Park Ride History

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 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 […]

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 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 […]

The History of a bug’s land | Disney’s California Adventure

“a bug’s land” at the Disney California Adventure was the parks first expansion. After opening in 2002 and operating for 16 years, the land has been permanently closed for an upcoming “Marvel Land”. This video chronicles it’s brief history and how it effected it’s home park, the California Adventure. Special thanks to @ScottGustin on Twitter […]

The History of & Changes to The Wonders of Life (Body Wars) | Epcot

The Wonders of Life was a health and fitness themed pavilion housed in Epcot Center. Since it’s opening in 1989, it’s impressed visitors with not only with it’s size but also it’s goal of trying to educate & entertain people. Videos Used: • ABANDONED BODY WARS RIDE NEVER BEFORE SEEN FOOTAGE (ABANDONED WONDERS OF LIFE […]

The History of & Changes to The Haunted Mansion Holiday | Disneyland

What better way to kick off our inaugural month of “Spooktober” than with a video I started working on almost a year ago?! In this video, I and the INFAMOUS Disney Dan will be going over the history and changes to Disneyland’s seasonal overlay for the Haunted Mansion. Also, big ups to Fastpass Facts for […]

The History of & Changes to The Tower of Terror | Disney’s California Adventure

Undoubtedly one of the best themed attractions Disney has ever created, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror was recently closed over in Disney’s California Adventure. Even though the attraction only operated for 14 years it’s still looked back fondly as one of Imagineering’s greatest accomplishments. Song’s used: • Big Thunder Mountain DLP Queue Loop (Source): […]