vintage magic kingdom

its photos like these, i think, that really capture the magic of disney. it looks like a scene from a dream, with the fog and the mist, and that is exactly what being there should feel like. any time at disney is a wonderful dream that you never want to wake from, where anything is possible and you can be anything you imagine. you can be a pirate, a princess, an adventurer,a knight in shining armor, a space cadet, a ghost, a mermaid, an explorer, anything! you can fly, you can discover new lands, you can breathe underwater, you can time travel, you can save the damsel in distress, you can save yourself, you can do anything you put your mind to! disney is best when it looks like a dream because its where all dreams come true.

Things that are better than love:

The history of Disney parks attractions

Extinct Disney attractions

Disney dark rides but with the lights on

Reciting Disney attraction spiels

Disney attractions

Disney parks

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I was digging in the my never ending folder of Disney things and found these attraction posters. Thought I’d share!

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Remembering the 2005 “Happiest Celebration on Earth” castle decorations

These decorations commemorated the “Happiest Celebration on Earth” in honor of Disneyland’s 50th anniversary and was formally unveiled on May 5, 2005. The castle’s exterior was adorned with polished gold trim and accents, swags, banners and tapestries. Golden statues of Disney animated characters were also added to the exterior, including Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, and Wendy circling the tallest spire. Other statues included Kaa and King Louie from The Jungle Book, Simba, Timon, and Pumba from The Lion King, Sebastian and Flounder from The Little Mermaid, the Cheshire Cat and White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland, and Victor, Hugo and Laverne from the Hunchback of Notre Dame. Just above the front archway sat an enormous “stained-glass” mirror modeled after the magic mirror in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The mirror changed images every 40 seconds to feature each Disney castle and the date its park opened: Disneyland, 1955; the Magic Kingdom, 1971; Tokyo Disneyland, 1983; Disneyland Resort Paris, 1992; and Hong Kong Disneyland, 2005. The decorations were removed in late September 2006.