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October Disney Trivia!

Play today for a chance to win a $25 Disney e-Gift Card (on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays)
or a $40 DVC Shop Market Gift Card (on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays)!
Answer today’s trivia question correctly and be entered to win. A new winner is chosen at random daily.


Disney Trivia - October 24

October 1, 2021 starts Disney World's 50th Celebration. What is the name of this celebration?(Required)
Shanghai Disneyland Park does not have two of the typical lands that are featured at Disney parks. What are these two lands?
How many NBA teams were invited to participate in the “NBA Bubble” at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in 2020?
Disney World is celebrating its 50th anniversary. How many years ago was Celebration, FL, the town nearby that Disney once owned, established?
What year did certain Disney World resorts, such as Port Orleans and Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, start allowing guests to bring their dogs on vacation with them?
What planet is Sonny Eclipse, the animatronic at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe, from?
When was the first time Disney used an audio-animatronic?
What was the name of the original ride that was intended to be in the spot that Matterhorn Bobsleds now is?
What are the 3 different slides on Crush ‘n’ Gusher themed after?
Which villain did not show up in the stage show “Dream Along With Mickey”?
Which of the following Disney movies did Hans Zimmer not score?
What is the name of the 3D painting and rendering technique that was developed during the making of Tarzan?
What two animals did animators use for inspiration when drawing Maleficent?
What was Hocus Pocus renamed to in some foreign countries?
Where did Scrooge McDuck make his first appearance?
What country did the statues in Snow White’s Grotto at Disneyland come from?
What creature was not featured on the Maelstrom ride at EPCOT?
What type of animation is the film “The Nightmare Before Christmas”?
Who was the first character to speak in a full length Disney movie?
Which musical does not have a bug themed poster in the Lobby of It Tough To Be A Bug?
Which Disney CEO did not work for ABC prior to working for the Walt Disney Company?
Which attraction does not require that guests wear 3D glasses?
Which attraction does not require that guests wear 3D glasses?
What Disney film did Robert Zemeckis not direct?
What was the nickname given to Disney’s core animators who created movies from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves to The Rescuers?
One correct entry per person per day.
Participants must answer trivia question correctly to be entered into drawing.
One winner will be selected at random to win a $25 Disney e-Gfit Card on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
One winner will be selected at random to win a $40 DVC Shop Market Gift Card on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Prize will be delivered to winner by email.
Entries accepted until 11:59pm ET each day.
Contest ends October 31, 2021 at 11:59pm ET.
Winners will be announced at
Daily Trivia Answers and Winner Information

Winners will receive their prize details by email.

January Winners

January 8
Q. What was the first Disney Vacation Club property to open?
A. Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Winner: Gary Ackley

January 9
Q. On what day in 1971 did Walt Disney World officially open?
A. October 1
Winner: Sarah Cummings

January 10
Q. Which two resorts opened the same day and year as Walt Disney World?
A. Disney’s Contemporary and Polynesian Resorts
Winner: Heather Moran

January 11
Q. Which Disney Park originally opened on Earth Day, April 22?
A. Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Winner: Kelly Bebee

January 12
Q. Which Disney Resort hotel is themed after the Pacific Northwest?
A. Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Winner: Daniel Sloan

January 13
Q. How many symbols of ghosts (including physical ghosts, skeletons on the wallpaper, gravestones, etc.) can one find in The Haunted Mansion ride?
A. 999
Winner: Cassie Barnett

January 14
Q. Which Disney park is celebrating its 32nd birthday in May 2021?
A. Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Winner: Kenneth Wong

January 15
Q. What month of year does EPCOT usually not have any festivals?
A. July
Winner: Celia Martin

January 16
Q. How many Disney Vacation Club resorts are located at the Disneyland Resort in California?
A. 1, Disney’s Grand Californian
Winner: Sarah Burkart

January 17
Q. Which land at a Disney World park has had the largest expansion to date?
A. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Hollywood Studios
Winner: Sara Squires

January 18
Q. Which Disney park is rumored to have a system of tunnels underneath it?
A. Disney’s Magic Kingdom
Winner: Justina Fox

January 19
Q. Which of the following Disneyland opening day attractions predates the park by over 30 years?
A. King Arthur Carrousel
Winner: Scott Stueber

January 20
Q. In the original park design, what was the name of the land that is now known as Pandora: The World of Avatar?
A. Beastly Kingdom
Winner: Phoebe Horn

January 21
Q. How many Disney theme parks are there around the world?
A. 12
Winner: Christine McNair

January 22
Q. Which Disney World attraction has the tallest height requirement?
A. Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster
Winner: Melanie Lynch

January 23
Q. At EPCOT’s Club Cool, the non-carbonated drink VegitaBeta came from which country?
A. Japan
Winner: Georgia Koenig

January 24
Q. Which is the largest theme park (by acres) at Walt Disney World?
A. Animal Kingdom
Winner: Jayson Reynon

January 25
Q. Which Disney Park attraction debuted the very first trackless ride system?
A. Pooh’s Hunny Hunt, Tokyo Disneyland
Winner: Tetuaria Mahaa

January 26
Q. What was the name of Disney World’s first water park?
A. Disney’s River Country
Winner: Bradford Wagner

January 27
Q. What year did the International Food & Wine Festival debut at EPCOT?
A. 1996
Winner: Alyson Parsons

January 28
Q. When Magic Kingdom opened in 1971, what was the cost of a park ticket?
A. $3.50
Winner: Giovaldy Alvarado

January 29
Q. What company sponsored Disney’s Carousel of Progress from its original opening at the 1964 World’s Fair up until 1985?
A. General Electric
Winner: Susan Allen

