Disneyland Resort Presents 2024 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival, March 1-April 22

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Disneyland Resort Presents 2024 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival, March 1-April 22

  • More than 100 choices of food and beverages, including plant-forward selections, craft brews and curated wines
  • Fan-favorite attraction Soarin’ Over California returns for a limited time
  • New kids experience ‘Confection Purrfection with the SuperKitties’ debuts at the Hollywood Backlot Stage

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 1, 2024) – The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival returns to Disneyland Resort, March 1-April 22, 2024, with heaping helpings of limited-time food and beverages, entertainment and family-friendly fun inspired by the diverse cultures and cuisines of the Golden State. This year’s festival introduces a new plant-forward festival marketplace; two different Sip and Savor Pass options; and the debut of “Confection Purrfection with the SuperKitties,” an interactive show for kids ages 3 through 11 inspired by the popular Disney Junior series.

With a variety of chefs, regions and businesses represented at the festival, locals and visitors alike can explore the state’s vast culinary landscape – all in one destination – and with a distinctly Disney twist.

Feast on flavors inspired by California’s bounty

The Disneyland Resort culinary team crafted a smorgasbord of more than 100 dishes and beverages available at Disney California Adventure Park, with selections spread across 10 festival marketplaces, select carts and participating dining locations. Must-try menu highlights include the carnitas-style pork belly with esquites corn mac salad from LA Style, cheeseburger bao from California Craft Brews, carbonara garlic mac and cheese from D-Lish and chicken musakhan from Paradise Garden Grill. A new marketplace, named Earth Eats, debuts a flavorful, plant-forward menu.

Guests planning to sample multiple festival menu items can purchase their choice of two Sip and Savor Pass* types: a new four-coupon option and the returning eight-coupon option. Each coupon can be redeemed for a select food item or nonalcoholic beverage at festival marketplaces or participating dining locations. The Sip and Savor Pass can be shared among friends and family, or used over multiple visits to this year’s Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival. More details are available on Disneyland.com.

For equally refreshing atmospheres and beverages, guests can lounge at the Festival Beer Garden in Paradise Gardens Park or Cocktails @ Sonoma Terrace in the Performance Corridor.

While supplies last, guests can also purchase novelties such as the stainless steel stemless fluted dragonfly glass and jade glass from select food and beverage locations.

Adding even more choices of appetizing offerings, select dining locations at the Downtown Disney District also feature festival-inspired menu items.

Gathering celebrated chefs and diverse California favorites

The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival is a distinctly Disney gathering of California’s food scene, bringing together renowned chefs and businesses. The festival’s beverage assortment for guests 21 and over includes specially chosen pours from California-based craft breweries and wineries.

On the weekends, gourmands of all ages can learn from local, celebrity and Disney chefs during engaging cooking demonstrations at the Hollywood Backlot Stage. Scheduled presenters include Michelin-starred chef Carlos Gaytán; Food Network’s Jet Tila; Claudia Sandoval, winner of Master Chef season 6; and Paul Cao of Burnt Crumbs in Irvine, Calif.

Bookable culinary experiences across the Disneyland Resort, such as mixology classes and tasting seminars, offer additional opportunities to hear from industry experts and sample special selections for a separate fee. Guests can learn more and reserve sessions on Disneyland.com.**

Local and diverse businesses also host pop-up merchandise shops or treat carts around Disney California Adventure Park, such as Mom & Pop Shop, Working to Give and Kayla’s Cake.

Vibrant medley of entertainment, art and more

In addition to delectable dishes, the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival serves up family-friendly entertainment, limited-time experiences and complimentary crafts (while supplies last). The fan-favorite attraction Soarin’ Over California returns for the duration of the festival, transporting guests above the state’s natural and man-made wonders.

Disney Junior’s hit animated series “SuperKitties” is the inspiration behind a new, interactive kids offering in Hollywood Land, “Confection Purrfection with the SuperKitties.” With special on-screen appearances by the SuperKitties, junior chefs ages 3 through 11 are invited to decorate cupcakes and discover how the magic of food saves the day by bringing everyone together.*** Elsewhere in Hollywood Land, Chef Goofy may be found visiting with guests at select times.

From “Cookin’ with the Jammin’ Chefs” to live bands performing daily at the Palisades Stage and Paradise Gardens Bandstand, guests can savor rotating musical entertainment at Paradise Gardens Park. Entertainment schedules can be found on the Disneyland app.****

Commemorative merchandise for this year’s festival includes a specially themed Spirit Jersey, pins, home décor and more. Disney Home at the Downtown Disney District and Off the Page at Disney California Adventure Park will host artist showcase and signing events each weekend during the festival.

At the Downtown Disney District, families can enjoy complimentary crafts on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays near the Downtown Disney LIVE! Stage, while supplies last. Guests can also purchase two special card designs from Lovepop.

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About the Disneyland Resort
Located in Anaheim, Calif., the Disneyland Resort features two spectacular theme parks – Disneyland Park (the original Disney theme park) and Disney California Adventure Park – plus three hotels and the Downtown Disney District dining, entertainment and shopping complex. The Hotels of the Disneyland Resort are Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, the Disneyland Hotel – both AAA Four Diamond properties – and Pixar Place Hotel. When it opened on July 17, 1955, Disneyland introduced the world to a new concept in family entertainment and continues to use creativity, technology and innovation to bring storytelling to new heights. Open daily, year-round. For more information, guests can visit Disneyland.com.

Check entertainment details and schedules at Disneyland.com or the Disneyland app. Entertainment, experiences, and offerings may be modified, limited in availability or unavailable, and are subject to restrictions, and change or cancellation without notice. Both valid Theme Park reservation and admission for the same Park on the same day are required for Park entry. Park reservations are limited, subject to availability and not guaranteed. Park admission and offerings are not guaranteed. Visit Disneyland.com/updates for important information to know before visiting the Disneyland Resort.

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Limit 2 alcoholic beverages per Guest. A valid government-issued photo ID will be required.

*An event Sip and Savor Pass will expire on the stated date and will not be valid at any other event or at any other time. Passes are nonrefundable, subject to restrictions and exclusions, and not valid for Theme Park admission. Certain offerings may be tasting-size portions only, not full entrée sizes. Both valid theme park admission and park reservation required for park entry.

**Additional fees for premium events are required, and separate admission and theme park reservation required for events hosted in Disney California Adventure park. Space is limited for such ticketed events; advance bookings are recommended. Full payment is due at time of booking, and once booked, there are no cancellations, exchanges, credit, or refunds. No discounts apply.  Guests must be 21 years of age or over to consume alcohol and to participate in the events; valid photo ID required. Subject to restrictions, and change or cancellation without notice.

***Space is limited, and participant sign-ups begin 45 minutes before each showtime.

****Message, data and roaming rates may apply for use of the Disneyland app. Availability subject to handset limitations and features may vary by handset or service provider. Coverage and app stores not available everywhere. If you’re under 18, get your parents’ permission first.

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