Disneyland Resort Overview
Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney’s original theme park, opened in 1955 in Anaheim, California. Disneyland is the only Disney Park directly designed and supervised by Walt Disney.
Disneyland Resort is made up of the following:
- Two Theme Parks
- Three Hotels
- Restaurants and Shopping District
- Downtown Disney
In addition to individual attraction pages with photos, hotel information (with photos), and dining menus, there is also a Disneyland Resort Rate and Review Section where you can read reviews about the hotels and dining experiences from others and add yours as well.
Genie+ is now available at Disneyland Resort. Guests who purchase Genie+ can make digital Lightning Lane selections using the Disneyland app.
Avengers Campus opened on June 4th, 2021.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opened at Disneyland Park on May 31st, 2019.
Jessie’s Critter Carousel, inspired by Jessie’s animal friends from “Woody’s Roundup” opened on April 5th, 2019 in the Toy Story Boardwalk neighborhood of Pixar Pier in Disney California Adventure.
Disney California Food and Wine Festival returned with over a dozen Festival Marketplaces showcasing foods and beverages inspired by California cuisine. The Festival also includes family-friendly seminars, culinary demonstrations, and live musical entertainment.
Mickey’s Mix Magic, a nightly projection show, debuted in 2019. During the 10-minute show, state-of-the-art projections, lighting, and lasers transform Main Street, U.S.A., the water screens of the Rivers of America, and the façade of “it’s a small world” into a colorful display of sights and sounds to celebrate Mickey Mouse. On select nights, “Mickey’s Mix Magic” is enhanced with the addition of fireworks.
Tropical Hideaway, a new food marketplace in Adventureland, opened in 2018 next to the Enchanted Tiki Room. Read our review.
Mobile Order of foods and beverages is available at select quick service restaurants at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.
Pixar Pier opened at Disney California Adventure, featuring four new neighborhoods inspired by beloved Pixar stories and the new Lamplight Lounge restaurant. New attractions include the Incredicoaster and the Pixar Pal-A-Round.
Paradise Pier Hotel will be re-themed to the Pixar Place Hotel with a Pixar theme.
Mickey’s Toontown is undergoing a major transformation and will reopen to guests in Spring 2023.
Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will open in Toontown on January 27th, 2023!
Downtown Disney is in the process of a multi-year transformation that will add new restaurants, shopping, and an open lawn.
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