Disneyland Happenings 2024



Pixar Fest Returns to Disneyland®  in Spring 2024


Exciting news for Pixar fans! Pixar Fest is set to make a grand comeback in spring 2024, promising an unforgettable experience that will cover both Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park. One of the highlights of this anticipated event is the debut of a brand-new daytime parade called "Better Together: A Pixar Pals Celebration!” at Disney California Adventure® Park.


Fantasmic!® Makes a Triumphant Return


After a prolonged hiatus due to an unfortunate incident involving a fire-breathing dragon, the beloved nighttime production, Fantasmic!® is finally returning to Disneyland® Park on May 24. Fans can expect an updated ending and some nostalgic elements added to the show. Among the exciting changes is the reintroduction of a scene featuring Peter Pan, an iconic character who was temporarily replaced by Jack Sparrow from "Pirates of the Caribbean" in previous versions of Fantasmic!®.


Space Mountain® Gets a Star Wars Makeover


Prepare to be transported to a galaxy far, far away as Space Mountain® undergoes a thrilling transformation into Hyperspace Mountain®. From April 5 to June 2, visitors can experience the epic Star Wars themed event known as “Season of the Force”. Along with the anticipated debut of new scenes for Star Tours®, the park has confirmed the inclusion of the beloved character Ahsoka Tano. Additionally, Disneyland® will enhance the experience by featuring galactic music during the evening fireworks in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, giving the land a more traditional theme park ambience.


Downtown Disney® District Welcomes Exciting New Restaurants


Food lovers will have even more reasons to visit Downtown Disney® District in 2024 as new restaurants are set to open their doors. Dumpling enthusiasts can look forward to the arrival of Dumpling Palace Din Tai Fung, while Mexican cuisine fans will be delighted with the opening of Paseo and its companion outdoor bar/restaurant area, Céntrico. These new dining establishments are curated by the renowned Michelin-starred chef Carlos Gaytán, promising a culinary experience like no other. Although the opening dates have yet to be announced, anticipation is high for these upcoming additions to Downtown Disney® District.


Stay tuned for more updates on these exciting developments!