January 30
Q. How many stores are there currently at Disney Springs?
A. 99
Winner: Lindsay Rice

January 31
Q. What is the oldest Disney Princess movie?
A. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Winner: Myrlande St Vil

February Winners

February 1
Q. Which of the following will you NOT find for sale at Disney’s Magic Kingdom?
A. Bubble Gum
Winner: Philip Knutson

February 2
Q. What is the tallest attraction at Disney World?
A. Expedition Everest
Winner: Christina Struck

February 3
Q. Which two Disney attractions use the same ride system, track, and layout but with completely different theming?
A. Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye (Disneyland, CA) & Dinosaur (Animal Kingdom)
Winner: Amy Obrien

February 4
Q. What was the first international Disney Park to open?
A. Tokyo Disneyland
Winner: Barbara Reiher

February 5
Q. Eleanor Audley is an actress who gave her distinctive voice to Lady Tremaine in Cinderella and Maleficent in Sleeping Beauty. Which character does she voice on the Haunted Mansion ride?
A. Madame Leota
Winner: Pamela George

February 6
Q. What major automobile company currently sponsors EPCOT’s Test Track?
A. Chevrolet
Winner: Melissa Frulla

February 7
Q. Which of these attractions did NOT open with Magic Kingdom on October 1, 1971?
A. Pirates of the Caribbean
Winner: Greg Batts

February 8
Q. Which ride experience at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the longest (not including wait times)?
A. Kilimanjaro Safari
Winner: Adrienne DiMonte

February 9
Q. Which ride underwent refurbishment in 2010 because George Lucas thought it wasn’t exciting enough?
A. Star Tours: The Adventure Continues
Winner: John Morales

February 10
Q. What is the fastest ride at Disney World?
A. Test Track
Winner: Shanna Nash

February 11
Q. Which of Disney experience has the same name at both Disney World and Disneyland?
A. Haunted Mansion
Winner: Julie Rich
*Note: As there were multiple correct answers for this trivia question, all entries were submitted into the prize drawing.

February 12
Q. EPCOT’s China Pavilion served as the music video backdrop for which song from Disney’s Mulan soundtrack?
A. Reflection
Winner: Jenna Moore

February 13
Q. The bell tower at EPCOT’s Italy Pavilion is a re-creation of a famous bell tower in what Italian city?
A. Venice
Winner: Dianna Rasulis

February 14
Q. Which is the only Disney theme park in the world to no longer have any of its opening day rides or attractions?
A. Hollywood Studios
Winner: Debbie Seals

February 15
Q. Disney Old Key West is DVC’s oldest resort. What was its original name?
A. The Disney Vacation Club Resort
Winner: Bridget Dignan

February 16
Q. Which DVC Resort is home to a bronze statue of Ariel, The Little Mermaid?
A. Beach Club Villas
Winner: Mumaw Parker

February 17
Q. Which classic ride can be found at every Disney Resort around the world?
A. Dumbo the Flying Elephant
Winner: Brandon O’Connor

February 18
Q. In which Disney Park can you find the largest hidden Mickey ever created?
A. Hollywood Studios
Winner: Michael McCurdy

February 19
Q. Which Disney World park offers the most complimentary transportation options??
Winner: Elisa DeJesus

February 20
Q. What is the new word Disney World just coined to describe their 50th Anniversary celebration theme decor?
A. EARidescence
Winner: Lesley Anderson

February 21
Q. Which two DVC resorts offer full service spas on property?
A. Saratoga Springs and Grand Floridian
Winner: Rachel Olson

February 22
Q. The floating torii gate in Epcot’s Japan pavilion is modeled after which famous Japanese shrine?
A. Itsukushima Shrine
Winner: Heather White

February 23
Q. Disney’s Carousel of Progress has had two theme songs throughout its lifetime, the well-known “It’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow” and…
A. “The Best Time Of Your Life”
Winner: Sheila Spino

February 24
Q. The fountain in the lobby of The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is inspired by which classic Disney musical?
A. Mary Poppins
Winner: Leslie Blatt

February 25
Q. In Animal Kingdom’s Dinosaur ride, which geological period do riders travel to?
A. Cretaceous
Winner: Susan Freiberg

February 26
Q. Well before the new Disney Skyliner, another gondola attraction existed at Disney World. What was its name?
A. The Skyway
Winner: Anthony Primo

February 27
Q. Which two Disney World resorts were built using “unitized modular construction,” a process in which guest rooms were originally constructed entirely offsite then placed into position after the building’s frame was completed?
A. Contemporary & Polynesian
Winner: Spencer Carter

February 28
Q. How many countries are there in Epcot’s World Showcase?
A. 11
Winner: Mark Hendrickson

March Winners

March 1
Q. What was the in-house name of Disney World during the planning process?
A. The Florida Project
Winner: Haley Pearson

March 2
Q. What year did Disney drop the word “Center” from Epcot’s name?
A. 1994
Winner: Gina Hollis

March 3
Q. Where in Walt Disney World can guests have the dining experience of a family in the mid-20th century?
A. 50’s Prime Time Cafe in Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Winner: Debbie Ball

March 4
Q. At which DVC Resort can you find a real, live mascot named Shadow?
A. Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort
Winner: Patricia McGee-Welch

March 5
Q. Which Disney World restaurant is named after a pirate who is claimed to have been active along Florida’s west coast during the 18th and 19th centuries?
A. Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Winner: Lori Kopcha

March 6
Q. What is the name of the animatronic musician at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe?
A. Sonny Eclipse
Winner: Stephanie Walker

