This Day In History - Disneyland Opens - 1955

Disneyland Opens - 1955

Monday, July 17, 2023

All Day

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Event Description

Disneyland, Walt Disney's metropolis of nostalgia, fantasy,and futurism, opens on July 17, 1955. The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres of former orange groves in Anaheim, California, and soon brought in staggering profits. Today, Disneyland hosts more than 14 million visitors a year, who spend close to $3 billion.

Event Location

Anaheim, California