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Jun 23, 2014 11:11 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, June 23rd, The Skyway to Fantasyland and Skyway to Tomorrowland opens. Along with The Enchanted Tiki Room and the re-themed Tarzans Treehouse.

1956: The Skyway to Fantasyland and Skyway to Tomorrowland. Walt heard of a system being tested in Switzerland in 1955 and of course HAD to have one! After figuring out where the attraction would be placed in the park, he purchased a used 1947 Type 101 Sidechair #5, which was one of the Von Roll prototypes who was based in Bern, Switzerland. When Walt and the imagineers bought the ride, it became the 1st Von Roll aerial ropeway in the USA!

walt

Walt, and Dr Walter Smidt, the Swiss Consul General of Los Angeles, presided over the opening ceremonies. 42 gondolas carried 2 guests at a time over the park. They were dispatched  about every 9 seconds and moved at 4 mph. The Skyway gave guests an overview of the park between two stations: one in Fantasyland (where the drive system was located) and the other in Tomorrowland (where 35,000 pounds of ballast kept the 2400' long cables taut).

fantasyland

In between was the peak, a support tower located on Holiday Hill (basically a mound of dirt, which later became the Matterhorn). In 1959 after the Matterhorn was added, guests rode through it!

matterhorn

In 1965, rectangular buckets replaced the original round buckets. The rectangular buckets were a familiar sight in the skies of Disneyland for almost 30 years!

square buckets

Did YOU ever ride the Skyway? What did you think of it? Do you miss it?

Also on this day in 1963: The Enchanted Tiki Room (a favorite for my minis) opened to the public in Adventureland! According to davelandweb.com: “It was the 1st attraction to cost $1million+, first fully air-conditioned building and 1st to feature Audio-Animatronics developed by WED Enterprises. United Airlines was the 1st official sponsor, but later changed to Dole.”

aventureland

Originally owned by Walt Disney (through WED Enterprises) the Tiki Room was to be a restaurant featuring AA birds serenading guests as they dined. The “magic fountain” was to be a coffee station (a storage compartment remains in the base) and the restaurant would have shared its kitchen with the now-defunct Tahitian Terrace (for more info about the terrace: http://tinyurl.com/mts76t7
and Plaza Pavilion Restaurant. Since ownership was separate from the rest of the park, a small admission of 75¢ was charged.

José is red, white, and green and speaks with a Mexican accent (Wally Boag)
Michael is white and green with an Irish brogue (Fulton Burley)
Pierre is red, white, and blue and has a French accent (Ernie Newton)
Fritz red, black, and white has a German accent (Thurl Ravenscroft, voice of Hawaiian God Tangaroa-Ru near the entrance)

An AA talking Juan the “barker” bird was once located near the walkway to beckon visitors inside, but was removed when he caused enormous traffic jams of gawking guests. (Stickers please!)

baker bird
Ticket Booth Roof from August 1966 (Note Juan the Barker Bird)

The birds all have real feathers with the exception of the chest area which is covered in custom-woven cashmere, allowing the figures to “breathe” in a lifelike manner (inspired by an employee at a planning meeting who wore a cashmere sweater which moved at the elbows exactly the way the engineers envisioned).
To watch a few clips of historical footage from the Tiki Room: http://tinyurl.com/mkt2bcx

inside tiki room
Walt Disney and Tiki Hostess Diana Lai, at the opening of Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room

inside 2

225+ talking, singing, and dancing birds, flowers, the magic fountain, tiki drummers and tiki totem poles make this attraction a MUST SEE in my opinion. Hopefully all you lucky people in the park will stop by for a dole whip and birthday performance today!

Have you been in the Tiki Room? Do have a favorite song or part of the show?

Lastly, in 1999 Tarzans Treehouse opens in Adventureland. Some of you may remember it as being Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse, which closed in March 8th, 1999.

