Disney California Adventure Lunar New Year

Disney California Adventure Lunar New Year

January 20 – February 15, 2023

Celebrate the Year of the Mouse during the time-honored traditions that commemorate the start of the Lunar New Year with grand festivities at Disney California Adventure from January 21 through February 13.

The Lunar New Year Celebration is the perfect opportunity to explore culturally inspired food, music and entertainment at the Disneyland Resort. During the event, Guests of all ages will enjoy an impressive array of musicians and performances. Plus, be on the lookout for Disney Characters dressed in traditional garb, ready to take part in the fun! Guests will also be able to stroll beneath strings of ornamental lanterns, pay a visit to the Lucky Wishing Wall and explore the art of local artisans. In addition, take time to shop for Lunar New Year themed apparel, souvenirs and gifts to remember your experience.

Mulan’s Procession Character Greetings Marketplace Kiosk Menus Hurry Home Celebration Entertainment Lucky Wishes Wall Additional Fun

Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession

Make way for a magical parade honoring the Lunar New Year. Beloved Characters Mulan and Mushu will welcome Guests as they clap along as triumphant music from Mulan fills the air and a sea of performers flow gracefully through the streets. Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession fills the street with exciting music, exquisite costumes and traditional dances by Asian performing troupes. Tigger joins the procession during the Year of the Tiger. Discover a magnificent Chinese dragon making its way along the route. In addition, umbrella and fan dancers perform their delicate dances. The procession can be enjoyed multiple times throughout the day during the Lunar New Year celebration.

The procession can be enjoyed multiple times throughout the day during the Lunar New Year celebration.

Character Greetings

Enjoy special appearances by Disney characters at the Paradise Gardens Gazebo. Guests may see Mulan and Mushu, as well as Mickey and Minnie.

@themouseforless Mickey Mouse at the Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney California Adventure. #disney #dcalunarnewyear #disneycaliforniaadventure #mickeymouse ♬ Lunar New Year – Kyrylo Zaplotynskyi

In addition, Guests will be able to see Raya, from Raya and the Last Dragon. Guests will find her in Redwood Creek Challenge Trail.

@themouseforless Visit Raya at Disney California Adventure during this year’s Lunar New Year Celebration. #disney #dcalunarnewyear #raya #disneytok ♬ Raya and the Last Dragon: Theme – 2Hooks

 

Disney California Adventure Lunar New Year Food Kiosks

 

Longevity Noodle Co.

Food Items:

  • Garlic Noodles: Long noodles tossed in a zesty garlic butter with Parmesan cheese
  • Spicy Pork Dandan Noodles: Pan-fried noodles with ground pork and a spicy tri-chile blend sauce

Disney California Adventure Lunar New Year - Garlic Noodle

Beverages:

  • Raspberry Oat Milk Tea: Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Ceylon Tea, raspberry and demerara syrups, and oat milk garnished with skewered raspberries (New)
  • Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Limit 10 per person, per transaction)

Bamboo Blessings

Food Items:

  • Mickey Mouse-shaped Hot Dog Bun: Brioche-style Mickey Mouse-shaped buns stuffed with hot dog and finished with sesame seeds and scallions
  • Mickey Mouse-shaped Purple Sweet Potato Macaron: Red macaron filled with purple sweet potato buttercream and a crème fraîche center

Beverages:

  • Young Master Brewery Neon City Pale Ale with mandarin and bergamot zest
  • 4Sons Brewing Co. Lunar New Year IPA
  • Master Gao Brewery Baby Jasmine Tea Lager
  • Three Weavers Moon Rabbit: Golden stout with vanilla and Vietnamese cinnamon (New)
  • Stereo Co. Gingerine: Ginger wheat ale with tangerine, honey, and lemon juice (New)
  • Brewery X Green Tea Rice Lager (New)
  • Anderson Valley Brewing Co. Black Rice Ale (New)
  • Tsingtao Premium Lager (New)
  • Tsingtao topped with a frozen mango beer foam (New)
  • Lucky Flight: Tsingtao, Young Master Brewery, Stereo Brewery, and Three Weavers Brewing Co. (New)
  • Prosperity Flight: Kloud Brewery, Master Gao Brewery, Brewery X, and Anderson Valley Brewing Co. (New)
  • Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Limit 10 per person, per transaction)

