The 2018 Lunar New Year Celebration kicked off today at Disney California Adventure and runs through February 18th (Full Press Release/Details). Below are some cell phone pictures from a first pass through the festivities and entertainment. For more pictures be sure to visit my full Disneyland Picture set or a more detailed post on the merchandise, menus, GuGu Drum Group or Mulan Procession.
The park maps and times guide feature the Lunar New Year Celebration. Also pictured below the Annual Passholder button that is available in Paradise Gardens (for free).
An archway near the Little Mermaid marks the start of the festivities.
There are three marketplaces set up again. I have the menus in a separate post.
Some of the merchandise that is for sale. For more here is a merchandise post.
The GuGu Drum Group from Shanghai China
The Mulan Procession this year features Goofy to celebrate the Year of the Dog
The Paradise Gardens Band Stand hosts entertainers each day. Today was Dat Nguyen
Before the first World of Color each evening Hurry Home is presented:
Related Picture Posts:
- 2018 Lunar New Year – 1st Look at Merchandise
- 2018 Lunar New Year – 1st Look at Marketplace Menus
- 2018 Lunar New Year – 1st Look at GuGu Drum Group
- 2018 Lunar New Year – 1st Look at Mulan Procession
- Full Disneyland Resort Picture Sets
- Year of the Dog celebrations at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort usher in a spectacular year of non-stop Disney magic (January 18 – March 4)
- Shanghai Disney Resort Celebrates Chinese New Year with Traditional Experiences and Distinctive Offerings as the Year of the Dog Begins (January 22 through March 4, 2018)
- Disneyland Resort Celebrates Lunar New Year with God of Good Fortune Goofy and Pluto (January 26 to February 18)
A look back at the Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney California Adventure last year:
- Lunar New Year 2017 Preview (menus, schedules and a look around)
- Lunar New Year Food Preview at Disney California Adventure
- Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession @ Disney California Adventure
- 1st Look @ Hurry Home – Lunar New Year Celebration – World of Color pre-show
- Acrobats of China at Disney California Adventure Lunar New Year Celebration
Here is a look at the 2016 Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney California Adventure