Disneyland will have it’s magical and long awaited reopening on April 30th for California residents.
Tickets starting TODAY are on sale for all California residents and you can book those reservations too! Surprisingly enough, the availability calendar is pretty wide open as of right now. If you need a tutorial on how to book and buy your tickets, head over to our previous article HERE.
Here’s a few things to get you SO excited to return to the magic!
Character Experiences Throughout BOTH parks!
Main Street, U.S.A. – Mickey Mouse and some of his pals may be seen waving from the steps of the Disneyland Railroad station.
Royal Theatre in Fantasyland – From Cinderella to Rapunzel, Snow White, Mulan, Elena of Avalor and many others, guests will be delighted as they are greeted by Disney Royalty. Princesses will pose and wave at a distance for photos with their royal guests.
Small World Terrace – Alice and other wonderful Disney friends frolic in the fun as they invite guests to see them at a distance at Small World Terrace.
New Orleans Square – The characters of New Orleans Square have returned to their old haunts, and some new ones: Tiana and the pirate known as Redd take up residence on some of the more elevated positions in the land, interacting with guests from afar on the balcony of the 21 Royal Residence, above Pirates of the Caribbean.
Mickey’s Toontown – Mickey Mouse and his friends have returned to their homes at Mickey’s Toontown where guests can wave to them and take photos from a distance outside their wacky abodes, and at the Toontown gazebo.
Rancho del Zocalo in Frontierland – At Zocalo Park, guests may spot Miguel dressed in mariachi finery and waving to everyone from among the colorful marigolds and papel picado décor inspired by Disney and Pixar’s award-winning film, “Coco.”
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – While living their own adventures in a galaxy far, far away, guests are likely to come across familiar faces as they explore the Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu. Heroes of the Resistance including Rey, Chewbacca and Vi Moradi may be spotted on the platforms above the speeder garage in Black Spire Station. A contingent of First Order Stormtroopers join Kylo Ren in patrolling the landing platform at Docking Bay 9 beneath their TIE Echelon vehicle.
DISNEY’S CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE PARK
Carthay Fountain/Buena Vista Street – As guests reach the heart of Disney California Adventure, they will find themselves drawn to the fountain as the center of the action. Mickey Mouse and his friends have stepped out on the town in order to wave hello and welcome back all their friends.
Super Heroes – When Disneyland Resort reopens, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will make their way to the Hollywood Backlot Stage, where adoring fans can wave and cheer for Black Widow, Captain America, Thor, Spider-Man, Black Panther and the Dora Milaje, as they strike heroic poses throughout the day.
Cars Land – At Radiator Springs, guests can share a laugh and take memorable photos with some of their favorite characters such as Mater, Lightning McQueen and Red the fire truck along the land’s Route 66.
Pixar Pals – A variety of Pixar characters such as Woody, Jessie, Mr. and Mrs. Incredible, Edna Mode, Frozone, and Joy and Sadness will wave and pose from the Pixar Pier bandshell stage.
Disney Junior – Favorite Disney Junior stars, from Vampirina to Doc McStuffins, wave and interact with their friends from the stage of the Disney Theater in Hollywood Land.
Paradise Gardens Park – Guests may see Officer Judy Hopps and her friend Nick Wilde from Disney’s “Zootopia” on patrol.
Along with the amazing character experiences across both parks, and the classic attractions we all know and love – there’s some more wonderful news. “Snow White’s Enchanted Wish” will finally see it’s GRAND opening on the same day as Disneyland Resort’s reopening! And “The Avengers Campus” will be opening on JUNE 4th!
There will also be a large amount of dining available throughout both parks, here’s the most up to date list of dining below
River Belle Terrace
French Market Restaurant
Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor
Jolly Holiday Bakery Café
Little Red Wagon
Mint Julep Bar
Red Rose Taverne
Ship to Shore Marketplace
Stage Door Café
The Tropical Hideaway
Carthay Circle Lounge
Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats
Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill
Cozy Cone Motel
Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe
Flo’s V8 Cafe
Ghirardelli® Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop
Pacific Wharf Distribution Co.
Rita’s Baja Blenders
Señor Buzz Churros
Studio Catering Co.
Along with this, there will be some select carts available for things like drinks, churros and popcorn!
Who is heading to Disneyland when they reopen?!
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