March 7
Q. What is the largest Disney merchandise store in the world?
A. World of Disney at Disney Springs
Winner: Kaitlyn McCrerey

March 8
Q. No matter where you are in the Disney World parks, you’re never more than how many steps from the nearest garbage can?
A. 30 Steps
Winner: Erik Diluzio

March 9
Q. Which area of Disney’s Magic Kingdom has no restrooms, in order to keep with the theming of the area?
A. Liberty Square
Winner: Susan Gindhart

March 10
Q. Which Disney World restaurant pays homage to an attraction that was once located in the same park?
A. Backlot Express at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Winner: Molly Algermissen

March 11
Q. Which restaurant in Disney’s Magic Kingdom can you dine while overlooking “it’s a small world”?A. Pinocchio Village Haus
Winner: Beverly Demers

March 12
Q. At which DVC Resort might guests find statues of the legendary Menehune people hidden throughout the resort grounds?
A. Disney’s Aulani Hawaii Resort
Winner: Rebecca Lamb

March 13
Q. What are the names of the hitchhiking ghosts from the Haunted Mansion attraction?A. Ezra, Phineas & Gus
Winner: Tracy Ivey

March 14
Q. Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure attraction premiered at which Disney park?
A. Walt Disney Studios Park, Paris
Winner: Mackenzie Amos

March 15
Q. Which Disney World attraction officially opened on St. Patrick’s Day in 1999?A. Test Track
Winner: Mona Moreland

March 16
Q. Raglan Road, Disney World’s Irish Pub, shares its name with a street in which Irish city?A. Dublin, Ireland
Winner: Melissa Pelham

March 17
Q. Which Disney live action movie was released in US theaters on St. Patrick’s Day, 2017?
A. Beauty and the Beast
Winner: Matt Flynn

March 18
Q. At Animal Kingdom Villas the main resort house is called Jambo House. What is the meaning of the word Jambo in Swahili?
A. Hello
Winner: Ray Moore

March 19
Q. Which two countries were not present in the World Showcase when EPCOT opened in 1982?
A. Norway and Morocco
Winner: Michaela Hale

March 20
Q. What famous menu item can you order at the Hollywood Brown Derby that is named after the owner of the original restaurant, who also invented the dish?
A. Cobb Salad, named after Robert Howard Cobb
Winner: Philip Curry

March 21
Q. How many months apart were the initial openings of DVC’s Vero Beach Resort and DVC’s Hilton Head Island Resort?
A. 5
Winner: Rachel Gindhart

March 22
Q. Actor Steve Martin was once a Disneyland Cast Member. What was his job?
A. Magician at Merlin’s Magic Shop
Winner: Colleen Mckenna

March 23
Q. What year was Cinderella’s Castle at Magic Kingdom transformed into a birthday cake?
A. 1996
Winner: Jonathan Leung

March 24
Q. What was the original name of Disney Springs when it opened in 1975?
A. Lake Buena Vista Shopping Village
Winner: Erin Caimi

March 25
Q. When Magic Kingdom opened in 1971 the price of admission was $3.50. What can you buy today at Magic Kingdom the for the same exact price?
A. A bottled water
Winner: Anne Merovich

March 26
Q. What famous American snack was invented at Disneyland in the early 1960s?
A. Doritos
Winner: Mike Stouber

March 27
Q. Which is the tallest Disney park castle around the world?
A. Enchanted Storybook Castle – Shanghai Disneyland
Winner: Kelly Rasulis

March 28
Q. Which of these flavors of ice cream is not included in the famous Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream?
A. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Winner: Kathy Austin

March 29
Q. What is the name of the fictional mining town Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is set in?
A. Tumbleweed
Winner: Lazlo Gorgi

March 30
Q. If you were walking through EPCOT’s World Showcase and passed Norway, then China, which country would you come to next?
A. Germany
Winner: Eric Koup

March 31
Q. What American town was Main Street, USA modeled after?
A. Marceline, MO
Winner: Tom Cavalli

April Winners

April 1
Q. Which is the smallest theme park at Walt Disney World?
A. Magic Kingdom
Winner: Kim Ewasko

Q. Which planet do guests visit in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge?
A. Batuu
Winner: Verna Panaccio

April 3
Q. What is the name of Disney’s private island?
A. Castaway Cay
Winner: Everett Somers

April 4
Q. What fruit is stuffed inside the famous Tonga Toast breakfast at Polynesian’s Kona Cafe?
A. Banana
Winner: John Wolf

April 5
Q. What were the first words ever spoken by Mickey Mouse?
A. Hot Dogs!
Winner: John Shannon

April 6
Q. Inside the Cinderella Castle Suite there is a broken grandfather clock. What time is it stuck on?
A. 11:59
Winner: Shelley Wehler

April 7
Q. Which of these rides was NOT an opening day attraction at Disneyland, CA?
A. Dumbo the Flying Elephant
Winner: Benjamin Young

April 8
Q. What ride does EPCOT’s Garden Grill overlook as you rotate?
A. Living with the Land
Winner: Mark Lyons

Q. What is the name of the ship impaled on the top of Mount Mayday in Typhoon Lagoon?
A. Miss Tilly
Winner: Kim Saviano

April 10
Q. In which Magic Kingdom attraction will you find a “Hidden Donald”?
A. Haunted Mansion
Winner: Debra Martinez

April 11
Q. Push the Talking Trash Can can be found in many Disney Parks around the world. What year was Push retired from Walt Disney World?
A. 2014
Winner: Joan Buddenhagen

April 12
Q. When Magic Kingdom opened in 1971 guests had to buy tickets for individual attractions. What was the most expensive ticket category?
A. “E”
Winner: Mike Merovich

