Disneyland Resort Update for April 17, 2023

by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix, staff writer
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Disneyland Resort Update for April 17, 2023

 

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Author's note:

As often happens, Disneyland made two major announcements last Monday after we published last week's Disneyland Update. For those who read this piece before we were able to add the then-breaking news, I've included them below.

Rogers: The Musical opens limited run June 30

Rogers: The Musical begins its limited run at Disney California Adventure on Friday, June 30, Disney announced last Monday.

The fictional musical from the first episode of the Disney+ series Hawkeye will become "a real-life, all-new short one-act musical theater production to be performed during a limited-time engagement at the Hyperion Theatre in DCA. Fans who attended the 2022 D23 Expo were treated to a surprise live performance of "Save the City" during the Marvel Studios panel—and in February, Disney confirmed that the stage show was under development after a casting notice appeared on the Disney Auditions website.


Rogers: The Musical opens June 30 at Disney California Adventure. Photo courtesy Disney.

We now know the show will feature Steve Rogers, Peggy Carter and a singing Nick Fury, plus "select members of the Avengers." In addition to "Save the City" from Hawkeye and "Star Spangled Man" from "Captain America: The First Avenger," Rogers: The Musical will feature five new original songs written for the Disneyland Resort production.

In the week following the announcement, reader JDLazo noticed that at least two performers took to social media to share the news that they'd been cast in the new production, including the roll of Captain America.

@mattytoddvitus

Dreams do come true! You can just call me.. Captain America. 😊🇺🇸✨ Can’t wait to return to the Hyperion in Rogers: The Musical! #disney #rogersthemusical #disneyland #captainamerica #steverogers #marvel #fyp

♬ Save The City (From "Hawkeye") - Geek Music
@slayleebays

Ill be returning to Disneyland this summer to dance in “Rogers The Musical” in my wheels. I would not at all be dancing or be in this position if not for my community. Thank you to my spoonies and wheelies and zebras and all of my friends and future friends for always seeing me when no one else could. Im also beyond amazed at the support and freedom Disney is giving me in bringing my wheels to the HYPERION. Were just One step closer to becoming a wheelchair avenger.

♬ original sound - Kaylee Bays

Disney says the show will be performed Tuesday through Saturday, and will run about 30 minutes long. Naturally, special merchandise and food offerings are being planned around the promotion, with details still to come.

One Magic Key still available for new purchase

The Disneyland Resort resumed new sales of Magic Key passes last Tuesday, April 11. As of press time, however, only the top-tier Inspire Key was still available.

Disneyland announced on Monday morning that sales would resume on Tuesday. When the sale began, the wait in the virtual queue topped four hours. Initially, all four levels of Magic Keys were available, marking the first time the Enchant Key had been offered for new sale. The Believe and Enchant keys both sold out within about 8 hours, and the Southern California resident-exclusive Imagine Key sold out a few days later. As of press time, the top-tier Inspire Key is still available at $1,599. Visit the Magic Key access calendar to see the blockout dates which apply to each pass type.

If you missed your chance to purchase a new Magic Key this week, keep watching for future opportunities. Disney last opened new purchases in January, just after Josh D’Amaro, Chairman, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, announced that the company would be "making Magic Key passes available for sale more times during the year as inventory becomes available."

Disneyland rolled out a new Magic Key program in August 2022. Magic Key 2.0 marked the end of the all-access annual passport at any price level, by replacing the Dream Key (which was valid 365 days a year) with a new top-tier Inspire Key, which blocks out December 21 to January 1 each year. All four of the Magic Keys require members to make advance reservations before visiting the parks, and the company has given no sign of ending that requirement.

Inspire Key

Price: $1,599, or $133.25 per month after down-payment.

Details

  • Blocked out December 21 to January 1 each year.
  • Can hold 6 reservations at a time
  • 20% merchandise discount
  • 15% food & beverage discount
  • Parking included (excludes blockout dates)
  • Unlimited Disney PhotoPass digital downloads
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service

Believe Key [Renewal only]

Price: $1099, or $91.59 per month after down-payment.

