APs" is the Unofficial Website for Disney Annual Passholders
and is also the portal into DAPS for Disney Magic.
It was created by a very special group of Disney Annual
Passholders who had a dream for a group that could be the
neighborly passholders, the APs that Walt Disney
himself would be proud of.
We meet in Disneyland and Disney's California
Adventure parks and consider this group a SANCTUARY
wherein ideas, news, trivia, tips and tricks about
the Disney Resort can be shared.
Disney once said, "We believed in our idea - a family
park where parents and children could have fun- together."
With that in mind, we welcome anyone to explore our websites
and discover the magic world, that we all love to share, of
on one of the links below to Explore!
AP's" and "DAPs for Disney Magic" are in no way affiliated
with the Walt Disney Company*
DAPS for Disney Magic has
photos of many of the events of Disney's celebration of the
Disneyland's 50th anniversary called The Happiest Homecoming
on Earth. See the fireworks, parade, shows, and more of the
magic of the Disneyland Resort for this very special occasion!
Disney's Electric Parade
is a Disney legend. Enjoy a photos of this wonderful parade
as seen from the VIP section of the parade route in Disney's
California Adventure. Enjoy classics such as Mickey driving
the Steam Train, Peter Pan and Captain Hook, Pete's Dragon,
and the grand finale with a tribute to America!
This fireworks show spectacular
is a musical and magical tribute to many of the favorite attractions
at the original Disneyland Park. At 17 minutes, this is the
longest fireworks show to grace the skies of the Disneyland
Resort. It also could be argued it's the greatest.
On Sunday October
28, 2001 "Animazement - The Musical" closed it's
curtain for the very last time. DAPS for Disney Magic hopes
to recapture the magic, and relive the memories of this delightful
show and the people who created it. We dedicate this to the
cast and crew of Animazement with gratitude for the gifts
of magic, music, and memories they gave all who came and enjoyed
their Animazing talents.
This is a new feature added
to DAPs for Disney Magic. Learn insider tips and tricks from
those who are frequent guests to different attractions in
Disneyland. It gives you
an idea as to which rides you should get a fast pass for
and how long you should expect to wait for others. It
also offers advice for the best time of days to visit
Much like the Disneyland
Ride Tips, Disney's California Ride Tips offers advice to
help you with your stay. From California Screaming to the
Hyperion Theater, these ride tips give you the tips you need
for planning a successful and fun trip!
DAPs for Disney Magic Review
offers daily news on
various Disney related subjects. It covers news of the parks,
movies, Disney celebrities, and many other
topics regarding the Walt Disney Company. DAPs for
Disney Magic Review offers articles in house articles along
with articles from MickeyNews.com and MousePlanet.com along
with many other sources to give you a complete an updated
view of what is going on in the world of Disney.
DAPS for Disney Magic shows this beautiful parade that
celebrates the many dreams Walt Disney brought to life along
with some newer dreams that followed from his vision. With
parade stops along the parade route, The Parade of Dreams
offers an up close view of the floats and characters along
with some surprises in the show!
sights from the Disney Theme Parks on your own desktop. These
pictures are all taken by members of DAPs for Disney Magic
and offer wonderful memories of the Disney Theme Parks. Downloads
are free. We just ask that you do not alter or reproduce any
of the pictures without written consent from DAPs for Disney
No Name Game is DAPs for Disney Magic's ultimate Disney Trivia
Game. If you think you are a Disney expert, prove it when
you play this game and tackle it's various challenges. Questions
range from trivia on the Disney Parks to Disney movies and
Explore small town America as it was at the dawning of
the 20th century. Spend time shopping or traveling on modes
of transportation rarely seen these days. Or
instead visit the Opera House and see President
Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg address. Or
maybe you'd rather spend and evening listening to
the piano playing of Rod Miller. Check the following attractions
out at Main Street USA.
Ride on the Disneyland Railroad as it weaves its way around
the outside of Disneyland. As your travel around the park
you will stop at New Orlean's Square, Fantasyland/Toon Town
Station, Tomorrowland, and also visit the Grand Canyon as
it looks both today and during the time of the dinosaurs!
Tour Walt Disney's office and also hear Abe Lincoln deliver
the Gettysburg address when you visit the Opera House. Abe
Lincoln speaks every 20 minutes during normal operating
Visit the home of the Disneyland Fire Department and see
what it was like to be a fire fighter in the early 1900's.
Look in the window above the fire station to see Walt Disney's
apartment where a light is left on nightly awaiting his
See six original black and white Mickey Mouse cartoons when
you visit Main Street's only cinema.
Ride and Omnibus, fire truck, horse drawn trolly, or an
old fashioned car when you travel on Main Street. These
attractions are usually closed in the evenings so catch
them during the day.
Enjoy the variety of foods offered as you enjoy a range
of offerings from Ice Cream to Corn Dogs to a sit down meals
when you dine on Main Street.
