12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations

First opened in Anaheim, California in 1955 and still going strong today, the Disneyland theme park and resort has been the envy and desire of pretty much every kid who’s ever grown up loving cartoons.

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Often called “The Happiest Place On Earth,” the place feels timeless and charming even today. Despite this, things obviously change over the decades, and these 12 photos might have anyone who went in the 80s wishing back to a simpler time.

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The entrance definitely has that 80s charm.

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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Sleeping Beauty’s Castle had a more… stripped-down Christmas aesthetic back then.

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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Gotta dig that 80s aesthetic!

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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Dumbo’s organ looks pretty retro!

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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Who could forget the first time they saw Space Mountain all lit up?

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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The photos just get more nostalgic from here!

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How about the original Disneyland hotel?

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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How great are those retro Alice In Wonderland costumes?

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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Man, talk about a majestic shot.

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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Nothing says “80s Disney” quite as much as ads for Oliver and Company.

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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The State Fair Parade was always a big deal!

12 Pictures Of Disneyland In The 80s That Will Take You Back To Your Best Summer Vacations
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How about Mickey and company getting physical?

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Uhhhh… I don’t even know folks.

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Do you have any great Disneyland memories from when you were a kid?

Emma C
Freelance Writer