Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts' Nite Entertainment & Character Guide

2024 Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite Entertainment and Character Guide

Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite will be celebrating all types of love on select nights between January 23 and February 14, 2023. On these nights at these special hard ticketed event (sold out), there will be plenty of magical experiences for guests to enjoy. This includes special entertainment, characters, merchandise, photo opportunities and foods. Below is a look at the entertainment and characters that have been announced for this year’s Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite.

Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite – Entertainment and Characters

Sweethearts’ Nite Royal Cavalcade
Join in the fun as Cinderella, Prince Charming, Disney friends and Royal Fanfare dancers make their way through the park—from Main Street, U.S.A. all the way to “it’s a small world,” where regal Disney couples will gather for the Royal Ball.

Royal Ball
Be transported into the world of fairy tales. Dance the night away with Disney Princesses and Disney Princes at a most elegant event.

Polynesian Duo at Tropical Hideaway
Enjoy an enchanting getaway in the heart of Adventureland. Here, you can purchase a refreshing Dole Whip, listen to amusing musings from Rosita the talking bird, and hear live music.

Our Love Is Out of This World Dance Party
At Tomorrow Land Terrace, join Stitch and Angel throughout the night as they dance and sing to some awesome beats!

During the entire event, look for sweet projections on Main Street, U.S.A., Sleeping Beauty Castle and “it’s a small world.”

The Lou-Ray Jazz Club
Test your swing dance skills or simply sit back and enjoy the rhythm of jazz music, as you savor gentle breezes from the river.

Mariachi Divas Amor
Keep and eye out for a roaming group sharing traditional Mexican love songs and exuberant Mariachi music.

Piano Player at Golden Horseshoe
Hear some famous Disney love songs.

Character Experiences
Let the lovefest begin! Look out for the most darling Disney couples at the following locations:

Royal Ball

  • Fairy Godmother
  • Grand Duke
  • Drizella, Anastasia and Lady Tremaine
  • Rapunzel and Flynn
  • Aurora and Prince Phillip
  • Jasmine and Aladdin
  • Cinderella and Prince Charming

Main Street, U.S.A.

  • Mary Poppins and Bert
  • Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse
  • Daisy Duck and Donald Duck

Critter Country

  • Big Al
  • Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde


  • Flik and Atta
  • Mulan and Shang
  • Esmeralda and Phoebus
  • Ariel and Prince Eric
  • Peter Pan and Wendy
  • Belle, The Beast and Gaston
  • Snow White and The Prince


  • Woody & Bo Peep
  • Jessie

New Orleans Square

  • Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen
  • Clarabelle Cow and Horace Horsecollar


  • Space Couple
  • Sitch, Angel or Lilo

Mickey’s Toontown

  • Chip, Dale and Clarice


  • Indiana Jones and Marion

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

  • Stormtroopers and Kylo Ren
  • Chewbacca and Rey

Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite Photo Opportunities

Strike a Pose
Say “Sweethearts!” as Disney PhotoPass photographers snap pics by romantic scenes from Disney films, including Lady and the Tramp, Tangled, Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin and more.

Photo Themes and Locations

  • Up House in Town Square
  • Lady and the Tramp at Plaza Inn
  • Mary Poppins Penguins near Jolly Holiday Cafe
  • Sleeping Beauty Throne at Royal Theatre
  • Luca near the Matterhorn Bobsleds
  • Aladdin at “it’s a small world”
  • Tangled at Fantasyland Theatre
  • Mickey’s Toontown Picnic near Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin
  • Love Bug at Autopia
  • The Little Mermaid near Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
  • “Together Forever” Tombstone at Tiana’s Place
  • Princess and the Frog Storybook at The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Turning Red

Disney PhotoPass

Scan the QR code on your event wristband into the Disneyland app to access Disney PhotoPass digital photos captured during the event. Disney PhotoPass photos must be linked to your Disney account to be downloaded. Disney PhotoPass digital photo downloads exclude separately priced Disney PhotoPass packages and products offered at select locations. Photos can be downloaded from your Disney account as often as desired, up to 45 days after initial capture. Disney PhotoPass service is subject to the Disney PhotoPass terms and conditions and the Disney PhotoPass expiration policy. Online registration required.

What do you think of the characters and entertainment that will be offered at Disneyland After Dark: Sweetheart’s Nite? Who are you most excited about? Will you be attending this special event? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!

2023 Disneyland After Dark: Sweetheart’s Nite


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