In early 2022, Disneyland Resort is going to be a fantastic place to visit! That’s because two festivals will be returning to the Disney California Adventure! The first will be the fantastic Lunar New Year celebration and the second is the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival!
Lunar New Year
This year, Lunar New Year will be taking place from January 21 through February 13, 2022. Lunar New Year will celebrate traditions of Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures. The festival will feature multicultural performances, special activities, culinary delights, beautiful décor, celebratory merchandise, and more!
2022 is the Year of the Tiger at the Lunar New Year festival, which means that Tigger will be joining in on the fun. Other characters that are featured this year will be Mulan and Mushu, Mickey and Minnie, the Three Little Pigs and more. All will wear festive attire to celebrate the occasion.
In addition, this year, Raya from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ film, “Raya and the Last Dragon” will be appearing for the very first time at Disneyland Resort! You’ll be able to see Raya in a setting inspired by her native Kumandra, recreated in the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail.
Returning for this year will be “Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession”. It will be hosted by Mulan and Mushu and will feature parade performers as they honor family, friendship, and the potential for a fortune-filled new year. Live musical entertainment will also be available at the Paradise Garden Bandstand.
Also coming back for 2022 will be the Sip and Savor Pass. Guests will be able to enjoy tastes from the four Lunar New Year marketplaces, all featuring delicious Asian cuisine. Additionally, there will be special Lunar New Year-inspired food and beverage offerings at select dining locations throughout the park.
Finally, Lunar New Year traditions including the Lucky Wishing Wall and craft activities will also be back for this year’s celebration.
Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival
Also returning from March 4 – April 26, 2022 will be the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival At the festival, you will be able to celebrate California regions from the delicious fare, to the vibrant entertainment, fun festival merchandise and more.
During the festival, there will be a dozen festival marketplaces that offer an assortment of mouthwatering bites and beverages. There will also be the option to purchase a Sip and Savor Pass. Guests will be able to enjoy complimentary culinary demonstrations with local, celebrity and Disney chefs on Saturdays and Sundays during the festival. There will also be special signature events that will also be available to book and purchase, including the Carthay Circle Winemaker Receptions, and Wine, Beer and Mixology Education & Tasting Seminars.
Guests will also be able to experience live musical performances at the Palisades Stage and Paradise Gardens Bandstand, visits with Chef Goofy and friends, and craft activities.
Additional details about the upcoming Lunar New Year celebration and Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival will be shared soon.