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Lunar New Year

Mickey and Minnie dressed for the Happy Lunar New Year celebration at the Disneyland Resort

From January 20 to February 5, join us for a joyous celebration of time-honored traditions that commemorate the start of a new year.

Disney California Adventure - Lunar New Year Sign

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.

World of Color at Disney's California Adventure Park

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

Steamed vegetable dumplings next to a sesame garlic soy dipping sauce

A Bounty of Asian Cuisine

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

Bahn Khoai Nuong Cassava Coconut Cake Served for Lunar New Year at Disney's California Adventure Park

Paradise Garden Grill

Kick off 2017 with menu selections inspired by traditional Asian fare.

Music being performed for the Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney's California Adventure Park

Paradise Garden Bandstand

Listen to melodic musicians from China and Vietnam showcase their fine-tuned talents.

Lunar New Year at Disney's California Adventure Park

Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession

Characters Mulan and Mushu are leading a procession featuring eye-catching performances for all to enjoy.

Chinese Acrobatics for Lunar New Year at Disney's California Adventure Park

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.  

Mulan Meet and Greet at Lunar New Year at Disney's California Adventure Park

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. 

An open-air shop selling merchandise that includes sunglasses, Mickey Mouse ear hats, novelty gloves, pins, toys and snacks, beneath a lighthouse-like tower and a huge billboard sign with an illustration of a crab, a bucket of seashells, a beach, an ocean pier and the words ‘Seaside Souvenirs’

Lunar New Year Shopping

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

Lunar New Year Card

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! 

Girl with face painted for Lunar New Year at Disney's California Adventure Park

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.

Sign for Paradise Garden Grill, a Disney California Adventure Mediterranean restaurant

AP Corner at the Lunar New Year

Passholders are invited to swing by Paradise Pier for exclusive Lunar New Year Activities.

A little girl holds her mother's hand and a balloon while walking in Paradise Pier

Magic on the Move

See what's new, returning, or about to say goodbye at the Disneyland Resort.

Disney California Adventure Park

Paradise Pier

Valid Park Admission Required

Special Event

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