April 13
Q. Which Disney attraction was first to feature audio-animatronics?
A. Enchanted Tiki Room
Winner: Ryan Welch

April 14
Q. At which Disney World Resort can you find a five legged goat?
A. Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Winner: Lillian Mahaffey

April 15
Q. Magic Kingdom opened on October 1, 1971 with how many attractions?
A. 23
Winner: Jane Antonacci

Q. In 2019, Magic Kingdom and Disneyland, CA were the two most visited theme parks in the world. Which park holds the #3 spot?
A. Tokyo Disneyland
Winner: Kristine Morales

April 17
Q. Wishes, the nighttime fireworks show, ran at the Magic Kingdom for over 13 years. What year was it discontinued?
A. 2017
Winner: Tiffany Winter

April 18
Q. What is the highest grossing animated Disney film of all time?
A. Lion King (2019 remake)
Winner: Jasmine George

April 19
Q. What is the name of the river in Animal Kingdom’s Kali River Rapids?
A. Chakranadi
Winner: Robert Tonden

April 20
Q. What was previously located on the land that is now home to Disney’s California Adventure?
A. Disneyland’s Parking Lot
Winner: Taylor Steinhilber

April 21
Q. What is the name of the riverboat that goes along the Rivers of America at Magic Kingdom?
A. Liberty Belle
Winner: Susan Clancy

April 22
Q. What is the name of the droid who provides the safety instructions during the Star Tours – The Adventure Continues pre-show?
A. Aly San San
Winner: Dan Webb
*Note: As correct answer did not display properly all entries, whether correct or not, were submitted into prize drawing.

Q. Disney created four attractions for the 1964 World’s Fair: Carousel of Progress, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, Ford’s Magic Skyway, and…
A. it’s a small world
Winner: Emily O’Keefe

April 24
Q. What is the name of the fort on Tom Sawyer’s Island at the Magic Kingdom?
A. Fort Langhorn
Winner: Reinaldo Ramos

April 25
Q. During its time in operation, what scent was pumped into the classic Horizon’s attraction at EPCOT?
A. Citrus
Winner: Patricia Sullivan

April 26
What type of dinosaur do you bring back with you on Animal Kingdom’s Dinosaur ride?
Keith Koenig

April 27
Walt Disney used several fake companies to buy up land to build Disney World. What was the name of one of those companies?
Ayefour Corporation
Rosa Espinosa

April 28
What is the name of the Beast in Beauty and the Beast?
Prince Adam
Denise Woodworth

April 29
Which famous music group officially broke up at Disney’s Polynesian Resort?
The Beatles
Jose Alberto Reyes-Diaz

What non-toxic substance does Disney World use to control their mosquito population?
Shawna Young

May Winners

May 1
Q. Disneyland just reopened on April 30, 2021. What was its original opening date?
A. July 17, 1955
Winner: Jeanine Gonzales

May 2
Q. Which one of the following is not one of the Seven Dwarfs? Dopey • Sneezy • Droopy
A. Droopy
Winner: Paulette Wells

May 3
Q. What is the bride’s name on the Haunted Mansion attraction?
A. Constance Hatchaway
Winner: Kevin Mcquillan

May the 4th – Star Wars Special Edition Trivia
Q. Who is the first character to say the words “May the Force be with you” in the Star Wars films?
A. General Dodonna
Winner: Cindy Bowling

May 5
Q. At which DVC Resort can you find a pool called Stormalong Bay?
A. Beach Club Villas
Winner: Albert Dill

May 6
Q. In what year did Hong Kong Disneyland open?
A. 2005
Winner: Fran Welsbacher

May 7 – Sticker Friday!
Q. If you Pick a Pearl at EPCOT’s Japan pavilion, you might hear cast members say, “San Ni Ichi!” What does this mean?
A. 1, 2, 3!
Winner: Vickey Panos

May 8
Q. In Fantasmic, Mickey Mouse wears a specific outfit when he stands up to Maleficent. What movie is this outfit from?
A. Brave Little Tailor
Winner: Laurie Rakocy

May 9
Q. Which Disney character does not have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
A. Goofy
Winner: James Margeotes

May 10
Q. Which Disney attraction did artist Mary Blair design?
A. it’s a small world
Winner: Kevin McQuillan

May 11
Q. Which Disney roller coaster was the first to be fully controlled by a computer?
A. Space Mountain
Winner: Amy Buckley

May 12
Q. Who is the current narrator of Spaceship Earth?
A. Dame Judi Dench
Winner: Anne Duque

May 13
Q. Which Disney Princess has the least amount of dialogue in her film?
A. Aurora
Winner: Travis McHenry

May 14 – Sticker Friday!
Q. Which attraction is located in a different land at each Disney park?
A. Haunted Mansion
Winner: Guntram Wolski

May 15
Q. What does “Simba” mean in Swahili?
A. Lion
Winner: Sallyann Rascati

May 16
Q. What did Walt Disney name the ridable miniature railroad that he built in his backyard?
A. Carolwood Pacific Railroad
Winner: Casey Luizza

May 17
Q. At which attraction in Disneyland’s Fantasyland can you NOT find a mermaid?
A. Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride
Winner: Mike Smith

May 18
Q. Which material was NOT used to build Cinderella’s castle?
A. Brick
Winner: Stephanie Watkins

May 19
Q. What is Magic Kingdom’s official slogan?
A. The Most Magical Place on Earth
Winner: Barbara Dangleman

May 20
Q. Walt Disney holds the record for “most Oscars won by a single person.” How many Oscars did he win?
A. 26
Winner: Lorie Shewbridge

May 21 – Sticker Friday!
Q. Which artifact at the Hall of Presidents can only be found in two other places in the world?
A. The Presidential Seal
Winner: Erin Caimi (2 time winner!)

