This is not a drill! Disneyland Resort announced an upcoming event, A Touch of Disney, a new, limited-capacity ticketed experience that begins March 18, 2021, at Disney California Adventure Park! Here’s what you need to know about the new event at DCA, A Touch of Disney.
What is included with A Touch of Disney Ticket?
This limited event offers some of most delcious food and drinks from around the Disneyland Resort, plus a chance to see Disney characters, shop for the latest Disney merchandise and pop in at unique photo locations!
This limited-capacity experience will be offered Thursdays through Mondays, from noon to 8 pm. Sadly, DCA rides remain closed for now.
What is the Cost of THE A Touch of Disney EVENT AT DCA?
The introductory $75 ticket includes admission, parking for the experience at Mickey & Friends parking structure, unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPassphotos taken during the day of the experience, and a $25 A Touch of Disney dining card valid towards the purchase of food and non-alcoholic beverages (subject to restrictions including not being valid for alcohol).
The introductory $75 ticket includes admission, parking for the experience at Mickey & Friends parking structure, unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the day of the experience, and a $25 A Touch of Disney dining card valid towards the purchase of food and non-alcoholic beverages (subject to restrictions including not being valid for alcohol).
Tickets are required for all guests ages 3 and up.
WHEN ARE THE TICKETS AVAILABLE?
Beginning March 4, guests will be able to purchase a ticket for the new event at DCA, A Touch of Disney for select days from March 18 through April 5, 2021. Tickets for this experience will then be released for dates on a rolling basis until the experience ends. Tickets must be purchased in advance and online at Disneyland.com for a specific date (subject to availability).
Where Can I park at A Touch of Disney?
Your ticket purchase includes parking for the experience at Mickey & Friends parking structure.
What Specific Foods Will Be offered?
According to the Disneyland website some of the food options include lobster nachos, torta de papas street tacos, or an item that’s usually found at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar: sweet and spicy chicken wings. Classic snacks like the world-famous DOLE Whip®, the Monte Cristo sandwich that is usually found in New Orleans Square will also be available. Many items will be served snack-sized, ideal for enjoying a variety of bites and sips from mid-day through the evening.
Many kid-friendly menu items also will be available, like the Chieftain chicken skewer imported from Bengal Barbecue, the PB & J roll from Lamplight Lounge and the “Route” beer float in Cars Land.
Go here for a full listing of the food options!
Will Any DCA Restaurants be open?
Beginning March 11, table reservations for Lamplight Lounge and Carthay Circle Lounge – Alfresco Dining will be made available for A Touch of Disney. Table reservations do not provide admission to A Touch of Disney and dining at those locations requires A Touch of Disney ticket that is valid on the same day as the table reservation. Reservations are recommended, and additional details are coming soon.
WILL MOBILE ORDERING BE AVAILABLE?
Yesm guests can take advantage of mobile food ordering on the Disneyland mobile app. Mobile order makes it easy to schedule when guests want to pick up favorite treats from the marketplaces, or from select participating locations inside the park such as Smokejumpers Grill, Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats, Award Wieners and Cocina Cucamonga. Placing a mobile order on the Disneyland App does not provide access to A Touch of Disney. Only guests with A Touch of Disney ticket valid for the date selected will be permitted to enter the experience.
Will THERE BE New Photo Experiences?
Character interactions will be available and guests may see Mater and Lightning McQueen in Cars Land or Joy and Sadness at Pixar Pier. Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse are also expected to be interacting with guests throughout the event!
Disney California Adventure will have new photo spots, and some will be available only to guests who attend A Touch of Disney. For example, they may get to pose for a photo in front of a Pixar Play Parade float, or with one of the colorful convertibles from Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters, near Casa della Tires in Cars Land.
Disney PhotoPass photographers will be at select locations throughout the theme park to help guests create new memories at Disney California Adventure during its 20th anniversary year. Unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the day of the experience are included with admission.
Can I Shop at DCA During this EVENT?
Select retail locations also will be open, selling the latest apparel, accessories, souvenirs and even Disney Parks Designer Collection ears. The shops along Buena Vista Street will be open, where the animator’s studio in Off the Page invites guests to peruse its selection of imaginative keepsakes. One of the newest Disney products are Disney NuiMOs, miniature character plush that can strike a pose in adorable mix and match styles. Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff, the whimsical merchandise and confectionery shop at Pixar Pier, will be open and offering a selection of treats including specially themed candy apples.
Outdoor carts will carry Disney treasures, too, including themed balloons that have become a must-have for many guests.
DO I have to wear a mask?
Yes! All guests must wear a mask and undergo a temperature check before entering the event.