Disneyland Resort Press Release
Disney Parks Welcome 2-Billionth Guest
Honorary Guest Receives Lifetime Pass to Disney Parks Worldwide
ANAHEIM, Calif., May 2 -- Disneyland Resort in Southern California will welcome the "Happiest Guest on Earth" Tuesday, May 2, as Disney Parks around the world celebrate their Honorary 2,000,000,000th Guest -- almost the combined populations of China and India.
With streamers and music, the lucky Guest will be greeted by Mickey Mouse and other Disney Characters, the Mayor of Main Street, USA, and the Disneyland Ambassador. The Ambassador will present a Golden Key to the Kingdom, a one-of-a-kind proclamation and a lifetime pass to all 11 Disney Parks around the world, which are located in Anaheim, California; Orlando, Florida; Tokyo, Japan; Paris, France and Hong Kong.
The special Guest will be treated like a VIP during his or her stay at the Disneyland Resort and will enjoy exclusive tours of Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure, an opportunity to ride an attraction with Mickey Mouse and will serve as the Grand Marshal of Disneyland's 50th anniversary parade.
The visit of the 2-billionth Disney Parks Guest occurs during the Happiest Celebration on Earth, a celebration of Disneyland's 50th Anniversary and 50 years of Disney Parks around the world (Disneyland opened its gates on July 17, 1955). The celebration continues throughout the summer at Disneyland and Disney Parks, where guests can experience all new attractions and entertainment.