Duchess_SMK    
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Oct 8, 2013 10:06 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good Evening!
This day in Disney history October 8th, 2010: ElecTRONica and Flynns Arcade opened in DCA.

Disney catapulted us back to 1982, the days of crimped hair, when PAC-MAN was king, and
acid wash jeans were HOT!
ElecTRONica lit up the Hollywood Pictures Backlot area of the park in electrified shades of blue and green, with a combination of loud DJ-spun dance music, live dancers, unique shows, and kinetic video projections. The seemingly temporary setup found a cult following among teens and young adults who made frequent repeat visits to Tron City.
flynns

Anyone keep any of these?
coins

A few highlights:

Video from opening night:
http://is.gd/l82nRv



ElecTRONica ended April 15th, 2012. Mad Tea Party replaced it, beginning on June 15th, 2012.
Do you miss it?  Or prefer the Mad Tea Party? Why?

Thanks for reading and watching! Miss y'all! Hope you had a great day!


websites referenced
thisdayindisneyhistory
youtube.com
disneyparks.disney.go.com

Tagged in: Disney History  
Loved elec- Tronica! I liked the lazerman show as well - BellesLibrary  411.9 #536 10:31PM
Yeeeesssssss!!!!! - aphboomwha  137.6 #2924 10:36PM
I loved going there and getting my rave on.  πŸ‘» - guestcontrolrope1  86.1 #3816 10:08PM
It was always a fun time! - Duchess_SMK  6340.7 #18 10:17PM
I miss Glow-Fest πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜œ - MEHlanie_Mouse  1116.0 #162 10:09PM
hahaha! I LOVED glowfest too! The kids REALLY enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  6340.7 #18 10:18PM
I never really stayed for it all.. My cousin used to be one of the dancers :D - MEHlanie_Mouse  1116.0 #162 10:19PM
Yes!!! Loved Electronica! Was there when it opened. Still have some silver Flynns tokens and was mesmerized by "Lazer Man"! - aphboomwha  137.6 #2924 10:09PM
I was there on opening night too! So fun! YAY for keeping tokens! - Duchess_SMK  6340.7 #18 10:29PM
Untz untz untz - PinkElephants  745.7 #259 10:11PM
::rubs eyes:: HOLY COW! Hi PE! ::waves frantically:: Miss that music and YOU! - Duchess_SMK  6340.7 #18 10:20PM
Still sad this is gone.  I was vaguely obsessed with Tron growing up, so Tron Legacy and ElecTronica were so darn fun!  Just walking past Flynn's arcade made me smile!  Thanks for a great post!  - cmogo  74.4 #4049 10:12PM
Me too! I always got goosebumps when I walked down the backlot! Such fun times! :) - Duchess_SMK  6340.7 #18 10:50PM
I hope the rumors are true and they bring it back with the release of the new movie!!! I loved it! IMO much better thn the T party. The furniture was awesome, the music was better and the overall vibe was much cooler and dare I say chic lol. The arcade was definitely fun and I like how they brought it out into Hollywood area with the stages and the disc throwers. Thanks Duchess! And see u Sunday πŸ˜€ - missariel33  2115.5 #72 10:14PM
Say WHAT?! I haven't heard that! COOL! I hope it's true too! SO excited to see you Sunday! Wee! Oh and way to go on your fundraising efforts! Very impressive! - Duchess_SMK  6340.7 #18 10:52PM
I loved electronica wish they wld bring it back !  - Blkpearl  31.5 #5837 10:14PM
me too! - Duchess_SMK  6340.7 #18 11:14PM
I've never been to either one...too late at night for my kiddos I guess! Β Thanks for the history, I giggled at the crimped hair part...I think I was still doing that after 1982 even. Β πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MinnieMousewife  914.1 #201 10:21PM
::raises hand:: guilty! hahahaha! - Duchess_SMK  6340.7 #18 11:15PM
I never was able to experience this. Looked like it was fun! Thank you and miss you in the Lounge😘 - misschurro  6361.2 #17 10:25PM
πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘πŸ‘ - MeridaFan  4243.7 #34 10:37PM
awe! So sweet! Love you ladies! - Duchess_SMK  6340.7 #18 11:13PM
My son loved Flynn's Arcade! - Disneykarij  266.7 #1196 10:31PM
I loved ElecTRONica and the arcade.  - ythdudette  1511.8 #112 10:38PM
Loved ElecTRONica!! - PamPam82  31.2 #5871 10:43PM
I loved it and miss it. I think I need to watch the movie now. - PrincessTiannaBeignet  335.5 #722 11:07PM
I believe I was there for the soft opening of Mad T on May 25, 2012. Crazy how time flies! - ThinkTink23  46.9 #4914 12:04AM
Thanks for the informative post of a history of a place we all love.  - Midasgold  633.3 #318 11:05AM
Thank you for this!  I loved ElecTRONica! - DisneyDavidEMT  2626.6 #50 11:19AM
Never got to see laserman.  Saw ElecTRONica a few times tho...  Still one of my most favorite movies of all time..  My 4and6 year olds are Tron fanatics too.   Always pretending to play Disc Wars - Disneylanddad702  467.1 #464 11:26AM
That Was My Hang Out Area To Restwhile Everyone Was On The Rides. I Usedto Dj Before So It Was Nice Just To Enjoy The Music. Thanks Again Duchess For The Great info - gonzofam  303.5 #887 2:32PM
Mads and i always walked by it but never went, since i was under the impression it was adults only. Really bummed that we missed it, although I do enjoy the mad t party. - madsdad  1868.2 #92 2:34PM

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