Details

  • Can hold 6 reservations at a time
  • 10% merchandise discount
  • 10% food & beverage discount
  • 50% parking discount
  • Unlimited Disney PhotoPass digital downloads
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service

Enchant Key [Renewal only]

Price: $699, or $58.25 per month after down payment.

Details

  • ~ 150 blockout dates
  • Can hold 4 reservations at a time
  • Can make reservations 90 days in advance
  • 10% merchandise discount
  • 10% food & beverage discount
  • 25% parking discount in Toy Story lots
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service

Imagine Key – Exclusive to Southern California Residents [Renewal only]

Price: $449, or $37.42 per month after down-payment.

Details

  • Can hold 2 reservations at a time
  • 10% merchandise discount
  • 10% food & beverage discount
  • 25% off parking in the Toy Story lots
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service

Magic Key holders also have access to various Magic Key offerings throughout the resort, including the Magic Key Terrace, photo opportunities and periodic giveaways.

Are you ready to buy? Magic Keys can be purchased only via Disneyland.com. We compiled a list of top questions and answers when Magic Key 2.0 went on sale in August, so if you encounter any problems check there to see if we have an answer for you.

Disney notes that "passes are subject to availability, and passes or a pass type may not be available from time to time or at any given time," so if your budget permits it's best to buy your new Magic Key as soon as possible, and activate it when you're ready to visit.

Remember that your Magic Key is not activated until you use it to enter a park or to obtain free parking (Inspire Key only), and you have a year from the date of purchase to activate the pass.

Splash Mountain to close May 31

Disney has a habit of hiding potentially disappointing news at the bottom of press releases, so the TL;DR ("too long; didn't read") cohort may have missed the announcement that Disneyland's Splash Mountain is closing on May 31. The date was tucked at the end of a recent Disney Parks Blog post providing a look at the Mama Odie animatronic which will be featured in Tiana's Bayou Adventure when the ride opens in 2024.


Riders will see Mama Odie on Tiana's Bayou Adventure in 2024. Photo courtesy Disney.

Disney says that this image depicts Mama Odie joking with riders "after a special display of her magic." Actress Jenifer Lewis will reprise her role as Mama Odie from The Princess and the Frog for the attraction.

The blog post provided some additional details about the ride, including the addition of "dozens of entirely new Audio-Animatronic figures." Disney fans may know that a number of the animatronic figures used in Splash Mountain were repurposed from Disneyland's American Sings attraction, which closed one year before originally Splash Mountain opened. Disney's post doesn't say anything about the fate of these legacy figures, but it would be sad to think that some of them couldn't find a new home down in the bayou.


Location of ALL America Sings Animatronics in Splash Mountain. YouTube video by Disneyland Musician.

Disneyland to host first-ever Pride Nite

Tickets go on sale this week for a brand-new Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite event in June. These after-hours private parties are scheduled for June 13 and 15, and take place at Disneyland park.

As with other Disneyland After Dark events, Pride Nite will feature special entertainment, photo opportunities, character appearances, themed food offerings, and event merchandise. While full details will likely be released closer to the event, Disney has already announced there will be a Pride Nite Cavalcade featuring Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Clarabelle, Donald, Daisy and Goofy. There will be several opportunities to dance, with a family-friendly Ohana Dance Party with characters in Tomorrowland, country line dancing at the Golden Horseshoe, and a Pride Nite Dance Club around the Rivers of America.

The majority of Disneyland park will remain open during the event, with the exception of Mickey's Toontown and three attractions—Mark Twain Riverboat, Peter Pan's Flight, and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. The events run from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., but event guests can enter Disneyland as early as 6:00 p.m. to enjoy the park before it closes to day guests. Arriving early is the best way to ensure you get to experience rides and areas that will close with the park.


