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Fantasyland

This enchanting land brings the magic and wonder of famous childhood stories to life. Located just beyond Sleeping Beauty Castle, Fantasyland brings out the child in all of us with its imaginative rides, unforgettable characters and striking architecture.


 


Alice in Wonderland
(Opened: June 14, 1958)

Climb aboard your "caterpillar" and journey with Alice as she falls down the rabbit hole. Along the way you'll meet up with some of the famous characters from the Lewis Carroll classic, like Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the Queen of Hearts and that grinning Cheshire Cat.

Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.


Alice in Wonderland Fantasyland

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Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

(Opened: April 2009)

Located in Sleeping Beauty Castle (as it should be), The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique is a dream come true for every little Princess!  If she is really ready for royalty, the ‘Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique will assist her in looking like a real princess with hair, nails and of course everything you’ll need for that Disney Princess costume.  Parents, bring your wallets because this promises to be a costly royal affair.

 

Reservations can be made by calling (714) 781-STYLE/(714) 781-7895 or by emailing your request to dine@disneyland.com. You must provide a credit card when booking a transformation and must cancel within 24 hours or face a $10 charge.

 

Packages include:

  • The Coach Package includes hairstyle, shimmering make-up, princess sash, princess cinch sac and body jewels — $54.95, plus tax.
  • The Crown Package includes hairstyle, shimmering makeup, princess sash, princess cinch sac, body jewels and nail polish — $59.95, plus tax.
  • The Courtyard Package includes hairstyle, shimmering makeup, princess sash, princess cinch sac, body jewels, nail polish, t-shirt and tutu— $89.95, plus tax.
  • The Castle Package includes hairstyle, shimmering makeup, princess sash, princess cinch sac, body jewels, nail polish, princess gown of choice, wand, shoes and portrait package courtesy of Disney's Photo Pass Service (assorted prints in themed folder) — $189.95
  • The Knight Package includes a hairstyle with colored gel, a shield and a sword — $15.95

 

Girls 3 years old and above can choose from three hair styles — Fairytale Princess, Disney Diva and Pop Princess — available in three packages: Items in the store can also be purchased separately.

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Casey Jr. Circus Train
(Opened: July 31, 1955)

This tiny train travels through a hilly area and offers views of Storybook Land. Guests climb aboard different circus cars. Just like the little 'Engine that Could', listen as the engine chugs and discovers that it can indeed make it around the track.

Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.

Casey Jr. Circus Train

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Dumbo the Flying Elephant
(Opened: August 16, 1955)

Fly in your own Dumbo vehicle. Keeping a firm grasp on the 'Magic Feather', Timothy Mouse oversees your flight from his vantage point at the center of the attraction's spraying water fountain. You'll want to take note of the 22-karat gold leafing that covers the light posts as well as the pulleys and gears that go into motion as you soar above Fantasyland. (If you have little ones who must ride, try to arrive early as this is a slow loading ride and lines can get very long.)

Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.

 

Fun Fact: This ride was 'renovated' in 1990 by accident. It had been prepared for shipment to Disneyland Paris, when they discovered they did not need it as early as expected. So, it was installed in Disneyland (CA) and a new one was built and shipped to Paris.


Dumbo the Flying Elephant

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Fantasy Faire

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The boundaries of Fantasyland have expanded to take over the Carnation Plaza Gardens on Main Street USA in order to create a new experience called Fantasy Faire. 

At the Royal Hall, guests are able to meet three of their favorite Disney Princesses.

At the Royal Theatre, vaudeville-style storytellers tell the stories of Rapunzel and Belle, who join in the fun and greet guests following the story.

 


it's a small world
(Opened: May 28, 1966)

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The whimsical exterior of this attraction features a working clock that strikes quarterly and features dancing figures marking the time. The façade of pastel buildings are the backdrop to an amazing topiary menagerie. You'll board your boat and enter into this cheerful attraction. Here you'll find audio-animatronic dolls clad in native costumes and stylized animals from around the world. The simplistic and catchy "Small World" tune is sung in different languages as you pass through the diverse lands. During Christmas, this attraction is completely transformed with a holiday theme. The dolls sing a special version of Jingle Bells for guests visiting this "winter wonderland." This classic attraction made its debut at the New York World's Fair and has been entertaining guests for 40 years.

It's a Small World

Recently, Disney characters, in the distinctive Mary Blair style, have been integrated into appropriate thematic scenes in the attraction.  


Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. One boat can accommodate wheelchairs. Must transfer from ECV.

It's a Small World

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King Arthur Carrousel
(Opened: July 17, 1955)

This ride is one of the largest carrousels in the world. It features 72 white carrousel horses that were handcrafted over a century ago, with no two being exactly alike. All of the horses move up and down as the carrousel revolves. Genuine metallic leaf is used, with 22-karat gold leafing covering the carousel spires. The story of Sleeping Beauty is told through a series of panels adorning the canopy. See if you can spot the lead horse Jingles. This is one of the original attractions.

Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.

Fun Fact: Most of the 19th-century horses now in place on King Arthur Carrousel were hand-carved in Germany and shipped to America. They were found by Walt Disney Imagineering scouts after six decades of neglect in Coney Island. Brightly painted and restored to their original splendor, they rode again in Fantasyland.

