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Southern California Choirs 10th Anniversary of ‘Celebrate Gospel’ at the Disneyland Resort

15 gospel choirs from across Southern California will come together at Disney California Adventure park on Feb. 16 in honor of Black History Month. The performances will take place in Stage 17 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., and are included with theme park admission.

The Amazing Grace Conservatory and Friendship Baptist Church are returning for the 10th year, alongside first-time performers, New Hope Gospel Choir, to expand participation within the local community. Come join in the spirited celebration honoring the rich legacy of gospel music!


  • Amazing Grace Conservatory (Los Angeles)
  • Eastvale Bible Church Mass Choir (Norco)
  • Friendship Baptist Church Mass Choir (Yorba Linda)
  • Greater LA Cathedral Choir (Los Angeles)
  • KJLH Radio Free Performance Choir (Los Angeles)
  • LA Inner City Mass Choir (Los Angeles)
  • Lorenzo Johnson & Praizum (Los Angeles)
  • New Hope Gospel Choir (Orange)
  • Rhythm and Moves Children Youth Choir (Pasadena)
  • Second Baptist Church Mass Choir (Santa Ana)
  • Ty Snow & Xtreme Purpose (Pasadena)
  • Voices of Destiny (Compton)
  • Voices of Life (Riverside)
  • Voices of Unity (The Inland Empire)
  • West Angeles Angelic Children’s Choir (Los Angeles)

House Bands:

  • Higher Authority (San Diego)
  • J. Boykin Gospel Band (Riverside)

World of Color Returning to Disney California Adventure Park This Month

Disneyland Resort’s nighttime spectacular, World of Color is returning to Disney California Adventure park on February 22, 2019. Dates for the World of Color Dessert Party are now showing up on Disneyland.com for February 22 and beyond.

In case you aren’t familiar, World of Color is located in Paradise Gardens Park and brings Disney and Pixar stories to life on a vivid veil of mist. Watch in wonder as water, fire, light and music weave together to celebrate the magic of Disney storytelling. 

For more information on World of Color, click here. To book your World of Color Dessert Party reservations, click here!

Celebrate ‘The Lion King’ This Summer at Disney California Adventure Park

This summer, guests can celebrate Disney’s “The Lion King” at Disney California Adventure park at the Disneyland Resort.

Throughout the day, a traveling troupe of storytellers will arrive to celebrate “The Lion King” in story, song and dance, inviting everyone to join in. The fun continues with music, colorful craft activities and more, honoring the spirit of Africa.

Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king must overcome betrayal and tragedy to assume his rightful place on Pride Rock. “The Lion King” roars into theaters July 19, 2019.

Disney’s festive celebration of “The Lion King” will be presented for a limited time this summer at Disney California Adventure park. Stay tuned for more details!

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Expands to 54 Days of Fun for All Ages, March 1 to April 23, 2019

The popular Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival returns to the Disneyland Resort March 1 to April 23, 2019, with flavors and fare inspired by the Golden State. Guests of all ages will discover the beauty and celebrate the bounty of California with unforgettable cuisine, beverages and entertainment at this culinary festival in Disney California Adventure Park. With experiences happening daily during the limited-time event,* guests will always find something tasty to try and fun to do as they explore the uniquely Disney festival.

The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival features tempting items for the whole family to enjoy, including unique food and beverage offerings at 14 different Festival Marketplaces. Each location’s menu is inspired by fresh, California-grown ingredients. Guests will also discover locally brewed craft beers, wine and spirits from all across the region. Guests may choose to purchase the Sip and Savor Pass** to get the best value as they taste their way through the Festival Marketplaces and participating locations.

On the Backlot Stage in Hollywood Land on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, guests will discover culinary demonstrations by some of the most celebrated chefs in the industry, who will share their go-to recipes and insider tips for preparing sensational dishes. Family-friendly seminars on these days are presented by Chef Daniella Malfitano, who will demonstrate how preparing and sharing a meal can be a wonderful way to spend time together as a family. Guests of all ages will get inspired or even discover a new interest during these presentations.

Another guest-favorite returning to the festival daily is the Junior Chef experience, with hands-on fun led by Chef Goofy, for children ages 3 to 11. Aspiring young chefs follow a recipe and mix a variety of ingredients to create magical treats that end with a tasty surprise. The Junior Chef experience is open for fun several times daily on the Backlot Stage in Hollywood Land.

Live music, entertainment and special activities will also bring a “California vibe” to each day of the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival.

Guests looking for more palate-pleasing experiences will want to try the festival’s signature events, including new offerings such as the Dinner with Disney Chefs and Winemaker Receptions at Carthay Circle Restaurant. Favorite signature events are also back this year, including Sweet Sundays. Additional signature events at this year’s Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival include:

  • Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri at Palisades Stage in Paradise Gardens Park (March 9)
  • MacMurray Ranch Vineyards Winemaker Reception with Kate MacMurray at Carthay Circle Restaurant (March 22)
  • Dinner with Disney Chefs at The Vineyard Room at Wine Country Trattoria (March 28)
  • Silverado Vineyards Winemaker Reception with Jonathan Emmerich at Carthay Circle Restaurant (April 19)

Many of the Disney California Food & Wine Festival events are included with admission to Disney California Adventure park. Special signature events, demonstrations and seminars will require a separate fee. Additional details and reservations for the select signature events and seminars can be made at Disneyland.com/FoodandWine. Guests may also check for the latest information and schedules as they become available, at Disneyland.com.

In addition, the Disneyland Resort is offering special, limited-time ticket and hotel offers during the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival, making this an ideal time for guests to visit the park. Guests may find more information at Disneyland.com/offers.

*Separate admission to Disney California Adventure Park is required. Additional fees for select events, demonstrations and seminars may be required. Space is limited for all such ticketed events; advance reservations are recommended. Full payment may be due at time of booking, and cancellation fees may apply.  No refunds, credit or date or time changes. Guests must be 21 years of age or over to consume alcohol and to participate in some events; valid photo ID required. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice.

**Sip and Savor Pass entitlements may only be redeemed during regular Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival operating hours, and the Pass expires on April 23, 2019. A Pass has eight (8) coupons and each coupon may be redeemed for one (1) food or non-alcoholic beverage item at participating Festival locations. Excludes novelties including souvenir tumblers. No discounts apply. Nonrefundable, nontransferable, may not be redeemed for cash (in whole or in part), no substitutions and no change given. Subject to restrictions and change without notice. Separate Theme Park admission required.

Vampirina Makes Her Debut in Disney Junior Dance Party! at Disney California Adventure Park

Vampirina made her big debut today in Disney Junior Dance Party! at Disney California Adventure park at the Disneyland Resort. Vee joins her other Disney Junior pals during this live show which features high-energy songs and dazzling special effects.

Disney Junior Dance Party! is hosted by Finn Fiesta and DJ Deejay, who encourage guests to sing and dance to their favorite Disney Junior songs. The interactive atmosphere is perfect for kids to sing, dance and play along with favorite Disney Junior stars like Doc McStuffins, Timon from “The Lion Guard,” Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from “Mickey and the Roadster Racers,” and now Vampirina from the hit Disney Junior series, “Vampirina.”

Check out the video below!