Friday, April 20, 2018

Werner Weiss

Yesterland: Block Party Bash

It’s 2005 at Yester California Adventure. The “Happiest Homecoming On Earth,” celebrating the 50th anniversary of the park across the esplanade, isn’t limited to...

Yesterland: Enchanted Tiki Room—Under New Management

Does anyone miss (or even remember) the “Under New Management” version of Florida’s Tiki Room? Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Enchanted Tiki Room—Under New Management When...

Yesterland: L.A. Cinema Storage

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...

Yesterland: Eureka! – The California Adventure Parade

Eureka! - The California Adventure Parade brings the diverse ethnicity and cultures of California to you at Yester California Adventure. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE:...

Yesterland: California Adventure Preview Center

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...

Yesterland: Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship

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: California Screamin’

Is Pixar even a legitimate theme for a land? After all, Pixar is not a genre, a location, or a particular period of time....

Yesterland: Seasons of the Vine

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...

Yesterland: Main Street Electrical Parade — Farewell Season, 1996

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...

Yesterland: Red Wagon Inn

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:...

Yesterland: The Hall of Presidents Welcomes a New President

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?...

Yesterland: Mickey’s Toontown Fair Train Station

For the most part, this park is all about putting you into detailed environments that immerse you in another place and time. Sorry, folks....

Yesterland: Fantasy on Parade, 1966

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...

Yesterland: Disney’s LuminAria

LuminAria has nothing to do with luminarias. The official press release calls LuminAria “a spectacular celebration of dazzling lights, low level pyrotechnics and favorite...

Yesterland: Twelve New Books for Disney Park Fans, 2017

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,...

Yesterland: Four Ways to Enjoy Golf at the Disneyland Hotel

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...

Yesterland: Sugar, Sugar at Disneyland

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,...

Yesterland: “Presented by Siemens” at Disney Theme Parks

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...

Yesterland: Original Test Track, Presented by GM

It may seem that extolling the virtues of a car company by emphasizing car crashes makes as much sense as promoting an airline by...

Yesterland: Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree

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...