Lucky 8 Lantern

Food Items:

  • Quesabirria Egg Roll with Guajillo pepper consommé filled with Oaxaca cheese, beef birria, and a side of guajillo pepper consommé (New)
  • Mandarin Mousse Cake: Layers of mandarin mousse with vanilla cake and clementine compote finished with white chocolate crunch balls and a tangerine glaze (New)

Beverages:

  • Coconut-Lavender Matcha Foam Iced Coffee: Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. French Bistro Blend, coconut milk, coconut cream, and white chocolate sauce garnished with lavender matcha, coconut foam, sea salt, and purple sanding sugar (Non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Limit 10 per person, per transaction)

Prosperity Bao & Buns

Food Items:

  • Pepperoni Pizza Bao Bun served with marinara (New)
  • Char Siu BBQ Pork Bao: Pickled red onions and jalapeño

Beverages:

  • Peach Yuja-Ade: Yuja-lemongrass purée, dragon fruit and peach syrups, lemon juice, and butterfly pea flower tea garnished with a lemon wheel (Non-alcoholic)
  • Soju Peach Yuja-Ade: Soju, yuja-lemongrass purée, dragon fruit and peach syrups, lemon juice, and butterfly pea flower tea garnished with a lemon wheel (Non-alcoholic)
  • Lychee Celebration: Gin, prosecco, lychee syrup, yuja-lemongrass purée, and grapefruit juice garnished with an edible purple orchid
  • Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Limit 10 per person, per transaction)

Red Dragon Spice Traders

Food Items:

  • Gochujang Elote: Steamed corn on the cob rolled in gochujang aїoli and cotija cheese drizzled with spicy gochujang sauce (New)
  • Red Spice Fried Chicken Bites: Fried chicken chicharrons in spicy red chile sauce (New)
@themouseforless Our favorite Lunar New Year Celebration festival food at Disney California Adventure. #disney #dcalunarnewyear #disneytok #disneycaliforniaadventure ♬ Chinese New Year – TonsTone

Beverages:

  • Guava Ginger Whiskey Cocktail: Whiskey, ginger liqueur, guava nectar, coconut cream, and lime juice garnished with a lime wheel (New)
  • Dancing Firecracker: Pineapple and lime juices, guava nectar, spicy honey, and house-made hibiscus syrup garnished with a lime wheel (New)
  • Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Limit 10 per person, per transaction)

Wrapped in Love

Food Items:

  • Pork and Shrimp Wontons with a black garlic sauce (New)
  • Bok Choy & Mushroom Dumplings with a black garlic sauce (New) (Plant-based item)

Beverages:

  • Pineapple Baijiu Cocktail: Dark Rum, baijiu, Allspice Dram, pineapple and orange juices, and falernum syrup garnished with a dried red pineapple chip (New)
  • Grapefruit-Melon Wine Cocktail: Sauvignon blanc, grapefruit liqueur, watermelon purée, rock melon syrup, and lime juice garnished with skewered grapes (New)
  • Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Limit 10 per person, per transaction)

Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta

Food Items:

  • Milk Tea Taro Cheesecake with a taro mousse (New)

Outdoor Carts (Available Jan. 19 through Feb. 12)

Food Items:

  • Chicken Bao: Steamed bao with chicken, butternut squash, and lime served with a spicy red curry sauce (New)
  • Teriyaki Turkey Leg (New)
  • Baked Coconut Almond Nian Gao: Baked sticky rice cake topped with coconut and almonds (New)
  • Purple Grape Cotton Candy (New)

Beverages:

  • ACE High! Hard Cider Imperial Apple Cider
  • Master Gao Brewery Puffed Rice Chinese Pale Ale

Lucky Fortune Cookery

Food Items:

  • Mango Sticky Rice: Taro and coconut sticky rice with mango gel, toasted coconut, and fresh mango (New)
  • Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Limit 10 per person, per transaction)

Magic Key Terrace

Food Items:

  • Pork Spare Ribs with peanut-chile sauce, Asian slaw, toasted peanuts, and crispy noodles (New)

