Disneyland Resort Update for February 6-12, 2017

by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix, staff writer
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Disneyland Resort Update for February 6–12, 2017

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Registration open for Food & Wine Festival premium events |Refurbishment season | This and that...

Registration open for Food & Wine Festival premium events

Registration opened last Wednesday for the premium events planned as part of the 2017 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival (March 10 through April 16).

As of this writing, the only event to have sold out is the March 19 Sweet Sundays event with celebrity baker Duff Goldman. Best known for the Ace of Cakes and Cake Masters TV shows, Goldman's event was expected to be quite popular.

Readers interested in some of the later events in the series—including the Disney Family of Wines dinner on April 13 and the Sweet Sundays event with Keegan Gerhard on April 6—should check back 60 days before those events to register. The registration window is yet to open for those events because of Disney's dining reservation policy, but from the website, it can appear that the events are already sold out.

Event & Location Dates & Details

In the Kitchen With…
(celebrity chef dinners)

Festival Showplace, Stage 17 in Hollywood Land

You’ve seen them on TV―now watch as each star chef shares cooking tips and recipe ideas, and you sample the delicious results.

What’s on the menu? Pure entertainment, as the guest chef turns up the heat to create one of their signature dishes. And when the demonstration is complete, the chef will be available for autographs.*

  • G. Garvin – Saturday, March 11, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    Road Trip with G. Garvin and Turn Up the Heat with G. Garvin
  • Robert Irvine – Saturday, March 18, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    Restaurant: Impossible
  • Graham Elliot – Saturday, March 25, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    MasterChef
  • Guy Fieri – Saturday, April 1, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and Guy’s Grocery Games
  • Cat Cora – Saturday, April 8, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    Cat Cora’s Kitchen
  • Jet Tila – Saturday, April 15, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    Chopped and Cutthroat Kitchen

$99 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers.

Separate Disney California Adventure theme park admission is required and not included in the price of this event. Guests ages 21 and older must present a valid ID to be served alcoholic beverages. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice. Limit two (2) items signed per chef, per Guest. We ask that you bring no personal items to be signed. Appearances are subject to time and availability and are not guaranteed. A valid Disneyland Resort receipt may be required.

Sweet Sundays

Festival Showplace, Stage 17 in Hollywood Land

Start your festival day with a light breakfast and sparkling wine toast during an entertaining 90-minute baking demonstration.
The chefs will show how they make a few of their signature desserts. You’ll get lots of great cooking tips, but the best part might just be getting to sample the completed creations!

  • Duff Goldman – Sunday, March 19, 10:30 a.m. to noon
    Cake Masters and Ace of Cakes
  • Emily Ellyn – Sunday, April 2, 10:30 a.m. to noon
    Food Network Star and Cutthroat Kitchen
  • Keegan Gerhard – Sunday, April 16, 10:30 a.m. to noon
    Food Network Challenge

$79 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers.

Separate Disney California Adventure theme park admission is required and not included in the price of this event. Guests ages 21 and older must present a valid ID to be served alcoholic beverages. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice.

Winemaker Dinners

Golden Vine Winery

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival offers 3 nights of gourmet wine-focused pairing meals.

Each dinner event highlights wines from different California vintners, with the meal’s four courses carefully selected to enhance the flavor of the wine. Guest presenters from the featured wineries will provide background and tasting notes and describe how the chef planned the dishes to make the most of the flavor of the wines.

  • Duckhorn Vineyards (Neil Bernardi) – Thursday, March 16, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
    $150 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers
  • Flora Springs Winery (Nat Komes) – Thursday, March 30, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
    $150 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers
  • Disney Family of Wines – Thursday, April 13, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
    $200 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers

These wineries have a special connection to Walt and the Disney legacy:

  • Silverado Vineyards, Jonathan Emmerich
  • Fess Parker Winery, Tim Snider
  • Lasseter Family Winery, Julia Iantosca
  • GoGi Wines, Jami Way

Separate Disney California Adventure theme park admission is required and not included in the price of this event. Guests must be age 21 or older to attend and present a valid ID at event check-in. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice.

