If you find yourself at Disneyland Resort this month, you’re in luck because there are some tasty treats coming your way. In July, there are a few celebrations happening and some summer flavors to try across the resort. Not only can you celebrate the 67th anniversary of Disneyland Resort, but you can also join the festivities for Oga’s birthday in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland park!
In addition to delicious dishes cooking up at the resort, you can also get your hands on some exciting novelties, including Mighty Thor’s Hammer to hold your beverages and the Birthday Mickey Ear Hat Bowl to enjoy all your ice cream dreams. What could be better?
Let’s get into all you can expect coming up. You won’t be disappointed.
To celebrate the anniversary of Disneyland Resort, this year there are plenty of delights the whole family will love. And what better way to commemorate a birthday than with food! Now through July 17 at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, there are plenty of desserts to indulge your taste buds. At GCH Craftsman Grill, you’ll uncover the Mickey-shaped Chocolate Donut, a tasty Mickey-shaped chocolate donut, and the Disneyland Birthday Cupcake, a vanilla cake with sprinkles and frosting.
You simply must check out the GCH Holiday Cart, located in the lobby, as well, because it has plenty of items for the anniversary excitement, including the Birthday Cookie Box filled with assorted cookies, the Mickey Shorts Sugar Cookie, and Birthday Cake S’mores Cookie with marshmallow filling.
If you’re a whoopie pie fan, you must treat yourself to Mickey-shaped Whoopie Pie, a chocolate Mickey-shaped delight with buttercream filling. If you love cake, then the Birthday Cake Layered Cake Pop is right up your alley. This item is adorable and features layers of confetti cake with colorful buttercream filling in honor of the mouse himself. The Holiday Cart will also be offering a Birthday Waffle Shot that can be enjoyed with your choice of a variety of milks or alcohol, for those over 21.
For a limited time on July 17, the anniversary of Disneyland Resort, Red Rose Taverne at Disneyland park will be serving up the brand-new Walt’s Chili Cheese Fries. This entrée will feature seasoned fries topped with Walt’s signature chili, cheddar cheese, and green onion. Just take a peek at how good they look!
Let’s take a look at the novelties, too! The Birthday Mickey Ear Hat Bowl is another great way to join in on the birthday festivities. At Disneyland park, this bowl can be found at Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor. Over at Disney California Adventure park, Award Wieners will be offering up their mouthwatering Peaches and Cream Funnel Cake Fries in this adorable dish. The only thing that could make these funnel cake fries better is being served in the Mickey Ear Hat.
Mighty Thor’s Hammer is quite the unique piece. This novelty opens up on top to hold a contour bottle or cup and includes your choice of a Coca-Cola bottled beverage when your purchase it. This mighty must-have can be found in Disney California Adventure park at Shawarma Palace, Shawarma Palace Too, and the Outdoor Vending Cart at the entrance to Avengers Campus near Guardians of the Galaxy –Mission: BREAKOUT!
From July 18 through 20, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be celebrating the birthday of everyone’s favorite cantina owner –Oga Garra. To honor her, treat your taste buds to some yummy options that can’t be missed. At Oga’s Cantina, there are a few items to try. For beverages, the Blue Citrus Mule features citrus vodka, blue curaçao, pure cane syrup, mule mix, and club soda garnished with a lime wheel and candied ginger and the non-alcoholic Pasaana Punch includes orange juice, white grape juice, red passion fruit, and hibiscus– how refreshing!
If you’re looking for a snack at Oga’s Cantina, the Mygeeto Roll has tuna poke, zhu cucumber, green onion, enoki, eel sauce, fried garlic, vermicelli, and sea bean rolled in rice paper and garnished with ponzu foam.
At Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo, you’ll find the tasty Blue Milk Chia Pudding. This treat is made with a coconut milk and chia seed blend, fresh berries, pepitas, and shredded coconut. For a sweet and savory combination, Jat Kaa’s Coolers has Peka Wheat Gear Puffs, crispy wheat puffs in a savory and spicy seasoning blend. I don’t know about you, but these all sound incredible!
Downtown Disney District also has some foodie fun for you with summer flavors coming to both Salt & Straw and Sprinkles. Salt & Straw will be having a Berry Series featuring fresh flavors of marion berry, blackberry, wild berry, boysenberry, and raspberry. What a perfect way to celebrate summer.
Sprinkles will be having various seasonal flavors coming up. From July 11th through July 24th, the Circus Animal birthday cake cupcake features pink sugar cookie crust, topped with strawberry buttercream frosting, and finished with rainbow nonpareils and an animal cookie. From July 25 through August 7, indulge in the Cookie cupcake, a chocolate chip studded yellow cake lined with a cookie crust and topped with brown sugar frosting and dusted with cookie crumbles.
Don’t forget to check out the Disneyland mobile app to help you plan ahead and secure some of these amazing items on mobile order.
I hope you and your taste buds are excited for what’s coming at Disneyland Resort. Which are you anticipating most?
by Nicole Cantore, Digital Integration Specialist, Global Food & Beverage
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