Fantasyland

Enchanted Chamber

2008 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – This shop has the distinction of being the only retail space actually inside the castle. If you walk through the drawbridge, you’ll see the entrance on your left. If you approach from greater Fantasyland, head to the right side of the castle. You’ll see the shop between the drawbridge […] Read more…

Red Rose Taverne

Red Rose Taverne

February 2017 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – If you enter Fantasyland through the castle, keep left. You’ll see the Taverne around the first corner, beyond the exit for Pinocchio. If you are coming from Frontierland, you’ll see the patio on your right, after the bathrooms. And if you’re coming to Fantasyland from the Matterhorn side, […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Fantasyland

Lands In Pictures: Fantasyland

One of my favorite lands to photograph has to be Fantasyland; every angle is gorgeous, with mountains, turrets, flowers, trees, and gold detailing in any direction you look. Between racing from attraction to attraction, I always stop to snap some pictures as I explore this beautiful section of the park. Here’s a little tribute to […] Read more…

Hidden Pascal

Hidden Pascal

I write a lot about “hidden gems” on this blog: little details to find around the park. Some take on a life of their own, and most guests spot them right away. But others remain very, very hidden. Perhaps the most secretive hidden gem in the entire resort is the hidden Pascal. Remember Pascal, Rapunzel’s chameleon […] Read more…

Fairytale Treasures

Fairytale Treasures

March 2013 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – Fairytale Treasures is part of Fantasyland’s little side hub, known as the Fantasy Faire. You’ll see a small bridge leading to the Faire on the left side of the castle. The Fairytale Treasures Shop stands on the left side of the Faire, next to the open theater. EXPERIENCE […] Read more…

Little Details: Fantasyland

Little Details: Fantasyland

If I had to pick the most magical land in Disneyland, I’d have to choose Fantasyland. Every single thing in the land, from the trash cans to the weather vanes, is perfectly detailed and ornately decorated. These pieces all work together to create an atmosphere perfect for princesses, flying elephants, and rambunctious toads. Here are just […] Read more…

Violet-le-Duc Spire

Viollet-le-Duc Spire

Sleeping Beauty Castle is the most beautiful building in Disneyland; it’s stunning 22-karat gold detailing and stained glass windows are noticeable from the very end of Main Street USA. Most park guests are very familiar with the castle and its iconic shape, but did you know that the castle has a feature with its own […] Read more…

Former Ticket Booths

Former Ticket Booths

Back when Disneyland sold individual tickets for different attractions, there were small ticket booths scattered throughout the park. Guests could purchase ticket books, and different letter tickets corresponded with different types of rides or shows. Disneyland officially converted to day passes in 1982, making ticket books collectible antiques instead of valid park admission. Most of the […] Read more…

White Rabbit's Cottage

The White Rabbit’s Cottage

Fantasyland is Disneyland’s busiest neighborhood; nearly every character resides within its stone walls. The eastern side of Fantasyland is Alice’s stomping ground, with her dark ride, the tea cups, and the Mad Hatter gift shop. But did you know a friend of Alice’s also calls this area home? Pay close attention and you might just find […] Read more…

Peter Pan Busts

Peter Pan Busts

While all of the Disneyland Resort brings magic to life, no land is more magical than Fantasyland. This region of the park is so packed with characters, beautiful buildings, and music; there’s always something new to discover. Fantasyland is home to all of Disney’s animated heroes, including one of the park’s most beloved characters: Peter […] Read more…

Paint the Night Parade

Paint The Night Parade

May 2015 – present LOCATION Fantasyland & Main Street USA – The parade starts in Fantasyland, at the plaza in front of It’s A Small World. From there, it winds down past the Mad Tea Party and the Matterhorn, along the right side of the castle, and down Main Street USA. The Parade ends at […] Read more…

Hidden Path To The Fantasy Faire

Hidden Path To The Fantasy Faire

The Disney Princess Fantasy Faire is a hub of activity, and is home to Disneyland’s princes and princesses. At the Faire, you can watch a live show, meet characters, or enjoy sugary snacks. Its prime location off Main Street USA makes it hard to miss. But did you know there is a hidden path to the […] Read more…

Pixie Hollow

Pixie Hollow

October 2008 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – Along with the Disney Princess Fantasy Faire, Pixie Hollow is one of the two remote sections of Fantasyland, disconnected from the main land behind the castle. The entrance to Pixie Hollow is located off of Main Street USA. Turn right at the castle, toward the Matterhorn Bobsleds. You’ll […] Read more…

Clopin's Music Box

Clopin’s Music Box

The Disney Princess Fantasy Faire, located off Main Street USA, is one of the most detailed and beautiful areas in the park. With its lively shows, souvenir carts, and princesses roaming the square, details within the Fantasy Faire are easy to miss. But attentive guests can find a hidden gem right in the heart of […] Read more…

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