Brewmaster Beer Dinners

Golden Vine Winery, Vineyard Room

This year’s festival features prix fixe dinners where four courses of food and beer come together for delicious results.
At both Thursday evening events, hand-selected beers will be paired and served with a specialty menu created by the Disney culinary team. Knowledgeable guest brewmasters will present each beer and describe the chef’s vision for the pairing.

Celebrating Anaheim Breweries – Thursday, March 23 – 6:30 to 9:00 PM

  • Noble Ale Works
  • Bottle Logic Brewing
  • Backstreet Brewery

Karl Strauss Brewing Company – Thursday, April 6 – 6:30 to 9:00 PM
Matt Johnson, Brewmaster of Brewing Operations

$150 per person, plus tax and gratuities for servers.

Separate Disney California Adventure theme park admission is required and not included in the price of this event. Guests must be age 21 or older to attend and present a valid ID at event check-in. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice.

Wine Education and Tasting Seminars

Golden Vine Winery, Sonoma Terrace

Join fellow wine buffs for a lively 30- to 45-minute presentation with sample tastings led by a sommelier or winemaking professional.
Sip in the glory of California wines outdoors on the lovey Sonoma Terrace at Golden Vine Winery as you learn about different wine varieties, get tasting notes and ask questions about the wine being served.

  • Monday through Thursday – $15 per person, plus tax
  • Friday through Sunday $20 per person, plus tax

Separate Disney California Adventure theme park admission is required and not included in the price of this event. Guests must be age 21 or older to attend and present a valid ID at event check-in. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice. Event subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or otherwise.

Beer and Spirits Education & Tasting Seminars

Festival Showplace, Stage 17 in Hollywood Land

Each session is presented by a beverage industry pro who will guide you through tasting up to 3 different samples.
Here’s your chance to learn more about these favorite grown-up beverages, and find out what goes into making them, as samples are presented with notes about the flavors, ideas for food pairings and how best to serve each one.

  • Monday through Thursday – $15 per person, plus tax
  • Friday through Sunday – $20 per person, plus tax

Separate Disney California Adventure theme park admission is required and not included in the price of this event. Guests must be age 21 or older to attend and present a valid ID at event check-in. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice. Event subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or otherwise.

Culinary Demonstrations

Festival Showplace, Stage 17 in Hollywood Land

Each 30-minute mini cooking lesson provides step-by-step instructions and recipe ideas that focus on a single recipe, ingredient or technique.

We've gathered some of the best chefs around to share their go-to ingredients and insider tips for preparing sensational dishes. You’ll also get an individual sample of the completed culinary creation!

  • Monday through Thursday – $10 per person, plus tax
  • Friday through Sunday – $15 per person, plus tax

Separate Disney California Adventure theme park admission is required. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice.


Refurbishment season

Here are some changes to expect if you visit Disneyland this week:

  • The World Famous Jungle Cruise and "it's a small world" have both reopened following their post-holiday refurbishment.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean is now closed for refurbishment, and is scheduled to reopen Wednesday, March 15. The Blue Bayou Restaurant is not closed during this refurbishment.
  • Mickey's Fun Wheel is now closed for refurbishment, and is scheduled to reopen on Sunday, March 5.
  • The Matterhorn Bobsleds are now closed for refurbishment. The reopening date not yet published, but expected to be late April.

This and that...

...The month-long Annual Passholder Days promotion starts this Friday, February 10, and runs through Thursday, March 9. The event is themed to commemorate the return of the Main Street Electrical Parade, and activities are centered in Disneyland park. An AP Welcome Center will be open in the Tomorrowland Starcade daily from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m,. and the Main Street Opera House will be open daily after 4:00 p.m. for "screenings of historical parade videos."

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Crowd Forecast

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 3 / 10
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2 / 10
Thursday, February 9, 2017 3 / 10
Friday, February 10, 2017 4 / 10
Saturday, February 11, 2017 7 / 10

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Current Refurbishments and Attraction Closures

Note: Not all attraction closures have been officially confirmed by Disney, and are all subject to change at any time. Refurbishment schedules are estimates only. We recommend checking for updates as you plan your visit. All information is subject to change without notice. To get the most recent updates, visit Disneyland.com—this information is no longer available from the automated phone service.

