It may be hard to fathom, given the staggering attendance figures we saw at the Anaheim, Calif., resort before the pandemic wreaked havoc, but closures at Disneyland were fairly common during its first few years of operation.
You'll find the iconic Mad Tea Party in nearly every Disney Park around the world, but did you know the original wasn't even built by Disney?! Stay tuned for more surprising facts and need-to-know tips!
The idea of selling merchandise tied to Disney characters goes all the way back to 1929 and, as with many strokes of good fortune, it was a random encounter that triggered the birth of Disney-themed merchandising.
In an effort to begin exploring the possibility of reopening businesses, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings has expressed a desire to assemble a economic exploration task force, with hope for The Walt Disney Company to join the discussion.