Archive for the 'Amusement Park Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Is Cinderella’s Castle at Disney World Designed to be Able to be Broken Down in the Event of a Hurricane?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to amusement parks and whether they are true or false. AMUSEMENT PARK URBAN LEGEND: Cinderella’s Castle at Disney World is designed to be able to be broken down in the event of a hurricane. Cinderella’s Castle is a major tourist attraction at [...]

Did Some Riders on the Simpsons Ride in Universal Studios Once Unexpectedly Get Doused With Vegetable Oil?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to amusement parks and whether they are true or false. AMUSEMENT PARK URBAN LEGEND: Riders of The Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios Orlando were unexpectedly doused with vegetable oil during a ride! After a long and popular tenure at Universal Studios (both [...]

Was Disneyland’s First Opening So Screwed Up That They Pretended It Didn’t Happen for More Than a Decade?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to amusement parks and whether they are true or false. AMUSEMENT PARK URBAN LEGEND: The Opening Day of Disneyland was so fraught with problems that for a decade or so Walt Disney did not acknowledge it as the park’s actual opening. Every [...]