May 22
Q. Which attraction has a vehicle that Walt Disney name after his wife?
A. Disneyland Railroad
Winner: Kristen Russell

May 23
Q. What real life United States National Park is Thunder Mountain designed after?
A. Bryce Canyon National Park
Winner: Frank Saviano

May 24
Q. Who was the first male villain in a Disney movie?
A. Gaston
Winner: Casey Luizza

May 25
Q. Who does the daily flag retreat at Magic Kingdom honor?
A. Military Veterans
Winner: Tara Bevis

May 26
Q. Where was Prince Charming Regal Carrousel located prior to being at Magic Kingdom?
A. Detroit, MI
Winner: Kate Augusto

May 27
Q. Who was Walt Disney’s favorite president?
A. Abraham Lincoln
Winner: Dawn Fiege

May 28 – Sticker Friday!
Q. Which was the first movie scene on The Great Movie ride?
A. Footlight Parade
Winner: Doug Foster

May 29
Q. How did Walt Disney meet his wife, Lillian Bounds?
A. At work
Winner: Nakairi Alvarado

May 30
Q. What was originally going to be Mickey’s name?
A. Mortimer
Winner: Shannon Amorosi

May 31
Q. What is the name of the talking skull on Pirates of the Caribbean?
A. Jolly Roger
Winner: Suzy Terruso

June Winners

June 1
Q. What does the Mickey Mouse Protection Act protect?
A. Mickey Mouse from entering the public domain
Winner: Orlando Alvarado

June 2
Q. In what month is Mickey Mouse’s Birthday?
A. November
Winner: Carol Venito

June 3
Q. On the Carousel of Progress, why is John so sure that it won’t rain?
A. His lumbago wasn’t acting up.
Winner: Esther Hartmann

June 4 – Special Gideon Trivia Friday!
Q. Gideon’s Bakehouse at Disney Springs is said to have the best cookie on earth. How did the popular bakery get its name?
A. From an old cookbook belonging to a young aspiring baker named Gideon.
Winner 1: Lisa Davidson
Winner 2:
Jessica Schenk
Winner 3: Theresa Carney Kestenholz

June 5
Q. How do Chip and Dale know each other?
A. Brothers
Winner: Gregory Lynch
*All trivia participants entered into giveaway drawing as trivia answer was displayed incorrectly as “Best Friends”.

June 6
Q. What is the length of the Walt Disney World Railroad track at Magic Kingdom?
A. 1.5 miles
Winner: Jennifer Selleck

June 7 – Sticker Monday!
Q. What year did Downtown Disney become Disney Springs?
A. 2015
Winner: Elizabeth Khoury

June 8
Q. What city are you visiting when you are at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge?
A. Black Spire Outpost
Winner: Carol Baker

June 9
Q. Which Disney attraction was “flight-tested” by US astronauts before officially opening?
A. Space Mountain
Winner: Gage Russell

June 10
Q. What is the name of the residential community within Walt Disney World Resort?
A. Golden Oak
Winner: Amparo Jurado-Gunsher

June 11 – Sticker Friday!
Q. Who decided to add the “Walt” to Walt Disney World’s name?
A. Roy Disney
Winner: Michelle Mackie

June 12
Q. What children’s toy helped imagineers solve design problems for “Soarin’ Over California”?
A. Erector Set
Winner: Ellia Horbach

June 13
Q. Which celebrity was NOT at Disney World’s opening day?
A. Elton John
Winner: Denise Quinn

June 14
Q. What film replaced Captain EO at EPCOT in 1994?
A. Honey, I Shrunk the Audience
Winner: Pauline Curry

June 15
Q. Which state did the Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights come from?
A. Arkansas
Winner: Kim Fantasia

June 16
Q. What was the area that became New Orleans Square originally called?
A. Holidayland
Winner: Joanne Byrne

June 17
Q. On the Carousel of Progress what costume does Sarah make for John to wear to the Independence Day celebration?
A. George Washington
Winner: Arlene Hoag

June 18 – Sticker Friday!
Q. What show was NOT filmed at Disney’s Hollywood Studios when it was used as a functioning film studio?
A. Home Improvement
Winner: Leslie Nye

June 19
Q. Which Disney movie has never been a stage show at Walt Disney World?
A. Hercules
Winner: Lorien Janzen

June 20
Q. Who was the first football player to say “I’m going to Disney World” in a commercial?
A. Phil Simms
Winner: Sallyann Rascati

June 21 – Sticker Monday!
Q. What was the name of the special anniversary event at Walt Disney World that started in 2001 and ended in 2003?
A. 100 Years of Magic
Winner: Michael Smith

June 22
Q. What movie is the Christmas shop at Disney’s Hollywood Studios named after?
A. It’s A Wonderful Life
Winner: Phil Susa

June 23
Q. What Disneyland parade was a daytime and nighttime parade?
A. Flight of Fantasy
Winner: Nancy Kadubec

June 24
Q. What Disney song did the Sherman Brothers win the “Best Original Song” Oscar for?
A. Chim Chim Cher-ee
Winner: Lynne Judd

June 25 – Sticker Friday!
Q. When the Tiki Room was under new management, which character upset the tiki goddess Uh-Oa?
A. Iago
Winner: Stephen Volheim

June 26
Q. What Walt Disney World nighttime show featured the “William Tell Overture” when it first premiered?
A. Illuminations
Winner: Leslie Blatt (2 time winner!)

