Sunset Over the Tree of Life at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Vintage Walt Disney World: It’s National Goof-Off Day

posted on March 22nd, 2012 by Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center


In honor of National Goof-Off Day, I thought I’d share this picture of my favorite character to goof off with, Goofy. Here he is sporting a lot of sports equipment back in August 1988 at Magic Kingdom Park.

“Goofy

So make Goofy proud and spend a little bit of your day goofing off. You’ll be glad you did.

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Kimberly from MA on March 22nd, 2012 at 9:47 am

For me, everyday is National Goof-off day!!

 

Nate Rasmussen on March 22nd, 2012 at 3:12 pm

:)

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Guy from CA on March 22nd, 2012 at 10:37 am

I’m planning to goof off by going to Disneyland after work today! Didn’t know there was a special day for it.

 

Nate Rasmussen on March 22nd, 2012 at 3:12 pm

Neither did I. Isn’t the Internet glorious?

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dawn from MA on March 22nd, 2012 at 5:28 pm

It’s my Birthday so it’s definitely My Goof-off Day!

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Diana from NY on March 22nd, 2012 at 6:27 pm

Love this vintage shot!

Goofy used to goof off quite a bit back in those days. I fondly remember, as a 5-year old, watching Goofy waterskiing while riding the ferry boat into the Magic Kingdom. Great memories!

One thing I love about this picture is the beautiful trees surrounding the castle. I miss all the gorgeous green trees that used to line the hub. It made for a much more welcoming area that you wanted to sit down and relax in. It’s a bit barren now, with the sun beating down – not very relaxing!

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Walt on March 22nd, 2012 at 7:24 pm

Dawsh…. I’m so glad that there is one day of the year that I can officially Goof-Off!!! Thank You for National Good-Off Day!!!

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Lynn from NC on March 23rd, 2012 at 8:51 am

Happy Goof-off day to all!

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