See the Magical Merriment of the Holidays Come Alive with the 2018 Entertainment Offerings at Disney California Adventure Park

With the most magical time of the year taking over Disneyland Resort, it’s only fair that Disney California Adventure Park gets to join in the fun! The holidays have officially kicked off in both parks and we can’t wait to share all the magic that there is to see around the parks. Here is the official guide to entertainment at Disney California Adventure Park.

Buena Vista Street Holiday Tree Lighting

The community of Buena Vista Street wants to welcome you into their holiday traditions! Meet at the courtyard outside of Elias & Co. to see the magical 50-foot tree dazzle its way to life! Enjoy this magical holiday tradition at 4:55 p.m. each night until January 6, 2019!

Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party

A fan favorite every year, celebrate Christmas with the Three Caballeros! Featuring lively Navidad traditions, this show had everything from mariachi and samba musicians to 12-foot-tall mojiganga puppets of Santa and Mrs. Claus! With a few surprises along the way, the color and energy of this show have made it one of the most popular offerings! Be sure to grab a spot at Paradise Park at:

Princess Elena’s Musical Grand Arrival

Welcome Princess Elena to Disney California Adventure Park with song and dance! Learn about the traditions from Avalor and meet some of Elena’s colorful companions. When the show is done, be sure to say a proper hello and get a picture with the royal princess all the way form Avalor. See her grand arrival to Paradise Park at:

Santa’s Holiday Visit at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail

The jolly man himself has stopped into Disney California Adventure Park for the holidays! Be sure to meet Santa and his elves all the way from the North Pole to see some of the magic in action! And while you’re there, take a look around Redwood Creek Challenge Trail and see how it’s transformed into a winter wonderland! Be sure to catch Santa daily from to 

The Sounds of the Holidays

One of the biggest things to see during the holiday season is the music that breathes life into the holiday traditions! Here are the musical acts that you need to see at the park this year!’

  • Blue13 Dance Company
  • Phat Cat Swinger
  • Holiday Toy Drummers
  • Mostly Kosher
  • The Sound
  • Mariachi Divas

Remember, with the holidays can come some harsh weather, even in Southern California! These acts are subject to change to make sure that everyone’s holidays stay safe!

What are you most looking forward to seeing at Disney California Adventure Park this year? We can’t wait to share it with you!

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Caitie Bear

Caitie Bear originally came to DAPS MAGIC through GEEKS CORNER and coffee. She soon became the resident coffee consultant for special segments before finding herself joining the GEEKS CORNER team. She is now the co-host for the web show and has loved the opportunity to share the magic with other Disney fans. Caitie loves covering anything food or Disney Fairy Tale Weddings!






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