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A Little Box Of Treasures From Disneyland

Even though this may look like a box full of junk, Disney Imagineer Fritz would rather think of it as a case containing pleasant memories and important artifacts from his time working at Disneyland. Fritz has been sharing his little box of wonders with the world via his blog since 2010, and even though the items [...]

Making Your Own Disneyland Parade

Alex George is a bit of a tinkerer. He got his hands on the Disneyland Main Street Collection, a series of miniatures that replicates the Main Street attraction at Disneyland — including various floats that go by in its lighted Main Street Electrical Parade. But there’s one big problem: the miniatures don’t [...]

The Secret Restroom

There’s an entire website about the “Secret Restroom” located to the side of Carnation Plaza at Disneyland. It’s not so much a secret anymore, but it is a fully-accessible one-holer tucked away as to not be noticeable. It’s also cleaned every half-hour. From the FAQs: Why is the Secret Restroom better than other Disneyland restrooms? For [...]

Leap Day at Disneyland

Disney kept its theme parks open 24 hours straight on February 29th, a promotion they called One More Disney Day. Upper management estimated that Disneyland in California would see about 44,000 visitors that day, and planned accordingly. When Leap Day came, twice that many showed up, and when you add those who first entered Disney [...]

Disney’s "Electronic Whip" Ensures Worker Productivity

Disneyland may be the happiest place on Earth, but it’s no walk in the park for its hundreds of laundry workers. Steve Lopez of The Los Angeles Times wrote about the "electronic whip" [...]

Neatorama Facts: Splash Mountain

If you’ve been to Disneyland in the last twenty years, then you’re almost certainly familiar with Splash Mountain. Even if you refuse to ride the massive log ride, you probably at least rode the train through the tunnel that shows the happy ending of the ride. But did you know the ride is based on [...]

The Quick 10: Your Exclusive Pass to Club 33

Club 33: it’s one of the most exclusive clubs in the world. Nope, it’s not a password-protected bar in New York. And it’s not an invite-only nightclub in L.A. (though it’s in the vicinity). Nope – you can find the uber-private Club 33 located right next to the Blue Bayou restaurant and Pirates of the [...]

8 Secrets From the Wonderful World of Disney

Sunday is the 56th anniversary of Disneyland. To celebrate, here are some Disney secrets that originally appeared in mental_floss magazine. 1. There Are Human Remains in the Haunted Mansion The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland is one of the scariest places in the park, but not for the reasons you’d expect. In his 1994 book Mouse [...]

A Basketball Court Inside a Mountain

Disneyland’s Matterhorn is best known for its bobsled-like roller coaster that twists down the giant peak. But you might not know that deep inside the 147-ft. mountain lurks a basketball court. How did Disneyland become a place where your hoop dreams could come true? After construction of the Matterhorn was completed in 1959, the roller coaster [...]

8 Unofficial Special Event Days at Disney

While there are plenty of official special event days at Disney theme parks to let you meet like-minded people, they don’t cater to every niche audience. So several groups have taken matters into their own hands and organized unofficial Disney event days. Here are a few you might want to attend (or avoid). 1. Dapper Day [...]