Lunar New Year Celebration - Disney California Adventure

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1/26/19: Added video of Mulan’s Processional, added merchandise and kiosk photos
1/25/2019: Updated menu offerings
1/9/2019: Updated music offerings, merchandise, characters, and Family Fun section
12/27/2018: Added menus

Celebrate the Year of the Pig from January 25 – February 17, 2019, during Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure. Guests will enjoy every minute of this event that features festive activities, live entertainment, and traditional culinary dishes.

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Tickets

Guests with valid admission to Disney California Adventure will be able to enjoy all events and programs of Lunar New Year during their visit.

Entertainment

Pixar Pier comes alive during the Lunar New Year Celebration. Enjoy exciting entertainment choices that guests of all ages will love.

Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession

Join Mulan and Mushu as they parade through Pixar Pier bringing joy and wishing good luck to all. This lively parade is full of traditional music, ethnic costumes, and an incredible array of performers. This year, the parade will also feature Fifer, Fiddler, and Practical, better known as Three Little Pigs as a special treat for the Year of the Pig.

 

Music

A variety of musicians from many ethnic backgrounds will be entertaining guests of all ages with their traditional stylings and songs.

  • New this year, the Melody of China ensemble will entertain guests with Chinese classical, folk and contemporary music. The trio of artists will play:
    • Yangqin (Chinese dulcimer)
    • Pipa (Chinese lute)
    • Erhu (Chinese fiddle).
  • Vietnamese artist Dat Nguyen will serenade guests with traditional and original compositions on classical guitar, lute, flute and melodica at Paradise Garden Bandstand.

Characters

Lunar New Year

Favorite characters will be taking part in the festivities and may even be wearing rare, traditional costumes in honor of this celebration. Guests can meet the following characters at Paradise Gardens Park:

  • Mulan
  • Mushu
  • Pluto
  • Mickey and Minnie

Culinary Treats

Throughout the park, guests will be able to purchase samples of traditional, ethnic foods inspired by this festive season.

Lucky 8 Lantern

Lucky 8 Lantern
Crispy Shrimp Fried Rice • $8.00 
Stir-Fried Vegetables and Pineapple • $7.00 
Mandarin Orange-Green Tea Tart • $5.50
Vietnamese Iced Coffee • $5.50 
smartwater • $5.00 
Dasani Bottled Water • $4.25 

Foodie Guide to Lunar New Year 2019 at Disney California Adventure Park - Lucky 8 Lantern

 

Prosperity Bao & Buns

Prosperity Bao & Buns
Char Siu Pork Bao • $7.75 
Mickey Chinese Hot Dog Bun • $6.50 
Mango-Pineapple Pastry • $5.50 
Winter Plum Blossom Gin Mule • $13.00 
smartwater • $5.00 
Dasani Bottled Water • $4.25 

Foodie Guide to Lunar New Year 2019 at Disney California Adventure Park - Prosperity Bao & Buns

Longevity Noodle Co.

Foodie Guide to Lunar New Year 2019 at Disney California Adventure Park - Longevity Noodle Company

Longevity Noodle Co.
Pan-Fried Wheat Noodles • $7.25
Vegetable Egg Roll and Chilled Sesame-Garlic Noodles • $7.00
Egg Tart • $4.75 
Orchid Spritz • $5.75 
smartwater • $5.00 
Dasani Bottled Water • $4.25 
Red Dragon Spice Traders

Red Dragon Spice Traders
Firecracker Three Cup Chicken • $7.25
Steamed Short Rib Shumai • $7.75
Purple Yam Macaron • $5.50
Raspberry Lychee Chia Tea • $6.00
smartwater • $5.00
Dasani® Bottled Water • $4.25

Foodie Guide to Lunar New Year 2019 at Disney California Adventure Park - Red Dragon Spice Traders

 

Additional Culinary Offerings

Foodie Guide to Lunar New Year 2019 at Disney California Adventure Park - Festival Food and Beverage Cart

Festival Food and Beverage Cart

  • Gochujang Chicken Wings – Baked Korean-inspired chicken wings with spiced sauce
  • Mini Almond Cookies – Traditional Chinese sweet almond crumble cookies

Foodie Guide to Lunar New Year 2019 at Disney California Adventure Park - Paradise Garden Grill

Paradise Garden Grill

  • Korean Grilled Chicken
  • Vegan Orange Tempeh
  • Bahn Mi Pork Sandwich
  • Whole Deep-fried Tilapia
  • Mango Mousse
  • Almond Milk Iced Tea (non-alcoholic)
  • Almond Milk Iced Tea with Boba Popping Pearls (non-alcoholic)
  • Tsing Tao Beer (alcoholic)

Family Fun

Arts and Crafts:

  • Guests to enjoy complimentary arts and crafts with local artisans including:
    • Chinese calligraphy
    • Paper lantern making
    • Face painting

Lucky Wishing Wall:

  • Guests are invited to add their own wishes to the Lucky Wishing Wall

Festive Decorations:

  • Ornamental lanterns and banners wishing guests a Happy Lunar New Year will decorate areas of the park and add to the ambiance.

Merchandise

  • Guests can purchase New Lunar New Year merchandise inspired by different cultures of East Asia.
    • Special items include:
      • Traditional red envelopes for gift-giving
      • Minnie Mouse ear headbands
      • Lantern glow wands

 

  • Commemorative items with Lunar New Year designs include:
    • Limited-edition pin
    • Adult hoodies and tees.
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