Disneyland

  • Pioneer Mercantile – closed through March 9 due to refurbishment and expansion of Adventureland bathrooms.
  • Adventureland restroom complex – closed for refurbishment and expansion. Reopening date not yet published, but possible early March.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean – closed through March 15 for refurbishment.
  • Mlle. Antoinette's Parfumerie – closes February 19 through March 11 for refurbishment.
  • Matterhorn Bobsleds – closes February 6 for refurbishment. Reopening date not yet published, but expected to be late April.

The following attractions are all closed for Star Wars Land-related construction around the Rivers of America, and are expected to reopen in spring 2017 or later:

  • Disneyland Railroad
  • Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes
  • Fantasmic!
  • Pirates Lair on Tom Sawyer Island
  • Sailing Ship Columbia
  • Mark Twain Riverboat

Disney California Adventure

  • Muppet*Vision 3D – closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase Theater, and will likely be used for movie previews until a permanent replacement is found.
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror – closed for transformation into a new Guardians of the Galaxy attraction.
  • Grizzly River Run – closed for refurbishment. Reopening date not yet published, but after March 18.
  • Redwood Creek Challenge Trail – closed through February 23 for annual refurbishment and ropes replacement.
  • World of Color – closed February 21 through March 7 for refurbishment.
  • Mickey's Fun Wheel – closed February 6 through March 5 for refurbishment.

Disneyland Resort

  • House of Blues Anaheim – closed. The 23,000-square-foot restaurant and concert venue has been demolished. A new Splitsville Lanes is scheduled to open on the site in late 2017.
  • Curl Surf – under construction in Downtown Disney, and scheduled to open in late 2016

Disneyland Resort Hotels

  • Grand Californian Hotel Pools – closed through spring 2017, All three of the pools at the hotel will be closed for refurbishment, including the Redwood Pool and water slide, the Fountain Pool, and the Mariposa Pool. The cabanas will also close during this time. During the refurbishment, which is expected to last at least through March, people staying at the Grand Californian Hotel can use the pool facilities at the Disneyland Hotel or Paradise Pier Hotel.

Resort Events

Check here to see if a large convention, competition, or park event might fall during your next trip to the Disneyland Resort. If you know of any in-park events, official or unofficial, that should be listed here, please send us an e-mail (link).

  • Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival – March 10 through April 16. Tickets for the premium events are now on sale.
  • Mini Gay Days at Disneyland – March 18. (Unofficial event) More information on the event website.
  • Dapper Day Spring Outing to Disneyland (unofficial event) – Sunday, April 23. More information at the event website. This popular event grows larger each year, so it's worth making note of the date if you plan to visit the park during this weekend.
  • 2017 Grad Nites: May 5, 6, 10, 17, 19, 20, 24, 30, and 31; June 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, and 17.
  • 2017 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend – May 11–14.
  • D23 Expo – July 14–16. Tickets are now on sale through the official D23 website.
  • Gay Days at Disneyland (unofficial event) – October 6–8. More information on the event website.
  • Dapper Day Fall Outing to Disneyland (unofficial event) – Sunday, November 5. More information at the event website. This popular event grows larger each year, so it's worth making note of the date if you plan to visit the park during this weekend.

School Holidays

Notable school holidays that may impact park attendance. If you know of any other school holidays that should be listed here, please send us an e-mail (link).

2017

  • Cesar Chavez Day – Friday, March 31. Many locals schools are closed.
  • Spring Break – April 2–29. The four-week period during which most local schools will observe a one-week spring holiday. Based on the blockout dates of the Southern California discount tickets, Disney expects the largest crowds April 9–23.
  • Utah Education Association convention (UEA, a.k.a. "Utah Escapes to Anaheim") – October 19–20. Expect large attendance levels October 19–22 as Utah students and families take advantage of a 4-day weekend created by their school's participation in a state education convention. Not all Utah schools or teachers close for or attend UEA, but the impact on the Resort is usually noticeable enough to mention.
  • Nevada Day – October 28. Nevada schools will be closed on Friday, October 28 to observe Nevada Day, creating a three-day weekend.

