Sword in the Stone

Sword In The Stone

May 1983 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – When entering from the castle, you will see the Sword In The Stone directly in front of you, right before the King Arthur Carrousel. BACKGROUND It’s very simple—pull the sword out of the stone, and you are the true king of England. What’s not so simple is actually […] Read more…

Snow White's Scary Adventures

Snow White’s Scary Adventures

July 1955 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – When you enter through the castle, you will find Snow White’s Scary Adventures on your left, directly across from Peter Pan’s Flight. BACKGROUND Snow White’s Scary Adventures is one of the few rides left that was in full operation on Opening Day in 1955. Then called Snow White […] Read more…

Pinocchio's Daring Journey

Pinocchio’s Daring Journey

May 1983 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – When entering through the castle, you will see Pinocchio on the left side, just beyond Snow White’s Scary Adventures. BACKGROUND Pinocchio’s Daring Journey was not one of the original dark rides in Fantasyland. In fact, it wasn’t until it’s equivalent in Disneyland Tokyo became overwhelmingly popular that Disney […] Read more…

Party Line Phones

Party Line Phones

Whether you’re grabbing a bite to eat or browsing the shops along Main Street USA, it’s hard to appreciate all of the detail in this land—because there’s just so much. In fact, most guests breeze right by this hidden gem: the Party Line Phones! On the right-hand side of Main Street, about halfway down, you […] Read more…

Storybook Land Canal Boats

Storybook Land Canal Boats

July 1955 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – if you enter through the castle, follow the path to the back garden, and take a right at Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. You will see the Storybook Land Canal Boats just beyond the Mad Tea Party. BACKGROUND One of Walt Disney’s first ideas for his “magical little park” […] Read more…

Disney Princess Fantasy Faire

Disney Princess Fantasy Faire

March 2013 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – when standing on Main Street USA facing the castle, you will see the entrance to the Fantasy Faire on your left (between the castle and the entrance to Frontierland). BACKGROUND The princesses used to conduct meet and greets in the rear of Fantasyland, but the venue was largely […] Read more…

King Arthur Carrousel

King Arthur Carrousel

July 1955 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – When entering through the castle, you will see the King Arthur Carrousel straight in front of you. It is the central point of the main square in Fantasyland. BACKGROUND Walt Disney knew from the start that he wanted a carousel in Disneyland, and he wanted to build one […] Read more…

Dumbo The Flying Elephant

August 1955 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – Located directly behind the King Arthur Carrousel, you will reach Dumbo if you walk to the center of Fantasyland from any direction. BACKGROUND Dumbo the Flying Elephant was the first aerial carousel designed for the park. It was scheduled to debut on Opening Day in 1955, but the […] Read more…

Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough

Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough

April 1957 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – When you walk through the castle entrance, turn left immediately. You will see a small awning above a doorway, which is the start of the castle walkthrough. BACKGROUND When the castle was first constructed, Walt Disney was dissatisfied with the empty interior, deeming it a waste of valuable […] Read more…

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

July 1955 – present BACKGROUND Tomorrowland is the land that serves as a testament to innovation, growth, and hope for the future. Meant to resemble the “futuristic” world of 1986, Tomorrowland was one of the original lands that debuted on Opening Day in 1955. In keeping with its message of continuing development, Tomorrowland has changed […] Read more…

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