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Tazan
Tarzan welcomes the first guests to Tarzan's Treehouse Joining him for the opening was an audience of Kosovar children, dressed in green shirts, which recently arrived in Southern California,
as well as Cynthia Harriss, second from left, executive vice president of The Disneyland Resort, and
Danton Burroughs, far right, grandson of Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs.
(AP Photo/Disneyland,Glen Miller)

To take a climb and walkthrough of Tarzans Treehouse:


I've posted this in the past but this is an Interesting OC news story done about the original tree that inspired Walts version of the treehouse at Disneyland:


Do you like the the updated Tarzans Treehouse? Or do you prefer the original Swiss Family Robinson version?

Thanks for reading and watching! Hope you all have a Magical Monday!

Websites Referenced:
thisdayindisneyhistory.com
yesterland.com
mousewait.com
davelandweb.com
disneylandnews.com
disneyhistoryinstitute.com
youtube.com

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Disney should hire you to be their historian.  - WishIWereThere  309.7 #911 5:24PM
::giggles:: how kind of you to say! They have people that run their blogs that are way more knowledgable then me. I just enjoy researching. ::whispers:: if you're reading this Disney, don't get me wrong, I wouldn't turn down a job offer. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜˜  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:47AM
- pikarich  6229.1 #22 11:42AM
πŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:47AM
- pikarich  6229.1 #22 11:43AM
πŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:47AM
Short and sweet this time, rode the skyway once on my only visit to the park when I was 6 yrs old , the teacup with the photo ops by mad tea party is the one of the old pylons for the skyway covered up, glad the tree house is back, great exercise up the stairs - pikarich  6229.1 #22 11:46AM
Thanks pikarich! I'll be looking for that pylon next trip! And yes, the treehouse is great exercise!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:48AM
Awesome post! Love all of the details!  We need a 🌲🏠 sticker! - Atora  2702.2 #56 11:49AM
Thanks sweetie! We do need a treehouse sticker! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:49AM
I loved the Skyway and going through the Matterhorn. My kids were able to ride when they were very small before it closed. The good thing about the Tiki Room is you can ride it after It's a Small World and get a new song stuck in your head ;). I loved Swiss Family Robinson but I also love the Tarzan Treehouse (took me a while though). Thanks Duchess! - ShariRenee  10697.6 #8 11:54AM
Bhahahaha it's true! The songs are quite catchy!! Good for you for being excepting, I still miss the Swiss! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜˜ thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:50AM
Loved the skyway and was so sad to see them leave😒  . I love the Tiki room and did not exactly know where this guy was from. I wish I could go back in time and go to the Tahitian restaurant 🌺🌴.  I like that the poster for Tarzan's treehouse/Swiss family Robinson's treehouse flashes! πŸ‘πŸ‘ very nice!! Though, I think you know where I stand on this... Give the tree back to the Robinson's from SwitzerlandπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ (though, I must say, I do love the bottom of the treehouse and all the things to look at). Thanks for another wonderful post     - misschurro  7626.4 #12 11:57AM
Oh I think my favorite part of the skyway was just the Queue- waiting in line, going up the stairs, under the pine trees was like being in the Black Forest, and how pretty it was to look at on Fantasyland😍😍 - misschurro  7626.4 #12 2:40PM
Me too! Too bad some bad eggs had to ruin it for the rest of us! Yes! The barker bird was a mystery to many I believe. 😊 so glad you enjoyed the poster. I'd used it before but I like that one a lot too! I'm with ya mama, I miss the Swiss too! ::sigh:: great spot for a favorite! I hardly remember it. πŸ˜” thank  YOU my sweet churro friend! πŸ˜˜πŸ’— - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:54AM
Thank you for sharing this!  I just love the history of it all!  I remember going to a restaurant behind the Tiki room.  It had like a mini luau for  a dinner show.  Was that the Tahitian one?  It was a great dinner/show experience.  I miss the skyway!  Bummed they took it down. - DisneyPiratePrincess  273.3 #1197 12:23PM
Thank YOU! I do believe that was the Tahitian show! Seems you aren't alone in missing the skyway. I'm bummed too!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:55AM
love this post! those would scare the beejeebs out of me, but i bet the view was awesome! - OhanaPhoto  6474.8 #21 12:44PM
Thanks doll! πŸ˜‚ oh you're so funny! The view was incredible!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:56AM
Wow, so much happened on this date!  I adored the Skyway!  I still miss it very much--I think my favorite part was going through the Matterhorn and coming out above Fantasyland 😍   So sad it's gone.  Love the Tiki Room, of course--my husband once fell asleep while we were in there πŸ˜‚ (how is that possible with all the singing?!).  And the Treehouse has always been a favorite (I'm a climber and I love being up high)--I'm torn on which version I prefer.  Swiss Family Robinson was SUCH a great movie, but I also like it as Tarzan's, and I like the music/soundtrack that plays as you climb.  Thanks for so much info today!  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  641.9 #335 1:02PM
That was the best part in my opinion too! ::giggles:: I could see it, after a long day of walking around, it's so nice and cool in there! Well, it's nice you like both! Disneyland did good then! Thanks so much for taking the time to add your two cents! πŸ’—πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:58AM
