The Birth of Disney Fireworks

In the first year of Disneyland’s existence, fireworks at the park did not exist. Walt Disney and his team quickly realized that they had to come up with something that would make park guests stay in the park longer and into the evening. With an original price tag of 17 million in 1955 (equating to approximately a couple hundred million today), Walt gambled everything he had to build the park, and since every dollar was needed to recoup that investment, Disney had to come up with ideas to keep the dollars flowing in. The team knew that the longer guests … Continue reading The Birth of Disney Fireworks

The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure – Opened Today at Epcot

Inside Epcot’s American Adventure, a new exhibit called the ‘The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure’ opened today.ย  Artifacts from legendary musicians like Louis Armstrong and others are displayed for guests to explore the rich history of Jazz. ๐ŸŽน The musical tour around the American Adventure’s rotunda is guided by Joe Gardner, the musician, mentor, and teacher from Disney and Pixarโ€™s new film โ€œSoul,โ€ streaming on Disney+. Coming very soon as well, Epcot guests will be able to use the Play Disney Parks app on their smartphone to interact with this exhibit and test their knowledge of jazz! “Music is … Continue reading The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure – Opened Today at Epcot

Flag Still Raised Every Morning At The Magic Kingdom

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐ฟ๐ผ๐’ฎ๐’ฏ๐ธ๐’ฉ ๐’ฝ๐‘œ๐“Œ ๐“…๐‘’๐’ถ๐’ธ๐‘’๐’ป๐“Š๐“ Town Square & Main Street SOUND as Security Cast Members raise the flag! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ They continue to raise our flag each and every morning at The Magic Kingdom while they are on duty protecting the magic! โœจโฃโฃ So odd . . . but it sounds peaceful.ย  No music ๐ŸŽต.ย  No sweet smell of the Main Street Confectionary ๐Ÿญ.ย  No laughter or built-up excitement coming from families happy ๐Ÿ˜ƒ to finally arrive at the โ€œHappiest Place On Earthโ€! Continue reading Flag Still Raised Every Morning At The Magic Kingdom