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The Happiest Celebration on Earth commemorated fifty years of Disney theme parks, and celebrated Disneyland's 50th birthday throughout Disney parks all over the globe. Celebrations took place at Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disney, Disneyland Paris, and Hong Kong Disneyland.

Walt Disney World[]

The Walt Disney World Resort introduced at least one new attraction or show at each of its four theme parks:

Tokyo Disney[]

  • Tokyo Disneyland: The Rock Around the Mouse stage show in front of Cinderella Castle, a tribute to rock 'n' roll and Californian culture from the period that Disneyland opened; and a Golden Fiftieth Mickey at the base of the Partners statue in the hub, acknowledging its sister park's milestone.
  • Tokyo DisneySea: The Raging Spirits roller coaster opened in June, and the new Tower of Terror opened (it has its own new back-story, and is not themed to The Twilight Zone).

Disneyland Paris[]

  • Disneyland Park: Space Mountain received a makeover, and is now known as Space Mountain: Mission 2, with new effects and ride configurations throughout. A version of the Magic Kingdom's Wishes fireworks display premiered.
  • Walt Disney Studios Park: A new land, Toon Studios, and a Tower of Terror opened.

Hong Kong Disneyland[]

  • Hong Kong Disneyland Resort - The fifth worldwide resort opened as part of the celebration, in September 2005, with one theme park and two hotels.

Disney Cruise Line[]

The Disney Magic sailed to the West Coast in the summer of 2005, where it offered twelve one-week cruises from Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera with port calls at Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán, and Cabo San Lucas. Afterward, the ship returned to its original Caribbean itinerary alongside the Disney Wonder.

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