Correct me if I'm wrong but I read somewhere that it was imagineer Harriet Burns that saw the way the cashmere moved on Walt's sweater and was inspired to use that material for the breast? Or is this just a story that's been passed down but isn't actually true?  - jazzydarling  39.3 #5456 1:21PM
I also heard the something but can not corroborate it. - Boundin  811.5 #242 9:30PM
Honestly I don't know. I hadn't heard that story before but I love it! 😊 Thanks for sharing that!Β  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 6:59AM
Great post as always ! 😍 I love the Tiki room as I am a parrot lover and owned them for over 30 years . So I just love the whole vibe of the tiki room . 😊 loved the real tree that Walt got the inspiration from. That's truly a magnificent tree! The sheer size of it was amazing ! I'm glad it's not marked or well known though, because I would fear people would start to damage it, by wanting to take a piece or more. I personally don't remember the Swiss family treehouse that much... But because I have oh so many memories of my kiddos on tarzans treehouse, that it gets my vote as being my favorite 😍thanks again for this wonderful and informative post πŸ‘ - eviljules  1480.3 #121 1:24PM
Oh lovely! What kind of parrot do you own? I used to have an African grey. She passes away trying to lay me an egg though. I was heartbroken! Someday I'll get another. Parrots are great! Isn't it a magical tree!? Loved that news story! You're right about people wanting to damage it! Such a shame. Thank YOU for taking the time to comment! I really appreciate it! πŸ’—πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:03AM
Never experienced the Skyway, but I'm always around the Tiki Room and the Treehouse. Its funny to watch so many people walk by the Tiki Room everyday and say "what is the Tiki Room!!? " and continue to walk and will never to get experience one of Walt's amazing shows.  - BaseballMickey  8007.1 #11 1:32PM
That must be pretty incredible to hear people say that as a walk by.πŸ˜‚. They are soo missing out - misschurro  7626.4 #12 2:41PM
::gasps:: such a shame! It is shah a treat! We go in there every trip!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:04AM
I loved these (even though I am scared of heights).... And I miss them!  Thanks as always for the awesome post!! - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #54 1:37PM
D'awe! Thank you Sir!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:05AM
When my mom needed a break we rode them. Thankfully, rode later with my husband and son before it was gone. - Dizkid  498.2 #457 2:12PM
Was a great place to rest sore tootsies!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:05AM
- chads018  704.7 #295 2:13PM
πŸ‘‹πŸ˜Š - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:06AM
The Tiki Room is nice & relaxing, I usually fall asleep when I'm in there - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2026.2 #87 4:01PM
Talk about a short nap! I think i'd be more grouchy! πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:06AM
I miss the skyway - Chumash28  1343.9 #141 4:49PM
Me too! 😩😩😩😩 - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:06AM
I'm another who misses the Skyway. I remember once taking it over the Main St Electric parade; wish I had pictures. Thanks as always for your wonderful posts.  - redsoxcarlos  3829.8 #42 7:36PM
😍 oh wow! That must have been an amazing view!  Thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:08AM
Great set of stickers!  Thanks! - redsoxcarlos  3829.8 #42 6:21AM
I'm glad I rode the Skyway when I was little because I am afraid of heights now 😁 - metink  204.5 #2009 7:52PM
Teehee, I don't think you're alone either. 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:09AM
Great post! Oh how I miss the Skyway!  - DisLUVney  637.7 #337 8:24PM
Thank you darlin! Me too! 😩 - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:09AM
I loved the sky buckets!!! I loved looking down and the feeling of flying!!!  The Tiki Room has always been a favorite. I like the sing along, (the whistling part the best) and the chanting with the drums!!! As alway Duchess, excellent post!!!! Thank you! - Boundin  811.5 #242 9:37PM
Me too! The drum part is my eldest absolute favorite part! She always slaps her legs to the rythym of them. Lol thank YOU my sweet sweet friend! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:11AM
Amazing! The skyway is only a memory I have because of pictures. Love the Tiki Room especially if  is our host!I learned that the grandson of the author of Tarzan was on hand to open the new attraction. How cool is that?  - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2181.3 #76 10:24PM
😊  Really is the best host! You caught that! Very cool! Thanks so much sweetie!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:13AM
I must be a "purest" as I still refer to the Treehouse as "Swiss Family" but I do like the improvements. - BombFrogFormerCM  1072.1 #182 6:54AM
Teehee, you Sir are not alone. Many prefer the Swiss!  - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 7:13AM
I always love your post! Thanks for sharing - BriarBeauty  121.7 #3268 8:41AM
I loved the skyway. I'm pretty sure it's my cousin's fault it was closed and removed. He would get a little box of rock candy and throw it at people. If he ran out of candy he would try and spit on people. My favorite part of the tiki room is when the ladies drop down and have us sing along. Unless Maynard's there then his intro is my favorite part of the show. I liked the Swiss tree but kids don't know of the movie or the book so it makes since to change it to Tarzan. I think it's a good change and lots of fun. - Bassplayerswife  788.5 #252 10:20AM

