Lunar New Year

Now through February 5, join us for a joyous celebration of time-honored traditions that commemorate the start of a new year.

It's the Year of the Rooster!

Welcome the Lunar New Year with a bigger celebration than ever before at Disney California Adventure Park.

Discover culturally-inspired food, music, entertainment and festive decorations that signal the start of the new year. It's the perfect opportunity to spend time with family and friends and offer warm wishes for a wonderful future.

Guests of all ages will enjoy an impressive array of multicultural musicians and performers appearing at different venues throughout the day. And be on the lookout for Disney Characters dressed in traditional garb, ready to take part in the fun.

Please note that events, experiences and offerings are subject to change without notice.

  • Hurry Home – Lunar New Year Celebration
    This brand-new nighttime water show features Mulan, Mushu and their newest friend—a little lantern—in a heartwarming tale of family and friendship.

  • A Bounty of Asian Cuisine
    Marketplace kiosks offer a variety of specialty foods, beverages and sweets paying homage to Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cuisine.

  • Paradise Garden Grill
    Kick off 2017 with menu selections inspired by traditional Asian fare.

  • Paradise Garden Bandstand
    Listen to melodic musicians from China and Vietnam showcase their fine-tuned talents.

  • Mulan's Lunar New Year Procession
    Characters Mulan and Mushu are leading a procession featuring eye-catching performances for all to enjoy.

  • The Acrobats of China
    You'll be amazed at the physical feats these award-winning acrobats can accomplish with props ranging from ropes, hoops, drums, chairs and more.

  • Meet Disney Characters
    Mulan, Mushu and other Characters will be greeting Guests and posing for photos around the Disneyland Resort.

    In celebration of Lunar New Year, Characters will be dressed in festive attire, ready to usher in the Year of the Rooster. From 11:00 AM through 5:00 PM, family and friends are invited to gather for a memorable photo opportunity near Paradise Garden Grill underneath a beautiful gazebo adorned with peach blossoms, bamboo, golden flowers and multi-lingual holiday banners.

  • Lunar New Year Shopping
    While you're enjoying the festivities, take time to shop for Lunar New Year themed apparel, souvenirs and gifts.

  • A Wall for Well-Wishers
    Stroll beneath strings of ornamental lanterns and pay a visit to the Lucky Wishing Wall.

    The magic begins at the wishing wall that spans from Paradise Garden Grill to Goofy's Sky School. Guests of all ages are invited to add their own special message of hope, health and happiness for the coming year!

  • Follow Your Art
    Let your creative spirit soar with the help of local artisans from the Chinese Cerritos School.

    Take home a custom-drawn memento of Chinese calligraphy, craft your own paper lantern and enjoy complimentary face painting in front of The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel's Undersea Adventure.

  • SoCal Resident Ticket Offer
    Make magical memories while exploring both parks and the Downtown Disney District!

  • Lunar New Year Merchandise
    From January 20 to February 5, come to Seaside Souvenirs for special Lunar New Year-themed apparel, souvenirs and gifts.

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