Millions of people across Asia will soon celebrate Lunar New Year 2018, and you can join the festivities at Disney California Adventure from Friday, Jan. 26 to Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
Building on last year’s celebration, Disneyland Resort guests can commemorate the Year of the Dog with 24 full days of Lunar New Year events featuring multicultural performances, family activities, seasonal décor, Asian cuisine and themed merchandise. Lunar New Year, traditionally celebrated within Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures, commemorates the moment when both the sun and the moon begin their journey for another year.
Highlights of the Lunar New Year 2018 celebration at Disney California Adventure will include:
God of Good Fortune Goofy and Pluto greet guests at the Disneyland Resort Lunar New Year celebration, along with pals Mickey, Minnie, Mulan and Mushu, all dressed in their Lunar New Year attire.
“Hurry Home—Lunar New Year Celebration,” the nighttime water pre-show at Paradise Bay prior to “World of Color” which tells the tale of a little lantern’s quest to reunite with family for the annual celebration of good luck and fortune.
“Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession,” a street performance hosted by Mulan and Mushu that honors Lunar New Year and celebrates family and friendship.
Three Asian marketplaces offering delightful foods inspired by Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures, as well as a special Lunar New Year menu at Paradise Garden Grill.
Live, daily performances with authentic musicians, and an area for guests to try their hand at arts and crafts with local artisans.
A Lucky Wishing Wall, where guests may add their own wishes for the future.
Lunar New Year décor, including ornamental lanterns and banners wishing guests a Happy Lunar New Year in English, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese.
New Lunar New Year merchandise inspired by different cultures of East Asia.
Special items all the way from Shanghai Disney Resort, including traditional red envelopes for gift-giving, Mickey Mouse plush, Minnie Mouse snow globes and a limited-edition pin.
Commemorative items featuring special Lunar New Year designs, including adult tees and hoodies.
For more information about Lunar New Year 2018 at Disney California Adventure, visit Disneyland.com/LunarNewYear and watch these videos from last year’s celebration: