Beginning January 27th, the Disneyland Resort will commemorate this amazing milestone. With new experiences, entertainment and so much more. Let’s see what’s in store for the Disneyland 100th Anniversary Celebration.
Along with the incredible storytellers and creators, the fans and families who’ve brought Disney into their lives will celebrate the magic of Disney. This celebration will honor the journey they’ve been on, the memories they’ve created and bring new experiences to beloved characters.
The Happiest Place on Earth is waiting to dazzle you all-new attractions, entertainment, spectacular decor and, of course, mouth water food and beverages.
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway
Staring in their first ride-through attraction at the Disneyland Resort, join Mickey and Minnie at the El CapiToon theater in Disneyland Park. This family-friendly experience transports you into the wacky and unpredictable world of Mickey and Minnie Mouse. And it wouldn’t be a wacky world, without Goofy, who is the engineer for your zany adventure. To experience this whirlwind adventure, you must join the virtual queue (which is only available on the Disneyland app).
World of Color – “One”
Walt Disney himself started a legacy the celebrates storytelling. Illustrating how a single action, like a drop of water, creates a ripple. This all-new nighttime spectacular at Disney California Adventure park celebrates that storytelling. Also the first Disneyland Resort nighttime show to feature characters, music and moments. Incorporating stories from the Walt Disney Animation Studio, Pixar Studios, the Avengers and Star Wars in the same production.
You will be able to access the viewing area for World of Color – “One” through the virtual queue system on the Disneyland app. Distribution for the complimentary virtual queue will begin at 12:00 pm PT, daily. This is available for guests that have entered either park for the day, more details can be found at Disneyland.com . As always it is highly recommended to join the virtual queue as walk- up viewing options are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Each evening at Disneyland Park Main Street, U.S.A, Sleeping Beauty Castle, the facade of “it’s a small world” and Rivers of America transforms. Wondrous Journeys, created by Disney Live Entertainment turns these into an artist’s canvas. Using customized projections, lighting effects you are transported through an epic storytelling all around you. On select nights, Wondrous Journeys also takes to the skies with speaking fireworks.
During the World of Color – “One” and Wondrous Journeys your Magic Band+ will come to life and add that much more to your experience. Vibrating and dancing lighting synchronizing to the show.
Platinum-Infused Decor and Limited – Time Offerings
Platinum-infused decor will surround you no matter where you go. Both theme parks, Downtown Disney and the hotels of the Disneyland Resort will shimmer and shine like never before. Elegant embellishments on Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure park, will sparkle with platinum banners and Disney100 medallions.
As you travel around the resorts you will find platinum statues and medallions (which by the way, make a GREAT photo opportunity). More details will be forthcoming on the way Magic Band+ will interact with these statues and other dazzle they will bring to the celebration.
Disneyland Park’s Sleeping Beauty Castle gets some new window dressing as well. Two new water fountains accent it along with platinum banner and bunting. A magnificent cabochon and shining wishing start will also be added in celebration.
On Main Street, U.S.A., you just find Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their friends dressed in new duds as well. Platinum-inspired looks designed to reflect the optimism and creativity that are at the very heart of everything Disney.
As always, there will be some scrumptious foods to tempt every palate. Savor a century of magic through speciality foods and beverages that Disney is famous for. Don’t forget the novelties like Disney100 Mickey Mouse sipper or the platinum Mickey Mouse balloon bucket. You can check out the full Disney Eats Foodie Guide and the Disney100 anniversary Resort Here.
“Magic Happens” Parade – Returns Feb. 24
The highly anticipated “Magic Happens” parade makes its return to Disneyland Park on Feb. 24th. Led by Mickey Mouse and his pals, this daytime spectacular celebrates moments of magic. Including characters from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studio with grand floats, artistic costumes and an energetic musical score.
Mickey’s Toontown – Reopens March 8th
Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will be joined some additional new experience and returning favorites. With the reopening of the reimagined Mickey’s Toontown on March 8th, 2023 ! The beloved land will feature even more play activities and attractions than ever before. Adding in some grassy places to unwind and take it all in.
There is so much coming to Disneyland Resort this year! What are you most excited about ? When do you want to visit? As always, your favorite Enchanted Adventures Travel Advisor is here to help book your perfect West Coast getaway. It’s even a great time to combine a Disney Cruise Line sailing with a few days at Disneyland. This is the perfect land / sea vacation opportunity