June 27
Q. Where at Disneyland can you watch the Steamboat Willie cartoon?
A. Main Street Cinema
Winner: Deb Zientarski

June 28 – Sticker Monday!
Q. What kind of race was the first runDisney event in 1994?
A. Marathon
Winner: Alan J Marek

June 29
Q. Which of the following is not one of the Main Street Vehicles at Magic Kingdom?
A. Pedicab
Winner: Fran Shupick

June 30
Q. What was the name of the audio-animatronics attraction that was originally in the theatre that is now home to Mickey’s Philharmagic?
A. Mickey Mouse Revue
Winner: Mary Crisafulli

July Winners

July 1
Q. What was the name of the information center that opened in 1994 where guests could learn more about the subjects covered at EPCOT?
A. Discovery Center
Winner: Katrina Magoon

July 2
Q. According to the song, how long have the birds in the ‘Enchanted Tiki Room’ been performing the same show?
A. 1963
Winner: Albert Dill (2 time winner!)

July 3
Q. In the Haunted Mansion, when you enter the stretching portrait room you see a young women with an umbrella. When the room stretches what is directly below her?
A. An alligator
Winner: Rosalee Morton Meeks

July 4
Q. What was the theme of Disneyland’s 60th anniversary celebration in 2015?
A. Diamond Celebration
Winner: Tom Cavalli (2 time winner!)

July 5
Q. Where at Disney’s Hollwood Studios can you find Gertie the Dinosaur?
A. Echo Lake
Winner: Amy Hebert

July 6
Q. Which attraction features repurposed animatronics from the Carousel of Progress?
A. Spaceship Earth
Winner: Heather York

July 7
Q. Which restaurant at Disney World is based on a chain of California restaurants established in 1926?
A. The Hollywood Brown Derby
Winner: Anthony Primo

July 8
Q. Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, are the main characters of which animated series?
A. DuckTales
Winner: Isabel Leone

July 9
Q. What are the names of Disney Princess Merida’s brothers?
A. Hubert, Harris, Hamish
Winner: Samantha Dzindzio

July 10
Q. Which was the Pixar Short film that accompanied the release of Inside Out?
A. Lava
Winner: Jim Spencer

July 11
Q. In what area is Dumbo the Flying Elephant located in Shanghai Disneyland?
A. Gardens of Imagination
Winner: Alan Marek

July 12
Q. What American cities were featured in the Streets of America at Disney’s Hollywood Studios?
A. San Francisco and New York City
Winner: Cathy Dorado

July 13
Q. What was the name of the song featured in the Kitchen Kabaret?
A. Neverland Club
Winner: Richard Davis

July 14
Q. What was Lilo’s Playhouse at the Polynesian Resort previously called?
A. Diamond Celebration
Winner: Holly Bee

July 15 – Special “LOKI” Trivia!
Q. In the show LOKI, what is the name of the organization who monitors timeline disturbances?
A. Time Variance Authority (TVA)
Grand Prize Winner: Damian Ferrone
Second Prize Winner: Jack Wigginton
Third Prize Winner: Caroline Repasy

July 16
Q. The Muppet Vision 3D’s orchestra is comprised of what type of animal?
A. Penguins
Winner: William Nicoll

July 17
Q. Who was the host of the O Canada! film at EPCOT?
A. Martin Short
Winner: Marcie Lushen

July 18
Q. Who’s pet was Pluto originally?
A. Minnie
Winner: Jonathan Stults

July 19
Q. What color milk cannot be found at Galaxy’s Edge?
A. Purple
Winner: Diane Ashman

July 20
Q. When Walt Disney World first opened what level ticket was needed for a one way trip down Main Street on the horse drawn carriage?
A. A Ticket
Winner: Frank Reales

July 21
Q. What was Walt Disney Imagineering previously named when Walt Disney created it?
A. WED Enterprises
Winner: Lisa Barfield

July 22
Q. How many US destinations were available when Adventures by Disney launched in 2005?
A. 2
Winner: Rebecca Patrizzo

July 23
Q. How long (in minutes) was the Great Movie Ride attraction?
A. 22 Minutes
Winner: Norma Carril

July 24
Q. In what Disney Park was the attraction “Lights, Motors, Action” before it came to MGM Studios (now Hollywood Studios)?
A. Walt Disney Studios Park, Paris
Winner: Leigh Cavalli

July 25
Q. Which Indiana Jones movie was featured in the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular?
A. Raiders of the Lost Ark
Winner: Sallyann Rascati

July 26
Q. What year was the Hollywood Tower Hotel zapped by lightning causing 5 people to go missing from the elevator?
A. 1939
Winner: Patrick Perez

July 27
Q. In Muppet Vision 3D, how long is Sam Eagle’s original finale?
A. 3 Hours
Winner: Nicholas Elliott

July 28
Q. What name does Goofy go by on the Barnstormer?
A. The Great Goofini
Winner: Caroline Repasy

July 29
Q. At which DVC Resort pool can guests float along a lazy river with a view of a shipwreck?
A. Stormalong Bay, Beach Club Villas
Winner: Kathie Bergen-Grove

July 30
Q. What household item does Ariel, The Little Mermaid, use to brush her hair?
A. A fork
Winner: Karen Fisher

July 31
Q. Which Disney character is voiced by Steve (DJ’s boyfriend) from TV’s “Full House”?
A. Aladdin
Winner: Christine McLaughlin

August Winners

August 1
Q. Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club debuted on ABC TV in what year?
A. 1955
Winner: Marcie Lushen

August 2
Q. What actor is the voice of Remy in Ratatouille?
A. Patton Oswalt
Winner: Susan Galida

