More than 32 years after it opened, Disneyland is more magical than ever. Bringing you the finest in family entertainment, the Magic Kingdom is reaching for the stars like never before. In fact, now, you’ll be able to go to the stars and beyond, thanks to two exciting Tomorrowland attractions created with the help of some of the biggest stars in the entertainment universe.
“Captain EO” — A 3-D Space Fantasy Take the wizardry of George Lucas, the mastery of film director Francis Coppola, and the song and dance artistry of superstar Michael Jackson, top it off with the most legendary name in fantasy, The Walt Disney Company, and you have “Captain EO.” Presented by Kodak in the new Magic Eye Theater, “Captain EO” is a 3-D motion picture so stunning and life-like you’ll feel you’re actually part of the non-stop action and excitement.
At Disneyland, the Force Is With Us
Now that Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and the Rebel forces have destroyed the Empire and made the universe safe to live in once again, interstellar travel agencies have begun offering tours of a galaxy far, far away. One such agency, Star Tours, has opened a space port at Disneyland and is currently scheduling voyages to the moon of Endo, home of the lovable Ewoks.
A George Lucas adventure, Star Tours is a thrilling attraction featuring C-3P0 and R2-D2 of “Star Wars” fame, as well as a highly trained but inexperienced star speeder pilot named RX24… Rex for short. With Rex as your pilot, though, you better pray The Force is with you. After all, you never know where you may end up.
And, of course, the old Disneyland favorites
In addition to the exciting new attractions like Star Tours and “Captain EO”, Disneyland has more than 55 other magical wonders showcased in seven enchanting themed lands.
MAIN STREET, U.S.A. takes you back to turn-of-the-century America where you’ll find double-decker buses, horseless carriages, a Victorian restaurant and silent movies. Charming shops filled with novel souvenirs and treasures adorn this whimsical home-town setting. And for entertainment, be prepared to toe-tap and finger-snap in time with sidewalk musical groups and merry high-stepping parades.
ADVENTURELAND is a journey through the exotic tropical locales of the world. At the Enchanted Tiki Room, the singing and joking Tiki birds are joined by a chanting chorus of flowers and Tiki gods regaling you with warm-hearted entertainment. Then, board the famous Jungle Cruise and explore untamed lands and mysterious water-ways. In these dense tropical jungles of Adventureland, an exotic world beckons explorers.
FRONTIERLAND is where you’ll be greeted by the sounds of steamboat whistles, banjo music, and country tune in a salute to our pioneering forefathers.
You can clap your hands to the rootin’-tootin’ beat of the Golden Horseshoe Jamboree.
Or, take a rollicking ride on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. This runaway mine train hurtles you through a swarm of bats, underneath a raging waterfall and straight into an avalanche!
Frontierland is home to another new attraction at Disneyland, Big Thunder Ranch. This Old West homestead recreates frontier life the way it was in 1800s America. The wide open spaces of Big Thunder Ranch includes an authentic reproduction of a log cabin, a petting farm featuring goats and sheep, a pasture for Disneyland’s award-winning horses, a barbecue restaurant boasting such favorites as chicken and ribs, and a stable that houses a passel of lovable burros that are available for adoption.
In FANTASYLAND, all the delightful dreams of childhood come true. Exciting special effects take you through a waterfall in Peter Pan’s Flight and floating logs become lurching crocodiles in Snow White’s Scary Adventures. Plus, you’ll meet the wooden marionette who became a living, little boy, in Pinocchio’s Daring Journey, and you can take a cruise through an international chorus of captivating, singing dolls where you’ll discover It’s A Small World after all.
NEW ORLEANS SQUARE is home to Pirates of the Caribbean, where you’ll be right in the middle of a cannon-bursting pirate siege as they sack the Spanish Main. And then join 999 happy haunts for a frightfully fun tour of the Haunted Mansion.
In BEAR COUNTRY you’ll find the Country Bear Jamboree, a delightful mixture of country, comedy and corn. This rollicking revue, the Mile Long Bar, the Indian ‘Wading Post and Bear Country’s match-less North Woods pine forest setting are the happy results of a comment Walt Disney once made: “Why don’t we try something with bears?”
