Happy Anniversary to the Happiest Place on Earth! The Grand Opening of Disneyland was 59 years ago today!! Construction began in 1954 and the park was unveiled during a special televised press event on the ABC Television Network on July 1955
Disneyland opening day 1955
A Stroll Down Memory Lane (1950 thru 1979)
1955 – Disneyland is dedicated and opened by Walt Disney in Anaheim, California. | Disneyland's Grand Opening
Disneyland opening day 1955 - Teacups and Fantasyland. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style
Vintage Disney Parks
Although it's widely known that Disneyland's "official" opening day was July 17, 1955...this newpaper clipping from 1955 proclaims the big day as July 18.
Disneyland opening day 1955 - Tomorrowland. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style.
Children run to Sleeping Beauty Castle to be the first to enter Fantasyland on Disneyland Opening Day, 1955.
Disneyland. Flashback ºoº
Disneyland Opening & Dedication Ceremony
I Heart Disney
Walt Disney meeting the first young visitors during opening ceremonies at Disneyland, July 17, 1955.
Disneyland, opening day. I've never seen this one, and it's in color too!
Disney, Disney, Disney!