7/15/1955 at 10am was the opening day of Disneyland
160 acres was the property size in 1955 60 acres for the park and 100 for parking
$17,000,000 was the approximate construction cost of Disneyland in 1955
$52,000,000 is the estimate cost of the attractions as of 2009
12, 175 cars could be parked on the lot in 1955, an “Elephant Train” transported guests tot he park
$1.00 including tax was the price of admission on opening day for adults
$.50 including tax the price admission on opening day for children 12 and under
20 restaurants was the total of all 4 lands in 1955
1.4 miles was the total walking distance to visit all 4 lands in 1955
1,000 cast members were employed in 1955
60,000 guests was the park maximum back in 1955
12,000 orange trees were removed to make room for Disneyland in 1955
240 acres of property make up the Disneyland Park property
17 tracks of orange groves were used to make Disneyland Park
$1,000,000 was the first years gross for Disneyland.
300 weddings approximately take place at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim take place each year.
500 million guests have passed through the gates of Disneyland Park in Anaheim up to the year January 8, 2005 at 10:16 am.
2,224 total Hotel rooms available as of the year 2005
20,000 cast members are employed at Disneyland as the year 2005, this includes Disney
160-acres of citrus trees had been cleared and 15 houses moved to make room for Disneyland Park.
1 year of construction was used to build Disneyland.
6,000 invitations to the Grand Opening of Disneyland had been mailed. By mid-afternoon over 28,000 ticket holders were storming the Magic Kingdom. Most of
the tickets were counterfeit.
15 day heat wave raised temperatures up to 110 degrees Fahrenheit on opening day.
2 times has the real drawn bridge been used at sleeping beauty’s castle, the first time was on opening day, the second time was during the renovation of Fantasyland.
10,000 tickets were counterfeited on opening day of the park, making the park very crowded; they even ran out of drinks.
90 percent of the landscape is non indigenous to California. 800 species are native to Australia, Mexico, Europe and Asia.
1,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on September 8, 1955
10,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on December 31, 1957
25,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on April 19, 1961
50,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on August 12,1965
100,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on June 17, 1971
200,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on January 8, 1981
250,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on August 24, 1985
300,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on September 1, 1989
400,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on July 5, 19587
500,000,000 guest entered Disneyland on January 8, 2004
2 billionth Guest to visit a Disney Park was welcomed to Disney land on May 2, 2006 by 12-year-old Emmalee Mason of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
$500,000 investment and the guarantee of $4.5 million in loan made ABC a 1/3 owner in Disneyland back in 1954.
$7.5 million was buy amount that Disney paid back to ABC to get control of ABC’s 1/3 ownership in 1960.
1,527 people were hula hoping in front of Sleeping beauties Castle at one of the Blast to the past celebrations.
2 Mark I monorails were in service on opening day in 1959.
1 day, Walt walked in on designers, picked up the model of the Disneyland Castle and turned it completely around. He liked it better with the rear facing forward — so that was the way it was built.
80% of the Disneyland resort gets some kind of holiday decorations
20 hours a day, 365 days a year the central bakery is making fresh treats for us all to enjoy
3.5 million muffins are made in the central bakery each year
2 million breakfast pastries are made in the central bakery each year
500,0000 brownies are made in the central bakery each year
700,000 cookies treat are made in the central bakery each year
200,000 cheese cakes are made in the central bakery each year
150,000 cupcakes are made in the central bakery each year
9 million pieces of baked goods are made in the central bakery each year
55,000 pounds of flour are used each year to bake the Disney treats
35,000 pounds of sugar are used each year to bake the Disney treats
65,000 pounds of chocolate are used each year to bake the Disney treats
270,000 eggs are used each year to bake the Disney treats
800 to 900 Mickey cookies are made each day during the busy seasons
200,000 Mickey cookies are sold each year
5 giant ovens are located in the central bakery
120,000 cakes are made in the cake room of the central bakery
1,000 different kinds of treats can be made by the Disney central bakery
16 trams operate at Disneyland
95 pieces was the size of the scale model set sold by Sears in 1961 and the set sold for under $10
800 species of plants are used as part of the landscaping at Disneyland report
100 landscapers take of the Disneyland grounds
1 million annual plantings are done each year at the Disneyland resort
3,000 cast members are knowledgeable in CPR
200 AED (Automated external defibrillator) are on Disneyland property
750 different species of plants exist in the Disneyland park
55% of all kids entrees at Disneyland Resort table-service restaurants are healthy-option choices
55 attractions are located at Disneyland
5,000 gallons of paint are used each year to give the Disneyland Resort its better-than-new look
5 million towels are processed by the Disneyland hotel staff annually
2 million sheets are processed by the Disneyland hotel staff annually