Concept art shows Pride Nite costume ideas for Mickey and Friends. Image courtesy Disney.

Tickets are $139 for either June 13 or 15. Magic Key holders can purchase a limited number of tickets during a pre-sale opportunity starting Tuesday, April 18 (no earlier than 9:00 a.m. Pacific). General admission tickets go on sale no earlier than 9:00 a.m. Pacific on Thursday, April 20. Purchase tickets via the event website.

The Disneyland Resort is a host and sponsor of the unofficial Gay Days Anaheim event, and in recent years the company has worked with Gay Days organizers to offer specialty merchandise, souvenirs and food and beverage items for attendees. In 2018 the domestic theme parks released the first cohesive collection of rainbow apparel and accessories just in time for Pride month. In 2021 the "Rainbow Collection" hit ShopDisney, and by 2022 the offering was officially renamed the Pride Collection.

Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite marks the first time a domestic Disney theme park will host an official Pride party, but it's not the first company-sponsored event. In 2019, Disneyland Paris became the first Disney resort to host its own Gay Day event, the Magical Pride Party. The event is now known as Disneyland Paris Pride, with the 2023 event scheduled for June 17.

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This and That

...Tickets are still available for two Disneyland After Dark: Throwback Nite events taking place this week on April 18 and 20. Tickets on sale now via the event website.

...The Matterhorn Bobsleds close today, April 17 for refurbishment. Reopening date not published, but this is expected to be a long refurbishment.

...We previously shared that Catal Restaurant and Uva Bar would close last Friday to make way for two new Downtown Disney eateries, but we didn't know that the adjacent Sprinkles cupcake bakery would also close to make room for the new restaurants. Disney confirmed last week that the location would close, and by Sunday the entrance was behind the same construction wall which surrounds the former Uva Bar and entrance to Catal.

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Refurbishments and Attraction Closures

Attraction, restaurants, and stores that are closed for refurbishment are noted below. All other closures should be presumed to be due to COVID protocols, and are subject to change at any time without notice as the state of California issues new guidance.

All information was current as of this article's publication date. MousePlanet does not edit past Updates; for the most up-to-date refurbishment calendar, check the most recent Disneyland Resort Update, visit Disneyland.com or use the Disneyland smartphone application on your iOS or Android device.

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Closed attractions:

  • Tarzan's Treehouse – closed for transformation into Adventureland Treehouse inspired by Walt Disney’s Swiss Family Robinson. Reopens in 2023.
  • French Market – closed for transformation into Tiana's Palace. Will reopen later in 2023.
  • Mint Julep Bar – closed as part of the Tiana's Palace renovation. Will reopen later in 2023.
  • Ship to Shore Marketplace – closed for refurbishment through April 29.
  • Matterhorn Bobsleds – closes April 17 for refurbishment. Reopening date not published.
  • Star Wars Launch Bay
  • Magic Eye Theater
  • Splash Mountain – closes May 31 for a The Princess and the Frog retheme, and will be renamed Tiana's Bayou Adventure. The updated attraction scheduled to open in late 2024.

Closed shopping:

  • Royal Reception
  • Tomorrow Landing
Disney California Adventure 

Closed attractions:

  • Walt Disney Imagineering Blue Sky Cellar
  • Hyperion Theatre – reopens June 30 with a limited-run production of "Rogers: The Musical"
  • Silly Symphony Swings – closed for refurbishment. Scheduled to reopen May 5.

Closed shopping:

  • Radiator Springs Curios
Downtown Disney District
  • WonderGround Gallery – closed for refurbishment. Currently operating as a pop-up shop in the former ESPN Zone building.
  • Disney Home – closed for refurbishment.

