History, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World

Today in Disney History: Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Opens at WDW

On October 7, 1998, Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin opened at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. In this attraction, you enter the world of Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story. By aiming your laser at targets throughout the ride, you are helping Buzz battle the Evil Emperor Zurg for control of the universe.   What's the… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Opens at WDW

History, Walt Disney World

Today in Disney History: Liberty Square Riverboat Opened at Walt Disney World 

On October 2, 1971, the Liberty Square Riverboat attraction shuttled its first riders along the Rivers of America waterway inside the Magic Kingdom.  Based on the Mark Twain Riverboat attraction at Disneyland, you can find the Florida version of this three-tiered paddlewheel steamship between Liberty Square and Frontierland. Your journey along the river will take… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Liberty Square Riverboat Opened at Walt Disney World