Disneyland Events

Pixar Fest



Pixar Fest official begins April 13th, but is expected to continue throughout the summer as the makeover of Paradise Pier to Pixar Pier is complete. The event will feature a new fireworks show, two updated parades and a whole lot more.

Together Forever-A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular


This new fireworks show at Disneyland Park boasts dazzling pyrotechnics, memorable music and the theme of friendship. Guests will be invited on an emotional journey that begins when Pixar characters meet each other for the first time. The new spectacular will showcase new-found friends setting out on adventures and overcoming obstacles together as they form life-long friendships. The story will be brought to life with projections, fireworks, and a special flyover by Buzz Lightyear.

Together Forever premieres April 13, 2018


Paint The Night


Paint The Night returns to the Disneyland Resort, but this time the parade will travel through Disney California Adventure. The fun begins April 13, 2018, then later in the year more Pixar-themed floats will join the parade.


Pixar Play Parade


The Pixar Play Parade will cross the esplanade and travel down Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland Park beginning April 13, 2018. In addition to a new opening float feauring the Luxo the Pixar Lamp and the Pixar Ball, characters from Up and Inside Out will join the parade.


Pixar Pier

Paradise Pier in California Adventure is getting a makeover and much of it will soon be known as Pixar Pier, combining several neighborhoods themed to different Pixar movies.



The Incredicoaster (California Screamin') will anchor an area themed to The Incredibles.



Another neighborhood themed to Toy Story will include Toy Story Midway Mania and an updated carousel that is expected to be part of this area as well.


Some of the Games of the Boardwalk will get a Pixar reboot and the gondolas on Mickey's Fun Wheel will be themed to Pixar characters.


Ariel's Grotto and the Cove Bar will be transformed as well.


Construction has already begun in some areas of Pixar Pier, with the area set to reopen this summer.


Pixar Shorts


The Sunset Showcase Theater in California Adventure will feature a film festival that includes several Pixar shorts, including For The Birds and Lava.

Paradise Gardens Entertainment


The Paradise Gardens Stage will feature a new Pixar-themed musical group, charater meet and greets, crafts, and other activities for younger guests.