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Events at Disneyland

No matter what time of the year you visit Anaheim, there is always a Disney adventure waiting for you. Beside all the great attractions, Disneyland take great pride in all the wonderful events.

Disneyland Resort in Winter

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Christmas at Disneyland is a huge celebration and usually runs each year from Mid-November until the first week of January.

Make memories at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA this winter!  There are so many magical things to do and so many moments you won’t want to miss.  Highlights of the Disneyland Park include:

  • 60 foot Christmas tree trimmed with garland and wreaths
  • Special events throughout the park
  • World of Color – Winter Dreams
  • Cookie decorating
  • Christmas Fantasy Parade
  • Disneyland Forever Fireworks

Additional Disneyland Winter Events

In addition to Christmas at Disneyland, other Winter Events include:

  • Three Kings’ Day – celebrates the Three Kings: Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar who brought gold, incense and myrrh as they followed the Star of Bethlehem.  To honor the Three Kings, Disneyland resort has special decorations and entertainment showcasing both Western & Mexican heritage.  Performances by Mariachi Divas and Ballet Folklorico Dancers.
  • Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend – 10K, 5K, children’s races a Wookie welcome party, and a Rebel Challenge for racers from both the Half Marathon and 10K.
  • Celebrate Gospel - February 13, 2016 – Come and hear gospel choirs from the Southern California area in their annual Disneyland resort concert.  Performances throughout the day in Hollywood Land.
  • Valentine's Day - February 14, 2016 – Celebrate love at Disneyland Resort!  Throughout the park you will find special menus and festivities at our Disneyland restaurants.  Reservations are recommended.

Disneyland Resort in Spring

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  • Disneyland Resort for Restaurant Week, Whale watching, St. Patrick’s Day and our special Easter celebration.
  • St. Patrick's Day at Downtown Disney - March 17, 2016 – Spend the day at Disneyland Resort and enjoy special items and festivities in and around the resort.
  • Easter at Disneyland Resort - March 27, 2016 – Join us for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, parades or Easter dinner.

Summer Celebrations at Disneyland Resort

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  • Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend - May 5 - 8, 2016 - The half marathon focused on women, takes you through both Disneyland Resort and Anaheim, California. Finishers of the race receive Tinker Bell medal, long sleeve t-shirt, and a goody bag.  There’s also a Never Land Family Fun Run – 5K, the Tinker Bell 10K, and children’s races.
  • Mother’s Day at the Disneyland Resort - May 8, 2016 – Bring Mom to Disneyland Resort for a special Mother’s Day memory.  Mom’s receive flowers and restaurants throughout Disneyland offer Mother’s Day dining specials.
  • Disneyland Graduation Night - May 13, 14, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 31, June 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 15 & 17, 2016 – Special celebrations for Seniors – they will have access to Disneyland Resort all day.  At night, we continue the party at Disney California Adventure with access to Cars Land, a dance party and Grad Nite Good Nite water and light show.
  • Summer Kick-Off 24-Hour Event - 2016 dates to be announced -Join us at Disneyland Resorts where we celebrate Summer with a 24-hour party at Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure.
  • Fourth of July at Disneyland Resort - July 4, 2016 – Disneyland Resorts, “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky” complete with fireworks.  Other festivities include a preview of World of Color at Disney California Adventure featuring videos, water effects, lighting and more fireworks.

Fall Events at Disneyland Resorts

  • Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend - September 1 - 4, 2016 – Races include: Disneyland Half Marathon, Disneyland 10K and Family Fun Run 5K.  Runners combining the Half Marathon and 10K event will receive a Dumbo Double Dare medal.
  • Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend - November 10 - 13, 2016 - A Marvel themed race featuring a half marathon, 5K and children’s races.
  • Toshiba Tall Ships Festival - September 10 - 11, 2016 - The Tall Ships Festival celebrates the yearly gathering of the tallest ships to the West Coast. Featuring live music, art & craft shows, living-history demonstrations and an evening parade of ships on Friday night.
  • Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort - Mid-September – Halloween
    • Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland Park! 2016 dates to be announced – Come to a “private” party at Disneyland Park for special ticket holders.  Featuring exclusive viewings of Halloween Screams fireworks, family attractions, live music, treat stations and creepy crafts.  Purchase your tickets today.
    • Don’t forget to celebrate our Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy, plus Halloween happenings throughout the parks.
  • The ‘Unofficial’ Gay Days at the Disneyland Resort - September 30 - October 2, 2016
  • CHOC/Disneyland Resort Walk in the Park - 5K Walk - 2016 date to be announced - The annual CHOC (Children’s Hospital of Orange County) 5K walk fundraiser gives walkers an opportunity to walk through Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure before they officially open for the day. The Disneyland Resort also offers walkers with wristbands a specially priced 1-day

Ride to Disney

Marriott Anaheim Suites Disneyland Ticket Packages

Enjoy a hassle free ride to Disney when you stay at Anaheim Marriott Suites hotel. Package Rates include:

  • One night stay in a spacious suite
  • Up to 4 PCA passes for the family - 2 adult, 2 kids
  • Each pass is good for one roundtrip to Disney on the PCA Shuttle
  • Passes will be given at check-in for each night of stay for each person in room, up to 4 (2 adults, 2 children)

*Disneyland tickets are not included in this package

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