Over the years, the magic of Disneyland has been shared by children of all ages from around the world. You can find that magic in every themed land and in the smiling faces that you’ll see throughout the Park.
TOMORROWLAND propels you forward in time. Space Mountain is everything a thrill attraction is supposed to be, and more. But don’t take our word for it. Go ahead and visit Mission to Mars, the Peoplemover or the Submarine Voyage to get warmed up. Then if you still think you can handle it, get a good grip on your belongings and climb aboard one of the most famous Roller Coasters in the world. You won’t be disappointed.
Disneyland facts and information
Tickets and Passports
One-, Two- and Three-Day Disneyland Passports and Child Passports (for ages 3-11) provide unlimited use of all adventures and attractions (except Arcades) and may be purchased at any Main Entrance Ticket Booth or at the Monorail Station at the Disneyland Hotel.
Major credit cards are accepted. Children two and under are admitted free. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult on all attractions.
Guided Tours are recommended for first-time guests and those with a limited amount of time. Foreign language tours are offered (subject to availability). Advance reservations for groups of 15 or more are suggested. Please call (714) 999-4573 for details. Handicapped guests are welcome on Guided Tours.
Accommodations have been made throughout Disneyland for disabled guests. For specific information, obtain a copy of the Disneyland Handicapped Guest Guide by contacting Disneyland Guest Relations, PO. Box 3232, Anaheim, CA 92803-3232, (714) 999-4565 or (213) 626-8605, ext. 4565.
Senior Fun Passports
A reduced-price Passport is available to those 60 and over every Sunday through Friday from September thru June.
Additional discounts are available through Disney’s Magic Years Club…
Special group rates are available for nonprofit, organized groups of 15 or more. Advanced reservations are required.
Kennels presented by Gaines
Pets may be boarded in the Disneyland Kennel; however, pets cannot be kept overnight.
Magical shopping & dining
Exciting attractions, enjoyable entertainment and playful Disney characters aren’t the only magical things about a day at Disneyland. The Magic Kingdom also boasts more than 50 shops and 30 restaurants and snack stands so you can pick up a Disney souvenir or savor a delicious meal. Disneyland shops feature everything from Mickey Mouse T-shirts and sweatshirts to porcelain figurines of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
In addition to Disney gifts and souvenirs, you can shop for exotic handicrafts and clothing in Adventureland, Indian arts and jewelry in Bear Country, fanciful toys and treasures in Fantasyland, a galaxy of space-age gadgets and gizmos in Tomorrowland and much more.
From quick hamburgers to juicy steaks to beefy burritos, Disneyland has a restaurant to satisfy every palate. For breakfast, you can choose from the wide variety of egg dishes at Town Square Cafe or the dockside treats of the River Belle Terrace. Lunch can be a cheeseburger and fries in the backwoods environs of the Hungry Bear Restaurant or the modern digs of the Tomorrowland Terrace.
And, for dinner, you may want to try something a bit more relaxed and refined; for example, the Blue Bayou for southern French cuisine, the Plaza Pavilion for fresh pasta or the Tahitian Terrace for tasty treats from the South Pacific. Special breakfasts with your favorite Disney Characters are available at the Plaza Inn Restaurant. For further information contact Disneyland Guest Relations.
The Finest in Family Entertainment
From the far reaches of the universe in Tomorrowland to the turn-of-the-century nostalgia of Main Street, U.S.A., Disneyland has something for every member of the family. That’s why today Disneyland is still “The Happiest Place on Earth!’
Getting to Disneyland
Disneyland is at the junction of the Santa Ana (5) Freeway and Harbor Blvd. in Anaheim, 27 miles from downtown Los Angeles.
Disneyland is open daily (Saturdays and Sundays until midnight). Extended operating hours are in effect during summer and holiday seasons. For exact operating hours and additional information, contact Disneyland Guest Relations, P.O. Box 3232, Anaheim, CA 92803-3232, (714)999-4565 or (213)626-8605, ext. 4565.