971 and its time for us to visit this incredible new "Vacation Kingdom" and see the magic with our own eyes and ears. Join us as we embark on a virtual adventure back to early Walt Disney World and attempt to capture the resort destination in its early years...

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Importance of the 1964-65 World’s Fair to Disney

By Brittany Bell




Disneyland and Walt Disney World are a place of magic, enchantment and wonder. Their attractions inspire generations new and old, utilizing technologies that even the smartest of visitors can find astonishing. Perhaps one of the biggest technological (and imaginative) breakthroughs for Disney came from the 1964-65 World’s Fair, which gave birth to classic Disney attractions such as “it’s a small world” and The Carousel of Progress. From the first human audio-animatronic to a gathering of nations, join us today and discover why the 1964-65 World’s Fair was so important to Walt Disney and the future of the Disney Parks…

Interview with Walt Disney Incarnate David Skipper - Part III

By Ron Baxley




When actor David Skipper performs as Walt Disney in one man shows, he seemingly becomes him. See David Skipper become Walt Disney incarnate in a three part series of interviews by Disney Avenue contributing writer Ron Baxley, Jr. in which David not only discusses Walt and his own life but will actually transform into him before your very eyes. This time around David discusses Walt Disney’s background in television and portrayals of him in film, television, and documentation that shows how Walt was in real life affects his performances. Join us today for the final interview with Walt Disney incarnate David Skipper...

Sunday, March 26, 2017

20 New Tracks Just Added to the Disney Avenue Music Player

By Keith Mahne




Ahhh the soothing sounds of Disney Park music. What would a Disney Park be without music? What would the atmosphere be like without those magical music loops? I can't even bare the thought. Another thing I don't want to think about is Disney Avenue without the Disney Avenue Music Player. Have you seen our new music player that now works with mobile? You asked for it and we delivered. I'm also always looking for ways to fill our playlist with more magical tunes that will not only transport you to your favorite Disney spot, but also ease your soul and relax your mind. And so friends, I have 20 new additions to the music player that I think you are going to love. Prepare your ears for the magical sounds of the Disney Avenue Music Player...

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Get Your Disney Attraction Posters Here

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Anyone who has ever walked through the gates at a Disney Park knows that there is a magical experience waiting to be had on the other side. All of the telltale signs are there: the sound of joyful music pipes across the promenade; the smells of popcorn and cookies waft through the air; and the colorful attraction posters depicting all the wonderful rides and shows created for Guests by the Imagineers. Like songs that play in your head long after a visit to a Disney Park, the iconic images you find in a Disney Attraction Poster have the ability to fill your mind with emotions the second you lay eyes on them. Allow me to fill you in on how you can bring these beautiful attraction posters home today...