Pacific Wharf Cappuccino Cart

Food Items:

  • Dalgona Coffee Bundt Cake: Coffee Bundt cake filled with sweet milk and topped with dalgona foam (New)

Beverages:

  • Green Tea Horchata (New)

Pacific Wharf Café

Food Items:

  • White Chocolate Apple Bread Pudding: Granny Smith Apples and white chocolate with crème anglaise and whipped topping (New)

Paradise Garden Grill

Food Items:

  • Kimchi Bokkeumbap: Kimchi, potato, carrot, and onion fried rice with egg and Korean chili paste topped with crispy sweet and sour tofu and black sesame seeds (New) (Plant-based Item)
  • Shrimp Lo Mein: Lo Mein noodles tossed with shrimp, mushrooms, onions, carrots, and bok choy (New)
  • Dak Bulgogi: Korean BBQ chicken served with rice and kimchi
  • Bánh Mì: Grilled pork belly with pickled carrots, cucumbers, daikon, and jalapeños with a spicy mayo
  • Sweet and Sour Whole Fish served with steamed rice and stir-fried vegetables (served family-style for two) (New)

Beverages:

  • Tiger Milk Boba Tea with BobaBam brown sugar boba (Non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Hite Beer
  • Blackberry Soju Cocktail: Soju, blackberry purée, and lemon juice with a hint of ginger (New)
  • Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Limit 10 per person, per transaction)

Lamplight Lounge

Food Items:

  • Surf & Turf Fried Rice: Five Spice-rubbed New York steak, sautéed shrimp, fried rice, ginger pea purée, and chili oil topped with a carrot salad (New)
  • Sesame Seed Donuts: Donuts topped with sesame seed brittle and served with a kaya jam dipping sauce (New)

Beverages:

  • Three Weavers Brewing Co. Seafarer Kolsch-style (New)
  • Lamplight Lounge Lunar New Year Cocktail: Han Soju, Aperitivo Aperol, carrot and orange juices, and cream of coconut (New)

Lamplight Lounge – Boardwalk Dining

Food Items:

  • Pork Dumplings with Chinese broccoli, roasted mushrooms, and fried shallots (New)

Beverages:

  • Lamplight Lounge Lunar New Year Cocktail: Han Soju, Aperitivo Aperol, carrot and orange juices, and cream of coconut (New)

Sonoma Terrace

Food Items:

  • Pad Thai Spring Roll: Shrimp with scrambled eggs, noodles, crushed peanuts, and Thai basil served with tangy slaw and Pad Thai sauce (New)

Goofy’s Churro Cart

Food Items:

  • Almond Cookie Churro coated in cookie crumble and topped with almond icing (New)

Hearthstone Lounge (Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa)

Beverages:

  • Rabbit Firecracker: Spiced rum, orange brandy, lemon oil, honey, and black tea garnished with star anise and pink peppercorns (New)
  • Cat’s Delight: Plantation Pineapple Rum, oolong tea, lychee purée, lemon grass syrup, lime and pineapple juices, and mint garnished with a mint sprig, lime wheel, and lemon grass shoot (New)

GCH Holiday Cart (Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa)

Food Items:

  • Lunar New Year Cookie (New)
  • Assorted Pretzel Sticks

Storyteller’s Café (Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa)

  • Lunar New Year-inspired offerings such as fried rice and spring rolls

Goofy’s Kitchen (Disneyland Hotel)

  • Lunar New Year-inspired offerings such as fried rice and spring rolls

 

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes (Available Jan. 20 through Feb. 15)

  • Year of The Rabbit CrazyShake: Vanilla-frosted rim with red and gold sixlet, Chinese zodiac rabbit vanilla cupcake, red and gold rock candy, whipped cream, red sprinkles, and caramel drizzle

Catal Restaurant (Available Jan. 20 through Feb. 15)

  • Pork Belly Bao Bun: Pork belly, soy Gochujang glaze, baby mixed greens, spring onions, spicy mayo, and charred lemon (New)
  • Kung Pao Paella: Valenciano paella rice, kung pao chicken, lemon vinaigrette, spring onions, water chestnuts, roasted peppers, roasted peanuts, and chiles (New)
  • Lunar Eclipse: Gin, cherry liqueur, triple sec, lime juice, pineapple juice, grenadine, and bitters and topped with soda and gold glitter (New)

