The Disneyland Resort has announced that has decided continue the 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration through the summer of 2016. That means if you haven’t experienced the sparkling magic of the 60th, there is still plenty of time to experience the dazzling entertainment, park enhancements, food and more.
If you haven’t visited the Resort, here is what you are missing:
Paint the Night is Disneyland’s new nighttime light parade. It incorporates incredible technology and lighting for a for luminescent parade experience like no other. With dazzling special effects, unforgettable music, energetic performances, fun surprises and spectacular floats, “Paint the Night” is more vibrant than any parade in 60 years at the Disneyland Resort. Even the choreography glows, as parade performers light up with their props and costumes. Want to learn more about the parade? Check out our special guide with everything you would ever want to know about Paint The Night!
“Disneyland Forever” is a fireworks spectacular that is a completely immersive experience like nothing seen before at the Disneyland Resort. The show provides unique guest experience at multiple viewing locations throughout Disneyland. Want to know where to sit and what makes this fireworks show unique? Check out our exclusive interview with Disneyland’s John Addis and fun facts for Disneyland lovers.
World of Color – Celebrate! at Disney California Adventure Park brings to life the remarkable story of Walt Disney and Disneyland with animated imagery, live-action film, fountains, lasers, special effects and a special musical score. If you are a Disney fan, I assure you that you will be moved by the show and inspired by Walt Disney’s legacy. The show is absolutely beautiful! If you want a sneak peek of what you will see at the show, click here for 25 dazzling photos of the show’s opening night.
Special decorations and enhancements can be found throughout Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. From Sleeping Beauty Castle to Mickey, Minnie and the their friends dress in the 60th finery to resort Cast Members wearing sparkling name tags, the entire resort is in on the Diamond Celebration spirit. But, of course, the folks at Disney didn’t stop there, they have enhanced the magic of the 60th with a special Diamond Days Sweepstakes that allows guests to win special daily and weekly prizes. Learn more about how you can win by clicking here.
You know what I love about Disneyland? They don’t just stop with decorations or special merchandise when it comes to celebrating special events; they always bring in wonderful dining elements. The Disneyland 60th includes incredible offerings like Walt’s favorite chili at Carnation Cafe on Main Street (click here to get the recipe so you can make it at home), an amazing Meyer Lemon Creme Brûlée at the Blue Bayou (click here for the recipe to make it at home) and specialty drinks that are wonderfully refreshing on a hot day. Of course, the sweet treats found throughout the resort are pretty amazing, as well.
More than 500 merchandise pieces were specially created for the Diamond Celebration, including clothing, accessories, art, collectibles, headwear, home décor, jewelry, pins, souvenirs, toys and more. They can be found throughout Disneyland Resort, including Disney Showcase and Main Street Emporium in Disneyland, Elias & Co. in Disney California Adventure and World of Disney in the Downtown Disney District. Want to see pics of some of our favorite merchandise pieces? Click here!
If you haven’t had a chance to visit the Disneyland Resort and purchase a special souvenir of your own (or even if you have), I am giving away a Disneyland Diamond Celebration “D-mug” to one lucky Babes In Disneyland reader! (GIVEAWAY OVER)
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This post was written as part of my participation in a special media event at Disneyland to celebrate the home video release of Tomorrowland! It will be available starting October 13 on DVD and Disney Movies Anywhere. If you haven’t seen Tomorrowland yet (or even if you have), check out 5 fun facts about the movie by clicking here and see my boys’ video review of the movie by clicking here. The mug was provided to me as part of my participation in the event, but since I already have one, I thought it would be nice to give it to a Babes In Disneyland reader instead.
Want to know more about the Disneyland 60th? We have even more posts, tips and insider info on our Disneyland Diamond Celebration Trip Planning Guide.