| Jul 16, 2014
On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only event broadcast live on ABC. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened to the public....
| Jul 11, 2014
Just weeks before the park's opening, Walt Disney, right, and old-time friend painter Clyde (Vic) Forsythe, look over moat at castle which will provide the entrance to Fantasyland at Disneyland....
| Aug 12, 2014
A workman checks the three-horned triceratops, part of the new "Primeval World" exhibit at Disneyland....
| Jul 26, 2014
“Hey,” the kid said. “I can get you out of jail.” I politely said no. Standing in lockup, after all, […]...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A unique new haunted attraction opening this summer at a small United Kingdom theme park will combine a walk-through horror maze featuring live actors with a dark ride journey inside an abandoned mine shaft.
The Hobs Pit maze and ride is set to open...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The first of 10 theme parks planned for a 2,000-acre resort billed as the "Orlando of China" is expected to open in late 2013 after three years of construction.
The $2-billion marine-based Chimelong Ocean Kingdom theme park on Hengqin Island in China is...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:15 AM
During a recent visit to Paris I made my first pilgrimage to a Disney theme park outside the United States.
For years I have been reading about the majestic beauty of the Magic Kingdom-style park at Disneyland Paris, the dysfunctional violation of...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It already seems like 2014 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world, as a number of new theme parks are planned for Europe and several major attractions are in the works for Asia.
PHOTOS: Best new international theme park...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The new "Mickey and the Magical Map" at Disneyland offers a solid if predictable storytelling foundation for an energetic musical stage show that's expected to run for years at the Anaheim theme park.
Photos: "Mickey and the Magic Map" show at...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:02 AM
It's a Thanksgiving balloon. How much harm could it do? The answer is: quite a bit.
When the giant balloons of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are tossed by storm winds, real havoc can ensue. The balloons can even pose a lethal threat. Which is why...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In 1964, Jong Sook Kim visited Disneyland. It was no ordinary trip for the 14-year-old. Doctors once thought she would never see again, but after she traveled from her native South Korea to San Francisco for surgery, her sight was restored -- and she...