Park Ride History

The Millenium Celebration | Keep Epcot Weird Ep. 1

In this first installment of “Keep Epcot Weird” we’ll be taking a look at The Millennium Celebration, a 15 month long event hosted at Epcot. The event that brought us Leave a Legacy, the Epcot Wand, The Tapestry of Nations parade, Millennium Village and Illuminations: Reflections of Earth. • Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/parkridehistory • Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ParkRideHistory • […]

The History of Leave a Legacy (The Epcot Stones)

In this brief “history of” video, we talk about the Leave a Legacy program and it’s sculptures that can be found in Epcot’s entrance plaza. We also discuss how and why they got there, and what their future might look like within the next couple of years. Twitter_ https_//twitter.com/ParkRideHistory Song Used_ • Epcot | Entrance […]

The Robots of EPCOT Center | Keep Epcot Weird Ep. 2

In the second installment of Keep Epcot Weird, we’ll be checking out the many different robots that could be found at the park, from the walkaround characters to ones you could only see inside attractions. We’ll also be discussing what all happened to some of the ones who were removed as well. And if you […]

The History of & Changes to Maelstrom (Frozen Ever After) | Epcot

The long awaited “Remastered” version of The History of & Changes to Maelstrom video. I had been meaning to remake the original video for some time now, considering the fact that it was my first video and didn’t exactly hold up quality-wise compared to some of my more recent ones. Now completed with even more […]

A Tribute to Disney’s Community of Tomorrow (The Origins of EPCOT Center)

Epcot has been my favorite Disney World park for quite a while now, but what I’ve always found more fascinating than the park is it’s backstory, and how when it was first conceptualized, wasn’t even meant to be a theme park. This tribute video traces back the idea to Walt Disney, then follows it’s evolution […]

Kitchen Kabaret and Food Rocks | Keep Epcot Weird Ep. 3

In this episode of Keep Epcot Weird we’ll be taking a bite out of Kitchen Kabaret, an opening day animatronic stage show at Epcot. This show was later replaced by a similar one named Food Rocks, both of which were educational in nature but still very, very strange… • Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/parkridehistory • Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ParkRideHistory • […]

The History of Horizons – (Mission: SPACE) | Epcot

Undoubtedly Epcot’s most popular demolished attraction, Horizons was a omnimover dark-ride housed in it’s future world section. Despite it’s late 90’s closure, Horizons remains a favorite amongst Epcot enthusiasts. Bonus Info: The submarine prop at 7:44 has since been removed, exact whereabouts are currently unknown: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C-CFd5HXoAAaNcQ.jpg Song’s used: • Epcot Horizons Musical Score: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnF72apxwyc • […]

The History of & Changes to Pirates of the Caribbean | Disneyland

In this video, we dive into the sea of history for Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean. Talking about everything from it’s initial concept to the recent changes that’ve happened within the last couple of months. Twitter: https://twitter.com/ParkRideHistory Special thanks to Matthew Heid for some extra info about the update at 10:13. Songs used: • Disneyland’s […]

The Evolution of Space Mountain

Today, we’re taking a look at the very first ‘Space Mountain’ attraction Disney opened. We’ll be tracing the story back to it’s origins as a Disneyland dark-ride all the way to it’s final version as The Magic Kingdom’s first thrill ride that opened in 1975. • Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/parkridehistory • Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ParkRideHistory • Twitter: https://twitter.com/ParkRideHistory • […]

The History of & Changes to ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter | Magic Kingdom

One of the most adult attractions ever brought to Magic Kingdom, Alien encounter was Disney’s most ambitious and innovative show ideas. It later proved itself to be a little too ambitious and closed after 8 years of operation due to it’s ongoing controversy. Art used: • http://evil1991.deviantart.com/art/ExtraTerrorestrial-185893530 • Soft opening binaural audio source: (http://kingdomofmemories.com/listen-to-the-ultra-rare-1994-alien-encounter-soft-opening-version/) Songs […]