August 3
Q. Which is the largest DVC Resort with over 800 units?
A. Saratoga Springs Resort
Winner: Kimberly Ems

August 4
Q. What year were Annual Passes (Annual Passports) introduced at Disney World?
A. 1982
Winner: Mary Crisafulli

August 5
Q. What is the name of the golf course that is wound through Disney’s Old Key West Resort?
A. Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Golf Course
Winner: Paulyn Hoffman

August 6
Q. What was the first Disney Parks attraction that George Lucas & Walt Disney Company collaborated on?
A. Captain EO
Winner: Sharon Hallard

August 7
Q. What did the original acronym for EPCOT stand for?
A. Experimental
Winner: Dawn Fiege

August 8
Q. In what year did Walt Disney World hold an Indy 200 race at the Walt Disney World Speedway?
A. 1996
Winner: Jack Wigginton

August 9
Q. What restaurant has two locations at Disney World?
A. Rainforest Cafe
Winner: Rachel Royalty

August 10
Q. What is the maximum score you can achieve on Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin?
A. 999,999
Winner: Missy McCarthy

August 11
Q. What is Walt Disney’s middle name?
A. Elias
Winner: Jennifer Hayden

August 12
Q. In which land in Magic Kingdom will you find Tom Sawyer Island?
A. Frontierland
Winner: Don Campbell

August 13
Q. What is the name of the underground tunnel system that allows people and supplies to travel beneath the Magic Kingdom?
A. The Utilidor
Winner: Norma Tomasella

August 14
Q. What is the name of Goofy’s son?
A. Maximillian “Max” Goof
Winner: Darlin Diaz

August 15
Q. Which is the only ride at Disney World that goes upside down?
A. Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster
Winner: Brant Wigginton

August 16
Q. How many bricks were used to make Cinderella Castle?
A. Zero
Winner: Ryan Gottier

August 17
Q. Which Disney Resort is called The Happiest Place on Earth?
A. Disneyland Resort, California
Winner: Ron Haas

August 18
Q. How tall is the Minnie Mouse character at Disney World?
A. 4′ 8” to 5′ 2”
Winner: Jennifer Selleck

August 19
Q. How much did Walt Disney pay for the 48 square miles of Florida swampland that is now home to Walt Disney World?
A. $5 million
Winner: Han Lam

August 20
Q. Approximately how many square miles is the Walt Disney World property in Florida?
A. 40 square miles
Winner: Laura McCrerey

August 21
Q. How many turkey legs are sold every year at the US Disney Parks?
A. over 1 million
Winner: Katie Augusto

August 22
Q. What is the motto for the It’s a Small World attraction?
A. “The Happiest Cruise That Ever Sailed”
Winner: Fran Sage

August 23
Q. Which band stars in Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster at Disney’s Hollywood Studios?
A. Aerosmith
Winner: Keith Koenig

August 24
Q. In which Disney World park was the “Singin’ in the Rain” umbrella and lamppost located?
A. Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Winner: Patrick Perez

August 25
Q. Which soda products are sold at the Disney Parks?
A. Coca-cola products
Winner: Holly Palencia

August 26
Q. Inside Grand Floridian’s Wedding Pavilion, what Disney landmark do guests see when looking out the window behind the alter?
A. Cinderella Castle
Winner: Katrina Magoon

August 27
Q.What was the last hurricane to close the Disney World theme parks for an entire day?
A. Hurricane Irma
Winner: Susan Galida

August 28
Q. Animal Kingdom was originally going to have a land for mythical creatures. What was going to be the name of that land?
A. Beastly Kingdom
Winner: Alicia Warnik-Ellis

August 29
Q. What year did the exclusive Cinderella Castle Suite open?
A. 2006
Winner: Anthony Primo

August 30
Q. What are the names of the two paint colors that Disney imagineers invented to make doors and signs less noticeable?
A. Go Away Green and Blending Blue
Winner: Alessandra Grosso

August 31
Q. What is the “Disney Point”?
A. The two finger gesture cast members use while giving directions to guests
Winner: Albert Dill

September Winners

September 1

Q. The flight number on Soarin’, 5505, is a reference to what?
A. The date the attraction opened at Walt Disney World
Winner: Angeliki Papoutsidis

September 2

Q. What year did The Walt Disney Company buy Star Wars?
A. 2012
Winner: Lisa McGue

September 3
Q. When was the Liberty Bell replica added to Liberty Square at Walt Disney World?
A. July 4, 1989
Winner: Molly Steedley

September 4
Q. What attraction used to be where the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh sits now?
A. Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride
Winner: Denise Woodworth

September 5
Q. What movie did Disney’s California Adventure re-theme their Tower of Terror after? 
A. Guardians of the Galaxy
Winner: Nancy Scherhaufer

September 6
Q. For how many years was Illuminations the nighttime show at EPCOT?
A. 18 Years
Winner: Joan Ackerman

September 7
Q. What year did Downtown Disney open at Disneyland Resort?
A. 2001
Winner: Zerez Floranza

September 8
Q. Which actor from the Simpsons has also done the voice of the Genie on occasion?
A. Dan Castellaneta
Winner: Georgia Koenig

September 9
Q. What is the name of the brand of Star Wars merchandise for girls and women that can be found in the parks?
A. Her Universe
Winner: Gary Richardson

September 10
Q. Which actor has not been in Marvel and Star Wars films?
A. Josh Brolin 
Winner: Beverly Anderson

September 11
Q. What was the name of the land that is now Storybook Circus before Fantasyland expanded in 2009?
A. Mickey’s Toontown Fair
Winner: Cherissee Onderko