We also recommend checking the convention calendar at the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor and Convention Bureau website. When looking at that site, remember to note both the number of people and the number of rooms resulting from each convention. A gathering of 25,000 people booking few room nights (indicating most will be driving in to the area for their meeting) can impact traffic around the resort much more than a crowd of 25,000 staying in area hotels. Of course, that second group is going to make finding a hotel room more difficult (and possibly more expensive), so it's best to book your own room as early as possible if you see that a big convention is in town during your trip.

Non-Disney Resort Events

Notable events at parks and attractions around Southern California. If you know of an event that should be listed here, please send us an e-mail (link).

Legoland California

  • Star Wars Days – dates not yet confirmed.
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Miniland model display – opens March.
  • Surfers' Cove at LEGOLAND Water Park – opens summer.
  • Red, White and Boom – July 4.
  • Brick-or-Treat – Saturdays in October.
  • Holidays at Legoland – November 24, 2017 through January 1, 2018
  • Kids' New Year's Eve – December 31.

Sea World San Diego

  • Lunar New Year – January 28 through February 21.
  • Magic Weekends – March 4–26.

Current Discounts & Promotions

Disneyland prices as of February 28, 2016.

Note: MousePlanet does not edit past Updates to reflect price increases; for up-to-date prices, check the most recent Disneyland Resort Update. Several current promotions offer discounted admission to the Disneyland Resort. For your convenience, we have grouped the discount offers based on the number of days the tickets are valid. Check out the category that best matches the amount of time you plan to spend at the resort, and pick the offer that works best for you. And keep those tips coming—let us know if you find a better or different offer, so we can share it with other readers!

This first section is a list of discounts on ticket-only purchases. Though it has become more common in recent years, Disneyland tickets are rarely offered at deep discounts unless you are a resident of Southern California or Northern Mexico. For residents outside that area, the best discounts available tend to be simple advance purchase discounts. If you know of any additional discounts, offers, promotions, or contests that should be listed in this section, drop us a line. Note, we are no longer listing offers from the Anaheim-Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau, as their convenience fee negates any savings.

Don't get scammed! Never buy tickets from an unofficial or secondary outlet, such as through eBay or Craigslist. Never rent or purchase tickets from people approaching you outside the gates stating they have remaining days or leftover tickets. This practice is against the terms of use for Disneyland admission, and may result in denial of entry. It is also common for criminals to shoplift inactivated Disney theme park tickets from supermarkets to resell them. There is no way to determine if these tickets are valid until you try to use them to enter the parks. Only purchase Disney theme park tickets directly from Disney, an authorized seller, or travel agency.

Ticket Prices and Promotions

One Day Tickets
Ticket & Season
Adult one-park
Adult Park Hopper
Child one-park
Child Park Hopper
One Day – Value
$95
$155
$89
$149
One Day – Regular
$105
$160
$99
$154
One Day – Peak
$119
$169
$113
$163

Check the Disneyland website to see what type of ticket you need for the day you plan to visit. Seasonal pricing applies only to one-day tickets.


No discounts currently available to the general public. Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any discounts are available through them.

Two Day Tickets
  • Two Day, One Park per Day Ticket – Regularly $195/$183
  • Two Day Park Hopper – Regularly $235/$223

No discounts currently available to the general public. Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any discounts are available through them.

Three Day Tickets

  • Three Day, One Park per Day Ticket – Regularly $255/$243
  • Three Day Park Hopper – Regularly $295/$283

No discounts currently available to the general public. Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any discounts are available through them.

Military

2017 Military Salute Offer

Disney released details of its 2017 Military Salute offer for Disneyland and Walt Disney World last October, and the tickets are valid January 1 through April 8 and April 24 through December 19, 2017.

At the time we first shared details of the offer, we did not know about (or Disney had not announced) a special PhotoPass promotion also available to military personnel.

