Planning for Preschool Kids & Little Ones

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A Day of Unforgettable Firsts…
Visiting Disneyland Resort with
Toddlers and Small Children

ATTRACTIONS THAT TELL A STORY
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Disneyland Park

Take a whimsical spin on attractions perfect for the pint-sized set.
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Disney California Adventure Park

Travel to fantastical lands as stories come alive like never before!
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Disneyland Park

Take a whimsical spin on attractions perfect for the pint-sized set.

Head to the Happiest Place on Earth and experience enchantment through your child’s eyes! Whether it’s their very first trip to Disneyland Park or just an awesome way to spend the day, why not fill it with memories to last a lifetime? Capture the magic for family members small and large on these classic attractions:

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Attractions subject to change or closure without notice.

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Disney California Adventure Park

Travel to fantastical lands as stories come alive like never before!

Whether you make tracks to Radiator Springs, see the sights in Hollywood Land or hang with Woody and the gang at the recently reimagined Pixar Pier, your little angels are in for a visit they’ll never forget. Disney California Adventure Park offers 7 delightful lands packed with attractions sure to keep the kiddos tickled. Here are a few you won’t want to miss:

See all attractions available at Disney California Adventure Park.

Attractions are subject to change or closure without notice.

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FANTASTICAL ENTERTAINMENT
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Character Greetings

Witness their wonder—meet, greet and share hugs with famous faces!
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Parades & Fireworks

Add a dash more pixie dust to your family’s theme park visit!
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Live Shows, Music and More

Prepare for a flurry of excitement when make-believe worlds spring to life.
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Character Greetings

Witness their wonder—meet, greet and share hugs with famous faces!

Start the day with Character encounters of the Disney kind! Meet royal sisters, princesses and Mickey as well as Super Heroes, galactic greats and beyond.

At Disneyland Park

At Disney California Adventure Park

See all Character Greetings at the Disneyland Resort.

Entertainment and appearances are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

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Parades & Fireworks

Add a dash more pixie dust to your family’s theme park visit!

Catch some of our most celebrated Characters (and fabulous floats) as they pass by along the parade route. Then, watch pyrotechnical spectacles light up the night in dazzling Disney style.

At Disneyland Park

At Disney California Adventure Park

See all parades and fireworks at the Disneyland Resort.

Entertainment and appearances are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Mist streams, exploding fountains and dancing lights during World of Color

Live Shows, Music and More

Prepare for a flurry of excitement when make-believe worlds spring to life.

Budding big-screen aficionados will be spellbound by performances that put Disney tales center stage. Live musical groups and a high-energy dance party provide toe-tappin’ fun for all ages.

At Disneyland Park

At Disney California Adventure Park

See all live entertainment at the Disneyland Resort.

Entertainment and appearances are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

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CHARACTER MEALS & MAGICAL TIPS
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Character Dining

Eat, drink and be entertained by some pretty popular Disney pals!
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Help for Parents

Discover perks that enhance a day at the parks with young children.
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Mobile App & Entertainment Calendar

Make the most of your day—here’s a little help to start planning.
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Character Dining

Eat, drink and be entertained by some pretty popular Disney pals!

Savor a flavorful feast served with heaping helpings of fun as some of our best-loved Characters drop by during breakfast or dinner.

Kids’ and toddlers’ meals are available at most quick-service restaurants and can also be ordered via the Disneyland mobile app. Advance reservations are also accepted at select eateries throughout the park.

BUFFET-STYLE CHARACTER BREAKFAST

BUFFET-STYLE CHARACTER BREAKFAST & DINNER

Character lineup and menus are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

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Help for Parents

Discover perks that enhance a day at the parks with young children.

Make your Disneyland Resort trip delightful for all—learn about a host of convenient services that include:

Baby Care Centers
Time out! Change diapers, purchase sunscreen or simply take a break throughout your day—ask a Cast Member, check the park guide or use the Disneyland Mobile App to find available locations.

Rider Switch
If anyone in the family doesn’t meet height requirements, adults can take turns experiencing an attraction without waiting in the regular queue again—simply ask a Cast Member for details.

Resort Hotels
Book your stay at any Disneyland Resort hotel so you don’t miss a minute of the magic! Benefits include:

  • Close proximity to the parks and Downtown Disney District
  • Purchases can be sent directly to your hotel via package express
  • Meals or magical makeovers can be scheduled with preferred reservation access (subject to availability)
  • Early admission to the park with Extra Magic Hour

Strollers
Rent one of our strollers for the day or throughout your entire stay (subject to availability)—ask a Cast Member, check the park guide or use the Disneyland Mobile App to find available locations.

Learn about all of the many Guest Services offered at the Disneyland Resort.

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Mobile App & Entertainment Calendar

Make the most of your day—here’s a little help to start planning.

Find your fave Characters or entertainment by checking the Disneyland mobile app* or the Disneyland Resort entertainment calendar for appearance schedules and showtimes. (Subject to change or cancellation without notice.)

Disneyland Mobile App*
Download to purchase theme park tickets, locate Characters, make Disney FASTPASS selections while in the parks (with the purchase of Disney MaxPass*) and so much more!

Disney MaxPass**
Purchase Disney MaxPass for each of your tickets and save time by making Disney FASTPASS selections right from your phone. Plus, you’ll receive unlimited Disney PhotoPass downloads for a day—all with the Disneyland Mobile App.

Mobile Food & Beverage Ordering
Rumbly in their tumblies? Order quick-service meals from select restaurants via the Disneyland Mobile App.

Play Disney Parks Mobile App
One game-changing download turns wait time into play time as you interact with the theme parks like never before!

*Available for iPhone® and smartphones for Android™.
Message, data and roaming rates may apply. Availability subject to handset limitations and features may vary by handset or service provider. Coverage and app stores not available everywhere. If you’re under 18, get your parents’ permission first. Apple, the Apple logo and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App StoreSM is a service mark of Apple Inc. Android and Google Play™ are trademarks of Google Inc.

**Disney MaxPass is nonrefundable. Guests are strongly advised to check the day’s FASTPASS ticket availability and other Park details before purchasing the Disney MaxPass feature or using a park ticket with Disney MaxPass as FASTPASS tickets are limited and availability is not guaranteed. Learn more about PhotoPass terms, conditions and expiration policy.

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