2018 Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney Land

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AP Corner – Lunar New Year Celebration

Discover a multicultural celebration filled with festivities that welcome the Year of the Dog—January 26 to February 18!

Gong Xi Fa Cai!
Ring in the Lunar New Year with heartwarming traditions and warm wishes for a wonderful future. May health, luck and prosperity be yours! From January 26 through February 18, 2018, Disney California Adventure Park commemorates the Lunar New Year with a joyous tribute to the Asian cultures. Guests of all ages are invited to join us for an unforgettable experience—it’s the perfect opportunity to spend this auspicious occasion with family and friends.

Highlights Include:

Hurry Home – Lunar New Year Celebration
Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession
Unique and authentic multicultural musicians and performances scheduled at different venues throughout the day
Special appearances by some popular Disney Characters dressed in colorful holiday costumes
Delicious Asian food
Commemorative merchandise
Kid-friendly crafts and activities
Festive décor
Please note that events, experiences and offerings are subject to change without notice.

World of Color at Disney’s California Adventure Park
Hurry Home – Lunar New Year Celebration Join Mulan, Mushu and the lovable little lantern who takes us on a heartwarming journey of family and friendship—this dazzling nighttime water show is not to be missed!

Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession Watch Mulan and Mushu lead an eye-catching procession that includes various performers, dancing Chinese dragons and Goofy as the “god of Good Fortune”!

GuGu Drum Group
Enjoy riveting performances by a high-energy troupe of drummers, storytellers and athletes direct from Shanghai! Head to Paradise Park for a flawless theatrical production as the GuGu Drum Group brings timeless Chinese proverbs, fables and fairy tales to life. Filled with historical and cultural significance, Guests can enjoy the carefully synchronized ancient movements and percussive drum rhythms while celebrating the start of a brand-new year!

Paradise Garden Bandstand Listen to Korean and Vietnamese musicians showcase their fine-tuned talents—this blend of traditional and contemporary music produces a breathless effect!

Meet Disney Characters
Mingle with Mickey, Pluto and some other Disney friends costumed in vibrant holiday attire—near Paradise Garden Grill. In celebration of the Lunar New Year, Paradise Gardens is the place to find some of your favorite Disney pals! Some of the most loved VICs—Very Important Characters—will be festively dressed to usher in the Year of the Dog while posing for pics, signing autographs and sharing hugs. Come say hi to Mickey, Minnie, Chip ‘n Dale, Mulan, Mushu and Pluto too. Meeting Mickey’s loyal pup during the Year of the Dog might even deliver an extra dose of good luck!

Gather loved ones for cherished photo memories under our gorgeous pavilion—it’s bedecked with bamboo, peach blossoms, golden flowers and multilingual banners bearing serendipitous holiday wishes.

Check daily appearance times for Disney Characters by downloading the official Disneyland Mobile app!

Steamed vegetable dumplings next to a sesame garlic soy dipping sauce
A Bounty of Asian Cuisine-to-Go! Check out our Lunar New Year marketplace kiosks for a variety of specialty foods, beverages and sweets from China, Korea and Vietnam.

Sign for Paradise Garden Grill, a Disney California Adventure Mediterranean restaurant
Paradise Garden Grill Kick off a new sun-moon journey with delectable menu selections inspired by traditional Asian fare—these auspicious dishes will please any palate!

Lunar New Year Merchandise
Browse a brightly colored collection of Lunar New Year-themed apparel, souvenirs and gifts sure to bring good fortune. Shop special kiosks along the parade route for a curated array of Year of the Dog merchandise—from commemorative event t-shirts and pins to traditional lucky red envelopes that promise a fortuitous 12 months!

Follow Your Art
Let creative spirits soar with art, crafts and a brand-new year bursting with imagination! Budding artiste? Visit Paradise Gardens for an inspirational fix… courtesy of the Year of the Dog! Brush-stroke aficionados can take home custom-drawn Chinese calligraphy by local artisans from the Chinese Cerritos School. Then, craft paper lanterns or have your look transformed with complimentary face painting in front of The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure.

Lucky Wishing Wall
Stroll beneath strings of ornamental lanterns, make a wish and dare to dream big during the Year of the Dog! What rivals a dash of pixie dust? Stop by the Lucky Wishing Wall located in Paradise Gardens—it’s where Lunar New Year magic begins! Guests of all ages are welcomed to add their own special message of hope, health and happiness for the upcoming year.

Swing by Paradise Gardens to commemorate this time-honored fest featuring specially themed activities for Annual Passholders―from January 26 through February 18, 2018.

Lunar New Year Join us for a festive celebration brimming with vibrant decor, food, music and entertainment.