Lunar New Year Celebrates Year of the Mouse, Starting Jan. 17 at Disney California Adventure Park
Lunar New Year is taking place January 17 through February. 9, 2020 at Disney California Adventure park. The event commemorates traditions of Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures and this is the Year of the Mouse which seems like a perfect year to celebrate. The event is 24 days of cultural entertainment and musical performances, fun-filled activities, beautiful décor, delicious cuisine, specialty merchandise and more, including:
“Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession” – parade led by Mulan that honors Lunar New Year and dedicates the new year’s blessings to family and friendship. The parade includes dance, martial arts and drumming and will run several times a day.
“Hurry Home – Lunar New Year Celebration” – nighttime water show at Paradise Bay before “World of Color,” which tells the story of a little lantern’s quest to reunite with family.
Disney Character Encounters – your favorite characters Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will have new festive Lunar New Year attire this year and will greet guests at Paradise Gardens. You may also see Mulan, Pluto, and the Three Little Pigs.
Asian Cuisine – four festive marketplaces will serve delicious food and beverages inspired by Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures, including Longevity Noodle Co., Lucky 8 Lantern, Prosperity Bao & Buns and Red Dragon Spice Traders.
Entertainment – live, daily performances by authentic Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese dancers and musicians throughout Paradise Gardens Park.
Kid-friendly Crafts and Activities – complimentary arts and crafts, including dragon’s pearl coloring craft and Chinese calligraphy with local artisans.
Lucky Wishing Wall – walk beneath strings of ornamental lanterns in Paradise Gardens, where you can write down wishes and tie them to the wall in hopes for a prosperous future.
Commemorative Merchandise – all-new spirit jerseys, bobble-head figures with Chip and Dale, a traditional red envelope set, themed Minnie Mouse ear headbands and more will be available to commemorate the event.
Will you be visiting the Disneyland Resort for the Lunar New Year Celebration?
News & Media Source: Disney Parks Blog