From January 1 to December 19, 2017, active and retired U.S. military personnel who are eligible for the Military Salute offer can also purchase the Disney PhotoPass Collection for $49, a discount of 50% over the usual $99 price. The Disney PhotoPass Collection includes digital downloads of all available PhotoPass photos linked to your account, a voucher for a dining print package and a Disneyland Resort Gallery Disc with 350 high-resolution professional photos from around Disneyland Resort.

We've recapped the 2017 Military Salute offer below, and you can find all of the detailed terms and conditions on our MousePad discussion forum.

Discount Type Description
Ticket discounts

From November 1, 2016 through December 16, 2017, active and retired U.S. military personnel (including active and retired members of the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reservists) or their spouses can purchase:

  • Disney Military Promotional 3-Day Park Hopper Tickets for $156 each [an increase of $13 from the 2016 offer]
  • Disney Military Promotional 4-Day Park Hopper Tickets for $181 each [a new option for 2017]

Disneyland tickets may be used January 1 through December 19, 2017, except that the tickets may not be used April 9–23, 2017.

Active and retired U.S. military personnel can purchase Disney Military Promotional Tickets for themselves and up to five additional family members or friends. No more than six Disney Military Promotional Tickets may be purchased by any eligible member of the U.S. military (or spouse) pursuant to this offer. All tickets and options are nontransferable and must be used by December 19, 2017.

Hotel discounts

The new offer is valid most nights from January 1 through December 19, 2017. Like the ticket offer, hotel discounts are not valid April 9–23, 2017

Disney does not publish the actual discounted rates, and instead asks eligible U.S. military personnel to call (714) 520-7088 to check pricing, availability and to make reservations. In past years, the offer was generally 30 to 40 percent off, based on room category.

Unlike the Walt Disney World version, the Disneyland offer allows the eligible service member to book up to two rooms, and allows spouses (with valid and proper ID) to qualify in the absence of the service member.

PhotoPass
discount

From January 1, 2017 – December 19, 2017, active and retired U.S. military personnel who are eligible for the Military Salute offer can also purchase the Disney PhotoPass Collection for $49, a discount of 50% over the usual $99 price.

The Disney PhotoPass Collection includes digital downloads of all available PhotoPass photos linked to your account, a voucher for a dining print package and a Disneyland Resort Gallery Disc with 350 high-resolution professional photos from around Disneyland Resort.

Four Day Tickets

  • Four Day, One Park per Day Ticket – Regularly $280/$265
  • Four Day Park Hopper – Regularly $320/$305

No discounts currently available to the general public. Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any discounts are available through them.

Five Day Tickets

  • Five Day, One Park per Day Ticket – Regularly $295/$280
  • Five Day Park Hopper – Regularly $335/$320

No discounts currently available to the general public. Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any discounts are available through them.

Six Day or longer tickets No longer offered by Disneyland; some travel providers may offer tickets for 6 days or longer as part of a package to international customers; residents of Canada, Australia, or the U.K. should check with local travel agencies to see what options may be available.
Disneyland Resort Annual Passports

Annual Pass Monthly Payment Program

California residents can take advantage of the monthly payment plan when purchasing any but the Premier Annual Passport.

  • Premier Annual Passport ($1,439) – valid at both Disneyland Resort and Florida's Walt Disney World Resort; includes parking and digital PhotoPass downloads. No blockout dates.
  • Disney Signature Plus Pass ($1,049) – includes discounts, parking, and digital PhotoPass downloads. No blockout dates.
  • Disney Signature Pass ($849) – includes discounts, parking, and digital PhotoPass downloads. Some blockout dates, including December holidays and other peak days.
  • Disney Deluxe Pass ($599) – includes some discounts. Some blockout dates, including December holidays and other peak days.
  • Southern California Annual Passport ($459) – includes some discounts. Many blockout dates, including Saturdays, December holidays and other peak days.
  • Southern California Select Annual Passport ($329) – includes some discounts. This pass has the most blockout dates, including all weekends, December holidays and other peak days.
  • Parking Add On ($199) – add-on to Deluxe, SoCal and SoCal Select passes. Renewal only, not currently available for new purchase

Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any other discounts are available through them.

