Lunar New Year and Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Return to Disneyland in 2019

Two favorites will be returning Disney California Adventure park in early 2019. Join in the Lunar New Year celebrations January 25 to February 17 and the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival March 1 to April 23.

Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival ©Disney

Celebrate the Year of the Pig during the Lunar New Year events that celebrate Asian cultures  and welcome a year of good fortune.

Disney California Adventure Lunar New Year Celebrations 2019

The park’s celebrations include multicultural performances, fun-filled activities, beautiful décor, delicious cuisine and themed merchandise.

Disney California Adventure Lunar New Year Celebrations ©Disney

A highlight of the event is “Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession,” a bright and bold parade hosted by Mulan and her faithful dragon, Mushu. This year, the parade will feature the Three Little Pigs as a special treat for the Year of the Pig.

Three Lunar New Year Marketplaces will feature food from Korea, China, and Vietnam. Offerings include:

  • Korea Marketplace: Kimchi-Vegetable Fried Rice,  Steamed Vegetable Dumplings with Sesame-Garlic Soy Sauce, and Plum Wine Cocktail with a Rose Petal garnish
  • China Marketplace: Pork Soup Dumplings with Black Vinegar and Ginger, Egg Tart, and Passion Fruit Green Iced Tea with Lychee Popping Pearls
  • Vietnam Marketplace: Sticky Rice Cake with Pork, Sugar Cane Shrimp Skewer with Sweet and Sour Sauce, and Vietnamese Iced Coffee

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2019

This popular event will return for eight weeks, running March 1 to April 23. The Festival features California-inspired cuisine and beverages, live entertainment, family-friendly seminars, and cooking demonstrations. There are also kid-friendly hands-on “cooking” experiences.

2019’s Festival will include more than 12 Festival Marketplaces, offering small plates, specialty wines and craft beers. Plus, limited-time, Festival-inspired menu items will be served at restaurants throughout Disney California Adventure park.

The Sip and Savor Pass will return and be available for all guests. This is ideal if you want to try a variety of dishes.

Limited-Time 2019 Ticket Offer

For a limited time in 2019, you can visit a Disneyland Resort theme park for $70 per day with the purchase of a three-day, one-park per day ticket.*

The ticket offer is available for purchase online and may be used for visits Jan. 7 through May 23, 2019 (blockout dates of April 14-22 apply). Four- and five-day ticket options, as well as Park Hopper tickets are also available. Book through May 18, 2019.

Have you been to either of these events and celebrations? Let us know in the comments below!

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*Tickets valid for use beginning Jan. 7, 2019 and expire 13 days after the first day of use or on May 23, 2019, whichever occurs first. Each day of use constitutes one full day of use. May purchase up to 8 tickets per person per day. Tickets are nonrefundable, may not be sold or transferred for commercial use and exclude activities/events separately priced. Offer may not be combined with other ticket discounts or promotions. Subject to capacity, restrictions and change without notice.

Sarah has built a career in communications and marketing that started when she was the editor of her high school newspaper. She has written for since 2018, and enjoys sharing Disney news and updates with the AllEars community. She's been a Disney fan ever since her first visit to Walt Disney World when she was 5, and has been known to arrange trips around visiting a Disney park!

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