This Week in Disney History: June 17-23, 2019

There’s always a great, big, beautiful tomorrow at The Walt Disney Company, because every day is tied to a milestone in the heritage and rich history of a company that has been entertaining millions of people every year. Published every week, this interesting series features highlights from all the divisions of The Walt Disney Company. Let's see what happened this week:


This week: On June 21, 2016, Frozen Ever After and the Royal Sommerhus Elsa and Anna meet and greet location opened in the Norway pavilion at Epcot.

June 17
1971 – The 100,000,000th Guest is welcomed to Disneyland Park
2008 – Toy Story Midway Mania opens at Disney California Adventure Park

June 18
1996 – The first residents move into the Disney-designed town of Celebration, Fla.
2012 – The Cars wing of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort opens

June 19
1995 – The Partners statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse is dedicated at Magic Kingdom Park

June 20
1995 – Plans for Disney’s Animal Kingdom are announced at Walt Disney World Resort
1999 – 20th Century Music Company shop opens at Disneyland Park

June 21
2016 – Frozen Ever After and the Royal Sommerhus Elsa and Anna meet and greet location open in the Norway pavilion at Epcot

June 22
1985 – Videopolis, now known as the Fantasyland Theater, opens at Disneyland Park

June 23
1963 – Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room opens at Disneyland Park
1999 – Tarzan’s Treehouse opens at Disneyland Park

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