Southern California CityPASS

Southern California CityPASS ($346/$314) – includes a 3-Day Disneyland Resort Park Hopper Bonus Ticket (including one early-entry day), a one-day admission to Sea World San Diego, and a one-day admission to LEGOLAND California. The CityPASS expires 14 days after first use at any location, and the first use must occur by December 31, 2017. Purchase CityPASS through the Disneyland website or on-site at the ticket booths of Disneyland Resort or the other theme parks included in the pass. You can also purchase directly from the CityPASS website, though a shipping charge may apply depending on how quickly you need the ticket.

When you purchase the CityPASS, you have the option of adding a one-day admission to either San Diego Zoo or San Diego Safari Park for an extra $42/$34. This upgraded pass is only available for purchase directly from the CityPASS website.

You can also upgrade your CityPASS to add more days at participating locations:

  • Add a 2nd day at LEGOLAND for $25. Purchase this upgrade at LEGOLAND on the day you use your CityPASS.
  • Add LEGOLAND Water Park for $30 for ages 3+ and $5 for ages 2 and under. Purchase this upgrade at LEGOLAND on the day you use your CityPASS.
  • Upgrade your Disneyland ticket to another ticket or annual passport of equal or greater value. For the current Southern California CityPASS, a credit of $295 for ages 10+ and $283 for ages 3-9 will be applied toward another ticket of equal or greater value. Purchase the upgrade at Disneyland before the end of your third visit.

Prices listed above are subject to change without notice.


Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any other discounts are available through them.

Disneyland Resort & Universal Studios Combo Pass
  • 2-day Disneyland Resort + 2-Day Universal Studios Combo Pass – $300/$281
  • 3-day Disneyland Resort + 2-Day Universal Studios Combo Pass – $342/$335

A special combo ticket available exclusively through MousePlanet travel partner Get Away Travel. The bundle includes either a 2-day or 3-day Disneyland Resort Park Hopper Ticket, plus a 2nd Day Free Universal Studios Hollywood Ticket.

Additional Discounts

Did we miss an offer? If you know of an authorized discount on Disneyland Resort tickets, standing offers for Annual Passholders from non-Disney vendors, or other promotions which might interest our readers, please drop us a note!

Discounts for:

Everyone

Purchase with Purchase offers – Disneyland Resort shops frequently offer a reduced–price souvenir (often a tote bag, watch, or blanket) with a qualifying minimum purchase. These are offered at Disney-operated stores only, and selection may vary by location.

Recently, Disney has begun allowing customers to purchase more than one of the offers in a qualifying transaction, so if you spend $40 or more you can buy both items currently available if you wish. If you're a passholder, the minimum purchase is calculated after your discount, and your discount does not apply to the promotional item. Current offers:

  • Disneyland Snowman Mickey Tote for $19.95 with a purchase of $25 or more.
  • Disneyland Throw Blanket for $19.95 with a purchase of $40 or more.


Customers can add a Snowman Mickey tote or Disneyland castle throw blanket to their qualifying purchase for $20. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.


Landry's Select Club – members of the Landry's Select Club get priority seating at the Rainforest Cafe when available (which makes a huge difference on busy days). This club replaces the former Rainforest Cafe Safari Club, and runs on a point-based system that gives you a $25 gift certificate after you spend $250. Membership now costs $25, but comes with a $25 birthday reward. We recommend that you prepurchase your membership before your visit so you can take advantage of the priority seating benefit.


ESPNZone MVP Club – membership in the MVP Club does not offer any discounts on food. However, once a member you can make an online reservation for your party up to three days in advance and will get a 25 percent increase in points purchased when playing games in the Sports Arena (and 40 bonus points at activation). You must register online and your membership card will then be mailed to you within two weeks. The card must then be activated at any ESPNZone by the person who signed up for the card and ID will be required (link).


Character Dining Vouchers – discounted character dining vouchers are available for purchase online, in advance of your trip, through Get Away Travel.

Annual Passholders

Disneyland Resort merchandise –...Disneyland has once again extended the additional 20 percent merchandise discount offered to Disney Signature Plus, Disney Signature, Disney Premier and Premium annual passholders, this time through December 31, 2017. All other passholders receive a 10 percent merchandise discount. Visit the Annual Passholder discount page for specific details and exclusions.

