I know many of us are looking forward to a new year in 2022, especially after missing out on some of our favorite experiences at the theme park last year! Today, we’re excited to share that two fan-favorite, time-limited festivals will be back at Disney California Adventure Park next year! The Lunar New Year celebration will take place from January 21 to February 13, 2022, and the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival will take place from March 4 to April 26, 2022. Mark your calendars!
There’s something so special about time-limited festivals at Disney California Adventure Park. For some, these are decadent food and beverage offerings. For others, it’s the unique experiences of the festival and the fun characters. Whatever the pleasure of your festival, one thing is for sure: Disney magic is not lacking! Here are some highlights to look forward to when these festivals return.
Lunar New Year, from January 21 to February 13, 2022
Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure Park is a joyous celebration that commemorates the traditions of Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese cultures. The festival is full of multicultural performances, special activities, culinary delights, beautiful decor, celebration products and more!
In 2022, we will celebrate the Year of the Tiger at the Lunar New Year festival. As a novelty this year, Tigger will join in the fun, along with beloved Disney characters such as Mulan and Mushu, Mickey and Minnie, the Three Little Pigs and more, all in their festive attire.
In addition to the excitement of the Lunar New Year, Raya from the Walt Disney Animation Studios movie, “Raya and the Last Dragon” will appear for the first time at Disneyland Resort during the celebration! You can see the Raya in an environment inspired by his native Kumandra, recreated on the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail.
The captivating “Mulan’s Lunar New Year’s Procession” will return. This brilliant and daring performance presented by Mulan and her faithful dragon, Mushu, will feature dozens of lively parade performers as they honor family, friendship and the potential of a fortune-filled New Year. There will also be live music entertainment at the Paradise Garden Bandstand.
The Sip and Savor Pass will also return, to enjoy more while enjoying the four markets of the Lunar New Year, all with delicious Asian cuisine. In addition, there will be special offers of food and drinks inspired by the Lunar New Year in select food places in the park.
This year’s celebration will also enjoy other popular Lunar New Year traditions, such as the Lucky Wishing Wall and craft activities.
Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival, March 4-April 26, 2022
In 2022, family and friends will gather for a taste of what they missed at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival! At the festival, you can explore California’s regions and neighborhoods in a variety of ways, from delicious cuisine to vibrant entertainment, fun festival merchandise, and more.
During the festival, you can taste your way through a dozen festival markets that offer an assortment of delicious bites and drinks for all palates. There will also be the option to purchase a Sip and Savor Pass to enjoy the unique offers on the market. Free culinary demonstrations with local, famous and Disney chefs will return for the whole family to enjoy on Saturdays and Sundays during the festival. And for those who want to enhance their festival experience, there will also be special signature events to book and buy, such as Carthay Circle winemaker receptions and wine, beer and wine education and tasting seminars. mixology.
The entertainment will fill the stages of the festival, with live musical performances at Palisades Stage and Paradise Gardens Bandstand, visits with chef Goofy and his friends and craft activities.
Additional details about the Lunar New Year celebration and the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival will be shared soon at Disneyland.com. Also, stay tuned to the Disney Parks blog for food guides and more content as the festivals approach!