If you’ve been hit with a wicked case of the Disney Blues, you’re in lucky! We’ve put together the perfect remedy. All you need is Disney+ and a few hours to binge until you feel all better. So, pop the popcorn, dim the lights, and get ready to uncover the best documentaries about Disney Parks on Disney+.
Disney Parks Around the World
The Imagineering Story
Creating happiness is hard work. The Imagineering Story showcases those who brought Walt Disney’s dream to life… and have kept it alive for generations! Academ Award-nominated filmmaker, Leslie Iwerks, takes audiences on a journey behind the curtain, showing off the tricks of the trade of The Walt Disney Company, and what it takes to create, design, and build twelve Disney theme parks around the world.
Behind the Attraction
Explore how Imagineers filled the Haunted Mansion with 999 happy haunts, how the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror transformed into Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! and why Space Mountain took so long to launch. From the 1950s to today, from Jungle Cruise to “it’s a small world” to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Disney Parks attractions have amazed millions. And this is the story of how they did it.
Fast, fun, and highly-entertaining, Behind the Attraction is a bit like The Imagineering Story Jr. You can’t put notice the “social media” style edits and energy behind these shorts, making them perfect for a younger or more novice Disney audience.
One Day at Disney
Would you like to call Disney work? Well, these folks do! Step behind the scenes and immerse yourself in an ”ordinary” day at the world’s most creative office. You can watch One Day at Disney as a full-length documentary or as 52 short-form episodes that expand the profiles and delve deeper into the essence of what it’s like to be a Disney cast member.
Take a deep die into the movies, theme parks, destinations, and music of The Walt Disney Company. Each episode offers three unique stories that capture the magical moments and heartfelt storytelling that is Disney, while shining a spotlight on Disney’s latest content on trending news through a documentary lens.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – Adventure Awaits
Jedi and Sith agree… you don’t want to miss this special on Galaxy’s Edge! Why? Because it explores the extensive theming, shops, restaurants, and attractions of Disney’s newest land. In addition, there are a plethora of character appearances and immersive storylines involving the First Order and Resistance!
Holidays & Special Occasions
Decorating Disney Holiday Magic
Whoopi Goldberg reveals how Disney turn the most magical place on earth into the merriest place on earth?
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings
Magical weddings, one-of-a-kind engagements, and more await in each episode of Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings. From fashion and products to world-class entertainment and décor, viewers get a glimpse of the modern day fairy tale that Disney’s has been creating for 25 years.
Disneyland Around the Seasons
This special originally aired in 1966 as part of “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color,” and it premiered three days after Walt Disney’s death.
Disney takes viewers on a tour of Disneyland, showing off new attractions including New Orleans Square, It’s A Small World, and some of the park’s signature holiday celebrations.
The Pre-Opening Report from Disneyland
The Pre-Opening Report from Disneyland originally aired in 1955 and depicts the construction of the park. Walt Disney provides viewers with updates as the park gears up for its grand opening, and Winston Hibler narrates the construction scenes with insights about the attractions.
Walt Disney World
Disney Parks Sunrise Series
Throughout each one hour episode, viewers can watch the sun rise over iconic park locations including Cinderella Castle, Spaceship Earth, and the Tree of Life, and more.
Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Explore the magic of nature within Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and The Seas with Nemo & Friends at EPCOT!
Each episode dives into the details, unveiling the multifaceted aspects of animal care, conservation and Disney Imagineering and showcases the parks’ magnificent array of more than 300 species and 5,000-plus animals and the herculean tasks their animal care experts undertake to keep things running day and night.
The Most Magical Story of Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World, ABC aired this retrospective look at the theme park’s evolution over the past five decades, as well as a look into the future. It also explores the various ways the 18-month anniversary celebration is happening across the entire resort in Orlando.
Harmonious Live! captures the magic of the Harmonious spectacular at EPCOT for audiences all around the world to experience like never before with a special performance featuring a diverse group of singers and musicians representing cultures from around the globe.
Just like “Harmonious Live,” this special lets you experience a nighttime spectacular without leaving your house — this time direct from Disneyland Paris.
What We’d Like to See Come to Disney+
- Walt Disney’s Disneyland (1954 – 1958)
- Captain EO
- Must Do Disney with Stacey Aswad
- Shoot for the Moon
- The Muppets at Walt Disney World
- Disney Park Specials
- D23 (and other Live Events)
- Travel Channel Specials
- Disney Park Christmas Day Specials
And there you have it, our list of Disney Parks on Disney+. Feeling better yet? NO?!?! Well, there is only one thing left to do… book a trip to Disney through your Traveling Mouse Company Travel Agent! That ought to do it!