Permanently closed:

  • Rainforest Cafe – now home to the Star Wars Trading Post.
  • ESPN Zone – building is being used as a pop-up shop.
  • La Brea Bakery – building reopen as a temporary Earl of Sandwich location. Longer-term plans include replacing the building with a new Porto's Bakery.
  • Catal Restaurant
  • Uva Bar
  • Sprinkles Cupcakes

Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel – now open at limited capacity

  • PCH Grill – permanently closed. Will become a flagship location for Great Maple, expected to open Summer 2023
  • Mickey in Paradise – currently closed for refurbishment. A small assortment of gift items is available at the Pacific Ballroom from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Disneyland Hotel – now open at limited capacity

  • New Disney Vacation Club tower – now under construction. Scheduled to open September 28, 2023
  • Steakhouse 55 – permanently closed. No timeline released for a possible replacement.

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.

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2023

2023

  • Disney100 anniversary celebration – began January 27, 2023
  • Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival – through April 25, 2023
  • Disneyland After Dark: Throwback Nite – April 18 and 20. Tickets on sale now via the event website.
  • Star Wars month – May 1 to June 4, 2023
  • Disneyland After Dark: Star Wars Nite – May 2, 4, 8 and 11. All events are sold out.
  • Grad Nite – May 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 25, 30, and 31; June 2, 4, 7, 9, 14, and 16
  • Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite – June 13 and 15. Tickets go on sale April 18, 2023 for Magic Key holders. General admission tickets on sale April 20 via the event website.

2024

  • 2024 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend – January 11–14, 2024. Registration is full for all in-person events.
    • 2024 Disneyland 5K – Friday, January 12
    • 2024 Disneyland 10K – Saturday, January 13
    • 2024 Disneyland Half Marathon – Sunday, January 14

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.


Current Discounts and Promotions

Disneyland prices as of October 11, 2022.

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 like MousePlanet travel partner Get Away Today.

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Ticket Prices and Promotions

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One Day Tickets
Ticket & Season Adult One-Park Adult Park Hopper Child One-Park Child Park Hopper
One Day – Tier 0 $104 $169 $98 $163
One Day – Tier 1 $114 $179 $108 $173
One Day – Tier 2 $129 $194 $122 $187
One Day – Tier 3 $144 $209 $136 $201
One Day – Tier 4 $159 $224 $150 $215
One Day – Tier 5 $169 $234 $159 $224
One Day – Tier 6 $179 $244 $169 $234

Disney Genie+ Add-On: $25 per day, per ticket when purchased in advance. Demand-based pricing applies to same-day purchases, starting at $25 per ticket.

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.

Two Day Tickets
  • Two-Day, One-Park per Day Ticket – regularly $285/$270
  • Two-Day Park Hopper – regularly $345/$330
  • Disney Genie+ Add-On – $25 per day, per ticket
  • Advance purchase Two-Day tickets – check for current discounts and promotions from Get Away Today
Three Day Tickets
  • Three-Day, One-Park per Day Ticket – regularly $360/$340
  • Three-Day Park Hopper – regularly $420/$400
  • Disney Genie+ Add-On – $25 per day, per ticket
  • Advance purchase Three-Day tickets – check for current discounts and promotions from Get Away Today

SoCal Resident Ticket Offer

The Southern California Resident Ticket offers residents of Southern California and northern Baja California admission to either Disneyland or Disney California Adventure up to three weekdays between January 9 and May 25, 2023.

You can use every day of this ticket at the same theme park, or visit different parks on different days, but you can't use it to enter both parks on the same day. The ticket is $219 for ages 3 and up, and is valid only Mondays through Fridays. Weekends are not included.

For an additional $60, you can also upgrade the ticket to a park-hopper, which allows entry to both parks each day.

You can also add Disney Genie+ service for an additional $75 for the three days when purchased in advance. Remember that you can also upgrade to Disney Genie+ after you enter the theme park (subject to availability) and pay the then-current daily fee. We recommend going with the latter option for your first experience with Disney Genie+, just to make sure the service provides a value for you. If you love it, you can always add the Genie+ to your remaining days.

Tickets are available through the Disneyland website, or through MousePlanet travel partner Get Away Today.