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Love this tool - Chumash28  1343.9 #141 5:02PM

What if Walt never dreamed of Disneyland? What would your life be like? What would the world be like? Get Book Two of the VOYAGEERS Saga - The Great Storyteller - on Amazon. Buy the Paperback and get the Kindle version FREE! 

Thank you Admin! This book is a great read. I recommend it to anyone who is a Disney fan. Can't wait for the next one! - grumpypapa  7429.9 #13 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7756 10:32PM
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- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 7:40AM

Here are the upcoming MouseWait Events. You can post your event on mobile here, and on the web here. Thanks!

1. It's still #CHRISTMAS IN JULY SO TIME FOR A #MWMEETUP ! ZOCALO, TRIVIA, ATTRACTIONS
Jul 29, 2016 12:00am

2. One last time, ride the attractions and more! DCA, TOT and MONSTERS
Aug 05, 2016 06:00pm

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1352.4 #140 12:31AM
It was January 8 I think but I left it as I think it's funnyπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I'll have to delete it😭😭 - secretagentangel  7429.6 #14 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1352.4 #140 6:03AM
 I changed it to August 5πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - secretagentangel  7429.6 #14 11:07AM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3625.1 #45 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7429.6 #14 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  21418.6 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3625.1 #45 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7429.6 #14 3:18PM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3625.1 #45 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7429.6 #14 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  21418.6 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3625.1 #45 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7429.6 #14 3:18PM
At the tone pacific standard time will be 1215 and 00 seconds - pikarich  6229.1 #22 2:14PM


 
Deadliest Cast Member SEASON TWO is here! Find out what really happened on Disneyland's 50th Anniversary. Twenty-four hours or real-time action, authentic Disneyland history, and a finale that you'll never forget. EVENTS OCCUR IN REAL TIME. Download it to any device from Amazon here.

