Five years ago this week – on May 7, 2011 – we rolled out the black carpet for the world premiere of “Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides” at Disneyland park.

Setting the Stage for 'Pirates of the Caribbean - On Stranger Tides' World Premiere at Disneyland Park

Preparations began days in advance for the park’s first-ever 3D outdoor world premiere. A 90-foot-wide, six-story-tall motion picture screen was constructed on an island created especially for the event, and a state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheater – fully carpeted with stadium seating – was built right on the Rivers of America, just outside of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction.

Members of the Boys & Girls Club of America at the World Premiere of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' at Disneyland Park

The night of the event, thousands of fans lined Main Street, U.S.A., to catch a glimpse of the film’s stars as they made their way down the black carpet to the premiere, which benefited Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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