Disneyland Resort  Celebrates Disneyland's 50th Anniversary

On July 17, 2005 Disneyland Celebrated its 50th Anniversary. This celebration kicked off May 5,2005 (Well May 4th was the press/preview day at Disneyland) and ran through September 30, 2006 (with some things such as the Parade of Dreams, Block Party Bash, and the 50 Magical Years going into 2008). In this section we take a look at the festivities, special events, and more.


Golden Ride Vehicles
For the 50th, ride vehicles of the original 1955 attractions were painted gold.
Happiest Faces on Earth - Photo mosaics
These large photo collages are placed around both parks. In this section we take a look at them as you would encounter them walking the park.
July 17, 2005 - Disneyland's 50th
We "braved" the crowd and arrived bright and early on the morning of the 17th to experience the 50th. Here is our pictorial update from the day.
Hidden 50s @ Disneyland
To celebrate the 50th, 50 of these 50th logos were "hidden" around the park. Here is a comprehensive look at them.

(Note: Spoilers included)
Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams
Kicking off May 5, 2005 this new parade runs daily at Disneyland through the 50th celebration.
Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years

Here is a series of shots taken on the press preview day last May by the Lazygeek(he was lucky enough to win a ticket to the event) of this great display in the Main Street Opera house.

Note: If your interested in a more detailed look at the display just ask and we can add more these are just the highlights..

Block Party Bash
DCA's 50th anniversary parade features the Pixar characters.
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