Shop for souvineers, clothing, music, or artwork on the
many shops of Main Street. These shops remain open every
night an hour after Disneyland Park's closing.
"What youngster has not dreamed of flying with Peter
Pan over moonlit London, or tumbling into Alice's nonsensical
Wonderland? In Fantasyland, these classic stories of everyone's
youth have become realities for youngsters of all ages to
participate in." - Walt Disney
Take a fast-paced ride in a bobsled as you speed through
the slopes and caverns of the Matterhorn.
Fly from Wendy, John, and Michael's nursery above London
as you go to Neverland. See Captain Hook and Peter Pan duel
and then return aboard a flying Pirate Ship freshly dusted
with Tink's Pixie Dust.
Follow Alice as she tumbles down the rabbit hole and into
Wonderland. Visit the singing garden, the queen's croquet
match and of course no trip to Wonderland would be complete
without a tea party!
White's Scary Adventure
Join Snow White as she and the 7 Dwarfs sing and dance together.
Watch out though as the evil queen will try to kill Snow
Take a journey with Pinocchio and his conscience, Jiminy
Cricket, as he tries to become a real boy.
Toad's Wild Ride
Discover the true meaning of crazy drivers when you follow
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
Tour the homes of various Disney characters as you float
down the rivers of Storybook Land and hear the stories of
Disney's most beloved characters.
"All of us can be proud of our country's history,
by the pioneering spirit of our forefathers...Our
adventures are designed to give you the feeling of
having lived, even for a short while, during our
country's pioneer days." - Walt Disney
Originally THE RAINBOW CAVERNS and then THE MINE TRAIN THROUGH
NATURE'S WONDERLAND, Big Thunder Mountain offers a wild
ride ride of a run-away mine train as you careen through
the mountains of Frontierland.
The Mark Twain is a life like remake of a riverboat sternwheeler.
It travels in the Rivers of America around Tom Sawyer Island
during it's 15 minute voyage.
Columbia Sailing Ship
A smaller version of the first ship to sail around the world,
the Columbia sales the Rivers of America around Tom Sawyer
Island and offers guests a glimpse of what it was like to
sail and explore on a windjammer.
Tom Sawyer Island offers both kids and children alike the
chance to explore caves, climb trees, cross floating bridges,
or just take a liesurely walk in the woods, just as Tom
Sawyer did many years ago.
Home to Billy Hill and the Hillbillies, you can also enjoy
a meal in this wild west themed resteraunt/theater.
Get a taste of life in the west as you visit the animals
of Big Thunder Ranch. With horses, goats and other animals
along with their handles, you can get a feel for what it
is like to be a part of the old west.
Test your shooting skills at the Shootin' Exposition as
you target vultures, trees, and other targets from the wild
"To create a land that would make this dream reality,
we pictured ourselves far from civilization, in the remote
jungles of Asia and Africa." - Walt Disney Commenting
Opened in 1963, the Tiki Room is home to Disneyland's 225
original audio-animatronic animated characters. Leading
the group are four feathered friends, Jose, Pierre, Michael,
and Fritz. Before coming to the Tiki Room, Fritz could be
found above the entrance to Adventureland clogging the walk
way as people would stop and stare.
Aladdin's Oasis opened in 1993. This features "storytime"
with Aladdin and his friends. This site was originally the
home to the Tahitian Terrace restaurant along with a Polynesian
Did you know....The Indiana Jones Adventure was built on
what was once the Eeyore section of the old parking lot.
The Indiana Jones Adventure is set at the Temple of the
Forbidden Eye on the Lost Delta of India in the year 1935.
Originally The Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse, Tarzan's
treehouse now occupys this enormous tree. However you can
still hear strains of the old organ tune played in the original
attraction coming from the record player on the ground level
under the tree.
"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates'
loot on Treasure Island and at the bottom of the Spanish
Main...and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every
day of our life." - Walt Disney
of the Caribbean
"Psst Avast there! It be too late to alter course,
mateys, and there be plundering pirates lurking in every
cove, waitin' to board. Sit closer together and keep yer
ruddy hands in board! That be the best way to repel boarders.
And mark well me words, matey, dead men tell no tales!"
"When hinges creak in doorless chambers and strange
and frightening sounds echo through the halls, that is the
time when ghosts are present, practicing their terror with
Above Pirates of the Caribbean, the Disney Gallery offers
showcases of Disney arts and attractions. Exhibits change
"Tomorrowland can be a wonderful
age. Our scientists today are opening the doors of the Space
Age to achievements that will benefit our children and
generations to come ... The Tomorrowland attractions
have been designed to give you an opportunity to participate
in adventures that are a living blueprint of
our future." -Walt Disney
Mountain Space Mountain offers a fast and
thrilling ride through the darkness of space. Currently
closed for rennovations, it will re-launch sometime in 2005.
