Every day across Disneyland Resort there are any number of extra special experiences that you MUST include on your once-in-a-lifetime holiday!
Here are some of our favourites – with HOT TIPS to help you get the very best out of every magical opportunity!
For an unforgettable up-close encounter with your favourite character, pre-book a unique occasion and enjoy a Character Dining experience! Meet, greet and share a photo opportunity with Disney Princesses, or Minnie & Friends, or Mickey himself, over a yummy breakfast or lunch, across a range of special locations at Disneyland Resort.
Pre-book your Character Dining experience well in advance to ensure you don’t miss out on this magical Disney family moment.
BIBBIDI BOBBIDI BOUTIQUE
No visit to Disneyland Resort is complete with out some very special Royal Treatment at the amazing Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique! Girls and boys aged between 3 to 12 years old will be transformed, with a royal head-to-toe makeover by a Fairy Godmother-in-Training.
An elaborate hairstyle, elegant princess accessories and shimmering make-up will make your little girl will feel like royalty! Boys can fend off imaginary dragons, save fanciful damsels and feel like a noble young man with sensational sword, shield and sleek hairstyling included in the boys-only Knight Package.
Be sure to pre-book your appointment for this exciting and unmissable Disney experience! Reservations at one of two Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique locations can be made up to 180 days in advance and are highly recommended. You’ll find Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique in Fantasyland at Disneyland Park and in the Downtown Disney District.
MEET ANNA and ELSA from “FROZEN”
Use the Disney FASTPASS Service to obtain a Return Time Ticket to meet these famous sisters in person, in their special FROZEN location in Fantasyland in Disneyland Park!
MICKEY’S SOUNDSATIONAL PARADE
Rhythmic beats hit Main Street USA at Disneyland Park daily – with drummer extraordinaire Mickey Mouse out front of the parade of whimsical floats, Disney characters and leading the colourful band of his Soundsational musicians!
Pre-Parade FROZEN FANTASY
A flurry of Frozen fun makes this the coolest addition to Mickey’s Soundsational Parade! During the Pre-Parade Frozen Fantasy, behold Princess Anna, Olaf and Queen Elsa, creating winter wonder on a float made of snow and ice. This brrr-illiant event is destined to melt hearts of all ages.
When the sun has set, you won’t believe the dazzling nighttime celebrations as spectacular fireworks burst into the dark sky above Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at Disneyland Park.
This nightly extravaganza is a don’t-miss Disneyland event and promises to be even more spectacular during the Disneyland Diamond Celebration! If you’re travelling in a non-peak period check the schedule as the fireworks may only be on selected nights.
RADIATOR SPRINGS RACERS
Head to Disney California Adventure and get ready to start your engines in this unmissable and thrilling car race competition where you will zoom through the desert landscape of Cars Land, inspired by the Disney•Pixar movie Cars.
Before you hit the open road, you’ll stroll through the original settlement of Radiator Springs. See how Stanley capitalised on a natural cold spring and built a series of ingenious attractions. In Radiator Springs you’re bound to run into some familiar faces including Lightning McQueen, Mater, Sally, Luigi, Guido, Mack, Ramone and Doc Hudson — who will welcome you to the big race and help you along the way!
This is one of the most popular attractions at Disneyland so be early to get your Disney FASTPASS – and if you’re a Disneyland Resort Hotel guest, grab your Disney FASTPASS during Magic Hour to secure your special ride time.
WORLD OF COLOR
What ever you do, make sure you see World of Color at Disney California Aventure, a spectacular outdoor nighttime show unlike anything you’ve ever seen before – and guaranteed to give you the “Disney goosebumps”!
Reserve a preferred viewing spot in Paradise Park – World of Color is all about the right view, so be sure to grab your World of Color Disney FASTPASS the moment you enter the park that morning. You’ll find the Disney FASTPASS Service Machine at Grizzly River Run in Disney California Adventure.
Star Wars™ JEDI TRAINING ACADEMY
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Young Padawans aged 4-12 years can take the Jedi Oath and train in the ways of the Jedi! Randomly selected volunteers from the audience don famous brown robes and, after promising to use all new powers for good, the young Jedi Knights-to-be are handed a training lightsabre and taught ancient battle techniques from a true Jedi Master.
To improve your chances of being selected from the audience, jump up and down with excitement when the Jedi Master starts looking for his new students! Dress the part – what would a young Jedi in-training wear on the first day of Star Wars™ Jedi Training School? Take along a Star Wars-themed sign to make sure you stand out and catch the eye of the Jedi Master!
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