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Cast Say ‘See You Real Soon!’ to Mickey’s Toontown at Disneyland Resort

Disney Cast Life Author Jordyn Watts

by , Internal Communications Manager, Disneyland Resort

It’s not goodbye… it’s “see you real soon!”

Since Mickey’s Toontown opened at Disneyland park in 1993, families have enjoyed visiting the zany cartoon home of Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and other classic Disney characters to push buttons, twist knobs and play interactive pretend. Just in time for its 30th anniversary, Mickey’s Toontown is being reimagined to include new play experiences for families with young children, grassy spaces for family play and parental relaxation, and a new attraction: Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway.

Disneyland Resort cast said a temporary farewell to the land, closed until early 2023, on its last day of operation. The cast-exclusive event included a ride on Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin and Gadget’s Go Coaster, photo ops with iconic Toontown landmarks and citizens, including Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, and even an unplanned dance party, led by cast members in the middle of the square.

Disneyland Resort cast members pose with iconic Toontown landmarks
Cast members took the opportunity to pose with iconic Toontown landmarks before Toontown undergoes changes over the next several months.

The week leading up to Toontown’s last day (for now), cast members across Disneyland Resort submitted their “Toontown Throwback” photos and memories, reminiscing on meaningful times with family and friends and looking forward to the new memories to come. Check out the photo gallery below!

Disneyland Resort cast member Chandler at Toontown over the years
Characters cast member Chandler Churchill recreates her childhood photo from the 90’s for major milestones in her life.
Disneyland Resort cast member Kayley recreates a childhood photo at Towntown
“I have a fondness for Toontown because we are the same age – Toontown opened in 1993 and I was born that same year, so we are both ’93 babies!” says Entertainment Costuming cast member Kayley Hamilton. “I loved recreating this childhood photo of myself from 1999. Check out Dot from ‘A Bug’s Life’ in my jacket pocket!”
Disneyland Resort cast member Amy in Toontown during the 1990's
Internal Communications cast member Amy Cassidy loves looking back on the 1990’s influence on Toontown and is excited to see the changes coming in 2023.
Husband of Disneyland Resort cast member Sherri, who worked on Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin
Current cast member Sherri Vignali holds a special place in her heart for Mickey’s Toontown because of her husband’s design work on Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin.
Disneyland Resort cast member Garrett in Toontown in 1995
Disneyland Parade Support cast member Garrett Flores visited Toontown in 1995 along with his siblings and neighbors.