HAPPY BIRTHDAY DISNEYLAND!

Disneyland hits a milestone today as it turns 59 years old. Disneyland is a pure original. The park Walt Disney had designed and built out of personal passion has gone on to spawn four additional Magic Kingdoms around the world, with a fifth currently on its way in Shanghai. Today, in no particular order, we reflect and celebrate 59 of our favorite things at The Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland!  Happy Birthday to the park that started it all!

The logo for DIsneyland's Diamond Celebration was revolved this morning.
The logo for Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration, which will happen next year, was revealed this morning.

59: “Here You Leave Today…” Plaque

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58: Town Square

 

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57: Main Street, U.S.A.

 

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56: Delicious Disneyland Churros

 

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55: Disneyana and The Disney Gallery

 

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54: Horse-Drawn Streetcar and other Main Street Vehicles

 

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53: Grand Circle Tour aboard the Disneyland Railroad

 

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52: Main Street Emporium

 

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51: Main Street Cinema

 

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50: Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

 

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49: Candy Palace

 

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48: Coca Cola Refreshment Corner

 

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47: Corn Dogs at Little Red Wagon

 

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46: Disneyland Popcorn

 

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45: Mickey-shaped Pretzels

 

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44: Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe

 

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43: The Partners Statue

 

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42: Cobb Salad at Plaza Inn

 

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41: Disneyland’s Central Plaza

 

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40: Mickey’s Soundsational Parade

 

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39: Sleeping Beauty Castle

 

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38: Snow White Grotto & Wishing Well

 

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37: Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

 

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36: Pixie Hollow

 

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35: Matterhorn Bobsleds

 

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34: Alice in Wonderland

 

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33: “it’s a small world”

 

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32: Storybook Land Canal Boats

 

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31: Casey Jr. Circus Train

 

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30: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

 

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29: Big Thunder Trail

 

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28: Petting Zoo at Big Thunder Ranch

 

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27: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

 

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26: Tom Sawyer Island

 

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25: Sailing Ship Columbia

 

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24: Splash Mountain

 

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23: Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes

 

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22: New Orleans Square

 

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21: Mickey-shaped Beignets at the Mint Julep Bar

 

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20: Pommes Frites at Cafe Orleans

 

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19: Corn Chowder at the French Market

 

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18: Club 33

 

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17: The Haunted Mansion

 

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16: Pirates of the Caribbean

 

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15: Cristal d’Orleans in New Orleans Square

 

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14: Le Bat en Rouge in New Orleans Square

 

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13: Fantasmic!

 

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12: Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye

 

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11: The Adventureland Bazaar

 

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10: The World Famous Jungle Cruise

 

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9: Dole Whip at the Tiki Juice Bar

 

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8: Space Mountain

 

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7: Cooling off in Innoventions on a hot day

 

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6: The Star Trader

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5: Lush gardens and beautiful landscaping around the park

 

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4: Disneyland Ducks!

 

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3: The Holidays at Disneyland

 

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2: Fireworks in the skies above Sleeping Beauty Castle

 

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1: The Amazing Cast Members

 

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That was 59 of our favorite things from Walt Disney’s Original Magic Kingdom of Disneyland. What are some of your favorites from the Happiest Place on Earth? Let us know your favorite things and help us wish Disneyland a happy 59th birthday in the comments below!