5 THINGS TO DO AT DISNEYLAND THIS WEEK:
1. Mickey and the Magical Map Show (check the Dashboard or use MagicSearch for Showtimes.
2. Try the new Big Thunder!
3. Captain America Meet and Greet in Innoventions
4. Radiator Springs Racers (get your Fastpasses at Park opening)
5. Fried Chicken at the newly reopened Plaza Inn!
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 This day in Disney history July 25th 1936 - Disney's Mickey Mouse cartoon "Alpine Climbers" is released. Directed by David Hand, it features the only animated appearance of Donald Duck's St. Bernard pet. Here is a link if you'd like to watch:†http://is.gd/dHJmW
This day in Disney history part 2: July 25th 2008. Disney Legend Harriet Burns, the first woman ever hired by Walt Disney Imagineering in a creative rather than an office capacity, passes away at age 79 in California. Burns helped design and build prototypes for theme park attractions, as well as final products featured at Disneyland and the New York World's Fair of 1964. Retired More...
 This day in Disney history, July 23rd 1999. The Disney film Inspector Gadget, starring Matthew Broderick, is released. The film will gross $103 million worldwide and spawn a direct-to-video sequel. Here is a link to the trailer:†http://is.gd/dDqxm†
This day in Disney history July 21st 1939 - Disney releases the Mickey Mouse short The Pointer (directed by Clyde Geronomi) in which Mickey and Pluto go hunting for quail. Many animation experts consider this short to be a milestone in the evolution of Mickey Mouse. Beautifully animated and realistic, it is a turning point in Mickey's appearance. Here is a link I yo More...
This day in Disney history: July 19th 1950 - Disney's Treasure Island - starring Robert Newton in the role of Long John Silver & based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson - is released in the U.S. and the U.K. It is the first Disney live-action film without any animation (although Walt Disney's original plan was to make the movie as a full-length cartoon). Treasure Island is also More...
This day in Disney history July 15th 2005 - Disney's California Adventure opens its newest attraction - Turtle Talk with Crush - in the Hollywood Pictures Backlot. Designed by Walt Disney Imagineering in collaboration with Pixar, the attraction consists of an unscripted, real-time conversation with Crush, the sea turtle from the Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo. (It is the 2nd "Crush More...
I'm going to be in Disneyland from Saturday o tuesday and will be taking my lone and a half year old. Do they allow small ice chest bags to carry bottles full of milk in?? I don't want to buy milk in the park, but don't wanna get all the way to the gate for them to tell me to get rid of it..
Now, the tip you've all been waiting for: The fastpass distribution. The gates open at 9 AM for Hotel guests ONLY. Simply go to the Grand Californian Hotel with your hotel key and park admission to be admitted early! If you are a regular guest, head to DCA's main gates around 830- 9 AM if you want to avoid all lines if possible. The distribution times and wait time for fastpasses are a bit rough, More...
This day in Disney history July 14th 1955 - Final construction and preparation take place in Anaheim on Walt's new theme park (just 3 days before Disneyland's grand debut). During a test ride, Disneyland's Casey Jr. Circus Train almost tips backward while traveling uphill! Lead weights will be added to the front, allowing it to temporarily run on the park's grand opening day. (On J More...
 In the pond area across the walkway from BTMR exit, you can still see what remains of the Mine Train Thrpugh Nature's Wonderland. Every few seconds, "phantom fish" will jump up from the water.  This is left from when trains would pass by a scene with Audio-Animatronic bears swiping at the fish. The effect was just never removed when the ride was taken out. 
This day in Disney history part 3: July 13th 1955 - Walt and Lillian Disney celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary at the not-yet-opened Disneyland. Lillian Disney invites guests to a "Tempus Fugit Celebration," at six o'clock in the evening. As the guests arrive, they are transported down Main Street and into Frontierland via horse-drawn surreys. From there, everyone takes a rid More...
This day in Disney history July 10th 2007 - Disney College Program Cast Member Paul Sherrer (a former U.S. soldier) is honored for saving the life of a 4-year-old guest who had fallen into the marina at the Port Orleans Riverside in Florida. Vice President of Resort Operations and Transportation Kevin Myers presents Paul with a letter from Meg Crofton, president of the Walt Disney More...
This day in Disney history July 9th 1982 Walt Disney's Tron, the first film attempting to be made chiefly with computer graphics, premieres. It stars Jeff Bridges as Kevin Flynn (and his counterpart inside the electronic world, Clu), Bruce Boxleitner as Alan Bradley (and Tron), Cindy Morgan as Lora Baines (and Yori) and Dan Shor as Ram. Tron features the music of Wendy Carlos and J More...