On the heels of releasing its full 2024 event calendar, Disneyland Resort has announced the themes and details of the highly-anticipated Disneyland After Dark separately ticketed, after-hours events – with an all-new theme and more nights scheduled than ever in 2024!
The beloved themed soirees feature after-hours ride access (often with lower wait times), unique entertainment, rare character appearances, plus specialty food, beverage, and merchandise. Admission includes a three-hour pre-party mix-in, a commemorative credential and an event guide map, and unlimited digital downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken throughout the party.
Sweethearts’ Nite at Disneyland Park (Jan. 23, 25, 30; Feb. 1, 6, 8, 12 and 14): Heartwarming offerings on eight different nights celebrate the love all around us. Sweethearts’ Nite will include many heartwarming offerings:
- A royal cavalcade will make its way through Disneyland park, offering an enchanting gathering of some of Disney’s favorite royals, transported by equally splendid equines.
- Near “it’s a small world,” dance along with princesses, princes and Disney characters at the evening’s royal ball.
- Stitch and Angel will host their very own dance party at the stage in Tomorrowland. Join them throughout the night to dance and sing to some awesome beats!
- Throughout the park, unique photo backdrops will offer you an opportunity to step inside some of Disney’s iconic scenes of love and friendship, including Lady and the Tramp, Tangled, Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin, and more.
- Divine lighting, fabulous projections and the music of Disney love songs create the ultimate atmosphere for romance, friendship and family throughout the park.
- Enjoy many sweet treats to indulge in and themed savory items available throughout the park, created especially for Sweethearts’ Nite. New offerings will include the shortbread cookie churro with strawberry cheesecake dipping sauce and the Café Daisy fried heart-shaped ravioli, plus some returning and reimagined favorites like the Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe Chocolate & Strawberry-stuffed croissant.
- Plus, specialty menu items will also be available at Plaza Inn, Cafe Orleans, River Belle Terrace and Carnation Café, subject to availability. Reservations are recommended and can be booked online soon.
A limited number of Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite tickets will go on pre-sale for Magic Key holders beginning Dec. 12, 2023 (no earlier than 9 a.m. PT) on Disneyland.com. On Dec. 14, 2023 (no earlier than 9 a.m. PT), tickets will go on sale to the general public.
NEW! Disney Channel Nite at Disneyland Park (March 5 and 7): Nostalgic celebration with themed offerings from favorite shows and movies across various Disney Channel eras, such as the High School Musical pep rally and Phineas and Ferb dance party. Join in the fun with fellow Disney Channel fans with great offerings including:
- The High School Musical pep rally will take place through the streets of Disneyland park celebrating the songs from the beloved High School Musical franchise.
- The Phineas and Ferb dance party at the stage in Tomorrowland will be a high-energy dance party, complete with a DJ and appearances by your favorite Phineas and Ferb characters!
- Camp Rock karaoke will allow you to sing favorite songs, and The Ultimate Disney Channel Trivia Challenge will test true Disney Channel fans, all in the cozy atmosphere of The Golden Horseshoe.
- Descendants at the Rivers of America will invite you to take a cruise on the Sailing Ship Columbia and enjoy music from the Descendants trilogy.
- Opportunities to step into imaginative photo backdrops representing favorite Disney Channel shows and movies, including Lizzie McGuire, The Cheetah Girls, Teen Beach Movie and more, will make you the star!
- Enjoy specially themed foods and snacks all evening long. A few items to expect are the mini banana burritos and tropical banana punch at Red Rose Taverne, plus chili cheese loaded nachos, and s’mores donut skewer from Café Daisy. Additionally, specialty dining packages will be available, too – more details coming soon.
A limited number of Disneyland After Dark: Disney Channel Nite tickets will go on pre-sale for Magic Key holders beginning Dec. 12, 2023 (no earlier than 9 a.m. PT) on Disneyland.com. On Dec. 14, 2023 (no earlier than 9 a.m. PT), tickets will go on sale to the general public.
The announcement also confirmed the return of Star Wars Nite at Disneyland Park (April 16, 18, 23, 25, 30; May 2, 7 and 9) and Pride Nite at Disneyland Park (June 18 & 20).
Stay tuned as more details and on-sale dates will be released soon.
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