Chinese Lunar New Year 2017 At Disney California Adventure Expands

After the holidays that the biggest celebration in Chinese culture of the Chinese Lunar New Year begins and this year is the Year of the Rooster. In Disney Parks though is a big deal and one of the biggest celebrations that happens every year particularly at Disney California Adventure. For next year that it will expand for 17 days from January 20th-February 5th and to feature “delicious food, colorful live performances, fun-filled activities, beautiful decor, special limited-time merchandise, Disney characters in their Lunar New Year best and more.


Here are the official details of what guests can expect for next year’s festive celebration at Disney California Adventure from the Disney Parks Blog announced yesterday:

Each night, before “World of Color,” the Lunar New Year Celebration will culminate in a new six-minute pre-show called “Hurry Home,” presented in water, animation and special effects on Paradise Bay. This charming story of a Little Lantern on its journey home to join its Lantern family in celebrating Lunar New Year features animated appearances by Mulan and Mushu in “dream sequences” inspired by traditional Chinese paper cut-out style animation and a score highlighted by an original arrangement of the music created for the Grand Opening of Shanghai Disney Resort by Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun (“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”).”

-“Three new Asian marketplaces offering foods inspired by Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures.”

-“Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Mulan and Mushu, dressed in their best to celebrate Lunar New Year.”

-“Incredible entertainment throughout the Paradise Garden area, including a troupe of Chinese acrobats and a variety of authentic musicians and performers.”

The Chinese Lunar New Year is a great way to celebrate it’s culture, heritage, cuisine, and a sprinkle of Disney pixie dust that guests can look forward towards next year. For everything Disney and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at


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