A Few Days in Disney Parks & Resorts History

SEPTEMBER 4
 
TOKYO DISNEYLAND:  September 4, 2001
Disney’s newest theme park, the 2nd in Japan and the 9th overall in the world, Tokyo DisneySea celebrates its’ Grand Opening at the Tokyo Disney Resort. The park features a nautical theme, is broken up into 7 distinct areas, and features 20 attractions.  The new park’s two iconic symbols are the DisneySea AquaSphere – a water fountain located in the entrance plaza, and a gigantic volcano – Mount Prometheus located in the center of the park.  
 
In addition to the new theme park, the Tokyo resort celebrates the grand opening of the first hotel to be built inside a Disney Park in Japan, Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta.
 
WALT DISNEY WORLD:  September 4, 2004
All four Walt Disney World theme parks are closed due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Frances
 
 
SEPTEMBER 5
 
TOKYO DISNEYLAND:  September 5, 1983
Tokyo Disneyland welcomes its 5-millionth guest
 
 
WALT DISNEY WORLD:  September 5, 2004
For the second day in a row, all Walt Disney World theme parks remain closed as the slow-moving Hurricane Frances continues to slam Florida with heavy rainfall
 
SEPTEMBER 6
 

WALT DISNEY WORLD:  September 6, 1982
With just about a month remaining before the park opens to the public, EPCOT Center opens at 8 a.m. on this Labor Day for the Family Construction Preview. Family members of any of the park’s construction workers are invited in and allowed to wander through Future World and World Showcase for 12 hours of enjoyment

 
 
WALT DISNEY WORLD:  September 6, 2004
After a punishing weekend thanks to Hurricane Frances, Walt Disney World re-opens with a very limited schedule. Only the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Typhoon Lagoon, Downtown Disney and the Wide World of Sports Complex are opened
 
 
SEPTEMBER 7

WALT DISNEY WORLD:  September 7, 1984
Morocco – is the first new World Showcase pavilion at EPCOT Center to be added since the park opened in 1982.  The new pavilion is located between France and Japan, and re-creates the architecture and atmosphere of Casablanca, Fez, and Marrakesh. It is the first country in World Showcase sponsored by the government and not a corporation.  The king of Morocco himself sent his royal craftsmen to lay all the tile work, carvings and paintings throughout the pavilion

 

 
SEPTEMBER 8
 
DISNEYLAND:  September 8, 1955
Just 7 weeks after the park’s Grand Opening, the 1 millionth guest is welcomed!

SEPTEMBER 9

TOKOY DISNEYLAND:  September 9, 1988
Tokyo Disneyland welcomes its 60-millionth guest

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

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