September 12
Q. What other city did Walt Disney seriously consider building Walt Disney World?
A. St. Louis
Winner: Stephany Elm

September 13
Q. In Moana, Who does Te Fiti become after her heart is stolen?
A. Te Ka
Winner: Scott Deeter

September 14
Q. What is the name of the small town on the Italian Riviera where Luca takes place?
A. Portorosso
Winner: Stacie Stoy

September 15
Q. Which princess grew up in a castle?
A. Jasmine
Winner: Paulyn Hoffman

September 16
Q. Which was Disney World’s 3rd water park?
A. Blizzard Beach
Winner: Gregory Lynch

September 17
Q. What year was the WEDWay Peoplemover renamed to the Tomorrowland Transit Authority Peoplemover?
A. 2010
Winner: Mike Hill

September 18
Q. Jerry Rees, who directed Dinosaur’s pre-show, is best known for which animated film?
A. The Brave Little Toaster
Winner: Deirdre Colasuono

September 19
Q. What is the name of the book series that takes place in locations around the Walt Disney World Resort?
A. Kingdom Keepers
Winner: Arlene Gondyke

September 20
Q. What was the first show to air on the television channel Disney XD?
Phineas and Ferb
Ruth Windish

September 21
Q. What was Disneyland Paris originally named?
Euro Disney Resort
Danielle Roman

September 22
Q. What animal accompanied Mickey in the Disney MGM Studios logo?
Lee Flentge

September 23
Q. Which comedian starred in an audio show at the ABC Soundstage at Disney’s Hollywood Studios?
Drew Carey
Shay Wigginton

September 24
Q. What is the name of the farm where guests can ride on Goofy’s homemade airplanes?
Goofy’s Wiseacre Farm
Louise Lentine

September 25
Q. What was the name of the dance party In Tomorrowland that featured Stitch, Goofy, Pluto, and Chip and Dale?
626 Dance Party
Barbara Riello

September 26
Q. What was Mickey’s Fun Wheel (now Pixar Pal-A-Round) in Disney California Adventure called before it was remodeled in 2009?
Sun Wheel 
Leslie Blatt

September 27
Q. Which architect designed The Walt Disney World Dolphin hotel?
Michael Graves
Katie Plaskett

September 28
Q. What year were the first houses in Golden Oak, Walt Disney World’s residential community, available for purchase? 
Sheilah Bray

September 29
Q. What novel was Disneyland Paris’s Space Mountain originally themed around?
From the Earth to the Moon
Norma Tomasella

September 30
Q. How many months after Disneyland’s opening day did the Disneyland Hotel open?
Joanne Bechtold

October 1
October 1, 2021 starts Disney World’s 50th Celebration. What is the name of this celebration?
The Worlds Most Magical Celebration 
Joe Sage

October 2
Q. Shanghai Disneyland Park does not have two of the typical lands that are featured at Disney parks. What are these two lands?

A. Frontierland and Main Street USA

Thomas Stefan

October 3
Q. How many NBA teams were invited to participate in the “NBA Bubble” at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in 2020?

A. 22

Julie Hammer

October 4
Disney World is celebrating its 50th anniversary. How many years ago was Celebration, FL, the town nearby that Disney once owned, established?
A. 25

Alan J Marek

October 5
What year did certain Disney World resorts, such as Port Orleans and Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, start allowing guests to bring their dogs on vacation with them?
A. 2017

Erik Norsetter

October 6
What planet is Sonny Eclipse, the animatronic at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe, from?
A. Planet Zork

Shannon Stacy

October 7
When was the first time Disney used an audio-animatronic?
In the movie 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
Winner: Catherine Giella

October 8
What was the name of the original ride that was intended to be in the spot that Matterhorn Bobsleds now is?
Rock Candy Mountain
Winner: Susan Freiberg

October 9
What are the 3 different slides on Crush ‘n’ Gusher themed after?
Winner: Nancy Kadubec

October 10
Q. Which villain did not show up in the stage show “Dream Along With Mickey”?

Claude Frollo
Winner: Maryann Mucario

October 11
Q. Which of the following Disney movies did Hans Zimmer not score?

Winner: coming soon…

October 12
Q. What is the name of the 3D painting and rendering technique that was developed during the making of Tarzan?

Deep Canvas
Winner: coming soon…

October 13
Q. What two animals did animators use for inspiration when drawing Maleficent?

Giat and Bat
Winner: coming soon…

October 14
Q. What was Hocus Pocus renamed to in some foreign countries?

Winner: coming soon…

October 15
Q. Where did Scrooge McDuck make his first appearance?

A Donald Duck comic book
Winner: coming soon…

October 16
Q. What country did the statues in Snow White’s Grotto at Disneyland come from?

Winner: coming soon…

October 17
Q. What creature was not featured on the Maelstrom ride at EPCOT?

Loch Ness Monster
Winner: coming soon…

October 18
Q. What type of animation is the film “The Nightmare Before Christmas”?

Stop motion
Winner: coming soon…

October 19
Q. Who was the first character to speak in a full length Disney movie?

The Evil Queen
Winner: coming soon…

October 20
Q. Which musical does not have a bug themed poster in the Lobby of It Tough To Be A Bug?

Winner: coming soon…

October 21
Q. Which Disney CEO did not work for ABC prior to working for the Walt Disney Company?

Bob Chapek
Winner: coming soon…

October 22
Q. Which attraction does not require that guests wear 3D glasses?

Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway
Winner: coming soon…

October 23
Q. What Disney film did Robert Zemeckis not direct?

The Muppet Movie
Winner: coming soon…

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