As we head into December and reflect upon the year, I also start planning for next year. At least next year’s vacations! Is a trip to Disneyland on your agenda? If not, it should be, it’s always on mine. 😉 Check out some of the new happenings at Disneyland in 2018.
New at Disneyland in 2018
Lunar New Year
Disneyland expands its Lunar New Year festivities to 24 days in 2018. Guests at Disney California Adventure can participate in the Year of the Dog celebration from Friday, January 26th to Sunday, February 18th. Experience Asian culture and Disney magic through food, music, and entertainment including an exclusive nighttime water show prior to “World of Color” and Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession!
To celebrate the opening of Disney’s new Pixar Pier, Pixar Fest is a limited time event that celebrates friendship and all things Pixar! Pixar fest begins April 13th at Disney California Adventure. It includes a new fireworks show, the return of Pixar Play Parade, and Paint the Night which will be now be performing at Disney California Adventure. And what’s a Pixar Fest without Pixar characters and themed food and drinks?
Starting in the summer, Disney will unveil four new neighborhoods in Pixar Pier, starting with a neighborhood inspired by the Incredibles! Perfect timing with Incredibles 2 hitting theaters on June 14th! Plus California Screamin’ is being re-themed as Incredicoaster! The remaining neighborhoods will be themed after Toy Story (my fave), Inside Out and Pixar favorites. The Inside Out neighborhood will feature a new family-friendly attraction!
Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire
Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire is a hyper-reality experience debuting January 5th in Downtown Disney (and Disney Springs in Florida). Its a totally immersive experience that transports guests into the Star Wars universe. This is a separate ticket experience, learn more at www.thevoid.com.
Black Panther Meet & Greet
Disney California Adventure will host the Black Panther meet & green for a limited time. No arrival date is listed yet but I bet it’s soon! Black Panther arrives in theaters on February 16th.
I suggest following the Disney Park Blog to keep up with all the latest Disney news, including Disneyland Resort announcements!
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