Must-Do Experiences At Disneyland Resort This Spring
There is so much to experience at the Disneyland Resort this spring! Guests are invited to enjoy new adventures, events, Disney character interactions and seasonal values to make this the most magical vacation ever. Let’s take a look at just a few reasons guests will want to visit the theme parks, hotels and the Downtown Disney District this spring – and beyond.
Jessie’s Critter Carousel
Now open in Disney California Adventure Park, Jessie’s Critter Carousel is a giant toy carousel starring Jessie, the yodeling cowgirl and a friendly bunch of desert critters inspired by the “Toy Story” films and the world of Woody’s Roundup. This newly reimagined attraction is the latest to join Pixar Pier, where the stories and characters of Disney•Pixar films are celebrated with exciting attractions, themed neighborhoods and fun eateries.
Spring marks the return of Eggstravaganza to the Disneyland Resort. This fun, egg-themed scavenger hunt will take place now through April 21 across Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure and the Downtown Disney District. Guests may purchase a map for $6.99 + tax, search for special hidden “eggs” themed to Disney and Pixar characters and record their discoveries by placing the corresponding sticker on the themed Eggstravaganza map to represent that location. The map can be returned to a redemption location for a surprise.
Guests can stay in the magic this spring with special offers at the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort. Guests may save up to 25 percent on select rooms on most Sunday through Thursday nights from April 14-25, or save up to 20 percent on select rooms on most Sunday through Thursday nights from April 28 through May 23. Bookings may also be made now through May 20. Furthermore, hotel guests can make the most of their time with the Extra Magic Hour, with their valid theme park ticket.
Nancy Clancy, the high-spirited young girl from Disney Junior’s hit animated series “Fancy Nancy,” is making “une grande entrée” into Disney California Adventure this spring. In May, guests can meet Nancy just outside the “Disney Junior Dance Party!” in Hollywood Land.
Disney Princesses such as Belle, Tiana, Ariel, Jasmine and others greet guests at this all-new, three-course brunch amid the elegance of Napa Rose restaurant at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. After dining, guests are also invited to the outdoor patio for intimate story time and activities. Belle reads from one of her treasured books, Mulan may show how to strike a warrior pose, or Rapunzel may share how she summoned the willpower to leave her tower. The morning also includes a welcome reception with live music, a private portrait location, premium keepsakes for girls and boys, and five hours of valet parking at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. Advance reservations are also highly recommended and guests may book this experience online or by calling (714) 781-DINE.
Get Your Ears On
Get Your Ears On – A Mickey and Minnie Celebration continues into spring. Honoring 90 years of magic with this beloved pair, guests will also discover new and enhanced entertainment, including “Mickey’s Mix Magic” projection show and “Mickey’s Soundsational Parade”, plus limited-time décor, specialty foods and merchandise at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.
The popular Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festivalruns through April 23 with flavors and fare inspired by the Golden State. Guests of all ages will discover the beauty and celebrate the bounty of California. They’ll also enjoy unforgettable cuisine, beverages and entertainment at this culinary festival in Disney California Adventure. Experiences happen daily during the limited-time event. Guests will always find something tasty to try and fun to do as they explore the uniquely Disney festival.
Pop-Up Disney! A Mickey Celebration
Pop-Up Disney! A Mickey Celebration, opens April 26 in the Downtown Disney District. It is a must-see experience celebrating 90 years of the beloved Mickey Mouse. This is also a limited-time, separate ticket, pop-up featuring selfie-and-photo-worthy, immersive and imaginatively-themed rooms inspired by all things Mickey Mouse.
New Additions to Disney MaxPass
Guests who visit the Disneyland Resort and purchase Disney MaxPass through the Disneyland app to maximize their day, are now be able to make digital Disney FastPass selections for select entertainment in both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, right from their smartphones. Guests can use Disney MaxPass to make digital Disney FastPass selections for the breathtaking nighttime water show, World of Color, at Disney California Adventure and the dazzling Fantasmic! nighttime spectacular at Disneyland. Other benefits of Disney MaxPass includes the ability to secure digital Disney FastPasses selections for select attractions. It also provides unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos for the day. Disney MaxPass is available as an add-on to a theme park ticket. It also helps guests maximize their day to save time and experience more.
Disney Channel Fan Fest
Disney Channel Fan Fest returns to the Disneyland Resort on Saturday, April 27. It is bringing today’s biggest young stars to Disney California Adventure park for a big fan party. Guests visiting the park will have the opportunity see and hear from stars from films and shows like “Descendants 3,” “Zombies,” “Kim Possible,” “Andi Mack,” “Raven’s Home,” “Sydney to the Max,” “Coop & Cami Ask the World,” “BUNK’D,” “Bizaardvark” and the upcoming “Just Roll With It.” Fans will enjoy live, interactive main stage sessions, Q&A, musical performances, presentations by talent and creators from Disney Television Animation, sneak peeks from the highly anticipated Disney Channel Original Movie, “Descendants 3,” and meet-and-greets. Furthermore, celebrity meet-and-greet experiences will be available for fans with wristbands. The wristband distribution happens at park opening on a first come, first served basis and while supplies last.
The spectacular magic of Disney animation and music will soon come to life. Guests will be part of the magic in the 3D movie musical Mickey’s PhilharMagic at Disney California Adventure. Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and other favorite Disney characters take the stage in this 3D fantasy adventure. Furthermore, this show premiers in April at the Sunset Showcase Theater in Hollywood Land.
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