Guided Tours – 15 percent off the regular price of six guided tours – Walt in Walt's Footsteps; Cultivating the Magic; Discover the Magic; Happiest Haunts; Welcome to Disneyland; and Holiday Time at Disneyland. Visit the Annual Passholder discount page for specific details and exclusions.

Dining – 10 to 15 percent off at a variety of Disneyland Resort locations, including Disney-owned and independent restaurants. Visit the Annual Passholder discount page for specific details and exclusions.

Disney Visa cardholders

Character Meet-and-Greet at Disney California Adventure – cardholders have access to a private character meet-and-greet photo opportunity at Disney California Adventure, and receive one free image download per visit.

Star Wars Imperial Meet-and-Greet at Disneyland – cardholders have access to a private character meet-and-greet photo opportunity in the Star Tours Launch Bay in Tomorrowland. Offered daily from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Darth Vader is once again the character featured at this location.


Disneyland Resort merchandise – Cardholders also receive 10 percent off qualifying merchandise purchases of $50 or more from Disney-operated retail stores.


Disneyland Resort dining – 10 percent off at selected Disneyland Resort restaurants, (Big Thunder Ranch, River Belle Terrace, French Market, Cocina Cucamonga, Wine Country Trattoria (lunch), Paradise Garden Grill, The Lounge at Steakhouse 55 (breakfast), Steakhouse 55 (breakfast), PCH Grill (breakfast and dinner), and Storyteller's Café (lunch).


Downtown Disney District dining and merchandise – 10 percent off at Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen (maximum discount of $40, excludes alcohol), Wetzel's Pretzels, Ridemakerz, Alamo Rent a Car, and ESPN Zone.


Disneyland Resort Guided Tours – 15 percent off the "Welcome to Disneyland," "A Walk in Walt's Footsteps," "Discover the Magic," and "Cultivating the Magic" guided tours.


See the Disney Visa website for terms and conditions for all of these promotions.

U.S. military

See "2017 Disney Military Promotional 3–Day Park Hopper Ticket" above.

Southern California residents No discounts currently available to the general public. Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any discounts are available through them.
Hotel and travel package offers

Costco Travel Packages – many different travel packages including visits to Disneyland and Disneyland hotels are available through Costco.


Disney's Resort Magic and Good Neighbor Magic Packages – These package includes accommodations in one of the three resort hotels or at one of 40 Good Neighbor hotels, along with theme park admission. The packages also come with a variety of extra inclusions and bonuses, usually a souvenir pin and lanyard, and discount coupons for various Downtown Disney merchants.

Contact Disney Travel at (714) 520-5050, book online through the Disneyland website, or call your favorite travel agent to inquire about these packages.

Park Schedule/Blockout Dates

  • DL – Disneyland
  • DCA – Disney California Adventure

Annual Pass blockouts:

  • SL – Southern California Select Annual Pass
  • SC – Southern California Annual Pass
  • DX – Deluxe Annual Pass
  • SG – Signature Annual Pass

The Disneyland website does not list the blockout dates for the Costco-exclusive Disney California Adventure Park Fun Pass. The blockout dates are as follows:

  • 2017 – January 1, 2; February 18, 19; March 18, 25; April 1, 8, 9, 14, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20, 26, 27, 28; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1-4, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12, 19; September 2,l 3; November 10, 11, 23, 24, 25.