Four Day Tickets
  • Four-Day, One-Park per Day Ticket – regularly $395/$370
  • Four-Day Park Hopper – regularly $455/$430
  • Disney Genie+ Add-On – $25 per day, per ticket
  • Advance purchase Four-Day tickets – check for current discounts and promotions from Get Away Today.
Five Day Tickets
  • Five-Day, One-Park per Day Ticket – Regularly $415/$390
  • Five-Day Park Hopper – Regularly $475/$450
  • Disney Genie+ Add-On – $25 per day, per ticket
  • Advance purchase Five-Day tickets – check for current discounts and promotions from Get Away Today.
Six Day (or more) Tickets

No longer offered by Disneyland for domestic customers. Some travel providers may offer tickets for 6 days or longer as part of a package to international customers; residents of Canada, Australia/New Zealand, or the U.K. should check with local travel agencies to see what options may be available.

Disneyland Magic Keys

Inspire Key [Limited availability for new purchases] – $1,599, or $133.25 per month after down payment.

Details

  • Blocked out December 21 to January 1 each year.
  • Can hold 6 reservations at a time
  • Can make reservations 90 days in advance
  • 20% merchandise discount
  • 15% food & beverage discount
  • Parking included (excludes blockout dates)
  • Unlimited Disney PhotoPass digital downloads
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service

Dream Key [No longer available to renew or purchase] – $1,399, or $102 per month after down payment.

Details

  • No blockout dates
  • Can hold 6 reservations at a time
  • Can make reservations 90 days in advance
  • 20% merchandise discount
  • 15% food & beverage discount
  • Parking included
Believe Key [Limited availability for new purchases] – $1099, or $91.59 per month after down payment.

Details

  • ~ 48 blockout dates per year
  • Can hold 6 reservations at a time
  • Can make reservations 90 days in advance
  • 10% merchandise discount
  • 10% food & beverage discount
  • 50% parking discount
  • Unlimited Disney PhotoPass digital downloads
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service
Enchant Key [Renewals only; not currently available for new purchases] – Price: $699, or $58.25 per month after down payment.

Details

  • ~ 150 blockout dates
  • Can hold 4 reservations at a time
  • Can make reservations 90 days in advance
  • 10% merchandise discount
  • 10% food & beverage discount
  • 25% parking discount in Toy Story lots
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service
Imagine Key [Renewals only; not currently available for new purchases] – Exclusive to Southern California Residents – $449, or $37.42 per month after down payment.

Details

  • ~ 235 blockout dates
  • Can hold 2 reservations at a time
  • Can make reservations 90 days in advance
  • 10% merchandise discount
  • 10% food & beverage discount
  • 25% parking discount in Toy Story lots
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service

A monthly payment plan is available to California residents, after a $179 down payment.

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

 

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!

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Everyone

Spring 2023 Hotel Offer: Valid for stays Sunday through Thursday nights, March 12 through June 8, and must be booked by June 5, 2023.

Hotel property General Public

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

15% off standard and premium rooms
Disneyland Hotel 15% off standard and premium rooms
Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel 10% off standard and premium rooms

You can book through the links above, or contact MousePlanet's travel partner Get Away Today and let them find the best deal for you. Get Away Today or call 1-855-GET-AWAY, and be sure to mention you saw them on MousePlanet.

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.

Disney usually allows 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.

Magic Key Holders

Magic Key Holders receive discounts on food and merchandise at participating locations, based on Magic Key type. Visit the Magic Key Discounts website for current details.

Spring 2023 Hotel Offer: Valid for stays Sunday through Thursday nights, March 12 through June 8, and must be booked by June 5, 2023.

Hotel property Magic Key Holder

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

20% off standard and premium rooms
Disneyland Hotel 20% off standard and premium rooms
Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel 15% off standard and premium rooms

You can book through the links above, or contact MousePlanet's travel partner Get Away Today and let them find the best deal for you. Get Away Today or call 1-855-GET-AWAY, and be sure to mention you saw them on MousePlanet.

