Normally I'd be here, but I'll be in Disneyland itself at the time!
Disneyland 55: A Birthday Celebration
Friday July 16 – Sunday July 18, 2010
Presenting this weekend only … The Disneyland Story! With your host, The Walt Disney Family Museum. Join us for an amazing weekend of discussions and film as we take the incredible journey from idea to creation of the most loved place on earth!
For Founding Members Only – Friday July 16, 2010
Behind the Scenes at Disneyland: The Back Story of Its Creation
6:30 pm, Theater
The weekend begins with a Founding Members only discussion with Walt’s daughter Diane Disney Miller, Disney Legend Buzz Price, and Disney historians and author’s Katherine and Richard Greene as they discuss Walt’s idea, concept, and how Disneyland became a reality.
Tickets for this Founding Member’s program are not available on the website.
Please call 415.345.6810 to purchase your ticket.
Limit 2 tickets per Founding Member.
Saturday July 17, 2010
Disneyland’s Growth, Development and Stature Today
3:00 pm, Theater
As Walt said, “Disneyland will never be completed as long as there is imagination left in the World.” Former Disneyland Presidents Jack Lindquist and Matt Ouimet are joined by Senior Vice-President of Creative Development for Disneyland Tony Baxter as they discuss the development of Disneyland, its impact on America, and Walt’s legacy.
Sunday July 18, 2010
The Happiest Places on Earth: A Look at Disney Parks Around the Globe
3:00 pm, Theater
Disney Legends Dick Nunis and Marty Sklar, along with Senior Executives Craig Russell and Bruce Vaughn from Walt Disney Imagineering explore how Walt Disney’s new concept in family entertainment, Disneyland, was a catalyst for parks around the world.
Member tickets for July 17 and July 18 programs will be available online on Monday, May 24, 2010