This Week in Disney History: June 24-30, 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 30, 2018, Toy Story Land opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Within the land, Guests can experience three attractions: Slinky Dog Dash, Alien Swirling Saucers, and Toy Story Mania!, and dine at Woody’s Lunchbox.

June 24
1893 – Roy Oliver Disney, Walt Disney’s older brother, is born
1994 – The Electric Umbrella restaurant opens at Epcot

June 25
1967 – America the Beautiful (Circle-Vision 360 film) opens at Disneyland Park

June 26
2006 – Pirates of the Caribbean officially re-opens at Disneyland Park with Captain Jack Sparrow and Barbossa Audio-Animatronics® figures added to the attraction

June 27
1986 – Big Thunder Ranch opens at Disneyland Park
2016 – Frontera Cocina Restaurant opens at Disney Springs

June 28
1988 – Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa opens
1991 – Mickey’s Star Traders merchandise shop opens at Magic Kingdom Park
2018 – Terralina Crafted Italian Restaurant opens at The Landing in Disney Springs

June 29
1996 – Mickey’s Toontown Fair opens at Magic Kingdom Park

June 30
1976 – The Kingdom Queen ferryboat joins the Walt Disney World Resort fleet
2018 – Toy Story Land opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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