Disneyland After Dark Event – Disneyland Resort

Enjoy a fun and magical night at Disneyland Resort after the parks close with this series of themed events that will run throughout the year. Disneyland After Dark kicks off 2020 with like, a gnarly throwback to the 1980s, followed by Sweetheart's, Pixar, and Villains Nites. Guests can enjoy up to seven hours of fun at the park during these hard ticket events.

Event Details

Disneyland After Dark's next event take place on January 29, 2020, from 9 pm – 1 am. Guests attending will be able to enter Disneyland as early as 6 pm. As part of the fun, costumes are encouraged but must follow Disneyland Resort's guidelines.


Tickets for these special events are $109 per person for guests ages 3 and older.

80s Nite

January 29, Disneyland Park

  • “Flashback To Videopolis!” takeover of the Fantasyland Theatre with a live VJ, music videos and dancers boogieing to the decade’s hottest hits.
  • “Awesome After Dark – Fireworks To The Max!” fireworks show, high-energy musical entertainment and more.
  • “Throwback”-style encounters with Disney friends of yesteryear.
  • Immersive photo opportunities with a nostalgic twist.
  • Decade-inspired décor, food, beverages and merchandise offerings.
  • Access to Disneyland park starting at 6 p.m.

Disneyland After Dark: 80’s Nite Character Line Up

Town Square

  • Mickey Mouse Mousercise
  • DuckTales Friends

Mickey’s Toontown (Gate)

  • Roger Rabbit


  • Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket

Tomorrowland (Starcade)

  • Ewoks

Critter Country (Splash Mountain)

  • Bre’r Bear, Bre’r Fox, and Bre’r Rabbit

Royal Hall

  • Ariel and friend

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

  • C-3PO and R2-D2

Photo Ops

“it’s a small world” Mall

  • Fox and the Hound
  • Oliver and Company
  • Splash
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
  • The Black Cauldron

Star Wars Launch Bay 

  • Tron
  • Event Logo

Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

  • Captain Rex


  • Fantasyland Map

Tomorrowland Terrace

  • Totally Minnie Clapboard


  • Hoth Cave
  • Speeder Bikes

Sweetheart's Nite

February 12 and February 13, Disneyland Park

  • Love song-themed dance parties throughout the park, as well as a glitzy royal ball.
  • Encounters with darling Disney couples, including Cinderella and Prince Charming, Aladdin and Jasmine, and of course, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse.
  • Romantic photo opportunities featuring sweet scenes from iconic Disney films.
  • Lovely décor, food, beverages and merchandise offerings.
  • Access to Disneyland park starting at 6 p.m.

Pixar Nite

 March 5, Disney California Adventure Park

  • Interactive dance parties themed to favorite Pixar stories, including the retro-cool Incredibles family and scare-tastic gang from Monsters, Inc.
  • Encounters with crowd-pleasing Pixar pals, including Russel and Carl from Up and Joy and Sadness from Inside Out.
  • Playfully fun photo opportunities.
  • Whimsical décor, food, beverages and merchandise offerings.
  • Access to Disney California Adventure park starting at 5 p.m.

Villains Nite

April 30, Disney California Adventure Park

  • Villains Cabaret with a cast of outlaws singing and dancing their way through a riff-raff-lovin’ revue.
  • Spellbinding DJ-hosted dance parties and sing-alongs throughout the park.
  • Encounters with some of Disney’s famously nefarious fiends or their henchmen!
  • Photo opportunities themed to popular villain lairs and thrones.
  • Dastardly décor, food, beverages and merchandise offerings.
  • Access to Disney California Adventure park starting at 6 p.m.


  • Arguably, the main draw to 80’s Nite will be Videopolis. Guests can head to the Fantasyland Theatre and boogie to the decade’s hottest hits with the limited return of Disneyland’s classic music video dance party that celebrates the ‘80s with a VJ playing the ultimate collection of music videos from the era.
  • “Awesome After Dark – Fireworks To The Max!” fireworks show will kick off Disneyland After Dark with a glittering, high-energy spectacle that takes iconic ‘80s themes to the sky.
  • The “Totally Minnie – You’re on DTV Video Shoot” will allow guests to bust a move and groove over at the Tomorrowland Stage for a dance party with Minnie and friends!


Throughout the night guests will be able to enjoy some of their favorite attractions and lands—all with less time waiting in line! Please note Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will not be open during these events.

Event Merchandise

Guests will have all night to shop a fantastic selection of apparel, collectables, and other fun gifts. Shop a courageous collection of apparel, gifts and other goodies.

Sweets, Treats, Fabulous Eats!

Guests will be able to enjoy a variety of delicious, themed treats made especially for Disneyland After Dark events. Select locations will be serving speciality items available for purchase.


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