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Disney Parks Blog Time Capsule: September 2009

Erin Glover

by , Director, Publicity, Walt Disney Animation Studios

September 2009 was a big month for the Disney Parks Blog, because September 28, 2009, was the day we posted our first story! Continuing our “Disney Parks Blog Time Capsule” series, let’s see what else happened this month, three short years ago.

Disney Parks Blog Launches

Thomas Smith kicked things off officially in our first-ever Disney Parks Blog post on September 28, 2009.

Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort Features New Attractions – Ghost Galaxy at Space Mountain

Next, we met Heather Hust Rivera, who introduced readers to what would soon become a favorite Halloween Time attraction at Disneyland park – Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy.

Halloween Screams Debuts at Disneyland

Also new in 2009, Halloween Screams fireworks spooktacular made its debut at Disneyland park.

Disney Launches ‘Give a Day, Get a Disney Day’ TV Spots

In September 2009, Disney Parks Blog readers got a look at two videos featuring the Muppets, who helped launched that year’s “Give a Day, Get a Disney Day” celebration of volunteerism.

Fantasyland Forever – Photography at Walt Disney World

Disney Parks Blog readers also met someone who would become a very familiar face over the coming years when Gene Duncan showed us the first in a long line of captivating photographs.

Please join me in wishing a happy third anniversary to the Disney Parks Blog!

For more from our “Disney Parks Blog Time Capsule” series, check out the posts below:


  • I love the blog, and check it every day to see what’s happening. Happy anniversary!

  • I literally cannot make it through the day without checking in with this blog–it always brightens my day! Thank you, everyone, who always puts in so much time and effort to make this site as great as it is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Happy 4 year anniversary Disney Parks Blog!

  • Love the Parks Blog! Such a great resource!

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