King Arthur Carrousel

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Mad Tea Party
(Opened: July 17, 1955)

If spinning is your cup of tea, this is the ride for you. Climb aboard your personal teacup and prepare to be whirled around. You can add a little extra spin by turning the wheel inside your cup. This ride is fun at night when the oversize Japanese lanterns are lit. This is one of the original attractions at Disneyland and was considered a thrill ride when the park opened.

Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer. If you are prone to motion sickness, skip this attraction.

Mad Tea Party

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Matterhorn Bobsleds
(Opened: June 14, 1959)

A 147' high roller coaster ride, which will bring you to an icy encounter with the Abominable Snowman. You'll twist and turn along the track past icicles and fog until you safely arrive back at the base.  1/100th the size of the real Matterhorn in Switzerland, the slopes and distinctive peak are identically aligned to the positioning of the actual mountain.
Restrictions: 3-year minimum age, 42"minimum height. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.For safety and comfort, you should be in good health and free from heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure. Expectant mothers should not ride. An adult should accompany Young children.

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Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
(Opened: July 17, 1955)

Hop in and hold tight on this journey through the library of Toad Hall and the city streets of London. You'll steer and careen through your adventure, encountering an irate judge and a speeding train along the way. This is one of the Park's original 17 attractions and is based on the classic tale, "The Wind in the Willows."
Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride Fantasyland

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Peter Pan's Flight
(Opened: July 17, 1955)

With a sprinkling of pixie dust, your pirate ship takes flight high above the streets of London and into Never Never Land. With Peter Pan leading the way, you'll encounter Tinker Bell, the Darlings and Captain Hook! The hapless Smee tries to rescue Hook from the jaws of the Croc at the end of this delightful ride. This is one of Park's original 17 attractions.
Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.

 

Fun Fact: More than half of the approximately 350 miles of fiber optics used throughout Fantasyland at Disneyland Park are used in Peter Pan’s Flight.

Disneyland Park  Peter Pan's Flight

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Pinocchio's Daring Journey
(Opened: May 25, 1983)

Climb aboard your wooden car and follow Pinocchio through his adventures with Jiminy Cricket as your guide. True to the tale, Pinocchio finds out about the dark side of Pleasure Island, but all ends well when he is safely back home with Gepetto and is transformed into a real boy.
Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.

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Sleeping Beauty Castle
(Opened: July 17, 1955 (facade) / Walk-through opened April 29, 1957)

This is the centerpiece of Disneyland. The castle towers height is 77 feet above the moat. There's a walk-through tour recreating the story of Sleeping Beauty. The design of the castle was influenced by King Ludwig II's royal castle of Neuschwanstein in Germany. The Walt Disney's family crest can be seen above the archway at the entrance. The drawbridge does work, although it's only been used twice. The first time it was lowered to herald the opening of Disneyland in 1955, and the second time was in 1989 for the debut of the 'new' Fantasyland.
When taking a close look at the 22-karat gold leaf that covers the castle's spires, you’ll see that one was left undone. Walt Disney did this on purpose so that Disneyland will never be completed, as Walt wanted it. This is one of the park's original 17 attractions.



Fantasyland Sleeping Beauty Castle

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Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough Originally opened in April of 1957 and closed shortly after 9/11, Disneyland’s ‘Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough’ reopened in November 2008.

Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough’ tells the story of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty depicted through Eyvind Earl’s original artwork used in the film. Enhances scenes and visual effects provide a must see timeless classic.

 

Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Must be fully ambulatory to enjoy this attraction.

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Snow White's Scary Adventures (Opened: July 17, 1955)
Ride through and relive the tale of the lovely Princess Snow White. Complete with Magic Mirror, Wicked Queen, Seven Dwarfs and gallant Prince Charming, the Snow White story unfolds as your taken through this dark ride. Be forewarned, this attraction is aptly named. Although this is a slow-moving ride like others in Fantasyland, the scenes with the Wicked Queen can be quite frightening to young children. This is one of the Park's original 17 attractions.
Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.

Snow White's Scary Adventures

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Storybook Land Canal Boats

(Opened: July 17, 1955 as Canal Boats of the World, June 16, 1956 opened as Storybook Land Canal Boats, June 30, 1994 scenes added & reopened).
Board these picturesque boats and journey through a miniature world of many Disney motion picture classics. Boats are scaled down replicas of Dutch, English, and French boats. Each is named after a Disney character. This is one of Park's original 17 attractions
Restrictions: Inaccessible to strollers. Guests in wheelchair/ECV must transfer.


Storybook Land Canal Boats

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Stores

 

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Fairy Tale Treasures - Princess costumes

Fantasy Faire Gifts - Film, postcards
Castle Heraldry Shop - Family Crests and Coats of Arms

"It's A Small World" Toy Shop - Toy's
Le Petit Chalet Gifts - Character T-shirts, collectibles
Mad Hatter - Mickey Mouse Ears and other Disney hats
Stromboli 's Wagon - Candy and T-Shirts
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique - Princess merchandise

 

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Character Greetings

Frozen

Elsa and Anna from Disney's newest animated feature "Frozen" are now meeting guests in Fantasyland at the former Tangled meet and greet location (between Pinocchio's Daring Journey and the Village Haus restaurant).


Pixie Hollow


Tinker Bell and her fairy friends meet guests at Pixie Hollow. Located between Fantasyland and Tomorrowland, the pathway is alongside an "enchanted pool". As guests head towards Tink's home, passing statues of the fairies along the way, they'll feel as if they've become pixie sized.

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Merida

Merida, from the new Disney-Pixar movie "Brave" greets guests near It's a Small World.

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