Disneyland Park Fact Sheet

Disneyland Park Fact Sheet

Dedication: “To all who come to this happy place: Welcome! Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past, and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams and the hard facts that have created America … with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.”
– Dedication read by Walt Disney on opening day, July 17, 1955

Location: Disneyland Park, “The Happiest Place on Earth,” is located approximately 27 miles southeast of Los Angeles in Anaheim, Calif.

Hours: Disneyland is scheduled to open 365 days a year. The most current information for hours and entertainment schedules is available at Disneyland.com and the Disneyland app.*

Lands: The magic of Disneyland Park comes to life in nine themed lands.

  • Main Street, U.S.A.: Here, contemporary life gives way to the quaint and reassuring charms of turn-of-the-century America. It is the essence of hometown life that greeted the dawn of the 20th century.
  • Tomorrowland: This intriguing realm of imagination, discovery and wonder features a landscape of whirling spaceships (Astro Orbiter), zooming rocket vehicles (Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, Space Mountain) and racing roadsters (Autopia).
  • Adventureland: This realm of exploration is a collage of far-off places. Aspiring explorers can discover the tropical magic of Polynesia (Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room), the exotic rivers of the world (Jungle Cruise) and the steamy jungles of India (Indiana Jones Adventure).
  • Frontierland: A robust panorama of America’s pioneer past, from the bustling riverfronts of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers of the late 1700s (Columbia Sailing Ship, Mark Twain Riverboat, Tom Sawyer Island) to the dusty southwest deserts of the 1880s (Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Golden Horseshoe).
  • Fantasyland: Enchanted tales of childhood adapted from classic Disney animated films come to life in this timeless realm of imagination. Within this magical Old World setting, guests can fly to Never Land (Peter Pan’s Flight), visit the Pride Lands (“Tale of the Lion King”), see an elephant fly (Dumbo the Flying Elephant), visit dazzling mines (Snow White’s Enchanted Wish) or attend a mad tea party (Alice in Wonderland).
  • New Orleans Square: The Paris of the American frontier, this land evokes the Crescent City as it was more than 150 years ago. Within its winding streets and quaint shops, elegance and charm mingle comfortably with jazz, restless spirits (Haunted Mansion) and marauding buccaneers (Pirates of the Caribbean).
  • Critter Country: This shady glen is nestled in a lazy corner of the backwoods. Guests visiting this bend of the river can discover the wonders of the last frontier with Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes. Also residing in this land are Winnie the Pooh and his many friends in the Hundred Acre Wood (The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh).
  • Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Guests are transported to a galaxy far, far away on a journey to Batuu, a unique location in a story that began in 1977 with the first Star Wars Guests become part of the story as they sample galactic food and beverages, enter an intriguing collection of merchant shops and take the controls of the most famous ship in the galaxy aboard Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run. In addition, they may experience an epic battle against the First Order on Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.
  • Mickey’s Toontown: Bursting with color and playful energy, this “town” is a 1930s Disney cartoon come to wacky life. From whirlwind cartoon universe adventures (Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Chip ‘n’ Dale’s GADGETcoaster, Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin) to open greenery perfect for a picnic, this civic hub is a slice of “reel” life. The reimagined Mickey’s Toontown opened March 19, 2023, with new attractions, restaurants, and interactive play areas that inspire families to play together.

Attractions and Entertainment: Disneyland Park opened July 17, 1955, with 18 major attractions. Today, there are more than 55 adventures and attractions. Entertainment highlights include “Tale of the Lion King” at the Fantasyland Theatre and nighttime spectaculars such as “Fantasmic!” and fireworks spectaculars. In 2023, as part of the Disney100 anniversary celebration, Disneyland Park introduced a new nighttime spectacular, “Wondrous Journeys,” an epic adventure inspired by 100 years of Walt Disney Animation Studios. This year also saw the highly anticipated return of “Magic Happens,” a whimsical parade celebrating magical moments from legendary Disney stories.

Fun Facts:

  • The Matterhorn Bobsleds was the first tubular steel coaster in the world when it opened in 1959. It set the standard for modern-day roller-coaster design.
  • Disneyland created the first daily operating monorail in the Western Hemisphere. It opened June 14, 1959.
  • Disneyland began celebrating seasonal holidays in 1997 with the re-theming of “it’s a small world” as “it’s a small world” Holiday. This was followed by Haunted Mansion Holiday for the Halloween and Christmas seasons beginning in 2001.

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Check the latest entertainment details and schedules at Disneyland.com or the Disneyland mobile app. Entertainment, experiences, and offerings may be modified, limited in availability or unavailable, and are subject to restrictions, and change or cancellation without notice. Both Theme Park reservations and valid admission for the same Park on the same day are required for Park entry. Park reservations are limited, subject to availability and not guaranteed. Park admission and offerings are not guaranteed. Visit Disneyland.com/updates for important information to know before visiting the Disneyland Resort.

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