Mad Dumplings Food Truck (Available Jan. 13 through Feb. 5, starting at 3 p.m. daily)

  • Food truck serving unique dumplings and rice dishes (New)

Naples Ristorante e Bar (Available Jan. 20 through Feb. 15)

  • Firecracker Chicken Pizza: Hoisin sauce, mozzarella cheese, marinated chicken, carrot strings, and a firecracker sauce drizzle topped with a sliced green onion garnish (New)
  • Lunar New Year Margarita: Tequila blanco, pomegranate juice, lime juice, agave, and simple syrup with a pinch of salt (New)

Sprinkles (Available Jan. 16 through 29)

  • Lunar New Year Gold Bunny Almond Red Velvet: Red velvet cake with slivered almonds lined with an almond cookie crust and topped with almond cream cheese frosting (Available while supplies last.)
  • Lunar New Year Red Box: Three Lunar New Year Gold Bunny Almond Red Velvet cupcakes, Three Almond Red Velvet cupcakes, Three Dark Chocolate cupcakes, Three Strawberry cupcakes, and Eight Limited-edition red envelopes (Available while supplies last.)

Tortilla Jo’s (Available Jan. 20 through Feb. 15)

  • Asian Tuna Nachos: Tuna Saku marinated 24 hours in a Vietnamese-style sauce with diced tomatoes, green onions, cilantro, sesame seeds, avocado cream, Asian spiced aïoli, and Vietnamese-style glazed sauce (New)
  • New Year Sunrise: Rum, grenadine, lime juice, orange juice and pineapple juice (New)

Uva Bar & Cafe (Available Jan. 20 through Feb. 15)

  • Lunar Eclipse: Gin, cherry liqueur, triple sec, lime juice, pineapple juice, grenadine, and bitters topped with soda and gold glitter (New)

2023 Lunar New Year Sip and Savor Pass

Disney California Adventure Lunar New Year Sip and Savor

Embark on a culinary adventure with the Sip and Savor Pass, which consists of a commemorative credential and 6 coupons redeemable for food and beverage offerings (excluding alcohol) at these select Lunar New Year Marketplace locations:

  • Longevity Noodle Co.
  • Lucky 8 Lantern
  • Prosperity Bao & Buns
  • Red Dragon Spice Traders
  • Cappuccino Cart
  • Festival Cart
  • Lucky Fortune Cookery
  • Paradise Garden Grill
  • Paradise Gardens Food and Beverage Cart

The Sip and Savor Pass is available for sale at:

  • Sip and Savor Cart
  • Seaside Souvenirs
  • Lunar New Year Marketplaces
  • Merchandise Pergola

Hurry Home – Lunar New Year Celebration

This World of Color pre-show invites Guests to follow Little Lantern on a journey to return home for the annual celebration of good luck and fortune. Accompanied by a stirring musical score, you’ll be immersed in the magic of a 6-minute tale.

Entertainment

At the Paradise Garden Bandstand, enjoy daily performances to welcome the Year of the Tiger and attract good luck and prosperity for the new year. These musicians hail from some of China’s most prestigious conservatories. Their renowned fusion of Chinese folk, classical and contemporary instrumentals bridge the gap between ancient customs and American youth. Join this premiere trio as they captivate audiences with pitch-perfect music played on a traditional Chinese yangqin (dulcimer), pipa (lute) and erhu (fiddle).

@themouseforless Melody of China performs on traditional Chinese instruments at the Paradise Gardens Bandstand during Lunar New Year. #dcalunarnewyear #disney ♬ original sound – TheMouseForLess

Lucky Wishes Wall

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger by sharing wishes. Reflect on the past and welcome a new year of prosperity and good fortune at the Lucky Wishes Wall. Guests of all ages are invited to add their own special message of hope, health and happiness for the upcoming year.

@themouseforless Happy Lunar New Year! Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney California Adventure. #dcalunarnewyear #disney #disneytok ♬ Chinese New Year – Kyrylo Zaplotynskyi

Additional Lunar New Year Fun

  • Beautiful 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 is available.