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Werner Weiss is the Curator of Yesterland, the ultimate collection of Disney theme park past attractions. You'll find his handiwork featured on MiceChat every Friday.
L.A. Cinema Storage isn’t a storage warehouse, but it’s themed as one. Old movie props line the higher parts of the walls and hang from the roof supports. But where you can reach things, it’s a store. Read the YESTERLAND...
Eureka! - The California Adventure Parade brings the diverse ethnicity and cultures of California to you at Yester California Adventure. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Eureka! - The California Adventure Parade When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.
Disney’s all new theme park, located right next door to Disneyland park, opens February 8, 2001. Visit the Preview Center in the Main Street Opera House building on Main Street, U.S.A. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: California Adventure Preview...
Are you hungry for a tuna sandwich, a tuna burger, or a hot tuna pie? Then plan to eat at the Pirate Ship. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship When you are done reading, please leave...
Is Pixar even a legitimate theme for a land? After all, Pixar is not a genre, a location, or a particular period of time. It’s an animation studio that has made a lot of very good movies, each with...
Wow! Yester California Adventure has truly unique theme park attractions—like this seven-minute film providing a “behind-the-scenes introduction” to winegrowing. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Seasons of the Vine When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.
It’s 1996 at Yesterland. This is your last chance to see the beloved Main Street Electrical Parade. After delighting guests since 1972, with just a few years off to give other parades a chance, it’s “glowing away”—forever—later this year. Read...
How about Swift’s Premium Roast Prime Rib of Beef au Jus? Or maybe Swift’s Premium New York Cut Sirloin Steak? Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Red Wagon Inn When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.
We’ve updated The Hall of Presidents with a new President—George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. You were expecting someone else? Sorry. This is Yester World, not Today World. Well, to tell the truth, this Yesterland article...
For the most part, this park is all about putting you into detailed environments that immerse you in another place and time. Sorry, folks. Mickey’s Toontown Fair Train Station is an exception to that rule. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE:...
It’s 1966 at Yesterland. Fantasy on Parade is starting. Let’s watch from a spot across from the INA Carefree Corner, the guest registration lobby sponsored by INA (Insurance Company of North America). Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Fantasy on Parade,...
LuminAria has nothing to do with luminarias. The official press release calls LuminAria “a spectacular celebration of dazzling lights, low level pyrotechnics and favorite holiday music performed on the waters of Paradise Pier Lagoon.” Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Disney's...
For your 2017 wish list... It’s safe to say that readers of Yesterland enjoy Disney park history, stories about how things came to be, and little-known secrets about the parks. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Twelve New Books for Disney...
You might think that being across the street from the world-famous park and sharing its name would be all it would take to make this hotel a popular place for vacationers and conventioneers. That’s not how the owner sees...
Using Disneyland to sell competing brands of sugar? This might seem like a particularly odd topic for a Yesterland article. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: “Sugar, Sugar at Disneyland When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.
Today’s Yesterland article is about a Yester-sponsor at Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disneyland Park, and Disney California Adventure. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: “Presented by Siemens” at Disney Theme Parks When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.
It may seem that extolling the virtues of a car company by emphasizing car crashes makes as much sense as promoting an airline by showing airplane disasters. But the message here is that the sponsor designs cars for safety...
Do you miss the seasonal events at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree? Take another look at Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree When you are done reading, please leave...
This Yesterland article now describes four shows that have been in the same venue. Which was the best? Which was the worst? Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Sounds Dangerous, with Drew Carey When you are done reading, please leave your comments...
Aulani—officially Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i—opened August 2011 at the Ko Olina Resort on the western coast of O‘ahu. Disney’s island extravaganza stood between the oldest resort at Ko Olina and a large vacant...