Will there be a Season 3??  Please??? - YoPirate  1824.3 #99 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  224.9 #1733 7:31PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  242.0 #1519 12:45PM
I'm reading Season One now. Picked it and the first two Voyagers up at the 4th of July Sale. I am loving the intrigue and history woven together! - Ilovegoofy  122.9 #3244 8:42AM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.2 #4661 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  99.4 #3691 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2993.1 #49 9:33AM
I miss the Electrical Parade.  My mom was actually covering a story about the Electrical Parade and got to ride in one of the vehicles.  - RetroDisneyPins2002  43.2 #5258 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  331.7 #774 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  723.5 #287 8:06AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7199 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  48.0 #5041 7:25PM

MouseWait COUNTDOWN for iOS is here! Countdown the days to your next Disneyland or Disney World trip with our images OR your pics! Your Countdown also displays on Apple Watch and is beautiful on iPhone 6 screens. Secure the discounted launch price for a limited time.

I have the countdown and I love it! - tree320  0.6 #0 9:26AM
Just got it! - Dizkid  498.2 #457 12:29PM
I need to get this  - MisSingAlong  99.5 #0 1:11AM
Doesn't everyone have a countdown clock on the top of one of their pinball machines?  Unfortunately mine is blank because our DL trip was weeks ago :( - awhittle  0.0 #128004 10:15AM
That just means it's time to start planning! πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  126.6 #3174 1:02PM
Ours is blank too with no plans anytime soon. That's why I come to β˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈ - DisneyMom13  331.7 #774 7:30PM
Me too πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  126.6 #3174 8:53AM

Deadliest Cast Member Season One & Two + VOYAGEERS Multiplaner & Great Storyteller are both available to read on Kindle Unlimited! You can sign up for a free 30 day trial of Kindle Unlimited and read all four books at no charge! Go here to access the books on Amazon. Thanks for your support! 

We want more books - sctoaonk75  295.3 #996 7:42PM
- MommyandBash  433.2 #536 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  295.3 #996 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 12:55PM

Follow the new MouseWait Blog for updates, how-tos, tips, contests, and more! (Big Thunder pic by CJ)

Iam new to this love reading the post and looking at the pictures   - Disneydollarpam  65.8 #4406 9:01AM
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 to  - DisneyHeidi09  231.0 #1663 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #592 7:05PM
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Welcome - DDTINK57  377.2 #634 11:29AM

Did you know that you can find refurb info with a quick iPhone Spotlight Search? Learn how to find updated Disneyland info fast with a few hidden tricks in MouseWait 9. Post your tips below!


Easily manage the social side of MouseWait for Disneyland and Disney World with our new mousetopia app for iOS. Post to the DL or WDW side, use your Stickers, and utilize our new MouseWait Messenger. Optimized for iOS 8 and the iPhone 6! See what's new here



 
MONTHLY WAIT TIME LEADERS REAL-TIME: Thank you to everyone who enters accurate wait times--you earn MouseRank Points, Credits, worldwide fame, and wealth beyond your wildest dreams when you enter wait times at the Park (ok maybe not the last two things). Please remember to ONLY enter wait times that you have verified in person, this improves our algorithm substantially, thanks!

1. Coaster
2005.07

2. Melody_CM
1873.83

3. Winnie111286
1220.53

4. IronmanBTMR
545.47

5. EvilqueenRS
531.93

6. redsoxcarlos
400.5

7. secretagentangel
399.4

8. Tom
312

9. spicoli
272.27

10. EastBaytoLA
214.2

 

SEE THE TOP 100

14 more days and I shall be entering in wait times for the first time( I was slow and shy to post). Well actually it will be 15 days. The first  day we check in and go to Trader Sam's. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  66.5 #4380 7:14AM
I just want to thank all the newbies who are on the list so much lately! This was started as a wait time and more app so by your starting out from the beginning doing wait times is awesome! 2/3of my points are from wait times. I make a game of it and have fun doing them. Hope everyone tries it, it helps others and you earn credits!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - secretagentangel  7429.6 #14 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2873.9 #51 10:28PM
I figure it is the least my wife and i can do, plus it is great exercise! I keep saying, one of these days we will go to one of the meet-ups. We generally only go on Saturday and sometimes Sunday as well. That darn thing called 'work' just gets in the way!  - oiler2112  771.7 #262 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  263.6 #1292 6:54PM
To bad some cheat to get on this list  - Fantasmicfan1  5099.7 #27 10:48AM
?? - ShariRenee  10697.6 #8 4:56PM
Yay. Lol - VfxGenie  1557.0 #116 6:44PM
Wow! Winnie crushing it! - vuzilla  2.3 #0 4:26PM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Coaster
2005.07