Early Admission – full description available on the Disneyland website:

  • MM – Magic Mornings for 3-plus day ticket holders, promotional "bonus" tickets, and Southern California CityPASS
  • EMH – Extra Magic Hour for Disneyland Resort Hotel Guests
  • EA – Early Admission for Annual Passholders (not currently offered)

Disneyland Resort Special Events:

2/5 2/6 2/7 2/8 2/9 2/10 2/11

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-11p
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
SL

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
None

DCA: 10a-8p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 10a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
None

DCA: 10a-8p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 10a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 9a-12a
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-12a
EMH/MM

DCA: 8a-9p
None

AP Blockouts:
SL/SC

Events: None

2/12 2/13 2/14 2/15 2/16 2/17 2/18

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-12a
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
SL

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 9a-10p
None

DCA: 10a-8p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 10a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
None

DCA: 10a-8p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 10a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Peak

DL: 9a-12a
None

DCA: 10a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
SL

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Peak

DL: 8a-12a
EMH/MM

DCA: 8a-9p
None

AP Blockouts:
SL/SC/DX

Events: None

2/19 2/20 2/21 2/22 2/23 2/24 2/25

Ticket Season:
Peak

DL: 8a-12a
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
SL/SC/DX

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Peak

DL: 8a-11p
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
SL/SC

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 9a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 9a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 9a-9p
None

DCA: 10a-8p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 9a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 9a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-12a
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-12a
EMH/MM

DCA: 8a-10p
None

AP Blockouts:
SL/SC

Events: None

2/26 2/27 2/28 3/1 3/2 3/3 3/4

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-11p
None

DCA: 9a-9p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
SL

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
None

DCA: 10a-8p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 10a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
None

DCA: 10a-8p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 10a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 9a-12a
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-12a
EMH/MM

DCA: 8a-9p
None

AP Blockouts:
SL/SC

Events: None

3/5 3/6 3/7 3/8 3/9 3/10 3/11

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-11p
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
SL

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
None

DCA: 10a-8p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 10a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
None

DCA: 10a-8p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Value

DL: 10a-9p
EMH/MM

DCA: 10a-8p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events: None

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 9a-12a
None

DCA: 10a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events:
Food & Wine Festival

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-12a
EMH/MM

DCA: 8a-10p
None

AP Blockouts:
SL/SC

Events:
Food & Wine Festival

3/12 3/13 3/14 3/15 3/16 3/17 3/18

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-11p
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
SL

Events:
Food & Wine Festival

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-11p
None

DCA: 9a-9p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events:
Food & Wine Festival

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-11p
EMH/MM

DCA: 8a-9p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events:
Food & Wine Festival

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-11p
None

DCA: 9a-9p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
None

Events:
Food & Wine Festival

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-11p
EMH/MM

DCA: 8a-9p
None

AP Blockouts:
None

Events:
Food & Wine Festival

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-11p
None

DCA: 9a-10p
EMH

AP Blockouts:
SL/SC

Events:
Food & Wine Festival

Ticket Season:
Regular

DL: 8a-12a
EMH/MM

DCA: 8a-10p
None

AP Blockouts:
SL/SC/DX

Events:
Food & Wine Festival

Visit our Annual Passholders Blockout Dates page to see more dates. You can see future calendar schedules at Disneyland. As always, specifics are subject to change without notice (or occasionally, without us noticing) so when information conflicts between what is presented here and that presented by Disney, it is best to assume Disney's information is correct.

Visit the Park Hours section of our Disneyland Park guide for additional details about Magic Morning and Toontown Morning Madness, including available attractions. Entertainment schedule: Go directly to the Disneyland Resort schedule for this week at Disneyland.com here.

The Seasons calendar is published on the Disneyland website for the next 8-11 months.

  • Monday through Thursday - $15.00 per person, plus tax
  • Friday through Sunday - $20.00 per person, plus tax

Comments

  1. By danyoung

    Never mind.

  2. By olegc

    the return of pirates early on March 15th seems like they want it ready for events leading up to its 50th anniversary on the 18th. It seems usually attractions open on Thur or Friday after refurbishments.

  3. By spectromen

    Under SoCal Resident discounts it says: No discounts currently available to the general public. Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any discounts are available through them.

    But isn't there the 3-day $149 offer?

  4. By AVP

    Quote Originally Posted by spectromen View Post
    Under SoCal Resident discounts it says: No discounts currently available to the general public. Check with your employer, school or credit union to see if any discounts are available through them.

    But isn't there the 3-day $149 offer?

    Yep, I've re-added that to the template for this week. I'm not sure how / when that was deleted, but I caught it this morning when I was working on tomorrow's article. Thanks for catching it.

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