Ride the Endor Express and get caught in an Emperial dispute
as you journey to Endor with a quirky pilot.
Discover the technology of today and the ideas for tomorrow
as you follow Tom Morrow into the two stories of the Innoventions
Travel on the first system of it's type to operate daily
in the western hemisphere as you travel the 2.5 mile route
from The Tomorrowland Station, through Disneyland and Disney's
Califonia Adventure, to the Disneyland Hotel/Downtown Disney
Station and back.
Tour the roads of Tomorrowland with drivers of all ages.
Discover the ultimate adventure of driving both on and off
road in a world where no license is required.
Rumored to be returning to Tomorrowland soon, the Submarines
offer the experience of underwater exploration.
Test your skills at piloting the Astro Orbiter as you race
around the entrance to Tomorrowland.
Ride a mini roller coaster inspired by Chip and Dale's Rescue
Tour Mickey's Toon Town in this relaxing and wacky trolly
as it travels back and forth in a rocking and rolling track.
House and Movie Barn
Explore Mickey's very own home along with his built in studio
where you can discover what it is like to live in Mickey's
Visit Minnie's house and discover the secrets of being the
girlfriend to the world's most beloved mouse.
This is exactly what you always imagined Goofy's house to
be like. It is a place where jumping on the furniture is
normal and things are made for Goofy to be. .well. ..Goofy!
We're now entering Splash Mountain, where every day is
one of those, "Zip-A-Dee-Do-Dah" Days. If you
look real hard, you might just find your laughin' place.
-The Disneyland Railroad. Critter Country is also the home
of Winnie the Pooh.
You WILL get wet, how much remains to be seen. This ride
combines music, laughter, water, and of course a BIG drop.
Ride in a honey comb as you tour the hundred acre wood.
Watch out for Huffalumps and Woosles!
Enter the world of movieland when you enter Hollywood Backlots.
This unique area showcases what is like to live and work
in a Hollywood studio.
Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror Drop in, if you dare! "One
stormy night long ago, five people stepped through the door
of an elevator and into a nightmare. That door is opening
once again, and this time it's opening for you. You are
about to discover what lies beyond the fifth dimension...beyond
the deepest, darkest corner of the imagination...
in the Tower of Terror."
Animation Visit the home of Disney's original
magic. . .Animation. In the Disney Animation building you
can see how movies are animated, animate a quick sketch
of your own, find out what Character you are, or view the
sensational documentary on the ultimate animator himself,
Vision 3D Discover what new tricks the Muppets
have up to their sleeves as they show you their newest venture.
. .3D. Just watch out, with Gonzo, Mrs. Piggy, the Critics,
and a few other unique personalities combining to create
this show. . .you never know what may happen!
California's beautiful coastline is peppered with piers,
the most famous of which is the Santa Monica Pier. Disney's
California Adventure recreates the beach music and atmosphere
of the seaside pier with Paradise Pier.
Screamin' Scream through Paradise Pier on
one of the best roller coasters around. This high speed
ride will offer you a quick tour over and above Paradise
Pier with a magnificent view of the Disneyland Resort before
plunging down to Paradise Pier again.
Wheel Every seaside pier needs a ferris
wheel. Of course at Disney's California Adventure, that
isn't enough! Check out the Sun Wheel for a unique ferris
Maliboomer Shoot straight up when you ride
the Maliboomer on this quick ride.
Madness They don't call it Mulholland Madness
for nothing! Twist and turn, drop, and fall as you travel
this representation of what it is like to travel on Mullholland
Stinger Round and round and round you go
as you swing inside this giant California orange!
Zephyr Ride this rocket like zephyr above
the bay of Disney's California Adventure.
Jellyfish Is it true? Do Jellyfish only go
up and down? Of course it is! That is exactly what you will
do when you ride a Jellyfish in Disney's California Adventure.
Triton's Carousel Ride a carousel unlike any other
when you ride on the back of a various sea creatures aboard
King Triton's Carousel!
of the Boardwalk Try your hand at ring toss or win
your sweet heart a stuffed animal as you tackle the games
on Paradise Pier.
Rustwothy Climb aboard the S.S. Rustworthy
and experience what it is like to travel aboard a toon's
boat. Be careful though, there are water guns everywhere!
California is full of beautiful wilderness, rivers, and
rocks. Golden State celebrates the natural beauty of California
from Yosemite to the Redwoods.
Over California From the mountains, to the oceans,
to the deserts, to the orchards, to The Magic Kingdom, Soarin'
Over California offers a beautiful glimpse at the greatness
and beauty of California.
River Run Prepared to get wet as you tumble
down the white-water rapids of Grizzly River Run underneath
the giant Grizzly Peak.
Dreams Golden Dreams recreates the struggles
and dreams that went into creating the great state of California.
From the original settlers, to those who found gold in a
creek, and then people who found Gold in movies, Golden
Dreams shows how people followed their dreams to achieve
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