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Your Guide to the Lunar New Year Celebration at Disneyland

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Guests visiting the Disneyland area in the coming weeks will have the opportunity to enjoy every special celebration! The Lunar New Year celebration is a sacred tradition in Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean cultures, marking the beginning of the Lunar New Year. This beloved festival, mostly hosted by Disney California Adventure Park, will be returning from January 23rd through February 18th, with so much to enjoy during its stay! We’ve got your guide to what you can expect during your stay.



Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession

Catch a captivating procession that travels from Hollywood Land to Pixar Pier.

The show kicks off as the sound of triumphant music fills the air and dozens of beautifully costumed performers populate the street. You won’t be able to take your eyes off this dazzling display featuring Mulan, some Disney pals and a spirited group of entertainers—a Chinese dragon puppet, warriors, drummers and dancers.

The procession can be enjoyed multiple times throughout the day during the Lunar New Year celebration.

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Hurry Home – A Lunar New Year Celebration

Don’t miss this World of Color pre-show that will be airing during the Lunar New Year celebration. Show times will be released closer to the event opening.



Follow Little Lantern on a journey to return home for the annual celebration of good luck and fortune. Accompanied by a stirring musical score created by Academy Award®-winning composer Tan Dun, you’ll be immersed in the magic of a 6-minute tale.

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Special Disney Character Appearances

Be sure to look out for special appearances by Disney characters dressed in their Lunar New Year-inspired attire.

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

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Lunar New Year Marketplaces

It’s time to sample a variety of Asian-inspired dishes prepared with a Disney twist! This will be your chance to take part in an exuberant holiday tradition while enjoying inspired dishes from Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean cuisines. The event will hold a series of marketplaces in Paradise Garden Park. Check out all of the official menus now available here.



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Wishing Wall, located in Paradise Gardens

Stroll beneath strings of ornamental lanterns, make a wish and dare to dream big during the new year.

Stop by the 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.

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Your Guide to the Lunar New Year Celebration at Disneyland Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney California Adventure Park Lunar New Year Wishing Wall  At the Lunar New Year Wishing Wall in Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif., guests can stroll beneath strings of ornamental lanterns and share their messages of hope, health and happiness for this year. The Lunar New Year celebration is a joyous tribute to Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures. At the celebration, guests can savor Asian-inspired dishes at Lunar New Year Marketplaces; experience dazzling entertainment such as "Mulan's Lunar New Year Procession" to "Hurry Home - Lunar New Year Celebration," and more. (Christian Thompson/Disneyland Resort)
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Lunar New Year Merchandise

Lunar New Year 2024 merchandise is expected to be at the event, and we’ve already seen some of the items arrive on shopDisney.com. There is a special set of Minnie Mouse Ears, as well as a Spirit Jersey, T-shirts, a plush Mickey Mouse, and a few other bits and pieces you can check out here.



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If you are visiting Disney California Adventure Park at the Disneyland Resort between January 23rd and February 18th, don’t miss this fantastic celebration of culture, cuisine, and tradition as we embrace the Year of the Dragon!



Zoë Wood is a travel writer from Sydney, Australia. Since her first visit to Disneyland at the age of 6, she has spent her years frequently visiting Disney Parks and traveling around the world.

Join Zoë as she lets you in on all the tips, tricks, anecdotes, and embarrassments that arise from her family adventures.






















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