Disney Rewards VISA Credit Card Holders

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

Spring 2023 Hotel Offer: Valid for stays Sunday through Thursday nights, March 12 through June 8, and must be booked by June 5, 2023.

Hotel property Disney Visa Card Holder

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

25% off premium rooms
Disneyland Hotel 25% off premium rooms
Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel 20% off premium rooms

You can book through the links above, or contact MousePlanet's travel partner Get Away Today and let them find the best deal for you. Get Away Today or call 1-855-GET-AWAY, and be sure to mention you saw them on MousePlanet.


Disney Magic Shot at Disney California Adventure – cardholders have access to a private photo opportunity at Disney California Adventure, where a Disney character will be digitally added to your photo. The location is open daily from 10:30am – 1:30pm., and is adjacent to the Monsters, Inc. attraction in Hollywood Land. Members receive one free image download per visit.

Star Wars Magic Shot at Disneyland – cardholders have access to a private photo opportunity outside of the Star Wars Launch Bay in Tomorrowland, across from Autopia.


This is open daily from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Members receive one free image download per visit, and Star Wars character will be digitally added to your photo.


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


Disneyland Resort dining – 10% off at selected Disneyland Resort restaurants, (River Belle Terrace, French Market, Cocina Cucamonga, Wine Country Trattoria (lunch), Paradise Garden Grill, and Storyteller's Café (lunch).

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

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

Southern California Residents

SoCal Resident Ticket Offer

The Southern California Resident Ticket offers residents of Southern California and northern Baja California admission to either Disneyland or Disney California Adventure up to three weekdays between January 9 and May 25, 2023.

You can use every day of this ticket at the same theme park, or visit different parks on different days, but you can't use it to enter both parks on the same day. The ticket is $219 for ages 3 and up, and is valid only Mondays through Fridays. Weekends are not included.

For an additional $60, you can also upgrade the ticket to a park-hopper, which allows entry to both parks each day.

You can also add Disney Genie+ service for an additional $75 for the three days when purchased in advance. Remember that you can also upgrade to Disney Genie+ after you enter the theme park (subject to availability) and pay the then-current daily fee. We recommend going with the latter option for your first experience with Disney Genie+, just to make sure the service provides a value for you. If you love it, you can always add the Genie+ to your remaining days.

Tickets are available through the Disneyland website, or through MousePlanet travel partner Get Away Today.

If you know of an offer that you think most Members don't know about, please drop us an email with the details.

Disney Vacation Club Members

None currently available

If you know of an offer that you think most Members don't know about, please drop us an email with the details.

Service Members

Disneyland Resort Military Discounts

2023 Ticket discounts

Through December 15, 2023, 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:

  • 3-Day Military Promotional Park Hopper Ticket: $245
  • 3-Day Military Promotional Park Hopper Ticket with Disney Genie+ Service: $320
  • 4-Day Military Promotional Park Hopper Ticket: $280
  • 4-Day Military Promotional Park Hopper Ticket with Disney Genie+ Service: $380

Disneyland tickets may be used January 9 through December 16, 2023, excluding the spring break blockout of April 2–15, 2023.

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 non-transferable and must be used by December 16, 2023.

This offer can only be purchased at a participating US military base ticket office.

2023 Hotel discounts

Military discounts are valid for stays most nights from January 9 through December 15, 2023. You can book now through December 11, 2023, and travel must be completed by December 16, 2023.

Disney does not publish the actual discounted rates, and instead asks eligible U.S. military personnel to call (844) 776-0015 to check pricing, availability and to make reservations. In past years, the offer was generally 30% to 40% 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 their spouse (with valid and proper ID) to qualify in the absence of the service member, provided the spouse stays in one of the rooms booked.

Hotel & Travel Packages

The Disneyland Resort has released several discounts for Spring 2023, with different offers for Disney Visa Card holders, Magic Key holders and the general public. The offers are valid for stays Sunday through Thursday nights, March 12 through June 8, and must be booked by June 5, 2023.

