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October 10

October 10, 2002 – The Walt Disney Company and Frito-Lay Announce Multi-Year Partnership

“Our presence at Disney properties is a new channel for us to offer a wide variety of fun snacks catering to consumers’ needs.” – Frito-Lay President and CEO Al Bru

On October 10, 2002, it was announced in a press release that the Walt Disney Company and Frito-Lay had entered into a multi-year agreement where Frito-Lay products would be featured in Walt Disney World and Disneyland Parks. Not only would Frito-Lay snacks, such as Doritos and Lay’s chips, be sold in the parks’ restaurants and snack kiosks, but Frito-Lay would also sponsor several attractions, such as the California Screamin’ roller coaster in Disney California Adventure.

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October 7

October 7, 2017 – The Dream Boutique Opens in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

“From Belle to Moana, Minnie Mouse and more, now there’s something for every little dreamer at the Dream Boutique opening this weekend in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort.”

On October 7, 2017, the clothing and accessory store Dream Boutique opened in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney shopping district. The store is a merchandise-only location; unlike its predecessor Anna & Elsa’s Boutique, the store no longer offers makeovers for younger guests. Dream Boutique specialized in Disney character apparel and accessories, particularly those featuring the Disney Princesses. The Dream Boutique closed on March 18, 2018, and was replaced by the Disney Dress Shop.

October 6

October 6, 2014 – Anna & Elsa’s Boutique Opens in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney

“Experience Frozen Fun All Year Long!”

On October 6, 2014, the specialty boutique Anna & Elsa’s Boutique opened in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District. Capitalizing on the popularity of the animated feature Frozen, the boutique sells merchandise featuring the characters from the film. It also specialized in makeovers, where younger guests were styled by “Crystalizers” that would transform the kids into their favorite characters from the film. The boutique closed on October 7, 2017, to become the Dream Boutique.

October 3

October 3, 2008 – The Fortuosity Shop Opens in Disneyland

“While you can still find watches here, you can also find boutique-style clothing including fashionable scarves, purses and accessories, making it a must-visit for any Disney fashionista with an appreciation for style.”

On October 3, 2008, the Fortuosity Shop opened on Disneyland’s Main Street. The shop replaced the long-standing New Century Clock Shop, which opened in the park in 1972. It features a variety of fashionable pieces for sale, including scarves, purses, and watches. The shop is also redecorated for various seasons, and is well known for its Halloween decorations.

September 25

September 25, 2009 – Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy Opens in Disneyland

“Brace yourself for eerie encounters with spooky star fields and menacing meteors.”

On September 25, 2009, the Halloween overlay of the popular attraction Space Mountain, known as Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy, opened in Disneyland. This version of the attraction first opened in Hong Kong Disneyland two years prior, and features special ghostly lights and sounds as guest soar through the galaxy. This holiday version has since become a popular attraction, and has been brought back annually.

September 23

September 23, 2010 – The “Let the Memories Begin” Campaign Begins for Disney Parks

“Has a moment ever hugged you and never let go?’

On September 23, 2010, Disney Parks’ newest campaign, entitled “Let the Memories Begin” began running. Guests were encouraged to share their experiences and memories of time at a Disney Park, which were used in a variety of media sources, including print ads, television promotions, and a website dedicated to the campaign. The campaign ended in 2011.

September 10

September 10, 1983 – The Flights of Fantasy Parade Ends its Run

“Your imagination will run wild, right before your eyes.”

On September 10, 1983, the Flights of Fantasy Parade ended its run in Disneyland. Beginning on June 18, the parade featured floats and characters from rarely seen films, such as Babes in Toyland, Fantasia, and Pinocchio. The parade also featured Mickey and his friends “floating” into the parade in hot air balloons. This parade was also distinctive for being both a daytime and nighttime parade taking place at both 4pm and 10pm.