This summer the Disneyland Resort has been celebrating Pixar Fest! This celebration has included new fireworks, food, parades and other entertainment, and even the new Pixar Pier. As the summer begins to wind up, there are five things that you should make sure and experience. While some of these experiences may stick around, others will go away as well. This is meant to be a guide for five things that you do not want to miss during a day’s experience of Pixar Fest at the Disneyland Resort!
5 Things Not To Miss During Pixar Fest
5. Pixar Play Parade
The Pixar Play Parade moved to Disneyland this year for Pixar Fest. With the move from Disney California Adventure, also came some new additions to the parade. These are charming additions that add more personality to the parade. The new opener of the parade also is great! This is especially good to watch on a warm day as it still squirts water.
4. Pixar Pals Dance Party
Dance the night away with your favorite Pixar friends in Tomorrowland. Every night multiple Pixar characters come to the dance floor as a DJ hosts the evening.
3. Pixarmonic Orchestra
An immediate hit, the Pixarmonic Orchestra celebrates the music of Pixar. During its performances, they bring the Pixar music to life with their quirky renditions, sponsored by Tripledent Gum. The Pixarmonic Orchestra performs on Pixar Pier every day. Recently, new nighttime effects were added to the show that adds to the vibrancy of it even more! I sincerely hope this continues to be offered after the end of Pixar Fest!
2. Disney’s Paint the Night Parade
A new Disney classic, Disney’s Paint the Night Parade is lighting up the night in Disney California Adventure every night during Pixar Fest. It has been updated with a new Incredibles 2 float that replaced the Frozen float. It is a beautiful new incarnation of the Electrical Parade that draws on the legacy of the past and pushes forward into a new era of nighttime Disney parades. I really don’t have a favorite place to watch this. It is generally busier and more crowded towards the front of the park though so I will often watch somewhere back towards Paradise Bay.
1. Together Forever Fireworks
Every night over the skies of Disneyland, Woody and Buzz host the Together Forever multimedia firework spectacular. Throughout the course of this show, many favorite Pixar moments that celebrate friendship are shared. This performs nightly at 9:30, weather permitting. My favorite spot to watch it is in the middle of Main Street in a place I can see Sleeping Beauty Castle. This way I can see all the projections on Main Street and also the effects on the castle.
On top of these big can’t-miss experiences, there are also Pixar characters, food, and merchandise available throughout the Disneyland Resort. Pixar Fest continues on until September 3, 2018. What is your favorite part of Pixar Fest? Let us know in the comments below!