Main Street, U.S.A.
Main Street is the transition between the real world and that fantasy world of Disneyland, and it is a soft transition. Set as the main street of a midwest American town around 1900, it has all the civic insitutions you'd expect of any small town with aspirations for something bigger. City Hall greets you on the left and the Opera House on the right. Stores line the street with a small cinema on one side and penny arcade on the other.
- Location: The entrance to the park, extending down to the area in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. Provides direct access to Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland.
- Date Opened: July 17, 1955
- # of Rides and Attractions: 6
- # of Entertainment and Shows: 3
- # of Dining Locations: 8
- Disneyland Railroad Experience on of Walt Disney's favorite things while circumnavigating the park on one of these classic trains.
- Fire Engine Ride Main Street in this authentic turn-of-the-century fire engine.
- Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Learn about the history of Disneyland, and then have President Abraham Lincoln tell you about the Civil War.
- Horse-Drawn Streetcar Use this old-fashioned form of public transportation to get from one end of Main Street to the other.
- Horseless Carriage Travel Main Street in style with a chauffered trip along Main Street.
- Omnibus A slightly more modern means of conveyance along Main Street.
- 20th Century Music Company Disney CDs and videos.
- Candy Palace and Candy Kitchen A wide variety of candies and other sweets, some of which are made on site in the Candy Kitchen, within view of park guests.
- China Closet Collectible china products as well as many snowglobes.
- Crystal Arts Handmade crystal products with custom monogramming and engraving available.
- Disney Clothiers, Ltd. Disneyland-themed sportswear and household items.
- Disney Showcase Disneyland clothing and tradable pins.
- Disneyana Collectibles of all types but particularly animation cels and artwork. Disney Dollars are also available for purchase from here.
- Emporium The biggest store in Disneyland has just about any general Disneyland-related merchandise. Subsections for toys, plush dolls, small souvenirs, and clothing. Check out the interior second-floor "offices" which help set the stage.
- Fortuosity Shoppe Unique souvenirs, jewelry, and custom artwork artisan watches.
- Main Street Magic Shop Sorcerer Mickey merchandise; as of August 2009 magic tricks are no longer sold.
- Main Street Photo Supply Co. Specialty candies and fudge.
- Market House Disney-themed dry food goods and household items. A coffee counter sells drinks and snacks.
- Newsstand Small souvenirs, and your last opportunity to make a purchase as you exit the park.
- Penny Arcade Filled with functional antique penny arcade machines, cheap candies and saltwater taffy are available here.
- Silhouette Studio Have a custom silhouette made and framed.
- The Mad Hatter Hats of all types from the straightforward to the completely silly.
Here you will find a list of selected rides, shows, or restaurants that have been removed fromMain Street, U.S.A., never to return.
- Rides and Attractions
- The First 50 Magical Years A history of Disneyland's first 50 years starring Steve Martin and Donald Duck. (May 5, 2005-March 15, 2009)
- Entertainment, Shows and Special Events
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