Cozy up with a favorite Disney film on select nights under the stars at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. Movie screenings take place on the rooftop pool deck, and you’re encouraged to bring food and drink for the show. The viewing area—which includes deck chairs directly in front of the screen - opens a half hour before showtime. Specific movie information and times are available during check-in.
Enjoy the latest and greatest video games at Flounder’s Fun ‘n’ Games, tucked in the hallway between the lobby and the parking lot area. To play, you must purchase game tokens at the kiosk located inside the arcade. Game prices range from 1 to 4 tokens per play.
For an extra fee, children from 5 to 12 years of age are invited to enjoy a night of activities and games at Pinocchio’s Workshop—located near the front lobby of Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa.
Embark on a brisk, early morning power walk while enjoying the sights and sounds of Disney California Adventure Park before it comes to life. Beginning promptly at 7:00 AM, this 15-minute, one-mile walk is complimentary to Guests of the Disneyland Resort hotels and led by one of our Guest Activities Coordinators. The minimum age to participate is 14 years; Guests 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
To reserve your space, sign up at the Guest Services desk in the main lobby. There is no fee to participate. Activity time and availability are subject to change without notice.
On select nights, view Disneyland Park fireworks from the rooftop pool deck at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, while music and dialogue from the show are piped in overhead.
Stay fit while on vacation with high-tech work-out machines at Mickey’s Beach Fitness Center located on the second floor. Treadmills, bicycles (regular and recumbent), ellipticals, stair climbers, free weights and weight machines are available to Guests of Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel seeking exercise while on vacation.
Get physical during this complimentary, non-impact fitness class at the Outdoor Fireplace in Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. Promoting balance, strength and flexibility, this Pilates-inspired, one-hour workout session is ideal for both men and women of all fitness levels—and a great way to start your day!
Reservations are required; please contact the Guest Services desk upon arrival for the class schedule and to sign up. Minimum age to participate is 14 years old.
Enjoy a variety of unique, fun-filled offerings throughout the Resort, exclusively available to Guests of the Disneyland hotels. Although subject to change, interactive experiences may include:
Please visit the Guest Services desk upon arrival for schedule, meeting place, requirements and to make a reservation (if applicable).
Be mystified during this unique private experience that takes place at the Main Street Magic Shop inside Disneyland Park. Offering a basic introduction to magic, this fascinating workshop available to Disneyland hotel Guests will teach you a variety of classic magic tricks, from the “pledge” to the “prestige.” Learn the tricks of the trade and amaze your family and friends!
To participate, Guests must be at least 5 years old and valid theme park admission is required. To reserve your spot, please visit the Guest Services desk upon your arrival at the hotel. Additionally, a 10% discount will be provided on all purchases at the Main Street Magic Shop during your visit.
From the comfort of a cozy beach chair, watch classic Disney films at this seashore-themed screening room designed for kids. Entertainment is presented continuously on a sandcastle television throughout the day.
Soak up some fun in the sun at the boardwalk-inspired, rooftop pool terrace located on the third floor.
Enjoy fun in the sun with a pool party at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. Located near the California Streamin’ Slide, these seasonal parties occur daily at 5:00 PM and include an hour of games, music and dancing.
Create a furry new friend at Build-A-Bear Workshop in the Downtown Disney District. During this private session available exclusively to Disneyland Resort hotel Guests, customize and snap a photo with your new plush pal, receive a complimentary accessory of your choice (up to $5.00 in value), and take advantage of exclusive shopping time—all under the helpful direction of your class’ personal "Bear Builder."
To take part, sign up at the Guest Services desk to reserve your spot. All children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older. Please note that the minimum bear purchase to participate is $10.00.
Indulge your mind and body with a multitude of spa treatments and beauty salon services—such as massages and facials—at Mandara Spa, conveniently located at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa.
Visiting Disneyland Park? Test your Disney knowledge as you hunt for answers to trivia questions at the Happiest Place on Earth. Pick up a trivia kit at the Guest Services desk in the main lobby and then head over to Disneyland Park to find the answers. Once you’ve succeeded in answering all the questions, head back to Guest Services to receive your special gift. Please note that theme park admission is required.
Although subject to change, trivia challenges may include: