Tomorrowland Terrace

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Tomorrowland Terrace dressed for Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple. Jedi Training Academy, Tomorrowland, Disneyland, Anaheim, California (17387082451).jpg
Tomorrowland Terrace dressed for Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple.

Tomorrowland Terrace is a restaurant located in Tomorrowland at Disneyland in Anaheim, California that is notable for its unique concert stage, which hydraulically rises out of the ground. It opened with the new Tomorrowland in 1967. Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World has a restaurant also called Tomorrowland Terrace, which was once called the Plaza Pavilion, and that park's current Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe was once known as Tomorrowland Terrace before the 1995 makeover.

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History

Early years

Tomorrowland Terrace at Disneyland as it appears today, with the stage in the down position. Tomorrowland Terrace Stage - panoramio.jpg
Tomorrowland Terrace at Disneyland as it appears today, with the stage in the down position.

The restaurant was sponsored by Coca-Cola from its opening in 1967 until Tomorrowland was redesigned in 1998. The stage's original large planters and space age spires were replaced with a retro-futuristic design to match the Jules Verne-like design of the new Tomorrowland.

Suburban Legends performing at Club Buzz in 2005. Suburbanlegends.jpg
Suburban Legends performing at Club Buzz in 2005.

In 2000, Tomorrowland Terrace was renamed Club Buzz, as it started hosted a show called "Calling All Space Scouts: A Buzz Lightyear Adventure." The 1998 designs were replaced with a Buzz Lightyear theme. A large sign was added above the stage with the words "Club Buzz" and a small sign with the subtitle, "Lightyear's Above the Rest." When the show ended, the Buzz Lightyear theme was mostly removed along with the large sign. The smaller sign that formerly read "Lightyear's Above the Rest" then read "Club Buzz."

Addam Farmer of The Bolts performing at Tomorrowland Terrace in 2007. AddamTomorrowlandTerrace.jpg
Addam Farmer of The Bolts performing at Tomorrowland Terrace in 2007.

In 2006, the stage was redesigned again, and is an updated version of the original 1967 design, with large bowl-shaped planters and tall spires, with colors of white, silver, and blue, going with the Tomorrowland and Space Mountain theme. The restaurant and stage reverted to the original name; Tomorrowland Terrace.

80s All Stars Performing at Tomorrowland Terrace in 2004 80s all stars Tomorrowland Terrace.jpg
80s All Stars Performing at Tomorrowland Terrace in 2004

Present

It currently hosts the Jedi Training Academy, where children between the ages of 4 and 12 are randomly chosen to participate in the show to become Jedi padawan and face off Star Wars antagonists.

Among the artists that have performed multiple times over the years at Tomorrowland Terrace include Tomasina, Voyager, Krash, Lazer, The Fab Four, Scot Bruce, Papa Doo Run Run, The '80z All Stars, Suburban Legends, Michael Iceberg and The Bolts. More recently, the duo Aly and AJ performed in 2006 during Disney's 50th Anniversary Happiest Homecoming on Earth Celebration at the Tomorrowland Terrace.

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