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2022 Disneyland Resort All-American College Band Joins Mickey and the Gang at Disneyland After Dark: Grad Nite Reunion

More details have been released about the Disneyland After Dark: Grad Night Reunion. One of the details that were unveiled today is that the 2022 Disneyland Resort All-American College Band will be performing during the event. The band will be a part of a pep rally on the parade route that features Mickey’s glee club and also Goofy’s dance team. The return of the Disneyland Resort All-American College Band comes after two years of being on hiatus due to the pandemic. Their addition to Disneyland After Dark will add extra energy to the night.

Along with the pep rally featuring the 2022 Disneyland Resort All-American College Band, other details about Disneyland After Dark were released as well. Below are some of the highlights that are being touted for the event.

Dance the Night Away

  • Pep Rally with Mickey’s glee club, goofy’s dance team, and the 2022 Disneyland Resort All-American College Band.
  • Route 66 street party in Cars Land throws thing back to the 60s. This includes “Hot Rod” the DJ and dance instructor “Cam” who will teach the Hully Gully.
  • Hollywood Land will offer present-day hits that are popular with this year’s graduating class. This will include Hip-Hop, Cumbia, Ragee, Punk, Funk, and more.
  • Pacific Wharf will celebrate the hits of the 70s and 80s with retro disco karaoke with some of the greatest disco hits.

Photo Memories

There will be multiple places to capture memories photographically with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Daisy, Chip and Dale, who will all be in their graduation cap and gown outfits. There will also be photo ops that include a school bus where guests can re-capture the nostalgia of the journey to grad night.


Who can forget the flavors offered by the foods in the cafeteria? For Disneyland After Dark: Grad Nite Reunion there will be food offerings throughout Disney California Adventure that are inspired by cafeteria food. These offerings will be found at ward Wieners, Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream, Cozy Cone Motel, Pacific Wharf Café, Hollywood Lounge, Pym Test Kitchen, Terran Treats, Schmoozies!, Smokejumpers Grill, and more. Here is a look some of the offerings:

The OG Hot Dog from Award Wieners in Hollywood Land: Bacon-wrapped all-beef footlong hot dog with grilled onions, mayo, mustard, spicy ketchup and pickled jalapeno relish served on a toasted bun with choice of mandarin oranges or filmstrip fries.
All That and a Berry Cereal shake from Schmoozies! in Hollywood Land: Vanilla ice cream shake with crunchy cereal topped with whipped cream and berry cereal.
The Stupendous Sriracha & Bacon Pizza Slice from Pym Test Kitchen in Avengers Campus: Spicy sriracha pizza with spicy candied bacon and fried eggs, served with kale Caesar salad.
It’s Like a Unicorn Raspberry Cheesecake Ration from Terran Treats in Avengers Campus: Yellow raspberry-flavored spiral churro with cheesecake icing.
Cherry Cone-vertible from Cozy Cone Motel in Cars Land: Vanilla soft serve served in a cinnamon bread cone with warm cherries.
Cheeseburger Mac Burger from Smokejumpers Grill in Grizzly Peak: Double burger patties topped with cheeseburger mac, burger sauce, pickles and cheese sauce served with crinkle-cut fries.
Bling Bling Cereal Churro from Goofy’s Churro Cart: Classic churro rolled in chocolate cookie crumbs topped with cereal mix and condensed milk.

There will be more dining options offered as well during the event. Check the guide when checking in or also the Disneyland App for specifics. Mobile ordering will also be available at multiple locations, check the Disneyland App for these opportunities as well (and to save time).

Disney is also encouraging guests to dress up for Disneyland After Dark: Grad Nite Reunion. How will you be dressing up? Please check the Disneyland Resort Attire Guidelines before heading to the event. As with most Disneyland After Dark events, there will be a three-hour mixer before the party begins where guests can get into Disney California Adventure and start the fun ahead of the start of the event.

Tickets are still available for Disneyland After Dark: Grad Nite Reunion. They can be found at  Disneyland.com/DisneylandAfterDark.

Are you going to Disneyland After Dark: Grad Nite? If so, what are you most looking forward to? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!