New Experiences and Returning Favorites Coming to Disneyland in 2018

by Erin Glover, Editorial Content Director, Disneyland Resort

Call your best friend and make a plan to visit Disneyland Resort in 2018, as we prepare to celebrate friendship and beyond! Here’s a look at what is coming your way this year.

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Star Wars ExperiencesStar Tours—The Adventures Continue at Disneyland park now features a thrilling new adventure inspired Star Wars: The Last Jedi as well as a visit to Batuu, the remote outpost guests will discover when Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland in 2019. In addition, guests can live the Star Wars adventure throughout Tomorrowland at Star Wars Launch Bay, Star Wars: Path of the Jedi and “Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple.”

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Lunar New Year Festival – Celebrate the Year of the Dog as the Lunar New Year Festival expands to 24 days at Disney California Adventure park, January 26 to February 18. Guests will enjoy multicultural performances, fun-filled activities, beautiful décor, delicious cuisine and themed merchandise. Highlights include the heartwarming “Hurry Home—Lunar New Year Celebration” prior to “World of Color,” “Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession,” a Lucky Wishing Wall and three Asian marketplaces offering delightful foods inspired by Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures.

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival – The popular culinary festival expands to six weeks – March 2 to April 12. Guests will explore California-inspired cuisine and beverages, tastings and entertainment, plus presentations and demonstrations with celebrity chefs such as Robert Irvine and Alexandra Guarnaschelli.

Pixar Fest – Beginning April 13, we’ll celebrate favorite Pixar stories during the first-ever Pixar Fest, featuring “Together Forever—A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular” fireworks and Pixar Play Parade (featuring three new story elements) at Disneyland park as well as fan-favorite “Paint the Night” parade at Disney California Adventure park.

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Pixar Pier – This summer, during Pixar Fest, this permanent transformation of the Paradise Pier area will open, featuring four Pixar-themed neighborhoods, the new Incredicoaster (a transformed California Screamin’), a new Pixar-themed lounge and grill and LOTSO more!

Grab a friend and join us in 2018 at the Disneyland Resort!

Anabel Marquez