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Lunar New Year

Mickey and Minnie dressed in festive costumes

Discover a multicultural celebration that welcomes the Year of the Pig—January 25 through February 17, 2019!

Disney California Adventure - Lunar New Year Sign

Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Ring in the Lunar New Year with heartwarming traditions and wishes for a wonderful future.

May health, luck and prosperity be yours! From January 25 through February 17, 2019, Disney California Adventure Park will usher in the Lunar New Year with a joyous tribute to various Asian cultures. Guests of all ages are invited to join us for an unforgettable experience—it’s the perfect opportunity to spend this auspicious occasion with family and friends. Here’s to your year-round good fortune!

Highlights Include:

  • Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession
  • Unique holiday entertainment
  • Special appearances by some popular Disney Characters dressed in colorful event costumes
  • Delicious Asian food
  • Commemorative merchandise
  • Kid-friendly crafts and activities
  • Festive décor and more

All events, experiences and offerings are subject to cancellation or change without notice.

Mulan stands next to Mushu and waves to Guests

Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession

Watch Mulan’s eye-catching cavalcade with Mushu, Goofy, various performers and the Three Little Pigs!

Paradise Garden Bandstand

Paradise Garden Bandstand

Enjoy Melody of China’s blend of Chinese classical, folk and modern music as well as multicultural dancing!

Mulan smiles at Mushu

Meet Disney Characters

Mingle with Mickey, Minnie and other Disney pals dressed in vibrant holiday attire—near Paradise Garden Grill.

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, Paradise Gardens is the place to find some of your favorite Disney friends! Some of the most loved VICs—Very Important Characters—will be festively dressed to usher in the Year of the Pig while posing for pics, signing autographs and sharing hugs. Come say hi to Mickey, Minnie, Mulan, Mushu and Pluto too.

Gather loved ones for cherished photo memories under our gorgeous pavilion—it’s bedecked with bamboo, peach blossoms, golden flowers and multilingual banners bearing serendipitous holiday wishes.

Check daily appearance times for Disney Characters by downloading the official Disneyland Mobile app!

Several Mandarin Orange-Green Tea Tarts on a wooden board

Asian Cuisine with a Disney Twist!

Stop by our Lunar New Year marketplaces for a special selection of Asian-inspired food and drinks.

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

Paradise Garden Grill

Kick off the new sun-moon journey with auspicious dishes inspired by traditional Asian fare!

Foo dog statue

Lunar New Year Merchandise

Browse a brightly colored collection of Lunar New Year-themed apparel, souvenirs and gifts sure to bring good fortune. Shop special kiosks along the parade route for a curated array of Year of the Pig merchandise—from commemorative event t-shirts and pins to traditional lucky red envelopes that promise a fortuitous 12 months!

A calligraphist paints Mandarin characters on a piece of paper

Follow Your Art

Let creative spirits soar with art, crafts and a brand-new year bursting with imagination!

Budding artiste? Visit Paradise Gardens Park for an inspirational fix… courtesy of the Year of the Pig! Brush-stroke aficionados can take home custom-drawn Chinese calligraphy by local artisans, available on Monday and Tuesdays during Lunar New Year. Then, craft paper lanterns or have your look transformed with complimentary face painting in front of The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel's Undersea Adventure.

An ornamental lantern

Lucky Wishing Wall

Stroll beneath strings of ornamental lanterns, make a wish and dare to dream big during the Year of the Pig!

What rivals a dash of pixie dust? Stop by the Lucky Wishing Wall located in Paradise Gardens—it’s where Lunar New Year magic begins! Guests of all ages are welcomed to add their own special message of hope, health and happiness for the upcoming year.

Disney California Adventure Park

Paradise Gardens Park

Valid Park Admission Required

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