2. Melody_CM
1874.76

3. Winnie111286
1423.76

4. EvilqueenRS
552.3

5. IronmanBTMR
545.47

6. secretagentangel
505.91

7. redsoxcarlos
485.32

8. ShariRenee
333.19

9. Tom
317.16

10. spicoli
272.27



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  21418.6 #2 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2355.7 #71 1:11PM
Yes, yes. I know you do.  - crazyfriends  1.5 #63598 2:03AM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  901.7 #216 9:59AM
Great job @@Coaster! And everyone else except me of course! (Can't congratulate myself, lol)πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜ - secretagentangel  7429.6 #14 8:46PM
Congrats! - ShariRenee  10697.6 #8 11:49AM
One of the highlights of my trip is making the list - EvilqueenRS  681.1 #313 8:03PM

Get a quick overview of the new features in MouseWait 9 for iOS, our biggest update since 2009! Get the free version here, or upgrade to Platinum here

Just installed the MW app on my new phone yesterday. This will be very helpful for me since I am used to the android version. Thank you. - teapotsandteacups  890.4 #217 11:41PM

Disneyland unFORECAST (BETA) is here! Top MouseWaiters giving you the rundown of what's happening at the Disneyland Resort. The unFORECAST now has its own page on the web www.unFORECAST.com

unFORECAST for the month of June 2016
Last month (May) seemed to be quieter than last year, probably because the 60th Celebration began last May, making last summer a lot busier. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our MagicPlan iOS Calendar), crowds averaged in the mid 80s (approx 85% capacity) for the first two weeks of June, then it quieted down in the last two weeks of the month. We are estimating smaller crowds than last summer because the 60th Celebration is over a year old, and there are still a lot of attractions being refurbished. To get a real-time look at crowd levels, check the MouseWait App for Crowd Index averages and wait times. Have a great week! - Admin Jun 3, 2016 12:07PM



We have always noticed that Saturdays are better than Sundays! We always come on the weekend and say we want to leave at dinner time on Sunday, but always leave by 11-12 because there are so many people. We love Saturday!! - 1Princess3Princes  643.7 #333 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  20.6 #7523 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  446.2 #522 7:32AM
I love these posts!  I do have a question/request/suggestion...is there a way to only show the 3-4 most recent posts?  It's a lot to scroll through. @@Admin - TiggersAndTinks  182.4 #2290 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  291.7 #1027 5:04PM
6 of us going Sunday 11 6 year have use that annual pass - jmmm  0.6 #76166 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88808 12:07AM

Invest in Disney Fine Art with our new Platinum Partner, Magical Memories. Watch for MouseWait art exclusives in the Lounge and use this code: MW10 for 10% off! When you support Magical Memories, you also support the continued development and maintenance of MouseWait. Earn 1000 Credits for each purchase--just send your receipt to [email protected]-- thank you for your support!

- LaPearleNoir  2355.7 #71 7:22PM
- teapotsandteacups  890.4 #217 3:50PM
So where is this? Is it the mainst gallery? - Plumiegirl  10357.6 #9 11:11PM
- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 3:10PM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.7 #35 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  5099.7 #27 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.6 #151 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  122.9 #3244 4:37PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2110 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1352.4 #140 5:56AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.0 #13443 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  276.2 #1158 12:09AM

Download VOYAGEERS to your device today! Discover the VOYAGEERS Society, and the magical Main Street Realm in this action packed adventure for kids of ALL ages! Also available on iBooks and Kobo. Follow the VOYAGEERS on Facebook for more info and behind the scenes exclusives.

Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #166 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  2069.4 #84 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  433.2 #536 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  66.5 #4380 2:38PM

See what Kate can do for you, and experience Disneyland like a VIP! Get your own Virtual Plaid in the App Store today, it's FREE! http://apple.co/1WL7y9I

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That's so !    - MissAmericaSings  439.9 #527 9:37PM
Now that looks like a good service. - MoChuck  159.5 #2641 11:24AM

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