Hotel property General Public Magic Key Holder Disney Visa Card Holder

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

15% off standard and premium rooms 20% off standard and premium rooms 25% off premium rooms
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Park Schedule/Blockout Dates

  • DL – Disneyland
  • DCA – Disney California Adventure
  • DCA – Downtown Disney

Early Admission – full description available on the Disneyland website:

  • MM – (Not currently offered) Magic Mornings for 3-plus day ticket holders and promotional "bonus" tickets.
  • EMH – (Not currently offered) Extra Magic Hour for Disneyland Resort Hotel guests.

Disneyland Resort Special Events:

  • LNY – Lunar New Year
  • F&W – Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival
  • GN – Grad Nite.
  • OBB – Oogie Boogie Bash at Disney California Adventure.
  • DaD – Disneyland After Dark

The Ticket Tier calendar is published on the Disneyland website for the next eight to 11 months.

4/16 4/17 4/18 4/19 4/20 4/21 4/22

Ticket Tier 4

Hours:
DL: 8a–midnight
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W

Ticket Tier 2

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–midnight

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W

Ticket Tier 1

Hours:
DL: 8a–8p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–11p

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W;
DaD: Throwback Nite

Ticket Tier 1

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–midnight

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W
 

Ticket Tier 2

Hours:
DL: 8a–8p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–11p

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W;
DaD: Throwback Nite

Ticket Tier 4

Hours:
DL: 8a–midnight
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W

Ticket Tier 5

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W

4/23 4/24 4/25 4/26 4/27 4/28 4/29

Ticket Tier 4

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W

Ticket Tier 3

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–9p
DD: 7a–midnight

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W

Ticket Tier 2

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–11p

Special events: 
Disney100;
F&W

Ticket Tier 2

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–midnight

Special events: 
Disney100
 

Ticket Tier 3

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–11p

Special events: 
Disney100

Ticket Tier 4

Hours:
DL: 8a–midnight
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100

Ticket Tier 5

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100

4/30 5/1 5/2 5/3 5/4 5/5 5/6

Ticket Tier 4

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100

Ticket Tier 2

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–midnight

Special events: 
Disney100

Ticket Tier 0

Hours:
DL: 8a–8p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–11p

Special events: 
Disney100;
DaD: Star Wars Nite

Ticket Tier 0

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–9p
DD: 7a–midnight

Special events: 
Disney100
 

Ticket Tier 2

Hours:
DL: 8a–8p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–11p

Special events: 
Disney100;
DaD: Star Wars Nite

Ticket Tier 4

Hours:
DL: 8a–midnight
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100

Ticket Tier 5

Hours:
DL: 8a–midnight
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100

5/7 5/8 5/9 5/10 5/11 5/12 5/13

Ticket Tier 4

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100

Ticket Tier 2

Hours:
DL: 8a–8p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–midnight

Special events: 
Disney100;
DaD: Star Wars Nite

Ticket Tier 0

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–11p

Special events: 
Disney100

Ticket Tier 0

Hours:
DL: 8a–11p
DCA: 8a–9p
DD: 7a–midnight

Special events: 
Disney100
 

Ticket Tier 2

Hours:
DL: 8a–8p
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–11p

Special events: 
Disney100;
DaD: Star Wars Nite

Ticket Tier 5

Hours:
DL: 8a–midnight
DCA: 8a–9p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100

Ticket Tier 5

Hours:
DL: 8a–midnight
DCA: 8a–10p
DD: 7a–1a

Special events: 
Disney100

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  1. By carolinakid

    Hi! Just curious if anyone knows a reason why Peter Pan will not be operating at AH Pride Nite. I know itís a favorite attraction for us gay fans in particular and it just seems so random an attraction not to be open that evening. If anyone perhaps knows why, please share the info with me. Thanks!

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